Asia Reviewer Maniac

Here to unveil what Asian pop culture has to offer

All The Posts

Below is a list of what various posts exist on this blog. I have to admit that there isn’t a lot of variety here yet, but I’m hoping that this will change in the coming future. Everything is all together in the one place, so I hope that you can find what you are looking for!

Korean Dramas:

[49 Days] (2011)| Review

[A Well Raised Daughter Ha-Na] (2013)| Review

[Birth of a Beauty] (2014)| Review

[Doctors] (2016)| Current Trek

[Emergency Couple] (2014)| Review

[Empress Ki] (2013)| Current Trek | Review

[Goblin] (2016)| Review

[Goodbye Mr Black] (2016)| Review

[Hwang Jin Yi] (2006)| Review

[It’s Okay, That’s Love] (2014)| First Impressions | Review

[Scholar Who Walks The Night] (2015)| First Impressions

[That Winter, The Wind Blows] (2013)| Review

[The Heirs] (2013)| My Thoughts by ep 10 | Ep 17 Recap | Ep 18 Recap | Ep 19 recap | Ep 20 (END) Recap + Review

[The Master’s Sun] (2013)| Review

[You Who Came From The Stars] (2013)| First announcement post

Chinese Dramas:

[Bu Bu Jing Qing] (2013)| Announcement Post

[Cruel Romance] (2015)| Current Trek | Review

[General and I] (2017)| First Impressions | Review

[Ice Fantasy] (2016)| First Impressions

[The Legend of Hua Mulan] (2013)| Review

Taiwanese Dramas:

[Fall In Love With Me] (2014)| First Impressions | Current Trek | Review

Movies:

[Daisy] (Korean/2006)| Review

[Eden] (American/2012)| Review

[Final Recipe] (Korean/2013)| Trailer Reaction

[Flowers of War] (Chinese/2011)| Review

[Hitchcock] (American/2012)| Review

[Somewhere Only We Know] (Chinese/2015)| Review

[The Hunger Games – Catching Fire] (American/2013)| Reaction Post

Animes:

[Psycho-Pass] (2012)| Part 1 Review | Part 2 Review

[Sailor Moon Crystal] (2014)| First Impressions

 Year-In-Review:

[The Asia Reviewer Maniac Awards 2013] | Part 1 | Part 2

[AsiaReviewerManiac’s Embarrassingly Lacking Year In Review 2015] | Review

[AsiaReviewerManiac’s Embarrassingly Lacking Year In Review 2016] | Review

Dramafever posts: 

