Mini Reviews: A Werewolf Boy, Boys Before Friends, and Shut Up Flower Boy Band

…my time until I could get my hands on a subtitled version of this film.  Thanks for making all of my dreams come true, Netflix! General thoughts: I loved it.  Loved it.  LOVED IT.  The premise (a teen girl finds a handsome-but-feral teen boy with secret powers) sounds a lot like Korean Twilight, but aside from superficial plot comparisons (fine, okay, and some runnin’ through the woods scenes), they aren’t very si…

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New Dramas: King of High School, Joseon Gunman, and Trot Lovers

…;m also a sucker for Lee Jun Ki, so this started out with a stacked deck in my book. Although it might be odd to compare this to King of High School, they’re both similar in that they have male leads who start out as immature, but kind and caring. I think the pacing on this drama is pretty smart, as well. We know that the heavy stuff is coming, but they started with some absurdly cute and romantic scenes to carry us through the inevitable m…

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Changing times

…e’s a reason why most blogs out there seem to focus on specific shows rather than Kdrama in general—it’s hard to come up with new things to talk about all the time. In my case, this is especially tricky because I’m watching so many fewer shows these days. I just can’t make the connections that I used to, and I can only come up with so many fun concept ideas, like the boyfriend bot or my field guides.  I love writing for this blog, and won’t…

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You Are All Surrounded Korean Drama Review

Everyone has that one drama that really sings the song of their people. For many drama watchers, it’s a nuanced, deep, heartfelt show that really speaks to their soul. For me? It’s You Are All Surrounded, where people run around chasing cars and punching bad guys. I am what I am, okay? Even though I said from the very beginning that I couldn’t possibly offer an objective view of this series, now that it’s over, I…

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New Kdrama Alert: Marriage without Love (Marriage, Not Dating)

Image via I don’t know what it is about summer, but it makes me want to start a billion romantic comedies. I can’t stop! I no sooner finished You Are All Surrounded than I randomly picked up Marriage without Love/Marriage, Not Dating. This is where I draw the line, though! I’m not allowed to start any new dramas until something else ends. I’m falling behind as it is! I had heard very little ab…

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