Seoulmates Podcast

Episode 116 - BABYMETAL Live! (Minisode)

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Two big nerds, Emily and Rachel, discuss K-pop music releases, news, dramas, gaming, food and culture every Friday.
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Two big nerds, Emily and Rachel, discuss K-pop music releases, news, dramas, gaming, food and culture every Friday.
Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube for extra goodies!

More places to listen

Episode 127 - Kpop News (Minisode)
We talk about the latest things happening in the Kpop world, including new laws regulating the Korean entertainment industry, the 2019 Mnet Music Awards, Jungkook's police indictment, and the controversy affecting Busters' Chaeyeon. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
December 13, 2019
Episode 126 - November Kpop Roundup
We cover the newest Kpop releases of November including EXO, WayV, AOA, Mamamoo, and more! Check out our Spotify playlist for this month here. And our Youtube playlist here. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
December 6, 2019
Episode 125 - SuperM: We Are The Future Live
We discuss our expectations and experiences seeing SuperM on their We Are the Future Live tour at the Infinite Energy Center. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
November 22, 2019
Episode 124 - A Girl and her Bears (Minisode)
We review the stop-motion Netflix original: Rilakkuma and Kaoru. Non-stop adorable-ness awaits! Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
November 15, 2019
November Kpop News (Minisode)
We discuss four trending stories in the Kpop world, from Wonho's departure from Monsta X to Hyuna and Dawn releasing videos on the same day!
November 8, 2019
Episode 122 - October Kpop Roundup
We cover the newest Kpop releases of October including Monsta X, Stray Kids, AleXa, Super Junior and more! Check out our Spotify playlist for this month here. And our Youtube playlist here. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
November 1, 2019
Episode 121 - Spooky Korean Myths and Urban Legends
In honor of Halloween, we read some ooky spooky Korean tales, myths and urban legends. We also talk about local Florida urban legends. 🎃 Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
October 25, 2019
Episode 120 - Sulli (Minisode)
We talk about the death of Sulli, a solo artist managed under SM, formerly of the popular girl group, f(x). Content Warning: death, suicide, eating disorders Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
October 18, 2019
Episode 119 - Super Great or Super Flop?
We review the debut mini-album from brand new supergroup SuperM. SuperM features Baekhyun (EXO), Taemin (SHINee), Kai (EXO), Taeyong (NCT U and NCT 127), Ten (NCT U and WayV), Lucas (NCT U and WayV), and Mark (NCT U, NCT 127 and formerly NCT Dream). Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
October 11, 2019
Episode 118 - September Kpop Roundup
We cover the newest Kpop releases of September including CLC, Amber, Seventeen, KARD and more! Check out our Spotify playlist for this month here. And our Youtube playlist here. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
October 4, 2019
Episode 117 - Gender Nonconforming Kpop Idols
We spotlight four gender nonconforming Kpop idols. Gender nonconformity is behavior or gender expression by an individual that does not match masculine or feminine gender norms. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
September 27, 2019
Episode 116 - BABYMETAL Live! (Minisode)
We talk about our experience seeing BABYMETAL's Metal Galaxy World Tour in Orlando, Florida. Was it worth the ticket price? Did it melt our faces off? Find out! Tour date information here: Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
September 20, 2019
Episode 115 - August Kpop Roundup
We cover the newest Kpop releases of August including Sunmi, Taemin, Everglow, D1CE and more. We also discuss the first kpop group with an openly gay member, LaLary! Check out our Spotify playlist for this month here. And our Youtube playlist here. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
September 14, 2019
Episode 114 - What is Love? O2O
We review the Chinese drama Love O2O. This drama is all about 📣 gamers 📣 falling in love – IRL and over the internet! Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
August 23, 2019
Episode 113 - Kpop Legend Series: BoA
On this episode of Kpop Legends, we talk about the wildly talented and successful BoA, who, after 20 years in the Kpop industry has earned the title "Queen of Kpop". Youtube playlist here. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram 
August 16, 2019
