I’m a sucker for good cinematography. Great casting. They do not believe nor understand that they have it and thus we mustn't expect any form of change from her character. When I saw the books I immediately thought of Edward Gorey (who probably inspired Tim Burton). Their childhood connection is cliché, but of course Kang-tae is the fish boy. I'm so in love with this drama and what amazing cast, even the support cast are all my favourite scene stellar! The story is pretty dark, I hope it will be more than love saves everything and they will really work on their traumas, but the couple has a great chemistry. Moon-young dumps the last of her cigarette into Kang-tae’s coffee cup and says that destiny may not be all it’s cracked up to be. You know she murdered the father who strangled her and then gave the daughter her book. The girl was angry with every living thing and wandered off to a lake, where she reeled in fish and stomped them to death. He's so good to his brother and he's such a giver. The driver (not so coolly) removes his helmet to reveal Kang-tae’s buddy JO JAE-SOO (Kang Ki-doong). I'll be back to read your comments. It’s Okay to Not Be Okay Season 1 It’s Okay to Not Be Okay Season 1 Moon Gang-tae has a striking run-in with his brother’s favorite author, Ko Mun-yeong, when she comes to his hospital to read to the children. 3. While Moon-young’s people are setting up her event in the auditorium, Moon-young is lounging outside smoking. Moving on to Kang-tae, I think he truly does understand. There’s obviously much more to it than that, and goshdarnit, I can’t help but be excited to see how far the drama is willing to go. All the employees hear of her entrance and hurry to clear their desks of any sharp objects. It's Okay to Not Be Okay Episode 10. Look at The little mermaid (not the Disney version, of course), she suffers throughout the tale just to be "betrayed" by the Prince. It's ok to not be okay - Go Moon Yeong So much to love about this premiere. Scared, the boy ran away, the hook that connected him to the girl detaching. The only thing I wasn't crazy about was the childhood connection, but that is a small quibble. Whoa! 9.7/10 from 347 users. or caused the death At first I was wondering how her books got so famous when they're scary, but knowing how it ended made me understand. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit, I normally keep to the fan wall now (I haven't been active on recaps since probably early 2018, with the exception of The Lies Within) but I have a feeling this show will drag me back to the recap world again, especially if @sailorjumun keeps this amazing pace up! Joo-ri mentions that his daughter may not be able to visit, and Dae-hwan goes into a panic. Thing I loved about this epidose: I'm a sucker too for dramas that tackle mental illness. Keeps the wait a bit more bearable. They're both so gorgeous *crying emoji*. I totally agree with you about the transitions. I agree with all of this, it's a stunningly beautiful drama with amazing visuals and the technical aspects of it are almost flawless. This ep made me really want to know more about Kang-tae and all the struggles he's keeping to himself. For now I will refrain myself and keep away from theorizing too much. Like how The Little Prince isn't really just for little kids. It was intriguing and I love Moon-young's character. We see flashes of the past, resembling the opening animation: a boy falling through ice and nearly drowning, a boy giving a girl flowers and watching her stomp on them. What a absolute relief that the show appears to be on a path of greatness rather than disaster. But I also love that he knows right from the jump what she is, so we don’t have to deal with the whole “I can cure you with love!” thing. One day, she decided to go into town to find herself a friend. It’s Okay to Not Be Okay Ep 2 - Episode 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 With English Subtitles Download and Watch Online - Korean Drama Loved the chemistry between KSH and SYJ, KSH and OJS (surprisingly), the cinematography (SOOO GOOOD), the opening animation, and the way they built up the story. }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); After months and months of waiting on my part, It’s Okay to Not Be Okay finally premiered and, frankly, knocked my socks off. And by the way they’re looking at each other, I’m guessing these ladies have a past. This is stunning cinematography - so creative and so evocative. “You’re the first worthless human being I’ve encountered in