Raine’s 2012 Year-End Review!

by: Raine — This year was really a wild ride. It was my second full year as a k-drama watcher and my first full year blogging. Phew. Did 2012 go by as quickly for you as it did for me? Some of it I loved, and some of it left  me lukewarm. There were aContinue reading “Raine’s 2012 Year-End Review!”

Raine’s 2012 Year-End Polls!

by: Raine — Polls, polls, polls! Let’s hear what you think about 2012! Because tomorrow we have a brand new year of K-dramas!

The Moon That Embraces the Sun: Series Review

by: Raine — I’ve marathoned two dramas on my “post-op, can’t do anything useful” bed: Queen In-hyun’s Man (still desperately waiting for subs to episode 14!) and The Moon That Embraces the Sun. I mulled over whether or not I should attempt a series review because honestly, it was an entertaining marathon, but I wasn’t sureContinue reading “The Moon That Embraces the Sun: Series Review”

Flower Boy Ramyun Shop: Thoughts on Episodes 3 & 4

by: Raine Flower Boy Ramyun Shop has exceeded my expectations. What began as a hokey high school drama has turned into a show makes use of extremes and juxtaposes them in subtle ways. It may seem like a contradictory statement, but normally one finds that when extremes are used for comedic effect, it often losesContinue reading “Flower Boy Ramyun Shop: Thoughts on Episodes 3 & 4”

Flower Boy Ramyun Shop: Review of Episode 2

by: Raine I avoided watching the second episode for a few days. My hope was that it would redeem the show. My fear was that it wouldn’t. Even if it didn’t, I know some dramas take a while to find their stride. If this episode didn’t uphold my desire for greatness, I promised myself toContinue reading “Flower Boy Ramyun Shop: Review of Episode 2”

Flower Boy Ramyun Shop: First Impressions

by: Raine After the first episode aired on Monday, I had to wait for it to be subbed. During that unbearably long waiting period, I avoided reviews and recaps to keep my opinion unbiased. Whilst haunting dramabeans (and desperately avoiding spoilers), I did see that my fellow OT members dubbed the drama “Flower Boy RAWRyumContinue reading “Flower Boy Ramyun Shop: First Impressions”