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All my Love review:

All my Love

Title: All My Love / 몽땅 내 사랑
Genre: Sitcom, family
Episodes: 100+
Broadcast network: MBC
Broadcast period: 2010-Nov-08 to 2011
Air time: Mon~ Fri, 19:45

Official Site:
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Synopsis
The story of the relationship between two families, based on the traditional Korean Cinderella folktale about Kongji and Patji. The Kongji family is poor but kind, while the Patji family is rich but selfish.

Cast
Jo Kwon, Son Ga In, Park Mi Sun, Jun Tae Soo, Kim Na Young, Kim Gap Soo, Yoon Seung Ah, Yoon Doo Joon, Jung Ho Bin, Bang Eun Hee, Yeon Woo Jin, Kim Young Ok.

I have been watching this show and I am currently in episode 7. I go to the website everyday because I just love this show. It’s very very funny and interesting; however for those of you who loves Jo Kwon and Ga In together; well in this show they are not married but twins! Yes twins! they were born in a poor family and they have to live with their mom’s friend. DooJoon and Ga In are the love mates in here. I totally recommend this to everybody. Its very funny and it’s very interesting. I love this show and it is one of my favourite show. You wont regret watching this show.

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Oh! My lady is a romantic comedy drama series aired on SBS network. Choi Si Won and the beautiful Chae Rim are the main characters of this show. Siwon plays a actor in this drama series; however he is not very good. He popular because when he shows his abs, the crowd just goes wild. Rim on the other hand plays as a 35 years old single mother trying to raise her daughter without having a permanent job.

Synopsis

A spunky 35-year-old housewife, Yoon Gae Hwa, takes on the job of manager to prickly top star Sung Min Woo in order to earn enough money to regain custody of her child from her ex-husband. Romantic hijinks and hilarity ensues when they find themselves in an awkward living situation as Min Woo pays Gae Hwa to take care of his daughter, Ye Eun.

Review: Although there is not a lot of information about this show it doesn’t mean that it’s not a bad drama series. Actually I love this drama series because it’s not predictable. Every time I watch television shows I always predict what will happen to increase anticipation however as you are watching the next episode all those predictions did not even come close to becoming true; that’s one of the key points. I think almost everyone likes to watch something that is totally out of ordinary and this drama series delivers. The two first cross paths when Gae Hwa was working for Min Woo as a nanny. As the show progresses their love for each other also progresses. The reason behind this was because Min Woo have a daughter he did not know about. Her mom just left her where Min Woo was staying at. They kept making deals because Gae Hwa is the only person that knows about the daughter. Siwon and Chae Rim have this chemistry that when produced it just keeps getting more and more viewers. Believe it or not this is actually a popular drama series. I think they don’t have a lot of information because they wanted the viewers to anticipate instead of knowing a lot about the show. I would rate this show 10/10 therefore you should watch it and enojoy.

Warning: As you can see the top information is copied and paste from wikipedia. This site is a one stop site meaning all the information you need to know is in here. Ready for you to read.

Watch it here: http://www.mysoju.com/oh-my-lady/

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Boys Over Flowers is a Korean drama adaptation of the Japanese manga Hana Yori Dango. It premiered on January 5, 2009 on KBS2TV and successfully ended on March 31, 2009 after 25 episodes. This is the third television drama adaptation of the popular Japanese manga Hana Yori Dango after the success of both the Taiwanese and Japanese versions.

Synopsis:

Due to public demand, KBS added after stories about the F4 members 5 years after the series

Episode 1 is So Yi Jung’s Story In this episode Yi Jung discovers a bouquet of purple flowers in a chair. He takes some polaroids and attaches them to the bouquet, then heads outside, thinking about Ga Eul (these are flashbacks). Once Yi Jung arrives at a door, it opens and a female voice calls out to him, “Sunbae, I’m a little late, right?” He holds out the flower bouquet and asks, “Will you be my flower forever?”

Episode 2 is Song Woo Bin’s Story In this episode we see a frustrated Woo Bin confronting a girl despite of the good weather, the girl actually turns him down and he throws the flower to the ground. Later he is surprised by Jun Pyo and Yi Jung at his table. They give Woo Bin a birthday cake.

Episode 3 is Yoon Ji Hoo’s Story In this episode there are just flashbacks scenes of Ji Hoo connected to one another. Also, only Ji Hoo was missing when the F4 had the meeting in their classroom. The background music is “Sometime” by the actor himself, Kim Hyun Joong.

