Seoulmates Podcast

Seoulmates Podcast

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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!


134 - Parasite (Minisode)
Feb 14 • 10 min
We discuss the movie Parasite, which just won Best Picture (among other awards) at the Oscars. Does it live up to the hype? Find out! Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
133 - January Kpop Roundup
Feb 7 • 40 min
We cover the first month of 2020 Kpop music releases including BTS, Super Junior, Zico, ANS and more! Check out our Spotify playlist for this month here. And our Youtube playlist here. Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a…
132 - Inhuman Kiss
Jan 31 • 28 min
We review the Thai horror film Inhuman Kiss. Directed by Sitisiri Mongkolsiri, Inhuman Kiss stars Phantira Pipityakorn as a girl in a remote village who has been cursed by a krasue. By day she is an aspiring nurse torn between two romantic leads; by night…
131 - Happy Seollal! (Minisode)
Jan 24 • 13 min
Rachel talks about Korean New Year celebration, Seollal, talks about the difference between Korean age and birth/body age, and shares her favorite recipe for pajeon, a green onion pancake! Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send…
130 - Toss a Coin to Your Witcher
Jan 17 • 27 min
We review Netflix’s The Witcher, a fantasy series based on novels by Andrzej Sapkowski. It stars Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, Freya Allan as Ciri, Joey Batey as Jaskier, and Anya Chalotra as Yennefer of Vengerberg. Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️…
129 - December Kpop Roundup
Jan 3 • 37 min
UPDATED: New version has all audio clips! We apologize for the oversight! We cover the newest Kpop releases of December including TXT, CL, Monsta X and more! Check out our Spotify playlist for this month here. And our Youtube playlist here. Follow us on……
128 - 2019 Wrap Up
Dec 27, 2019 • 25 min
We list our favorite Kpop songs of the year and name our favorite media properties. Plus we speculate on Kpop in 2020 and the new decade! Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
127 - Kpop News (Minisode)
Dec 13, 2019 • 17 min
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… πŸ’™…
126 - November Kpop Roundup
Dec 6, 2019 • 38 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice…
125 - SuperM: We Are The Future Live
Nov 22, 2019 • 25 min
We discuss our expectations and experiences seeing SuperM on their We Are the Future Live tour at the Infinite Energy Center. Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
124 - A Girl and her Bears (Minisode)
Nov 15, 2019 • 16 min
We review the stop-motion Netflix original: Rilakkuma and Kaoru. Non-stop adorable-ness awaits! Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
November Kpop News (Minisode)
Nov 8, 2019 • 16 min
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! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
122 - October Kpop Roundup
Oct 31, 2019 • 32 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send…
121 - Spooky Korean Myths and Urban Legends
Oct 25, 2019 • 17 min
In honor of Halloween, we read some ooky spooky Korean tales, myths and urban legends. We also talk about local Florida urban legends. πŸŽƒ Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
120 - Sulli (Minisode)
Oct 18, 2019 • 15 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
119 - Super Great or Super Flop?
Oct 11, 2019 • 28 min
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).…
118 - September Kpop Roundup
Oct 4, 2019 • 33 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice…
117 - Gender Nonconforming Kpop Idols
Sep 27, 2019 • 21 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice…
116 - BABYMETAL Live! (Minisode)
Sep 20, 2019 • 13 min
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: www.babymetal.com/en/tour/. Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️…
115 - August Kpop Roundup
Sep 14, 2019 • 31 min
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…
114 - What is Love? O2O
Aug 23, 2019 • 24 min
We review the Chinese drama Love O2O. This drama is all about πŸ“£ gamers πŸ“£ falling in love – IRL and over the internet! Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
113 - Kpop Legend Series: BoA
Aug 16, 2019 • 23 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send…
112 - More Kpop News (Minisode)
Aug 9, 2019 • 15 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice…
111 - July Kpop Roundup
Aug 2, 2019 • 33 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️…
110 - Kpop Legend Series: Rain
Jul 19, 2019 • 24 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
109 - Kpop Headlines (Minisode)
Jul 12, 2019 • 14 min
We discuss some recent headlines in the Kpop world including BTS making $$$$$, crazy NCT 127 fans and an Ailee conspiracy. Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
108 - June Kpop Roundup
Jul 5, 2019 • 42 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook…
107 - Game of Arthdal
Jun 28, 2019 • 32 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
106 - Underrated K-Pop Girl Groups
Jun 21, 2019 • 29 min
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: https://bit.ly/2FmW47T Spotify playlist: https://spoti.fi/2ZBJqtC (Bonus songs!) Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ…
105 - DisneySea vs. Disney World (Minisode)
Jun 20, 2019 • 18 min
We talk about the differences between Tokyo DisneySea and Florida’s Disney parks. Both have a lot to offer! Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
104 - May Kpop Roundup
Jun 8, 2019 • 35 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram…
103 - Mystery, Money and Murder
Jun 8, 2019 • 28 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
102 - Kpop News Updates (Minisode)
Jun 8, 2019 • 15 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
Special Edition - 100 Episodes!!
