My second sageuk of the year! Well, kinda. Mirror of the Witch is a fantasy drama took place in sageuk era. I’m a bit relieved because I can’t handle two-period dramas at the same time. My brain would explode! I’m glad I finished The Royal Gambler and soon, this drama will end too. 4 more episodes to go and I’m currently ready for this show to be over. Wae? Yeah, it is getting too draggy. It’s a typical kdrama, at some point, the writers start to recycle plots again. I am like haven’t we seen this before? Are you really our of your mind? You’re hired to be writers! Get creative!
Sadly, no one could hear our screams. We again continue to get bored with repetitive plots. But I must say I’m still having fun. This drama is quite engaging. I really like the fantasy style this drama portrays. The story can be very confusing. At one point, I even watched several episodes twice. It is twisty and the time jump was really puzzling. Thank goodness for Twitter, a portal where I release my anger and frustration. And thanks to Twitter, I got my questions answered.
Anyway, this 20 episodes drama is ending this week. I have yet to watch episode 17 and 18 and most likely won’t be watching it until I get back from my work travel. But, if I’m lucky, I may catch it this week! But from what I remember from episode 16, episode 17 and 18 could be fillers since the Shamaness seems to be trapped in her own evil juice! I guess I should wait. I can’t stand the shamaness, she seems undefeated! Jun sacrificed himself and got the sword from her. And thank goodness, he was able to control and not get possessed by her evil smoke! Or did he? Seo Ri, on the other hand, sacrificed herself too and the shamaness still holding on strong! I really hate this! The ending better be good! Better be!!!
Instead of giving my usual ritual, which is my own synopsis, let’s take a look at the acting side instead. Kim Sae Ron. Let’s focus on her. I had fear in the beginning. Both male leads are way older than her. Yet, she is able to pull it through! Like a champ! I can’t tell her age in this drama after episode 3. Her acting is top notch. And the men, I’m surprised by how awesome they are in Mirror of the Witch. Their body languages are just superb. Knowing the age difference and playing a love interest to a 17 year old girl, they are able to give the feels without crossing the line. I’m impressed *claps*.
Anyway, Mirror of the Witch is watchable. Sadly, this is not a FF drama. You really need to sit and watch it. If you look away, you will miss all of it. Trust me. I’m not sure if this is a good or bad thing. If you decide to watch it, please be patience. Like I said, this drama gets draggy and it is not even funny anymore! I’m pissed but I will remain strong to the end!