From the White Picket Fence

Married? Check. 2.5 children? Check. House? Check. White picket fence? Does brown privacy fence count? Check.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Devil Beside You - Taiwanese

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Total Episodes: 20
Cast: Ivy Fan Xiao Fan, Kingone, Mike He, Rainie Yang, Tsai Pei Lin

Qi Yue has finally worked up the courage to confess to Yuan Yi. She has had a crush on him since she first met him. Due to a stroke of bad luck and timing, Yuan yi does not see her and walks on by. Walking right behind him, however, is Jiang Meng, the school trouble maker, he not only sees her, but believes her confession to be for him. He decides then and there that he will make Qi Yue his. Not even learning that her confession was intended for someone else will deter him. Now Qi Yue has to try to be true to her feelings for Yuan Yi even though Jiang Meng has decided to make her his. Will Jiang Meng's one sided love be a continuous torment to Qi Yue. Or will she be able to see past his crude personality to tho the kind and caring heart that is buried within? Bigger Problems arise when their parents start to become involved and begin talking marriage. Will they become "dangerous siblings" or will they go their separate ways?

Has it really been that long??!! - Liar Game

Well I have watched quite a lot of drama since I wrote about the first one. I'm just not very good at keeping up with the whole blog thing. Anyway here is the next attempt to try to keep running tab on what I am and have been watching.

Liar Game - Japanese Drama

Genre: Psychological
Total Episodes: 11
Cast: Kitamura Soichiro, Matsuda Shota, Toda Erika, Watanabe Ikkei

Nao Kanzaki is an honest girl. Honest to a flaw. Because of this she is very trusting and is very easily tricked. An easy target if anyone wanted to take advantage of her. One day she comes home to find a package on her frount door. Reading just enough of the note to know that the package is for her she happily opens it. Only after does she discover that by opening the box she has accepted a part in the terrible game called "the Liar Game" to win you must lie and manipulate; both things that she has never done. The goal of the game? Keep the 1 million yen your are given and steal your opponents. Whatever your take you keep. Whatever you lose you must pay back. On the day that Kanzaki finds out who her opponent is he is able to trick her out of her 1 million. Now in order to get her money back and to win the game she must enlist the help of a con-man. But will he help her, or does he have ideas of his own for the money?