After much anticipation, tvNs new Monday-Tuesday drama Bride of the Water God premiered on July 3. However, the drama is receiving mixed reviews.
Bride of the Water God had initially been highly anticipated by fans of the original manwha of the same name. After the first episode, some viewers expressed that the drama did not live up to its hype.
The first episode of Bride of the Water God introduced the encounter between water god Habaek, played by Nam Joo Hyuk, and debt-ridden psychiatrist Yoon So Ah, played by Shin Se Kyung. The two bump into each other while So Ah is considering selling her fathers land for money. The episode comes to an end when Habaek, who had lost his powers in the human world, tries to seduce So Ah.