This review includes spoilers for The Ghost Bride .
The Ghost Bride is just a Netflix original show set in 1890s Colonial Malacca. In line with the novel for the exact same name, the Malaysian/Taiwanese manufacturing follows a Malaysian Chinese girl, Li Lan (Huang Peijia), as she navigates love and a coerced day at the underworld. With that little primer taken care of, i’ll just tell this point blank: we never have see the novel, if they’re already doing the best they can with the source material, but the Netflix adaptation reads like a mind-numbing rom-com with a Mary Sue lead entangled in a love square so I don’t know. (Yeah, maybe not a triangle). (more…)