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The Liar and His Lover: Episode 2

Palpable chemistry, lovely music, well-rounded characters — The Liar and His Lover is off to a smashing start in its first week. Han-gyul has to watch as the people closest to him become alienated by his driving need to produce the best music he can, but while everyone else is walking away from him, So-rim keeps popping up to remind him to love the songs he creates. The hardened cynic who puts his music before the people in his life finds that’s it’s damnably hard to ignore the hopeful eyes of a girl who loves his song.

 
EPISODE 2 RECAP

So-rim’s band is disqualified as she stands frozen, unable to sing past the memories of her childhood. Her friends leave the stage, but she stays rooted to her spot, tears streaming down her face. Then her eyes fall on Han-gyul as he walks through the crowd and out the rotating door of the lobby, and her entire focus shifts to him.

In an attempt to stop him, she begins to sing the first few lines of the song he’d recorded on her phone. Deep in thought, Han-gyul almost leaves without hearing her, when he suddenly notices a small, stuffed toy at his feet. It’s So-rim’s Jeje, and as he picks it up, he registers the familiar lyrics and tune. Company CEO Jin-hyuk and band bassist Chan-young recognize the song as well and stop on their way to see who is singing it.

So-rim grins widely at Han-gyul’s astonished face and jumps off the stage to run to him. Her momentum pushes them out of the building, where So-rim reminds him of their meeting by the river. She smiles up at him as she asks, “Do you believe in love at first sight?”

Realizing that the question sounds weird, she explains that she hasn’t been able to get him out of her mind since that day. She tells that she thought about putting his song up on the internet to find him, but at his evident panic, she assures him that she won’t do it.

Han-gyul tries to take her phone when she admits to still having the recording, but seeing her clutch the device protectively, he says that he only wants her number. Studying her face, he adds, “It’s because I do believe in love at first sight.”

So-rim visibly melts and then gets very excited at the sight of Jeje in his hands. They exchange names and numbers, and So-rim floats back to her friends to tell them about meeting her crush. They ask about his age and employment, to which So-rim has no answers.

Han-gyul ends up at the Crude Play members’ house to discuss the leak with band leader Shi-hyun. He tells his friend that he’ll just have to charm and persuade So-rim to delete the song and scoffs at the idea of telling her the truth. Shi-hyun says that he admires the girl for going for Han-gyul even though she doesn’t know who he is. Han-gyul picks up a beer, and Shi-hyun gripes that he makes life hard for him when he drinks.

So-rim is giddy at the thought of meeting Han-gyul the next day and thanks her late mother for helping her find him. Her grandmother walks into her room to find So-rim dancing happily on her bed.

Chan-young comes down at the sound of loud piano music to find Shi-hyun sitting with headphones on and Han-gyul banging away at the keys. He figures out that Han-gyul got drunk on half a can of beer again (ha) and asks Shi-hyun why he hangs out with someone so boring. Shi-hyun retorts that it’s because Han-gyul is his friend, but just then, Han-gyul passes out on the keyboard and misses a call from Yoo-na.

She’s practicing a piece in a music room, but a particularly demanding portion keeps tripping her up. Yoo-na throws her music sheets in frustration just as Jin-hyuk enters the room. He offers to play the piano for her and playfully declaims any intention of wooing her with his skill on the instrument. Yoo-na laughs that all men in the music industry use this technique to flirt, and Jin-hyuk asks if Han-gyul does it too.

After a moment’s pause, Yoo-na admits that Han-gyul only plays the piano for her when he does something wrong. She says that she used to try and hear his apology and his love for her in his music… words he never said to her. Tears fall from her eyes as she says that she’s tired of waiting for Han-gyul to express his thoughts aloud.

Jin-hyuk stands up and puts his hand on her. Yoo-na asks him if he’s the type to make a woman wait, and he answers that he’s never cared enough for anyone to find out. Then, looking down at her tear-stained face, he says that he can promise that he’ll be there for her to lean on, just as he’s always been. Slowly, Yoo-na leans forward and kisses him.

Han-gyul waits at a mall for So-rim, still hungover. So-rim lets out an excited noise when she spots him, and it seems to catch his attention in a special way. Then he notices her and the vague look fades from his eyes. Glancing at a large Crude Play poster, she asks if he’s a fan. At his dismissal of the band as a group of boys trying to be popular, she defends their songwriter, asserting that it’s clear to anyone that the guy cares about music.

Han-gyul seems pleased by her defense of him and asks if she would like to have coffee. Before she can answer, she spots her friends in the distance, clearly looking for her. It was Jin-woo’s idea to come and monitor So-rim’s date, and even though Gyu-sun makes fun of him, both seem to agree that Han-gyul sounded fishy.

So-rim grabs Han-gyul by his jacket and drags him behind a pillar to get away from her friends. He asks if they’re being chased, but she laughs it off and pulls him into an empty elevator, just in time to escape Gyu-sun and Jin-woo’s pursuit.

Han-gyul asks suspiciously why she wants them to be alone, and she says that she wants to ask about his song, since she tried searching for it online but couldn’t find it. She closes her eyes and hums it, and Han-gyul gets that distant look on his face again. But when the elevator door opens and more people start pouring in, he springs into action to stop the song from being heard by others.

He puts a hand over her mouth and then gets squashed into a corner with her as the elevator fills up. From outside the glass doors, Jin-woo sees the back of Han-gyul’s head and, assuming that he’s kissing So-rim, the poor boy faints. Pfft.

The elevator starts moving as the two stand awkwardly close. So-rim’s cheeks heat up and Han-gyul can’t help but smile a little at her blush. Awww. When the car finally empties, So-rim runs off, too embarrassed to face Han-gyul. He follows and apologizes, explaining that he didn’t want anyone to hear his song.

Realizing that he must be a composer, she gets excited, but Han-gyul puts the song down, claiming that it’s garbage and that he’s ashamed he sang it in front of her. He’s clearly trying to douse her interest, but So-rim takes offense on behalf of the song and makes him promise not to call it garbage. Han-gyul agrees with an arrested look on his face.

Back home, he gets a call from Shi-hyun, who wants to know if he erased the song from So-rim’s phone. Han-gyul admits that he couldn’t bring it up but snorts when Shi-hyun asks if he wants to see the girl again. His friend asks about So-rim’s age, which he guesses to be twenty, and he wonders if Han-gyul is her first love.

