Wednesday, September 28, 2011

여인의 향기 / Yeoineui Hyanggi / Scent of A Woman



Title: 여인의 향기 / Yeoineui Hyanggi / Scent of A Woman
Chinese Title: 女人的香氣
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Episodes: 16
Broadcast network: SBS
Broadcast period: 2011-July-23 to 2011-Sep-11



Synopsis
A woman, Lee Yeon Jae, is given the grim prognosis that she only has a short time left to live. She decides to quit her job at a travel agency and live her life to the fullest.



Cast
Kim Sun Ah as Lee Yeon Jae
Lee Dong Wook as Kang Ji Wook
Uhm Ki Joon as Chae Eun Suk
Seo Hyo Rim as Im Se Kyung

포세이돈 / Poseidon


Title: 포세이돈 / Poseidon
Chinese Title: 海神号/波塞冬
Also Known as: Coast Guard Investigation 9 (CGI9)
Genre: Action, romance
Episodes: 16
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 2011-Sep-19 to 2011-Nov-08
Air time: Monday & Tuesday 21:55






Synopsis
This drama is the story of the members life savers of the coast guard. The drama is based on the special duties of the Korean Coast Guard officers (rescues, terrorism threats, and other special missions) and also their obstacle in life and love. The drama takes its name from the Poseidon Team, a special forces unit of the Marines. Using the strong bonds of humanity as a basis, and through the challenges faced by the protagonists and their spirit of self-sacrifice, the drama movingly shows the significance of life and the stories of how people overcome obstacles in life.
Kim Sun Woo, who spent his school days as a troublemaker, decides to make a change in his life and joins the sea special attack team, which is called Poseidon. Sun Woo works as a promising commando, but he unexpectedly becomes entangled in an unsavory incident after 2 years. He is demoted and is sent to a maritime police office in Gunsan city. Sun Woo’s passion cools down and he slowly loses his vision as a maritime policeman. Then one day, Jung Ryul, who has formed a new crime investigation section in Incheon city, visits Sun Woo and asks him to join the team.


Cast
Choi Si Won as Kim Sun Woo
Lee Si Young as Lee Soo Yoon
Lee Sung Jae as Kwon Jung Ryul
Han Jung Soo as Oh Min Hyuk
Jung Woon Taek as Lee Choong Shik
Kil Yong Woo as Oh Yong Gap
Jang Dong Jik as Kang Joo Min
U Know Yunho as Kang Eun Cheul
Im Ki Hyuk (임기혁) as Kim Sang Soo
Kim Tae Hyung (김태형) as Woo Hyun Tae

보스를 지켜라 / Boseureul Jikyeora / Protect the Boss


 




Title: 보스를 지켜라 / Boseureul Jikyeora / Protect the Boss
Chinese Title: 守护老板
Previously known as: 보스가 달라졌어요 The Boss Has Changed / 마지막 여비서 The Last Secretary
Genre: Romance, comedy
Episodes: 18
Broadcast network: SBS







Synopsis
No Eun Seol finally gets a job as a secretary at a law firm after struggling with unemployment, only to fall in love with her boss, Cha Ji Heon, the immature youngest son of a chaebol family.


Cast
Choi Kang Hee as No Eun Seol
Ji Sung as Cha Ji Heon
Hero Jaejoong as Cha Moo Won
Wang Ji Hye as Seo Na Yoon
Lee Hee Won (이희원) as Yang Ha Young
Park Young Kyu as Chairman Cha
Cha Hwa Yun as Shin Sook Hee
Kim Young Ok as Mrs. Song
Ha Jae Sook as Lee Myung Ran
Jung Kyu Soo as No Bong Man
Kim Hyung Bum as Secretary Kim
Kim Ha Kyoon as Park Sang Moo
Lee Hee Jin
Kim Chung

스파이 명월 / Spy Myung Wol / Myung Wol the Spy

Title: 스파이 명월 / Spy Myung Wol / Myung Wol the Spy
Chinese Title: 间谍明月
Also Known as: Beautiful Spy
Genre: Romance, comedy
Episodes: 16
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 2011-July-11 to 2011-Aug-30





Synopsis
An elite North Korean spy, Han Myung Wol, and her partner, Choi Ryu, infiltrates South Korea on a mission to disrupt the Hallyu Wave by kidnapping one of their top stars, Kang Woo. Despite her proficiency at her job, Myung Wol’s one weakness is her uncontrollable curiosity. Hijinks ensue when she falls in love with Kang Woo instead.


Cast
Han Ye Seul as Han Myung Wol
Eric as Kang Woo
Lee Jin Wook as Choi Ryu
Jang Hee Jin as Joo In Ah

공주의 남자 / Gongjooeui Namja / The Princess’ Man



Title: 공주의 남자 / Gongjooeui Namja / The Princess’ Man
Chinese Title: 公主的男人
Genre: Period, romance
Episodes: 24
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 2011-July-20 to 2011-Oct-06
Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 21:55 






Synopsis
A tragic love story between the daughter of Prince Suyang and grandson of Kim Jong Seo.


Cast
Moon Chae Won as Lee Se Ryung
Park Shi Hoo as Kim Seung Yoo
Song Jong Ho as Shin Myun
Hong Soo Hyun as Princess Kyung Hye
Lee Soon Jae as Kim Jong Seo
Kim Young Chul as Prince Suyang (later King Sejo)
Lee Min Woo as Jungjong

Can’t Live With Losing / Can’t Lose / 지고는 못살아





Title: 지고는 못살아 / Jigoneun Motsala / Can’t Live With Losing
Chinese Title: 絕不認輸
Also Know as: Can’t Lose
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Episodes: 16
Broadcast network: MBC
Broadcast period: 2011-Aug-24 to 2011-Oct-13
Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 21:55








