Beanie level: Errand boy

WARNING: Cheesy gif-laden post ahead.

May is going to be a wild ride of releases. Spoiler shields up!

For starters, May’s offerings are preceded by the 12-episode single drop of Goodbye Earth on April 26, a wise decision on the part of Netflix. If it’s a critical disaster due to the Yoo Ah-In choppety-chop, it will get lost in the flood of new dramas beginning 5 days later.

Here are the 9 major K-drama releases currently slated for release:

Frankly Speaking May 1
The Atypical Family May 4
The Midnight Romance in Hagwon May 11
Crash May 13
Dare to Love Me May 13
Uncle Samsik May 15
The 8 Show May 17
Bittersweet Hell May 13
Connection May 24

There’s also a daily drama starting: The Brave Yong Soo Jung on May 6.

And the controversial 3-part PPV series Begins Youth, lead by Seo Ji Hoon and based on a webtoon connected somehow to BTS. The first part releases April 30, with parts 2 and 3 available in May. The price to watch all 3 parts is around $90 USD 😳

Plus the rumored, but still unconfirmed, Not Powerful But Attractive Homicide Squad on May 22 with Kim Dong Wook. And the curiously/abysmally titled Dreaming of Cinde(insert bad word here that DB won’t let me post)Rella with Pyo Ye Jin and Lee Jun Young.

I wouldn’t be surprised if one or both are pushed to later in the year, but we’ll see.

A grand total of 13 potential new releases. It seems crazy, but it turns out we had the same in January!

Which ones are you excited about?

I’m definitely trying Frankly Speaking, Atypical Family, Midnight Romance, and Bittersweet Hell, with secondary interests in Crash, Uncle Samsik, and Connection. But definitely not all of them at the same time. It’s Spring after all. Time to be outdoors! 🌞

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    I’m interested in Goodbye Earth, Frankly Speaking and
    The Atypical Family.

    And I would also watch Begins Youth but I had no idea it was so expensive 😅
    I guess the price will be the same in Europe.

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    Thanks you for this!
    Hmph. A month from now will I finally be a Hulu subscriber? I wonder … 🤔

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      Yeah…. I’m not happy that Disney is snapping up so many k-dramas this year.

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    Oops! Correction on Bittersweet Hell. The release date is May 24. I had my fingers shifted on the keyboard, lol.

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    I can’t keep track of all the May dramas. I will tackle as they come. I am already IN for the first 4.. how are we going to make time?? The weather is getting warmer which means more outdoors and its going to get crazy…

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    So excited for MIDNIGHT ROMANCE. Though I can’t help but wonder, if it’s best binge-watched… 🤔 I didn’t watch SITR or OSN live, and was pretty happy how I could watch this at my own pace. However, I have yet to muster up the self discipline to hold myself back from watching live, LOL! 😬 (It’s not gonna happen.)

    FRANKLY SPEAKING could be nice, too, will definitely check this out. 🫰

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Listen up y’all. If you enjoy sageuk, Missing Crown Prince is worth a try imo. There’s a sly tongue-in-cheek approach to the way the story is being presented that suggests it has some potential to be an unusual watch. Kind of like a picture that’s not hanging straight on the wall. 😏

Some interesting things about this drama:

1 – Although it’s a sageuk, it’s not quite fusion nor is it quite traditional. The story and the characters aren’t quite typical either. Sort of. But not. It’s all very familiar… until you realize it’s different. 🙃 There’s plenty going on to keep your attention.

2 – The cinematography has a somewhat 1930’s Hollywood vibe. I know, that sounds impossible, right? There’s also unusual orchestral background music, again reminiscent of that era, with tension building drums, angsty violins, and even operatic choruses. In particular, flashbacks are shown in a tinted black and white, film noir-esque style.

Here’s a scene from episode 2 that will give you a sense of the tone. However, you need to watch it with the sound ON. Given the length, I had to divide it into 4 parts.

Watch it here:
https://imgur.com/a/UU71boI

3 – This filming style is also reflected in the fight scenes, which have a bit of that 1930’s swashbuckling style choreography. For the modern viewer this creates a thin veil of campiness to the whole production. It’s also one way they’re melding the serious parts of the story with the comedic ones.

4 – Suho may not be the greatest actor ever, but I don’t agree with the heavy critiques. I CAN agree that it might have been better if the leads were more seasoned actors. But these two were chosen for a reason, and given the rest of the production so far, I’m willing to give them a chance. Both are better here than I’ve seen them before. And it’s only episode 2. I’ll give the director time to work his magic on them. They even have some decent chemistry. Not mind blowing, but it works. Partly because the direction is allowing for a wee bit more risqué connection between the two.