So-rim uses a cooking analogy to ask her grandmother why someone would say their music is bad before anyone else had a chance to hear it. Grandma guesses that the person is afraid, and that it’s easier to hear the worst criticism of their music from their own mouth.

Han-gyul has a meeting with the band (and Jin-hyuk) about the arrangement of the title track, which Yoon refuses to attend. After the rest leave, Jin-hyuk tells him that so long as Han-gyul “plays friends” with the band, he will keep facing unprofessional behavior like this.

Jin-hyuk suggests composing a song for Yoo-na to cheer her up. Han-gyul remembers spotting the two outside her house and asks Jin-hyuk if he’s been paying personal visits to Yoo-na lately. He denies it with a laugh, and Han-gyul doesn’t challenge the lie.

Outside the office, he gets a text from So-rim, and then another a few minutes later. He huffs in annoyance, but answers back. As soon as his text comes in, So-rim calls him, much to his chagrin. She introduces herself by reminding him that they met three times before, and Han-gyul answers that his memory isn’t that bad.

She asks to meet him because she has something to tell him about the song. He reluctantly agrees, and So-rim heads over immediately. As Han-gyul leaves Sole Music’s building, he meets CEO Yoo, who asks to speak to him alone. She hands him an album and says that the singer is releasing the songs again. She asks if he’s in touch with his father, and Han-gyul says that he doesn’t even know where the man is now.

Turns out that the songs in that album were originally written by Han-gyul’s father, though he never received credit for them. CEO Yoo asks Han-gyul to arrange the songs, which makes him mockingly ask if she’s planning to finally admit in public that she stole his father’s work.

She claims that Han-gyul’s father had sold the rights to the company, but Han-gyul angrily counters that he had only signed away the royalties, and CEO Yoo even took the credit away from him.

Outside, while waiting for Han-gyul, So-rim gets drawn into a crowd listening to a street musician. It’s KANG IN-WOO (Choi Min-soo), Han-gyul’s dad, playing a cheerful melody to an admiring audience. He beckons So-rim to come sing with him, and the two have a lovely impromptu duet.

Han-gyul tells CEO Yoo that he’s not like his father — he’ll never let his work be stolen and he’ll only create the work that he is uniquely capable of. CEO Yoo smiles tightly and apologizes for hurting his feelings. Han-gyul leaves, still fuming.

In-woo brings So-rim a cup of coffee and thanks her for singing with him. He asks if she’s a runaway, and So-rim confesses that she’s just waiting for someone. With a knowing look in his eyes, In-woo says that if he’s making a girl wait, then he’s not a good guy.

Clearly having forgotten So-rim, Han-gyul sits in the music studio as he thinks back to the time when he stood outside a music store looking at an album of his father’s songs, which had the credit given to another singer. The stolen song playing at the store mingles with another memory of his father singing it on stage to Han-gyul. The young boy in the flashback pelts a stone and breaks the window of the store. Returning to the present, Han-gyul gets to work, while So-rim’s calls go unanswered.

Hours later, when Han-gyul emerges from the studio, he checks his phone and remembers So-rim. He calls and apologizes to her, but So-rim assures him that she’s back at home. In reality she’s still standing outside the building, with Crude Play’s music video playing behind her on a large screen.

She decides to tell him on the phone what she wanted to say in person: “Even a jewel becomes worthless if one doesn’t treasure it.” It’s her grandmother’s saying, and to this, she adds that even if no one else likes his song, she’ll always love it.

As they say their goodbyes, Han-gyul realizes that he can hear the same song through the phone. Looking around, he spots her, then disconnects before she makes the same association.

When she’s home, she lies in bed and thinks back to that last moment. She’d seen him too, but since he clearly didn’t want to be seen, she’d quickly looked away. She hums Han-gyul’s song under her breath until a few more lines come to her, and she sits up to note them down.

Over the next few days, she works on her arrangement of the song all the time — even scribbling in the margin of her test paper while Teacher Bong gives her a thumbs up for focusing so hard on the exam, ha. Meanwhile, Han-gyul works on his own composition of the same song.

So-rim and her friends watch a video released by a copycat band who create covers of Crude Play songs while calling themselves “the Real Crude Play.” Jin-woo and Gyu-sun are critical of them, but So-rim is happy to follow any music lover who appreciates her favorite band. When her friends wonder if they should release a video of their own song, So-rim jumps up in excitement and says that she has just the song in mind.

Her bandmates point out that they don’t have any instruments now that their access to the club room is restricted, but at So-rim’s persuasion, they decide to stage a break-in. Unfortunately, the alarm goes off and all three are immediately caught. Teacher Bong calls their families in, and everyone gets a scolding.

While Teacher Bong is happy to let things go at this, another teacher who enjoys bullying the trio arrives before Teacher Bong can let them go. He’s clearly looking to get the parents to grovel before him, but Grandma apologizes with such earnestness that even he is embarrassed.

Meanwhile, In-ho practices the title track on his drums with the covers on and ends up hurting his ghands. Chan-young records his bass portions with barely any sleep. He banters with Han-gyul about being irreplaceable, since he took Han-gyul’s place as bassist. Though there is an undercurrent to his jokes, Han-gyul laughs good-naturedly.

One of the producers comes in to tell Han-gyul that they found a replacement band for the recording, thanks to Chan-young. Even as everyone sighs in relief, Chan-young points out that he might get stabbed in the back, since Han-gyul is known to make trouble.

Grandma finds So-rim and her friends a place to practice their song in their local church. They record So-rim’s version of Han-gyul’s song, and Jin-woo gets an odd look on his face as she sings. Afterward, he confronts her about the song, guessing that it belongs to the guy she has a crush on.

Jin-woo clearly feels betrayed that she used them to record a song for Han-gyul and accuses her of faking her love for music. Unable to defend herself, she walks out, and Gyu-sun goes after her. Alone with So-rim’s phone, Jin-woo’s evil genius prompts him to send Han-gyul a message asking him to meet So-rim at the observatory.

When So-rim comes back with Gyu-sun, she sees the message Jin-woo had sent. Hurrying to reach the observatory, she calls Han-gyul and tells him to come outside. Before they can talk more, Jin-woo reaches the place and asks him if he’s Han-gyul.

Jin-woo accuses him of seducing a school girl, and Han-gyul is astonished to see So-rim arrive in her uniform to shout at her friend for the trick he pulled. Han-gyul asks in shock if she’s really a high school student, and Jin-woo assumes that she’s lied about her age to him. He warns Han-gyul away and grabs her hand to make her leave.

