Jul 15 2020

Teaser trailer #1 for MBC every1 drama series “Love is Annoying, But I Hate Being Lonely”

Teaser trailer #1 added for MBC every1 drama series “Love is Annoying, But I Hate Being Lonely” (literal title) starring Ji Hyun-Woo & Kim So-Eun. Around the 12 second mark of the teaser, Ji Hyun-Woo states “At one word, love is annoying.” He then repeats “love is annoying.”

In addition, “Love is Annoying, But I Hate Being Lonely” is now set to first air August 11, 2020 in South Korea.

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Jul 15 2020

Main cast for OCN drama series “Amazing Rumor”

Joe Byeong-GyuYu Jun-SangKim Se-Jeong (‘Gugudan’), Yum Hye-Ran and Ahn Suk-Hwan are cast in new OCN drama series “Amazing Rumor.” The drama series is based on webtoon “”Kyeongirowoon Somoon” written by Jang Yi and published via Daum Webtoon. The drama series has the unusual premise of a group of people with supernatural abilities who hunt down evil spirits. They work in a noodle restaurant together to hide their true purpose.

“Amazing Rumor” will first air sometime during the second half of this year.

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Jul 14 2020

Main poster for Channel A drama “Lies of Lies”

Main poster added for Channel A drama series “Lies of Lies” (literal title) starring Lee Yu-Ri & Yeon Jeong-Hun. Caption on the poster states “Dangerous lie which I bet my life on.” The poster also reveals that the drama series is now scheduled to first air September 4, 2020 in South Korea. Meanwhile, the first teaser for the drama series can be viewed at AsianWiki.

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Ji Eun-Soo (Lee Yu-Ri) is a daughter-in-law of a powerful chaebol family. She suddenly she becomes a murderer, who killed her husband. After she is released from prison, she tries to get her daughter back. She approaches Kang Ji-Min (Yeon Jeong-Hun), who has adopted her daughter. He is a cool as ice reporter. Ji Eun-Soo pretends to fall in love with him and attempts to marry him to become the stepmother of her daughter.

Jul 14 2020

Mayu Matsuoka & Haruma Miura cast in TBS drama “Love Will Begin When Money End”

Mayu Matsuoka and Haruma Miura are cast in TBS drama series “Love Will Begin When Money End” (literal title of “Okane no Kireme ga Koi no Hajimari”). The drama series features an original screenplay by Satomi Oshima (“Nagi’s Long Vacation“). Shohei Miura and Takumi Kitamura are also cast in supporting roles. The drama series is a romantic-comedy revolving around a thrifty woman who works in the accounting company of a toy manufacturing company and a free spending young man.

“Love Will Begin When Money End” first airs September, 2020 in Japan (takes over TBS’ Tuesday 10PM time slot after “My Housekeeper Mr. Nagisa“).

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Jul 11 2020

Main trailer for movie “Deliver Us From Evil”

Main trailer added for movie “Deliver Us From Evil” starring Hwang Jung-Min & Lee Jung-Jae. The trailer starts off with blood spilling onto the floor and a man’s voice states “This is the last mission I gave you.”

“Deliver Us From Evil” will be released August 5, 2020 in South Korea.

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: A shocking kidnapping case takes place in Thailand. In-Nam (Hwang Jung-Min) just completed his last murder for hire contract as an assassin. He is aware that the kidnapping case is related to him. In-Nam heads to Thailand. There, he meets his helper Yoo-Yi (Park Jung-Min) and they work on the kidnapping case.

Meanwhile, Ray (Lee Jung-Jae) learns that his sibling was assassinated by In-Nam. To take revenge on In-Nam, he heads to Thailand.

Jul 11 2020

Kou Shibasaki cast in NTV drama “35-Year-Old Girl”

Kou Shibasaki is cast for the lead role in NTV drama series “35-Year-Old Girl” (literal title of “35sai no Shojo”). The drama series features an original screenplay by Kazuhiko Yukawa and directed by Ryuichi Inomata. The pair have worked on several NTV drama series together, with “I’m Mita, Your Housekeeper” being one of their more memorable works.

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: A daughter, Nozomi Imamura (Kou Shibasaki), returns after 25 years. She is still like a 10 year old kid.

“35-Year-Old Girl” will first air October, 2020 in Japan.

Jul 10 2020

Supporting cast announced for NHK drama series “Seiten wo Tsuke”

Supporting cast announced for NHK drama series “Seiten wo Tsuke” starring Ryo Yoshizawa. The 20 newly announced performers are Kaoru KobayashiEmi WakuiEri MurakawaRyoko FujinoKengo KoraRiko NarumiSeiichi TanabeShinnosuke MitsushimaAi HashimotoKenshi OkadaSei HiraizumiMayumi AsakaNaoto TakenakaIkkei WatanabeKanji TsudaTsuyoshi KusanagiShinichi TsutsumiYoshino KimuraMitsuru Hirata, and Hiroshi Tamaki.  “Seiten wo Tsuke” is NHK’s 60th taiga drama series and revolves around the life of Eiichi Shibusawa (played by Ryo Yoshizawa). He became known as the father of Japanese capitalism. Among the supporting characters, Ai Hashimoto will play Chiyo Odaka. Eiichi Shibusawa liked her since he was a child and they eventually became husband and wife.

“Seiten wo Tsuke” will during 2021 in Japan.

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Jul 9 2020

Teaser trailer #5 for tvN drama series “Flower of Evil”

Teaser trailer #5 & new still images for tvN drama series “Flower of Evil” starring Lee Joon-Gi & Moon Chae-Won. Meanwhile, above and below are four new still images from the drama series. The still images show a relative happy family, while the last still images shows there’s trouble ahead.

“Flower of Evil” first airs July 29, 2020 in South Korea.

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Cha Ji-Won (Moon Chae-Won) is a detective. She is married to Baek Hee-Sung (Lee Joon-Gi) and they a daughter. Baek Hee-Sung seems like a committed husband and father, but he hides his cruel past and lives under another person’s identity. He deceives his wife completely. Cha Ji-Won learns of his deception and chases his past.

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