Category Archives: First Impressions

First Impressions: Record Of Youth

Record Of Youth is the new tvN drama which has also premiered on Netflix. It marks Park Bo Gum’s last drama before the mandatory military service that he has started recently. I was expecting a zippy and colourful first impressions but I was pleasantly surprised by the slow paced, moody vibe that I got from the first two episodes. Continue reading

First Impressions: Stranger 2 / Forest Of Secrets 2

The second season of Forest Of Secrets (or Stranger for Netflix viewers), eagerly anticipated by the fans of the original installment, finally premiered after 3 years on tvN as well as Netflix and has so far aired 6 episodes. Though this post is based on the first 4 episodes as I have yet to catch up on the latest ones. Continue reading

First Impressions: Was It Love?

Was It Love? has already aired 4 episodes so I’m a bit late on my first impressions. But I have good news! The drama is quite compelling with its story about a single mother trying to fulfil her dream of becoming a movie producer against all odds. Usually we have dramas with 2 male leads vying for the heroine’s affection but this show beats all, with a total of 4 men to woo the heroine! Continue reading

First Impressions: It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

Kim Soo Hyun‘s first comeback drama It’s Okay To Not Be Okay premiered last weekend on tvN as well as Netflix. It costars Seo Ye Ji and Oh Jung Se in the lead roles. My verdict in short — I like it. Like really, really like it! Continue reading

First Impressions for ‘The King: Eternal Monarch’

The King: Eternal Monarch, the highly anticipated drama with top writer Kim Eun Sook at the helm and hot stars like Lee Min Ho, Kim Go Eun and Woo Do Hwan, has finally premiered and has aired 4 episodes, and is well in its third week. It’s airing on SBS as well as Netflix on Fridays and Saturdays. I have mixed feelings about it, with more issues than praise. Continue reading