Next up on the First Impressions list is Lee Bo Young’s new drama Mother. This show is a remake of a 2010 Japanese drama by the same name.
Here is a quick synopsis of the premise. Soo Jin (Lee Bo Young) takes a temporary job as a teacher and happens upon a student Hye Na (Heo Yool) who at first glance looks to be a bit unkempt, but once Soo Jin digs deeper into the girl’s home life finds that she’s being abused. After the system seems to fail the little girl, Soo Jin kidnaps her and becomes her mother. Continue reading
Japanese dramas are usually not on my radar as much as Chinese or Korean. But every now and then something just catches my eye and I have to give it a try. OK, I’ll admit that I am watching this because the leading man looks really really hot in this poster. Luckily, the drama turned out to be top notch and I can’t get enough of Todome no Kiss. Come find out why I think you should join me for this fun and quirky descent into smooch induced time leaps. Continue reading
Is it possible to be watching a drama, not like ANY of the characters, and still want to know who really killed the victim? A victim that was also completely unlikable so you really are not invested in her death in the first place? That, my friends, is the enigma of the new mystery drama Return. Continue reading
Are you ready for my unfiltered thoughts on Kai’s latest acting endeavor? It seems SM is determined to get this boy’s resume full of dramas whether he can act or not. And I have to say that it may be just what he needs to grow into his “skills”. Continue reading
Imagine you never took the chance to tell your first love your true feelings. You struggle to find someone with that same spark…for 10 years! Suddenly, you are transported back in time…only to realize you are now the teacher of your first love and, oh, your former self! Read on to discover my first impressions and unfiltered thoughts regarding the new drama Longing Hearts!
There are several tropes that suck me in no matter how bad the drama might be. Vampire romance is definitely one of those tropes. Regardless of how many times I have been burned by badly written vamp stories I just keep coming back. That said, so far I Cannot Hug You is not one of those bad dramas. So come join me as I share my 1st Impressions and Unfiltered thoughts for the Chinese drama I Cannot Hug You. Continue reading
Prepare for a shock. There’s a new variety show on the block, and the cast manages to go an entire episode without playing Rock, Paper, Scissors. What is this strange new concoction?
As promised, I dramathoned 6 episodes of Nirvana in Fire 2: The Wind Blows in Chang Lin over the holidays and am now ready to share my unfiltered thoughts on both the drama and how it compares to the original Nirvana in Fire. Continue reading
I started A Love So Beautiful and then stopped after the first fifteen minutes because I tend to dislike dramas where the female lead is not very intelligent. Something kept niggling in my mind, though, so I decided to watch it again. I am so glad I gave it another try! Here are my first impressions and unfiltered thoughts:
I don’t even know why I decided to start Jugglers. To say that my drama watching schedule is over-packed would be an understatement. In the end, it just comes down to the fact that I can not let a possibly good drama remain unwatched. Before I knew what was happening I had pushed play for the first episode and here we are. So come join me and see if this is somehow going to become a staple in my schedule or if I decide it is an easy miss. Continue reading