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Seoul 1945 (2006) [ENG Subs] (ep1-21 of 71)

Seoul 1945 (2006) [ENG Subs] (ep1-21 of 71)

Episode 21 is out!
It’s August 15 1945, Korea is liberated and it’s a day of celebration. But not to all, both Baron Moon and Lord Yi worry about their families’ future.

seoul1945op00Title: 서울 1945
Title (Japanese): ソウル1945
Title (English): Seoul 1945
Genre: War, daeha drama
Episodes: 71
Broadcast network: KBS1
Broadcast period: 2006-Jan-07 to 2006-Sep-10
Air time: Saturday & Sunday 21:30

Synopsis
The story revolves around the lives of four young adults who grew up together. Choi Woon Hyuk is a child prodigy born into a family of poor miners, Kim Hae Kyung is the eldest daughter of tenant farmers, Lee Dong Woo is the heir to a wealthy, well-connected family; and Moon Suk Kyung is the only child of an affluent and powerful political ally of Japan.

In a blend of personal choices and circumstances beyond their control, each individual embarks on different paths that reflect the chaotic nature of the time as well as their true character. As their paths collide, love, friendship, loyalty, vengeance, moral conscience, and ideology become driving forces to irrevocably change the course of their lives.

Main Cast
Ryu Soo Young as Choi Woon Hyuk
Kim Suk as young Woon Hyuk
Han Eun Jung as Kim Ke Hee / Kim Hae Kyung / Kaneda Hikaru
Go Joo Yun as young Kim Ke Hee
Kim Ho Jin as Yi Dong Woo
Kim Soo Min as young Dong Woo
So Yoo Jin as Moon Suk Kyung / Fumiyama Yukei
Park Eun Bin as young Suk Kyung
Park Sang Myun as Park Chang Ju
Go Kyu Pil as young Chang Ju

Supporting Cast

Spoiler:

Choi family
Jung Han Yong as Choi Eun Kwan (Woon Hyuk’s father)
Lee Duk Hee as Jo Soon Yi (Woon Hyuk’s mother)
Park Shin Hye as Choi Geum Hee (Woon Hyuk’s older sister)
Yoon Hye Kyung as Choi Eun Hee (Woon Hyuk’s younger sister)
Jin Ji Hee as young Eun Hee
Han Min as Choi Song Hee

Kim family

Jang Hang Sun as Kim Pan Chul (Ke Hee’s father)
Go Doo Shim as Jung Hyang Geum (Ke Hee’s mother)
Jo An as Kim Ma Ri / Kim Yeon Kyung (Ke Hee’s younger sister)
?? as Kim Joong Hee (Ke Hee’s younger sister)
?? as Kim Cha Hee (Ke Hee’s younger sister)

Moon family and servants
Kim Young Chul as Baron Moon Jung Kwan / Fumiyama Yamato (Suk Kyung’s father)
Lee Bo Hee as Ame Kaori (Baron Moon’s mistress)
Hong Yo Seob as Moon Dong Gi (Suk Kyung’s uncle)
Kim Kyung Sook as Yoon Jung Ja

Yi family and servants
Choi Jong Won as Lord Yi In Pyong (Dong Woo’s father)
Kim Se Ah as Jo Young Eun (Dong Woo’s governess)
Kim Ji Young as servant

Others
Son Jong Bum as Park Sung Ju
Lee Byung Wook as Oh Chul Hyung
Lee Gun as Kim Ki Soo
Kwon Sung Duk as Syngman Rhee
Yoon Seung Won as Jung Bong Doo
Lee Mi Young as Ji Kye Ok
Shin Hyun Tak as Jung Dol Yi
Kim Dong Hyun as Chang Taek-sang
Kim Hyo Won as Park Heon Young
Shin Goo as Lyuh Woon-hyung / Mong Yang
Park Chul Ho as chairman
Song Yong Tae as vice-chairman
Park Yong Jin as North Korean officer
Hyun Won as North Korean officer
Jang Dong Jik as South Korean soldier
Kim Hyung Il
Ahn Shin Woo

Production Credits
Screenwriter: Jung Sung Hee, Lee Han Ho
Chief producer: Lee Sung Joo
Producer: Jung Young Chul
Director: Yoon Chang Bum, Yoo Hyun Ki
Assistant Director: No Sang Hoon, Kim Jin Won

Awards
2007 43rd Baeksang Arts Awards: Best TV Drama Award
2006 KBS Drama Awards: Top Excellence Award – Actor (Ryu Soo Young)

Links
Photos from filming locations (credit to piano_lady)
Books on North Korea

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Translation: WYBE Philadelphia (DramaWiki’s romanization of names used instead, added some signs, and previews for episodes.)
Additional help: narfiso, hhjudit (signs in Hangul, ep1), Avallac’h (signs in Russian, ep12-13, 16), icexshinigami (ep18)
Transcriber/timer: keiko1981
Special thanks to: Errorka, huyie, and Keane 🙂

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ENG Subs / 英語字幕 episode 1-21 of 71

Subtitles sync to these videos: Nyaa and AvistaZ. Episode 5 at AvistaZ has a lot of glitches, please use the version at Nyaa or download it here.