Synopsis
Eun Jae and Hyung Woo are both highly competent lawyers who met and fell in love at first sight without knowing each other’s occupations, but are now in the midst of their divorce proceedings. Their relationship was initially sweet and loving, but their marriage slowly began to crack under their constant fights.
Cast
Choi Ji Woo as Lee Eun Jae
Yoon Sang Hyun as Yun Hyung Woo
Kim Jung Tae as Go Ki Chan
Jo Mi Ryung as Kim Young Joo
Sung Dong Il as Jo Jung Goo
Park Won Sook as Yoo Jung Nan
Kim Ja Ok as Hong Geum Ji
Joo Jin Mo as Kang Woo Shik
Ga Deuk Hee (가득희) as Ga Deuk Hee
Ha Suk Jin
Song Jae Ho (cameo)
Lee Soo Kyung (cameo)

더 뮤지컬 / The Musical

Title: 더 뮤지컬 / The Musical
Chinese Title: 音乐剧
Genre: Musical
Episodes: 16
Broadcast network: SBS
Broadcast period: 2011-Sep-02 to 2011-Dec-16
Air time: Friday 22:00






Synopsis
Musical drama about the dreams and love of musical actors.
Koo Hye Sun, Daniel Choi, and Ock Joo Hyun form the love triangle at the center of The Musical, which follows the lives and dreams of aspiring musical stars.
Cast
Koo Hye Sun as Go Eun Bi
Choi Daniel as Hong Jae Yi
Park Ki Woong as Yoo Jin
Ock Joo Hyun as Bae Gang Hee
Ki Eun Se (기은세) as Seo Ra Kyung
Park Kyung Rim as Sa Bok Ja
Kim Hyun Sung as Han Sang Won
Oh Jung Se as Goo Jak
Kim Yong Min (김용민) as Joon Hyuk
Kim In Seo as Sang Mi
Lee Do Kyung as Eun Bi’s father
Jung Young Sook as Yang Soon Yi
Kang Ji Hoo as Hyun Kwang Seo
Cha Kwang Soo as Yoo Jin Young
Ahn Yeo Jin as Sun Hee
Park Geun Hyung as President Yoo
Jo Won Hee (조원희)
Lee Ji Hyung (이지형) as Yoo Jae Joon
Kim Jin Ho (김진호) as President Seo
Choo So Young
Jung Tae (정태)

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

In Time with You



Drama Title: In Time with You
Also Known As: Wo Ke Neng Bu Hui Ai Ni
Chinese Title: 我可能不會愛你 / 我可能不会爱你
Previously Known As: I May Not Love You / Coffee Price
Genre: Romance
Language: Chinese
Episodes: 13 (or 22 for some markets)
Broadcast Place: Taiwan
Broadcast Network: GTV / FTV
Broadcast Period: 18 September 2011 (FTV) and 24 August 2011 (GTV)
Air Time: Sunday 21:40 on FTV and Saturday 22:30 on GTV





Cast
Ariel Lin Yi Chen (林依晨) as Cheng You Qing (程又青)
Bo-Lin Chen (陳柏霖) as Li Da Ren 李大仁
Andrea Chen Kuang Yi (陳匡怡) as Maggie
Sunny Wang (王陽明) as Ding Li Wei (丁立威)
Luo Bei An (羅北安) as Cheng’s father (程爸)
Lin Mei Xiu (林美秀) as Cheng’s mother (程媽)
Ying Wei Min (應蔚民 / 小應) as Cheng Guan Qing (程冠青)
Ma Nan (馬囡) as Guan Qing’s wife (大嫂)
Jamie Yin Qi (殷琦) as Cheng Mei Qing (程美青)
Xie Yu Wei (謝宇威) as Mei Qing’s husband (姊夫)
Zhou Dan Wei (周丹薇) as Li’s mother (李媽)
Meng Geng Ru (孟耿如) as Li Tao Tao (李淘淘)
Jin Shi Jye (金士傑) as Bai Shu (白叔)
Ma Shi Li (馬世莉) as General Manager (總經理)
Joelle Lu (陸明君) as Grace
Yu Han Mi (余函彌) as Lala
Li Wei Wie (李維維) as Zi Lin (子琳)
Na Tie (拿鐵) as Nic
Jerry Huang (黃志瑋) as Henry
An Wei Ling (安唯綾) as Mei Mei (美美)
Ya Zi (丫子) as Lu Xing Di (盧辛蒂)
Tsai Chang Hsien (蔡昌憲) as Di Shu (地鼠)
Zeng Wei Hao (曾威豪) as Da Cong (大叢)
Liu Yi Hao (劉以豪) as Cho Mei Nan (趙美男)
Production Credits
Director: Qu You Ning (瞿永寧)
Scripwriter: Xu Yu Ting (徐譽庭)
Plot Summary / Synopsis
Cheng You Qing is a section manager for shoe department of a departmental store, used to have several boyfriends, bringing sadness, body hurt, and heartbroken. On the day of 30th birthday, she is still alone, and receives an email on “the symptoms of premature aging” from Li Da Ren, her best friend of 14 years, and the only one who wishes her Happy Birthday with a true heart. Li Da Ren is a ground supervisor for an airline, young and promising, have several girlfriends before, but the relationship lasted very short.
They have not been on the same term since secondary school, but under strange combination of circumstances, they manage to stay together, but are always just friend who can’t fall in love. Unable to accept that Li Da Ren is like a fine wine that will get better with age and she is like a grape that will dry into a raisin as years go by, she makes a bet with Li to see who will get married first before they turn 35. The winner will get a NT$100,000 red packet money.
And, she who fells she is attractive starts to look around for a potential husband, she discovered that she was surrounded by unacceptable candidates, like gay assistant or cheating ex-boyfriend. The only man who can love her despite her ill temper and stubbornness is her best friend. The only problem was that they both swore that they were not or will ever be romantically attracted to each other.
He used to tell her, I may not be loving you. In return, she rebuffed: Thank you, appreciate it. He doesn’t know why, that his only criteria to be his girlfriend is that must accept her existence. And, he doesn’t know why he can’t let her be alone, and he doesn’t even know why he and her world is mixed together. Is it because they’re too close just like a family, and that’s why they can’t be together?
He used to write a song for her, but can only sing it alone. After a long time, she only gets to know that, I may not love you in the lyric, is actually… I love you.

