My Nomination for the Liebster Award~ (Updated)

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Guys!~ You have no idea how excited I am right now! I’ve never heard of the award before my fellow blogger “misscupcakes” blogs about it. It is such an honor to be nominated for this award and I just….saglkrebgusvarbqwejkfagredfer. I want to thank “The Drama Noona” for nominating me because this is the best gift I’ve received from the New Year. Honestly, I kinda feel guilty because I don’t blog that regularly but I really appreciate all of your support! I can’t make a promise to blog that often but I will try my best to give you more quality posts. You’ll just have to bear with me until I finish my Junior Cert in the summer (this really sucks!T^T) and then I can have more spare time to write posts for you guys. I can, however, promise you that as long as at least one of you is still reading my blog, I will never give up on this blog. You guys are the ones who support this blog and make this blog the way it is today so I’m very blessed to have you guys.

I think you guys already know how much I love you so I’ll move on to the award to let you know more about me:) There are several rules for this award:

1. Each nominee link back the person who nominated them.

2. Answer 10 questions which are given to you by the nominator.

3. Nominate 10 other bloggers for this award who have less than 200 followers.

4. Create 10 questions for your nominees to answer.

5. Let the nominees know that they have been nominated by going to their blog and notifying        them.

Answers to The Drama Noona’s questions~

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1.Why did you start blogging?

A: At the start, it was a way to get my Asian drama passion out to the world since there was no one around to share my drama opinions. As well as that, I immigrated into Ireland 5 years ago but my English didn’t improve a lot so it was also a way for me to practise my English. I still haven’t that many close friends in real life but I find that blogging is a great way to make friends who share the same passion for dramas as me. Everyone is welcomed to comment on my blog! I always try to reply comments as soon as possible. If you want you can even tweet me at @KellyCheong2 ~

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2. How did you come up with the name of your blog?

A: Well…..my blog name is kinda lame to some people but it is the three words that define me. I would not be me without any of the three words. There are more words as well but these three pretty up sums up the lot. The name Kelly is extremely important to me because it is literally the only thing that my Grandpa had left me. A lot of my friends thinks that I don’t look like a Kelly at all but I still like my name. Kdrama, the most obvious one, is just something I can’t live without. There has never been a single day I’ve spent without watching a drama. I presume all of you know how I feel because kdrama is just a black hole that sucks you in without giving you a chance to escape. The last word, fantasy, is the world in which I live in. I live in the fantasy of anime, dramas and books. In my fantasy world, it is the world that I feel my existence the most and in it, it is the only place where I feel completely free.(yes~ I have an extreme fantasy syndrome but who cares? I’m comfortable and satisfied! Sometimes I imagine that my loved one from the future will eventually pull me out of this obsession but then I just realize that I’m just fantasizing more:/ ) This is actually my favourite question! It is so simple but it can also have such a profound meaning to some of us.

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3.Who is your favorite author?

A: This is actually hard to pick! I love most of the authors of the book’s I’ve read but if I have to pick one, it would be Michael Morpurgo. He is an author for children more then teenagers but I’ve read all of the books he has released and he’s the author that brought me into the fantasy of books so I have to say it’s him. I often recommend him to my friends’ younger brother and sisters. What’s appealing about him is that his books have great storylines and that they are loved by both boys and girls!

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4.What type of show/movie is your guilty pleasure?

A: Hmm…..I’d say any tearjerkers. I’m extremely emotional and can cry very easily over the slightest scene in a drama. However, I am not like that in real life at all! Someone told me a very depressing tragedy in real life but I didn’t even shed a single tear! On the other hand, when a person dies or when couples finally get together after series of obstacles in a drama/movie, I can sob a whole river! I have serious problems with mixing up my reality! Though I think watching tearjerkers is more of a way of getting out my stress that I can’t get rid of in real life.

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5.Do you have someone to watch dramas with?

A: It really depends on the type of drama I am watching. I remember that I once watched a tearjerker with my mum and I burst into tears in the middle of it. She freaked out because it was her first time seeing me being so emotional so I only watch tearjerkers alone now. Then for the comedies and romances, I like watching them with my friends but some of them are far away and sometimes I just can’t wait for the episode and watch it first without my friend so I came up with the solution: Viki. Even though Viki doesn’t have all of the dramas I am currently watching, it has the timed comments section which I love! Some of the comments are hilarious and entertaining!

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6. What is your favorite drama genre?

A: Your questions are so hard!! But If I absolutely have to pick one , it would be sageuk. There is just something about sageuk that draws me to them. I find that the clothing in sageuk are always elegant(esp. women’s hanbok) unlike some bazaar clothing you can get in modern dramas…..*cough* Full House 2*cough*……I also find the chemistry of the leads are usually stronger even though they don’t have as much intimate scenes as the modern ones. Then the whole historical setting appeals to me as well because I’ve always liked history. There are just so much sageuk has to offer and usually if I have to pick a sageuk or your typical rom-com to watch, it would always be sageuk that I pick.

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7.Do you watch dramas from multiple countries?

A: Yes, I watch Korean Dramas, Taiwanese Dramas, Japanese dramas, HK dramas and the odd American soap opera that stands out to me. I watch HK dramas and Korean dramas the most because HK dramas air on my TV at dinner-time every day and it has become a family thing to watch it and I personally prefer Korean dramas so I watch mostly Korean dramas in my free time. I’ve only watched 10 Japanese dramas so far so I’m not sure if it counts. But I do have a lot of Japanese dramas on my To-Watch-List. Taiwanese dramas are amazing as well but I’ve never had the chance to discover it properly. One of my New Year Resolutions is actually to watch more Taiwanese dramas!

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8. If you could meet any actor, from any country, who would you meet?

 A: I have lots of actors that I want to meet but based on my current addiction, it would be Kim Soo Hyun. I just love him in Man From The Stars and I would love to know what he is like in real life!

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9.Who is your current drama crush?

A: Like I said in Q8, Do Min Joon captured my heart recently with his role Man From The Stars. I mean you can’t not fall in love with our adorable alien. I have so many things to discuss about this drama! If you are watching this drama too, you are welcomed to comment on my post about Man From The Stars and we can talk about it for ages!

10.  Have you ever been nominated for a blogging award before?

A: Nope~ this is why this nomination means so much to me. Thank you so much again for nominating me!

Yay!!!! My second Liebster nomination~ I’m so honoured and thank you so much for nominating me, mykpopaddiction . I’m so sorry for not answering questions until now>~<” I was having a mock State Exam so I was studying mad. Anyways now I’m ready to answer your questions:D

Answers to mykpopaddiction’s questions~

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1.     What is your most anticipated comeback?

