Korea

Suvudu

‘The Story of Hong Gildong’: Like Robin Hood, But with Magic and Beheadings


‘The Story of Hong Gildong’: Like Robin Hood, But with Magic and Beheadings

A bureaucrat’s son takes to the road to seek a life of magic and adventure in The Story of Hong Gildong, an 18th century Korean fantasy classic. In its native lands, Hong Gildong has inspired countless novels, movies, and television shows, but unless you’re immersed in Korean culture, then it’s probably going to be new [...]

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Star Wars

Behold the Power of the First Order in New ‘Star Wars’ TV Spot


A Korean tv trailer for “Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens” hit the web this morning. While we’ve seen most of the footage already, there’s a few new, very impressive frames featuring The Empire, version 2.o—also known as The First Order.
So are you excited, or what? I still can’t believe that we’re within a [...]

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Graphic Novels & Manga

Winding Roads: Kingdom of the Winds vol. 1 Review


While Kingdom of the Winds may be hard to jump into a first, any fan of poetry, visual arts, or ancient tales would be remiss to let this book go by.

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