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Gumiho is literally translated as nine-tailed fox, it is a legendary fox who was sealed inside a painting by Samshin Grandmother (goddess of birth). According to myth, a fox that lives a thousand years turns into a gumiho and it can easily transform into a beautiful woman to seduce guys because it eats men’s livers.

Cha Dae-woong is an ordinary college student with a dream of being an action star. One day, he is saved by the gumiho giving him her “fox bead” when he suffers a life-threatening fall. Before he knows that she is a gumiho, he treats her as a girl with mental disorder. He is so scared when he learns that she is a gumiho in human form, and she takes this as an advantage to stick with him.

Some background information 🙂

  • Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy, Fantasy
  • Average viewership ratings: 15%
  • Written by: Hong Jung-eun, Hong Mi-ran
  • Directed by: Boo Sung-chul
  • Starring: Lee Seung-gi, Shin Min-ah
  • No. of episodes: 16
  • Production Company: Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS)