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Returning back to Blogging: 30-Day Asian Drama Challenge – Day 18


Hello and welcome back to the 30 Day Asian Drama Challenge! Today’s question is:

Your favourite second female lead character in a drama

I really love this challenge simply because it asks questions that really allows you to step back for a moment and think “Huh…I’ve never really thought about that before”. It asks about some really unique questions which I believe most asian drama watchers don’t think about often, especially today’s question.

Rarely do we see the second female lead in a good light. For some bizarre reason, writers and directors always paint these specific characters as either annoying, conniving or just a bitch all round. Thankfully however, we meet some pretty decent ladies who are amusing, understanding and act as normal people. Perhaps because they are so rare to come by, that we keep them within our hearts for many years to come.

1. Ji Hye (Emergency Couple)

Credit: Dramabeans

Credit: Dramabeans

It is really rare to see a likeable second female lead in dramas, especially ones that are not only nice but also rational. Ji Hye was really the true winner in this drama, as she always seemed to be on the ball and professional when everyone else was too preoccupied with the atypical love drama across the department. I hope to see someone similar to her character in a future drama because trust me, the K-drama world needs them.

2. Jeong Hyang (The Painter of the Wind)


This one I feel could be disputably unfair/incorrect but I kinda don’t care since I adored her character in this drama too much. Obviously aside from the fact that this drama features the main relationship between a student and mentor, most would agree that the other pairing of this drama was truly memorable too. Jeong Hyang is just such a mature and beautiful character both inside and out. She was painted (pun unintended) as such a delicate and dedicated woman who just simply fell in love with Yoon Bok as any woman would. She was neither distasteful nor obsessive; she was just a lovely character to watch and follow.

Here’s the 30 Day Asian Drama Challenge if you are interested in joining!  I’m looking forward to seeing everyone’s answers to these questions.


❤ Hyunnie ^^~



I got nominated for a Liebster Award?! WHAAAAAAAAAAT?!

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Hey everyone!! I am so so sorry that this particular post has gotten to you guys so very late. My life at the moment is getting pretty hectic; suddenly being forced to move out within one-two months is a big ordeal in my life, as finding a place to live is impossible apparently in the world I live in. But, no matter what happens, blogging will continue! (Even though I was taken away from it for days on end ><)

Andddddd HAPPY CHINESE/LUNAR NEW YEAR EVERYONE! Hope all you people who celebrate it (me included) had/have a nice time spending with the family and celebrating the New Year with everyone! 恭喜发财!!!

Anyway, thank you to the the lovely Sarah from DramAdrenaline,  Coffeenlucia, Chocokokoro and Kelly from Kellydramafantasy for nominating me for the award!!! You have no idea how much this means to me >//<

So, I honestly cannot believe that this is actually happening; seriously, when I first found out, I thought that it was a joke. I got nominated for a Liebster Award, which in blogging-land is a REALLY BIG DEAL! It is also quite legit, so there are rules and everything! Wait, give me a sec while I run away and calm down for a bit, yeah? *Runs around in a circle for 15 minutes non-stop* Okay…I think I’m…going to be sick!

How the Liebster Awards works:

1. Each nominee link back the person who nominated them.

2. Answer 10 questions which are given to you by the nominator.

3. Nominate 10 other bloggers for this award who have less than 200 followers.

4. Create 10 questions for your nominees to answer.

5. Let the nominees know that they have been nominated by going to their blog and notifying them.

Alright, firstly I will answer Sarah’s questions, then move onto pantomiming‘s, Chocokokoro’s and finally Kelly‘s okay?

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You Who Came From the Stars hints on sizzles, steamy showers and sparks flying EVERYWHERE!!!

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Finally by catching up on the recent episode of “The Heirs”, I saw the recent teaser for the next upcoming series on SBS called 별에서 온 그대, or literally You Who Came From the Stars, starring Kim Soo-Hyun and Jeon Ji-Hyun as the main leads. Not much is seen in both teasers that have been released thus far, but what we see is enough to get us both interested and hooked.

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