It's Okay, That's Love

It's Okay, That's Love (2014)

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Jang Jae Yeol is a famous mystery novelist and popular radio DJ with a prickly personality. After meeting psychiatrist Ji Hae Soo when they both serve on a talk show panel delving into the criminal mind, they instantly rub each other the wrong way. But when Jae Yeol’s girlfriend plagiarizes his work, forcing him to lie low until the media storm blows over and he can prove his innocence, he unexpectedly becomes read moreHae Soo’s roommate. Jae Yeol moves into a home that he owns that is being rented by Hae Soo; Jo Dong Min, another psychiatrist and Hae Soo’s senior colleague; and Park Soo Kwang, a young man with Tourette syndrome. As Jae Yeol and Hae Soo’s personalities clash, they help each other heal from their own deep-rooted emotional scars.

  • Native title:

    괜찮아, 사랑이야
  • Also Known as:

    Gwaenchana; Sarangiya; It's Okay, It's Love

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47 of 50 people found this review helpful
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Jan 8, 2015
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 10
  • Rewatch Value 10
I can't believe how much I love this drama...

The characters feel like real people that actually have impacts on everyone around them. This is awesome because many times writers of dramas tend to forget characters that aren't in the main couple/triangle. I love that this drama shows actions and reactions of so many people, all while being able to keep the viewers absolutely in love with the main characters. No one read more felt overshadowed or forgotten, and you can feel how everyone involved really cared about telling this story.

The cast is filled with some of my favorite actors of all time, so of course the acting is superb. The mark of a great actor is that you completely forget that they aren't their characters while onscreen, and the entire cast pulls this off perfectly.

As for the OST...probably the best I've ever heard. This is the first time I've purchased music from an OST, and I bought not one, but two songs from this drama. One particular song is used to drive the plot further emotionally, and in the two biggest scenes it's used, it works perfectly to really capture the viewers' entire being into that scene. Those scenes hurt so much, yet I found myself watching them over and over because of how heartbreaking they were and beautifully they were put together.

I already want to watch it again, and I've just finished! This has definitely become one of my favorite shows (not just kdramas!) of all time.
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Nov 24, 2014
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 10
  • Rewatch Value 9.5

The characters, the story, and the relationships were all so well thought out! I loved all of the characters, and they all have really wonderful relationships with each other- that are REAL. They fight, bicker, annoy the hell out of each other, get seriously frustrated with each other, and they realize that they all have their own flaws. And the story stays realistic, (funnily enough to read more say about a drama based on mental disorders) showing the true struggles people in relationships (wife, mother, girlfriend, brother, daughter, etc.) with people with mental disorders have to face. It's really wonderful. The cast acted out everything brilliantly- the emotions were conveyed very well and wow, some of the best acting I've ever seen.


Anyways, I totally recommend this drama! It's probably one of my all time favorites now and I loved this drama from start to finish!

For a country still dealing with its own discrimination towards mental disorders, I thought this drama was just plain- WOW. Wonderful. Seriously, good job!!! (I'm in awe)
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There are similar recommendations already but I shall include mine anyway. Both dramas have damaged male leads, females trying to heal them and lot of psychological stuff. There's comedy and romance in both too. Watch one if you liked the other/
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Pinocchio is not a very cliched love story, which reminds me of It's Okay, That's Love. They both have great themes/lessons to learn and take part of. Not to mention how phenomenal the two drama's actors are! Please watch!
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    lilith 3 days ago

    Random but Gong Hyo Jin has amazingly beautiful legs.

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    Raudatunnura 20 days ago

    Can somebody tell me how to watch

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    ArvisJaggamar 26 days ago

    Dropped it after the first episode because none of the characters were likable and there was infidelity at every turn. A very frustrating watch, especially after the pure, sweet fun of shows like Fated To Love You and Good Doctor.

    Can anyone convince me to give this another try?

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      AgathaGeraldyne 16 days ago

      it might seems like that in the 1st episode, but it story gets better after episode 5 when the romance between the leads get deeper. You should continue watching it..amazing casts, amazing storyline, and of course amazing OSTs that you shouldn't miss :) one of best drama i've watched.. i give it 9/10

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    BPetra 27 days ago

    I cant believe that I almost missed this amazing drama! It had really really really deep impact on me! Very well acted, written and directed. It was touching, beautiful, romantic and like nothing I have ever seen. Ohhhh the feeels! Definately recomend toeveryone who want to watch something special.
    From now on Im gonna say good night to myself every night :)

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    PanRuyi Jul 30, 2015

    Is it really that good? I usually judge a book by its cover. This drama doesn't have the greatest cover... Try persuaving me to watch it!

