Korean Dramas To Watch: December 2017

Hello Dramatics and welcome back! It’s your favorite Drama Queen here with some brand new Korean Dramas starting soon in December 2017.

Just Between Lovers

Genre: Romance

Starring: Lee Joon Ho as Lee Gang Doo

Won Jin Ah as Ha Moon Soo

Lee Ki Woo as as Seo Joo Won

Network: JTBC

Airs: December 11, 2017

Synopsis: This drama is about people who are great because they suffer fantastically through life. They live lives that are full of obstacles and still deliver a message of hope and love.

Trailer:

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Jugglers

Genre: Romance, Office

Starring: Daniel Choi as Nam Chi Won

Baek Jin Hee as Jwa Yoon Yi

Kang Hye Jung as Wang Jung Ae

Lee Won Geun as Hwang Bo Yool

Network: KBS2

Episodes: 16

Airs: December 4, 2017-January 23, 2018

Synopsis: This drama is about a woman who has lived her life with a positive attitude. She has a spirit of devotion and obedience. A man refuses interests of other people and developing relationships. The woman and man meet as secretary and boss.

Trailer:

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Rude Miss Young Ae (Season 16)

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Life

Starring: Kim Hyun Sook as Lee Young Ae

Lee Seung Joon as Lee Seung Joon

Lee Gyu Han as Lee Gyu Han

Network: TvN

Airs: December 4, 2017

Synopsis: This is a realistic drama bout the thrills and sadness of working women in their thirties. The story is centered around a single woman named Lee Young Ae.

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Black Knight: The Man Who Guards Me

Genre: Historical, Romance, Fantasy

Starring: Kim Rae Won as Moon Soo Ho

Shin Se Kyung as Jung Hae Ra

Network: KBS2

Episodes: 20

Airs: December 6, 2017

Synopsis: This drama is a love story that spans over two hundred years between a businessman with a pure heart that braves danger for his love and a travel agent who has never traveled abroad.

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I’m Not A Robot

Genere: Romance, Sci Fi

Starring: Yoo Seung Ho as Kim Min Kyu

Chae Soo Bin as Jo Ji Ah/Aji 3

Uhm Ki Joon as Hong Baek Gyun

Network: MBC

Episodes: 32

Airs: December 6, 2017 – January 30, 2018

Synopsis: This drama is about a man who has never had a girlfriend due to his allergy of people. He falls in love with a woman who pretends to be a robot.

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The Most Beautiful Goodbye

Genre: Life, Family, Melodrama, Tragedy

Starring: Choi Ji Woo as Yeon Soo

Won Mi Kyung as In Hee

Yoo Dong Geun as Jung Cheol

Network: TvN

Episodes: 4

Airs: December 9, 2017

Synopsis: This drama is about an ordinary middle aged woman who has devoted her life to her family. She is diagnosed with terminal cancer and must prepare her goodbye to her family.

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Bad Guys: City Of Evil

Genre: Action, Crime

Starring: Park Joong Hoon as Woo Je Moon

Joo Jin Mo as Heo Ill Hoo

Ji Soo as Han Gang Joo

Network: OCN

Episodes: 16

Airs: December 16, 2017 – January 21, 2018

Synopsis: This drama is about a group of criminals who are forced together to track down the worse villains.

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Hwayugi

Genre: Romance, Sci Fi, Fantasy

Starring: Lee Seung Gi as Son O Gong

Cha Seung Won as King Wooma

Network: TvN

Airs: December 23, 2017

Synopsis: In 2017, Son O Gong and King Wooma are in conflict with other and they look for a true light in a dark world where evil exists everywhere.

Trailer:

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Picture Source: AsianWiki

Weather you like Crime, Romance, Historical, or a Tear-Jerker, there is something for everyone to watch and enjoy in the up coming month. Which dramas are you looking forward to watching in December? Are there any dramas that were not mentioned that you are looking forward to watching? Leave a comment below and lets discuss! Remember to Keep Calm And Drama On! Happy Drama Watching!

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Tonari No Kaibutsu Kun Coming Soon In Live Action

Hello Dramatics and welcome back! It’s your favorite Drama Queen here with some exciting news for anime fans! Have you  read the manga Tonari No Kaibutsu Kun?

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Or have you seen the anime Tonari No Kaibutsu Kun?

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The anime and manga Tonari No Kaibutsu Kun (My Little Monster) will be getting its own live-action adaptation in 2018! This fan favorite is a romantic comedy with a good story and hilarious characters.

The Story

Haru Yoshida is a high school student. He is viewed as a problem child with unpredictable behavior. He also doesn’t have any friends.

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Shizuku Mizutani is a high school student who studies too much. She is very cold and also doesn’t have any friends.

