My name’s bookwormlula, and I’m the creator of the fan collection “Best Korean Dramas Ever!”.
I just wanted to start a little discussion here to see what dramas everyone’s excited about watching right now, or looking forward to in the future (I know I’m excited for some upcoming dramas!).
Let’s keep this discussion friendly, loves .
I’m watching ‘‘The legend of the Blue Sea’’ and ‘‘When a snail falls in love–’’ The second one I’m doing spanishsubs and loved it from the start. Is really a good one, hope you check it out. I used to love K-dramas but the story became so repetitive I started to get annoyed and now I really don’t care for them.
There is so much you can see of yucky nose bleeds, piggy rides, drunken women, accidents, orphans, memory loss. They are so predictable you can guess the next scene with accuracy. I need action packed dramas with some romance too but lately that’s a no/no in k-drama.
Legend of the blue sea, beyond your smile, Goblin(on DF) just finished when a snail falls in love, thought that was so good! angel323_168, and where do you think legend of the blue sea come from? just saying, still good anyway.
Like you I do get tired of repetition too, the drunks,m the vengeance/revenge, , women jealous of another woman, cause…action packed , yeah give me another Healer, heal me kill me, jeckle hyde & me, even doctors, Lawyers, in a pinch time travel, and these newer ones the immortal ones, steer from Vampires for awhile. I definitely agree…
I am watching both of those dramas as well! “When A Snail Falls in Love” has been great so far, although I wish the romance would’ve progressed more by this point .
I see your problem with k-dramas at the moment. However, I would recommend you watch “The K2” and “Goblin”. They aren’t here on Viki, but if you have a Dramafever account you can find them there–highly recommend getting an account there if you don’t have one already.
Those are quite a few good dramas! I just LOVE “Goblin” right now (the first 2 episodes have been amazing. I hate having to wait a whole week for the next ones !), and “The Legend of the Blue Sea” has been great so far, although I’ve never been a big fan of Lee Min Ho. He surprised me in this one though, and I really like it.
I’m an ARMY, so I’m super excited to see V in a drama . I’ve also really liked Park Seo Joon ever since I saw him in “Kill Me, Heal Me” and “She Was Pretty”. So many flower boys are going to be in that drama. I wish I were the female lead !
I know, right?!! WFKBJ is such a good drama!
The actors are incredible, and the storyline is great. So much to love about it! I also really like that they aren’t overly-dramatic, and there aren’t any crazy unrealistic things going on. Definitely looking forward to the next episode .
I’m enjoying Goblin so far for the epic bromance between Goblin and the Grim Reaper. It’s awesome!
I’m also really enjoying WFKBJ so far. I was worried it would be too cheesy, but I like Nam Joo-Hyuk so I gave it a shot and I was pleased to find it not overly fluffy and cheesy. I also love that the actress who played the friend in Cinderella and the Four Knights is in it and just as fun.
As far as dramas that I have completed recently and really loved, I would have to say Scarlet Heart, Cinderella and the Four Knights and W: Two Worlds.
I finished Princess WeiYoung with a hanky
Goblin has food for the thought with comic relief… but what’s with Canada
I saw few eps of “Father, I’ll take care of you” family drama with quite realistic scenes, quite entertaining and sad, it’s an interesting mix between generations who have hopes, dreams and expectations.
Legend of Blue Sea I saw just few eps and got a bit bored… might give it another try…
Weightlifting Fairy I’ll watch on rainy days…
Look forward to Hwarang, looking at Pretty Faces up close!
I hope Viki gets:
Missing Nine (9), that one might be action packed…
On no! Did “Princess Weiyoung” end tragically? I started it, but became daunted because of the sheer volume of episodes . I could also feel the vibe of “this will end with my tears being shed”. so I kinda backed away.
“Goblin” is an interesting mix of “oh gosh I want to cry” and “I’m laughing so hard my family must think I’m crazy” . Definitely my favorite drama right now!
I’ve heard of “Father, I’ll Take Care of You” (it definitely looks good!), but haven’t watched it yet. I’ll definitely check it out soon though! It wouldn’t do to be behind on drama knowledge .
I could see “Legend of the Blue Sea” getting boring for some, so I can understand that. I would, however, recommend giving it another shot, if only until maybe midway in the series.
WFKBJ is definitely a great rainy-day drama! Super sweet and cute, without super dramatic issues. Pretty feel-good and fluffy so far (hope it stays that way. I need a fluff drama after all these sad ones recently! ).
Ohmygosh yes, “Hwarang” is going to be incredible. I can just sense the tension and emotional angst now . As I have said every time “Hwarang” is mentioned, I would die to be that female lead .
As for those dramas you want Viki to get, I think that there’s a team working on licensing “Introvert Boss”. The others I’m not sure about, but I think they’re going to be available on Dramafever.
Thanks you so much for taking the time to comment here !
“Oh My Geum Bi” is definitely a drama that will bring out the emotions in you. You’ll be laughing and crying all over your screen .
Agree with you about the girl who plays Geum Bi. She’s such an incredible actor, especially for having such a big role at her age !
I don’t think I ever watched “Wanted” (It actually doesn’t sound very familiar, so I might not have heard of it before now). Just judging from the title, it sounds like a darker drama, but I might be wrong .
With dramas like that (darker, with heavy drama and action) I tend to loose interest unless there’s a solid love line (yes, I know, I’m one of “those people” ).
So sorry you felt that way about “The Man Living in Our House”!
I can see why you would though–It wasn’t very engaging, and the plot was more slow moving than I would’ve preferred. In all honestly, the reason I finished the series was most likely because I’m an intense fangirl who will go down with the ship (also, I needed at least one kiss scene. You know, for closure ).
I guess Wanted is a bit of a dark drama. It’s about a famous actress whose son gets kidnapped as soon as she announces her retirement from the entertainment industry. In order to get him back, she has to create a live reality show where she carries out missions as instructed by the kidnapper. The son is played by Geum Bi’s “boyfriend” from Oh My Geum Bi.
I’m not one of “those people”, but I like dramas that pull at my heart strings, which I guess is equally weird