Category: Korean Drama

DryedMangoez recaps, reviews and commentary of Korean drama series.

Good Ol’ Review: Yoon Chan Young Shines as ENA’s “Delivery Man” Easily Delivers a Fun, Satisfying Experience
Good Ol’ Review: Lack of Depth, Short Format Hinders Potential for “Blue of Winter”
Good Ol’ Review: Solid Ideas Hindered by Lack of Depth in Part 2 of TVING’s “Duty After School”
Good Ol’ Review: Warmth and Sincerity Make “Crash Course in Romance” a Must-Watch

tvN’s Crash Course in Romance (일타 스캔들/Ilta Scandal) is an unexpectedly delightful, dramatic, but sincere series. Led by excellent performances from Jeon Do Yeon and Jung Kyung Ho, Crash Course in Romance takes a refreshingly bold approach to familiar stories. And it does so in a way that is both emotionally affecting and fun to watch. Its excellent balance of tone immerses you into a fully realized world of character-driven stories.

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Hindsight Review and Mini-Finale Recap: Even with Some Missed Opportunities, “Taxi Driver 2” Still a Must Watch

Taxi Driver was my favorite drama series of 2021. It was such an exciting and fun television experience, mixing adrenaline-fueled action, lighthearted humor and vicarious satisfaction. Watching the Rainbow Taxi team’s unique brand of vigilante justice and their sincerity in helping the powerless was just amazing. So when a season two was confirmed, it was more than welcome news.

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Good Ol’ Review: tvN’s “The Heavenly Idol” a Refreshing Mix of Fantasy and Character-Driven Story
Mini-Recap: “Taxi Driver 2” – Episodes 11 and 12
Good Ol’ Review – Part 1 of TVING’s “Duty After School” a Perfect Example of Mindless Fun
Mini-Recap: “Taxi Driver 2” – Episodes 9 and 10
Mini-Recap: “Taxi Driver 2” – Episodes 7 and 8
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