Category Archives: Kdrama

Sang Hyun’s Pledge

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=603239799766777&set=a.603239603100130.1073742006.131328780291217&type=3&theater On the premiere of Gapdongi on 11th April, Sang Hyun had made a pledge of 50 kisses for fans at Hongdae should the drama ratings achieve 5%.  I’m not sure whether he meant the ratings for the first episode … Continue reading

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Sketches Of Mu Yeom

Taken from the preview of episode 3, nice sketches of Mu Yeom by Mathilda. From episode 1 when Mu Yeom was meditating in the temple and Mathilda sneaked a sketch.

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Gapdongi BTS (7)

http://program.interest.me/tvn/gabdong2/8/Board/View?b_seq=11 What a lovely smile http://program.interest.me/tvn/gabdong2/8/Board/View?b_seq=10 Absorbed with the script

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‘Gapdongi’ Press Conference BTS

Sang Hyun and the others at backstage just before the press conference. Everyone was so nervous but they all did well.

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Gapdongi Episdose 2 (Highlights) & Episode 3 Preview

Episode 3 preview It seems Oh Maria is that little girl who had been traumatized by Gapdong in the past and the one who was somehow spared (in episode 1). The weirdo with psychopathic tendencies and a likely Gapdong copycat. … Continue reading

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All There In His Eyes (2)

Eyes that always speak to me without a need for words  …..

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Gapdongi Episode 2 (Media Pics)

AGB Nielsen ratings:                             Average          Highest Episode 1             1.8%                3.5% Episode 2            2.0%                2.6%     Watch … Continue reading

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Gapdongi Episode 1 (Meditation)

https://twitter.com/CJnDrama/status/454812964009156608/photo/1 Scene from episode 1, with Mu Yeom meditating in front of an altar when Mathilda sneaked up to do a sketch of him.  It seems they are quite familiar with each other. Average ratings for episode 1 was at … Continue reading

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Gapdongi Episode 1 (Highlights) & Episode 2 Preview

Thanks to Dramafire, watch episode 1 with English subs:  http://dramafire.com/gap-dong-episode-1/ A wonderful recap of episode 1 by Dramabeans which fully explains the raw episode. Thanks DB    http://www.dramabeans.com/2014/04/gap-dong-episode-1/ Episode 2 preview Episode 1 : Fearless Oh Maria who saved the day … Continue reading

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Gapdongi Episode 1 (Media Pics)

I managed to catch some parts of episode 1 but due to the erratic streaming and screen freeze, I couldn’t watch the whole episode.  Hope to catch it in full later.  For those who did not manage to watch, here … Continue reading

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Gapdongi Episode 1 Preview

The 6 minute preview of episode one, with my favorite confrontation scene between Mu Yeom and Yang Cheol Gon. 

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Cheers For Premiere Of Gapdongi

http://news.hankooki.com/lpage/entv/201404/h20140411161000133420.htm Sang Hyun with special effects of a bloody forehead, with hopes for a lot of love and support for the premiere of Gapdongi and the character of Ha Mu Yeom. http://sports.chosun.com/news/ntype.htm?id=201404120100146850009351&servicedate=20140411 The various casts with their hopes for good … Continue reading

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Intense Eyes (2)

http://www.topstarnews.net/detail.php?number=56860&thread=0002r0001r0012r0019 Finally it’s 11th April, the day of the drama premiere which we’ve been counting down to. Hope we’ll be able to catch the first episode. A scene which must leave most of us wondering is the photo above.  With … Continue reading

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Rice Wreath Donations (Gapdongi Press Conference)

The combined rice donation by the various fan groups from 7 countries totaled 1.1 tons. From Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong & Singapore. Rice donation report : http://dreame.co.kr/board_view.php?data=idx=389242&boardIndex=11 Messages of support and cheer for Sang Hyun and for … Continue reading

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Gapdongi Press Conference @ Yongsan CGV (Clips)

1st Director’s Cut preview and stage greeting at Yongsan CGV after the press conference. Clips below on the rice wreath donations from all the fan groups, including ours. From Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong & Singapore. Total amount … Continue reading

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Gapdongi Press Conference @ Yongsan CGV

Lots and lots of media photos from the Gapdongi press conference held at Yongsan CGV on 8th April 2014.  We had been looking forward to the event even though we could not be there, and counting down to the broadcast … Continue reading

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Gapdongi Characters Chart

Original image from http://program.interest.me/tvn/gabdong2/15/Contents/Html

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Sang Hyun’s #Day In The Life# @ Twitter/CJn Drama

https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/%EA%B0%91%EB%8F%99%EC%9D%B4%EC%A0%9C%EC%9E%91%EB%B0%9C%ED%91%9C%ED%9A%8C24%EC%8B%9C?source=feed_text&story_id=601506069940150 Related tweet : https://twitter.com/CJnDrama/status/452721571447054336 This tweet is a bit confusing but after some figuring out from the info on the poster, my guess is that CJnDrama Facebook will be posting something about A Day In The Life of Sang … Continue reading