a long time,” she continues. Imagine unattractive fat lady being allowed to get away with reading her horror stories to an auditorium full of kids. The cinematography is amazing, the soundtrack is very, very fitting, directorial style is great. It turns out these two went to school together twenty years ago (before Moon-young was transferred elsewhere). It's Okay to Not Be Okay - The plot of episode 1 Strong chemistry between Kim Soo-hyun and Seo Ye-ji who met expectations A slightly strange romantic comedy kdrama about love, tvN’s new Friday-Saturday drama ‘ It’s Okay to Not Be Okay ‘, which started its first broadcast on June 20 in Korean Time, met with viewers with great expectations. I just want to give him a hug every time his day turns for the worst. She literally had to fight for her life, from her own father, and she didn’t let that break her. ), the younger brother’s version, the Miss Goody two shoes version or our version? A mother and daughter approach her, the little girl saying she’s a huge fan. Mr. Kim flinches and we see droplets of blood hit the floor. Move over, Cruella in 100 Dalmatians. I hope it's good. (?) That voice, so sultry and hrrrgh! The dark night the blood moon shined all of a sudden to reel her back to the playground where he found two gorgeous playmates called Gang Tae and Moon Young. I thought the woman who vomited was suffering from depression and bulimia. Keep going show!!!!! Drama China Way Back Into Love. Tags: featured2, first episodes, It's Okay to Not Be Okay, Kim Soo-hyun, Oh Jung-se, Park Jin-ju, Park Kyu-young, Seo Ye-ji, Your email address will not be published. To Joo-ri’s blank expression, Moon-young notes that she still doesn’t get her jokes. So I dont know if I should pity Lee Sang-In or not. Holy crap… Kang-tae stopped Moon-young’s knife by grabbing the blade. The cinematography is stunning. The elder brother’s version of the world... the writer’s version of what she writes and believes and lives (?? Please enter your username or email address. 01:17:08. var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; The eye banging session continues into the next episode so I’m thoroughly excited to read the recap for that, LOL. It will be good to see him realize one can't truly give a conclusion about another's being. Not to mention just the impactful build-up of Moon-young's aura and her world. Children's book author Ko Moon-young's (Seo Ye-ji) tales are dark and twisted, but the sincerity in her tale is palpable. of people from her childhood, maybe change is possible. And the female lead, super confident, super sexy and super everything, and I wish I was like her, minus the anti social tendencies. Watch Latets Kissasian drama It’s Okay to Not Be Okay Episode 1 English SUB video in high quality. Even after years of knowing each other. As she does, she tells him, “In this world, there are people who deserve to die. Wanting to meet his favorite writer, Sang-tae scrambles around the apartment, rambling that he’s on his way. With that, poor Kang-tae hands in his badge. And only those can attain happiness.’. The characters are so rich and developed, and the story so engaging and attention-holding. She takes a moment to admire him and smiles. I want more! Seo Yi Je is absolutely gorgeous and always well put together. For me, it almost verges into "Bayhem" - when it can't tell when to let the drama itself carry the impact and everything requires a flourish. Or all of the above? Otherwise, he’ll forever be a kid whose soul never grows. Kim Soo Hyun is mesmerising as expected. Their chemistry was just amazing and I am watching this as it airs on netflix rather than waiting like I normally do in case the drama turns into a total crap fight. I loved the close-ups, the backdrop, the transition from scene to scene. I'm not very fond of the idea of them being childhood friends, but it's okay. All this goes well with the story so I hope he uses it consistently but with a balance without disrupting the flow of the story for "cool CG". Season 1. Shaking, Mr. Kim calls Moon-young crazy and runs out, straight into the hospital workers’ hands. Mostly tho, I somehow just realized HOW MUCH I missed KSH. The series logged 6.1% in viewership for its first episode Saturday but dropped to 4.7% for the next one. Pre-teen moon young looks like a young Lee El, no? My first thought after I finished the first episode was " how am I going to wait an entire week for the episodes?" Her outfits? No, he was staring at her lips. “Even after you see this?” she asked, her