The Fangirl Verdict

Completely biased reviews and fangirling


Hey there, welcome to the Flash Reviews section of the blog. 🙂

1. What’s a Flash Review and how is it different from a regular Review?

The regular reviews that I write tend to be longer and more detailed, generally speaking.

Flash Reviews are much shorter (as quick as a flash, so to speak), and will give you a flavor for how I feel about a show, without having me dive into a whole lot of detail. It also means Flash Reviews will contain fewer spoilers, if at all. If there are spoilers, they’ll be marked [BIG RED LETTERS!] and you’ll be able to avoid them if you want.

2. If there’s a Flash Review, will you still write a regular Review, or vice versa?

I don’t plan to, as that feels like twice the work, to be honest. So if a show is listed here, you won’t find it in the regular reviews section, and vice versa.

3. Why are there so few Flash Reviews listed?

Flash Reviews are a relatively new addition to the blog, so the list will grow as I write ’em. If there’s a Flash Review that you’d like to see on the blog, leave me a comment. If I’ve seen the show, I’ll try to accommodate. 🙂

4. The Rating System

Understand more about my rating system here!


Hope that all helps!

~ kfangurl


20th Century Boy And Girl B

71: Into the Fire [Movie] A


A Love So Beautiful [China] A-

A Poem A Day [You Who Forgot Poetry] B

A Sharply Graceful Girl [Japan] B

A Werewolf Boy [Movie] A-

Across The Ocean To See You [China] C-

Age Of Youth B++


Beauty Inside [Movie] B

Because It’s The First Time B+

Because This Is My First Life A-

Bring It On, Ghost [Let’s Fight, Ghost] B

Bromance [TW Drama] B


Cantabile Tomorrow B-

Cheese In The Trap B-

Chicago Typewriter B++

Circle B++


Designated Survivor: 60 Days B+

Doctors C+


EXO Next Door B-


Fall In Love At First Kiss 2019 [TW Movie] C++

Fall In Love With Me [TW Drama] C+

Familiar Wife B++

Fates and Furies B-

Father Is Strange A

Five Children [Five Enough] B+


Go Back Spouses B++

Go Go Squid! [China] B

Go Ho’s Starry Night B+

Goong S [Prince Hours] C+


Heartless City [Cruel City] B+

High Society C

How Long Will I Love U [Chinese Movie] B+


I Can Speak [Movie] A-

I’m Not A Robot B+

If We Were A Season [Drama Special] B+

Imaginary Cat B

In Time With You [Taiwan] A-


Jang Ok Jung, Live in Love B++

Joseon Gunman B

Just Between Lovers B+

Just You [TW Drama] B


Keys To The Heart [Korean Movie] A


Lawless Lawyer [Lawless Attorney] B+

Let’s Eat 3 C+

Liar Game C+

Life On Mars A-

Lingerie Girls’ Generation [Girls’ Generation 1979] A-

Little Forest [Korean Movie] B+

Love Cells B-

Love For A Thousand More B

Love Lasts Forever [An Incurable Case Of Love] [Japan] B-

Love O2O [China] B+

Lucky Romance C+


Mask C++

Memories Of The Alhambra B+

Mirror Of The Witch B-

Miss Granny [Movie] A+

Mix [Mixed Doubles] [Japanese Movie] B

Moonshine And Valentine [The Love Knot: His Excellency’s First Love] [China] C+

My Beautiful Bride B

My Brilliant Life [Movie] A+

My Daughter Seo Young B+

My Friend Is Still Alive [Drama Special] B+

My Holo Love B-

My Husband Oh Jak Doo [My Husband, Mr. Oh] C+

My ID is Gangnam Beauty B

My Little Lover [Japan] B

My Tomorrow, Your Yesterday [Japanese Movie] A


Nemureru Mori no Jukujo [Sleeping Jukujo] [Japan] B+

Nice Guy [The Innocent Man] B

Nirvana In Fire [Chinese Drama] A++

Nirvana In Fire 2: The Wind Blows In Chang Lin [China] A

Noble, My Love B


Oh My Ghostess B+

One More Happy Ending B-

Orange Marmalade B-

Our Times [TW Movie] A-


Page Turner A

Plus Nine Boys B+

Producer B+


Queen Of The Ring [Three Colors Of Fantasies: Gold] B


Rich Man, Poor Woman [Japan] C+

Romance Full Of Life [Three Colors Of Fantasies: Green] B-

Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung B


Scholar Who Walks The Night C+

