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    You’ve all been there, right? Sometimes it just doesn’t work out in a relationship or marriage. Maybe the timing didn’t work, the chemistry started to fade, or circumstances changed. Whatever the reason, there are plenty of fish in the sea so remain hopeful in the name of L-O-V-E!

    And remember, celebrities are no different from the rest of us. They’ve experienced their share of heartbreak, too! Find out how these famous exes have (or have not) moved on with their current flames.

    Lee Min Ho and Park Min Young



















    While filming “City Hunter” in 2011, they started seeing each other but, alas, it was only for a few months. We think it’s for the better anyway as fans have been rooting for the Lee Min Ho-Park Shin Hye (from “Heirs”) and Ji Chang Wook-Park Min Young (from “Healer”) pairings!

    Jo In Sung and Kim Min Hee



















    Jo In Sung (from “That Winter, The Wind Blows”) has ladies swooning over his suave looks and charisma, and things are well in the love department, too! In early 2013, his relationship with actress Kim Min Hee became public news, but it ended 18 months later. She actually has a history with pretty boys, having dated Lee Soo Hyuk (from “Valid Love” and “King of High School”) for two years. These days, the rumor mill is running strong about the “It’s Okay, That’s Love” couple of Jo In Sung-Gong Hyo Jin dating in real life. Fingers crossed!

    Han Ji Hye and Lee Dong Gun




















    Word was always buzzing that these two were headed down the aisle. However, their fairytale romance suddenly crumbled with their highly publicized breakup in 2008 after four years together. In 2009, Lee Dong Gun (from “Marry Him If You Dare”) was seen moving on with actress Cha Ye Ryun (from “She’s So Lovable” and “Golden Rainbow”). Meanwhile, Han Ji Hye (from “The Legendary Witch” and “Beyond the Clouds”) got married in 2010.

    Jay Chou and Jolin Tsai




















    What can go wrong with the joining of two Mandopop mega superstars? Everything. It all came crashing down in 2005 when Jolin found out that Jay (from “Pandamen Heroic Detective”) was “hanging out” with Patty Hou (from “Love Buffet”). The silver lining is that both have happily moved on. Jolin has been dating Singaporean model/actor Vivian Dawson for more than three years and Jay recently married model/actress Hannah Quinlivan (from “Ti Amo Chocolate”) a month ago.

    Dingdong Dantes and Karylle Tatlonghari



















    Before the epic #DongYan relationship, which began after meeting on the set of the teleserye “Marimar” in 2007, Dingdong Dantes (from “Dyesebel”) was actually with Karylle Tatlonghari (from “The Kitchen Musical”) for three years. It’s been speculated that Marian Rivera (from “Amaya” and “Darna”) was the cause for the breakup. What do you think?

    Ananda Everingham and Jane Janesuda Parnto




















    The handsome Australian-Laotian actor and beautiful Thai-English actress were a hot item long ago, but these days Ananda (from “The Library” and “Happy Birthday”) has been seeing on-again, off-again girlfriend, Donut Manasnan Panlertwongskul, over the past few years. Meanwhile, Jane (from “Opas the Series Season 2” and “I.C.U. Ghost of Fine Arts University”) is enjoying single life with her best girlfriends, including Paula Taylor from the “True Love Next Door” series!

    Barbie Hsu and Blue Lan




















    These two had active, high-profile relationships before and after dating each other for four years. Blue Lan (from “Apple in Your Eye”) dated actresses Queenie Tai (from “The Way We Were”) and Jocelyn Wang (from “Easy Fortune Happy Life”) while Barbie Hsu was linked with actor/singer Vic Zhou. Happily-ever-afters came for both when they each finally settled down, him with actress Jade Chou and her with a Chinese entrepreneur.

    Kim Chiu and Gerald Anderson




















    Teenage love is so innocent and pure, which was the case for Kim Chiu and Gerald Anderson (both from “Two of Us”) who dated from 2006 to 2010. The reason they broke up was a rumored relationship between Gerald and Bea Alonzo (from “Only You”), which Alonzo later admitted was a ‘fling.’ Well, we say forget Gerald and good luck with Xian Lim, Kim!

    Yoon Kye Sang and Sung Yu Ri




















    It used to be unheard of for K-pop idols to openly admit romantic relationships. One exception to the rule was Yoon Kye Sang of g.o.d. (from “Beyond the Clouds,” “The Greatest Love” and “Triple”) and Sung Yu Ri of Fin.K.L (from “Feast of the Gods” and “Romance Town”), who started dating in 1999 for six years. Why did it end? His mandatory military enlistment. For lucky Yoon Kye Sang, he has found happiness again with the gorgeous Honey Lee (from “Shine or Go Crazy” and “Modern Farmer”) since February 2013.

    Hyun Bin and Song Hye Kyo



















    Everyone could feel the on-screen chemistry between these “World’s Within” costars, and fans cheered when it turned into a real-life romance in 2009. Sadly, it barely lasted two years. We bet you didn’t know that before Lee Byung Hun (from “IRIS”) married Lee Min Jung (from “Cunning Single Lady” and “Smile, You”), he dated Song Hye Kyo in 2003 for about one year!

    Which couple do you wish had stayed together, or secretly cheered when the relationship ended? Don’t be afraid to voice your opinion in the comments!

    Some titles on Viki are not available in certain regions of the world. But Qualified Contributors (QCs) can view and contribute to most titles. Read this blog post to learn how to become a QC. 


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    Did you hear the news? Last week, our favorite star announced his plans to return to the small screen sometime in the “latter half of the year.” Lee Min Ho fans all over the world — the wait is almost over! Lee Min Ho’s handsome face will be gracing the TV once again.

    During his absence from dramaland since “Heirs” went off the air in December 2013, Lee Min Ho has kept himself busy endorsing more than 30 different brands, making waves overseas, and appearing on the big screen. On January 30, 2014, Lee Min Ho became the first Korean celebrity to perform on CCTV’s Lunar New Year gala in China. The show reached a shocking 800 million viewers around the world!

    Meanwhile, Lee Min Ho’s most recent movie, “Gangnam Blues,” was a big success in Korea, Asia and North America. On March 4, it was released in the Philippines and Australia. Lee Min Ho is so hot in the entertainment industry that he even turned down a role in the upcoming high-budget Chinese movie “Raid,” which already has $100 million from investors and is pursuing stars like Brad Pitt and Fan Bingbing for casting. There’s simply not enough of Lee Min Ho to go around!

