K-dramas/J-dramas/Asian dramas discussion thread
OK, well I'm going to create this thread for anyone on Funimation forum that are fans of K-dramas or any Asian dramas.
For me, I'll start, I'm currently watching these dramas:
This drama star Lee Byung-Hun (yes the same dude who played Storm Shadow in GI Joe films), T.O.P of the K-pop group, BigBang
Winter Sonata (K-drama):
This is the K-drama that launched the Korean Wave in Japan. I loved the soundtrack in the drama
Dae Jang Geum: Jewel in the Palace (K-drama):
This is the K-drama that launched the Korean Wave around the world, this drama is shown not only in Asia but in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, parts of Africa, Latin America (that include Mexico), it was the first K-drama to be shown in Spain (on TV). It starred Lee Young-Ae (you may have seen her in Sympathy for Lady Vengeance)
Playful Kiss (K-drama):
This is the K-drama adaptation of Itazura Na Kiss manga. It has Kim Hyun Joong of SS501 in it.
Mischievious Kiss: Love in Tokyo (J-drama):
This is a J-drama adaptation of Itazura Na Kiss manga.
Dating Agency: Cyrano (K-drama):
a romantic comedy featuring Sooyoung of Girls Generation/SNSD (my favorite K-pop girl group)
Love Rain (K-drama)
The plot of this drama, you can't find this in any anime nor any western shows/soap opera. It starred K-pop singer, Jan Geun Suk and Yoona of Girls Generation
Autumn's Concerto (Taiwanese drama):
I really like this drama from Taiwan, it's on par like K-drama. Some part of it will remind you of Winter Sonata.
I like to see how many people on the Funimation forum watch these dramas from Korea and Asia.
There are several K-dramas and Taiwanese dramas that are based on anime/manga:
City Hunter (K-drama): this K-drama is based on the manga and the anime of the same name. It stars Lee Min-Ho
To the Beautiful you (K-drama): this drama was based on the manga, Hana-Kimi. It stars Minho of SHINee, and Sulli of f(x)
It started with a kiss (Taiwanese drama): This drama from Taiwan is based on Itazura na Kiss (which had both a Japanese drama and Korean drama adaptation:
It does have a season 2 under the title they kiss again:
Boys over flower (K-drama): this K-drama play a role getting anime fans into the Hallyu Wave (alongside Playful KIss), it has Lee Min Ho and SS501's Kim Hyun Joong:
it had a prequel also:
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