Episode 112 - More Kpop News (Minisode)
We talk about Twice making bank, who won the 2019 M2 X Genie Music Awards, a mini SNSD reunion, Jungkook being hella popular, and Super Junior's Heechul fearing for his privacy.  Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
August 9, 2019
Episode 111 - July Kpop Roundup
We cover the newest Kpop releases of July including Ailee, ITZY, NCT 127, NCT Dream, and more. We also discuss unique girl group, UHSN. Check out our Spotify playlist for this month here. And our Youtube playlist here. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
August 2, 2019
Episode 110 - Kpop Legend Series: Rain
Introducing our new series: Kpop Legends! On our first episode of Kpop Legends, we talk about the life and talents of wildly popular artist, Rain. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram 
July 19, 2019
Episode 109 - Kpop Headlines (Minisode)
We discuss some recent headlines in the Kpop world including BTS making $$$$$, crazy NCT 127 fans and an Ailee conspiracy.  Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram 
July 12, 2019
Episode 108 - June Kpop Roundup
We discuss the newest Kpop releases of June including Teen Top, Jay Park, WJSN, BoA, SAAY, Noir, Lay, LEO, and more. June said solo artists, hunny! Check out our Spotify playlist for this month here. And our Youtube playlist here. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
July 5, 2019
Episode 107 - Game of Arthdal
We discuss Netflix's Arthdal Chronicles, an epic fantasy Kdrama that is currently airing. Is Arthdal Chronicles just Korean Game of Thrones? Find out! Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram 
June 28, 2019
Episode 106 - Underrated K-Pop Girl Groups
We shine a spotlight on some underrated K-pop girl groups that are killing the game and not getting the recognition they deserve! YouTube playlist: Spotify playlist: (Bonus songs!) Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 21, 2019
Episode 105 - DisneySea vs. Disney World (Minisode)
We talk about the differences between Tokyo DisneySea and Florida's Disney parks. Both have a lot to offer! Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 20, 2019
Episode 104 - May Kpop Roundup
We discuss the newest K-Pop releases of May, including Park Bom, Lee Hi, NCT 127, A.C.E., Got7, CLC, EXID, and more. May was a hot month for new music releases! Check out our Spotify playlist here. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 103 - Mystery, Money and Murder
We review the Jdrama Million Yen Women, a Netflix adaptation of Shunju Aono's manga. Can a 12 episode drama deliver a satisfying mystery? Listen and find out! Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 102 - Kpop News Updates (Minisode)
We talk about some current news topics in the Kpop industry, including more Buring Sun scandal, BTS and WayV breaking records, and BLACKPINK's new collaboration. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Special Edition - 100 Episodes!!
Join us as we discuss the origins of Seoulmates podcast, the journey so far, and our goals for the future! Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 101 - April Kpop Review
We discuss the new Kpop releases of April, including BLACKPINK, BTS, Hot Place, NewKidd, #Gun, and KARD. So many new groups debuted! Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 100 - What IS Kpop?
We talk about what exactly makes a group a Kpop group. It's not as easy as you may think! With acts like KDA, Z-BOYS and Z-GIRLS, and the cursed EXP Edition, can Kpop truly be defined? Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 99 - The Rise and Fall of K-Pop
Emily and Rachel discuss the origins, the current state, and the future of K-pop as well as how it impacts K-pop artists and fans. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 98 - Emily & Kyle’s Bogus Jet Lag
We talk about our trip to Tokyo – how we got there, what we did, and how we got around! Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 97 - March Kpop Review
We listen to and review the latest K-pop releases in March 2019 and look forward to April for more, new K-pop! Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 96 - RV March Madness
Because it's the last week of March, we do a March Madness-style bracket for Red Velvet's singles. What is your ultimate Red Velvet song? Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 95 - Emily & Kyle’s Excellent Adventure
We talk about our upcoming trip to Tokyo and discuss plans, expectations and fears of international travel. Experience the trip with us in real-time by following @seoulmatespodcast on Instagram! Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 94 - SwampCon!
