95. May Premieres – Youth of May | Doom at Your Service | Fly, Butterfly | My Roommate is a Gumiho

This month, Saya and Anisa skip news and talk solely about the ten(!) K-drama premieres of May. We're most excited for period drama Youth of May, fantasy romance Doom at Your Service and slice of life beauty salon drama Fly, Butterfly. What are you most looking forward to? https://soundcloud.com/akdramapodcast/95-may-premieres-youth-of-may-doom-at-your-service-fly-butterfly-my-roommate-is-a-gumiho TIME STAMPS: 02:57 Bossam: Steal the... Continue Reading →

94. The Long Yak – Sisyphus | Vincenzo | Hello, Me | Go Back Couple | A Love So Beautiful

In this Long Yak, Anisa & Paroma discuss why Anisa dropped Sisyphus, our love for Vincenzo despite the show's problematic morality, the poignancy of Hello, Me, and the 2017 gem Go Back Couple. Plus, we compare the Korean remake of A Love So Beautiful to the Chinese version. https://soundcloud.com/akdramapodcast/94-tly-sisyphus-vincenzo-hello-me-go-back-couple TIME STAMPS: 00:01:39 Sisyphus: The Myth00:15:14... Continue Reading →

89. The Spoiled Yak – Minari

Anisa and friends of the podcast refresh and Yunah talk about writer-director Lee Isaac Chung’s film Minari, starring Steven Yeun, Yoon Yeo-jung, and Han Yeri, as well as the precocious, adorable Alan S. Kim. We all loved the movie, and had a great discussion about the universality of its embodiment of the Korean American experience... Continue Reading →

Sisyphus: The Myth: Episode 5 Review

And now for some real answers! This episode, Seo-hae and Tae-sul get to know each other beyond the superficial running-for-their-lives + adversarial banmal stage (yep, this is the one that stuck in my head, kind of like the first answer you write on the test paper). Unfortunately, I’m still not quite where I’d anticipated with this... Continue Reading →

Sisyphus: The Myth: Episode 2 Review

I spent most of Episode 1 more confused than anything else, and with SO MANY QUESTIONS. We did get a few answers this hour, although they mostly led to more questions, but hey, it’s premiere week. I’m so glad we jumped into the action instead of having 1000 voiceovers explaining what’s going on. And I... Continue Reading →

Mr. Queen: Review

Mr. Queen just ended, and I find my head nearly exploding with thoughts, so here’s my manifesto review. I NEED to talk about that ending, but I’ll give my general thoughts on the drama before jumping into spoilers. (A note about pronouns: I’ll refer to Bong-hwan as "he", So-yong as "she", and So-bong, which is... Continue Reading →

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