It’s a huge day for Disney+ today, it’s celebrating its second anniversary in many countries, but today also marks the release of the streaming service in South Korea and Taiwan.
Disney+ offers an impressive selection of films and episodes of content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and Star, which includes a growing stable of local and regional content. The streaming service is home to exclusive Disney+ Originals content and specials, including Marvel Studios’ WandaVision, Loki and The Falcon and The Winter Soldier; Star Wars’ series The Mandalorian; Disney and Pixar’s Luca, National Geographic’s Secrets of the Whales, along with Hamilton and more. While the general entertainment brand Star offers thousands of hours of general entertainment, from favorites to brand-new originals and exclusives.
In South Korea, Disney+ costs KRW9,900 ($8.40) per month or KRW99,000 ($84) for a years subscription. Disney+ is also available through LG Uplus IPTV mobile and KT Mobile.
In Taiwan, Disney+ is priced at TWD 270 ($9.71) a month or TWD 2,790 ($100.4) for a years subscription.
Last month, Disney held a special APAC showcase event where it revealed over 20 originals being created within the Asia-Pacific region including many South Korean made originals such as:
and many more.
Currently, Disney+ is now available in 63 countries across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Earlier this week, Disney CEO Bob Chapek confirmed they are planning for Disney+ to launch in many more countries over the next couple of years.
Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom.