First Impressions of Lighter and Princess

The Cdramas have been knocking it out of the park in the latter half of 2022, resplendent with their stellar storytelling, amazing cinematography, and compelling emotional draw. Lighter and Princess is looking like it will join their ranks! Come see why you should watch this modern coming-of-age Chinese drama. 

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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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First Impression: The Golden Spoon

It’s October and magic is in the air. Even though I grew up poor, I don’t know if I’d take the offer of a golden spoon and a new life in exchange for leaving behind my family. Lee Seung Cheon isn’t just poor, he’s being bullied and loses any hope of going to college. A kind old lady and her golden spoon show up right when he needs them most, and launches him into a world of make-believe. Do you think it’s a world you want to check out?

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October Patreon – First Impressions and Deep Thoughts Little Women

Did the title of the kdrama Little Women get you excited for a drama about four close sisters, their loving mom, and their adventures with the boy next door? Us too, and the drama we watched was NOT what we were expecting. Come join Clkytta and Kmuse as they review Little Women, talk about what works and what doesn’t, and why they’re disappointed.  SPOILER: It’s not because the premise doesn’t match the book. 

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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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