Currently Watching: Are You Human Too?

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Sigh, despite my busy schedule, I managed to start another new drama again! I want to kick my butt but that gotta hurt, right? *laughs* I can’t help it, though. Besides, it’s Seo Kang Joon. I can’t missed this cutie pie. On top of that, Lee Joon Hyuk is back! I feel like winning a lottery seeing him twice in three months! Also, Gong Seung Yeon is in this drama. Another talented cutie pie. I enjoyed her so much.

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Currently Watching: Reunited Worlds

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I was surprised to find out that Yeo Jin Goo is on this show. I just completed Circle when I started Reunited Worlds. Watching this drama was a pure coincidence because I was bored and at the time, I needed a buffer drama while watching Six Flying Dragons with Mari. So I thought why not give it a try and if I don’t like the first episode (which basically two 30-minutes episodes) I could simply move on. No strings attached.

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Currently Watching: Angry Mom

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Dear my readers, despite the title, I managed not to get angry at all. *wipes sweat on forehead* In fact, from watching this, I got girl power vibe which is insane and awesome at the same time! What got me angry though is the OST. “I’m crying, crying, crying…” Oh gosh, shut up already! The song is… er, nice but I somehow find it inappropriate and unfitting when they spin it as background music for certain scenes that are more suitable with a more of an upbeat tempo. But, after watching episode 14, they finally play it on the appropriate scene. I do find the OST weird. They are aiming for a mature taste but I just don’t think it works out. *shrugs* I don’t know, that’s my only beef with Angry Mom. But other than that, this show is BEYOND FABULOUS!!!

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For those of you who haven’t started Angry Mom and is simply thinking whether to watch or not, well… I’m here to giving you that piece of mind! QUIT THINKING AND START WATCHING IT ALREADY!!! Angry Mom is unlike you and I ever imagine it to be! I hesitated in the beginning as well. And the fact that I could guess what it is all about (I don’t read synopsis btw) but not entirely sure whether I’m right or is it my kinda drama to watch, it was a gamble I decided to take on. Of course, I asked around as well and all my friends recommended it to me! Let me tell you one thing, the show is helluva good I marathon all episodes just in time to catch episode 13 and 14! Yeap, I am addicted to Angry Mom! The show is ending next week and I look forward to see how they wrap this up.

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On the surface, Angry Mom is pretty self explanatory. Mom got angry. Mom took action so that she can protect her child. Well, yeah… that was my initial thought. What I didn’t expect was that mom took her anger to another level by disguising herself as a high school student after her daughter got beaten up in school. My jaw literally on the floor when she decided to go on this route. Well, with her youthful looks and assisted by her gangsta friend, she entered the school as Jo Bang Wool. She is determined to find justice for her daughter. But in pursue of righteous and justice, she found herself caught in intermingling her past life as troubled teen as well as entering into the world of murder, scandal, money and politics. Yeah, for this high school dropout mom, it is overwhelming but her life experience taught her to be persistence and courageous. But Kang Ja, Bang Wool’s real name, has one issue. She’s so naive! As you watch it, you can certainly see how she trusted people so easily which made me very uneasy. But then again, she reminded me of…. ME! *laughs* I trust people easily too *hides in the corner*. But as a mother, you have to be skeptical and curious all the time. And that is Kang Ja. She has tons of hypothesis in her head but unwise when comes to make certain important decision. Come to think of it though, as a protective mom, she does what is best but her unwise decision could left you lost for words. *sigh*

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To be honest, Angry Mom applies lots of realistic decisions and choices which you hardly seen on most kdramas. Perhaps 2015 is the year of realistic and make-sense drama? *shrugs* It is time for these writers to realize we viewers are not stupid! And Angry Mom is written in the most believable plots I could imagine at this moment – except for believing that Kang Ja can pass as a high school hwaksaeng. Okay, I know I talk a lot about Kang Ja but she’s not the only main characters here. There are a few more like her daughter, Oh Ah Ran. She’s unbelievably good teen actors and I adore her lots! Her home class teacher, Park No Ah, also another character to watch. You will feel annoyed by him in the beginning. He is an example of a teacher who wants to do everything right. Put yourself in his shoe and you would understand his every single action he made for his students. Another main character is Go Bok Dong. He is absolutely joy to watch but again, you will start with anger before switching to like him. His life story is pretty sad (which you won’t be getting it after episode 10) as well and the reason for him to act the way he is will leave your heart aches.

