Currently Watching; Mr. Sunshine (미스터 션샤인)

  Choi Yoo Jin (Lee Byung Hun) escapes Korea after his parents are killed by their yangban owners and travels to America. There under the name Eugene Choi he becomes a U.S Navy Captain. Under orders he travels back to Korea there he meets a noble man’s granddaughter, Go Ae Sin (Kim Tae Ri) who … More Currently Watching; Mr. Sunshine (미스터 션샤인)

Bits & Pieces of History; Mister Sunshine (미스터 션샤인) {Episode 4}

Episodes 3 and 4 show less history but the story in Mr. Sunshine is still just as interesting. Here are my selected history pieces for episode 4. The Korean Empire (1897-1910) As Hina welcome’s the army to the Korean Empire we’ve moved ahead in time. Joseon is now The Korean Empire: King Gojong pronounced Joseon … More Bits & Pieces of History; Mister Sunshine (미스터 션샤인) {Episode 4}

Currently Watching; Sachiiro no One Room (幸色のワンルーム)

  One day Sachi (Yamada Anna) gets tired of her life where her parents abuse her and she is bullied at school. She tries to kill herself but is stopped by a man (Shuhei Uesugi). He then kidnaps her but Sachi couldn’t be happier: she’s finally with someone who loves her. Sachi is only 14 … More Currently Watching; Sachiiro no One Room (幸色のワンルーム)

Bits & Pieces of History; Mister Sunshine (미스터 션샤인) {Episode 2}

I’m back with more history! Queen Min Go Ae Shin is speaking with her grandfather about the proper behavior for women (I could write a very long essay about this but I’ll control myself) and he makes a reference to Queen Min. Like I mentioned in my History Bits for episode 1, the Daewongun hated … More Bits & Pieces of History; Mister Sunshine (미스터 션샤인) {Episode 2}

Bits & Pieces of History: Mister Sunshine (미스터 션샤인) {Episode 1}

After watching the first episode of Mr. Sunshine I felt thrilled by the amount of real history the writer had incorporated into the story. I like history, and as of late my passion has been Korean history and now with this drama I wanted to share and point out the actual historical events of Korea … More Bits & Pieces of History: Mister Sunshine (미스터 션샤인) {Episode 1}