Discussions, Fantasy Chats & Lists, Hallayu Wave Fandom, Japanese Manga & Anime

Combating the Post-Fantasy Reading Blues

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...

Asian Fangirl, Korean Drama Reviews

The Gender Confusion in Coffee Prince

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! Any family business big enough to need an heir is going to put said heir under… Continue reading The Gender Confusion in Coffee Prince

Korean Drama Reviews, Purely Production

The 14 Superstars of Coffee Prince

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

Asian Fangirl, Hallayu Wave Fandom

The Families 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

Japanese Manga & Anime, Memes and Tags, Top 10 Tuesday

Top Ten Characters Who X

Are there Characters you'd Follow Anywhere?

Asian Fangirl, Hallayu Wave Fandom

K-drama Cherry Pop

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

Asian Fangirl, Hallayu Wave Fandom

The Many Varied Delights of K-Drama-Land

I'm a self-professed fangirl of the television exports from South Korea. Puzzled? If you're just coming into the conversation then bone up on the Hallyu wave by reading my primer here. If you're already in on the power of k-dramas then follow me as we explore the many varied delights of K-Drama-Land. Rarely are we in… Continue reading The Many Varied Delights of K-Drama-Land

A Few TV Thoughts, All About Movies, Japanese Manga & Anime, Memes and Tags, Top 10 Tuesday

Top 10 Characters I’d Never Trade Places With

It's the characters that bring the world to life, the trials they overcome and the experiences they give us access to.

Asian Fangirl, Hallayu Wave Fandom

The Character of Theme Music

Weekly Writing Challenge: Moved by Music We blog for a million different reasons, but in the end, we’re all storytellers. Creative Writing Challenges are here to help you push your writing boundaries and explore new ideas, subjects, and writing styles. Check out the challenge this week here. It doesn't matter what era you're from if… Continue reading The Character of Theme Music

A Few TV Thoughts, All About Movies, Japanese Manga & Anime

The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes

One of the most beloved characters of all times is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes. With his 254 depictions, Guinness World Records has awarded the fictional detective a world record for "the most portrayed literary human character in film and TV." I believe it! Not only has there been 75 different versions of Sherlock Holmes, but… Continue reading The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes