Encounter

Encounter is a Korean drama about Kim Jin Hyuk and Cha Soo Hyun who meet by chance in Cuba. Kim Jin Hyuk is on holiday while Cha Soo Hyun is on a business trip. Kim Jin Hyuk helps Cha Soo Hyun after her purse is stolen and they soon part ways. When they meet again in Seoul, Kim Jin Hyuk is a new employee at Donghwa Hotel where Cha Soo Hun is the CEO. They fall in love despite their differences in age and social status and work hard together to make those around them acknowledge and respect their relationship. Encounter has a happy ending and stars Song Hye Kyo as Cha Soo Hyun and Park Bo Gum as Kim Jin Hyuk.

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Encounter online below. Click here to view various images from the drama. Full episodes of Encounter can be watched online and downloaded from the following sites: DramaCool, MyAsianTVFastDrama and KissAsian

Synopsis:

What happens when an encounter between a man and woman who seem to have nothing in common develops into a complicated love story?

Cha Soo Hyun is the daughter of a politician who lives a life where she is unable to choose her own path. After graduating from college, she entered into a loveless marriage with the son of a wealthy conglomerate, a marriage only beneficial to her politician father. She then gets divorced. Her life is changed further when she meets simple and kind Kim Jin Hyuk.

Kim Jin Hyuk is ordinary and innocent, a young man who enjoys life and finds happiness in the smaller things. He works various part-time jobs to earn a living, but is looking for a regular job. One day, he decides to take a trip abroad, where he meets Cha Soo Hyun. (Source: MyDramaList)

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Most Romantic Dramas of 2018 Part 2

This is Part 2 of my list of Asian dramas I enjoyed watching in 2018.

This is a list of 13 Chinese and Korean dramas I watched from August to December 2018. Part 1 of this list which contains dramas from January to July 2018 can be found at the bottom of this post.

Links to specific dramas can be found below.

  1. The Beauty Inside, Korean Drama, 16 episodes,
  2. The Smile Has Left Your Eyes, Korean Drama, 16 episodes,
  3. Mr. Sunshine, Korean Drama, 24 episodes,
  4. The Eternal Love 2, Chinese Drama, 30 episodes,
  5. What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim?, Korean Drama, 16 episodes,
  6. Thirty But Seventeen, Korean Drama, 32 episodes,
  7. Legend of Fuyao, Chinese Drama, 66 episodes,
  8. My ID is Gangnam Beauty, Korean Drama, 16 episodes,
  9. All Out of Love, Chinese Drama, 70 episodes,
  10. Where Stars Land, Korean Drama, 32 episodes,
  11. Should We Kiss First, Korean Drama, 40 episodes,
  12. Terius Behind Me, Korean Drama, 32 episodes,
  13. Your House Helper, Korean Drama, 32 episodes,

Most Romantic Dramas of 2018 Part 1 (January to July)

The Eternal Love 2

The Eternal Love 2 is the second season of Chinese drama series The Eternal Love and it continues the story of Mo Liang Cheng and Qu Xiao Tan. At the end of season 1 of The Eternal Love the two lovers are separated by a rift in space and time and Mo Liang Cheng is sent to Earth in the past before Qu Xiao Tan ever travelled to Dong Yue. He is determined to prevent her from travelling to Dong Yue but he fails and eventually follows her there.

The second season of Eternal Love is about Mo Liang Cheng’s attempts to try to change the tragic events he knows are going to happen in Dong Yue while protecting Qu Xiao Tan whom he loves deeply but she does not remember him at all. The Eternal Love 2 has a happy ending and stars Xing Zhao Lin as Mo Liang Cheng and Liang Jie as Qu Xiao Tan.

