Asian Films to watch this Valentine’s Day #2

With so many great Asian Romantic comedies to watch I couldn’t put them all in one list!!! Gone are the days where people from the West only thought Kung Fu and Samurai films were all that the East has to offer!!! If you’re bored or fancy getting lost into something new, here are another 5 films you ca sink your teeth into this Valentine’s Day!!

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  1. 100 Days with Mr Arrogant
    Country: South Korea
    Release Date: 2004
    IMDb Rating: 6.1/100
    Plot: Ha-yeong is dumped by her boyfriend on the 100th day of their relationship, an important milestone for every couple. Hyeong-jun is a wealthy and handsome man who melts women wherever he goes, but is not interested in dating. One day, as the later is driving his luxury car, the two will meet.
    First Impressions: This looks really good!! Our female protagonist isn’t some damsel and she has some kick to her!! A must for this Valentine’s Day.

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  2. Seducing Mr Perfect
    Country: South Korea
    Release Date: 2006
    IMDb Rating: 6.8/100
    Plot: A Korean company analyst rear-ends an American man’s car then discovers he’s her new boss. Unlucky at love, she begins to take romance lessons from him in order to seduce him.
    First Impressions: This is taking the smooth guy to new heights. It looks really cute and our male protagonist is some good piece of eye candy!! It was popular enough to get a sequel, ‘Marrying Mr Right’.

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  3. Antique Bakery
    Country: South Korea
    Release Date: 2008
    IMDb Rating: 7.1/100
    Plot: As an heir to the family fortune, Jin Hyuk has money, the looks, the charm, everything except finding the love of his life. So he sets up a cake shop where women are sure to come. He hires Sun Woo, a talented patisserie who had a crush on Jin Hyuk back in high school. Along with an ex-boxing champion Gi Beom and a clueless bodyguard Su Young, the four unique and handsome young men stir up the quiet neighborhood at their cake shop, Antique. Although seemingly careless and happy, each of the four men have unforgettable past that they are afraid to face, but their secrets slowly begin to unravel.
    First Impressions: I’ve seen this film before and I cannot recommend it enough. It’s all fluff and humour with some really touching scenes, and the cakes look absolutely beautiful!

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  4. Baby and Me
    Country: South Korea
    Release Date: 2008
    IMDb Rating: 6.7/100
    Plot: A rebellious high school student sees his life take a strange turn when he goes to the grocery store and someone leaves a baby in his shopping cart, along with a note claiming he’s the father.
    First Impressions: This looks really cute and really funny. The relationship between the baby and our main protagonist appears soo authentic!! I cannot wait to watch this film!!

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  5. Spellbound
    Country: South Korea
    Release Date: 2011
    IMDb Rating: 7.0/100
    Plot: A magician meets a weird girl and offers her to work together in his magic show. It’s only until a year later that he starts to know her personally and develops a feeling towards her despite her own problems.
    First Impressions: Described as original and interetsing, Spellbound is for those who fancy something different and something unusual. I cannot wait to give this film a watch!!

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