8:51 pm - 09/02/2019

This looks fun! Gender-bender drama 'Tale of Nok-Du' releases its first teaser

Based on a webtoon, the historical rom-com is about a man named Jeon Nok Du (played by Jang Dong Yoon) who disguises himself as a woman to enter a mysterious all-female community. There, he will meet Dong Dong Joo (played by Kim So Hyun), a gisaeng-in-training who wants to be anything but a gisaeng (female courtesan).

source: KBS 한국방송, soompi

Are you going to check out the drama?
broadcities 2nd-Sep-2019 07:19 pm (UTC)
i looove gender bender dramas so i definitely want to check this out but i'm so behind on my dramas i'm not sure where i'd find the time! also i've been a bit too reliant on netflix for kdramas lately, what sites do you use to watch subtitled dramas online?
juhli 2nd-Sep-2019 07:42 pm (UTC)
I've sent you a pm ~!
ty 2nd-Sep-2019 11:37 pm (UTC)
I still have Viki. I have checked out Netlfix, but I find their translations lacking. They really miss a lot of the culture in my opinion. For example, they translate Oppa (오빠) as the name of the person. Bugs me.
pseudo_shigure 3rd-Sep-2019 07:20 am (UTC)
that's what i find a lot of official translation do actually.
broadcities 3rd-Sep-2019 04:09 pm (UTC)
yeah netflix's translator's definitely aren't always the best unfortunately, especially for a huge company like netflix. fan made translations are usually much more accurate interestingly enough. fortunately i understand korean well enough to not miss (most of) these cultural aspects in language, so it doesn't bother me too much for me to sacrifice netflix's convenience for better translations, but secretly it bothers me too.

i used viki back in the day! but at some point they started using a paywall for some dramas i think? i should check it out again
figus204 2nd-Sep-2019 08:37 pm (UTC)
I tend to really like gender bender dramas, so I look forward to seeing if this is a good one :)
I feel like it's usually a girl dressing as a boy though, so it'll be interesting to see how this turns out.
ashdevilrun23 2nd-Sep-2019 10:05 pm (UTC)
I like that it’s a guy blending in this time imma watch
Plus I love Kim so hyun
pepsi_twist9 3rd-Sep-2019 01:46 am (UTC)
Okay, but why does he enter? Also, giving me Breath of the Wild feels
jasmineakaiumi 3rd-Sep-2019 02:29 am (UTC)
as in, the forbidden city? love that comparison!
swhyeon1991 3rd-Sep-2019 03:37 pm (UTC)
Lmao mte I was like oh interesting it's usually the other way around (a girl disguising as a boy) but uhh what's he trying to do👀👀
keytfelt 3rd-Sep-2019 05:34 am (UTC)
My cute little chipmunk boy! I'm happy for him getting lead roles and this looks fun.
pseudo_shigure 3rd-Sep-2019 07:21 am (UTC)
lol i was surprised to see the guy really looks like a girl in the promo pic. but in this teaser he just looks like a pretty boy.
daynr 3rd-Sep-2019 08:24 pm (UTC)
he looks super boyish ... I mean, genderbending is usually suspension of belief, but like super boy.
au9042 4th-Sep-2019 05:45 am (UTC)
I love gender bender drama, I think I watched all the existing ones, so definitely I'm going to check this out.
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