FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Trot Lovers Episode 1 – 3

Sorry – I have no time to do screencaps, so no pictures.

Anyway, I’ve watched the first three episodes of Trot Lovers, and I’m not completely sold yet. Personally, I find it boring – unless Shin Sung Rok comes on screen. I’m not a big fan of music-based dramas, even though I do watch quite a number of them.

The main characters are nothing new to dramaland – an idol who dropped from the top, and a new inspiring singer who overcomes family difficulties. I really wish that drama land changes these kind of characters, or at least find someone who can portray the characters well, with a different, refreshing feeling.

This is Jung Eunji’s second lead role, and personally I’m not a fan of hers or idols becoming leads in dramas – but I always do give them a chance, because we never know. Out of all female idols, I really think SNSD’s Sooyoung and After School UEE should pursue a long time career in acting. I think they’re better than the others – of course it’s just my opinion.

I think Eunji’s doing alright so far – a little bit of over-acting at certain parts and emotions, but it’s the process of learning, and I don’t expect her to act like as though she’s been acting for years.

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