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Zhou Lin Lin is the type of student who is good at some subjects but fails horribly at others. Through the meticulous study plan laid out for her by straight-A student Fang Yu Ke, Lin Lin not only manages to catch up but also gains admission to the top university in the country. After school starts, the plain-spoken Zhou Lin Lin accidentally gets herself into a huge mess with rising tennis star Wen Tao and Fang Yu Ke’s good friend Xie Duan Xi. She also forms a sisterly bond with her dorm mates Zhu Li and Wang Jie. Through the help of Xie Duan Xi, Wang Yu, Lao Ding, and many others, it looks like Fang Yu Ke's long-distance marathon of love has finally reached the finish line. However, Zhou Lin Lin and Fang Yu Ke encounter various tests along the way. Yet from beginning to end, for the two of them, there is only you. (Source: ~~ Adapted from the novel "Peking University Students" (北大“差”生) by Po Po (破破) (aka Po Nao Dai (破脑袋 ). Edit Translation

  • English
  • ภาษาไทย
  • magyar / magyar nyelv
  • עברית / עִבְרִית
  • Country: China
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 24
  • Aired: May 27, 2022 - Jun 24, 2022
  • Aired On: Friday, Saturday
  • Original Network: iQiyi Tencent Video
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Score: 7.9 (scored by 1,644 users)
  • Ranked: #2998
  • Popularity: #2624
  • Content Rating: 13+ - Teens 13 or older

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15 people found this review helpful
Jun 25, 2022
24 of 24 episodes seen
Completed 5
Overall 8.0
Story 8.5
Acting/Cast 9.5
Music 7.0
Rewatch Value 6.0

Warm and Fuzzy, but.....

Watching Binary Love made me feel fuzzy inside. The love between the main leads were organic and it genuinely made sense. The male lead's boldness added to his quirky charm, seeing that he was socially awkward, but courageous in love. The story developed a one-track man into someone who is foolish in love. All while this story is great, it may be worth for the male lead solely.

Dont get me wrong, the female lead was a good lead, but she was kind of flat. In the earlier episodes she seemed to be charming, but as the story progressed her character began to lack dimension. She began a generic female lead that you could find in many other dramas. The plot was great, but it was not in any way due to the female lead.

There was also the UNNECESSARY second male lead and the even more unnecessary third male lead. The second male was inevitable, seeing that he's on the promo cover, but his story went on until the bitter end. He was simply not someone you could route for. At the beginning the series his character was enjoyable because it added some drama, but he quickly became a very annoying entitled man who doesnt know his boundaries. I was fed up wifh him halfway through the show and his forceful behavior towards the female did not end until the bitter end.

And then the show introduced a third lead, who liked the female lead for no reason at all. It was very random and the male didnt even pay him mind, so the third lead was just there for fun I guess. And again the female barely has any depth, so its hard to believe that three men would be chasing after her.

But all in all, this showed had some powerful friendships that were entertaining. The second couple is honestly so cute. And the male lead is adorable, Ren YouLun did a great job acting out his role, and honestly he's the main reason the show was enjoyable.

If you can get passed someone of the negatives i have mentioned this was a good watch. But i have to say it was more entertaining the first episodes then it sort if fell off.

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16 people found this review helpful
Jul 8, 2022
24 of 24 episodes seen
Completed 2
Overall 8.0
Story 8.0
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 8.0
Rewatch Value 1.0

Geometry, abs and lots and lots of people who need to learn about boundaries.

Watching this drama is like watching a collection of more or less every trope available for a c-drama but without the Rio and the cruel grown ups as I am sure you could fill a whole game brick of cliches and stuff you have seen before. The use of water in this show is as overwhelmingly beautiful as the use of abs as the show has a variety of umbrellas, drowning and people caught in the rain, the scenes themselves are not really special but the umbrellas are innovative, gorgeous and given the love they deserve, caught in slow mo and what not.

The male lead is more or less he typical god with a one track mind and complete lack of understanding of the word consent as he forces his kisses on the female lead more than once as well as pretty much stalkes her both online and IRL just to be near her (without the whole imagining stuff and violent tendencies) as this guy is very much aware of her not wanting him to get close to her. The guy does however do all from stalking her online, follow her from behind and go wherever she goes and collect mementoes of their interactions... Lovely to watch but so many red flags mayday in china seems flaggless... Still the guy does have a pure heart and good intentions that will make you forget all that... Oh and his voice sounds like a 45 year olds...

That and the second male lead is even worse when it comes to boundaries, respect and reading the room... it seems his job in this drama is to show off his abs (yes he shows them in about 80% of his scenes). And is there to annoy the audience and make us forget all the flags shown by the male lead, as chances of getting SLS in this show are slim to none. I am sure the writer loved abs as she wrote in a whole lot of scenes where the potential love threats, friends and whoever could got their abs shot from a bunch of angles and close up (including the male leads) . In short the writer seemed to love abs, geometry, and water...

The ML roommates are dumb and dumber, annoying most of the time and only there to prolong the show. The FL roommates are kind of meeh but the friendships over all in this are nice, especially the female friendships who have few traces of jealousy and seem more supportive than the typical C.

The female lead is mostly cool and pretty decent, she is not super stupid, and is rater a girl who with the right help from the ml can do anything,,, she does however seem a tad oblivious, defensive and while she keeps telling people she is not that vulnerable, people seem to treat her as someone in need of constant protection ... Which feels a bit (a lot) out dated.

The second couples female is called persistent... I would call her lacking boundaries, needs to learn about consent and how to take a no... The guy here is however pretty good looking, and the type who seemingly needs that type of girl... yes very out dated indeed...

Annoying characters: A lot
Consent:What is that?
Trust: What is that?
Communication: What is that?
Abs: 999999
Bingabilaty: 9

All this said, it was pretty entertaining most of the time so it gets 8 for entertainment and abs...

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  • Drama: Binary Love
  • Country: China
  • Episodes: 24
  • Aired: May 27, 2022 - Jun 24, 2022
  • Aired On: Friday, Saturday
  • Original Network: iQiyi, Tencent Video
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Content Rating: 13+ - Teens 13 or older


  • Score: 7.9 (scored by 1,644 users)
  • Ranked: #2998
  • Popularity: #2624
  • Watchers: 5,428

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