In our newest episode @notnowsaya makes her case for WHY everyone who loves -
🧡time travel/time slip
🧡clever, beautiful writing SHOULD be watching the Chinese drama CROSS FIRE! 🔥
CROSS FIRE is a 2020 Chinese drama about two young men who meet each other in a game - but are eleven years apart in time. The episode is a spoiler-free intro to the show. (Saya really, really loved it.)
We also talk about:
The Signal conceit
The rise of pro-gaming
Gaming dramas as an emerging genre in C-dramas
The trials of watching dramas in a totally unfamiliar language with horrible subtitles
Side discussions on: dealing with addictions, C-drama Sweet Combat, actors Luhan and Leo Wu, and...peg legs and parrots.
Cameo from Duke <3 (Paroma’s giant puppy)
Cross Fire in real life:
MORE EPISODES YOU'LL LIKE:
Episode 78: TLY - Kairos | The Spies Who Loved Me | Tale of the Nine-Tailed (Because Kairos!)
Episode 123: When Dramas Ruin You For Real Life, because this is also how CrossFire made me feel.
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This episode was edited by Saya.
Dramas Over Flowers is part of the Frolic Podcast Network.