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Haru Yoshida and Shizuku Mizutani sit next to each other in class. One day, small thing happens which causes Haru Yoshida to have feelings for Shizuku Mizutani. He then confesses to her about how he feels.

This live adaption of the well received manga and anime is originally written by Robico.

The Cast

Masaki Suda as Haru Yoshida

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Tsuchiya Tao as Shizuku Mizutani

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Yuki Furukawa as Yuuzan Yoshida

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Hamabe Minami as Chizuru Oshima

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Hayami Mokomichi as Mitsuyoshi Misawa

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Ikeda Elaiza as Asako Natsume

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Sano Gaku as Sohei Sasahara

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Yamada Yuki as Kenji Yamaguchi

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Tonari No Kaibutsu Kun also known as My Little Monster, will release on April 27, 2018. Are you excited?

Watch the anime Tonari No Kaibutsu on  Crunchyroll

Are you excited for the live action version of this series? What do you think about the cast? Leave a comment below and let me know what you think! Remember To Keep Calm And Drama On! Happy Drama Watching!

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Exciting K-Dramas Premiering The Week Of 11/21/2017

Hello Dramatics! It’s your favorite Drama Queen back again with some exciting K-Dramas that have started the week of November 21, 2017. These three upcoming dramas are all very different in genre and tone, so there is something for everyone!

Prison Playbook

Genre: Black Comedy

Stars: Park Hae Soo  as Kim Jae Hyuk

Krystal Jung as Ji Ho

Jung Kyung Ho as Lee Joon Ho

Network: TvN

Episodes: 16

Synopsis: This drama is about a baseball player and a variety of people experience prison life. This series will share the lives and stories of these prisoners as well as events that take place there.

Trailer: 

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Judge vs Judge

Genre: Legal Drama

Stars: Park Eun Bin as Lee Jung Joo

Yun Woo Jin as Sa Ui Hyun

Dong Ha as Do Han Joon

Network: SBS

Episodes: 32

Synopsis: This drama is about a judge who abuses her authority and who struggles to reveal the truth about her brother who she is accused of framing for murder.

Trailer: 

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Photo Source: DramaWiki 

Untouchable

Genre: Melodrama, Revenge, Thriller, Action

Stars: Jin Goo as Jang Joo Seo

Kim Sung Kyun as Jang Ki Seo

Jung Eun Ji as Seo Yi Ra

Park Geun Hyung as Jang Bum Ho

Network: JTBC

Episodes: 16

Synopsis: This drama is a story of power games and hidden secrets of the Jang family who has ruled the city of Bukcheon for three generations. Jang Joon Seo (Jin Goo) is the second son of family leader Jang Bum Ho (Park Geun Hyung). When a woman who Jang Joon Seo loves passes away tragically, he tries to reveal the truth about her death and a secret from his family. Watch Judge Vs Judge Here

Trailer:

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Photo Source: DramaWiki

Which one of these new K-Dramas will you be watching this week? Leave a comment below and let me know which ones you are excited about! Remember To Keep Calm And Drama On! Happy Drama Watching!

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K-Drama Preview: Prison Playbook

Hello Dramatics and welcome back to another K-Drama Preview! Today I will be discussing the Korean Drama Prison Playbook. This drama has a huge and exciting cast which stars: Park Hae Soo, Krystal Jung of the K-Pop group (fx), and  Jung Kyung Ho to name a few. Prison Playbook is directed by Shin Won Ho who is responsible for directing the ever so popular “Reply” Series (Reply 1997, Reply 1994,  and Reply 1988). Prison Playbook tells the story of Kim Jae Hyuk who is a baseball player who suddenly becomes a prison inmate. This drama will explore the life and stories of these inmates.

Prison Playbook

Genre: Black Comedy

Stars: Park Hae Soo  as Kim Jae Hyuk

Krystal Jung as Ji Ho

Jung Kyung Ho as Lee Joon Ho

Network: TvN

Episodes: 16

Park Hae Soo as Kim Jae Hyuk. His poster says, “How much longer do I have to be here?

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Jung Kyung Ho as Lee Joon Ho

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Krystal Jung as Ji Ho, a college student who is majoring in Oriental Medicine.

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Im Hwa Young as Jae Hee, the younger sister of Kim Jae Hyuk

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Lee Kyu Hyung as a second generation chaebol who gets booked for his drug habit.