A: I will have to say Big Bang even though there are lots of other bands I love.I have been a VIP for as long as I could remember so I’m going to stay loyal :)As well as that, Big Bang’s last comeback was amazing and so I’m anticipating a lot from them.

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2.     What Dramas are you currently watching?

A: I actually have a lot and I’m not sure if some of those are kinda on hold because I haven’t been able to watch them for a few days already. Anyways, I am currently watching Man From the Stars, Inspiring Generation, Two Weeks, Fabulous Boys, Prime Minister and I and Empress Ki. All of them are so good but I can only watch a few episodes each day so I rotate them.

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3.     If you could any person from the past who would it be?

A: I would say Hua Mu Lan. Mu Lan was a female warrior who fought for her father in ancient China. I am drawn to her braveness and since Kelly means warrior, it makes sense. I’m also an athletic person so I would totally be Mu Lan if I am from the past.

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4.     What is your favorite book to read?

A: I think it’s probably the Mortal Instruments. Even though there are more new books that awesome now, The Mortal Instruments holds a special place in my heart. The Mortal Instruments is the first YA series that I read and a lot of my memories with my best friend involves lots of Mortal Instruments references. It is just a nostalgic series that reminds me of those days with my bestie. (Okay~I sound like I’m a hundred and forty years old there)

5.     How did you blog get its name?

I answered this in my previous Q&A with The Drama Noona so you can check it out if you scroll up the page:D

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6.     What is your favorite movie?

A: Aww……I hate picking favorites! Why do we have to pick one? That’s like asking if you love your mum or your dad more! But strangely enough, I have a favorite movie. It is…*drumroll*…….The Lion King!! I just love everything about it! I also cried a lot as well during the movie. Don’t judge me~ a survey reveals that the reason women live longer than men is because they express their feelings freely,e.g. crying. People think it’s weird for me to cry at a cartoon. Seriously? Is it just me because I went to an animation movie at the weekend and I started crying in the middle of the film because I thought the character was going to die.

Me: *sob*…..*sob*……

My friend: *stares at me for a moment*…….”It’s okay~ it’s only an animation…..”

Me: “YOU ARE HEARTLESS!!!”…….*sob*…

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7.     If you would be a conjoined twin whom would you pick to be your twin?

A: Erm…..that’s a hard question~ I would love my bestie, Simona to be my conjoined twin (#overly-attached best friend) but I wouldn’t want her to suffer……. I dunno but can I pick another me?

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8.     What is your most played song on your computer/phone/mp3?

A: This one is easy~ it is Big Bang’s Haru Haru. I love the MV and the song matched it so well! It is one of my favorite Big Bang songs.

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9.     What is your favorite posted you have posted so far?

A:  Oooh…..I know this one!!! It’s definitely My Theory On Min Joon’s Powers in Man From The Stars. Even though I got pretty much EVERYTHING wrong, I guessed it right about Min Joon being the one that was in a pool of blood. I was so proud because seriously, I can never guess ANYTHING right:/

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10.  What is your favorite thing to drink?

A: Water~ water is so healthy and refreshing when you drink it cold! I love how it doesn’t taste like anything but it still has its own taste. I dunno how to explain it but I just love water!!

I want to thank kdramadreamer and kdramakrazy for nominating me again. I’m seriously blessed to have this blog and meet different people in this blogging community. I am really grateful for being nominated for this award and again, it is such a honour to be nominated by kdramadreamer and kdramakrazy:D

Answers to kdramadreamer’s questions~

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1. Which manga, anime, book or popular movie would you like to see turned into a Kdrama?

A: I personally love the manga Arisa and I would love to see it turned into a Kdrama! I really want to know how they are going to get twins for this drama because I haven’t seen any dramas that has twins in it. (well……except for the Master’s Sun but it was clearly the same person with editing.)

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2.  If you were asked to play a part of an English actor in a Kdrama, who would you want to act with?

A: I have lots of K-actors that I want to act with and I actually split them into categories.

For male child actor, I would say Yeo Jin Goo because he’s around my age but extremely hot! He’s also amazing in acting as well! I loved him in Missing You even though his character was a bit of a jerk.

For female child actor, I choose Kim Sae Ron because she left a great impression on me in Can You Hear My Heart.

Then for adult female actress, I would pick Ha Ji Won because I loved every drama that she is in and she’s just awesome!

For adult male actor, I would want to act with Taecyeon because he is an idol as well as an actor so it is double the goodness! Also, since he can speak English, it would be fun in between breaks to talk to him.

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3. Which older actor who usually plays a supporting role do you really enjoy watching?

A: Kim Chang Wan~ I loved him in Man From the Stars! His fights with Song Yi’s mum was adorable! Although I hated him in Who Are You because his character was kinda evil but that only proves that he is a good actor!

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4. If you could kiss any Kdrama actor, who would it be?

A: As much as I would want to kiss all of them, I think I’d pick Kim Woo Bin. I haven’t seen him in any dramas that has kissing scenes and I want to be the first one to find out 😛 I know what you’re thinking……….. he has a girlfriend. But I’m just fantasizing:P

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5. Who is your favorite Kdrama actor who is also a Kpop star?

A: Yoochun!!!! He is unreal in rooftop prince and even though I didn’t like Missing You, he still did an amazing job:D

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6. Can you speak Korean?

A: *sigh*……..unfortunately, no~ but if you count the odd korean phrases like “mianhae” , “gomawo”, “daebak” or “hul”. I think I’m not that bad:P I can also pick up words in a sentence when I don’t watch kdramas with subs but I can never understand the full sentence. I swear I will learn Korean but I’m just too busy at the moment. T^T I will be free after June and I can’t wait because I have lots of projects in mind that I want to do:)

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7. When was the last time you watched something that wasn’t Korean or Tawainese or Japanese?

A: Tonight~ I watch HK dramas daily with my family at dinner time:D

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8. Have you made a lot of friends through blogging?

A: Hmmm……….it depends on your definition of “a lot”. Before I was nominated for the Liebster award, I only focused on writing on my blog and not so much exploring others but now I learn to not be shy and comment on blogs:D So far I have made 5 or 6 friends and you’re one of them^^ (please let it not be one sided!:P)

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9. Do you think your Kdrama obsession will cool down, stay the same or get worse?

A: I think it will get worse since after this year’s Junior Cert, I’m basically free all year next year. Hmm……I wonder what I’ll do with all the free time?

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10. On average, how many hours do you spend a week watching Kdramas?

A: I will have to say it depends on the week since I have different after school activities. Normally I (think) I spend at least 12 hours watching K-dramas.

Answers to kdramakrazy’s questions~

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1. Who is your biggest kdrama crush and why?

