Update on currently watching Asian Dramas

While I have been watching Asian dramas in my spare time, I think I will let you know the ones I am really liking and not enjoying as much.

 

  • LIFE

 

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This is a Japanese drama that deals with bullying primarily. There are also issues like abuse, suicide and what-not in this drama. I think it tends to go overboard in being dramatic and that is where it loses to me. I like the actors in it but most of the stuff is way too unbelievable. I did like it the way it started but after that it has been a downward trend on the quality and a soaring trend on being dramatic to the point of seeming idiotic. I am not sure if I want to complete watching this since I am hardly getting any fun out of this drama. I suppose I should have learned my lesson after watching Last Friends -another Jdrama on abuse which was so horrible, it pisses me off just thinking about it.

 

  • Endless Love

 

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I only just started the drama but it got me hooked. It will be a long ride of angst and tension, but I want to continue watching it. The love story sounds great plus the leads are both amazing actors. If I am not mistaken it will turn out to be one of the best Taiwanese dramas. And I think the sub-plots make sense in this one.

 

  • Capital Scandal

 

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This is seriously among the best Korean dramas ever made. No kidding. It has so much of depth that it is amazing. The characters are all solid and three-dimensional. It breaks a lot of Kdrama cliches while incorporating some. I will do a separate review post on this one because I am hopelessly in love with this drama.

 

  • Yankee-kun to Megane-chan

 

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I think the synopsis that can be found of this drama on the net is totally unfair. It doesn’t tell what an amazing and deep story Yankee-kun to Megane-chan actually is. It is the best Japanese school drama that I have seen till now, counting my favorites like Hana Yori Dango and Nobuta wo Produce. I wish I had started watching this sooner. But better late than never. This drama is a gem. I will do a much-needed post on this too so that I can gush about it all I want.

 

I’ve put some dramas I had been watching on hold. That includes Wonderful Life, King2Hearts, Legal High, Summer’s Desire and In Time With You. I am the biggest idiot in the world to be putting off In Time With You because it has the kind of story that is among my fantasies and fairy tales. But I think some dramas deserve to be watched at the right time!

 

I am also planning on watching Mars and maybe Autumn’s Concerto since I want to see what the fuss is all about. Before that School 2013 is the highest on my priority list.

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