Top 5 Must-Watch K-Dramas Of The Month On Viki
Fall is in full swing now, with October drawing to a close. In a season characterized by tranquility and a touch of melancholy, the top five Viki dramas of the month are bringing some much-needed excitement into our lives. Watch the dramas below to experience the thrill yourself!
This historical fantasy romance drama stars Kim Yoo Jung as Hong Chun Gi, Joseon Dynasty’s only female painter who was born blind but miraculously regains her vision, and Ahn Hyo Seop as the blind astrologer Ha Ram, who is able to read the stars despite losing his sight. The deity Ma Wang, who is tied to the reason the characters gained their respective sight and blindness, continues to haunt them to this day. Nonetheless, Hong Chun Gi falls in love with Ha Ram and tries to win his heart. Also stepping into the picture is the free-spirited Prince Yangmyeong (Gong Myung), who is captivated by Hong Chun Gi’s artistic talent and bold charms.
Indulge in the rich mixture of sageuk and fantasy that is “Lovers of the Red Sky”:
This blockbuster spy drama stars Namgoong Min as Han Ji Hyuk, an elite field agent whose perfect record and skill at completing missions makes him a legend at the Foreign Intelligence Bureau of the NIS (National Intelligence Service). However, just when he seemed to have finally succeeded in driving an organized crime syndicate into a corner in China, Han Ji Hyuk suddenly vanishes off the face of the earth. After losing his memories and going missing for a year, he makes a bold return to the organization to find the traitor who attempted to kill his entire team.
Binge-watch the gripping story of Han Ji Hyuk’s dangerous search for the truth in “The Veil”:
Based on the hit webtoon of the same name, “Yumi’s Cells” tells the story of an ordinary office worker named Yumi—from the point of view of the many brain cells in her head controlling her every thought, feeling, and action. Kim Go Eun plays the titular role of Yumi, an ordinary woman who struggles with expressing her feelings, while Ahn Bo Hyun stars as the straightforwardly honest game developer Goo Woong. Yumi goes through a painful breakup that forces her love cell to go into hibernation mode, but her love cell is brought back to life when she meets Goo Woong, who also finds himself falling for Yumi. Will Yumi’s and Goo Woong’s love cells bring them together forever?
Meet all of the adorable animated cells in “Yumi’s Cells”:
“You Raise Me Up” is a comedy drama about Do Yong Shik (Yoon Shi Yoon), a man who develops erectile dysfunction in his 30s. When he goes to a urologist for treatment, his doctor happens to be Lee Ru Da (EXID’s Hani), his first love. For Do Yong Shik, his unexpected condition comes as the last straw in his already disastrous life. He is still studying for the civil service exam after multiple attempts, and the long period of studying and constant failure has caused him to lose confidence in himself. But it’s only when he hits rock bottom, meeting his former first love as his urologist, that he gets the chance to turn his life around.
On the other hand, Lee Ru Da appears to be living a fantastic life, with a successful career, a confident personality, and stunning good looks. However, she isn’t quite happy. Her boyfriend Do Ji Hyuk (Park Ki Woong) tends to be conceited and likes to show off, and she is starting to get bored of their relationship. As she begins to feel nostalgic for her first love, whom she remembers as perfect in every way, she runs into him again as a patient.
Find out what happens after the two characters reunite:
The romantic comedy stars Kim Min Jae as Jin Mu Hak, a man who lacks schooling and book smarts but is extremely resourceful and talented at making a living. His family grew a tiny gamja-tang (spicy pork back bone stew) restaurant into the global food corporation DonDon F&B, which he is now the managing director of. Park Gyu Young plays Kim Dal Li, the only daughter of an elite family and the director of their family-run art gallery. She is intellectually polished but doesn’t know how to take care of herself. When her father passes away, she faces financial difficulties that end up bringing Jin Mu Hak and Kim Dal Li together as a creditor and debtor over her art gallery. Even though they are polar opposites, they find themselves magically being drawn to each other.
Check out Kim Min Jae and Park Gyu Young’s perfect chemistry in “Dali and Cocky Prince”: