Well, someone is salty.
Well, someone is salty.
With the conclusion of Circle: Two Worlds Connected, tVN has bust out another fantasy by the title of “The Bride of Habaek,” thus I am sharing with y’all my first impressions of this drama after watching the first couple of episodes
|Based on||Bride of the Water God
by Yoon Mi-kyung
|No. of Episodes||16|
|Original Release||July 3, 2017 —|
The Bride of Habaek When the narcissistic water god Ha Baek (Nam Joo-hyuk) visits earth in order to find a stone powerful enough to help him claim his throne, he seeks out the help of his servant and destined bride, psychiatrist So-ah (Shin Se-kyung), whose family is fated to serve the water god for generations. The problem is that she has no belief in the gods and initially mistakes him for suffering from delusions. Things get even more strange, however, when the wind god Bi Ryum (Gong Myung), the water goddess Mu Ra (Krystal), and a hotel CEO/demi-god Hu Ye (Lim Ju-hwan) show up to complicate things.
I’m sure many of you have caught a whiff of this by now, because this piece of news certainly washed out all of my social media feed! After rounds of denial about dating “rumors” (now known to be facts, not rumors), Song Joongki and Song Hyekyo have not only admitted that they have been in a relationship since 2015, but are going to tie the knot on October 31, 2017 aka Halloween!
‘Circle’ has just come to a close, and I, datcheebie, am here to present to you a review about this suspense-packed and quite experimental drama with Yeo Jin Goo, Gong Seungyeon, and Kang Ki Woo leading.
|Number of Episodes||
|Original Release||May 22 – June 27, 2017|
With Yoo Seungho, Kim So Hyun, Kim Myung Soo (Infinite’s L) and Yoon So Hee leading, I was drawn to this drama. Maybe because things aren’t going our protagonist’s way right now, I am extremely frustrated with the drama and find myself skipping over a lot of the scenes, but at about three quarters into the drama, I feel like things are getting a bit draggy.
|The Emperor: Owner of the Mask|
|Episodes Total||40 (half-hour episodes)|
|Original Release||May 10, 2017 – present|
|Days of Airing||Wed/Thur|
I think of variety shows as weekly doses of laughter that heal my soul. In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it is easy to lose oneself in a monotonous lifestyle and be trapped in accumulating stress, but watching variety shows helps me out a bit. Every time I hit play and sit back to enjoy the 90+ minutes, I not only forget my troubles through laughter, but I also learn as some (if not most) of the weight is washed out of my system. I want to share some of this medicine with you, so I present to you:
Recently, I’ve gotten into yet another kVariety show — but technically this isn’t your typical variety show that’s all fun and games. Although it has its moments of laughter JTBC’s Abnormal Summit is a show where a bunch of foreigners from a wide variety of backgrounds but all residing in Korea gather to debate and share their thoughts on a variety of topics.
Logo for Non-Summit
|Also known as||Abnormal Summit|
|Written by||Hong Yun-kyung
|Directed by||Kim Hee-jung, Season 1
Kim No-eun, Season 2
|Presented by||Jun Hyun-moo
|Original Release||July 7, 2014 – Present|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||153 (as of June 12, 2017)|
Hi everyone! I know we’re just at the halfway mark for 2017, but I figured with all the amazing dramas 2017 had for us, might as well start a bit early! I tried my best in terms of “ranking” the dramas I actually watched this year — from this year (Signal aired back in 2016, so it won’t be on this list even though I just finished it and wrote a review). Rather than numbering them, I’ll just make it super relative: the top will be, well, the top picks from me to you BUT that does not mean that #10 is bad or anything! These are the top 10 (for now), so they’re all pretty good! Over the second half of 2017, some of these dramas might disappear from this list and be replaced by others, but this might also not be the case (hopefully second half won’t be that bad).
Well, enough from me! Here’s my
I was in shock. I was just browsing my YouTube Subscriptions, and I found this:
4.8/5 Yes, it has almost been two years since the original airing of this drama, but better late than never right? While waiting for the next episodes to air over the weekend, I blazed through the much-buzzed-about ‘Signal’ and will now present to you my review of it:
|No. of Episodes||16|
|Original Release||January 22 – March 12, 2016|
|Awards||52 Baeksang Arts Awards (Best Drama, Best Actress, Best Screenplay)
5th APAN Star Awards (Best Writer, Top Excellence Actor in Miniseries)
tvN10 Awards (Daesang Actor, Best Actress, PD’s Choice, Best Content Award for Drama)
1st Asia Artist Awards (Daesang)
Korea Content Awards (Presidential Commendation)
5th CARI K Drama Awards (Drama of the Year, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, PD’s Award for Best Ensemble Cast. Best Original Score)