K-Drama Tropes: the Old, the New, and the Classic

When you've seen enough K-Dramas, you realize there are a few scenarios almost guaranteed to show up in the plot somewhere along the way. These instances are so predictable that the scriptwriters may have very well been bumping elbows over a Wrist Grabs 101 textbook as they drafted up their scripts.

Drama Review: Cheese in the Trap

If you're looking for a roller coaster ride of a drama, Cheese in the Trap is for you. And by that I mean one that brings you up so high in the beginning with excitement only to drop you in a second during the latter half of the ride. This drama had

Drama Review: Choco Bank

When chocolate and financial advising combine in a rom-com web drama, you get a strange but lovely little mix of sweetness and struggle. Such is the premise of the drama Choco Bank, which features Exo's Kai as a man trying to make his own success in a world run by money.

Drama Review: Sassy, Go Go

When I first began watching Sassy, Go Go, having only heard that it was a cheerleading drama, I think I was unconsciously expecting the Korean version of Bring It On. However, this drama takes the premise of cheerleading and uses it in a story about friendship, family, and forgiveness rather than a

Drama Review – The Village: Achiara’s Secret

In a world full of sageuks and rags-to-riches chaebol romances, The Village: Achiara's Secret stood out from the rest of 2015's Korean dramas with its chilling murder mystery and layered characters. Don't get me wrong; I enjoy my historical dramas and rom-coms as much as the next person, but it is refreshing

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