    For his upcoming schedule, the “Lee Min Ho Live in Hong Kong 2015” concert will be held on March 21. Did you score tickets to see him in person? We would in a heartbeat, just saying.

    To mentally prepare for Lee Min Ho’s drama comeback, we thought it’d be nice to take a short visual walk down memory lane with photos highlighting special moments from his past hit shows. Enjoy!

    Boys Over Flowers —  Goo Joon Pyo


    Personal Taste — Jeon Jin Ho


    City Hunter — Lee Yoon Sung


    The Great Doctor — Choi Young


    Heirs — Kim Tan


    Which of these shows do you love him in most? What type of drama do you think he’ll pick to act in next? Romantic comedy? Action? Historical? Tell us your guess in the comments below!

    Some titles on Viki are not available in certain regions of the world. But Qualified Contributors (QCs) can view and contribute to most titles. Read this blog post to learn how to become a QC. 

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    Charming birthday boy Xiu Jie Kai turns 32 today! Born on March 6, 1983, Xiu Jie Kai (sometimes romanized as Shiou Chieh Kai) is a Taiwanese actor and singer who also has written two books on travel! The multi-talented star is currently entertaining viewers in not one, but two, on-air dramas, “Constellation Women Series - Aries Woman” — a Viki exclusive! — and “Dear Mom.”

    Before becoming a leading man, Xiu Jie Kai left strong impressions on audiences with his portrayal of supporting characters in dramas such as “Mars,” “They Kiss Again,” “Easy Fortune Happy Life” and the blockbuster, sequel-spawning “Black & White.” Xiu Jie Kai’s versatility and acting chops made him so memorable that sometimes he overshadowed the leading actors in his productions. That’s saying a lot considering Xiu Jie Kai has worked with some of the biggest names in Chinese entertainment!

    To celebrate Xiu Jie Kai’s birthday, in the name of fun, we present to you: “5 Shades of Xiu Jie Kai — Drama vs. Real Life.”


    Is He Loyal?

    DRAMA: In the Viki-exclusive drama, “Constellation Women Series — Aries Woman,” Xiu Jie Kai portrays Wang Shao Qiang, an architect who is a loyal boyfriend, if a bit naive, and a person who is always willing to help out a friend.

    REAL LIFE: The same could be said of Xiu Jie Kai in real life! The actor has been in four of director Cai Yue Xun’s dramas and three of singer Della Ding’s MVs. It’s so nice to see long-lasting working relationships and continued collaborations in the Chinese entertainment industry!


    Does He Have Luck With Women?

    DRAMA: In the currently-airing drama, “Dear Mom,” Xiu Jie Kai is Chen Qi Le, a gym owner who has been earnestly crushing on the same woman for eight years. But if you were to ask him about it, he would deny it! “Dear Mom” takes you through the ups and downs of the lives of four daughters in the Li family.

    REAL LIFE: In real life, Xiu Jie Kai has been dating Alyssa Chia, a fellow actress who is nine years his senior. The cute couple met through Alyssa’s younger brother and have only recently admitted to dating. Their relationship started out with Xiu Jie Kai training Alyssa Chia for a race, and their feelings eventually developed into something deeper. The two lovebirds spent the past Lunar New Year together and Xiu Jie Kai seems close with Alyssa’s mom. Here’s wishing lots of happiness to Alyssa Chia and Xiu Jie Kai!

    Xiu Jie Kai with actress-girlfriend Alyssa Chia (Source: xinmsn)

    Is He Generous?

    DRAMA: In “Easy Fortune Happy Life,” Xiu Jie Kai plays Yan Yang, the kind-hearted grandson in a family of money-grabbers. He urges his cousin (played by Blue Lan) to forgive and forget, but his pleas fall on deaf ears.

    REAL LIFE: Xiu Jie Kai is just as generous and kind, often donating his time to help the less fortunate and participating in charity events. Most recently, Xiu Jie Kai was at an event, wrapping dumplings with two young girls from a disadvantaged family. Upon hearing of the meager meal that their family would have for the Lunar New Year, Xiu Jie Kai urged his friends to donate funds so that the family could have a better celebration. Isn’t that heart-warming?


    Is He a Good Friend?

    DRAMA: Xiu Jie Kai as the adorable and sweet-natured Da Ye in “Mars” earned him the love of many viewers. Playing best friend to Chen Ling (played by Vic Zhou) made Xiu Jie Kai a fan favorite and the object of many love exclamations on fan boards.

    REAL LIFE: Vic Zhou and Xiu Jie Kai are close friends who were once roommates. They worked on two dramas together — “Mars” and “Black & White” — and they attend each other’s birthdays, fan signings and book releases. Xiu Jie Kai also is best friends with Kun Da of “Love Cheque Charge” and Alien Huang of “Sweet Sweet Bodyguard” and “Lovestore at the Corner.”



    Is He the Best Uncle?

    DRAMA: This July, Viki users will be able to watch Xiu Jie Kai in “Alice in Wonder City,” a drama co-starring Aaron Yan! Xiu Jie Kai will portray Chen Hai Jie, a violinist from the countryside who is eager to make it big while Aaron Yan will play the established megastar.

    REAL LIFE: Xiu Jie Kai’s character is enthusiastic about everything he does, which is what the real Xiu Jie Kai is like when he sees his niece! The uncle positively dotes on his small relative, and here’s proof!

    I dare you to say this isn’t one of the cutest pictures you’ve ever seen!

    A photo posted by Hsiu 〜修杰楷. Lefthere (@lefthere036) on

    And, here’s another!

    A photo posted by Hsiu 〜修杰楷. Lefthere (@lefthere036) on

    If you follow Xiu Jie Kai’s Instagram, you’ll see many, many pictorial odes to his niece. Isn’t he the best uncle?

    And there you have it — “5 Shades of Xiu Jie Kai”! Which side of Xiu Jie Kai do you like best? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!

    Some titles on Viki are not available in certain regions of the world. But Qualified Contributors (QCs) can view and contribute to most titles. Read this blog post to learn how to become a QC.


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    For the past few days, we’ve been asking you to nominate your favorite confession scenes and received some adorable, romantic and swoon-worthy submissions (remember to keep entering — there’s still one more day!).

    But have you ever wondered how your favorite star or bias would confess to you? Well, you don’t have to wonder for long because Hank Wu from the upcoming Viki-exclusive drama “Rose Battle” has a special message, made just for you! Check out this exclusive video to find out what he has to say:



    Too cute!


    So while you’re still on that “I’m super excited because my crush just confessed to me” high, it’s only fair that we show you our picks for the best love confessions from some of our favorite dramas! From handwritten notes to a confession set to song to a romantic kiss in the snow, all of these adorable scenes are sure to put a smile on your face. Take a peek at our picks below!

