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Bride of the Water God- Review

Plot according to Wiki
When the narcissistic water god Ha-baek (Nam Joo-hyuk) visits earth in order to find a stone powerful enough to help him claim his throne, he seeks out the help of his servant and destined bride, psychiatrist So-ah (Shin Se-kyung), whose family is fated to serve the water god for generations. The problem is that she has no belief in the gods and initially mistakes him for suffering from delusions. Things get even stranger when the wind god Bi-ryeom (Gong Myung), the water goddess Mu-ra (Krystal), and the semi-god Hu-ye (Lim Ju-hwan) show up to complicate things.


My Take
Water God Ha baek is sent to earth to gather 3 god stones from 3 other gods who were entrusted with them. Which where Moo-Ra and Bi Ryeom, and Joo Dong. He needs to collect the stones before the red times comes in for the sixth time in his world. The high priest also tasks him to find out why the god stones are placed in the human realm. When he first comes to earth he loses the coordinates of the stones, the map, and his powers. His faithful servant and lower god Nam So-Ri tries to help him as much as he can but they can’t seem to find what they are looking for. They find the God’s servant So-Ah and try to awaken her. He doesn’t awake her and So-Ah believes he has mental issues and being a psychiatrist she keeps turning him away to go to a hospital that is better suited to help what she believes is his particular needs. Along the way she meets Moo-Ra and Bi Ryeom. Bi Ryeom happens to be a former classmate of hers. She gets placed in danger because of these gods and Ha baek ends up getting powers back only to save her.

So-Ah’s medical practice is endanger but she ends up encountering CEO Shin Hoo-ye who ends up fascinated with So-Ah’s personality. Over the course of the show we find out CEO Shin is part god part human and that the other god’s fear and do not tolerate him. So-Ah’s personality she believes he is a good human and gives him warmth and he ends up falling in love with her but Ha baek is in love with her and Moo-Ra is in love with Ha baek and Bi Ryeom is in love with Moo-Ra. This love square ensures hilarity and risky situations that entertain and break your heart, while still trying to help Ha baek become king/emperor over the god realm.
Why I like this drama

I really like this drama because the plot moves so seamlessly and kept my attention for all 16 episodes. The actors and actresses did really well portraying emotions and developing their characters. I feel we saw depth and just 2-dimensionals characters we would expect from an adaptation of a magna. The chemistry was great among the main characters and supporting characters and the little side stories enriched the overall plot. I felt that Ha baek character going from arrogant to one that could relate to human was indeed great but the development of Bi-Ryeom and Moo-Ra’s relationship was one that stood out and made me feel happy that they got a happy ending as well. I feel this drama definitely answered all and any questions that it brought to a viewer's mind well watching. It is light hearted at times, funny, emotional, and really endearing.

I give this drama a solid 4/5 or 8.5/10.

My favorite gifs/pics/memes of the show
all images taken from pintrest and we ♡ it
favorite Osts
Lucia - Without you
Savina & Drones Glass Bridge
Kassa - The Day I Dream
Junggigo - Reminds Me

Welp hope you enjoyed this card.

