Wild Romance: Update through Ep 6

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AHHHHHH. I’ve been watching the kdrama Wild Romance even though I haven’t been posting about it. The first couple episodes were pretty solid with some great humor, but starting from episode 3 we get into more angsty let’s-destroy-Moo Yeol-issues.

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Moo Yeol is a pro baseball player for the Red Dreamers. Eun Jae is a tomboyish bodyguard, an expert in judo, a zealous die-hard Seagulls baseball fan, and a devoted Red Dreamer antifan. Put the two together and you get our very cute OTP. They like to fight together, insult each other, annoy each other, etc. etc.

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Somehow they decided to give Eun Jae a short hairstyle AND a perm…OMGGGGGG at first I thought it was a disaster..but then I saw it really fits her personality.  Eun Jae is a tomboy at heart, as she wears the most odd combinations of clothes and judo-flips guys over her shoulder like it’s nothing. So far they’ve let her stay like herself rather than doing the whole make-over-the-tomboy thing, which I like better.

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Moo Yeol…he’s a guy with a temper. The poor guy is victimized by an extreme antifan, the media, and his ex-girlfriend. He has sudden moments of utter cuteness. I regard him as a scruffy teddy bear.

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Unfortunately I can’t really see our OTP together romantically…I can only see them as soon-to-be platonic friends. Moo Yeol seems more like an older brother to Eun Jae than a love interest. Maybe it’s just me, but I don’t really feel their chemistry romance-wise.

HOWEVER we have a winner scene in episode 6 that made me flail over our gruff teddy bear. Eun Jae gets a scrape on her forehead while she protects Moo Yeol from angry antifans. Back at home, Moo Yeol tenderly (omg it’s possible) puts a band aid on her forehead. HOW CUTEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE.

Aside from our main characters, I LOVEEEEEE Secretary Kim and Kim Dong Ah!!!!  Really what’s keeping me watching is the mystery over Moo Yeol’s stalker.  Kim Dong Ah is a much more interesting character to me than Eun Jae, and I kinda wish she was the heroine because she’s just so awesome.

heisui

I'm heisui, an Asian drama blogger and the creator of My Drama Tea. I love stories and writing, so I watch dramas and blog. I especially have a penchant for Japanese and Chinese dramas, and those hidden gems that are waiting to be discovered. Oh, and I'm Legend of Zhen Huan-obsessed!
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