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Review: Netflix’s “Record of Youth” Highlights Millennial Struggles in the Fashion Industry

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Park Bo-gum and Park So-dam star in a drama that eschews K-drama romance clichés, instead highlighting the frustrations of millennials

Review: Netflix’s “Extracurricular” Is a Dark High School Drama Exploring Teen Problems

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Netflix original K-drama "Extracurricular" subverts traditional high school teen drama cliches by exploring issues like compensated dating.

Review: “The World of the Married” Is an Intense, Controversial Drama About Extramarital Affairs

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Through affairs and divorce, smash-hit K-drama “The World of the Married” explores why marriage isn’t all sunshine and butterflies.

Review: “The King: Eternal Monarch” Stars Lee Min-ho In A Ritzy Cross-Universe Fantasy

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Superstar actor Lee Min-ho and noted screenwriter Kim Eun-sook reunite for "The King: Eternal Monarch," a Netflix K-drama that spans parallel universes and is rife...

The 11 Best Korean Dramas on Netflix

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Updated for summer 2020, here are the top Korean dramas on Netflix—ranging across genres like action, romance, historical, and more.

The 11 Best Korean Dramas of 2019

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Discover the top Korean dramas of 2019 across genres like historical, romance, action, and more—with streaming links included.

Review: K-Drama “Crash Landing On You” Appeals To Both Romantics and Political Junkies

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Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin headline the amusing and geopolitically relevant drama "Crash Landing On You,” showing on Netflix and tvN.

Review: Netflix’s “Vagabond” Stars Suzy In An Entertaining Conspiracy Thriller

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Lee Seung-gi and Suzy star in a K-drama, now streaming on Netflix, that entertains audiences and hints at Korea’s geopolitical status.

Why Don’t Korean Dramas and Movies Like Americans?

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Americans are almost always the bad guys in Korean media. Why?

 
 
 

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