    Love Myself or You — Kai Qi’s Love Confession

    The independent Kai Qi (played by Puff Guo) gathers up all of her courage to finally come clean about her feelings for Zi Jie (played by Jasper Liu). As the two stand face-to-face, Kai Qi shyly flips through a sketchbook with a handwritten note for Zi Jie that simply reads, “But I’ll admit defeat. Fu Zi Jie, I like you.” Take a peek at this adorable moment below!




    Spy — Sun Woo’s Bold Confession

    While walking outside, Yoon Jin (played by Go Sung Hee) runs into Sun Woo (played by Kim Jae Joong), but her happy feelings soon disappear when she realizes that he is giving a piggyback ride to a passed out and very pretty co-worker named Eun Ah. To mask her feelings, Yoon Jin teases Sun Woo about the situation saying that he “must really like her.” After Yoon Jin and Sun Woo drop off Eun Ah at her house, Sun Woo surprises Yoon Jin with a kiss and tells her, “She is nothing more than a co-worker. I only have you in my mind.” See this moment below, starting at 37:24.



    Art Idol — Art’s Birthday Gift Confession

    Aspiring artist Art (played by Chanakan Poonsiriwong) makes a blanket for Foon’s birthday and playfully wraps it around her shoulders. After a playful exchange of words, Foon quickly teases him, saying he only knows how to talk sweet. He coolly responds, “If I don’t, then you wouldn’t talk to me.” Check out Art’s slick confession at the 1:28:10 mark below!




    Angel ‘n’ Devil — Xiao Feng’s Teary Confession

    Charlie (played by Simon Lian) calls Xiao Feng (played by Sylvia Wang) and apologizes for getting upset at her. As he’s talking, she cuts him off and boldly reveals that she’s beginning to like him. Confused, Charlie asks her what she’s talking about, which causes Xiao Feng to break down in tears. The two are soon looking at each other eye-to-eye, and Xiao Feng, still teary, apologizes for putting him in this situation and says, “I really don’t know why I feel this way because I can’t like you.” Watch the emotional scene below!



    The Gig — Yai’s Ring Confession

    At a train station, Yai (played by Kittikhun Sumritpansuk) sings a love song meant to win the heart of Ant, who is watching him from the train trying to hold in her smile. After the song finishes, he jumps onto the train car and looks for her intently. Once he finds her, Yai takes off and offers Ant the ring that was hanging on his necklace saying, “This ring is always close to my heart. Therefore I want to give it to whom I love the most.” Watch the touching scene below at the 1:27:45 mark.



    Any of your favorites missing from this list? Let us know in the comments or tweet us your pick for a chance to win in our giveaway!

    Some titles on Viki are not available in certain regions of the world. But Qualified Contributors (QCs) can view and contribute to most titles. Read this blog post to learn how to become a QC.


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    Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! We hope your day is already packed with lots of love, but there’s still probably some room for the oh-so-handsome Taiwanese actor and singer Aaron Yan! Enter our giveaway for a chance to win a signed poster from his hit drama “Love Buffet!” 

    For a chance to win, you’ll just need to let us know what your favorite Aaron Yan role is! We know, among all the romantic roles that he has played, it’s a tough decision. But you can do it! We’ll be randomly selecting three people to receive a signed poster. The deadline to submit your vote is 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on Saturday, February 28.

    This poster could be yours! 

    Winners will be contacted via email. Vote in the form below and be sure to add your email address (double-check to make sure that the spelling is correct!). 

    So, which Aaron Yan character is your pick? 

    Zhan Shi De  — The Clue Collector


    In this 2008 series, Aaron Yan plays a misfit-turned-good guy, who’s recruited for a secret team called MIT that helps to protect the university. His personality sometimes makes him hard to read, but he seems to have a soft spot for his teammate, Tian Mo Xing (played by Emma Wu).

    Yi Cheng — Love Buffet


    University student Xiao Feng (Reen Yu) falls for her handsome, reserved next-door neighbor, Yi Cheng (played by Aaron Yan). But things get complicated when Yi Cheng’s former love jumps back into the picture. When you couple that with the fact that Da Ye, who happens to be Yi Cheng’s cousin and roommate, develops feelings for Xiao Feng, you’ve got a sticky situation!

    Qi Yi — Just You


    Aaron Yan nd Puff Guo won Best On-Screen Couple at the 2013 Sanlih Drama Awards for their portrayal of nit-picky CEO Qi Yi and free-spirit Liang Liang, respectively. The duo plays total opposites who find themselves in a complicated relationship where the concept of work-life balance is thrown out the window because Qi Yi is not only Liang Liang’s new boss, but also her new landlord!

    Lu Tian Xing/Xiao Lu — Fall in Love With Me


    Fall in Love With Me” is a must-see for any Aaron Yan fan because there’s not just one, but two Aaron’s! Well, sort of. Aaron Yan plays Lu Tian Xing, a budding genius in the world of advertising who takes an unexpected hiatus. He later returns with a brand new look (and persona) as Xiao Lu at the ad agency of Tao Le Si (played by Tia Li). 



    (P.S. For K-drama fans, be sure to also participate in our “Healer” poster giveaway, which ends tomorrow, February 15!)


    Some titles on Viki are not available in certain regions of the world. But Qualified Contributors (QCs) can view and contribute to most titles. Read this blog post to learn how to become a QC.


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    We’re very happy to announce that Hong Kong dramas are now available on Viki! With a long history of awesome films and dramas, Hong Kong is undoubtedly a hotspot of great entertainment, and these shows are no exception!

    New to the Hong Kong drama scene? No worries! Let us give you the 411 on why you need to put these shows — all available worldwide! — on your must-watch list today!

    Something for Everyone: Adventure, Drama and Romance 

    From the high-risk dangers of working as a firefighter or paramedic in “Elite Brigade F.S.D.” and “Elite Brigade II” to the stresses of the medical profession in “The Family Doctor” to the struggles of self-discovery and love in “The Neighborhood,” these titles span a wide range of genres, so there’s certainly something to pique everyone’s interest!

    Scenes from ‘Elite Brigade F.S.D.,’ ‘Gambler’ and ‘IT Champions’ (clockwise from top left) 

    Short, Sweet and Perfect for Binge-Watching

    All of the titles that we’ve just added are a bit shorter than your typical K-dramas or T-dramas (often 10 episodes or fewer), making them perfect for a Sunday morning binge-watching session. But while they may be short on length, they definitely don’t skimp on quality!