We give an update to the Burning Sun Scandal and talk about SwampCon, a free multi-genre convention that we are guests at. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 93 - Burning Sun Scandal
We discuss the current controversies involving Big Bang's Seungri and the Burning Sun nightclub. Employees at Burning Sun, a club that Seungri is involved with, are being investigated for drug distribution, assault, and sexual battery. This story is unfolding now, and new details emerge every day. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 92 - February Kpop Review
We discuss the new Kpop releases for February, including Taemin, (G)I-dle, MiSO, Giant Pink and LOONA. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Special Edition - Kpop Stan ASMR
In this special episode, we read/whisper thirsty, creepy and downright weird social media comments from Kpop fans. What is ASMR? It's a feeling of well-being combined with a tingling sensation in the scalp and down the back of the neck caused by certain sounds. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 91 - REDMARE
We saw Red Velvet in Miami on their U.S. Redmare tour! We talk expectations vs. reality, screaming fans and the devotion of Kpop fans. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 90 - Angelic Daze Cosplay Returns!
We talk with Kat (also known as Angelic Daze Cosplay) about cosplay on a budget, photoshoot tips, masculine makeup techniques, and creating a safe space for women and LGBT+ people in cosplay. You can find Angelic Daze Cosplay on Instagram and Youtube. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 89 - January Kpop Review
Suprise! Seoulmates Podcast is going weekly for February! We talk about new Kpop music released in January and speculate on what is to come for the rest of the year. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 88 - Large and in Charge Idols
We spotlight Big Angel, a Japanese idol group with 5 plus size members. We talk empowerment versus fetishes and the possibility of more body diversity in Kpop and Jpop. We reference this interview from Asian Boss in the episode. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 87 - True Booty (Minisode)
We discuss True Beauty, a webcomic about a girl who uses makeup to completely transform herself. True Beauty updates every Wednesday on the Line Webtoon app. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 86 - NYE in JPN (Minisode)
Devan joins us again to talk about Japanese traditions for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. You can see Devan's adventures in Japan on her YouTube channel, Devan Jean. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 85 - Really Good Girls
We review Red Velvet's new EP RBB (Really Bad Boy). We break down the album track by track and discuss why we love their harmonies so much. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 84 - Capitalism is Horrible
We review My Horrible Boss, a Kdrama about a small cosmetics company fighting to break into the Korean beauty industry. This 2016 drama is available on Viki and Netflix. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 83 - The Gorillaz of Kpop (Minisode)
We geek out over virtual Kpop group K/DA and their debut single POP/STARS. League of Legends marketing is on another level! Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 82 - Western to Eastern
Do you want to introduce your friends to Kpop? We give recommendations on Korean artists that are similar to Western artists – like Drake, Cardi B, Lady Gaga, DJ Snake, and Dua Lipa. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 81 - Switched Swapped
We review the 2018 Jdrama Switched, which is based on manga series Sora wo Kakeru Yodaka. This sci-fi high school shojo is all about body switching and is available on Netflix. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 80 - Hyuna vs. Cube Entertainment
We break down the drama unfolding from the Cube Entertainment dating scandal involving Hyuna and E'Dawn and discuss “rules” and commoditization in the Kpop industry. Let’s all agree to treat idols like people and not objects, OK? Some of this episode was cut due to audio issues, sorry. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 79 - Otakus in Love
We review Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku, a 2018 anime currently streaming on Amazon Prime. It's a slice of life anime about adult otakus working at the same company. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 78 - Seoulmates’ Guide to Panels
We break down the different types of panels, what makes them good, and how to create your own panel. If you have ever thought of being a panelist at a convention, this guide will help! Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 77 - Summer Reactions + Reflections
We reflect on new summer Kpop music, Kyle reviews Red Velvet's new EP Summer Magic, and we take a journey back to 2013 via Grow Radio to the original version of Seoulmates. You can listen to our old radio playlists on Spotify! Just search Seoulmates Throwbacks. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 76 - Arby’s Papercraft with Scott Hunt (Minisode)
We interview Scott Hunt, the creative director behind Arby's iconic Instagram page. He talks about the process of creating nerdy papercraft using only Arby's packaging. Check out Scott's work on Arby's Instagram and behind the scenes photos on his website, Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Special Edition - Kpop Battle!
