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115. The Kim Seon-ho Saga & November Premieres | Happiness | Dr Brain | Secret Inspector & Joy | School 2021 & more

November brings a lot of new dramas to sample. Apple TV+ releases Dr Brain and Netflix brings you another short, hellish series by the director of Train to Busan - Hellbound. We also talk about the conversation around Kim Seon-ho in the last month and our personal belief that it should never have been a… Continue reading 115. The Kim Seon-ho Saga & November Premieres | Happiness | Dr Brain | Secret Inspector & Joy | School 2021 & more

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The Wild Yak

112. The Wild Yak – The King’s Affection Episode 1 & 2

We review the first week of The King's Affection, our strong reactions to the childhood story of our protagonists, our resentment over deaths that we knew were coming but wish didn't happen, and our anticipation of the grown by characters carrying the story forward! https://player.captivate.fm/episode/217681f7-8e0e-4976-84e2-899d8620dd36 Watch Paroma's video essay on 3 ways The King's Affection… Continue reading 112. The Wild Yak – The King’s Affection Episode 1 & 2

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The King’s Affection Ep 1&2 Review: Subverting Tropes of Gender Bender Romance Dramas

https://youtu.be/gaWg_3TJL8s Go Ara says in Miss Hamurabi, "there are no bad or evil people, just bad or evil situations." But what about this situation? A crown prince orders the death of his own infant daughter because the royal family can't have a son who's shared a womb with a girl. Especially since that son will… Continue reading The King’s Affection Ep 1&2 Review: Subverting Tropes of Gender Bender Romance Dramas

The Long Yak

99. The Long Yak – Oh Master | Vincenzo | L.U.C.A. | Scripting Your Destiny | Hello Me

In this episode of the Long Yak (which was recorded on the same day as the last long yak and is therefore technically Part 2 of a very, very Long Yak), we discuss some dramas we finally completed, and some we rewatched. https://soundcloud.com/akdramapodcast/99-oh-master-vincenzo-luca-scripting-your-destiny-hello-me TIME STAMPS: 1:56 - Oh Master13:35 - Vincenzo30:12 - Hello Me37:36 -… Continue reading 99. The Long Yak – Oh Master | Vincenzo | L.U.C.A. | Scripting Your Destiny | Hello Me

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98. The Long Yak – Doom at Your Service | Taxi Driver | Navillera | Law School

We're back for a long Long Yak! It's been a while, but we hope you enjoy our drama catch-up as much as we did, though as you can see, we are still working our way back up to current shows. Nevertheless, we bring you all our customary digressions (including once again, a discussion on the… Continue reading 98. The Long Yak – Doom at Your Service | Taxi Driver | Navillera | Law School

Special Episodes

96. Interview With Kfangurl of The Fangirl Verdict

This episode is part of a special series where we interview well known names from the K-drama fandom, so we can get an understanding of the unique struggles and joys of being a fan-creator. Today's guest is the prolific writer and drama reviewer, 'kfangurl' of The Fangirl Verdict blog. Find her excellent writing and recommendations… Continue reading 96. Interview With Kfangurl of The Fangirl Verdict

The Spoiled Yak

93. The Spoiled Yak – True Beauty

This week we bring you a light hearted review of breakout webtoon adaptation True Beauty, a high school romance drama that sparked a lot of discussions and a lot of love for rising actor Hwang In-yeop. https://soundcloud.com/akdramapodcast/true-beauty-the-spoiled-yak Joining us for our conversation is Rai, an avid consumer of webtoons and Asian dramas, who is also… Continue reading 93. The Spoiled Yak – True Beauty

Drama Reviews

Sisyphus: The Myth: Review 13-14

Days away from the nuclear attack, Tae-sul and Seo-hae begin to finally use their knowledge of their own past attempts to change this future against Sigma. In a story where the villains are sticking hard to the timeline of previous pasts, so the future remains the same, the protagonists maybe should have started using this… Continue reading Sisyphus: The Myth: Review 13-14

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91. The Spoiled Yak – Mr Queen

In this episode we discuss the utter joy and subtle heartbreak that was Mr. Queen. Dramas Over Flowers: Podcast · 91. Mr Queen Joining us for this discussion is Just Me, a friend of the podcast and very perceptive drama watcher. You can find her on Twitter @JustEpicness Follow us on Twitter @dramasoverflow and Instagram… Continue reading 91. The Spoiled Yak – Mr Queen

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Sisyphus: The Myth: Review 9-10

This review is a week late, but not because of a lack of enthusiasm. Sisyphus decided to take almost all of my complaints and burn them in a heap of glory from episode 7. The editing got tighter, the pace got faster, and the story became magnificent. Sisyphus in the last two weeks has been… Continue reading Sisyphus: The Myth: Review 9-10