The Wild Yak

109. The Wild Yak – Squid Game: Episodes 1-3

Squid Game really took over the world, huh? We talk the whys and wherefores of it becoming the biggest show ever in next week's What's Up in Dramaland, but for now, have Saya and Anisa's spoilery thoughts on Episodes 1-3. Let us know what you thought of this bonkers, brilliant setup to the deadly game.… Continue reading 109. The Wild Yak – Squid Game: Episodes 1-3

There's Something About Dramas

At a Distance, Spring is Green: A Character Study of Yeo Joon

by Yoldine Seventeen minutes into the first episode, I knew that I would not like Yeo Joon.  Here is what I knew: my dislike for him was a firm thing, and by episode's end, it was still there. By Episode 2, the dislike had sprung roots. Its branches finding purchase in my discomfort with his… Continue reading At a Distance, Spring is Green: A Character Study of Yeo Joon

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

The Long Yak

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

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

What's Up in Dramaland?

85. Stream Wars & Ratings Kings | Upcoming: SISYPHUS, River Where the Moon Rises, Vincenzo

February is flying in with a flurry of dramas! So many, so exciting! Of these, we only have eyes for one - guess which one! (Pssst it's SISYPHUS!) Dramas Over Flowers: Podcast · 85. Stream Wars & Ratings Kings | Upcoming: SISYPHUS, River Where the Moon Rises, Vincenzo TIME STAMPS: INDUSTRY NEWS00:03:49 - K-drama streaming… Continue reading 85. Stream Wars & Ratings Kings | Upcoming: SISYPHUS, River Where the Moon Rises, Vincenzo

What's Up in Dramaland?

79. Fewer Dramas Next Year | Upcoming: True Beauty, Mr. Queen, Dramaworld 2

December Dramas premiere with several fun releases! We're joined on this episode by JustMe, our friend and an amazing writer, who recently guest posted for our site on "More Than Friends", which you can check out right here. https://soundcloud.com/akdramapodcast/79-fewer-dramas-next-year-upcoming-true-beauty-mr-queen-dramaland-2 Liliana's drama Discord: https://discord.gg/rN39kd2dc5 TIME STAMPS: 00:13:51 - Industry NewsUPCOMING DRAMA:00:32:01 - Lovestruck in the city00:37:02… Continue reading 79. Fewer Dramas Next Year | Upcoming: True Beauty, Mr. Queen, Dramaworld 2

Drama Reviews

Record of Youth: Episodes 3-4 Review

The second week of Record of Youth continues to add layers to its already layered relationships. I’m surprised by just how much ground the show covers in two hours—meaning that a whole lot of change has happened since opening week (also whoops, we're behind, but we still haven't decided whether to run full cover on… Continue reading Record of Youth: Episodes 3-4 Review

Blog Posts, Drama Reviews, Reviews, Uncategorized

Record of Youth: Episodes 1-2 Review

This is what you call a drama with 'pedigree'. It's got the cast and the crew. The mighty Ha Myung-hee penned this tale, and so of course, its beats have us dancing. We had a lot of thoughts after the first week, but it took us a while to gather and analyze our feelings. We… Continue reading Record of Youth: Episodes 1-2 Review