Falling in Love with a Rival

Falling in Love with a Rival (2015)

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The drama tells the story of "how a poor loser become successful and finally fall in love with the boyfriend of his ex-girlfriend".

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Mar 28, 2017
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 9.0
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 7.0
  • Rewatch Value 9.0
STORY: This is such a funny show. The loser tries to get back at his ex-girlfriend by getting her new boyfriend to fall in love with him but oops, he also falls in love with the boyfriend he's trying to seduce! A ton of comedy ensues. I'm always annoyed by the strong seme/uke dynamic even though the uke isn't a total pushover in this.

Total run-time: 2 hours 34 minutes over 8 read more episodes, so each episode is around 20 minutes long. Get this, the intro is 1m 45s, and the credits are 2m 30s! Each episode has more than 4 minutes of bloated credits! Cut that out and the whole show is probably only 2 hours long!

ACTING/CAST: The cast are all very attractive, and play their parts well. I totally loved the part played by the doctor.

MUSIC: Standard drama music. Nothing stood out for me.

REWATCH VALUE: Yes, this is a neat series. Gonna watch with a friend.

OVERALL: Fun series, with cute guys and it's also short. Binge on!
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I'm recommending this because they have the same author. I'm reading the novels and I think everyone should as well. It took me so long to finish Addicted's novel because I would always need time to recover after every other chapter that I read. Currently, I am reading Counterattack, and it had the same effect on me. I've already secured a copy for Advance Bravely, and I don't know when will I be able to read it.
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I'm recommending this because they have the same author. I'm reading the novels and I think everyone should as well. It took me so long to finish Addicted's novel because I would always need time to recover after every other chapter that I read. Currently, I am reading Counterattack, and it had the same effect on me. I've already secured a copy for Advance Bravely, and I don't know when will I be able to read it.
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    Nana8 26 days ago

    That epic end lol ... this was so funny and adorable XD

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    shandytan Apr 16, 2017 - edited

    omg the season 2 is cancelled :'( im gonna cry now bye

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      Lavendova Apr 21, 2017 - edited

      noooooooo why ;((((((( I was really excited for this...

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    Lavendova Apr 10, 2017 - edited

    Omg I loved this!
    That kissing scenes omg! :D
    I can't believe that they are not dating in rl ;)
    I can't wait for season 2 <3

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    fruit Nov 1, 2016

    I love the novel so much.....

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    Hasumi17 Oct 20, 2016

    No news on when the second season will air?

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    J100 Sep 10, 2016

    It's hilarious and cute drama

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    Room707 May 30, 2016 - edited

    I'm a BL fangirl and I enjoyed squealing over this web series... but it does have flaws. It's not the best in terms of quality, but hey, it is web series. Pretty sure their budget wasn't that big (and even if it was, I'm pretty sure most of it was probably spent on renting those cars and clothes lol). Personally though, as much as I fangirled, the acting wasn't that great and the story felt like it was going all over the place. But I did read that a lot of the scenes were cut out for the release because of some censorship issues or something another, so I won't judge it too much yet. Hopefully whenever I can get my hands on the uncut DVD things will flow better and I'll get a bit more out of the characters and story. So far though, it has given me some good laughs. Definitely had yaoi plot written all over it. I'm actually surprised it's not based off of a manga??

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    hannah Apr 3, 2016

    Is there a uncut fully subbed version of this drama?

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    sound Mar 15, 2016 - edited

    Where can i watch this anyone please im dying to see hope someone can help ?? or any good sites for that matter to watch some good dramas

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    SamuraiSx Feb 15, 2016 - edited

    gosh goshhhhh I just saw this as recommendation on my walll.... IS IT YAOI??!?!?!? goshhh tell mee my eyes aren't deceiving me <3 ohhhhhhhhh IF IT'S BL I LOVE YOU ALL I MUST WATCHI THIS!!!!!! tell me please someone who watched/??

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    madtowncaro Feb 15, 2016

    I love this drama bl series so much. The two protagonist totally owned my heart on drama and real life. The plot at the beggining is presented in a weird way you don't get what's really going on 'til is actually said out loud. The comedy is really good, a little vulgar and noisy tho but for me that wasn't a problem. If you like against storys I recommend you go and watch it right now.

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    Eeshie Oct 19, 2015 - edited

    Does anyone know if there's going to be an uncut version?

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    Weirdestone Oct 4, 2015 - edited

    where can I watch this?

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    candyluna Sep 11, 2015

    this movie ep 8 end? or next ep coming soon?

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    Meena_Drama_Fan Sep 1, 2015 - edited
    Reveal Spoiler »
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      Althalus Jan 18, 2016 - edited

      @Meena_Drama_Fan youre just some fobby ass homophobic bitch. its women like you that make me glad im gay...

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      Meena_Drama_Fan Jan 18, 2016

      @Althalus101 I pity you for calling me like that, Please be generous to your mother.

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      Meena_Drama_Fan Jan 18, 2016

      @Kachiiing If there was "bromance" genre in MDL I wont even visited this page, why cant MDL make "bromance" public

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      Kachiiing Jan 20, 2016

      This is my simplistic view.
      Ageism. Sexism. Racism. And homophobia.
      The four most common discrimination in the world. If someone said, "I don't like you because your skin is brown" - would you not be offended?
      "Ah!" I can say, "but I'm just voicing my opinion!"
      Would you still not be offended?
      Think before you speak.
      (And I'm brown myself, so it's all cool.)

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      MKdrama Sep 16, 2016

      @Meena_Drama_Fan - Bromance is different from BL (Boys Love).. This is BL series.

Details

  • Country:

    China
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    8
  • Aired:

    Aug 9, 2015 to Aug 28, 2015
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  • Duration:

    21 min.

Statistics

  • Score:

    7.5 (scored by 607 users)
  • Ranked:

    #1311
  • Popularity:

    #515

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