Beanie level: Noble idiot

I just finished the C-drama Rookie Agent Rouge, which I really almost dropped towards the middle for a lot of reasons, which I barely even remember now because the finale has just left me an emotional wreck. I won’t even complain that there was no real kiss ever and not a lot of skinship, because damn their love felt way deeper than like 99% of other drama couples. Ugh I just remembered all the pictures he drew of her and I’m crying again.

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    I think it has been a conscious choice for Zanila Zhao (the main actress) to not have any kiss scenes in any of her works up until now— her currently airing drama “Our Glamorous Time” is the first drama I’ve heard reports of her having kiss scenes

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      I don’t think so, I just started watching Boss and Me now, and she has a kiss in the intro song of that lol. I felt it fit with Rookie Agent Rouge though to not have any kisses because it was wartime after all, no time to be fooling around. And again there connection was just so deep that it really wasn’t necessary. Also there technically was a kiss, but it was way early on and was forced to get the female lead to slip up and reveal her identity, hence I don’t really count it.

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    My two complaints that still stick with me are 1. Why are there soooooo many god damn shoot outs in my SPY drama, like seriously they are the worst spies ever, they always get caught and have to just gun everyone down to get away 2. The costuming!! It sucked. Like not a single one of the FL lead’s outfits was period, not A SINGLE ONE!! I am very passionate about vintage fashion especially first half of the 20th century. Sure she looked super cute and stylish (except for that porno soldier outfit she wears during the spy training part *cringe*), but she still could’ve looked super cute and stylish in proper period outfits. Everyone else dressed in pretty accurate clothes, so it seems a delibrate choice and I HATED IT. So many gogo boots and other fashion boots, those didn’t exist until the 60’s.

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So I guess Zheng Shuang is the Park Shin Hye of China when it comes to kissing. I’m watching Love Through a Millenium and despite playing a much more confident/experienced character than in LoveO2O she’s still awkward as hell even when initiating the kiss. The korean original had such good kisses too!

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    If that is the lead actress of Love O2O then I’m not surprised. Her kisses were horrible in O2O.

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Finished LoveO2O. I have to give the writers props for sticking to a no-drama drama until the end never raising the stakes or having any conflict. My soul feels cleansed by all the pure fluffyness and I don’t like it. Must watch something dark now.

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Pets in dramas being mistreated really makes me upset. Watching Love O2O and this poor kitty is so terrified of the actors/filming that it’s always panting. Reminds me of the poor dogs in WFKBJ.

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    Ok. That cat. I am a person who is scared of cats–I always have been. There’s a scene when whats-her-name goes to catsit and she turns the twirly chair around and the cat is panting and doing this thing with its tongue and I legit screamed.out.loud. I showed it to my coworker the next day because she didn’t believe me when I said it was terrifying (she has like 5 cats and doesnt think anything they do is scary) and she said “For the love of GOD turn that OFF what TF did they do to that poor animal?”

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      Lol, I love cats, been around them my entire life, I (proudly) own 9 myself. I dedicate a huge part of my free time to rescuing and fostering kittens/cats and TNRing feral cats. And I have never seen a cat pant that wasn’t extremely ill or extremely terrified. Most ferals don’t even do that when handled (yes I handle feral cats lol, I have NO fear of cats at all). So I can’t even imagine what the hell they did to get that poor little thing to have it panting in every single scene. It’s a showbred cat too, so it should be used to being handled. I also feel like the thing where the cat hid under the pillow wasn’t what they wanted it to do, but that’s what it did, so they just went with it. Why not just get a different cat though like??? There are plenty of laidback friendly cats that can handle drama shoots.

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To help me get back into dramas after my long hiatus, I created one of those drama list things finally: https://mydramalist.com/dramalist/peichi Anyone want to share their lists, I’m curious?

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Oppa is very happy downvotes went away, but now he has to find another way to maintain his youth.

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I was advocating for getting rid of downvotes, but now I\’m kind of sad to not see my downvote count anymore. I think it was around 130, I considered that a badge of honor lol.