Han-gyul catches Jin-woo’s arm and looks at So-rim. Silently, she breaks their grip and turns to follow Han-gyul. Jin-woo starts shouting again, but Han-gyul shuts him up by pointing out that So-rim is extremely embarrassed. When Gyu-sun says politely that they still can’t let So-rim go with him, he tells them it’ll only take a minute, and they can keep an eye on them.

Outside the observatory (with the two friends watching them through a window), Han-gyul asks her why she lied about her age. So-rim says that she lied because he was lying about being interested in her, and if he knew her real age, he wouldn’t give her a chance. Han-gyul admits that he was only interested in the song, which makes So-rim ask why it bothered him when others listened to his music.

He says that he gets embarrassed and even scared, and there is a ring of truth to his words. She protests that his music brings joy, and he retorts that people like her assume that talent comes without effort, and that no one bothers to find out how he’s struggling. Tears track down her face as he asks her to delete the song.

Back at home, she deletes the original file, then copies her rendition into a flash drive before deleting it from her computer as well. She wraps the flash drive in a paper with her lyrics written on them.

Han-gyul tells Shi-hyun about finding out So-rim’s age and claims that he’s glad he no longer has to meet her. Just then, In-ho brings Yoon into the room, and the other friends try to patch things up between Yoon and Han-gyul.

Han-gyul refuses to bend though, and he asks Yoon if he wants the world to know how bad his guitar playing is. Yoon points out that he’s a member of the band as well, and he wants to be treated according to his worth. Han-gyul coldly breaks down Yoon’s worth to just over a minute’s playtime in his own five-minute single, at which point, Yoon walks out.

Shi-hyun laughs in hurt disbelief and asks his friend how much he’s worth in Han-gyul’s eyes. Calling him a jerk, Shi-hyun leaves.

Han-gyul arrives at Yoo-na’s house to see Jin-hyuk kissing Yoo-na goodbye. He rushes at Jin-hyuk with a yell, but Yoo-na stops him. She tells Jin-hyuk to leave while giving Han-gyul a choice to come inside and talk to her or go on his way.

Stunned, he walks inside and asks for an explanation. Yoo-na suggests that they break up. This makes Han-gyul think that Jin-hyuk was the real reason she wanted space from him, and he raves at her for making him feel guilty for not being there for her. She snaps back that she knows she was just someone he used to pass time with when he wasn’t making music.

Yoo-na tells him that she realized that he never loved her and only used her as a muse. Han-gyul seems to feel real panic as he explains that he had to work hard for the band and the company, but Yoo-na is beyond listening.

She tells him that in his need to make the best music, he’s stopped treating people as human beings, and instead only sees them as tools. She ends things with him, saying that she can’t be with someone like him any more.

On his way back from Yoo-na’s, Han-gyul considers deleting her number. As Yoo-na and Yoon’s words reverberate in his head, he gets a message from So-rim asking to meet because she has something to say about the song. He groans in frustration.

They meet by Han River, exactly where they met the first time. She shyly hands him the envelop with the lyrics and flash drive. She tells him that the drive contains a recording she made with her friends, and though it might be bad, she hoped he would listen.

Han-gyul can only focus on the fact that she let her friends hear the song, despite him telling her not to. She apologizes, but he asks if she expected him to start liking the song because she sang it. He tells her that she’s living in a fantasy and that she knows nothing about him. So-rim tears up, but says, “Still… I do care about you.” As she walks away sobbing, Han-gyul throws away the envelope.

When Han-gyul gets home, he takes off all of Yoo-na’s posters from his wall. Apparently, he had picked up the envelope again, since he takes it out of his backpack and contemplates throwing it in the trash this time. A memory of So-rim’s tear-streaked face pops into his mind then, and he decides to give the song a listen.

As the notes begin to play, he mutters that it’s bad. But as he sits up to stop the music, So-rim’s voice hits him, and he listens intently to the song.

 
COMMENTS

I’m wary of dramas where protagonists misrepresent themselves to their love interest. Lies and deceit may make for interesting storytelling, but they can leave the foundation of a romantic relationship hollow. Usually the liar grovels, the heroine forgives, and the story moves on. What caught me about this show was the story’s clear intention of getting to the root of the lying hero’s motives.

On the surface, he’s protecting his intellectual property from a fangirl who can inadvertently leak a track that is worth a lot of money. When you plumb a little deeper, Han-gyul’s obsession with protecting his creation becomes apparent. When he told CEO Yoo that he would not let his music be stolen, his words had the determination of a child who had watched his father be robbed of what belonged to him. That the show bothered to weave a layer of motive under the obvious one makes me love the drama even more.

Joy is a revelation here. It may simply be a matter of the perfect casting, but her expressive eyes and wide smiles make So-rim a character I can root for. She’s naive but stubborn, and despite the starry eyes through which she looks at Han-gyul, So-rim speaks up when she thinks he’s wrong. Her defense of his song and her desire to make him see the beauty in music has created a character whose idealism brushes up sharply against the painful realism of Han-gyul’s world.

Her love for music is untarnished, whereas Han-gyul has clearly spent years in an uncompromising mission to create music that is so unique that it can never be taken away from him. His self-worth is clearly tied to his success as a songwriter, so when So-rim tells him that music is about fun, all he can think about is the painful struggle that has gotten him where he is now.

The people around our protagonists are slowly becoming fleshed out — Yoo-na and Shi-hyun are already my favorites, while Jin-woo and Gyu-sun are probably the best friends a girl can have. I can see that Jin-woo’s actions were spurred by his jealousy, but without the confrontation he forced, So-rim’s deception might have lasted a lot longer. And I would have been seriously uncomfortable with that, given the adorable way Han-gyul was smiling at her in the elevator. He needs to know how young and vulnerable she is.

I find it interesting that Han-gyul isn’t immune to his friends’ words. He cares about their welfare and knows how much of themselves each member is putting into their work. Yet he can’t seem to help himself when he cuts down Yoon to get the compliance he wants. A self-aware hero is more fascinating than an obtuse one, and I can’t wait to find out more about what makes this genius songwriter tick.

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I loved this so much, I watched the Japanese version and read the manga. XD

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Btw, SATO TAKERU IS BAE!!!

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HE IS!!!!!!! He'll forever be Aki to me. [But LHW can be Han-kyul...]

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I loved this too. Unexpectedly. This kind of drama is normally too cheesy for me, but I somehow care about most of the characters by the end of episode 2, especially Joy and Jinwoo and Shihyun.

