Asian Movies To Watch: December 2017

Hello Dramatics! It’s your favorite Drama Queen back once again with a list of Asian movies to watch for the month of December 2017. This list is very special because the movies on this list are the ones Dramatics recommended that I watch. Dramatics from all over the world participated in this poll via Twitter recently. With that being said, some of these titles have been out for some time and others have been released in 2017. What I like about this list is that it is very diverse with movie recommendations from South Korea, Japan, and China to name a few.  I would like to thank the readers of KDramaParadise for their recommendations. Without further adieu, here are your recommendations for Asian Movies To Watch in 2017!

Midnight Runners

Genre: Action, Comedy, Detective, Investigation

Country: South Korea

Release Date: August 9, 2017

Duration: 1 hr. 49 min.

Starring: Kang Ha Neul , Park Seo Joon

Synopsis: Two police academy students who only have their majors and books to trust, witness a kidnapping and try it down. The two police cadets try to save the young woman’s life before it’s too late.


Source: Movie.Daum.Net

Min & Max

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Country: China

Release Date: November 25, 2016

Duration: 1 hr. 35 min.

Starring: Godfrey Gao ,  Wang Shuilin

Synopsis: This romantic comedy is about the relationship between Zhang Xiao and Xia Xil Ling. The shortest taekwondo master female Xia Xil Ling, and the tall and very handsome basketball player, Zhang Xiao. Whenever they meet they always fight but end up falling in love with each other.

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Day Time Shooting Star

Genre: Romance, School, Youth, Manga

Country: Japan

Release Date: March 24, 2017

Duration: 1 hr. 59 min.

Starring: Shohei Miura, Mei Nagano

Synopsis: Fifteen-year-old country girl Suzume Yosano has to move to Tokyo to live with her uncle due to her father’s transfer. She bumps into a mysterious man who ends up taking her to her uncle’s place after she gets lost. Suzume will be seeing him a lot more often once she starts school because the mysterious man happens to be her homeroom teacher.


Source: IMDB

My Love Story

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Manga

Country: Japan

Release Date: October 31, 2015

Duration: 1 hr. 45 min.

Starring: Ryohei SuzukiMei Nagano

Synopsis: Gouda Takeo is a big guy with a big heart. Unfortunately, the girls are not interested in him and only want his good looking best friend, Sunakawa. Accepting the fact, Takeo is content wit his single life. One day, after saving a girl named Yamato from being harassed, he unexpectedly turns his life around.


Source: IMDB

Back To The 90’s

Genre: Romance, Fantasy

Country: Thailand

Release Date: March 19, 2015

Duration: 1 hr. 51 min.

Starring: Pimchanok Leuwisetpaiboon , Achita Pramoj Na Ayudhya

Synopsis: About a  young guy who discovers a message on an old pager and is transported twenty years back in time to 1995. altering the events in which his parents met and fell in love. backtothe90












Source: IMDB

Have you seen any of these movies? What did you like about them? Are there any other movies you would recommend? Leave a comment down 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?


Photo Source: Wikia

Or have you seen the anime Tonari No Kaibutsu Kun?


Photo Source: Crunchyroll


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.


Photo Source: Wikia

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


Photo Source: Wikia

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


Tsuchiya Tao as Shizuku Mizutani


Yuki Furukawa as Yuuzan Yoshida


Hamabe Minami as Chizuru Oshima


Hayami Mokomichi as Mitsuyoshi Misawa


Ikeda Elaiza as Asako Natsume


Sano Gaku as Sohei Sasahara


Yamada Yuki as Kenji Yamaguchi


Photo Source: AsianWiki


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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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?


Jung Kyung Ho as Lee Joon Ho


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


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


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


Sung Dong Il as Jo Joo Il


Park Hyoung Soo as Officer Na


Choi Yeon Dong as Officer Lee


Jung Woong In as Officer Paeng


Ahn Sang Woo as The Prison Governor


Kang Ki Doong as Prison Officer Song


Jung Jae Sung as Professor Myung


Kim Sung Cheol as Beobja (Law Man)


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


Ahn Chang Hwan as The Henchman


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 Movie Club Review: So Young 2 Never Gone

Hello Dramatics! I am back again with another DramaFever Movie Club review for the Chinese Movie So Young 2: Never Gone  If you want to know what Jazmine and I thought about the movie  click here: So Young 2: Never Gone 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!