With all the husband hullaballoo, sometimes the secondary characters feel a bit too secondary, but then they’ll step to the fore with something really sweet. It’s easy to get caught up in the Oppa-Chilbongie wars (omg you guys are killing me with them), but this drama has a lot more to offer than fanwars and shipping, which is actually why I think it’s doing itself a disservice to be so coy with the “Who is he?” gimmick. Because when the show is all about the small, revealing character moments, it’s totally got my heart.
EPISODE 15: “The people who changed me, Part 2″
It’s January 1996, and Na-jung is caught in a fierce tug-of-war with Garbage in the front yard… because she’s trying to sneak him into her room at night and he’s resisting
All the important Korean Entertainment news from this week in one place: This is your Weekly Soompi Roundup!
This week in Korean entertainment news…
Nice save? Awkward save? Lee Hong Ki tried to hide his wardrobe malfunction but ended up looking like he was touching himself the whole time while he was singing. MBC and KBS, two of Korea’s top broadcasting companies, have banned the celebrities involved in gambling and propofol scandals from appearing on TV. For some celebrities, this may be worse than a prison sentence. Child actress Kim So Hyun became sick due to fatigue and cancelled two days of filming. She’s young! Let her rest! Now it’s their turn: Lee Soo Geun, Tak Jae Hoon, and Tony Ahn attended the first of their hearings for their gambling charges
Korean Drama The Heirs (Inheritors) Episode 20 Recap by joonniTan and Young Do stand apart, but together, looking out into the city. YD finally breaks the silence: “It’s cold.” He’s describing the weather, but it is also how he feels. Tan adds, “It’s cold…and dark.” Silence falls between them again as they each try to fight off the cold and dark feeling hovering over them because of their fathers.At a cafe, Tan discusses his situation with a woman, who we learn is a lawyer. Tan doesn’t trust the lawyers at Jeguk anymore, and he wants this new lawyer’s help transferring legal proxy rights to Won from JS for his stocks.Yoon and Won are busy preparing for battle against JS too. Yoon reports to Won which person has how many percentage of stocks. Won notes that because the margin between the percentage held by JS and her people are close to the percentage held by Won and Tan and their people, it’s going to a battle to try to get the rest of the stockholders to side with them
Kdrama Recap: The Heirs Episode 17 Recap by joonniEpisode 17 Tan ends up back at the empty apartment, the last place he saw Eun Sang, smiling back at him. He remembers what Dad said to him after the meeting- “Don’t forget this day. You lost that child today as the consequence of the sword you wielded.” Tears start to fall silently out of Tan’s eyes first, but as the sobs rise in his chest, Tan pants for breath and he falls on his knees. He clutches his chest as he cries. Tan walks the streets calling Eun Sang, but the operator is saying the phone number doesn’t exist. Tan weeps, going numb from the pain as he remembers Eun Sang saying bye to him with a smile at the apartment. Tan arrives home and goes to his dad. He tells him that Eun Sang is gone; he can’t find her
The first teaser for the new SBS drama “My Lover From the Stars” has been released.
“My Lover From the Stars” is inspired from the 1609 records of the Joseon Dynasty documenting the appearance of an unidentified flying object. In the drama, Do Min Joon (Kim Soo Hyun) is an alien who fell to Earth 400 years ago, and he falls into a miracle of a sweet romance with haughty star Chun Song Yi (Jun Ji Hyun).
This drama features a collaboration between writer Park Ji Eun, who wrote the hits “My Husband Got a Family” (2012) and “My Wife Is a Superwoman” (2009), and Jang Tae Yoo, director of the hits “Deep-rooted Tree” (2011) and “The Painter of the Wind” (2008)
Recently, we caught up with the members of VIXX for an exclusive interview during their “The Milky Way” global showcase in Dallas, and the boys let us in on their lives behind-the-scenes. Read on to find out what they said about things they like to do in their free time, their favorite concepts, and who they think are the most attractive members! If you haven’t already, be sure to also check out our concert recap of the Dallas stop of their global showcase, and support their new music video, “VooDoo Doll“!
