Min-joon makes his move; Se-joon goes out of his mind

We have seen many legal thriller K-dramas recently as it’s been a trend in South Korea. “Falsify, “also known as “Distorted,” will start this week on Mondays and Tuesdays at 7:45 p.m.

The story revolves around reporters and a young star female prosecutor trying to reveal the truth in corrupted large corporations. Han Moo-young becomes a reporter to get revenge for his brother’s death who was also a reporter about to uncover a corruption scandal. He partners with Kwan So-ra, a prosecutor in violent crimes division who graduated at the top of her class.

Director Lee Jung-hum and writer Kim Hyun-jung worked to make this 32 episode series which aired two episodes per day starting July 24 in Seoul.

Weekly Update

‘Breezy Love’

Episodes 18 & 19

Today, 6:30 p.m.: Heedong announces he’ll marry Shinae. Shinae starts a new chapter in her life. Mipoong is assigned as a director’s assistant. Jango is filled with an unexplainable fury, seeing Mipoong and the director together.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Youngae is shocked to find that Heedong’s bride is Shinae. Mipoong and Shinae meet again. A rumor of an inappropriate relationship between Mipoong and the director circulates at the company. Jango gets furious and drags Mipoong out when he hears the rumor.

‘Distorted’

Episodes 1 & 2 (Mon); 3 & 4 (Tues)

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Moo-young, a self-proclaimed muckraker, became a reporter to reveal the truth behind his brother’s death five years ago. Suk-min, a self-righteous unbending reporter, is cast aside in the journalism world. So-ra is a young smart prosecutor. The three come together to fight injustice.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: So-ra is to take responsibility for lack of diligence and is assigned to a post in the countryside. Suk-min and the flash team also face disciplinary action. Moo-young senses that his brother’s death was questionable, and decides to get to the bottom of it.

‘Into The World Again’

Episodes 9 & 10 (Wed); 11 & 12 (Thur)

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.:

Jung-won is caught working in the kitchen to cook for Hae-sung and faces consequences. Ho-bang pledges that he’ll get to the truth and prove Hae-sung’s innocence. Min-joon starts to realize that he has special feelings for Jung-won.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Hae-sung tells Jung-won that she’s the only one who hasn’t changed since 12 years ago. Hae-sung is told that his heart will feel pain when the person responsible for his predicament is near. He is at the hospital when he suddenly feels great pain in his heart. Min-joon makes his move on Jung-won.

‘Band of Sisters’

Episodes 31 & 32

Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Se-joon goes out of his mind after discovering Kye-hwa is responsible for his grandma’s death. He forces Kye-hwa into his car, and speeds to visit his grandma, which puts Kye-hwa on edge. Pil-soon pretends to be possessed by Goon-ja, which scares and pressures Kye-hwa.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: A memory haunts Ki-chan after his visit to Chairman Goo’s house. He wants to visit the house again to figure out the meaning of his memory. Dal-hee and Se-joon confirm their wedding plans and hires someone to man the reception…

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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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