Sora’s heart aches

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

‘Romance Full of Life’ (MBC drama special)

Episodes 3 and 4 (Mon.); 5 and 6 Final

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Sora’s heart aches as she sees Insung and Taeyi together as a couple. Insung takes on the challenge, “Youth Quiz King,” to earn money on behalf of his father. Sora’s nosebleed continues. With his new hearing ability, Insung finds out about Sora’s troubles.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Insung visits the hospital after experiencing more and more abnormalities. Conflicts arise as they find out about the adverse effects of the medicine. Sora finds out why Insung has changed so much and the side-effects due to the experimental testing.

‘You Are Closer Than I Think’ (KBS drama special)

Episode 1 (Wed.)

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m: Choi Ujin is a podcast DJ and is the owner of a book store. On his wedding day, his fiancée disappears, leaving her wedding dress in the waiting room. He searches for his fiancée, Lee Seoyeon, and the reason why she left him. One day, an anonymous viewer uploads a picture of Seoyeon with another man onto Ujin’s podcast.

‘The Long Good-bye’ (KBS drama special)

Episode 1 (Thurs.)

Thursday, 7:45 p.m: Bae Sanghui is an award-winning novelist, but he is having a hard time finishing his second novel. He has been in a long term relationship with Jeong Ina, who is an editor for his publishing company. Sanghui agonizes over the hardships that come with his work and love life.

‘My Mom’

Episode 25 (Fri.); Episode 26 (Sat.)

Friday, 7:45 p.m: Il-nam, after receiving Sang-soon’s advice, gives Jeong-ae a paper crane that he made with love. Young-jae gets hired at Se-ryung’s company and the family celebrates. Shi-kyung purposely takes Yu-ra to where Kang-jae works as a car wash attendant. Saturday, 7:45p.m: Ms. Jang gives up trying to prevent Jeong-ae and Il-nam from seeing each other. Kang-jae is bothered by Shi-kyung’s frequent visits to his workplace. A man Hana barely got acquainted with, calls Yoon-hee by her name.


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


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