SYNOPSIS: After receiving a mysterious phone call, the CEO of an investment company agrees to meet up with a young gaming developer at his sister’s hostel in Spain to discuss the sale of a virtual reality style online game. When the boy disappears without a trace, Yoo Jin Woo is suddenly thrown into a world of chaos. Finding himself in a battle against his ex co-founder and ex-friend, falling for the hostel owner and trying to locate her brother, and odd behaviors from the game force him to have to make some difficult decisions.
STARRING: Hyun Bin (Yoo Jin Woo), Park Shin Hye (Jung Hee Joo/Emma), Park Hoon (Cha Hyung Suk), Kim Yong Rim (Oh Young Shim), Park Chan Yeol (Jung Se Joo), Kim Joon Eui (Teen Se Joo), Lee Re (Jung Min Joo), Park Chae Hee (child Min Joo), Lee Hak Joo (Kim Sang Bum), Lee Shi Won (Lee Soo Jin), Kim Eui Sung (Cha Byung Joon), Ryu Abel (Lee Soo Kyung), Lee Seung Joon (Park Sun Ho), Min Jin Woong (Suh Jung Hoon), Jo Hyun Chul (Choi Yang Joo), Han Bo Reum (Ko Yoo Ra), Lee Jae Wook (Marco Han), Park Jin Woo (Noh Young Joon), Kim Do Yun (medical student), Jung Min Sung (Jung Hee Joo’s father), Choi Yoo Song (Jung Hee Joo’s mother), Park Hae Soo (A), Song Young Kyu (Choi Jung Hyuk)
GENRE: Romance, Comedy
SYNOPSIS: Hapkido Master Jan Man Ok becomes the stylist for pop group TAKE ONE while her grandfather is away. The two members of TAKE ONE, Lee Tae Ik and Won Kang Hwi, seem to consist of two completely opposing personalities but both have fallen for Man Ok. Man Ok, however, must keep up a pretense with both her grandfather and her best friend that life at home is nothing but normal. Tae Ik must work for his recording company in order to earn back “Full House”, the home his late parents bought, while also trying to fight to be in Man Ok’s heart.
STARRING: Hwang Jung Eum (Jang Man Ok/Michelle Jang), Noh Jung Ui (Child Man Ok/Michelle Jang), No Min Woo (Lee Tae Ik), Oh Jae Moo (Teen Tae Ik), Ahn Do Gyu (Child Tae Ik), Park Ki Woong (Won Kang Hwi), Jung Yoon Suk (Child Kang Hwi), Yoo Seol Ah (Jin Se Ryung), Kim Byung Se (Hwang Bum Soo), Lee Hoon (Lee Joon), Lee Seung Hyo (Bae Go Dong), Jung Ji Ah (Song Noh Ra), Heo Jae Ho (So Ji Sung), Kim Do Yun (Han Ga Ryun), Jang Hang Sun (Man Ok’s Grandfather), Oh Na Mi (Stylist Choi), Yoo Tae Woong (Tae Ik’s Father), Kim Ye Ryung (Tae Ik’s Mother), Kuroda Fukumi (Tae Ik’s Aunt), Kang Doo (Sangsudong Wolf/Sang Dae), Han Yeo Wool (Secretary), Ahn Yong Joon (Jay/Jung Chul), Lee Shin Ae (Entertainment News Reporter), Song Min Hyung (President Director of U Entertainment), Yang Han Yul (Kim Joo Hyun), Kim Tae Young (Ophthalmologist), Lee Jung (Radio Program MC), Jo Jae Yoon (China’s Korean Taxi Driver), Lee Jung Soo (MC for “We Are Rivals”), Wu Tian Tian (Zi Ming)
VIEWING SOURCE: Netflix; May-June 2016
GENRE: Melodrama, Romance
SYNOPSIS: As a teen, Cha Kang Jin was forced to watch his mother being ill treated and walked on by men as he stood by unable to defend her. When his family moves back to his mother’s home town, he meets Han Ji Wan. Han Ji Wan is the daughter of an Asian medicine doctor who has her own difficulties to deal with. With an older brother slated as the town genius, Ji Wan is continually reminded of her inferiority to him. When Ji Wan’s brother dies trying to help her find Kang Jin’s pendant and necklace he lost, she runs away from home and never returns. Eight years later, Kang Jin finds himself attending Ji Wan’s engagement to his co-worker Park Tae Joon but he’s soon heartbroken when Ji Wan at first pretends to not know him.
STARRING: Go Soo (Cha Kang Jin), Kim Soo Hyun (Teen Kang Jin), Han Ye Seul (Han Ji Wan), Nam Ji Hyun (Teen Ji Wan), Sun Woo Sun (Lee Woo Jung), Song Jong Ho (Park Tae Joon), Jo Min Soo (Cha Chun Hee), Chun Ho Jin (Han Joon Soo), Kim Do Yun (Seo Young Sook), Song Joong Ki (Han Ji Yong), Kim Ki Bang (Cha Boo San), Seo Jae Wook (Teen Boo San), Suk Jin Yi (Lee Jin Kyung), Yang So Young (Teen Jin Kyung), Kim Kwang Min (Seo Jae Hyun), Kim Joon Hyung (Kyung Soo), Min Ji Young (Miss Sun), Kim In Tae (Noh Gyo Soo), Kim Hyung Bum (Kim Jung Pil), Yeo Min Joo (Song Yoon Joo), Do Ji Han (Park Jong Suk), Baek Seung Hyun, Lee Joo Yeon, Kim Kwang Gyu (Teacher)
VIEWING SOURCE: DramaFever on Roku; September 2015