June is usually a peak travel month, but not this time. For many of us, this June will be a quiet month at home filled with feelings of fatigue and boredom. So why not escape the daily grind and enter the exciting world of Asian entertainment on Viu? There’s no better time to catch up, get hooked and binge watch the latest and best of romantic comedies, action-thrillers, dramas, variety shows and more.

Escape into a thrilling world of mystery and mayhem

Are you among the millions of fans of The Penthouse 1 and 2? The wait is over! Be among the first to catch The Penthouse 3, the third season of the hit melodrama series. Come 5 June, you can look forward to spending your Saturdays glued to the lives of three mums who will stop at nothing to elevate their children’s lives, and end up pedalling down an unstoppable race fuelled by greed and desire.

If you are a fan of crime thrillers, Voice 4 would be right up your alley. Voice, which aired its first season in 2017, is a high tension and thrilling drama centred on an emergency call centre with a team of employees who races against time to save the victims of real-time incidents. The fourth season, launching on 13 June, is based in the beautiful Jeju Island and stars popular actor Song Seung Hoon and veteran actress Lee Ha Na. Lee will be reprising her role as Kang Kwon Joo, the charismatic director and ace voice profiler of Crime Report Centre.

Quicken the pace and get your heart pumping with supernatural drama Sell Your Haunted House, starring the dynamic duo Hong Ji Ah (Jang Nara) and Oh In Bum (Jung Yong Hwa). Don’t miss the drama’s finale on 10 June! The spookfest continues with season 2 of Viu Original series Black, a story of a bunian (dark elf from another dimension) who is on a mission to track down his fugitive partner in the human world. He unwittingly falls in love with Sofia, a woman who has the ability to foresee death.

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‘Shape of the Heart’. Courtesy of Viu.

Get into the mood for love and romance

Looking to indulge in some romance dramas? Perfect for those lonely nights, Viu Original Doom at Your Service is a fantasy romance series starring Park Bo Young as Tak Dong Kyung, a young editor who is dealt a bad hand in life. She meets Myul Mang (Seok In Guk), a messenger between human and gods, and strikes a deal with him to live as she wishes for 100 days. The amazing chemistry between the leads and the riveting storyline make this series a must-watch!

If you are feeling nostalgic, travel back to the 1980s with Youth of May. Set against the turbulent backdrop of the Gwangju Uprising, follow a group of youths as they grow, mature, and fall in love. The drama also features Lee Do Hyun and Go Min Si – the pair has starred as siblings in their previous drama together.

Looking for more unconventional stories of love and life? Continue the love fest with Shades of the Heart, a heart-warming Korean movie that follows a novelist with a failed marriage who returns to Seoul seven years later, intending to publish a novel based on his own experiences. Along the way, he meets various strangers that change his perspective and starts weaving another story. This movie also stars the ever radiant Korean singer-songwriter and actress IU.

Lighten the mood with Ossan’s Love, Hong Kong’s first Boy Love drama – a remake of the popular Japanese drama of the same name. A romantically unsuccessful office worker becomes the centres of affection of two men – his boss and his roommate. Caught in a love triangle, will he open his heart to either of them?

Viu Premium subscribers can enjoy unlimited downloads of their favourite Asian dramas and variety shows, as well as kids’ content in full HD on selected Smart TVs, Apple TV and casting! Users simply need to download the Viu app on the Smart TV app store to launch the app and catch all dramas and shows in crystal clear definition – let’s go!