Hey y’all! We’re Kim and Maddie and this is The SEOULMATES Podcast, your place for deep dives into KDramas. From our latest binge and shows we can’t get enough of, to endings we wish we could change and which guys make it into our Leading Men Hall of Fame, we talk about it all! When the mood strikes, we’ll also discuss KPop, including our fav bops and why we think we’d be BFF’s with BTS. Join us as we fangirl over all our favorites! ~Annyeong!~
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Ep 49 | Yah or Nahh: My Roommate is a Gumiho
Kim and Maddie finally got around to trying the long-awaited, popularly requested My Roommate is a Gumiho and WOW what a ride. They talk about our ML (the most attractive CrudePlay boy??? iykyk) and conduct some research on what exactly a gumiho is. Also discussed: the quickly advancing plot (we get to the point in like the first 10 minutes lol), how well FL seems to be coping, and all the questions around how this relationship will work.
Ep 48 | After 8: Hometown Cha Cha Cha
Introducing another new segment! In these "After 8" episodes, Kim and Maddie will answer various questions after they hit the midway point of shows. The show in question today is Hometown Cha Cha Cha and topics discussed include: best fits (there's an obvious answer), questions they still have (there are a lot), and their dream cameo, plus much more. Hope y'all enjoy and please submit any questions you would like added!
Our After 8 Picks: Biggest answer so far (2:38), Would we re-cast? (5:14), Do Dol Sol Sol Murder Plot Award (6:40), Biggest questions we still have (8:54), Best cameo + the one we want!! (11:05), Best outfit (12:40), Most intriguing moment (16:32), Biggest plot twist (18:50), Biggest LOL so far (21:20), & Tastiest food award (24:30)
Ep 47 | KPop Break: Ateez P2, New Album Review!!!
In part 2 of their Ateez KPop Break, Kim and Maddie break down the newest album, Fever: Part 3 (released Sept 13). As always, they guess each other's favorite songs ("don't look at me, I'm ashamed" -Kim, probably) and run through some standout moments. Also discussed: what IS melody?? (ft. another great sports analogy) and trying to make sense of the song translations.
Ep 46 | KPop Break: Ateez P1, An ~Intro~
Kim and Maddie are back with another KPop Break (it's been a MINUTE) about 8 of their fav boys, Ateez! #8makes1team. In part 1 of this mini-series, they talk about this group that is still low key new to the kpop scene but performs like the've been doing it for decades. They discuss the members and, of course, hand out some song recs. They also sidebar for a five minute long rant about Imitation (Yunho, you were great, but MAN Ma-ha let everyone down) - sorry it really had nothing to do with Ateez but we had to get it off our chests (it starts at 31:35 if ya feel like skrrrting that bad boy).
Ep 45 | Extraordinary You Review: All The World's a Stage
Kim and Maddie finally get around to their full review of Extraordinary You, a 2019 KDrama they started back in the spring, and tbh their heads still kind of hurt. They talk about Dan-oh's spunk, Ha-ru's innocence (but also his 12-pack LOL), and how the writers failed Baek Kyung. Other discussion points include: SLS for violin boy, trying to make sense of the ending, and some general appreciation for Lee Jae-wook (in shorts!!!!!) and the OST (My Beauty is a BOP iykyk).
Categories: Help ya girls out! (1:45), HI DIVE STUDIOS (4:35), The skinny (7:58), MVP's (11:57), Tenderest of moments (28:30), LOL's (44:25), The Hoo-joon Swoons (51:00), Spicy (58:32), Weenies (1:04:06), Thoughts on the ending (1:15:19), Jae-wook + Rowoon bromance appreciation (1:23:03), DM'ing Johnny Suh (1:29:01), What's next for SEOULMATES?? (1:32:01)
Ep 44 | Yah or Nahh: Hometown Cha Cha Cha
It's Kim Seon-ho's world and we're all just living in it! Kim and Maddie, along with pretty much everyone else, have been excitedly awaiting his new show and it did not disappoint. They discuss the beautiful cinematography and the relationship already brewing between the two leads. They also chat theories about Chief Hong's back story, the charm of the townspeople, looking forward to watching Hye-jin win them over, and very much digging Kim Seon-ho as a handyman (give us all the jeans, flannels + dimples plz and thank you!!!)