4 Reasons to Watch the Japanese Drama Crisis: Kouan Kidou Sousatai Tokusou-han (Spoiler Free)

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At least once a year this inevitably happens. I start watching a Korean crime drama and get so pissed off at police stupidity that I start searching elsewhere for my crime trope fix. Sure enough, I started Criminal Minds and within an hour I was yelling, “Nope, nope, nope.” and searching for something else. Just so happens that my all time Japanese bias had released a crime drama earlier in the year and it was completely subbed! It is amazing the things you miss when you actually have real life interfering with drama addiction. But in this case, it is a great surprise since I can now binge the heck out of Oguri Shun’s newest show Crisis. And that, of course, means writing a blog post to try and encourage all of my amazing readers to give it a try with me. Drama enabling is alive and well here at DWASOK. Continue reading

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Suspicious Partners Episode 39 & 40 (Final Thoughts)

.;a1a2s4a3We have finally reached the end of Suspicious Partner.  And while there were high  and low points in the plot, the writer has rewarded our patience with two final episodes of pure and total fluff.  Something I would usually be upset about, but with a cast that is the cutest fluffy cast ever, I will give it a pass and just enjoy the last hour of a relatively successful storyline. Continue reading

Watching Kdramas with Kids

mstemper.pngMost watchers of Korean dramas are adults, but some of us watch with our families. I usually do that in the evenings with my husband, and sometimes with a granddaughter who visits. I have seen comments from other people looking for dramas to watch with children, so I thought I would share my experiences. Part of this includes how the granddaughter reacted to the dramas, which will involve some spoilers. I’ll give warning, although these are mostly older dramas since I only show her things I have already seen. Continue reading

3 Reasons to Watch Chinese Drama Medical Examiner Dr Qin

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It has been a while since I have started a Chinese drama that wasn’t in the historical or Wuxia genre.  But after receiving multiple recommendations I decided to give medical crime drama Medical Examiner Dr. Qin a chance.  And I am so glad I did since I find this drama delightful and can’t wait to tell you all why you should give it a chance as well.  So join me for my three SPOILERFREE reasons as to why you should start watching Medical Examiner Dr Qin! Continue reading

Kdrama Hidden Gem: Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo

1a57I found that multiple times this past year my favorite dramas are not necessarily the ones that are getting all the ratings or social media buzz.  Which made me think that maybe we need a series of posts where I can attempt to make a difference.  Because good dramas deserve to be watched regardless of ratings.  So please join me in my first hidden gem recommendation Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo. Continue reading

4 Reasons to Check out Web Drama Love For A Thousand More

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I usually reserve these type of reviews for my epic, long episode, Chinese dramas that I tend to gravitate towards.  So imagine my surprise when a super short web drama with a mostly newbie cast caught my attention to the point where I felt the urge to promote it.  Just goes to show that good entertainment can come in all types of forms.  So join me as I try and convince you to give Love For a Thousand More a chance. Continue reading

The Pros and Cons of Watching Cdrama The Princess Wei Young

1a56The Princess Wei Young is the perfect new drama to binge watch over the holidays.  This story has it all.  A brilliant and beautiful princess leading a double life, a  fairy tale romance, and enough revenge to satisfy everyone.  This is truly a great drama that deserves a chance to suck you in.  So come discuss why I am enjoying this story, as well as a few cons, and maybe you too could be as addicted as I am.

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