I wish I could describe this drama more clearly, but I think it can only really be appreciated by watching the first two episodes with a curious mindset.

It’s not perfect, of course. There are some clunky parts. There are some questionable parts. But there’s something here that makes me want to continue. I’m definitely in for next week’s episodes.

After watching these gifs, tell me what you think! Do you see how it’s a mash-up of serious and romcom? Intrigued? Repelled? Wondering if I’ve lost all sense of discernment? hehehe

BONUS POINTS if you can tell me why the MUA should be fired 😂👇

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    Thank you for a perfect review! 😊♥️

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      Thanks! This is more fun for me than writing a scene-by-scene recap. 😊

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    It’s a drama where everything is turned up to 11.

    I wondered if the mismatch above was intentional — just cuz subtlety is a word that doesn’t exist in this drama’s universe. Maybe the brows are as meaningful as the dowager’s sun logo.

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      Definitely turned up to 11 (Why didn’t they just make it a 10? Because this one goes to 11. 😂)

      The mismatch may have been intentional. I also looked for some pictures of the actor because it’s quite possible that it’s his actual brow color. But it’s was delightfully distracting in this scene!

      Re: The Dowager’s sun logo… LOL. I wanted to gif that too, but I didn’t think it would come out well. It’s that kind of ridiculous, leading repetitiveness that tells me the production team is quite unserious beneath the serious.

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        💯 It’s like the production team’s response to anyone who thinks this will be “Bossam 2” is to twirl their mustache (or wispy sageuk beard) and give their best evil cackle. That’s enough to keep me curious about what will happen next.

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    Oooh interesting. Thanks for the mini review! And the clips with the sound = wow, the orchestral music was certainly dramatic.

    XD It took me a moment. I was looking at the foundation first, lol. THE EYEBROWS! 😂

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      The orchestral music is almost a character in itself in this drama 😂

      Bingo on the eyebrows!

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    I definitely want to start it once I finish Bossam (11 episodes out of 20 so far).

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      By then we may have a better idea of whether this is worth the watch! 👍

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    You make me want to try it!

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My plans for this afternoon got pushed back 2 hours, so I used the time to catch the first episode of Missing Crown Prince. Natch. Unfortunately, no time to gif, but I’ll share first impressions.

1. I liked it. A lot more than I thought I would. The production quality is high, the acting (from everyone) so far is great.

2. It’s clear from the get-go how “angst” and “romcom” are going to co-exist. Color me shocked.

3. It looks to be a typical sageuk with bickering/scheming/murderous royals and ministers, and rebels intent on their cause. HOWEVER, it does have some clever mysteries brewing and unclear loyalties, as well. The cinematography and pacing do a lot to build tension and intrigue.

4. Things I didn’t love so much: a revolting “medical” scene à la Poong the Joseon Psychiatrist (iykyk). Only worse. It’s the first scene the FL appears in, so consider yourself warned. Also, the body count in the first 10 minutes is high. If that’s not your cup of tea, this may not be the drama for you, as I’m sure it will continue.

5. Not surprisingly, considering how wonky the marketing has been so far, the description of the storyline has not been accurate.

Ok, gotta jump! I’ll be back to gif away tomorrow.

TL;DR: It’s both. 👇👇👇


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While waiting for the deluge of May releases, I’m filling in with some k-dramas I haven’t seen yet. This one tickles me pink 😀📱💝

Unlock My Boss episode 3 (I’m only up to ep 6. No spoilers please!!)

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It’s a rainy Thursday afternoon and so, of course, I’m listening to my K-Jazz playlist.

If you’re wanting to practice saying 어떻게 in the sexiest way possible, this is the track for you 😏

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    Hah! I just discovered that if you listen to this while watching the gif I posted below on my fall wall from Carry Sun-Jae / Lovely Runner, it works PERFECTLY as background music 😂

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Yup… I squee\’d my way through Carry Sun-Jae / Lovely Runner episode 2.
omg this show is so cute

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    Ahhh. Finally I remember. He was the baddie in the strong girl drama!!!

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    It really does have a cute feel and nice pace.

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    It’s a fun teen drama, and I’m trying to forget that the actors themselves are well out of adolescence. The leads play off each other well and so far, it hasn’t been too silly (which was one of the reasons I didn’t care for “True Beauty”). I’m not too fussy about this in general, but the time slip stuff is working for me as well.