Sixty-two Kpop songs battle in a March Madness-style bracket to see what song reigns supreme! Fill out your own bracket by visiting our Facebook page. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 75 - Second Gen, Best Gen
We talk with Kpop merchandise creators Jessica and Amanda about second generation Kpop. Why is it so good? Who are our faves? What do we miss and how does it compare to Kpop today? Find out! You can find Jessica's vinyl decals at JebekaStudios and Amanda's enamel pins at verynicedesigns. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 74 - SHINee’s Back!
We discuss SHINee's newest album, The Story of Light, with longtime SHINee fan (and our longtime friend!) Chan. We break down the album track by track while trying not to fangirl too hard. Chan also talks about seeing SHINee perform in Japan. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 73 - Cosplay in America vs. Japan (Minisode)
Devan joins us again to discuss American cosplay versus Japanese cosplay. She gives all the gory details of anime conventions in Japan, and you will be shocked at the differences! You can find Devan at @baird_de and Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 72 - Relating to Retsuko
We review Netflix's Aggretsuko with our friend Devan who lives and works in Tokyo, Japan. She breaks down Japanese office culture, and we all relate (a little too much) to Retsuko's office woes. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 71 - Panelists 4Ever
We discuss some of our best and worst experiences as panelists at conventions, from small student-run cons to large million dollar operations. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 70 - Angelic Dazed (Minisode)
We play a Kpop guessing game with Angelic Daze Cosplay (a.k.a. our new friend Kat). Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 69 - LIVE from Tiger Con! (Minisode)
We recorded this minisode while at Tiger Con. We talk about our experience as convention guests and go on a tangent about a drive-thru sushi restaurant that tricked us… Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 68 - Seoulmates Reacts
We react to 3 music videos: CLC's Distance, TVXQ's Love Line, and Olivia Hye's (LOONA) Egoist. We also give an update on James from Royal Pirates. You can read his AMA here. We're guests at TigerCon, April 14 and 15 in Valdosta, Georgia! Preregister here! Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 67 - Full Metal Disappointment
We discuss Netflix's Fullmetal Alchemist movie. Phrases like "a kick in my vagina" and "WHYYYYY" were used. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 66 - The Kween of Kpop
We give our first impressions of BoA's first EP "One Shot, Two Shot" and have a tangent about CL's delayed album (again). Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 65 - W-W-What???
We discuss the Kdrama W, a multi-genre show with twists and turns. We were really impressed by the cinematography and script! Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 64 - Magic Bone Dad
We review the ongoing anime The Ancient Magus' Bride and discuss the controversies associated with it. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 63 - Seriously Good Music Videos
We review Wonderland by Holland, the first openly gay Kpop idol, and Shinin’ by Jonghyun. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 62 - Hello 2018! (Minisode)
We talk about what got us through the dumpster fire that was 2017 and what we are looking forward to in 2018. Follow us on... 💙 Facebook 💜 Tumblr ❤️ YouTube 💛 Instagram
June 8, 2019
Episode 61 - Perfectly Boring?
We review K.A.R.D.'s mini album You & Me and Red Velvet's Perfect Velvet. But first, Emily tries to guess who tweeted what (in a game we stole from Buzzfeed).
June 8, 2019
Episode 60 - Because This Is Our First Podcast
We review (and cry about) Because This Is My First Life, a 2017 Kdrama that navigates love and ambition in your 30s. This drama really resonated with us and is our favorite of 2017!
