.dat Sassy Go Go Review.

This drama is technically kinda old as it aired back in 2015, but here I am rewatching it for giggles and I decided to write a review – ’cause Why Not?

Sassy Go Go Review

Cheer Up!
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Also known as Sassy, Go Go’
Genre Teen
Romance
Drama
Network KBS
No. of Episodes 12
Starring Jung Eun-ji
Lee Won-keun
Cha Hak-yeon
Ji Soo
Chae Soo-bin
Original Release October 5 – November 10, 2015

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.dat My Father is Strange Thoughts.

My Father is Strange Thoughts

‘My Father is Strange’ is a 50 episode weekend drama. Yes, it is long, and not one of those “hip” dramas that have a weekday timeslot. However, with enough youthful romance and concerns relevant to those in their teens, 20s, 30s, 40s, and so forth, this family drama is solid as a family drama — it lives up to its genre.

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Original title 아버지가 이상해
Genre
No. of Episodes 50
Network KBS
Original Release March 4, 2017 – present
Creative director(s)
  • Jung Yeo-jin
  • Jung Kwang-shik
Starring

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.dat The Bride of Habaek First Impressions.

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

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Genre
Based on Bride of the Water God
by Yoon Mi-kyung
No. of Episodes 16
Original Release July 3, 2017 —
Starring
Network tVN
Run Time Mon/Tues

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.

Source: Wikipedia

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.dat Breaking News: Song Joongki & Song Hyekyo’s Marriage.

BREAKING NEWS: SONG JOONGKI & SONG HYEKYO’s MARRIAGE

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!

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.dat Circle: Two Worlds Connected Review.

Circle: Two Worlds Connected Review

‘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.

Rating: 3.9/5

Circle
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Genre
Number of Episodes

12

Original Release May 22 – June 27, 2017
Network

tVN

Starring

Source: Wikipedia

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.dat Ruler: Master of the Mask Thoughts.

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
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Genre Historical
Political
Melodrama
Romance
Episodes Total 40 (half-hour episodes)
Network MBC
Starring Yoo Seung-ho
Kim So-hyun
Kim Myung-soo
Yoon So-hee
Heo Joon-ho
Park Chul-min
Original Release May 10, 2017 – present
Days of Airing Wed/Thur

Source: Wikipedia

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.dat kVariety Repertoire – Current Watches.

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:

kVariety Shows I am Currently Watching

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.dat Abnormal Summit Thoughts.

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.

Non-Summit
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Also known as Abnormal Summit
Genre Talkvariety show
Written by Hong Yun-kyung
Shin Hye-rim
Kim Na-young
Directed by Kim Hee-jung, Season 1
Kim No-eun, Season 2
Kim Jae-won
Jeong Jae-hoon
Sung Han
Kang Hong-joo
Presented by Jun Hyun-moo
Sung Si-kyung
Yoo Se-yoon
Starring Guillaume Patry
Alberto Mondi
Mark Tetto
Niklas Klabunde
Alex Mazzucchelli
Zahid Hussain
Aurélien Loubert
Christian Burgos
Ogi Hitoshi
Wang Xinlin
Original Release July 7, 2014 – Present
Original language(s) Korean
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 153 (as of June 12, 2017)

Source: Wikipedia

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.dat 2017 Drama — Top 10 Picks.

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

UPDATED 8/7/2017 TOP 10 DRAMAS FROM 2017

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