6 New Korean Titles on iQIYI to Look Forward to in April

Saturday, April 10, 2021

In need of a K-show marathon? We’ve compiled 6 different titles for you to binge-watch to your heart’s content. From giddying romances to frightening sci-fi thrillers, there’s never a boring moment. 

Streaming now, new episode to release every Wed & Thurs, 9.30PM on iQIYI app & iQ.com

At the top of the list of rom-com korean dramas is Oh Master!, which follows the unlikely pairing between Lee Min-ki and Nana (former After School member), set against the backdrop of the entertainment industry. 

In Oh Master!, Han Bi-Soo (Lee Min-ki) is a top thriller drama screenwriter who has an aversion to dating, while Oh Joo-in (Nana) is a popular actress who is unable to date. However, when stuck in a house together, love inevitably blossoms between the unlikely pairing. Stay tuned for heart-fluttering scenes as their romance develops!

Scripting Your Destiny spices things up with a sprinkle of fantasy, as Ki Do Hoon plays a deity who gets entwined in a budding romance with actress Jeon So Nee, a human. In this magical romance drama, Deity Shin Ho Yoon (Ki Do Hoon) dictates the destinies of mortals. Stumped after being tasked to write the life script of Go Chae Kyung (Jeon So Nee), he decides to plagiarise Chae Kyung 's unreleased romance novels, pairing her up with drama producer Jung Ba Reum (Kim Woo Seok). However, things get complicated as Ho Yoon develops feelings for Chae Kyung too.

Written by Kim Eun Sook, who is known for previous hits such as Descendants of the Sun, The Heirs and Goblin, the drama is sprinkled with Goblin references.

So I Married The Anti-Fan takes the cliche storyline of ‘enemies to lovers’ to a whole new, exciting level, unravelling the romance between member of Girls‘ Generation Choi Sooyoung and Choi Tae Joon (known for Suspicious Partner). 

Release on 2 April

Follow along as the pair is forced to get closer, turning from enemies to lovers.Alternatively, the magical Dramaworld is for all the hardcore K- drama fans out there, featuring cameos from top Hallyu stars like Choi Si Won (from boy band Super Junior) and Han Ji-min (known for Rooftop Prince). 

Blurring the lines between reality and fiction, Dramaworld follows the adventures of Claire Duncan (Liv Hewson), an American college student who is a huge fan of Korean dramas and actor Joon Park (Sean Dulake). In a magical twist of fate, she gets transported to the drama her favourite actor Joon Park is acting in.

Release date: 17 April

Bringing you back to Earth, the coming of age movie Double Patty will feature Red Velvet’s Irene debut as an actress, as she stars opposite Shin Seung-ho (known for Love Alarm). It all started with a late night burger craving. When Kang Woo Ram (Shin Seung-Ho) enters the homemade hamburger restaurant Lee Hyun Ji (Irene) is working part-time at, a gradual romance develops as they support each other through life’s endeavors.

A relatable reflection of the struggles young adults face, this slice of life movie makes for a comforting watch.

Looking for shows that are a little more intense? If horror movies are your go-to, Dark Hole, featuring Kim Ok Bin (known for Arthdal Chronicles and Lee Joon Hyun (known for 365: Repeat the Year) will definitely satisfy your need for scares. The drama follows former police officer (Lee Joon Hyuk) and detective (Kim Ok Bin) as they battle against humans that have turned into monsters from breathing in dark smoke from a sink hole.

Filled with gore and hair-raising scenes, you definitely won’t be able to tear your eyes away from the screen. All titles are available to watch on iQIYI app and iQ.com.

photo credit: iQIYI, OCN

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