Today, we’ll be discussing Episode 5 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-hun 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 we featured during the recap: Forever by SUHO, instrumental version.
Kwon Jun-taek’s background, motivations and relationship with Jang Tae-sang.
Kwon Jun -taek’s father now knows that his son is a rebel. He tries to bribe Dr. Ichiro with a briefcase full of money.
How Col. Kato is the scariest man in the base. He doesn’t care about the soldiers or the Joseon people being killed by the creature.
How Col. Kato realized that Yoon Chae-ok is the creature’s daughter and is now wondering how he can use her.
How Yoon Chae-ok wants to fight to the end, while Jang Tae-sang is going to do whatever he needs to do to stay alive.
The heartbreaking realization by Yoon Chae-ok that her mother had been, or is, at the base.
How Jang Tae-sang finds Yoon Chae-ok and while he wants to escape and find another way to learn about her mother, she can’t give up the search for her mother.
The possible kilig moments in this show between our two leads.
How Jang Tae-sang is a planner, while Yoon Chae-ok has a bias for action.
What’s happening with the other characters: Yoon Joon-won, Lady Maeda, Commissioner Ishikawa.
What our K Drama elements are and why we talk about them.
The K Drama elements we find in this episode: Crying, food, wrist grab, triangles, flowers.
The title: Desperation: Between denial and truth.
The beautiful and talented Kim Soo-hyun who plays Lady Maeda. She spent time in the US, speaks perfect English, and has played roles in American movies!