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We’re moving!

Meta We’re moving! It’s Moving Day! We’ve been working on our big site redesign for months, and now it’s finally time to say goodbye to these old digs and make the move over to the new site. So while we pack up and move and get the new house …

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Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching

It’s moving weekend for us at Dramabeans, which means I’m even more horribly behind on shows than I already was! Please excuse the lapse, since girlfriday and I are putting all our energies into making sure the new site works properly! Of course, that doesn’t mean I haven’t watched anything …

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JTBC’s Man to Man gets snapped up by Netflix

Drama Casting & News JTBC’s Man to Man gets snapped up by Netflix Looks like Netflix has got its heart set on breaking into the Korean drama scene: Only a few months after announcing two new Korean shows (Exhibits A and B) in its original series lineup, Netflix has …

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The Liar and His Lover: Episode 6

The price of a lie is high, especially when the one you want to protect is the one it hurts the most. As Han-gyul realizes the harm his deception has done, it’s his turn to hold on as So-rim pulls away from him. Now that the one real thing between …

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Mystery Queen: Episode 1

Mystery Queen is a humorous, engaging watch with an intelligent heroine yearning to escape from the confines of her ordinary life, even if she has to do it secretly. I’m rooting for her to finally achieve her long-held dreams, even if she has to butt heads with a certain cranky …

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Radiant Office: Episode 8

Ho-won is finally earning the respect that she wants from her boss and coworkers, proving that she can do the job despite her lack of experience. A new project gives her the chance to show how she’s grown as an employee, and she’s not the only one showing growth and …

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Open Thread #494

Open Thread Open Thread #494 Happy Friday everyone! Here is your Open Thread, which is here for you to chat about anything you want, whether it be drama-related or not. Nothing’s off-topic here! Spoilers may be rife, so proceed accordingly.  RELATED POSTS

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Whisper: Episode 4

I’m not sure how each episode manages to continuously accelerate the intensity and intrigue, especially since we started off running full speed through Taebaek’s sticky web. You’d think someone would finally get caught and actually suffer consequences for their actions, but despite the best efforts, everyone — including the heroes …

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The Liar and His Lover: Episode 5

Actions may speak louder than words – and Han-gyul may perform those actions with gusto – but at the end of the day, it’s the words we share that maintain a healthy relationship. Without even realizing it, Han-gyul has found himself in a new friendship that he wants to maintain. …

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Lee David confirms psycho-religious thriller Rescue Me

Drama Casting & News Lee David confirms psycho-religious thriller Rescue Me Chungmuro’s rising star Lee David (Split) has confirmed his next drama project: Rescue Me, which is the psychological thriller based on a webtoon created by Jo Geum-san. It’s a thought experiment made into a fictional story, to determine …

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Radiant Office: Episode 7

Woo-jin is beginning to see Ho-won in a new, more personal light, and his confusing feelings create trouble for him when he overhears something he shouldn’t. Ho-won has her own problems to worry about, with pressure from both family and work pulling her in several different directions. But there’s someone …

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Daily evening dramas on the chopping block at SBS

Love Is Drop By Drop The programming for dramas on the Big 3 broadcasters tends to be fairly stable, without a lot of changes to scheduling blocks or format, so it’s a bit of a surprise to hear that SBS is seriously considering eliminating their daily evening drama slot entirely, …

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Tunnel: Episode 4

I’m genuinely amazed at how much emotion Tunnel has been able to condense into one episode. I was going to say that things had slowed down a little this week, and while that’s sort of true, it’s also misleading, because every scene this hour is packed full of subtleties and …

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Announcement: Dramabeans is getting a makeover

Meta Announcement: Dramabeans is getting a makeover Attenshons! A new Dramabeans is on its way! We’ve been talking for months about a redesigned Dramabeans with upgraded features, and we’re excited to inform you that we’re finally (finally!) ready to roll it out this weekend. We will be making the …

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