quality-drama

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Hand Crusher the series ft Aizawa who just wants some quality drama. I gotta stop posting late but I just gotta ;A; Adapted once again from the lovely @goodly-otaku ‘s post!  

The first thing that came to mind was a telenovella when I saw it and I really wanted someone to be actually watching it so who better to support 1A’s antics than mr eye-drop himself ;_; !

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when you have a one night stand with a guy (or think you did) then disappear, only to meet again some time later, and finding out he’s your new boss …

kdramas and sex

I’ve seen a lot of people saying how rare suspicious partner and fight for my way have been in showing couples being intimate, and while I agree they’re very unique, I thought people would appreciate a list of dramas featuring more mature relationships. Some of these are really overt, some are more subtle and require a little bit of reading between the lines. Obviously these are spoilers, but if intimacy is important to you, I suggest taking a look. This list is limited by what I’ve seen, so please add more!

My Secret Romance

Angel Eye’s

Bride of the Century

Bubblegum

Can We Get Married?

Coffee Prince

Heartless City

Dalja’s Spring

Empress Ki

Fated to Love You

Healer 

Heart to Heart

It’s Okay That’s Love

Jealousy Incarnate 

The King 2 Hearts

Marriage Not Dating

Scarlet Heart Ryeo

My Fair Lady

Oh My Venus

Padam Padam

Scent of a Woman

Secret 

Secret Garden

Secret Love Affair

Strong Woman Do Bong Soon

The Time We Were Not in Love

Witch’s Romance 

These range from subtle fades to black to explicit bed scenes, and are mostly arranged alphabetically rather than drama quality. Feel free to add more or ask about specific dramas.

anonymous asked:

hey do you know any good kdramas about friendship?

OMG I’m so sorry for not answering this sooner! I’m currently going through my inbox, so please be patient with me.

Hmmm, good kdramas about friendship… I actually have quite a few to recommend! Just to note, this list is not in any order of ranking… just writing as I’m going and thinking of dramas. Hopefully you find drama(s) to your liking!!

1. A Gentleman’s Dignity

If you haven’t seen this drama… then YOU SHOULD!!! If you’re looking for a drama that focuses more on the friends than the romantic relationships, then this drama is the one for you! It’s about a group of guys and their hardships, relationships, challenges, etc. I thought I wouldn’t really enjoy this drama since it was different from the typical kdrama, but I was totally wrong!! At first, I only watched it for Jonghyun from CNBLUE, but then I ended up loving the drama for what it represented and showcased. This drama is very heartwarming and one of the most memorable friendships I’ve ever watched in a kdrama.

Originally posted by thespunkycity

2. Reply 1997 or Answer Me 1997 (The Reply series in general)

Oh man…. I love this drama SOOO MUCH! UGH, so much of my childhood in one drama lol… I don’t want to ruin it for those who haven’t seen it, so all I’ll say is that this is a classic drama about friends growing up together. You get to know each of the characters and how they struggle with growing up, relationships, personal identity, etc. The friendship aspect is just as important as the romantic aspect in Reply 1997. There’s also a very nostalgic and realistic feeling to this drama that will make you feel like you’re growing up with the characters too. I also recommend to watch the other dramas in the Reply series too (1994 and 1988).

Originally posted by doramasamor

3. Shut Up Flower Boy Band

Tbh, I thought this drama was going to be the typical cliche and sickeningly romantic teenage drama… but I was totally wrong, lol. This drama was actually quite deep, despite the funny drama title, that is about a group of boys in a rock band. Likewise, this drama is similar to Reply 1997, in which it’s a coming of age drama that focuses on friendship, relationships, growing up, dreams/passions, and music. I particularly recommend this for those who like Flower Boy Ramyun Shop and Flower Boys Next Door.