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it's most likely bc the characters are more fleshed out and we get to know about their insecurities and struggles or beliefs. Especially with Han-kyul.

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ikr? I love that they're all different from each other so we get 3 different versions, but all good. :) Honestly, I usually don't like the korean adaptations of japanese doramas or mangas and was all ready to dislike this. I almost didn't watch it but decided to check it. Out of curiosity. I think I might like this more than the manga already. It's shocking, I know.

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I'll probably join you if I have any spare time left. After reading all the comments comparing them, it's picking at my curiosity. I'll read the manga first and the movie later, to keep up the order.

I can't say I love it yet, but it's like a harmless bundle of kittens. Not much use, all over the place, but cute.

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This kdrama is the perfect dose of happiness. I haven't felt this giddy since Weightlifting fairy

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Same here. How this drama makes me feel (Sorim) is like how WFBJ made me feel. All cute and light and fresh.

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Don't remind me of that. I barely just got over it with Strong Woman. :') I agree though. Haven't felt this giddy and silly watching a drama in a while.

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Does anyone know where I can watch this drama? Kissasian is no longer working for me.

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I watch at http//dramacool.es

They usually sub really fast and the vids are easy to download too.

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Hi, Sunshine,

I was wondering if you get any weird pop ups (or other things) whenever you use dramacool.

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dramanices.com

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DF, or also -dramafire(dot)com if df has no license with ur region

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I wished Viki subbed it like it did with Goblin. Viki subs are always more complete with more details and captions explaining korean words.

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It's on DramaFever but is titled Lovely Love Lie.

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OMG festerfaster is recapping this too!!!! thank quuu <3

Her tears were heartbreaking. She looked like a baby crying.

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that ending scene. *cries* This reminds me of my younger self. Um, except that I was never as innocent and "young" and nice as Sorim. At least, I don't remember ever being that pure. LOL
But still, it brought back memories of that time that never existed in my life. Yes, I know I'm not making any sense... LOL

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You make perfect sense to me. I was never that pure either. LMAO~~~~ We all wished we were, which is why I'm living vicariously through Sorim. I can relate with all her young pain, and then pretend that means I was just as innocent. teehee.

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For me, it's half-half. I relate with her on some level, but I also want to protect her innocence like a mother or sister.

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Peeps were wondering if DB would do just a first recap for this, or do all recaps. Guess we've got our answer. Ha. Thanks a lot. I'm off to read but before that, I just want to say, this drama is my new jam!

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I'll admit, the title had me worried, whether I would like this or not. But, it's growing on me! I feel like the actor playing han gyul likes playing these brooding, misunderstood characters. Not a bad thing, I just hope to see something different in the future from him. I feel like I should watch the Japanese version, to kill time waiting for subs and episodes, although I haven't watched anything Japanese in years.

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the japanese version cuts out a lot from the manga, so the shortcuts makes it broodier and darker in tone. Aki in it makes the film.

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Episode 2 is so so so much better than Episode 1! While I still love Joy's Me Gustas Tu in the first episode, the flow of the story and the characters getting fleshed out felt more right here.

Its interesting that Sorim lied about her age and admitted it eventually and how she knows about how Hangyul lied about his reasons for getting her phone number and the his location when they were supposed to meet. Will she be the candy who doesn't call him out on it? Or will she be the earnest type to ask about it?

Also, the bestfriend (Jin Woon) was super adorbs! The fainting scene when he thought Sorim and Hangyul were kissing made me giggle. And the elevator scene was very fluttering.

Honestly, I am a Bbyu fan so I was iffy about Joy's chemistry with Lee Hyun Woo (they were cute in the BTS and all) but Sungjae looks more handsome than cutr baby-faced LHW which really made him look good with Joy . Glad that there is actual chemistry between Joy and LHW!!!! TLAHL fighting!

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I like how straightforward Sorim is. She's a bit naive, but not entirely stupid. A tad too idealistic, but not so starstruck she's completely blinded.

I like the scene where her chubbier friend said he'll just protect her innocence and take in all the worries for her. I think he knows that JW likes her, but she doesn't know.

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I miss the random musical numbers. imo, they made episode 1 for me. Can't deny the story came together better in episode 2 without them, but I hope we'll see more of them in the future.

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As a music lover, I really love that the dramas has so many moments where the characters sings. Helps that most of them are singers or work in the music industry. <3

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I hope we get to see more of CY playing the bass. He looks hot. I have a weakness for guys playing instruments. Sue me. :P

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I didn't know what to think of this from Episode 1. After Episode 2, I'm liking it. I like that I can understand HG's frustrations well enough (the stress from all sides and pressure from himself for his songs to be successful). It makes his anger less hard to swallow. I would like to see him lighten up in the upcoming episode but as of rn, I like that's he's not a complete jerk.

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I am commenting only because I am curous. Does Joy's acting and mannerisms remind you of Suzy? I swear it looks and has the same vibe? I don't even normally notice such things. It is the way she smiles and teases and has the medium pitch voice.
I will watch it. But her veneers are blinding. The story is zippy enough for me to watch. But man all I can see is Suzy everywhere. Is Joy supposed to resemble Suzy?

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Her voice and mannerism, not so much. Her voice is not as low most of the time. Physically, she has been compared a lot to Suzy and Kim Yoojung. I think in certain angles when they smile, I see it, sort of. Image-wise, she's been compared to pre-dating Sulli and snsd Tifanny.

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I've heard of KYJ comparisons a lot when she debuted but sometimes, you can see the usual "She reminds me of Suzy" comments on Youtube. lmao

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I don't really see Suzy in her... maybe young Suzy, a bit, when she had baby fat. I can see how they both give off the same vibe in some scenes, maybe, maybe not. I'll have to go back and rewatch with your observation in mind.

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Haha i feel ya. I told to my friends about this. She totally reminds me of suzy when suzy was in UF. Joy's voice tone, acting, expression... Similar to Suzy. Im glad that im not the only one thinking this. Yokatta ne.

For me, joy is not the lead actress material yet but then she got this title, good for her.
I just havent connected to this two episode yet. With the rating is only 1-2, hmm... Im pretty similar to koreans' taste, hehe

Sato takeru's acting was superB, i cant help but compare him with LHW. Hmm... I somehow feel like LHW needs to sharp his acting. His acting was kinda off in some scenes.

Overall, gonna watch the 3-4 episodes, after than, will decide, continue or quit ?

