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Revenge on the goggle-box

Enjoyed Vincenzo's tale of a rule-bending lawyer and gratifying acts of vengeance? Here are five other K-dramas to check out

South Korean actor Song Joong-ki (left) plays Vincenzo in the K-drama of the same name, about a Mafia lawyer who returns to Seoul after he is betrayed.
South Korean actor Song Joong-ki plays Vincenzo in the K-drama of the same name, about a Mafia lawyer who returns to Seoul after he is betrayed. PHOTOS: LEE JEHOON_ OFFICIAL/ INSTAGRAM, NETFLIX, STARHUB TV
South Korean actor Song Joong-ki (left) plays Vincenzo in the K-drama of the same name, about a Mafia lawyer who returns to Seoul after he is betrayed.
Kim Hye-soo in Hyena.
South Korean actor Song Joong-ki (left) plays Vincenzo in the K-drama of the same name, about a Mafia lawyer who returns to Seoul after he is betrayed.
Lee Joon-gi and Seo Yea-ji in Lawless Lawyer.
South Korean actor Song Joong-ki (left) plays Vincenzo in the K-drama of the same name, about a Mafia lawyer who returns to Seoul after he is betrayed.
Kim Nam-gil in The Fiery Priest.
South Korean actor Song Joong-ki (left) plays Vincenzo in the K-drama of the same name, about a Mafia lawyer who returns to Seoul after he is betrayed.
Ji Chang-wook and Song Yoon-ah The K2.
South Korean actor Song Joong-ki (left) plays Vincenzo in the K-drama of the same name, about a Mafia lawyer who returns to Seoul after he is betrayed.
Lee Je-hoon in Taxi Driver.
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Hit Netflix K-drama Vincenzo ended with a bang earlier this month, with stellar ratings that make it the ninth highest-rated drama in South Korean cable television history.

If you have been missing the Korean-Italian David-versus-Goliath Mafia-lawyer drama-comedy - whew, that was a mouthful - suave leading man Song Joong-ki has some bad news for you.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 18, 2021, with the headline Revenge on the goggle-box. Subscribe