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Rating Report Card: ‘Fight My Way’, ‘Ruler—Master of the Mask’ top their respective slots

Now that the dust is settled on the plethora of premieres that were too overwhelming to receive at such a fast pace, it’s time to see how the rating chart has been shaken up. I don’t really believe that there is directly proportional relationship between a drama rating and its quality or how good it is (which is also subjective, especially in case of Kdramas), but it’s good to check out which cast and crew ruled the hearts of majority of domestic viewers — no small feat in this era of online viewing and multiple entertainment options. Continue reading

Sci-fi drama ‘Circle’ premieres on tvN with Yeo Jin Goo and Kim Kang Woo

When I think of Kdramas, sci-fi sounds like a distant term as I haven’t seen many cases where the dramas have adopted this genre. The only proper example that I can think of is Joseon X-Files aka Secret Investigation Records. Yes, there have been aliens in some shows but then I would rather put them in fantasy genre than sci-fi. The upcoming tvN drama Circle definitely looks grand, experimental and something totally brand new as far as Kdramas are concerned. It is divided into two time periods — one set in present 2017 and the other in future 2037. And there is alien invasion as well! Continue reading