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Stream These Fresh Titles on Viu This August!

Aug 03, 2022
By Gracey Maala

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AB_Stream These Fresh Titles on Viu This August!

Why Her?, Eve, and more– there’s a long list of exciting titles that keep coming to the in-demand over-the-top (OTT) video streaming platform Viu. It allows us to choose from a plethora of genres and lets users enjoy a wide variety of promising content anytime. What’s even more fun is we are starting August with a bang, with the freshest titles to stream and glory in. So if you are scouting for a series to watch, these new titles are worth adding to your watchlist when you subscribe to Viu Premium with PLDT Home!

Don’t know what to watch next? This Viu-ing list got you covered!

Poong, The Joseon Psychiatrist

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Poong, The Joseon Psychiatrist started the month right when it began streaming on August 2. It is a new South Korean series starring Kim Min-jae (Yoo Se Poong) in the title role, along with Kim Hyang-gi (Seo Eun Woo) and Kim Sang-kyung (Kye Ji Han). This drama was based on the novel of the same name that won the Excellence Award in the 2016 Korea Story Contest, depicting the stories of psychiatrists in Joseon. It is a good mix of Historical, Medical, Comedy, and Romance in one! Watch the trailer here:

Today’s Webtoon

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Today’s Webtoon just arrived in Viu at the end of July! It is a romantic comedy based on a popular Japanese manga, “Junhan Shuttai!” by Naoko Matsuda. The drama stars Kim Se Jeong, a multi-talented Korean actress who recently shot to fame for her prominent role in Business Proposal. She plays On Ma Eum, a Judo athlete who was forced to retire from her sporting career due to an accident. Now working in a webtoon department, Ma Eum faces difficulties adjusting to this new environment.

The drama takes a peek into the behind-the-scenes of the webtoon industry, where passionate artists, writers, and trainees forge their way to bring the best webtoons to readers! Today’s Webtoon also stars Daniel Choi (Seok Ji-Hyung) and Nam Yoon-Soo (Ku Joon-Young). Here’s the trailer:

Dear X Who Doesn’t Love Me


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Another new romance drama to watch is Dear X Who Doesn’t Love Me. It is a 2022 South Korean drama about love with a twist of fantasy! It tells the story of Seo Hee-Soo (Han Ji-Hyo), a university student and an aspiring song lyricist. She has never had a boyfriend in her life, and she suddenly gets involved with different men through the power of a magical notebook. Watch the trailer below:

If You Wish Upon Me

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The slice-of-life drama If You Wish Upon Me was inspired by a real-life foundation in the Netherlands that fulfills the wishes of terminal cancer patients. It stars the popular heartthrob Ji Chang-wook and Girls’ Generation’s Choi Soo-young. Chang-wook will star as Yoon Gyeo Re, a man who has been pushed to his limits due to his difficult life full of struggles. However, he finds his life changing unexpectedly while helping make the patients’ wishes come true. On the flip side, Soo-young will portray the character of a tough and cheerful hospice nurse Seo Yeon Joo. This drama streams on August 10. Watch the trailer below:

Secret Royal Inspector & Joy (Tagalog Dubbed)

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You may also watch the Filipino dubbed version of Secret Royal Inspector & Joy! The drama is set in the Joseon dynasty and follows the tale of two people: Royal Secret Agent Ra Yi-eon (Ok Taecyeon) and Kim Joy (Kim Hye-yoon). They work together to uncover and take down corrupt politicians. Yi-eon is a young gourmet who accidentally turns into a royal inspector, while Kim Joy is a divorced woman who rushes to find happiness. Here’s the trailer:

Hera, The Goddess of Revenge (Tagalog Dubbed)

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Another new Tagalog dubbed series to watch on Viu is Hera, The Goddess of Revenge. It is a thrilling revenge drama starring Kim Sa Rang as Kang Hae Ra, a woman who married into power and influence. However, her life was instantly ruined when she was framed in a fabricated scandal. She joins forces with Cha Min Joon (Yoon Hyun Min), a brilliant but aloof lawyer determined to avenge his family to vengeance on those who prey on the weak and vulnerable. Watch the trailer below:

Flower of Evil

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Of course, you shouldn’t miss the Philippine adaptation of the popular Korean drama Flower of Evil, starring Piolo Pascual and Lovi Poe. It tells the story of the happy family life of a police detective that changes when she starts to discover the wild secret of her husband. Her team investigates a murder case connected to the man she loves, leading her to a grievous revelation. Catch its fresh episodes two days earlier than the TV broadcast, only on Viu Premium with PLDT Home!


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By Gracey Maala

Gracey is the lead content writer for Next Upgrade’s Technology and Gaming sections. She loves to explore and learn new stuff for work, while she enjoys telling stories, watching TV series, and bonding with her mom and dogs in her free time.