Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles:
‘Star of Universe’ (MBC drama special)
Episodes 5 and 6 (Mon.) Final
Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Byul says her farewell to Gakshi after her endearing words of gratitude. Woo Joo saves Byul, but it comes with a price. Seven years later, Byul and Woo Joo are living each day to the fullest and with lots of love. Byul makes a promise and sees to fulfill it.
‘Romance Full of Life’ (MBC drama special)
Episodes 1 and 2 (Tues.)
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: This is a story of So In Sung, who dreams of becoming a police officer, but has failed the exam eight times. Despite his hardships, he still lives his life with his quirky and positive personality. Then one day, he lands a high-paying, part-time job called the “Experiment Full of Life.”
Episodes 19 and 20 (Wed.); 21 and 22 (Thur.)
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m: Ye Nam is dismayed after finding out about the death of her father. She vows to take revenge on her mother, who has turned her whole life into a lie. Meanwhile, Jung Hyuk declares a divorce with Jenny Jang. Sun Wu witnesses Jung Hyuk with another woman. Thursday, 7:45 p.m: Jenny Jang plans to invest all the money in Deo Group’s illegal slush funds into the Yungcheon international city project. She orders Sun Wu to destroy all of the houses on the property. Jung Hyuk decides to help Jenny Jang with her plan. Meanwhile, Hyun Ji finds herself facing a sudden turn of events.
Episode 23 (Fri.); Episode 24 (Sat.)
Friday, 7:45 p.m: Yoon-hee pressures her youngest daughter to study until wee hours of the evening, against her husband’s opposition. Sang-soon becomes furious when Yoon-hee tells him that she doesn’t want her daughter growing up like her. Saturday, 7:45 p.m: Kang-jae apologizes to Kong-soon over a mistaken kiss. Kong-soon tells him nonchalantly that she was too drunk to remember what had happened anyway. Se-ryung tells Young-jae that she will support him even if he doesn’t find a job. Young-jae tells her if such a day comes, he’d have to break up with her for good.
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.