This is my first blog introducing a future blog, but my reasons are good. I hope you’ll like them.
If you’re like me and enamored with high school dramas (I am and I’m not afraid to say it) than I present to you (drumroll please) my upcoming blog series:
Best and worst high school dramas from around the world
I will review new and old dramas full of teens in high school hallways, on beaches, covering up murders and other wholesome activities like that. The shows I think are amazing and addicting and the ones that made me roll my eyes and change the channel.
To start this off, here are the links to my past high school drama reviews:
13 Reasons Why (America): https://wordpress.com/post/ckdrama.home.blog/862
Le Coup de Foudre (China): https://wordpress.com/post/ckdrama.home.blog/472
Love Revolution (Korea): https://wordpress.com/post/ckdrama.home.blog/746
Never Have I Ever (America) (technically a dramedy): https://wordpress.com/post/ckdrama.home.blog/668
Great Men Academy (Thailand): https://wordpress.com/post/ckdrama.home.blog/546
A Love So Beautiful (China): https://wordpress.com/post/ckdrama.home.blog/56
Just Dance (Korea): https://wordpress.com/post/ckdrama.home.blog/593
The Big Boss (China) (technically a dramedy): https://wordpress.com/post/ckdrama.home.blog/123
Proud of Love (China) (also technically a dramedy: https://wordpress.com/post/ckdrama.home.blog/177
I offer this series as a public service to you all for the following reasons:
- It can help you decide which shows to watch
- It may open up a new geographical viewing area to you. So many countries have great shows.
- If you have already seen one you can compare your opinions on it to mine and see where we agree and disagree on things like the plot, production, characters, cast talent and hotness.
- It can change your mind if you don’t like the high school drama genre
Warning: Series reviews will be sporadic since I work a lot and sometimes I can’t face any more typing when my work day ends, which is why my blogs are posted randomly. Please also note: I will continue doing other reviews of movies and non-high-school themed shows as well.
This is a drama on Netflix about a woman who dies and becomes a ghost. As a ghost she spends years watching her husband grieve and then re-marry, and her daughter, who was born the day she died, grow up. When her daughter is in kindergarten something happens to her and as a result the woman gets 49 days to come back as a human.
I LOVE this drama more than I can say. The main theme is grief and dying , but it is sweet and fun and funny – and sad.
Most of characters are torn about what they should be doing. The husband has a new wife so he doesn’t know how to properly communicate with either woman. His first wife, the main character doesn’t know who she should reveal herself too and how she can be a mom to her daughter when her daughter doesn’t know her and her stay is only temporary. She also has to save her daughter from some trouble. The new wife doesn’t know that the first wife is back from the dead, but meets her, a woman who looks like her husbands deceased wife who has an attachment to their child, and is not sure how to handle it. She is also having some trouble communicating with her husband and with the mean treatment that she gets from the other neighborhood moms.
There is also a cast of characters who are all ghosts that live in a crematorium together. They don’t want to go to the afterlife because they want to continue to be there – in spirit – for their living family members. They all interact with a shaman who can’t bear to make any of them move into the afterlife if they don’t want to go. Although they mostly drive her crazy.
This drama will make you laugh. There is a scene with a sliding glass door that makes me laugh every time I think of it, and so many other scenes that I laughed my way through. And there are great sismances and bromances that are enjoyable to watch. And NO villains, which is so refreshing.
This show will probably make you think about the value of life and how you will be remembered when you are gone. It might make you cry. I think I’ve gone through at least one box of tissues so far because death can be so unfair to the people who pass away and the people they leave behind. This is illustrated in the main story and most of the side stories that are told.
You may also end up addicted to this show. I am. It is so hard to wait week after week for new episodes because it ends on the best cliffhangers. I am halfway through it now and already know it will be going on to my list of favorite shows of all time.