New Princess Returning Pearl


Title: 新还珠格格 / Xin Huan Zhu Ge Ge
English title: New Huan Zhu Ge Ge
Also known as: New My Fair Princess / New Princess Returning Pearl
Genre: Period, comedy, romance
Episodes: 98 (mainland) / 80 (TW/HK)
Season 1: 燕儿翩翩飞 / Yan Er Pian Pian Fei
Season 2: 风儿阵阵吹 / Feng Er Zhen Zhen Chui
Season 3: 人儿何处归 / Ren Er He Chu Gui
Broadcast network: Hunan TV
Broadcast period: 2011-Jul-16 start
Air time: 22:00 (2 episodes nightly)





Cast

Li Sheng as Xiao Yan Zi / Guo Luo Luo / Hua Ying
Hai Lu as Xia Zi Wei
Zhang Rui as Yong Qi / Wu A Ge (5th prince)
Li Jia Hang as Fu Er Kang
Qiu Xin Zhi as Emperor Qian Long
Sun Yao Qi as Jin Suo
Sheren Tang as Empress Ulanara
Fang Qing Zhuo as Rong Mo Mo
Liu Xiao Ye as Concubine Ling
Benjamin as Benjamin
Wang Jin Duo as Liu Qing
Zhou Fang as Liu Hong
Lu Hong as Fu Er Tai
Chai Bi Yun as Sai Ya
Ruby Lin as Xia Yu He
Lei Zhen Yu as Fu Lun
Chen Hui Juan as Fu Jin
Qu Ao Hui (瞿澳辉) as Xiao Deng Zi (Little Stool)
Xin Xin (辛新) as Xiao Wen Zi (Little Mosquito)
Zhang Zhuo Wen (张倬闻) as Xiao Zhuo Zi (Little Table)
Chen Mu Yi (陈木易) as Xiao Chong Zi (Little Worm)
Yu Ying Ying as Ming Yue






Synopsis

 

This is a new remark of the ever popular drama, including new story like the infusion of western art and cluture. And Ruby Lin returned as the princess’ birth mother.

Xiao Yan Zi met Xia Zi Wei, a poor girl who marched a long way to find her father, the Emperor, but nobody would take her seriously. Xiao Yan Zi decided to sneak into the mountain where the Emperor hunts, but Zi Wei could not handle the tiring mountain climb, therefore asking Xiao Yan Zi to tell the Emperor her story. On her way, Xiao Yan Zi gets shot and could not fully explain her story, making the Emperor mistaking her for the Princess. Here starts a long and painful story of getting everyone to their proper roles, but many dangers lies near – the death sentence if anyone lies to the emperor, and an evil Empress who is waiting to catch Xiao Yan Zi in the act. Added on top, Xiao Yan Zi’s lack of proper manners and knowledge of books has driven her closer to jeopardy.

Startling by Each Step / Bu Bu Jing Xin (步步驚心)


Mandarin title: Bu Bu Jing Xin (步步驚心)

English title: Startling by Each Step
Episode: 30
Genre: Drama, Qing palace, Time travelling
Original screenplay: Bu Bu Jing Xin 步步驚心 (novel) by Tong Hua 桐華



Additional Informations


Filming locations: Hengdian Studio, Hangzhou, Dongyang (contemporary parts)
Screenwriter: Wang Li Zhi
 
Broadcast channel: Hunan TV
Producer: Karen Tsoi
Director: Lee Kwok Lap (Chinese Paladin, Strange Hero Yi Zhi Mei etc.)
Production company: Tangren Chinese Entertainment Shanghai Limited 上海唐人電影製作有限公司

CAST
Liu Shi Shi as Maertai Rexi (Zhang Xiao) (馬爾泰·若曦 (張曉))Nicky Wu as Aisin-Gioro Yinzhen (愛新覺羅·胤禛)
Kevin Cheng as Aisin-Gioro Yinsi (愛新覺羅·胤禩)
Yuan Hong as Aisin-Gioro Yinxiang (愛新覺羅·胤祥)
Lin Gengxin as Aisin-Gioro Yinti (愛新覺羅·胤禎)
Han Dong as Aisin-Gioro Yintang (愛新覺羅·胤禟)
Damian Lau as Kangxi Emperor (康熙帝)
Zhang Lei as the Aisin-Gioro Yinreng (愛新覺羅·胤礽)
Chen Jingyu as Aisin-Gioro Yinzhi(愛新覺羅·胤祉)
Ye Xin as Aisin-Gioro Yin E (愛新覺羅·胤俄)
Ma Tianyu as Huang Di (黃棣)
Annie Liu as Maer Tai Ruolan (馬爾泰·若蘭)
Shi Xiaoqun as Guoluoluo Minghui (郭絡羅·明慧)
Liu Yuxin as Guoluoluo Mingyu (郭絡羅·明玉)
Mu Tingting as Lady Wulanala (烏喇那拉氏)

SYNOPSIS
Zhang Xiao (Liu Shi Shi), a contemporary, ethnically Han Chinese young woman from the 21st century, accidentally travels back in time to the Qing Dynasty period during the reign of Kangxi Emperor after experiencing a deadly combination of traffic collision and electrocution, resulting her somehow reliving the life of one of her previous incarnations and forcing her to assumes the identity belongs to her past avatar: Maertai Rouxi (Liu Shi Shi), teenage daughter of a Manchu nobleman, who also had a near-fatal incident in her own time which Zhang awakes from.

