Cheongja corners Keumshil; Bong-hee breaks up with Ji-wook

KLIFE, the K-drama video on demand channel, has five new dramas you can watch per episode on Spectrum Cable (was Oceanic Cable) channel 81. One of my favorite drama series just recently finished, “Whisper,” is now available. The mega-buster series, “My Love From the Star,” starring Kim Soo-hyun and Jun Ji-hyun, is also now available. The “Royal Gambler,” “Mask” and “The Time We Were Not in Love” make up the other three series recently uploaded. KLIFE video on demand channel started in May 2007 as one of the first video-on-demand channels in the U.S. for K-drama, Korean movies and educational programming. Some content is free while others have a fee depending on what you view. KLIFE will be adding on more and more popular K-dramas that have already broadcasted on air.

Weekly update

‘Love In Trouble’

Episodes 29 & 30 (Wed); 31 & 32 (Thur)

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Seeing the photo of Bong-hee and her father on the nightstand, Ji-wook realizes her father’s involvement in his father’s case. He is shocked and confusion at the unexpected turn of events. Bong-hee feels something amiss with Ji-wook’s demeanor as they work on the arson case.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Bong-hee tells Ji-wook it’s difficult to see him trying so hard not to show his pain. Bong-hee breaks up with Ji-wook and turns in her resignation. Ji-wook stares blankly as he is left with the emptiness of the house after she leaves. He seeks out the Chief Prosecutor to find out the truth about his father’s case.

‘Breezy Love’

Episodes 8 & 9

Today, 6:30 p.m.: Heera spends the night at Jangsoo’s. Cheongja doesn’t hesitate to run over to Keumshil’s. Cheongja corners Keumshil, saying their friendship is forever over. Confronting her, Keumshil presses her to pay back the 45 grand she loaned to Cheongja. Cheongja wallows in frustration while drinking.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Shinae left Mipoong with an everlasting scar, when she and Mipoong escaped to the South. Will the two ever run into each other again? Nami sees Jango and Mipoong taking a stroll, and senses a romance brewing between them.

‘My Sassy Girl’

Episodes 13 & 14 (Mon); 15 & 16 (Tues)

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: The princess insists on finding Min Yoo-hwan, despite danger. Kyun-woo ends up accompanying her. At that very moment in the palace, the King finds out she’s disappeared again.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: The officials push for the Princess’ title to be taken away. The princess is shocked at their insistence. Kyun-woo is removed from his position for keeping mum about the Princess’ outings. Jung Ki-joon takes this opportunity to push for a marriage with Qing.

‘Band of Sisters’

Episodes 21 & 22

Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Se-joon waits in front of Ha-ri’s house to go to work together. He is shocked to see Ha-ri and Ki-chan walking out together. Kye-hwa orders a stronger herbal tonic.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Hwan-seung calls Eun-hyang out in a drunken state. He apologizes, as he kisses her passionately. Goon-ja feels lethargic and gets weaker.

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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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