Season 1

Main Cast
  • Episodes: TV: 20, DVD: 30
  • Broadcast period: 2005 Sep 25 - 2006 Feb 12
  • Air time: Sunday 22:00
  • Opening theme song: Say U Love Me by Jason and Lara
  • Ending theme song: E Zuo Ju by Wang Lan Yin
  • Insert songs: See It Started with a Kiss OST


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?

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  • 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 age 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%

Season 2

They Kiss Again
  • Title: 惡作劇2吻 (恶作剧2吻) / O Tso Chu 2 Wen (E Zuo Ju 2 Wen)
  • English title: They Kiss Again
  • Episodes: 20
  • Broadcast period: 2007-Dec-16 to 2008-Apr-27
  • Air time: Sunday 22:00
  • Opening theme song: Xing Fu He Zuo She by Mavis Fan
  • Ending theme song: Ni by Ariel Lin
  • Insert songs: see They Kiss Again OST


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 new found jealousies. Xiang Qin and Zhi Shu switch to medical school to become nurse and 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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