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  1. TBH, I'm a bit confused. I thought there was going to be a bit more switching between worlds, but it seems that both worlds are more inter-related in many ways, and it may take me repeat viewings to make it more understandable. This reminds me of the multi-verse show "Charlie Jade," the Canadian-South African show a few years back where the main character shifted between three universes, with each universe a distinct color tint. I was hoping to see the same effect here, but so far it's a bit more under the radar.
  2. Out of curiosity, how do Koreans view cultural misappropriation? Eum Moon Suk's character appears to be sporting cornrows, now currently considered in violation of Western cultural standards for non-black individuals, unless of course he is portraying someone of black African descent.
  3. Note that product placement is not just static. Characters also may demonstrate unique attributes of those products as part of the plot, usually with technology like phones.
  4. I would say it depends on the drama, and in fact the genre, itself. Obviously, if we wanted reality, the characters would all look like humans would in an age without showers, processed soap, creams, shampoos, combs, laundry facilities, vitamins, dietary regimens, etc, etc. In short, idols not welcome. So there's that. Without getting into meticulous, and sometimes contentious political discourse which defines "historical," I would say that the ability to render historical dramas accurately is relatively impossible without fully adapting the media documentation from those time peri
  5. "The King: Eternal Monarch" is a current dramatization of a fictional depiction of modern-day Korea which includes the original English language spelling of the country, "Corea." While many people feel that this could have been a possible change due to ensuring the "fantasy" aspect of the show, there has been valid and understandable implications of the origination of the country's English-language name. First, a small prologue: As most people know (and ESL students gripe over), the English language is probably the most inconsistent major language in the words when it comes to asso
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