Being stranded in the past, in the body of a centuries earlier incarnation of herself, and believe by many of Maertai's family and friends that the sudden change of her behavior and memory loss is resulted of her head injury, Zhang Xiao awares that there will be a dangerous power struggle known to history between the scheming princes for the throne, which will results Aisin-Gioro Yinzhen, Fourth Prince (Nicky Wu), to succeed as the Yongzheng Emperor after his father's death. Zhang Xiao tries to change the future outcomes for the better, hoping to prevents any casualty as written in the future without interfering a man's destiny, while trying to find a way to return to her time period. However, Zhang ultimately realizes that, not only she fails to alter the course of the approaching events, but also, under a predestination paradox, she is fated to become an instigator of the tragedy she tries to prevent resulted by her actions in the past and the princess' romantic affections towards her.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

陽光天使 (阳光天使) / Yang Guang Tian Shi / Sunny Girl / sunhine angel


Details

  • Title: 陽光天使 (阳光天使) / Yang Guang Tian Shi
  • English title: Sunny Girl
  • Episodes: 20
  • Broadcast network: Hunan TV / TTV
  • Broadcast period: 2011-Jul-06 / 2011-Aug-04
  • Opening theme song: Sunny by Boney M
  • Ending theme song: Bu Neng Gao Su Wo (不能告訴我) by Nylon Chen





Synopsis

Wu Chun plays a second generation entrepreneur who ended up living in the streets after going bankrupt and Rainie plays a maid.

Cast


Sorry Saranghaeyo [Thai Movie]


Sorry Saranghaeyo [Thai Movie]
Release Date: July 08, 2010
Rating: PG13
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Duration: 1hr 30mins



Summary:

Kana is a girl who so obssessed with Korean styles so she convinces Mara, her sister to travel to South Korea together. In South Korea, Kana and Mara pursue their dreams - Kana wants to see Ajoo, her favourite Korean star while Mara wishes to look pr...

Actors:
Ajoo
Haru Yamakushi
Ratchanon Sukprakorb
Sarun Sirilak
Thanya Rattanamalakul
Director:
Poj Arnon

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Endless Love / 愛∞無限 / Ai ∞ Wu Xian

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Details

  • Title: 愛∞無限 / Ai ∞ Wu Xian
  • English title: Endless Love
  • Genre: Romance
  • Episodes: 15
  • Broadcast network: CTS
  • Broadcast period: 2010-Aug-22 to 2010-Nov-28
  • Air time: Sunday 22:00 - 23:30
  • Opening theme song: Wo Men Dou Pa Tong (我們都怕痛) by Wilber Pan
  • Ending theme song: Cai Hong Yu (彩虹雨) by Huang Yu Xun 黃宇矄


Synopsis

Liang Jing Hao and Song Rui En fell in love despite their social difference. Soon, they were engaged to be married. However, their happy union was shattered when he discovered that her philanthropic father was the driver who killed his mother in a hit and run years ago and the cause of his father's suicide on their wedding day. The devastated Jing Hao chose to disappear rather than exposing the crime committed by Run En's father. When he resurfaced years later Rui En had to choose either moving on with her life as he did with his or fighting for his forgiveness and saving their love.

Cast



Thursday, July 14, 2011

can you hear my heart / 내 마음이 들리니 / Nae Maeumi Deulrini

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OST can you hear my heart


Details

  • Title: 내 마음이 들리니 / Nae Maeumi Deulrini
  • Also known as: Do You Hear My Heart
  • Genre: Romance, drama
  • Episodes: 30
  • Broadcast Network: MBC
  • Broadcast period: 2011-Apr-02 to 2011-Jul-10




Synopsis
The love story of Cha Dong Joo, a man who’s been rendered deaf after an accident but pretends he can hear, and Bong Woo Ri, a woman who’s intelligent but pretends she’s dim-witted to protect the dignity of her mentally handicapped father.
Cast
Kim Jae Won as Cha Dong Joo
- Kang Chan Hee (강찬희) as young Dong Joo
Hwang Jung Eum as Bong Woo Ri
- Kim Sae Ron as young Woo Ri
Nam Goong Min as Jang Joon Ha
- Seo Young Joo (서영주) as young Joon Ha / Bong Ma Roo

Monday, July 4, 2011

You've Fallin For Me



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Title: 넌 내게 반했어 / Neon Naege Banhaesseo
English title: Heartstrings
Previously known as: 페스티벌 / Festival
Genre: Romance, music
Episodes: 16
Broadcast network: MBC
Broadcast period: 2011-Jun-29 to TBA
Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 21:55

CasT

Jung Yong Hwa as Lee Shin
Park Shin Hye as Lee Kyu Won
Song Chang Ui as Kim Suk Hyun
So Yi Hyun as Jung Yoon Soo
Kang Min Hyuk as Yeo Joon





PLoT StoRY
Lee Shin is a university student majoring in modern music. He is the vocalist of band "The Stupid" and also plays the guitar. He is known for his good looks and his strong passion for music, but is in reality a cold person who is uninterested in non-music related things and has no dreams nor plans for the future. Shin initially likes Jung Yoon Soo, a dance professor at university, but this all changes when he meets Lee Kyu Won. MeanwhileLee Kyu Won is a bright and outgoing student who was born into a prestigious family and is majoring in traditional Korean instruments, especially the gayageum. Kyu Won's grandfather, Lee Dong Gun, is one of the top 3 traditional musicians of his age, and his biggest wish is to have his grand-daughter trained to become a traditional music prodigy in 10 years' time. Trying to live up to her grandfather's expectations, Kyu Won immerses herself in training and becomes a university student who knows nothing besides traditional music. As Kyu Won's friends are fans of "The Stupid", she was forced to go tothe band's concert with them. There she saw Lee Shin performing live, and is immediately captivated by him.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

최고의 사랑 / Choegoui Sarang / The Greatest Love

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The Greatest Love OST



Details

  • Title: 최고의 사랑 / Choegoui Sarang
  • Also known as: Best Love
  • Previously known as: 애정의 발견 / The Discovery of Affection
  • Genre: Romance, comedy
  • Episodes: 16
  • Broadcast network: MBC




Synopsis

Ae Jung was once the most popular member of girl band The National Treasure Girls. However 10 years ago the band broke up and she received most of the blame. Despite her warm personality her career has suffered ever since and she now spends her time fighting for air time on variety shows. Dokko Jin is a top movie star at the height of his career. The two meet and become involved in each other's careers. Yoon Pil Joo is a doctor of oriental medicine who has no interest in the entertainment industry but agrees to make a dating show. Dokko Jin helps get Ae Jung a role on a new reality show called Couple Making. Pil Joo is the bachelor being set up on Couple Making. Both men fall for Ae Jung both off and on the screen.

