Fall is for Urban Fantasy

When the air starts getting cooler and the world slows down, my mood shifts. And since, like all good kdrama fans, I let my mood dictate the dramas I watch, my craving for urban fantasy dramas gets stronger. Come see the nine urban fantasy dramas I recommend for fall, and the one urban fantasy drama that gets a hard no from me no matter what.

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Four Reasons to Watch One the Woman

My crack drama right now is Honey Lee’s new show, One the Woman, about a crooked prosecutor and a chaebol daughter-in-law who look alike and are mistaken for each other. She is a lot like her character in The Fiery Priest, but this time she is funny. It is also funny that the title in Korean can be pronounced either as “One the Woman” or as “Wonder Woman.” We have four reasons why you should watch this show.

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#StopAAPIHate

In light of the violence against Asian Americans, we wanted to strongly state our continued support for the AAPI community. As you know, we have a deep appreciation for stories and music from all cultures. It’s fair to say that this interest we share has even changed our lives, and we’re grateful for the Asian and Asian American people that continue to share their time and their passions with us. The Fangirls are committed to supporting people from all walks of life — Black, AAPI, LGBTQ+, and many more. 

In this excellent article from The Strategist — https://nymag.com/strategist/article/where-to-donate-to-help-asian-communities-2021.html — there are over 60 ways to donate to support AAPI causes. Each Fangirl has made a donation to a cause close to her heart, and we invite you to do the same. 

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Dramas with a Side of Kimchi

What to Watch if You Liked Start Up

In my ongoing quest to recommend dramas by their writers rather than their actors, I knew I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to explore more of what writer Park Hye Ryun has to offer. She is SO VERY SKILLED at tying together warm characters and tight plots that I find myself entertained every time I watch. And look at Start Up! Kim Seon Ho shot onto the A-list because of the drama, as have other Park Hye Ryun second leads. Come see what else you should watch if you liked Start Up.

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