eyes glowing menacingly. However, I can't say I'm not a bit concerned that parts of the script seem almost purple prose in how overwrought they are. And guys, she does not disappoint! Everyone’s praising the leads and I’ll get there lol, but the cinematography is just of gorgeous. Must watch. He's not smiling because he's happy so it makes you uncomfortable to look at him smile! Moon-young smiles and says that she’s an orphan. For all the big names, the only other I can think of who draws this level of talent for a drama is Jun Ji-hyun. But, as international viewer, I am thankful for so many beanies and comments that can be found here and some website too. Please drama God, let this show deliver. Moon-young’s editor and boss LEE SANG-IN (Kim Joo-hun) saunters in, telling her to stop by the beauty salon. Yes, that is refreshing -- and it acknowledges the obvious. Etc. I have more to say on the characters and their relationships, but much is motivated by episode 2, so I will wait. As it turns out, it doesn’t take much to make our caregiver crack. Hotel Del Luna - Jang Man Wol Watch and download free korean drama It’s Okay to Not Be Okay Episode 1 Eng SUB online in hd video. I like Kang-tae right off the bat but Moon-young is a character that you can admire but must keep an arms length away to keep your sanity. Sometimes sooner, sometimes later depending on the scene. And I think a lot of children, and just people in general, are drawn to darkness. Loved that. As a kid, she believed this and it somehow affected her mental psyche. The knife from earlier falls out and she crushes his hand with her heel before he can reach for it. 4. Kang-tae is thinking about her too, so much so that he decides to pull out Moon-young’s book and give it a read. The Boy Who Fed On Nightmares 75m. window.fbAsyncInit = function() { while the way he looks at him leaves nothing to your imagination. It’s Okay to Not Be Okay episode 1, “The Boy Who Fed On Nightmares”, gives us an intriguing opening. Modern-day Korea. fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); Jenny_ph Aug 10 2020 8:23 am its okay to not be okay is such a wonderful drama. And then the little boy who follows her around in the story and in the episode (little Kang Tae). It's up! Drama Korea It’s Okay to Not Be Okay atau Psycho but It’s Okay berkisah tentang seorang pria yang bekerja di bangsal psikiatris bernama Moon Kang Tae … I immediately thought of Shin Mina as well. Kang-tae takes the knife away, and Moon-young watches him try to wrap up his wound. Yes, the minute we started, I was like, "oooooh, Tim Burton! To show mental illness for what it is, in all its colors, bright and dark. 01:20:18. Explorer Find similar podcasts. Ever since I saw her in Save Me I’ve been a big fan. He is only putting up a front for his hyung. She was too old and not sexy enough to be redeemed. - The fact that our FL is not a Candy, but a different woman. Now, if you'll excuse me, I am off to join the ritual to ward off evil spirits and jinxes for this drama. All the actors gave their best in every scene. Frustrated, Joo-ri practically slams the phone down and returns to her station. Joo-ri can’t believe what Moon-young is demanding, but her superior NURSE PARK (Jang Young-nam) tells her to do the professional thing and just get the signature. Moon Young has such a strong charisma and presence that I already want to know her whole life story. On break, Kang-tae chats with a newbie caretaker, who wants to know the real reason why he moves hospitals every year. So, in the end, Joo-ri gets the signature but is emotionally drained by the time she leaves the hotel. Kiss Asian will always be the first to have the episode so please Bookmark and add us … Add Seo Ye-ji, with that voice and that everything, and that's how you have crack, my friends. Kang-tae puts a hand on his shoulder and answers, “Male.” The guy awkwardly laughs while Kang-tae coolly sips his coffee. We transition to a real life castle, to the real life girl (Seo Ye-ji), who replies, “Yes, Mother.”. ^ all of this, that opening was stunning.. full props to the animations department. Woah, this drama is sooo beautiful! How much more after just a few encounters. What is reality? And what about the main heroine being courageous? Everything from her outfits to her styling is perfect. BTW: The Moon Young character behavior feels unreal, cartoonish not because she has the “antisocial” ( or so we are told) disorder. - From a mere formal pov, the awesome editing, both sound and image. It’s people like him who see the person behind the mental illness, who can take the hardships and still say “It’s okay.” I don’t know what happened with him and Moon-young in the past or what’s going to happen in the future, but I’m already rooting for them to find that happiness Moon-young was writing about. Thanks for the recap @sailorjumun! That is a good point. But why can’t I become happy?’ Then the witch took his soul as they had promised and told him this: ‘Hurtful, painful memories… Only those with such memories buried in their hearts can become stronger, more passionate, and emotionally flexible. To calm her down, he explains that he meant she was pretty even when she ate. The men have a tussle, crashing into things, with Moon-young trying to get ahold of herself. But he kept watching. The drama is gorgeous, Seo Ye-ji is gorgeous. What an amazing start. Love it! If we are dealing with a personality disorder here(antisocial) then it will be a long and hard journey for the Kang Tae and moon young because the hallmark of personality disorders is they DO NOT know it. FB.init({ There are so many things that I wanna talk about that my brain just might melt. HTML5 available for mobile. I really love story of “The Boy Who Fed On Nightmares” it’s beautifully written and inspiring. “Years went by, and the boy became an adult. Download, Nonton, & Streaming Drama Korea & China It's Okay to Not Be Okay S01 Episode 1 Subtitle Indonesia Sub Indo resolusi 360p, 480p, 720p lengkap beserta Batch format Mkv Yes, I need a withdrawal cure once Mystic ended . - WOW!!!! }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Please enter your username or email address. We are eternally grateful. Why do you keep trying to bring him back to life? is she hot or what??!!!! Please click the link in that email to complete the email change process. I love how TVN generally produces a series with a balance of badass ladies who aren't perfect, openly goes for what they want and doesn't need saving all the time. I like that the show pretty much laid down the basics of the characters' backstories this early so we won't be kept guessing. The last show that had this good an opening for me was (I'm sorry to say) Memories of Alhambra, so I hope I didn't just jinx this. Speaking of which, am I the only one who thought the young actress playing the pre-teen Moon-Young (presumably) is a dead ringer for a younger Jung So Min. But I could be wrong. If not, did young Kang-tae not know the name of the girl he liked? Here are some of the lessons i learned from this drama. A lot. Pretty people, good acting, good story are all icing. appId : '127538621120543', In the next scenes, Moon Gang-tae’s brother has caused some issues at his vocational school — they both go to eat somewhere. It's such hearthaching and emotional. Episodes being played now. }; She looks like Renesmee aka Bella and Edward's daughter in Twilight ㅋㅋㅋ , Sic! After the mind-numbing mess that was TKEM, I was so weary about getting into this - despite knowing Queen Ye Ji was part of it - but thank goodness it turned out to be a gem from the get go. Because I think scary tales are to scare children to be obedient and follow rules. Beautiful setting. I totally can relate with your writing and perception, impression, hope for this drama. Ypur first few senrences describe what this PD usually does. In it, A boy is plagued by nightmares of his past, and he ventures out to a witch, desperate to make the horrible memories disappear. Your question about monsters being born or made was also a theme in I Remember You (alt.title: Monster). Episode 1 then moves Ko Mun-yeong who is enjoying a steak at a restaurant and licking the blood. Joining the gathering to shoo bad juju away. Really excited to see where this is headed. In a university, a man is overwhelmed by the sounds of the heavy machinery around him and has an episode. Let’s talk about the difference between psychopaths and sociopaths; let’s talk about whether a monster is made or born; let’s talk about whether there are bad people or just people who make bad decisions! Joo-ri points out that Moon-young’s mother is still alive, but Moon-young interrupts with, “I registered her death a long time ago.” She finds it interesting that her dad is alive physically but dead in soul and that her mom is the exact opposite. The writer and PD must be playing with alot of symbolism here. I get the Hotel Del Luna vibe which is awesome! Excuse my silly shenanigan but i just had to show my happiness to be back at the recap section and db overall. Yes I am ally!!! You May Also Like. She’s forcing herself to remember these things, as her mother ordered, and it seems to be causing more resentment than peace. or In one such study from UK, Cruella was diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder. . Yes! Brilliant. The brothers leave the school, with Sang-tae offering to pay for dinner since he’s the hyung. 