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A society where people are judged by appearances. A fantasy romance drama series where a girl finds a magical ring that transforms her into the most datable person. Mo Nan Hee was never the attractive girl whom guys would show interest in. Until one day, she gets a magical ring that transforms her looks. Meanwhile, Park Se Gun, the most popular guy on campus for his looks, is known to be shallow, and dates attractive girls, falls head over heels for Nan Hee after her transformation. But Nan Hee was different from the other girls he dated in that she was socially inept and violent. Somehow, he finds himself falling even more in love with her despite her negative qualities… (Source: MBC) ~~ Two versions available: 21 episodes (online) || 6 episodes (TV) Edit Translation

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  • Country: South Korea
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 21
  • Aired: Mar 6, 2017 - Mar 24, 2017
  • Aired On: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Original Network: Naver TV Cast
  • Duration: 10 min.
  • Score: 7.9 (scored by 13,717 users)
  • Ranked: #2981
  • Popularity: #438
  • Content Rating: 15+ - Teens 15 or older

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Completed
Daisy Lili
60 people found this review helpful
Mar 25, 2017
21 of 21 episodes seen
Completed 1
Overall 9.0
Story 10
Acting/Cast 9.5
Music 10
Rewatch Value 9.0
This drama is cute, warm-hearted drama. All the characters developed in their ways.

Kim Seul Gi performs this role well and this role seems to be easy one for her. Ahn Hyo Seop has potentials and I think he can improve further in the future. However, the main characters do not have that strong chemistry. Their chemistry is ok and natural.

The music is great.

This is worth watching drama.
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Completed
Viktorija
78 people found this review helpful
Mar 27, 2017
21 of 21 episodes seen
Completed 9
Overall 3.5
Story 4.5
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 5.5
Rewatch Value 1.0
It's been a while since I have felt so much hate for a main character. Arrogant male leads in Korean dramas are everywhere and generaly I don't mind them, I quiet like them actually, because most of the time in the end their "arrogant" attitude is exagerated and underneath all of that, they're good people. But the description of this drama really isn't lying "Se-Gun is handsome and confident, but very vain and shallow".

The STORY here, of course, isn't anything original but it just screams fun! Comedy, romance and a cliche moral about beauty is really all we need to relax after a hard day and it really kind of had all that, but...

The CHARACTERS, especially the main male lead, were unlikable and that's an understatement in some cases. Se Gun is a shallow douche that only cares about looks. He's fine with everything about a girl as long as she's pretty. Sure, by the end he falls in love with the "ugly" (NOT!) girl and magically becomes a better person and a better character with some sappy development driven by, of course, a sad past. Now to begin with Se Gun's character isn't exactly the worst, they just handeled this type of male lead very badly, exagerating his flaws to the maximum and making him seem like the vainest person ever. Were this a full lenght drama I would have dropped it solely because of him. The female lead wasn't exactly a treat either. Her motivation for liking the main lead was the same - she claims to like beautiful things. The difference is that she just wasn't really a bitch about it...I don't know if that makes it okay though. Not to mention the fact that she had little to no self respect which I can kind of overlook as just a character trait but be warned.

90% of the cute moments in this drama were torture, because they were fake! While Nan Hee had her ring on, everytime something nice happened it was extremely bitter sweet because the writers just had to make sure that you know that Se Gun is only dating her because of her looks! I just could not overlook it, especially when the second love interest for our female lead was 10 times better than this jerk.

Sure the ending was cute as hell and I'm very into this "inner beauty matters the most" moral that I could almost overlook everything that's bad about this drama but I just can't, I won't even let myself! As a woman I respect myself too much to see such chararter as Se Gun be romanticised and justified. He even blamed everything on Nan Hee...*sigh* I just can't

Didn't notice anything horrible about the acting. Not a fan of So Hee's acting though. Happy that Seul Gi finally got a main role, sad that it had to be this drama. Don't remember anything about the music. The cinematography was as unintresting as ever.

There is absolutely nothing about this drama that's worth your time, you can look at a screenshot of the beauty that is Hyo Seop and you would have seen everyting good about this drama. Maybe...maybe if you're easily pleased then you will enjoy it but I really don't recommend it.

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Details

  • Drama: Queen of the Ring
  • Country: South Korea
  • Episodes: 21
  • Aired: Mar 6, 2017 - Mar 24, 2017
  • Aired On: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Original Network: Naver TV Cast
  • Duration: 10 min.
  • Content Rating: 15+ - Teens 15 or older

Statistics

  • Score: 7.9 (scored by 13,717 users)
  • Ranked: #2981
  • Popularity: #438
  • Watchers: 30,369

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