OH! MY SUNSHINE NIGHT – Episode 11 – AIS PLAY SUBSCRIPTION
It’s happened. I refuse to write bad reviews, but I watched 3/4 of this episode and I turned it off. I may come back to it at some point, but for now, It’s just lackluster for me and when there are so many other quality series I could spend my time on, this one just isn’t for me.
LOVE IN THE AIR – episode 5 – iQiYi
This series just keeps getting better. It’s the morning after for Phayu and Rain. As he dresses, Rain realizes that, even though the game was his idea, and he started it, he belongs to Phayu completely. He’s also sick, after spending the evening out in the cold and wet weather. So Phayu, being the loving top that he is, brings his sick boyfriend a fever reducer (in the form of a suppository). He also introduces himself to Rain’s mother.
Truth be told, not a lot happens in the episode other than the two characters becoming more familiar with one another on an emotional level – which is nice. I love these quiet episodes, where it’s more about character building than action. I’ve said it before and I will say it again, MAME is a wonderful storyteller.
TAKARA-KUN & AMAGI-KUN – Episode 5 – VIKI
This series is just the sweetest. I know I say this almost every time I talk about it, but I do enjoy the realistic portrayal of a high school romance. It’s not all drama, but it’s not all rainbow kisses and unicorn stickers either – and sometimes it’s hella funny. This week’s episode took the couple on their first official date, in public, and they are almost caught by Takara’s friends. While Takara is fine with Amagi’s best friend Tanaka knowing the truth about their relationship, he doesn’t want his friends knowing (at least not yet anyway) he’s too worried that they will find out how cute Amagi is and they’ll want him all to themselves and he will be left alone without the boy whom he thinks is the cutest in the world.
VICE VERSA– Episode 10: Pink – YouTube
In this week’s episode, Friend Credits put the finishing touches on their film and it’s released to major accolades. To celebrate the group goes camping together. Tun is finally ready to tell Talay his real name, but Talay is asleep. That night, Talay dreams. But when he wakes up, Pakorn is back in his old body.
While their lovers have returned, Tess and Talay have remained in their opposite universes.
Seriously, this is one of the best series GMMTV has ever done. It checks all the right boxes of being a supernatural drama, that’s romantic, comedic, and incredibly meta. I really REALLY love what is going on with this series and really hope there is an English adaptation of Jittirain’s novel because this story is stellar!
180 DEGREES PASSES BETWEEN US – Episode 06 – GagaOOLala
This series has become one of (if not my absolute most) favorite series – in any language. It’s a well-written, superbly-acted, and beautifully-directed piece of television.
While Sasiwimol is at an awards show, where she was nominated for best director, In and Wang continue to get closer as In share stories of his past friendships with his parents. A confession is made and a moment interrupted and there were tears, so many tears. There is nothing you can say that would make me change my mind about this series. It
The details that have gone into the delivery of every word, look, and movement is just so incredibly intricate and integral to to the story, and what it is leading up to. It’s like a puzzle that just needs a few more pieces to be completely – important pieces that are going to change the entire picture.
As the series is drawing to a close, I am waiting with bated breath for what’s to come. Will In and Wang get to act upon the desires that are so clearly burning inside of them? What is going to happen when Sasiwimol finds out the truth? Will their stories end happily or will there be tears?
No matter what happens, no matter which way this story goes, I am so glad I decided to take this journey.
Once Again – Episode 1 & 2 – VIKI
This new series out of South Korea has some MAJOR promise. It starts with the murder of one of the main characters: Kang Ji Hoon (Lee Hyundai Jun) in 2007. He died trying to protect a child from a would-be abductor.
Fifteen years later, that same child, Shin Jae Woo (Moon Ji Yong), is 25 and back home after studying abroad. After visiting Ji Hoon’s memorial, he confesses that he blames himself for the murder and that Ji Hoon was the person he loved the most. As he’s walking Jae Woo finds himself at Ji Hoon’s old dorm. Going inside, he picks up an old intercom telephone in the room that belonged to Ji Hoon. To his surprise, Ji Hoon responds on the other end – from 2007.
Then, stranger still, when Jae Woo leaves the dorm, he steps outside into 2007, finding Ji Hoon alive and well, and walking towards him.
Episode two gives more of Ji Hoon’s back story, from the moment he met Jae Woo as a ten-year-old, leading up to the moment he sees him again, as a twenty-five-year-old man outside his dorm.
If you know me, you know how much I LOVE the Supernatural series, and this one looks like it’s going to be a LOT of fun. Two episodes are uploaded per week to VIKI and with only eight episodes total this is going to be a very quick series. I am excited to see where it goes.
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 8 (2 have aired)
Air dates: Thursdays
Airs on: 15 September – 6 October
Duration: 25 minutes
THE ECLIPSE – Episode 1-6 – YouTube
This suspense-filled series from GMMTV is dark and dramatic with supernatural undertones. The cast is incredibly impressive, with stapes like First and Khaotung, in their first pairing as Akk and Avan. The series also features, Louis Thanawin and Neo Trai, who are partnering up again for the first time since the wildly popular (and one of my personal favorites) Fish Upon The Sky. It’s an interesting series.
Eclipse is set in an all-boys boarding school that is plagued by some “cures”. Avan comes to the school after his uncle, who was once a teacher there, commits suicide. He ends up walking into a very Stepford-type of school, where rules are ridiculously strict and everyone is kept in check by a group of prefects, led by Akk. But, AKK isn’t the angel he is pretending to be and the “curse” may very well be something more man-made than anything supernatural.
Every episode is stepping deeper into the shadows, bringing to light very real issues – much like Not Me, which GMMTV released earlier this year. These social commentary BLs are becoming more and more popular and honesty, I am here for it. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE escaping into the romantic fantasies of series like Vice Versa and Cutie Pie, and the supernatural is my jam – but connecting with these relatable characters and storylines is nice too.
Episodes: 12 (6 have aired)
Air dates: 12 August – 28 October
Airs on: Fridays
Duration: 45 minutes
Adapted from: The novel by Prapt.
Now, should this or some other BL Series that I have (or will) mention be Geo-locked there legal are ways you can watch the series. One of them is by using a VPN service. You can read about VPNs and decide which is best for you here.
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