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75. What’s Up in Dramaland – Kakao’s OTT App | Lee Min-ho in Pachinko | November Premieres

It's a news and drama-filled episode this month! We go over some stories from the industry and then dive straight into upcoming dramas. We also have some exciting news of our own: we've joined the Frolic Podcast Network, and we explain exactly what that means in the episode. Enjoy! https://soundcloud.com/akdramapodcast/75-kakaos-ott-app-lee-min-ho-in-pachinko-true-beauty-in-upcoming-dramas Time Stamps: NEWS00:04:05 Mobile TV… Continue reading 75. What’s Up in Dramaland – Kakao’s OTT App | Lee Min-ho in Pachinko | November Premieres

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K-drama Premieres: August 2020

It's a new month! And as you can see from the extremely biased header, there's only one premiere that matters to us in August. Shi-mok and Yeo-jin, get on my screen already! 1 | Don’t Let Go of Your Mind / 놓지마 정신줄 MDL Aug 6, Thu, 10 eps, JTBC Family sitcom   Stars: Jung Sang-hoon,… Continue reading K-drama Premieres: August 2020

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

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K-drama Premieres: July 2020

This month is full of crime dramas and rom-coms, with a generous side helping of mystery. Check out what K-dramaland has to offer us this July below. What are you most looking forward to? 1 | Into the Ring / 출사표 MDL July 1, Wed-Thu, 32 eps, KBS2 Comedy, romance   Stars: Nana, Park Sung-hoon Synopsis:… Continue reading K-drama Premieres: July 2020

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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 K-drama Premieres: June 2020

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61. Shorter K-drama Seasons | The King’s Low Ratings | Upcoming in June

This What's Up in Dramaland, we discuss new trends in K-drama length, why we think The King has had disappointing ratings, and some quick updates, including news of Lee Da-hee's first lead role, yay! Then we move on to June K-drama premieres, and what we're most excited for. Dramas Over Flowers: A Korean Drama Podcast… Continue reading 61. Shorter K-drama Seasons | The King’s Low Ratings | Upcoming in June

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59. What’s Up in Dramaland – Upcoming in May

Once again, we're light on news, but there's a bunch of May dramas we're excited about! (And maybe a couple not so much.) Seems like a mix of workplace dramas and food-themed shows. 02:12 Soul Mechanic 05:40 Twitter conversation about Noona romances 10:18 Oh My Baby 17:20 Wind and Cloud and Rain 24:49 Mystic Pop-Up… Continue reading 59. What’s Up in Dramaland – Upcoming in May

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K-drama Premieres: May 2020

May is upon us, and with it, the wacky spring rom-coms, more crime shows because let's be honest those are evergreen, and food dramas galore because of course they would all premiere in Ramadan. Whether you're fasting, feasting, or snacking your way through quarantine, let us know which of these shows you're most looking forward… Continue reading K-drama Premieres: May 2020

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July K-drama Premieres

We're starting a new blog feature: lists of upcoming premieres where you can easily check what's coming each month. We're still doing What's Up in Dramaland, don't worry! Think of this as a supplementary reference in advance of our many opinions in the podcast. (Clicking the title of the drama will take you to its… Continue reading July K-drama Premieres

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Podcast 33. What’s Up in Dramaland? Seungri & Jung Joon-young | AT&T post DramaFever shutdown | & more news + Upcoming Dramas!

Hello listeners! Apologies of the lateness with this one, it's been a busy and stressful month for us all. Yak is coming soon! We cover the Burning Sun scandal plus charges against Jung Joon-young & Seungri. We discuss the post-Dramafever landscape and At&T's future plans for streaming in the US. Also stay tuned for news… Continue reading Podcast 33. What’s Up in Dramaland? Seungri & Jung Joon-young | AT&T post DramaFever shutdown | & more news + Upcoming Dramas!