Podcast #135 – Falling in love with Chinese drama The Day of Becoming You

Who out there loves a good body-swap drama? Then this is the cozy chat for you. Drama Geek and The Maknae chat about the adorable Chinese drama The Day of Becoming You, sharing all their favorite moments and thoughts.

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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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