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3 Mini K-Dramas You Should Check Out

Hello the following dramas are mini dramas which are significantly shorter than regular dramas!!

Last Minute Romance:

Episodes: 10 (15 minute episodes)
Aired: October 23rd, 2017 - November 3rd, 2017
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Angst
Main Cast: Han Seung Yeon, Lee Seo Won
MyDramaList's Synopsis:
"Other than being obsessed with top-star celebrities, Baek Se lives a relatively normal life, until she receives a diagnosis of terminal illness. Despite having tragic moments in her life as an orphan and having a terminal illness, she has a optimistic personality and works as part of the staff team in a suicide prevention counseling center. After she receives her diagnosis, she begins a contract relationship with Lee Seo Won’s character DongJoon, who also happens to resemble her celebrity crush."
Watch Drama Here: DramaFever

Someone You May Know:

Also Known As: People You May Know (or) Someone Noticeable
Episodes: 10 (15 minute episodes)
Aired: July 31st, 2017 - August 11th, 2017
Genre: Life, Melodrama, Romance, Drama, Angst
Main Cast: Choi Soo Young, Lee Won Geun, Shim Hee Sub
MyDramaList's Synopsis:
"This short drama centers around how modern society looks up people on social media. It will tackle the issue of how you can know the people around you but not actually know yourself. Part of a series of short dramas."
Watch Drama Here: DramaFever

Nightmare Teacher:

Also Known As: Nightmare High
Episodes: 12 (15 minute episodes)
Aired: March 14th, 2016 - March 31st, 2016
Genre: Suspense, Mystery, School, Supernatural
Main Cast: Kim So Hyun, Lee Min Hyuk (BtoB), Uhm Ki Joon
MyDramaList's Synopsis:
"Ye Rim, is the pretty class president. She looks perfect from all angles with her attractive appearance and top grades. Once she notices that something strange is going on, she takes action to uncover the mysteries of her school."
Watch Drama Here: Viki

All three of them were really good! Be sure to check them out!

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i havent been able to get into a drama in a loooooong time because they take up so much of my time but a mini drama sounds perfect!!
I know!!! I watch full length dramas but a lot of the time I’m just not in the mood for a long one so I find that mini dramas are also perfect!
I need to check them out, since I got time to watch on vacation
@Halsyeon that's not bad
Tag me please! that'd be awesome!!
Alrighty will do!!!
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OCN Drama Recommendations
For those of you that don't know OCN (Orion Cinema Network) is a channel known for it's Crime/Mystery dramas. It seems a lot of the good crime/mystery dramas usually air on OCN but there are some exceptions. There will be a few non-crime/non-mystery dramas on this list as well! In the future I'll also being doing recommendations for the channels tvN, SBS, KBS2, and MBC! Here is a list of OCN dramas I recommend! (P.S: I'm going to start from dramas 2014 and up) Bad Guys/Bad Guys-City of Evil: Season 1 Aired: October 4th, 2014 - December 13th, 2014 Season 2 Aired: December 16th, 2017 - February 4th, 2018 Main Cast Season 1: Kim Sang Joong, Park Hae Jin, Jo Dong Hyeok, Ma Dong Seok Main Cast Season 2: Yang Ik Jun, Park Joong Hoon, Joo Jin Mo, Kim Mu Yeol, Ji Soo Genre: Crime, Action (only listing the 2 major genres) Episodes (Season 1): 11 Episodes (Season 2): 16 Synopsis Season 1: (Bad Guys) To combat rising violent crimes, the Police Chief asks Detective Oh Goo Tak to form a team consisting of criminals. Detective Oh Goo Tak is currently suspended from the police force for using excessive force. Detective Oh Goo Tak gathers team members: Park Woong Cheol who is a gangster, Lee Jung Moon who is the youngest serial killer with extraordinary intelligence and Jung Tae Soo who is a contract killer. Also, Police Inspector Yoo Mi Young joins the team. She tries to have the guys work as a