4 Romantic K-Dramas Not To Be Missed (September 2016)

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Don’t miss these K-dramas.

In the mood for love? Not one or two, but four new romance titles this month.

Premiering on Viu Singapore on September 21, ‘Shopaholic Louis’ is an upbeat rom-com centering on the youthful romance of an amnesiac chaebol heir, who falls in love with a kind-hearted lady, while on his journey to reclaim his identity.

Another drama ‘On the Way to Airport’ will also be premiering on Viu on the same day. Fans can expect a sensitive melodrama, when a married veteran flight attendant and mother of one cross path with a married part-time architect instructor, who unexpectedly changes her outlook on life.

Meanwhile, fans of Lee Min Woo and No Young Hak can catch the pair in ‘Reaching for the Stars’ (currently showing on Viu) – a coming-of-age tale set in the 1970s about a country girl who leaves her hometown for Seoul in search of love and her true identity.

Ever wondered why some people enjoy drinking alone while others make merry in groups? In ‘Drinking Solo’ (currently showing on Viu), a private institute sets the stage for individuals preparing for their civil service examinations. The drama tells the story behind the reasons why people drink from time to time, while brewing the romance between the arrogant but popular Jung Suk (played by Ha Seok Jin) and rookie instructor Shin Ib (Park Ha Sun).

Singapore readers can now enjoy the above Korean dramas on or via the Viu app for free! Viu Premium users will be able to catch the latest episodes of the above dramas as fast as twelve hours after the initial telecast in South Korea, and enjoy unlimited downloads for offline viewing while on the go. Viu also offers download-to-stream capability, and personalised multi-device synchronisation for a seamless viewing experience.


1. Reaching For The Stars

Available on Viu every Tuesday to Saturday

Starring Lee Min Woo, No Young Hak, Kim Hye Ji, Han Ji An, Yoon Ah Jeong

Set in the 1970s, Reaching for the Stars is a coming-of-age story about a country girl who wins success in the end. Having gone through many hardships, she decides to leave her town for Seoul, managing to overcome every difficult step along the way and finding her true self and love.


2. Drinking Solo


Available on Viu every Tuesday and Wednesday

Starring Ha Seok Jin, Park Ha Sun, Gong Myung, Key, Hwang Woo Seul Hye

People drink alone for many reasons. Some drink to savour time alone, while some drink alone as a small treat to themselves. This story is set around a private institute for people preparing for their civil service examinations in Noryangjin, Seoul, Korea, Including the romance between Jung-Suk (Ha Seok Jin) and Shin Ib (Park Ha Sun). Jung Suk is an arrogant but popular instructor while Shin Ib is a rookie instructor who finds herself struggling to survive in the private institute world.


3. Shopaholic Louis


Premieres in South Korea on September 21, available on Viu every Thursday and Friday

Starring Seo In Guk, Nam Ji Hyun, Yoon Sang Hyun, Im Se Mi

The drama depicts the romance between Kang Ji Sung, also known as Louis, and Ko Bok Sil. . Louis is from a wealthy family but has lost his memory, while Bok Sil is a woman with a heart of gold. After meeting Bok Sil, Louis starts to learn the meaning of true love.


4. On The Way To Airport


Premieres in South Korea on September 21, available on Viu every Thursday and Friday

Starring Kim Ha Neul, Lee Sang Yoon

A melodrama about the relationships between people. Choi Soo Ah has been working at an airline for 12 years. Her husband is a pilot and together, they have a 12 year old daughter. Soo Ah thinks she is contented, but her life changes when she meets the married Seo Do Woo, a part-time instructor in architecture with a warm heart.


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