Darren Wang and Jelly Lin Bring Back the It Started With a Kiss Feels in Final Movie Trailer Before Valentine’s Day Release

I can’t believe I’m falling for the charm of It Started With a Kiss (Itazura na Kiss) again but go figure that a movie version no one was clamoring for may actually be good. The upcoming Fall in Love at First Kiss movie with Darren Wang and Jelly Lin is premiering this weekend right in time for Valentine’s Day and the final trailer hit up all the key moments from the story with the two leads actually exhibiting chemistry. I think it’s more from Jelly who is quite adorable in all her mildly dim but utterly devoted sincerity, while Darren just has to look serious and handsome which isn’t all that hard. There’s a sweetly romantic feel to the movie that comes from producer Chen Yu Shan who directed hit movie Our Times so she’s got a good eye for packaging everything into a tasty nugget of satisfying romance so hopefully her deft touch strikes again here. Continue reading

Darren Wang and Jelly Lin Take on Iconic Leads in Preview for C-movie Version of It Started With a Kiss

Valentine’s Day feels apropos for the premiere of the C-movie version of It Started With a Kiss (Itazura Na Kiss) adaptation, this time starring TW-actor Darren Wang with C-actress Jelly Lin. It’s the umpteenth take on the story of a … Continue reading

TW-drama Remake of It Started with a Kiss Teases the Famous Kiss Scene with Leads Dino Lee and Esther Wu

Like it or not, the next adaptation of shoujo manga story Itazura na Kiss (It Started with a Kiss) is coming soon like a train that doesn’t even realize it’s making the umpteenth round into the same station. Will viewers … Continue reading

Pretty Young Newbies Cast as the Leads of the Japanese Movie Version of Itazura na Kiss

Casting is complete and filming underway for the upcoming Japanese movie adaptation of popular shoujo manga Itazura na Kiss. The movie is called Itazura na Kiss The Movie ~Haisukuru hen~ (Mischievous Kiss The Movie: High School version) and stars two … Continue reading

From Favorite to Best: The Three Versions of Itazura na Kiss Poll and Discussion

Everyone has their own favorite flavor of ice-cream, and even the exact same flavor of ice-cream can taste different despite the same basic ingredients of milk and sugar. I look at the various drama adaptations of the Japanese manga Itazura … Continue reading