team by dealing with them rationally and sometimes emotionally. (Source) Synopsis Season 2: (Bad Guys: City of Evil) Prosecutor Woo Je Moon has been after unscrupulous businessman Jo Young Gook for a long time. In order to catch him, Prosecutor Woo creates a motley team of "bad guys" -- most of whom hold personal grudges against Jo Young Gook and aren't afraid to do whatever it takes to bring him to justice. (Source) Dr. Frost: Aired: November 23rd, 2014 - February 1st, 2015 Main Cast: Song Chang Eui, Jung Eun Chae Genre: Mystery, Psychological Episodes: 10 Synopsis: Dr. Frost became a professor in psychology at early age. He is extremely bright, but he has difficulties sympathizing with others due to an injury to his frontal lobe as a child. During the day, he now works as a counselor at the campus counseling center and at night he works as a bartender. Dr. Frost then begins to work with a teaching assistant, Yoon Sung Ah at the counseling center. YoonSung Ah is enthusiastic with the clients needing counseling. They work together to solve problems of people who go there for help. ~~ Based on Lee Jong Bum's webtoon "Dr. Frost". (Source) Missing Noir M: Aired: March 28th, 2015 - May 30th, 2015 Main Cast: Kim Kang Woo, Park Hee Soon, Jo Bo Ah Genre: Mystery, Action Episodes: 10 Synopsis: Gil Su Hyeon is extremely intelligent. At the age of 10, he attended Harvard University and after graduating, he went to work at the FBI. 10 years later, he decided to come back to South Korea. He now works as the leader of the Special Missing Persons Unit. The unit deals with about 1% of special missing cases involving violent crimes. His appearance borders on perfection, but he holds a secret. DetectiveOh Dae Yeong joins the Special Missing Persons Unit. He has worked as a detective for 20 years and he has an obsession in observing the law. He is known as a master of missing person cases. (Source) Vampire Detective: Aired: March 27th, 2016 - June 12th, 2016 Main Cast: Lee Joon, Oh Jung Se, Lee Se Young Genre: Investigation, Vampire Episodes: 12 Synopsis: Private detective Yoon San suddenly becomes a vampire. He solves various cases for his clients while also trying to uncover the mystery surrounding himself while maintaining his secret identity as he solves cases using his unique abilities. (Source) 38 Task Force: Aired: June 17th, 2016 - August 6th, 2016 Main Cast: Ma Dong Seok, Seo In Guk Genre: Comedy, Investigation Episodes: 16 Synopsis: A special task force will mix cops and criminals in order to catch bad guys, but this time the good-bad guys will be con artists who use their skills of fraud and deception in order to help catch tax evaders. (Source) Voice/Voice 2: Season 1 Aired: January 14th, 2017 - March 12th, 2017 Season 2 Aired: Possibly sometime in 2018 Main Cast Season 1: Jang Hyuk, Lee Ha Na Main Cast Season 2: Not released yet Genre: Mystery, Investigation Episodes (Season 1): 16 Synopsis Season 1: (No synopsis for season 2 yet) Two detectives team up to catch a serial killer who murdered their family. Moo Jin Hyuk’s life spiraled out of control after his wife was murdered. He starts to put himself together after he meets Kang Kwon Joo, US-graduated voice-profiler, who lost her police father to the same serial killer years before. They work together on the 112 (emergency telephone number) call center team. (Source) Tunnel: Aired: March 25th, 2017 - May 21st, 2017 Main Cast: Choi Jin Hyuk, Yoon Hyun Min, Lee Yoo Young Genre: Detective, Sci-Fi Episodes: 16 Synopsis: In 1986, Park Gwang Ho works as an excellent and enthusiastic detective. His life changes when he’s pursuing leads in a serial homicide case and then passes through a time portal, which transports him to present day Seoul. He meets a new partner Kim Sun Jae, an elite detective who happens to be a bit eccentric, but is one highly skilled investigator. The detective duo will also find help in psychology professor, Shin Jae Yi. (Source) My Secret Romance: Aired: April 17th, 2017 - May 