Originally posted by umutlardualaraemanet

4. Coffee Prince

How can I not mention Coffee Prince? Lol. Well, even though the main focus of the drama is more of the romance, the friendship quality in this drama shouldn’t be overlooked either. Tbh, the friendship aspect is really important in this drama because it introduces the love aspect. I’m not just recommending this drama because of Gong Yoo, but honestly, Coffee Prince should be watched by EVERYONE. This drama tackled such important topics and ideas that are important in our society today. Yeah, it has the cliche setting of the super rich kid and normal girl, but this drama dives deeper into the main characters’ relationship and how it came to be… how to form friendships and understand each other — also… most importantly… Gong Yoo.

Originally posted by gimme-a-chocolate

5. Dear My Friends

Okay…. so I learned of this drama because it got the “Best Drama” at the Baeksang Arts Awards…. and I was SUPER stingy because I really wanted Goblin to win, lmao. (I still kinda think Goblin should’ve won but that’s another story ahahahaha) Anyways, I HAD to watch this drama to figure out why it won, and omg… it’s such a good heartwarming drama that gives you all the feels. It’s about younger and older people coming together and how they face their challenges, becoming friends, understanding each other, and overcoming their obstacles together. This drama touched on a lot of important topics such as age, abuse, illness, family, and — obviously — friendship. I really liked the realism of this drama, which I believe was the selling point as to why this drama won the “Best Drama” award. The story is very well thought out and propels you to keep watching the next episode. I think this drama was worthy of the award it won and I can kinda understand why it beat Goblin… So give this drama a try :D

Originally posted by jkdramaniac

6. Chicago Typewriter 

Do I need to say anything when I have clearly expressed my love for this drama in my review?? Lol… all I can say is that this drama is the definition of friendship, love, and loyalty. I freaking balled my eyes out, not because of the romance, but because of the friendship!!! PLEASE WATCH THIS DRAMA OMG. This drama is about a writer who experiences a “slump” while writing his book, but two important people come into his life and help him write it… while also a bit of reincarnation and time traveling to the 1930s during the Japanese occupation in Korea. If you’re interested, please read my review on this drama to see whether it’s your cup of tea… but be warned of spoilers… 

Originally posted by letsflytoasiarenata

Special Mentions: (Dramas I’ve watched but not going to give a brief description)

  • The Time that I Loved You, 7000 Days
  • Beethoven Virus (Yo… watch this if you love Classical Music *.*)
  • Man of Equator
  • Cheese in a Trap (Watch it if you love Kim Go Eun!!!) 
  • You’re Beautiful (Honestly watched it for Yonghwa and Hong-gi)
  • She Was Pretty 

Blind Recommendations: (Haven’t watched the drama but other people have recommended it to me lol)

  • Operation Proposal
  • Heirs (Maybe I’ll watch it someday for Minhyuk…) 
  • School 2013 
Dream Daddy Joseph Spoilers.

Just looked up Joseph’s ‘Good’ ending.

And I’m not going to lie. I am fucking irritated by it.

He’s got, to me, the most interesting story in the game. It’s actually got conflict and interest. He’s married. Yet he’s this good guy who is good with his kids. Who is trying to make the world a better place. Who is in an unstable marriage at best, yet still stands up for Mary if you speak badly about her to him. It’s a common story with people, and I was so here for how it was going to play out.

And every single one of his endings turns him into OOC man from how he’s presented up through all your dates with him.

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i expected to do a rundown of book reviews before school starts but i didn’t read anything during vacation. i half-blame kdramas. i half-blame the burnt out feeling i experienced when the semester concluded. there’s that, and i’m really sorry for my main blog because it has been neglected this holiday season even if i promised i wouldn’t put it aside anymore. i’m so bad at keeping up with it. 

nonetheless, i want to share some thoughts i have about some kdramas i watched (and finished) this holiday season because i loved a bunch of them and i just want to talk about them. 

