We have good news for you! We just added JTBC’s stuff to our library so you’ll get a whole selection of awesome new shows. Also, a couple of films will be rolling in so you can watch them together with your family and friends during the Chinese New Year.
This month’s line up includes a wide range of popular JTBC varieties (including Men on a Mission and Chef & My Fridge), simulcast KBS’s Radio Romance, JTBC’s Misty, and the latest Fuji TV live-action series Princess Jellyfish. Check out these amazing shows that will make you constantly talk about them with your drama and varieties buddies.
Set in the live radio-broadcast world, a radio scriptwriter saves the radio program from being cancelled. She casts a famous superstar to be the show’s radio DJ. Popular actress Kim Soo-hyun and Yoon Do-joon start their year in starring in Radio Romance. Compared to their previous drama projects, their totally different refreshing look is one of the main highlights to look out for. We are looking forward to see their bubbly chemistry and romance.
What has it got to do with the jellyfishes? Popular manga series Princess Jellyfish not only was made into a live-action film, it has recently also been turned into a live-action drama! If you are curious about what otaku (an obsession on certain things) culture is all about, then this drama series is definitely the one to watch. Jellyfish enthusiast Tsukimi moves into Tokyo and lives together with other otakus in an all-girls dorm. Fulfilling hers and mother’s dream, she hopes to be a beautiful jellyfish-like princess dressed in a pretty dress. Also, she is caught in a love triangle with crossdresser Kuranosuke and his stepbrother Shu. Otaku, romance, and adventures. What more you could ask for?
Melodrama Misty, directed by Mo Wan-il, depicts a broken married couple who falls in love again after the husband decides to defend his wife in a murder case. Together with ‘King of Melodramas’ actor Ji Jin-hee, actress Kim Nam-joo will be making a comeback on screen after being away for six years. Compared to her previous warm characters in her acting career, she shows her full transformation by portraying a workaholic news anchor who seeks great desires. We are looking forward to see the drama couple’s strong love-hate chemistry.
Men on a Mission (Knowing Brothers)
A mix of humour, fun games, and interesting conversations are what makes a talk show more entertaining. How about a show with a high school theme? Popular male celebrities, including Kang Ho-dong, Kim Soo-geun, and Kim Hee-chul, are dressed in uniforms and welcomes star transfer students to their classroom. These students share their celebrity stories, compete with the hosts through exciting challenges, and perform together in slapstick comedies. Plenty of entertaining stuff to make you laugh till your stomach hurts.
Money Flower depicts the battle of greed – reputation, money, and love – in the corporate world. The series stars actor Jang Hyuk and actress Park Se-young who had appeared together in Beautiful Mind (2016). Jang Hyuk plays the crude lawyer for a conglomerate family while Park Se-young acts as a rich heiress who desires for love. Their impactful acting in bringing out the complicated characters to life truly stands out.
Chef & My Fridge
Imagine having your personal chef who’s able to turn whatever you have in your fridge into mouth-watering dishes. Top celebrity chefs compete against each other in cooking dishes for the guests. They have 15 minutes to cook a dish. But, there’s a catch – they have to use the ingredients, especially weird and expired ones, from the guests’ fridge! How they cook with all sorts of available ingredients will inspire you to create simple and delicious dishes.
Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo (2016 – 2017), 7th Grade Civil Servant (2013), and Dr. Jin (2012) are some of director Ok Hyun-jong’s drama series that have received high viewership with more than 10%! These dramas’ captivating storylines with themes of fantasy, cops-and-robbers, supernatural powers, and romantic comedy is the reason behind his success. This time, he is back with the latest drama series Two Cops – a combination of a love triangle, mystery, and body-swapping! The detective’s and the swindler’s spirit are switched with each other. They have 49 days to search for answers behind the detective’s death. Watch how the ‘cat and dog’ duo beat the clock in finding the murderer while being in a love triangle with an aggressive female reporter.
Travelling is one way to escape from our busy lives and visit our ideal destinations to relax. Many of us have seen a lot of tourists in groups guided by travel companies. Good and horrible experiences – we all have been through that! Travel variety Guided Adventure shows that going on tours is not as bad as it may seem to be. Well-known variety stars Kim Yong-man, Kim Seong-ju, Ahn Jung-hwan, and Jeong Hyeong-dan take a break from their hectic everyday lives to travel around the world with travellers and invited guests via guided package tours. Be amused and inspired by their funny and wild adventures in various countries where it might be your next destinations to visit in your travels.
Doubtful Victory follows a framed prison escapee who seeks revenge by pretending to be a fake police detective. Similar to historical Six Flying Dragons (2015 – 2016) and mystery thriller 3 Days (2014), director Shin Kyung-soo solely focuses on the characters in detail including the close chemistry among the detective team members. For the first time, actor Yoon Gyun-sang and actress Jung Hye-sung take on their leading roles in this crime series.
What does having meals together with your family at home mean to you? Dining Together answers to that question. National MCs Kang Ho-dong and Lee Kyung-kyu visit the families’ houses in the neighbourhood and have meals with them. They listen to the stories about the food and families’ everyday lives. The delicious food and heart-to-heart conversations leave great impressions that spending quality time with family matters more than clinging onto social media and smartphones.
Nothing to Lose
Law is one of the most popular Korean drama themes. We can’t help but love the mental battles of lawyers and attorneys in the courtroom and how they investigate various cases strategically. Nothing to Lose is a ‘must-watch’ series for legal drama fans. The overall storyline showcases the judges’ struggles in fighting for justice while taking their inner thoughts and feelings towards their own lives into consideration. You will be moved by the drama’s emotional-driven characters and their approach in handling intriguing cases.