June 8, 2019
Episode 59 - Food Porn
We discuss the Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma anime, a Shōnen Jump property. We talk about balancing plot and fan service and why we are obsessed with this show. The third season of Food Wars is currently airing.
June 8, 2019
Episode 58 - Unique Tunes
We discuss two new groups making waves in the Kpop genre, A.C.E. and LOONA. Both have a unique sound that is a great palate cleanser!
June 8, 2019
Episode 57 - Literal Boy Bands
We discuss a niche market in Kpop: idol groups that are bands. We cover Royal Pirates, CN Blue, TRAX and FT Island.
June 8, 2019
Episode 56 - From BTS With Love
We review BTS's new EP "Love Yourself: Her" track by track and talk about how this group has basically taken over Kpop.
June 8, 2019
Episode 55 - Neo Yokio (Minisode)
We had some drinks and experienced Neo Yokio, Netflix's latest "anime" from Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend. It stars Jaden Smith, Jude Law, Tavi Gevinson, Susan Sarandon, The Kid Mero, Desus Nice, Jason Schwartzman and Steve  Buscemi. Get ready.
June 8, 2019
Episode 54 - We Watched Death Note So You Don’t Have To
We review the infamous Death Note movie from Netflix and compare it with the original Japanese anime.
June 8, 2019
Episode 53 - Fangbangerz
We review Netflix's Castlevania series and talk about what makes vampires so darn cool. Be prepared for some shameful vampire fangirling.
June 8, 2019
Episode 52 - Boku no Bae
We talk about My Hero Academia, a Shonen Jump show that Lisha and Emily are both digging. The second season is currently airing.
June 8, 2019
Episode 51 - Cool 4 the Summer
We discuss new summer music videos from Red Velvet, K.A.R.D. and PSY.
June 8, 2019
Episode 50 - Game of F***ing Thrones
We discuss the first episode of season 7 of Game of Thrones and the franchise as a whole. We recount our early experience with the show and the different perspectives we have as a book-fan and show-fan.
June 8, 2019
Episode 49 - Our First Time(s)
We talk with Nick, Kenny and Kyle about our first nerdy experiences. Featuring topics like: first animated crush, first time eating pocky, first cosplay and first console game.
June 8, 2019
Episode 48 - Wonder Woman
We review the new superhero flick Wonder Woman and fangirl about Justice League, Jason Momoa and female badassery
June 8, 2019
Episode 47 - I Luv Ur New Face
We review Psy's new singles "I Luv It" and "New Face" off his new album 4x2=8.
June 8, 2019
Episode 46 - Emily Finally Plays Overwatch (Minisode)
Kyle and Emily recap their experience at Momocon and talk about the Overwatch content there. Sorry about the sound quality. We are looking for new equipment. :(
June 8, 2019
Episode 45 - Recommendations! (Minisode)
RIP the original episode. Instead, here is Emily and Lisha's media recommendations! UnCONventional - Ode to Joy - Their Story - The King's Avatar -
June 8, 2019
Episode 44 - L.A.R.D.
We review K.A.R.D.'s new single "Rumor," which was shot completely on an LG phone. We also discuss the controversial "kpop" group EXP Edition.
June 7, 2019
Episode 43 - #Squad
We talk about co-ed kpop groups and what makes them different. We also discuss new group K.A.R.D. and their two singles "Oh NaNa" and "Don't Recall."
June 7, 2019
Episode 42 - Light in the Night
We review Netflix's White Nights, a.k.a. Night Light, and discuss how different this show is compared to other Korean dramas.
June 7, 2019
Episode 41 - Emily Tortures Kyle for 20 Minutes
Kyle tries to guess which Kpop groups and drama titles are real and which are fake. Emily sounds a little weird because she is sick.
June 7, 2019
Episode 40 - Conquering Conventions
Preparation is key when you want to get the most out of a convention! We breakdown how to prepare for a con, what to do while you're there, and how to save the most money.
June 7, 2019
Episode 39 - Rookie Rookie!
We review Red Velvet's new EP Rookie track by track.
