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Korean Drama: Boys Over Flowers

So you've read the famous manga Boys Over Flowers by Yoko Kamio and now you want more, more, MOAR! Well never fear, Asian dramas are here!

Boys Over Flowers, the Korean version of the series, tells the story of Geum Jan Di (Ko Hye Sun), a dry-cleaner's daughter, who one day delivers a uniform to the elite Shinwha High School.

There she witnesses, for the 

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Korean Drama: Goong

Goong, based on the manhwa (Korean comic book) of the same name, is one of those dramas that are so colorful and beautiful that you can overlook how much it drags at times or how the characters talk so slow as if there is just too much time in the day.

The story is set in an alternative South Korea, where the country is still a monarchy instead of a democracy.

It begins when the King of South Korea dies. The Royals are losing popularity so they decide that Prince Lee Shin (

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Korean Dramas: City Hunter Review

City Hunter on the shelves of Tompkins Square... for now. While browsing the shelves to see if we had recent Korean Dramas, I chanced upon City Hunter. This drama is definitely one of my top 10 dramas because 1) It is an action drama 2) The dad is so evil and sexy and I love great villains but most importantly is reason number 3) Lee Min Ho is the star of the show.

Lee Min Ho is known in Korea and all over the world not only as the sexy guy in the Camry commercials but 

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Korean Drama Collection at Tompkins Square Library

Korean dramas at the libraryBefore the craze of Psy's "Gangnam Style", the Korean Wave had already overwhelmed the masses and continues to spread throughout the world today. The Wave does not only include famous, catchy Korean Pop songs but also great dramas and movies that rival any Spanish soap opera I've ever watched.

Here at Tompkins Square Branch Library aside from the usual collection of great American movies there is a small collection of DVDs 

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