122. 2021 in Dramaland: Year End Yak Part 2 (The Goguma Awards)

Updated: Feb 27

Welcome, welcome to Part 2 of our year-end celebration gala! With no less than 28 different awards, this not so much a Yak as it is a Mammoth Marathon, as we try to conquer the highs and lows of K-Dramaland 2021 in a mere two hours.

Listen now!


TIMESTAMPS 00:01:06 – The Most Hallyutastic 00:09:37 – The Biggest Ideas, Bestestly Done 00:20:53 – The Title Most Lost in Translation 00:24:40 – Best Use of Covid 00:29:20 – Best Use of Music/Sound 00:38:13 – The Drama That Was Worth Every Minute 00:42:44 – The Justest Vigilante 00:45:55 – Most Worksmart Drama 00:55:41 – The Squishiest Drama 01:02:35 – I Will Go Down With This Ship 01:06:22 – Fantastic First Halves and Stupid Seconds 01:16:01 – We’re Still Doing This, Dramaland? 01:21:31 – Drama With an Identity Crisis 01:23:28 – Most Bizarre Treatment of Disability 01:31:03 – Most Difficult to Finish (But We Did) 01:33:29 – Biggest Waste of Starpower 01:36:30 – Best Action Woman 01:39:06 – Best Person Pretending to Be Another Person: 01:42:15 – 1 Actor, 2 Dramas: The Quickfire Round 01:47:30 – Busiest Bee Award 01:48:37 – !!SECRET AWARD!! 01:49:45 – Most Electric Adversarial Banmal 01:54:44 – Most Memorable Side Character 01:56:59 – Best 주인공 (Main Character) Face 01:58:17 – Most Manhwa Face 02:00:33 – Most Viral Moment 02:00:56 – Baby Who Grew the Most 02:02:53 – Unni Who Never Ages

If you’ve listened to Part 1, you may already know that we thought this was going to be in 2 parts (big mistake!), but it ended up being 3 – so happy new year and we’ll see you in Part 3!

 

The Third Annual Goguma Awards

Squid Game

The Most Hallyutastic Squid Game

The Biggest Ideas, Bestestly Done Squid Game Yumi’s Cells The Silent Sea Happiness Sisyphus: The Myth

Happiness

The Title Most Lost in Translation She Would Never Know (Sunbae, Don’t Put on That Lipstick) Doom at Your Service (One Day, Destruction Walked Through My Front Door)

Best Use of Covid Happiness

Vincenzo

Best Use of Music & Sound Vincenzo Yumi’s Cells IDOL: The Coup Run On D.P. The Silent Sea

The Drama That Was Worth Every Minute Idol: The Coup Run On Vincenzo Hospital Playlist

Run On

The Justest Vigilante Taxi Driver Geumga Plaza Family in Vincenzo One The Woman

Most Worksmart Drama Imitation Idol: The Coup Run On Hospital Playlist D.P.

Idol: The Coup

The Squishiest Drama Hello Me True Beauty Imitation IDOL: The Coup Hometown Cha Cha Cha Yumi’s Cells

I Will Go Down With This Ship Run On Dali and the Cocky Prince

Dali and the Cocky Prince

Fantastic First Halves, Stupid Seconds Doom At Your Service LUCA: The Beginning

Honourable mention for the reverse: Sisyphus: The Myth

We’re Still Doing This, Dramaland? Oh! Master Now We Are Breaking Up My Roommate is a Gumiho A Love So Beautiful

Jirisan

Drama With an Identity Crisis Times Jirisan Oh! Master Police University

Most Bizarre Treatment of Disability The Uncanny Counter Jirisan Mad For Each Other

Doom at Your Service

Most Difficult to Finish (But We Did) Doom at Your Service Oh! Master Run On Yumi’s Cells

Biggest Waste of Starpower Oh! Master (Lee Min-ki, Nana) My Roommate Is a Gumiho (Jang Ki-yong, Lee Hyeri) LUCA: The Beginning (Kim Rae-won, Lee Da-hee) Sisyphus: The Myth (Park Shin-hye, Jo Seung-woo) Monthly Magazine Home (Kim Ji-seok, Jung So-min)

Park Shin-hye in Sisyphus: The Myth

Best Action Woman Lee Da-hee in LUCA: The Beginning Park Shin-hye in Sisyphus: The Myth Han So-hee in My Name Han Hyo-joo in Happiness Honey Lee in One the Woman

Best Person Pretending to Be Another Person Shin Hye-Sun in Mr Queen Park Eun-bin in The King’s Affection Han So-hee in My Name Lee Je-hoon + everyone else in Taxi Driver

Shin Hye-Sun in Mr Queen

1 Actor, 2 Dramas: The Quickfire Round Best Jinyoung: Police University B1A4 Jinyoung vs. The Devil Judge Got7 Jinyoung Best Han So-hee: Nevertheless vs. My Name Best Ahn Bo-hyun: Yumi’s Cells vs. My Name Best Lee Joon-young: Imitation vs. Let Me Be Your Knight Best Taec: Vincenzo vs. Secret Royal Inspector and Joy Best Lee Je-hoon: Taxi Driver vs. Move to Heaven Best Song Kang : Navillera vs. Nevertheless

Busiest Bee Award Jang Ki-yong Lee Joon-hyuk Han So-hee

My Name

!!SECRET AWARD!! (highlight to see!) Ahn Bo-hyun Award For Being Ahn Bo-hyun Ahn Bo-hyun

Most Electric Adversarial Banmal LUCA: The Beginning Secret Royal Inspector and Joy Happiness

Secret Royal Inspector and Joy

Most Memorable Side Character Court Lady Choi (Cha Chung Hwa) – Mr Queen Jang Han-seo (Kwak Dong-yeon) – Vincenzo Editor Cha Joo-ik (Lee Soo-hyuk) – Doom At Your Service Inzaghi the pigeon – Vincenzo

Best 주인공 (Main Character) Face Lee Joon-young

Lee Joon-young

Most Manhwa Face Rowoon Cha Eun-woo

Most Viral Moment Hwang In-yup’s dance to Okey Dokey Yo 😂

Cha Eun-woo and Hwang In-yup in True Beauty

Baby Who Grew the Most Nam Da-reum (Great Shaman Ga Doo Shim) Lee Re (Hello Me)

Unni Who Never Ages Jang Nara

 

And that’s it! Make sure to come back for Part 3, our Editor’s Picks, where we bring our top dramas of the year – which may or may not have already featured in these awards!

LINKS:

  1. Our Spotify playlist for Best OSTs of 2021

  2. Paroma’s video essay on My Roommate is a Gumiho: Her Supernatural Boyfriend Is Toxic and Dangerous

DON’T MISS:

  1. Episode 121: Year End Yak Part 1 (Trends)

  2. Episode 123: Year End Yak Part 3 (TBR 17 Jan ’22)

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