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Korean Drama Review OM

Orange Marmalade (2015) 橘子果酱

Genre: School, Fantasy, Romance, Melodrama, Vampire

Enjoyment: 10/10  Pace: 9/10  No. of times I watched it: 2

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starring Yeo Jin Goo as Jung Jae Min, Song Eui Joon as Jae Min (young), Seol Hyun as Baek Ma Ri, Lee Jong Hyun as Han Shi Hoo, Gil Eun Hye as Jo Ah Ra

Plot: Baek Ma Ri (Seol Hyun) is a senior high student and a vampire. She attends a school which all students are human but she’s not. She has to keep her real identity hidden and acts like a common girl. However, deep inside, she holds the grudge for all people around her mocking vampires. Meanwhile, Jung Jae Min (Yeo Jin Goo) is a popular male student who will fall in love with Baek Ma Ri.

Zoom into characters: Jung Jae Min gives up music to rebel against his mother who married a vampire. He seems like a very popular and well-loved person but he actually grows up alone after leaving his mother. Baek Ma Ri is a vampire who gives up her music dream because of her identity. She does not like to draw attention to herself and just wants to graduate from the school without being discovered. Because of Jae Min’s sweet blood, Ma Ri is drawn to him uncontrollably. At the same time, Jae Min is drawn to Ma Ri’s looks and music talent. He decides to continue with music if Ma Ri joins him in the new band formed.

 

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Orange Marmalade quotes (Korean Drama)

Even the orange peels destined for trash are something you need to make a good orange marmalade. To  not discriminate based on differences but to make room for those who say they have no use. I hope our band can come together and make music like marmalade.

I will leave my fears to be afraid exactly where they are.

If you walk by it at a fast pace, then you can’t reach the sincerity of all the creations in the world.

Just this once, I will say that I like what I like and say that I want to do what I want to do.

~Baek Ma Ri

 

I will leave them in my heart. I will not try hard to erase my fears.

The world that is reflected in your eyes is not the world I used to know.

I found out for the first time that someone could freeze time for me.

~Jung Jae Min

 

Let’s drink tomato juice together next time. I will buy.

~Han Shi Hoo to Jo Ah Ra