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Ultimate Fan-Girl Experience with Mariz Umali

Television anchor and reporter Mariz Umali shares with Hallyudorama her fan-girl encounters with K-drama superstars Lee Min-ho and Ji Chang-wook.

Team Good Boy or Team Living Buddha?

Team Do-san or Team Ji-pyeong? Who is the right man for Seo Dal-mi? Myla Torres-Eder and Hannah Petrache of Hallyudorama talk about “Start-Up,” Netflix’s number one K-drama in the Philippines today.

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F4 Reunites (Virtually)!

Jerry Yan, Vic Zhou, Vanness Wu and Ken Chu were together once again for Jiangsu TV’s Kuaishou “One Thousand and One Nights” and right now, OG fans are crying, in a good way.

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The Only Planner for K-drama Lovers

The Oppa Planner has something delightful for every K-drama fan, whether they’re into the over-35 oppa like Gong Yoo, Hyun Bin, and Lee Dong-wook, or fancy the younger ones like Kim Soo-hyun, Lee Min-ho, and Park Bo-gum.

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On Our Drama List This December

Here are some of the K-dramas we’re looking forward to, including “City Couple’s Way of Love” starring Ji Chang-wook and Kim Ji-won.

K-Dramas to Binge-Watch During the Lockdown

See our list of our recommended Korean dramas to watch while the Philippines and the rest of the world are in quarantine this pandemic season.

We Love These Korean Dramas

We wrote about these K-dramas months before they started airing. We’re now done with two and currently enjoying the other two. Check them out!

K-DRAMAS WE’RE CURRENTLY WATCHING

‘True Beauty’

Who doesn’t love makeovers and transformations? We do! Especially if we get to see Cha Eun-woo. “True Beauty,” starring Cha Eun-woo and Moon Ga-young, is streaming on Viu.

‘Run On’

What happens when a former national athlete (Im Si-wan) meets a film translator (Shin Se-kyung)? Sparks fly of course! We can’t help but appreciate the good visuals of these two leads. New episodes of “Run On” are up every Wednesdays and Thursdays on Netflix.

‘Rookie Historian’

We’re entertained by this historical K-drama about a courageous female historian and a naughty Joseon prince who secretly writes romance novels. Binge-watch “Rookie Historian,” starring Shin Se-kyung and Cha Eun-woo, on Netflix.

TRENDING K-DRAMAS IN THE PHILIPPINES

‘Sweet Home’

A webtoon-based apocalyptic horror series about a loner teenager who moves to a new apartment after he was orphaned. As humans in his new building start turning into monsters, he and his neighbors try to survive.

‘True Beauty’

Also a webtoon-based Korean drama series, “True Beauty” tells the story of a high school girl who is bullied because of how she looks. She learns the art of makeup and transforms herself into a beautiful “goddess.”

‘Live On’

To uncover an anonymous person trying to reveal her secret, a popular high school student joins the broadcasting club. The romantic comedy unfolds when she meets the organization’s stubborn and perfectionist leader.

TRENDING K-DRAMA STARS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Kim Seon-ho

Kim Seon-ho of “Start-Up” makes fans in the Philippines sing “Akin Ka Na Lang” with his portrayal of the successful and charming Han Ji-pyeong.

Park Seo-joon

The latest South Korean celebrity endorser of Smart Communications, a top telco in the country, Park Seo-joon levels up Filipino K-drama fan’s K-lig.

Park Bo-gum

The ‘Nation’s Crown Prince’ of the Hallyu world may now be in the military, but K-drama fans in the Philippines and elsewhere continue to root for Park Bo-gum.

K-DRAMA QUOTE

The one who died won’t want those left behind to suffer for too long.

Im Ju-kyung to Lee Su-ho
“True Beauty”