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Sung Dong Il as Jo Joo Il

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Park Hyoung Soo as Officer Na

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Choi Yeon Dong as Officer Lee

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Jung Woong In as Officer Paeng

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Ahn Sang Woo as The Prison Governor

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Kang Ki Doong as Prison Officer Song

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Jung Jae Sung as Professor Myung

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Kim Sung Cheol as Beobja (Law Man)

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Lee Ho Cheol as Gundal (Good-For-Nothing)

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Ahn Chang Hwan as The Henchman

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See Hoon Ji as Soji

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Prison Playbook is going to be a very exciting drama to watch! I look forward to learning about all of these characters and seeing how they handle prison life. Will you be watching Prison Playbook? Leave a comment below and let me know what y ou think! Remember to follow me on my You Tube Channel for more Asian Drama and Movie Reviews, Twitter and Instagram! Remember To Keep Calm And Drama On! Happy Drama Watching!

 

DramaFever Drama Club Review: Strongest Deliveryman Episodes 1 & 2

Hello Dramatics! I am back again with another DramaFever Drama Club review for the Korean Drama Strongest Deliveryman!  If you want to know what June, Logan, Tiara and I thought about the latest episodes,  click here: Episodes 1 & 2 Don’t forget to check out Episodes 1 & 2 Don’t forget to  check out my You Tube Channel for updates and reviews. Let me know what you think of this drama! Leave a comment below and lets chat! Until next time Dramatics, remember to Keep Calm And Drama On!

DramaFever Drama Club Review: Lost Love In Times Episodes 1-4

Hello Dramatics! I am back again with another DramaFever Drama Club review for the Chinese Drama Lost Love In Times. If you want to know what Wendilynn and I thought about the latest episodes,  click here: Episodes 1-4 Don’t forget to  check out my You Tube Channel for updates and reviews. Let me know what you think of this drama! Leave a comment below and lets chat! Until next time Dramatics, remember to Keep Calm And Drama On!

Korean Drama Preview: Man-Hole: Feels So Good

Hello Dramatics! It’s you favorite Drama Queen back again with another exciting K-Drama Preview. Man-Hole: Feels So Good tells the story of an unemployed man named Bong Pil (Kim Jaejoong) who falls into a manhole by accident and ends up traveling back in time. The stars of Man-Hole: Feels So Good are: JYJ’s Kim Jae Joong as Bong Pil, UEE as Kang Soo Jin, Jung Hye Sung as Jin Seok, and B1A4’s Baro as Jo Suk Tae. Let’s learn a bit more about our characters.

Characters

Bong Pil is played by Kim Jae Joong  He’s an unemployed ordinary young man who randomly experiences an extraordinary event in his life during the moment when he needs it. He has a one-sided crush on his long-time best friend named  Kang Soo Jin, so when she announces that she will be getting married soon he feels like the world has fallen apart. Fortunately, he realizes that the manhole functions as a portal to the past,  so he can use it to stop the wedding from happening. The caption on his porter accurately reveals his intention: “You think you can leave me alone and get married to another guy?”

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Uee is playing Kang Soo Jin, a woman known in their neighborhood for her stunning beauty. She has known Bong Pil for a long time but their relationship as each other’s best friend did not develop into something that Bong Pil has long desired. Her poster reads: “You’ll come to my wedding, right? You’re my one and only best friend.”

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Playing the second female lead is Jung Hye SungHer character is named Jin Seok, also known as “Sook-prite,” (wordplay on her name and Sprite) the smartest among her group of friends. She seems surprised as well upon hearing Kang Soo Jin’s wedding announcement as the caption on her poster says, “You used to say bullshit about having a blind date! Now you’re saying you’re getting married?”

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Baro is playinig the role of Jo Suk Tae, Bong Pil’s best friend and an old enemy. He is described as someone who looks kind and shy but he’s actually capable of deceiving other people and betraying his friend with his innocent smile. He says on the poster: “No matter what, I’ll definitely win over you! My life is a success if you are ruined!”

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As you can tell by the video teasers and posters this drama is bound to leave it’s viewers with tons of laughs and adventure! Man-Hole: Feel So Good is the second time-slip drama of KBS this year after The Best Hit which ended recently. It will premiere on August 9, taking over Seven Day Queen on Wednesdays and Thursdays. I am looking forward to watching this exciting drama! Will you be watching? Leave a comment below and let me know what you think! Remember to follow my You Tube Channel KDramaParadise for Asian Drama and Movie Reviews! Remember To Keep Calm And Drama On! Happy Drama Watching Everybody!

 

Chinese Drama Preview: Lost Love In Times – (醉玲珑)

Hello Dramatics! Your favorite Drama Queen is back with another exciting drama preview! Lost Love In Times-(醉玲珑) is a Fantasy/Historical/Romance Chinese drama about a woman who makes an ultimate sacrifice for love. This drama premiered on DramaFever on July 24th 2017.  The romantic drama series stars Cecilia Liu  and popular singer-actor William Chan.