Episode 4 is Gu Jun Pyo’s Story In this episode Jun Pyo sneaks inside the Shinhwa University kitchen, where, after remembering the cookies that Jan Di made with his face on them, decides to bake cookies with Jan Di faces for her. Woo Bin spots him in the middle of the process, and Jun Pyo, wearing a frilly apron, shoos Woo Bin out. The background song is “My Everything” by the actor himself, Lee Min Ho.

Cast:

  • Goo Hye Sun: Geum Jan Di is the first girl to challenge and stand up to the F4.
  • Lee Min Ho: Gu Jun Pyo He is the leader of the F4.
  • Kim Hyun Joong: Yoon Ji Hoo When he was just five years old, he was involved in a car accident where both of his parents died. His grandpa, who was the president that time, left him during the burial of his parents; who then returned after 15 years asking for forgiveness. He is Jan Di’s soulmate.
  • Kim Bum: So Yi Jeong is one of the F4’s biggest playboys.
  • Kim Joon: Song Woo Bin is from a family that runs a large construction company but has important connection to an underground organization, hinted to be the mafia.
  • Kim So Eun: Chu Ga Eul is Jan Di’s best friend,

Extended Cast:

  • Lee Shi Young: Oh Min Ji is Jan Di’s first friend when she transfers to Shinhwa High, secretly manipulating her to destroy Jun Pyo. She only appears during the first part of the series. She leaves Shinhwa High when she realizes what she did to Jan Di. Although Min Ji did a lot of bad things to Jan Di, she did show that she was a good person when she gave the a stuff animal to Jan Di saying sorry before she left Shinhwa High.
  • Han Chae Young: Min Seo Hyun is Ji Hoo’s first love and a famous Korean model. She left after a couple of episodes when she said that she was going to France and wasn’t going to ever come back.
  • Kim Hyun Joo:Gu Jun Hee is Jun Pyo’s elder sister.
  • Jung Eui Chul: Lee Min Ha/Lee Ji Ha are two characters played by the same actor, first as the student that is saved by Jan Di, and later as his vengeful twin brother.
  • Lee Min Jeong: Ha Jae Kyung is Jun Pyo’s arranged fiancee in the later part of the series who makes her first appearance when she runs into Jan Di in Macau. She started to develop feelings for Jun Pyo, but later chooses not to marry Jun Pyo so he can be with Jan Di.
  • Im Joo Hwan: So II Hyun is Yi Jung’s estranged older brother who threw away his family name in order to live a normal life. He carried a heavy burden for abandoning Yi Jung.
  • Park Soo Jin: Cha Eun Jae is Yi Jung’s first love, and childhood friend. She is a teacher at a pottery class where that Ga Eul started attending, causing her and Yi Jung to cross paths after 3 years apart.
  • Kim Min Ji: Jang Yu Mi is a girl at the same hospital where Jun Pyo was confined who takes advantage of his amnesia.

Geum Family:

  • Ahn Suk Hwan: Geum II Bong, Jan Di’s father
  • Im Ye Jin: Na Gong Ju, Jan Di’s mother
  • Park Ji Bin: Geum Kang San, Jan Di’s younger brother

Gu Family:

  • Lee Hye Yeong: Kang Hee Soo, Jun Pyo’s mother
  • Kim Hyun Joo: Gu Jun Hee, Jun Pyo’s older sister
  • Jung Ho Bin: Jeong Seongrok, Jun Pyo’s father

Mean Trio (Jin Sun Mi):

  • Gook Ji Yun: Choi Jin Hee, known as Ginger
  • Jang Ja Yun†: Park Sun Ja, known as Sunny
  • Min Yeong Won: Lee Mi Suk, known as Miranda

Cameo:

  • SS501 special performance, “UR MAN” in episode four

Manga

  • In the manga, the characters are in high school in season 1, but F4 (minus Domyoji) attends Eitoku University in season 2. In the Korean version, the characters are also in high school, but the F4 move on to Shinhwa University from episode 13 onwards. Shinhwa High School and Shinhwa University are located within the same campus.
  • The relationship between the two characters Sojiroh and Yuki (Yi Jung and Ga Eul in the Korean version) is merely hinted. In the Korean version, their relationship gradually develops throughout the series, having their own significant plotline instead of acting as a subplot.
  • Ji Hoo has a more significant role in Jan Di’s life than the Taiwanese and Japanese versions, more strongly depicted as a romantic companion for most of the drama.
  • Woobin’s family does not appear in this version, nor is he only interested in older women.
  • How Jan Di came to attend the same school as F4 is changed completely. In the manga version, Makino’s parents sent her to Eitoku against her wishes to attend another high school with her middle school friends because they thought in order to increase chances for Makino to marry a rich guy, she will need to go to a school full of rich people. In the Japanese tv series, Makino decides to apply for Eitoku after seeing Shizuka Toda at the briefing session, wanting to become an amazing person like her. Yet in the Korean version, Jan Di saves a student from committing suicide while delivering laundry (her family owns a dry-cleaning business), and in order to subdue the negative press from the incident Shinhwa group offers her a scholarship to the school. Jan Di is reluctant to attend and at first declines, but complied because of parental pressure and because the school has a state-of-the-art swimming pool (she is a competitive swimmer).

