Why R U? Episodes 5 & 6 Preview: Release Date, Time, & Where To Watch


Why R U? Episodes 5 and 6

The Korean BL industry has seen a huge boost in 2023 with popular dramas like The Eighth Sense, Love Mate, Jun and Jun released over the last few months. Now as we are in the third quarter of 2023 comes to a close, a new Korean BL drama that fans are eagerly waiting for is all set to drop.

The show, Why R U?, one of the most popular Thai BL dramas from the year 2020 just got its Korean remake and it stars not one but two Thai actors from the original Thai show. 

If you’ve been following Why R U? (Korea), you may be curious to find out when the new episodes of this popular BL K-drama will be released. Well, wonder no more!

Here is everything you need to know about Why R U? Episodes 5 and 6, including their release date, time and where you can watch them.

What is Why R U? about?

Why R U? follows the story of Jung Lee-won (played by Lee Jung-min), a student at a leading South Korean university. He is majoring in acting and hopes to become a star in the future. His nemesis is Kim Ji-oh (Lee Ye-hwan), a student in the same academic year who is majoring in Directing. They bicker whenever they meet and constantly accuse one another of getting in each other’s way. The nature of their majors, however, means they often have to work together.

However, little did Jung Lee-won know that his younger sister is writing an online BL novel where he and Kim Ji-oh are lovers! One day, Jung Lee-won uncovers his sister’s secret writings and becomes outraged. He vows that if there is any truth in the fact that he secretly likes Kim Ji-oh, the novel’s fantastic storyline should become reality. He may soon rue this vow, though! At university, he finds he must spend more time with Kim Ji-oh than ever. And he starts to wonder if he really is starting to feel the pull of attraction to his bitterest enemy.

Where Can I Watch Why R U?

The show Why R U? is a web-based drama and will only be released online. Viewers can watch the show on Viki in most regions. However, do expect some delay between Viki uploading the episodes although their subtitles are among some of the best on the net across all the other streaming platforms.

The show will be available on the streaming platform – iQIYI in multiple countries including China, the US, Canada, Thailand, and Indonesia among others with a relevant subscription.

Why R U? Episodes 5 and 6 Release Date

Episodes 5 and 6 of Why R U? will release globally on Thursday 7th September. Both episodes will be released on the same day at noon in Korean time.

Expect the show to have one season at least. Why R U? is longer than a usual Korean BL drama and each episode will have a runtime of 30 minutes or so. Also, expect episodes to drop with subtitles too.

How Many Episodes Will Why R U? Have?

It has been revealed that the Korean BL, Why R U? will have a total of 8 episodes, with two episodes releasing each week. The show will release both episodes every Thursday until September 2023. With the release of episodes 5 and 6, the show will have two more episodes before this season comes to an end.

This drama is based on the hit 2020 Thai BL drama Why R U? Why R U? (Korea) is a 2023 South Korean drama series that is produced by Kim Eun-hye who is also a director of the ongoing Korean BL – Jun & Jun.

Is There A Trailer For Why R U?

There is indeed! You can find a trailer for the new Korean BL series, Why R U? here:

What do you think about the upcoming BL drama, Why R U? What are you most excited to see as the series progresses? Let us know in the comments below!

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