Just Bananas About: Week of 12/11/15

Tonight is the last episode of the 2nd season of Three Meals a Day, Fishing Village Edition.  I’ve been enjoying watching Cha Seung Won make fabulous meals, Yoo Hae Jin trying to catch fish and Son Ho Joon… well, basically at their beck and call.  The 2nd season has been pretty decent and there have been lots of guest but I think they really saved the best for last.

Yoon Kye Sang has been in a lot of projects so I guess I shouldn’t really be surprised that each of the Three Meals a Day members are familiar with him.  Cha Seung Won and Yoon Kye Sang were rivals on Greatest Love, Yoo Hae Jin was in the movie, Minority Opinion, with him, and Son Ho Joon was in Full Sun with him.

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Just Bananas About: Week of 4/24/15

Despite the controversy of Ji Suk Jin smoking an e-cigarette on camera, it’s been awhile since I really enjoyed an episode of Running Man that I felt it was worthy to share.

This week’s episode features the latest top stars, particularly for variety television.  The guests were Noeul’s Kang Kyun Sung, Former Sechskies member Jang Su Won, Hong Jong Hyun, Son Ho Joon and Comedian Lee Byung Jae.

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Just Bananas About: Week of 9/19/14

After the end of the Peru trip on Youth Over Flowers, I spent like a week wondering what awful thing Na PD did next to the boys from Answer Me 1994 for their trip to Laos.  Well we got our answer last Friday and it’s pretty awful.  And what I mean by awful is AWESOME.

Roo’ra – 3!4!

룰라 – 3!4!

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[Review] Trot Lovers – 트로트의 연인


Following the fallout of a scandal, a genius idol musician, Jang Joon Hyun (Ji Hyun Woo), is given the task of putting his career on hold to help a poor but talented trot singer, Choi Choon Hee (Jung Eun Ji). Unfortunately for Joon Hyun, he hates trot music but in order to repair his image his label he agrees to manage Choon Hee’s career. She only agrees to work with the arrogant star in order to support her family and payoff her father’s debt. Will the two be able to look past their dislike for each other in order to launch Choon Hee to national stage as the next trot star?

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[Review] Answer Me 1994 – 응답하라 1994

ARE YOU THERE 1994?  IT’S ME 1997.

Coming off the successful run of Answer Me 1997 is this drama about a group of college students living in Seoul.  They are from all over the country and go through the growing pains of adjusting to a big city but also maturing into adults.  They show explores the Korean fan culture and the social issues experienced by youth from 1994 and on.

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Just Bananas About: Week of 10/21/13

Waaaah, it’s here!  It’s finally here!  The much anticipated Answer Me 1994.  Or is that just me?  The drama airs biweekly on Fridays and Saturdays which is kind of a new format for me to get used to.  But anyways, I’m thrilled.

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