Reception

The series became a huge hit, creating another Korean wave throughout Asia and the cast members shooting to superstardom overnight. After the series ended, several of them became the faces of various endorsements and commercial advertisements.

In an interview with Jang Geun Suk, actor of the successful drama You’re Beautiful, it was said that he was first offered the leading role, instead of Lee Min Ho. Geun Suk declined, and instead, took on the role in Beethoven Virus that offered him the award for Best New Actor.

Boys Over Flowers became a hit throughout South Korea during its broadcast, to the point of influencing the behaviour of the public. The drama series influenced men to take their appearances even more seriously and try to gain the “pretty boy” image that existed among the F4 characters in the drama. More South Korean males started to wear cosmetics and viewers in South Korea and beyond started to notice the overseas filming locations of the drama as possible holiday destinations.

The series became a hit beyond South Korea in other states in Asia, including Thailand, Japan, Singapore and Taiwan, amongst others, and the actors and actresses that played the main characters shot to superstardom, and held various events, often Boys Over Flowers-related, across Asia.

International broadcasts

  • In the Philippines, the ABS-CBN network acquired the TV rights to air this series. It premiered on May 11, 2009 in the primetime spot, and it aired from Mondays thru Fridays. The show was very successful and the network gave a finale special of Boys Over Flowers hosted by Bianca Gonzales a d it re-aired in December 2009. ABS-CBN sister UHF channel Studio 23 is now set to air the drama on April 19, 2010 every weeknight at 6:30pm.
  • Mediacorp’s Channel U in Singapore has also acquired the rights to air the series, and it will be aired every Saturday at 9.30pm, starting from 16 May 2009.
  • The series will also be aired on Malaysia’s free-to-air television 8TV(ASTRO channel 708), starting from December 16, 2009.
  • Taiwan’s CTV has also acquired the rights to air the series and started from 10 May 2009, on Sundays at 10pm. GTV will also air the series starting from 16 May, on every Saturday at 9pm.
  • Hong Kong’s biggest television network, Television Broadcasts Limited, gained the rights to broadcast the drama, and it was aired on its channel intended for a younger audience TVB J2, and started airing in 2009.
  • Indonesian’s TV channel Indosiar acquired the rights to air the series, and will be aired every Monday and Tuesday at 10.30 pm, starting from 1 June 2009.
  • Thailand started airing on 4 July 2009, every Saturday and Sunday at 9.15 am. Broadcaster is BBTV
  • Vietnam started airing on June 24, from Monday to Thursday every week at 9pm on H1 (Hanoi Television). The copyright was held by TVM and was legally aired on HTV3 every weekends at 9:00 pm from August 22, 2009 until now.
  • Asia’s Xing Kong aired BOF on July 8, 2008, as part of BOF Trilogy along with the Taiwan and Japanese versions.
  • Canada: Aired in Vancouver on SHAW Multicultural Channel (119) weekdays from 7:30-8pm (local time) with English sub-titles.

DVD licensing

  • In North America, YA Entertainment released the series in two DVD box sets; volume one was released in November 2009 and volume two in December 2009.

Soundtrack

Boys Over Flowers Original Soundtrack: Part 1

  • Artist: Various
  • Language: Korean
  • Publisher: Doremi Media Co.
  • Release Date: January 23, 2009

Tracklisting

  1. Paradise – T-Max
  2. Because I’m Stupid – SS501
  3. Do You Know – Someday
  4. Stand By Me – SHINee
  5. Lucky – Ashily
  6. Starlight Tears – Kim Yoo Kyung
  7. A Little – Suh Jin Young
  8. One More Time – Tree Bicycles
  9. I Know (Saxophone Inst.) – Lee Jung Sik
  10. Dance with me (Inst.)
  11. Blue Flower (Inst.)
  12. So sad (Inst.)
  13. Opening Title (Paradise Intro.) – T-Max

Boys Over Flowers Original Soundtrack: Part 2

  • Artist: Various
  • Language: Korean
  • Publisher: Doremi Media Co.
  • Release Date: March 16, 2009