30th, 2017 Main Cast: Sung Hoon, Song Ji Eun Genre: Comedy, Romance Episodes: 13 Synopsis: Cha Jin Wook is a son from a wealthy family who runs a large company. He usually only pursues short-term love, but when he meets Lee Yoo Mi, who has never had a boyfriend before, he changes. In a dating world full of busy people who tend to flirt and chase “some” relationships rather than having meaningful connections that allow them to show their true feelings, this couple has a one-night stand.They meet again three years later, whereupon they kick off a shaky push-pull romance that’ll keep them on their toes as they fall in love. (Source) Duel: Aired: June 3rd, 2017 - July 23rd, 2017 Main Cast: Jung Jae Young, Yang Se Jong, Kim Jung Eun, Seo Eun Soo Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller Episodes: 16 Synopsis: Jang Deuk Cheon is the chief of a crime squad. At home, he is a kind and friendly father to his daughter. He meets a human clone and gets involved in a shocking case. A battle takes place between human clones. (Source) Save Me: Aired: August 5th, 2017 - September 24th, 2017 Main Cast: Seo Ye Ji, Ok Taec Yeon, Jo Sung Ha, Woo Do Hwan Genre: Suspense, Thriller Episodes: 16 Synopsis: A girl is surrounded by suspicious people and quietly whispers, “Save me!” in a dark neighborhood alleyway, and a couple of unemployed youths hear her and run to her rescue. They discover that she’s trapped in some kind of pseudo-religious cult and try to help her, but what ensues is a sequence of horrifying tension-filled events that make us wonder more about the science of the human psyche. (Source) Longing Heart: Aired: January 8th, 2018 - February 6th, 2018 Main Cast: Lee Jung Shin, Seo Ji Hoon, Lee Yeol Eum Genre: Romance, Mystery Episodes: 8 according to MyDramaList.com (DramaFever says 10) Synopsis: A man named Shin Woo regrets letting his first love go ten years ago because he didn’t have the courage to confess. However, he gets the chance to win her again when he travels back in time, and this time he’s armedwith the knowledge that she liked him back then too. Unfortunately, he has a pretty strong competitor: himself from ten years ago. The present Shin Woo and the past Shin-woo engage in a fierce (and probably funny) rivalry to win their love’s heart. (Source) Any OCN dramas you want to recommend me? Have you seen all of these? I'm currently watching Longing Heart! (I've yet to watch Bad Guys (well I've seen episode 1 and it was great!), Missing Noir M (I'm going to be watching this one soon), and 38 Task Force (I've seen 3 episodes of it.) If you'd like to be tagged in any of my Asian drama/actor stuff please let me know! Asian Drama/Movie Taglist: @KendraReeve @travelloveskin @MelissaGarza @KpopIsPleasing @LostMage
AMS Friday
Hello my fellow Unicorns! I bring you another Asian Male Actors! This week I bring you.....someone that I believe that almost everyone knows...........let's see who this can be........... You got it! I bring you Lee Min-ho!! Some information on him: Birth Name: Lee Min-ho DOB: June 22, 1987 Birth place: Heukseok-dong, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea Height: 6'1" Weight: 71 kg Blood type: A Before becoming an actor, he wanted to be a football (soccer) player, but an injury in the fifth grade ended that dream. In his second year of high school he joined acting class. In his senior year in high school he joined Starhaus Entertainment with the help of an acquaintance. After going through training, Min-ho started auditioning for roles and landed smaller roles in several television dramas. His major breakthough came with Min-ho landing the lead role in the KBS2 drama "Boys Over Flowers" as Ku Jun-pyo. He is majoring in acting for Film & Art at Konkuk University. I loved the drama Boys Over Flowers and I still love this drama! Here are a list of the some of the dramas he has started in. I have to say that I have seen all of these and they are all great! You should check them out also! He is dating