STARRING: Lee Je Hoon, Esom, Kim Eui Sung, Pyo Ye Jin, Cha Ji Yeon, Jang Hyuk Jin, Bae Yoo Ram etc.
SUMMARY: Taxi Driver is a drama that focus on employees from a taxi company. On the surface, it appears to be a legit company. However, underneath the facade, a separate organization named Rainbow Transport was operating.
Rainbow transport is a organization that specialises in helping victims or family members of victims against criminals whom either slipped away from the law or they do not get sufficient sentence against them. The rainbow transport consist of the boss Jang Sung Chul (Kim Eui Sung), the taxi driver Kim Do Ki (Lee Je Hoon), a hacker Ahn Go Eun (Pyo Ye Jin) and two mechanics Choi Kyung Goo (Jang Hyuk Jin) and Park Jin Eon (Bae Yoo Ram).
While the Rainbow Transport continued to operate, Prosecutor Kang Ha Na (Esom) noticed that criminals started to go missing, and found that before these criminals disappeared, they last encountered a taxi…
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STARRING: Jang Na Ra, Jung Yong Hwa, Kang Hong Suk, Kang Mal Geum, Baek Eun Hye, Ahn Kil Kang etc.
SUMMARY: Hong Ji Ah (by Jang Na Ra) is an exorcist. Running a real estate office with Joo Hwa Jung (by Kang Mal Geum), the two of them specializes in selling houses that have rumors of vengeful or lingering spirits.
For all successful exorcism, Ji Ah needs a partner who is a psychic; someone who are very susceptible to being possessed by spirits. It was during one of the exorcism exercise did she crossed paths with Oh In Bum (by Jung Yong Hwa), whom lives as a con-man but was also someone who is a psychic.
With personal agendas in mind, the two of them decided to work together, with the support from Joo Hwa Jung and Heo Ji Cheol (by Kang Hong Suk).
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STARING: Leo Wu, Dilraba Dilmurat, Liu Yu Ning, Rosy Zhao, Alen Fang, Yi Da Qian etc.
SUMMARY: The Long Ballad is a drama that focuses on Princess Yong Ning (Dilraba Dilmurat), whom was set on revenge against her uncle after a palace coup that resulted in the death of her parents. In order to fight against her uncle, Princess Yong Ning fled the city of Chang An in search for comrades that can help her in the quest. When she was about to gain a formidable ally, her plans was thwarted by Ashile Sun (Leo Wu), who is the commander of the Eagle Army from the Eastern Turkic Khaganate. The drama continues with both of them working together despite the differences, and falling in love with each other at the same time.
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STARRING: Shin Ha Kyun, Yeo Jin Goo, Choi Jin Ho, Kil Hae Yeon, Heo Sung Tae etc.
SUMMARY: Beyond Evil is a drama that focuses on the story of two detectives, Lee Dong Sik and Han Ju Won.
Lee Dong Sik (Shin Ha Kyun) is a detective that works at the Manyang Police Substation, where he does all the tedious roles that his colleagues does not want to be involved. While upholding the law, Dong Sik had been trying to find his missing sister for the past 20 years.
Han Ju Won (Yeo Jin Goo) is a detective that requested to be transferred to Manyang Police Substation despite his capabilities and prestige background.
With Han Ju Won’s intention of being in Manyang a mystery, these two detectives had to work together to catch a serial killer on the loose.
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Starring: Song Joong Ki, Jeon Yeo Bin, Ok Taec Yeon, Kim Yeo Jin, Jo Han Chul, Kwak Dong Yeon
Summary: Working as a consigliere for an Italian Mafia group, Vincenzo Cassano (Song Joongki) fled back to South Korea after being caught in between the mafia wars. As he returned back to South Korea, he stayed in Geumga plaza, which was slated to be demolished due to a conglomerate taking over the plot of land for redevelopment. The drama continues with Vincenzo pitting against the conglomerate with the help of the residents from Geumga Plaza.
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Starring: Bai Jing Ting, Sandra Ma, Wayne Wang, Jiang Pei Yao, Chen Hao, Zhang Yao etc.
Summary: [You are My Hero] is a drama that primarily focuses on two individuals whose jobs are part of the essential services, and how they fell in love. Mi Ka (Sandra Ma) is a doctor while Xing Ke Lei (Bai Jing Ting) is a special ops agent. They first met during one of Xing Ke Lei’s mission and reunited few years later when Mi Ka attended a training program at the military academy, where Xing Ke Lei was working at. While they started off on the wrong footing due to various misunderstandings; as the drama progresses, both of them realized that they had feelings for each other.
