The Sword and The Brocade – Midway Review. & Update

Name: The Sword and The Brocade Writer/director: Wen De Guang, Yang Xiao Bo (assistant director)Date: February 2021Number of episodes: 45Genre: Period, Harem, Embroidery, Romance Based on book/manga?: Yes, "The Concubine-born Daughter's Strategies" by Zhi Zhi Why did I press play? I'm always keen to check out any drama Tan Songyun is in. Plus I quite enjoyed … Continue reading The Sword and The Brocade – Midway Review. & Update

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

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