To celebrate her birthday month, I thought it would be fun to compile a list of Korean dramas that we both enjoyed and would recommend to others. So if my lone recommendation wasn’t enough to convince you, these dramas have two people recommending them!
Running List of Kdramas watched in 2021
It only took me 7 months, but I have finally finished reviewing all 31 dramas I watched in 2020! At first I thought that was a lot. But to justify it in my head, it really is only an average of 2.5 dramas a month and thanks to covid, we were in a stay at … Continue reading 2020 Watch List/Year In Review
Oh, I find this so hard to say, because I wanted to like this drama so much. But I think it is so over hyped. It has been getting high ratings in South Korea and I can’t help but to think it’s based on the star power of the two leads, Shin Min-a (from Oh My Venus) and Kim Seon Ho (from Start Up). I think if it was in lesser known hands, it would not have been rated so high.
My Secret Romance is a pure candy fluffy romantic comedy. It is only 14 episodes at about 45 minutes each. But it honestly should have been 10 episodes at 30 minutes each. The first 10 episodes were cheesy cliché-filled goodness. Yes, cue the arrogant jerk chaebol and the kind hearted innocent poor girl troupe.
He is psychometric is a crime thriller with some romance intertwined in it. This drama came at the right time from me when I needed a break from traditional romance dramas. The story line is unique and the writers did a good job of keeping you in suspense and slowly unraveling the past through flashbacks and moving the character development along in the present.
This really should be a dropped drama post, but I saw this one early in my drama watching career before I accepted that it is okay to walk away from a drama you are hating. I hope I can save you 16 hours of your life and tell you right off the bat, this drama can be skipped.
This show had everything I can want out of a romantic comedy: adorable banter, natural relationship progression, characters who make each other better people, smoldering sexual tension and smoking hot kiss scenes.
We spent the week with 있다 which means to be existent.
I’m starting to spend hours working on my Korean Language class now, it’s seriously impacting my Kdrama watching!
Most of all, I thought that Hotel Del Luna did a great job tackling the concept of death. It was a story about death and accepting that it will happen to all of us.