Doesn’t she look like Jang Hyuk’s historical drama daughter? Lol.
I can’t remember my last Korean drama. I have spent a long time away from them this past year. Lol. But LOOK at my Page Turner babies slashing and playing warriors set during the historical period of Goguryeo! River Where The Moon Rises (달이뜨는강) is an adaptation of Korean folktale, Princess Pyeonggang and the Fool Ondal, but it looks like there’s a novel version of the story called Princess Pyeonggang by Choi Sa Gyu, which might provide a happier alternative to the drama. Kim So Hyun plays a warrior princess who’s fighting to become the next ruler and Ji Soo is the babo who later becomes a respected general and gives her his 100% devotion. She uses him to advance her goals but slowly falls in love in the process. KEKEKE. Kim Ha Neul is Ji Soo’s father. hehe.
I think So Hyun is growing up beautifully, she’s starting to lose her baby fat. Aww.
After being postponed a month ago, the Chinese remake of Kdrama Full House – Midsummer is Full of Love with Xu Wei Zhou and Yang Chao Yue is set to air today 8/28! The drama follows our independent heroine who lives in a beautiful house constructed by her late father. Unfortunately for her, she has some bad friends and they trick her into thinking she has won a vacation. While she’s on vacation, they sell her house to spoiled brat superstar – our male lead. When she returns, the two are forced to live together, spurring all sorts of hijinks.
Original name is Midsummer is Full of Hearts but it has now been tweaked to Midsummer is Full of Love (仲夏满天心). It’s the Chinese remake of Korean drama Full House starring Xu Wei Zhou and Yang Chao Yue. Ah, Full House, one of the first series that kick-started the Hallyu wave for sure back in 2004, based on the manhwa by Won Soo Yeon, following our independent heroine who lives in a beautiful house constructed by her late father. Unfortunately for her, she has some bad friends and they trick her into thinking she has won a vacation. While she’s on vacation, they sell her house to spoiled brat superstar – our male lead. When she returns, the two are forced to live together, spurring all sorts of hijinks.
Rain and Song Hye Kyo were very adorable together, in my memory. *three bear song plays*
Country: Korea Episodes: 16 EpisodeLength: 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.
Hope everyone had a great new year! My parents decided to spend New Year in California, far, far away from their kids and home. It was really quiet without my mom’s laughter. So I decided to watch a Korean drama…. The Crowned Clown with Yeo Jin Goo playing a crazy King who is paranoid of his enemies and so he finds a clown who looks exactly like himself and places him on the throne. Who would have thought Yeo Jin Goo will one day steals his own thunder. Lol. What a powerhouse actor he is and I sat there marathoning the first half of the series, shocked at the ending of episode 8!
Aww, the remake of Korean series Reply Me 1988 looks adorable! It’s officially known as Our Youth (我们的青春期). And it’s airing today (6/26). Lol. One of the things that stood out from the stills and trailers is the fact that we have equal number of boys and girls. I love it! Sisterhood and bromance! C’mon ladies, we need more dramas that depict the love and sacrifices us girls can make for and with each other too!
Am I dreaming?! I have time for a drama! Columbus day, thank-you! Great characters in that they are not what they appear to be at first. Some people need time to groove into your dance and show you their best side. Patience is a virtue! 😉