    Scenes from ‘IT Champions’ ‘The Neighborhood’ and ‘The Family Doctor’ (clockwise from top) 

    True to Life 

    IT Champions,” which showcases the often underappreciated but stressful lives of the IT professionals, and “Gambler,” which reveals the dark perils of addictive gambling, are based on real-life stories, making the dramatic storylines that much more intense and heart-wrenching.

    Ready to check out these awesome shows? Watch them all here:
    Which show are you most excited to see? Let us know in the comments!


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    Abhishek Bachchan, Farah Khan and Ed Sheeran becoming fast friends (Photos source: Farah Khan’s Twitter)

    Could one of today’s hottest young singer-songwriters be making his acting debut in Bollywood? Ed Sheeran, the award-winning British singer of “The A Team” and “Thinking Out Loud” fame, might’ve just landed his first acting role.

    After performing to a sold-out concert in Mumbai on March 1, the singer was invited by choreographer-turned-director Farah Khan to a party hosted by Abhishek Bachchan, the son of Bollywood acting royalty. The party was thrown to celebrate the nuptials of Abhishek’s cousin, Naina Bachchan, to Kunal Kapoor.

    Ed Sheeran with director Farah Khan (Photo source: Farah Khan’s Twitter)

    Ed Sheeran and Abhishek Bachchan hit it off so well that they both agreed Ed would make an appearance in the sequel to Farah Khan’s hit film “Happy New Year.”

    “It was a surprise when my cousin Zubin called me from London to say that Ed Sheeran was going to be in town and wanted to meet up with me and my Bollywood friends,” Farah Khan told the Daily Mirror. “It was very gracious of Abhishek to let me bring Ed and his team to his home.”

    “Happy New Year” was one of Bollywood’s biggest hits of 2014 and had a star-studded cast that included Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Jackie Schroff and Deepika Padukone. The film was produced under Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chilies Entertainment banner. Farah and Shah Rukh — more affectionately called “King Khan” — have a long history of collaborating together on film projects.

    The ‘King Khan’ of Bollywood

    There’s no word yet on when the “Happy New Year” sequel will commence filming but the possibility of seeing Ed Sheeran and the King Khan together on the silver screen will sure drive millions of fans to excitement!

    The legendary actor has been in more than 80 Bollywood films and will go down in cinema history as one of the greatest Indian actors of his time. Check out some of Shah Rukh Khan’s movies, including “Pardes” and “Trimurti,” and the TV series “Fauji” on Viki!

    Sources: The Daily MirrorMTV

    Some titles on Viki are not available in certain regions of the world. But Qualified Contributors (QCs) can view and contribute to most titles. Read this blog post to learn how to become a QC.

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    Fans of Kim Soo Hyun have been eagerly awaiting news of his return to dramaland — and their prayers have finally been answered! Both KBS and Key East Entertainment have confirmed on March 9 that Korean megastar Kim Soo Hyun will make his small-screen comeback in the new KBS drama “Producer,” which is penned by Park Ji Eun, the writer of the hit drama “My Love From the Star.”


    Although Kim Soo Hyun won much acclaim for his roles in such dramas as “Dream High” and “The Moon Embracing the Sun,” it was his iconic role as the alien professor Do Min Joon in “My Love From the Star” that catapulted the young actor to Hallyu superstardom, making him one of the most popular actors working in Korean entertainment today.

    In the new drama “Producer,” Kim Soo Hyun will play a rookie producer of a variety entertainment show. IU will play a top female singer, and Gong Hyo Jin and Cha Tae Hyun will round out the cast. The drama is expected to begin next month!

    In addition to Kim Soo Hyun, the star-studded cast of ‘Producer’ includes Gong Hyo Jin, IU and Cha Tae Hyun
    Fans are even more excited than Kim Soo Hyun that he will make his drama comeback as early as next month!

    Are you as excited as we are for Kim Soo Hyun’s next project? Let us know in the comments if you’ll be tuning in!

    Some titles on Viki are not available in certain regions of the world. But Qualified Contributors (QCs) can view and contribute to most titles. Read this blog post to learn how to become a QC.



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    We’re excited to introduce Viki’s new Celebrity Pages! Celebrity Pages put a spotlight on each artist’s works to make them easier to discover and watch. Check it out now at the Lee Min Ho page! Don’t forget to comment and share on social media!

    With Celebrity Pages, you’ll also be able to enjoy these new features:

    • More fun biographical info such as birthday and blood type/star sign

    • List of awards received by the artist
    • New ‘Related Artists’ section




    We hope you’ll enjoy the new Celebrity Pages! If you have any feedback, leave us a comment below. We’re still considering future changes to this feature, and we look forward to hearing from you!


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    It’s basically a known-fact: for every amazing drama, there’s an equally, and possibly even more amazing, soundtrack. Case in point, the phrases “You Are My Destiny” and “Almost Paradise” hold special places in the hearts of drama fans everywhere (for those of you in the dark, they’re from “My Love From the Star” and “Boys Over Flowers,” respectively.)

    Because of the special place that original soundtracks (OSTs) hold in the world of dramas, our language-learning focus for this month will be centered around our favorite tunes, making March Viki’s Month of Music (#VikiMusic), where we’ll be celebrating and exploring the awesome world of soundtracks in the realm of global TV.

    Many drama fans find themselves humming along to their favorite melodies but oftentimes don’t know what the songs mean. To help remedy this, we’re kicking off our Language Learning Month of Music by sharing four of our new favorite OSTs, complete with translations and pronunciations, that are sure to get you singing!


    In Episode 5 of the currently on-air popular drama “Kill Me, Heal Me,” Se Gi (played by Ji Sung) pulls in Ri Jin (played by Hwang Jung Eum) for a kiss at an amusement park (with fireworks going off in the background, naturally). The song’s romantic lyrics coupled with Jang Jae In’s ethereal voice make for a perfect backdrop for this sweet moment. Relive the magic at 20:26 below!




    In Episode 5 of the currently on-air Taiwanese drama “Boysitter,” Hao Jian Ren (played by River Huang) is heartbroken after discovering the truth about a video recording of Yuan Fei (played by Annie Chen), and he decides to end any sort of relationship with her. The intensity of this moment is perfectly reflected in the lyrics in Shi Shi’s ballad, making the scene that much more moving to watch. See the moment below from this Viki-exclusive drama starting at 16:45 below!