A: I’m sorry to say this and don’t kill me please but I am not loyal when it comes to K-actors. I constantly change my bias so I can only tell you my longest crush instead. Anways, he is……..*drum roll*…………Hyun Bin! I was very slow at watching kdramas at first because I was afraid to start new dramas. So what I do is that if I finish a drama that I absolutely love, then I will watch it again and again  until I’m ready to move on. I watched Secret Garden 5 times IN A ROW! But I guess the reson this is my record is because now I’m always moving on to the next drama since there’s a never ending supply of them. Man From the Stars is nearly on the record with 4 times in a row but I know I won’t be watching it again since there’s only three months until my state exam. *panics*

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2. What was your first kdrama you have ever watched?

A: Technically, it is Jewel in the Palace but since I watched it when I was 7, I don’t remember anything except that it is about food and medicine. Actually, I didn’t even know that it is korean until later when I really got into kdramas because the drama was broadcasted in HK and it was dubbed.

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3. Are you out of the kdrama closet?( do people know of your obsession with Asian dramas?)

A: Interesting question~ Only my close friends and family know because I am a totally different person once you get to know me. I just don’t like showing myself completely to people I don’t know and I feel safer that way. My classmates knows about my kpop obsession though:D

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4. How did you get into blogging?

A: You can check out my answer in The Drama Noona’s question by scrolling up^^

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5. If you could hang out with a kdrama character who would it be?

A: As you all know, Do Min Joon from Man from The Stars. There’s no need to explain! who wouldn’t want to hang out with a sexy good-looking alien? But if I have to pick a person, then it would be Man Se from Prime Minister and I. He is just adorable in the drama and I think I can play with him all day!:D

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6. If you could kill one kdrama character who would it be and why?

A: Okay~ I think I would kill every antagonist in every drama that i’ve watched if I could get away with it. But If I have to pick one then I will pick Kim Bong Gu from King 2 Hearts because even though he is in the prison now, I am still scared for Hang Ah and Jae Ha. We already have a happy ending in this drama but I keep on thinking that Bong Gu is still out to get them and I think the only way I can rest assure is if he’s dead~

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7. Have you ever tried making Korean food after watching a kdrama?

A: I haven’t but I got my mum to since she was a chef. She has tried making kimbap, kimchi jigae, kimchi fried rice, dokbukki and the New Year rice cakes. I’m not sure what they taste like but my mum’s version of it is mashisoyo! I have tried eating kimchi pancake, bibimbap and samgyupsal in a korean restaurant in Germany and it was yum!

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8. Have you ever been to Korea?

A: *sobbing in a corner*………no, I wish I can but finance is the problem. But I’mm saving now so hopefully I can go next year with my family:D (My mum went to Korea by herself……she ditched us T^T)

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9. Is there anything that annoys you about kdramas?

A: Definitely the whole I’m-leaving-you-for-your-own-good plot. It just drags out the plot and I see no point in that when they are going to get back together anyway.

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10. What other shows/movies do you like that aren’t Korean?

A: I enjoy watching my daily HK dramas and I’ve just finished an American TV show called Nikita.

Yay for a fifth Liebster !!! This time, I have to thank FanGirl for kindly nominating me for the Liebster. She has an awesome blog that enjoy reading so be sure to check out her blog! She has become one of my besties on the blogging community and she is one of those who has similar opinions on dramas as me! 

Answers to FanGirl’s Questions~

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1. Top Ten K-dramas~

I won’t be able to list them in order because I love them all equally! So here we go……I Hear Your Voice, Man From The Stars, Coffee Prince, King 2 Hearts, Can You Hear My Heart, Queen Inhyun’s Man, Secret Garden, The Master’s Sun, Goong and Good Doctor.

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2. Top 5 K-drama actors~

Hmm……this is actually a hard question because my bias(es) change depending on the drama I am watching. For example, I am obsess with Kim Soo Hyun now since I just finished watching Man From The Stars. Before that I was head over heels for Kim Woo Bin when he was in The Heirs so I guess I’ll just list my most recent ones~ Kim Soo Hyun, Kim Woo Bin, Yeo Jin Goo, Lee Jong Suk and Ji Chang Wook.

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3. Top 5 K-drama actresses~

Interestingly, I have an all time favourite for K-actress and that is Ha Ji Won. I guess I just love how she is different from others meaning that she is not your typical weak female lead. I also admire her for doing her own stunts! Another is Park Shin Hye (despite her boring dead-fish kiss scenes). I just feel more connected to her probably because I saw how she grew up with me. (I watched Stairway to heaven with my mum when I was little and then I watched her in You’re Beautiful). Then we have Moon Geun Young (loved her in sagueks) , Kong Hyo Jin (her characters are so fun!) and the last one is Yoon Eun Hye (loved all of her dramas:D).

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4. What is the last book you read or currently reading?

My best friend Evelyn has written a book and she is sending chapters for me to read. It is so cool since I’m one of the very first people who she showed it to. I read her book and give her opinions and so far it is amazing. It is full of mystery and suspense and I can’t wait for the next chapter!^^ I was going to write reviews on it on my blog but unfortunately, she doesn’t want that so I have to respect her decision and wait for it to finish.

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5. Who is the K drama character you loved hating?

It has got to be Tanashini from Empress Ki. She is as cute as she is evil and she has a lovable face. She is the only character that I can hate and love at the same episode.

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6. What is it in asian dramas you like best?

I don’t particularly have one but I really love it when an arrogant male lead becomes a big ol’softie when he is around the girl or the fact the the girl can actually change the guy’s personality. Now that I think about it, even though kdrama fans complained that female characters are too weak, they are actually not. Sometimes being able to change someone with the power of love is more amazing and stronger than physical strengths.

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7. What is the number one song on your playlist?

It is Big Bang’s Haru Haru. I literally know the whole song including the rap.

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8.What drama have you watched the most number of times? Why?

It’s Secret Garden but just because I watched it the most, it doesn’t mean that it is my favourite (okay….it is in my top 10). What I’m trying to say is that I had much more free time back then and so I could watch old dramas more. I’m not sure if the drama withdrawal symptoms were more severe back then or maybe I wasn’t used to it. Now I learn that the only cure for withdrawal symptoms is to move on to the next drama.

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9. What k drama would you wish to be adapted into a Hollywood production? which Hollywood actors/ actress would you want to act in it?

This is actually so sad! I don’t know any Hollywood actors or actresses at all (don’t kill me). I might know their faces but definitely not their names. So I guess I can’t answer your question~

Here’s my questions for you!

1. If you can be a female drama lead in any drama, who would it be?

2. What would you do if a banana you are about to eat comes to life and begs you for his/her life?

3.What is your all time favourite song to sing at the karaoke?

