Korean Dramas or more popularly known as K-Dramas have been all the hype recently. They have a variety of genres starring extremely talented actors and actresses as well as unique plots. It is no surprise that everyone has found these so addicting to watch.
However, with that many questions rise in our viewers’ minds such as:
- Where can I watch K-Dramas for free?
- Which websites are the best for K-Dramas?
- Which app is worth subscribing to for watching a wider collection of K-Dramas?
Not to worry, for we are here to answer all queries. With that, let us head-on with our list curated especially for you.
How & Where to watch K-Dramas for free?
1) Trial Period
With K-Dramas being extremely popular, almost all OTT platforms have a wide genre of them for their viewers. Although, most of the content is locked behind a subscription. However, you can access them through a trial period varying from one app to another.
Steps: Go to Play Store or Appstore > Download the app > Sign up with your email and password > Choose a subscription and avail of the trial period.
Netflix is currently one of the most popular OTTs and it is no surprise that it has a vast variety of K-Dramas for you to watch. It is available for both Android and iOS and has the option to watch offline so you can watch anytime, anywhere. On availing of the subscription, it has a 30-day trial period.
Amazon Prime Video is also a great alternative for watching K-Dramas on official apps. It has plenty of great shows along with a wide genre of Korean Dramas that you can watch. You get a 7-day trial period after availing of the Prime feature that you can cancel at any time.
Rakuten Viki is an app curated for viewers interested in Asian Dramas, whether it is Korean Dramas, Chinese Dramas, or Thai Dramas – they have it all. The app is available for both Android and iOS.
While they already have several shows you can watch for free, there are some locked under the Viki Pass subscription. On availing of that, you get a 7-day trial period.
Hulu has also recently added several K-Dramas to its platform. After this addition, people started using this app for more K-Drama content. It has different plans at different price ranges and on availing premium subscription, you can get a trial period of 7 Days.
You can easily access Kocowa for plenty of K-Dramas and movies. To avail of the 14-day free trial period, you need to subscribe to their premium plan. It can also be accessed as a website and is extremely user-friendly for new users.
The aforementioned subscriptions can be canceled any time before the trial period ends, therefore feel free to try and find the app that suits your taste the best.
Best Official Websites to watch K-Dramas
- Naver TV
- OnDemand Korea
2) Free Websites & Apps to watch K-Dramas
We understand that accessing and subscribing to premium apps might not be everyone’s cup of tea whether it is because one does not have access to a credit/debit card or just does not want to spend money on an OTT platform.
That is why here are absolutely FREE websites and apps you can use, and steps to access them without any problems.
- Free Access
- Saving money
- Unlimited content without being limited to a particular streaming service
- Many ads, MANY!
- Uploads may be slow due to it being handled by unaffiliated users
- Safety & Privacy Concerns
- HD Content might not be available for all shows
We advise you to use AdBlockers and VPNs while accessing them for the best experience.
- New Asian TV
Steps: Type URL > Click on Search > once site loads in > Type the name of the K-Drama > Select episode & Watch.
Free Streaming Apps
- Drakor ID
- KBS World
- MX Player
- Tubi TV
Steps: Go to Play Store or Appstore > Search for the app & download it > Sign up with email and password (if necessary) & enjoy!
To know more info about free apps, you can check Top 10 Apps to Watch Kdramas for Free (2023)
3) Telegram & Torrent
What is Telegram?
Telegram is a popular messaging app that has the unique feature of sharing messages or files without sharing your phone number or any personal information. It has a very user-friendly interface and has made sharing and downloading shows including K-Dramas extremely easy.
How to Use Telegram to download K-Dramas?
- Go to Play Store or App Store
- Type “Telegram” and download the app
- Fill in the details and make an account
- Go to the search option and type in the name of the show
- Click on the link that shows up (follow specific steps if mentioned)
- Download & enjoy your K-Drama.
What is Torrent?
Torrent is basically P2P (peer-to-peer) file sharing on the internet which operates over the BitTorrent protocol. It is an extremely easy way to upload, or mostly to download bigger files from the internet. It is, however, a form of piracy, and therefore, the use of a VPN is advised while downloading one of these files.
How can I use Torrent to download K-Dramas?
- Download a Torrent Client or Torrent Downloader
- Go to a Torrent Site and type in the name of the K-Drama or show
- Click on “Download Torrent” or “Magnet Link”
- It should load onto your Torrent Downloader
- Wait until the file is downloaded & enjoy!
With that, we have tried mentioning all possible ways you can watch or download a K-Drama without using any money. We hope this article was helpful and for more informative articles, stay tuned!
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