It has been a while since I have started a Chinese drama that wasn’t in the historical or Wuxia genre. But after receiving multiple recommendations I decided to give medical crime drama Medical Examiner Dr. Qin a chance. And I am so glad I did since I find this drama delightful and can’t wait to tell you all why you should give it a chance as well. So join me for my three SPOILERFREE reasons as to why you should start watching Medical Examiner Dr Qin! Continue reading
We had a whole bevy of dramas premier this week which means it is time to decide what is going to become my new go to drama and which are going to be my filler shows. So come join me as I chat drama first impressions for Voice, Missing 9, Introverted Boss, & Naked Fireman. Continue reading
I found that multiple times this past year my favorite dramas are not necessarily the ones that are getting all the ratings or social media buzz. Which made me think that maybe we need a series of posts where I can attempt to make a difference. Because good dramas deserve to be watched regardless of ratings. So please join me in my first hidden gem recommendation Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo. Continue reading
I usually reserve these type of reviews for my epic, long episode, Chinese dramas that I tend to gravitate towards. So imagine my surprise when a super short web drama with a mostly newbie cast caught my attention to the point where I felt the urge to promote it. Just goes to show that good entertainment can come in all types of forms. So join me as I try and convince you to give Love For a Thousand More a chance. Continue reading
The Princess Wei Young is the perfect new drama to binge watch over the holidays. This story has it all. A brilliant and beautiful princess leading a double life, a fairy tale romance, and enough revenge to satisfy everyone. This is truly a great drama that deserves a chance to suck you in. So come discuss why I am enjoying this story, as well as a few cons, and maybe you too could be as addicted as I am.
We had great progress this episode as we watched our two dragons fight against society’s concepts of forgiveness and what it means to stay on the right path. Especially when the right path seems to be littered with those killed or hurt by society’s worst scum. It makes our anti-heroes question their vigilante motivation and makes us viewers wonder if our leads are really heroes, or only more of society’s drudges. We also get some very appreciated fan service, via a bath house scene, which helps a lot in distracting us from the fact that we are rooting for murderers. Continue reading
I have been waiting to watch When a Snail Falls in Love for, what seems like, forever. Not only am I a Wang Kai fan, but I really enjoy this author’s complicated mysteries. But does the show actually deliver on my expectations? Come join me as I take a look at the reasons you should give this drama a look-see. Continue reading
Sometimes you just don’t have enough time to watch a whole 16 hour drama. Which makes a web drama or drama special the perfect solution. Ranging between 2 to 6 hours these are the perfect quick pick me up for the drama addict in a rush.
Drama Geek and I had a tiny bit of an impromptu dramathon this weekend. We decided to try the latest Chinese spy thriller Rookie Agent Rouge, thinking it could be a filler drama. 10 Hours later we are all caught up and ready to shout our love for this show. This might not be a drama for everyone, so come see if you might be interested in giving it a try (spoiler free). Continue reading
It is that time of year again where we go searching for the scariest dramas to watch in anticipation of Halloween. So come join me as I chat about the best suspenseful dramas available. Did I miss your favorite? Be sure to let us know what your Halloween dramathon choice is in the comments.