My Opinion on Love O2O

17Gu Man is back with another novel-to-drama adaptation Love O2O and I absolutely adored it! This drama was just all sorts of cuteness to watch and made me beam ear to ear with every ep that I watched. Love O2O is a sweet, uni-romance story that blossomed from a love-at-first-sight meeting and centres on uni and post-uni life around the theme of online gaming, which was what actually brought our OTP together. I particularly enjoyed the drama because of the pure, sweet and innocent romantic vibes that captured the entire romantic story and was the backbone to the drama. Read more

My Opinion on Doctors

1Being in love stems from the heart as well as from the brain and no one would know better than doctors themselves who are in a constant battle with these two vital organs to one’s survival. Doctors is a drama that centres on the obvious occupation of doctors and the battle that they have every day to perform well in their jobs as well as their struggle to manage their own romance. Going into the drama, I thought it would have been a lot more tense with a lot more internal struggles but the drama turned out to be a lot lighter than what I expected in the sense that it focuses more on their profession and the romance than it does the internal affairs. This made watching it very easy and overall lifted the drama experience. Read more

My Opinion on Lucky Romance

Lucky RomanceLove is not something that you can force. If it’s there, it’s there; if it’s not then it’s not. Luck is not what brings together a couple; it is fate and if fate has it that two people are to be together, regardless of whether the luck that they experience may be good or bad, they will still be together. Lucky Romance tells the story of a woman who never considered romance as such to exist in her life as she believes she is cursed by bad luck. However, that all changed when she met her lucky star, changing her perception of luck from bad to good. The romance was one that was lucky indeed. Read more

My Opinion on Refresh Man

Refresh ManI’m not so sure what is so fresh about Refresh Man when there was nothing that was either fresh nor invigorating about it. It’s a drama that fell into its own trap despite the initial premise and nothing about it was even remotely fresh. The initial premise was fresh but one episode in and the drama had already fallen into its own trap of being a drama that I know all too well. I feel the same every time I finish an Aaron Yan drama – and that is disappointed, disappointed in myself for expecting this drama to be any better even though deep down I know what I am in for with this drama.  Refresh it definitely was not, recycled was what it was. Read more

My Opinion on Les Intèrpretes

19It’s been a long time since my last post but I am back and ready to watch some drams! Right after my exams, under recommendation, I decided to watch the highly popular drama Les Intèrpretes. It’s a drama that is based in the world of translation between the Chinese and French language, with the scenes set in China and Switzerland. The drama has a very nice, bubbly vibe to it and quite refreshing to watch, especially with this integration of inter-culture and the bridging together of two languages. As the title says, the drama is very much about interpreting and takes this on various levels. Read more

My Opinion on Love @ Seventeen: First Impressions

Love @ SeventeenI am a huge sucker for nostalgia themed dramas, so when I first heard about Love @ Seventeen, I knew it was a drama that I could not pass. The drama is exactly as the title states – about love at the ripe age of seventeen. It drops into the current era, backlogging into the high school days and stemming off from there. The first three eps have just been about the high school days with narrative backlogs every now and then reflecting back to this era but from ep 4 onwards the drama will be giving love at seventeen a second chance, a chance to change everything and make amends to all of life’s regrets. Read more

Love @ Seventeen Drops Nostalgic Teasers

Love @ SeventeenLego Lee either really loves to work or really loves to work because with barely enough time to rest, he is back on the small screen with a new drama. I’ve checked on him every now and then since the conclusion of my all-time fave TW drama In A Good Way but none of his follow-up dramas really appealed to me. But this might all change with Love @ Seventeen, a drama that shares the similar nostalgia theme as IAGW. Except, this time the timeline progresses from the high school era right through to the current era. This drama also works the theme of missed love and I think it will work really well with this nostalgia theme that the has going on.  Read more

My Opinion on Refresh Man: First Impressions

Refresh Man

To refresh means to reinvigorate but I’m not so sure that this isn’t the case for Refresh Man. It has more aspects of being a copy than it is being a refresher, appearing oh-so identical to a previous drama that I have seen from SETTV. To be fair though, most SETTV dramas follow the same plot and structure so it’s not like it’s something that I haven’t encountered before. It’s just that this drama is oddly familiar to one that I have seen before, so much so that I’m not receiving any vibes that what I’m watching is a new drama. Read more

My Opinion on Descendants of the Sun: First Impressions

Descendants of the SunI don’t think I have loved a K-drama as I did from the get-go as much as I did for Descendants of the Sun for a long time, and that’s a good thing of course, meaning this drama is heading off in the right direction. I am just so surprised with how quickly I fell for this drama. This drama is just amazing and already is filled with so much punch in these first three eps. This drama is not without its flaws though, but it starts off so spectacularly well that whatever flaws it has, it all seems very minuscule. I am just loving this drama very much and can’t wait to see what it has in stores for us, but regardless of whatever it has, it will hopefully be something that brings the drama to greater heights. Read more

First Look at Refresh Man Starring Aaron Yan and Joanne Tseng

Refresh ManToday premieres the new Sunday-night SETTV idol drama Refresh Man filling in the shoes of Bromance. Refresh Man stars Aaron Yan who is making his return back to dramaland and Joanne Tseng who is ready for another drama adventure after her successful venture in Marry Me, or Not? Rounding up the main cast is Lene Lai and Jack Lee. Refresh Man is a workplace drama, exactly right up my alley, and is a mix of all the elements that previous SETTV workplace dramas are so fond of using.  Read more