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Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 4)

Xiao Niao, Xia Zhi, and Mei Ji adjust to working together, but starting a start-up is not easy and they soon run into some bumps in the road. Yi Nan tries to step up at work and in his personal life, but also finds that things don't always go according to plan. Recap Director Ding… Continue reading Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 4)

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Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 3)

There's no The Devil Punisher episode this weekend because of the Lunar New Year (a belated 新春快乐!) so that gives me some time to catch up on The Arc of Life! This episode is full of more heart-warming moments as Xiao Niao and Xia Zhi leave S.U.N. Group and start their new fledgling company while… Continue reading Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 3)

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Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 1-2)

The Arc of Life (她們創業的那些鳥事) is a currently-airing Taiwanese drama that wasn't really on my radar, but when I saw the cast I knew I had to give a try. Ivy Chen and Ruby Lin back on the small screen? It's been years! This slice-of-life business rom-com about women trying to stake out their space… Continue reading Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 1-2)

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Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 16)

Recap Xin Yu glares at Bo Ya, who asks if she's remembered everything. She passes over the note she found in his notebook and asks him to explain. He counters, asking if she's gone to see Qin Guang already. He reveals that not only does he know that, he knows a lot about the memories… Continue reading Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 16)

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Recap: Meet Me @ 1006 (Ep. 3)

Jia Le and Zhen Yu start to accept their temporary daily cohabitation as their new reality. Zhen Yu learns that he and Jia Le are connected by more than their shared residence and realizes that Jia Le might hold the key to his redemption, Recap Da Jun recognizes Zhen Yu in the background of Jia… Continue reading Recap: Meet Me @ 1006 (Ep. 3)

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Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 15)

Okay, things are finally getting a little bit interesting, but you'll have to slog through 75% of this episode (much like we are 75% of the way through this drama) in order to get there. After lifting the curse, everything seems mostly back to normal, but none of Zhong Kui and Xin Yu's questions have… Continue reading Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 15)

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Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 14)

The pace continues to pick up as Zhong Kui doubles down on his investigation into Lu Qi despite warnings not to. Strange incidents keep happening at the school and Zhong Kui grows suspicious of Bo Ya again. Recap Xin Yu asks Zhong Kui if he's discovered who Wu Qing Yuan's accomplice in the human world… Continue reading Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 14)

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Recap: Meet Me @ 1006 (Ep. 2)

Zhen Yu and Jia Le continue to run into each other in extremely compromising situations. The parameters of how exactly their worlds are colliding start to become more clear as Zhen Yu puts on his logical lawyer hat and analyzes the situation. Recap Zhen Yu disappears and Jia Le bursts through the door. Her bedroom… Continue reading Recap: Meet Me @ 1006 (Ep. 2)

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Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 13)

I actually found this episode to be the most engaging of the past few, probably because there is very little time spent on Zhong Kui and Xin Yu, and a lot more time spent on a little bit of the endless open questions and loose threads that this show has created. This episode, we dive… Continue reading Recap: The Devil Punisher (Ep. 13)

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Recap: Meet Me @ 1006 (Ep. 1)

I'm in a bit of a slump with the current dramas I'm watching, so I decided to pick up Meet Me @ 1006 (1006的房客, lit. "the resident in 1006"), a Taiwanese sci-fi/fantasy romance from 2018. It looks quirky and fun and features Greg Hsu as a side character -- what's not to love? Recap Defense… Continue reading Recap: Meet Me @ 1006 (Ep. 1)