Tracklisting

  1. Say Yes – T-Max
  2. Wish Ur My Love – T-Max feat. J
  3. Yearning Heart – A’ST1
  4. Making A Lover – SS501
  5. What Should I Do – Jisun
  6. Love Is Fire – Kara
  7. Love U – Howl
  8. Almost Like Love – Brand New Day
  9. Tears Are Falling – Lee Sang Gon
  10. Cellogic (Inst.) – Kim Young Min
  11. 다가가다 (Inst.) – Dong Yo
  12. Be Strange (Inst.) – Park Hye Ri
  13. For The Sake Of Love (Inst.) – Park Hye Ri

Boys Over Flowers OST 2.5 – F4 Special Edition

  • Artist: Various
  • Language: Korean
  • Publisher: Mnet Media Co.
  • Release Date: March 18, 2009

Tracklisting

  1. A Thing Called Happiness – Kim Hyun Joong
  2. Something Happened To My Heart – A&T (A’st1 & T-Max)
  3. Fight The Bad Feeling (Ballad Ver.) – T-MAX
  4. Fight The Bad Feeling (Dance Ver.) – T-MAX

Awards

  • 45th PaekSang Arts Awards: Best Newcomer Actors Award (Lee Min Ho)
  • 45th PaekSang Arts Awards: Popularity Award (Kim Hyun Joong)
  • Seoul Drama Awards: Best Actor Award (Kim Hyun Joong)
  • Seoul Drama Awards: Best Drama Award
  • KBS Acting Awards: Netizen Award (Koo Hye Sun)
  • KBS Acting Awards: Best Couple Award (Lee Min Ho, Koo Hye Sun)
  • KBS Drama Awards: Male Rookie Award (Lee Min Ho)
  • KBS Drama Awards: Female Rookie Award (Kim So-eun)
  • KBS Acting Awards: Honorable Acting Award (Koo Hye Sun)
  • ASAP Philippines Pop Viewers Choice Awards: 2009 Pop Kapamilya TV character (Lee Min Ho)
  • USTV Philippines Awards: 2009 Best Asian television series

Warning: As you can see the top information is copied and paste from wikipedia. This site is a one stop site meaning all the information you need to know is in here. Ready for you to read. :)

Korean F4

Review: In my opinion I like Hana Yori Dango; however you should watch both of them. Most of the actors in this show is their first big break and that was a little bit shocking for me because I never knew that they are not popular actors. Their acting is great but it can improve. I wish they would make BOF 2 and BOF 3 just like Hana Yori Dango but I doubt that. The story line is great but still I like Hana Yori Dango’s story better. The great thing about this show is that there is that great urgent that you have to watch the next episode because you are really interested in what is going to happen. You can watch this everywhere from mysoju to dramafever. Boys Over Flowers one of the most well known asian drama did not disappoint viewers. So should we toss this TV series aside and look for another show. Absolutely not. There are certain scenes that plainly just sucks like when Jandi jumped into the pool You will know once you watch it. Please do write a comment and continue what was I going to say because I don’t want to give away the drama or even just a little bit of it. My score out of ten for this show is: 8.5/10

More info:

  • Yoko Kamio, basically shut down licensing requests from the Philippines and China to create their own national dramas. However, the decision wasn’t really up to her; it was because she signed a contract with Group Eight (the production company for BOF) agreeing not to permit any other drama adaptations for two years following the Korean BOF. Hence, both the Filipino and Chinese versions cannot follow the Hana Yori Dango storyline closely.

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The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince (커피프린스 1호점, or Coffee Prince) is a South Korean drama that began airing on July 2, 2007 in South Korea. It aired every Monday and Tuesday. It stars popular actress Yoon Eun HyePrincess Hours (aka Goong), Gong Yoo from One Fine Day, Lee Sun Gyun from White Tower and Chae Jung Ahn. The drama is a love story between a tomboyish woman pretending to be a man and a young food empire mogul. It contains “pseudo-homosexual” elements, because the man does not initially know of the tomboyish woman’s true sex.

Due to the show’s popularity, MBC extended the show by one episode. The additional episode does not continue or alter the storyline on any way. Instead is entirely dedicated as a making of the drama. The special was aired on August 28, 2007 and main actor Gong Yoo watched the special with 1,000 fans from all over Asia.

