After multiple months flooding our screens with many drama premieres, June seems like a calmer month with only three drama premieres. It’s a good time to catch up on all the ones we always wanted to watch! Let’s see what is being offered this month:
When The Camellia Blooms is like a breath of fresh air. Firstly, it is set in a countryside rather than Seoul which forms the backdrop of maximum dramas. The show also has two lead protagonists with amusing personalities. The drama is airing on KBS as well as Netflix and is off to a breezy start. Continue reading
I’m super happy with this upcoming drama! It’s like a dream pair, but which I never even thought about. What more, Kang Ha Neul (Misaeng) finally getting a main lead role! Yes, yes and yes. He will be romancing Gong Hyo Jin (who is returning to dramaland after 3 long years with her last drama being Jealousy Incarnate) in new KBS show When The Camellia Blooms. It’s a Continue reading
Three women in their 30s and spotlight on their friendship, love and life in general. Sounds familiar? Dramaland has its fair share of shows centred around this premise. Personally, I love these kind of stories even if they have been done a lot of times and are fairly predictable with stereotypical characters. 20th Century Boy And Girl is the upcoming romantic comedy on MBC which takes up this premise and promises a warm look for the same. What I’m really digging is the fact that most of the characters grew up with each other and that gives hope for a fun camaraderie-filled vibe.
MBC is beginning the new year of its Monday-Tuesday slot with a sageuk and it’s titled Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People. The previous drama to occupy this timeline was low rated Night Light (which I’m planning to check out) — not its fault as it was against rating winner Romantic Teacher Doctor Kim. Anyway, Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People is set in the Joseon times and has famous folk hero Hong Gil Dong at its center. Continue reading