Monday is the premiere is new love and weight loss rom-com Oh My Venus, taking over for Sassy Go Go on KBS Mon-Tues. While KBS continues to be the perennial ratings loser in that time slot, recently concluded MBC rom-com She Was Pretty did really good ratings over on Wed-Thurs, so perhaps that crew will migrate over to check out Oh My Venus for a continued rom-com fix. SWP didn’t work for me and I tried so hard to like it because I wanted to like it, but alas with leads I don’t connect with the whole cake ends up falling flat for me.
With Oh My Venus, I continue to hope that it’ll be right up my alley and from the long preview that certainly seems quite possible. I find Shin Mina adorable even in her fat suit makeup, but more importantly I like her character for coming across as normal and not shrill or over-the-top. So Ji Sub is also very low key and the two leads seem to have a non-antagonistic relationship from the get go which is a welcome respite. Check out the press conference pics and then watch the long preview with subs. Continue reading