Playful Kiss

Playful Kiss (2010)

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Based on the popular manga, Oh Ha Ni is a clumsy student who falls for the perfectionist, Baek Seung Jo. However, Seung Jo is indifferent towards her and rejects her love. When Ha Ni's house collapses, she and her father moves into his long-time friend's house. It turns out that Seung Jo is the friend's son and Ha Ni is given the opportunity to be near the guy she loves. Will she read morebe able to move Seung Jo's heart?

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Aug 21, 2012
  • Overall 7.0
  • Story 6.0
  • Acting/Cast 7.0
  • Music 6.0
  • Rewatch Value 7.0
Funny how there's nothing really special about this, yet it's super cute to watch, even if they main characters have practically no chemistry together. They still make my heart pound in emphathetic angst at least once every episode. A little too long by the end (the second last episode was atrocious!), but overall a fun little watch. Honestly I thought I would hate this, but I found myself enjoying it against my will.
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May 3, 2012
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 8.0
  • Music 8.0
  • Rewatch Value 7.0
1-The reason I watched this : As a huge fan of Itazura Na kiss I was hunting down all the dramas adaptations, this was the 2nd adaptation after I saw the disappointing J-version.

2-Storyline/Plot : This drama cut many events from the manga; there were some changes from the original story but the plot was the same. The foolishness, the childish events, those happy romantic and sometimes sad dramatic moments were present read more which brought back a lot of memories from one of my favorite stories ever!
It was fun to see this adaptation even though I wasn't really dazzled since it lacked many important events.

3-Acting/Cast : I like Kim Hyun Joong because he's attractive but let's face it hes not that great as an actor plus his Beak Seung Jo's coldness really was exagerated sometimes yet it reminds me of Naoki's personality in the anime.
Although OH Ha Ni was a stupid stalker, I never found her character annoying (Probably because she's much better than Kotoko in the Jversion)
The supporting roles were really great especially Baek Seung Jo's mother; her character was really good to watch (a nice change from other evil mothers in Korean dramas) plus Bong Joon Gu and Oh Ha Ni's friends remind me of those from the anime.

4-The ending : Well, there is the YouTube Edition so this is not considered as an "end".
It would have been much bette if they extended it or made a second season because it didn't have much core like the Tw-version.

5-My impression: I felt the story of Itazura na kiss all over again and most importantly I was able to gorget about the J-version disappointment. Even though, I wanted it to be a little different but I didn't hate it.

6-Overall : If you are Itazura na kiss fan you need to watch this.
If you like rom-com then you may like this.
If you like seeing cute cast theb you would like this.

P.S : The korean version was a medium between the disappointing Japanese version and the marvelous Taiwanese version.
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    meighy 24 days ago

    The description of the related shows are wrong, but I don't know how to fix them.

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    ROSE Jul 29, 2014

    don't waste ur time on this , worst drama I don't know how I finished it , trash
    the female lead was sooo horrible no self respect and her dad was a complete idiot .there's no romance or comedy nothing at all

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    It was good drama to watch

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    Brenda Jul 12, 2014

    terrible acting, okay chemistry, predictable plot, really annoying script, and a TON of cheese is what makes up Playful Kiss. Got through 3 and a half episodes before I had to drop it. Not recommended.

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      ROSE Jul 29, 2014

      I agree it was horrible

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    AmyLovesDramas Jun 30, 2014

    This drama was such a waste of my time -__- I watched for Kim Hyun Joong, but I was so bored this whole tim. The lead female was so annoying

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    BaoziCactus Jun 23, 2014

    I dunno, the manga was good because the main characters both changed a lot but this doesn't seem to be the greatest adaption.

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    Esther Jun 14, 2014

    And the earthquake OMG SO UNREALISTIC!! :|

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    Esther Jun 14, 2014

    She was SO irritating and silly and I was going crazy like....PLEASE HAVE SOME PRIDE!! And he was so arrogant....!!
    The rain kissing scene was nice though. Maybe the only good thing in it...

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    Naye May 31, 2014

    This is the only drama in my "dropped" list. Everybody has their own opinions, I know, but I don't understand how people can say things like "best romance ever" oh my god is the worst relationship I've ever seen the female character is annoying and doesn't have self-respect, and the main male character is really really really annoying and rude. No chemistry.

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      Sweety-Face Jun 20, 2014

      totally agree,
      they do not know what real Romance drama is

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      Brenda Jul 12, 2014

      samee, it's the only thing on my dropped list too. I watched around 4 episodes then dropped it because I couldn't will myself to watch any more.

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      ROSE Jul 29, 2014

      \\\\LOl , I totally agree don't waste ur time on this I like Kim Joong in BBF but here he was toooo arrogant I will never watch a drama for this female lead again

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    Jo-hannah May 18, 2014

    I don't even know why I didn't drop this drama, lol, really... The female character was so frustrating! she didn't know what "self respect" means like AT ALL!!!

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    cuteeeloveee Apr 14, 2014

    My first K-Drama <33

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    bona Mar 23, 2014

    i quess it's not good drama for me bc i hated main couple both hani and seungjo were annoying. Only reason why i finished it was seungjo's mom.

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    somyz Mar 18, 2014

    not that good drama.

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    missmaple Mar 16, 2014

    Would not recommend this drama. No chemistry between the main characters, drama dragged on forever, and the acting was just okay.

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    claratheawesomest Feb 4, 2014

    I LOOOOVE THIS DRAMA! I've re-watched it like a lot! :D


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    South Korea
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    Sep 1, 2010 to Oct 21, 2010
  • Aired On:

    Wednesday, Thursday
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  • Duration:

    1 hr. 2 min.


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    7.4 (scored by 13,331 users)
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