Cast



Correlation Chart
Extended Cast

Sunday, June 19, 2011

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Details

  • Title: 華麗的挑戰 / Hua Li De Tiao Zhan
  • English title: Skip-Beat!
  • Also known as: Extravagant Challenge
  • Genre: Romance, comedy



Synopsis
:

To support her boyfriend (and childhood friend) Sho, sixteen year old Kyoko has sacrificed her dreams to help Sho achieve his dreams of becoming a star. Finally their efforts has beared fruit as Sho becomes #7 on the top 20 most popular star rankings. However, Kyoko discovers that Sho only kept her around to act as his maid and to help him earn his living expenses. Feeling betrayed and heart broken, Kyoto vows for revenge by becoming a even bigger star than he is. Upon joining the show business, Kyoko soon discovers a new passion that she never knew she had before and finds something in acting beyond her initial desire for revenge.


Cast:


Ivy Chen as Kyoko Mogami
Siwon Choi as Ren Tsuruga
Donghae Lee as Shō Fuwa
Bianca Bai as Kanae Kotonami

Drunken To Love You

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Also Known As: 醉後決定愛上你 / Zui Hou Jue Ding Ai Shang Ni / Love You / Drunken To Love You
Country: Taiwan
Language: Taiwanese
Subtitle: English
Year: 2011






Synopsis :
Two strangers, both proposed marriage to their respective girl/boyfriend, were rejected on the same day. They decided that the best way to deal with the rejection was to get drunk, real drunk. During the 24 hours of their crazy drunkenness, these two stranger became fast friends and got married… to each other. When they finally sobered up, they embarked on a mission to undo every crazy thing they did while they were drunk and prayed that their girl/boyfriend wouldn’t find out. However, it turns out that Jie Xiu’s girlfriend, Ai Wei, doesn’t want a scandal affecting her movie so she asks him to stay married to Xiao Ru for three months.


Cast :
Rainie Yang as Lin Xiao Ru 林曉如
Joseph Chang as Song Jie Xiu 宋杰修
Tiffany Xu as Tang Ai Wei 唐艾薇
Huang Hong Sheng as Di Shuo Huai 耿爍懷
Tom Price (白梓軒) as Xiang Ting Wei 向霆威
Zhong Xin Ling as Cai meng Jun 蔡孟均
Kingone Wang as Ren Yi Xiang 任以翔
Renzo Liu as Li Da Fu 李達夫
Di Zhi Jie as Tony
Bu Xue Liang as Paparazzi Jack
Deng Jiu Yun (鄧九雲) as Peggy
Yan Jia Le as Director Zhou 周導
Luo Bei An as Long Ge 龍哥
Wang Juan as Cai Mei Ling 蔡美玲
Song Xin Ni as Shen Hui Qin 沈慧欽
Xie Qi Wen (謝其文) as landlord
Na Wei Xun as doctor
Albee Huang as Xiao Xun
Lin Mei Xiu as Janitor

Material Queen / 拜金女王 / Bai Jin Nu Wang

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Details

  • Title: 拜金女王 / Bai Jin Nu Wang
  • English title: Material Queen
  • Genre: Romance
  • Episodes: 20
  • Broadcast network: CTS
  • Broadcast period: 2011-Jun-17





Synopsis

Lin Chu Man is a fashion model who does not prejudice against a man for being short, fat, ugly and old, as long as he is rich. So when she discovers that the young, handsome, wealthy "Mr. Norman" is only a hired body double for the real Mr. Norman, and his true identity is a penniless music student in Paris named Cai Jia Hao, she immediately dumps him. As karma would have it, she loses her job to a younger model, her rich lover kicks her to the curb and she finds out Cai Jia Hao will be her new roommate. Lin and Cai's unexpected living arrangement forces them to reconcile and to really get to know each other. As Lin becomes closer to Cai, despite her aversion to penniless man, her goal of nabbing Yan Kai Ming, a real estate tycoon, become less of a priority. And, she starts to question whether being happy equates to being rich.

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Playful Kiss / Naughty Kiss/장난스런 키스 / Jangnanseureon Kiseu / Mischievous Kiss



Title: 장난스런 키스 / Jangnanseureon Kiseu / Mischievous Kiss
Chinese Title : 韩版惡作劇之吻
Also known as: Playful Kiss / Naughty Kiss
Genre: Romance, school
Episodes: 16
Broadcast Network: MBC
Broadcast period: 2010-Sep-01 to 2010-Oct-21




Synopsis

Based on the popular manga, Oh Ha Ni is a clumsy student who falls for the perfectionist, Baek Seung Jo. However, Seung Jo is indifferent towards her and rejects her love. When Ha Ni’s house collapses, she and her father moves into his long-time friend’s house. It turns out that Seung Jo is the friend’s son and Ha Ni is given the opportunity to be near the guy she loves. Will she be able to move Seung Jo’s heart?

Cast

Kim Hyun Joong as Baek Seung Jo
Jung So Min as Oh Ha Ni
Lee Tae Sung as Bong Joon Gu
Lee Si Young as Yoon He Ra
Jung Hye Young as Hwang Geum Hee (Seung Jo’s mother)
Oh Kyung Soo as Baek Soo Chang (Seung Jo’s father)
Choi Won Hong as Baek Eun Jo (Seung Jo’s brother)
Kang Nam Gil as Oh Ki Dong (Ha Ni’s father)
Hong Yoon Hwa as Jung Joo Ri (Ha Ni’s friend)
Yoon Seung Ah as Dok Go Min Ah (Ha Ni’s friend)
Jang Ah Young as Hong Jang Mi
Bye Bye Sea as Bong Joon Gu’s followers
Hwang Hyo Eun as Song Kang Yi (Ha Ni’s homeroom teacher)
Song Yong Shik as Song Ji Oh
Moon Hoe Won as Head Teacher Hwang
Choi Sung Gook (최성국) as Wang Kyung Soo
Yoon Bo Hyun (윤보현)
Abigail Alderete as Chris