I had trouble hearing one word between 31:40-32:24 in episode 18.
“I have already requested a response from your Asst. Secretary of State. It’s a fact that the Soviet will attack Korea. You must confirm Korea as a member of the Alliance. Supply weapons this week immediately. We are already behind. Your government’s attitude makes me wonder, if you have given your (accounter?) of Korea to the Soviet government.”

Dear My Sister (2011) [ENG Subs] (ep1-84 of 130)

Dear My Sister (2011) [ENG Subs] (ep1-84 of 130)

Episode 84 is out!
Malgu tries to help out, but everything just goes wrong. Byeongman finds out the truth, and hell breaks loose.

bokhui002Title: TV소설 복희 누나 / TVsoseol Bokhui Nuna
Title (Japanese): TV小説 ボクヒ姉さん
Title (English): TV Novel: Dear My Sister
Also known as: Bok Hee
Genre: Family drama
Format: TV Novel
Episodes: 130
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 2011-Nov-07 to 2012-May-04
Air time: Monday to Friday 9:00 AM

Synopsis
Everyone dream of success in life but it is not easy to find lifetime achievers in the real world we are living in. This would be one of the reasons why people love dramatic success story overcoming failures and setbacks, even though it is commonly happening in TV dramas. This drama tells us about an impressive life story of a woman named Bokhui. Let’s think about true meaning of life by seeing the stories of Bokhui and the people around her. – KBS World

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Cheo Yong (2014)

Cheo Yong (2014)

I’ve finished watching the ghost hunting drama Cheo Yong. I think the drama was so-so. Watch it if you have time.

I was watching episode 6 in the middle of the night. The opening scared me half to death 🙂

Aridong’s Last Cowboy (2010)

Aridong’s Last Cowboy (2010)

acowboy00Title: 아리동 라스트 카우보이
Title (English): Aridong’s Last Cowboy
Genre: Mystery
Episodes: 1
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 2010-Aug-14
Air time: Saturday 23:15
Ending song: High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darlin’) by Tex Ritter

Synopsis
The landlord Sim Deoksu and ex-police Park Pyeongdal hunt a killer who has disturbed the neighborhood of Aridong for the past 30 years.

Cast
Yang Taek Jo as Sim Deoksu
Kim Jin Tae as Park Pyungdal
Oh Ji Heon as young Pyungdal
Bang Joong Hyun as Yoon Daesik
Min Sung Wook as Daesik’s boss

Production Credits
Director: Kim Yong Soo
Screenwriter: Park Jin Woo

Notes
You can watch it on KBS World Offical YouTube Channel with English subtitles.

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The Angel of Death Comes with Purple High Heels (2010) [ENG Subs]

The Angel of Death Comes with Purple High Heels (2010) [ENG Subs]

grimreaper00Title: 보라색 하이힐을 신고 저승사자가 온다 / Borasaek Haihireul Shingo Jeoseungsajaga Onda
Also known as: Grim Reaper Comes in Purple High-Heels
Genre: Comedy
Episodes: 1
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 2010-Aug-07
Air time: Saturday 23:15
Ending song: Take Me to Your Heaven by Charlotte Perrelli

grimreaper01Synopsis
The story of a struggling manhwa artist, his long-suffering partner at the publication company who has feelings for him, and a strange 19-year-old girl dressed in ridiculous costume.

Cast
Jung Sung Hwa as Kim Yeongung
Jun Hye Bin as Lee Jiyeon
Jun Bo Ram as Ami

Production Credits
Director: Hong Suk Goo
Screenwriter: Joo Hwa Mi

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Translation: KBS World
Transcriber/timer: keiko1981

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Spy Trader Kim Cheolsu’s Recent Condition (2010) [ENG Subs]

Spy Trader Kim Cheolsu’s Recent Condition (2010) [ENG Subs]

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Title: 남파 트레이더 김철수씨의 근황 / Nampa Teureideo Kim Chul Soo-ssi Eui Geunhwang
Also known as: The State of Korean Trader Kim Cheolsu / The Recent Events of Kim Cheolsu, Trader in the South
Genre: Thriller, action
Episodes: 1
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast date: 2010-Jul-31
Air time: Saturday 23:15

Synopsis
Kim Cheolsu is a North Korean espionage operator who saved money for his mission by trading stocks. He frequents a coffee shop where cafe barista Lee Gyeong, who harbors an unrequited love for him, works. One day, he receives a package of secretly-taken photos of himself in the mail. Who is watching him?

