Jinxed at First (2022) poster
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A fishmonger at a traditional market, Gong Soo Gwang does his best to make an honest living. Unfortunately, he has a reputation for being incredibly unlucky, and as a result, people try to avoid him at all costs. With no one willing to approach him, his business often suffers. No matter how hard Soo Gwang tries, he just can’t seem to find a way to escape his cursed fate, but his life hasn’t always been this bleak. Seven years ago, Soo Gwang had a perfectly normal, happy life, but all that changed when he happened upon Lee Seul Bi, a woman who, despite their brief meeting, changed his life forever. Since that day, every time he dreams of Seul Bi, something terrible happens to him. Though Soo Gwang has no idea why this woman has had such a strange effect on his fortune, Seul Bi does. Having inherited a special ability from their mother, both women can see a person’s future through a single touch. Using this gift to their advantage, a wealthy family has kept Seul Bi and her mother captive for years. When fate allows Seul Bi a rare opportunity to escape, she takes it and runs straight to Soo Gwang. Standing face-to-face with the woman who started his streak of bad luck all those years ago, Soo Gwang isn’t sure whether he should help Seul Bi or run from her. With one desperate for freedom and the other desperate to change their fate, will Soo Gwang and Seul Bi become each other’s greatest ally or worst enemy? (Source: Viki) ~~ Adapted from the webtoon “The Jinx’s Lover” (징크스의 연인) by writer Han Ji Hye (한지혜) and illustrator Gu Seul (구슬). Edit Translation

  • English
  • ภาษาไทย
  • Arabic
  • Português (Brasil)
  • Country: South Korea
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 16
  • Aired: Jun 15, 2022 - Aug 4, 2022
  • Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday
  • Original Network: KBS2 Viki
  • Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.
  • Score: 7.3 (scored by 5,384 users)
  • Ranked: #7811
  • Popularity: #948
  • Content Rating: 15+ - Teens 15 or older

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Completed
KingLTC
17 people found this review helpful
Aug 4, 2022
16 of 16 episodes seen
Completed 1
Overall 7.5
Story 6.0
Acting/Cast 7.0
Music 7.0
Rewatch Value 5.5
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I don't get the hate.

I really don't get the hate for this drama. It wasn't the worst thing I watched, but it wasn't the best thing I watched. The plot is a little cheesy, but to the people bashing Seohyun for her acting abilities or Suelbi's characters, you have to realize that she was literally locked up for 20 years +. She's not supposed to be fucking mature. She is a kid who does kiddy things. She matures throughout the series and starts to realize the real world is tougher than it looks. I don't understand blaming Sookwang either. He never wanted a romantic relationship and didn't take advantage of her. Very "pedophilic" right? He just gave her home because he was a genuine person. If anybody should be blamed here, it is the chairman and everyone surrounding him. He later redeems himself, but this wouldn't have happened without his greed. It was also weird that Minju kept advancing onto her when he barely even knew her. At least with Sookwang, she spent time with each other. It's really not that deep.

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Completed
simmetra
37 people found this review helpful
Aug 6, 2022
16 of 16 episodes seen
Completed 5
Overall 3.5
Story 1.5
Acting/Cast 1.0
Music 1.0
Rewatch Value 1.0

Worst show I've watched in a long time

I think I'm fully qualified to write this review because so many times I wanted to give up but I soldiered on to the very end just to see exactly HOW bad it was going to be. Like many reviewers, I was about to give up around episode 6 but I watched it because I have waaay too much time on my hands, haha.

I really wanted to like this show because I really like Seohyun. She is a very versatile actress and I've watched most of her previous dramas. Na In Woo is relatively new but I could give him a chance. And Ki Do Hoon, what's not to like with eye candy. The premise too sounded interesting.

However, right from the get go, the drama was flawed with over acting with overly simplistic black and white characters. It was like watching a 2D cartoon with live action characters. In fact, I've seen 2D cartoons with better stories and acting than this.

The ending was the worst of all. It was totally unrealistic and seemed to diminish EVERYTHING the couple had gone through, and negate their growth over the past 16 episodes. What then was the whole point of wasting 16 hours of my life that I will never get back? The ReWatch rating forced me to give a rating, and so I did. However, if I could, I would have given it a big fat 0 or even negative.

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  • Drama: Jinxed at First
  • Country: South Korea
  • Episodes: 16
  • Aired: Jun 15, 2022 - Aug 4, 2022
  • Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday
  • Original Network: KBS2, Viki
  • Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.
  • Content Rating: 15+ - Teens 15 or older

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  • Score: 7.3 (scored by 5,384 users)
  • Ranked: #7811
  • Popularity: #948
  • Watchers: 16,721

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