4. What subject are you majoring in and do you know what you want to be in the future/what is your occupation?

5.If the world ends in a week, would you still watch dramas for the remaining time or would you think that it’s a waste of time?

6. Do you believe in supernatural beings such as ghost, gumiho, aliens, etc.?

7. What influences your choice in picking a drama to watch?

8. What is the earliest memory you can remember?

9. What food out of any dramas you’ve watch do you want to try?

10.What would you do if you have amnesia? (kinda like making up your own story involving amnesia)

You are nominated!

In no particular order…….

1. RaRa-POP

2. Jnewin

3. Sunnylsy 

4. Picadrama

5. Misscupcakes

6. The Talking Cupboard

7. Heidi’s Kdrama 52 week Challenge 

8. Yami Hyunnie

9. The Fangirl Verdict

10. The Drama Noona

Thank you again for the nomination of the award and I will work hard in the following year! If you want, you can all answer my questions! Let me know about your blog and be friends:D

Ti Amo Chocolate Review: Characters (Part 1)

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Title: Ti Amo Chocolate

Cast: 

  • Vanness Wu as Fang Jia Hua 方家驊
  • Joanne Tseng as Hong Xi En 洪希恩
  • Michael Zhang as Fang Jia Rui 方家瑞
  • MC40 as Wei Li 威力
  • Wang Zi as Wang Zi Yi 王子翊
  • Ah Ben as Hong Xi Ping 洪希平
  • Bu Xue Liang as Su Yi Cheng 蘇一誠
  • Guo Shu Yao (郭書瑤) as Hong Xi Hui 洪希惠
  • Dou Zhi Kong as Lu Zheng Ting 陸政廷
  • Lene Lai as Lu Zheng Jun 陸政君
  • Ge Wei Ru as Ge Jia Yi 戈嘉怡
  • Jian Chang as Hong Zhong Xin 洪忠心
  • Doris Kuang as Ye Mei Ren 葉美人
  • Shen Meng Sheng as Fang Pei Long 方珮瓏
  • Zhou Dan Wei (周丹薇) as Li Ru Yun 李如芸
  • Angie Tang as Fang Lin Wen Yue 方林文月
  • Zhong Xin Ling as Su Xiao Xiao 蘇小小
  • Zhao Shun as Flower store owner
  • Qian De Men as Fortune teller
  • Na Wei Xun as Bakery store manager

My Thoughts: 

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There are just so much to this drama and I just feel like I can’t leave out anything so I’m going to split this review into three parts: “Characters”, “Relationships” and “Plot”. In this post, “Character”, I’m going to talk about my thoughts on the actual developments of the characters. While in “Relationships”, I’m going to talk about our couples, their chemistry and other heart-racing scenes and in “Plot”, I’m going to talk about the storyline and conflicts, etc. 

This is officially the longest drama I have ever watched! I can’t believe I went through the trouble to actually finish this. I’ll talk more about the actual story in my “Plot” post so I’ll head straight into our characters~

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In this drama, there are quite a few main characters. From the official poster, we see Xi En, Chocolate, Jia Rui, Wei Li and Wang Zi Yi. However, what confuses me is that a lot of the “main characters” are not as important as I thought and one even disappeared from the second half of the drama! It just annoyed  me how they organised the appearance of the characters because you might have an episode based on for example, the Xi En/Chocolate couple. You will see the events that happened to them and the relevant people that they are connected to but all of the other characters are just gone for that episode. It is really a problem of trying to fit a large cast in the 45-min episode. Nevertheless, I still love the characters.

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My favourite character has got to be Xi En. She is just so candid and forthright. She is the breadwinner of the family but she doesn’t complain and  works hard willingly to make her family happy. I liked the from start to end but it was a bit frustrating watching her being so soft-hearted towards Zheng Jun. I’m glad that she finally learns to get a backbone and fight for what she wants and deserves at the end……..though that took about 10 episodes. Xi En’s character really gives you a familiar feeling and I can’t really pinpoint what it is exactly. But she is definitely a character loved by everyone! Her genuine character also eventually won Zheng Jun over and I think this is something worth noting in her character.

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Next up I have Chocolate on my list. I love him more in the middle and less in the second half because his stupidity. At first I didn’t like him that much because even though he is eager to find his mother, he is still a spoil brat. The one thing I like about him from the start is that he straight away knew to fight for want he wants instead of listening to his father’s unreasonable requests. He breaks out of his cage and frees himself from his father’s reign even if it means to give up on the inheritance. Though by the second half, he loses this quality and became obedient to Zheng Jun. That really disappointed me and I face-palmed myself until I can’t feel the pain anymore. Chocolate definitely grows stronger emotionally throughout the whole drama and he also learnt a lot of values in life such as the importance of family. Just this alone is worth watching, I think.

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Xi Hui is adorable in this drama and she captured my heart with her purity and innocence. I personally think that Xi Hui is the character with the most changes/developments. At the beginning, she is over-protected by her family who has put all their hopes on her because she is the only one in the family receiving a third level education. She is confined in a small world away from danger until she meets Zheng Tin. Can you imagine that Xi Hui actually believed Zheng Tin when he told her that he is a national spy?! Yes…….that is how gullible she is. Xi Hui gradually experienced the harsh reality of life but she remains pure and positive. This is a side of her that I find very charming. Unlike her sister Xi En, who is aware of the reality of the world and becomes stronger at the end of the drama, Xi Hui is a character that learns about the reality of the world while trying to retain her genuine personality.

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Zheng Tin is not so much a character I spaz over but one that I respect. Like Xi En, Zheng Tin sacrificed so much for his own family. He joined a gang hoping that would prevent his family from being harassed but this only made his family members leave him. It was so heart-breaking looking at him in his empty house. He is obviously a main character but he is not in the poster and I thought it was a bit misleading. I’m just one of those people who hate when the blurb/summary doesn’t really match up with the story. I would spend ages waiting for whatever to come but when it doesn’t, it kills me! In this case, it isn’t so bad because Zheng Tin is not mentioned in the summary so he is more like a pleasant surprise:D

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Zheng Jun is the antagonist of the show and to be honest, she isn’t as evil as I thought she would be. She is nearly getting there at the end but still not evil enough. It was interesting to see how she slowly evolves into this person who is full of hatred and jealousy. I actually don’t like her more at the start because she was being too nice and I just don’t see how she could expect to have the same relationship with Chocolate when clearly he’s dating.  It was hard to hate her while she’s being nice because I’d feel like a bully so it was much better when she turned to the dark side completely. Some of the stuff she did when she turned evil are just *facepalm*. I didn’t like that she got better because I felt that she needs to learn a lesson but then again if she doesn’t I would cry for Jia Rui.

