KOCOWA is a subscription video streaming service that exclusively provides Korean entertainment ranging from K-dramas to K-reality, K-variety, documentaries, and K-pop from the top three broadcasters KBS, MBC, and SBS. There are 1,000+ Korean television shows like ‘Descendants of The Sun,’ ‘Ghost,’ ‘My Love From the Star,’ and ‘The Good Witch.’
The service also hosts weekly live events with K-pop concerts, episodes of the infamous hybrid reality competition show ‘Running Man,’ and more. All the programing is released just a couple of hours after airing in Korea. A certified team translates and subtitles the content into several languages such as English, Portuguese, and Spanish.
KOCOWA offers two plans: a free ad-supported plan and their ad-free subscription plan that is either $0.99/day, $6.99/month, or $69.99/year. A 14-day free trial is available.
We tested KOCOWA and other subscription streaming services for more than 100 hours. KOCOWA is compatible with Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows and Sony Smart TV.
KOCOWA provides unlimited access to brand-new programming directly from Korea. There are 10,000+ hours of original TV not available anywhere else, new dramas, classics, reality, variety, documentaries, and k-pop from major broadcasters (KBS, MBC, and SBS).
Popular titles include ‘Descendants of The Sun,’ ‘Ghost,’ ‘Suspicious Partner,’ and ‘Revolutionary Sisters.’ KOCOWA even has a “Stepping Stone to Squid Game” collection of similar series.
There are also weekly live events, K-pop concerts, competition shows like ‘Running Man,’ and programming is available to stream 6 hours after it airs in Korea.
No Parental Controls
With the subscription plan, you view K-content without ads.
KOCOWA allows you to watch certain content when traveling internationally.
KOCOWA is compatible with these devices:
- Apple TV
- Google Chromecast (Chromecast 1st Gen, Chromecast 2nd Gen, Chromecast Ultra or later)
- Roku (software version 9.0 or higher)
- Android TV
- iPhone/iPad (iPhone 5 or later, iPad 2 or later, iPod Touch 5th Generation or later, and Apple TV)
- Android Phone/Tablet
- Mac (Mac OS 10.7 or later)
- Windows (Windows 7 or later)
- Sony Smart TV
Most video streams are in 1080p HD.