Cast
Oh Man Suk as Kim Cheolsu
Seo Hyun Chul as Park Chungsik
Qri as Lee Gyeong
Lee Dae Yeon

Director: Park Hyun Suk
Screenwriter: Lee Myung Sook

Links
Official Site

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Translation: KBS World
Transcriber/timer: keiko1981

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An Awful Lot of Coincidences (2010) [ENG Subs]

An Awful Lot of Coincidences (2010) [ENG Subs]

coincidences18Title: 우연의 남발
Also known as: An Awful Lot of Coincidences / A Chain of Coincidences
Genre: Comedy
Episodes: 1
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast date: 2010-Jul-24
Air time: Saturday 23:15

Synopsis
Three unemployed men made the mistake of borrowing money from an evil boss and losing it in gambling instead of using it to profit their lives. Their lives are their only remaining possessions, so they risk themselves to get money. Chaos ensues.

Cast
Choi Duk Moon as Kyung Soo
Oh Yong as Yeonghun
Song Jae Ryong as Bongseong

Director: No Sang Hoon
Screenwriter: Son Hwang Won

Links
Official Site

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Translation: KBS World
Transcriber/timer: keiko1981

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Secret Garden (2010) [ENG Subs]

Secret Garden (2010) [ENG Subs]

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Title: 비밀의 화원 / Bimilui Hwawon
Also known as: Secret Garden
Genre: Drama
Format: Drama Special
Episodes: 1
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast date: 2010-Jul-17
Air time: Saturday 23:15

Synopsis
Yeojin and Girim were inseparable best friends in high school, dreaming of becoming successful writers. However, cracks in their friendship began to appear with the appearance of Baek Jonghak, who seemed to lean towards Yeojin. Years later, Girim is still struggling to get herself published, and her financial problems are wearing her down. When she finally scores an interview with a publisher, she goes to the interview with enthusiasm, but is shocked to meet Yeojin and Jonghak, the two people she did not want to see again. Their sudden meeting brings back a rush of both beautiful and unwelcome memories.

Cast
Baek Jin Hee as Park Yeojin
Min Ji as Kim Girim
Lee Dong Gyu as Baek Jonghak

Director: Moon Joon Ha
Screenwriter: Ha Moo Soo

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Translation: KBS World
Transcriber/timer: keiko1981

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The Great Gye Chunbin (2010) [ENG Subs]

The Great Gye Chunbin (2010) [ENG Subs]

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Title: 위대한 계춘빈 / Wiedaehan Gye Choon Bin
Also known as: The Great Gye Choon Bin
Genre: Romance, comedy
Format: Drama Special
Episodes: 1
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast date: 2010-Jul-10
Air time: Saturday 23:15

Synopsis
This is the story of Gye Chunbin, a quirky and spunky kindergarten teacher, and Wang Ginam, a timid art therapist who cannot even earn enough to pay his rent. Ginam’s developing relationship with Gye Chunbin helps him overcome his fear of the dark and fall in love.

Cast
Jung Yoo Mi as Gye Chunbin
Jung Kyung Ho as Wang Ginam
Kim Dan Yool as young Wang Ginam
Min Ji Ah as Jo Nayeon
Choi Yoo Hwa as Kim Yang
Ahn Seo Hyun as Kim Saerom
Lee Jong Min/Lee Jong Bak

Director: Lee Eung Bok
Screenwriter: Yoon Ji Hee

Recognitions
2010 KBS Drama Awards: One Act Special Award – Actress (Jung Yoo Mi)

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A Reason (2010) [ENG Subs]

A Reason (2010) [ENG Subs]

A Reason

Title: 이유 / Iyoo
Also known as: Reason / A Reason
Genre: Melodrama
Format: Drama Special
Episodes: 1
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast date: 2010-Jul-03
Air time: Saturday 23:15

Synopsis
After her husband ends up in a vegetative state as a result of a car crash, Jisu found little reason to live. She went through the daily motions of life in a trance-like manner, until Park Songi, a new caregiver, arrived. Songi’s contagious energy brings life to Jisu’s house and slowly opens her heart.

Cast
Lee Bo Hee as Kim Jisu
Park Gri Na as Park Songi
Choi Jung Woo
Kim Na Woon

Director: Jun Chang Geun
Screenwriter: Park Hyung Jin

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Translation: KBS World
Transcriber/timer: keiko1981
Revised 2016.03.07: Adjusted timing.

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