Synopsis

Choi Han Kyul, played by Gong Yoo, is the cocky son of a very rich family who runs a damaged food corporation. He doesn’t believe in love and certainly doesn’t want to get married despite his family’s requests. On the other hand, Go Eun Chan, played by Yoon Eun Hye, is a 24-year old tomboyish female who gets mistaken for a guy quite often. She takes up every job possible — waitress, food deliverer, etc — and has the responsibility of taking care of her mother and younger sister. Eun Chan accidentally meets Han Kyul twice, once on a delivery and once during a robbery. During the robbery, Eun Chan’s delivery motorcycle ends up being damaged. Han Kyul, not knowing that Eun Chan is actually a girl, decides to hire Eun Chan as a false “lover” so that he can escape the blind dates arranged by his grandmother. Meanwhile, Han Kyul’s cousin, Choi Han Seong, is an established music producer and his ex-girlfriend Han Yoo Joo, who Han Kyul secretly loved for nine years, is a famous artist who studied in New York. The two were lovers for about 8 years but their relationship ended when Yoo Joo broke up with Han Seong. Two years after they separated their paths cross again when Yoo Joo returns to Seoul.

After getting an ultimatum from his grandmother, Han Kyul takes over a run-down severely damaged old coffee shop, later renamed Coffee Prince, to prove his ability, both to his grandmother and Yoo Joo. In order to attract female customers, he only hires good looking male employees. In a struggle with money, Eun Chan, whom Han Kyul has already mistaken as a boy, hides her gender to get a job at Coffee Prince. Soon feelings start to spark between Eun Chan and Han Kyul. Because he’s unaware that Eun Chan is a girl, Han Kyul starts to question his sexuality.

Book version:

With the death of her father, Eun Chan has to support her family, consisting of a foolish, spendthrift mother and younger sister. Due to her short hair, baggy clothing and general boyish behavior, she often gets mistaken for a boy and her sister often uses her as her ‘boyfriend’ to get rid of boys who follow her around. Eun Chan is also proficient at Taekwondo, and is strong for a girl.

Han Gyul is the heir of a large company. He’s rich, carefree and doesn’t take life seriously enough. He first meets Eun Chan when one of her sister’s boyfriends attempts to steal a handbag belonging to Yoo Joo (a woman that Han Gyul secretly likes). Eun Chan, not knowing who the boy is, catches him but lets him go when she realizes who it is. This gives Han Gyul the impression that the two have been planning the incident together, and when she comes the day after to collect money to fix her scooter, he insults her by telling her that he thinks she’s just a thief. All this time, he thinks that Eun Chan is male.

After being forced by his grandmother to take on a coffee shop (that is to become Coffee Prince) and improve its sales, Han Gyul goes for a ‘prince’ concept and tries to hire good-looking boys as servers to attract female customers. Eun Chan is employed, and as she works at Coffee Prince, she falls in love with Han Gyul. Han Gyul too feels affection for Eun Chan. Not knowing that Eun Chan is actually a girl, this leads him to confusion about his sexuality and he tries to distance himself from her.

Although the drama version is very similar, there is nothing in the book about Eun Chan going abroad to become a barista.

International Broadcasting:

Philippines

  • Broadcast network: GMA Network
  • Broadcast network: Animax Asia
  • Broadcast network: QTV

Singapore

  • airing date: December 31, 2007
  • broadcast network: MediaCorp TV
  • broadcast channel: Channel U
  • trivia: MediaCorp TV is granted the rights to be the first in Asia to air the series outside of South Korea.

Indonesia

  • broadcast network: Indosiar

Taiwan

  • airing date: January 3, 2008
  • broadcast network: Videoland Drama

[edit] Malaysia

  • airing date: February 22, 2008
  • airing time: 8:30 – 9:30 pm
  • broadcast network: 8TV, Animax
  • episode:17 episodes

Israel

  • broadcast network: Viva Platina

In Israel,Coffee Prince ended its airing in Viva Platina channel. airing date: December

Thailand

  • broadcast network: CH7 (Bangkok Broadcasting Television Channel 7)
  • airing date: April 19, 2008
  • airing time: 9:15 – 11:00 am

Hong Kong

  • broadcast network : TVB J2
  • airing date: September 29, 2008
  • airing time: 10:30 – 11:55 pm

Zimbabwe

  • broadcast network: ZBC (Zimbabwe Broadcasting Centre)
  • airing time: 21:30

Venezuela

  • broadcast network: TVes (Televisora Venezolana Social – Venezuelan Social Television)
  • airing time: 18:30 (6:30 pm)

Peru

  • Broadcast network: “Panamericana Televisión”
  • airing time: 20:00 – 21:00

Awards:

At the 20th Korean Producers’ Award held on 28 February 2008 at the SBS Open Hall, Coffee Prince won the best TV drama award.

