There were talks about how Jang Ok Jung was the ‘korean version’ of Bu Bu Jing Xin. It’s not the remake of BBJX, but rather it was said to be similar because of the “love that cannot be due to politics”.
I’ve always thought that no other drama could do it as good as BBJX. However, while watching the first few episodes of JOJ, I thought that maybe it could deserve the title of ‘korean version’. However, as the episodes goes by, JOJ is far from being the ‘korean version’ of BBJX.
In BBJX, Rouxi and the King had fallen in love and they went through many obstacles, yet couldn’t be together. Their love was considered pure. It was the politics of the palace, the little misunderstandings which led to them being torn apart.
However, in JOJ, their once pure love turned into a battle as JOJ tries her best to stay in the palace. She gangs up with evil uncle, and plots to chase the Queen out. She harms the Queen Mother out of revenge. Continue reading “Jang Ok Jung vs Bu Bu Jing Xin”