Viki's Top 5 Korean Shows Of The Month

Spring is in full swing, which means new beginnings and new dramas! There’s been a good balance of bright, light-hearted shows and some darker, more intense ones this month. Curious which shows have been popular on Viki in May? Read on to find out.

So I Married the Anti-Fan

A top star and his anti-fan… living together? As impossible as it sounds, that’s exactly what happens in this romantic comedy. Lee Geun Young (Sooyoung), a magazine reporter, has an unpleasant encounter with global K-pop star Who Joon (Choi Tae Joon) at an event she’s assigned to attend. When she loses her job, she believes it’s Who Joon’s fault and protests outside of his agency’s headquarters. Photos of Lee Geun Young’s one-woman protest circulate online, making her known as Who Joon’s No. 1 anti-fan. Things take a strange turn when she and Who Joon are cast in a virtual marriage reality show with the concept of a star who has to live with his biggest anti-fan. Will they hate one another more as they are forced to see each other daily, or will they discover some unexpected feelings?

“So I Married the Anti-Fan” is based on a novel and webtoon that also has a popular Chinese film adaptation starring EXO‘s Chanyeol and Mabel Yuan.

Start watching the hilarious and romantic drama below!

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Kingdom: Legendary War

The finale of “Kingdom” is drawing near! In this competition variety program, popular boy groups BTOB, iKON, SF9, THE BOYZ, Stray Kids, and ATEEZ go head-to-head to win the throne as performance kings. Not only will you be blown away by the top-notch stages, but you’ll also find yourself laughing your heart out at the hilarious interactions between the teams. All six groups bring immense talent and passion, but the throne only accepts one team. So which group will emerge as the king?

Feast your eyes and ears on the spectacular K-pop performances in “Kingdom” below:

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Taxi Driver

What is justice? It’s a tough question, but the members of Rainbow Taxi have an idea. Based on a webtoon of the same name, “Taxi Driver” is about a mysterious taxi service that takes revenge on behalf of victims who are unable to get justice from the law. After his mother is murdered by a serial killer, Kim Do Gi (Lee Je Hoon) joins Rainbow Taxi and becomes their star driver. When the prosecutor Kang Ha Na (Esom) finds out about this illegal revenge taxi service, she digs into it with the intention to shut it down. But upon seeing what Rainbow Taxi is doing, she begins to feel conflicted by the way they successfully solve cases that the law cannot.

Watch Rainbow Taxi’s cathartic revenge against the evil in “Taxi Driver” here:

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Doom at Your Service

In this fantasy romance drama, Myul Mang (Seo In Guk) is a supernatural being that causes everything he touches to vanish, and Tak Dong Kyung (Park Bo Young) is a web novel editor who is suddenly diagnosed with a disease that gives her only 100 days to live. She wishes for doom (myulmang) on the entire world, but is instead found by the homonymous Myul Mang. They enter into a dangerous contract in which she will be allowed to live her dream life for 100 days. When time is up, her life will be taken without question, and if she breaks the contract, the person she loves most will die. But what if Myul Mang becomes the person she loves most?

Watch the unconventional life-and-death romance here:

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Based on the popular webtoon of the same name, “Imitation” focuses on the work and love lives of K-pop idols in the competitive entertainment industry. Jung Ji So stars as Lee Ma Ha, the girl group Tea Party’s hard-working center who becomes known for her resemblance to superstar soloist LA LIMA (Park Ji Yeon). Lee Ma Ha gets off on the wrong foot with Kwon Ryoc (Lee Jun Young), the aloof center of the A-list boy group SHAX, when she accidentally injures one of the SHAX members. ATEEZ‘s Yunho takes the role of Lee Yoo Jin, a member of the boy group Sparkling and Lee Ma Ha’s childhood friend who vows to protect her.

Immerse yourself into the exciting lives of K-pop idols in “Imitation” below:

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