One person cannot change the world but can be the world for someone.
I don’t care about the key words made up by people who don’t know me.
Truth is something that appears like a sweet piece of candy or chocolate when it’s outer wrapping is peeled off. Just like skin is needed to protect the blood and flesh underneath, a lie is needed in order to protect the truth.
~Go Dok Mi
Flowerboy next door (2013) 邻家花美男
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Enjoyment: 8/10 Pace: 7/10 No. of times I watched it: 1
starring Park Shin Hye as Go Dok Mi and Yoon Shi Yoon as Enrique Geum.
Next Door Flowerboys
Kim Ji Hoon as Oh Jin Rok
Go Kyung Pyo as Oh Dong Hoon
Mizuta Kouki as Watanabe
Kim Jung San as Han Tae Joon
Plot:The starting is different from many other dramas as Dok Mi follows the person downstairs in the next block. Whatever he does, she follows, ranging from brushing teeth to eating breakfast. Even the time she wakes up is the same as him. Dok Mi’s neighbours are flowerboys too. One is from Japan who goes around the world to learn cuisines, another is a manhwa artist. Dok Mi is a reserved person who seldom goes out of her house. One day, she was caught spying by lively Enrique and her life changes as a result as he insists on bringing her outdoor. Enrique is a creative director who works in the game industry. They seem to have their own way of reading each others mind.
Zoom into characters: Enrique is an enthusiastic person who becomes rich at a young age after becoming a creative director who works in the game industry. While he creates games to add colours to peoples’ lives, he also has to bear the criticism people throw at him for causing addiction. Dok Mi is a writer but is afraid to socialise with others due to her past and does not like to go out of her house. She has a warm personality but is unable to overcome her phobia. After Enrique barges into her life, her life changes for the better.
I learn that we should not always stay at home or alone. It is always good to socialise and make friends. If one is doing something to the extent that he/she does not want others to know, it is known as addiction. When the relationship between parents and children become distant, parents may blame video games. Are parents totally not to blame for a distant relationship? Video games are just for entertainment. They are not supposed to bring harm to the player. It depends on how one uses it.
Why you should watch: This was one of the dramas I finished very quickly in about 2 days. Watched at first due to Yoon Shi Yoon’s ability to act serious and “cute”/ lively. You will know what I mean after watching this drama. It was a fun drama indeed. It was good enough to keep me captivated. Fun drama about the world of writing and game industry.
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