Imagine a historical drama all about handsome, aristocratic young men who join together, reluctantly at first, and transform into a group of amazing soldiers and military leaders whose goal is to make a brighter future for the citizens of Silla.  That’s Hwarang. The drama isn’t just about how the Hwarang was formed but also includes … Continue reading Hwarang


It seemed like it took forever for Goblin (also known as Guardian: The Lonely and Great God) to be out in its entirety. But, as the old saying goes, “Good things come to those who wait.” Although, in the case of this drama, it would be more accurate to say, superbly fantastic things come to those … Continue reading Goblin

The Royal Gambler

KissAsian.com calls it The Royal Gambler.  Viki.com uses the title Jackpot, and DramaFever.com lists it as Daebak, but whatever you choose to call it, this particular “fictional drama based on historical events” is definitely entertaining.  It’s a big production  – actors, costumes, music, scenery, plot…  I finished the 24 episode drama much faster than I … Continue reading The Royal Gambler