Soompi: This is your third performing in the United States, after Otakon and KCON in 2012. How is it like seeing all the foreign fans again?
N: First, it’s really exciting. We’re feeling good because we think we grew a lot since the last time, and we’re really happy to meet our fans in America again
Kdrama The Heirs (Inheritors) Episode 11 Live RecapHS drives Tan to the campsite. Tan asks for HS to wait inside the car as he gets out. MS spots Tan.Tan calls someone as he searches the campsite. He walks into scene of YD and ES talking. When YD sees Tan, YD pulls ES into a hug. ES pushes his off, demanding to know what he is doing. YD replies he is showing Kim Tan. He lets her know Tan is here.Tan walks over. The two start bickering, and YD says, “You’re feelings for Eun Sang seems to be sincere.” Tan replies, “And if it is?” YD says, “Then can you relay my truth (sincerity) too. Tell Cha Eun Sang. I think I like her. She doesn’t seem to believe me when I say it. If you tell her, she’ll believe you. Annoyingly.” YD leaves.Tan sees ES staring off, so he tells her to focus. He gets angry that he came all this way and saw this
Kdrama The Heirs (Inheritors) Episode 10 Live RecapOutside, Tan and YD talk. Tan: “I’m sorry I thought of you lightly. I didn’t know you’d be this much of a bastard. ” YD: “Now that you know, is all that is left you kneeling in front of me?” Tan: “Is that what you wanted? Then this not a good plan.” Uh Oh, YD sees ES walking up. YD: “I think I set a good plan.” ES also now sees YD and Tan. YD: “ES even comes to your house? I didn’t come for this, but…Jackpot.”Tan lies, telling YD that he had a previously promised date with ES today. He apologizes to ES, saying they should go see the performance next time. ES gets the hint, and turns to leave. YD calls after her, but Tan tells her to just go. ES hurries off.YD finds it curious that ES comes to Tan’s house so freely, which is full of secrets- “It only means one thing
Kdrama The Heirs (Inheritors) Episode 9 Live Recap Tan is waiting outside the door of his house for ES. He gives her back her phone, and lightheartedly whines that he got hurt and was scolded by JS, wanting her attention. But ES just looks worried. Still, without saying anything, she tries to go in, but Tan stops her. ES pleads, “Don’t hold me and don’t block me. Don’t wait for me from now on.” She tries to go in again, but Tan turns her back. ES pleads again. She doesn’t want to be recorded on the security cam. Tan: “That darn CCTV.” HAHAHAHA! ES reminds him that he is the one who warned her about the camera. Tan yells, “What I do told you, what I warned you about…Did you ever really listen?”Won appears and sees Tan and ES together, Tan holding onto ES. ES bows and hurriedly goes in. Won motions for Tan to move, not saying anything about what he just saw
The Heirs (Inheritors) Episode 7 Live RecapInfront of the convenience store, YD wakes ES up (who pretends she sleeping, groaning at her misfortune)YD picks up KT's phone call. Realizes KT is across the street.(Cue YD rocker theme music)YD wakes ES up.ES: "Why are you so loud? to YD. He points to KT, ES eye widensKT and YD basically talk about why the other is there.KT cooly says he's not here for ES and walk away.ES leaves soon after, leaving YD slightly irritated look.KT sudden appears, “Why are you sleeping at a place like that?” “Why did you meet YD, how many times did I warn you about him?ES: It was coincidence, and I think he offered to protect me. Whats your problem with him?KT: Long story, but we hate each other nowAt home, ES run into KT and his mother. KT pretends they met for the first time. ES pretends never know her
We love Los Angeles, but leaving it was the best decision SBS’ The Heirs made, and the viewers agree.
Thursday night’s episode brought in 11.5 percent in ratings with progression finally being made between the characters. With Kim Tan’s return to Korea, the story became a bit more complex, creating anticipation for the following episode where, judging from the preview, boys will be chasing after Cha Eun Sang from every other direction.
Also, the picture of Kim Tan’s complex family tree is slowly beginning to be drawn out, unfolding the reason behind the cold relationship between the two Kim brothers.