Despite having all the necessary pieces, Happy Ending Romance is weighed down by its inability to build a strong narrative foundation to what should be an intriguing and affecting story. A good cast, solid production and great music carries some of the weight. But the series leaves a lot left on the table.
Evilive (악인전기) is a dark exploration of morality wrapped up in suspenseful and gritty package. Shin Ha Kyun, Kim Young Kwang and Shin Jae Ha deliver captivating performances in this slowburn of a story. You may not know exactly what you’re getting into when you first begin the series. But as our main characters’ stories become more intertwined, the dark path they eventually embark upon reveals some interesting and thought provoking ideas.
After Clotho sends Houtarou flying back, Supana and Rinne charge toward her and grab her. That gives Houtarou time to uphenshin to SteamHopper and then deliver a Burning Fever attack that drives her away.
BTOB’s Lim Hyunsik (임현식) is one of my Ultimate Biases. Though he initially was just my bias in BTOB for his amazing vocals, it was his first solo song “Swimming” in 2017 that really grabbed my attention. Since then, I’ve grown to admire and respect Hyunsik as an artist and a person. And he’s become one of my favorite artists.
Well, this season is going downhill fast! Lol I’m gonna say right off the bat, the only way this season can be redeemed at this point is if Sandra makes it to the end as a Faithful and wins. Otherwise, eek!