K-drama My Roommate Is a Gumiho: fantasy romcom ticks the boxes, and not much else

//K-drama My Roommate Is a Gumiho: fantasy romcom ticks the boxes, and not much else

K-drama My Roommate Is a Gumiho: fantasy romcom ticks the boxes, and not much else

The cohabitation romcom and the gumiho fantasy romance, two very popular K-drama tropes, are combined in the new series My Roommate Is a Gumiho, the first Korean show produced by streaming giant iQiyi, which made the show with Studio Dragon.It’s not a completely novel mix, as we’ve seen it done before in My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho, but the twist here is that the gumiho, or nine-tailed fox, a legendary creature found in Korean folklore which usually takes on female form, is a man.The man in…

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