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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FEATURE: 4 series starring rising star Kim Dong Hee

At 20 years old, rising star Kim Dong Hee starred in one hit web drama (“A-TEEN), two top-rated Korean dramas (JTBC’s “Sky Castle” and “Itaewon Class”), and, most recently, as the lead star in a Netflix Original Series (“Extracurricular”) — all this despite only starting his professional acting career in 2018.

The actor often plays a student with a calm demeanor, but the characters’ different backgrounds and living situations make his portrayals unique from one another; his wide range of emotional expressions even while maintaining his characters’ signature composure showcased Kim Dong Hee’s versatility as a rookie actor.

Here are all the series he starred in.

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INTERVIEW: Jeremy Zucker is open to meeting and collaborating with BTS; also recommends a song to Park Seo Joon

BTS member V (Kim Taehyung) and “Itaewon Class” actor Park Seo Joon both cited Jeremy Zucker’s track “Come Thru” as of one their favorite songs. V even sang a cover — which Jeremy acknowledged via Instagram back then — while Park Seo Joon mentioned during his BENCH Fun Meet last 2019 that he likes to listen to the song while working .

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Korean Drama Review: “The World of the Married,” a hit among Korean and Filipino viewers

The Philippines is known for producing various kabit-seryes, from GMA Network’s “Ika-6 Na Utos” to ABS-CBN’s “Halik,” these top-rated teleseryes all feature the scorned wife, the cheating husband, and the egoistical mistress. South Korea has also been airing series about affairs long before — with titles such as “A Rosy Life,” “Temptation of Wife,” “Temptation of an Angel,” and “Secret Affair,” among many others. Thus, both countries are no beginners when it comes to the genre of the trending Korean drama “The World of the Married.” But what makes it different enough for viewers — both the recently introduced fans and the expert titas when it comes to this type of story — to excitedly wait for every episode to air?

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