January 5th, 2022

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Bad and Crazy episode 1-6 discussion post


Synopsis:
Soo Yeol, the competent ‘bad boy’ on the police squad, regains his humanity after meeting ‘K’, the righteous but ‘crazy’ guy. Despite having a mere high school diploma, Soo Yeol is an accomplished member of the drug squad. He’s ambitious, so he chooses pet cases of his superiors and produces their desired outcomes. Often that means turning a blind eye to injustice, especially if it stands in the way of those preferred results.
With promotion time looming and without anyone’s backing, Soo Yeol fears exclusion once again. Congressman Do Yoo Gon had given him some hope of advancement but dashed when the righteous but crazy ‘K’ entered his life.
What can go wrong when the ‘bad boy’ and the ‘crazy’ guy join forces?
Starring:
Lee Dongwook, Wi Hajoon, Han Ji Eun, VIXX N (Cha Hakyeon)

[Reasons to watch]
1-Copious amounts of Lee Dongwook and Wi Hajoon flirting and shirtlessness. Bad and Crazy, more like Bad and Tiddies.
2-Buddy cop dynamics.
3-Humor with a dash of murder mystery and intrigue.

[Skip it if]

1-Violence. Not really gorey but people get beat up a lot and there are some graphic scenes.
2-Campy over-the-top fight scenes.
3-Not medically accurate depictions of mental health (I have to be vague in case people aren't past episode 2).

source: mydramatist, iqiyi

Bad and Crazy bravely goes where no drama has gone before to ask whether its possible to ship a main character with his [SPOILER] sexy alter ego
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Teaser roundup featuring Hyolyn, Whee In, Yuju, AleXa, & Yena

HYOLYN "Layin’ Low (feat. Jooyoung)" teaser pic





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source: officialhyolyn_, THEL1VE_LABEL, KONNECT Entertainment, AleXa • ZB Label, YENA_OFFICIAL
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JAY B to release first EP as Def. on January 26

The EP will be titled "LOVE" and will be released by Warner Music Korea:



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If you haven't heard any of his Def. songs yet, check out his soundcloud! My favourites are "Come back to me", "Diary" and "Blind".

Sources: @Warner_Music_Kr, aladin.co.kr (Track list), Def.'s soundcloud
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Groups that will reach their 7th year in 2022: Who will disband, renew or leave their agencies?

Groups that debuted in 2015 will reach the end of their 7-year-contract in 2022, so contract renewal or disbanding talks should be in progress or start soon. Imfact already announced this week that they are de facto disbanding. All Seventeen members already renewed their contracts in 2021.

Here are the rest of the groups:

1. TWICE

Still going strong.

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source: @soompi 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13

Who do you think will renew and who will leave?
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"Snowdrop" actress Kim Mi-soo passes away at 29

"Snowdrop" actress Kim Mi-soo (29) has passed away.

On the 5th, her agency "Landscape Entertainment" stated, "Today, we deliver the most tragic and heartbreaking news. Kim Mi-soo left this world abruptly on the 5th. Her family has fallen into deep grief after hearing news of her sudden death. Please refrain from reporting rumors and speculative reports so that the bereaved family who are in shock can send her off respectfully."

"The funeral will be held privately and quietly according to the bereaved family's wishes. A mortuary has been prepared at the Taereungseong Heart Funeral Hall."


Meanwhile, Kim Mi-soo is currently appearing on JTBC "Snowdrop" as character "Yeo Jung-min", a roommate and close friend to the female lead Eun Young-ro (Blackpink Jisoo).

Born in 1992, Kim Mi-soo made her debut in movie "Lipstick Revolution" (2018), "Memories" (2019), "The World of Light" (2019). She also appeared in dramas including Netflix's "The Nurse Files", KBS2's "One Night", tvN's "Hi Bye, Mama!" and more.

sources: dailynaver, OSEN

Our Beloved Summer episodes 9 & 10 Discussion Post



Drama: Our Beloved Summer / That Year We (literal title)
Director: Kim Yoon-Jin
Writer: Lee Na-Eun
Network: SBS
Episodes: 16
Release Date: December 6, 2021 - January 25, 2022
Runtime: Monday & Tuesday 22:00
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea

CAST: Choi Woo Shik (Choi Woong), Kim Da Mi (Gook Yeon Soo), Kim Sung Chul (Kim Ji Woong), Roh Jeong Eui (NJ), Ahn Dong Goo, Park Won Sang, Seo Jung Yeon, Park Jin Joo, Cha Mi Kyung, Jo Bok Rae, Jeon Hye Won, Lee Seung Woo, Heo Jun Seok, Park Yeon Woo, Yoon Sang Jung, Park Do Wook, Ahn Soo Bin, Jung Kang Hee, Lee Seon Hee

PLOT: Years after filming a viral documentary in high school, two bickering ex-lovers get pulled back in front of the camera and into each other's life. Choi Woong seems naive and a free-spirited man, but he wants to have something for the first time in his life. For that, he shows what he holds in his mind. Kook Yeon Soo aimed to become the top student at her school, but she is now an adult who lives fiercely, adapting to her reality.

Drama info and image from: MYDRAMALIST and you can watch on NETFLIX

"Ghost Doctor" episodes 1 & 2 Discussion Post



Drama: Ghost Doctor
Hangul: 고스트 닥터
Director: Boo Sung-Chul
Writer: Kim Sun-Soo
Network: tvN
Release Date: January 3, 2022 (ongoing)
Runtime: Monday & Tuesday 10:30PM KST

CAST: Rain (Cha Young Min), Kim Bum (Ko Seung Tak), Uee (Jang Se Jin), Son Na Eun (Oh Soo Jung), Sung Dong Il, Tae In Ho, Park Chul Min, Lee Tae Sung, Kim Jae Yong, Seo Ji Young, Yoon Da Kyung, Ahn Tae Hwan, Ko Sang Ho, Myung Gye Nam, Yoon So Hee, Choi Seok Won, Lee Moon Soo, Han Seung Hyun

PLOT: Cha Young Min is a genius doctor, with excelling skills at surgery, but he is arrogant and selfish. One day, he gets involved in an accident and due to this, his spirit possesses another doctor's body, Seong Tak. These two doctors are complete opposites, with opposite personalities and medical abilities.

While Young Min is arrogant and cold-blooded, who only cares about his career, and doesn't care about any of his patient's personal stories, Seong Tak is the luckiest and richest resident doctor whose grandfather is the founder of Myung-shin hospital and mother is the chairman of the hospital. Never wanting to be a good doctor, he becomes possessed by a ghost doctor. (Source: AsianWiki, CJ ENM)

Drama information and image from MyDramaList
You can watch on VIU (available on specific regions)


I enjoyed the first two episodes mostly because of Kim Bum lol It's fantasy drama in hospital setting so I watch!
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IMFACT ends contracts with label Star Empire



Source: theseoulstory from Naver

The 5-member group debuted in 2016. Their last comeback was in April 2021.
Be free!! Time to listen again to the underrated deep house bop that is NaNaNa