My Girlfriend Is A Gumiho (My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox)
|Korean Drama (2010)||Episodes: 16|
|Genre: Fantasy/Romantic Comedy/Drama||My Score: 8/10 ★★★★☆|
|Summary: An immature and bratty guy happens to meet a Gumiho (fox demon). She sticks to him like glue after giving him part of her “fox bead” to save his life. Since legends say that Gumiho demons eat people, he’s afraid of her, (not to mention that she’s making him poor with the amount of meat she consumes every day).
However, this Gumiho just really wants to become human.
|Lead Actors: Lee Seung Ki, Shin Min Ah, and No Min Woo
Review: This is a cute and charming drama. It’s pretty easy-viewing and is original enough to be entertaining.
Dae Woong is a lazy and selfish guy, (actor Lee Seung Ki got a bratty part again haha… he played a character like that in the drama he filmed right before this one; Shining Inheritance). This guy just doesn’t seem to want any responsibilities at all, which drives his grandfather insane.
Mi Ho is adorable and innocent, (I love this actress!). Since she’s a gumiho she only knows basic animal-like emotions. For example, she doesn’t really know what love is at first. She’s so thick-skinned and animalistic that it’s pretty fun to see how she reacts to certain situations. I also liked the clothes she wore~
As such, they seem to be a good pairing…. Dae Woong needs someone to force him to be responsible and grow up but who isn’t emotional and easily hurt by his immaturity. In a way, the story is about both of them becoming “human”.
The “rival/enemy” was played by No Min Woo and he’s very attractive so that was a plus. Though, in my opinion, he isn’t the best actor in the world, his part wasn’t too big so it wasn’t a real problem. He’s perfect eye-candy and his character is appealing because of his tragic past. He does get really creepy as time goes on, in the way he’s always shadowing and obsessing, (like sitting in the dark watching the hour glass every night, haha). It’s hard to tell if he’s being mean or just giving advice sometimes.
The rival girl was the usual noona-type. You know, very similar to the rival girl in Delightful Girl Choon-hyang… not really caring about the guy until he’s distracted with someone else. Not much else to say about her.
The drama had typical fun Hong Sister drama scenes, such as when Dae Woong is trying to figure out an escape route away from Mi Ho. He imagines it all out multiple times with funny results. I love their comedy style! There was also some drama, especially near the end.
It’s a drama worth watching if you want something light and fun with some serious situations thrown in.
The side story for Dae Woong’s aunt was one of the most entertaining side stories in any drama I’ve seen so far. It was so exaggerated and silly.
Random Thought: Dae Woong seemed really cruel when he left Mi Ho on the ship, but I don’t think he really realized what he was doing. He didn’t think of her as a human, so he didn’t think he could hurt her emotionally. Even if he was a jerk sometimes, at least he was honest.