A serotonin boost added with a taste of love is what we all need at this point. Especially with the new Viu Original “Now, We Are Breaking Up” hitting our screens soon, we’re all looking for romcoms that would set us in the mood. It’s time to sit back and relax while watching a romcom drama on Viu that will surely welcome us into a world filled with thrilling romantic experiences. These five series would make you smile and giggle with kilig all day!

‘Coffee Prince

“Coffee Prince” cast: Gong Yoo, Kim Chang-wan, Yoon Eun-hye, Kim Dong-wook, Kim Jae-wook, Lee Eon

It’s been 14 years since the release of “Coffee Prince,” yet we can’t deny that it is still one of the most successful K-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 Yoon Eun-hye was a woman in the first place. What sets this romcom drama on Viu 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 our society.

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My Love From the Star

My Love from the Star cast
“My Love from the Star” starring Kim Soo-hyun and Jun Ji-hyun is about an alien who falls for a human.

This series undeniably became a massive hit across Asian countries. In fact, it spawned three adaptations: Thai version, Indonesian version, and Filipino version. 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, introducing Korean dramas to more viewers. The chemistry between the two leads, Kim Soo-hyun and Jun Ji-hyun, is something to look forward to in this 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. 

Her Private Life

Her Private Life cast
Fangirl Park Min-young falls for an art curator Kim Jae-wook in“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 you a glimpse into what it’s like to fangirl over your favorite idol, which all of us can relate to. You are in for a roller coaster of romantic excitement with “Her Private Life.”

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Fight For My Way

Fight For My Way cast
“Fight For My Way” besties Ahn Jae-hong, Song Ha-yoon, Park Seo-joon, and Kim Ji-won

The drama “Fight For My Way,” led by Park Seo-joon and Kim Ji-won, garnered high ratings and a positive review from the audience with its delightful coming of age story. This romcom drama on Viu 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. 

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Mr. Queen

Mr. Queen
Shin Hye-sun shines in a gender bender role for “Mr. Queen,” co-starring Kim Jung-hyun.

If K-dramas like “Empress Ki” and Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo” made you bawl your eyes, “Mr. Queen,” is guaranteed to make you cry while laughing. It is a story about how a modern man living in the 21st 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 because of Shin Hye-sun and Kim Jung-hyun’s amazing portrayal of their characters. Their chemistry is off the charts as well. If you want to laugh and have a great time, every second of this drama will fit you perfectly.

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