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I just need 2 more episodes to finish it.
when i read the wiki plot it didn't get my attention but from ur pov, i might consider watching it
can I be tagged?
yes
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(P.S: I'm going to start from dramas 2014 and up) Bad Guys/Bad Guys-City of Evil: Season 1 Aired: October 4th, 2014 - December 13th, 2014 Season 2 Aired: December 16th, 2017 - February 4th, 2018 Main Cast Season 1: Kim Sang Joong, Park Hae Jin, Jo Dong Hyeok, Ma Dong Seok Main Cast Season 2: Yang Ik Jun, Park Joong Hoon, Joo Jin Mo, Kim Mu Yeol, Ji Soo Genre: Crime, Action (only listing the 2 major genres) Episodes (Season 1): 11 Episodes (Season 2): 16 Synopsis Season 1: (Bad Guys) To combat rising violent crimes, the Police Chief asks Detective Oh Goo Tak to form a team consisting of criminals. Detective Oh Goo Tak is currently suspended from the police force for using excessive force. Detective Oh Goo Tak gathers team members: Park Woong Cheol who is a gangster, Lee Jung Moon who is the youngest serial killer with extraordinary intelligence and Jung Tae Soo who is a contract killer. Also, Police Inspector Yoo Mi Young joins the team. She tries to have the guys work as a team by dealing with them rationally and sometimes emotionally. (Source) Synopsis Season 2: (Bad Guys: City of Evil) Prosecutor Woo Je Moon has been after unscrupulous businessman Jo Young Gook for a long time. In order to catch him, Prosecutor Woo creates a motley team of "bad guys" -- most of whom hold personal grudges against Jo Young Gook and aren't afraid to do whatever it takes to bring him to justice. (Source) Dr. Frost: Aired: November 23rd, 2014 - February 1st, 2015 Main Cast: Song Chang Eui, Jung Eun Chae Genre: Mystery, Psychological Episodes: 10 Synopsis: Dr. Frost became a professor in psychology at early age. He is extremely bright, but he has difficulties sympathizing with others due to an injury to his frontal lobe as a child. During the day, he now works as a counselor at the campus counseling center and at night he works as a bartender. Dr. Frost then begins to work with a teaching assistant, Yoon Sung Ah at the counseling center. YoonSung Ah is enthusiastic with the clients needing counseling. They work together to solve problems of people who go there for help. ~~ Based on Lee Jong Bum's webtoon "Dr. Frost". (Source) Missing Noir M: Aired: March 28th, 2015 - May 30th, 2015 Main Cast: Kim Kang Woo, Park Hee Soon, Jo Bo Ah Genre: Mystery, Action Episodes: 10 Synopsis: Gil Su Hyeon is extremely intelligent. At the age of 10, he attended Harvard University and after graduating, he went to work at the FBI. 10 years later, he decided to come back to South Korea. He now works as the leader of the Special Missing Persons Unit. The unit deals with about 1% of special missing cases involving violent crimes. His appearance borders on perfection, but he holds a secret. DetectiveOh Dae Yeong joins the Special Missing Persons Unit. He has worked as a detective for 20 years and he has an obsession in observing the law. He is known as a master of missing person cases. (Source) Vampire Detective: Aired: March 27th, 2016 - June 12th, 2016 Main Cast: Lee Joon, Oh Jung Se, Lee Se Young Genre: Investigation, Vampire Episodes: 12 Synopsis: Private detective Yoon San suddenly becomes a vampire. He solves various cases for his clients while also trying to uncover the mystery surrounding himself while maintaining his secret identity as he solves cases using his unique abilities. (Source) 38 Task Force: Aired: June 17th, 2016 - August 6th, 2016 Main Cast: Ma Dong Seok, Seo In Guk Genre: Comedy, Investigation Episodes: 16 Synopsis: A special task force will mix cops and criminals in order to catch bad guys, but this time the good-bad guys will be con artists who use their skills of fraud and deception in order to help catch tax evaders. (Source) Voice/Voice 2: Season 1 Aired: January 14th, 2017 - March 12th, 2017 Season 2 Aired: Possibly sometime in 2018 Main Cast Season 1: Jang Hyuk, Lee Ha Na Main Cast Season 2: Not released yet Genre: Mystery, Investigation Episodes (Season 1): 16 Synopsis Season 1: (No synopsis for season 2 yet) Two detectives team up to catch a serial killer who murdered their family. Moo Jin Hyuk’s life spiraled out of control after his wife was murdered. He starts to put himself together after he meets Kang Kwon Joo, US-graduated voice-profiler, who lost her police father to the same serial killer years before. They work together on the 112 (emergency telephone number) call center team. (Source) Tunnel: Aired: March 25th, 2017 - May 21st, 2017 Main Cast: Choi Jin Hyuk, Yoon Hyun Min, Lee Yoo Young Genre: Detective, Sci-Fi Episodes: 16 Synopsis: In 1986, Park Gwang Ho works as an excellent and enthusiastic detective. His life changes when he’s pursuing leads in a serial homicide case and then passes through a time portal, which transports him to present day Seoul. He meets a new partner Kim Sun Jae, an elite detective who happens to be a bit eccentric, but is one highly skilled investigator. The detective duo will also find help in psychology professor, Shin Jae Yi. (Source) My Secret Romance: Aired: April 17th, 2017 - May 30th, 2017 Main Cast: Sung Hoon, Song Ji Eun Genre: Comedy, Romance Episodes: 13 Synopsis: Cha Jin Wook is a son from a wealthy family who runs a large company. He usually only pursues short-term love, but when he meets Lee Yoo Mi, who has never had a boyfriend before, he changes. In a dating world full of busy people who tend to flirt and chase “some” relationships rather than having meaningful connections that allow them to show their true feelings, this couple has a one-night stand.They meet again three years later, whereupon they kick off a shaky push-pull romance that’ll keep them on their toes as they fall in love. (Source) Duel: Aired: June 