Archive | May, 2012

Queen In Hyun’s Man: 6-11

27 May

We’ve avoided posting too regularly on this drama because frankly it would probably be the same stuff written over and over again, that being the following:

OMG,We love it, they’re so cute, he’s so hot and dskljhOISPJF;KDMHS…..

Yeah. That pretty much sums up our thoughts up to episode 11.

Our gushes would take on a whole new level of fan girling that would only make us sound like deranged lunatics and embarrass us later on, once the drama crack has eventually worn off.

So for now, we’re going to remain cool about it all and protect our easily disappointed drama hearts because we’re aware that episode 11 is the turning point, where a good drama can sink or go out fighting. Naturally, we’ve got our fingers crossed that this drama lives up to our expectations and remains as awesome as it has.

Please, please drama gods, let this be a keeper!

Who else utterly adored the scene where they finally spotted each other at the award ceremony? The look on Hee Jin’s face was the perfect mix of disbelief, longing and hope all rolled up into one expression.

Drama- you own us completely. We love the fact that we can’t work out where the drama is going or what the OTP will do next. It’s just such a refreshing change to be surprised and completely enthralled by a OTP.

Plus, it’s so damn romantic. There is no immature, idiotic leading man that needs to evolve, no hard done leading lady that suffers a ridiculous amount before her HEA, just two people that completely adore each other.

Now if only we could find a guy like Boong Do in real life…sigh*

If you have to pick just one drama this season, make it this one.

Trust us, you will love it.

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Day 30: Your Favourite Drama Moments

21 May

It’s the small moments that make up a drama for us. They are the things that stay with us long after the drama is over and the reason why we are addicts in the first place. The small moments are the things that make us gush and fan girl our way through this blog. Without them there wouldn’t be an obsession and there certainly wouldn’t be a blog.

Despite this 30 day challenge taking far longer than we anticipated, we have thoroughly enjoyed completing it. We’re so glad that we finally made it to the last post without throwing in the towel. Yay.

We hope you’ve enjoyed reading our challenge posts as much as we’ve enjoyed writing them and hopefully in the process you’ve found a couple dramas worth checking out…or avoiding.

 Here is a quick rundown of some of our favourite drama moments:

The moment our expectations of true love went up:

Coffee Prince’s Choi Han-Gyul played by the lovely Gong Yoo has ruined us for any guy in real life. His love confession in this drama is still a standout even after all these years.

He didn’t care what she was; all he knew was that he loved her. Sigh*

The moment we knew that Hana Yori Dango would be one of favourite dramas of all time:

There are so many awesome moments like; watching Makino fly kicking her OTP, their first date, their break up in the rain but the moment that sealed the deal for us will always be the phone scene.

You know what we’re talking about. We’ve gushed about it on a number of occasions so forgive us if we’re on repeat but we just love that scene!  The scene was just drowning in angst and longing and we adored it so much. It was the scene that made us realise how much we love this OTP and despite all the crap that came their way, we were more than happy to watch it all just to witness their HEA.

The moment where we knew that we would love Jang Geun Suk for life:

You’re beautiful – watching him dancing around a field while a wild animal is charging at him was the funniest moment in You’re Beautiful but it was also the moment that made us JGS fan girls for life. It’s an irrational feeling; we try not to think about it too much.

The moment we wished we had our very own stalker:

Who wouldn’t want Park Shi Woo as your very own stalker? Yes, yes, he had sinister, vengeful motives but still…look at him, he’s so cute.  

How funny was the fishing rod scene in Prosecutor Princess? We love that scene.

The moment a trailer made us want to tune in:

Que, Sera, Sera – OMFG was exactly what we thought after we watched that trailer. It was the first and only time where we watched a trailer and had to immediately watch the drama because it was just sooooo intense and…wrong. We loved it and are so glad that our bad Youtube habits led us to one of our favourite Kdramas.

The moment we realized that Kim Hyun Joong still hadn’t found a decent acting coach:

Like fools we didn’t learn our lesson and we once again gave Kim Hyun Joong a chance even though we knew it was a mistake. Who thought it was a good idea to give him a leading man role in Playful Kiss? Seriously, did they not watch Boys before Flowers?

