“Bride of the Water God [Habaek] will be better than Goblin” – DramaFever.com
MANILA, July 7, 2017 –– iflix, the world’s leading Internet TV service for emerging markets, offering subscribers unlimited access to thousands of TV shows, movies and more, is thrilled to announce it has secured a highly anticipated K-drama, The Bride of Habaek for iflix members in the Philippines. Started yesterday, July 6, new episodes will be available weekly every Thursday and Friday on iflix, within 24 hours of their television broadcast in Korea.
The Bride of Habaek is a South Korean television drama spin-off of the widely popular 2006 comic book series, Bride of the Water God by Yoon Mi-kyung. Directed by Kim Byung Soo and starring Korean heartthrobs Nam Joo-Hyuk, Shin Sae-Kyeong, Gong Myung and Krystal, the fantasy drama follows an unlikely romance between a human and a supernatural water god. Habaek (Nam Joo-Hyuk) descends down to Earth to meet his human bride, So-Ah (Shin Sae Kyeong) – a neuropsychiatrist who sacrifices herself as a bride for the sake of her village. Set in modern Seoul, the highly anticipated K-drama reimagines fantasy elements from the original manhwa.
The Bride of Habaek joins iflix’s extensive library of popular and highly-acclaimed Korean drama, including Secret Garden, Goblin, The Legend of the Blue Sea, Scent of a Woman, Princess Hours, Prince Hours and many more, making iflix the premiere destination for the best of Korean entertainment.
Sherwin Dela Cruz, Country Manager of iflix Philippines commented: “We are very excited to make Korea’s latest and most highly anticipated television drama, The Bride of Habaek available to our members in the Philippines, as the first K-drama fast tracked from South Korea! Now, K-drama fans can stay up to date with the latest K-drama craze, with new episodes uploaded on iflix weekly, just 24-hours after their television broadcast. We are committed to continue to bring only the best and most highly anticipated shows for our subscribers.”
With more than 5 million members and 5 billion minutes streamed since launch, iflix has established itself as the clear market leader in video streaming. Now available to over one billion consumers across 18 territories throughout Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, iflix recently announced the establishment of iflix Africa, to make its world-class service available in Sub-Saharan Africa. Offering consumers, a vast library of top Hollywood, Asian and Middle Eastern regional, and local TV shows and movies, including many first run exclusives and award-winning programs, each subscription allows users to access the service on up to five devices, including phones, laptops, tablets, and television sets, for viewing wherever, whenever.
For new subscribers, iflix offers a complimentary one-month trial with full access to its service, features and content. Go to www.iflix.com, or download the app from the Google Play or Apple App Store to register.