Hanawake no Yon Shimai

“Even if we are apart, we are still family.”

Hanawake no Yon Shimai

The Four Hanawa Sisters
Episodes: 11
Genre: Romance, comedy, family, drama
Year: 2011
Starring: Mizuki Alisa, Kanjiya Shihori, Kawashima Umika, Kichise Michiko, Kato Shigeaki

Rating: 9/10

Okay, okay, so I might’ve watched this drama for Shige ^o^ And was it worth it, or what! I wasn’t quite expecting the emotional ringer this jdrama puts you through; happy or sad, the tears just kept coming.

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Personal Taste

“I’m just going to trust you. Even if I get used a hundred, a thousand times, I’m just going to trust you. Even if it’s foolish.”

Personal Taste

Personal Preference
Episodes: 16
Genre: Romance, comedy
Year: 2010
Starring: Lee Min Ho, Son Ye Jin, Kim Ji Suk, Wang Ji Hye, Jung Sung Hwa

Rating: 7.5/10

Lee Min Ho fans across the globe are probably preparing to gouge my eyes out for the low rating. By the end of the kdrama, sure, I was totally in love. Who wouldn’t be? But it took a while for me to be drawn in, so I’m detracting points for that. Otherwise, this is a very sweet and surprisingly complex drama, with hilarious adult humour.

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Playful Kiss

“Even if he’s cold toward me, even if he says things I don’t like… It was nice just being with him.”

Playful Kiss

Mischievous Kiss / Naughty Kiss
Episodes: 16 (+7 SP eps, hosted on YouTube)
Genre: Romance, comedy, school
Year: 2010
Starring: Jung So Min, Kim Hyun Joong, Lee Tae Sung

Rating: 9.5/10

Once again, I hesitated watching this drama. I couldn’t decide to go with the Japanese version or the Korean >.< I finally decided on the Korean – its hero is nicer on the eyes. Yes, I admit it: I’m a shallow gal.

This is without a doubt one of the cutest kdramas I have ever seen!

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Ikemen desu ne VS You’re Beautiful

You’re not a fan… You’re a special person who sings my songs.”

Ikemen Desu Ne

You're Beautiful

Ikemen desu ne
Episodes: 11
Genre: Romance, music, comedy
Year: 2011
Starring: Takimoto Miori, Tamamori Yuta, Fujigaya Taisuke, Yaotome Hikaru

You’re Beautiful
Episodes: 16
Genre: Romance, music, comedy
Year: 2009
Starring: Jang Geun Suk, Park Shin Hye, Jung Yong Hwa, Lee Hong Ki, Uee

I hesitated a lot before watching these dramas—silly, really. My dilemma: which one to watch first? I prefer jdramas, but the kdrama came first. I ummed and ahhed for months, until I finally put my foot down.

And began with Ikemen desu ne.

But the real question is: which is better?

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Proposal Daisakusen

“Hallelujah…chance!”

Proposal Daisakusen

Operation Love
Episodes: 11 + SP
Genre: Romance, comedy
Year: 2007
Starring: Yamashita Tomohisa, Nagasawa Masami, Eikura Nana, Hiraoka Yuta

Rating: 9/10

Kawaii! Such a cute jdrama! I was pleasantly surprised by how emotional Proposal Daisakusen is.

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