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      Didn’t 18y/o Sol call 18y/o Sunjae Ahjussi? I suppose, he canonically looks older than he is.

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    in this moment he is in love and she isn’t..

    while she is thinking how to escape being cornered with him.. he must be trying to overcome his brain freeze given he is stuck in a secluded corner under the rain spell with his one big crush (probably firstever)

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Carry Sun Jae / Lovely Runner episode 1

What a wonderful start to this new drama! The only trope in sight was the umbrellas, and they were woven in beautifully to the story. 😍☂️👍

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    Loved episode one of (MY) LOVELY RUNNER. Totally suspending disbelief so our leads can go back to high school.
    I am waiting to see what kind of role Song Geon-hee will have. He was so good a few years back as Thomas in OCN’s MISSING: THE OTHER SIDE (2020) (Viki US). At age 26 he is the youngest of the four leads.

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The western tradition of the groom not seeing the bride in her dress until the wedding is so strongly ingrained in me that I\’m always startled by these scenes in Asian dramas. But I still swooned when I watched this. And the dress is chef\’s kiss!

Guess Who I Am episode 11
An enemies-to-lovers, contract marriage romcom with spy caper vibes. If you\’re looking for something light and easy, the chemistry alone makes this c-drama worth watching, but it\’s also pretty funny (and even a bit spicy!)


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    I think my favourite “guy goes dress shopping with his bride-to-be” scene of a Chinese drama would be from the C-dram, “The Oath of Love”
    🥹🥹🥹 <— Quite literally my reaction watching the entire scene from the drama

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      Oh please don’t leave us hanging, give us the episode and time stamp so we can check it out!

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        Oops 🤭

        Episode 28, around the 40-minute mark is when the whole scene starts
        https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMX26aiIvX5pKLsGYgPFP0gDFVVjGbf0k&si=yk13ihNBv2RKB-8x

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          Of course it was your man as the lead. I loved that he couldn’t take his eyes off her face so cute 🥰. Thanks for sharing.

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            The 2 leads (Xiao Zhan & Yang Zi) had really good chemistry in this. It’s hard to even believe that they had only met half a month before cameras began rolling (filming) and never collaborated in anything prior to this drama. I’m glad they have since become really good friends irl after they completed everything for the drama (in 2019)

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            I often wonder if the cast maintain relationships after filming as they spend so much time together. I usually maintain contact with at least one person from each place I have worked at.

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            I think it might depend on the person, what the atmosphere was/is like on the filming set, and even fandoms. Fandoms can actually do a lot of harm in terms of impacting interpersonal relationships of the one the fan claim to be a fan of, it’s sad

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            I chuckled to myself too when I saw who the ML is! 😉 I’m a sucker for great chemistry between leads. It can override a bad story (not that this is a bad story, just making a point about chemistry 😬)

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            @zindigo I’m quite predictable— I like what (who) I like, which isn’t a huge list to begin with, and I usually stick to it unless that person REALLY messes up— and I’m not denying it 🤣🤣

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            @bebeswtz Yes, you’re quite consistent! We always know how to support you here on DB 😀

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    And just like that I might know what to watch next after I finish AMIDST A SNOWSTORM OF LOVE. 😂
    *takes notes *

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      Guess Who I Am is not without its flaws, but being a rather new c-drama watcher, I don’t have a history with actors/production teams. I’m just enjoying trying out a lot of new things atm. Personally, I find the story cute and it suits my mood right now. But it doesn’t seem to be getting as much love from the netz. The leads are the big draw for me.

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        If you like the ML actor here— his real name is Wang Zi Qi— I HIGHLY recommend his costume drama, “The Imperial Coroner”.
        And funny enough, he’s actually also been a 2nd ML character in a drama with Xiao Zhan— my C-Actor bias— too! In “The Longest Promise”, a Chinese mythological/fantasy drama

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          I really do like him! I’ve added Imperial Coroner to my list — it looks great! I already had The Longest Promise on the list 😊

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        I have started with the first few eps and am enjoying it! Humor is right up my alley (the FL and her big self confidence 😆, plus her hilarious sidekicks), the main couple have nice chemistry and the fantasy element isn’t overbearing. Looking forward to continue! 🥳
        Thanks for the recommendation!

