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15. The Long Yak - Poem a Day | Suits | Switch | (Japanese) Signal
9th May 2018 • Dramas Over Flowers • Saya, Anisa, and Paroma
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Anisa, Saya, and Paroma talk about recently airing dramas, shows they chose to stop watching, and KDrama's tendency to value emotions over plot development. Also, drama recs! 01:15 - Poem A Day 17:47 - Suits 30:40 - DNF'd dramas: Great Seducer 31:25 - DNF'd dramas: Shall We Kiss First 33:16 - DNF'd dramas: Switch 36:18 - Depiction of marijuana in Suits 39:01 - Is the frequency of sexual assault plots in recent dramas a result of the #MeToo movement? 39:44 - Japanese Drama: Signal 44:54 - Are Korean Dramas overly emotional? Paroma compares The Liar and His Lover with its source material and thinks it comes up short. 47:19 - Why some dramas choose to focus on emotions and leave the plot behind. Saya uses The Great Seducer as a likely culprit. 50:11 - Chinese Dramas: Only Side By Side With You 52:57 - Question of the Yak: What will make you drop a drama immediately?