Certified Noonas Podcast - kdrama, kpop, and more

Certified Noonas

Your Oppas call us Noona. We are the Certified Noonas: Your sisters in shared love of Asian entertainment: from kdrama to kpop, jdrama to Thai, we'll probably talk about it. Connect with us on social at CertifiedNoonas

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Certified Lost Tombs
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

This week we try to collectively piece together the Lost Tomb universe. A universe we didn’t know was so expansive when we thought about watching the first couple of episodes of the newest reboot, The Sound of Providence. No real spoilers to…anything, but a lot of confusion. And sink holes.



Check out our website for more blog posts, quizzes, and information: http://certifiednoonas.com/



We'd love to hear from you! Send us a message certifiednoonas@gmail.com or on our socials under CertifiedNoonas.



Like our content and want access to some fun extras? Consider supporting us on Ko-Fi. Don’t worry if you can't afford it, the clips on Ko-Fi will always be just extras and our main content will stay free.



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Certified Fantasy Stories
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

This week we watched the first episode of the new Netflix/tvN kdrama, Arthdal Chronicles. We talk about what we liked and what we didn't, and some more of our thoughts.



Note: We do talk about the first episode at length, and touch a bit into the second.



Remember to pick up your copy of Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee!



Like our content and want to help out? Check out our ko-fi page for bonus content, or by rating/reviewing/sharing the podcast. Everything helps! https://ko-fi.com/certifiednoonas



Natalia’s fan goods can be found at: https://sojunights.threadless.com/



As always we you can find us on the social medias under CertifiedNoonas or you can email us at certifiednoonas@gmail.com



Time Codes



:00 Announcements/Intro



3:23 Arthdal talk



44:29 Outro


Certified Advice
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

We realized that some of you fabulous human beings may be fairly new to the Asian entertainment world, and we figured as your sisters it was our duty to help you along on your journey and give you some tips and tricks that we've picked up along the way.



All the links we mentioned can be found here: http://bit.ly/2VjgcOz



 If you have any questions or want to discuss more things, hit us up on Twitter



Or on our email: certifiednoonas@gmail.com



(this podcast not sponsored by MDL or Twitter...but it sure does look like it is!)


Certified April Newstime
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

This week we're back to discuss some of the news that's happened in the Asian entertainment world.



Check out our website for more links: https://certifiednoonas.com/2020/04/13/certified-april-news/



Have a question, or just want to talk? Hit us up at certifiednoonas@gmail.com



 



News intro sound clip by Maximilien.


Certified King Eternal Monarch
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

As promised last week, we discuss the first two episodes of the new kdrama, The King: Eternal Monarch.



Visit our website for information, quizzes, and other content: certifiednoonas.com



or email us at certifiednoonas@gmail.com


Certified Galentine's Day
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

This week we celebrated Galentine's Day, and spent some time talking about our favorite girl friends in the drama world. We also catch up on what we've been watching lately.



We mentioned a lot of dramas, if you want to know the titles, or to find more information like time codes, head over to our blog post for this episode with all the show notes:



https://certifiednoonas.com/2020/02/17/drama-episode-certified-galentines-day/



Want to get in touch with us? Email us at certifiednoonas@gmail.com


Certified Web Dramas
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

This week we bring back out the genre jar…or at least we tried to until Sky found out that it was missing so we had to be creative. We picked four genres, we polled you, and web dramas won! Listen as we talk about our favorite little dramas that may not be the best, or have the most amount of money backing them, but we love them all the same.



We also have been watching and enjoying a lot of dramas, and spend some time talking about them!



Show notes and time codes can be found on our website: https://certifiednoonas.com/2020/01/20/podcast-episode-certified-web-dramas/


Certified Romcoms
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

Love...true love...



It's that time of the year, friends, and to keep up with the holiday we decided to dedicate an episode to (almost) everyone's favorite genre: the romcom. We discuss what we personally think makes a romcom, and give you some of our top picks for ones to watch. We also talk about the first four episodes of Romance is a Bonus Book and the first two episodes of Touch Your Heart.



During the general talk, we keep it mostly spoiler free sans a few plot points that won't ruin the show (the are from older dramas) but we do talk extensively about the two newest dramas so beware of spoilers in them.



You can find the clip of the press conference for Romance is a Bonus Book here.



We also have a romcom list started over on our MyDramaList to help you out!



Let us know what you think at certifiednoonas@gmail.com



Time Codes
:00 Romcom talk/recs
29:43 Game
39:45 Romance is a Bonus Book discussion
54:30 Touch Your Heart discussion


Certified Music: Big Bang
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

Happy 2019! It's the first of our monthly music episodes and we decided to pick a collective favorite of ours: Big Bang!



We first give a refresher on how we came to kpop and our respective fandoms (living that #multifandom life), and play a fun game. Then we dive into Big Bang, telling our favorite songs, variety show appearances, and discuss the group as a whole.



We mentioned a ton of videos, so we decided a YouTube playlist was for the best: http://bit.ly/2FbYgjw



Also, check out the Big Bang playlist on our Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2REC0pe



You should really check out Natalia's Patreon for fun kpop inspired artwork: http://bit.ly/2sbb9CC



or her Threadless shop: http://bit.ly/2VGptke



As always, you can find us on the social medias under CertifiedNoonas or you can e-mail us at certifiednoonas@gmail.com.



Time Codes:



:40 How we got into kpop



10:35 Our fandoms



18:11 Big Bang MV game



29:27 Start of Big Bang discussion, and our bias'



41:02 First Big Bang songs



44:07 Variety appearances of Big Bang



57:50 Big Bang extras



1:08:00 Favorite songs



1:10:00 What we are looking forward to in the music world


Certified Spoilers: Twelve Nights
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

We're down a member today, so we figured it was the perfect time, on this our 12th episode, to do a deep-dive/spoiler-filled episode about the drama Twelve Nights which is the first show we talked about on this podcast.



Although this is a super spoiler filled episode, you can listen from 1:07:40 to hear our end wrap up that doesn't spoil anything, but does convey how we felt about the show.



Go cheer Natalia up by stopping by her Patreon, or maybe check out her new Society6 shop!



As always, you can find us on all the social medias at CertifiedNoonas or our email at certifiednoonas@gmail.com


Certified Absolute Robots
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

The Korean version of Absolute Boyfriend came out this past week and we decided to not only discuss this version of the story, but some of the other versions and how they relate. We also talk about what we are looking forward to in June, and discuss Netflix's weird season breakdown of Asian content.



Note: We talk about the first week of the kdrama version of Absolute Boyfriend (eps 1-4), and the 1st episode of the jdrama version (Zettai Kareshi) the most, and a tiny bit about the Taiwanese and Chinese versions, but do not spoil the entire series.



Like our content and want to help out? Check out our ko-fi page for bonus content, or by rating/reviewing/sharing the podcast. Everything helps! https://ko-fi.com/certifiednoonas



Natalia’s fan goods can be found at: https://sojunights.threadless.com/



As always we you can find us on the social medias under CertifiedNoonas or you can email us at certifiednoonas@gmail.com.



Time Codes:



:00 What We are Watching



29:25 Start of Absolute Boyfriend talk


Certified Vagabond
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

This week we talk about the first (and dabble into the second) episode of the kdrama, Vagabond, that's currently airing on Netflix. We also revisit our discussion on Lee Seung Gi since we figured we might have did him wrong last week by talking about everything but him, and end with discussing some of the dramas that will be airing in October.



As we mentioned at the end of the episode, October is a big month for us podcast-wise and we have a lot of special things planned. To keep up to date with everything, make sure you follow us on Twitter @CertifiedNoonas.



Like our content and want to help out? Check out our ko-fi page for bonus content, or by rating/reviewing/sharing the podcast. Everything helps! https://ko-fi.com/certifiednoonas



Natalia’s fan goods can be found at: https://sojunights.threadless.com/



We also want to hear from you! You can email us at certifiednoonas@gmail.com



Time Codes:



:00 Intro, start of Vagabond discussion



46:27 More Lee Seung Gi talk



55:58 What looking forward to



1:16:23 Outro



 


Certified Hospital Playlist
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

This week we talk about the new Netflix kdrama, Hospital Playlist (don't worry, we only go over the first episode), and spend a lot of time on what we've been watching because we all have time to watch all the things. Seriously. It's a lot.



If you missed the title of a show we mentioned or want to know specific timecodes, check out the blog post: https://certifiednoonas.com/2020/03/30/drama-episode-certified-hospital-playlist/



If there is anything you'd like us to cover, have an idea of something fun, or just want to talk to us cause you are lonely you can over at our email (certifiednoonas@gmail.com) or message us on Twitter. We are all in this crazy time together! And we have a lot of free time, so help us out.



Editors note: We all are kind of in different states of life right now and access to our normal setups aren't a thing we can guarantee, so the audio may be a little weird and background noises might come up a bit more. Sorry about that. But hey, we've never said we were professional about this.


Certified Uncanny Counter
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

This week we are discussing the first 8 episodes of the OCN kdrama, Uncanny Counter. Spoilers abound!



Check out our blog: certifiednoonas.com



We'd love to hear from you! Send us a message certifiednoonas@gmail.com or on our socials under CertifiedNoonas.



Like our content and want access to some fun extras? Consider supporting us on Ko-Fi. Don’t worry if you can't afford it, the clips on Ko-Fi will always be just extras and our main content will stay free.



