Once again a drama was recommended to me as one I needed to watch, so I did, and shock of all shocks, I now find myself now recommending that very same drama to you. Funny how things like that work, isn’t it?
This week’s drama is another mini web drama which originally aired on LINE TV from mid-December, 2014 – mid-January, 2015. Starring So Ji Sub and Kim Ji Won, One Sunny Day is the story of a man who finds himself at the end of a year-long relationship. Heartbroken, he tries to move on as best he can, but letting go isn’t easy. Fate, however, refuses to let him suffer for long. Crossing paths with a plucky tour guide editor while on a business trip to Jeju Island, Kim Ji Ho comes to find that just because your heart is broken doesn’t mean it can never love again.
I have to say, I really enjoyed this drama. It’s not as fast-paced and crazy as some of the other mini-dramas out there but the story still moves along nicely. It’s a very mellow drama and So Ji Sub’s character is very subdued and quiet, which is quite a switch from his character in The Master’s Sun, but it’s a good switch. There’s a lot of subtlety in So Ji Sub’s acting, a lot of little nuances that make his character who he is and though it doesn’t send a thousand butterflies dancing in your stomach, it still makes you smile.
Kim Ji Won’s character made me laugh a lot in this drama. She was cute and slightly spazzy but not in an over-done way. She had a habit of saying the first thing that came to mind which sometimes embarrassed her but also served to push the OTP relationship along. With So Ji Sub not saying much, it was up to Kim Ji Won’s character to carry the brunt of the conversations and most of the dialog in the drama.
Everything about this drama is very mellow, very soothing. The acting is very subdued, the dialog is minimal, the scenery is beautiful and the music is quite relaxing. This isn’t a drama to make you wildly excited but it’s still a treat to watch. It’s perfect for those days when life feels ridiculously crazy and you just want to sit down and chill for the evening. Even better, there are only 10 episodes to the whole thing which means you can easily watch this entire drama in a night and still make it to bed at a reasonable hour. (Geez, did I just prove my age or what!?!) As always, once you watch this drama, I’d love to know what you thought so be sure to leave me a comment (or two) below!