Announcement

I'm extremely apologetic for the lack of posts recently - kooriyuki is swarmed by work at the moment and will continue to be swarmed. I'll try my best to schedule sab's and bearcatchong's posts regularly, but my own weekly review posts will be suspended until further notice. Till then, folks!

Let Me Hear Your Song – First Impression

Story in a Nutshell The premise is oddball enough to attract my attention: Hong Yi-young (Kim Se-jung) is an aspiring timpanist and due to some reasons, she has short term memory loss and is an insomniac. Strangely (and unexplained) she is only able to fall asleep only after listening to off-key singing. After a few... Continue Reading →

The Great Show – First Impression

Story in a Nutshell The story begins 3 years ago, when Wi Dae-han (Song Seung-hoon) is campaigning for his second term in the Congress. His opponent is veteran Congressman Kang (Son Byung Ho), whose public image is that of an understanding and kind gentleman. A flashback tells us it is not, when a younger Dae-han... Continue Reading →

Doctor Detective – First Impression

Story in a Nutshell Do Jung-eun (Park Jin Hee) used to be a doctor, and also the daughter-in-law of the chaebol in Show's universe. Due to yet unknown reasons, her license was suspended (and in the process of recovering it), and has divorced her husband Choi Tae Young (Lee Ki-woo). It seems that the divorce... Continue Reading →

Doctor John – First Impression

Story in a Nutshell Based on the Japanese novel "On the Hand of God" By Yo Kusakabe, Show revolves around a team of anesthesiologists and pain management doctors. The titular character Doctor John is played by Ji Sung, whose name Yo-han is the Korean version of "John". He somehow landed in jail, which we were... Continue Reading →

Justice – First Impression

Story in a Nutshell Lee Tae Kyung (Choi Jin Hyuk) is a lawyer who specifically defends the rich and powerful, which makes him appear corrupted as well. His clients are mostly referred from Song Woo Yong (Sohn Hyun Joo), an enigmatic broker (?) who works for the rich and powerful. Song is himself, a person... Continue Reading →

Class of Lies – First Impression

Story in a Nutshell The opening was harrowing, as we see a high school girl being assaulted and stabbed. The scene then cuts to a law firm, which introduces us to our protagonist Ki Moo-hyuk (Yoon Kyun Sang), a glib-tongued lawyer who doesn't bat an eyelid at lying his way through to win a case... Continue Reading →

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