GMA 7 has announced that TV network will air their “new” Asianovela, It started with a Kiss in GMA’s Afternoon Prime tomorrow after Broken Vow.
It Started with a Kiss is a 2005 Taiwanese live-action adaptation of Japanese shoujo manga, Itazura Na Kiss. The drama series features Ariel Lin as the female lead, Yuan Xiang Qin (Kotoko Aihara in manga) and Joe Cheng as the male lead, Jiang Zhi Shu (Naoki Irie).
After an earthquake destroyed Xiang Qin’s house, she and her father moved in with the family of her father’s college buddy, Uncle Ah Li. To her surprise, the kind and amicable aunt and uncle are the parents of her cold and distant schoolmate Jiang Zhi Shu, a genius with an IQ of 200 whom not too long ago rejected her endless crush on him. Will the close proximity give her a second chance to win Zhi Shu’s heart? Or, will her love for him end under his cold words? What happens when there is competition for his heart?
The drama series was previously first aired in ABS-CBN in 2006 and aired also in Studio 23, ABS-CBN’s sister station, in 2009. Its series’ sequel, They Kissed Again, featuring the same cast, aired also in Channel 2 in 2008.