It Started with a Kiss

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Season 1

Main Cast


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 who not too long ago rejected her endless crush on him. Will the 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?


Production Credits


  • The series was based on the Japanese shoujo manga "Itazura na Kiss" (Mischievous Kiss) by Tada Kaoru. There are 23 volumes of the manga. There is no ending for the manga; the series was still running in Margaret when the author passed away at the age of 38 from a brain aneurysm.
  • The filming of It Started with a Kiss lasted one entire year. Some scenes were filmed in different seasons, which resulted in many goofs.
  • The director, Qu You Ning, made two cameos in the drama: One as the fat, middle-aged woman on a bus who accuses Ah Jin was harassing of her and another as Zhi Shu's boyfriend in Xiang Qin's imagination (birthday gift giving scene).
  • The show's highest rating was 5.77%

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Season 2

They Kiss Again


The sequel of It Started With A Kiss begins with Xiang Qin and Zhi Shu's wedding and honeymoon.

Even after marriage, they experience problems and interferences within their marriage such as mistaken pregnancy, misunderstandings, and newfound jealousies. Xiang Qin and Zhi Shu switch to medical school to become a nurse and a doctor. During that time, Zhi Shu meets new rivals who wish to outdo him and Xiang Qin makes four new friends, and one of them likes her and wishes to replace Zhi Shu.

How will their lives turn out to be?


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Episode Ratings

Episode Nationwide
01 3.62
02 3.49
03 3.07
04 3.22
05 3.33
06 3.83
07 3.51
08 3.94
09 3.37
10 3.25
11 3.43
12 2.72
13 2.89
14 2.77
15 2.53
16 2.84
17 2.96
18 2.81
19 2.44
20 3.39
average 3.17

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