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10 Shows to Watch on Viu in May 2018

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We bring you an amazing line-up of shows to your screen.

Find out who kill Kaushiki; see which scenario, set by the professional con artists, is fake; be swayed by the classy lawyers solving various cases; watch the K-pop idol groups compete against each other in sports, and more.

Check out this month’s best of Asian entertainment filled with thrills, tears, and laughter.

The Confidence Man JP

You should watch this: If you enjoy watching heist and shows where the rich get scammed

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Three con artists (led by an enthusiastic woman) steal the money from the rich and help the poor (and take a little bit for themselves while they’re at it). Discover how each use their skills to scam and trick their targets into giving up their money.

These ‘real’ scenarios may trick you before your very eyes but that’s what makes this series more entertaining! Test yourself to see if you have what it takes to figure out the real and fake scenes.

Kaushiki

You should watch this: If you enjoy watching dark mystery thrillers

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A group of friends enjoy the rich and famous with parties and alcohol. To them, that’s how their lives should be. Their deep dark secrets are revealed after they hit a motorcyclist and an investigator comes into the picture.

Follow their fun-filled life as their masks are slowly taken off and their true colours begin to reveal themselves.

Love, Lies

You should watch this: If you enjoy watching Korean historical films with classic pop music

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Set in the 1940s, best friends So-yool (Han Hyo-joo) and Yeon-hee (Chun Woo-hee) are the last two remaining gisaengs. Although they have to sing Korean traditional songs, they love listening to pop music. Yeon-hee helps So-yool to become the Korea’s best singer. However, love and jealousy spark as So-yool’s lover, a music producer Yoon-woo (Yoo Yeon-seok), falls in love with Yeon-hee.

Will So-yool be able to stand on stage with her mic and heal her broken heart? Step back in time where classic pop music, friendship, and love collide in the harshest moments during the Japanese colonization in Korea.

Angels in White

You should watch this: If you are looking for Japanese medical dramas

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Rumi Kizaki (Yua Shinkawa) fails her university exam. She later studies nursing while waiting for her chance to retake the exams. Despite having no interests in nursing, she slowly realizes her inner potential whilst being together with her colleagues and patients. She decides to pursue her career as a nurse.

Inspired by Florence Nightingale, Rumi and her friends learn the ropes of nursing in school and their internship. She heals the loved ones’ souls with her quick agility, bravery, and warm smile.

One Line

You should watch this: If you enjoy watching heist films with a twist

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University student Min-jae (Siwan) works together with professional swindler Suk-goo (Jin-goo) and his fraud team. They are on the mission to fulfil the ‘One Line Loan Service’ heist. However, due to their personal agendas, they don’t trust each other.

With the specialty in swindling, forging, and having important data in their hands, the fraud team sets out in putting their fake acts by fooling their targets and stealing cash swiftly.

Return

You should watch this: If you are looking for K-dramas that depict the dark side of elite class

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Lawyer Ja-hye (Ko Hyun-jung and Park Jin-hee) and detective Dokgo (Lee Jin-wook) investigate the murder of Mi-jung (Han Eun-jung). The rich elites – Tae-seok (Shin Sung-rok), Hak-beom (Bong Tae-gyu), In-ho (Park Ki-woong), and Joon-hee (Yoon Jong-hoon) are the suspects who might be involved in this murder.

The suspects’ secret pasts gradually unfold, leading the hidden truth behind the murder and their wrongdoings. Expect the suspects’ insane personalities and twisted storylines in between.

2018 Idol Star Athletics Championship

You should watch this: If you enjoy watching your favourite K-pop celebrities in varieties

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Held at the Goyang Gynasium, the popular and recent K-pop idol groups went head to head in various sports competitions. More than 200 K-pop idols, split into 14 teams, took part in ten events.

EXO, Wanna One, BTOB, TWICE, Red Velvet, and Apink are among the participants in this year’s sports event. Find out which K-pop idol group is the fittest at different challenges including bowling, rhythmic gymnastics, and archery.

V.I.P.

You should watch this: If you enjoy watching ‘chess-like’ action thrillers

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Filmmaker Park Hoon-jung is recognized for directing action thrillers including I Saw the Devil, The Unjust, and New World. He recently directed V.I.P. which won the ‘Best Director – Thriller Features’ at the Fantastic Fest 2017. V.I.P. Gwang-il (Lee Jong-suk) is suspected for committing in serial murders across the world. Detective Yi-do (Kim Myung-min) believes that Gwang-il is the culprit but NIS agent Jae-hyuk (Jang Dong-gun) protects him.

Fighting against North Korean general Dae-bum (Park Hee-soon), will Gwang-il get the last laugh in victory or in turmoil? Get ready for a fast-driven and intense combat as South Korea, North Korea, and Interpol put a stop to more killings.

Suits

You should watch this: If you are looking for a really good legal drama and if you’re fan of the original Suits

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The Korean remake of Suits is not just any legal drama. Not imitating the original, the production focuses on interpreting the characters’ charm set in the bustling Seoul. Veteran lawyer Kang-seok (Jang Dong-gun) and his rookie associate Yeon-woo (Park Hyung-sik) work alongside in handling various cases and representing VVIP clients including rich conglomerates.

Equally as good as the original, its Korean remake has sophisticated dialogue, intriguing characters, crisp and clear-cut cinematography, interesting legal cases, and refreshing bromance between the two leading actors.

Sunny Again Tomorrow

You should watch this: If you are curious about Korea’s home shopping channels

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High school graduate Ha-nee (Seol In-a) works part-time jobs till she finally gets a full-time job at a TV home shopping channel. However, she gets fired and later decides to start her own fashion company. Merchandiser Han-kyul (Jin Ju-hyeong) helps her along the way in making her business successful.

Follow Ha-nee’s day-to-day life on how she builds up her own business from scratch, dealing with her family, and kindling her love with Han-kyul.

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