Yi Hyun becomes the Jipgang; Young-goo’s heart shatters

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

Weekly Update

‘The Nokdu Flower’

Episodes 25 and 26; 27 and 28 (Sun.)

Today, 6:45p.m.: Yi Kang and the detached force are sent to Hanyang to meet with Lord Daewon. Yi Hyun becomes the Jipgang, the leader of the high-ranking authorities of the Gobu province. As Yi Hyun begins his reform of the government, he faces opposition from Lord Hwang. Kim Ga learns about the real identity of the ogre.

Today, 7:45p.m.: Japan’s pressure to expand its influence is intensified and the sense of crisis of war gradually grows. Kim Ga hides in wait, hoping to find Yi Hyun.

‘The Secret Life of My Secretary’

Episodes 17 and 18 (Mon.); 19 and 20 (Tues.)

Monday, 7:45p.m.: Gal Hee finds a thief in her house and loses her most valuable item. To keep the secret of Min Ik’s disease hidden, she confesses to Dae Ju that she has feelings for Min Ik. On the other hand, the detectives narrow down the suspect pool on the mysterious man in the black hoodie.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Min Ik meets the real Veronica Park. After finding out the truth, Min Ik ponders over what to do next. With pressure from Seok Ja, Veronica is stuck choosing between Dae Ju, the one who has her heart, or Min Ik, the one who she has no feelings toward.

‘My Absolute Boyfriend’

Episodes 17 and 18 (Wed.); 19 and 20 (Thur.)

Wednesday, 7:45p.m: Da Da finds out the truth behind the ominous flower box deliveries and goes to meet with Wong-joon. Young-goo’s heart shatters again, after seeing Da Da run to Wong-joon’s side. Bo-won warns Mr. Ji about Young-goo’s permanent system error, but he does not believe Bo-won anymore.

Thursday, 7:45p.m: Diana finally receives Zero-Nine. Da Da and Bo-won struggle to find Young-goo and bring him back. Wong-joon confesses his true feelings and reveals all that he has hidden from Da Da. Young-goo regains a memory of Da Da during his date with Diana. Diana plans a visit to the Kronos Heaven headquarters in Switzerland, to do a full inspection of Zero-Nine.

‘Pledge To God’

Episodes 13 and 14 (Fri.); Episodes 15 and 16 (Sat.)

Friday, 7:45p.m: Ji Young regrets not forgiving Jae Wook sooner. Jae Wook begs Ji Young to let him watch Hyeon Woo from afar. Na Kyung gets nervous when Jae Wook can’t seem to stay away from Hyeon Woo. Na Kyung begs Ji Young to leave her family alone.

Saturday, 7:45p.m: Ji Young has always despised Jae Wook for getting remarried as soon as their divorce had finalized. She finds out that he was forced into the marriage to spare Eun Sook. Jae Hee discovers Na Kyung schemed to chase her out, 10 years ago. Na Kyung dares Ji Young to expose the truth that she had a child out of wedlock. Hyeon Woo and Joon Seo get close. Hyeon Woo finds out that Jae Wook is Joon Seo’s father.

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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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