In an interview with The Guardian, Hwang admits the K-drama does have a love story. By Squid Game episode 3, Mi-nyeo uses her sexuality, flirtation, and advantages to appeal to Deok-su.
How gruesome is Squid Game?
Overall, the show’s violence includes “scenes of people being mowed down by guns, shot in the head, scenes of dead bodies piled up, and even depictions of organ harvesting,” per the Parents Television and Media Council. Council President Tim Winter said parents may be tempted to let their children watch the Squid Game.