Extraordinary Attorney Woo (이상한 변호사 우영우) was a Korean TV drama with an autistic person as the lead character and central to the story. It depicted the challenges and prejudices faced by an autistic in Korea, in particular a lawyer.
When the place you call home is no longer your safe and happy place but you still hold on to the very definition of home, it is hard to escape from it even though it has become a place of abuse and misery.
Alchemy of Souls (환혼) is an epic adventure of friendship, self-discovery, magic, and love. This high fantasy TV drama recently concluded its first season and dropped a very enticing season two plot.
Alchemy of Souls (환혼) premiered last week on tvN and Netflix. This is the latest project by the renowned Hong sisters («Hotel del Luna» review, My Girlfriend Is A Gumiho, Hong Gil Dong).
Here is a short rundown and quick feedback about the premier of this live-action Korean pantasya (ᜉᜈ᜔ᜆᜐ᜔ᜌ).
Have you recently finished watching Disney Plus’s Grid (그리드)? Confused? Worry not! In this article, I answered as many questions as I know the answers to and explained the reasons behind it.
All Of Us Are Dead is the third worldwide blockbuster K-drama TV series from Netflix topping the charts in all regions, after last year’s Squid Game; and their second highly successful zombie production, after the Kingdom series. This is another take into Korea’s zombie apocalypse genre and this show ranks with Train to Busan (by Next Entertainment World), Kingdom, and #Alive.
Were you born in the 70s and 80s in the Philippines and grew up watching Japanese tokusatsu in your television set? Do you remember the Tagalog version of the theme songs for Bioman, Maskman, and Shaider?
Let’s have a trip back and listen to six of these theme songs in Tagalog, full version!
《Imitation》 is a 12-episode drama about K-Pop idols. It depicts the various challenges and experiences idols go through from training to finally being chosen to debut, a world that fans rarely see. It stars 《Jeong Ji So》 as 《Lee Ma Ha》, 《Lee Jun Young》 as 《Kwon Ryok》, 《Park Ji Yeon》 as 《La Li Ma》, 《Jeong Yun Ho》 as 《Lee Yoo Jin》, together with 《Chani》 as 《Lee Eun Jo》, 《Im Na Young》 as 《Shim Hyun Ji》, and 《Kim Min Seo》 as 《Yu Ri Ah》.
The YOOki (柳紀 ・ 유 기) Chronicles is ᜌᜓᜃᜒ (Yuki ・ 雪亮)’s return into casual and personal blogging. The name “YOOki” is a mash-up of the acronym of YourOnly.One and my nickname ᜌᜓᜃᜒ (Yuki ・ 雪亮).
according to Chinese legend, 「柳」 (YOO) is an ancient Chinese surname. The ancestors of the surname were closely linked with the ancient sage-king named Yu Shun. In Korea, the 「유」 (YOO) lineage traces to the Xia, Han, and Joseon dynasties. Holders of the surname Yu or Yoo had a reputation for charity and diligence.1
It is also the word for “willow” or the “willow tree” which means graceful or slender; and a tree growing near a body of water which provide continuous nourishment and resources for everyone. It can also mean to exist, an oil (anointment(?)), and simply as “U” (you).
The hanzi 「紀」 (ki) character means to record, be disciplined, provide order. While the hangul equivalent, 「기」 (ki; gi), means energy, spirit, a banner, and a period of time; and is also a suffix used to make a gerund or an infinitive.
Can you guess what I mean by 「柳紀」 and 「유 기」 as the Chinese and Korean for “YOOki”?