Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles.
‘The Nokdu Flower’
Episodes 29 and 30; 31 and 32 (Sun.)
Today, 6:45 p.m.: Hanyang is attacked by the Japanese army. The people of Joseon are thrown into chaos. Donghak member, Kim Ga, threatens Yi Hyun and takes Lady Myung Sim as his hostage.
Today, 7:45 p.m.: With the Japanese and Qing armies at war, Joseon is caught in the cross fire. The number of casualties increase as Joseon’s people fight back to save their country. Yi Hyun’s identity as the ogre is at the verge of being revealed.
‘The Secret Life of My Secretary’
Episodes 21 and 22 (Mon.); 23 and 24 (Tues.)
Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Dae Ju confronts Min Ik, asking who he’s really in love with, Jeong Gal Hee or Veronica Park. Veronica and Gal Hee get into a car accident and Min Ik has to decide who to rush over to help first. Veronica sets a meeting between Min Ik, herself, and Gal Hee. The detectives find out that Chauffer Eun Jeong Su is the mystery man who attacked Min Ik.
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Min Ik confesses his true feelings for Gal Hee. Gal Hee in turn decides to tell him the truth about her double life. Veronica’s mother and Min Ik’s mother try to hasten Veronica and Min Ik’s wedding.
‘My Absolute Boyfriend’
Episodes 21 and 22 (Wed.); 23 and 24 (Thur.)
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m: Young-goo and Da Da are finally happily reunited. After tracking Young-goo down to take him away, Diana shows up Da Da’s house with her bodyguards. Young-goo works as a stunt man on set with Wong-joon. Wong-joon gets a severe skin rash and is taken away in an ambulance.
Thursday, 7:45 p.m: The Real special effects team loses their contract with the producers, when their makeup was the cause of the skin rash. Wong-joon feels town with yet another mishap that separates him from Da Da. Young-goo and Da Da spend quality time getting to know each other. Young-goo and Wong-joon join forces to try to find the one responsible for makeup mishap.
‘Pledge To God’
Episodes 17 and 18 (Fri.); Episodes 19 and 20 (Sat.)
Friday, 7:45 p.m: Na Kyung confronts Ji Young, accusing her of meeting Jae Wook behind her back only to be chastised by Ji Young. Spots appear on Hyeon Woo’s body and the fear engulfs him as he thinks of going through health problems once again. Hyeon Woo is faced with the truth. Na Kyung fears that truth will be revealed by Joon Seo.
Saturday, 7:45 p.m: Chairman Kim demands to put his grandson on the family registry. Chairman Kim urges Hyeon Woo to come home. Cheonji Group’s power struggle begins as Chairman Kim brings Hyeon Woo in as the heir. Hyeon Woo drops a bomb at a family gathering.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.