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I don't connect much with Korean taste. Some personal favorite dramas had crap ratings, and some with high ratings made me indifferent. I'm unlucky.

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I dunno, but most of fave dramas got high rating. Most of them are the hits rating. But then, blue sea isnt my cup of tea. In another hand, i love weightlifting fairy and now radiant office which also got low rating.

Just this liar and his lover is just... So-so. But since it's one's preference, we cant judge. ?

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I thought I was the only one. She just looks like Suzy to me. Both of them sing well, and to me, their style of acting is similar, too.

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Really? I thought their style was different. It could have to do with the characters I've seen them take on. With Suzy, I've only seen her in UF and her character is slightly on the tomboy/boisterous side, getting drunk and loud at times, and Sorim looks to be more demure and soft.

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thank the heavens for DB. I was reading the comments and reviews on some other sites, and there were so much bashing of the acting and of how weird the female lead looked I thought I was the crazy one for loving this. I didn't know she was an SM idol when I tuned. Might be why I had no opinion. I looked her up trying to find what else she's done. Wah. For a newb, she's really natural.

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Finally there is someone who agree with me that Joy is a perfect casting for this drama. Thank you. The scene when she smile while her eyes still filled with tears is soo beautiful. She have such a bright future in her acting and singing ability

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I can see in certain scene where she lacks experience of veterans but she has potential. Some scenes feel very true + natural, like I'm watching Sorim, not anyone acting a character.

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She's already doing well with singing I think? She's in Red Velvet, and I heard that from some comments in the previous recap that her solo songs did well on charts. Sorry if I'm wrong, I don't really follow kpop. I've heard of Red Velvet before so that probably means they're well-known.

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this might be my new happy pill drama with Bongsoonie&Minhyuk. Especially now that Chief Kim is ending.
I like the BS&MH couple better, but I like Sorim more than Bongsoon, and there are more characters in here I love compared to SWBS. Even the small ones.

I really like Hangyul's father too, even though he appeared for like one second. And I like the band members, and the friends and grandma and teacher.

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When he said "he's not a good man. a man who makes a girl wait is not a good man," I thought to myself "Ah, I like him already."

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Poor Sorim. T________T She broke my heart when she sobbed like a little girl.

Chanyoung stood out this episode. Loved the improv jam session between Sorim and Choi Min Soo. Particularly that part where Sorim's voice went low.

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+ I echo all the thoughts on here. Had no expectations for this drama. It kinda flew under my radar but now, I like it.

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Nice to know that the recaps are here for the long haul.
Thanks festerfaster and SailorJumun for the sweet recaps.

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Yeah, I'll second that. Thanks festerfaster and SailorJumun! I'm glad I'll have both of you girls to spazz on the drama with in the following weeks. Anyone know how long this drama is?

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I'll third that. I gave up on getting recaps. Thank goodness I thought to check back on this site when the weekend started.

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Jinwoo is so like the manga. Love this.

Chanyoung is a cutie, but the cutest of them all is Riko/Sorim. She could have been annoying but I just want to hug her.

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That awkward moment when there are too many cuties in this drama: Lee Hyun-woo, Lee Seo-won, Shi-hyun, bff1 with the crush, the confession dude, etc. etc.

.... and here I am, in love with Sorim. LOL.

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Your comment is +1000!

But yeah, a lot of cuties and newbies in this drama which is why this feels so fresh to me! Question, obviously, there's gonna be a love triangle with Hangyul x Sorim x Jinwon but will there be another guy pining for our heroine???

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according to the character chart, JW's love line is minor one-sided crush. The main love triangle is between the bassist and Sorim, and HG.

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Whaat??? The main trinagle isn't Jinwoon x Sorim x Hangyul??? But...Jinwoon is super adorable! Such a fierce puppy for his childhood friend! I hope they don't completely bury the storyline in favor of Chanyoung x Sorim x Hangyul. I mean, yeah, Lee Seowon is totally up and coming and all but I don't mind a love square as long as the feelings get resolved in the end.

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Lee Seo Won's role is much bigger than Song Kang's since the former was at all the official press conference and in the posters, the latter wasn't.

I'm curious at how the love triangle will form. They haven't met yet (unless you count the moment when Sorim sang at the audition). I don't doubt Chan-young can catch up fast on the romance and give Han-kyul a run for his Sorim.

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wat "QT me" said. Good luck SLS shippers, two brokenhearts incoming. Ah doomed young love. It hurts the most, but hopefully, hurts good. ;)

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Noooooooooooo. jk. I already love her friend jinwoo and I think Chanyoung is cute so it'll be sad to see them be rejected. :( But I won't fall into the trap of SLS, I won't. (hopefully)

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Here's my incomplete list of moments where I squealed at Sorim in this episode:

- when she giggled silly and tapped Jinwoo and told him she met her Hangang guy again
- when she practiced the gwiyomi song in front of the mirror / I died
- when she blinked and blushed like mad in the elevator
- when she looked at her reflection in the elevator and frowned because she realized she was blushing so much
- when she danced on her bed (what was that??? a bird??)
- when she wasn't even mad about being stood up and her only concern was letting Hangyul know how much she loved his song
- when she slumped on the bed after being ditched by Hangyul, but got up right away to write the song
- when she confessed to Hangyul she knew he lied and was afraid he wouldn't give her the time of the day otherwise. awww.
- and I want to mention the last scene but it's still too heartbreaking to recall.

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I love her so much in this episode, I had the insane desire for a split second to sport a new hairdo like her. Until I came back to reality and the fact that I would look nowhere near as good in it. pwuahaha. sobs. I really the actress playing her. Haven't had time to find out more about her yet (too many dramas to catch up on; time where art thou???) but I'll keep an eye out for her in the future almost certainly.

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great list! I'll add the moment when she deleted all the files of his song from his computer. I half-expected her to keep it.

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My goodness,

it is the same case with me. I mean i dont know what is up but when Soorim smiles but i feel so happy.. it is like a sunshine. When she cries, i felt so mad at the guy and i want to hug her. She feels like my little pure sister that i want to protect. i might just turn into a fangirl. LOL.

I am seriously considering to watch her WGM with Sungjae since people are raving about it in Dramabeans

i actually come for Lee Seo Won too. haha

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Jikkkkkkkkk!!! lsw is such a cute dongsaeng. Just today, he liked on Insta a screencap of himself MC'ing and exchanging glances with Joy when she was promoting Rookie with RV on Music Bank. lol.

