Monday, June 13, 2011

Hulu goes Hallyu

Forget the K-pop concert in Paris, the real sign of the Korean Wave is adding a slew of Korean "dramas" to their repertoire. Frankly, I'm not sure if they're on the regular service, which is free, or if it's the hulu+ pay service.

The latter is about $8/month and it includes all episodes of back seasons of many television shows, as well as a growing list of classical movies. I myself have subscribed to hulu+ because that's the only way they let you watch shows on a mobile device like an iPhone or an iPad.

Also, I don't believe or hulu+ are available in South Korea. At least, last time I was in Seoul I could not get to work (ditto with my Netflix membership, which happens to have a large pool of Korean movies).


  1. Kush,

    Korean dramas have been on hulu for quite some time. I think they get them from dramafever, which has also been around for quite some time.

  2. For how long? The last time I checked, some months ago, there did not appear to be any.

    Moreover, I made this discovery after started running ads for the Korean dramas. In other words, they are actively trying to promote them.

  3. My wife used to watch the dramas on dramafever a few years ago, before she finally had enough of them.

    I'm just hoping that Chaw will reappear online again. I saw it on the seatback screen on a flight to Korea, and enjoyed it muchly.


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