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It\’s been forever since I\’ve watched a j-drama, any recs? Something from the last 3 yrs, any genre is fine.

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    Ouroboros for crime/thriller;

    From Five to Nine for romcom;

    We Married as Job for slice of life/romcom!

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    Saikou no rikon, Date [ LOVED both of these], A restaurant with many problems [awesome drama with a gang of girls, All about my siblings, Boku unmei no hito desu, We married as a job. I loved the first four the most, but saikou, date, and boku unmei are more romance oriented, rest are a bit general? If you are into mystery genre, let me know.

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      Oh kazoku game is great too! I have seen nothing like this in my life lol.
      On the romance genre, want to add ‘rich man, poor woman’. I got my new crush Shun Oguri while watching this one lol.

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      Thanks for the recs. And yeah I like mystery.

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      Also for any of the romances, do any of them have a decent amount of skinship/kissing/ect.? I hate it when so many j-romances I’ve seen wait until the last ep. for the characters to date and gives them like one super chaste kiss lol.

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        Actually jdramas don’t have much of skinships. Like their idea of romance is still very much vocal and less anything physical, so you will be disappointed if you want something like KDramas. There are these new dramas which you could check out for more romances since they are mostly based on romance theme I think :
        Hapimari
        Please love the useless me
        Seisei Suruhodo, Aishiteru
        Tokyo tarareba musume (loved this one)
        I’m taking the day off
        Public affairs office in the sky(yui aragaki is cute)
        Love shuffle
        The reason I can’t find my love

        If you want to see romance, I think Japanese movies have covered quite a lot of it, there are lot of live action movies which don’t disappoint. One of the recent one that I loved has to be ‘Orange’.
        In case of action, Nobunaga Concerto was great, a bit of a time travel drama, but it was a mad ride, though the ending was a bit sad. Also the ones I have watched:
        Hard nut (one genius scientist girl and a police officer works tofethr to solve cases, loved their camaraderie. The girl’s crush on the officer was so cute!)
        Border, ( shun oguri) a bit dark but it’s a critically acclaimed one I heard. Though I haven’t finished it yet so can’t tell how it went.

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Dong Ha did an amazing job portraying Jung Hyung-soo and I hope to see him in a more prominent preferably non-villainous role next time, so I don\’t have to feel bad about stanning his character.

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    Same he’s one of my favourite actors since watching him in sp and chief Kim.

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At least Jiwook’s hair is back to being ridiculously sexy! The hairstyle he had as a lawyer was cute, but this hairstyle just screams… sex. I want to have sex with his hair. That’s weird, I’m sorry.

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    😂 He looks really handsome 😍

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    I have a friend who wants to delicately nibble Kim Woo Bins eyebrows.

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      Lol. If I was Bong-hee I’d be all “baby, I can’t wait, don’t take a shower” so he wouldn’t ruin his hair, if you know what I mean~ (I guess someone didn’t like my racy humor though, but this is a show with implied sex scenes and naked cuddling, so lol)

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        That random downvoter can get bent. I was ready for Bong Hee to jump him (and I am NOT just talking about a fierce hug here) at the courtroom in those final scenes. I was like—do the courtroom doors lock? Or when Eun Hyuk was nudging her towards him I was ready for things to go down audience be damned. Like. They keep sending each other these smoldering looks when the other isn’t looking. Stop it! Go do some things.

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    C’mon, who downvotes this?
    Sending you lots of 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻 to make up for it.

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    Yowza!! Ji-wook “hair sex” is the best idea I have heard all week.

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The last ep. of Suspicious Partner will be like 90% fanservice, right? It\’d better be after that twist that I did not ask for or want. This is why stanning murderers/villains isn\’t a good idea, right?

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YES, I just woke up and I’m at exactly 100 downvotes!! Oppa thanks you for your love~~

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    OMG
    This is from Red 2 right?! (or maybe I’m confused lol)

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      Yep. Lee Byung Hun brought me about half of my downvotes lol

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        oooh I wasn’t wrong 😀
        I really really liked Lee Byung Hun in GI Joe & Red 2 (I found his action scenes amazing *drools*) 🙂

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          Be careful about saying you like him here lol. Or you’ll get downvote count like mine!