5 K-pop idols who were born to be bad

5 K-pop music videos that would make perfect K-dramas

5 Mangas that need to be made into K-dramas ASAP!!!

6 K-dramas That Need A Second Season

6 Reasons Why Your Parents Should Start Watching K-Dramas too

10 Big Pros and Cons if your life were actually a K-drama

10 K-drama Catch Phrases we just can’t stop saying

10 Reasons why K-dramas will ruin your love life

Did I really just do that?! 5 habits we’ve picked up from K-dramas

Say what? The absolute best bad English in Korean pop music

The 7 best Asian drama assistants who we wouldn’t mind hiring

The top 5 creepiest anime characters

What Really Happened Behind The Scenes of our Favourite Dramas

30 Day Challenges:

[30 Day Challenge] (more like a daily TMI tag ><) | Est. 2013

Why I started | Day 1: Put your iPod on shuffle. List the first 10 songs that play and how you feel about them | Day 2: What is your middle name and what is it’s significance? | Day 3: What’s in my purse? | Day 4: Who or what can’t you live without? Explain why. | Day 5: Do you collect anything? | Day 6: What animal would you love to have as a pet? | Day 7: What do you wear to bed? | Day 8: Write about something that makes you smile | Day 9: What is the thing you wish you were good at? | Day 10: Name a few of your strengths | Day 11: What are your weaknesses? | Day 12: What was your first car? What is your current vehicle? | Day 13: What is your favourite quote or a quote that means a lot to you? | Day 14: Do you have any special talents? | Day 15: Do you have a favourite season? What is it and why? | Day 16: Show us your handwriting | Day 17: What is your zodiac sign? Does it fit your personality? | Day 18: What was the first concert you attended? | Day 19 & 20 | Day 21: List 5 words or phrases that make you laughDay 22: What is your most prized possession and why? | Day 23: What is one thing that you are excited about? | Day 24: What book are you currently reading or what was the last book you read? | Day 25: Who is your favourite Disney character and why? | Day 26: Name 10 places you would like to visit?Day 27: Are you messy or neat? | Day 28: What are your top 3 favourite bands? | Day 29: What are some of your fears? | Day 30: Why did you start blogging and what is the origin behind your blog’s name?

[30 Day K-pop Challenge] | Est. 2013

Day 1: Your favourite k-pop guy group | Day 2: Your favourite k-pop girl group | Day 3: Your ultimate k-pop guy bias | Day 4: Your ultimate k-pop girl bias | Day 5: Your favourite k-pop song from your favourite guy group | Day 6: Your favourite k-pop song from your favourite girl group | Day 7: A k-pop song that makes you cry | Day 8: A k-pop song you know all the words to | Day 9: Your favourite k-pop performance | Day 10: A k-pop dance you’d like to learn | Day 11: Your favourite k-pop music video | Day 12: The very first k-pop song you’ve ever heard | Day 13: A k-pop group you dislike and why | Day 14: A k-pop song that makes you smile | Day 15: A k-pop song that reminds you of someone you miss | Day 16: Your favourite k-pop lyric (and a translation) | Day 17: A k-pop idol you wish was your older sibling | Day 18: A k-pop idol you wish was your younger sibling | Day 19: Your favourite interview of a k-pop idol or group | Day 20: Your favourite picture of your guy k-pop bias | Day 21: Your favourite picture of your girl k-pop biasDay 22 – 25 | Day 26: Your favourite cover of a k-pop song by another k-pop artistDay 27: Your favourite dance battle | Day 28: Your favourite cover of an American song by a k-pop artist | Day 29: A k-pop song you never get tired of | Day 30: A k-pop idol that has amazing eye smiles

[30 Day Asian Drama Challenge] | Est. 2017

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7Day 8 | Day 9 | Day 10 | Day 11 | Day 12 | Day 13 | Day 14 | Day 15 | Day 16 | Day 17 | Day 18 | Day 19 | Day 20 | Day 21 | Day 22 | Day 23 | Day 24 | Day 25 | Day 26 | Day 27 | Day 28 | Day 29 | Day 30 |

K-pop Posts:

Before I really got into Drama reviews, I had posted a lot of K-pop related stuff. Here is the whole thing organised below. Since these were mostly posted when I first started blogging, some will not really be interesting/ well written so please keep that all in mind. Hopefully you’ll find something interesting down here 😉

[Ailee] | Pre-Debut Controversy | Post-controversy reaction post

[BESTie] | “Love Options” MV Review

[Boy’s Republic] | “Party Rock” MV Review

[ChoColat] | “Black Tinkerbell” MV Review

[Donghae&Eunhyuk] | Comeback Reaction

[EXO] | “Wolf” MV Release Reaction | “Kiss&Hug” Album Review | “Growl” MV Review | KBS “A Song For You” Performance Reaction |”Miracles in December” Teaser Reaction | “Miracles of December” Album Review | “Miracles of December” MV Review

[Girl’s Day] | “Female President” MV Review“Something” MV Review

[GOT7] | “Girls Girls Girls” MV Review

[Henry] | Official Debut Reaction | “Trap” Teaser Reaction | 1st Mini Album Medley Reaction | “Trap” MV Review | Music Bank Performance Reaction

[IU] | “Between the Lips” Teaser Reaction | “Everybody Has Secrets” Teaser Reaction | “Modern Times” Album Release Reaction

