Hello K-drama fans, we’re back with another show recommendation that will surely keep you up at night for different reasons: Mouse. The tvN drama premiered early this March and took over the time slot of the Cha Eun Woo- and Moon Ga Young-led drama, True Beauty. Don’t expect it to be anything like the cute and kilig highschool romance K-drama though, Mouse is a mystery-thriller drama that will leave you saying “ANO NA?!” after every episode.
The plot and cast of the K-drama Mouse
What if a simple test can determine if the fetus inside a mother’s womb could have the gene that could potentially make him or her a psychopath? Should the mother continue her pregnancy? Should abortion be made legal? This is one of the many interesting things Mouse presents us with. Lee Seung Gi plays the role of Jung Ba Reum, a rookie police officer who is kindhearted and well-liked in his community. Lee Hee Jun is the brazen police detective Ko Moo Chi who dedicates his life to seeking revenge on a convicted serial killer who attacked his parents and older brother when he was eight years old. After Ba Reum's and Hee Jun’s paths meet, their lives are changed forever.
Also in this drama is Park Ju Hyun, who we last saw in the Netflix drama Extracurricular. She plays the role of Oh Bong Yi, the unlikely love interest of Ba Reum. Kyung Soo Jin, on the other hand, plays the role of Choi Hong Ju, a reporter who pursues murder cases and has a TV show.
Why you should watch the K-drama Mouse
If you love true crime and thriller dramas, you’ll be hooked on Mouse in no time. The storytelling is fantastic and the cast is A+. In Mouse, you’re never sure what comes next. Just when you thought you knew a character’s entire backstory, the series surprises you with a twist that will leave you with even more questions. (It’s been eight episodes, I’m still not sure what Lee Seung Gi’s back story is!) Every time you think they’ve solved everything, something else comes up. It’s always an experience.
Warning though: If you’re the type who hates getting bitin with dramas, you might want to watch it after the season wraps up because seriously, each episode ends with major cliffhangers!
You can watch Mouse on Viu. New episodes come out every Thursday and Friday.
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