69. Dramaland in Lockdown | Record of Youth | The School Nurse Files | Zombie Detective

We're back with another belated what's up in dramaland. We go over some already airing and a few upcoming dramas, plus news of how the industry is dealing with the pandemic. https://soundcloud.com/akdramapodcast/whats-up-in-dramaland Find us on Twitter @dramasoverflow and Instagram @dramasoverflowers_podcast. Email us at dramasoverflowers@gmail.com. Our Amazing Patrons are:Egads, Steven Blackmore, Lia W., Hades, Gracefulegg, Divina,... Continue Reading →

Stranger 2: Episodes 5-6 Review

Things keep getting more complicated, as Yeo-jin and Shi-mok are pulled further in opposing directions by their superiors, and the web of corruption surrounding the Police-Prosecution Council continues to expand. Our protagonists have to gauge what they're willing to lose in the cause of justice—and what choices they even have. Anisa: This week's episodes were... Continue Reading →

Stranger 2: Episodes 3-4 Review

Along with the first full meeting of the Police-Prosecution Council, Shi-mok and Yeo-jin also have to contend with unsolved cases, unexplained deaths, and metamorphosing chaebols. As old friends, frenemies, and new adversaries assemble, battle lines are drawn (or at least implied), and our heroes find themselves reluctantly facing off. Saya: It’s surprising how gripping you... Continue Reading →

63. Backstreet Rookie’s Problems | Go K-pop Fans! | Upcoming in July

It's the beginning of July, which means time for What's Up in Dramaland! This month we talk about the well-deserved backlash to Backstreet Rookie, K-pop fans leveraging their power for good, and our thoughts on the US remake of Hotel Del Luna. Plus, July K-drama premieres! https://soundcloud.com/akdramapodcast/63-backstreet-rookies-problems-go-k-pop-fans-upcoming-in-july TIMESTAMPS:NEWS00:03:25 Backstreet Rookie00:15:33 Kpop fans' activism00:18:01 Hotel Del... Continue Reading →

K-drama Premieres: June 2020

This month is a relatively lean one for new dramas, with a tendency towards horror/thriller in genre, which feels appropriate given my own horror as I watch the brutality unfold on the streets of my home country. Wishing you all safety and health, as always. 1 | The School Nurse Files / 보건교사 안은영 MDL... Continue Reading →

Weekend Drama Report [25.05.20]

Eid Mubarak, if you celebrated! If you've been able to catch up or start new dramas this week, what have you been watching? What's keeping you engaged these days? Here’s what we started, finished, dropped, or kept watching this week. (Note: We’ll mention some plot details, but will try to keep major spoilers to minimum.)... Continue Reading →

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