3 Dramas To Watch If You Loved The Story of Kunning Palace

Palace intrigue dramas have been scarce in the past few years, so it can be hard if you are looking for something recent similar to The Story of Kunning Palace. However, many classic Chinese dramas fit this bill. Here are three of my favorite classic dramas, ones that give you similar vibes and hours of palace intrigue entertainment.

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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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Patreon Podcast: Review of Chinese Drama Word of Honor

We included Word of Honor in our Chinese first impression podcast a little while ago, but now that we’ve finished the series, we have ALL the things we need to discuss, and what better place to chat about them than with our patrons. Join us as we decide who has the best guyliner Wen Kexing or the Scorpion King, what soulmate really means, and if we think the Glazed Donut of Armor was really worth all the killing. 

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Throwback Thursday: Hidden Gems in Dramaland (April 2016)

FotorCreated.jpgAre you sitting at your computer thinking that you have nothing to watch?  If you are a drama addict, probably not, since there is always new shows to check out.  But maybe, just maybe, you want to see something that isn’t on the normal top drama lists.  If so, you have come to the right blogpost!  Join Clkytta and Kmuse as they give you their secret list of underrated must watch drama gems. (Originally posted in April 2016)

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