Take Care of the Young Lady

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Cast: Yoon Eun Hye | Yoon Sang Hyun | Jung Il Woo | Moon Chae Won

Also known as: 아기씨를 부탁해 (Korean title), Lady Castle, My Fair Lady

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Kang Hye Na (YEH) is the rich young heiress of the Kangsan Group and beloved granddaughter of President Kang. She’s known for being spoiled, ill-tempered, and for constantly firing the butlers that her grandfather hires to watch over her. Seo Dong Chan (Yoon Sang Hyun) used to work at a host club and struggles both with debt and trying to outrun the bad rep chasing him. He lives with his mother’s friend and her daughter, Yeo Eui Joo (Moon Chae Won). He  treasures them as though they were related to him by blood, but Eui Joo has a one-sided crush on him. While hiding from gangsters who want their loan back, he accidentally meets President Kang. Dong Chan suddenly finds himself hired as Hye Na’s new butler.  She tries everything she can to get rid of him, but Dong Chan isn’t moved at all. After knocking down every suitor, Hye Na finds herself knocked down by the suave Attorney Lee Tae Yoon (Jung Il Woo), who hates the spoiled princess type of woman the most. Dong Chan gives her lessons on how to win Tae Yoon’s heart while finding that he himself is being won over by Hye Na.

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My Girlfriend is a Gumiho

Cast: Lee Seung Gi | Shin Min Ah | No Min Woo | Park Su Jin

 Cha Dae Woong (Lee Seung Gi) is a student at an action school, raised by his wealthy grandfather and aunt. While his grandfather would like nothing more than for Dae Woong to marry quickly and give him grandchildren, Dae Woong himself only wants to play! His life changes forever when he visits a shrine and sees a painting of a gumiho (nine-tailed fox), whom a monk tells him was imprisoned there by the Three-god Grandmother. Suddenly there is a thunderstorm, and Dae Woong’s phone runs out of battery. Yet he is startled when a mysterious voice talks to him and tells him to draw nine tails on the fox in the painting. She tells him that she’s the gumiho in the painting, and was released thanks to him! Before he leaves the temple’s grounds, Dae Woong injures himself badly. Sensing his impending doom and wanting to repay him for her freedom, Mi Ho gives him her fox bead, which will keep him alive. He tries to get rid of her, but Mi Ho follows him all the way to Seoul. What will Dae Woong do with a 500-year-old myth following him around and always begging for meat?!

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Marry Me, Mary!

Cast: Jang Geun Suk | Moon Geun Young | Kim Jae Wook |Kim Hyo Jin

Wi Mae Ri (Moon Geun Young) is a young woman living with her widowed father. The two of them spend their time running away from loan sharks, and Mae Ri has even given up university in order to find a job and help her father.  Mae Ri accidentally hits the beautiful indie musician, Kang Moo Kyul (Jang Geun Suk). Meanwhile, an old family friend returns to Korea from Japan and wants to betroth his son, Byun Jung In (Kim Jae Wook) to Mae Ri! Moo Kyul’s ex-girlfriend Seo Joon (Kim Hyo Jin) shows up and becomes the lead actress in Jung In’s drama, but will only be his friend if Mu Kyul is single!

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Secret Garden

Cast: Hyun Bin | Ha Ji Won |Yoon Sang Hyun | Kim Sa Rang

Kim Joo Won (Hyun Bin) is the CEO of LOEL Department store and lives a life in want of nothing. To him, everyone else is just that – nothing. His older cousin, Choi Woo Young, is a Hallyu star known as Oska. When Joo Won is asked to pick up an actress for fear of her making a scandal, he makes a mistake and picks up her stunt double Gil Ra Im (Ha Ji Won) instead. Ra Im is a hardcore Oska fan, but is unaware that he and Joo Won are related. Ra Im wins a romantic getaway with Oska in Jejudo, the location of the music video Oska’s old flame Yoon Seul (Kim Sa Rang) is directing. The cousins and Ra Im make a bet and have a bike race. Ra Im gets lost, and Joo Won goes looking for her. They stumble into a strange restaurant and are given medicinal alcohol that causes them to switch bodies!

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Sunkyunkwan Scandal

Cast: Park Min Young | Micky Yoochun | Song Joong Ki | Yoo Ah In

Kim Yoon Hee  (Park Min Young) is a daughter of the Joseon era who is used to dressing up as a man. Her father is dead and her sick younger brother is unable to work, so who else will support the family? She works as a scribe who makes study guides for students, and is even paid to take tests in their place. But when she mistakes the Left State Minister’s uptight son, Lee Sun Joon (Yoochun) for the person she’s supposed to help cheat, she forms an unlikely friendship with him and enters the prestigious Sungkyunkwan University under her brother’s name. She and Lee Sun Joon share a room with the rebellious upperclassman Moon Jae Shin (Yoo Ah In), nicknamed “Crazy Horse.” She also meets the fashionable playboy Goo Yong Ha (Song Joongki). The four form an unlikely bond, but will the knowledge that she’s a girl ruin everything for them?

