TLDR: Yang Yang & Dilireba in a refreshing & sweet drama. Short episodes for an easy watch. Watched the first 8 episodes and I’m boarding this ship! Can’t wait for the remaining episodes to be aired. Besides loving what I saw, I’m also having good vibes because this is based on a novel by Gu Man, the author who wrote Love O2O which I loved!Continue reading
Category Archives: First Impression
Count Your Lucky Stars Episode 1 Review
HA! I caught you staring, didn’t I? In a world where everyone watches K-dramas and swoons over oppas, you may consider me a rare species who mostly watches Taiwanese and Chinese dramas and still be crazy over Jerry Yan. I may be one of his biggest fans out there, but it seems like I need to keep Counting My Lucky Stars (watch more episodes) before I could fully appreciate it. Continue reading
[First Impressions]: Jerry Yan and Shen Yue’s Count Your Lucky Stars Trailer
You must have been living under a rock if you have not witnessed the pandemonium brought about the release of the upcoming 2020 Chinese rom-com drama, “Count Your Lucky Stars”, starring Jerry Yan and Shen Yue.
In this post, I will air out all my thoughts based on the trailer and what to expect next now that we know all of those things. Let’s start counting our lucky stars, shall we?
Credits to Jerry Yan Thailand and the respective Weibo owners for the lovely photos (see watermark).
First Impressions + Drama Discussion: Before We Get Married
As an avid drama-watcher and blogger for five years, I was just in complete denial that I was experiencing this so-called “drama slump” for months. Then came “Before We Get Married” and to say that I have become alive again in drama land is just an understatement.
I wrote this article for it to be a venue for my thoughts on the drama but most especially, for everyone watching it to share their sentiments here! I have been reading many people who wanted to talk about the drama but have not really found people to have that kind of discussion with.
So I hope this post can help!
[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.
First Impression: Burn U5 天生是優我
[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”.
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]
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!
[First Impression] TW-Drama: Love Cuisine (2015)
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
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.
Currently Watching: Scarlet Heart Ryeo
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).