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Intense Eyes

http://tenasia.hankyung.com/archives/238983 According to the media report, though this photo above was taken during one of the rehearsals, the intensity displayed in Sang Hyun’s eyes were apparent and could be described as ‘fire blazing from his eyes’.  Even with script in … Continue reading

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Personal Message Of Support For Sang Hyun

Here’s your chance to send a personal message of support and cheer for Sang Hyun in the drama Gapdongi. Susu, the administrator of YSH Support Japan (Precious) is compiling a special booklet with support messages from fans of all countries … Continue reading

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Fiming of Gapdongi (BTS) 6

https://twitter.com/uhhm96/status/451732379862708225/photo/1 Sang Hyun and Seong Dong-il with the child actor who plays the role of Mu Yeom when young.  He’s not the same child actor mentioned in the earlier casts line-up.  Perhaps they’ve made a switch or the other boy … Continue reading

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Support From Fans (Coffee Van) 2

Thanks to the generous sharing of photos and updates by the coffee truck website as well as the wonderful support from the fan group YSH Support Japan.  It touches me to see  the effort put in by these loyal fans … Continue reading

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Gapdongi Trailer (3)

Next Gapdongi trailer with 30 secs highlights from episode 1? Wonderful intense eyes in Detective Mu Yeom’s confrontation scene with the Criminal Police Director Yang Cheol Gon who made a scathing remark about Mu Yeom’s late father being a beast.

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Filming Of Gapdongi (BTS 5)

Pic Source : http://www.nemopan.com/8147962 The filming of this scene was apparently on the rooftop of Ace Plaza.  Hope it’s not too high as it would have been dangerous.  Does that man beside Kim Ji Won look like Lee Jun? Why … Continue reading

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Greetings From Sang Hyun & Kim Min Jung

https://twitter.com/CJnDrama/status/451239567962554369/photo/1 Sang Hyun and Kim Min Jung taking a moment from their busy filming schedule to flash a V sign in a shot of them together.  Lovely …… we’re certainly looking forward to seeing them in the drama’s premiere soon.

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Gapdongi Press Conference

It’s confirmed that this event will be the press conference for the drama. 2 agencies had offered a viewing tour of the event and tickets are already sold out for one of them. http://hanryu-concert.com/blog/2014/03/20/tvn_gapudon/ http://www.lookkorea.jp/event/x35_tvn_gabdonge/ Announcement with more details on … Continue reading

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Gapdongi Webtoon

Pic source  http://giftmap.interest.me/View/1905 A special horror webtoon was released to promote the drama Gapdongi.   Due to its gruesome content which contains some shocking scenes and sound effects, it includes a warning for pregnant ladies, the elderly and those with weak … Continue reading

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Ha Mu Yeom

http://program.interest.me/tvn/gabdong2/13/Contents/Html?h_seq=1 Character description: Ha Mu Yeom (early 30s) Homicide Detective Senior Police Officer in the Iltan Police Station

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Filming Of Gapdongi (BTS 4)

More BTS filming with Sang Hyun and Kim Min Jung, posted by a lucky lady who was in the vicinity. She mentioned that she had preferred Sang Hyun to Hyun Bin in Secret Garden and was disappointed that she did … Continue reading

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Gapdongi Trailer (2)

Another exciting trailer that offers more preview snapshots of the drama.  Wonder why there are 2 other similar trailers of 10 and 20 seconds duration.  The more I watched these the more my anticipation goes up, and I get the … Continue reading

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Message @ Filming Site

http://www.yoonsanghyun.com/ Sang Hyun at the filming site, taken from clip posted up today at his Korean fansite.  The filming is probably completed as the staff seems to be packing up.  He mentions the autograph signing event held tomorrow at Lotte … Continue reading

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Snack Support From Fans

https://www.facebook.com/churrostruck/photos/a.389447571178390.1073741833.335402213249593/490976554358824/?type=1&theater Even though some fans might not be able to be there personally, their love and support never wanes.  Whether it’s with snacks or hot coffee, their support is very much appreciated.  In this instance, it’s sent by some Japanese … Continue reading

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Gapdongi Director’s Cut Preview

http://giftmap.interest.me/View/1900 It seems there is an ongoing promotion event on the Gapdongi drama premiere where 20 lucky winners will get to attend a Director’s Cut preview together with the stage greeting by the actors.  Not sure what is the requirement … Continue reading

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Intense Character Transformation

http://topstarnews.net/detail.php?number=55115 As Sang Hyun has revealed in a media article, the reason he took on this role of Detective Ha Mu Yeom is because he would like to show a different image from his previous roles.  Having worked together with … Continue reading

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Filming of Gapdongi (BTS 3)

http://cafe.daum.net/modelagi/1K2E/15442?sns=twitter http://cafe.naver.com/gpfleamarket/747636 From the date stamp, these scenes below should be from today’s filming. Detective Mu Yeom in hospital pyjamas rushing to the scene of the crime?