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            Is he not liked here??? Omo I had no idea…

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            @fatcat007 – Yeah, because of his scandals, he’s really disliked here. People were really angry about him getting cast in Kim Eun-sook’s new drama Mr. Sunshine. I got downvotes for basically correcting people who seemed to think his career was over and KES was out of her mind for casting a scandal-ridden actor, by pointing out that his latest movies have been huge box office hits in Korea and that his career really hasn’t taken a big hit. Others got downvotes for simply saying they liked LBH or didn’t care about his personal life. It was really ridiculous.

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            omg I just searched the internet about the scandal & stuff & I had no idea so many things happened.
            But I too don’t care about his personal life, he’s a good actor & KES casting him in Mr. Sunshine is great.

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    That didn’t take too long! Chukahamnida!! 😀

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    Congratulations!

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    100 downvotes, good grief!
    I mean I think Lee Byung-hun is gross, but I wouldn’t go around giving people who think otherwise downvotes. People need to grow up seriously.

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    Good thing you’ve got LBH to act as your human shield! I mean look at those muscles, I’m pretty sure he can easily twist all those thumbs into upvotes haha 😛

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Spa dates are like my favorite thing ever! I would happily watch him feed her oranges for hours. #TWWSWTM

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    That grey hair tho. Thank you for all your posts for TWWSWTM, it’s reliving back all the feels that I felt when I watched this drama years ago.

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Gosh these two are so adorable now that they are dating! SO CUTE!!! Please watch this drama if you have never seen it before and like noona romances, it’s really good trust me! #TWWSWTM

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    I watched it a while back and yes, it is a good drama!

    Glad you’re enjoying it!

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It\’s interesting I noticed I get most of my downvotes well after I posted my comments and usually after the discussion has largely quieted down. Well, 4 more to 100! LAY \’EM ON ME!!

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    That’s a crapload of downvotes 😟 I think you should celebrate at 100. Throw it back in their faces. Hahahaha.

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      About half of them are from one article (Lee Byung-hun being cast in Mr. Sunshine) lol. I’m planning too, just 2 more to go lol!

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    I almost felt like giving you the needed downvotes so that we can celebrate the milestone! 😛
    Let’s definitely celebrate once you reach the target! 😀

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BEST. DRAMA. CHARACTER. EVER. #TWWSWTM

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Oh, puppy, you probably gave yourself serious burns on your scalp to go from black hair to this in a single night. And you only look younger! Still though *swoon* #TWWSWTM

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Ugh the angst I can\’t. Just talk to each other please! And girl you tried to use Min-jae for a bet TWICE, so don\’t you be acting all high and mighty. Listen to Bu-gi, always listen to Bu-gi!! #TWWSWTM

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    Are you watching this for Kim Bum or it’s supposed to be that good?

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      Both lol! It’s actually really good (Javabeans and girlfriday both rated it an A if you trust their opinion), but Kim Bum is a nice bonus. As long as you’re cool with noona dramas I’d highly recommend it.

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        I might sneak it in if it’s a feel good drama. Angst aside, it is feel good?

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          Oh yeah, the angst doesn’t last that long really and is pretty tolerable. It’s definitely feel good with a nice swoony romance, but also focuses a lot on the side characters and the friendship between three 30’s somethings career women.

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            I’m watching the C-Drama Rush to the Dead Summer and it’s draining my life force, so I desperately need a pick-me-up. Will check it out.

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Umm… yes, you do. I mean you’ve only spent the past couple years of your life trying to ruin this woman’s career. How I wish there was a murderer in this drama just to pick this asshat off. #TWWSWTM

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Okay, enough being frustrated about TBH, back to marathoning TWWSWTGM! I think I\’m way behind @isa, only just started ep. 8. #buddywatch #TWWSWTGM

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