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This 16-episode drama incorporated many pools genres under one roof. You get comedy, a light romance, drama, family life and murder. I love how they take us the viewers from ghetto (believe me, Kang Ja was ghetto) to daebak! This show is very entertaining even though the issue is pretty depressing. Good job to the writer and PD for making Angry Mom one of the best drama I’ve seen for 2015! It’s a drama that is full of feelings that you simply don’t want to deny it. In fact, which I usually don’t say it, it is definitely worth watching it again and again. Make Angry Mom your next watch drama! Jjaebal!

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Currently Watching: The Three Musketeers

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Oh my god, I’m so very nervous now. The year is almost ending and I am only on my fourth sageuk! Would I be able to complete my kdrama mission? *wipes sweat* The chosen one for my fourth sageuk is The Three Musketeers. I actually hesitated to start it. It’s a saga drama and this is the first part of three. I thought if I wanna watch it, I might as well starts it when all three parts have been aired. But hell, I got influenced by Mawie. Her chat with Jules  got me real good so I decided to screw the saga part and watch it. Whatever… I need to keep up with my kdrama resolution anyway and I’m behind.

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But okay, to be really honest, I’m so glad I am watching The Three Musketeers. It’s so funny and witty, yet it’s rich in story. Well, my kinda rich may be a meh to you but I do like it. Since I started the first episode, I was extremely happy and the story intrigued me so much I keep wanting for more and more. I have completed 9 episodes thus far and I have three episodes to go to finish the first saga. Yes, I’m glad I have this much patient to write my review. Really, it kills me to write this review right now coz I really , really dying to know and finish it. Well, before I do that, let me give ya a snippet, my own version of course, of The Three Musketeers.

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The story of The Three Musketeers, as you would have thought as well, is a story of spies. But in this case, the spies came from inside the palace! Hah! Okay, okay… Let’s start. The story began with Park Dal Hyang, played by the famous CNBlue singer, Jung Yong Hwa. Ever since his girlfriend and her family left for the city, he vowed to get back to her when he is older. While waiting, he’s been studying very hard to be a government officer. He has the looks, he is smart, polite and caring. He is the yangban of the day, the only downside is he came from a poor family. But that did not stop his ambition and his parents are extremely grateful and proud of their one and only child. When the time came, Dal Hyang rode on his horse and they both galloped to the city, a 2 months ride, to take the exam. So many obstacles he had to face on his way, he nearly missed the exam by few hours! Thank God he made it but he barely passed (even though he aced in all the exams prior but) his final exam! Wae? The Crown Prince incident the night before his final exam day. Bloooooody hell!

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Now back to the Crown Prince. He and two bodyguards, one is his childhood friend and another one was a recruited monk, are the unofficial Joseon spies, protecting the country from borders. Dal Hyang met the Three Musketeers on the last night before his final exam. He made them spies chased after the thugs who slayed his roommate (the roomie was rumored to be the smartest candidate and the thugs were hired by a higher minister as his son is also taking the exam and does not want to be humiliated) and they were caught. Dal Hyang was shocked to find that these men took care of things quite fast and wondered who they are. Upon leaving, his letter, given by his dad so that he can use it to receive help, accidentally were left tucked in on the monk’s horse seat. The bodyguards read them and were shocked. They handed it over to the Crown Prince and he, too, was shocked. Ooooh, what was written in that letter that made all of them this way? *rubbing chin* From then on, the Crown Prince decided to make Dal Hyang his man but him showing up on the final day of the exam shocked Dal Hyang so much he missed the shot and created a chaos scene. Crown Prince felt bad, without showing emotionally though, and begged them to award Dal Hyang the last spot.

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What connected Dal Hyang and Crown Prince? The Princess. It turns out the Princess is Dal Hyang’s girlfriend. Sadly, the Prince is playing hard to get with her, even after years of marriage. His reason being? He is still in love with the first wife candidate, Mi Ryeong. Mi Ryeong died and the Prince was devastated. Now, I’m not going into the detail with her death coz as you progress, you will know why. But right now, let’s focus on the Princess. She replaced Mi Ryeong and now stuck in a love triangle between Dal Hyang and Crown Prince. But after watching the first four episodes, I realized the so-called love triangle are pretty much non-existence. Dal Hyang accepted the fact and moved on. And we all know she moved on the minute she married Crown Prince, even though we know the marriage was arranged. But at this point, she has moved on and love the Crown Prince. But the Crown Prince is wishy washy about the relationship between her and Dal Hyang. So we can pretty much guess he’s jelly. His jealousy though is so cute. He is playing hard to get with her and try not to show so much that he is slowly falling for her. This can annoyed and frustrated you a bit…

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The first saga has its own cliffhanger. Mi Ryeong, which we thought she’s dead, came back to take a revenge on the Crown Prince. She is his enemy as well. How? You gotta watch it to know the details *wiggles brows* I don’t want to waste anytime now. I need to see the cliffhanger ending that got everybody talking about… So you can tell I like it very, very much, right? *nods* Neh, maja… And you should watch it too!

