Well, after 81 episodes, 6 months, and oodles of melodrama Jumong is finally done
! (This drama originally aired in Korea in 2006.) I have been borrowing this from the local library and had to wait between discs a lot, sometimes even forgetting what was going on in the show. As one of the most watched and most loved shows in Korea I had to watch it. I’m glad I did too, even if I fell asleep a lot and fast forwarded quite a bit. Haha… I didn’t know what I was in for when I first started. I only knew that it was a historical drama and was very popular. I didn’t even know how LONG it was! Aigoo! It’s actually a relief to be done. It’s a challenge to really summarize this series – so I’ll make it pretty brief. (SPOILER ALERT. Of course, if you don’t plan to watch this, or you have any knowledge of Korean history it probably doesn’t matter.)
I am contemplating creating a Asian Arts Club in the Minneapolis area – I wonder if there is anyone who would be interested in joining. I would like to meet once or twice a month, to enjoy various movies/television shows and music or just about anything to do with South Asian culture (As discussed here on Daydreaming Lotus. ie: Korea, Japan, China, India) I’d be open to other cultures too. I think it would be interesting. I wonder if I can drum up some interest?