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  • Drama: Circle
  • Country: South Korea
  • Episodes: 12
  • Aired: May 22, 2017 - Jun 27, 2017
  • Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
  • Network: tvN
  • Duration: 60 min.
  • Rating: 15+ - Teens 15 or older

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  • Score: 8.8 (scored by 4,023 users)
  • Ranked: #97
  • Popularity: #227
  • Watchers: 10,291

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Circle
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Ratings: 8.8/10 from 4,023 users
# of Watchers: 10,291
Reviews: 31 users
Ranked #97
Popularity #227
Watchers 4,023

Taking place in both the present year 2017 and in the year 2037, when people believe that their future depends on humans controlling and regulating their emotions, this drama is a sci-fi mystery. When alien visitors arrive on Earth, humans learn new skills from them and take advantage of them; what ensues is a story of alliance, resistance, and love.
Each episode will contain two shorter stories, the first part set in2017 and called “Beta Project,” with the second set in 2037 and called “Grand New World.”

  • Country: South Korea
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 12
  • Aired: May 22, 2017 - Jun 27, 2017
  • Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
  • Network: tvN
  • Duration: 60 min.
  • Score: 8.8 (scored by 4,023 users)
  • Ranked: #97
  • Popularity: #227
  • Rating: 15+ - Teens 15 or older

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KearaMH
37 people found this review helpful
Jun 28, 2017
12 of 12 episodes seen
Overall 10
Story 9.5
Acting/Cast 10
Music 9.5
Rewatch Value 10
This show was amazing. It's my new favorite KDrama. I never realized a KDrama could be this good. It truly is something special.

The story certainly isn't perfect. There are some odd leaps in logic and some twists that are a bit too wild, but the vast majority of the story is well crafted and incredibly well written. I am stunned that the writer was actually able to pull off two connected stories going simultaneously without anything too weird happening. I have no words for how impressed I am. There are some plot holes left at the end, but they're small. I feel like any loose ends are actually hinting at a second season, but if there isn't one, it ended nicely enough that it's okay.

The acting in this show was fantastic. Every actor hit every mark. It was perfect. Yeo Jin Goo has skills beyond his years. Kim Kang Woo had to play a character with many sides, and he did so with such talent and finesse. Gong Seung Yeon is more than just a pretty face. She knows what she's doing. I underestimated Lee Ki Kwang. This show marks one of the few times where an idol totally blew my mind. I expected him to be the worst in the cast, but he was on par with rest of them. He was great. The extended cast and younger versions of characters were fantastic, too. This is an unbelievably solid cast.

The music suited the show, and there was more than one song that I really liked. Uji's OST was especially good.

I would definitely rewatch this, now that I know everything that's going on. I feel like seeing it again would allow me to catch hints that I missed before.

I really loved this drama. It's not perfect, but it's so close, that I can't help but give it a 10. I definitely recommend it.

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Bri
28 people found this review helpful
Jun 28, 2017
12 of 12 episodes seen
Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 10
Music 9.0
Rewatch Value 8.0
This is probably the best show I have watched that I couldn't predict! Just when you start to think you know what's going to happen, you don't. I about broke my neck there were so many plot twists, but I loved it!! I love how everything fit together and came together. It might be confusing or a bit slow in the first episode, but it picks up so fast to the point that you're practically running to keep up. I loved the story, the casting was on point, and so was the music. I wouldn't mind watching this again even if I know all the plot twists already. Since it is only 12 episodes it doesn't take that long to watch and it feels like it goes by so fast! All in all, I loved it and it's going on my favorites list!

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