Miss A singer Suzy Bae! They have been together for the past 2 years and from what Suzy says, they go on a date at least once a month. I wonder how that works. I wish them luck and a bright future. I hope you enjoyed! Let me know which drama you like him in. See you next time...... Oh, I forgot these. Annyeong my fellow Unicorns. Let me know if there is someone you would like me to feature! AMS Unicorn Taglist @strawberrylover @sukkyongwanser @TaeSky @divanicola05 @BabydollBre @SimplyAwkward @QueenPandaBunny @Vay754 @MissMinYoongi @EvilGenius @punkpandabear @Seera916 @VeronicaArtino @RKA916 @jiminakpop @PolarStarr @jjrockstar @SarahHibbs @kitkatkpop @simpsonsamantha @AraceliJimenez @SweetDuella @CArcelia @Gracielou0717 @DefSoul1994 @EvodiaEbraheem @JustBrea @FernandaMedina @aliendestina @KayLeeRose94 @IsoldaPazo @AgentLeo @Starbell808 @KoizuniHime19 @AlexisJ15 @impulsegurl666 @MonieManhiM @EvodiaEbraheem @Ttwolf74 @gyapitt AMS Squad @amobts @BBxGD @QueenPandaBunny @awkwardjazzy @SimplyAwkward @DefSoul1994 @sukkyongwanser
J-Hope Is Live On The V App!!!💜🌞
https://www.vlive.tv/video/130252 He is so adorable!❤ BTS ARMY TEAM: @Yugykookie97 @DefSoul1994 @MelissaGarza @Jiminsnooder @jungkookieeeee @Rose2demhaters BANGTAN'S ARMY TAGLIST: @blessowmwago @BoyGroupKpop @Bxbybri @echoxsoul @gabstar143 @HannahC19 @herreraletecia  @HomegirlG @izzybell1202 @jennyfer1111r1 @jiminiebae @Just2BLoved @kaylawalker929 @krissynormam @Mochiroon @Nyxxonn @PANDABTS @QueenPandaBunny @rodrickagardne @Rose2demhaters @samcorsam @simpsonsamantha @Shelbeigh19 @shellyfuentes70 @Starbell808                *let me know if you want to be apart of BANGTAN'S ARMY taglist* Christian ChimChim Squad: @Jiminsnooder @Yugykookie97 @DefSoul1994 @BTSMicDrop KoreanStarCouncil: @DefSoul1994 @MelissaGarza @Yugykookie97 @Jiminsnooder K-Monsta Squad: @Yugykookie97 @BBxGD @lilbr0wneyes @DefSoul1994 @KpopGaby @MYAlpha @BangtanGirlOT12 Tag List: @cagonzales9696 @Jiminsnooder @MonieManhiM @cherriblossom17 @SimplyAwkward @Btsislife @jaselgalindo @emealia @saraortiz2002 @xsandos17 @VictoriaBossier @TaehyungKey @Sarahdarwish @kpopandkimchi @Emealia @terenailyn @MonAnnahiX @4dalientae @PrettieeEmm @kyokeo @KwonOfAkind @AnimeKpopLover @SugaOnTop  @QueenyCrossGene @MadAndrea @B1A4BTS5ever @zyxzj @Taehyungie @VKookie47 @NuXX @Baekyeol27 @DOislifeExoL @kpopbeat @BTSMicDrop @BulletproofV @PrincessUnicorn @luna1171 @LisetteZapata @herreravanessa9 @MadAndrea @AnimeKpopFreak @amandamuska @RandomName @aliendestina @mrsyookihyun @MaelstromVIP @Foxxyjinxx @Bangtanss @YessicaCardenas @JadeOwens @cns1391 @JJiBin @TheEnlightment @BlueMoon201 @QueenPandaBunny @emberreynemoll @LacyTanner @nyxxonn @SweetDuella @MmIlk @KihyunA @ARMY4Life @SerenaArthurs @Additional18 @jessicaclove  @olive07354  @YungStatin  @nickij @Mochiroon @LiyahBoon @BoyGroupKpop @blessowmwago *Let me know if you want to be added or untagged from the taglist*
MBC Drama Recommendations
MBC (Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation) is another channel with great Korean dramas! Check out my OCN, tvN, and SBS recommedations here. In the future I'll also being doing recommendations for the channel KBS2! Here is a list of MBC dramas I recommend! Lucky Romance: Aired: May 25th, 2016 - July 14th, 2016 Main Cast: Hwang Jung Eum, Ryu Joon Yeol, Lee Soo Hyuk, Lee Chung Ah Genre: Romance, Comedy Episodes: 16 Synopsis: A superstitious, unlucky lady called Shim Bo Nui, is convinced by her dreadful history and a fortune teller that she was born with very bad luck, which could potentially harm people around her. She believes the fortune teller wholeheartedly and starts following his instructions in every aspect of her life. This affects her life, career, relations and most importantly, her self-esteem. Things become serious when her path crosses the genius Je SuHoo and international Canadian- Korean Tennis player Gary Choi. Together, they end up in a huge mess while she tries to fulfill an absurd advice from her fortune teller to save her