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Jia Rui is the only character that I love from the start but grows to hate as the story progresses. I know persistence is one of his good traits but to me he just seems extremely desperate. I felt sorry for him but at the same time I felt like he was digging his own grave. I wouldn’t mind it as much if he just keeps on with his own crush but then he went ahead and ruined someone else’s perfect relationship. It was so irritating to see him like that and I was screaming at my screen the whole time! But then I guess “Love is blind and lovers cannot see, the petty follies that themselves commit”. Haha……sorry>.< I just had to do it:P I’m studying this for my English exam and I’m trying to keep up with my studies as well as this blog:)

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The other characters such as The Hong Family members, Wei Li, Hao Jie, Master and Xiao Xiao are all worth mentioning and some of them play big roles in the drama. For example, Papa Hong is definitely in charge of being the cock-blocker. I’m pretty sure Chocolate and Xi En would at least have 7 or 8 babies if it weren’t for Papa Hong. I still like Papa Hong though, he brought in a lot of laughters throughout the drama. Another person who is the happy virus is Xi Ping. It is hard for people who doesn’t Mandarin to understand his jokes sometimes because the jokes he makes are pretty local. Xi Ping is a character that brings a smile on your face whenever he is on-screen. The actor did an excellent job portraying the character and bringing out Xi Ping’s innocence. Mama Hong has a motherly figure which makes you warm and fuzzing inside. She takes care of the family very well and she really sends the message “Mother sacrifices a lot for us” out to us when ever she does a warm gesture for her family.

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The actor who played Wei Li is in Love Around so it is one of the reasons why I started this 80-episode drama(so long!). He and Xiao Xiao are more like chocolate and Xi En’s sidekick as they really didn’t contribute much to the plot except for their relationship and when they console Xi En with her relationship. I don’t have that much opinion on them except that they are likable and useful sometimes.

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Hao Jie is such an appealing character so it was disappointing to see her disappear for a while. I guess what’s attractive about her is that she is Chocolate’s mother and that she is left with no choice but to abandon her son when he was still young. It was painful to watch her being unable to let her son know about her identity because it would hurt Chocolate in the end. I’m glad that she doesn’t actually die though because I would’ve burst into tears! Hao Jie is another motherly figure in this drama that inspire me to do more for my mum. I think Master is the master of unrequited love like in kpop, we have GOD, Shinhwa, etc. I wonder if there’s anyone in dramaland that has had a crush on someone for more than 17 years. This is the one thing that I really admire about him other than him being a master chocolatier. It is hard to explain but I guess I don’t like Jia Rui’s crush on Zheng Jun as much because Master’s crush on Hao Jie is just so chivalrous and gentleman-like.

I don’t really remember much about any other characters because there’s so freakin’ many of them!!! Anyways, that’s my thought on the characters of this drama and I hope you like my review on the characters. In general, you would find most of the characters are attractive and likable but like any other drama, there’s always a few that you wish to slap the hell out of them . Stay tune for my “Relationship” post!:D

 

My Opinion on Man From The Stars Episode 7 and 8

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Title: Man From The Stars

Main Cast:

  • Gianna Jun as Cheon Song Yi
  • Kim Soo Hyun as Do Min Joon
  • Park Hae Jin as Lee Hui Kyung 
  • Yoo In Na as Yoo Se Mi

My Thoughts:

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It turns out that Song Yi was going to say “yes” to Hui Kyung’s confession but fortunately, during the time when Min Joon stopped time, Song Yi changes her mind because of a sudden “strange” feeling. I was disappointed that our Min Joon didn’t get to hear her rejection but then again, if he doesn’t stop the time then Song Yi would probably answered yes already.

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I think Min Joon is slowly admitting that he likes Song Yi. In his own interview, he tells us that he is afraid of death because he has found someone who he doesn’t want to be forgotten by. Well he should be comforted because next he heard that Song Yi rejected Hui Kyung. Omo, wait……did he just get introduced to his future mother-in-law and sister-in-law?! Haha…..maybe I am just thinking too much:P

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Min Joon is in trouble because his face was caught on camera in the boat and the police found him suspicious. Well at least he’s off the hook for now because he never left his house to go on the boat. This is the good thing about his teleportation ability, I guess. Anyway, it is not a good thing that he is exposed and is involved in a police investigation.

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Min Joon is getting too comfortable around Song as he uses his superpower in front of her. Although he managed to make Song Yi think otherwise, Min Joon has to be more careful in the future. Min Joon is really giving in little by little. Haha, you big ol’ softie! It is just so cute the things he does for Song Yi. I mean he already ate with Lawyer Jang but he pretends he didn’t so that he can eat with Song yi. Isn’t that just adorable?!!

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Talking about adorable relationships, I have to include Lawyer Jang/Min Joon and Bum/Song Yi. Lawyer Jang is clearly jealous because of the changes Min Joon makes for Song Yi. It doesn’t help when he finds out the the #1 speed dial is Song Yi. I won’t help you on this one, Min Joon! Even though you argued that #2 speed dial is Lawyer Jang, it doesn’t really count because there are probably only two contacts in your contact list XD On the other hand with Bum/Song Yi, Bum tells his noona that he will wait so that he can be her manager again. He also tells Song Yi that he “misses her swearing and violence”!

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Song Yi finally finds the USB and played it but she doesn’t notice anything strange which annoys me. Seriously, why are you so slow!?  If you’re not going to find out about Jae Kyung’s evilness in the first place, why are you watching that video and putting yourself in danger!

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It disappoints me to know that Se Mi is actually evil in the beginning and not “turning evil”. She never thought of Song Yi as a friend and she said that she never felt sorry for taking her position. Se Mi is very cynical as she thought that the reason Song Yi treats her well is because she doesn’t think that Se Mi is worthy as her rival. I must say she scares me a little when she said all those things while shooting dagger stares at Song Yi.

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As I said Min Joon is slowing using his superpowers more often infront of Song Yi but this time is reasonable because Song Yi is in danger. Even though Min Joon managed to save her once, Song Yi is in danger at the end of the episode again because Jae Kyung sent someone to kill me and disguise it as suicide. Thank God, Song Yi is saved because of Min Joon’s superpowers and because she actually screamed for him. The way Min Joon saved her is just hella awesome and I replayed that at least 7 or 8 times!

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At the of episode 8, we have our Min Joon who just saved Song Yi and left. I was really happy at the end of the last episode because I thought Song Yi finally found out that Min Joon is an alien. Min Joon denies saving Song Yi which causes her to rely more on Hui Kyung because he was the one who accompanies her home. This made me so mad but Jae Kyung made it up for me because he ruined Song Yi’s house. This means that there is another sleepover!!!