[Jin] “Gone” MV Review

[Kim JaeJoong] | “Just Another Girl” Teaser Review | “Just Another Girl” MV Review

[Kyuhyun] | “Love Dust” Song Reaction

[Ledapple] | “With the Wind” MV Review

[Lim JeongHee] | “Luv Is” Song Review

[MYNAME] | “Day By Day” MV Review

[SeungRi] | “GOTTA TALK TO U” MV Review

[SHINee] | “Symptoms” MV Reaction Review | “Everybody” Teaser MV Review“Everybody” MV Review | “Everybody” Live Performance Reaction

[Song JiEun] | “False Hope Torture” Teaser Reaction

[SPICA] | “Tonight” MV Review

[Super Junior] | Super Junior Info Post | HAPPY 8TH ANNIVERSARY!! | “Blue World” MV Review

[Super Junior-M] | “Swing” MV teaser Review

[T-ara/The See Ya/5Dolls/SPEED] | “Painkiller” MV Review

[VIXX] | “Voodoo Doll” MV Review

[Wax] | “Coin Laundry” MV Review | Wax returns with her new album “Spark (스파크)”

[Xia] “Incredible” MV Review

Single K-pop related posts:

A member of Girl’s Day will make a SOLO DEBUT (22/09/2013)

Bada unni, why are you so perfect??

Behold, EXO’s Kris joins Instagram…*ovaries and mind explodes* (08/04/2014)

Eunhyuk’s Twitter has been hacked again – now, this means war (13/11/2013)

Korean media articles set out to ruin HanGeng’s image by taking things out of context (1/10/2013)

“Something” and “Something” are going to be released early next year… (30/12/2014)

Why am I so into depressing songs? (16/08/2013)

2013 Melon Music Awards Opinion Post

Books/Mangas:

[Forbidden] (2010)| Review

[Shades of Earth] (2013)| Review

[Skip Beat] (2006)| Chapter 202 Reaction Review

[Such A Rush] (2012)| Review/Rant

Randoms:

Alison Gold “Chinese Food” MV Reaction Review

I finally return to…lawsuits and break ups…WHAT the hell??! (19/05/2014)

Ji-Hyo confesses her love for Gary at Running Man Fan Meeting in Singapore (20/10/2013)

Kim Jong Kook and Song Ji Hyo booted off “Running Man” without notice:…2016 just sucks man… (15/12/2016)

And under this list is more of my personal posts that talk more about my life updates etc.

Getting to know Hyunnie better:

10 things I’ve learnt from the HSC

A Huge Thank You To…

Asia Reviewer Maniac turns 2!!! (22/07/2014)

Asia Reviewer Maniac turns 3!!! (21/07/2015)

Asia Reviewer Maniac turns 4!!! (21/07/2016)

I’m BACK!!! (15/01/2014)

Important Announcement to all! (6/01/2014)

My Life in Reflection at 20 going on 21 (11/01/16)

My Reflection on Life as a 21 year old moving to 22 (12/01/17)

Love life, and be yourself 🙂

Rant/Thought: The Struggles of Working under a tyrant named ‘The Rat’ (29/07/16)

Reasons why I’m not writing my wrap-up of 2014

Revamp of the site! (26/11/2013)

Temporary hiatus, and my sad reality (1/05/2014)

The Best Things in Life are Free 🙂 (30/11/2013)

The Liebster Award (2014)

The Sunshine Award (2014)

Thoughts: Friendships? (05/08/16)

What I’ve Been Up To Lately: Life and Drama Update (21/02/2014)

Weekly Photo Challenge:

When I first started, the Weekly Photo Challenges really helped get into the mood of blogging, and also gain some attention based on what type of photos I posted. Here are the ones that I shared with everyone:

Curves

Fleeting

Foreshadow

Good Morning!

Infinite

Let There Be Light!

One Shot, Two Ways

The Golden Hour

The Sign Says…

The World Through Your Eyes

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