Second Week of The Tale of Nokdu Shines with Truth Revealed and Friendship Blossoming Between the Leads

Gosh darn it, I just love KBS Mon-Tues drama The Tale of Nokdu. It continues to live up to the fun and beautiful promos from last month, arriving to inject me with a critically needed dose of cute and sassy with leads Kim So Hyun and Jang Dong Yoon. The ratings remain in the 6% range so this doesn’t appear to be the drama to break free of the weekday prime time ratings slump but as entertainment it brings back all the fun times from years past when young love sageuks delivered all the feels with a more modern twist. Jang Dong Yoon’s Nokdu is hilarious with his overacting as a woman and total manliness when he’s back to being a dude, while Dong Joo is blossoming around him in having a friend to bicker with and also you can totally see her tender budding heart soon to be lost as they spend more time together. This drama is so fun, I hope it keeps staying that way. Continue reading