Tomorrow X Together – The Dream Chapter: STAR Review

This was something that I was crazy excited about. It has been on the horizon for a little while, but I had no real idea about what to expect (my own fault) until the teasers for the MV came out. When I finally watched the MV this morning, I understood that TXT is definitively not BTS….

What is City Pop?

City Pop became popularized in Japan in the 1980s, but it had its origins in the 1970s…

Romance is a Bonus Book Review

I know I never talk about dramas on this blog, but I came across this drama several days ago and I was instantly hooked, so I thought I’d share my thoughts and experiences with y’all in case you’re curious but not 100% sure if you want to watch. First Impressions The only reason that I…

J-Hope Birthday Celebration

I’m gonna be real upfront–this post was unplanned and is entirely self-indulgent. I just want to talk about how much I love Hobi. So yesterday I happened to get a notification from the V app and I took one look at the title of the video and I immediately tuned in. Mind you, try as…

Affording K-Pop: Tips & Tricks

We’ve all been there: you just bought your favorite group’s latest album. You get your package, flip through the photobook, and take to Twitter to share your excitement when–boom–a concert tour DVD drops. Or a Season’s Greetings. Or a tour is announced. Or a combination of all of those. You’re left looking at your bank…