Korean drama update for February 7

A new South Korean film was released this past Friday at Pearlridge Consolidated Theatres: “A Melody to Remember” directed by Han Lee.


A new South Korean film was released this past Friday at Pearlridge Consolidated Theatres: “A Melody to Remember” directed by Han Lee.

This is the synopses provided by CJ America:

South Korean platoon leader Han Sang-ryul (Yim Si-wan) lost his family and comrades because of the Korean War. He was assigned to another unit and comes across war orphans, some of whom are exploited for profit. He decides to help the orphans by creating a choir, thereby healing their wounds with beautiful songs with the help of volunteer teacher Park Ju-mi (Ko A-sung). Their beautiful voices rise from the battlefield and begin to melt everyone’s hearts.


“The Legendary Witches”

6:30 p.m. today: Pre-empted for broadcast of 2015 SBS Drama Awards. Cheer on your favorite drama star. Fully subtitled in English. “The Legendary Witches” will return the following week. SBS Drama Awards will re-air at 1 p.m. Monday. The special is 2 1/2 hours long.

“Root of the Throne”

Episodes 29 &30

7:45 p.m. Monday: Bang-won gets suspicious when the arrival time of the royal gift coincides with the time Yi Bang-ji will be away. Bang-won realizes Gil Seon-mi tricked Bang-ji to get him away. Jung Mong-ju urges Wang Yo to ascend the throne. 7:45 Tuesday: Yun Rang reveals her true identity to Wang Yo. Wang Yo drinks the antidote when he finds out Yun Rang is Cheok Sa-gwang. Bang-won asks Ha Ryun for information about Moomyung.


Episodes 11 &12

7:45 p.m. Wednesday: Jin-woo starts his revenge against the people who lied during his father’s trial. Gyu-man blames a small company for a faulty microwave oven and drives the company out of business. Dong-ho hands Jin-woo’s business card to the fallen company’s CEO’s son. 7:45 p.m. Thursday: Dong-ho starts gathering corruption evidence against Chairman Nam Il-ho. Jin-woo prepares to put pressure on Nam Gyu-man. Seok-kyu is thrown into confusion when he finds out Gyu-man is the real killer of the Seochon college student.

“Identical Affairs”

Episodes 39 &40


7:45 p.m. Friday: Baek Seok is unconscious after the attack. Hae-kang and Jin-eon are headed to the police when they hear they’ve caught Seok’s attacker, but it turns out to be Shin Il-sang’s son. But Jin-eon thinks Tae-seok is behind the attack. 7:45 p.m. Saturday: Jin-eon threatens Tae-seok that he’ll put him behind bars for attempted murder. Hae-kang starts her revenge against Tae-seok and Chairman Choi.

This column is your source for updates on Korean dramas. Jeff Chung is general manager of KBFD-TV on Oahu, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles.