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Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 7)

This episode starts off feeling like a lot more of the same as En Xi continues to try pushing Xin Yu and Bo Ya together, but we also finally get something a little bit different as the relationships in this show finally start going... somewhere! Recap Ouyang Kai follows En Xi who chases after Bo… Continue reading Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 7)

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Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 6)

This episode feels like a stalemate for our main characters, where a lot happens, but also nothing happens at all. Zhong Kui and Xin Yu continue to dance around each other -- they each obviously like the other but no one is willing to admit it. It seems like the only person who makes any… Continue reading Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 6)

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Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 5)

This episode is full of more adorable awkwardness between Xin Yu and Zhong Kui, who gets jealous as Lu Bo Ya gets bolder with his pursuit of Xin Yu, but doesn't really seem to know what to do about it. Recap Professor Lu tells Xin Yu to call him "Bo Ya" and says that he… Continue reading Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 5)

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Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 4)

Zhong Kui and Xin Yu try and find a way to get justice for Hong Cheng You and Ah Ping while receiving a surprising helping hand from Ouyang Kai. Ouyang Kai seems to be in an extremely helpful mood, because he also helps En Xi figure out a new way to make money. Meanwhile, a… Continue reading Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 4)

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Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 3)

Xin Yu asks Zhong Kui to help with Ah Ping's father's ghost. Zhong Kui finds himself getting more involved with Xin Yu even though he's not supposed to be. Recap Xin Yu brings Auntie Zhou another sandwich that she made for Ah Ping, but Auntie Zhou is no longer comfortable visiting Ah Ping anymore. She… Continue reading Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 3)

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Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 2)

Zhong Kui tries to track down an angry ghost and ends up crossing paths with Xin Yu multiple times in the process. Granny Wu tries to hire him to work at her bakery. Recap Zhong Kui tries to figure out what message he should send Xin Yu that will contain actual words, but can't come… Continue reading Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 2)

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Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 1)

The Devil's Punisher (or The Devil Punisher, according to Netflix, 天巡者 lit. "Skywatcher") is SET's latest drama and replaces Lost Romance's Sunday night timeslot on TTV! It's also on Netflix for those of us outside Taiwan. There's plenty of star power in this drama, with Mike He and Ivy Shao headlining. This first episode feels… Continue reading Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 1)

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Drama Review: The Perfect Match

The Perfect Match has the honor of being the second fully-recapped drama on this blog! After five on-and-off years. Wow, I'm really bad at this. But let's focus on this show, shall we? The Perfect Match is about a young night market cook Wei Fen Qing (Ivy Shao), who challenges Michelin star chef Huo Ting… Continue reading Drama Review: The Perfect Match

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Recap: The Perfect Match (Ep. 22)

Qing takes a bite of her sandwich. It's the coronation chicken recipe Ting En made before, but in a sandwich, like she and Ah Wei had brainstormed. She turns to stare back at the food truck, where its owner (Ting En) is watching her, but he soon gets some more customers and she doesn't approach… Continue reading Recap: The Perfect Match (Ep. 22)

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Recap: The Perfect Match (Ep. 21)

Ting En hands Qing his resignation letter. He's leaving La Mure, Yanisi, and her and their fake engagement. He tells Qing that they're not right for each other. He's asked her to trust him, yet she keeps turning to Ah Wei, even when he asked her not to. He's more than jealous; he's also angry.… Continue reading Recap: The Perfect Match (Ep. 21)