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Sleepover means more cute Song Yi/Min Joon moments! Okay~ the first has got to be when Song Yi apologies for wearing his clothes at his house because this makes him hot and bothered. Min Joon hilariously proves her wrong by holding up his vase and telling her that he finds it beautiful but it doesn’t makes his heart flutter. The next is when Min Joon gives Song Yi a bunch of books so that she can sleep and in it includes an ancient manuscript which is written in hanja. Song Yi looks at it and asks if it is “alien language”. Haha, the alien jokes are the best!

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Then there’s also the moment when Min Joon gets found out for stealing Song Yi’s silver shoes. My favourite moment is when Song Yi is trying to clean up but ends up breaking all the Joseon potteries which are worth thousands! Min Joon’s face is priceless and to stop Song Yi, he has no choice but to stop her by giving her a back hug! It was just amazing andd I squealed so much!

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Hui Kyung finally knows that Se Mi’s crush is him. Seriously? I don’t think any man can be as clueless as him! I hate the way we didn’t get to see how he dealt with the confession:/ I just hate when that happens! It’s worse than a cliff-hanger.

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Remember that Song Yi has seen Min Joon teleportation when he saved her from the falling fishbowl and the car accident? Well, apparently she thinks she is crazy and went to the doctors. I feel so sorry for her! If that were to happen to me I would probably be in the psychiatric hospital! She is diagnosed that she is depending too much on Min Joon so the next time she sees him. She keeps on emphasizing that she is not dependent on him at all. lol~

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Song Yi is getting smarter and catches Jae Kyung’s mistake of knowing that a person put a camera in her teddy bear. She also tells him about the USB stick which I think is to set a trap against him or something.

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The ending is just intense and hot! The 15 second seduction works on Min Joon too! I’m glad that Min Joon is not holding back but he better be able to explain how it doesn’t affect him to kiss her THAT passionately.

What do you guys think of these two episodes? I love it and I can’t wait to see what happens! Comment below on what you think and you are welcome to discuss any drama with me^^ Thanks for reading my post and I hope you like it^^

Movie Review: Secretly Greatly (2013)

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Title: Secretly Greatly

Cast: 

Park Hye-Sook … Jeon Soon-im
Park Ki-Woong … Ri Hae-rang
Soo Hyun Kim … Won Ryoo-hwan
Gi-woong Park … Ri Hae-rang
Hye-soo Park … Jeon Soon-im
Hyeon-joo Son … Ri Hae-jin

My Rating: 8.5/10

Synopsis: 

Three North Korean agents from the special unit, 5446 Corps are sent to South Korean to be spies. One acts as a village idiot, another acts as a rock star wannabe and the last as a high school student. They haven’t received any orders for a while and they started to get along with the villagers. One day, they received an order to commit suicide as their first and last mission…..

My Thoughts: 

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I just finished this movie and it has left me with so many feels! I watched this film because of Kim Soo Hyun who is now staring in Man From The Stars. The cool image he held in Man From The Stars is completely ruined for me so if you guys are planning to watch this film, be sure to finish Man From The Star because Kim Soo Hyun will never be the same again after you watch this. I really want to compliment Kim Soo Hyun for his amazing acting in this film! I was left speechless at how well he portrayed the village idiot.

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The other two main leads are actors I am familiar with as well from To the Beautiful You and Full House 2. They both did really well but Hae Rang didn’t stand out as much as Hae Jin.  I felt like Hae Rang couldn’t show his full potential in this film. Hae Rang is just a normal rock star wannabe while Hae Jin is only a high school student but what makes him special is his special relationship with Dong Gu. Okay~ Was it just me or did everyone else also fan-girled over the bromance of Hae Jin and Dong Gu? It was really sweet seeing how Hae Jin really respect Dong Gu. This is going to be up on my “Favourite Bromance” list!

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This film made me laughed a lot in the first half and bawled like there’s no tomorrow in the second half. I think the movie did really well at bringing out the viewers’ emotions and sympathizing with our three main leads. I admit that I’m very emotional but I don’t normally start bawling. I had to stop the video because I was crying so much! I never thought that it would be that depressing so I was caught off guard. The only other movie that made me bawl like that is A Werewolf Boy.

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What I don’t like about this film is that it is fully comedic at the start and completely intense at the end. Even though we already know about the whole North Korean Spy thing, I still felt like that the change is too abrupt. Everyone from the village is just totally gone at the second half of the movie except the ajumma who took care of Dong Gu. I know they appeared at the very end of the movie but still! They are gone for most of the second half and that bugs me! You probably won’t notice it though because of the action-packed second half but once you finish the film, you will find yourself asking. This is why I didn’t give this as high of a mark as I thought I would while watching the movie.

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There’s another thing that kinda bother me and that is the ending of this movie. I presume that the three died because there’s no way you could survive after falling off a 20-storey building and getting bombed. But then again, this is a movie and everything can happen in a movie and besides, the ajumma did find a message on the wall which reads “Mother, don’t get sick”. This is the point which I find annoying because I’m after crying because the three died but then they are showing me the message on the wall which Dong Gu left!? I was very emotional but then I just forgot all my feelings because I’m too distracted thinking about if they are alive. I felt like they should have ended the movie after Hae Jin and Dong Gu fell and answer what they want to be born as in their next life. *SPOILER ENDS*

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Despite all my complains, I still think that this is a fantastic film. I mean it did got me laughing, smiling and bawling and gave me good memories. Just in case you guys are wondering, the reason why this will ruin your perfect image of Kim Soo Hyun is because you will see him acting silly.I don’t mean the Cheon Song Yi silly but REAL silly. He poos in public and gosh that’s real even though it was kinda blurred out! He also tastes pee and just do all sorts of weird stuff. Kudos to him for not being afraid of ruining his image and acting the character accurately.

So that’s my review~ thanks for reading and I hope you like it.^^I know some of you would disagree with me on a lot of stuff and you are welcome to discuss it in my comments. I would love to know the difference in our opinions. 

My Theory on Do Min Joon’s powers (Man From The Star)

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I’m back with my theory and I’m guessing that’s it’s wrong because I’ve never guess anything right! Anyway~ I still think that this is my best theory. I mean my one from the Gu Family Book is just so off but whatever. This one makes more sense and here it is~

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So we’re told in the very first episode that our alien, Do Min Joon, can’t mix with human fluids for some reason so he didn’t eat with anyone for the past 500 years. We don’t know what would happen if they do mix with human fluids yet. At some point, I thought the whole thing was just a way the higher-up-aliens are trying to scare its tribe so that they don’t get too close with humans and in Min Joon’s case, fall in love with one.

