Vivid Romance

Vivid Romance (2017)

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So In Seong has prepared for the examination to become a police officer for 4 years. He has failed the exam 8 times, but he still has a positive personality. He then applies for the high pay part-time job which is titled "Experiment Full of Life".

  • Native title:

    생동성 연애
  • Also Known as:

    Three Color Fantasy Series: Green; Saengdongseong Yeonae; Romance Full of Life;

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Mar 18, 2017
  • Overall 8.5
  • Story 7.5
  • Acting/Cast 8.0
  • Music 7.5
  • Rewatch Value 4.0
I think I speak on behalf of everybody when I express my disappointment in web-dramas generally. It’s not that they are bad necessarily, but rather, being only a few hours long, they never have adequate time to develop and show something substantial and meaningful. However, Vivid Romance not only met but even exceeded my expectations of a webdrama coming off as completely adorable with strong messages and good comedy.

The base story read more is delightfully silly. It centers on a clumsy young man who has been constantly failing to achieve his big dream of becoming a police officer. After some endless disappointment in every department of his life he decides to take part in an experiment that enhances his senses and abilities. I could say the drama is inspired by the movie Limitless but it is wonderfully embedded in the Korean rom-com recipe resulting in a cute mini-drama.

The main genre of the drama is romance, it revolves completely around the main couple and the idea of destined love. I could argue that the drama had a lot of untapped potential considering its fantasy sub-plot but it’s ok it wanted to focus on other things. Simultaneously I thoroughly enjoyed the dorky comedy and how straightforward and fast the whole drama was. I can definitely say that the drama used the limited time it had in the best way possible to demonstrate a simple but adorable, light-hearted and interesting story.

That being said, my favourite part of the drama was the strong life messages the drama offered. Notions like, “believe in yourself and work hard, your dreams will come true”, “never forget and always appreciate the people who are next to you through thick and thin and never disregard them, they love you for who you real are” as well as “never try to squeeze yourself in somebody else’s life, people who love you will find time for you” come easily to mind after watching this drama. At the same time i appreciated how there was some minor effort to breathe some life into the main characters making them relatable. It was meaningful yet very enjoyable and light.

The acting wasn’t anything spectacular but just right.

I’ve watched Yoo Shi Yoon before but, apparently, he barely left an impression since I didn’t remember him. Obviously, he suits such cute, borderline awkward characters a lot. He really shined in this role, he owned it and made the drama work. Loved watching him.

My first time watching Jo Soo Hyang, she wasn’t memorable really, but she was good enough. Kang Ki Young is just loveable and he deserves some main roles, his comedy skills are the best among young Korean actors, always a delight to watch him act.

Overall the drama, considering its short length, I’d say is recommendable for binge-watching. Simple, funny, cute, short with a story, it is bound to make you smile! Recommended to everyone especially rom-com fans. Nothing extraordinary here, but one doesn’t need anything extraordinary to have fun.
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Mar 22, 2017
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 5.0
  • Rewatch Value 5.0
After I saw "Star of the Universe", I was planning to watch this one. I definitely know that the lead actor got me to watch "Vivid Romance".

As a big fan of Yoon Shi Yoon, I just knew this was going to be hilarious and the premise was wacked-out weird and strange. I mean, come on! - medical experiments?? With this actor that can be pretty funny.

The actor who played Kong read more Moo, besides being pretty hot - I just loved his hopeless romantic character. I shall definitely check out his other dramas!

Anyway, I don't really re-watch dramas, but I really recommend this one if you love Yoon Shi Yoon acting crazy. Vivid Romance did bring the laughs and heartfelt moments.
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    ReboundKing10 Jul 7, 2017

    This is the first web drama I've watched. It felt more like a 3 hour movie (six 30min eps) than a drama. I enjoyed it. The leads had a surprising amount of chemistry.

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    elvirad Jun 30, 2017 - edited

    I dropped the series earlier at ep 2 (out of 6) because I can't stand the female lead's character, however then I watch the best hit and lovin' YSY so much there so I give it another try, despite the hateable female lead (for what she's done to my bae YSY) it's worth to watch although I'd still prefer him to get another girl who appreciate/adores him much. The ending is okay, could've been better, for me the other two color season series had a deeper message than this one, well all in all it is 8/10 from me :)

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      etsh Jul 3, 2017

      you should definitely try mirror of the witch ,he was the perfect boyfriend in the world

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    Soju Jun 3, 2017

    I spent the majority of the first two episodes thinking that the main female lead was going to be the horrible second lead~ kinda disappointed.

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    Karla May 23, 2017

    I want to see all the connections with the 3 of them. Anything I miss out. if theres an article or video please tell me. ✌

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    Maze Apr 19, 2017

    This was my favorite among the three :)

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    KatySarang_TGeyes Apr 6, 2017

    I DIDNT KNOW HE WAS IN A NEW DRAMA!!!!! I will def be watching this.

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    lio Mar 26, 2017

    does anyone knows the title of the song used in episode 5?

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    sickofme Mar 24, 2017 - edited

    jesus I've been waiting for a drama with Shiyoon for so long... finally ♥

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    DanielleGomes Mar 21, 2017

    Não gostei, achei chato. O primeiro foi muito bom, mas esse teve uma queda na história.

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    heather Mar 14, 2017 - edited

    why dose this say only 6 EPS when i'm on EPS 8?

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      Hessa Apr 9, 2017 - edited

      Someone accidentally approved that, however, we fixed it. It should be 21 episodes.

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    Mel Mar 7, 2017
    Reveal Spoiler »
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    jeaniec Mar 5, 2017 - edited

    What happened they ended it at 6 episodes??????

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      hollywillow Mar 6, 2017

      it's only a web drama and they combined it from 20eps to 6eps.

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      jeaniec Mar 7, 2017

      Thanks for explaining to me.

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    EliteZero792 Mar 4, 2017

    Aww this was adorable. Lovely little drama! :D

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    desertbanshee Mar 4, 2017

    Really cute with humor and interesting characters.

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    Jay Mar 3, 2017

    Short and sweet! Plus, you get to see Yoon Shi Yoon <3


  • Country:

    South Korea
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  • Aired:

    Feb 16, 2017 to Mar 2, 2017
  • Aired On:

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

    Naver TV Cast
  • Duration:

    10 min.


  • Score:

    7.5 (scored by 908 users)
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