do i need to see "To all the boys I fell in love with" to understand Kisses, Kitty?


The new Netflix series follows Kitty, the sister of Lara Jean Song Covey. This is what its creator Jenny Han said to understand the story!

Kisses, Kitty presented her first season on the streaming platform.
© PARK YOUNG-SUN/NETFLIXKisses, Kitty presented her first season on the streaming platform.

The expected spin-off of To all the boys I fell in love with It is already part of the catalog of Netflix. Is about Kisses, Kitty, the series that focuses on the sister of Lara Jean Song Covey. After the success of the trilogy based on the homonymous novel by Jenny Han, finally the streaming platform launched its derivative story. Is it necessary to see all the movies to understand it?

It was in 2018 when the first film starring Lana Condor and Noah Centineo. The plot introduced Lara Jean, a teenager who -from one moment to the next- must face a crazy mystery: all the love letters she has written to the five boys she has been in love with are sent unexpectedly.

The secondary characters have also earned the love of Netflix users and that is how it has come Kisses, Kitty, the series of 10 30-minute episodes that premiered this May 18 on Netflix. Starring anna cathcartfollows Kitty Song Covey, the teenage matchmaker who thinks she knows everything there is to know about love.

When she moves halfway around the world to reunite with her long-distance boyfriend, she soon realizes that relationships are much more complicated when your own heart is at stake.”, explains the synopsis. However, some viewers have been drawn to the fiction without knowing the original story.

Kisses, Kitty: Is it necessary to see “To All the Boys I’ve Loved”?

Although the stories work in the same universe, they are independent plots. For this reason you can see Kisses, Kitty without needing to have seen the three films that make up To all the boys I fell in love with.

Jenny Han, the creator, said in dialogue with Tudum: “Kisses, Kitty is definitely her own thing. You could walk into this story starting with the series and be on Kitty’s journey as if you were meeting her for the first time. She’s the big fish in a small pond, and she thinks she knows everything in Portland. She then has a rude awakening when she is placed in a new place like Seoul. That’s very relatable and universal.”.