You can watch a video clip of some of my favourite scenes from The Eternal Love 2 online below. Click here to view various images from the drama. Full episodes of The Eternal Love 2 can be watched online and downloaded from the following sites: DramaCool, MyAsianTVFastDrama and KissAsian

Synopsis:

Mo Lian Cheng met Qu Xiao Tan once again. At this time, however, Qu Xiao Tan has not met Mo Lian Cheng yet and does not know about her future destiny. Mo Lian Cheng has retained all of the memories and suffers alone from Qu Xiao Tan’s failure to know him. He silently loves Qu Xiao Tan, and it becomes his goal to make her fall in love with him once again. (Source: MyDramaList)

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Ms. Ma, Nemesis

Ms. Ma, Nemesis is a mystery based Korean drama about Ms. Ma who is framed for the kidnapping and murder of her daughter and is incarcerated in a prison hospital. When she discovers a clue to her daughter’s murder, she escapes from the prison and sets out to uncover the circumstances behind her daughter’s death. She is joined in her quest by a mysterious young woman Seo Eun Ji who believes that only with Ms. Ma’s help can she solve the mystery of her little sister’s disappearance. Ms. Ma, Nemesis has a happy ending and stars Kim Yoo Jin as Ms. Ma and Go Sung Hee as Seo Eun Ji.

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Ms. Ma, Nemesis online below. Click here to view various images from the drama. Full episodes of Ms. Ma, Nemesis can be watched online and downloaded from the following sites: DramaCool, MyAsianTV, FastDrama and KissAsian

Synopsis:

Ms. Ma was falsely accused of killing her daughter. After she escapes from prison, she tries to clear her name and reveal the truth about her daughter’s death. (Source:MyDramaList)

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The Eternal Love

The Eternal Love is a Chinese drama about real estate agent Xiao Tan whose soul transmigrates from Earth to the world of Dong Yue. She occupies the body of the Second daughter of the Qu family, Qu Tan Er and gets married to the 8th Prince, Mo Liang Cheng. She falls in love with Mo Liang Cheng while Qu Tan Er whose body she is sharing is in love with the eldest Prince. The two souls switch control of the body whenever they lie. The Eternal Love has a happy ending and stars Xing Zhao Lin as Mo Liang Cheng and Liang Jie as Qu Tan Er and Qu Xiao Tan.

You can watch a video clip of some of my favourite scenes from The Eternal Love online below. Click here to view various images from the drama. Full episodes of The Eternal Love can be watched online and downloaded from the following sites: DramaCool, MyAsianTVFastDrama and KissAsian

Synopsis:

Mo Lian Cheng is the 8th prince of Dongyue who is forced to marry Qu Tan Er who was already in love with Mo Yi Huai (Mo Lian Cheng’s elder brother). Qu Tan Er tries to commit suicide one day because she doesn’t want to marry Mo Lian Cheng but doesn’t succeed. One day, she woke up and another person entered her body, two people in one body but each person has a different personality and actions. Every time one of them tells a lie, they would switch bodies. Although their outer appearance is the same, their souls aren’t. Mo Lian Cheng is suspicious at why Qu Tan Er is sometimes so different but soon he falls in love with Xiao Tan, who is not lady like. Xiao Tan who is from the modern world tries all methods so she can go back but so far nothing helps. Can Xiao Tan ever go back to the modern world? ~~ Adapted from the novel Hilarious Pampered Consort: Lord I Will Wait for Your Divorce written by Fan Que. (Source: MyDramaList)

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Where Stars Land

Where Stars Land is a Korean drama about the people working at Incheon International Airport. Lee Soo Yun is a man with mysterious abilities who works for Passenger Services at the airport. Han Yeo Reum is a new member of the Passenger Services team. When Lee Soo Yun is assigned as her mentor they fall in love and the secret of his mysterious abilities starts to be revealed. When Stars Land has a happy ending and stars Lee Je Hoon as Lee Soo Yun and Chae Soo Bin as Han Yeo Reum.

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Where Stars Land online below. Click here to view various images from the drama. Full episodes of Where Stars Land can be watched online and downloaded from the following sites: DramaCool, MyAsianTVFastDrama and KissAsian

Synopsis:

A Korean drama following the lives of people at Incheon International Airport. (Source: DramaWiki)

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All Out of Love

All Out of Love is a Chinese drama about the complicated relationship between three people; Liang Sheng, Jiang Sheng and Cheng Tianyou. Liang Sheng and Jiang Sheng grew up together as half-siblings and are very close. Jiang Shen falls in love with Cheng Tianyou when she gets to University and this puts a strain on her relationship with her half-brother Liang Sheng. All Out of Love has a happy ending and stars Wallace Chung as Cheng Tianyou, Ma Tian Yu as Liang Sheng and Sun Yi as Jiang Sheng.