A moment that broke our hearts:

Scent of a Woman nearly destroyed our tear ducts with the amount of crying we did while watching that drama. However it was one particular moment that nearly did us in completely. The moment we’re talking about is where; Chae Eun Suk aka Doctor Poopie pant’s patient died and he totally lost it and broke down in front of Yeon Jae. Our hearts ached for him soooooo much as we watched the weight of his responsibility finally hit home and he realized that the woman he’s always loved may die regardless of how hard he works to save her. His desperate begging for her to live was so intense and hard to watch that it feels like it’s engrained in our memory as one of those moments that will always stay with you. Uhm Ki Joon was so brilliant as the love rival in this drama, he totally stole the show.

A moment we laughed so hard we almost peed ourselves:

Pretty much the whole first episode of Wild Romance made us laugh from start to finish. If you’re ever feeling down, watch it, you will feel so much better.

There are far too many moments to ramble about, so we’ll stop while we’re ahead!

Day 29: Your favourite Long Family Drama

20 May

With only two posts to go (thank goodness), we thought we should throw in a post about our love of long family dramas.

Our favourite long family drama is: Sons of Sol Pharmacy House

It was our first and still the most memorable one out of all the long family dramas we have seen since.

We don’t know about you but our first will always have a special place in our hearts, regardless of whether better, funnier LFDs are made afterwards.

Let’s face it LFDs are far from perfect. They are generally a big old mess that will no doubt make you groan and moan through parts of it but after you have accepted this fact you will love them and will no doubt return to watch more.

Sons of Sol Pharmacy House is up there as one of our favourites because:

1. It’s so funny. There is so much to love but the comedy is spot on in this drama. The drama never takes itself too seriously. Trust us when we say you will spend the first half of this 50+ episode drama laughing your butt off at some of the scenarios this family find themselves.

2. It’s all about family… of course. We dare you not to fall for this family of mismatched brothers and their long suffering banshee of a mother. There is a brother for everyone and each of them will make you smile or feel for them at least once through the drama’s run. The writer did well by these characters and made each of them individuals with their own unique thoughts and feelings and that only adds to the story and makes you connect with these characters all the more faster.

Naturally we’re not ones for violence but this drama has some of the funniest fight scenes we have seen on television in ages. Seriously, the way the boy’s mother went for it was just so wrong but soooooo funny at the same time. She is what Mrs Bennet would have been like if she had four unmarried sons. In many ways, we had a love/ hate relationship with her character. On one hand, she was the stereotypical Korean mother who interfered and annoyed her way through scenes. However there were times where we laughed really hard at her actions and the things she would say because they are EXACTLY the same things our mother would say but thankfully our mother never chased us around the house with a paddle ready to beat us!

Character development:

Dae Poong’s transformation is one worth tuning in for alone. If you have seen this drama you will know exactly what we’re talking about. If there was ever a more infuriating, annoying character ever to be written in the history of dramas it would be Song Dae Poong played Lee Pil Mo. His OTP makes him earn her love and good for her! Honestly, he was such a meat head to her for so long and then suddenly he realised exactly what he was missing when it was far too late. Watching their roles reverse and witnessing their romance blossom is great television and a standout in this drama.

Our favourite brother was the eldest brother Jin Poong. We loved his slow romantic development with Soo Jin. He was just such a sweetheart. He was so reserved and awkward on screen, we think we fell for him pretty much straight away. We like how he was so downtrodden for so long and then he meets his OTP, Soo Jin and she makes him smile again and stand up to his mother. There is a scene where Soo Jin is crying and thanking Jin Poong’s mother for accepting their marriage which always sticks out in our minds because it was just so heartbreakingly sad and the scene was just so intense.  

That is another thing about LFDs we love, you get to see so many more emotional moments than you would in a standard drama and because you have been watching them every week for months, your feelings and connection with the characters is that much richer.

Sure, there is a mid section that makes you want to pull your hair out with frustration but that is just a given for all long family dramas. Also there are a few inconsistencies with the storyline, okay, okay it’s flawed but it’s just too funny to miss. 

Watch it for:

The laughs, the matching tracksuits and most importantly a family you will love.

Day 28: A Drama you judged too quickly

19 May

City Hall

Come on, you didn’t think we’d do this challenge without putting the spotlight on one of our favourite Kdramas, did you?

In reflection we can’t really remember why we watched this drama in the first place. As the title suggests we judged it way before we tuned in but thankfully found out how wrong we could be.

 

Can you really blame us, look how bad this looks?

It’s a political drama dubbed a romantic comedy- does that even make sense?

