Strong Woman Do Bong Soon / 힘쎈여자 도봉순 (2017) (Kdrama Review)

strong-woman-do-bong-soonTitle: Strong Woman Do Bong Soon
Revised romanization: Himssenyeoja Do Bong Sun
Hangul: 힘쎈여자 도봉순
Director: Lee Hyeong-Min
Writer: Baek Mi-Kyeong
Network: JTBC
Genre: Fantasy, action, romance, comedy
Episodes: 16
Broadcasting Dates: February 24 – April 15, 2017
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
Source: watched online on www.dramafever.com

Synopsis: Do Bong Soon is a young woman born with superhuman strength, who breaks everything she touches if she’s not careful. However, she desperately wants to become a willowy and elegant woman, which is the ideal type of her crush In Guk Doo . Thanks to her strength, she gets the job of a bodyguard, to a spoiled rich heir An Min Hyuk, the boss of a gaming company. Opposite of Guk Doo, Min-hyuk is a crazy and odd man who is imperious and has no regard for rules.

One day, Bong-soon, Guk-doo and Min Hyuk gets caught up in a serial murder case that breaks in their neighborhood, and end up reluctantly living together for security purposes. A series of misunderstanding occur when Guk-doo mistakens Min Hyuk’s affection.

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Missing Nine / 미씽나인 (2017) (Kdrama Review)

Missing_Nine-p1Title: Missing Nine
Revised romanization: Missingnain
Hangul: 미씽나인
Director: Ashbun
Writer: Han Jung-Hoon
Network: MBC
Genre: Mystery, thriller, melodrama
Episodes: 16 + 1 special
Broadcasting Dates: January 18 – March 9, 2017
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
Source: watched online on www.dramafever.com

Synopsis: Nine artists and staff members of Legend Entertainment board a private plane to a concert. The plane crashes and all of them are stranded on an island without a link to civilization. Four months later, Ra Bong Hee emerges as the only survivor. What happened on that island? And why do some people never want that information to be made public? This is Ra Bong Hee’s survival story, and she may not live to tell it. —DramaFever

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Cheese in the Trap / 치즈 인 더 트랩 (2016) (Kdrama Review)

Cheese_in_the_Trap-p1Title: Cheese in the Trap
Revised romanization: Chijeu In Deo Teuraep
Hangul: 치즈 인 더 트랩
Director: Lee Yoon-Jung
Writer: Soon Ggi (original comic), Kim Nam-Hee
Network: tvN
Genre: Melodrama, romance, comedy
Episodes: 16
Broadcasting Dates: January 4 – March 1, 2016
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
Source: watched online on www.dramafever.com

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Synopsis: Hong Seol’s life is filled with work and study, and her diligent attitude is often taken advantage of by others. Yoo Jung was similar in the past, but has developed an exacting system of give-and-take to protect himself. Behind his solicitous smile lies a cold mind that demands payment for any mistakes it notes. When he wants to start dating Seol, she finds herself caught in a tangle of problems as the consequences of his past and present actions come to light.

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Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo / 달의 연인-보보경심 려 (2016) (Kdrama Review)

moon_lovers-p1Title: Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo
Revised romanization: Dalui Yeonin – Bobogyungsim Ryeo
Hangul: 달의 연인-보보경심 려
Director: Kim Kyu-Tae
Writer: Tong Hua (novel), Jo Yoon-Young
Network: SBS
Genre: Historical, romance, time-travel
Episodes: 20
Broadcasting Dates: August 29 – November 1, 2016
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
Source: watched online on www.dramafever.com

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Synopsis: When a total eclipse of the sun takes place, Hae-Soo (IU) travels back in time to the Goryeo era. There, she falls in love with Wang So (Lee Joon-Gi) who makes other people tremble with fear.

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Age of Youth / 청춘시대 (2016) (Kdrama Review)

age_of_youth-p1Title: Age of Youth
Revised romanization: Chungchoonshidae
Hangul: 청춘시대
Director: Lee Tae-Gon
Writer: Park Yeon-Sun
Network: JTBC
Episodes: 12
Broadcasting Dates: July 22 – August 27, 2016
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
Source: watched online on www.dramafever.com

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Synopsis: University students Yoon Jin-Myung (Han Ye-Ri), Jung Ye-Eun (Han Seung-Yeon), Song Ji-Won (Park Eun-Bin), Kang Yi-Na (Hwa Young) and Yoo Eun-Jae (Park Hye-Soo) share a house.

Jin-Myung is busy supporting herself financially and studying. She suffers from lack of sleep. Ye-Eun is devoted to her boyfriend, she is clear about what she likes or not. Ji-Won has a bright personality and likes to drink. Yi-Na is popular due to her beautiful appearance. Eun-Jae is timid, but she has an unique taste for men.

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Reply 1988 / 응답하라 1988 (2016) (Kdrama Review)

reply-1988-poster-540x764Title: Reply 1988
Revised romanization: Eungdabhara 1988
Hangul: 응답하라 1988
Director: Shin Won-Ho
Writer: Lee Woo-Jung
Network: tvN
Episodes: 20
Broadcasting Dates: November 6, 2015 – January 16, 2016
Runtime: Fri & Sat 19:50
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
Related TV Shows: Reply 1997 (tvN, 2012) and Reply 1994 (tvN, 2013)
Source: watched online on www.dramafever.com

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Synopsis: In 1988, Duk-Sun (Hyeri), Jung-Hwan (Ryoo Joon-Yeol), Sun-Woo (Ko Gyung-Pyo) and Dong-Ryong (Lee Dong-Hwi) are high school students and Taek (Park Bo-Gum) is a go player. These five people have been friends since they were little kids. They all grew up together and are neighbors to this day. Their families are also very close to each other. They always hang around Taek’s room and spend time together.

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