According to a Yonhap news agency report, the South Korean OTT platform Watcha Play plans to launch its services in Japan this year. “We’re preparing for the Japanese launch of Watcha Play as early as this year. The time frame will be decided within the first half of the year”, CEO Park Tae-hoon said.
Watcha Play was launched in February 2016 initially at KRW 4,900 (approximately USD 4.33) per month. The service currently has 640,000 subscribers and offers thousands of movies and TV shows.