Last week, I finally watched one of the most popular and well-loved Korean dramas with a cult-like following!
Title: Moonlight Drawn by Clouds/Love in the Moonlight Genres: Historical, Political, Romance, Comedy, Melodrama Total Episodes: 18 episodes | ~1 hour Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ This drama was based off an online novel (2013) that was published as five separate books in 2015. The story takes place during the 19th century Joseon era and follows Sam Nom/Hong Ra On (Kim Yoo … Continue reading Korean Drama | Moonlight Drawn by Clouds
Title: Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung Genres: Historical, Comedy, Political, Romance Total Episodes: 20 episodes | ~1 hour Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung takes place during the early 19th century. Goo Hae Ryung (Shin Se Kyung) is an independent young woman who becomes a palace historian. Prince Lee Rim (ASTRO’s Cha Eun Woo) is a cinnamon roll prince … Continue reading Korean Drama | Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung
The second season of My First First Love aired on Netflix on Friday (July 26). Of course I binged all eight episodes Friday night! If you haven't seen the show and you're reading this despite my spoiler warning, the story is about a college student named Yoon Tae-Oh who lives by himself. One day, his … Continue reading Korean Drama | My First First Love 2 (SPOILERS!)
Instead of reading, I've been binging Netflix. Priorities. Title: One Spring Night Genres: Romance, Life, Melodrama Total Episodes: 16 episodes Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Spoiler free summary & quick thoughts (spoilers below the trailer video): Lee Jung-in (Han Ji-min) is a librarian in her thirties and has had a change of heart about her boyfriend of four years, Kwon Gi-seok (Kim Joon-han). Yoo … Continue reading Korean Drama | One Spring Night
If I'm not reading, I'm probably watching Korean dramas or anime (or Doctor Who for the billionth time). Here are three shows I watched this year that really stood out. Romance is a Bonus Book is a Korean Drama starring Lee Jong-suk and Lee Na-young. Kang Dan-i was a popular copywriter before she quit work to … Continue reading Favorite TV Shows From the First Half of 2019
I finally watched the K-Drama that you either hate or love... Here are my quick thoughts.
Title: Memories of the Alhambra Genres: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Crime, Thriller, Mystery Total Episodes: 16 episodes | ~1 hour long Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ A teenager named Jung Se-joo (Chanyeol) creates a realistic Augmented Reality (AR) game that is played through contact-lens. One night, the boy calls Yoo Jin-woo (Hyun Bin), CEO of a company, to meet him at Hostel Bonita in … Continue reading Korean Drama | Memories of the Alhambra
Title: Hello, My Twenties/Age of Youth Genres: Friendship, Mystery, Comedy, Romance Total Episodes: 26 episodes | ~1 hour long Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Five girls in their twenties live together in an apartment called "Belle Epoque," (a beautiful time in French). This is a pretty slow paced drama, but it's packed with a ton of character development. The characters are very … Continue reading Korean Drama | Hello, My Twenties/Age of Youth
Ready to suffer though second lead syndrome? Yoon Tae-Oh is a college student living by himself until his three friends— a college drop-out (Choi Hoon), a runaway family friend (Oh Ga-Rin), and his long-time childhood friend (Han Song-Yi)— move in unexpectedly.