Secret Love – Have You Ever Had Coffee With An Angel? B

Sensory Couple [The Girl Who Sees Smells] C+

Seven First Kisses B

Shan Shan Comes To Eat [Boss & Me] [China] B

She is WOW C+

Something About 1% [1% of Anything] B+

Splash Splash Love A

Star Of The Universe [Three Colors Of Fantasies: White] B++

Stove League B++

Suddenly Seventeen [Chinese Movie] B+

Suits B

Surplus Princess C++


Terius Behind Me [My Secret Terius] B

Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms [China] A-

The Best Hit B-

The Dude In Me [Inside Me] [Movie] C++

The Eternal Love [China] C

The Final Match [Last Match] B-

The First Half Of My Life [China] A

The Last Empress [An Empress’s Dignity] B

The Light In Your Eyes [Dazzling] [Radiant] A

The Longest Day in Chang’an [China] B+

The Magician [Movie] B-

The Reason I’m Getting Married [Drama Special] B+

The Smile Has Left Your Eyes [Hundred Million Stars From The Sky] B

The Story Of Minglan [China] B+

The Taste of Curry [Drama Special] B+

The Throne [Sado] [Movie] A-

This Guy Is The Biggest Mistake In My Life [Japan] B-

Twenty Years Old [20’s] B+

Two Lights: Relúmĭno B+


Under The Hawthorn Tree [Chinese Movie] A




W-Two Worlds B

We Married As A Job [Japan] A-

Well Intended Love [China] C+

What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim? [Why Secretary Kim] B

When The Camellia Blooms B+

When The Devil Calls Your Name B+

When We Were Young 2018 B+

Where The Lost Ones Go [China] C+

Wonderful Days C++

Wonderful Nightmare [Movie] B



Yong Pal C

Your House Helper C++

Your Name [Japanese Movie] A+



I’ve included links to my various Year In Review posts, coz those are essentially collections of flash reviews.

kfangurl’s 2012 Drama Awards

Year In Review: 2013

Year In Review: 2014

Year In Review: 2015

Year In Review: 2016

Year In Review: 2017

Year In Review: 2018

Year In Review: 2019

10 thoughts on “FLASH REVIEWS

  1. Here are a few Japanese Movies you should watch:
    – L ❤️DK(super cute)
    – Heavenly Forest (need tissues)
    – Close Knit (need tissues (maybe))
    – Brain Man (dark psychological movie, but the movie has a great plot)
    – Rurouni Kenshin trilogy (great action scenes)
    – Rinne no Ame (drama special)
    – From Me to You (Kimi no Todoke)(super cute)
    Those are my favorite one so far


  2. Hi. I just found your blog and I’m thoroughly reading your reviews. I love them. I’ll probably check out a few of the movies and dramas that landed on your list of faves.

    You should definitely check out Love In the Moonlight or Moonlight Drawn By Clouds if you haven’t already done so. I enjoyed it and it was the last Korean drama I’ve been able to fully watch because everything has been a pass for me in 2017.


  3. Hi! Can I ask that you make a flash review for Uncontrollably Fond?


  4. Hello, I really like your flash reviews as well as has your full reviews. I would recommend you to watch KBS’s drama ‘What Happens To My Family’. Although it is quite a long drama with 53 episodes. I would also like it if your would review KBS’s ‘Producer’ when it comes out and KBS’s ‘Who Are You: School 2015’ when it comes out as well. Thank you and please reply if possible.


    • Hi there Amy, welcome to the blog! 🙂 It’s great to know that you’re enjoying the reviews, and yes, I do plan to watch and review both Producer and Who Are You: School 2015. It might take me a while, but I’ll get there!

      Thanks for the recommendation on What Happens To My Family.. I’ll keep it in mind, but am unlikely to be able to check it out anytime soon, to be honest. I’ve got way too many dramas on my plate and on my watch list, so it’s already challenging to make time for those, while making time for Real Life too. If I do check it out, I’ll let you know!


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