1st Teaser for Rebel Hong Gil Dong Gives Off Classic Sageuk Feel

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It has been a while since I have had that classic sageuk feel when watching a teaser.  By classic, I mean the whole childhood trauma story leading into larger than life hero.  But I am really feeling that vibe right now while watching the 1st teaser for Rebel Jong Gil Dong. Continue reading “1st Teaser for Rebel Hong Gil Dong Gives Off Classic Sageuk Feel”

Legend of the Blue Sea Recap: Episode 14 & 15

 

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There was a lot of great plot movement this week!  Not that I don’t love watching our OTP (one true pairing) be awesome but when you have twenty episodes it is nice when other things begin to happen as well.  So come join us as we discuss running plotline jokes, ridiculous fated meetings, and everything else that happens in Ep 14 & 15. Continue reading “Legend of the Blue Sea Recap: Episode 14 & 15”

Kdrama Hidden Gem: Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo

1a57I 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 “Kdrama Hidden Gem: Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo”

The Fangirl’s End of Year Countdown – Best Dramas of 2016

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We are so close to the end!  Even though the end of 2016 was a little bit ago (sorry, real life issues took over The Fangirls this December).  Our second to last End of Year review is one everyone is curious about.  Namely our favorite dramas of 2016.  So come join us as we count ours down and see if our list matches yours. Continue reading “The Fangirl’s End of Year Countdown – Best Dramas of 2016”

Upcoming Japanese Movies Gintama & Fullmetal Alchemist Bring Manga to Life In New Teasers

I might be having a bit of a fangirl meltdown as I realize that two of my all time favorite Manga/Anime are being made into live action movies.  Now if I can only pray them into the Portland theaters so I can watch them on the big screen life would be perfect.  But even if I have to wait for them to be available online I am still in full fangirl mode.  Continue reading “Upcoming Japanese Movies Gintama & Fullmetal Alchemist Bring Manga to Life In New Teasers”

Mane of Glory #14: Goodbye Hwarang, Hello Rebel Hong Gil Dong

.;a1a.pngI just can’t.  I can’t try to pretend that over half of the drama doesn’t skeeve me the heck out.  So while I will be continuing to watch Hwarang for the fun school antics I will be liberally fast forwarding the fake incest parts.  This also means that I won’t be recapping it at all in the future. Continue reading “Mane of Glory #14: Goodbye Hwarang, Hello Rebel Hong Gil Dong”