    In Episode 6 of the currently on-air “Hyde Jekyll, Me,” Seo Jin (played by Hyun Bin) and Ha Na (played by Han Ji Min) spend time camping together. Ha Na admits she likes Seo Jin, and he soon realizes that he also cares for Ha Na. With Baek Ji Young’s sweet and affectionate lyrics as the perfect backdrop, the pair’s realization of their feelings for one another are made that much more special. Catch this adorable moment starting at 00:30 below.




    In Episode 4 of the popular Taiwanese drama “The Way We Were,” Wei De (played by Leroy Young) takes Jia Ni (played by Ruby Lin) to a concert, where he looks at her with longing eyes, wishing that their relationship was something more than friends but not wanting to risk their friendship. As Eric Zhou sings the words that Wei De wants to express, your heart immediately hurts for Wei De, knowing that he’s unable to say what he truly feels for Jia Ni. Watch this heartbreaking moment at 1:00:30 below!



    Is your favorite OST missing from this list? Tweet us @Viki with the song title and #VikiMusic to let us know your picks!

    Missed our Language Learning posts from last month’s “Month of Love” or want to catch up on other past posts? Catch up on all of them on the Viki Blog. Be sure to keep the conversations going in our Language Learning forum in the Viki Discussions!


    Some titles on Viki are not available in certain regions of the world. But Qualified Contributors (QCs) can view and contribute to most titles. Read this blog post to learn how to become a QC.


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    If you’re done already with this winter and ready for spring to get here as soon as possible, you’re not alone! While the temperature may still be low outside, let’s get ready for some warmer weather by thinking happier thoughts — with the help of these 10 “hot” global stars who are all celebrating birthdays this month!

    Park Min Young — March 4


    To go from playing a young attorney in “A New Leaf” to her role as a hot-shot reporter for the recently concluded drama “Healer,” Park Min Young worked out everyday and lost a reported 5 kilograms (11 pounds). We would say the hard work has definitely paid off!

    Honoka Miki — March 7


    It’s hard to believe that even though Honoka Miki is playing the role of the most adorable newlywed in the currently airing popular Japanese drama “Mischievous Kiss 2: Love in TOKYO” (the sequel to the huge 2014 hit “Mischievous Kiss: Love in TOKYO”), she just turned 18 this month! We can’t wait to see her mature as an actress in the years to come! 

    INFINITE’s L — March 13


    The Korean singer and actor may only go by a one-letter name, but L is definitely making a name for himself beyond the boy band INFINITE. He didn’t have to stretch much for his roles playing an idol in “She’s So Lovable” and “Shut Up! Flower Boy Band,” but he moved beyond musical roles to play an assistant in “Cunning Single Lady” and a younger version of the lead actor So Ji Sub in the “Master’s Sun.” We have no doubt that leading roles are in the future for this talented star!



    Marcela Mar — March 16

      


    The sexy Colombian actress can pull off playing Major Mónica Umaña, a tough-as-nails police colonel in the telenovela “Infiltrated,” as well as look very feminine in a smoking-hot bathing suit!

    Aislinn Derbez — March 18



    As the daughter of parents who are actors, it’s no wonder the sexy Mexican actress Aislinn Derbez can do no wrong on-camera, even when she’s playing such disparate characters as a seductress in the rom-com “Mala” or a scared girl trying to escape sexual slavery in “Broken Promises.”

    Xie Kun Da — March 18

      


    The popular Taiwanese singer and actor went by the name Penny during his days with the boy band Energy, but Xie Kun Da has made an easy transition to acting with his successful roles in “Love Cheque Charge,” “Prince William” and “Happy 300 Days.”

    Kim Rae Won — March 19


    If you weren’t already a fan of Kim Rae Won’s chiseled good looks before his role as a cutthroat prosecutor in the recently concluded political thriller “

    Punch,” we guarantee you will be after watching this exciting-yet-touching drama. Time to go back and watch him in “A Thousand Days’ Promise”!

      

    M.I.B’s Kangnam — March 23


    Born in Japan to a Japanese father and a Korean mother, Kangnam of the Korean hip-hop group M.I.B used to be bullied as a child in Japan for being mixed race! We wonder what those former bullies think of the popular idol now? Watch the fun side of Kangnam emerge in the new Korean reality series “

    Animals”!


    Jin Ji Hee — March 25


    This precocious former child star turns 16 but has already graduated from playing rebellious teenagers in “High Kick Through the Roof” and “Can We Love?” to a leading role as an amateur detective in the currently airing “

    Seonam Girls’ High School Investigators.” We see a very bright future for this award-winning young actress!

    Kathryn Bernardo — March 26


    Kathryn Bernardo can keep her title as the reigning Filipina “Teen Queen” for another year after she turns 19 this month. The popular actress and singer is considered to be so beautiful that she helped the Philippines rank fifth in FMH UK’s “The Top 10 Hottest Nations in the World” list. Watch her sizzle on-screen as the young Mimi in “Stand for Love.”

    Hope these hot stars added a little warmth to your day! Let us know who your favorite March-birthday star is in the comments below!

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    Kim Hyun Joong has confirmed that he will be enlisting for South Korea’s mandatory two-year military service on March 31, with his reps saying that the star wants to “go as quietly as possible.”

    The popular South Korean actor and singer (famous for his roles in “Inspiring Generation,” “Playful Kiss” and “Boys Over Flowers”) has been mired in controversy since last year after his ex-girlfriend came forward in August to accuse him of two incidents of assault. After being indicted and fined on January 19, the public humiliation finally seemed to be behind him. But the star again became front-page news when it was reported that his ex-girlfriend is pregnant and expecting a baby in September.

    Kim Hyung Joong and his ex-girlfriend, only identified as “Miss Choi (31),” confirmed last month that they had reconciled following the pregnancy news.

    March 31 will be a sad day for Hallyu fans, as Kim Hyun Joong will be enlisting on the same day as Choi Jin Hyuk, Kim Jae Joong and Super Junior’s Sungmin.



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    Ilkwang Group and Polaris CEO Lee Gyu Tae (from left), model-actress Clara, rapper Iron and girl group Ladies’ Code

    The Korean entertainment industry and many of its fans are reeling from last night’s news that the South Korean police have shut down Polaris Entertainment after CEO Lee Gyu Tae was arrested on March 11 on charges of fraud and embezzlement.

    The beleaguered agency manages such popular artists as Ladies’ Code, Kim Bum Soo, Ivy and Yang Dong Geun. Polaris Entertainment has been in the news quite a bit since last year after the tragic accident that resulted in the death of EunB and RiSe of Ladies’ Code and the ongoing controversy surrounding Clara’s charges of sexual harassment against Lee Gyu Tae.

