Throwback Thursday Podcast: The Perfect Chinese Drama for a Summer Binge

This week’s Throwback Thursday is perfect for these long summer days! We chat about what Chinese dramas are great for summer binge watching. So if you missed it the first time around, or just want a reminder on what great shows there are available, come join us! (Originally aired in 2018)

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Classic Tropes and New Chinese Dramas

It has been years since I have really been sucked into a modern Chinese drama so imagine my surprise when I suddenly find myself watching two. The Day of Becoming You and My Fated Boy have both become must-watch shows for me, and I am pretty sure it is due to their observance of classic drama tropes. Namely, soul swap and Noona (yes, I know that this is a Korean term, but I don’t know if there is a Chinese equivalent, so I’m going with it.) romance. So come find out why these tropes are working so well for me and whether you should join me in watching.

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