Kim Sun-a as Han Hye-ryool, a prosecutor and the eldest daughter in a family dynasty, in a still from K-drama The Empire.
Korean drama reviews
The Empire: high-society legal K-drama feels very old-fashioned
30 Sep 2022 - 6:15PM

Kim Sun-a plays a prosecutor in K-drama The Empire, a convoluted mash-up of high-society melodrama and legal drama with an uninspired story.

Kim Sun-a as Han Hye-ryool, a prosecutor and the eldest daughter in a family dynasty, in a still from K-drama The Empire.
The Empire: high-society legal K-drama feels very old-fashioned

Kim Sun-a plays a prosecutor in K-drama The Empire, a convoluted mash-up of high-society melodrama and legal drama with an uninspired story.

30 Sep 2022 - 6:15PM
The Golden Spoon: fantasy K-drama explores rich-poor divide

Disney+ Korean drama series The Golden Spoon stars Yook Sung-jae as Lee Seung-cheon, a poor student in a school full of rich kids. He’s bullied until he buys a magic golden spoon from an old lady.

29 Sep 2022 - 7:28PM
9 new Korean drama series to look out for in October 2022

From Netflix alien abduction comedy Glitch to cheerleading drama Cheer Up and life-after-death series Yonder, October has a bumper crop of K-dramas.

29 Sep 2022 - 3:04PM
Yook Sung-jae plays Lee Seung-cheon in a still from Disney’s The Golden Spoon.
The Golden Spoon: fantasy K-drama explores rich-poor divide

Disney+ Korean drama series The Golden Spoon stars Yook Sung-jae as Lee Seung-cheon, a poor student in a school full of rich kids. He’s bullied until he buys a magic golden spoon from an old lady.

29 Sep 2022 - 7:28PM
K-drama news
9 new Korean drama series to look out for in October 2022

From Netflix alien abduction comedy Glitch to cheerleading drama Cheer Up and life-after-death series Yonder, October has a bumper crop of K-dramas.

From Netflix alien abduction comedy Glitch to cheerleading drama Cheer Up and life-after-death series Yonder, October has a bumper crop of K-dramas.

29 Sep 2022 - 3:04PM
K-pop, Mando-pop and other Asian pop
BTS label’s shares plunge on concern over solo projects, military draft

BTS members’ announcement of a focus on solo projects and uncertainty about their looming military service in Korea have combined to wipe US$10 billion from Hybe’s market value.

BTS members’ announcement of a focus on solo projects and uncertainty about their looming military service in Korea have combined to wipe US$10 billion from Hybe’s market value.

29 Sep 2022 - 11:16AM
One Dollar Lawyer: Namgoong Min in fun but familiar legal K-drama

Namgoong Min plays Cheon Ji-hoon, a lawyer who only charges his clients a dollar for his services, and who goes up against Kim Ji-eun, who plays trainee prosecutor Baek Ma-ri.

28 Sep 2022 - 7:45PM
One Dollar Lawyer: Namgoong Min in fun but familiar legal K-drama
Explainer | Busan International Film Festival: the history, scandals and stars

Korea’s Busan International Film Festival returns to full strength in 2022. We recall the biggest films, the indie gems and the scandals at the “Cannes of Asia”, and its contribution to Asian and global cinema.

28 Sep 2022 - 5:27PM
Busan International Film Festival: the history, scandals and stars
BTS label’s shares plunge on concern over solo projects, military draft

BTS members’ announcement of a focus on solo projects and uncertainty about their looming military service in Korea have combined to wipe US$10 billion from Hybe’s market value.

29 Sep 2022 - 11:16AM
One Dollar Lawyer: Namgoong Min in fun but familiar legal K-drama

Namgoong Min plays Cheon Ji-hoon, a lawyer who only charges his clients a dollar for his services, and who goes up against Kim Ji-eun, who plays trainee prosecutor Baek Ma-ri.

28 Sep 2022 - 7:45PM
Explainer | Busan International Film Festival: the history, scandals and stars

Korea’s Busan International Film Festival returns to full strength in 2022. We recall the biggest films, the indie gems and the scandals at the “Cannes of Asia”, and its contribution to Asian and global cinema.

28 Sep 2022 - 5:27PM
‘It’s more playful’: K-pop group TO1 on new album and performing at KCON

Made up of Donggeon, Chan, Jisu, Jaeyun, J.You, Kyungho, Daigo, Renta and Yeojeong, K-pop boy group TO1 talk about their new album Why Not??, KCON LA and dreaming big.

Made up of Donggeon, Chan, Jisu, Jaeyun, J.You, Kyungho, Daigo, Renta and Yeojeong, K-pop boy group TO1 talk about their new album Why Not??, KCON LA and dreaming big.

30 Aug 2022 - 10:32AM
Who are Rocking Doll? The new K-pop girl group looking to take over the world

Ahead of the release of their English-language debut album Survive, new K-pop girl group Rocking Doll talk about their favourite songs, their name and their label’s ‘motherly’ CEO.

Ahead of the release of their English-language debut album Survive, new K-pop girl group Rocking Doll talk about their favourite songs, their name and their label’s ‘motherly’ CEO.

17 Sep 2022 - 4:46AM
K-drama star Seo In-guk on new single album Love & Love and Cafe Minamdang

K-drama star Seo In-guk, who was a K-pop singer before his acting career took off, talks about his latest musical release and why he enjoys his role in Cafe Minamdang so much.

K-drama star Seo In-guk, who was a K-pop singer before his acting career took off, talks about his latest musical release and why he enjoys his role in Cafe Minamdang so much.

14 Jul 2022 - 9:19PM