    Lee Gyu Tae’s trouble with the law stems from his activities with Ilkwang Group, the parent company of Polaris Entertainment. Ilkwang is an arms trading giant, and Lee Gyu Tae, who also heads the group, is accused of lobbying to artificially inflate the prices of training weapons that are being imported from Turkey for the Korean Air Force, allowing the Ilkwang Group to make as much as $50 million USD from the deal. Both Lee Gyu Tae and Ilkwang Group are being investigated for embezzlement and overcharging the Korean military.

    The reactions of many Hallyu fans have been strong, ranging from disbelief to sympathy for the stars represented by Polaris. See the many reactions below from Twitter!







    And one very worried fan took to Instagram to express her worries:


    Since the Ilkwang Group’s establishment in 1985, Lee Gyu Tae has established subsidiaries in education with the establishment of private academies and in the entertainment industry with Polaris Entertainment.

    The news comes a week before solo artist Iron was scheduled to debut from Polaris. What impact this will have on his debut, as well as the comeback of Ladies’ Code and Clara’s lawsuit remains to be seen.

    What effect do you think this surprising news will have on Korean entertainment? Share your thoughts with us in the comments!

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    It’s a well-known fact that in the United States, many men rush to buy their significant others a last-minute Valentine’s Day gift on February 13th or on the morning of February 14th. As they’re giving their gifts, they’ve probably thought, “Why do I have to do this when I might not get anything in return?”

    Well, guys, not to worry! If you and your significant other recognize White Day, you each will have your own day to give and receive a token of your love! White Day is celebrated in Japan, South Korea, China and Taiwan. In those countries, Valentine’s Day (February 14) is a day for women to give the men in their lives something sweet, and a month later on March 14, men reciprocate and give the women in their lives something sweet. In Japan, men usually give women chocolate, but in South Korea, the men typically give lollipops to women. 

    So why does White Day exist? Is it any surprise that it’s the mastermind of the confection industry? In 1978, the National Confection Industry of Japan introduced “Marshmallow Day” to boost post-Valentine’s Day sales. The holiday stuck but the marshmallows didn’t, and here we are. 


    When March 14th comes around every year, idols and actors take to social media to wish their fans a Happy White Day with some pretty “sweet” pictures. Let’s take a look at some of our favorite stars and how they celebrated White Day in years past. 

    2014

    Photo and Translation Courtesy of BTS-trans Tumblr

    In 2014, Jimin of the popular idol group BTS took to the group’s fan café and posted a White Day message to fans.
    Hello~In charge of charms, multi-talented Jiminie’s here to write a post after a long while hehe. Without change, I’m here after having first of all, our music broadcast (schedule) stage today~~ heheh But!! To think about it it’s White Day today?? Time’s passing so fast kekekekekeke Did you have a lot of sweets?heheIf you give sweets on White Day isn’t it rather senseless~~ right? keke Why do girls have to give chocolates, while guys give sweets?! kekeke So I wanted to give both chocolates and sweets but there’s no chance to do so I’ll just upload this photo of me holding this much amount (of sweets)~ heh Before today ends, do eat a lot of chocolates~(Since I’ve given my consent, you won’t get fat keke eat it just for today~~ just for today only!)
    Photo Courtesy of Fei’s Twitter

    Miss A’s Fei posted a photo of herself for White Day. What a treat for the male fans!

    Photo Courtesy of UEE’s Twitter

    After School member and actress UEE (“Fool’s Love” and “Golden Rainbow”) was so busy filming that she didn’t receive any candy from anyone on White Day last year. She asks fans to send candy. It looks like an S.O.S. for sugar. The star will probably be flooded with it this year!

    2013
    Photo Courtesy of JYPNation’s Twitter 

    2PM members Nichkhun, Jun. K, Wooyoung, Junho, Chansung and TaecYeon (“Wonderful Days” and “Who Are You”) all took time out of their busy schedules to personally make candy bags, and 314 lucky fans received the bags. How much of that candy actually made it into the bags is the question.

    Photo Courtesy of JYPNation’s Twitter

    Actor Choi Woo Sik (“Fool’s Love” and “Pride and Prejudice”) posted his White Day message to his fans via his agency, JYP Entertainment’s Twitter. 

    Photos Courtesy of CNBLUE’s Official Twitter

    Jung Yonghwa (“The Three Musketeers” and “Heartstrings”), Lee Jong Hyun (“A Gentleman’s Dignity”), Kang Min Hyuk (“Heartstrings” and “It’s Alright, Daddy’s Daughter”), and Lee Jung Shin (“The Blade and Petal”) prepared flowers and candy for their fans. Leader Yonghwa posted on the band’s official Twitter a message to their fans as a way of wishing them well and promoting CNBLUE’s tour they were doing at the time. Fans can’t help but swoon for these good-looking four. 

    Photo Courtesy of Lee Hyun Woo’s Twitter

    Actor Lee Hyun Woo (“To the Beautiful You”) virtually gave his fans roses for White Day and told them he loved them. Which lucky girl do you think actually got these beautiful flowers? 

    Photo Courtesy of Kevin’s Twitter

    U-KISS member Kevin (“After School Club”) posted this adorable picture for his fan club.

    2012 

    Photo Courtesy of Eugene’s Twitter

    Actress Eugene (“Can We Love?” and “A Hundred Years’ Inheritance”) tweeted this pic of an amazing cake that husband Ki Tae Young (“To the Beautiful You”  and “Royal Family”) made for her for White Day. You can hear all the other guys groaning because their women may now expect something like this!

    Courtesy of SidusHQ 

    Talent agency SidusHQ released photos of four of its hottest stars holding a lollipop and a special message for their fans for White Day in 2012:

    • Jay Park  “Will you go out with me? I want to be happy with you.”
    • Hyun Woo (A Tree With Deep Roots and Pasta “It’s not hard to receive candy from Hyun Woo”
    • Lee Sang Yeob (Jang Ok Jeong, Lives in Love and Miss Ripley “Happy White Day! Please accept my candy.”
    • Kim Woo Bin (Heirs and School 2013  Wont you accept my candy as well?
    To all the questions asked, fans all around the world are answering with a resounding yes! 


    Photo Courtesy of Minzy’s Twitter

    Minzy, member of the popular group 2NE1, posted a photo of herself eating a lollipop and wishing her fans a Happy White Day and wishing they received a lot of candy.

    We can’t wait to see what our favorite Asian stars come up with this year and how they will give or receive gifts. Even if you have a special someone in your life, which star below would you most like to receive candy from on White Day? Take our poll!