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But I started to notice things in the drama and it occurred to me that Lawyer Jang did mention that Min Joon is changing. He is assuming it’s because it is near the time Min Joon is going back to his planet but what if the actual reason is that Min Joon is affected by the whole mixing fluid thing?!

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My theory is that Min Joon is slowly losing his powers because he mixed with human fluids.He teleports to his own library but he has landed on the stairs and trips down the stairs. I’m saying this because he looks like a smart enough person who wouldn’t teleport to the STAIRS of his room.

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His second failed attempt at teleportation is when he realized at the start of episode 6 that Hui Kyung’s brother might harm Song Yi and teleports to the lobby from mid-air. This causes the guards to be suspicious and questions him.

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In the most recent episode, Min Joon is starting to feel cold and Lawyer Jang comments that he rarely feels cold.

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Then from episode 8, Min Joon foresees a person in a pool of blood with Yoo Ra’s USB in hand when he is taking YooRa’s USB out of the laptop. We don’t get to see the person’s face but I have a really bad feeling that it’s Min Joon because the coat reminds me of his. So I’m presuming that Min Joon is weak from all the fluid mixing (somehow that sounds weird:P) and he is beaten by Hui Kyung’s brother who wants to destroy the USB.

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And Hui Kyung’s brother can beat him because he is an alien too. I don’t have prove for that but he doesn’t seem too surprised when he is told that Song Yi is saved by a man who appeared one second and disappeared the next. A normal person’s reaction would usually be “Are you serious?”, “Impossible!” and just basically shock and even though he is a villain, shouldn’t he be angry that his minion didn’t kill Song Yi and started saying nonsense? But what did he do? He is just curious as to who the person is and smirks as if he expected it. Then Hui Kyung’s brother’s ring really bugs me! I’m guessing it has something to do with his identity. If he is really an alien, I am guessing he is the sworn enemy of Min Joon’s alien folks.

Even though my theory’s sad, I think it is possible. I mean now that I think about it. Lots of supernatural romance didn’t work out!The romance of Wolryung/Seo Hwa and Kang Chi/ Yeo Wool in Gu Family Book, Arang/Eun Oh in Arang and the Magistrate and Lee Gak/ Park Ha in Rooftop Prince didn’t work out. I just hope that it is a happy ending because I swear I would never be able to handle the heartbreak!

Thank you guys for reading^^ Tell me what your theory is in the comments below and I’ll share my opinion on it!:D 

My Opinion on Man From The Stars Episode 5 and 6

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Title: Man From The Stars

Main Cast:

  • Gianna Jun as Cheon Song Yi
  • Kim Soo Hyun as Do Min Joon
  • Park Hae Jin as Lee Hui Kyung 
  • Yoo In Na as Yoo Se Mi

My Thoughts: 

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Oh my drama Lord! I swear I died when I saw the preview! It was kinda misleading and I thought Song Yi screaming for help at Min Joon’s door was because she knew that Hui Kyung’s brother was going to kill her! But we definitely know that Song Yi is in danger because of the warning “be careful of your health.” I was so scared for Song Yi and I kept on screaming at the screen for her to stop when she was telling Hui Kyung’s brother that she heard about their relationship. I wonder what method is he trying to use to kill him…….I’m guessing it has to do with sleeping pills because he did ask her about her insomnia. I just hope our alien comes to save the day in time.

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I’m glad that Min Joon saw Hui Kyung’s brother’s conversation with his minion. Now that he is suspicious of him, I can rest a little.Since Hui Kyung’s brother always has a ring which he plays around with, I wonder if that has a special purpose. But then he also show a caring side when he visits the vet where he volunteers every week. Hmm…I don’t really know what to say.

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Back to the kiss~ sorry but since the murder thing was so intense that the kiss scene was off my mind for a while. So continue from where we left off, Song Yi was actually awake when she pulls in for the kiss but she thought that it was a “sexy dream” and that she needs to start looking into marriage. Okay that makes so much more sense and it actually tells us that subconsciously, Song Yi is attracted to Min Joon. I think Song Yi’s quote is hilariously awesome and I think I’m going to use it when I’m older. In case you haven’t seen the episode, the quote is “Hormones are honest.”.

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I really like the profound conversation Song Yi and Min Joon had on his balcony. It shows what they are feeling inside and I’m glad that they are honest towards each other. Min Joon is very pessimistic and tells Song Yi that if she doesn’t want to get hurt, she should give none and receive none. But Song Yi disagrees “What’s the fun in living then?”. Song Yi reckons that Min Joon doesn’t have any friends and asks if he isn’t lonely but Min Joon points out that even though she is surrounded by people she is still here on her own. It is so sad that both are true! But then Song Yi corrects him, she is not alone because he is there. I think Song Yi’s optimistic nature is the thing that Min Joon is attracted to her.

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Min Joon and Song Yi’s relationship continues to deepen as Song Yi reveals more of her weakness to him. She cries and snaps that she isn’t the one who is at fault. It is special since at the end of episode 6, we are told that Hui Kyung is the one that Song Yi is comfortable crying in front of because she has known him for ages. Then Min Joon also continues to secretly help Song Yi whether by lying to her about the reporters and blocking her from seeing that her ad is taken off. It is especially sweet to see that Min Joon actually misses Song Yi when she is gone. There are just so many cute scenes that I don’t know what to talk about it!

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It is really ironic how Min Joon was giving a lecture about jealousy being the lowliest form of human emotion and that he has never experienced it but then flashback to him telling Hui Kyung about Song Yi’s stay in his house. haha….why you so cute, alien? Then there’s also a scene where he established the 1 metre rule but then he was touching Song Yi himself because she wouldn’t team up and in the end the ended up in a very wrong position which Lawyer Jang saw.

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The scene where Song Yi is trapped in her car and Min Joon comes to the rescue makes me swoon! It is also nice know how talented he is at not only history but also medicine and law! He really is the knight in shining armour for Song Yi. Then he brings her to the museum where the jade hairpin is kept and while looking at it, Song Yi comments on how she feels unusually sad looking at it and Min Joon notice her reaction. Now I believe that she actually is the reincarnation of her doppelganger and I’m sure Min Joon is convinced too!

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The drama is trying to show us that Min Joon is the perfect husband material. We are told that not only is he smart, good-looking and possesses super-powers but he also has extreme amount of wealth which he invested in with the help of a real estate agent who is cameo-ed by none other than his best buddy in The Moon That Embraces the Sun.Oh~ you just gotta love these drama references!