Jun 8, 2019 • 25 min
Join us as we discuss the origins of Seoulmates podcast, the journey so far, and our goals for the future! Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
101 - April Kpop Review
Jun 8, 2019 • 24 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
100 - What IS Kpop?
Jun 8, 2019 • 20 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a…
99 - The Rise and Fall of K-Pop
Jun 8, 2019 • 31 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
98 - Emily & Kyle’s Bogus Jet Lag
Jun 8, 2019 • 16 min
We talk about our trip to Tokyo – how we got there, what we did, and how we got around! Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
97 - March Kpop Review
Jun 8, 2019 • 29 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
96 - RV March Madness
Jun 8, 2019 • 18 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
95 - Emily & Kyle’s Excellent Adventure
Jun 8, 2019 • 17 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —-…
94 - SwampCon!
Jun 8, 2019 • 17 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
93 - Burning Sun Scandal
Jun 8, 2019 • 19 min
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…
92 - February Kpop Review
Jun 8, 2019 • 27 min
We discuss the new Kpop releases for February, including Taemin, (G)I-dle, MiSO, Giant Pink and LOONA. Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
Special Edition - Kpop Stan ASMR
Jun 8, 2019 • 20 min
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…
91 - REDMARE
Jun 8, 2019 • 26 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
90 - Angelic Daze Cosplay Returns!
Jun 8, 2019 • 26 min
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.…
89 - January Kpop Review
Jun 8, 2019 • 26 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
88 - Large and in Charge Idols
Jun 8, 2019 • 29 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ…
87 - True Booty (Minisode)
Jun 8, 2019 • 15 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
86 - NYE in JPN (Minisode)
Jun 8, 2019 • 15 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
85 - Really Good Girls
Jun 8, 2019 • 22 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
84 - Capitalism is Horrible
Jun 8, 2019 • 25 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
83 - The Gorillaz of Kpop (Minisode)
Jun 8, 2019 • 16 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
82 - Western to Eastern
Jun 8, 2019 • 28 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a…
81 - Switched Swapped
Jun 8, 2019 • 25 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice…
80 - Hyuna vs. Cube Entertainment
Jun 8, 2019 • 18 min
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…
79 - Otakus in Love
Jun 8, 2019 • 21 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
78 - Seoulmates’ Guide to Panels
Jun 8, 2019 • 25 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a…
77 - Summer Reactions + Reflections
Jun 8, 2019 • 23 min
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…
76 - Arby’s Papercraft with Scott Hunt (Minisode)
Jun 8, 2019 • 18 min
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…
Special Edition - Kpop Battle!
Jun 8, 2019 • 54 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
75 - Second Gen, Best Gen
Jun 8, 2019 • 29 min
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…
74 - SHINee’s Back!
Jun 8, 2019 • 39 min
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…
73 - Cosplay in America vs. Japan (Minisode)
Jun 8, 2019 • 16 min
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 www.youtube.com/c/dabbledevan. Follow…
72 - Relating to Retsuko
Jun 8, 2019 • 28 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —-…
71 - Panelists 4Ever
Jun 8, 2019 • 19 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
70 - Angelic Dazed (Minisode)
Jun 8, 2019 • 16 min
We play a Kpop guessing game with Angelic Daze Cosplay (a.k.a. our new friend Kat). Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
69 - LIVE from Tiger Con! (Minisode)
Jun 8, 2019 • 16 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message:…
68 - Seoulmates Reacts
Jun 8, 2019 • 29 min
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!…
67 - Full Metal Disappointment
Jun 8, 2019 • 27 min
We discuss Netflix’s Fullmetal Alchemist movie. Phrases like “a kick in my vagina” and “WHYYYYY” were used. Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
66 - The Kween of Kpop
Jun 8, 2019 • 26 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
65 - W-W-What???
Jun 8, 2019 • 21 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
64 - Magic Bone Dad
Jun 8, 2019 • 26 min
We review the ongoing anime The Ancient Magus’ Bride and discuss the controversies associated with it. Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
63 - Seriously Good Music Videos
Jun 8, 2019 • 19 min
We review Wonderland by Holland, the first openly gay Kpop idol, and Shinin’ by Jonghyun. Follow us on… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
62 - Hello 2018! (Minisode)
Jun 8, 2019 • 16 min
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… πŸ’™ Facebook πŸ’œ Tumblr ❀️ YouTube πŸ’› Instagram —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
61 - Perfectly Boring?