    Who Do You Want to Receive Candy From on White Day?

    Choi Jin Hyuk (‘Pride and Prejudice’ and ‘Emergency Couple’)
    Kim Soo Hyun (‘My Love From the Star’ and ‘Moon Embracing the Sun’)
    Aaron Yan (‘Just You’ and ‘Love Buffet’)
    Yuki Furukawa (‘Mischievous Kiss 2: Love in TOKYO’)
    Lee Min Ho (‘Heirs’ and ’The Great Doctor (aka Faith)’)
    Poll Maker

    What are your plans for White Day? If you don’t currently celebrate the sugary day, are you thinking about starting? Let us know in the comments. Happy White Day!

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    During the first week of March, we invited Viki community members to Join Our “March Madness” Seg & Sub-a-Thon & Win Prizes by segmenting and subtitling as much as they could for seven days for a chance to receive an awesome gift. The gift pack includes signed posters from “Boarding House 24,” “Mr. Right Wanted,” a signed Godfrey Gao photo, a “Mischievous Kiss 2: Love in TOKYO” folder and a Viki tote!

    And the winners are …

    Top Segmenter: AmyPun
    Top Subtitler: BeckyK

    The turnout was incredible! Some users even came close to reaching QC status within one day alone. Thank you to everyone that participated — we greatly appreciate the time and effort you set aside to contribute. Viki wouldn’t be the same without you!

    If you missed out on this sub-a-thon or want another chance to receive a gift, don’t worry! There will be other opportunities soon, so be sure to keep an eye out!

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    With swoon-worthy, popular celebrities like Aaron Yan, George Hu, Puff Guo and Annie Chen, storylines that range from the über-romantic to gasp-inducing drama, Taiwanese dramas have quickly grabbed our attention and have taken the world by storm. Because of this, we want to give you — the fans — the opportunity to show some love to your favorite Taiwanese stars and drama moments in our first Viki Spring Awards 2015!

    In this online fan-vote, there are eight categories that span the gamut of all things T-drama. And these aren’t your run-of-the-mill award categories! From “Wildest Moment,” “Most Friend-Zoned Character,” to “Favorite Social Media Personality,” here’s your chance to choose your favorites in these fun awards!

    Voting will last for two weeks (March 16 - March 31), and winners will be announced on April 6.

    So, are you ready to go? Check out the nominees and vote for your picks in the form below!

    MOST WELL-CONNECTED ARTIST 
    It’s all about who you know! Which artist has the best network of friends and co-stars?


    FAVORITE IDOL-ACTOR
    Singer-turned-actors are all the rage, but who’s your favorite multi-hyphenated star?



    FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PERSONALITY
    From sweaty gym selfies to eye-catching cosplay pictures, which star’s social media account has caught your attention?

    (Clockwise from top left) Aaron Yan, Godfrey Gao, Jasper Liu, Jiro Wang and Puff Guo

    MOST FRIEND-ZONED CHARACTER
    The character that’s always just seen as a sibling or buddy, but nothing more. Who made your heart hurt the most?



    MOST CRINGE-WORTHY MOMENT
    From cheesy to a little gross, which moment made your face scrunch up the most?



    MOST DRAMATIC MOMENT
    Cue dramatic music! T-dramas are filled with noteworthy moments, but which one was the most shocking?



    WILDEST MOMENT
    OMG! Which moment made you think, “My drama-loving heart really can’t take this right now”?



    BEST OFFICIAL SOUNDTRACK (OST)
    Which song is the most sing-a-long worthy and will always remind you of the drama it’s from?


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    If you need to be reassured that there are a lot of good people in this world, then look no further than Jang Na Ra, who celebrates her 34th birthday on March 18.

    Korean actress/singer, best known for her starring roles in “Fated to Love You,” “School 2013” and “Baby-Faced Beauty,” as well as numerous Chinese dramas, has donated not only her time but also money to those in need.

    As a dedication to the birthday girl, here are her five acts of kindness that makes us respect Jang Na Ra for the kind of person she is.

    Jang Na Ra starred in the 2011 Korean drama ‘Baby-Faced Beauty

    She Donated Powdered Milk to Children in North Korea 

    In 2004, Jang Na Ra starred in a Seoul Milk commercial, but she didn’t accept her appearance fee. Instead, she requested that the money be used to send powdered milk to North Korean children. The total cost of the dry milk was 200 million won, or about $177,500 USD.

    She Held a Fundraising Concert for Leukemia Patients in China 

    Jang Na Ra held a benefit concert in 2007 for children in China with leukemia, and with that the Jang Foundation was born. Her fans raised money at a fan club meeting during the celebration of the 15th anniversary of Korean-Chinese diplomatic relations. At the end of the concert, Jang Na Ra was named Goodwill Ambassador to a Chinese charity organization, making her the first foreign ambassador.
    Jang Na Ra starred alongside gorgeous leading men Jang Hyuk and Choi Jin Hyuk in 2014’s hit drama ‘Fated to Love You

    She Donated Money and Clothes to China After the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake

    When the earthquake devastated China, Jang Na Ra donated $150,000 and an additional $7.5 million-worth of clothing. The clothing was organized by the parent company of a Chinese coat company Jang Na Ra was modeling for at the time. The company donated 100,000 down parkas to Jang Na Ra’s charity and in turn, she went to Sichuan herself and delivered the coats.

    She Volunteered for a 3-Day Event in South Gyeongsang Province

    Jang Na Ra joined legendary Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan, K-pop group Super Junior, Korean actress Jeon Hye Bin and actor Jeong Doo Hong for a three-day event where they all spent time with 100 children who were either being raised in single-parent households or in orphanages. The event, which was held in 2009, included a soccer game, a performance and a barbecue! It was run by the Jackie Chan Group Korea and sponsored by Tongyoung-si.


    Jang Na Ra played teacher Jung In Jae in ‘School 2013

    She Volunteered With Her Older Brother at a Kindergarten Opening

    Charity work must run in the Jang family! After being named ambassador of Community Chest of Korea, Jang Na Ra and her older brother, Jang Sung Won, took time out of their schedules to volunteer at a kindergarten opening in Incheon in February 2014. Jang arrived early to take a look at the kindergarten and cut the ribbon at the beginning of the ceremony. The two Jang siblings served lunch to the children and greeted each and every one of them.

    Jang Na Ra and older brother, Jang Sung Won, love to take pictures together. Don’t they look alike?