Plus, at that point we didn’t have a clue who Cha Seung Won was and well we had only seen Kim Sun Ah in My name is Kim Sam Soon and frankly we weren’t fans.

Oh how things changed so quickly.

Putting aside the confused drama genre, indifferent casting and really cheesy promo material, we tuned in and never looked back.

We adored this drama from start to finish. It was one of those rare dramas that had us engaged all the way through. We remember the day that we finished it; we were totally gutted it was over. Maybe it’s just us, but have you ever finished a really great drama and then tried to tune into something else but found yourself totally indifferent to everything? Well that is exactly how we felt after we finished City Hall.

It was just so romantic and funny that it brought our expectations of future kdramas up a notch.

This OTP owed us completely. They shared such intense, wonderful chemistry that we were completely smitten by them. Who would have thought that a political drama could be so romantic? There are so many moments scattered across the drama that will make you smile like a fool at how sweet they are together. Don’t get us wrong, their relationship didn’t come easy and it’s far from a fairytale but we think we liked it even more for that.  When a OTP can successfully make us believe their love and their chemistry is as lovely as this couple, we are more than happy to witness a healthy amount of yearning, angst and pain before they get their HEA. It makes their romance all the more sweeter when they finally get together.

Who else loved the fact that he spent half the time stalking her?

Aside from the romance and the OTP being completely amazing, the script and pace is a complete standout. The storyline moves along at a great pace. You never get a chance to stop and question the drama because everything is put together so well and the script is just so smart and witty. The first half of the drama is also so funny. The OTP’s interactions will have you in stitches and will make you wonder how the hell will they ever get together when she is just so embarrassing?  Then the second half will make you question how you could have ever doubted this OTP when they just so great together. The story thankfully concludes in a really satisfying manner, we were left feeling sad to say goodbye but oh so glad we gave it a shot despite writing it off as just another Kdrama.   

Watch it for…

the laughs, some great acting and most importantly an awesome OTP.

Trust us, you won’t be disappointed.

Day 27: A guilty pleasure

18 May

Pasta

He spent most of the time firing her or yelling at her and she spent the majority of the time crying ‘chep’ in a cute voice. However despite it’s total lack of plot and it’s obvious flaws – this drama made us very happy.

It’s all about the OTP and their lovely, lovely chemistry  and that is totally enough for us when it comes to this drama.

If we cared even a fraction less for the OTP, we would have dropped this drama immediately but that is the power that a good OTP has over us. We are willing to forgive alot of crap when we’re invested in a decent OTP and well, it’s really hard not to be charmed by Chep and Yoo Kyung.

We know we shouldn’t love it but we just can’t help ourselves… don’t judge us too much!

Day 26: A drama that surprised you

17 May

Call us boring or unadventurous but one of the things we like about watching dramas is it’s general reliability.

You usually have a OTP, a big bad to hate on, a couple of  love rivals and a HEA. It’s like a drama law to ensure that the above list happens and we’re totally comfortable with that fact.

However, there have been a few occassions over the years where we’ve been left totally surprised, sometimes not always in a good way.

Here is a quick rundown of dramas that made us sit up and take notice…even when we didn’t want to:

A drama that surprised us so much, we wanted to beat the crap out of the writer: 49 Days

Worst.Ending.Ever.

Yeah, yeah we get it – it’s poetic and wise and blah, blah, blah but killing off the leading lady and leaving her OTP heartbroken was not something we thought we’d end up with.

Also wtf was the long lost sister crap all about?

Yes, we’re still mad but only because we care.

A drama that pleasantly surprised us with how awesome it was: Prosecutor Princess

Come on, it’s called Prosecutor Princess, obviously we didn’t expect much from it!

How wrong were we.

Okay, the first couple episodes took a while to find it’s groove but as soon as it did, we were hooked and so in love.

Despite the ridiculous title, the drama was smart, romantic and just a complete delight to watch from start to finish. Also, this drama surprised us by making us fall head over heels for Park Shi Hoo. We previously watched him in How to meet the perfect neighbour and well, he overacted his little heart out and made us groan endlessly. However in this drama he delivered the goods. All that heartache, angsty man pain and have you seen that smile? – We were sold completely and have become PSH fangirls for life. No regrets at all.

A drama that surprised us by being so bad:

Mary Stayed out all night

When you have Moon Geun Young and Jang Geun Suk as a OTP in a drama you just expect it to be magic. They are so freaking talented as actors that we didn’t expect anything other than poetry in motion but seriously, what the hell was going on in that drama????