June 7, 2019
Episode 38 - Kdramas You Should Be Watching
We list our favorite kdramas and discuss why they are so damn good.
June 7, 2019
Episode 37 - Sad January Music
We review new songs that came out in 2017 including: CLC, Neil, 2NE1, AOA, AKMU and more.
June 7, 2019
Episode 36 - Knews January 2017
We talk about some recent stories relating to kpop including Big Bang's new album, IU and Sulli, and 2NE1's last song.
June 7, 2019
Episode 35 - 10 Things that Didn’t Suck in 2016 (Minisode)
The dumpster fire that was 2016 is finally ending. We try to stay positive with a list of 10 good things that came out of the year.
June 7, 2019
Episode 34 - Holiday Hoopla
We discuss our holiday traditions while mourning 2NE1 (rest in peace). Listen to the k-pop holiday playlist here:
June 7, 2019
Episode 33 - Weird Drink Taste Test
Emily, Rachel and Nick try weird drinks from their local Korean market and try not to be too grossed out. Watch the first taste test here:
June 7, 2019
Episode 32 - Kiss Kiss Fall in Love
We discuss the Jdrama Mischievous Kiss and the (unhealthy) relationships between the characters.
June 7, 2019
Episode 31 - #LetThemBeGay
We talk about new ice skating anime Yuri on Ice and debate queerbaiting in media.
June 7, 2019
Episode 30 - Pretty Robot Sailor Voltron (Minisode)
We review Netflix's Voltron: Legendary Defender. Special thanks to Dino Games and Lollicup!
June 7, 2019
Episode 29 - For Your (YG) Entertainment
We discuss new YG group BLACKPINK and their new singles. They seem very similar to another group.....We also talk about CL's new single "Lifted."
June 7, 2019
Episode 28 - Plus-sized Fun
We discuss the challenges and realities of plus size cosplaying with our friend Nick who is a local drag queen. Rachel recommends as a resource.
June 7, 2019
Episode 27 - Shoujo and Chill
We review Netflix original Japanese drama Good Morning Call and discuss shoujo cliches that need to die quickly.
June 7, 2019
Episode 26 - A Wonderland of Widow’s Peak Wigs
We review Chinese mainland drama Nirvana in Fire with our friend Lisha, who is currently translating fan fiction for the online community.
June 7, 2019
Episode 25 - Ridin’ Solo
We discuss the latest solo projects for prominent k-pop artists like Tiffany, Jonghyun, Niel, and more. A video playlist of the songs reviewed can be found at
June 7, 2019
Episode 24 - Dramatics
We review Dramaworld, a kdrama produced by Viki that stars American and Korean actors.
June 7, 2019
Episode 23 - Pros and (Momo)Cons (Minisode)
Conventions. We go to a lot of them. What do we like? What don't we like? Find out!
June 7, 2019
Episode 22 - South Korea!
We talk about our time in Seoul and the really disappointing thing that happened while we were there. Sorry about the static! It stops around six minutes in.
June 7, 2019
Episode 21 - Japan!
We discuss our time in Japan and reminisce. We detail Harajuku, Akihabara, Ikebukuro, Shinjuku and Shibuya.
June 7, 2019
Episode 20 - What’s the Deal with Airline Food?
We are back from our trip to Tokyo and Seoul! We discuss our flight and public transportation experience in Japan and South Korea
June 7, 2019
Episode 19 - Comeback Kids
We review Lee Hi's new mini album Seoulite, Babymetal's new music video for Karate, and Red Velvet's mini album The Velvet.
June 7, 2019
Episode 18 - Preparation is Key
We discuss our upcoming trip to Tokyo and Seoul and talk about what you need to bring on a trip abroad.
June 7, 2019
Episode 17 - Seventeen Princes
We review the web drama Prince's Prince, discuss Pledis Entertainment's Seventeen, and freak out over how close our upcoming trip to Tokyo and Seoul is.
