The Maknae’s Journey through the Classics: Kill Me, Heal Me

My husband and I often talk about psychology and mental health. We took a few classes together in college and he has a master’s degree in a psychology-related field. We’ve talked about how it seems like Korean culture doesn’t really have an open dialogue about things like depression and anxiety. So when I talked his ear off about Kill Me, Heal Me, his first comment was, “I thought kdramas didn’t deal with mental health!” I laughed. Kill Me, Heal Me is aaaaaaaaaaaallllllllllll about the mental health! And I loved it the whole time I was watching it.

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Original vs Remake: Kill Me Heal Me vs A Seven Faced Man

With more and more countries jumping into the TV entertainment competition, it is understandable why one country would want to remake another country’s hit tv series. But, just because it is the same story doesn’t mean that they are equal in quality and tone. This trend leads to this new segment we will be doing where we compare the original drama with the remake. This time we will be comparing the Korean drama Kill Me Heal Me and it’s Chinese remake A Seven Faced Man. Continue reading