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Returning back to Blogging: 30-Day Asian Drama Challenge – Day 30

 

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Hello and welcome everyone to the 30th and final day of this challenge! Wow, what a journey this has been for the both of us! What I’ve learnt from this challenge is 1) It is so hard to blog daily, keeping up with new content to talk about and share with others and 2) trying to think back into much older dramas in order to not only share with others, but to also remind yourself of the hundreds and hundreds of drama we’ve all watched in the past. I guess what this challenge has shown is that if you do set your mind to it (which was for me to post daily in response to this challenge) you can indeed achieve.

So, let’s finish this.

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Returning back to Blogging: 30-Day Asian Drama Challenge – Day 25

 

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Welcome back to everyone to the Asian Drama Challenge Day #25!! Can’t believe that there are only 5 more days left till this challenge will finish, and where I’d hopefully be back on track with the whole blogging spiel. Any who, today’s question is:

Drama character you’d actually want to date (not just lust over)

This question was indeed quite a unique one, because although all of us would probably swoon over a bunch of male leads, to have them as your actual boyfriend would probably suck. Luckily, I thought of two answers who I would indeed not mind dating 😉

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Returning back to Blogging: 30-Day Asian Drama Challenge – Day 17

 

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Hey hey~ It is day #17! For today’s question, it’s:

Your favourite sidekick character in a drama

Today’s question is super super fantastic because a while back, I had posted something similar onto Dramafever. Now, I can dig it up what I wrote back then, and add/subtract anything for today’s answer. Hooray!

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Returning back to Blogging: 30-Day Asian Drama Challenge – Day 12

 

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Hello my lovely readers back to the blog. Hopefully, some of you won’t kill me after reading today’s entry xD

Actor or actress you dislike for reasons you can’t explain

Now, I’m not someone who seems to have an opinion on everything, so to be honest, this list was slightly difficult to put together. To ensure that I don’t start an uncontrollable rant, I’ve condensed this list to 2 actors and 2 actresses (hopefully that ain’t a lot in retrospect)

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AsiaReviewerManiac’s Embarrassingly Lacking Year In Review (2015): Just don’t bother asking…

Hey all! *pindropping silence* I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas holiday spent with your family and friends!! I know I know, possibly no excuses could ever save my ass for the unprecedented hiatus from blogging and from life in general. It has been one wacky second half of 2015 both in my uni life and also in my work life. All I can kinda say is that my random disconnection from the outside world kinda paid off, gifting me with my first 2 HDs EVER IN ALL OF MY UNI LIFE (it has been 3 years too long I’d say) soooooo I guess the break kinda paid off?? I don’t really want to say that leaving my blog like that was a great decision from the start, but this is kinda what happens when ‘life’ takes over. Uni just drained my desire to seek for dramas to watch as enjoyment, and so no drama-driven juices to write with was present, which in turn didn’t really give me enough ‘stuff’ (for lack of a better word) to blog about.

However, over the last 2 ½ months or so (once I finished the uni semester really) I just had the random desire to just watch anything, which led me to go on a random tangent of watching just Chinese dramas, one after the other. Sure, there was some Korean dramas in between (which were indeed much needed once you see this heavy list) but if you see literally have an overview glance of the list, it is literally just Chinese dramas. And each one is just heavy, heavy, HEAVY! *awkward silence* …You’ll understand once you see the list, trust me.

So, the main reason why I was convinced to make this long post is simply…I was just not in the mood to write a review for each and every drama that I’ve watched over the past 2 months. After starting and not finishing multiple multiple reviews over the past month and a half or so, I knew that enough was enough; I was definitely not gonna get any of these reviews out by the end of the year, full stop. And so, in order to give justice to some of these dramas that were in fact quite good and enjoyable, this post is going to be published as both a way to say “hey, I’m still alive” and also a way to say goodbye to a wacky, crazy and a clusterf*** of a year FOR ME! Ummmm, so without further ado, let’s get on with it!

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The 7 best Asian drama assistants who we wouldn’t mind hiring – Post on Dramafever

Hey guys, welcome back! Today I just published a new article for Dramafever entitled “The 7 best Asian drama assistants who we wouldn’t mind hiring”. As the title suggests, it is highlighting some of the best assistants that we can remember from our favourite Asian dramas! Hope you all enjoy, and go and contribute by commenting on who was your favourite out of the 7. Otherwise, who else can you think of that was a really cool assistant!

Haha Secretary Kim from "Master's Sun" is just too awesome for words!

Haha Secretary Kim from “Master’s Sun” is just too awesome for words!

We’ve probably all wondered at least once about running our very own business, with tons of loyal employees and followers like the huge CEOs we see so frequently from our favorite dramas. But we all know well that you could never be as successful as they were without your loyal assistant who is always there for you when you need him or her. Here is a list of some of the best assistants we’ve seen in dramas who we wouldn’t mind hiring to work for us.

http://www.dramafever.com/news/the-7-best-asian-drama-assistants-who-we-wouldnt-mind-hiring/ 

Thank you all for your continuous support, and I will be back real soon with another post for the blog!

❤ Yami Hyunnie ^^~


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“Fall in Love with Me (愛上兩個我)” Review: HUH?! IT ENDED?! And, where the hell have I been?!

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Overall Review:

A drama that did not have much potential to begin with, and sadly the drama just went through with that momentum. A real disappointment that did not even live to the already lowered-expectations.

Hello~~ It is so nice to be back! If you all were wondering why I just randomly disappeared, well there are a couple of reasons behind that. Some of them include a load of uni work, some full days spent at work, a day at my professional placement in an actual high school (which was truly an eye-opening and inspiring experience!) ya know, ‘life stuff’. The main reason, however, is that I was (and still am) fighting off a bad case of the flu, which gradually transformed into a fever, and has now left me with the remaining symptoms of a cold. I rarely ever get sick, but when I do, I swear I take a millennia to fight it off *sigh* I’ve just not been well to sit down in front of a computer and type endlessly for hours. So, sorry guys about that ><

Anyway, as the title may have already hinted, it is time for another review, and surprisingly enough, this is my first ever Taiwanese Drama review! How weird/cool is that?! The even-more surprising thing about this is, is that I never knew that the drama ended until a couple of days ago! Yes, I totally thought that this drama had at least another 10 episodes to go (though, plot-wise, it makes perfect sense) But, hey hey, it has ended and now comes the review! Thus, let us all start to slowly part ways with “Fall In Love With Me” (愛上兩個我)!

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