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MY WATCHLIST - AUGUST 2022

I haven't done a "MY WATCHLIST" post in a little bit. I don't know why I just skipped JULY but I just did. ๐Ÿ˜‚ Maybe it was a preview for how the end of 2022 is going to be with this blog. I have some major life changes happening at the end of the year so blog posts might be less at the end of the year for a little bit until I am settled a bit into 2023. WE WILL SEE but TRUST ME - this blog isn't going anywhere!


ANWAY - time for another "MY WATCHLIST" post for the month of August. Needless to say, I think this month's list is COMPLETELY different from what it was back in June. I finished some dramas, dropped some other dramas and started new ones. I also am not watching a TON of dramas right now which might continue until the end of the year as I said - DUE TO LIFE.


Here is what I am currently watching in AUGUST 2022!


Remember if I put *ADDICTED* next to any drama, that means I AM LOVING THE DRAMA!

KDRAMAS

A Model Family - Maybe I should take a break from INTENSE dramas for a bit. THIS DRAMA goes from 0-100 in two seconds in the first 10 minutes and hasn't slowed down. Some scenes are so intense that I can only watch one episode a day right now. I love when you can't predict where a drama is going but MAN, this drama makes me anxious. I also don't love some of the main characters. They make me angry and annoyed every time there are on screen but that might just be a me thing. It does say that the acting is PHENOMENAL in this drama if I have that reaction to actors playing their characters. This is very violent and a bit gory so if that isn't your thing, this drama isn't for you.


Alchemy of Souls - I like this drama but it isn't my favorite that I am watching. This may be just because I am MULTIPLE weeks behind on this drama. I love the magic and fantasy in the drama. I love all the characters and I am still invested to find out what happens with these characters. I don't think I am bored with it either - I just have to catch up on episodes.


Hunted - I am so glad that I FINALLY have access to this drama. It is only 4 episodes and I have watched the first 2 episodes. The story definitely went in a direction I did not predict so, I am curious to find out how this drama will end in the next couple of weeks.


Let Me Introduce Her - I lost access to the previous daily drama I was watching so, I had to start a new one. I like this one so far. It isn't as makjang and crazy as I would like but I am curious to find out some more of the secrets that are floating around in the plot. I am trying to not compare this one to Love in Sadness WHICH I WAS ADDICTED TO AND LOVED when I watched it as it aired. This is definitely not this drama.


Poong, the Joseon Psychiatrist (*ADDICTED*) - I am very surprised that I am LOVING this drama so much. I love the found family. I even love the little lessons that are taught with every episode. Kim Min Jae and Kim Hyang Gi as a potential couple ARE ADORABLE! It does have its dark moments which I think makes me like this drama even more because it balances it out. I just look forward to the new episodes every week AND I CAN'T BELIEVE WE ARE HALF WAY DONE WITH THE DRAMA ALREADY!

CDRAMAS

Checkmate - My advice for this drama is don't watch it after My Roommate is a Detective. I can't help but compare this drama to My Roommate is a Detective and that isn't fair to Checkmate. I LOVED MY ROOMMATE IS A DETECTIVE! Checkmate is not that drama and doesn't even compare. I need to be objective with Checkmate because I am going to not like it if I try and find My Roommate is a Detective in it. I am not that far into Checkmate. I love the setting as I always do. I love the lead actors. They are not the same as they were in My Roommate is a Detective which threw me off but I need to get over that. This drama is based off of various Agatha Christie mysteries so, you might not enjoy this drama if you know the stories very well. I am fortunate that I don't remember the endings of the mysteries I have seen so far. Checkmate isn't bad. I just am not far in it and I need to be more objective.

JDRAMAS

Takara-kun to Amagi-kun - I just started this drama yesterday. I am loving all the Japanese BL dramas we are getting this year. This one is off to a good start. The structure of the story threw me off at first. The acting is great so far though. I think the main couple have GREAT potential and their chemistry is good. I am curious to see if the structure of the first episode happens throughout the drama. It is fine if it does now that I am used to it. I also LOVED the internal monologue that both characters had. It gives depth and character to the plot and their characters.

ANIME

Jujutsu Kaisen - I decided I wanted to add some anime to this blog once in a while. I haven't watched an anime in YEARS!! There are a ton of favorites that people talk about that I have never seen. If you have any suggestions, let me know! I started Jujutsu Kaisen from a recommendation. I like it so far! It has a lot of things I love. It has some tropes from anime/dramas that I love which is always fun. It is exciting and I am curious to see what happens in the plot as I continue watching it. I know Season 2 is supposed to come out this year at some point.

AMERICAN SHOWS

Only Murders in the Building Season 2 - I don't watch many English-speaking shows anymore but Only Murders in the Building is an exception. I binged the first season last year at some point and got hooked. I am behind on this show and it ends next week but it will be a nice mini-binge to do next week. I am curious how it will end and I am excited to see who the real murderer is. The comedy and the lead trio are always a HIGHLIGHT of this show.


September is going to probably be my last month I am going to pick up new on-air dramas for the rest of the year. I might do October instead as my last month but I have not decided. I am not going to have a TON of drama watching time in November and December so, I don't want to fall behind with on-air dramas. I hopefully am still going to be watching dramas, might just not be new ones. We will see when we get there.


WHAT HAVE YOU COMPLETED RECENTLY? WHAT ARE YOU WATCHING AND ENJOYING RIGHT NOW? ANYTHING I SHOULD ADD TO MY PLAN TO WATCH LIST?LET ME KNOW ON TWITTER OR INSTAGRAM OR IN THE COMMENTS BELOW! WE NOW ALSO HAVE A DISCORD SO TALK TO US ON THERE AS WELL!

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