Korean Drama Recommendation: “It’s Okay, That’s Love”

If you’re looking for a Korean drama to watch while waiting for the next episode of Kim Soo Hyun and Seo Ye Ji’s series “It’s Okay To Not Be Okay,” you might want to consider binge-watching the 2014 series “It’s Okay, That’s Love,” starring Jo In Sung (“That Winter, the Wind Blows” and “Something Happened in Bali”) and Gong Hyo Jin (from “When the Camellia Blooms”).

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Korean Drama Recommendation: “Oh My Ghost”

Shin Soon Ae (portrayed by Kim Seul Gi) is a virgin ghost who couldn’t ascend to the skies due to her “regret” of passing away without knowing what love is. Due to this, Soon Ae “borrows” various women’s bodies to make up for her life’s lack of romance, but ends up not being able to fully “resolve her grudge” as most men would freeze whenever she’s near them… until she meets Chef Kang Sun Woo (portrayed by Jo Jung Suk) of Sun Restaurant, the only person who can seemingly take on her ghost-like energy.

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Korean Drama Recommendation: “Tale of Nokdu” starring Jang Dong Yoon and Kim So Hyun

Jeon Nok Du (portrayed by Jang Dong Yoon) lived on an isolated island with his family. They lived a seemingly peaceful life, until several female assassins purposely targetted them. Nok Du followed one of the injured assassins, which led him to the sacred windows’ village built besides a gisaeng house. To be able to stay in the village, Nok Du disguised himself as a woman named Lady Kim.

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Korean Drama Recommendation: “Mr. Sunshine,” a story about freedom and independence

“Mr. Sunshine” is a fictional Korean drama set in the late 1800s and early 1990s based on some historical events in Korea during the reign of the last king of Joseon and the first emperor of Korea, Emperor Gwangmu, also known as Gojong of Korea. The series tackles the pre-colonization of Joseon, how the Righteous Army fought for the country’s freedom and independence, and a subtle romance in the midst of the war between a Korean-born American and a noble lady who is secretly working as a sniper.

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Korean Drama Recommendation: “The Beauty Inside”

Top actress Han Se Gye is (Seo Hyun Jin) known for suddenly disappearing at a certain time each month — leaving her commitments, canceling schedules, and whatnots. While some may call her a troublemaker, or just someone who doesn’t care about what people think of her, Han Se Gye actually has a bigger reason and an even bigger secret regarding her sudden disappearances; the actress’ overall appearance changes into a different person each time each month.

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Korean Drama Recommendation: “The Girl Who Can See Smells”

If you’re looking for something to watch after “Memorist,” but with an added romcom genre, can try “The Girl Who Can See Smells.”

“The Girls Who Can See Smells” (also known as “Sensory Couple”) is about a cheerful girl name Oh Cho Rim (played by Shin Se Kyung) who suddenly gains the ability to see scents — a form of synesthesia — and a stoic police inspector named Choi Moo Gak (Park Yoochun) who lost his sense of taste and smell, and is also unable to feel pain — similar to the rare genetic disorder called CIPA.

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