Best Korean Kodi Addons – How to Watch Korean Movies and TV Shows on Kodi

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Trying to find out how to watch movies and TV shows on Kodi?  If so, you’re not alone.  Korea is a relatively small country, but its cultural impact is huge.  With the rise of K-pop in the 90s and the resulting “Korean wave” that proliferated Korean culture around Asia, hit Korean dramas like Sweet Stranger and Me and Descendants of the Sun have racked up millions of worldwide fans.

If you’ve got Kodi, there are many addons that will help you find the latest episode of your favorite Korean TV show as well as the most popular Korean movies.  Links to Korean content can be found on international TV/movie addons like DramafeverDramanice, Kissasian, Azdrama and DramaGo.  

I recently tested out a handful of Korean TV/movie addons to see which one has the most reliable links and best selection of content.  Though each addon I looked at had something good to offer, in the end I felt that DramaGo was the overall best choice.


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Dramanice has 720p feeds, but isn’t very organized

 

The best thing about Dramanice is that you can sometimes find HD video feeds in its catalogue.  For example, I was able to find a live 720p link to an episode of the smash hit Korean drama series The K2.

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Another thing that I really liked about this addon is that that a large percentage of its links work.  I randomly clicked a few episodes of several different series and all the streams appeared to be online.

Like most streaming Asian content that you can find online, the majority of the Korean dramas that you’ll find on this addon feature English subtitles that cannot be turned off.

With this addon, you only get TV shows.  For movies, you’ll need to look elsewhere.  Also, Dramanice’s menu is extremely basic.  Other addons have detailed menus with lots of subfolders, but with Dramanice you only get 6: my favorites, search, most popular, recently added, popular episodes and ongoing series.

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With TV series from several different Asian countries all lumped together, it can be hard to find what you’re looking for if you are in search of a specific Korean drama.  However, at least this addon has a search bar you can use to locate your series if you know its name.

Pros:

  • Has some 720p feeds
  • All the links I tested out worked
  • English subtitles

Cons:

  • Search functionality
  • Can’t turn off English subtitles
  • Extremely “bare bones” menu
  • No movies, just TV shows
  • Korean dramas lumped in with dramas from other asian countries

How to install the Dramanice addon

  • First, download the Ares Project repository file to your desktop and then install it by navigating to system → settings → addons → install from zip file.
  • Wait for the installation complete message, then go to system → settings → addons → install from repository → ares project → video addons → dramanice

KissAsian: you need a patch to use it

Unfortunately, KissAsian faces the same fate as many popular and well-made addons.  After a few years, KissAsian’s creator got tired of maintaining it and moved on to other projects.  As a result, KissAsian no longer works unless you download a patch.  Without the patch, none of the links work.

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The popular Korean drama series Doctors is available on KissAsian

 

Despite the fact that its developer seemed to have lost interest, I still like KissAsian’s huge selection of shows and movies.  I also like the fact that a search bar is present on the main menu.  However, there’s no way to filter content by nationality and most of the content has “baked in” English subtitles that can’t be switched off.

Pros:

  • Detailed main menu
  • Huge selection
  • Has both Korean movies and TV shows
  • English subtitles

Cons:

  • Doesn’t work without the unofficial patch
  • No way to filter out non-Korean shows and movies
  • English subtitles can’t be switched off

How to install KissAsian for Kodi

  • To install SuperRepo first download the SuperRepo zip file to your desktop.
  • Then, install SuperRepo on Kodi by navigating to  system → settings → addons → install from zip file.
  • Wait for the installation complete message, then go to system → settings → addons → install from repository → superrepo repositories [jarvis][v7] → superrepo category video [jarvis][v7] → install
  • Next, go to system → settings → addons → install from repository → superrepo category video [jarvis][v7] → video addons → kissasian → install
  • Download the unofficial patch and follow the instructions listed below.screen-shot-2016-11-13-at-3-38-54-pm

Azdrama is easy to use, but lacks search

If Korean dramas are what you’re after, Azdrama is the way to go.  It’s the one of the only Asian language addons that features a category for Korean dramas.

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Azdrama’s nationality filters are awesome.  However, one key ingredient is missing from the menu: search.  Without search, you have to wade through page after page of content if you’re looking for a particular show.

Azdrama’s menu is even more basic than Dramanice’s.  On Dramanice, you can at least browse the most popular dramas to see what people are watching.  Azdrama, however, lacks a “popular shows” menu option.  However, I do love that most of Azdrama’s links seem to work.  Also, Azdrama is easy to install.  All you need to do is install the zip file and then install from zip from the Kodi system menu.

 

Pros:

  • Super easy to install
  • Filter by nationality
  • Most links are live

Cons:

  • Just drama TV shows, no movies or other TV show genres
  • No search

How to install Azdrama for Kodi

  • Download the zip file to your desktop.
  • Then, install from within Kodi by navigating to system → settings → addons → install from zip file.

Dramafever has an excellent genre menu

Like its name suggests, Dramafever is a drama-centric addon with lots of content from various Asian and Spanish countries.

Dramafever’s main strength lies in its genre filters.  There are huge number of them, including some very specific ones like “supernatural,” “love hate relationship” and “rags to riches.”

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Dramafever’s menu is large, but it’s also slightly disorganized.  However, there is a working search bar that can help you find what you’re looking for if you get lost.  Also, all the links that I tested worked.

Pros:

  • Large selection of Korean dramas
  • A huge list of TV drama genres to choose from
  • Search capability
  • Reliable links to streams

Cons:

  • The menu is not logically organized

How to install Dramafever for Kodi

  • To install SuperRepo first download the SuperRepo zip file to your desktop.
  • Then, install SuperRepo on Kodi by navigating to  system → settings → addons → install from zip file.
  • Wait for the installation complete message, then go to system → settings → addons → install from repository → superrepo repositories [jarvis][v7] → superrepo category video [jarvis][v7] → install
  • Next, go to system → settings → addons → install from repository → superrepo category video [jarvis][v7] → video addons → dramafever → install

The best Kodi addon for watching Korean dramas: DramaGo

DramaGo has it all: an active developer, a big selection, search and reliable links plus a clean looking, logical menu system.

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This is the only addon I’ve seen so far that features a “Korean drama HD” section.  The video feeds that you’ll find there look nice and crisp in 720p.

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I tested out several different shows and movies, and all the links I tried were live.  The search bar was also working when I tried it out.

Like Dramafever, DramaGo contains all kinds of interesting genre filters.  Here are just few examples:

  • My home’s honey jar
  • Time travel
  • Death game
  • Royal family
  • Corporate
  • Adoption
  • Maritime
  • Elderly

Pros:

  • Best all-around addon for Korean movies and TV shows
  • Lots of genre categories
  • Reliable links
  • HD video section
  • Logical menu

Cons:

  • No links to live Korean TV feeds

 

How to download DramaGo for Kodi

  • To install DramaGo, first download the SuperRepo zip file to your desktop.
  • Then, install SuperRepo on Kodi by navigating to  system → settings → addons → install from zip file.
  • Wait for the installation complete message, then go to system → settings → addons → install from repository → superrepo repositories [jarvis][v7] → superrepo category video [jarvis][v7] → install
  • Next, go to system → settings → addons → install from repository → superrepo category video [jarvis][v7] → video addons → dramago → install

Which Korean movie/TV addons do you use?

Are you using a Korean movie/TV plugin that we didn’t cover here?  If so, drop us a line below and let us know the name of the plugin you use and the reason why you like it.