sister. (Source) W - Two Worlds: Aired: June 20th, 2016 - September 14th, 2016 Main Cast: Han Hyo Joo, Lee Jong Suk Genre: Fantasy, Romance Episodes: 16 Synopsis: Cardiothoracic surgeon Oh Yeon Joo's father mysteriously went missing while writing the last chapter of his webtoon "W". Yeon Joo goes to his office and is shocked to see a scene of a bloodied Kang Cheol, the main character of W, on her father's monitor. While reading something left behind by her father, a hand from the monitor pulled her in. She found herself on the rooftop of a building, next toa man lying down in blood. She manages to save him and realizes that the person she saved was Kang Cheol. She later discovers she can only enter and leave the webtoon depending on Kang Cheol's feelings. (Source) Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo: Aired: November 16th, 2016 - January 11th, 2017 Main Cast: Lee Sung Kyung, Nam Joo Hyuk, Lee Jae Yoon, Kyung Soo Jin Genre: Comedy, Romance Episodes: 16 Synopsis: Kim Bok Joo is a student in Haneol College of Physical Education. She has shown strength like no other since she was a child was influenced by her former weightlifter father. She looks thoughtless at a first glance, but inside she’s as fragile as glass and has deep recognition. Jung Joon Hyeong is Kim Bok Joo’s best friend. He is a born swimmer but ever since he was disqualified from his firstinternational event, he suffers from ‘start trauma’. Along with Kim Bok Joo, he overcomes his troubles and finds his dream and love. Song Shi Ho is a rhythm gymnast who also attends Haneol College of Physical Education. She started gymnastics since she was 5 and won the Asian Games at the age of 18. She’s always been the best since then but mental pressure caused her to break up with Jung Joon Hyung and regret it. ~~ This drama is inspired by the life of South Korean Olympic weightlifter gold-medalist Jang Mi Ran. (Source) Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People: Aired: January 30th, 2017 - May 16th, 2017 Main Cast: Yoon Gyun Sang, Chae Soo Bin, Lee Ha Nui, Kim Ji Suk, Park Jun Gyu, Shim Hee Sub Genre: Historical, Action, Romance Episodes: 30 (1 hour episodes) Synopsis: What would you do if the mere fact of your birth gives you no standing in society? Gil Dong is born as the son of servant Ah Mo Gae, in a society in which servants have no legal standing. After years of horrible treatment by the nobility, Gil Dong becomes the leader of a band of smugglers who steals from the rich to give to the poor. Meanwhile, King Yeonsan slowly becomesa tyrannical king who oppresses the lives of the common people. Against all odds, can Gil Dong champion the rights of the common people on his path to becoming Joseon’s first revolutionary activist? (Source) Ruler: Master of the Mask: Also Known As: The Emperer: Owner of the Mask Aired: May 10th, 2017 - July 13th, 2017 Main Cast: Yoo Seung Ho, Kim So Hyun, L, Yoon So Hee Genre: Historical, Romance, Political Episodes: 40 (30 minute episodes) Synopsis: In the 1700's, Crown Prince Lee Sun fights against Pyunsoo hwe, an organization that has accumulated power and wealth through privatizing water all over Joseon. He becomes a hope for the people who suffer. Ga-Eun is the woman Crown Prince Lee Sun loves and she helps him grow as a ruler. (Source) Lookout: Also Known As: The Guardians Aired: May 22nd, 2017 - July 11th, 2017 Main Cast: Lee Shi Young, Kim Young Kwang, Kim Tae Hoon, Kim Seul Gi, Key Genre: Thriller, Investigation Episodes: 32 (35 minute episodes) Synopsis: Story about a group of people who get together to overcome their pain of having lost their loved ones to crime. (Source) Hospital Ship: Aired: August 30th, 2017 - November 2nd, 2017 Main Cast: Ha Ji Won, Kang Min Hyuk, Lee Seo Won Genre: Romance, Medical Episodes: 40 (35 minute episodes) Synopsis: These doctors travel by ship to treat patients unable to get to a hospital. Having no borders on the sea doesn't mean that they'll always get along. (Source) I'm Not A