Podcast #231 – The Fangirls Kdrama Review: Like Flowers in Sand

Join The Fangirls as they chat about their latest cozy drama find! They chat about all things Like Flowers in Sand and why this show deserves to be watched ASAP.

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Kmuse’s Musings: In Search of the Perfect Drama

I’ve been watching a ton of stuff lately and despite the late hour (I really should be in bed right now), I decided to share my thoughts about several of the dramas I am watching. Also, I share why or why not I think you should be checking them out. I will try my best to not give any spoilers in this post. But if you are interested in my deeper thoughts, be sure to take a look at our Dramas With a Side of Kimchi podcast. It is where I have had deeper discussions on many of the shows I will be recommending.

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I Want Those Hours Back: Coffee Do Me a Favor

I’m between semesters at college, so I’ve been dramathoning like a good little fangirl. Coffee Do Me a Favor caught my eye, and I had high hopes that this drama would overcome all the fat to skinny tropes we are used to. You know, the ones where the frumpy stupid fat girl loses a lot of weight and becomes beautiful and smart. Let me just say, I want those hours I spent watching this drama back.

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The Maknae’s Journey through the Classics: The Greatest Love

I’ve figured out lately that I collect biases a little differently than other people. For instance, I will watching anything that Lee Hong Ki is in, not for his looks, but for his adorable personality–his humor just shines through. Lee Dong Wook is masterful at conveying his emotions and has a great sense of comic timing. And now that I’ve watched Hwayugi and The Greatest Love, I am on the Cha Seung Won train–the man is a capable actor who cracks me up even when he’s being ridiculously cheesy. That takes some serious talent, in my estimation.

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Spooky Drama Review: Arang and the Magistrate

Arang and the Magistrate strikes me as a perfect drama for Halloween. It has ghosts, as well as a whole background of mythology that is better than perhaps that of any other drama. We get Shin Min-ah as our perky ghost, Lee Joon-ki as The Magistrate who can see ghosts, Yoo Seung-ho as the Great Jade Emperor with a Mane of Glory, hot Reapers, and Heavenly Fairies. What more could you ask for?

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