Movies and Shows Coming to Viki in October 2023

Rakuten Viki is constantly surprising us as it picks up fantastic content from across Asia. It’s a community-driven site that keeps the subtitles coming so you can enjoy the content you love in more than 150 languages. Some content is free and other, often newer content is available via Viki pass. 

For highlights and new content arriving in August 2023 read on. FYI, some of the content on Viki may not be available in your region.

Chinese Dramas


Release Date: October 6th
Episodes: 19

Plot: This drama follows Ru Lan, a young woman who puts her reputation on the line to air her grievances and dies in vain. Seven years later, nine people who are inextricably linked to the Ru Lan case get together for different reasons, thus beginning a story of revenge.

Hello, I’m At Your Service

Release Date: October 16th
Episodes: 24

Plot: Due to a misunderstanding between the top-tier customer service representative Dong Dong En and the client representative Lou Yuan, the mundane workplace life becomes a whirlwind.

After starting the job at the client’s office, not only does Dong Dong En excel in showcasing her top-tier professionalism, but she also captures Lou Yuan’s heart with her own charm in the battle of wits and courage with the client. 

Japanese Dramas

One-Sided Love Gourmet Diary

Release Date: October 2nd
Episodes: 10

Plot: Tokoro Madoka (commonly known as Koro), is a 33-year-old manga editorial staff who is unable to enter into a real relationship. One day, Madoka falls in love with a man who is smiling while eating a beef bowl.

The man happens to be one of the four popular kings at the company. Madoka wants to eat with the man but cannot find the courage. In the end, Madoka receives advice to learn more about the man by finding out the things he eats and trying them.

One-Sided Love Gourmet Diary 2

Release Date: October 8th
Episodes: 8

Plot: Tokoro Madoka continues to get closer to Yasumi Naoya by “meal stalking” him and eating the same food as him. After a successful first season, will there be any development in Madoka’s unrequited love?


Release Date: October 6th
Episodes: 9


Yamihara Kokoro and Asada Toramatsu live in a town that is quite peaceful until a serial murder case happens where the bodies all have their blood drained out. Five years have passed but the case remains unsolved.

Meanwhile, Kokoro and Toramatsu have been in a relationship for a year, but are unable to get married because of a serious secret that Kokoro is hiding from Toramatsu.

Kissing the Ring Finger

Release Date: October 12th
Episodes: 10

Plot: The show follows the story of Ayaka, who works in the bridal department at a hotel, and has a beauty that everyone recognizes. However, her personality is the worst and everyone she meets calls her a “wicked woman” because she is able to wrap numerous men around her finger. Her newest target is the hotel’s new executive, Togo, who is the son of a very powerful person in the town.

99.9 Criminal Lawyer

Release Date: October 26th
Episodes: 10

Plot: The conviction rate for criminal cases in Japan is 99.9%. However, this hides a big danger. Once indicted, there is a tendency to accept the prosecution’s story at face value.

There are also extremely few lawyers that specialise in criminal cases. Therefore, a thorough verification is very difficult. This is a drama about a team of expert criminal lawyers who pursue the truth that may be hiding in the remaining 0.1%.

Mr Bride

Release Date: October 29
Episodes: 11

Plot: The show follows Hayami Honoka, an ace employee at the home electronics manufacturer, Raccoon Electronics. She is perfect at her job but has a sloppy side and lives in a dirty house. One day, Hayami decides to take Yamoto Chihiro, her junior who boasts his strong housekeeping ability, as her “bride”.

Korean Dramas

A Good Day To Be A Dog

Release Date: October 11th
Episodes: 12

Plot: Han Hae-na is a seemingly ordinary high school teacher, but her family has been suffering from a secret curse that causes them to transform into a dog every night at midnight. The curse stays on for six hours after the kiss and the only way to break the curse is by being kissed while they are in dog form.

