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Usher In The New Year With These 7 Korean Dramas And Shows On Viu Malaysia!

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New year = new entertainment channel.

Having a dilemma over what Korean shows to watch this new year? Fret not, because Viu Malaysia has some exciting Korean entertainment for viewers to feast in this January, including the hottest dramas and varieties.

Malaysian viewers can access Viu and its thousands of hours of free library content on their mobile phones and tablets, by downloading the Viu app from Google Play or the Apple App Store. Viu is available on desktop through the website as well.

Catch the full episodes of these seven shows on Viu:

1. Goblin

Goblin, VIU, VIU Malaysia

Starring | Lee Dong-wook, Kim Go-eun, Yoo In-na, Yook Sung-jae

Currently Airing | Every Friday and Saturday for 16 episodes. The last episode will air on January 21.

‘Goblin’ is a quirky romantic drama about Dokkaebi, played by superstar Gong Yoo (currently one of the most recognizable faces due to his lead role in Train To Busan). He plays a goblin who is a protector of souls and lives together with an amnesiac grim reaper who is in charge of taking deceased souls. Together, the two of them see the dead off into the afterlife.


2. Hwarang

Hwarang, VIU, VIU Malaysia

Starring | Park Seo Joon, Go Ara, Park Hyung Sik, SHINee’s Choi Minho, BTS’ Kim Taehyung.

Currently Airing | Every Monday and Tuesday for 20 episodes.

‘Hwarang’ is dubbed the most-awaited KBS television series this year. The story centers on a group of young people who grew up and trained to become elite knights during the era of Silla.


3. Flower Crew

Flower Crew, VIU, VIU Malaysia

Starring | Seo Jang-hoon, Jo Se-ho, Ahn Jung-hwan, Yoo Byung-jae, Winner’s Kang Seung-yoon, Lee Sung-jae

Currently Airing | Every Monday.

‘Flower Crew’ is a variety show filled with the travel experiences of the cast members whose luck and fate depends on the live votes of the audience, creating a more unique, suspenseful and unpredictable outcome to the storyline.


4. Men In Black Box

Men In Black Box, VIU, VIU Malaysia

Starring | Kim Gu-ra, Choi Ki-hwan

Currently Airing | The 8th episode will be out on 10 January; following episodes will be aired every Tuesday.

‘Men In Black Box’ is a SBS programme hosted by Kim Gu-ra and Choi Ki-hwan, which looks into the hidden truth behind traffic incidents held in black boxes. It’s an educational programme with entertaining and heartwarming elements.


5. Jealousy Incarnate

Jealousy Incarnate, VIU, VIU Malaysia

Starring | Gong Hyo-jin, Jo Jung-suk, Go Kyung-po, Lee Mi-sook, Park Ji-young, Lee Sung-jae, Seo Ji-hye.

Currently Airing | Every Wednesday and Thursday. The final episode will be aired on 9 February.

This romantic drama is about weathercaster Pyo Na-ri (played by Gong Hyo-jin) who has a crush on news anchor Lee Hwa-shin (played by Jo Jung-suk), which turns into an intense competitive rivalry after she meets Go Jung-won (played by Go Kyung-pyo), a chaebol heir and close friend of Hwa-shin.


6. Uncontrollably Fond

Uncontrollably Fond, VIU, VIU Malaysia

Starring | Kim Woo-bin, Bae Suzy

Currently Airing | Catch the full drama on Viu!

​’​Uncontrollably Fond​’ is a heartbreaking love story of​ ​a couple who meet each other again as a top star and a documentary producer after a frustrating breakup.


7. Love In The Moonlight

Love In The Moonlight, VIU, VIU Malaysia

Starring | Kim You-jung, Park Bo-Gum

Currently Airing | Catch the full drama on Viu!

Hong Ra-On, played by Kim You-jung disguises herself as a man, and counsels men on dating. Due to a love letter she wrote for a client, she then meets Crown Prince Hyomyeong, played by Park Bo-Gum. Hong Ra-On is unaware that he is the Crown Prince and Hyomyeong is unaware that Hong Ra-On is a woman. The Crown Prince becomes interested in Hong Ra-On and when his eunuchs were aware of this, they attempt to get Hong Ra-On to become one of them.


Viu premium service is available on a subscription basis and provides an ad-free experience with unlimited downloads for offline viewing, as well as additional premium content for just RM 10 per month.

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