‘Dramabeans Top 10’


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Top 10 favorite drama bromances
by | January 18, 2017 | 143 Comments
javabeans: It seemed only natural to follow up our list of favorite couples with our list of favorite bromances, which are sometimes just as compelling as the love stories—er, I mean romantic love stories, since bromances are love stories of another kind. girlfriday: The best kind! Bromantic love is one of my favorite types of... More »


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Top 10 favorite drama OTPs (One True Pairings)
by | January 13, 2017 | 281 Comments
javabeans: Okay, I think we were being punished in this list for saying how easy the last one was (in picking our top 10 drama tropes), because damn if picking our top 10 dramaland couples wasn’t HARD. girlfriday: Yeah, Past Us really set us up to eat our own words. How can you even pick... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Our Top 10 favorite K-drama tropes
by | January 8, 2017 | 222 Comments
javabeans: It was painful to pick only 10 dramas for the previous list of gateway dramas, but when we decided to write about tropes for this list, I found that it practically wrote itself. (The list, I mean! Not the entries, which were as arduous as ever!) girlfriday: Yeah this list was particularly fun, because... More »


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Top 10 gateway dramas to hook your friends on
by | January 4, 2017 | 327 Comments
javabeans: Happy New Year, happy tenth anniversary, happy 2017, happy everything-that-will-be-better-than-2016! girlfriday: Yay, I’ve never been happier for a new year to start! I still can’t believe Dramabeans is old enough to be a tween! javabeans: Oh god, is it time for braces, backtalk, and bad attitudes? I’m still the boss of you! girlfriday: You... More »


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Dramabeans Top 10: Korean dramas about enemies-to-lovers romances
by | January 22, 2016 | 108 Comments
girlfriday: We promised more Dramabeans Top 10s and now we’re back! Year-end shenanigans kept us busy for a while there, but it’s a brand new year and there are many more dramas to be watched! javabeans: Our last Top 10 focused on friends who became lovers, so what better counterpart than ye olde dramaland favorite,... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Dramabeans Top 10: Korean dramas about friends-to-lovers romances
by | October 30, 2015 | 130 Comments
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 »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Dramabeans Top 10: Korean dramas whose endings are better left unwatched (trust us)
by | October 20, 2015 | 550 Comments
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 »