At the 44th Baeksang Arts Awards held on April 24, 2008 in Seoul, handing out top honors to the films and television programs of the previous year, Yoon Eun Hye and Producer Lee Yoon Jung won the following awards :

  • BEST ACTRESS: Yoon Eun Hye (Coffee Prince 커피프린스 1호점, MBC)
  • EST NEW PRODUCER: Lee Yoon Jung (Coffee Prince, MBC)

Won

  • 2007 MBC Acting Awards: Top Excellence in Acting (Yoon Eun Hye)
  • 2007 MBC Acting Awards: Excellence in Acting (Gong Yoo)
  • 2007 MBC Acting Awards: Best PD Award (Kim Chang Wan)

Nominated

  • 2007 MBC Acting Awards: Excellence in Acting (Chae Jung Ahn)
  • 2007 MBC Acting Awards: Excellence in Acting (Lee Sun Gyun)
  • 2007 MBC Acting Awards: Best New Actor (Lee Eon)
  • 2007 MBC Acting Awards: Best Drama
  • 2007 MBC Acting Awards: Best Couple Award (Yoon Eun Hye and Gong Yoo)
  • 2007 MBC Acting Awards: Best Couple Award (Chae Jung Ahn and Lee Sun Gyun)
  • 2007 MBC Acting Awards: Popularity Award (Gong Yoo)
  • 2007 MBC Acting Awards: Popularity Award (Yoon Eun Hye)

Warning: As you can see the top information is copied and paste from wikipedia. This site is a one stop site meaning all the information you need to know is in here. Ready for you to read. 🙂

Watch it here: http://www.mysoju.com/the-1st-shop-of-coffee-prince/

Review: Is this drama series worth to watch or should it just be tossed around? In my opinion it’s worth to watch because it’s a very good drama series. The plot is great. To me everything is great. The tension between the lovers and their co workers. They work great together. What makes this drama series great is that the owner of Coffee Prince Choi Han Kyul fell inlove with a girl; however because the girl Go Eun Chan is pretending to be a boy Choi Han Kyul thinks about his sexual preference. It’s kind of funny in a way because he even went to the hospital to get himself check. Choi Han Kyul had no clue whatsoever that Go Eun Chan is a girl. This love story captured the hearts of the viewers making it one of the most famous Korean drama. DO WATCH IT! My score for this show will have to be 10/10 no doubt about it. This is one of my favourite tv show.

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Cinderella’s Sister (Hangul: 신데렐라 언니 “Cinderella Unni”), also known as Cinderella’s Stepsister / A Modern Story of Revenge, is a romantic and melodramatic TV drama in Seoul, South Korea, under KBS network. It first aired on March 31, 2010, and ended its broadcast in June 2010. It has been aired under the title Cinderella’s Stepsister on KBS World, which broadcast it across all its major international networks a few weeks after its Korean premiere.


Synopsis

Eun Jo (Moon Geun Young), who lives with her mother since years ago (and also her mother’s lover), finally gets a new family home when her mother remarries to a kind man who owns a winery. At first, she denied it, and even attempted to escape rather than dealing with the attempt of being schooled. The cynical Eun-Jo is unable to accept the affection of her new step-sister Hyo Sun (Seo Woo) and step father Dae Sung (Kim Gab Soo). Hyo Sun with her bright character is the apple in her father’s eyes and the clear favorite in the house. However, Eun Jo finds a friend in Ki Hoon (Chun Jung Myung), a college student working at the winery who becomes her own prince. Ki Hoon eventually leaves to take care of personal issues, but Hyo Sun’s jealousy of Eun Jo causes her to make Eun Jo believe that he has abandoned her. The three reunite 8 years later to begin the main plot – a modern adaptation of Cinderella with a twist. Jung Woo (Taecyeon), a boy that Eun Jo considered her little brother 8 years ago, appears in order to be near her and fulfills the role of a “fairy godmother” to her. A love triangle forms when Hyo Sun falls for Ki Hoon, who is still in love with Eun Jo. The feeling of betrayal lasts with Eun Jo, creating misunderstandings and difficulties. However, the kindness of Eun Jo’s stepfather (Hyo Sun’s father) begins to change everyone’s lives, making this a tale of growth and redemption.

Cast/characters

  • Moon Geun Young as Go Eun-jo/Song Eun-jo

A cynical and blunt young woman. Eun Jo is good at hiding her emotions and does not get attached to people easily. She is skeptical of her stepfather’s kindness; however, she later realizes that it is genuine and this realization begins to break her hard exterior. Eun Jo is in love with Ki Hoon and is hurt when he leaves, leading her to be cold and reject him when he returns 8 years later.