3rd, 2017 - July 23rd, 2017 Main Cast: Jung Jae Young, Yang Se Jong, Kim Jung Eun, Seo Eun Soo Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller Episodes: 16 Synopsis: Jang Deuk Cheon is the chief of a crime squad. At home, he is a kind and friendly father to his daughter. He meets a human clone and gets involved in a shocking case. A battle takes place between human clones. (Source) Save Me: Aired: August 5th, 2017 - September 24th, 2017 Main Cast: Seo Ye Ji, Ok Taec Yeon, Jo Sung Ha, Woo Do Hwan Genre: Suspense, Thriller Episodes: 16 Synopsis: A girl is surrounded by suspicious people and quietly whispers, “Save me!” in a dark neighborhood alleyway, and a couple of unemployed youths hear her and run to her rescue. They discover that she’s trapped in some kind of pseudo-religious cult and try to help her, but what ensues is a sequence of horrifying tension-filled events that make us wonder more about the science of the human psyche. (Source) Longing Heart: Aired: January 8th, 2018 - February 6th, 2018 Main Cast: Lee Jung Shin, Seo Ji Hoon, Lee Yeol Eum Genre: Romance, Mystery Episodes: 8 according to MyDramaList.com (DramaFever says 10) Synopsis: A man named Shin Woo regrets letting his first love go ten years ago because he didn’t have the courage to confess. However, he gets the chance to win her again when he travels back in time, and this time he’s armedwith the knowledge that she liked him back then too. Unfortunately, he has a pretty strong competitor: himself from ten years ago. The present Shin Woo and the past Shin-woo engage in a fierce (and probably funny) rivalry to win their love’s heart. (Source) Any OCN dramas you want to recommend me? Have you seen all of these? I'm currently watching Longing Heart! (I've yet to watch Bad Guys (well I've seen episode 1 and it was great!), Missing Noir M (I'm going to be watching this one soon), and 38 Task Force (I've seen 3 episodes of it.) If you'd like to be tagged in any of my Asian drama/actor stuff please let me know! Asian Drama/Movie Taglist: @KendraReeve @travelloveskin @MelissaGarza @KpopIsPleasing @LostMage
Upcoming K-drama Remakes
These 7 dramas are remakes of another show! There is one remake that is already airing. I'll list it first. Mother: Started: January 24th Main Cast: Lee Bo Young, Heo Yool Genre: Drama Episodes: 16 Network: tvN Synopsis: A young girl named Hye-Na is abused by her mother Ja-Young. Although she is not okay, she tells other people she is alright. Soo-Jin is a temporary teacher at the elementary school where Hye-Na attends. Soo-Jin is aware of her situation and decides to become her mother. (Source) (Based off the Japanese drama of the same name.) Life on Mars: Starts: N/A Main Cast: Jung Kyung Ho, Im Chang Jung, Oh Dae Hwan (have all been offered roles) Genre: Mystery, Crime Episodes: N/A Network: OCN Synopsis: Han Tae-Joo leads a crime investigation team. He has experienced a rapid rise in his career and he trusts data over people. While investigating a serial murder case, he has an accident. When Han Tae-Joo wakes up, he finds himself in the winter of 1987. He does not know why, but he is now a detective appointed to work at a police station in a small city. To get back to the present day, Han Tae-Joo tries to solve a serial murder case. (Source) (Based on the UK show Life on Mars.) (The title of this drama is subject to change as Life on Mars is only a working title as of now.) Mistress: Starts: Sometime in April Main Cast: Han Ga In, Choi Hee Seo (have been offered roles) Genre: Friendship, Drama Episodes: N/A Network: OCN Synopsis: A story that follows the lives of four female friends in their 30's. (Source) (Based off the UK show "Mistresses.") Suits: Starts: In the first half of 2018 Main Cast: Jang Dong Gun, Park Hyung Sik Genre: Law Episodes: N/A Network: KBS2 Synopsis: Choi Kyung-Seo is a legendary lawyer at the top law firm in South Korea. He has charisma and an attractive appearance. He hires Go Yeon-Woo as a rookie lawyer for the law firm. Go Yeon-Woo has excellent memory. (Source) (Based off the US show of the same name.) Goddess of the Court: Starts: March 30th (possibly) Main Cast: N/A Genre: Comedy, Supernatural, Law Episodes: N/A Network: MBC Synopsis: Goddess of the Court, an adaptation of Drop Dead Diva. Drop Dead Diva is a body-swap comedy about a vapid fashion model who dies in a car crash and whose soul somehow inhabits an overweight lawyer who also died while protecting her boss. The heroine will struggle to adjust to her new life, and along the way learn some valuable lessons on self-esteem and personal acceptance. (Source) (Based off the US show "Drop Dead Diva.") The Beauty Inside: Starts: N/A Main Cast: N/A Genre: Romance, Supernatural Episodes: N/A Network: N/A Synopsis: A man falls in love with a woman whose physical appearance mysteriously changes every morning against her will. (Source) (Based off the Korean movie of the same name which was based off the US social film of the same name.) The Great Seducer: Starts: March 12th Main Cast: Woo Do Hwan, Joy (Red Velvet), Moon Ga Young, Kim Min Jae Genre: Romance, Drama, Mature Episodes: N/A Network: MBC Synopsis: Kwon Shi Hyun bets his life on a dangerous game to seduce Eun Tae Hee. His target is 20-years-old and believes people that are swayed by love are pathetic. After Eun Tae Hee meets Kwon Shi Hyun, her view on love changes. (Source) (Based off the French novel "Les Liaisons dangereuses." The novel has already spawned a remake in Korea named "Untold Scandal.") Are you looking forward to any of these? Have you seen any of the originals? I've seen Drop Dead Diva and my mom watches the show Suits. If you'd like to be tagged in any of my Asian drama/actor stuff please let me know! Asian Drama/Movie Taglist: @KendraReeve @travelloveskin @MelissaGarza @KpopIsPleasing @LostMage @2ilVer @LinnyOk
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