Today, we’ll be discussing Episode 4 of Gyeongseong Creature, the hit K Drama on Netflix starring Park Seo-joon as Jang Tae-sang, Han So-hee as Yoon Chae-ok, Wi Ha-jun as Kwon Jun-taek, Kim Soo-hyun as Lady Maeda, Ji Woo as Myeong-ja, Jo Han-chul as Yoon Joon-won, and Kim Hae-sook as Nawol daek. We discuss:
The song that we feature during the recap: Time, electric version, by LEAFY.
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We now know what Jang Tae-sang was really doing when he was goofing around Gyeongseong: playing mahjong, riding a rickshaw aimlessly, ordering a new suit at the tailor shop.
Why Sachimoto risked his neck and help Jang Tae-sang; we think it’s related to Yoon Chae-ok’s mom.
What we think of Kwon Jun-taek: where he came from, his relationship with Jang Tae-sang, and why he entered the hospital (to look for two comrades who were recently picked up by the Japanese Army).
Why Jang Tae-sang didn’t reveal who Sachimoto was when Yoon Chae-ok first met Sachimoto
The heartbreaking scene where Yoon Chae-ok talks to Sachimoto about his drawing of her mother. Sachimoto admits that he drew Yoon Chae-ok’s mother but he says he doesn’t know where she is or what happened to her.
How Sachimoto is the only person who has the full picture: where Yoon Chae-ok’s mom is and what happened to her.
Jang Tae-sang’s flashback of a boy in the snow.
How Jang Tae-sang changed his mind and helped the children escape the hospital.
Why Yoon Chae-ok continued to insist on looking for Myeong-ja.
The growing feelings between Jang Tae-sang and Yoon Chae-ok.
How Dr. Ichiro is trying to train the monster.
How the monster broke out of her prison and managed to take the elevator upstairs, killing scores of soldiers in the process.
We now know why Lady Maeda wanted Myeong-ja kidnapped: she wanted the baby!
The cliffhanger of an ending where Jang Tae-sang is face to face with the creature.
The K Drama elements in this episode, especially the brewing triangle between Col. Kato. Dr. Ichiro and Lady Maeda.
What we thought of the title of the episode: Imprinting, Between Causality and Fate.
We talk about the amazing and varied career or Jo Han-chul who plays Yoon Joon-won
Japanese honorifics, specifically the word “san” and “sensei.”