Category: Korean Wave

Mechanics to Park Hyung Sik’s Fun Meet in Manila 2019

It has been confirmed by Bench that Park Hyung Sik will be having a post-Valentine Fun Meet on February 16, 2016 at the SM MOA Arena. Per Bench announcement, for a minimum single receipt purchase of any regular priced Bench, Herbench or Bench Body items, the customer gets a free invite to the event.  A purchase of P 500 for one Upper Box Invite, P…

Is Kim Woo Bin returning this year?

It has been reported that Korean Actor Kim Woo Bin (The Heirs, Uncontrollably Fond) has recovered his health after successfully finishing three sessions of chemotherapy and thirty-five sessions of radiotherapy for over a year.  It may be recalled that while he was preparing for a movie in May 2017, he was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer.   He had to stop working to give priority to his…

Park Hyung Sik in Manila 2019?

Is Park Hyung Sik having a fan meeting in Manila?  Your guess is as good as mine.  This evening, in his Instagram post, Mr. Ben Chan posted a photo of Park Hyung Sik with the caption, “A Valentine gift from BENCH.  We’ve got something offensively good coming your way on February 16 and 17!  Save the date.”  At the same time, Benchtm, the clothing brand,…

Winners of the 2019 Golden Disk Awards Day 1 and 2

Last January 5 and 6, 2019 were the Golden Disk Awards, the yearly South Korean music awards ceremony that gives tribute to achievements in the local music industry released in the previous year.  This year’s awards was held at Gocheok Skydome. The first day was devoted to awards for digital releases while the second was for physical album releases. Lee Seung Gi and Park Min Young…

Happy 1st Anniversary, Master in the House

Time flies so fast and Korean Variety Show, Master In The House aka All The Butlers, has turned one year old! About this time last year, I remember reading about this new variety show that was supposed to be Lee Seung Gi‘s comeback to variety show upon completion of military duty. At first look, it was clear that Seung Gi, who had the vast experience…

Kpopped!

  BTS is currently on world tour, entitled Love Yourself.  And it’s sad there’s no Philippines on the list. I am no stranger to fangirling.  Growing up, I idolized Wham, Boy George, Duran Duran, A-ha, Menudo, Madonna, Cindy Lauper.  I was in high school during that time.  Living in a rural part of the country without a decent record store, with only one FM Station…

(Review) Mr. Sunshine

It is a period drama of 24 episodes, about a small boy, who was born a slave but managed to escape to the United States during a U.S. expedition to Korea. After many years, he came back to his native land as an officer of the US Marine Corps. He meets an aristocrat’s daughter and they fall in love in a time where the country was threatened by colonization schemes by Japan and other countries.