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KOCOWA Review

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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.

KOCOWA
Free – US$6.99 kocowa.com/en_us
14-Day Free Trial
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Review

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.


Content

TV Shows

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.

KOCOWA
Free – US$6.99 kocowa.com/en_us
14-Day Free Trial

Features

No Parental Controls

There are no parental controls for KOCOWA.

Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, Netflix, Paramount Plus and Star have parental control features.

Ads

With the subscription plan, you view K-content without ads.

International Access

KOCOWA allows you to watch certain content when traveling internationally.

KOCOWA
Free – US$6.99 kocowa.com/en_us
14-Day Free Trial

Compatible Devices

KOCOWA is compatible with these devices:

KOCOWA is not compatible with Amazon Fire TV, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV or VIZIO Smart TV devices.

  • Apple TV
  • Google Chromecast
  • Roku
  • Android TV
  • iPhone/iPad
  • Android Phone/Tablet
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Sony Smart TV

  • Amazon Fire TV
  • PlayStation
  • Xbox
  • Nintendo
  • LG Smart TV
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • VIZIO Smart TV
KOCOWA
Free – US$6.99 kocowa.com/en_us
14-Day Free Trial

Tech Specs

4K
1080p
720p

1080p HD

Most video streams are in 1080p HD.

KOCOWA
Free – US$6.99 kocowa.com/en_us
14-Day Free Trial

DIRECTV STREAM Cash Back

Let us know your e-mail address to send your $50 Amazon Gift Card when you sign up for DIRECTV STREAM.

You will receive it ~2 weeks after you complete your first month of service.

Sling TV Cash Back

Let us know your e-mail address to send your $25 Uber Eats Gift Card when you sign up for Sling TV.

You will receive it ~2 weeks after you complete your first month of service.

Hulu Live TV Cash Back

Let us know your e-mail address to send your $35 Amazon Gift Card when you sign up for Hulu Live TV.

You will receive it ~2 weeks after you complete your first month of service.