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I think if I had to pick, Secret Garden, the story of a plucky stuntwoman rescuing her traumatized but caustic ice prince, is probably my favorite romantic kdrama ever. It just works for me on every level (and if a drama exists that will make me cry more than ep 17 of SG did, I don't want to know it).

So imagine my delight when I found this amazing amazing unspoilery MV that is pretty much perfect:



I am desperate for a rewatch now. Anyone want to join me?

Date: 2012-10-27 08:25 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] maracarrero.livejournal.com
I have stayed away from SG because of the wicked mom storyline, but darn it, you went and wet my appetite for a good kdrama and now I'm going to have to marathon it and ff the angry mom portions.

Hyun Bin, come back soon. I can't wait 'til his post military service comeback drama is announced. I know repeats are against the norm, but how about KSA or HJW as the female lead? Just wishing and hoping and praying!

BTW, I enjoyed seeing my forever Dr. Jang Bin from Faith in the MV. I miss him on screen.

Date: 2012-10-28 01:31 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dangermousie.livejournal.com
Actually, evil Mom is a very small part of the storyline so you can easily skip it.

I was OBSESSED with SG!

Date: 2012-10-28 01:51 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ladysaotome.livejournal.com
She really is a small part. And after watching a blooper in the ending credits where the actress started crying because her character was so mean - it was forever impossible to take her seriously as evil. ;)

Date: 2012-10-28 01:56 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dangermousie.livejournal.com
Awww, really? That's adorable!

By kdrama standards, she is not even super awful. The worst angst is not from her but from idiot driver...

Date: 2012-10-28 02:46 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ladysaotome.livejournal.com
It was so cute! I really thought it was an ending credit NG but I just checked & can't find it anywhere. Not on youtube or in the DVD BTS. :(

Date: 2012-10-28 03:11 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fairycutter.livejournal.com
I watched SG, and now ransacked my brain to remember who the idiot driver you revering to?

Date: 2012-10-28 03:13 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dangermousie.livejournal.com
That caused HJW's accident in ep 17.

Date: 2012-10-29 05:02 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fairycutter.livejournal.com
ahhhh.... now my brain feel complete again, thank you.

if i already finish K2H, def check SG one more time or two... ummmm i already watch twice or trh... ah whatever just watch again.

Date: 2012-10-28 01:50 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ladysaotome.livejournal.com
Secret Garden is definitely the most epically romantic kdrama ever. Next to Queen In-Hyun's Man - though that one's more sweetly swoony than "romantic", I think.

Date: 2012-10-28 01:55 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dangermousie.livejournal.com
I like your distinction between swoony and romantic :)

SG is one of the very few dramas I rewatched. So perfect. I think I know what I am doing with my time if Frankenstorm hits :)

Date: 2012-10-28 07:45 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] world-of-blade.livejournal.com
Does this drama involve them swapping bodies? For some reason I thought it did, and that has kept me away from it.

Date: 2012-10-28 10:36 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dangermousie.livejournal.com
It does and it is normally a trope I hate, but here it is a very minor part of the plot.

Date: 2012-10-29 01:09 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] world-of-blade.livejournal.com
Well I guess I should give it a try. I know it was a huge huge hit and if you say the body swapping is not a huge part of it I'm willing to watch a cute romance. :)

Date: 2012-10-28 10:37 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lb-klove.livejournal.com
I forgot how cute they were. Although I was not in love with the show, I did enjoy it. It brought back nice memories. I might even rewatch soon. I was in Korea shortly after and everywhere, on the buses, streets, in the cafe shops, they were playing the music from Secret Garden, I could hum along. It was a cool experience.

Date: 2012-10-28 10:46 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dangermousie.livejournal.com
Oh wow, that does sound cool!

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