Jun 8, 2019 • 36 min
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). —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
60 - Because This Is Our First Podcast
Jun 8, 2019 • 32 min
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! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
59 - Food Porn
Jun 8, 2019 • 25 min
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. —- Send in a voice message:…
58 - Unique Tunes
Jun 8, 2019 • 30 min
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! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
57 - Literal Boy Bands
Jun 8, 2019 • 26 min
We discuss a niche market in Kpop: idol groups that are bands. We cover Royal Pirates, CN Blue, TRAX and FT Island. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
56 - From BTS With Love
Jun 8, 2019 • 26 min
We review BTS’s new EP “Love Yourself: Her” track by track and talk about how this group has basically taken over Kpop. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
55 - Neo Yokio (Minisode)
Jun 8, 2019 • 14 min
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. —- Send in…
54 - We Watched Death Note So You Don’t Have To
Jun 8, 2019 • 31 min
We review the infamous Death Note movie from Netflix and compare it with the original Japanese anime. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
53 - Fangbangerz
Jun 8, 2019 • 31 min
We review Netflix’s Castlevania series and talk about what makes vampires so darn cool. Be prepared for some shameful vampire fangirling. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
52 - Boku no Bae
Jun 8, 2019 • 26 min
We talk about My Hero Academia, a Shonen Jump show that Lisha and Emily are both digging. The second season is currently airing. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
51 - Cool 4 the Summer
Jun 8, 2019 • 26 min
We discuss new summer music videos from Red Velvet, K.A.R.D. and PSY. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
50 - Game of F***ing Thrones
Jun 7, 2019 • 31 min
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. —- Send in a voice message:…
49 - Our First Time(s)
Jun 7, 2019 • 33 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
48 - Wonder Woman
Jun 7, 2019 • 31 min
We review the new superhero flick Wonder Woman and fangirl about Justice League, Jason Momoa and female badassery —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
47 - I Luv Ur New Face
Jun 7, 2019 • 22 min
We review Psy’s new singles “I Luv It” and “New Face” off his new album 4x2=8. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
46 - Emily Finally Plays Overwatch (Minisode)
Jun 7, 2019 • 15 min
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. :( —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
45 - Recommendations! (Minisode)
Jun 7, 2019 • 12 min
RIP the original episode. Instead, here is Emily and Lisha’s media recommendations! UnCONventional - https://tinyurl.com/mavc2ms Ode to Joy - https://tinyurl.com/kdotnzx Their Story - https://tinyurl.com/lbrmycy The King’s Avatar -…
44 - L.A.R.D.
Jun 7, 2019 • 25 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
43 - #Squad
Jun 7, 2019 • 27 min
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.” —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
42 - Light in the Night
Jun 7, 2019 • 28 min
We review Netflix’s White Nights, a.k.a. Night Light, and discuss how different this show is compared to other Korean dramas. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
41 - Emily Tortures Kyle for 20 Minutes
Jun 7, 2019 • 20 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
40 - Conquering Conventions
Jun 7, 2019 • 23 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
39 - Rookie Rookie!
Jun 7, 2019 • 31 min
We review Red Velvet’s new EP Rookie track by track. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
38 - Kdramas You Should Be Watching
Jun 7, 2019 • 26 min
We list our favorite kdramas and discuss why they are so damn good. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
37 - Sad January Music
Jun 7, 2019 • 35 min
We review new songs that came out in 2017 including: CLC, Neil, 2NE1, AOA, AKMU and more. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
36 - Knews January 2017
Jun 7, 2019 • 20 min
We talk about some recent stories relating to kpop including Big Bang’s new album, IU and Sulli, and 2NE1’s last song. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
35 - 10 Things that Didn’t Suck in 2016 (Minisode)
Jun 7, 2019 • 18 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
34 - Holiday Hoopla
Jun 7, 2019 • 25 min
We discuss our holiday traditions while mourning 2NE1 (rest in peace). Listen to the k-pop holiday playlist here: https://goo.gl/KNHyCX —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
33 - Weird Drink Taste Test
Jun 7, 2019 • 23 min
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: https://goo.gl/uIMtgE —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
32 - Kiss Kiss Fall in Love
Jun 7, 2019 • 25 min
We discuss the Jdrama Mischievous Kiss and the (unhealthy) relationships between the characters. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
31 - #LetThemBeGay
Jun 7, 2019 • 24 min
We talk about new ice skating anime Yuri on Ice and debate queerbaiting in media. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
30 - Pretty Robot Sailor Voltron (Minisode)
Jun 7, 2019 • 16 min
We review Netflix’s Voltron: Legendary Defender. Special thanks to Dino Games and Lollicup! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
29 - For Your (YG) Entertainment
Jun 7, 2019 • 24 min
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.” —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
28 - Plus-sized Fun
Jun 7, 2019 • 30 min
We discuss the challenges and realities of plus size cosplaying with our friend Nick who is a local drag queen. Rachel recommends www.cosplaytips.tumblr.com as a resource. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
27 - Shoujo and Chill
Jun 7, 2019 • 23 min
We review Netflix original Japanese drama Good Morning Call and discuss shoujo cliches that need to die quickly. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
26 - A Wonderland of Widow’s Peak Wigs
Jun 7, 2019 • 25 min
We review Chinese mainland drama Nirvana in Fire with our friend Lisha, who is currently translating fan fiction for the online community. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
25 - Ridin’ Solo
Jun 7, 2019 • 27 min
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 https://goo.gl/shfOPw. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
24 - Dramatics
Jun 7, 2019 • 28 min
We review Dramaworld, a kdrama produced by Viki that stars American and Korean actors. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
23 - Pros and (Momo)Cons (Minisode)
Jun 7, 2019 • 14 min
Conventions. We go to a lot of them. What do we like? What don’t we like? Find out! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
22 - South Korea!
