PODCAST: Pop A La Carte #143 – Couple Of True Beauty Vows

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The main event is True Beauty because of someone’s Cha Eunwoo obsession, but first! Tatiana, Angela and Camille Dragging Disney+’s lack of Kdrama distribution (1:30), sharing stories about Snowdrop, Rookie Cops, Soundtrack #1, Grid, and Crazy Love.

Angela then takes us through a 2006 Hong Sisters drama called Couple or Trouble (11:30) as well as discussing what we think of the newest Hong Sisters story, Alchemy of Souls.

We review the dramas completed this year thus far (15:15), including Twenty-Five Twenty-One, Business Proposal, Ghost Doctor, Through The Darkness, The Sound of Magic, and Forecasting Love and Weather. And then the dramas of which we’ve seen two episodes or so (32:00), including Woori The Virgin and Again My Life. Note: this was recorded almost a month ago, so it may be behind the times!

Angela reveals the non-Kdramas she’s been watching (36:30), such as Thai drama Not Me, Chinese drama Couple of Mirrors, Japanese drama My Love Mix-Up!, and an upcoming Thai GL called GAP The Series.

Angela requests quick fire ratings on recent dramas (51:00) before we do an in-depth dive into True Beauty (1:02:30). Finally, Camille shares her impression of the Filipino remake of The World of the Married, called The Broken Marriage Vow (1:18:00).

Let us know what has you most excited in the world of Asian dramas in the comments below or on our social media, and don’t forget to check out previous episodes of the podcast here: