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  • Drama: I Need Romance 3
  • Country: South Korea
  • Episodes: 16
  • Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
  • Network: tvN
  • Duration: 47 min.
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated


  • Score: 7.9 (scored by 4,665 users)
  • Ranked: #908
  • Popularity: #231
  • Members: 8,973

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Ratings: 7.9/10 from 4,665 users
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Ranked #908
Popularity #231
Members 4,665

Shin Joo Yeon is a 33-year-old fashion marketing director at a home shopping channel company. She's developed a tough prickly outer shell in order to succeed in the workplace, and has almost given up on the idea of true love after countless failures in the relationship department. Joo Wan is a 26-year-old songwriter and carefree spirit who returns to Korea after seventeen years living abroad. Up until the age of 9, hewas practically raised by his mom's friend and her daughter, Shin Joo Yeon. She only remembers him as a kid she was forced to play with him when her mom was busy, while all his early memories from bath time, to play time, to learning how to tie his shoe, include her. Upon meeting again, he aims to heal Joo Yeon's jaded sense of romance.

  • Country: South Korea
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 16
  • Aired: Jan 13, 2014 - Mar 4, 2014
  • Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
  • Network: tvN
  • Duration: 47 min.
  • Score: 7.9 (scored by 4,665 users)
  • Ranked: #908
  • Popularity: #231
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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27 people found this review helpful
Apr 1, 2014
Overall 8.0
Story 8.0
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 7.0
Rewatch Value 8.0
This is one of those feel good dramas that just make you feel dreamy and on cloud nine.

I marathoned it straight for first 12 hours, and man, I was in love.

I am not a critic and am sure this is not a perfect drama in any means, but my heart loved it!

Maybe it was because of my mood or whatever it maybe, I just kept swooning.

Hungry for a rom-com after long while, just wanna see something that makes you smile and your heart go aw, pick it up :)
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29 people found this review helpful
Apr 16, 2014
Overall 7.0
Story 6.0
Acting/Cast 9.0
Music 7.0
Rewatch Value 7.0
I'm going to be honest, I didn't like part 1 and part 2. I felt like nothing really happened, and every episode was a repeat of the previous one. "How much repetitious suffering can a person do before they change their ways?" - I thought...

So I decided to cautiously watch I Need Romance 3 solely for Sung Joon, and wasn't at all disappointed.

GOOD - (Eye Candy) Yep, Sung Joon is absolutely charming in this one. I mean... I almost became diabetic just watching him throw one sweetness after the other. Plus he's so good looking and tall. The second lead was pretty handsome too, and even Yoochun's brother Yoohwan was cute (depending on his hair style)...

GOOD - (Acting) The acting was pretty good. No awkward moments, or not any I can think of. The girly relationships are all pretty good too, and very believable for the most part.

WEIRD - (Personality Traits) You know when a drama depicts a character who's one diminutional. And sometimes stupid. And you want to scream at him/her "wake the f up! HELLOOOOOOOO duhhhhhh"... yeah this was the case for the lead female. Sometimes you wonder... are there really people like that in the world? (I bet the answer is yes... the world is a weird place) Anyway, it can get a bit annoying.

MEHHH - (Story Climaxes) Not gonna lie... some things are predictable. Very. But most OK dramas are, right?

CURVEBALL - (The kissing) As with the previous parts, the making out in this one is intense. So, swoon away.

OVERALL - Its worth watching if you're a fan of any of the actors (esp. Sung Joon) or if you haven't yet seen this gorgeous boy in action. Also if you like modern physical affection and language. Don't watch if you don't like romance, boys, or chick flicks.

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