This week we saw a unique and captivating webtoon-based K-drama, a Taiwanese gender bender, a hot K-pop awards show, a Chinese historical drama, and a Korean movie that had you in laughter and tears. Next week we have a fantasy action high school drama, an adorable detective web drama, a quirky "flower boy" drama unlike any other, and a Korean cops and robbers movie. Let's take a look!


1. Cheese in the Trap

Starring Kim Go Eun and Park Hae Jin

Hong Seol (Kim Go Eun) isn't the smartest or most privileged university student, but she is without a doubt hardworking and earnest. In contrast, Hong Seol's senior, Yoo Jeong (Park Hae Jin), is a high achiever with the good looks, athleticism and grades to prove it — but he harbors a dark side. Even stranger, an unlikely alliance is forged between these two classmates from opposite sides of the track.



2.  Bromance

Starring Megan Lai and Baron Chen

Following a fortune teller’s advice, Pi Ya Nuo (Megan Lai) has been forced to live as a man for 25 years. On the eve of her 26th birthday—the year which she can finally live freely as a woman—she inadvertently saves Du Zhi Feng (Baron Chen), a mob boss, and his sister, who falls in love with Ya Nuo at first sight. To complicate matters further, Du Zhi Feng becomes Ya Nuo’s sworn brother, forcing her to decide whether or not she’s willing to remain his best man—or something more.



3.  2015 SBS Awards Festival 

Starring Lee Ji Eun (IU) and VIXX

The 2015 SBS Gayo Daejun Awards kicks off with performances from T-ARA, CN Blue, Ailee, APink, and Psy!


4.  Beauty At War

Set in the Forbidden City, Seung-Ling (Ada Choi) and Su-Lan (Tracy Yip) fight to become the nanny of Yu Fei's (Sheren Tang) child, the 5th Prince, while Yu Fei and Consort Dowager Shun (Christine Ng) fight over their hatred for one another. Ko Lau-Fei (Moses Chan) is a Kunqu Opera performer who plays the main male role who is in a battle with Tong Kat-Hoi (Eddie Kwan).


5.  King and the Clown (Movie) (January 9)

Starring Lee Joon Ki and Kam Woo Sung

Bonded through a love of comedy and a crime of passion, two clowns — Jangsaeng (Kam Woo Sung) and Gong Gil (Lee Joon Gi)—go on the run and take their act with them. But after their new routine catches the ire of the court and becomes grounds for treason, the comedic duo is summoned to humor the king—or die trying. Amidst increasing political unrest, the mad king takes a dangerous liking to the effeminate Gong Gil, forcing both clowns to walk a fatal tightrope between performance and reality.



1. Moorim School (January 11) 

Starring Lee Hyun Woo and Shin Hyun Joon

Emphasizing honesty, integrity, selflessness, creativity, and communication above all else, Moorim School is anything but a typical Korean school. Led by Shin Hyun Joon (Hwang Moo Song), Moorim School employs non-traditional, yet incredibly enlightening teachers from different countries to share their unique life lessons with impressionable teenagers.


2. Detective Alice (Web Drama) (January 13) 

Starring Kim Nam Joo and Jo Dong Hyuk

Chun Yeon Joo (Apink's Kim Nam Joo) is an enthusiastic detective for the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety. Yeon Joo investigates various crimes with the help of her stoic partner (Jo Dong Hyuk) and extremely sensitive taste buds.


3. Grandpas Over Flowers Investigation Team (January 15)

Starring Lee Soon Jae and Byun Hee Bong

Four hotshot detectives land themselves in their most mysterious case when an experiment goes wrong and transforms three of them into elderly men. Bewildered by their new 70-something bodies, these young 20-somethings set out on a quest to revert themselves back to their normal selves, but find themselves challenged by the hardships of being old. Meanwhile, as the only detective who emerged from the experiment unscathed, Park Jung Woo (Kim Heechul) must rally his 'ol buds into action.


4. Going By the Book (Movie) (January 16)

Starring Jung Jae Young and Son Byung Ho

After a string of violent bank robberies shakes up the public, the pressure is on for Lee Seung Woo (Son Byung Ho), the newly appointed police chief, to take swift action and calm the situation. His solution? Appointing Jung Do Man (Jung Jae Young), a naive traffic cop, to go undercover and bust the robbers.


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