  • Seo Woo as Go Hyo Sun

A gentle and bright girl who has been treated like a princess her entire life. However, she is lonely and becomes excited when she learns that she’ll be getting a new mother and sister. When her new family members are different from what she expected, it takes a toll on her. Hyo Sun is slightly spoiled and becomes jealous of her new stepsister.

  • Chun Jung Myung as Hong Ki Hoon

Gentle, handsome, and kind, Ki Hoon sees much of himself in Eun Jo. However, when his difficult and broken family situation causes him to leave the winery, he disappears, leaving Eun Jo a letter that she never receives. Ki Hoon returns 8 years later and appears to be a spy for his evil step-family’s company, but not everything is as it seems.

  • Moon Suk Hwan as Han Jung Woo
  • Taecyeon (문석환) as Jung Woo (adolescent)

Jung Woo is the adopted son of one of Kang Sook’s ex-lovers. Eun Jo is the first person to care for him when he was a child, which creates a deep affection for her. Jung Woo finds Eun Jo at the winery 8 years later in order to be near her and declare his love for her. Jung Woo is selfless and reliable and always cares for Eun Jo.

  • Lee Mi Sook as Song Kang Sook

Eun Jo’s mother. Knows how to get what she wants and marries Dae Sung for his wealth. Though initially an evil stepmother who fakes affection for her new family, Kang Sook loves her daughter Eun Jo and begins to change as a result of Dae Sung’s love for her.

  • Kim Gab Soo as Go Dae Sung

Hyo Sun’s father and Eun Jo’s stepfather. Dae Sung is kind hearted, genuine, and loving. His character and goodness causes changes in everyone around him for the better.

  • Kang Sung Jin as Yang Hae Jin
  • Choi Il Hwa as Chairman Hong
  • Yun Woo Jin (연우진) as Dong Soo
  • Go Se Won as Hong Ki Jung

Ki Hoon’s manipulative and calculating older half-brother who does not even acknowledge Ki Hoon as his brother.

  • Seo Hyun Chul (서현철) as Kang Sook’s true love
  • Kim Chung as Ki Hoon’s stepmother

Warning: As you can see the top information is copied and paste from wikipedia. This site is a one stop site so you don’t have to look for other information like wikipedia. It’s all in here.

Watch it here: http://www.mysoju.com/cinderellas-sister/

Trailer: (no eng subs)

Review: I like Cinderella’s Sister. I had lots of fun watching it. It is very interesting. It is worth your time. Also this is Taecyeon’s debut in acting. He did a great job. Moon Geun Young is know for being Korea’s youngest sister, did she do a good job. Ofcourse, I love her. She is very good in acting. You can almost feel her emotions when she is crying. She did a lot of crying in this drama series. Not only is this drama series about love but it’s also about family. When you finish watching it you will learn a moral lesson. Lastly; why do I recommend this show to all my leaders simply because the plot is great the acting is great; what could you ask for? right? It’s not your typical Korean Drama which makes it unique and fun to watch.



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Summer Snow Review:

Summer Snow is a drama that aired July 7, 2000 to September 15, 2000 on TBS. It is a love story between a young man who has been forced to grow up too quickly, and a young woman with an activity-restricting ailment. The title refers to marine snow, which the two promise to see together one day. The series is composed of 11 episodes.

Synopsis

A love story between a young man who has been forced to grow up too quickly, and a young woman with an ailment that has placed restrictions on her life. Natsuo (Domoto Tsuyoshi) has been looking after his younger brother and sister since the death of their parents. He has also been running the family bicycle shop. Yuki (Hirosue Ryoko) becomes the only person in the world in whom he can confide. For Yuki, Natsuo becomes the catalyst that has her trying to break out of her cocoon.

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Watch it here: http://www.mysoju.com/summer-snow/

Review: Summer Snow is a great show; although it’s a old TV series. It deserves to be watch. Why? Simply because I recommend it to everybody. The story is great. The ending is also great. I love this show. Why do I like it? Because it is very realistic. The story of the TV series is also great. The acting great. I love it. Just watch it okay. Cant explain it. But I love this show.

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You’re Beautiful is a South Korean Drama that aired on October 7 and ended on November 26, 2009. It aired on SBS network. He’s Beautiful is the international title of the drama.

