Semantic Error (2022) poster
8.2
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Chu Sang Woo is a junior computer science majoring student who prizes reason, rules, and a rigid sense of what is right above all else. As part of his university work, he is told to work on a group project for the liberal arts, whereby the group is required to make a final presentation in order to pass the module. But as the rest of the group – whom he knows nothing about – have decided to leave him to do all the work on his own, he decides to remove their names, and make the presentation in his name. But little did he know that when he did this, he would deal a heavy blow to the academic prospects of a senior student named Jang Jae Young. The latter, a design major, is Chu Sang Woo’s polar opposite. He is stylish, fun-loving, and – above all – extraordinarily popular. He is the closest thing the college has to a superstar! But when his credit for the liberal arts project is taken away, his grand plans to study abroad are suddenly thrown up in the air. He seeks out Chu Sang Woo and is of a mind to torment him. But when the duo is forced to work together, a strange attraction starts to develop between them… (Source: Viki) ~~ Adapted from the web novel "Semantic Error" (시맨틱 에러) by Jeo Soo Ri (저수리). Edit Translation

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  • Country: South Korea
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 8
  • Aired: Feb 16, 2022 - Mar 10, 2022
  • Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday
  • Duration: 25 min.
  • Score: 8.2 (scored by 43,441 users)
  • Ranked: #1440
  • Popularity: #131
  • Content Rating: 13+ - Teens 13 or older

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Completed
yeon
66 people found this review helpful
Jun 22, 2022
8 of 8 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 10
Story 9.0
Acting/Cast 9.0
Music 10
Rewatch Value 10
this drama was surprisingly addicting
It has the overused tropes that most kdramas always has; college setting, hate to love, opposite attract. But it's developed really well!

The acting was good
Tbh PJC's acting was kinda robotic at some parts, but i think it was part of his character so it doesn't bother me much. Main leads chemistry was amazing.
The pacing wasn't rushed like most kbl does. The cinematography were well done
Music was good, my favorite would be Romantic Devil by Coldin.

I don't usually rewatch dramas. But this one is an exception. There's not much episode, so i could finish it in one sitting.

Overall -
If you like to watch some light hearted romance with overused tropes, i recommend you this

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Completed
Pinoy Ares Flower Award1
185 people found this review helpful
Mar 11, 2022
8 of 8 episodes seen
Completed 14
Overall 9.0
Story 7.0
Acting/Cast 9.5
Music 9.0
Rewatch Value 9.5
Illogically addicting!

Lets be objective for a minute. The show didnt give us anything new -University themed BL, check! Enemy to lovers, big check! A questionably straight(!) guy suddenly falling for another seemingly straight guy, double check! Is there anything new, big X!

The camera work is your typical Korean - clean with an almost always early morning filter/vibe (you know, its like the main actors are always sparkling) The pacing was a little off for me and after a few episodes, it felt a little repeatitive. I even suspect that the budget is limited and everything was shot within just a few days.

However, despite the unassuming, overused plot, lies an entertaining, panty-dropping, 3 drops of pee and butterfly-in-the-stomach inducing execution that no matter how predictable the show is, you just cant help but long for the next episode. Actually, this may even be the most excited i felt for a Korean BL.

Its greatest strength, and lets also not kid oursleves, is the 2 actors. We stayed because they are absolutely gorgeous, and as cliche as it sounds, their chemistry is electric. Park Seo Ham played Jae Young perfectly and Park Jae Chan's newbie acting worked with what the show needed - his acting was so robotic I half-expected them to reveal that this is infact a scifi BL show and that Sang Woo is an android at the cusp of learning new things. Alas, he wasnt.

I would have liked to see their actual game working, i guess the budget and the time didnt allow for it.

Rewatch value, 9.5stars! It is so addicting ive seen each episode 3 times. Overall, its a 9!

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Details

  • Drama: Semantic Error
  • Country: South Korea
  • Episodes: 8
  • Aired: Feb 16, 2022 - Mar 10, 2022
  • Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday
  • Duration: 25 min.
  • Content Rating: 13+ - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

  • Score: 8.2 (scored by 43,441 users)
  • Ranked: #1440
  • Popularity: #131
  • Watchers: 63,693

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