Our drama did it! After a rough beginning and a long tip-toe dance around the controversies that refused to go away, My Ahjussi proved that a deep faith in a script plus a cast of solid actors were all that Director Kim Won Seuk needed to create his next “masterpiece.” Almost exactly a year after its conclusion, not only did this show win Best Drama of the Year, Screenwriter Park Hae Young also won for Best Script in the 55th Baeksang Arts Awards held on May 1, 2019 in Seoul, South Korea. Continue reading My Ahjussi Wins 55th Baeksang
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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
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.”
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
LSK: “Why do you like me?” IU: “I just do.”
Lee Seon Kyun and IU interview, published in Haruhana Magazine Vol. 051, August 2018
This is Part 2 of their interview with Haru Hana. Read part 1 here: She’s My Lee Ji An
Continue reading LSK: “Why do you like me?” IU: “I just do.”
IU: “I couldn’t even bear to hear the soundtrack.”
Lee Seon Kyun: “… it deeply affected me in a way I didn’t expect.”
The third and final part of Lee Seon Kyun and IU’s interview with Korean TV Drama（韓国TVドラマ） magazine Vol. 86 August 2018
Continued from [Part 1] and [Part 2]
Continue reading IU: “I couldn’t even bear to hear the soundtrack.”
Lee Seon Kyun: “Just watching it made me cry so much.”
[Continued from Part 1]
Part 2 of Lee Seon Kyun and IU’s interview with Korean TV Drama（韓国TVドラマ） magazine Vol. 86 August 2018
Continue reading Lee Seon Kyun: “Just watching it made me cry so much.”
IU: “Dong Hoon’s first smile made me want to cry.”
We have a scoop! We managed to get hold of yet another Japanese interview, published today in Korean TV Drama (韓国TVドラマ) magazine. It’s really long!
Updated 7/8/2018 16:00 GMT +8
Part 1 is up! This is only about one quarter of the interview…looks like this really will take some time – @justamom
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Continue reading IU: “Dong Hoon’s first smile made me want to cry.”