'The Great Shaman Ga Doo Shim' & 7 Other Must-Watch Asian Dramas & Variety Shows On iQiyi

All of these shows are premiering this month!

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Looking for a new K-drama to watch? Then you'll definitely wanna check out The Great Shaman Ga Doo Shim, available exclusively on iQ.com, yassss!

Starring Kim Sae Ron, Nam Da Reum, Yoo Seun-ho, and many more, this fantasy and mystery drama is an absolute must-add to your watchlist! 

Been following Nam Da Reum since he began his career as a child actor? Then you'll be pleased to know that the Boys Over Flowers and Hotel Del Luna actor is the male lead in the drama! You'll get to obsess over him as much as you want, hehe. ;) 

Excited dy? Check out the trailer below: 

The fantasy drama tells the story of two unique high schoolers who become involved in a series of mysterious incidents.

18-year-old Ga Doo Shim, who wishes to live a life like any other typical high schooler, is born with the undesired fate of becoming a shaman. She uses her powers and skills to fight evil spirits while also solving mysterious cases. Na Woo Soo, on the other hand, is a wealthy high schooler with good looks. Bumping into Ga Doo Shim one day causes him to gain the ability to see evil spirits, and the two get entangled in mysterious cases together.

Sounds like a drama full of exciting and plot-twisting adventures, kanThe Great Shaman Ga Doo Shim is already available to stream on iQiyi. You can look out for new episodes every Friday at 7pm! 

Chupppp, that's not all! There are also tonnes of other K-dramas, C-dramas, and variety shows you confirm wanna add to your list this month. Check 'em out:

1. The Road: The Tragedy Of One – Starring Ji Jin Hee and Yoon See A | Premiering on iQ.com

Itching to watch a K-drama full of bombshells and surprises? Check out The Road: The Tragedy Of One that will leave you on the edge of your seat. 

As a journalist with strong beliefs, Baek Soo-Hyun is a popular and well-respected anchorman, to the point where viewers watching the news believe whatever he says. Little do they know that he has a very different personality – a cold-hearted man who will use whatever means to satisfy his desires. 

The story unfolds when an unfortunate incident takes place and ends up revealing secrets and guilt, causing another tragedy. 

Look out for new episodes every Thursday and Friday at 12pm. 

Watch the trailer below: 

2. The Ferryman • Legends Of Nanyang – Lawrence Wong and Qi Yuwu | Coming soon EXCLUSIVELY on iQ.com

The Ferryman • Legends Of Nanyang is a remake of iQiyi's successful 2014 series of the same name, but this time, it's given a Southeast Asian setting. Featuring both Malaysian and Singaporean cast members, you're bound to spot some familiar faces in this supernatural drama! 

Both Xia Dongqing and Zhao Li have the same mission – to assist the wandering souls in the mortal world who have unfinished business. With Xia Dongqing's special eyes that can detect all sentient beings, the duo work together at the No. 444 convenience store, the gateway between the mortal and spiritual world. 

Catch this drama on 24 August at 8pm! 

Watch the trailer below: 

3. Crush – Starring Lin Yan Jun and Wan Peng | Premiering on iQ.com

Lin Yan Jun from the boy band NINE PERCENT is the male lead in Crush! He plays Sun Nianqin, a wealthy blind man who takes over his family's business. 

Dreaming of becoming a broadcaster, Sang Wu Yan works as an assistant at a radio station, where she discovers a mysterious songwriter who goes by the name Yi Jin. While in college, she falls in love with the blind Sun Nianqin and later discovers that he's actually the mysterious songwriter. This leads to a sweeping love story that ends in a terrible break up due to a misunderstanding. Three years later, the two of them bump into each other again. 

Look out for new episodes every Tuesday to Thursday at 8pm. 

Watch the trailer below: 

4. CHANG'AN MEMORIES – Starring Allen Ren and Bai Lu | Coming soon on iQ.com

Adapted from the popular online novel, One Life, One Incarnation – Beautiful Bones, this drama tells the story of two different individuals who end up falling for one another. 

Cui Shi Yi, the daughter of an esteemed family, was sent to the Zhou Manor to learn some skills. There, she falls in love with an accomplished general named Zhou Sheng Chen. But their relationship faces numerous challenges due to their different backgrounds and respective responsibilities. To fulfil her family obligations, Cui Shi Yi is forced to return home to marry the Crown Prince. Before the wedding, she receives news that Zhou Sheng Chen is seriously injured after leading the army to battle the country's enemies. What will she do next?

Watch the trailer below: 

5. Sweet Teeth – Starring Wu Xuan Yi and Bevan | Coming soon EXCLUSIVELY on iQ.com

This drama tells the love story between librarian Zeng Li and dentist Ai Jingchu, who both fall in love with each other after a misunderstanding. Just as the duo is about to confess their feelings to one another, Zeng Li's first love appears, and he happens to be Ai Jingchu's best friend, Liu Yi Cheng. 

Watch the trailer below: 

6. Love Under The Full Moon – Ju Jingyi and Zheng Yecheng | Coming soon on iQ.com

If you love dramas like Goblin or W: Two Worlds Apart, you'll definitely love this one! Love Under The Full Moon is all about time travelling and parallel dimensions (and romance of course!), so you'll be hooked on every episode. 

Lei Chu Xia, who lives in the modern world, stumbles upon the super moon one night. This causes her to forget her identity, and she ends up getting transported into Xu Xiaodong's phone, starting a magical yet complicated journey. 

Watch the trailer below: 

7. Girls Planet 999 – Starring Yeo Jin Goo, Tiffany, and Sunmi | Premiering EXCLUSIVELY on iQ.com

Mnet finally launched an international girl group survival show after three years! Girls Planet 999 is about 99 trainees from Japan, Korea, and China competing to be part of a new nine-member girl group. Plus, you'll even get to spot trainees from China who also competed in popular reality shows like Youth With You 2 and CHUANG 2020

Featuring experienced mentors (dubbed as 'masters') such as Yeo Jin-goo, Lee Sun Mi, Tiffany Young, Lim Han-byul, and many more, the 12-episode reality show will just leave you with more idols to fangirl over, yassss! 

Take a look at the survival show's opening theme: 

Can't wait to get started? The best part about catching up on the latest dramas and variety shows on iQiyi is that most of the content is free to watch!

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Plus, English, Malay, and Chinese subtitles are available for all shows! Nice lah. 

On top of all these benefits, signing up to be a VIP member rewards you with even more exclusive perks! Not to mention, you only need to pay RM1.90 for your first month of subscription. :O 

Check out the perks you'll enjoy as a VIP member: 
- Enjoy ad-free content
- Watch the latest and exclusive content only on iQiyi
- Don't worry about missing any audio details with iQiyi's Dolby Atmos feature
- Immerse yourself by enjoying your favourite shows in Full HD (up to 4k resolution)

Psstt! Did you know that if you have registered to get vaccinated, are a volunteer at any PPV centres, or have booked a COVID-19 test with BP Healthcare, you can redeem free VIP access?

That's right! To encourage Malaysians to get vaccinated, iQiyi is working with multiple brands and bodies to reward you with their VIP membership.

And it's so easy to redeem your reward! All you have to do is head over to their website, upload a screenshot of your vaccine profile from the MySejahtera app, and fill in your details.

Then, you'll receive your iQiyi voucher code to redeem on the app. It's that simple. 

So, whatchu waiting for? Get your daily dose of content via the iQiyi app or iQ.com today.

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