Plot:

Go Mi Nyu is a sister-in-training. When her twin brother Go Mi Nam successfully auditions into the musical band A.N.JELL but is forced to leave for the United States to correct a botched plastic surgery effort but until he recover she is approached by his manager to pose as Mi Nam for the duration of his recovery. Mi Nyu was against to it at first but in order to fulfill her brother’s dream of finding their mother. Now, posing as Mi Nam, Mi Nyu enters the group A.N.JELL and meets its members; Hwang Tae Kyung, Kang Shin Woo and Jeremy.

Casting: Jang Geun Suk and Park Shin Hye were both cast first and director Hong Sung Chang stated that the two are well-suited to convey “fresh” idol stars.[1] Lee Hongki, who was a child actor, has made his acting comeback after a break of 5 years (his last being Kkangsoon” in 2005) by being cast as Jeremy.[2] An SBS spokesperson stated that because Hong Ki is actually a part of an idol group FT Island , the “role will suit him very well.”[3] The role of Shin-woo marks Jung Yong Hwa’s acting debut, which he auditioned for whilst preparing to debut with his band C.N.Blue in Japan.

Watch it here: http://www.mysoju.com/youre-beautiful/

International Broadcasting:

Vietnam

  • Airing Date: March 27, 2010
  • Broadcast Network: HTV3
  • Title: Cô nàng đẹp trai (literally, “Handsome Girl”)

Alternate Vietnamese Version

  • Title: Tình Xuân
  • Released by: Vina Distributor
  • This is another Vietnamese dub of You’re Beautiful. However the cast has completely new voice actors and also the names of the characters are converted into Vietnamese for example: Go Mi Nam was changed to Cố Mỹ Thân and Go Mi Nyu was changed to Cố Mỹ Nương, Hwang Tae Kyung was changed to Hoàng Thích Cương, Jang Shin Woo was changed to Chần Tính Vủ and Jeremy was also changed to Thế Đình Minh. Certain scenes were cut out in the release such as Mi Nyu’s first encounter with Tae Kyung in his room and A.N Jell’s trip at the Super Market.

Singapore

  • Airing Date: 2010
  • Broadcast Network: Starhub
  • Title: He’s Beautiful

Japan

  • Airing Date: 2010-1-1
  • Title: 美男<イケメン>ですね

Hong Kong

  • Airing Date: 2010-4-12
  • Broadcast Network: TVBJ2
  • Title: 原來是美男

Thailand

  • Airing Date: 2010
  • Broadcast Network: Channel 7 (Thailand)

Taiwan

  • Airing Date: 2010-5
  • Broadcast Network: ETTV
  • Title: 原來是美男

Philippines

  • Airing Date: August 16, 2010
  • Broadcast Network: ABS-CBN
  • Title: He’s Beautiful/You’re Beautiful

Indonesia

  • Airing Date: July 26, 2010
  • Broadcast Network: Indosiar
  • Title: He’s Beautiful

Warning: As you can see the top information is copied and paste from wikipedia. This site is a one stop site so you don’t have to look for other information like wikipedia. It’s all in here.

Review: There is no doubt that You’re Beautiful is one of the most famous Korean Drama not only in Korea but internationally. What made this popular is their A.N.JELL actions toward Go Mi Nam. All the members fell in love with “him” knowing that he is a boy. Go Mi Nam looks great together with all the members; however he only loves one person and that is Hwan Tae Kyung the “bad boy” considering that he is part of A.N.JELL. Moving on; is You’re Beautiful a must watch to me its okay. You don’t have to watch it. I am really picky when it comes to these things and to me you won’t die if you don’t watch it. The problems they had to go through and the solutions are very predictable, actually the whole show is very predictable. There is not much tension in the end when they show you what will happen in the next episode because you already knew that it was going to happen. There is also weird things in this show. An example is when Hwang Tae Kyung got lost in the forest and Go Mi Nam was looking for him. If you want to know what happens then watch it or leave a comment below. :p. All in all to me You’re Beautiful is just an ordinary Korean Drama period. What I liked better is The 1st shop of Coffee Prince. I also have a review on that so please do take a look. The story is a little bit the same.

Acting: the acting is generally good. especially FT Island Lee Hong Ki. He is an amazing actor. I almost felt as if he were a real person and what I mean by that is that his character. Lee Hong Ki is one of the best actor that first debuted as a singer. Great job. All the actors are very good. Great job.

Ramil Solis opinion: I agree with you. Lee Hong Ki is really a revelation as if his character is really moving in your world. I actually like the scene where Go Mi Nam and Jeremy rode a bus and Jeremy rendered a song to her. Such a heart-felt song and I really felt sad for him, as if he is my friend who lost the girl he loves.

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