It was the school section of the drama that truly shone. It balanced light and dark, hopeful and worried, and it truly felt as warm as the summer season in which it was roughly based.
I didn't think my brain could even coherently write anything after the rollercoaster that was Circle. I still don't, in fact.
The characters are so different and go through such different things that it can really appeal to all different people.
I don't often write glowing reviews but I don't think I could find a single uncomplimentary thing to say about this drama.
Cute, fluffy, and quite distinctly lacking in actual asshole characters.
They stepped up and took hold of the lack of conclusion - in that way, it was conclusive.
I can safely say I've never seen such a good Korean crime drama.
Unlike most medical dramas, the focus was more on the doctors themselves and the challenges they faced - emotionally, physically, legally.
A month ago, I wrote a very excited post about this drama. The first 30 episodes matched my thoughts - cute, thoughtful and never too boring. But from Episode 30 onwards, the drama veered towards unnecessary melodrama. With only 14 episodes to go, it could have easily stuck with the route it was on, but … Continue reading across the ocean to see you: final thoughts
A lesson in makjang madness.