First Impressions Into The New World Brings A Fresh Take On Fantasy Dramas

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First Impressions: Into The New World Brings A Fresh Take On Fantasy Dramas
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First Impressions: Into The New World Brings A Fresh Take On Fantasy Dramas

Originally, I wasnt going to pick this drama up because I was getting a bit tired of time-travel-like dramas, but when I heard Yeo Jin Goo was going to be in it, that was hook, line, and sinker for me. And, according to the drama PD, Into the New World isnt a time travel drama.

Spoilers will be rife, so proceed accordingly!

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Who can resist that smile? *melts*

Into the New World (Reunited Worlds) is the latest K-drama in a trend of dramas that really try to break away from the norm, like Tunnel and The Best Hit. So far, Im loving it!

SF9 Brings A Realm Of Fantasy To Singapore
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SF9 Brings A Realm Of Fantasy To Singapore

(Photo : Ong Melin | Special Thanks to IME Productions Singapore and Three Angles Production)

The last day of June marked the very first time SF9 perform in Singapore, bringing joy to hearts of many Fantasy(s), which is the name of their fandom. This was one of the many stops SF9 has included in their First World Tour, 'Be My Fantasy'.

The World Tour is an impressive feat for a group who has debuted for less than a year. Marina Bay Sands' Mastercard Theatre was packed with enthusiastic fans, all eager to a promised night of star studded performances.

First Impressions: School 2017 Invites You To Take A Peek Inside The World Of Todays Teenagers
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First Impressions: School 2017 Invites You To Take A Peek Inside The World Of Todays Teenagers

Just a few days ago, the Wall Street Journal released a telling article entitled, Whats a College Degree Worth? Not Much for Young South Koreans. The piece explains how university students struggle in looking for decent jobs, despite coming from prestigious schools and having amazing credentials. This sad and alarming reality in South Korea brings to mind these questions: What are good grades for? Does a high rank and a good record really help one student get ahead in life? Can a student pursue his or her dreams? What makes school different from the corporate world?

First Impressions: “Temperature Of Love” Is The Fresh, Fast-Paced Romance We’ve Been Waiting For
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First Impressions: “Temperature Of Love” Is The Fresh, Fast-Paced Romance We’ve Been Waiting For

Its almost the end of the year, and weve seen our fair share of crime thrillers, supernatural dramas, medical dramas, and time travel stories, but its not too late yet for the genre weve all been yearning for (either in our reel or real lives) — romance. And while K-dramaland has indeed served us some innovative and groundbreaking series, some of us just want to watch that good old story of how a man and a woman fall in love, overcoming the obstacles that come between them and forever happiness. Enter Temperature of Love, a romantic melodrama that promises to give us all the feels and accompany us all through the coming chill of Fall.

Whisper Comes To An End And Scores Dramas Highest Viewership Ratings
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Whisper Comes To An End And Scores Dramas Highest Viewership Ratings

Whisper ended with a bang!

According to Nielsen Korea, the last episode of Whisper, which aired on May 23, recorded 20.3 percent viewer ratings nationwide. This figure is 1.1 percent higher than that of the penultimate episode, which had set the previous record for the dramas ratings.

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Whisper took first place in the Monday-Tuesday time slot while its competing dramas trailed behind with a huge gap in between. Newly starting Monday-Tuesday drama, MBCs Lookout, gathered average ratings of 4.7 percent, and another one, KBSs Fight My Way, reached 6 percent ratings. For first episode ratings, Lookout was ahead of Fight My Way, but their positions changed for the second episodes.