Yumi’s Cells is a romcom K-Drama which tries to find out what occurs inside a person’s mind. The plot is simple and episodes are straightforward with adorable characters. The protagonist of the show is a character named Yu-Mi who happens to be single working woman. She works at Daehan Noodles and is badly looking for “the one”. After a blind date which went terribly wrong, Yumi who is dealing with an annoying colleague, gets depressed. However, a friend of her set her up on a blind date with a guy named Koo Woong who is quite unusual. He shows up on the date with Yumi in shorts and t-shirt.
Soon they get along with each other and a series of awkward situations follow such as Woong’s washroom issue when he visits Yumi’s house for the first time whereas Yumi winding up booking a hotel room with glass bathroom. These funny scenarios are what makes this show and its actors stand apart. Yumi’s Cells abandons the cliched theme of rom-com genre.
Yumi’s Cells depicts the highs and lows of romance and relationship and concludes with a lesson. A striking characteristic of the show is depiction of Cell Land as inside our bodies there is a region which is regulated by various different emotions. So a Lust Cell would induce sexual innuendos whereas a Hunger Cell will compel to just eat. Each of these cells have distinguished quality and their role is portrayed in each episode.
Noteworthy aspect of the series is the difference shown among both Yumi and Woong’s Cell Lands which is an important element of the show. Yumi’s Cells is fun, entertaining and well-directed Korean drama which offers an escape from the graphic and serious content Korean shows are providing these days and viewers who are into romance and drama would love it.