As for WGM, you should. If you like Sorim, Joy in real life is basically Sorim v.0
The process of Sungjae and Joy getting better at expressing themselves and getting past their embarrassment is slow but ultimately super satisfying. It's more comedy than romance though, so don't watch it if big words and gestures. Young love between friends kind of thing.

Finding the complete clips and all the extra unaired materials might be tricky so if you need help, you're welcome to our help anytime. I've seen quite a few fans on here. :D

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Young love is a good way to describe it. *wink wink* they were both clumsy and bold at the same time, never letting it get too serious but you could tell they had fun together and cared. the moment one gets serious, the other jokes around or doesn't notice. LOL.

Where did you see there shippers here? I must be going to the wrong places, I haven't seen many of them yet. Let me join in the spazzing too next time XD

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their not there shippers. How embarrassing. XD

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I agree with the opinions here. I watched the Ppyu couple with my husband because I wanted an opinion on how the male mind works. He always complains at first whenever I get into a new couple, then always gets into it later and gives comments even when I don't ask. tsk. He said Sungjae was a sweet tsundere because he was bashful but that Joy should have noticed all the small ways Sungjae protected her and took care of her. He really took to Sungjae since my husband is like Sungjae, he always teases me. He says he finds my outrage reactions cute. >__> I argued like Joy and said girls don't notice if you don't spell it out for them and he rolled his eyes and said "Then why did you marry me?" kkkkkk. Joy can be obtuse but it's fun to watch Sungjae stew in frustration when Joy complains. kkkk.

I recommend watching the unreleased clips, pre-episodes, behind clips, etc. I watch them on the official MBC site but I don't know where to find them with subtitles so I can't tell you if there are subbed. Sorry. It would be a shame if the foreign fans missed out on those since some of my favorites moments from this couple come from the cut scenes. I've seen some utube clips with subtitles but their translation are loose and off. I hope foreign fans can find a way to understand the dialogue accurately. It's such a shame to miss out on the nuance. ^___^"

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Both Sungjae and Joy benefited from that program if we look at it objectively. I discovered Joy through it bc I'm a Melody (BtoB fan). It was a great avenue for Joy to showcase her personality. Sungjae is my bias so that helps me notice since the show, he's much much better now at expressing himself, and showing affection and thanking people. The show helped him mature in that regard.

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I'm a Melody too!!! Hi-five!!! I get a kick out a watching Sungjae blush beet-red when he's with Joy, especially in the beginning when they started all awkward mwuahahaha I loved it the most when during King of Masked Singer ep 44, Wendy appeared and Sungjae blushed so much even Kim Gura remarked on it. Joy wasn't even present, just the mention of her name had him flustered. It's really rare to see him be that embarrassed as all Melodies know, so I treasure those moments when they come. Usually, that boy doesn't know the meaning of the word blush. It's us who get embarrassed on his behalf. mwuahaha
By the way, that episode of King of Masked Singer and the following one are my 2 favorite episodes of all time. And no, not because of Sungjae but Ha Hyun Woo, the greatest King of all time. I'll never forget the first time I watched those episodes. WOW. LAZENCA SAVE US!!!

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what worked with Sungjoy was that both of them were extra. And by extra, I mean extra crazy. They reigned it in a lot in the beginning when they were getting to know the other one, specially Sungjae. As the episodes went by, the extraness came out more and more and made it hilarious to watch. Sungjae was more crazy on a regular basis, but Joy had the upper hand. Whenever she gets extra, even Sungjae freaks out and can't handle her.

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About the drama, I don't know if I'll watch it until the end yet. I'll decide next week. I hope they include more music in it.

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RE: Subs

I'm watching dramas with English subtitles to improve my English (That way, during my free time, I can both relax and study at the same time. It's what my friends in KSA recommended me to do and my grammar improved so much quickly ehehehe). The most frustrating part that drives me crazy, is when I hear one thing, but read something else and so my brain can't handle it and goes into pause mode. It could happen that I watch about 10 minutes without registering either the subtitles or what is on screen, and then have to rewind. Or I just forget to read the subtitles and/or give up studying and they just look blur to me. I wonder how someone who doesn't know Korean can make sense of it. Sometimes, the subtitles are so inadequate. On the flip side, when I go watch movies back at home, the korean subtitles sometimes are different from the movies as well. And we don't even have the choice to turn them off since it's not a dvd.

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Whoever is in charge of the scene transitions needs to get a supervisor. Other than that, I really like this drama. It's cute. Also, thank god her voice is very pretty. I wasn't sure if I was ready to suspend my disbelief seeing the premise of this show. Glad I don't have to. I like that Hangyul clearly has so many issues to deal with, romance with her would not even cross his mind right now. It'll lead to him falling for her before he even realizes he's doing it, my favorite kind of romance. :P

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I can already imagine it: he starts to find her cute, starts to enjoy music just for fun, starts to get jealous, but he'll be the only who doesn't realize that he likes her. Hah

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It's too early to tell, but if this drama keeps up the freshness, it might end up becoming one of those dramas I can rewatch again and again when I want to cheer up.

It's a credit to the directing that despite having so many crying scenes, instead of feeling heavy, this drama feels cute and light. It reminds me of dramas like You're beautiful, Dream High, Weightlifting Bokju, Flowerboy series, etc. Kind of cliche and predictable in a good way but easy to watch, loads of adorableness and makes me super happy.

The cutting between scenes is mess tho.

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This is getting good. I don't love love this yet, but I can myself doing so if it doesn't pull a Cheese in the trap on me.

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*can see myself

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As much as I love innovative dramas or dramatic masterpieces like defendant, Chief Kim, Goblin, W, etc. I didn't realize how much I missed having a straight-up simple classic romance until this one came along. Nothing like an innocent adorable heroine to make love look fresh and beautiful. SKL also gave me those feels, but this one looks like it's even more pure romance than SKL. It's not perfect by any means, and the acting is a bit green (I agree with feasterfester, Joy is the revelation) but it's just the sort of romantic cheese I need at this moment. XDDDD

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This is why I love dramabeans. I gain so much more insight reading recaps after watching the episode. I want to quote the entire bottom Comments section but will refrain myself. :D I'll just nod along.

Technically, this is a reverse harem drama. But watching it, I forget that Sorim is the only girl in it. I've watched plenty of reverse harem dramas like BOF, 4knights, Flower boys, YAB. This somehow feels different but I can't point out what makes it different. Hmmm.

