Crunchyroll Launches More Licensed Episodes and Titles from Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) Korean Dramas: My Beloved Sister, Night after Night, Thank You, What Planet Are You From? and Air CityApr 27th 2009
Leading Online Anime Distributor Continues Existing Titles With New Episodes and Launches New Titles of Highly Popular Korean Dramas
San Francisco, California (April 27, 2009) – Crunchyroll, the online world's #1 destination for Asian content, continues the licensed streaming of highly popular Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) Korean drama titles with the continued k-drama stories for MY BELOVED SISTER. In addition, Crunchyroll launches new k-drama titles NIGHT AFTER NIGHT, THANK YOU, WHAT PLANET ARE YOU FROM? and AIR CITY. More information can be found at www.crunchyroll.com/drama.
These Korean drama titles are free for all Crunchyroll users in the U.S., Canada and U.S. provinces.
Han Do Kyung, specially scouted by the Incheon Airport Director, willingly accepted 1/3 of the pay she was receiving when working in Singapore to come back to Korea as the chief of operations of Incheon Airport. She speaks five different languages. However, Do Kyung lives with an uneven wound of her family and a regret of leaving her sister behind. She met Kim Ji Sung, a National Intelligence Service agent and gets entangled with him. Kim Ji Sung is very passionate about his work to the extent that he is willing to behead the ruled to ensure the security of the country even if he is only acting on his instincts. After being stationed at the airport, he finds himself in an emotional turmoil with a woman he used to love who is also working in the airport, and at the same time, he is falling for Han Do Kyung. Kang Ha Joon, a childhood friend of Han Do Kyung is also falling for Do Kyung. Kang Ha Joon is quick tempered with a habit of talking aggressively due to his nature of work watching over thousands of surveillance cameras in the airport but has good relations with all the airport employees even the cleaner because of his kind personality outside of work. As his friendship develops with Do Kyung, he becomes a strong source of refuge for her. But as his feelings for her grows, his relationship gets more and more complicated with a woman who is his friend, superior and unrequited love.
MY BELOVED SISTER
She faces poverty, something that is more scary and unfamiliar to her than sadness. But she proudly recovers her original place by believing in herself. Many people regard accumulation of riches as the ultimate value of life. However, we have now reached a point where we need to look back and reconsider our life goals. This drama series revolves around a twenty-something woman who is suddenly thrown into the cold world together with her immature brothers, after losing her father to a sudden accident. Within a very short period, she experiences the two extreme facets of life. Coming face-to-face with poverty, something that is more scary and unfamiliar than sadness, she also has to withstand psychological downfall, which is more difficult than her loss of wealth. Fortunately, there is a man standing next to her, quietly supporting her. She overcomes her crisis thanks to this simple, warm-hearted man and his family, finally recovering her original place through her own strength and means. Through this young woman and stories about people around her, this drama series intends to ponder about the true and worthy values that we need to pursue to make our lives more meaningful.
NIGHT AFTER NIGHT
Night after Night revolves around a single woman in her late thirties and an art scholar with a roving eye for young girls who try to recover national treasures. One is a professional tomb raiders who can tell apart a Goryeo celadon from a white celadon by just smelling the dirt surrounding it, and the other is a detective who can tell what kind of criminals they're dealing with by just surveying the remains of the a looted tomb....Watch as they become involved in cases surrounding cultural heritages as their ups and downs unfold in this drama with exciting episodes.
A touching story about Min Ki Seo and Lee Young Shim: two people so different from each other, who undergo a series of trials and tribulations before developing feelings for each other. Min Ki Seo, originally an obstinant and haughty doctor, who travels to Blue Island to fulfill his deceased girlfriend's last wish to find the single mother, Lee Young Shim, and her little girl who was infected by HIV. Though initially their personalities conflicted, Min Ki Seo slowly becomes a warm, gentle person because of the love and compassion Lee Young Shim displays everyday to everyone.
WHAT PLANET ARE YOU FROM?
A countryside girl who grew up on a hillside village in Kangwon-do is later found out to be the daughter of a rich family in Kangnam. How lucky! Overnight she has realized every person's fantasy. But is she really happy? Is she truthfully happy? The goal of this drama is to show how characters that seem like they would never be able to truly communicate with each other start to look at the world from inside the other person's shoes; the process of how they face difficulties with each other but learn to understand and communicate; the process of how they heal their pain and find themselves. And finally of how they discover in a fun and touching way that everyone in the world, including themselves, can be a hero. Whether you have a lot or not, whether you had a great education or not, whether you're old or young, whether you have found true love or not...life can still be so lonely and tiring. Becoming an adult means opening yourself to others by finding out that life's lonely journey isn't only about you. Those who know this are the ones that can taste the true happiness of love. In the end, everyone's happiness comes from within their own heart. Our wish is that all people living in this desolate and gray civilization will be able to feel true warmth and happiness spreading through their hearts.
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