Understandably, Hae-na avoids kissing anyone, but this naturally makes romantic relationships quite difficult for her. One night while intoxicated, Hae-na ends up kissing a fellow teacher, Jin Seo-won, who has a childhood trauma that makes him fear and despise dogs.

Moon in the Day

Release Date: October 25th
Episodes: 14

Plot: The show follows the story of a man whose time has stopped and a woman who flows like a river. Moon in the Day is not a simple love story but a ‘romance thriller’. This show follows a story about strife that comes and goes in the past and in the present.

The Matchmakers

Release Date: October 30th
Episodes: 16

Plot: The show follows Sim Jung-woo, an intelligent and handsome young man who was picked to become the princess’s husband. During his wedding ceremony, Jung-woo’s bride, the princess, suddenly dies leaving him as the most unfortunate man.

Due to a Joseon period custom, Jung-woo will not be able to remarry or take a government job. He crosses paths with Jung Soon-deok, a widow who secretly works as a matchmaker. The duo try to get older single men and women to marry as matchmakers.

Thai Dramas


Release Date: October 11th
Episodes: 10

Plot: The show is a Thai remake of the popular Korean drama of the same name. VIP follows the story of Rin, a key member of the VIP customer management team at a major Thai department store. This successful and beautiful woman and her equally successful husband Pakawat work together in the same management team.

Rin’s life comes crashing down when she receives an anonymous text message about her husband’s affair. Rin is consumed by suspicion as she tries to understand the truth about the sender of the text as well as her husband’s loyalty.

I Will Knock You

Release Date: October 13th
Episodes: 12

Plot: This BL drama follows Thi, a college student who has a part-time job as a tutor. One day, when one of his students gets in trouble with high-school gangsters; Thi shows up to protect them and is confronted with the leader of the gang, Noey.

Thi and Noey often cross paths and Thi soon learns that Noey has a goofy personality, despite his badass look. After Noey accuses Thi of trying to pursue him, the latter does his best to avoid the gang leader. A romance between the two brews when Noey approaches Thi to be his tutor.

Sky in Your Heart

Release Date: October 19th
Episodes: 8

Plot: The BL drama follows the stories of Dr Kuafah who meets a volunteer teacher Prince when he is forced to take a trip to the mountains with his friends, Mesa and JJ. The two despise one another from the moment they first meet but despite their differences, the more they argue, the more they come to understand one another.

My Lucky Star

Release Date: October 23th
Episodes: 16

Plot: The drama narrates the story of Chomjan who is arrested when Ratti, a renowned jewellery designer catches her selling fake jewellery. Ratti loathes liars and thieves and seizes any chance he can to put these people in their places.

Later, Ratti is involved in a chase where he is caught stealing a necklace himself, he runs into Chomjan who was just released from jail. The two are arrested for the theft leading to a chaotic action romance.


My Beautiful Man: Eternal

Release Date: October 6th

Plot: The Japanese BL film is a conclusion to the Japanese BL Drama that ran over two seasons. My Beautiful Man: Eternal follows the story of a quiet, friendless “loner” who is at the bottom of his class and falls in love at first sight with the overwhelmingly beautiful, ruthless and popular “King” Kiyoi.

After graduating from high school and going through various ups and downs, Hira and Kiyoi are now in college where they continue their relationship. However, as part of growing up, the two start becoming distant. Will this couple stand the test of time or will their beautiful relationship end?

Love Mate

Release Date: October 12th

Plot: This Korean BL movie follows Seo Lee-jun, a leader at So What Media where he works as a member of the content production team. Lee-jun is the company’s best but toughest team leader who is seen by all as an iron-clad man who’s set in his ways.

However, when the new employee Jung Ha-ram gets under his skin, Lee-joon somehow starts developing feelings for the rookie employee. Finding themselves in a bit of a push-and-pull relationship, Lee-jun and Ha-ram begin to understand each other better, as they slowly learn about each other’s past and present struggles.

Which dramas look most enticing to you? Got any added to your watchlist? Let us know in the comments below!

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