Jun 7, 2019 • 29 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
21 - Japan!
Jun 7, 2019 • 32 min
We discuss our time in Japan and reminisce. We detail Harajuku, Akihabara, Ikebukuro, Shinjuku and Shibuya. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
20 - What’s the Deal with Airline Food?
Jun 7, 2019 • 25 min
We are back from our trip to Tokyo and Seoul! We discuss our flight and public transportation experience in Japan and South Korea —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
19 - Comeback Kids
Jun 7, 2019 • 26 min
We review Lee Hi’s new mini album Seoulite, Babymetal’s new music video for Karate, and Red Velvet’s mini album The Velvet. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
18 - Preparation is Key
Jun 7, 2019 • 29 min
We discuss our upcoming trip to Tokyo and Seoul and talk about what you need to bring on a trip abroad. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
17 - Seventeen Princes
Jun 7, 2019 • 29 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
16 - EXO Pressed Your Number
Jun 7, 2019 • 30 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
15 - Come see us at SwampCon!
Jun 7, 2019 • 26 min
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…
14 - The Devil Wears Dickies
Jun 7, 2019 • 28 min
We review the 2013 anime The Devil is a Part-Timer along with popular k-drama She Was Pretty. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
13 - 2015: Gone but not Forgotten
Jun 7, 2019 • 29 min
We talk about our favorite kpop songs of 2015 and guess which outrageously-named kpop groups are real or fake. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
12 - Snack Attack
Jun 7, 2019 • 22 min
We try some good (and not so good) snack food sent to us from our friend Devan in Japan. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
11 - Daddy’s Lightsaber, OMG
Jun 7, 2019 • 30 min
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”. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
10: The Baddest Females
Jun 7, 2019 • 30 min
We review CL’s new song “Hello Bitches,” along with Cheetah’s “My Number” and Jessie’s “Ssenunni” - both of Unpretty RapStar fame. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
9 - Big in Japan
Jun 7, 2019 • 54 min
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…
8 - Humpty Dumpty Packs a Punch (Minisode)
Jun 7, 2019 • 14 min
We review the first two episodes of new anime “One-Punch Man (γƒ―γƒ³γƒ‘γƒ³γƒžγƒ³)”. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
7 - Crimson Butts and Reptile Love
Jun 7, 2019 • 32 min
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:…
6 - Too Much Hate for Hyuna
Jun 7, 2019 • 32 min
Talking about some life updates and discussing Hyuna’s music video for her newest single, “Because I’m the Best ‘Roll Deep’ (μž˜λ‚˜κ°€μ„œ 그래)” as compared with her breakout single’s music video “Bubble Pop!”— in particular focusing on the unfair criticism Hyuna…
5 - She’s An International Girl (Minisode)
Jun 7, 2019 • 10 min
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. —- Send in a voice message:…
4 - Serial Killers and Snacks
Jun 7, 2019 • 34 min
We review K-drama “I Remember You” and eat lots of yummy and not-so-yummy Korean and Japanese snacks! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
3 - Learning Japanese, Dating Multiple Women, White Devils, and a Cat Lady
Jun 7, 2019 • 31 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
Special Edition - Kupcakes and Kimchi
Jun 7, 2019 • 28 min
We discuss eating our way through Atlanta and meeting Eat Your Kimchi. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message
2 - Zutter, Married to the Music, Blood, and Pancakes
Jun 7, 2019 • 30 min
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 (λΈ”λŸ¬λ“œ)” [WARNING: SPOILERS] and Rachel’s forays into making μ „ (jeon), specifically…
1 - Introduction
Jun 7, 2019 • 31 min
Who are these losers, where did they come from, and what are they talking about? —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seoulmatespodcast/message