Secret Garden

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OST SECRET GARDEN


Profile

  • TV Show: Secret Garden
  • Revised romanization: Sikeurit Gadeun
  • Hangul: 시크릿 가든
  • Director: Shin Woo-Cheol, Kwon Hyuk-Chan
  • Writer: Kim Eun-Suk
  • Network: SBS
  • Episodes: 20
  • Release Date: November 13, 2010 - Janaury 16, 2011
  • Runtime: Saturdays & Sundays 22:00
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea


Plot

Kim Joo-Won (Hyun-Bin) is from a wealthy family, smart and good looking. He runs the luxurious Roel Department store, which his family owns. Oska (Yoon Sang-Hyun) is a popular singer around Asia, but he doesn't have musical talent. He is also a womanizer. Joo-Won and Oska are also cousins and highly competitive towards each other.
On a request by Oska, Joo-Won goes to pick up actress Park Chae-Rin from a shooting set. Joo-Won mistakes stunt woman Kil Ra-Lim (Ha Ji-Won) for Park Chae-Rin and takes stunt woman Ra-Lim to a hotel. Oska made the request in an attempt to prevent Park Chae-Rin from revealing their relationship to the press. At the hotel, Joo-Won discovers that the woman he picked is not actress Park Chae-Rim but a stunt woman. During this time, Joo-Won starts to experience strong feelings for the feisty stunt woman, even though she isn't his type. Joo-Won tried getting Ra-Lim out of his mind for Ra-Lim does not own a high status life nor is even rich. Nevertheless, Joo-Won can't stop thinking about Ra-Lim.
Later, Joo-Won sneaks into an action school to watch Ra-Lim. Meanwhile, Ra-Lim tries her best to ignore Joo-Won because she knew Joo-Wan belongs to another higher social level compared to her. Nevertheless, Ra-Lim can't help her blooming feelings towards Joo-Won.
Yeun-Sul (Kim Sa-Rang) and Oska are ex-lovers, but they can't seem to forget each other. Because Yeun-Sul had a high-living status, she was arranged to attend a blind date with Joo-Won. Even though Jo-Wan made it clear that he doesn't have interest in her, Yeun-Sul keep pursuing Joo-Won. Yeun-Sul knows Joo-Wan is Oska's cousins and wants to use Joo-Wan to get under Oska's skin. Yeun-Sul then manages to become the director for Oska's next music video. The video shoot takes place on Jeju Island.
Meanwhile, stunt woman Ra-Lim is a fan of Oska's music and wins a contest to go to Jeju Island with Oska himself. Ra-Lim also wanted to take part in Oska's music video. Joo-Won learns that Ra-Lim won the contest to spend time with Oska and decides to follow them to Jeju Island.
On Jeju Island, the main participants all gather. While they were mountain biking, Ra-Lim somehow gets separated from Joo-Won and Oska. Joo-oan searched frantically over Ra-Lim's disappearance and went searching for her. Eventually, Joo-Won was able to save Ra-Lim but ended up stranded in a mysterious place called 'Secret Garden'. Mysteriously, the owner of 'Secret Garden' seems to know Joo-Won and Ra-Lim very well. The owner presented two bottles of alcohol to Joo-Wan and Ra-Lim. They manage to get their way back to the hotel before night and went their separate ways. At night, Joo-Won and Ra-Lim face sleeping difficulties and took this time to clear their minds while having sips of their gifted alcohol individually. And a twist of intrigue took place in the plot when both Ra-Lim and Joo-Won switched souls!

Love Buffet / 愛似百匯

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Details

  • Title: 愛似百匯 (爱似百汇) / Ai Si Pai Hui (Ai Si Bai Hui)
  • English title: Love Buffet
  • Genre: Romance, comedy
  • Episodes: 13
  • Broadcast network: FTV / GTV
  • Opening theme song: Shou Hu Xing (守護星) by Fahrenheit
  • Ending theme song: Wu Hui (誤會) by Fahrenheit



Synopsis

Xiao Feng (Reen Yu) is a lively girl starting her first year of university. Her life is turned upside down by the arrival of her new neighbors: Yi Cheng (Aaron Yan) and Da Ye (Calvin Chen) who lives above her. The arrival of the both of them was also one of the hot topics in the university.
After Xiao Feng starts to get along with Da Ye, Xiao Feng realized that she fell in love with Da Ye. However, Da Ye doesn't have any feelings for Xiao Feng as he treats every single girl in the same way. Sometimes, Xiao Feng felt like she is treated more "special" than the other girls.
One day, she finally decided to confess to Da Ye, but she got rejected because Da Ye told her that he doesn't know the true meaning of "LOVE". After the confession, Xiao Feng got really depressed. She didn't know that the courage to go after her true love will end up in a big mess.
Ah Yi sees her going after her love bravely. He started to fall for her. But, there is always a "her" in his heart. Da Ye sees the both of them get closer and closer day by day and starts to feel uneasy.
What is the exact meaning of "LOVE"? A triangle-love relationship by three of them which includes friendship and the family. The buffet of love, how do they combine them to form the taste of happiness?


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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Love Keeps Going / 美樂加油 / Mei Le Jia You

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Details

Title: 美樂加油 / Mei Le Jia You
English title: Love Keeps Going
Genre: Romance
Broadcast network: CTV
Synopsis

A story of an egotistic guy meeting a girl who aimed to please. A casual comment from her boyfriend on wishing to open a bakery store of their own caused Mei Le to immediately abandon her lucrative job in fiance to pursuit a career in baking bread. But, her boyfriend still dumped her for someone else anyway. Her breakup directly impacted Han Yi Lie. First, her cheating boyfriend was his brother. Second, he worked better after eating her bread and couldn't function when she stopped baking it. So he decided to help her get over the unfortunate event.

