Da Da and Young-goo so happy together

Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles.

Weekly Update

‘The Nokdu Flower’

Episodes 17 and 18; 19 and 20 (Sun.)

Today, 6:45 p.m.: The Donghak army enters Jeonju city. The royal army sets up camp near in Mount Wansan led by Hong Gye Hoon, putting pressure on Donghak army. Yi Hyun and his men join forces with the royal army, setting the two brothers against each other, separated only by a wall.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Yi Hyun is in danger of getting caught by Yi Kang’s men. Chief Peddler Song Bong Gil goes into hiding from the Donghak army. To get rid of Chief Peddler Song plans the assassination of Jeon Bong Jun.

‘The Secret Life of My Secretary’

Episodes 9 and 10 (Mon.); 11 and 12 (Tues.)

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Min Ik is comforted by Veronica when he finds himself in a situation so dire, that even his friends cannot be trusted. Veronica seems like an old friend, though they have only just met. Min Ik falls for Veronica’s straightforward, but kind personality. CEO Shim Hae Yong gets a hold onto something that may potentially bring Min Ik down.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Min Ik and Gal Hee stay together to prepare for the shareholders’ meeting. Veronica’s vote becomes a vital key to Min Ik’s survival in the company. Though to get close to her seems like an impossible task. CEO Shim Hae Yong and Dae Ju seem eager to put an obstacle in Min Ik’s way.

‘My Absolute Boyfriend’

Episodes 9 and 10 (Wed.); 11 and 12 (Thur.)

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m: Now that Young-goo is in permanent situation, he starts a part-time job at an amusement center. Wong-joon holds a free hug event at the very amusement center where Young-goo works. Ji-seok and In-hyuk beg for one more week to carry out their mission. It pains Wang-joon to see Da Da and Young-goo so happy together. Wong-joon’s manager finds out about a blackmailing incident.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m: Young-goo goes out of his way to try his best to help Da Da. But on the other hand, Wang-joon tries to get back into Da Da’s life. Da Da’s ring lights up pink. Yeo-woong gets into a car accident. Diana shows up at Kronos Haven to check on the status of Zero-Nine.

‘Pledge To God’

Episodes 5 and 6 (Fri.); Episodes 7 and 8 (Sat.)

Friday, 7:45 p.m: The ex-couple, Jae Wook and Ji Young, agree to have a baby to save their son. Min Ho, Ji Young’s husband, finds out and breaks down emotionally. Sang Chun is furious finding out that his son is ill.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m: Ji Young pushes Jae Wook away. Na Kyung, who has been diagnosed infertile, approves of it their agreement due to her own selfish agenda. Na Kyung announces she’s pregnant. Ji Young has a difficult birth.


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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