August Patreon – A Giant Chinese Drama Bonanza (Summer 2022)

Drowning in the sea of new Chinese dramas? Kmuse and The Maknae share their thoughts on 12 of them! Come see what they think you must watch and what you can skip. It’s a drama buffet and we’re here to help you fill your plate!

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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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