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What’s wrong with Secretary Kim drawn by usual suspects

What's Wrong With Secretary Kim taps good-looking leads in an unlikely romance, Mob Psycho 100 zooms in on a teenage boy with psychic powers and Miss Sherlock features female sleuths in modern-day Japan

No one does glossy fantasy romances quite like the South Koreans.

And they have the formula down pat: The man who has it all, success, looks and oversized ego; and the unlikely woman who will change him - and naturally, neither realises they are meant for each other at first.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 05, 2018, with the headline 'Drawn by the usual suspects'. Print Edition | Subscribe