You can also help by leaving us rating/comment and spread the podcast to someone who you know will think it’s neat.


Certified Sisyphus the Myth
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

This week we are confused and talking about the first four episodes of the kdrama, Sisyphus the Myth on Netflix. Although we do talk about the first four episodes, it's debatable if we actually spoil anything. Or that the drama can even be spoiled at this point. But avoid the episode if you aren't caught up yet.



Check out our website for more content: http://certifiednoonas.com/



We'd love to hear from you! Send us a message certifiednoonas@gmail.com or on our socials!
Like our content and want access to some fun extras? Consider supporting us on Ko-Fi. Don’t worry if you can't afford it, the clips on Ko-Fi will always be just extras and our main content will stay free.




You can also help by leaving us rating/comment and spread the podcast to someone who you know will think it’s neat.


Certified AKMU
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

We're back and this week we are talking about a collective favorite of all four of us: AKMU! Listen as we gush over how wonderful the sibling duo is and what makes them so special. We also tackle what we've been listening to during the month of October, and scare ourselves with the look ahead at some of the new music for November.We also solve all the mysteries surrounding the EXO clones..



Visit our blog for more info and playlist to all the videos mentioned: http://certifiednoonas.com/



:00 Intro
:58 What listening to
41:40 AKMU talk
1:14:42 What’s coming
1:21:42 EXO theories
1:30:13 Ending/outro


Certified Superpowered
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

This week we watched Psychokinesis, a movie that led to us also talking about Train to Busan...so I guess that makes this an unintended double feature week?



We also play a fun superpower game and talk about a little March Madness goodie that we have in the works. Keep up to date by following our Twitter @CertifiedNoonas to know all the details!



We talk extensively about Psychokinesis with no regard to spoilers, and although we start our talk about Train to Busan early on the real spoilers are listed below.



Go visit Natalia's shop!



Time Codes



:00 What we’re watching



16:47 Game



32:37 Psychokinesis talk



59:04 Train to Busan real spoilers



1:08:27 March Madness announcement


Certified Searching
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

This week we talk...gush about the first two episodes of the Korean drama Search: WWW. We also discuss what we've been watching.



Like our content and want to help out? Check out our ko-fi page for bonus content, or by rating/reviewing/sharing the podcast. Everything helps! https://ko-fi.com/certifiednoonas



Natalia’s fan goods can be found at: https://sojunights.threadless.com/



As always we you can find us on the social medias under CertifiedNoonas or you can email us at certifiednoonas@gmail.com.



*We try to be spoiler free here, but do talk about a wide variety of dramas from time to time naturally during our discussions. We limit our reveals to things found out in the first couple of episodes of the show before there is a spoiler warning.



Time Codes



:00 Intro/What we're watching:



:33 Amanda



7:10 Jessie



12:36 Natalia



15:42 Sky



20:45 Search WWW Discussion


Certified Spooky Ghost Time
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

It’s our second annual Halloween episode, and we carry out the tradition we apparently made last year by watching a cheesy Halloween themed movie. This year we picked the Thai movie Oh My Ghost on Netflix! Listen as we try to tell you what the movie is actually about and our opinions on it, and listen to us play some fun Halloween inspired games.



Go to our website for more details about this episode: http://certifiednoonas.com



Time Codes
:00 Intro
:44 Favorite Halloween movies
5:19 Oh My Ghost movie discussion
28:38 Ultimate Halloween-esque co-ed idol super group
38:31 SM costumes and general Halloween stories
47:51 Halloween Madlibs
56:03 Outro



Like our content and want to help out? Check out our ko-fi page for bonus content. You can also help by rating/reviewing/sharing the podcast. Everything helps! Email us at certifiednoonas@gmail.com


Certified Zen Feelings
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:54

You know those shows that just make all the cares in the world go away because nothing is at stake? This week we talk about some of our favorite variety shows that evoke that feeling: Hyori's Homestay, Coffee Friends, It's Dangerous Beyond the Sheets, and Little House in the Woods.



Note: while it's not particularly a spoiler, we did spend some time talking about 100 Days My Prince during our "What We're Watching" section, and so I added it the time code if you want to skip. But you probably shouldn't. Cause we're funny.



Also, Natalia has been on fire with her merch game. Check out her store and pick up some really great kdrama/kpop related goods.



Let us know what you think! Find us on all the social medias under CertifiedNoonas



or our email at certifiednoonas@gmail.com



Time Codes



00:00 Intro/What We're Watching



11:22 100 Days My Prince (kinda spoilers)



18:18 Back to What We're Watching



25:29 Game



34:24 Zen Variety Discussion



1:09:29 Closing