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RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE CDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)

Post by spearcarrier » May 27th, '15, 04:44

Hi guys! New here. I joined because my Google foo is pretty weak, and I'm hoping for some input from the experts.

After a long hiatus from Asian shows (mostly anime), I stumbled across My Girlfriend Is A Gumiho. I realize... I like Asian live drama better than anime!! And I definitely prefer rom-com.

So while forcing my husband to watch Legend of Hyang Dan, I'm looking for another to score up. I do like the Korean ones, but I'm actually hoping for Mandarin as that is what I was studying in college and still hope to learn more of. I like romantic comedies, preferably with a supernatural element. And... uh... no sad endings please. If I want sad in my life, I'll watch American TV.

Thanks in advance guys! Thank you thank you thank you.


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Re: Looking for Recommendations

Post by jack reacher » May 28th, '15, 06:11

we find different piece of culture in china. Their art & entertainment is colorful. best stand designer in UAE We all get attracted to its culture and entertainment

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Re: Looking for Recommendations

Post by moadeep » Jun 11th, '15, 07:13

I'm actually in the same boat, and I haven't watched a WHOLE lot yet, just some Taiwanese stuff. It's important to note that accents and such are WAY different between Mainland and Taiwanese Mandarin. My teacher told me this, but hearing it was a whole 'nother thing. For Taiwanese, the one that I really really SUPER enjoyed was Drunken to Love You. Accidental marriage trope, a lot of comedy. I just started my first Mainland drama and, uh, well...it's different. Entertaining, but different. So I can't recommend any Mainland dramas yet. I have watched a lot more in the way of movies, but most of what I would recommend would be of the wuxia variety.

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Re: Looking for Recommendations

Post by KoChun » Jun 20th, '15, 09:52

spearcarrier wrote:Hi guys! New here. I joined because my Google foo is pretty weak, and I'm hoping for some input from the experts.

After a long hiatus from Asian shows (mostly anime), I stumbled across My Girlfriend Is A Gumiho. I realize... I like Asian live drama better than anime!! And I definitely prefer rom-com.

So while forcing my husband to watch Legend of Hyang Dan, I'm looking for another to score up. I do like the Korean ones, but I'm actually hoping for Mandarin as that is what I was studying in college and still hope to learn more of. I like romantic comedies, preferably with a supernatural element. And... uh... no sad endings please. If I want sad in my life, I'll watch American TV.

Thanks in advance guys! Thank you thank you thank you.
A popular Korean drama is Winter Sonata.
If you like drama based on true story, look for Japanese produced, One Litre of Tears
If you like to watch something your husband may find interesting, its in Cantonese, The Shell Game
or pronounced in Cantonese as 'Chin Wong Ji Wong' which means Kings of Kings and includes, Chow Yun Fatt

Mandarin language program that has a bit of drama and sometimes funny, try 'Fei Cheng Wu Rao' which is host by Meng Fei
fcwr.jstv.com which is also popularly associated with 'I would rather cry in a BMW' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_would_r ... y_in_a_BMW

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Re: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE CDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)

Post by soulmuja » Apr 10th, '20, 10:28

Best Chinese Dramas You Should Watch:

The Story of Ming Lan 2018
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The Story of Ming Lan, based on the novel written by Guan Xin Ze Luan, follows the concubine-born 6th child of the Sheng household from her childhood into adulthood. Ming Lan first meets Gu Ting Ye, the 2nd son of the Gu Family, as his rival in a game of Touhu, but when she encounters him again in a time of need he goes to great lengths to help her.

Story of Yanxi Palace 2018
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A story revolving around a palace maid with a plucky attitude, street smarts, and a good heart as she maneuvers the dangers in the palace to become a concubine of Emperor Qian Long.

Ruyi's Royal Love in the Palace 2018
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The road to becoming an empress is paved with treachery. Ruyi (Zhou Xun) is a consort who quickly learns to navigate the treacherous politics of the the royal court and move up the ranks.
After becoming Empress, Ruyi still must survive the many conspiracies against her. Her relationship with Emperor Qianlong (Wallace Huo) becomes eroded even when Ruyi is able to overcome the challenges.

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