 

They are so adorable but honestly what a mess.

Who would have thought that everything except for the OTP’s acting would be totally terrible and ruin a drama so completely?  Sadly, not us.

A drama that surprised us in such an AMAZING way that we feel spoiled for anything else: Keizoku Spec 2

Whoop, Whoop, Keizoku Spec 2 Special is finally subbed and waiting for us. It’s on Dramacrazy for those who have impatiently been waiting for it as long as us.

http://www.dramacrazy.net/japanese-drama/keizoku-2-spec/ 

For those who haven’t been tempted already by our gushes about this drama, read our pimp post – this drama is just tooooo good to miss. It will surprise you in the best way possible. It will lure you in slowly and then by the end of it you will be desperate for more.

Perfection.

Day 25: Dramas that made you change your mind

16 May

We confess we can be fickle at times, we get swept up in the moment and find ourselves passionately loving or hating dramas/ characters ect and then we do a complete U-turn and wonder what the hell were we thinking.

In honour of falling in love with our lastest drama obsession – Queen In Hyun’s Man and giving Yoo In Na a shot despite our aversion to plastic faces, here is our random rundown of drama related U-turns from over the years:

An Actor we once hated: Hyun Bin

Boy, did we hate him so much after watching him in My name is Kim Sam Soon. The ego, the weasel like face, the frustratingly infuriating way he treated Sam Soon, just everything about him made us mad. He left a really bad taste in our mouth and we avoided his dramas like the plague. Then one day, we stumbled across a trailer for Secret Garden

We went from scowling at a face we deemed weasel like to looking at him and suddenly realising what all the fuss was about. He was hot. He had unbelievably good chemistry with his leading lady, he cried beautiful man tears and he could sing. Also there is the fact that he sacrificed his life so she could live…

All it took was one over the top, shiny tracksuit and all was forgiven.

An Actor we once loved:

Kim Soo Hyun

This will upset a lot of people and even as we write this we’re preparing to hide for cover but it’s just how we feel.

We adored him in Will it snow at Christmas? His portrayal of the young Kang Jin was amazing. He was broken, intense but still so vulnerable. We confess he stole our hearts in that drama and apparently many others as well. There is no denying he is a great actor but as soon as something becomes overexposed or loved too much, it’s game over for us. A switch is turned off in our heads and suddenly, everything about them and their dramas are completely lost on us.

The nail in the coffin was his role as Sam Dong in Dream High – sure he’s cute but when people start claiming that he could be idol star with those dance moves, you know he must be overexposed.

We love this scene in Dream High, it’s so sweet.

A drama that we once loved and now wonder wtf were we thinking:

Baker King– we actually wrote a retraction post about this matter.

We remember being choked up at points, marathoning the drama because we just couldn’t get enough of it and gushing endlessly to anyone that would listen. Then we re-watched it and realised that we must have been insane because it was just ridiculous.

Damn those tears, we just can’t resist good man pain!

Even with the incentive of pretty man tears, this drama turned out to be long winded, repetitive and plain stupid at times. Hello, pretending to be in a coma to lure your enemies out is silly!

An Actor we want to change our minds about but never do:

Blue Lan

Why did it take our beloved Roy Qiu so long to become a leading man when Blue Lan clearly isn’t in the same league of awesome???

Strangely enough we’ve seen lots of Blue Lan dramas. At one point it felt like he was the only leading man available for a Tdrama. Sadly for us, every time we finished one of his dramas, we would say never again but like fools we return only to regret it later. It’s a vicious cycle and one day we’ll learn… hopefully.

The thing about Blue is that he’s not a bad actor, he can generate a decent amount of chemistry with his leading ladies and he’s not bad to look at either, (even the moustache was kind of working for us). It’s just that he plays annoying, frustrating characters that we want to punch in the face and he finds himself acting opposite love rivals that are just too perfect not to love.

We think that if he can get himself a decent role, he may turn it around and that is why we return in hope and anticipation that he won’t disappoint us again.

We guess, if it doesn’t work out, we can return to bitching about him and his fugly clothes and problem hair, we never get bored of that. Muhahah Seriously, what the hell was going on in P.S MAN?

