Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo

Scarlet Heart Ryeo

If you know about my love for Bu Bu Jing Xin, you know I have high expectations for anything closely related to it (sequel or adaptation). Since my expectations are kind of through the roof this better not be Bu Bu Jing Qing type of disaster. The let down from BBJQ was so big that I had to wash my eyes and cleanse my brain by rewatching BBJX (see our review of BBJQ here).

For those who are not familiar with Bu Bu Jing Xin or who haven’t watched this version yet, let me give you a quick rundown of the plot.

While trying to save a young kid from drowning, Hae Soo jumps into a lake. She’s able to save the kid but drown as an eclipse takes place. She regains consciousness in a bathing area surrounded by the sons of King Taejo, the founder of the Goryeo Dynasty.

Panic ensues…

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A Sequel Disaster: Bu Bu Jing Qing

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Recapping Bu Bu Jing Qing has been similar to torture. Twenty three episodes in, which is a little more than halfway through, and it is time to declare forfeit. We are both sorry to all those who expected more recaps of the show. We planned on doing so, but this show is definitely not something we want to keep working on. This drama has been such a disappointment. It doesn’t live up to expectations and ruins the sad, but beautiful ending of Bu Bu Jing Xin.

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