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Could it be because of Sorim? This could be just me, but because I focus more on Sorim instead of focusing on the boys and drooling on them [don't get me wrong, they're drool-worthy but I'm a noona. Jailbait.], it doesn't feel like a reverse harem since her presence takes up more space than the boys. Makes sense?

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It's official. I have a definite weakness for musical youth dramas. I swear I fall for all of them. The only exception I can think of was that drama with heartstrings.

I've been listening to the Fox OST everyday so I'm glad a new one will be released next week (ft. Lee Hyun Woo ?) to freshen up my playlist a bit. Hahahaha.

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Man I love the 3 besties. BFF goals. Grandma is also cool.

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Is DB making a favourable review ( & really favourable towards the lead actress) just because of the previous noxious comments on here? I am enjoying the drama but I still wish for a review with more depth, rather than a singing the praises one.. please more drama criticism (i mean that as drama analysis !) ..P.S. it is also nice to have someone who is not indifferent/hate the drama writing the recap too- so can't complain too much

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I read the recap and there were plenty of in-depth analysis on the character developments and such???

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.... or.... it could be they genuinely like it?

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Can I ask what noxious comments? I haven't read all the comments in the first recap but most I've read were tentatively positive.

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well the comments here were not so great at first- there were loads of 'negativity' about the lead actress' appearance (it was a bit of snowballing and the need to justify what was an observation- and some haters) but knetz comments were more mixed towards everything (from both the leads to the editing)...
it's good i suppose that everything is cheery now since the recap/review is really optimistic but it gives a stong fan feeling..

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I went ahead and did a search on naver (our portal site equivalent of google/yahoo/bing). The articles don't have as many comments as the videos and scrolling through, about 90% of the comments are positive. On the video clips on tvcast, all the upvoted comments are positive (I didn't click to see more comments so I only saw the top ones). The upvote number is below average, with just several thousand upvotes (say for goblin, it could go has high as 20 thousand upvotes).

May I ask where you read the mixed reactions?

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Probably on nate, or pann of nate. That's where the negative comments usually are because the users are allowed anonymity.
It's a fact that the ratings for this drama hasn't been high + doesn't help that it followed Introverted Boss time slot. We'll have to wait until next week to see if takes off.

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It does seem more of a "fan" based review than a "critic" based review (but I appreciate the recap). Perhaps I have slipped into another dimmension where wooden delivery of dialogue, awful transitions, and awkward dance numbers make a refreshing delightful drama? I mean I'm really questioning my sanity at this point.
Maybe I need to find those other sites, because I think everyone else here including the reviewer and I are watching completely different shows....
So frustrating that I don't like it, because I really would like LHW to have a drama that utilizes this potential I've been sure he has. I might need to reconcile myself to the idea that it's not there....but I am not giving up in this one yet. The premise is pleasant enough, and I want to see what happens when the leads are together.
But don't worry guys, no more comments!

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aren't the recappers fans though? I haven't read all the recaps (just of the dramas I have been watching) and have been a reader for only less than a year, but I got the feeling from the recaps I've read that the recappers fangirled a lot in their recaps.

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Why do you guys recap this flop?

The female actress is way too green to be cast in a lead role, she seems too conscious of the cameras (also she looks odd) and the male lead does not fit the MC's character in the manga, he looks so young and no charisma.

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I knew it was too good to be true when I read all the positive comments. Oh well. On the bright side, there's only one in DB instead of the dozens like this one populating the forums and other sites articles. meh.

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I didn't like this drama either. Everyone is too green, and I almost spit out my water when HG exploded at Daepyonim for buying over his father's songs or using them. The emotions and intensity were so not there, and I could not identify with his outburst at all.

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Why do you determine that it's a flop? The idea is good and the performance is quite solid. They might be green but all actors/actresses have to start somewhere and this might be their turning point

And this is dramabeans website. The staffs should be allowed to recap anything that they like and wanted to watch

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not this again. I thought we were past this. *shakes head*

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i think people can recap anything that they liked right?and for acting i agree that their acting still bit green but we need a new face in drama.and i still have a faith that they will improve next episode.btw you already called it flop when this drama not finished..hmmm

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Thanks for recapping!

There's something pure about this whole thing. It starts from how simple and pure Sorim is, to how simple and pure the romance is. So watching this feels very easy and stress-free even if like a few comments here, I see some problems with the editing and such.

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Wonder what Hangyul thinks of So-rim's version. Maybe he is captivated by her voice.
Joy just fits her character well. I cannot believe this is her first drama. I have seen other idols who can do worse and I think that she is doing good so far. PLUS I love her singing voice.
Also I agree that the Yoona character is more interesting here than in the Jmovie. I like that she isnt two-dimensional and I wouldnt mind a bit if the writer will flesh out this character even more. But just do not ler her hurt Hangyul more than she has so far.

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He scoffed at the arrangement at first (no surprise here since it's played by amateurs instead of professionals) so it's definitely her voice.

I wished Yuna warned Han-kyul before she went to the director. However, I understand her reasons for ditching him. He's not the greatest bf on earth.

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rather than Yoona, I'm really curious about Jin-hyuk. He's a bit enigmatic right now, I wouldn't mind learning more about him.

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Thoughts on first week:

Strengths: Characters, Music, Female lead, Friendship, Family, tonality

Weakness: Some perceptible inexperience, choppy editing, need more scenes between all characters and the two leads.

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The scene where she was blinking and blushing in the lift was mad adorable.
It really shows that he's her first crush. I'm not sure whether to envy or pity her. :P

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Watching this makes me want to go back and catch up on Skip Beat. It's making me in the mood for some shojo manga marathon. lolz.

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Oh, that was fast! thank you. I didn't expect a recap for Ep. 2 today as I checked the notif down there and didn't see it. Not complaining, just pleasantly surprised.

I know previews are spoilers but I can't resist at least expressing how much I can't wait until next week. Things are going to get entangled. Oh yeah.

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I like the main singer of the band, I want to see more of him. I feel like I'll also like that drummer. He's too quiet but he had me when he patted Han Gyul's back after the fight between Han Gyul and Yoon.

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Did anyone notice how Jinwoo's mother was such an uppity one?

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Im surprised at the amount of positive comments.

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DB commenters tend to enjoy romantic kdramas more so let them be. Also it's a cute drama so why not...

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if you go to other entries on DB, there are some passing comments of this drama and a lot of them are negative. 'i feel like some posters here in this recap thread are first time kdrama watchers because they are ok with mediocre acting talent from both leads

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Cute. Doongdoongi and Sorimi.