Cast

Cyndi Wang as Zha Mei Le 查美樂 / He Yan Qin 何言沁
Mike He as Han Yi Lei 韓以烈
Shi Yi Nan as Han Yi Feng 韓以風
Zhang Shan Wei (張善為) as Zha Yu Cheng 查宇誠
Albee Huang as Han Yi Fei 韓以霏
Wang Yue as Han's mother
Linda Liu as Zha's mother
Zhang Jia Ning (張家寧) as Guo Xuan Xuan 郭瑄瑄
Liu Yan (柳岩) as Chu Shao Ying 楚少茵
Zhang Lun Shuo (張倫碩) as He Yan Shao 何言劭
Yu Hao Cheng (于澔丞) as Xiao Jie 小傑
Lene Lai as Xiao Jun 小君
Yi Zheng as Han's father
Xiao Xiao Bin as Xiao Zhi 小志

Romance Town

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Tracklist:
01 너뿐이야 (You're The Only One) - Tei
02 너뿐이야 (Inst.)




Title: 로맨스 타운 / Romance Town
Chinese Title: 浪漫小镇
Previously known as: 식모들 / Maids
Genre: Romance, comedy
Episodes: 20
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 2011-May-11 to 2011-July-14

Synopsis

The story of domestic help who work for rich households. No Soon Geum is one of these housekeepers; despite the master-maid heirarchy, she's bold, fearless, and unafraid of doing hard work in order to support herself. As a child, Soon Geum had dreamt of living a grand life in a Cinderella story, complete with her own white knight, but that dream had faded as reality took over. However, she reaches a turning point in her life when she is hired as a maid for the rich and handsome Kang Gun Woo.

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Lie to me

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Title: 내게 거짓말을 해봐 / Naege Geojitmaleul Haebwa / Lie to Me
Chinese Title : 骗我试试 / 對我說謊看看
Also known as: Try Lying to Me
Previously known as: 달콤한 스캔들 / Sweet Scandal
Genre: Romance, comedy
Episodes: 16
Broadcast network: SBS
Broadcast period: 2011-May-09 to 2011-June-28
Air time: Monday & Tuesday 21:55
Synopsis
Gong Ah Jung, a level 5 Ministry of Culture official, gets entangled in a web of lies when she mistakenly lies that she’s married to Hyun Ki Moon, an nobel hotel manager from an affluent family. Their relationship is further complicated when Ki Moon’s ex-fiancée and a close friend of his brother’s, Oh Yoon Joo, reappears in his life.
Cast
Yoon Eun Hye as Gong Ah Jung
Kang Ji Hwan as Hyun Ki Joon
Sung Joon (성준) as Hyun Sang Hee
Hong Soo Hyun as Yoo So Ran
Jo Yoon Hee as Oh Yoon Joo
Ryu Seung Soo as Chun Jae Bum
Park Ji Yoon as Park Ji Yoon
Lee Kyung Jin as Shim Ae Kyung
Oh Mi Hee as Hyun Myung Jin
Kang Shin Il as Gong Joon Ho
Kwon Hae Hyo as Hwang Suk Bong
Ja Doo (자두) as Ja Doo
Min Joon Hyun as journalist
Danny Ahn as Ki Joon’s friend (cameo)
Choi Yoon So as arranged marriage partner (cameo)
Production Credits
Director: Kim Soo Ryong, Kwon Hyuk Chan
Screenwriter: Kim Ye Ri (김예리)

City Hunter

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Profile

  • TV Show: City Hunter
  • Revised romanization: Siti Hyunteo
  • Hangul: 시티헌터
  • Director: Jin Hyeok
  • Writer: Tsukasa Hojo (manga), Hwang Eun-Kyung, Choi Soo-Jin
  • Network: SBS
  • Episodes: 20
  • Release Date: May 25, 2011 - August, 2011
  • Runtime: Wednesday & Thursday 21:55
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Plot

Lee Yoon-Sung (Lee Min-Ho) works at the Blue House for the National Communication Network Team. He graduated from M.I.T. in the U.S. and possesses elite skills as an I.T. engineer. At the Blue House, Yoon-Sung meets Kim Na-Na (Park Min-Young), who works as a bodyguard there. The two people fall for each other even though Yoon-Sung was warned not to fall in love. An elaborate plan for revenge is his ultimate mission ....
Lee Jin-Pyo (Kim Sang-Jung) and Park Moo-Yul (Park Sang-Min) worked as bodyguards at the South Korean President's home the Blue House. While the president and other high ranking public officials were visiting Myanmar an explosion occurs there set off by North Korean agents. The explosion did not harm the South Korean President, but other South Korean officials were killed. To retaliate for the killing, five high ranking South Korean officials plan a covert operation to go into North Korea and kill North Korean agents. Without the president's knowledge, bodyguards Lee Jin-Pyo and Park Moo-Yul gather men who will take part in the dangerous mission. The men will be dropped near the North Korean coastline and then enter North Korea to carryout their assassinations. For their return, Choi Eung-Chan (Cheon Ho-Jin) promises to have a submarine waiting for them to carry them back to South Korea.
Meanwhile, the five high ranking South Korean public officers, who initiated the covert operation, changes their minds while the operation is taking place. The officials decide to give up on the 21 special force members taking part in the covert operation.
The special forces members complete their tasks and swim into the ocean looking for the submarine to take them back to South Korea. They spot the submarine waiting for them and attempt to board the submarine. A sniper on the submarine kills all of the special forces members except Lee Jin-Pyo - who survives and swims back to South Korea.
Lee Jin-Pyo, carrying out a promise to his fallen comrade and good friend Park Moo-Yul, goes to Park Moo-Yul's home and snatches away Moo-Yul's baby, while Moo-Yul's wife hangs clothes outside. Lee Jin-Pyo then moves to Thailand with the baby. Lee Jin-Pyo sets up a camp in the jungles of Thailand, while growing and trafficking illegal narcotics. Jin-Pyo also raises the baby Lee Yun-Seong and eventually trains him into an elite soldier.
Lee Yun-Seong, now a young adult, enters a village in Thailand and spots a Korean man, Bae Sik-Joong (Kim Sang-Ho), being shaken down by Thai gang members. On a whim, Lee Yun-Seong comes to his aide and helps Bae Sik-Joong escape. Lee Yun-Seong takes the Korean man back their camp. It turns out Bae Sik-Joong is quite a cook and he prepares dishes for Lee Yun-Seung and Lee Jin-Pyo. Lee Yun-Seong also spots a photo of a young woman named Kim Na-Na that Bae Sik-Joong carries with him. Lee Yun-Seong takes the photo and places it next to his bed. He becomes emotionally attached to the woman in the photo even though he has never met her.
A few days later, Lee Jin-Pyo loses a foot while saving Lee Yun-Seung from a landmine. While Lee Jin-Pyo is recovering, he finally tells Lee Yun-Seung about his birth father and how he was killed by his own government. Lee Jin-Pyo then vows to exact revenge upon the five government officials responsible for his father's death.
Seven years later, Lee Yun-Seo finally arrives in South Korea. Prior to arriving in South Korea, Lee Yun-Seo studied at M.I.T. in the United States. He was also warned by Lee Jin-Pyo, prior to entering South Korea, to avoid falling in love because blood will be shed all

