Basically, here you'll find drama reviews that don't follow the episode-by-episode recap format. That includes series reviews, summaries, year-end reviews, polls, and editors' picks featuring the best and the worst dramas of the year.
Also: Name That Drama (identify dramas by the bits and pieces that readers remember), Kolorful Palette (drawings based on drama scenes by the talented Fanderay), and If You Like (recommendations based on drama genres or tropes).
Archive for the ‘Drama Reactions & Reviews’ Category
javabeans: With She Was Pretty, Answer Me 1988, and the upcoming Oh My Venus in our collective consciousness at the moment, we’re reminded once again that dramaland loves its image ruinations. Or maybe it’s just that audiences love pretty people making themselves look uglier for the sake of drama. Not that they look actually ugly,... More »
As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments. Now that’s motherly sacrifice So I watched this drama back around 1999-2001. It’s about this woman whose husband had a mistress, and this mistress gave birth the same day the wife gave birth to her son.... More »
girlfriday: I love Sassy Go Go. Okay, maybe I love Ji-soo in Sassy Go Go, but whatever, same diff. javabeans: I have a love-hate relationship with it, in that it’s super cute, but also makes my blood boil. girlfriday: What? But everybody loves a good underdog story! javabeans: Yes, and I do too, they’re just... More »
Thanks to everyone who sent in addiction stories! To submit, email us your stories, and we’ll keep sharing them as long as you guys keep sending them in. Louisa writes about her “Oh My Traveling Ghostess” experience: I’ve been a long time K-drama watcher and so has my sister. This past summer we embarked... More »
javabeans: Did everyone like the first Top 10 feature? I can say I thoroughly enjoyed it… in that capping my workload to just 10 entries (…ish) is really working for me. girlfriday: Being limited is really liberating. It also means we have the energy to think up new lists on new topics, which keeps it... More »
As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments. Mutual secret crushes My greetings to the wonderful community of Dramabeans! You can count this as buttering you guys up to help me out! I don’t remember when, but I’d watched this movie online, which is... More »
javabeans: Sooooo, we’ve been wanting to bring back the “If You Like…” series of reviews, where we take a theme or motif and recommend other shows like it. We really liked the idea when we first brought it out… girlfriday: But then we got tired. Mostly, it was just daunting because we wanted so much... More »
Thanks to everyone who sent in addiction stories! To submit, email us your stories, and we’ll keep sharing them as long as you guys keep sending them in. Indiannomad has an understanding family, which we find to be a key component to allowing the addiction to continue. My drama addiction started in a very... More »
As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments. Daddy Warbucks Several years ago I watched a short part of a drama that may have come out between 2003 to 2006. What I recall is a wealthy male lead meets a young orphaned boy (age... More »
I love reading these addiction stories, because if anything it proves to us that no matter how weird we think we are, or how alone we think we are in our quirks, somewhere out there you can still find your people. ayosh may have gone to some extremes for Seung-gi, but I don’t think... More »