Category Archives: Review

Kdrama Review: White Christmas

White Christmas 2011 Kdrama

While the title sounds like it should be a warm and fuzzy holiday drama, this short drama series, part of KBS’s Drama Specials, is anything but. Located in the mountains of Gangwando is Soo Sin High School, an elite private school where the top 0.1% students of the country matriculate. The only break the students get is for 8 days

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Kdrama Review: Last Scandal

Choi Jung Sil, Jung Joon Ho

Because we all need a little romance in our life after marathoning two mystery/thriller Korean dramas! And since I really loved this romance, I decided to cover it before covering White Christmas and The Village Achiara’s Secret. Last Scandal is a Spring 2008 Korean drama which centered around a middle-aged cast. The cast members where fairly close to 40 as

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JMovie Review: Hana Yori Dango 1995

I have said it more than once…I am a lover of adaptations. If I like something enough, I am prone to watch multiple versions of it. My love for the manga Hana Yori Dango led me to the Japanese drama, then the Taiwanese drama, then the Korean drama, and then the Chinese drama. We shall not ever mention the abysmal

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Jdrama Review: Akagi

Hongo Kanata as Akagi

Akagi is a 10 episode Japanese drama that aired this past summer. This is a live action based off a manga (Akagi ~ Yami ni Oritatta Tensai) by Fukumoto Nobuyuki. After the manga came the 26 episode anime series followed by two live action movies in the 90s. The drama follows genius gambler Akagi Shigeru as he sets out to

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