Hospital Ship: First Impressions

IMG_5646Let’s address the slightly touchy, but totally obvious elephant in the room first. Ha Ji Won is 39 and Kang Min Hyuk is 26. Is there really going to be a believable romance between these two? I admit the age difference put me off, but I decided to give Hospital Ship a chance since Ha Ji Won has more than one drama example of awesomeness on her resume. So was it worth it? Continue reading

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First Impressions/Unfiltered Thoughts Regarding King’s Woman 

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If there was a part of you that kind of fell for the Demon Lord from Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms or if you enjoyed the brief glimpses of KO from Love 020, then King’s Woman (Starring Zhang Bin Bin) might put you in your happy place.  Kdrama Jen jumped down the Chinese drama rabbit hole and is ready to share first impressions of this currently airing Chinese drama. Continue reading

Surprise! It’s KOCOWA!

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Is it the end of the Kdrama World as we know it or will KOCOWA provide us with even more variety, more accurate subtitles, and faster access to the dramas we love?  If you have been fretting and worrying about the impact of KOCOWA, then sit back and read. Kdrama Jen is here to answer all of your burning questions about this new streaming site from “The Big Three” drama stations in Korea..;a1 Continue reading

A Newbie’s Journey Into Kdramas

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Everyone has their story—the drama that drew them into the addictive world of Korean entertainment. For many, it was the soap-opera-like storytelling of Boys over Flowers. For me, it was the peerless Goblin, which told the story of this half-man, half-god, who could be as bashful as a schoolboy and absolutely silly, and yet he commanded the elements with 900 years of authority and traded insults fearlessly with an agent of Death. How could I not be drawn in? Little did I know that it would be impossible to leave. Continue reading

1st Impressions of Chinese Drama Princess Agents: Pros & Cons

It was past time for me to start another Chinese drama and of course it was going to be Princess Agents.  Zhao Zanilia is my all time favorite Chinese actress/girl crush so this drama was a must watch for this fangirl.  But how does it stack up to her previous dramas?  Would you find it entertaining or unbearable?  Come join me as I chat my first impressions of Princess Agents and share whether I think this might be the next drama for you. Continue reading

1st Impressions: Defendant

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Defendant premiered last week and I had to force myself to watch.  Mostly because I was in the mood for a romantic comedy and not a suspense drama.  But the power of Ji Sung is strong and despite my craving for fluff I put my big girl pants on and pushed play.  I am so glad I did because not only was this drama worth watching but it also became my #1 currently airing drama.  So join me as I give you a quick (spoiler free) rundown of the pros and cons of Defendant. Continue reading