Chinese Drama Review: Reset

Let’s talk about the Chinese drama Reset, which grabbed our minds and our eyeballs and would NOT let go! This tightly woven story deserves all the attention. I mean, we talked about it in a podcast, but that isn’t enough; we have thoughts! So why did we like it so much?

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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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Three Reasons to Watch Hello Mr. Gu

Are you looking for a fluffy Chinese romance? Do you like ditzy female leads and stoic, yet marshmallowy, male leads? Look no further than the currently airing Hello Mr. Gu! I’m a big fan of fluffy Chinese dramas, the fluffier the better, so this drama is right up my alley. I’ve only watched the first few episodes, but this looks like a great little drama. Prepare for mild spoilers, but I’ve only watched the first few episodes, so you are pretty safe from any big reveals.

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