Originally posted by nammminn

1. W: Two Worlds- the first one I decided to binge-watch. the chemistry between the characters of this drama was A++ also, i took interest in it because of the world it promised in its synopsis. nonetheless, it didn’t disappoint. everything in this drama was obviously so well-though of. although i’m not a fan of the female lead character, i loved kang chul’s character and that was enough to keep watching the drama till the end. i tackled this drama expecting a romantic love story but it isn’t much of that because it’s really action and suspense packed. anyway, i realized that too late to turn back from my interest in the world in this drama. 4.5/5 

Originally posted by asianfireflies

2. Cheese in the Trap- the setting of this drama is just so relatable because the characters are in college. kim go eun is an acting goddess. hats off for both park hae jin and lee sung kyung. nam joo hyuk is an adorable human once more. this drama had great acting and a great story rolled into one. it would only seem light at first but the story gradually becomes darker as it progresses. this drama gets your mind working because of how it drops its foreshadowing and all that so you know that this is a well thought out story. 7/5

Originally posted by irrational-obsessions-gottcha78

3. Oh My Ghostess- this one only started to hook me around the middle part. but i’ll say it was great to watch. i was sincerely rooting for park bo young’s character that i didn’t fancy the parts with kim seul gi’s character possessing her and seducing jo jung suk’s character– and that’s quite a lot of parts. that doesn’t mean i hated kim seul gi in this, it’s just that i really, really wanted to see things work for chef sun woo and bong sun. this show, nonetheless, challenged park bo young, obviously, because she was technically doing two roles in one drama. and she did a great job!! also, it’s impossible to not fall in love with jo jung suk who was every second lovable and adorable in this drama. i also discovered another favorite actor in this drama which is kwak si yang. 4.9/5

Originally posted by irrational-obsessions-gottcha78

(everyone needs a kwak si yang smile in their life. also, because the next kdrama i’m going to mention has si yang in it)

Originally posted by kdramastuff

4. Second to Last Love- adult romance and family drama. not a lot of people know about this drama but apparently, it aired the same time as scarlet heart ryeo and jealousy incarnate in SBS. i watched this just because of the promise that kwak si yang is in this drama. and he is!! kim seul gi being an amazing actress in this and sharing the screen with kwak si yang is a big bonus. i fell in love with him during oh my ghostess and i looked for dramas where he acts in and this is one of them. he’s the second lead in this drama and he did a terrific job in it. i’m a new fan!! anyways, this drama isn’t the usual thing to watch if you’re looking for oppas with hot bods to scream about. it’s a feel-good drama with plot twists so it’s not boring and not very light either. this is the quality and kind of drama that i hope filipino family dramas would achieve. even if it has a sad, dark back story, it is still relatable which makes it speak to audience. 3.8/5

Originally posted by dankkekk

4. Cinderella and the Four Knights- the title should be enough warning if you’re not into common and overused storylines. it already has cinderella on it so you already know what to expect right?? the story seriously reminded me of wattpad stories where a mistreated, poor, golden hearted girl’s life turns around 360 degrees because she meets this rich old man who lets her live with his super handsome and super bratty heirs. it just saddened me that it’s the case because jung il woo and park so dam who were both great actors. i think their acting was what really pulled me into finishing this series. eitherway, the other characters were too simple in a black and white way too so that didn’t impress me. i gave this drama a chance because i wanted to see if they’ll do something innovative with the cinderella concept but no. it wasn’t what i got. i continued watching it nonetheless because the acting was good, and i was looking forward to the happy ending of this drama that’s why i kept watching it. 2.5/5

some other stuff i’d like to mention: 

Originally posted by musingsofagirl1

-hwarang is still on going but i am loving it so far!! i can tell it will go down as a great story, especially with the interesting historical setting. on the leads, even if i love park seo joon being sun woo so much, i’m kind of rooting for park hyung sik’s character, sam maek jong. also, the other boys are adorable characters as well. 

Originally posted by sassy-smolder

-pls go ahead and watch weightlifting fairy kim bok joo. it didn’t really get the rating it deserved during its run but it has a promising story and great characters and talented actors. this is a very light but very well thought of drama. i talked about it on this blog a couple of times already and you’re probably tired of me saying it but go anead and marvel at the beautiful lee sung kyung and nam joo hyuk.

