HKDrama

Love is like snow. It’s pretty but it melts quickly. Friendship is different. It’s like soil. Soil allows a seedling to grow into a big tree, and then a forest. It can stand hundreds and thousands of years. So which is more important? Love or friendship?
—  Jayden (Triumph in the Skies II) 
Asian Drama Fangirling 101:

If I’m not watching Asian dramas, I’m thinking about Asian dramas. If I’m not thinking about Asian dramas, I’m reblogging Asian dramas. If I’m not reblogging Asian dramas, I’m researching Asian dramas. If I’m not researching Asian dramas…then I’m on Tumblr, writing a text post about Asian dramas.

Asian Drama Fandom Problems:
  • Awful video quality with pixels the size of Lego bricks
  • Lack of English subtitles entirely.
  • Bad quality English subtitles.
  • Subtitle timing out of sync with the characters.
  • English subtitles layered on top of Not English subtitles. 
  • Missing episodes.
  • Audio and video out of sync.
  • Subtitles incorrectly formatted with proper color backing or text outline

You other fandoms don’t know how good you’ve got it.

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Dramas of Yore Year: 2004

War and Beauty

Before Zhen Huan claimed the spot of best harem bitch fight, there was the HK version starring heavyweights Sharen Tang, Maggie Cheung, Gigi Lai, and Charmaine Sheh. Set in the Forbidden City during the late years of Emperor Jiaqing’s rule (Qing Dynasty), the story focus on the bittering power struggle between between the royal concubines with deceit and corruption being the weapons of choice.

You can download the subs HERE.