Continue reading “[Chinese Drama] 你是我的城池营垒 You are my Hero”
Starring: Sean Xiao, Betty Wu, Gao Tian Yu, Calvin Chen, Kenny Bee etc.
Summary: Duoluo Continent is a fantasy drama that focused on the protagonist Tang San (Sean Xiao), who went on a journey of cultivation to be one of the grandmasters of the continent. Through this journey, he managed to have a teacher, Yu Xiao Gang (Calvin Chen), who had taught him how to become powerful; and friends such as Xiao Wu (Betty Wu), Dai Mu Bai (Gao Tian Yu). He also managed to discover the cause of death of his mother, and the true identity of his father, Tang Hao (Kenny Bee).
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Starring: Darren Wang, Li Qin, Sean Xiao, Xin Zhi Lei, Guo Shu Yao.
Number of episodes: 49
Summary: The Wolf is a drama that talks about the love story between a man who used to be brought up by wolves; Lang Zai and Ma Zhai Xing, whom is a the daughter of a government official. Due to an event when they were younger, the two of them got separated only to be reunited with Lang Zai having a different status – Prince Bo. This drama is about love, hate, revenge and redemption.
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Number of episodes: 32 (note: on Netflix, its 16).
Staring: Ji Sung, Lee Se-Young, Hwang Hee, Lee Kyu-Hyung
의사요한, Doctor John is a Korea Medical drama that talks about the story of a doctor who specializes in Pain Management, Cha Yo-Han (Ji Sung). He returns back to work at a hospital after 3 years of being in jail and with his team, they try to diagnose the reasons why their patient are feeling pain and how to help their patients ease the pain.
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Starring: Im Soo-Hyang, Ji-Soo, Han Ji-Seok etc.
Total number of episodes: 32
The story kicks of with Oh Ye-Jin (Im Soo-hyang) teaching in a high school while she was an university teacher. From there, she got to know Seo-Hwan (Ji-soo), whom like her on first sight.
While Ye-Jin and Seo-Hwan continued to develop their relationship as teacher/student, Seo-Hwan’s elder brother, Seo-Jin got discharged from the army and returned home. Coincidentally, on his very first day back, he bumped into Ye-Jin and after knowing Ye-Jin’s situation at home, decides to protect her by wooing her.
The story continued with both brothers turning against each other as a result of Ye-Jin.
Continue reading “[Korean Drama] 내가 가장 예뻤을때 When I was most beautiful”
Starring: Kim Hee-Ae, Park Hae-Joon, Han So-Hee, Park Sun-young, Kim Young-min etc.
Number of episodes: 16
Ji Seon-Woo, an associate director who works in a hospital found in the Gosan district used to think that her life was perfect. She had a loving husband Tae-Oh, and they had a son named Jun-Young. However, her life spiralled out of control when she discovered that Tae-Oh was having an affair with another woman.
Unable to tolerate the fact that Tae-Oh was having an affair, deceiving her and using their family funds behind her back, she set out to obtain evidence for her husband’s infidelity and to get her revenge.
Continue reading “[Korean Drama] 부부의 세게 The World of the Married”
Starring: Hwang Jung-Eum, Choi Won-Young, Yook Sung-Jae, Joon Hyuk Lee etc.
Number of episodes: 12
Mystic Pop-Up Bar (MPB) is a drama that centers around Wol-Joo (Hwang Jung-Eum), who is the owner of a street stall. While the stall appears to be normal, Wol-Joo, together with her partner Chief Gwi (Choi Won-Young) are spirits whom are in the human realm working to help 100,000 grievances/grudges in the dream realm- the punishment that Wol-Joo had to complete for the crimes that she have committed before her death.
As Wol-Joo almost complete her goal, she found that increasingly, it was difficult to get people to open and talk about their troubles so that she could help them in the dream realm. Just as she was troubled, she crossed paths with Han Kang-Bae (Yook Sung-Jae), whom have a special ability that allow people to confide in him upon physical contact.
Realising Kang-Bae’s ability would be helpful in completing her goals, Wol-Joo recruited Kang-Bae as a part timer, while promising him that she will cure him.
The trio then started to work together in listening to the stories of others, and devise ways to help them solve their problems for Wol-Joo to achieve her goal.
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