First Impression: What do you think of Yang Yang’s The King’s Avatar?

I’m liking this trend, no big promotions….”We are airing!” Lol. Instead of laboring for weeks waiting for the airdate just to have it pulled last minute right? xD

If you missed Yang Yang, here he is! Airing today 7/24!

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First Impressions: What do you think of Love and Destiny with Chang Chen and Ni Ni?

Love and Destiny (宸汐缘) started airing on July 15.  4 episodes are already on Croton Media’s Youtube page and the first 14 have been released for iQiyi VIP.  What are your thoughts so far?

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First Impression: What do you think of Novoland: Eagle Flag with Liu Hao Ran and Song Zu Er?

I’m on vacation and they decide to air this (7/16)…. Without much fuss….oh well. What can we do?

There will be weekly discussion of this series. One thing I enjoy is going back and reading the comments, especially that of The Journey of Flower. LOL.

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First Impression: What do you think of The Legend of Phoenix with Jones Xu and He Hong Shan?

Upcoming palace drama, Legend of The Phoenix (凤弈) stars Jones Xu and He Hong Shan. Our female lead is a dancer in a troupe invited to perform in the palace for the Empress Dowager’s birthday but she gets into trouble with a princess (played by Liu Min) and is luckily saved by our male lead, an advisor. She never forgets about him and two years later, she becomes a palace maid, working under the Queen. She attracts the attention of the King and grows feelings for the unforgettable man. Inadvertently, she also becomes involved in the power battles of the palace (as usual). XD

The two look pretty cute in the trailers so here’s to hoping!

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Airing May 6th: Wallace Huo and Yang Mi’s Zhu Meng Qing Yuan, Qin Jun Jie and Yuan Bing Yan’s Listening Snow Tower

Which will grab your attention?

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First Impression: What do you think of Wu Qian and Zhang Yu Jian’s I Don’t Like This World I Only Like You?

Modern drama I Don’t Like This World, I Only Like You aka Le Coup De Foudre (我不喜欢这世界,我只喜欢你) is based on the short and sweet novel written by Qiao Yi (Joey), where the story is basically her own romance with her husband, written in short, interesting anecdotes from the time they meet in school, how they get separated, reunited, and finally married. She’s a bubbly and optimistic person while he’s the cold on the outside (poisonous tongue to boot) and warm in the inside.

It stars Janice Wu Qian and Zhang Yu Jian as leads.

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First Impression: What do you think of Her Private Life with Park Min Young and Kim Jae Wook?

Her Private Life

Country: Korea
Episodes: 16
Episode Length: 74 Minutes
Genre: Romantic Comedy

Based on the popular webtoon, “Noona Fan Dot Com” by Kim Seng Yeon, this is the romantic story of a woman who dedicates her entire life to a celebrity only to be blindsided by her overbearing, handsome new boss who finds out about her fangirling of a younger pretty boy of the famous boy group called White Ocean. Seong Deok Mi is an art curator for a prestigious art museum during the day and the loyal manager of the pop idol Cha Si An’s fansite at night. She uses her business trips as excuses to catch glimpses of her Cha Si An, treasures her high-powered camera to capture the clearest picture of her prince charming only to photoshop his photos before publication, and goes on the fangirl version of a pilgrimage to holy places Cha Si An’s feet have walked upon. Her new boss, Ryan Gold, a genius artist from America who discontinued painting for mysterious reasons, clashes with Seong Deok Mi the first few times they interact, revealing the sexual tension behind all that “interacting.” Through Cha Si An and a coveted painting by an unknown painter, Ryan Gold and Seong Deok Mi become more connected outside of their professional lives.

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