    The birthday girl has done a lot for other people and it is truly inspiring. Her altruistic giving should inspire all of us to help the less fortunate as well.

    Jang Na Ra may return to Korean television in the new drama “Hello Monster,” for which she is considering the lead role possibly starring alongside Lee Jin Wook (“The Three Muskateers,” “Nine: Nine Times Time Travel” and “I Need Romance 2”). Are you excited about her possible return to the small screen? Let us know in the comments!

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    Watching dramas gives us the chance to discover different cultures and travel to far-flung locations without leaving home. For drama lovers aching with wanderlust, look no further than the “Explore Japan,” a collection of episodes from 14 different travel shows brought together in one place exclusively on Viki! This one-stop collection highlights all the travel splendors that Japan has to offer and is available for viewing in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand. 

    The Viki-exclusive collection provides a unique insight into Japan’s marvelous culture and natural splendors. Here is a peak at what you can expect to find at 
    Explore Japan.”


     Yui Yokohama cheerfully hosts each episode of ‘Kyoto Diary’

    Join AKB48’s Team K captain Yui Yokohama as she introduces fans to her hometown of Kyoto in “Kyoto Diary of Yui Yokohama From AKB48.” Of course this pop idol was able to snag a reservation at Kyoto’s famous Sojiki Nakahigashi restaurant, famous for its seasonal kaiseki-ryori, a multi-course haute cuisine using herbs and flowers that the chef handpicks daily from the nearby mountains.


    
Kyoto is home to one of the most iconic symbols of Japan: Geishas. Perhaps you will get lucky and spot a Geisha wandering through the cobblestone streets of the Gion district! A trip to Kyoto is not complete until you visit Kinkaku-ji, the Golden Pavilion that is covered in glimmering gold leaf.


    In the series “Tabipura,” you will travel with Japanese actor Koji Matoba (“Sweets Prince”) and comedian Sanpei Hayashiya while they tour the far edges of Japan and introduce viewers to local favorites and hidden gems. Leave the guidebook behind!



    In “Tabipura Episode 2: Beppu,” join the two hosts as they explore Beppu, known for its jigoku, or hells, the eight soothing hot springs that are located across the prefecture. These buddies take on the hells and also delight in various delicacies like tori-ten (Japanese tempura fried chicken) and steamed custard purin (pudding).  


    Koji Matoba and Sanpei Hayashiya host ‘Tabipura Episode 2: Beppu

    Art lovers will be especially drawn to Setouchi, a rural region encompassing 12 islands. The Setouchi Triennale is an expansive arts event that takes place every three years, featuring work from more than 200 artists. The next event will be held in 2016.  Follow celebrated actress Kiki Kirin as she discovers the wonders of the islands of Setouchi and the Setouchi Triennale.


    See unique art exhibits among the islands of Setouchi

    Tourists from all over the world gather in this artists hub to enrich themselves in the culture and rich natural beauty that is Setouchi. One of the most famous islands of this illustrious locale is Naoshima, home to a number of permanent artworks, including works by renowned artists Yayoi Kusama and Kenji Yanobe. 

    Anime fans will enjoy Kenji Yanobe’s steel dragon sculpture found on Shodoshima Island. 
    Of course you have heard of Mt. Fuji, but did you know that Japan also is home to the skier’s paradise, Mt. Hakuba? Outdoors enthusiasts will be inspired by the bright white snow-capped alps of Nagano. “Nature & Human Special Series shows us the abundant beautiful nature found in this area. Hiking, skiing and snowboarding are all on the itinerary! 

    The majestic North Alps of Nagano

    Where would you like to visit in Japan? Let us know in the comments! 

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    Fans of “My Love From the Star” were both ecstatic and hesitant when news broke last fall that major American broadcaster ABC was planning to adapt the widely popular 2014 Korean drama series for a U.S. audience. But it looks like the show was not included in the recently announced 2015-2016 season, fueling speculation that the project has been delayed or canceled.

    A basic premise for the American version described a supernatural romance between a centuries-old superhero, “James,” and a beautiful actress, “Lark,” that appeared to stay true to writer Park Ji Eun’s original creation (as it should since she was slated to be an executive producer of the American version). Some saw it as a sign that Korean dramas were gaining recognition among wider audiences, while others were a bit worried that a remake would never be quite as good as the original (not to mention the American version of “Boys Over Flowers”).

    Depending on which side of the tracks you fall on, it’s either good or bad news that the remake is not planned for ABC’s recently announced 2015-2016 season. HB Entertainment, which produced the original series, has not heard any update from ABC since February about the status of the remake. It’s possible that a pilot could be reordered for a future season or from another broadcaster, although there’s no confirmation at this time.

    It looks like we may have to wait longer to see what an American version would look like, if it happens at all. What do you think — are you disappointed about this news or are you glad that ABC isn’t going forward with the remake? Share your thoughts in the comments!

    Source: Soompi

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    It has been a week since the finale of the hit drama “Kill Me, Heal Me” aired, and you’re not alone if you are experiencing withdrawal pains and an indescribable empty feeling inside! The popular drama, which stars Ji Sung as Cha Do Hyun, a man with dissociative identity disorder (previously known as multiple-personality disorder) who has seven different personalities, has been undoubtedly one of the most entertaining, funny and heart-warming dramas of the year so far. Ji Sung’s amazing acting range in giving each of his characters such distinctive characteristics has earned him many more fans through this drama! 


    Ji Sung’s obvious chemistry with co-stars Hwang Jung Eum, who plays his private psychiatrist Oh Ri Jin, and Park Seo Joon, who plays Ri Jin’s brother, Oh Ri On, definitely helped the drama gain legions of fans. Some die-hard fans were so inspired that they made their own tribute videos to Kill Me, Heal Me and Ji Sung’s many personalities! Watching the entertaining fan-made videos below will make your day!

    FAN-MADE TRAILER

     

    Tribute to Do Hyun and Ri Jin’s Great Chemistry

     

    Tribute to the Always-Cool Oh Ri On (Played by Park Seo Joon)



    Tribute to Perry Park, The Hickish Bomb Lover — Set to Brown Eyed Girls’ ‘Abracadabra’



    Tribute to Ahn Yo Na, The 17-Year-Old Fangirl — Set to HyunA’s ‘Bubble Pop’!



    Another Tribute to Ahn Yo Na — Set to Lee Hyo Ri’s ‘Bad Girl’!



    And Finally, This Tribute to Ahn Yo Na Will Leave You in Stitches!



    Which fan tribute is your favorite? Which of Ji Sung’s many personalities from the drama will you miss the most? Let us know in the comments!

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