        (Ps: I’m already wondering, if and how they will come full circle in the end and bring in the author’s story again. Until now, it just seems like that was a „mere“ setup for the main plot to kick off? Well, l I’ll see 🤓)

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          I’m so glad you’re liking it! Those were my reactions as well. I’m only up to ep 14 so I don’t have an answer yet to your PS. 😉

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Saturday Vibes
In the End by JUKJAE

I have so much to do this weekend, but feeling tired and a bit melancholy, so this one suits me perfectly right now. It’s a really beautiful, moody song — enjoy!

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Ok, this one is going straight onto my watchlist… 😃🎉

I admit that I was a bit put off when this was announced given all the whining I\’ve done lately about drinking in k-dramas, but I\’m sold on this cast. Maybe I\’ll be in a different frame of mind a year from now when it finally releases 🙃

[My apologies for the post/delete/repost, but I realized I had more I wanted to say, lol]

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Baseball season has finally arrived people! My hometown farm team has its first game this week and I’ll be there. So excited! 🤔⚾️🧢🍻

This may be the year for a Stove League rewatch. It’s certainly time for an MV reminder of all the great characters in this drama.

Even if you don’t think you like baseball, this star-studded story of a bottom-of-the-league baseball team — and what happens during the off-season when they get a new general manager — is 100% worth the watch. It’s clever, exciting, inspiring, moving, and thoroughly entertaining. One of my most favorite k-dramas!

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    The chemistry of these two! Never have I seen two actors bring more electric chemistry to every single of their scenes together!

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      Do you mean Namkoong Min and Oh Jung Se?

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        Yes

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          There are so many characters in this drama that I just guessed you were going on the thumbnail in the MV 😀 Yes, I agree, their relationship was so precarious, with each of them having such complex backgrounds and goals that were totally at odds. The writing and the acting was incredible. It was, as you say, electric!

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    Stove League was a good show!

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😱 Gorgeous!

Between Greetings aka Acquaintances
Han Ji Min and Lee Joon Hyuk
Air Date: October 18

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Say what?! I just leveled up to the infamous Errand Boy. I hope it\’s not an April Fools Day joke, haha! It\’s only been since St. Paddy\’s Day when I made it to Fugitive. 🍀🌈 Whelp… the slog begins to the Rooftop! 😂

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I hear such different accounts of Queen of Tears here on DB as to puzzle me exceedingly. 😀

Honest reaction: In searching through the promotional pictures for one to include with this post, I was surprised at how Kim Ji Won\’s character has the same expression in nearly every one of them. I had to work to find this one.

All of the beanie commentary is much appreciated though. I will binge it some time this summer…

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    She is really doing good. She is not in the league of say Ahn Eun Jin or Park Eun Bin, but in her own little sphere she is acing this role.

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    She’s very good in this role. You need to see her in live not on the pictures. I don’t agree with Minnie, she proved she was a great actress and for me like PEB and better than AEJ.

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    But have you seen her chin wobble?

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    Kim Ji Won is owning her role in Queen of Tears. She is amazing!

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    In a way you are right about the basic expression Kim Ji-won has presented in QUEEN OF TEARS. I think it is totally character related and so she has been consistent.
    MAYBE SP0ILER (episode 7 ending):
    That is why the final scene in the rain for episode 7 was so awesome. Her features totally changed but organically not like a split personality. Early in the drama we see some happy scenes of our couple before things soured.
    Kim Ji-won and Kim So-hyun are giving great performances.

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    @minniegupta1 @kurama @emsel @jillian @marcusnyc20 @parkchuna
    I’m so glad to hear that you’re enjoying this drama! Perhaps the DB reactions aren’t as varied as I though they were 😉 I may regret not live-watching this with y’all!

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      I have my reservations to be honest. I know everyone is taken by the main couple, and they are playing their characters wonderfully, but as a couple their romance is believable to me. Their trajectory is too hobbled. They like each other (for obvious reasons) but then things happen, they dislike each other to a point that one of them is happy to have the other die to be free of them and then – they are suddenly having the feels for each other. He forgets he hurt her, then she forgets he hurt her, and he becomes a noble idiot, then she becomes a noble idiot….it’s just in circles. But well, people love them so I am good with that. It’s an enjoyable watch but not the kind that has me running to refresh my Netflix feed to see if the next episode is up.

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It’s been a while since I’ve seen Wi Ha Joon in a drama… and I’d totally forgotten about his killer smile 😍.

When Midnight Romance was first announced I had my doubts, but watching this video and thinking back to Jung Ryeo Won in Wok of Love I’m really appreciating this pairing.

