First Impression – Love in Contract

Rom-coms would not be the same without one Park Min Young. She is back and dazzling us with her long hair and a different personality for each husband. Will second lead syndrome rule the day or will the mysterious Go Kyung Pyo win our hearts?

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First Impression: Once Upon a Small Town

Have you ever wondered what an idol would look like holding a squealing pig while her costar stuck a needle in its butt? Or maybe how the same two beautiful people might fare while trying to help a cow give birth? I never thought a cutie vet having to take over his grandpa’s small town practice could be so calming. Come find out a few reasons why this fangirl is ready for farm country.

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Drama Geek’s Summer Romance Recommendations

When we were young, summer was a time to be lazy, and have way more hours to ride our bikes, and swim in the pond, or just swing on the tire swing. Yeah, I’m dating myself! Now it’s a brief time when I can stop worrying about the school emails and driving the kids everywhere and just relax into a good romantic drama. Thankfully, dramaland has followed through on bringing me the romance that I’ve been longing. Here are the top 5 romance dramas that I’m watching right now, and why you might want to check them out. They are in no particular order.

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Podcast #165: My Liberation Notes Review – Part I

Join Drama Geek and Karie the Maknae for a cozy chat where we do a deep dive into the entire series of My Liberation Notes. As always there is a spoiler-free section for those who haven’t decided if they want to watch this delightful drama and then we jump into oodles of spoilers, and this does happen in Part I, so be prepared. Next week we’ll have the conclusion on our thoughts and let you know who we think should watch this drama.

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First Impression: Woori the Virgin

Anyone ready for Korea’s version of telenovela-style writing? The American show Jane the Virgin is loosely based on a Venezuelan telenovela and now we have the Korean remake, Woori the Virgin. I’m happy to report they’ve kept some of the best elements of the American version, and tailored it to the Korean audience just enough that any Kdrama watcher can get onboard with the makjang and have a good time.

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First Impression: My Liberation Notes

Anyone in the mood for deep thoughts, self reflection, and long walks from the bus stop? Lee Min Ki, Lee El, and Kim Ji Won play three siblings who live out in the country with their parents, yet all work in Seoul. Their daily commute looks exhausting and wears on their ability to hold relationships and participate in work activities. At first glance, you would think “this show moves at a glacial pace” as we follow each mundane thing the siblings do about their day. But as we continue the journey, I’m finding a quiet peace in their meanderings. They are all in a state of personal growth and I find myself wanting to grow along with them. Let’s see if you too can handle the commute.

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First Impression: Tomorrow

We are always on the lookout for a good supernatural drama, and Tomorrow has a lot of potential to fill our cravings. Though, the grim reaper trio’s tasks are not for the faint at heart. They are the last hope for those who can’t see a way out of their situation and find death to be the easier solution. Is the life-saving team worth the magical hype, or is this a pass for us?

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