“Me Alone and You” is about the events that occur when a lonely woman meets the artificially intelligent “Holo.” The drama is filled with stories of heartbreaking loneliness and tear-stained love. Go Nan Do is the owner of an IT research company. As a genius inventor, he started the company, and all projects were created through his hands. However, the only people who are aware of his existence are his stepsister and the official CEO. He was a hacker in a major case 10 years ago and supposedly died while being pursued. Han So Yeon is an assistant manager at a glasses company. Whether it is working on brand marketing or the logistics of the launching party for the company’s flagship store, she shoulders on her work and stays ahead of the industry’s trends. She meticulously takes care of her clients and her work. However, when it comes to her personal life, she keeps her distance as she suffers from prosopagnosia the inability to recognize faces. (Source: Soompi) Edit Translation
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The story is one that fits my ideal show. I love when it's not your average normal romance, there has to be something different. The difference was having one actor playing two characters. One a hologram, one a human. The story was cute. It has only 12 episodes unlike the usual 16 or 32 but it did not feel short or rushed, it was well paced and you don't really feel bored waiting for the next moment.
The two leads were cute together. The chemistry between them I felt was believable. I enjoyed seeing how someone who has facial blindness interacted with A.I. It was interesting how A.I could really help someone who has these sorts of disabilities. Technology is a main part of this, and we saw how it can be used for good or evil.
The story itself was unique, others may say it would be unbelievable and cliche, especially with the facial blindness trope we always see, but it felt different. The story had good mystery to it and it was hard to predict how it would end.
One bonus is, there really isn't any usual second lead syndrome in this one. Usually k-dramas always have to have another guy, but since the main actor is the two male characters, you can actually feel content with the ending and not feel like a guy has just been thrown off to the side.
All in all, I think it could be worth a try if you enjoy plot lines that aren't the usual lives we live day to day. It isn't a show that everyone will love, but it definitely one I recommend and definitely will watch again when I need a good sci-fi romance fix.
I like how fast paced the drama is, or at least the first half. When I watched the first two first episodes, I wasn't really into it but as I continued watching I began loving it. Each episode ends with a cliffhanger and it makes you want to watch more. I still wasn't the biggest fan of the last few episodes -- I think some things could have been resolved without getting too dramatic which could have prevented the drama dragging out too much. Well, 12 episodes are not too many and I think they would have been perfect for the drama if they focused more on some things and avoid others.
I wanted to see more romantic scenes between Nan Do and So Yun. Yeah, you probably think I'm a romance enthusiast and I watch dramas only for the romance, but no, it's not like that. But with a drama that has a mediocre plot, the romance should be there to save the day. I really loved Nan Do and So Yun's chemistry, as well as Holo and So Yun's. I'm glad that they made ''both'' main leads likeable even though they were completely opposite. The second couple was also very cute and I enjoy watching their scenes. I wanted to see more interactions between Nan Do and Holo too, I loved their conversations.
The ending was satisfying for sure, especially the last scene! It was very cute and it made me glad that I watched the drama.
The acting was quite decent. I like Hyun Min and he did a good job with portraying two characters, but he can do better for sure. Go Sung Hee was amazing as Han So Yun, I believe this role perfectly suits her.
So overall, ''My Holo Love'' is a nice drama and I recommend it if you want to kill time. It's perfect for binge-watching as I already said, it's cliche but it's well-done -- with good CGI, decent acting, some cute romantic scenes and amazing OSTs.