Robot: Aired: December 6th, 2017 - January 25th, 2018 (this Thursday) Main Cast: Yoo Seung Ho, Chae Soo Bin, Uhm Ki Joon Genre: Romance, Fantasy, Comedy Episodes: 32 (35 minute episodes) Synopsis: Kim Min Gyu has wealth and success, but lives an isolated life due to his allergy of people. He then meets and falls in love with a girl who is pretending to be a robot for her ex-boyfriend, a genius robots professor. (Source) The two dramas listed after this won't air until after the Winter Olympics are over. The two time slots for dramas are to be taken over by the Olympics. So once I'm Not A Robot and the drama Two Cops end there won't be a spot for the primetime dramas. The Great Seducer: Based Off Of: French novel "Les Liaisons dangereuses" Aired: March 12th, 2018 - May 1st, 2018 Main Cast: Woo Do Hwan, Joy Genre: Romance, Drama, Mature Episodes: N/A Synopsis: Kwon Shi Hyun bets his life on a dangerous game to seduce Eun Tae Hee. His target is 20-years-old and believes people that are swayed by love are pathetic. After Eun Tae Hee meets Kwon Shi Hyun, her view on love changes. (Source) Goddess of the Court: Based Off Of: Drop Dead Diva (US TV Series) Aired: March 30th, 2018 (possibly) - N/A Main Cast: N/A Genre: Comedy, Supernatural, Law Episodes: N/A Synopsis: Goddess of the Court, an adaptation of Drop Dead Diva. Drop Dead Diva is a body-swap comedy about a vapid fashion model who dies in a car crash and whose soul somehow inhabits an overweight lawyer who also died while protecting her boss. The heroine will struggle to adjust to her new life, and along the way learn some valuable lessons on self-esteem and personal acceptance. (Source) Other MBC dramas: Two Cops Radiant Office Goodbye Mr. Black Kill Me, Heal Me Shopaholic Louis She Was Pretty Scholar Who Walks the Night Empress Ki Monster The King in Love Any MBC dramas you want to recommend me? Have you seen any of these? If you'd like to be tagged in any of my Asian drama/actor stuff please let me know! Asian Drama/Movie Taglist: @KendraReeve @travelloveskin @MelissaGarza @KpopIsPleasing @LostMage @2ilVer
MBC Strike: What This Means for Kpop Fans
MBC is finally going on strike which is completely not normal for Korea. As you probably know, the working culture in Korea is insane, especially in the entertainment industry where everyone involved (not just the actors) often work 20-23 hours a day. There have recently been un uptick in suicides by writers and producers because of the immense stress put on them. MBC is also known here in Korea to be under the control of bigger powers, such as the old president who was impeached. Rather than sharing the real news, the anchors were forced to spin stories to be positive for the president and to support her because the owners of the station were being put under pressure by the corrupt government. Basically MBC is just bad news, and the workers are sick of it. As of this week, the workers have all stopped coming to work meaning unless something was previously recorded, there will be no news, no radio, no dramas, no nothing, until they get what they want (way better working conditions and probably a way better CEO) Because of this, it looks like a music festival has been cancelled as well. BTS V and Twice Dahyun were going to host it and its line up would have included BTS, TWICE, Red Velvet, B1A4, BTOB, Teen Top, B.A.P, MAMAMOO, GFRIEND, BLACKPINK, iKON, EXID, NU’EST W, Lovelyz, ASTRO, and PRISTIN. To be honest, I don't really care that this was cancelled, as I'd much rather have thousands of people's lives improved than watch a few groups perform one or two songs each that we've already heard before. I'm sad if this was anyone's one chance to see these groups live (like if they were vacationing to korea) but in the long run I think it will help a lot more people than it will inconvenience. Here's to hoping the working conditions of people behind the shows we love so much improve greatly <3
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