K-Drama keeps viewers coming back for more

The new South Korean film “Twenty” just opened Friday at the Pearlridge Consolidated Theatres. This film has reached over 2 million tickets sold in 12 days. It’s a comedy that surrounds three friends who turn 20, doing whatever they want in love and career planning. Their freestyle life hit some bumps on the road as they quickly learn about life and taking things more seriously. It’s a coming of age film staring three popular male actors: Woo-bin Kim, Junho and Ha-neul Kang. The film was released in South Korea on March 25.

Here is the weekly update for the week of April 19:

‘Here Comes Jang Bori’

Episodes 1 & 2

Today, 6:30 p.m.: Oak-soo and In-hwa are daughters-in-law of Kim Sumi, a national treasure in hanbok making (traditional Korean dress) who runs prestigious Beeseulchae. Sumi decides to have the two daughters-in-law compete to become her heir. Today, 7:45 p.m.: When Oak-soo’s dress goes missing, Sumi suspects In-hwa. On the day of the competition, Oak-soo and In-hwa make dresses for each other and have Min-jung and Eun-bi model them for the judges.

‘Heard It Through the Grapevine’

Episodes 9 & 10

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Jung-ho recognizes Bom’s potential. He puts his many plans behind and give Bom his full support. Hyung-shik and his wife feel disappointed that they have no part in Bom and In-sang’s life. Jin-young, Bom and In-sang’s son, celebrates his 100th day. Tuesday, 7:45 p.m : Jung-ho prepares a very elegant and meaningful 100th day celebration for Jin-young, but Bom and her family are not part of it. Bom, In-sang and their baby finally visit Bom’s family as an “official” family. But Jung-ho misses his grandson terribly and calls Hyun-shik in the middle of the night.

‘Hyde, Jekyll, Me’

Episodes 19 & 20 (Final episode)

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Robin is thrown into fear and confusion when he realizes he’s slowly losing his memory. Ha-na asks him to go away on a trip to cheer him up. Seo-jin begins to get Robin’s memories and contemplates how to tell Ha-na. Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Hana prepares a big surprise for Robin. Robin and Hana come home after their surprise wedding. Robin tries to draw Hana but he can’t. Robin realizes it’s time for him to leave and asks Dr. Kang for help.

‘My Heart Twinkle, Twinkle’

Episode 19 & 20

Friday, 7:45 p.m.: When Soon-jin disappears in the middle of a dinner engagement, Woon-tak sends his men out to find her. Soon-chul comes to Soon-jung’s restaurant drunk after a fight with Ye-rin. Do-hoon sees the two together and gets jealous. Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Woon-tak confirms Soon-jin learned the truth behind her father’s death. Soon-jung’s business is not taking off and to make matters worse, a huge chicken and pizza restaurant opens right around the corner. Soon-jung and her aunt reunite by accident.


Jeff Chung is general manager of KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles. This is weekly column offers synopses of the dramas playing throughout the Islands. Chung can be reached at 521-8066 or jeffchung@kbfd.com.


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, send us an email.