Cast
Lee Min Ho as Lee Yoon Sung
Park Min Young as Kim Na Na
Lee Joon Hyuk as Kim Young Joo
Hwang Sun Hee as Jin Soo Hee
Goo Ha Ra as Choi Da Hye

Baby faced Beauty

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Title: 동안미녀 / Dongahn Mi Nyeo / Baby-faced Beauty
Chinese Title : 童顔美女
Also Known as: Youthful Beauty / Pretty Young Woman
Genre: Romance, comedy
Episodes: 20
Broadcast network: KBS
Broadcast period: 2011-May-02 to 2011-July-05

Synopsis
The story of Lee So Young, a 34-year-old woman who’s saddled with family debt and only has a high school qualifications, but dreams of becoming a fashion designer. Her youthful appearance is her only advantage; she is mistaken for a 25-year-old university graduate and subsequently lands her dream job when she’s hired by a fashion design company, where she meets Choi Jin Wook, a man who looks more mature than his young age.
Cast
Jang Nara as Lee So Young
Choi Daniel as Choi Jin Wook
Ryu Jin as Ji Seung Il
Kim Min Seo as Kang Yoon Seo
Yoon Hee Suk as No Yong Joon
Hyun Young as Ji Joo Hee
Oh Yeon Seo as Lee So Jin

49 days

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Title: 49일 / 49 Il / 49 Days
Chinese Title : 49天
Genre: Fantasy, romance
Episodes: 20
Broadcast network: SBS
Broadcast period: 2011-Mar-16 to 2011-May-19




49 DAYS Synopsis
The story is about a woman who falls into a coma after a car accident. To revive, the Death Scheduler gives her 49 days to convince three people (apart from her parents) to shed genuine/sincere tears for her. To fulfill her mission, she enters the body of another woman.

Plot
In "49 Days," Shin Ji-Hyun (Nam Gyu-Ri) falls into a coma after a car accident. Making matters all the more tragic, her wedding was right around the corner.

Meanwhile, Song Lee-Kyung's (Lee Yo-Won) soul becomes possessed by Shin Ji-Hyun's spirit. Song Lee-Kyung then comes across Han-Kang (Jo Hyeon-Jae), who was Shin Ji-Hyun's first love.

If the three people who truly love Shin Ji-Hyun cries for her within 49 days then she will survive.


Character Description
Han Kang (Jo Hyun Jae) is Shin Ji Hyun’s childhood friend/first love. He is a loner – moody, remote and cold. He lost his parents at a young age and grew up without any familial affection. He finds himself in a complex relationship with Song Yi Kyung as herself and when she is possessed by Shin Ji Hyun’s spirit. Will Song Yi Kyung/Shin Ji Hyun be able to convince him to shed genuine tears for his childhood friend?

Song Yi Kyung (Lee Yo Won) is the woman whose body will be possessed by Shin Ji Hyun’s spirit. She has nothing to live for; she is depressed and thinking of taking her own life. How will being possessed by another person’s spirit affect her attitude towards life?

Shin Ji Hyun (Nam Gyu Ri) is the comatose woman. She is rich, happy and well-loved. She goes into coma after figuring in a car accident a week before her wedding. The Death Scheduler gives her a chance to go back to her life if she can convince three people (apart from her parents) to shed genuine tears for her within 49 days. To do this she will be allowed to possess the body of another woman. What truths will she find out about herself and the people she loves? Will she make it back to the land of the living or not?

Song Yi Soo (Jung Il Woo) is the Death Scheduler. He is responsible for guiding souls to the afterlife. He is quite impulsive. He is also honest and is very curious and interested in the world around him.

Kang Min Ho (Bae Soo Bin) is Shin Ji Hyun’s fiance. He is a graduate of Seoul National University, with an MBA from the U.S.A. He has had a tough childhood, but he faces the unfairness of Providence with his own determination and wit and achieves success, which accounts for his cold heart masked under a warm smile. Will he shed genuine tears for his fiancee, Shin Ji Hyun?

Shin Eun Jung (Seo Ji Hye) is Shin Ji Hyun’s bestfriend; she works as a secretary in Ji Hyun’s father’s company. She is smart but selfish. She is also a cultured, strong-willed career woman who uses love to achieve her desires. She personifies the new term “icy city girl”. She is ambitious and unscrupulous, and in a society with pre-defined social classes, she even betrays her best friend. Will she change to shed genuine tears for her friend in time to help her back to life?


Cast
Lee Yo Won as Song Yi Kyung
Nam Gyu Ri as Shin Ji Hyun
- Kim Yoo Bin as young Ji Hyun
Jo Hyun Jae as Han Kang
Bae Soo Bin as Kang Min Ho
Jung Il Woo as scheduler / Song Yi Soo
Seo Ji Hye as Shin In Jung

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