Synopsis-From DramaFever

Feng Qingchen (Cecilia Liu) is a sorceress from the powerful sorcerer tribe that has pledged to protect the royal family of the Western Wei kingdom. Yuan Ling (William Chan) is the king’s son and fourth prince. Yuan Zhan (Xu Haiqiao), the seventh prince, is Yuan Ling’s biggest competitor in both power and love.

After meeting each other in an accidental encounter, Qingchen and Yuan Ling fall in love. When Yuan Ling ascends to the throne, he is determined to marry Qingchen, but the court is vehemently against their union because of the traditional accord that forbids marriages between the royal family and the sorcerer tribe. It is also believed that such a marriage will lead to turbulence in the kingdom. Yuan Zhan launches a coup on the day of the wedding ceremony, and Qingchen uses her magical powers to reset the universe in an effort to prevent further bloodshed. But, in the alternate universe, people and things change greatly to an unrecognizable state. Qingchen meets a new Yuan Ling who has forgotten her, and she can only suppress her feelings to secretly protect the prince. Are the lovers fated to be star-crossed forever?

Love Lost in Times is adapted from Shi Siye’s novel, Drunk Linglong. The production team include producer Tang Lijun, director Lin Yufen, scriptwriter Rao Jun, style director William Chang, costume designer Fang Sizhe, artistic director Chen Haozhi, and stunt coordinator Cao Hua. Production began on October 24 October 2016 and wrapped up on March 20, 2017. The 54-episode series started airing two episodes back-to-back on Dragon TV every Thursday and Friday, on July 13, 2017.

The cast is lead by Cecilia Liu as Feng Qingchen / William Chang as Yuan Ling / Xu Haiqiao as Yuan Chan / Han Xue as Head Sorceress Tao Yao / Han Dong as Xi Xie, Head Sorcerer / Huang Mengying as Princess Duo Xia of Achai tribe. The extended cast includes Liu Yijun as King Wei An / Zeng Li as Yuan Ling’s mother, Royal Consort Lian / Li Chengyuan as Yuan Chan’s wife, Consort Jin / Zheng Yecheng as Protector of the Ling Long Order / Gao Yiqing as Crown Prince Yuan Hao / Gong Jun as Yuan Che (11th prince), Zhang He (aka Ryan Zhang) as Yuan Ming (9th prince) / Xu Jiawei as Yuan Li (12th prince) / Tang Jingmei as dark sorcerer Wu Biting / Liu Yinglun as Feng Luanfei, Qingchen’s younger sister / Ma Chunrui as Ming Mo, Qingchen’s close friend / Mao Fangyuan as Xiao Xu, Prince of Southern Liang / Su Hang as Zhang Shu, Western Wei army commander / Xu Jian as Mu Kesha, Tugu army’s great general.

Trailer 

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Posters & Stills

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As you can see be the beautiful pictures and the action packed trailer, this drama is going to be a fan favorite. Lost Love In Times is 54 Episodes long and each episode is about 45 minutes long. I am happy to announce that I will be reviewing this drama for the DramaFever Drama Club so make sure you follow me here and on my You Tube Channel KDramaParadise for updates! Will you be watching this drama? Leave a comment below and let me know. Remember To Keep Calm And Drama On! Happy Drama Watching Everyone!

DramaFever Drama Club Review: Suspicious Partner (Love In Trouble) Episodes 37-40

Hello Dramatics! I am back again with another DramaFever Drama Club review for the Korean Drama Love In Trouble (Suspicious Partner)!  If you want to know what OhSoEnthusiastic, Marakeshsparrow and I thought about the latest episodes, click here: Episodes 37-40 Don’t forget to check out our review for Episodes 1-4 , Episodes 5-8,  Episodes 9-12 Episodes 13-16 Episodes 17-20 Episodes 21-24  Episodes 25-28  Episodes 29-32  and Episodes 33-36Don’t forget to  check out my You Tube Channel for updates and reviews. Let me know what you think of this drama! Leave a comment below and lets chat! Until next time Dramatics, remember to Keep Calm And Drama On!

DramaFever Drama Club Review: Love In Trouble (Suspicious Partner) Episodes 33-36

Hello Dramatics! I am back again with another DramaFever Drama Club review for the Korean Drama Love In Trouble (Suspicious Partner)!  If you want to know what OhSoEnthusiastic, Marakeshsparrow and I thought about the latest episodes, click here: Episodes 33-36 Don’t forget to check out our review for Episodes 1-4 , Episodes 5-8,  Episodes 9-12 Episodes 13-16 Episodes 17-20 Episodes 21-24  Episodes 25-28 and Episodes 29-32 Don’t forget to  check out my You Tube Channel for updates and reviews. Let me know what you think of this drama! Leave a comment below and lets chat! Until next time Dramatics, remember to Keep Calm And Drama On!