First Impressions: Legend of the Phoenix (2019)

Legend of the Phoenix is a historical drama that finishes airing on July 2, and is available with English subtitles on Viki. It’s also on YouTube but I only see English subtitles for the first two episodes.

I started watching this drama because I saw some cute clips of the main characters’ romance, but my verdict after watching six episodes is that I will be dropping it. In the first six episodes, the leads already share a number of great scenes together. The show is well-paced, it’s just that I don’t feel like I have an understanding of any character except the female lead, who I find to be annoyingly silly and reckless.

However, if you’re looking for a romance-centered historical drama and you don’t find the female lead annoying, you might like this!

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