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      fanixx Jul 31, 2015

      yes, hands down.

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      PanRuyi Jul 31, 2015


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    mahboobeh Jul 16, 2015

    Wo0o0ow.I'm currently watching it and already I'm in love with it.It's really great,the characters,the story,actors,... all of them are just so great

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    MuthiahSadidah Jul 12, 2015

    i just like this drama very much, it had best acting and good story, even supporting roles had very amusing story and that's why this drama was so enjoyable. Nice ending and i like the OST very much. Worth watching!!!

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      PanRuyi Jul 30, 2015

      Oh really? Is that so? Maybe I should watch it?

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      MuthiahSadidah 29 days ago

      yeah you should watch it, you won't regret it. Both main leads had very good acting, besides the main lead's story, supporting roles also had a good story so you won't get bored while watching. Trust me.

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    wildheart23 Jul 9, 2015

    I am watching Episode 7 but I don't particularly like it. I don't hate it either. I feel like dropping it. Seriously, will it get any better?

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      IndyYulia23 Jul 16, 2015

      I've been watching this drama for two times, this is pretty nice :)

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      wildheart23 Jul 16, 2015

      Oh, sorry about that. Tagged spoiler now. I think I am going to officially drop it since the twist would be not much of a surprise to me. I honestly don't like In Sung's acting. I guess he's quite feminine for my liking. :)

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      AmberSteininger Jul 16, 2015

      aha thankyou!, and I suppose it's all down to personal taste for this drama, In Sung is my favourite actor so maybe I'm a little biased haha:)

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      wildheart23 Jul 16, 2015

      Oopps! Hope I didn't offend you. He's hot though! *wink*

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      AmberSteininger Jul 16, 2015

      haha of course not, each to their own, and you are definitely right there!! ;)

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    Anna Jul 8, 2015

    i absolutely loved this drama

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    soussan Jul 8, 2015

    that's awesome!i watch it twice!!

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    Farah Jul 7, 2015

    Gong Hyo Jin and Jo In Sung chemistry is no joke ToT
    This drama is totally awesome!

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    TheraTD Jul 4, 2015

    I must admit that this was the best acting I've ever seen in a drama, even though I didn't shed a single tear while watching it =p . But for me the second half of the drama was more enjoyable, as the first half involved tiring, unnecessary pickering.

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    lilymeid1998 Jul 4, 2015

    does any of you know what the song in ep 3 was? with kyungsoo and at the cafe?

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      YoHanna Jul 17, 2015

      I suggest checking the OSTs (Korean + POP OST). This drama has an awesome OST.

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      lilymeid1998 Jul 17, 2015

      I already did that and yeah i know i really the ost :)

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      AmberSteininger Jul 19, 2015

      I scanned through episode 3 to try and find the part you are talking about but kyungsoo wasn't in that episode, did you maybe mean kwangsoo?

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      lilymeid1998 Jul 20, 2015

      no i meant kyungsoo i dont know where you watch but at myasiantv episode 3 around 32.34 minutes it starts

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      lilymeid1998 Jul 20, 2015

      oh yeah kwangsoo was in that part also i watched it again

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    NawarAhmed Jun 22, 2015

    my thoughts of this drama as a whole: thought-provoking, life changing, incredible, perfect.

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    Ari Jun 4, 2015

    Does it have a HEA?

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      if u mean happily ever after YES

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      Ari Jun 10, 2015

      ty :D i read somewhere it wasnt thats why i never watched

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      Keren Jun 11, 2015
      Reveal Spoiler »
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      Kiseki Jul 3, 2015

      it has a super good ending! I gave it a 9.5 rating literally because of this ending


  • Country:

    South Korea
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  • Aired:

    Jul 23, 2014 to Sep 11, 2014
  • Aired On:

    Wednesday, Thursday
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  • Duration:

    60 min.


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    8.8 (scored by 8,052 users)
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