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Recap: The Devil’s 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’s Punisher (Ep. 1)

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Recap: Falling Into You (Ep. 5)

Zhi Sheng tries to win back Zi Tong and convince her to return to the company, but she's more than happy to make him work for her trust. Meanwhile, Fang Qing finds herself getting involved in Xin Yan's life and has some awkward run-ins with Tian Lin. Recap Zhi Sheng notices a van tailing him.… Continue reading Recap: Falling Into You (Ep. 5)

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Drama Review: Lost Romance (浪漫輸給你)

Lost Romance (浪漫輸給你) is an imperfect but lovable 2020 Taiwanese rom-com. During a summer of isolation (thanks COVID-19), it was exactly the kind of weekly escapism I needed to get by. I started watching because of the premise and Marcus Chang, but it was really Vivian Sung as Zheng Xiao En who stole my heart.… Continue reading Drama Review: Lost Romance (浪漫輸給你)

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Recap: Lost Romance (Ep. 20)

It's the end! Will Tian Xing ever win Xiao En over? Will there be any resolution to this corporate drama that I don't really care about? Read on and find out. Recap Tian Xing tells Xiao En that he'll make her forget about her ex. She responds that anyone can make her forget about him… Continue reading Recap: Lost Romance (Ep. 20)

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Recap: Falling Into You (Ep. 4)

Recap When Zhi Sheng was 7, his father died. Zhi Sheng was with the body for four days before he was found. When Fang Qing rushed to the hospital to get him, she was told that Zhi Sheng didn't remember anything that happened before he woke up. The doctors suspected that he was abused because… Continue reading Recap: Falling Into You (Ep. 4)

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Recap: Lost Romance (Ep. 19)

Tian Xing and Ming Li continue their unlikely partnership in a joint attempt to find evidence against Uncle Hu and save Tian Liang. Tian Xing makes no secret of his feelings for Xiao En, but she continues to shy away from any real connection with him. Recap Uncle Hu excuses himself to go to the… Continue reading Recap: Lost Romance (Ep. 19)

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Recap: Falling Into You (Ep. 3)

Zi Tong and Zhi Sheng continue to butt heads at work. She takes some advice on how to become a more competent assistant in order to prove herself to Zhi Sheng and unexpectedly runs into her old frenemy, Wu Qian Ni. Recap Zi Tong watches as her mother trains Qian Ni, treating her the way… Continue reading Recap: Falling Into You (Ep. 3)

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Recap: Lost Romance (Ep. 18)

Tian Xing enlists Ming Li's help in dealing with Uncle Hu and other company matters. Meanwhile, he refuses to let Xiao En skip out on their interviews and they end up connecting in surprising ways. Recap Uncle Hu receives word that the police want to bring Tian Jian in for questioning. But Tian Jian hasn't… Continue reading Recap: Lost Romance (Ep. 18)

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Recap: Lost Romance (Ep. 17)

Xiao En finds Qing Feng's author and tries to convince him to give Qing Feng a happy ending. She decides to focus on her career, but when chance and fate bring her and Tian Xing together again, she realizes that she's not as over him as she thought. Recap A rival publishing company accuses Xiao… Continue reading Recap: Lost Romance (Ep. 17)

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Recap: Falling Into You (Ep. 2)

I am back for more! In this episode of Falling Into You, we get more of a glimpse into Zhi Sheng and Yu Qian's friendship and working relationship: Zhi Sheng is the hotheaded one who bets big, while Yu Qian is usually the one trying to give him a reality check. Zhi Sheng continues to… Continue reading Recap: Falling Into You (Ep. 2)