55th Baeksang – 7 Nominations

My Ahjussi has won nominations in seven categories! The Baeksang Art Awards are like the Emmy Awards in the United States and considered the most prestigious awards for South Korean television shows. Congratulations to the whole team and go grab those awards!! Winners will be announced early May. Continue reading 55th Baeksang – 7 Nominations

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Interview with IU and Lee Seon Kyun

How is everyone doing? Can you believe it has been a year since this drama’s premiere on March 21, 2018? To celebrate the first anniversary of My Ahjussi, please enjoy this taped interview for the Japanese release. Unfortunately we have no subs for the video.

Translated magazine interviews:
“Why do you like me?” 
“I couldn’t even bear to hear the soundtrack.
“Just watching it made me cry so much.”
“Dong Hoon’s first smile made me want to cry.”
“She is my Lee Ji An.”

The Beautifully Undefined Relationship

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I think some people were right when they said there wouldn’t be any romance; there’s nothing romantic about Ji An and Dong Hoon’s story.

But that doesn’t mean there isn’t love and heartbreak.

The degree and types of love fluctuates as the story progresses, but it’s clear that Ji An struck a chord Dong Hoon never even knew he had with that confession. Continue reading The Beautifully Undefined Relationship

My Mister Locations: Ji An’s House, #1

It starts with the question Yoon Hee poses to her husband, “Who is #1 in your life, honey?” He never answers her; I don’t think he could, for he himself does not know.  But as the story unfolds before us, is it possible that this mystery person in Dong Hoon’s life lives behind door number 1? Continue reading My Mister Locations: Ji An’s House, #1

Seeing Through a Glass, Darkly

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Glass is hard yet transparent. It blocks entry, but at the same time allows us to peer into the space it shelters. Looking through a glass window or door, we see without touching. We are able to watch and scan every object, action and expression, but we should not be fooled for there is still an invisible barrier that shuts us out. And sometimes, if we look carefully, we see our own reflection. Continue reading Seeing Through a Glass, Darkly

My Ahjussi Wins Grand Prize at The 2nd Seoul Awards

And the celebration continues.  The Seoul Awards, which honor outstanding achievement in film and television, held its second ceremony on October 27, 2018.  Although My Ajusshi did not win in any acting category, it did bag the Grand Prize (Daesang), beating My Golden Life, Money Flower, Should We Kiss First, and Life in the drama division. Continue reading My Ahjussi Wins Grand Prize at The 2nd Seoul Awards

Lee Seon Kyun Wins The Prime Minister’s Commendation

On October 24, 2018 Lee Seon Kyun and a slew of other actors and entertainers were honored at the 2018 Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards ceremony.  Lee Seon Kyun has been selected to receive the Prime Minister’s Commendation for his work in My Ajusshi.  According to this article, these awards are prizes given by the government to “recognize the work of artists in various fields who have contributed to the development of popular culture.”  Congratulations! Continue reading Lee Seon Kyun Wins The Prime Minister’s Commendation

My Mister at the 2018 APAN Stars Awards

The awards season is finally upon us and although our show faced some very tough competition, it managed to win in some key categories.

Best Director: Kim Won Suk
Top Excellence Actress: Lee Ji Eun (IU)
Best Supporting Actor: Park Ho San
Best New Actor: Jang Ki Young Continue reading My Mister at the 2018 APAN Stars Awards

Moments of Realization

…, make that self-realization, that he has fallen for her!  A hilarious recap of the moments Dong Hoon is forced to deal with his emotions.  This was written before episode 13 aired.

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I’ve gone back through and decided to narrow it down to 5 moments (really you could say any time they shared air in episode 12, and that would be accurate) plus one that was completely unconsciously done before he started to grasp the situation he found himself in, and I’ll explain the rationale behind each. Continue reading Moments of Realization

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