Category Archives: First Impression

[Thoughts] Diva Hits the Road 3 Ep 1 Highlights 花儿与少年 3

I just finished watching the first episode of Diva Hits the Road 3 and I can’t stop smiling at my screen! It is too short, I need more. Soon.

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First Impression: Burn U5 天生是優我

Show Luo is in a new reality show! Well… at least it was new when I first watched it, it is now on episode 4.

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[Episode 1 Recap + First Impressions] TW-drama: The Perfect Match

Hmmm… I smell that something good is cooking! And it’s none other than a Taiwanese drama being deliciously concocted with perfect eye candy leads in Wu Kang Ren (as Ting En) & Ivy Shao (as Wei Qing) in “The Perfect Match”.

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Title: The Perfect Match
Native Title: 極品絕配
Country of Origin: Taiwan
Airing Date: March 3, 2017 – July 14, 2017
Episode Count: 18                  

Hope you can join me and my recapping journey with SETTV’s latest yummy offering!                                                                                                                     Continue reading

[RECAP] We Are In Love Season 2 Ep 1

[In view of Single’s Day (11/11) tomorrow, I decided to publish this draft that has collecting dust since March when WAIL 2 first aired]

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After releasing the We Are In Love Season 2 Special episode on 14 Feb 2016, the first episode is finally here on 20 March 2016!

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[First Impression] TW-Drama: Love Cuisine (2015)

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Title: Love Cuisine
Native Title: 料理高校生
Country of Origin: Taiwan
No. of Episodes: 22
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Airing Date: August 7, 2015 to January 1, 2016
Where to Watch: Viki

Main Cast:

Lego Lee as Han Jie (Oscar Han)
Allison Lin as Fang Xiao Rou
Duncan Lai as Wen Zhen Yu
Nita Lei as Jiang Pei Ying

Do you know what’s better than Lego Lee? Lego Lee making some world-class cuisine! We can call it Legourmet. Okay, nevermind… As predicted, Lego Lee has taken over my life ever since I saw him in “In A Good Way” (click to read my recent drama review). Read more to see what I think about his 2015 drama so far.

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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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[First Impression] J-Drama: Hapimari: Happy Marriage!?

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Title: Hapimari: Happy Marriage!?
Native Title: はぴまり
Country of Origin: Japan
Airing Date: June 22, 2016-August 31, 2016
Episodes: 12
Where to watch: I watch it on kissasian.com but only 8 episodes have been uploaded as of the moment

Main Cast:
Dean Fujioka as Mamiya Hokuto
Seino Nana as Takanashi Chiwa
Shirasu Jin as Yagami Yu
Shinoda Mariko as Shirata Misaki
Fujiwara Norika as Soma Taeko

Hello, dramaland! I’m back for good 😉 Going to write about this new J-drama that I’ve just discovered after attempting to watch LoveO2O as my post-exams reward but all drama sites didn’t want me to watch it *cries* so I ended up watching “Happy Marriage” and it’s currently giving me life! I may have already watched a few J-dramas in the past but it will be my first time to write about one in full length. Read more to find out.

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