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Making of Gapdongi Teasers (BTS)

Another BTS on the making of the second set of teasers Original clip source: http://blog.naver.com/cj_drama/20207583631

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Gapdongi Poster Shoot (BTS)

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.594498377307586.1073741998.131328780291217&type=1 Pics from CJ E&M Drama Facebook related to the making of the Gapdongi poster shoot Demo on the proper way of strangling Detective Mu Yeom Wonder why they didn’t use this for the poster in place of the other … Continue reading

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Making of Poster Shoot (Gapdongi)

Another great BTS on the making of the poster shoot. Sang Hyun’s intense look in this clip ….. it’s become my new favorite. Though it was supposed to show that he was being strangled …… It feels like a shoulder … Continue reading

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Gapdongi Poster (Ha Mu Yeom & Ryu Tae-Oh)

http://tenasia.hankyung.com/archives/230239 Latest poster for Gapdongi, with Ryu Tae-Oh standing over Ha Mu Yeom in a pose which seems to suggest something sinister.  A thought which comes to mind  …… could this weird barista be another potential Gapdongi?  Even the teaser … Continue reading

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It’s All There In His Eyes

I think the teasers created by CJ E&M Drama are great.  I like how they pack the suspense within the first set of 10 second teasers and then build it up with the next set of 30 seconds teasers.  Even … Continue reading

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Gapdongi Teaser 30 seconds (Ha Mu Yeom)

 Finally we get the 2nd teaser for Ha Mu Yeom. Obvious pain on remembrance, reflected in those eyes ……

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Gapdongi Teasers (20 seconds)

The 2nd set of 20 seconds teasers for Gapdongi which didn’t include one for Mu Yeom unfortunately.  The suspense is building up with each set of teasers as they get slightly longer and with some fleeting scenes which seems to … Continue reading

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Gapdongi All Casts Photos

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.589097021181055.1073741997.131328780291217&type=1 New set of photos of the casts of Gapdongi released by CJ E&M Drama FB Ha Mu Yeom (Sang Hyun) who became a detective to find the serial killer Gapdong after his father committed suicide 20 years ago due … Continue reading

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Filming Of Gapdongi (BTS 2)

http://blog.naver.com/holiday1019 http://bean0812.blog.me/206119990 Sang Hyun with Kim Ji Won

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Gapdongi Poster 2

http://tenasia.hankyung.com/archives/227993 Release of another poster for Gapdongi. The most sinister character here is Lee Jun as Ryu Tae-Oh since he looks up to Gapdongi as his hero. Another potential Gapdongi hiding behind that seemingly innocent smile or just another weird … Continue reading

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Gapdongi Teasers (Seong Dong-il, Kim Ji Won & Lee Jun)

To watch the other 3 ten seconds teasers for Gapdongi: Seong Dong-il http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-Dy-6VDyrM&list=UU9w-h_ciMmX64TcLRcb1xP Kim Ji Won http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfdYBCsklCc&list=UU9w-h_ciMmX64TcLRcb1xP Lee Jun http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOq9QiCtRUA&list=UU9w-h_ciMmX64TcLRcb1xPg The other split second scenes from these teasers ….

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Gapdongi Teaser Clip (Kim Min Jung)

More split second scenes from teaser clip #4.  Those items could be evidence found at the crime scene.

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Gapdongi Teaser Clip (Sang Hyun)

I had been waiting for this teaser clip ….. for my favorite pair of eyes with its wonderful intensity. Gapdongi to premiere on tvN on 11th April 2014 @ 20:40 (KST) To watch live stream @ http://www.liebao.in/channel/tvnhd Parts of the … Continue reading

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Gapdongi Official Posters

http://giftmap.interest.me/View/1838 http://starin.edaily.co.kr/news/NewsRead.edy?SCD=EA31&newsid=01170966606021024&DCD=A10102 The official poster for Gapdongi with Detective Ha Mu Yeom and the words which read “Thank you ….. you’re alive ….”  I suppose it gives Detective Mu Yeom a chance to clear his father’s name as the latter … Continue reading

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Filming of Gapdongi (BTS)

http://ameblo.jp/tvxqbb501/entry-11786238918.html Another filming BTS photo.  The filming location wasn’t specified but looking at the similarity of Sang Hyun and Kim Min Jung’s clothing to the earlier photos, it’s probably around the same area in Songdo.

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