Be With You

Be With You (2015)

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Can a young woman gather the courage she needs to approach a high school crush? Xia Man Li was always popular in school and was the prettiest girl of her high school, but she has always been unlucky in love. When she attends a high school reunion, she meets up again with Zhao Li Qi, a sweet guy that she used to have a crush on. Man Li’s younger sister, Xia Man read moreAn also has fostered a childhood crush on Zhen Ying Jie, but despite all her efforts to get close to him, he always seem to have someone else by his side. A decade later, can the sisters gather the courage to follow their hearts?

  • Native title:

    好想談戀愛
  • Also Known as:

    Hao Xiang Tan Lian Ai; Want to Love;

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Jasmine
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Jul 30, 2015
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 8.0
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 5.5
Story wise, it was a little bit cliche the way the plot developed from episode 40 onwards.The first 40 episodes were interesting and it didn't feel like a daily drama at the rate it was going. I was very entertained, but episodes 40-the end got a bit more boring in comparison to the first 40 episodes. Regardless, I did like the plot, considering that it's a daily drama. At the very least, read more nothing about it tempted me to drop this drama. I think I kept watching because I wanted to know what happened to the second lead’s (Man Li-Vivi Lee)and Ying Qian’s (Bobby Dou's character's brother) storyline. The only flaw I saw was that this drama had a malicious second female lead, and that really annoyed me because it felt like it was completely unnecessary. I don’t usually like to compare dramas but since this is also a SETTV daily drama, I think Fabulous 30 was done much better. Vivi Lee was better in that drama; she was also the main female lead there.

Although the main leads were supposed to be Bobby Dou and PeiJia Huang's characters, I was more interested in Man Li (Vivi Lee’s) character and romance development. Her storyline had more chemistry than the main leads. To be honest, I liked the supporting characters more than the leads as well. Ying Jie’s (Bobby Dou) brother was adorable; I really liked his storyline. I wish it could have been shown more though. However, I felt that his plot line was better developed and made more sense, whereas I didn't really see how the main leads fell in love with each other other than the fact they were childhood best friends turn into secretly crushing on each other. The family scenes were heartwarming, albeit a little cliche, with the disapproving parents versus the warm-hearted parents. There was comedic relief as well; that was good.

Honestly, I’m usually pretty easily satisfied with the OST because I'm in the moment unless they are really terrible. So, I did like the music, especially the song played when Ying Qian’s (Ying Jie’s brother) storyline came on. My favorite character was definitely Shang de (Adrian Tan), who seems to be a newbie as this is his first major role, and I look forward to see him in more dramas.

I don’t think I would re-watch this drama actually. I personally like daily dramas, but I would only re-watch a few of my favorite scenes at most. Going through it all the way again would be too much. But, I do recommend this drama for those of you that like daily dramas like me, as well as multiple romantic storylines that are not developed within a few episodes, but rather a lot of episodes. Also, if you liked Fabulous 30 or anything like it (see my reviews), I do think you would enjoy this drama. (8/7.5)
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    Dragonfly Jun 27, 2017

    I only watched this series because of He Shang De and Xia Man Li. He Shang De has the most cutest dimples and he was good in this series!!!! Nice ending. I hope to see him again on another drama!

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    claudya87 Apr 14, 2017

    As most Taiwan series the acting is exaggerated and if you can't get used to it, you won't be able to fully enjoy the story. Add to that boredom and way too many episodes and I'm lost.

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    natalie London Mar 21, 2017

    Does Xia Man An ever get her memories back?

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    yarnie Dec 4, 2016 - edited

    oh noooo -_- everything was really okay and good until 40-42eps than so many things start to go downhill and feels like Draggy stupid kdramas 43-52eps T__T; Wonder if it will get better or not?? we will see..
    edit: ohhh... i really wanted to get in the drama and hit the head of lead girl with a shovel so she can go back being her real self -_-

    I really love the 2 soundtrack of this drama *-*<3
    Fearlessly 一無所懼 by Ailing Tai 戴愛玲
    You are Not Mine 你不是我 by Ailing Tai 戴愛玲

    Oh and there was another soundtrack only inst. xD it was so funny bubibubiiibuii then there was an uncle coughing in the ost LOL some people even ask who was coughing in viki comments XDXD

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    Misfit Sep 5, 2016

    I liked some of the drama. But there was some parts I just could NOT stand.

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    jxsilicon9 Mar 5, 2016 - edited

    Does Xia Man An end up with Zhen Ying Jie?

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    shambles Jan 9, 2016 - edited

    I finally finished this drama. It has been a painful few months!! Had to fast forward and watch it!! To be honest I only watched it for He Shang De and Xia Man Li. He Shang De has the most cutest dimples ever!!!!

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    Focussen Oct 24, 2015 - edited

    I tried. But I barely reached episode 30. Over 70 episodes, it's just too much for me.

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      tinnybo Dec 27, 2015

      Should do what I did and fast forward through episodes. I swear everytime Xia Man wined or cried I just wanted to smack her.

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      NewKDramaAddict Feb 1, 2016

      That is the problem with T-Dramas of this length...requires a lot of ffwd.

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    DeepikaKrishnan Sep 24, 2015

    Synopsis sounds very interesting but 72 episodes? Can't invest that amount of time. :(

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    jxsilicon9 Sep 12, 2015

    I'm on episode 5 and very bored.Does it become interesting?

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    BeKaiLLe Aug 6, 2015 - edited

    i see 79 episodes and i don't enthusiasm to watch it at all!

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      Jasmine Aug 23, 2015

      it was actually pretty good and not TOO draggy, especially if you like long t-dramas. It's a personal preference, but I actually like the daily t-dramas! :)

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    Jasmine Jul 22, 2015 - edited

    omigosh...the ending...

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      Ayuuie Jul 23, 2015
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      yarnie Dec 4, 2016

      i know right :/ This drama is the perfect example for having 72episodes with such a rushed ending -__- i dont even understand how did they managed that...

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    Ayuuie Jul 7, 2015 - edited
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      Ayuuie Jul 9, 2015 - edited
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    3ngin33r Jul 4, 2015

    Aw no they started the typical daily drama cliches around ep 40, it was so good till now.

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    Ayuuie Jul 3, 2015 - edited

    This drama is really sweet... love Bobby and Peijia~~ Would love to see more on his brother and the girl though.... what happened -.-

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Details

  • Country:

    Taiwan
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    72
  • Aired:

    Apr 14, 2015 to Jul 22, 2015
  • Aired On:

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Network:

    SET TV
  • Duration:

    60 min.

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  • Score:

    7.0 (scored by 130 users)
  • Ranked:

    #13747
  • Popularity:

    #810

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