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Synopsis:

Liang Sheng (Ma Tian Yu) and Jiang Sheng (Sun Yi) are brother and sister, although not related by blood. Nonetheless, they always stick together and support each other in their difficult life circumstances. They finally both manage to get into their dream university, but after an accident, Liang Sheng left. Jiang Sheng became devastated and kept waiting for him. Helping her by her side is Cheng Tian You (Wallace Chung) who falls deeply in love with this ordinary but remarkable girl. But what will happen when Liang Sheng returns? (Source: MyDramaList)

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The Smile Has Left Your Eyes

The Smile Has Left Your Eyes is a Korean drama about a mysterious and complicated man Kim Moo Young who has a lot of women around him. He falls in love with a kind and warm woman called Yoo Jin Kang. Their relationship is strained because her brother Yoo Jin Gook is investigating Moo Young as the prime suspect in the recent murder of a young woman. The Smile Has Left Your Eyes has a sad ending and stars Seo In Gook as Kim Moo Young, Jung So Min as Yoo Jing Kang and Park Sung Woong as Yoo Jin Gook.

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Synopsis:

A TV series centred around the unfolding relationship between free and unpredictable yet dangerous Kim Moo Young, who is called a “monster”. He is the first assistant in a Korean beer brewery who becomes a suspect when a woman’s suicide turns out to be murder. His life begins to change when he meets a kind and warm designer named Yoo Jin Kang, who wishes to be Moo Young’s safe haven. She bears as many emotional scars as him. Yoo Jin Kang also has a brother, a homicide detective named Yoo Jin Gook, with 27 years of job experience. He strives to reveal who Moo Young really is and attempts to keep his sister Jin Kang away from Moo Young. (Source: MyDramaList)

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The Beauty Inside

The Beauty Inside is a Korean drama about a popular actress Han Se Gye who has a magical condition that forces her to spend one week of each month as a totally different person. She meets and falls in love with an airline executive Se Do Jae who suffers from Prosopagnosia, the inability to recognise faces. The Beauty Inside has a happy ending and stars Seo Hyun Jin as Han Se Gye and Lee Min Ki as Seo Do Jae.

You can watch a video clip of my favourite scenes from The Beauty Inside online below. Click here to view various images from the drama. Full episodes of The Beauty Inside can be watched online and downloaded from the following sites: DramaCool, MyAsianTVFastDrama and KissAsian

Synopsis:

Han Se Kye is a top actress, also known as a troublemaker, with many rumours around her. To others, her life appears as a mystery, when in fact she is faced with a strange occurrence where she must change into a different body and new identity for one week each month. She encounters Seo Do Jae, a brilliant man who is an executive at an airline company. He seems to have it all: a perfect appearance, knowledge, and a good job; but he has a secret too. He suffers from Prosopagnosia, the inability to recognize faces. However, he manages to hide this from the world, every day he makes an effort to remember people by their personalities.
Seo Do Jae’s life begins to change when he meets Han Se Kye. She is the only person whose face he can recognise. But with Han Se Kye’s constant disappearance and changes how long can she keep her secret? (Source: MyDramaList)

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Terius Behind Me

Terius Behind Me is a Korean drama about a runaway agent of the National Intelligence Service (NIS) code named Terius who helps his neighbour Go Ae Rin and her children after she gets involved in the conspiracy surrounding her husband’s death. Terius Behind Me has a happy ending and stars So Ji Sub as Terius and Jung In Sun as Go Ae Rin.

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Synopsis:

Go Ae Rin (Jung In Sun) is a single mother who, after unexpectedly losing her husband, finds herself involved in the crossfire between spies. She lives in the apartment opposite Kim Bon (So Ji Sub), code-named Terius. Kim Bon is a legendary black-ops agent with the National Intelligence Service (NIS), who has kept himself hidden after a failed mission, which resulted in the death of a loved one. They join forces to uncover the big conspiracy, to which Go Ae Rin’s husband was a witness, and that cost him his life. Alongside them is Jin Yong Tae (Son Ho Joon), a former con man who may hold the key to the conspiracy, and Yoo Ji Yun (Im Se Mi), a fellow NIS agent who seems cold and insensitive on the outside, but harbors deeper feelings for Kim Bon. (Source: DramaWiki)

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