Day 24: A drama you devoured far too quickly

15 May

Yes, we’re aware that a 30 day challenge should be done within 30 days but its sooooo hard! As you may have notice (or not) our blog has been a tad quiet due to exam season and real life being a total pain in the arse but watching dramas and fangirling our way through posts is something that we love to do, so everything else be damned- we’re back.

The thought of writing 6 challenge posts sounds like an impossible task but damn it, we’re ready.

6 posts, 6 days – challenge accepted.

We’re going to cheat a little bit, okay a lot by changing up the last remaining questions but only because the last lot of questions are boring and well, it’s our challenge, so we’ll do what we want. Hahah.

Day 24: A drama you devoured far too quickly

Short answer – too many.

Does this count as a post?

No, didn’t think so. It was worth a try…

We’ve devoured a lot of dramas over the years but the one that really sticks out for us, is a Japanese drama called Pride. You may have heard of it – it’s pretty awesome. If you haven’t seen it, seriously you need to, like right now. Leave and watch it immediately.

Pride was an unexpected treat for us. We tuned in with zero expectations and knew very little about it and fell head over heels in love pretty much instantly.

Three reasons why we loved Pride:

3. A romance worth rooting for.

Complicated, screwed up, achingly sweet and so utterly compelling that you will cry for them when they’re hurt and grin like fools when they get their happily ever after. As much as we like our fluffy dramas with the traditional bickering, silly OTPs, there is nothing like a OTP that delivers in presenting an intense relationship with hot chemistry and lots of realistic heartache. This OTP owned us completely.

2. Bromance and team sports – the Musthavesubs girls ideal scenario.

He’s so cute.

Give us a drama with men playing sports and we’re sold. No, it’s not their uniforms…heheh okay, sometimes it’s the uniform but mainly it’s because there is something about watching bromance blossom in a sporting environment that gets us every time; we just love the cameraderie, the bonding…the group showers. Haha.

Pride won us over with all those Alpha males in one room, who clearly loved and respected each other so much…sometimes too much. Halu and Hotta’s friendship was an absolute pleasure to witness. Their friendship felt so authentic and boy, did we fall hard for them all.

1. This drama packs a punch – it is eleven episodes of pure awesomeness.

We devoured this drama because pretty much everything about it was amazing – great writing, acting and not a single minute wasted. There were so many heartfelt, intense moments in this drama that will stay with you long after you have finished it. Considering there is a new drama out practically every other week, you know it’s got to be worth it if we’re still gushing about it after all these years.

 Also, did we mention it has a Queen OST? We love Queen!

Yes, you may lose sleep, flunk an exam or two and look a mess the next morning but trust us when we say: it’s so worth it.

Queen In Hyun’s Man – episode 3-5

7 May

Thank you to the kind souls that have taken pity on us and have subbed this drama- we love you!

It’s been a long time since we thoroughly adored a OTP wholeheartedly but lucky for us, the wait is over.

We demand more buzz for this gem of a drama because it’s just so wonderful and we spend the majority of the time with big, goofy smiles plastered on our faces.

Who else loves this OTP?  We adore how they are linked and that fate brings them together when the leading man needs someone most. We can’t help but think that it’s so romantic that Hee Jin is the person that is there to project Boong Do when he’s most in danger. We could sit there watching their interactions all day long. They have this easy, natural chemistry that makes us giddy in the best way possible. We love the fact that they barely know each other and they are both in this unbelievable situation but still they can’t get enough of each other. Generally we’re not fans of the leading lady falling for the guy first but in this case, can we blame her really?

Seriously, we knew we would love him but Gim Boong Do is killing it as this awesome leading man. We can’t think of a leading man that is similar or as likable from the get go as this one. He’s not only smart and good with a sword but also he’s got this warmth about him that is infectious – we dare you not to like him. It’s impossible! We love the refreshing twist with the duck out of water storyline. The guy is 300 years out of his comfort zone but there he is, not only adapting to life in 2012 like a pro but also he’s freaking well comforting the leading lady!

We like how his intelligence shines through in all of his actions but you can also see other sides to his personality, like his subtle but cheeky sense of humour. The kiss as a greeting scene was so sweet but funny.  Also, the guy is just so cool, he has taken everything so well but at the same time, you can see things impact him in small doses as he comes to grips with his new reality. We can’t wait to see more sides to his personality and hopefully see that loveable cool exterior crack a little more as the drama continues.  We would love some angst but not too much, we love this OTP too much for them to really suffer.

