A mysterious memo, suspicious partners

South Korea’s most famous singer, globally known as PSY, released his eighth album two weeks ago.

PSY become a global phenomenom with his music video, “Gangnam Style,” with his horse riding dance move.

“Gangnam Style” is inching toward 3 billion views on YouTube.

PSY has two new music videos: “I LUV IT” and “New Face,” both having more than 30 million views on YouTube.

“I LUV IT” has a cameo appearance from actor and good friend Byung Hun Lee who does the mime dance as if he was behind a glass wall.

“New Face” stars Apink member SON who is now one of the most sought-after talent for advertisement in South Korea.

Both music videos have a lot of new dance moves from PSY supported by a large dance troupe behind him. He continues to entertain with every new album. PSY’s real name is Park Jae-sang, who was born on Dec. 31, 1977.

PSY was born into a very affluent family in Gangnam, South Korea.

Weekly Update

‘Perfect Bride’

Episodes 57 & 58

Today, 6:30 p.m.: Shi-nae kneels in front of Ki-ja, begging her to meet her father. Gab-soon feels guilty of the lie Gab-dol told his mother, that she’s pregnant. She’s ready to confess the truth.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Do-geum comes clean and tells Soo-jo he’s responsible for Ji-ha leaving him. Soo-jo packs up and leaves home, telling everyone he’ll marry Ji-ha. Joong-nyun is blinded by Kkot-nim’s sweet words and borrows money from Se-gye to give to her, supposedly for a lawyer’s fee.


Episodes 12 & 13

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Il-hwan believes Jung-il is unable to attack him with the history of Tae Baek and Bo Guk. But Jung-il is ready to forsake Bo Guk to take revenge against Il-hwan. Jung-il holds a press conference, announcing his intention to give Bo Guk to the government. Young-joo is reinstated at the police. Young-joo and Dong-joon combine forces to put real pressure on Tae-gon.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Soo-yun wants to take on Tae-gon’s case to prevent Tae Baek’s embezzlement news from spreading further. Meanwhile, Young-joo and Dong-joon want to take on his case to further probe into Tae Baek’s wrongdoings. With two extreme reasons at hand, Tae-gon debates who to pick. Young-joo issues the subpoena for Il-hwan.

‘Love in Trouble’

Episodes 3&4 (Wed.) and 5&6 (Thur.)

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Bong-hee thinks she was fated to meet Ji-wook. Ji-wook also thinks fate brought them together, only that he thinks it’s an ill fate. He tells Bong-hee that he never wants to see her again. After some time passes, a mysterious couple visits Ji-wook and Bong-hee…

Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Bong-hee finds a mysterious memo on her desk. A chase between the real culprit and Bong-hee begins. Ji-wook also gets intertwined in this chase. Suspicious partners start working together.

‘Band of Sisters’

Episodes 9 & 10

Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Kye-hwa is set on ruining Deul-re, and sets up a trap. Ki-chan learns that Ha-ri went to Gongryong for an interview. He’s frustrated he can’t tell Ha-ri that Se-kyung, the one responsible for Jae-il’s death, holds a management position at the company.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Se-kyung wants the best tutor for her son, Yong-ha. She starts interviewing candidates. Eun-hyang, with her teaching certificate, grabs this chance to approach Se-kyung.


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


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