5 Korean Shows You Can Watch For Free Online, Depending On Your Taste
If you had all the time in the world, anong gagawin mo? For many of us, we’d probably dedicate a good amount just to binge every single K-drama that piques our interest, especially now that more and more Korean shows are being made more accessible to us Pinoy fans.
If you’re in need of a temporary escape from the real world, here are five K-dramas worth checking out. P.S. They’re all available for streaming on Viu!
If you’re into rom-coms…
A Piece of Your Mind
This K-drama features the love story of Ha Won, an AI programmer, and Seo Woo, a classical music recording engineer, and stars Jung Hae In and Chae Soo Bin. In a report from Soompi, Jung Hae In shares that he accepted the role in the drama because he wanted to challenge himself by taking on an interesting role that dealt with artificial intelligence. He also adds that, unlike his character on the show, he’s never had to deal with unrequited love IRL. The show will be up for streaming on March 24, 2020.
If you’re into something light…
Meow, The Secret Boy
Cat lovers, you might find this particularly interesting! Meow, The Secret Boy, also called Welcome, is a new K-drama based on a webtoon of the same name, which follows the story of a cat named Hong Jo (who can transform into human form, mind you) and his human owner Sol Ah. The two leads are played by Kim Myung Soo, better known as L from Korean boy band INFINITE, and Shin Ye Eun, who previously starred in He Is Psychometric with GOT7's Park Jin Young. It will be available for streaming on March 26, 2020.
If you’re into investigative shows with a dash of supernatural…
Anong gagawin mo kung may superpower ka? For this show’s lead character, he develops the power to read people’s memories when he was in high school and went on to become a detective when he grew up. The show is also based on a webtoon and stars Yoo Seung Ho and Lee Se Young.
If you’re into Sci-Fi…
365: Repeat the Year
In this time-slip drama, 10 people time travel to one year ago in order to ~reset~ their lives. But of course, with any time travel-related storylines, some things are bound to go wrong. The drama stars Lee Joon Hyuk and Nam Ji Hyun and will be available on Viu starting March 24, 2020.
If you’re into sports…
Handsome Tigers is a variety show all about basketball. Knowing Bros’ Seo Jang Hoon is enlisted as head coach and forms a team called Handsome Tigers consisting of Lee Sang Yun, Julien Kang, Kang Kyung Jun, Kim Seung Hyun, Showry, Seo Ji Suk, Yoo Seon Ho, and ASTRO’s Cha Eun Woo. It also features Red Velvet’s Joy as the team’s manager!
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Here's my two cents on the letter, call for help of our medical frontliners. Let’s hear what our healthcare workers have to say and try to understand it from their point of view, they have every right to criticize how this medical crisis is being handled by the government... after all, they're the experts on the topic. Though we see the frontliners as heroes in our eyes, the lack of concrete plans from the government to combat COVID-19 makes them feel otherwise. Healthcare workers are already starting to voice out how they feel as though they are being sacrificed as they follow through their sworn oath. We wouldn’t send our soldiers to war unarmed and without a concrete plan; the same should be expected for our frontliners. How can we send them to battle without proper gear? Why is there still a debate on whether mass testing is needed or not when the experts on that field continuously insist its importance in flattening the curve? Why is this still not the priority when it’s literally our lives on the line? It’s not like the medical experts demanding for mass testing are just stating their opinion about this mindlessly, they studied this laboriously. Make them feel heard so that all the sacrifices that they’re doing and all the deaths of their colleagues are not in vain. More than the words of praises, what our medical professionals truly need right now is TANGIBLE support. Here is to hoping they get that soon. @errren.22
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Here is a photograph taken yesterday from the photo shoot I did in our house. ? I really love dressing up and being dolled up, it makes me feel great and confident of who I am ?
I was actually hesitant to post these pictures of mine. My sister eveb asked me to change my Facebook Profile Picture and it took me hours to decide if I should. But, I realized that this is me, the real me. I should be confident of my body and of who I really am.
At the end of the day, I dress up not for other people but for myself ? To all the ladies out there and even gentlemen who are taking a second to think if they should post their pictures, worried about what will others say their body, remember that we just need to be just ourselves. Be confident and let us support each other ? Let us be friends! IG: @romynaaaaaaa_
They say time heals all wounds, but it has been ages - is heartbreak exempted?
I have forgotten when was the last time we shared a smile - the last time when I saw the glow in your eyes and the last time when you whispered an I love you to me. I have forgotten when, but here I am - writing to you again.
I do not know if you will read this or you will just add this one to my proses and poems that you left unread, but you see, I am still hoping. I am mailing the pain of us to the gods out there - hoping they can take the pain away. I should have gotten over you, but instead of forgetting and accepting our ending, I am writing about us in tissue sheets, carving about us on trees, telling about us on the back of my journals, hoping that a thousand or a million write ups about us, can make me forget about what happened.
I am writing, waiting for the point where I can no longer write anymore, for I have none to tell - but when? I have nothing in me anymore, but the memories of us - and no matter how hard I try put those to its own grave, the memories grow back like lilies in the swamp - painful and beautiful at the same time.
No matter how hard I try to silence those and put it at the back of my mind, those ring back, playing like the favorite song we used to listen. They say heartbreaks turn into poetry and that is what happening to us - but poetry should be dulcet and dreamy, why does ours sound like pain and agony? They say time heals all wounds, but it has been ages - is heartbreak exempted? Darling, I guess not.