Shopping King Louis – 쇼핑왕 루이

Shopping King Louis is a 16 episodes korean drama that aired in 2016 on MBC. It was written by Oh Ji Young and directed by Lee Sang Yeob. It stars Seo In Guk, Nam Ji Hyun, Yoon Sang Hyun and In Se Mi, amongst others.

/!\ Warning   this post will include many occurrences of the word “love” /!\

I recommend listening to this song first:

 If you couldn’t listen to it entirely because of how many times the word “love” is sang, then this post might not be for you, your heart is probably two sizes too small. If, however, you loved the song as much as I do, or at least if your skin didn’t crawl because of all the “love love love”, then, please, read on.

Beside OdaJoe’s existence, what are you the most thankful for? What are the things that make you feel “rich”?

If you were to ask this drama’s lead, Louis, his answer would be “people”.

Although, at the start, he is  also actually rich, as in “he has money… a lot of it”. But then there’s a car accident in episode 1, he loses his memory, and ends up living with Bok Sil, a young woman that recently came to Seoul to look for her estranged brother after their grandmother, who raised them, passed away. She has no money, no possessions, but has the largest heart, and takes him in. So now, Louis isn’t rich anymore… at least money-wise.

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Splash Splash Love 퐁당퐁당 LOVE


Splash Splash Love is a 2 episodes Korean drama that aired on MBC in 2015. It was written and directed by Kim Ji Hyun, and stars Kim Seul Gi, Yun Du Jun, Ahn Hyo Seop and Jin Ki Joo. In that drama, a high school student called Dan Bi is about to take her university entrance exam, but is afraid she’ll fail and can’t take the pressure. So when she finds a puddle, she jumps in it (as one does), and the puddle takes her back to to the Joseon period (as puddles do). Problem is, the (handsome) king is convinced she can end the disastrous drought the country’s been going through (and she can’t)(that’s the real problem)(if she could, then it would be okay).

I like Kim Seul Gi.

… Well, review over !

Let’s now discuss how penguins might have already invaded your home, and why you should welcome your new overlords if you want to live (and also because they’re cute af)

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