Chen Hao Yu and Zhuang Da Fei in I Don’t Want To Be Friends With You

I Don’t Want To Be Friends With You (我才不要和你做朋友呢) is a modern drama that features a time-traveling portion. Our female lead is a 17 years old high school student played by Zhuang Da Fei who grew up living with her single mom, played by Chen Hao Yu. For whatever reason we don’t know, she’s transported back in time and becomes classmate with her mom when she was 17 years old. This sound like Taiwanese drama Back to 1989 but we have a clearer purpose there on the importance of his trip back in time (still I dropped it! Lol.) I like that this time, it’s a mother-daughter duo. She learns about her mother’s bravery and sensibility, which helps solves the knots between them in the present.

Airing 5/19!

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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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Novoland: Eagle Flag confirms broadcasting date in June

The date June 3rd has been floating around for a while now among bloggers, but I only trust it when the production weibo stamps it on their posters (even then, things could go awry). Next monday, folks!

I really like the poster!

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Discussion Post: What did you think of the Ru Yi’s Royal Love in the Palace’s Finale?

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The highly anticipated palace drama, Ru Yi’s Royal Love In The Palace (如懿传), adapted from the novel written by Liu Lian Zi, has wrapped up its 87 episode long journey.  Kappy wrote a first impressions when the drama started airing in August and since I was following the series, I wanted to see your opinion on the finale last night.

Did you enjoy the show?  What did you like or dislike about the series? Throw in your opinions on other elements such as acting, OST, cinematography.  I want to know them all.

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First Impression: What do you think of Zhou Xun and Wallace Huo’s Ru Yi’s Royal Love In The Palace?

Palace drama Ru Yi’s Royal Love In The Palace (如懿传) is adapted from the novel written by Liu Lian Zi, following the marriage between Qianlong Emperor (Wallace Huo) and Ulanara (Zhou Xun), the Step Empress during the Qing dynasty.

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Liu Hao Ran and Song Zu Er lead solid cast in Novoland: Eagle Flag

Well! After two months of filming, we finally have some posters to look at. Novoland: Eagle Flag (九州缥缈录) is the next drama set in the vast magical universe “Novoland”. The author, Jiang Nan, along with Jin He Zai (Tribes), is one of the original writers who created the universe and he has been working on the drama script with another person. I’m quite excited about this production since I’m fond of both of the leads, who are very young in dramaland: Liu Hao Ran is 20 this year and Song Zu Er (The Dark Lord) is only 19, same age as one of my bros. Lol. Eagle Flag follows the epic, sweeping story of three youths who found comfort in each other’s company during the vicissitudes of life and power struggles between empires, with Hao Ran playing a weak and sickly prince who is sent away….as a hostage in another land, where he meets a brave and untamed warrior (Chen Ruo Xuan) and a witty princess (Zu Er). Their story of struggle, growth, love, and friendship unleash into a heroic journey of sorts.

The hostage part sounds familiar to our dear Yan Xun? Because this is where Princess Agents novel writer picked up the threads for her main story. Lol.

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Zhou Xun, Wallace Huo, and more adorn royal head pieces in Ru Yi’s Royal Love In The Palace

Palace drama Ru Yi’s Royal Love In The Palace (如懿传) is adapted from the novel written by Liu Lian Zi, following the marriage between Qianlong Emperor (Wallace Huo) and Ulanara (Zhou Xun), the Step Empress during the Qing dynasty. I don’t know what to think about this series…. the countless ladies and wives fighting and scheming for one man for many, many cycles of new faces. 90 episodes isn’t appealing either but there is always an audience for this type of dramas so there’s that.

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