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Ji An the Mentor

Commenter John Payne from the Man vs Drama YouTube threads writes:

The chance encounter between Dong Hoon and Ji An to complete My Mister is magical, from the onset when Ji An hears the voice she had become so intimate with, to the camera as it follows her over the shoulder to reveal a reborn young woman, standing in the beautiful sunlight and finishing with a handshake that is anything but.

It’s wonderful that Ji An, the mentor, has seen her student Dong Hoon become so happy. BUT WAIT, you may be thinking, Dong Hoon is obviously the mentor here. Hear me out though as I make my case. I think the Writer, Park Hae Young is brilliantly flipping the obvious roles of mentor/mentee here in ways that on the surface appear one way but in actuality are reversed.

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My Ahjussi Wins 55th Baeksang

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

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

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