Arsenal Military Academy: Thoughts on Characters

Name: Arsenal Military AcademyWriter/director: Xiao Xiang Dong Er / Hui Kai Dong & Guo HaoDate: August 2019Number of episodes: 48Genre: Military Training, Gender Bender, Friendship, Romance, Republican EraBased on book/manga?: NO Why did I press play? As a stand alone drama it isn't quite up to par. I watched it to fill a void after Joy … Continue reading Arsenal Military Academy: Thoughts on Characters

When We Were Young – Mini Review

Name: When We Were Young 人不彪悍枉少年Writer/director: Deng Ke & Liu Guo HuiDate: November 2018Number of episodes: 24Genre: Friendship, School, FamilyBased on book/manga?: No Why did I press play? While I was perusing for a new drama to watch, this one had great reviews! During which episode was it dropped? It was dropped around the last third. The wonderful story … Continue reading When We Were Young – Mini Review

Qing Qing Zi Jin – mini first impression

Name: Qing Qin Zi JinWriter/director: Date: August 2020Number of episodes: 40Genre: Historical Fiction, Love, Friendship, schoolBased on book/manga?: Yes, Gong Xue Has Bandits by Wu Yu Why did I press play? The promotional art work and the an untranslated title intrigued me. Thoughts and observations: This drama that I started watching spontaneously and it's a total … Continue reading Qing Qing Zi Jin – mini first impression

IQIYI – open to international viewers. The Dramas have English Subs!

IQIYI is a great platform that streams many new and old dramas that are hard to find, such as, Go Ahead, Twenty You Life On, We are All Alone, ect. For new dramas episodes regularly air, but you can pay for VIP membership, which basically means you have access to episodes earlier. The English subtitles … Continue reading IQIYI – open to international viewers. The Dramas have English Subs!