I’ve Been Stockholmed: My Man is Cupid Random Thoughts and First Impressions

My Man is Cupid is one of those dramas that has some positives and quite a few negatives. Come find out my feelings over the first ten episodes, and whether I will continue to watch.

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Lou C. on YouTube : Living Alone in Japan

It’s summer break and Little Clkytta and I are watching a wide range of shows and movies. Earlier this week, we discovered this lovely little slice-of-life YouTube channel, Lou C. Lou is a Filipina living and working in Japan. She started the channel in 2019 to share what her daily life is like as someone who lives alone in Japan. She rarely speaks, but she tells her story in writing on the video.

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4 Reasons to Push Play on Joseon Attorney: A Morality

Those of you who listen to the podcast know that I am often outspoken about my dislike of dramas that use Doctor and Lawyer in their titles. I am just medicaled and lawyered out. But Woo Do Hwan’s comeback made me push past my dislike of the law trope and push play. And I am so glad that I did give this show a try. Come find out why this drama is worth watching, even if you are done with the genre.

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Captivated by Meet Yourself and Hi Venus: A Wang Xiong Cheng Appreciation Post

Good, sustainable writing isn’t always easy to find in dramas, especially long-form Chinese dramas. Since 2020, however, FIVE Wang Xiong Cheng dramas have made their way to the screen, proving that this writer–who has come out of nowhere–has what it takes to make a story worth watching from beginning to end. Come see what makes Wang Xiong Cheng’s dramas special, and decide for yourself if you want to watch his newest works – Hi Venus and Meet Yourself.

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First Impressions: Cheer Up

Once upon a time, there was a completely adorable little kdrama about high school students overcoming their differences to become a winning cheerleading team. It starred the likes of Jung Eun Ji and Chae Soo Bin and Lee Won Keun, and captured the hearts of viewers everywhere.

Cheer Up is NOT a remake of that kdrama – it’s set in the college arena, there are mysteries galore, and the cheerleading is not Western-style cheerleading. These new characters and their shadowy circumstances are compelling, to say the least. Come see if this is the mystery/romance kdrama you’ve been looking for!

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