Let's Talk About CHU

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Let's Talk About CHU
Genre
Starring
Country of originTaiwan
Original languagesMandarin, Taiwanese Hokkien
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8
Production
ProducerHuang Jie-yu
Running time43–58 minutes
Original release
NetworkNetflix
Release2 February 2024 (2024-02-02)

Let's Talk About CHU (Chinese: 愛愛內含光) is a Taiwanese sex comedy television series directed by Huang Jie-yu and starring Kai Ko, Wu Chien-ho, Kimi Hsia, Umin Boya and Miao Ke-li as the lead characters.[1] The first season of the show consisted of eight episodes, premiering on Netflix on 2 February 2024.[2]

Plot[edit]

The show follows the character of a waxer Chu Ai, who also runs a sex education vlog as a sideline. Living by her motto of "Only Sex, No Love," she has a long-term sexual relationship with Ping-ke.[3] In the face of the challenges and conflicts that arise from the Chu family's, unfulfilled demands for sex and love, Chu Ai strives to find the answer to desire and self-discovery and start a relationship that goes beyond the physical.[4][5]

Cast[edit]

  • Chan Tzu Hsuan [zh] as Chu Ai
  • Kai Ko as Chou Ping-ke, Chu Ai's university classmate and 'friend with benefits'
  • Wu Chien-ho as A-yu, casino manager
  • Kimi Hsia as Chu Wei, Chu Ai's elder sister, who works as an administrative counter in the school library, married Lin Shijie, a professor at the school, and her life became less and less "sexual" due to the age gap
  • Umin Boya as Lin Shijie, Qiu Wei's husband, school professor
  • Miao Ke-li as Chu Ye Meizhi, Qiu's mother is a very traditional conservative mother.

Reception[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bold and Steamy: Taiwanese Comedy Series 'Let's Talk About CHU' Set to Warm Hearts on February 2". About Netflix. 5 January 2024. Retrieved 9 May 2024.
  2. ^ "Fans Swipe Right on 'Let's Talk About CHU': Netflix Celebrates with Exclusive Cast Photos". About Netflix. 6 February 2024. Retrieved 9 May 2024.
  3. ^ "Stream It Or Skip It: 'Let's Talk About CHU' On Netflix, About A Sex Advice Vlogger Who Has Trouble Navigating Her Own Love Life". Decider. 2 February 2024. Retrieved 9 May 2024.
  4. ^ "Netflix drama review: Let's Talk About Chu – Taiwanese sex comedy starring Chan Tzu-hsuan is a fun and surprisingly honest look at relationships". South China Morning Post. 1 February 2024. Retrieved 9 May 2024.
  5. ^ "Let's Talk About CHU (Season 1): 'Netflix' Recap, & Ending Explained – Do Chu Ai & Ping Ke get back together in the end?". High on Films. 7 February 2024. Retrieved 9 May 2024.