5 Korean romantic comedies to watch on Viu

Published October 21, 2021, 1:12 PM

by Jonathan Hicap

Ahead of the premiere of the Viu Original “Now, We Are Breaking Up” starring Song Hye-kyo and Jang Ki-yong, there are available romantic comedy dramas on the platform to set up the mood.

It’s time to sit back and relax, as we watch these romantic comedy K-dramas that will bring you to a world filled with thrilling romantic experiences. These five series will make you smile and giggle all day.

“Now, We Are Breaking Up” starring Song Hye-kyo and Jang Ki-yong (Viu)

“Coffee Prince”

It’s been 14 years since the release of “Coffee Prince” but it is still one of the most successful Korean dramas out there that became a part of the Hallyu wave. The series revolves around a brilliant, wealthy man who runs a coffee shop and a woman pretending to be a man to work at the cafe. Eventually, the two sparked romantic feelings even though Gong Yoo’s character did not know that Yoo Eun Hye was a woman in the first place. What sets this K-drama apart is how the director and writer bravely discussed the existing gender norms in the romantic relationship aspect. “Coffee Prince” will give you heart-fluttering moments and valuable learning experiences about the harsh reality of society.

Episode 1: https://bit.ly/3073euq

My Love From The Star”

This series undeniably became a massive hit across Asian countries, spawning three adaptations: Thai, Indonesian and Filipino versions. The unconventional love story of an extraterrestrial being stuck on earth for 400 years and a stylish yet somewhat pretentious actress became well-loved by people of all ages, leading a lot of viewers to also start watching Korean dramas. The chemistry between the two leads, Kim Soo-hyun and Jun Ji-hyun, is something to look forward to in the drama. With elements of fantasy, mystery, and romance put together in one series, “My Love From the Star” will make your heart skip a beat.

Original Korean: https://bit.ly/3Aoomsy

Tagalog Dub: https://bit.ly/3FozdGJ

“Her Private Life”

A lot of fangirls will definitely relate with this romcom K-drama starring Park Min-young and Kim Jae-wook. Working as a curator in an art museum while concealing one’s identity of being a fangirl is extremely difficult. Still, everything changes when the new art director of the museum enters the picture. The drama will give viewers a glimpse into what it’s like fangirling over your favorite idol. You are in for a roller coaster of romantic excitement with “Her Private Life.”

Episode 1: https://bit.ly/3uTbbi6

“Fight for My Way”

The drama “Fight for My Way,” led by Park Seo-joon and Kim Jiwon, garnered high ratings and a positive review from the audience with its delightful coming of age story. The drama revolves around the story of four friends and their struggles in pursuing their aspirations in life. Along with it is a story of how two best friends ended up falling in love with each other. The unique chemistry between the cast and the refreshing concept of this K-drama captured the viewers’ hearts. Indeed, it is a feel-good drama providing you with lifelong lessons to uphold in the future.

Link to Episode 1: https://bit.ly/3BorEgJ

“Mr. Queen” (Viu)

Mr. Queen”

If K-dramas like “Empress Ki” and “Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo” made you cry, “Mr. Queen,” on the other hand, is guaranteed to make you cry as well but out of immense laughter. It is a story about how a modern man living in the 20th century was transported back in time during the Joseon Era. He gets trapped in the queen’s body, and eventually builds ties with an intelligent king who has a lot of secrets. One of the reasons it is considered one of the best dramas in 2020 is how great Shin Hye-sun and Kim Jong-hyun are portraying their characters. Their chemistry is indeed off the charts as well. If you want to laugh and have a great time, every second of this drama fits you perfectly.

Original Korean: https://bit.ly/2Yq7iFc

Tagalog Dub: https://bit.ly/3lnx0Dj