Plus, it looks like this is a comedy (or at least, has some comedy), which I wasn’t expecting, but am so happy to see!

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    I am really excited about this as well. Like you, I was skeptical when I heard who was cast, but I also have great faith in this production team. Was not expecting comedy of any form; it initially read to me like a tear-your-heart-out-but-ultimately-ends-well kind of bittersweet romance, but Jung Ryeo Won does have excellent comedic timing.

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    Definitely amping up the excitement!! Thanks for sharing. 👏

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    I can’t wait!

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How cute are these pictures from the first script reading for Midnight Romance in … wherever?!

I\’m loving the chemistry already!

This one will definitely be a live watch for me 😀


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Goodbye Earth
Oh wait, it looks like they may have done some heavy editing to minimize Yoo Ah-In\’s character 🙄

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    Bloody hell. That is just awful. Rapists and bullies still get to work but that poor bugger is demonised and rendered invisible. I hope against hope that someday soon the medical approach to addiction becomes accepted and this kind of brutality ceases to make legal and policy sense.

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      I guess we shouldn’t be surprised, but I still kind of am. However, they haven’t removed him completely, and Netflix still has him second in the list of actors, although I suppose that could change. Perhaps this is a compromise. The drama gets released, which benefits everyone involved in the production, and Yoo Ah-In is ever so gradually re-introduced. I’m curious to see what happens now.

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It\’s finally happening!
Well, the drama release that is. Not the end of the Earth.
Hopefully not the end of the Earth.

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    Forgive me for depressing you but I read today in the newsletter for the prestigious science Journal “Nature” that climate change is slowing Earth’s rotation. We are in deep trouble.

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How do I love The Legend of Shen Li? Let me count the ways…

The courage and strength

The grace and steadfastness

The longing

The chaos

The magic

The matching outfits

The sheer beauty

The slowwww burn

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    I have this one on my watchlist, and your posts are definitely making me more excited for it!! This will likely be my next C-drama after I finish The Blood of Youth and Rainless Love in a Godless Land.

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      What I love about this is the mature couple and the mature acting. The production quality is excellent, the story is engaging, and the soundtrack is delightful! I think you’ll love it too, drama twin! 😉

      I haven’t heard about the Rainless Love drama. Going to check it out now!

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        Ok that makes me even MORE excited for this drama!!! It sounds right up my alley!!😄

        I think you’d like the Rainless Love drama, too – it’s a fairytale/folktale vibe and the most wonderful Guardian ML. I don’t know how it will end (I didn’t look up spoilers before starting), but I’m in it no matter what. I can also say that seeing it unfold has been beautiful – I’d recommend skipping reading too much about it before starting! It’s a bit slow (*dreamy*) and the plot happens in cyclical reveals, but it’s lovely!

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        Rainless Love is on Prime in the US!

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    If you like this, then I highly recommend “Princess Agents” if you haven’t already watched it. It’s the same FL actress & ML actor OTP. It’s due to the hype and success of “Princess Agents” that this drama already has an established fanbase and probably why it’s also garnering so much buzz. Fans of “Princess Agents” actually wanted a season 2 of the drama, but got this instead haha

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      I haven’t seen Princess Agents yet, although it was obvious from the first scene of Shen Li how comfortable these two actors are with each other. I did watch a recent interview of them together in which they both said they didn’t want/intend to do a PA season 2 but would rather work together on an entirely different type of project. It’s been fun delving into c-dramas these last few months. It’s a different world than k-dramas altogether.

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    I am enjoying this drama so much!
    I have watched sixteen episodes in a few days. I’m hooked.
    The experience is similar to seeing fantasy movies when I was a child, or binge-watching animes.

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      The shorter episodes do make it easy to binge! This is the first time I’ve watched a c-drama live and I thought it would be a challenge with 9-10 eps released every week, but it goes by so quickly.

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        This is my first C-drama Live too.
        There are 21 episodes available on Viki Europe.
        I am refraining myself from watching all of them today 😅

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          Same here in the US. I’m trying to wait until Sunday to watch eps 21-23. Not sure I’ll make it! 🙃

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Wedding Impossible eps 9-10
What the what just happened?
Writer-Nim!

Why yes. Yes I am.

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    I have read several comments of disappointment in My drama list too, but I have just watched episodes 10 and I LOVED it 😅

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      I’m so glad you loved it! I’m looking forward to reading all the beanie commentary in the recap. I wonder if it will be split or if my reactions are an anomaly?! Was there anything specifically that made these two eps so good for you? Or was it just a general reaction?

