First Impressions/Unfiltered Thoughts Regarding King’s Woman 

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If there was a part of you that kind of fell for the Demon Lord from Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms or if you enjoyed the brief glimpses of KO from Love 020, then King’s Woman (Starring Zhang Bin Bin) might put you in your happy place.  Kdrama Jen jumped down the Chinese drama rabbit hole and is ready to share first impressions of this currently airing Chinese drama. Continue reading

4 Reasons to Watch the Japanese Drama Crisis: Kouan Kidou Sousatai Tokusou-han (Spoiler Free)

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At least once a year this inevitably happens. I start watching a Korean crime drama and get so pissed off at police stupidity that I start searching elsewhere for my crime trope fix. Sure enough, I started Criminal Minds and within an hour I was yelling, “Nope, nope, nope.” and searching for something else. Just so happens that my all time Japanese bias had released a crime drama earlier in the year and it was completely subbed! It is amazing the things you miss when you actually have real life interfering with drama addiction. But in this case, it is a great surprise since I can now binge the heck out of Oguri Shun’s newest show Crisis. And that, of course, means writing a blog post to try and encourage all of my amazing readers to give it a try with me. Drama enabling is alive and well here at DWASOK. Continue reading

The Fangirl’s Movie Review: Vampire Cleanup Department

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OK, before you think we went totally crazy in our choice of movie review, I would like to come clean that this was a recommendation from my Chinese and Japanese drama discussion group.  Who in their right mind would look at the title and think, “Wow, this is going to be a great movie”?  That said, this was a really fun movie!  So come join Clkytta and I as we chat all things Vampire Cleanup Department. Continue reading

1st Impressions of Chinese Drama Princess Agents: Pros & Cons

It was past time for me to start another Chinese drama and of course it was going to be Princess Agents.  Zhao Zanilia is my all time favorite Chinese actress/girl crush so this drama was a must watch for this fangirl.  But how does it stack up to her previous dramas?  Would you find it entertaining or unbearable?  Come join me as I chat my first impressions of Princess Agents and share whether I think this might be the next drama for you. Continue reading

3 Reasons to Watch Chinese Drama Medical Examiner Dr Qin

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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