01:17:27. Curated Podcasts Recommended by media. I have a feeling that this show is going to be one of the best Kdramas in 2020. It was really a nice first episode, the dark ambiance is pretty unique in Kdrama. And thank you for such quick recap!! Sighing, Kang-tae guesses it’s about time they move again. Fairytales accept darkness can remain dark and happy endings are very one-sided affairs. She clears her throat and begins reading from her book The Boy Who Fed On Nightmares. 01:12:34. Okay, now that I've got that out the way, I really loved this first episode. I also like this episode's story. - Have I already said that KSH and SYJ are gorgeous? In my opinion, her character displays more of a combination of the two first ones. I’m also veeeery happy that despite this having the potential to turn into the Kim Soo Hyun Show as it is his grand post army project (a la TKEM), Seo Ye Ji is just as prominent in the female lead role and even steals the spotlight from him at times. A flashback shows us that her dad tried to strangle her when she was young, reassuring her “it’ll all be over soon.”. Wow, just wow. The animation felt very much like Tim Burton, but more colourful. and it absolutely didn't disappoint. Episode Title: 1. She’s one of those actresses that can say so much with just a look (that last scene...the chemistry!) Mental health awareness is very important to me, and it physically hurts me to see it poorly portrayed in media. With that wicked grin, Moon-young says she’ll sign the forms if Joo-ri agrees to switch parents. Instead of checking actors I wanted to find out who is the director :) Park Shin-woo ! Please be good, Kdrama, writernim and directornim , Seo Ye Ji was definitely one of my main draws to this drama. Joo-ri tries to get right to business, asking for the signature, and Moon-young wonders why she drove three hours just to get this done. The editing in this show is, so far, magic, both sound and images. Mr. Sunshine - Kudo Hina/Lee Yang Hwa Actually, I haven’t seen Ep2 and I’m keeping it for mid-week in case it was left at a cliff hanger lol. The characters well explained and the cast really deliver! That pretty much sums up how It’s Okay to Not Be Okay made me feel. Honestly, this is the first time I heard about Antisocial Disorder. I just finished the 1st ep and might just continue following through the drama in real time, which I don't usually do (I prefer to binge watch). An extraordinary road to emotional healing opens up for an antisocial children's book writer and a selfless psych ward caretaker when they cross paths. That has got to be the best opening sequence I’ve seen from a Kdrama. And it was my favorite fairy tale when I was a child. DramaCool will always be the first to have the episode so please Bookmark and add us on Facebook for update!!! I hope this isn't just romcom with "mental health" frosting to make it look like a different couple than other romcom. Moon-young should have stepped on that Kim Seung-cheol with her stiletto. I know rating didn't do any justice about this drama in SK. Feeling betrayed, he escapes into his little zip-in closest. In so many cases, an actor can make the stoic type seem bored or lifeless, whereas here, there’s so much to this character without her even having to speak. But watching it today I couldn't put my finger on it until I read the references to Tim Burton. I walk into the bedroom and my husband has it turned on already and I walk in at the end of the opening animation--I miss the animation--and he's like-- "YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS!" to it all. - Family is Beyond Blood Relations - Fight for your Happiness - Don't Make Rash Decisions - Don't Judge a book by its cover - Confront your Trauma - Remember Good Memories - Speak Up for Yourself And only those can attain happiness.’”, Moon-young stares at an old photo of her father, unfolding it to reveal her mother right next to him. In this case I will never doubt why this guy gets in a relationship that clearly will end in a disaster... Its not his fault, its the chemistry's fault... 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