End of the Year TV Report (2016): Part 1

I never seem to be getting any better at this procrastination thing.  But I’m officially done with all of my full-length reviews of 2016.  Here’s a better-late-than-never recap of the K-Drama year.

The rating system:

Must Watch – Watch and watch again.
Watch – Entertained.
Just OK – Just alright.  Nothing more, nothing less.
If you’re bored – It’s not the worst but that’s not a compliment either.
Pass – Not worth the time.

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[Review] Lucky Romance – 운빨로맨스


After the death of her parents and her young sister’s car accident, Shim Bo Nui (Hwang Jung Eum) has become incredibly superstitious as she believes that the misfortunes that befall on her and the people she loves is because of her.  Her fortune-teller advises that if she doesn’t sleep with a man who was born in the year of the Tiger soon, her comatose sister will die.

She meets Je Soo Ho (Ryu Joon Yeol), the nerd genius and CEO of a game company who only believes in logic and reasoning.  After the failure of his last project, Soo Ho desperately needs a new game to develop for his company and ends up hiring Bo Nui.  Although Soo Ho finds it difficult to understand Bo Nui’s quirks at first, he begins to open and accept her and she learns to rely on something more than her superstitious charms.

Sweetpea – 진심을 너에게 (From the Heart to You)

스위트피(Sweetpea) – 진심을 너에게

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Just Bananas About: Week of 6/20/16

For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been watching Lucky Romance with a cautious eye.  Though the drama isn’t a runaway hit, the romcom aspect of it is enjoyable and what drew me to the show.  And it looks like we are finally getting to the part of the drama that I enjoy the most, where the OTP begins to recognize that they have feelings for each other.

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