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Ja Myung Go [audio review]

First time doing this! I hate my recorded voice, but I was too lazy to type it all out. As it turns out, you’ll probably need to turn up your volume.

The countries involved are Naklang (Lahee’s and Ja Myung’s people) and Gorguyeo (Hodong’s people)

Cast:

  • Jung Ryu Won: Princess Ja Myung / Puku
  • Park Min Young: Princess La Hee (Ja Myung’s older sister)
  • Jung Kyung Ho: Prince Hodong
  • Moon Sung Geun: King Daemusin (Hodong’s father, King of Gorguryeo)
  • Kim Sung Ryung: Mo Ha So (Ja Myung’s mother, 1st queen of Naklang)
  • Hong Yo Seob: Chae Ri (Ja Myung & La Hee’s father)
  • Lee Mi Sook: Wang Ja Shil / Lady Hae (La Hee’s mother, 2nd queen of Naklang)
  • Lee Joo Hyun: Wang Hol (General, La Hee’s uncle)
  • Yeo Wook Hwan: Il Poom/Hengkai (Puku’s “older brother”)
  • Park Hyo Joo: Chi So (servant of the 2nd queen of Naklang)
  • Sung Hyun Ah:  Song Maesolsoo (1st queen of Gorguyeo, wife of Daemushin)
  • Kim Ga Yun: Princess Yeo Rang (Hodong’s aunt, younger sister of Daemushin)
  • Lee Han Wie: General Woonaru (wife of Yeo Rang, brother-in-law of Daemushin)
  • Ji Sung Won: Dong Go Bi (Servant of the 1st queen of Naklang/Il Poom’s aunt)
  • Go Soo Hee: Mo Young Hae (Wang Hol’s wife/previous wife of Wang Geng)
  • Jo Mi Ryung: Mi Chu (Mistress of children’s troupe)
  • Kang Ye Sol: So So (a member of the troupe, likes Hengkai)
  • Lee Won Jong: Cha Cha Song (Master of the troup,e Mi Chu’s husband)
  • Na Han Il: Wang Geng (Older brother of Ja Shil & Hol)
  • Kim Hak Chul: Boo Dal (Wang Geng’s soldier)
  • Lee Young Bum: Eul Doo Ji (Hodong’s mentor)

Rating: 3.5/5

Stand Up!! episode 4 summary

Boobies!

We join Shou-chan again on the floor and talking about how he’s only been hit by his father three times in his life. The first was by accident during a nap together. The 2nd time was in junior high during a race when it seemed like he couldn’t go on. And the third is where we jump in as the whole town tries to get Shou-chan to work at their store. Shou-chan is gonna quit school and he’s gotten Mochizuki-sensei pregnant and word has gotten ’round to his parents!

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Stand Up!! episode 3 summary

He should worry more about what's on the outside.

The episode opens with Shou-chan in an ambulance, listing the things that scare him: his dad, Sadako (from The Ring), and when others get hurt. We see a flashback of when Chie fell off a swing and started bleeding. Kid!Chie tells Kid!Shou-chan that she’s okay but he still cried. Since then, he made a promise that if a woman ever fell in front of him he would try to help her. We see Shou-chan in a hospital running along Mochizuki-sensei, who is unconscious on a stretcher. We are taken back to when the 2nd ep. ended and he rings the doorbell. The door opens, but no one is there. He looks down and sees Mochizuki-sensei collapsed on the floor. He panics and calls for an ambulance. He gets to witness his sister in action and the “reality of a Japanese hospital,” according to her. She then tells Shou-chan to pay for Mochizuki-sensei’s visit, since he was classified as her “family member.”

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Stand Up!! episode 2 summary

Hiding in the girls' bathroom & listening intently

The episode opens with Shou-chan telling us what he does to feel confident, which is think about the things he’s better at than Kenken. According to him there are three:

  1. Shou-chan is kind.
  2. He’s not picky.
  3. Shou-chan knows more about the manga Sangokushi.

Things Kenken beat him at include height, eye size and apparently penis size! This comes up again in later episodes. You all want to see Yamapi  naked, don’t lie! It’s only right after the makeout scene he had in the first episode, right?

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Stand Up!! episode 1 summary

It's mostly about sex, but also about hotties!

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As I will not be reviewing everything that I watch, I will start doing summaries for the things that are not reviewed here. These are very spoilery, so it’s best that you avoid them if you don’t want to know what happens.

Cast: Yamapi, Oguri Shun, Ninomiya Kazunari (of Arashi), Narimiya Hiroki, Suzuki Anne

How did I find this? I’m not sure. I either saw a part of it on TV or ran across it in a random Youtube escapade. AND WOULD YOU LOOK AT THAT CAST. This was made in 2003, and Oguri Shun has blond hair. It’s labeled as ‘dramedy’, but really you’re mostly getting hilarious shenanigans. Anyway, on to the summary!

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