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Currently Watching: My Lovable Girl

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Aaaaaah, Rain oppa. I have never seen his other dramas but Full House. I hated him so much for torturing Han Ji Eun but at the same time the feels I got from watching his naughty yet cold ‘tude really, really worked on me. So remembering my experience of watching Full House, I was hoping to get that same cutesy effect from My Lovable Girl. Well *knocks her head with her hand*, what was I thinking? These are two different dramas. Two different genres. Full House was a romantic comedy, and My Lovable Girl is just romance drama. But a girl can dream, right? *shrugs*

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In the beginning, My Lovable Girl was not on my watch radar. One of my kakao gf saw the first episode and wasn’t impressed. I blindly took her advice and decided not to watch. And then Michele started texting to me on it. And I suddenly realized, Infinite L is in it! L!!!! MyungSoo!!!!! My other pretty boy is in it! Oh mo, I told myself I’ll regret for the rest of my kdrama life if I don’t start watching it. Plus, the way Michele was describing it, I found it very interesting and intriguing! And I’m glad I listened to her. So, so glad. I marathoned the first 6 episodes in a day! Yes, I was highly addicted with the drama by the end of episode 6 and immediately had withdrawal because the waiting for the next episode began thereafter.

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The story line is pretty simple and extremely predictable. You and I can read it very well. So why bother watching it? We watch it because of the presentation with different actors,  of course! Same plot line presented in different circumstances. How can I possibly give it a pass? Besides, it’s Rain and L and it involves music. Somewhat but I love music. My Lovable Girl is a life story of Hyun Wook, a composer and producer of an entertainment company. He came back from his looooong hiatus, after losing his songwriter girlfriend to an accident that potentially partially his fault. He later met Se Na. At the time, Se Na was just a hotel employee assigned to care for Hyun Wook’s adorable golden retriever. He then hired her as his pet sitter. He found out one day that Se Na wanted to be a songwriter and eventually discovered that she is his late girlfriend’s sister. He took her under his entertainment business wing. Unfortunately, her presence was very unwelcoming by his team and it was especially taken it hard by Jae Yeong, the company’s own songwriter and producer. He created a havoc and tore the company’s best kpop group apart and leaving Shi Woo, one of Infinite Power member, behind.

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Shi Woo was the prettiest of the Infinite Power member but lacking vocal talent. His team pushed him away and blaming his popularity is nothing but his own appearance. He was very arrogant at the very beginning and used his celebrity title to win all, but in the end he came to realize that he got nothing to brag about. SeNa really pushed his boundaries in a way and made him understand his own ability and was humble by it. In the beginning, SeNa composed a non-typical kpop song for his solo debut but he rejected it thinking a fast, upbeat tempo would get the crowd to love him back. He blew it and ended up injured while performing on the stage and losing respect from his fans more and more. SeNa helped him made a come back and the song was extremely humble and down-to-earth, written to acknowledge his mom.

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In the process of all this, Shi Woo slowly falling for SeNa while she’s falling for the handsome dog man aka Hyun Wook. By the end of episode 12, SeNa found out Hyun Wook’s real identity and by the end of episode 13, Shi Woo took heartbroken SeNa and made his. Of course he didn’t say it but action speaks louder than word. This is where Hyun Wook made the biggest mistake of his life by not being honest to SeNa. The girl is hurt. Shi Woo is already making her his. So what do we expect in the next 3 episodes? I, for once, really really hope that the second lead won the first lead’s heart! I want Shi Woo to win the final prize! Beside, it is just wrong to date your sister’s boyfriend! Don’t you agree? Yeah, that’s my prediction but who knows… KDrama is pretty much awesome at breaking their watchers’ hearts. SeNa could ends up forgiving Hyun Wook and go back to him (or not!). *shudders* I’m praying hard that for once, ONCE, that the second lead win! Who is on Team ShiWoo, please raise your hands! Besides, the chemistry between Rain and Krystal is pretty awful as a couple. Krystal and Myung Soo are way better as a couple and are more realistic considering their age and all. Amuden, this 16 episodes drama is nice and lovely even though it sometimes leaves you frustrating. Don’t get me wrong, the frustrating is okay and I get it why Hyun Wook didn’t want to be frank with SeNa. It is what it is too in real life. If you are into a mush mush drama, My Lovable Girl is for you. I like it since it is a light drama, it cools me off from my angsty dailies.

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