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        I thought the script was very good and I also found that some scenes and situations in the Episode 10 were very relatable.
        I feel that I can understand the main characters. I don’t like everything they do or how they act but I like them with their flaws.

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          I agree, there were some really relatable scenes that were handled well. I especially liked the high school flashbacks, which added a lot.

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      I read the comments on MDL too and not for the first time wondered if I was watching a completely different drama. I think part of the frustration stems from expecting more sunshine and roses for the main leads and less drama, which is actually unrealistic for episode 10 of a 12-episode drama. Plus, none of the characters are perfect and all have their flaws, which makes them much more interesting in my eyes.

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        Totally agree with you.
        I have only read the first comments on MDL but I thought: “Have I just watched another drama?” 😂

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          I tread very lightly on MDL. The commentary there is night and day from DB!!

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            I’m sorry MDL who, what? Srsly. We’re not the same community. I can get real forceful here. The internet is not “one place.”

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        The imperfect characters are what make this drama so good! My challenge with these two episodes was that I wasn’t really buying the sudden “I’ll give up my whole life for you” nature of their relationship. Something was just missing imo, like bits of the story that weren’t told and the leap was too much without them. I also found the press conference grating and unrealistic. Perhaps I’m nitpicking because I’ve felt this drama was so exceptional up to this point. 🤷🏼‍♀️🤔🙃

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          At least from Ji-han’s side, I found the “I’ll give up my whole life for you” consistent. It feels like for the first time he is important to someone else, which he doesn’t want to lose.

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          I think that now Ji Han and Ah Jeong are in the irrational phase of their love story and I can understand their determination to fight for it.
          So… my only complaint comes from the last scene, the press conference. Because Ji Han is acting against his previous decisions. Noble idiocy again?

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            We don’t know yet what stunt grandpa pulled.

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            I have a feeling the press conference was grandpa’s idea. He knew Dohan was setting up one, probably to tell the truth, so he moved it to another location and probably instructing Jihan to go there and take the fall. I thought it was bizzare that he promised AJ he wouldn’t let go of her just before, so him doing this on his own doesn’t make sense. But if Grandpa was the one who told him to do it, it made sense, as JH (1) just told Grandpa that he would “take responsibility” and (2) has always craved his approval.

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            I like this idea of an “irrational phase in their love story”.

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            @mayhemf @stberry Grandpa does seem to be the lynchpin around which all the drama revolves. I’m very curious to find out whether it was with good reason or if he’s been inadvertently making some bad decisions on behalf of his grandchildren.

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            @stberry

            Your theory makes all the sense. I hope it’s like that.

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        I don’t spend a lot of time on MDL, but my sense is that that’s a place people go when they’re at their most emotional and want to share their first (strong, and usually negative) impressions. That kind of thing definitely has its place, but it’s not exactly home to thoughtful, balanced analysis, lol.

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      I had no issues either. It set up Do-han see how much his loved ones take a hit to ‘protect’ him and it showed how deeply Ji-Han and Ah-Jyeong cared for each other that they are willing to take a fall for the other.
      It felt like a noble idiocy but really not, since he is declaring his love for her publicly…

      and grandfather knew!!!

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      Same. I thought the writing tackled the very complex problem it had created very well, with sensitivity for all the characters and a real acknowledgment of the difficulty of the situation for everyone. All the characters had moments of naivete and strength as they grappled with the fallout from their actions and decisions; they also all grew over the course of the two episodes in a believable way. I felt for all three of them and although there were definitely times when I was shaking my head over some bad decision or odd rationale one of them made, I still understood where they were coming from. And by the end of 10, everything fell into place in a way that was true to the spirit of the show.

      But I really can’t stand that scheming sister. She’s awful. Also, what is up with her bizarrely non-committal haircut? Short or long, lady, not both!

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        😂 the hair!! And there was one bizarre skirt top she was wearing. A bit like upholstery with a lot of extra fabric which seemed to be pinned in the back. It was all very bizarre.

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      I loved it, Isa. I’ll check in with more folks later. But I loved it.

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    I feel you…
    Have they both, Jihan and Dohan, just leveled up to Nobel Idiocy??

    (Though a lot was still good, even Dohan’s initial denial (and bulldozering through) and Jihan’s grand gestures fitted their characters. I just wanted them to talk MORE among each other and make the final decisions TOGETHER!)

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