DF-Wave News Splash #64 – Summer Jacket Style, Reasons to Learn Korean, Gross Stew, K-Drama Ghosts, and Adorable Couples!

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At the start of every week, we take a look back over the past 7 Days to bring a quick snip of some of the Top Stories and JaK Wave Faves from our good friends at DramaFever and share them with you!

So, let’s have a look at what’s been igniting the ‘Fever this week!

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10 Korean Films That Need to Become Anime Right Now, Director-Senpai

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Liar’s Game, Playful Kiss and Oldboy are all examples of great Korean films and dramas being inspired by equally terrific Japanese manga and anime. However, what if we were to turn the tables and get great anime out of Korean films instead? So, to hopefully give some very awesome producers some very awesome ideas, here are 10 Korean films that really, really need to become anime right now.

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Street Style Seoul: Stylish K-drama jackets in Seoul

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This week’s episode of Street Style: Seoul (with special guest Olivia) is all about the ubiquitous well-fitted jackets seen in your favourite K-dramas. But isn’t it too hot for jackets in summer? Not in Seoul, where they’re currently in the midst of monsoon season. Even if it might still be too hot to wear jackets where you are, get ready for fall with some inspiration from these stylish people in Seoul!

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K-TREND: The grossest stew ever? K-Trend makes an epic budae jjigae of DOOM

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We’re all familiar with the traditional budae jjigae, but what happens when the guys of K-Trend hijack the girls’ cooking video and add their own “special” ingredients? Can you stomach a stew with durian? Or silkworms? Warning: This video is not for the weak-stomached.

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4 Reasons You Should Learn Korean

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안녕하세요! (An-nyong ha-se-yo!) Hello! I’m Billy from GO! Billy Korean on YouTube.

A lot of people have asked me, “Why should I learn Korean?” Today I’d like to answer that.

Maybe you haven’t started learning Korean. Or maybe you’re just not sure if you should keep going.

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11 Times Lee Joon Ki was a romantic sweetheart

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Scholar Who Walks the Night’s Lee Joon Ki is making us fall in love with him all over again with his awesome performance as the hottest K-drama vampire. Here are 11 times Lee Joon Ki was a romantic guy. Take a look!

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If Harry Potter were a K-Drama

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The Harry Potter series is one that has been able to charm the hearts and minds of people of all ages and cultures alike. The books and films have a loyal and interested following even years after the final book and film releases.

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How to make Korean Beef and Bean Sprout Rice Bowl, Kkong-Namool Bap (콩나물밥)

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Here is one dish that is very common and I would like to introduce it to you. It is called Beef and Bean Sprouts Rice Bowl, kkong-namool bap (콩나물밥). It is perhaps the simplest rice bowl you can make and it is healthy and delicious. There are different ways to cook this dish but cooking in a rice cooker would be the easiest method. You don’t need to cook anything. The rice cooker will do it for you.

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DramaFever partners with CJ E&M to bring you exclusive Korean content

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DramaFever is pleased to announce that, in a multi-year deal with Korean entertainment company CJ E&M, we have gained license to exclusively stream new top-rated Korean content, including eight exclusive K-dramas, at least 10 new feature films, and over 350 hours of other drama and variety programs.

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Sparkling diamond nail design inspired by My Beautiful Bride

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If you’re in the mood for some bling, this is the nail design for you! Inspired by the thrilling crime drama My Beautiful Bride, The Crafty Ninja shows you how to get these lovely blue and silver nails!

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Janie’s Tips & Tricks: How best to use BB/CC cream cushion compacts

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BB/CC cushion compacts are one of the hottest Korean beauty products right now! In this episode of Janie’s Tips and Tricks, Janie shows you her Hera UV Mist Cushion and demonstrates how to make the best use of your own cushion compact.

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The 7 best K-drama ghosts

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If you love K-drama, there are a few things you know are true. Chaebol mother-in-laws are evil, amnesia has impeccable timing, and ghosts are real and one is probably staring over your shoulder reading this article right now (and loving it!). Lately I’ve been obsessing over the hauntingly fun Oh My Ghostess, which got me thinking that like anything in K-drama land, some ghosts are better than others. Here are some of the best (and one of the worst) K-drama ghosts of the past few years.

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The top 20 Korean on-screen couples of all time, according to fans

If you ask big K-drama fans who their favourite couples of all time are, most can respond almost instantly. The Korean broadcasting company KBS recently conducted a survey asking Korean fans who they thought were the top K-drama and Korean movie couples, and the results might surprise you!

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That concludes this week’s DF Wave News Splash! 

Come back next Monday, when we will be once again sharing the best DF stories from the last 7 days!

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All article images and clips in this post, aside from JaK Wave Logos, are courtesy of DramaFever.com. All rights reserved.

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Published by SurfinHaruru

SurfinHaruru is Sub-Editor, Head Graphic Designer/Coordinator, and Resident Photographer at JaK Wave, and manages the Korean Language section of the site. He loves Asian culture - living with Chinese culture day-to-day, and studying Korean in his spare time. He has a passion for Asian cookery, dramas, and music, and enjoys attending Traditional and Modern cultural events frequently.

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