June 7, 2019
Episode 16 - EXO Pressed Your Number
In this episode we compare the Gaon K-pop Awards to the Grammys, review DC SuperHero Girls, and discuss Taemin's new videos for Drip Drop and Press Your Number.
June 7, 2019
Episode 15 - Come see us at SwampCon!
We will be hosting a panel at SwampCon on Saturday at 3 in Weimer Auditorium. There will be prizes for subscribers! Also in this episode we talk more about k-drama She Was Pretty and torture Kyle by making him guess which Kpop groups are real and which are fake.
June 7, 2019
Episode 14 - The Devil Wears Dickies
We review the 2013 anime The Devil is a Part-Timer along with popular k-drama She Was Pretty.
June 7, 2019
Episode 13 - 2015: Gone but not Forgotten
We talk about our favorite kpop songs of 2015 and guess which outrageously-named kpop groups are real or fake.
June 7, 2019
Episode 12 - Snack Attack
We try some good (and not so good) snack food sent to us from our friend Devan in Japan.
June 7, 2019
Episode 11 - Daddy’s Lightsaber, OMG
We talk about Oh My Girl's (OMG) national scandal, EXO's officially-Star-Wars-sponsored video "Lightsaber", and PSY's newest music video "Daddy".
June 7, 2019
Episode 10: The Baddest Females
We review CL's new song "Hello Bitches," along with Cheetah's "My Number" and Jessie's "Ssenunni" - both of Unpretty RapStar fame.
June 7, 2019
Episode 9 - Big in Japan
We interview our friend Devan who is currently teaching in Tokyo, Japan. She talks about how to get a job in Japan, what life is like there and places you should visit. She also has a YouTube channel, Devan Jean, that chronicles her life in Japan and YA literature.
June 7, 2019
Episode 8 - Humpty Dumpty Packs a Punch (Minisode)
We review the first two episodes of new anime "One-Punch Man (ワンパンマン)".
June 7, 2019
Episode 7 - Crimson Butts and Reptile Love
On this week's episode we talk about and review new movie, "Crimson Peak" and SwampCon's new dating SIM, "Love Bites". SwampCon is a local multi-genre convention we have both been involved with over the past few years. For more information please visit:
June 7, 2019
Episode 6 - Too Much Hate for Hyuna
Talking about some life updates and discussing Hyuna's music video for her newest single, "Because I'm the Best 'Roll Deep' (잘나가서 그래)" as compared with her breakout single's music video "Bubble Pop!"-- in particular focusing on the unfair criticism Hyuna and her music videos garner.
June 7, 2019
Episode 5 - She’s An International Girl (Minisode)
Emily talks a little bit about her travel experience, Emily and Rachel's upcoming trip to Tokyo and Seoul, and gives a step-by-step guide on how to purchase international airline tickets.
June 7, 2019
Episode 4 - Serial Killers and Snacks
We review K-drama "I Remember You" and eat lots of yummy and not-so-yummy Korean and Japanese snacks!
June 7, 2019
Episode 3 - Learning Japanese, Dating Multiple Women, White Devils, and a Cat Lady
Reviewing the music videos: "Ra Ri Ru Re" by Crayon Pop, "Lionheart" by Girl's Generation, "Devil" by Super Junior, and "Awoo (Togeworl)" by Lim Kim.
June 7, 2019
Special Edition - Kupcakes and Kimchi
We discuss eating our way through Atlanta and meeting Eat Your Kimchi.
June 7, 2019
Episode 2 - Zutter, Married to the Music, Blood, and Pancakes
Our thoughts on the recently released music videos "Zutter" by GD & TOP and "Married to the Music" by SHINee. We also discuss the spring-released K-drama "Blood (블러드)" [WARNING: SPOILERS] and Rachel's forays into making 전 (jeon), specifically 야채전(vegetable jeon).
June 7, 2019
Episode 1 - Introduction
Who are these losers, where did they come from, and what are they talking about?
June 7, 2019
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