Viu, PCCW’s leading pan-regional over-the-top (“OTT”) video streaming service, now carries more than 100 Asian dramas dubbed in Tagalog and Bisaya. To celebrate this milestone, Viu will hold a “Tagdub” (Tagalog-dubbed)-inspired event on February 18 and 19, 2023 at the SM Megamall Activity Center. 

According to Mr. Vinchi Sy-Quia, assistant general manager of Viu Philippines, they are just starting to add more dubbed shows: “From offering a handful of dubbed K-dramas in November 2020 to a whopping 100-plus dubbed shows in 2023, Viu has indeed come a long way in this field.”

Sy-Quia added that Viu will continue to add dubbed content, not just from Korea, but also from China, Thailand, and other Asian countries. Viu will dub these shows in Tagalog, Bisaya, and hopefully in other Philippine languages.

“It’s a special treat to hear one’s favorite characters from your favorite show or drama talking in your native language. The dialogue and the delivery are more heartfelt and hit home. Our standard is captured in our campaign tagline, ‘Swak sa dubbing, swak sa feels’ because watching dubbed shows can make you relive all the emotions, whether in Tagalog or even in Bisaya,” he said.

Viu Village, to be held at the SM Megamall Activity Center on February 18 to 19, will be free and open to the public. K-drama fans may try being a voice actor at the Tagdub booth, match drama posters, have their photos taken at the photo booths, and get a chance to win prizes in the interactive games and raffle draws.

This Valentine’s month, Viu is promoting dubbed love stories such as “Hotel Del Luna,” “18 Again,” “Reply 1988,” “Encounter,” “She Was Pretty,” “The World of the Married Couple,” “Dr. Romantic,” “The Last Empress,” as well as Viu Originals like “Doom At Your Service” and “River Where The Moon Rises.” There are also series in Bisaya such as “Descendants of the Sun” and “My Girlfriend is a Gumiho.” “True Beauty,” one of the most popular Tagalog-dubbed K-dramas, will also have a Bisaya-dubbed version this year. 

Download the Viu app on Google Play or Apple Store to watch your favorite Asian shows for free, as well as Tagalog-dubbed and Bisaya-dubbed dramas. For more updates, follow Viu on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Tiktok.

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