Anyone Like Taiwanese Dramas?

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  1. emanresu

    emanresu Tzuyu Fanboy

    Mar 21, 2016
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    Anyone Like Taiwanese Dramas?


    So perhaps you all didn't know but I'm huge drama fiend. Although I technically got into kpop first, I spent more time in the drama-sphere during the initial part of my "Korean adventure". I still split my time about half and half between kpop and kdramas.

    Anyway, from Korean dramas I branched out to Taiwanese dramas.

    I've really enjoyed the few I've seen. They are sometimes a little rougher around the edges than comparative Korean dramas, but I've found them to have their own charm.

    I'm interested to explore more.

    Anyone else love Taiwanese dramas? Have any recommendations?

    Two of my favorites:

    The Fierce Wife (2010)


    Genre: Drama/Romance

    Set-Up: A devoted housewife reassesses her life and career when her executive husband cheats on her with a younger woman.

    Comment: My first Taiwanese drama. It was a huge hit in 2010/11. Really loved the lead actress and the original score was phenomenal. It still sticks in my head from time to time.

    Just You (2013)


    Genre: Romantic Comedy

    Set-Up: A young, cheerful and optimistic young woman finds herself at odds with her new demanding and tormented boss, who just happens to also be her landlord/roommate.

    Comment: You'll either love or hate the female lead in this. Some find her character annoying (you'll have to watch a few episodes to see). I happened to fall in love with Puff Gao's Liang Liang in this show. Also really like Aaron Yan (second drama I've seen him in). They make a good pair in my eyes. Probably my favorite Taiwanese drama.

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  2. Cleo

    Cleo 23ᴋɢ

    Jul 27, 2016
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    My friend recommended me this drama called ‘Attention Love’ I didn’t get round to watching it tho
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  3. emanresu

    emanresu Tzuyu Fanboy

    Mar 21, 2016
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    I looked it up and it looks interesting!

    It has Joanne Tseng in it and I really like her.
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  4. kw33n.1yarna

    Dec 21, 2016
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    Oooh I am da queen of dramas
    Some of my faves
    Alice in wonder city
    Behind your smile
    Easy fortune happy life
    Fall in love with me
    Fated to love you
    JOJOs world
    Love at seventeen

    I have lots more XDD
    It’s good some parts I was like “this is boring” but overall it’s an ok drama
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  5. may1889

    may1889 Super Rookie

    Mar 5, 2016
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    i watch taiwanese drama here and there but im not obsess with it.
    but the series that i really love the most would be the K.O series. currently watching K.O re-call (trying to refrain myself from being up to date with the eps, otherwise, i'll go crazy whilst having to wait for the eps to get released hahaha)
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  6. godvelvet

    godvelvet Married to @Drug

    May 18, 2017
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    They're funny but I can't stand language
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  7. Suzan

    Suzan Elite

    Mar 5, 2016
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    I only watch Taiwanese romantic comedies. They're really fun. Just You is one of my favourites too. I recommend everything from Aaron Yan (Refresh Man & Fall In Love With Me). My all time favourite is Someone Like You though. I have seriously watched it a million times. It's a little bit more melodramatic than the type of shows I usually watch but it's amazing. Recommend it 100/100.
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  8. Suzan

    Suzan Elite

    Mar 5, 2016
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    Honestly, that was a pretty boring show in my opinion. I ended up skipping to the end but even then, I couldn't finish the episode :/
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  9. MikaylaPark

    MikaylaPark Rookie

    Mar 26, 2016
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    I have watched Taiwanese dramas for a long time too. At first the language was so freakin annoying and painful in the ears but you get used to it after a while. Believe me after the Taiwanese dramas you'll probably branch out to mainland China, Japanese dramas, Thai dramas and Filipino dramas (last two need some improvement in editing, quality AND acting because damn some are really really bad but there are some good ones).

    And then suddenly you will lose all interest and stop watching dramas and go back to only Western dramas lol. I used to hate Western dramas but now I even have a Netflix acc loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool. I can't stand any Asian dramas anymore.
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    Jul 24, 2017
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    Moon River made me laugh af but I'm not that into tdramas. However... I like BL Tdramas. xd (BUT THEY ARE BEING CANCELLLLLEEEEDDDD, :cryingr:)
  11. Spinereader

    Spinereader Leader

    Apr 15, 2017
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    I've only seen their remake of Hana Kimi. I really enjoyed that.
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