Brief thoughts: The Long Ballad, The Imperial Coroner, Miss Crow with Mr. Lizard

The Long BalladThis is a marathon of a drama. It's got a rich and heavy plot. You almost can't watch this drama to chill out, but rather to get absorbed into a story. The casting for this drama would have been tricky because the two mains have very distinct individual roles within their worlds and … Continue reading Brief thoughts: The Long Ballad, The Imperial Coroner, Miss Crow with Mr. Lizard

Brief thoughts: Imitation, Taxi Driver, So I Married an Anti-Fan

Below are brief first impression about three Korean dramas that are currently airing. ImitationThis drama is a total gem. It's about the behind-the-scenes of the idol world. Following those who are successful, desperate, and becoming famous. It shows a lot of the politics and the difference between the elite and bottom of the barrel entertainment … Continue reading Brief thoughts: Imitation, Taxi Driver, So I Married an Anti-Fan

Oh! My Emperor!

Name: Oh! My EmperorWriter/director: Wang Wen Tong / Yu Zhong Zhong & Wu Jian XinDate: April 2018Number of episodes: 36Genre: Time Travel, period, romantic, friendship Based on book/manga?: Not sure, maybe a web novel. Why did I press play? I was in the mood for a good quality comedy drama and this one had great reviews. … Continue reading Oh! My Emperor!

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