Fans of Kim’s Convenience braved the cold on Saturday to meet stars of the hit CBC show — a sitcom that’s shining a spotlight on the Canadian immigrant experience and putting Asian actors front-and-centre.
The meet-and-greet at 252 Queen Street East — home of the real-life Kim’s Convenience store used for the show — gave fans a chance to meet stars Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Simu Liu and Jean Yoon.
The show about Korean immigrants, their Canadian-born children and the family’s convenience store averages nearly 1 million viewers an episode.
And, as Canada’s first sitcom led by Asian actors, it hits close to home for some Asian-Canadians.
“I am half-Korean, so it’s really nice seeing Korean representation on TV,” said fan Katherine Bell at Saturday’s…