Hee Jin is still a pleasant surprise for us. We really like how she’s adapted to the situation and how she’s forthright and not afraid to take chances. He could easily be a crazy stalker but she’s following her gut and taking a chance with him. For us, it’s an absolute pleasure to watch this whirlwind, irrational romance blossom between these two characters. They couldn’t be more different from each other but when they are together, it feels so authentic and fresh. Okay, the scenario is insane but we could totally believe that she would be upset when he told her he was leaving and yes, we can also believe that she would want to kiss him.  The speed of which their relationship is progressing may be fast but it doesn’t feel rushed or unbelievable and well frankly, we can’t wait for more!

We confess that the phone scene at the end of episode 5 made us grin like idiots.

Other thoughts:

We really like Yoon Wol as a love rival. Despite her situation and the knowledge that she’ll never be with Boong Do, she’s willing to risk her life for him out of loyalty and love.  She’s this tragic but strong character that you can’t help but like. We really, really hope that she doesn’t die. There is a reason why we avoid historical dramas, the writers are never afraid to kill off likable characters.

Who else thought the scene where Dong Min trapped Boong Do in the shower was so funny? It was just so randomly comedic to see a grown man in full traditional attire locked in a shower. The scene was even funnier because Boong Do was as cool as a cucumber throughout the whole scene.  

Han Dong Min’s personality has quite a lot of qualities of leading men of past dramas. He’s arrogant, cheeky and infuriates the leading lady.  As much as he makes us laugh, it’s great to see him as the love rival that loses the girl to the smart, thoughtful guy for once. Yay.

Queen In Hyun’s Man – episodes 1-2

1 May

We must be gluttons for punishment because we have started watching two dramas that NO ONE appears to be subbing. Why do we do this to ourselves?!

Please, please someone take pity on us and sub The Marriage Plot and Queen In Hyun’s Man!  

Yep, this was nowhere near our radar but it sucked us in good and now we’re hooked and desperately want to watch more! There should be more buzz around this drama, we loved it. If the first couple episodes were anything to go by we think this one may be a keeper (fingers crossed).

Prior to tuning in, we wrote it off as just another time travelling drama. Also, we confess we really don’t rate Yoo In Na as a leading lady. There is someone about her plastic face that puts us off (okay that was mean) but true. Muhaha.

Putting her face aside, the fact that she had the misfortune to play a Hong sister’s love rival did her no favours in our opinion. Playing a Hong sister’s love rival has one perk – you get plenty of exposure. The downside is everything else. You are playing the most annoying, frustrating, 2D character ever and will leave a bad taste in viewers’ mouths for a very long time. We have only just forgiven UEE after her performance in You’re Beautiful (shudder*).

However, despite our aversion to plastic faces, we tuned in and found that we liked her a lot and can’t wait for her to bag herself a smart, kick arse scholar from the past. HEEE

Two things that made us change our minds:

 1. We love a leading lady that isn’t afraid to speak her mind and give an arsehole ex boyfriend the finger when he deserves it. She is feisty, independent and has integrity – we approve.

2. The scene where she was on her knees having a phone conversation through a drain pipe pretty much sealed the deal for us. Nothing else mattered in that moment except for that phone call and it’s hard not to root for a lead that wants something so badly. It was just a lovely, happy, over the top scene that made us think that maybe it will be easy to fall for her as a character.

Don’t even get us started on the leading man.

All we have to say is: WE LOVE HIM.

We haven’t seen a leading man like him in awhile and it’s a complete pleasure. He is intelligent, thoughtful and can really kick the baddies butts when it’s called for. We loved his fights scenes in episode 1. Not only is he a geeky girl’s dream, he’s all damaged and tortured from his past. Swoon*

We’ve only seen brief scenes between the leads but we can’t wait for more. Watching their two worlds collide and seeing them fall for each other despite everything in the way is so exciting. Hello, 300 years is what you call a long distance romance!

We’re not really fans of historical dramas but this one isn’t heavy on the politics and stays focused on the people and surprisingly enough we’re really enjoying it. We love how it seamlessly moves between the times. We’re completely in love with how the drama is directed on the whole. It’s so damn pretty to look at. Also, the action sequences, the way the camera is used and okay pretty much everything about it appeals to us. Gushing aborted. Hehehe.

If you haven’t guessed already, we’re loving this drama a lot and really, really hope that we get to watch more. Also more importantly, we hope it stays as awesome as it has so far.