Trust me to get distracted while I’m trying to finish my roundup before everyone starts counting down to the New Year. It’s T-minus 2 hours now. (Write faster, Ellély -.-;)
Anyway, let’s all have a bit of fun while I bang out Part 2 of my roundup. And if it doesn’t make it up before 11:59pm today, happy new year everyone!
I am looking forward to:
My choices, which may or may not come as a surprise to anyone:
Taira no Kiyomori: Tamaki Hiroshi! Daitoh! And a harem of Japan’s finest! Also interesting to note is that the writer is Fujimoto Yuki, who is responsible for the following: Galcir, Hanadan, Love Revolution and Love 2000 (Urgh but then again, she wasn’t the only writer on this project). So Taira could go either way. Hmm…dear God, please don’t let it suck.
The Moon that Embraces the Sun: I know a lot of people are watching this for the boys but I’m on this ship for Kim Min-seo. Loved her in Sungkyunkwan Scandal and I’ve always wanted to watch her in another drama but Baby-Faced Beauty just did not speak to me. Also this drama is based on a novel written by the author of SKKS and if her character is as fierce as Cho-sun, I’m going to be a happy camper.
Hungry!: This is going to be less intellectually challenging than a donut recipe but I want to get Miura Shohei out of my system. I am also curious to know whether this drama will change my mind about Mukai Osamu. It may be that I haven’t been watching the right shows but he’s had the same set of facial expressions and hair in all the dramas that I’ve seen him in. The only variable factor so far has been his character’s name so yes: decent actor or terribly lucky talento?
Shokuzai: AOI YU. Also, it will serve as an antidote to the mindless fluff that is Hungry.
Lucky Seven: Eita, yes. Detective drama, not so much. I’m not a big fan of the genre (where Japanese dramas are concerned) so I’ll wait to see what the consensus is before giving it a go.
Operation Proposal: Never had any desire to watch the Japanese drama but for some reason, this remake is calling out to me.
Fashion King: Yoo Ah-in’s pissy face during the script reading session cracked me up. If that was him channeling his character, count me in.