Are you a historical fiction reader? Then I've got to K-drama genre for you... come check out these dramas!
Goblin: The Lonely and Great God - K-drama Review
Review of The Ancient Magus' Bride, Vol.1-2 by Kore Yamazaki
Rebel Seoul review by Axie Oh
YOU: Dani, is this another plug for watching K-dramas?! ME: Umm yes? This isn't ONLY about K-dramas though... watching subtitles is a USEFUL SKILL that can also be applied to anime and foreign films!
Bride of the Water God Vol.1-4 by Mi-Kyung Yun review
A genre introduction so you can find the right k-drama for you...
7 First Kisses review Web drama Romantic Comedy
Why is this my fandom? How can it become your fandom? Check out the primer to all things K-drama!
Fantasy series are lush and rich with details, characters and sprawling landscapes... once you get to the end of 500 pages of lusciousness you are worn out due to all the FEEELLLSSS and exciting action! The last thing you want to do is read another one... you need a palate cleanser (as I like to call them) to give yourself a change of pace before you head back in...
The purpose of this primer is to give anyone new to manga a run down of the important points to remember when trying out this medium. Join me!
Saturday Morning Cartoons is a new feature created by A Thousand Lives of Frankie Lovely on her blog (check it out, she's so great!) She told me there was a lot of interest for this to be converted into a meme and that I was free to be the first one!! YAY!!
I want to get back to reading more manga so I decided to make a list...
This week I show off my inner nerd (or outer, because let's be honest here...) with my fangirl crazy for K-dramas!
Coffee Prince is your typical romantic-comedy. The two leads are your stereotypical rich guy, poor girl. There's a clichéd love triangle plus an overused trope: girl poses as boy and falls in love. Where the story gets good is when it goes modern!
A stellar actor can elevate the worst tripe, while special effects tend to plasticize story, yet the right art direction will add to not only the world but the characters as well. Purely Production is a monthly post where I explore the different elements that affect a finished media, for good or ill. We’ll forget about writing for a… Continue reading The 14 Superstars of Coffee Prince
Coffee Prince is a 2007 romantic comedy that epitomizes what everyone wants from a romantic comedy. A television show, even one from South Korea, is made up of two equally important parts: story and production. When these elements come together well we have a winner and when they don't we adjust our expectations accordingly. I'm here to… Continue reading The Families of Coffee Prince
Are there Characters you'd Follow Anywhere?
Whenever we head off into the unknown to explore something new we have to start out with a destination. A point of origin if you will that you look back on and say that's where my passion overcame me. With k-dramas it's no different. Let's head on in and find the perfect show to pop… Continue reading K-drama Cherry Pop