I want to hear the whole song. Quickly!

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I think the song will be released March 27 so in less than 48 hours.

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I like it more than I thought I would. I need some time to adapt to the cheese and Hangyul's character but I think I'll stick with this for the time being.

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I adore Sorim. I feel for her. I don't know if it's the writing of her character, if it's the actress that's playing her character, or if it's a mix of both...but there is something about Yoon Sorim's character that speaks to me.

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Mix of both for me. I see a lot of Joy's real mannerism in Sorim (every single time she laughs or hits someone) so it helps me connect to the character. Sorim herself is super adorable and someone we can root for. She's practically optimally designed for us to root for her.

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probably the character
the manga and j-version is heaps better

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this is unabashedly a romance drama and doesn't skimp on the corny. I have mixed emotions about that. On one hand, it stirs my inner girlish self who used to watch rom-coms and read chick-lit back when I was still unmarried. On the other hand, I wonder if I should even like this now that time has passed & I should have matured by now and got over that phase.

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I'm enjoying this drama! I thought DB wouldn't recap this drama and when I see it I was squealing with joy ?
p.s: have you guys seen LHW's kiss scene on moorim school? Boi~ it makes me hoping that there are a lot of cute kiss scenes in this drama ?

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I read the manga. Saw the preview of episode 2 and thought the kiss would happen. Turn out it was a fake-out but poor JW fainted. The manga has many more kisses so they're bound to make a real one soon. Can't fake all of them can they? *grubs hands*

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*goggles LHW kiss scene*

Clicks the link --> https://youtu.be/PwGmkjrvsXo

OMO OMO OMO! I'm shook! I totally was not expecting Park Bogum-like kiss skills from LWH and he kisses like a bandit too! My poor heart!

Joy! >______< As a Bbyu lover, I'm half anticipating, half scared of it!

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I'll be daaaaamned.

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OMO OMO OMO <3

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TLAHL on M-T
CK & RO on W-Th
SWBS on F-S

OH YEAH.... I'm set for the week!

I was having a gap on M-T which I used to marathon unwatched dramas. Now I can fill it. *happy dance*

I really like how the show handle lies. Humans lie by nature, everyone lies. I like that the lies in this drama get revealed quickly and given a chance to be confronted, explained and clarified.

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thx for the recap! I was waiting to read this before deciding whether or not to watch. this sounds like one of those plot straight from the romance novels I used to read as a teen (I got them from friends. My mother would have killed me if she knew I read those). You know the ones, the paperbacks, fairly thin, with a cheesy cover. My fingers are curling from embarrassment just thinking about it. :P :P I can't deny that re-reading them still make my heart flutter like a schoolgirl despite it all so for the sake of nostalgia, I might give this drama a try.

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I can't say this drama is a good drama. However, it speaks to me on different levels, not just with Sorim but with Yoona and a little bit from each character. So in the end, I don't know what to think of it. I enjoy it because of that reason. Probably. Maybe. Who know.

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Her voice is very pretty. So sweet.

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I'm super surprised at the response for Joy in this.

Many Beanies have a tendency to be especially vicious with idol actors, so I had expected to come here and find people ripping her to high h-ll.

Well now I'm encouraged. I need to go and actually watch this now.

Thanks for the recap! :)

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Speaking as someone who hasn't seen Joy in anything else, my thought on her is that her acting is still green but serviceable, and the character is plenty charming and lovable so it dilutes the awkwardness.

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She has awkward moments but is doing pretty well for a first-timer. I was surprised this is her first foray into acting.

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joy is more likeable than yoona or suzy
don't know about her acting and singing tho because both seem to be below average

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Yess. Wanted to say this. She is more likeable than Yoona and Suzy. Imagine Yoona or Suzy in this role.......

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I hope they keep up the music part throughout the drama. Maybe not focus on it, but make it integral with the drama like they've been doing so far. I find it interesting so it would be a shame if the romance takes over completely in the later episodes.

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Thanks for the recaps! (and Sailor too)

I will come back here after I watch the episodes today but I like how the screen captures look. This might be eye-candy.

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This is pushing all the right buttons for me. Acting wise, it's not as good as Cinderella & 4Knights but characterization wise, this might be it. The other girl ditching the main hero, the rival, the boy band, the naive girl is all done at the right level I can connect with. All I'm asking now is more of that, and kiss scenes.

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I sorta love this. Haven't watched a youth drama or music drama in a while. Time to get back to it I guess.

I like what I'm seeing between Chanyoung adn Hangyul. I love ambiguity. There is tension, but also respect. They're not friends, but could be if things were right. Maybe I'm imagining it because I'm a sucker for bromance. Pfft.

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bromance frenemies <3

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Innocuous fun first two episodes. I guess I'll watch it and see where it goes. I got burned the last time I watched a drama with musicians, Naeil Cantabile but this looks different so I'll take the risk.

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Anyone else liking the fashion in this drama? Especially Han Gyul's and all the other boys' clothes. I'm a girl but they look so casually comfortable yet subtly stylish (hoodies) it makes me want to wear them.

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Me. I like their work-out clothes. :)

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I don't know if it's too much to ask but I just want solid songs--plural. As in, not just have one particular song that's so very important that the show won't stop talking about it or playing it again and again 'til the last episode or something. I know that right now HG and SR have been brought together by this one song, but I hope that'll only be the beginning of their (musical) relationship. If they'll be like a singer-songwriter duo, or just HG writing songs for SR to sing--however the show chooses to go with them, I want to be there with them too. I feel I won't be able to if the songs don't resonate with me.
So that, and I hope to get good musical performances from Yoona and Crude Play too.

I just got so excited hearing So Rim tell Han Gyul that she added lyrics to his partial song. Ugh I'm such a sucker for this kind of connection as a huge Once/John Carney fan.

So right now I'm cautiously optimistic. It feels light and breezy, I'm not bored yet, or angry at anything. So it all could get better from here....right?

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... right. Or worse, just to play devil's advocate. JK. :)

The acting is bound to improve, hopefully, although it's decent now.

Me too, like you, I'm anticipating the song and picturing the exact same scenario where he'll write songs for her. I hope she gets to befriend with Crude play and they all become friends in the end. Too idealistic?

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I can relate to ur comment about nothing angering u as of right now. tbh, that's the most crucial part for me in deciding whether or not to continue a drama. I haven't been overly angry at a particular character so that's promising. I'm just afraid it won't remain like that in the upcoming episodes. Here's to hoping I'm wrong.

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