My Secret Romance

My Secret Romance (2017)

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Cha Jin Wook is a son from a wealthy family who runs a large company. He usually only pursues short-term love, but when he meets Lee Yoo Mi, who has never had a boyfriend before, he changes. In a dating world full of busy people who tend to flirt and chase “some” relationships rather than having meaningful connections that allow them to show their true feelings, this couple has a one-night stand. read moreThey meet again three years later, whereupon they kick off a shaky push-pull romance that’ll keep them on their toes as they fall in love.

  • Native title:

    애타는 로맨스
  • Also Known as:

    Aetaneun Romaenseu; Frustrating Romance; You Drive Me Crazy;

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29 days ago
  • Overall 9.5
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 7.5
  • Rewatch Value 8.0
This is one of the dramas I would like to binge watch just because 2 episodes per week ain't enough. It's a very typical kdrama romance, but very light on the angst so it's very enjoyable to watch. I never expected much from the leads. I've only seen SungHoon in Noble, my love and I'm not impressed with the acting there but he is a surprise in MSR, he improved alot in read more the acting department and I especially liked the way his eyes expressed how he feels during the last part of the ep 1, the one night stand. I felt that the acting on both leads made the scene passionate but less racy. The story so far is fast moving, no unnecesaary scenes (the beauty of 12 episodes).
I recemmend this to those looking for a romcom with great kissing scenes.
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23 days ago
  • Overall 9.5
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 10
I am writing this review after watching 4 episodes. It is funny and there is not a moment of boredom. Every episode had made me laugh. The actors have good chemistry. So, if you want to watch a funny, romantic and a cool drama this one is for you.
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This drama is fantastic and romantic, but is not cliche.
The man is cute and girl afraid of relationships.
Recommended by Jeh
The male leads give off the same vibe. Lie to Me the male lead is a bit more stiff. The female leads are somewhat similar. Also the second male leads are similar. My Secret Romance is like a more light hearted version.
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    Unnie25 14 days ago - edited
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    Heads up....There is only one episode this week (Episode 7) due to the Presidential election in South Korea on May 9th.
    Sólo saldrá un capítulo esta semana por las elecciones presidenciales en Corea que son el 9 de mayo.

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    B_ann1 15 days ago - edited

    This is such a cliché drama yet still strangely entertaining.

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      Unnie25 14 days ago

      I literally said that today as I was watching it. I think the reason it works is because the drama doesn't take itself too seriously and you can tell the actors are having fun they are not stiff

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      AmieLin 12 days ago

      Yes! They are a natural.

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      Eruu0 9 days ago

      TOTALLY ! i'm sensing a real couple here ~ maybe i'm shipping too hard for Lee Yoo Mi and Cha Jin Wook

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    Panda 15 days ago - edited

    Im gonna start watching this
    i need my romance

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      PrettyCarEye 10 days ago

      How is it?

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      Panda 10 days ago

      Im half way through episode 1. Its regular romcom nothing too special

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    shoetsukiyama 16 days ago

    A light romcom, definitely not for those into complex romances (such as those w dark themes, etc.). I watched this drama for Sung Hoon and I love it so far! I am happy that OCN tackled this genre, because I love OCN's crime drama, and I didn't expect that a romcom from them would be great too.

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    pplhelpthepeople 16 days ago - edited

    I'm trying to hold off and watch when more episodes are out so I can have a nice friday of binge watching but it's so hard when the reviews are so good!! Should I go ahead and start or wait until it's almost done?

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      Unnie25 14 days ago

      It's cute and leaves you with a smile no angst. I say you watch it now....

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    sickofme 18 days ago - edited

    jesus this is so cheesy, so ridiculous and all of those stupid expressions and acting.... but DAMN BOY Sunghoon is hot af and I love my cinnamon roll Seungheon

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    pooneh 18 days ago

    simple & lovely drama <3

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    shivangi 19 days ago

    Song Ji Eun is so gorgeous and Sung Hoon is hot af

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    Sara 19 days ago

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    EraB 19 days ago - edited

    Okay i rlly tried to watch this but i couldnt find anything good to continue it :[

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      TeleriFerchNyfain 17 days ago

      It is silly & cheesy but rather witty & cute, plus I'd say Sung Hoon is more than worth watching & certainly qualifies as something good LOL

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    babokamja 19 days ago

    Another "son from a wealthy family"... same story again. no, thanks.

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    sickofme 19 days ago - edited

    I just started watching it and... wow that was fast xD

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      min-young 16 days ago

      I thought the same xD I also was kinda shocked haha

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    lattebean_ 19 days ago - edited

    I don't understand why some people say it's bad or not interesting. The poster already should suggest what kind of drama it is and usually romcoms are light and a bit cheesy so that shouldn't be surprise but I guess it is apparently. Anyway, I like this because I'm sucker for cheesy romcoms and Sunghoon is eye candy :P

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      SHIRLEYMOLINA 19 days ago

      I so agree with you let people just take it for what it is a cute romcom . If they are looking for serious stuff it's out there and who doesn't enjoy a little eye candy.

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      Dana 18 days ago

      i actually really wanted this kind of drama!! and i love the cast! still couldnt watch it after ep 2.. its weak somehow....

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    Panda 19 days ago - edited

    how is it going ? is the romance fun ?

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      SnowGirl 19 days ago

      it is. but its the kind of drama where you have to throw away all expections and sense to enjoy XD I don't take anything about this seriously so i really like it XD~

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      Panda 19 days ago

      Thanks chingu
      I need my romance doze

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      joannesmith 19 days ago

      It's cute. After you watch the first episode you have no choice but to continue because you want to see more.

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      Quirkitten 15 days ago

      To be very honest it's too cliche for me, plus the main girl is too annoying TT_TT


  • Country:

    South Korea
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  • Aired:

    Apr 17, 2017 to May 30, 2017
  • Aired On:

    Monday, Tuesday
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  • Duration:

    60 min.


  • Score:

    8.2 (scored by 1,180 users)
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