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The Signs as Kdrama Tropes


Aquarius: Amnesia - Yes, not of the best sorts of Kdrama tropes but does it further the story. How can any Kdrama love interest know how much they love the other without a bit of SHORT TERM MEMORY LOSS?

Pisces: Piggy back ride - can come in many forms, sometimes the carrier has to carry a love interest home drunk or someone has somehow lost or destroyed their shoes. Creates a good amount of skinship for a broody couple that are not ready to express their feelings yet.

Aries: Cinderella Story - Some even have it in the title. A poor girl and a rich love interest and their social clashes that teach you it’s not about the money but the HEART. It usually includes evil mothers and a extreme makeover with shopping montage! Nothing better!

Taurus: Friends to Lovers - A very lovely backdrop for a very lovely relationship. Sometimes in a drama its nice to have that friendship basis so they have the internal struggle of liking their best friend; A basis for most of the Reply series, it’s makes amazing kdramas.

Gemini: The much needed, overly long first kiss - An extreme theme of most old and new kdramas. Not a lot of dramas dare to be a bit risky, especially with a younger cast but it creates an endearing lovable couple. But, the kiss has lasted 2 minutes of slow-mo maybe… hurry up?

Cancer: The classic “Back Hug” - Even better if its a “Don’t go” kind-of-hug. A Kdrama isn’t a Kdrama if there isn’t at least one of these bad boys in the mix. DON’T GO!

Leo: Enemies to Lovers - a much needed juxtapostion to the friends-to-lovers trope. It creates drama and tension that makes even more tension and starts a tsundere male lead everyone hates to love. Angsty arguements and dramatic kisses, who could ask for more? Sometimes even comes with a side of a nicer, gentler secondary lead… who do you choose?

Virgo: Forced to Live together/Cohabitation - A personal favourite. What could go wrong when two attractive people are forced to live together? Literally nothing, all they can do is get closer and become domestic. DOES THAT NOT SOUND LIKE THE BEST THING IN THE WORLD?

Libra: Gender-Bending - creates SO MUCH TENSION. The main love interest having to fight with having gay thoughts about their feminine looking (very easy to tell female) male counterparts? Creates a good WATCH

Scorpio: Supernatural romance - Who doesn’t love a mysterious one in the couple? Hooded with secrets and amazing skills, you see true love with they trust their love interests with their life. Also, absolutely always attractive.

Sagittarius: Noona romance - some look at these and instantly think they are a little odd but its far from it. Wiser ladies who are absolutely stunning with a lively love interest that prefers an older woman? Quality content.

Capricorn: Accidental relationships - Whether it’s accidental drunken marriage, other kinds of relations (Maybe a bit to risque - Fated to Love You as an example) two people can’t do much other than get closer and create a funny story for their grandchildren later on in life.

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Boys Over Flowers originally aired January 5,2009 till March 31,2009. It is a 25 episode long KDrama aired on KBS2. BOF is originally based off Yoko Kamio’s Japanese shojo manga series “Hana yori Dango”

Seven Years later, it is one of the most beloved Korean Dramas. It has gotten multi Parody’s and its main theme Almost Paradise is used on multiple variety shows and dramas making fangirls react. 

HERE’S FOR MANY MORE YEARS WITH the beloved F4 and the two lovely leading ladies :D 

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Favourite KDRAMAS:

1. Goblin
2. Kill me Heal me
3. Healer
4. Age Of Youth
5. Master’s Sun
6. Moon Lovers : Scarlet Heart
7. I Hear Your Voice
8. W-Two Worlds
9. Reply 1997
10. I Miss You

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Korean Production of the Musical Wicked (2016)

CAST

Elphaba: Cha Ji-yeon, Park Hye-na

Glinda: Jeong Sun-ah, Ivy

Fiyero: Go Eun-sung, Min Woo-hyuk

Madame Morrible: Lee Jung-hwa, Kim Young-joo

The Wizard: Nam Kyung-joo, Lee Sang-joon

Nessarose: Lee Ye-eun

Boq: Lee Woo-jong

Doctor Dillamond: Ji Hye-geun

The Best drama of all time. It is so hilarious, the characters are so unique and charming and stupid all at the same time. I literally laugh my ass off through every episode. I wish Jan Di and Gu Jun Pyo were real and married somewhere having babies and being idiots together. I love it kill me - Tenny