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Must-Watch Korean Shows on Viu in 2021

Whether you’ve been a K-drama fanatic for a long time or have just discovered this amazing industry, Viu has a lot to offer. As one of the best sites to stream the top K-dramas, TV shows and movies, you'll find critically acclaimed films like Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite, bingeable comedies and romances starring some of the biggest Korean names, and more. Here are some of our favourite shows available on Viu right now!

1. Flower of Evil

If you love thrillers, you'll love Flower of Evil. Starring Lee Joon-gi, this popular series tells the story of a seemingly perfect marriage. However, when detective and wife, played by Moon Chae-won, starts looking into a number of mysterious murders, it seems that her husband has many hidden secrets and a past that just doesn't add up. Renowned for outstanding acting and a riveting plot, you’ll find yourself begging for more.

2. Taxi Driver

Based on the webtoon Deluxe Taxi by Carlos and Lee Jae-jin, Taxi Driver focuses on an underground taxi service that helps crime victims find revenge when the law won’t. With much-loved actor Lee Je-hoon in the lead role as Kim Do-gi, former Special Forces soldier and now taxi driver, this action-packed series has proven to be hugely popular across South Korea. Supported by Kang Ha-na, who plays a dedicated prosecutor in search of the truth behind the taxi company, viewers are in for a thrilling ride.

3. The Penthouse

Another great Korean drama is, The Penthouse. One of the most-watched shows in the country’s history, the series revolves around the Hera Palace – a stunning apartment building – and its residents who strive to live in the 100th-floor penthouse.

Exploring cruelty in power-hungry high-society paranoia and fear take over when a murder takes place, even as the main characters battle it out to achieve their ambitions. Starring Lee Ji-ah, Kim So-yeon and Um Ki-joon, The Penthouse is every bit as dramatic as it sounds

4. Running Man

Variety shows are some of the best content in Korean entertainment. Released in 2010, Running Man pits cast members against each other as they overcome a range of hilarious challenges to win the race. With some of South Korea’s most popular celebrities making appearances, the show has enjoyed incredible longevity thanks to its ever-evolving format.

5. Parasite

Winning Best Picture of the Year at the 2020 Oscars, Parasite made history as the first non-English language movies to win the top prize. Winning a total of 4 awards, this masterpiece follows the story of a poor family struggling to make ends meet. A commentary on one of the biggest problems of this era – social inequality - Parasite will leave you with many things to think about. You can catch this acclaimed movie on Viu on a Premium account.

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And if you’ve watched so many Korean TV shows and movies that you can't possibly watch anymore Korean content, Viu also offers content from other countries, including China, Japan, Hong Kong, and Thailand. So, you won't have to worry about where to stream more TV shows online!

Don’t forget to sign up for Viu Premium with M1 for the convenience of having your subscription charged to your M1 bill. Besides unlimited downloads and priority access to the latest shows, Viu Premium is the best way to stream your favourite TV shows and movies online without any interruptions. Sign up or re-contract on your Fibre Broadband or your mobile plan to enjoy up to 12-months' worth of free Viu premium!