Shin Hye-sun (left) and Kim Jung-hyun in a scene from Mr. Queen. The Korean drama’s subtle queer themes has been one of its major talking points. Shin Hye-sun (left) and Kim Jung-hyun in a scene from Mr. Queen. The Korean drama’s subtle queer themes has been one of its major talking points.
Shin Hye-sun (left) and Kim Jung-hyun in a scene from Mr. Queen. The Korean drama’s subtle queer themes has been one of its major talking points.

K-drama midseason recap: Mr. Queen – period comedy slips in subtle queer themes amid fun set pieces

  • Since arriving in the Joseon Era, Mr. Queen has been dealing with major identity issues, and these have grown even more confusing as time goes on
  • But the premise’s sly charm means the series can play it both ways and not worry about losing its mainly conservative audience

Topic |   Korean drama reviews
Shin Hye-sun (left) and Kim Jung-hyun in a scene from Mr. Queen. The Korean drama’s subtle queer themes has been one of its major talking points. Shin Hye-sun (left) and Kim Jung-hyun in a scene from Mr. Queen. The Korean drama’s subtle queer themes has been one of its major talking points.
Shin Hye-sun (left) and Kim Jung-hyun in a scene from Mr. Queen. The Korean drama’s subtle queer themes has been one of its major talking points.
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