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Speaking of drama reference, you have to love the Heirs parody in this. The cutest thing is that it is parodied by little kids and on top of that, one of the kids is the boy who played mini-Gu Jun Pyo in Boys Over Flowers. Seriously, the writers are geniuses! How can the put together drama parodies AND be relevant to the plot? That’s why I love this drama so much!

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Song Yi’s career is definitely over as her ads are cancelled and her company refuses to resign her contract. I like how Song Yi handles her situation though, being cool about it and like “no! you are not cancelling me, I am cancelling you!”. But I guess deep inside she is actually hurt and helpless. With Song Yi’s fall, Se Mi is slowly rising up.

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Se Mi’s not-so-innocent personality is starting to emerge despite trying hard to keep her image in front of Song Yi. I guess Song Yi is not as dumb as we think she is. Aww…I would have really ship her if it wasn’t for the fact that she is turning evil. Now I really think that she doesn’t deserve the man. Se Mi’s brother is the investigator that is in charge of Yoo Ra’s murder case and now that Se Mi knows that Min Joon is the guy from 12 years ago who saved Song Yi, I’m afraid of what she will do since after all, she is becoming evil.

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Poor Min Yoon’s past is revealed. We found out that the reason he is so pessimistic is because young Song Yi’s doppelganger sacrificed herself to save him from flying arrows and he was unable to stop the time because he was too weak from the poison. Here’s the lesson guys~ Supernatural Romance in Joseon NEVER work out! Examples would be Wol Ryung/Seo Hwa and Kang Chi/Yeo Wool from Gu Family Book.

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Min Yoon mentioned that there is a moment that he wants to stop forever~ the moment when the person he loved met death but in modern day, when Hui Kyung confessed to Song Yi and asked her to marry him, Min Joon stops the time because he doesn’t want to hear Song Yi’s answer. So what I’m saying is, doesn’t that mean that Min Joon loves Song Yi so much that his wish to stop the time forever is when Song Yi was about to answer while for her doppelganger he wanted the time to stop when she is about to die. In other words Min Joon loves Song Yi more than her doppelganger because the pain of Song Yi doppelganger dying is the same as hearing Song Yi’s answer to Hui Kyung’s confession. I know that’s confusing but I’m so excited!!

I can’t wait to see Song Yi’s answer to Hui Kyung and even though I know that Song Yi has no feelings for him, I think she will agree because she did say that she wants to think of marriage when she had the “sexy dream” and Hui Kyung is the best choice according to her mum.

What do you guys think of these two episodes? I love every single bit of it! Thank you for reading and I hope you like my post^^

My Opinion on Man From the Stars Episode 3 and 4

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Title: Man From The Stars

Main Cast:

  • Gianna Jun as Cheon Song Yi
  • Kim Soo Hyun as Do Min Joon
  • Park Hae Jin as Lee Hui Kyung 
  • Yoo In Na as Yoo Se Mi

My Thoughts: 

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Woah~ seriously this drama is unbelievably awesome. I know it is only the 3rd and 4th episode but we all know that this drama is outstanding. I just can’t believe where this drama is going. I really didn’t expect this drama to have such a dark and murderous side. It just feels like that it is full of surprises and I love it. 

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Many things happened in these two episodes and I think the major things are the appendicitis, the murder of the rival actress of Cheon Song Yi, Yoo Ra andof course the very first KISS scene between our main leads, Cheon Song Yi and Do Min Joon.(already!?)

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Min Joon is very supportive and tries to help Song Yi in every possible way from pretending that he is going to the hospital to give Song Yi a ride to letting her stay in his house because of the reporters that are camping outside her house. Already we can see that Min Joon is becoming softer for Song Yi since of course she looks like what I assume his first love but I think it is also because he is slowly captivated by her charms. I love the way the romance is developing at roller-coaster speed, meaning fast and I can’t wait to see more Song Yi/ Min Joon moments. 

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Song Yi is funnier than ever with her fart ,her foods and her funny poses. I like that we find out more about her in terms of family and personality. I really feel sorry for her for having that kind of mother. I think she feels like that noone truly cares about her because her mother is all about money while her brother doesn’t show even though he does. 

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Even though Min Joon is not good to her, it is so much better than the people who are smiling in front of her and attacking behind her back. It’s really sad that that’s the reality for her. I think that’s why she trusts Min Joon more than anyone else and shows her weak side to him.( She cried in his house and revealed that she feels guilty even though she did nothing wrong.)

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The murder in episode 4 was so well put together and I love the way that it is told. When I first saw the silver heels I found myself panicking and asking “I thought Min Joon saved her~ Why is she there? She can’t die because she is the main character! What the hell happened?”. I somehow came up with a theory that maybe Min Joon revealed himself as an alien and so both of them ran away and to do so they had to let the world know that she died or something since after all, she is a celebrity that everyone keeps their eyes on. Well I guess it’s not and it’s even better this way!Aiishh! I can never guess anything right!

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Another thing I like from these two episodes are the way the director showed us bits and pieces of Min Joon’s past. It is so sad to see what happened to young Song Yi doppelganger. I just don’t understand why her mother and father-in-laws and her biological father would want her dead. What is this Virtue title thing? Is it really enough to kill a person?

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We all know that Hui Kyung’s brother is evil but why is he behind all those murder I have no clue whatsoever. It seems like at first he was just murdering people to help the company but I guess he ended up killing people who knows his crimes. That’s why the not-the-brightest Yoo Ra who decided to threaten him was murdered. I wonder what kind of secrets does she know about him though since she did threatened him with his “secrets”. If she knows about him murdering people, then I guess she dug her own grave because no way in hell would she be stupid enough to threaten a serial killer. Just sayin’ 

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Of course the high-light of the episode is the kiss but I have to say I don’t like it as much as I thought. Seriously!? I’ve seen strange sleeping habits but a normal person would never decide to grab something midair and pulls it for a kiss. It just seemed unrealistic and I personally think that one of those accidental falls-and-lands-with-lips-meeting makes more sense. I dunno but now I’m wondering why nothing is wrong with Min Joon since he kissed. I’d feel so bad for Min Joon if the exchange fluid thing is just a way his fellow aliens are trying to stop his race from falling in love or being so close to humans. I mean he did spend 400 years eating alone!

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These two episodes are just exacting what I am looking for and I can’t wait to see the next to episodes. I love the overall balance of humour and the seriousness in this drama. It really works out well and I hope that this drama isn’t one of those great-start-shitty-ending drama because I really love it. The endings are just a bonus for me and the interview is a great way to know about what our main characters. 

What do you guys think? This is definitely going well for me. Tell me your thoughts in the comments below! Thank you and I hope you enjoy my post^^