the 2013 Jiangsu TV reunion: F4 forever!

Finally, it has happened on the first night of the year of the snake: the long-awaited reunion of F4. Long before K-pop idols and Johnny’s boys stepped over their countries’ borders and conquered fangirl’s hearts, when Psy hasn’t even dreamed of Gangnam Style and the flower boy nextdoor was not even a drama yet, four…

drama: BU BU JING XIN & some history lessons

With lack of something to watch aside from the Arashi variety shows, I finally succumbed to my first period drama, thanks to recommendations from aehyu and @GailT. I’m talking about BU BU JING XIN (also known as SCARLET HEART or STARTLING BY EACH STEP).     To be honest, I am not a fan of…

love & happiness according to Roy Qiu

(Roy Qiu why you so hot part 26) It’s been awhile since I had a Qiu-Ze-why-you-so-hot post. But I guess, this Elle cover merits one: This dude, even if he’s pretty, still exudes manliness. And I love how he is cerebral, not just all grit, racing and testosterone. After all, he famously dumped a singer-actress…

MY SASSY GIRL the drama

It was inevitable I suppose. MY SASSY GIRL, one of Korea’s most famous films in the 2000s, is being turned into a drama.   According to this report, there seems to be a trend of bringing stories from the big screen to the small screen. Perhaps scriptwriters are running out of ideas or producers just…

Matsujun and his bromance(s)

While watching ARASHI NI SHIYAGARE with guest Osamu Mukai, I couldn’t help thinking it would be cool to have him and Matsumoto Jun co-star in a drama or movie. (That is, aside from other thoughts of course like how Mukai-kun seemed quite shy–though not as reserved as Eita–and how he was good-looking and so tall…