Hi My Sweetheart

Hi My Sweetheart (2009)

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Xue Hai was a certifiable dork when he first arrived in Hangzhou. After his schoolmate Bao Zhu saved him from bullying, she became his first love. Then, a misunderstanding caused them to lose contact when she moved back to Taiwan. He thought she dumped him. So he transformed himself from a dork to a hunk in order to seek revenge.

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    Play Boy and Sweetheart; Shanghai Sweetheart; Hai Pai Tian Xin

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Apr 14, 2013
  • Overall 6.0
  • Story 7.0
  • Acting/Cast 8.0
  • Music 6.0
  • Rewatch Value 6.0
So what to say about Hi My Sweetheart! Other than the fact that it spend 3 years whole years in my Too Watch list. I was being super hesitant too watch it, and I can say that even though I did not give it a 10 or a 9 that it was totally worth my time. Even though the story was not new, it was still original enough. The actors if you read more take out the three playing the "belles" where actually really believable and cute. The Only reason why this drama did not get a 10 from me his probably because I felt that the drama could have easily been wrap up in 9 episode or 10 if they really wanted to go with the even number. Because truly their misunderstanding was so simple that he did not have to been spread over like that. But other than that this drama is a great pick me up if you are down. Because you are probably going to laugh form episode 1 to the last . They just seriously kill you with their cuteness.
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May 9, 2011
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 10
  • Rewatch Value 10
The story itself is so unique. You always see drama's that involve romance and comedy, there are even a ton of gender benders. But none quite like Hi My Sweetheart. Xue Hai held the award for biggest dork and completed the look with a mushroom head haircut, thick rimmed glasses and an under bite. Bao Zhu was shunned by everyone and didn't care what they thought until "Lin Da Lang" came to read more school.

One of the best things is that until about episode 5 the gender roles are reversed. Instead of the "innocent girl" falling for the "bad boy," You have an innocent boy falling for the girl everyone hates.

The casters did an amazing job with casting Show Luo as the main lead, seeing as he's a giant piece of eye candy. Rainie, who played an innocent girl in "Devil Beside You" did an amazing job with an opposite role. Together the two of them will have you wanting to cry at sad moments and yell at the screen as if they can hear you.

This is my all time favorite drama. I've re-watched several times and will continue to re-watch it. At first I had given up at episode three but curiosity took over and I started watching it again. At first you may seem disappointed, watching a dork when you want to watch a hunk. But it's all worth it.

You won't regret watching this.
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- Main male lead goes from ugly nerd to hunk
- Main male lead wants to take revenge on main female lead
- Misunderstandings in the past
- Flashback game strong
- Main male lead hides his true identity from main female lead ; she does not recognize him
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Shy, unpopular male lead and charming beauty. Pretty much the exact same premise.
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    irish 2 days ago

    I liked the cast, particularly Teresa Daley, and Choclate Lai. But I think it's more down to looks, than any particular acting ability.

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    Evelyne 3 days ago

    I remember me watching this drama many times when I was younger (I'm Chinese actually) without subs, but I didn't understand very well so I decided to rewatch it again with it XD

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    obSASSion 23 days ago - edited

    When I See You Again now appears to be a copycat TT-TT

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    bojinator Jun 7, 2015 - edited

    it says there's 23...there's 13 episodes...

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      jxsilicon9 Sep 12, 2015

      Different edits. Taiwan/Chinese dramas always do that annoying crap. The 13 episodes is longer but combines more episode into one.

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      bojinator Sep 12, 2015

      mm yup

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    Rouge Mar 17, 2015 - edited

    So many emotional feels for this series. A freaking roller coaster ride to be honest, but the acting was extremely well done. One of the best love stories in my book. Very honest, and for once, the female lead is badass (<3 Rainie). Show Luo's Xue Hai / Lin Da Lang is definitely on my top five list of the greatest performances I've ever watched. So in love with this drama.

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      bojinator Jun 7, 2015

      it WAS a rollercoaster! finished it just now. lol

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    Kikka Sep 23, 2014
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    bigbangvip7 Sep 5, 2014

    I could literally watch this all day everyday. I love Rainie Yang and Show Luo

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    KurosakiLeno Jul 31, 2014

    The first few eps where awesome (right until like 8th ep) ... after that things began to turn a bit boring; lots of flashbacks, turns slow, etc etc. Other than that, worth watching :)

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    jxsilicon9 Jul 30, 2014

    I remember this being 23 episodes.

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    Blademan2 Apr 21, 2014 - edited
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    jxsilicon9 Jan 25, 2014

    I liked it but it throws in weird side stories that do nothing for the plot like a lot of Taiwan dramas. The cliche memory loss and the kidnapping.

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    anagard Dec 10, 2013

    Not the best i see, but it have cute moments and chemistry between Rainie and Luo is unforgettable!

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    rainecat Nov 10, 2013

    I found this drama to be really cute with a bit of quirkiness. Especially the two leads at the start...adorable. Rainie is so pretty.

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    Starlight_143 Oct 15, 2013

    I must say, this has to be one of the best dramas I've seen. Loved it to bits <3


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    Nov 1, 2009 to Jan 31, 2010
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    1 hr. 30 min.


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    7.6 (scored by 3,755 users)
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