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Round Up: What I’ve Been Watching Recently + Upcoming Blogging Plans

 

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It takes someone special to be able to procrastinate from writing a belated birthday post (Yes, SkimmedMilkDrama celebrated our 2nd birthday on 16 April!) into giving a general drama/blog update.

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Why you shouldn’t watch dramas late at night: Late Night Restaurant

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Because you either a) torture yourself with loads of cravings and eventually die of starvation or b) indulge in food unnecessarily and grow fat.

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Currently Watching: Scarlet Heart Ryeo

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It is surprising that I would be watching this, because I wasn’t a crazy fan of the original Chinese drama, Bu Bu Jing Xin / Scarlet Heart, it was based on. In fact, despite my love for palace dramas, I was never really interested in that drama. I knew people were crazy over it, I kept up with the storyline but it was just too angsty for my liking. I know I’ll enjoy it if I do watch, but the amount of tears I’ll most likely drop while watching the drama has successfully deterred me from watching the actual drama. I contented myself with just reading recaps (and even that made me drop a tear or two… good job recappers!)

So, why would I watch this drama? Good question, I don’t know either. It just happened. And thus far, I’ve been enjoying it a lot. Here are a couple of thoughts I have from watching this drama (synopsis).

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Drama Round-up: What I’ve been watching recently

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Hi readers, it’s been a long time. I have disappeared without warning for the past few months but the irony is, I watched more dramas than I ever did during the times I was active on here. During my disappearance, I was on a drama binge, probably because I finally had time to throw myself into the world of dramas without worrying about blogging and all.  Continue reading

[First Impression] Kdrama: Jackpot

Following is our very first guest post by Miss Fifi 🙂

Hello everyone, I am Miss Fifi and I’m obsessed with Kdramas, KShows and Kmovies. I don’t know what I was thinking barging in on a blog dedicated to Mainland and Taiwanese shows, but I’m super glad to have Kate and Marian be so nice and take me. 🙂 Today, I’ll be writing a first impression post on Jackpot. The first two episodes have already aired and sadly, I only got to watch the first episode today. *sighs*

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Title: Jackpot (literal title)
Revised romanization: Daebak
Hangul: 대박
Country of Origin: South Korea
Airing date: March 28 – June 14, 2016
Episodes: 24
Network: SBS
Director: Nam Gun
Writer: Kwon Soon-Gyu

Cast:
Jang Keun-Suk as Baek Dae-Gil
Yeo Jin-Goo as King Yeongjo
Jun Kwang-Ryul as Lee In Jwa
Song Jong Ho as Moo-Myung
Choi Min-soo as Sook-jong
Lim Ji-yeon as Dam-seo

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[First Impression] K-Drama: Ex-Girlfriend Club

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Title: Ex-Girlfriend Club
Native Title:구여친클럽
Country of Origin: South Korea
Airing Date: 8 May 2015 – 27 June 2015
Episodes: 16

Main Cast:
Byun Yo Han as Bang Myeong Soo
Song Ji Hyo as Kim Soo Jin
Jang Ji Eun as Na Ji Ah (Cat)
Lee Yoon Ji as Jang Hwa Yeong (Lion)
Ryu Hwa Yeong as La La (Fox)

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