Originally posted by kdramagif

-goblin is a huge hit because it has a stellar cast, a stellar concept and a stellar story. i think it rose to popularity because of the leads but it is so much more than that. i’m looking forward to seeing more of this drama. huge bonus if you like aesthetically pleasing shows. i know a lot of kdramas have pretty cinematography but this one is just one of the best i have ever seen. i will always give this one a 10/10. 

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Lay - 170226 Zhang Yixing Studio’s weibo update: “#张艺兴##中国电视剧品质盛典# @努力努力再努力x 老板心目中的“品质” 就是不管什么都要做到最好。”

Translation: “#Zhang Yixing##China Quality Drama Awards# @Zhang Yixing The meaning of ‘quality’ in Boss’s eyes is, doing the best in everything.”

Credit: 张艺兴工作室.

anonymous asked:

any show recommendations for unsolved fans?

*rubs hands together gleefully* OH BOY DO I

My biggest passion is television, like my dream is to be a Well Known TV Producer one day. I take it pretty seriously, and I also have a degree in film/media arts so I kind of know what I’m talking about a little bit. And I loooove recommending shows. So, here we go!

TV Shows You Might Like If You Watch Buzzfeed Unsolved:

FOR THE HUMOUR

Community

Synopsis: A group of misfits attend a community college.

Notes: My All Time Favourite Show Ever. Witty, quick humour with loads of pop culture references and meta; the Big Bang Th*ory fuck that show is meant to be funny for geeks but Community actually is funny for geeks (without pandering); season 4 drops way down in quality due to production drama but picks up again for seasons 5/6′ ‘I figure it’s time I show growth, it’s been 3 seasons’

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Synopsis: Set in the fictional 99th Precinct of the NYC Police Department in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Nine-Nine follows a team of detectives headed by newly appointed Captain Ray Holt.

Notes: Made by the same guys who did Parks and Rec; not offensive at all (well for the most part); just really cute shenangians; perfect??; ‘cool motive, still murder’

30 Rock

Synopsis: The plot of 30 Rock revolves around the cast and crew of a fictional comedy series, which is filmed at 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

Notes: Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin anybody???; satire; honestly just one of the funniest shows to grace the silver screen; starts kind of slow; simultaneously the dumbest and smartest humour imaginable; ‘’lover’ bums me out unless it’s between ‘meat’ and ‘pizza’’

FOR THE CRIME/MYSTERY

Black Mirror

Synopsis: A dramatic satire that centres around technology and the darker side of humankind.

Notes: Each episode is entirely independent from one another; a little bit genius; it’s like ‘this is what technology can do’ w/o being patronising; leaves you Considering Your Life Choices; really dark; scary in the sense that it’s not far removed from reality; but fucking amazing; if you watch Community and Black Mirror then please watch ‘App Development and Condiments’ and then ‘Nosedive’ it’s the Greatest Thing 

The Leftovers

Synopsis: In a global cataclysm, 140 million people disappear without a trace. Three years later, residents of Mapleton, N.Y. try to maintain equilibrium when the notion of “normal” no longer applies.

Notes: Made by Damon Lindelof (Lost); it seems like a sci-fi show but it’s not because it focuses more on the characters/drama and not like ‘how did everyone disappear tho’; the MOST fucked up show you will ever watch in your entire life; seriously what the fuck; the most well made show like ever?? sorry I don’t make the rules; another show that makes you Think and Question your life, religious themes; lots of suicide and death so watch out; because it’s fucked up; there’s an orgy on a boat with a lion???; season 1 is pretty slow but still good; season 2 is fantastic; season 3 is fucking phenomenal; also wtf; ‘nobody is coming to a parade for ‘we dont know what the fuck happened’ day’

The X-Files

Synopsis: The series revolves around FBI special agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully  who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully is a skeptic (sound familiar?).

Notes: I mean this is obvious because it’s funny and has lots of mystery and sci-fi; and that ‘will they won’t they’ vibe (rip); a Classic; BFU if it was like real and serious lmao, ‘the truth is out there’