2015 MBC Year End Drama Awards: Ji Sung wins the Daesang (Grand Prize)

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MBC 2015 Drama Awards made many happy, being the first to finally give actor Ji Sung the much deserved Daesang (Grand Prize), for his incredible performance in “Kill Me Heal Me“. His co-stars Hwang Jung Eum and Park Seo Joon were the other big winners of the night, receiving Top Excellence actress, Director’s Award, and Popularity and Excellence actor and Popularity respectfully.

Not surprisingly and very much deservingly “Kill Me Heal Me” won Best Drama of the Year, but what brought a lot of smiles was when Ji Sung and Park Seo Joon won Best Couple for “Kill Me Heal Me”, and thier sweet and funny dynamic, where Park Seo Joon was the object of adoration by one of Ji Sung’s personalities, crazy teenager-girl Yo-na. Continue reading

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Best Korean Dramas of 2015

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It’s the end of the year, so its time to review the best dramas of 2015.

The year produced a large variety of drama themes, and quite a few stand out, winning the viewers hearts with its perfect execution, directing, writing and outstanding performance leading to a few big breakout stars. Continue reading

Ji Sung’s Yona meets Park Seo Joon’s Ji Sung Joon in cute parody ‘Yona Was Pretty’

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To the delight of fans of two of the sweetest dramas this year, “She Was Pretty” and “Kill Me, Heal Me“, a cute parody combining them has been released.

The cute parody is called “Yona Was Pretty” and uses Park Seo Joon‘s character from “She Was Pretty” Ji Sung Joon, and the viewers favourite adorable Yona, one of the seven identities of Ji Sung‘s character from “Kill Me, Heal Me”. In the pretty cute and funny parody, Yona is crushing on the cold Ji Sung Joon, bringing nostalgia for the dramas and their characters. Continue reading

Best Dramas of 2014-2015 voted by industry veteran PDs

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Korean TV Report released an industry veteran PDs vote on the best K-dramas of the recent years.

It comes as no surprise that tvN‘s ‘Misaeng was voted with majority as best drama of the last two years, followed by SBS‘s ‘Punch‘ and MBC‘s Kill Me Heal Me‘ to form the top three. These there dramas deserve their top positions, as they delivered strong, emotional and intense storyline with a brilliant execution. It is surprising though to see the mega hit SBS‘s drama ‘You From Another Star‘ so low in the ranks, landing on 5th place. Check the rankings below.  Continue reading

Top 3 New Korean Dramas January – February 2015

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2015 is starting strong with a few great K-dramas in January and February that viewers should add to their drama watch list.

Drama ‘Kill Me Heal Me’ stole viewers hearts with its touching story and great comedy, while dramas ‘Punch’ and ‘Healer’ both tackled fighting injustice and corruption; ‘Punch’ stood out with its intense story while ‘Healer’ balanced it with action and sweet romance. Here are the best new Kdramas. Continue reading

Saying Goodbye to Ji Sung’s personalities with the end of drama ‘Kill Me, Heal Me’

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Last night was the last episode of ‘Kill Me, Heal Me’ ending on a heartwarming note. ’Kill Me, Heal Me’ is without a doubt my favourite K-drama of the year with a great script, amazing directing and the outstanding acting of the whole team, from the leads to the supporting characters, that brought this story to life.

Ji Sung was brilliant playing every one of the seven personalities, making each and every one of them memorable. My personal favourite are Shin Se Ki and Ahn Yo Na, but Cha Do Hyun really stood out and won the hearts with his sweet kindness. Saying goodbye to them, as each of the personalities found some peace and took their leave, proved to be very emotional and left a strong impact. Continue reading

‘Kill Me, Heal Me’ sets Fashion trends and brings laugh with hilarious comic scenes

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‘Kill Me, Heal Me’ has gathered a lot of buzz for its unique story and brilliant acting performance, and now is also influencing beauty and fashion trends in Korea. In the history of K-Drama beauty trends, Ji Sung is the first male actor to affect sales in makeup products.

The drama is having an impact on raising sales for brands featured in the show in a very fun and unique way. Ji Sung plays Cha Do Hyun, who suffers from multiple personality disorder. One of his seven personalities is a 17-year-old high school girl Yoo Na, a troublemaker and idol boy-crazy, who become viewers’ favourite because of her antics. Continue reading

2015 K-Dramas: The Battle of the Multiple Personality Disorders!

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2015 is starting strong in the drama land. One thing I have noticed over the years following K-drama industry is that if a drama with specific theme becomes a hit then dramas with the same theme follow right after. For example when in 2013 “Good Doctor” had a great success many doctor themed dramas followed after: ‘Medical Top Team‘, ‘Emergency Couple‘ and ‘Doctor Stranger‘.

But what are the odds of two dramas about split personalities to have same time running slot, a complete face-off for first place in the ratings? Continue reading