Viki is the best application available for watching your favorite Korean dramas (K-dramas) and shows. Apart from K-dramas, it airs dramas and movies in other Asian languages, including Chinese, Thai, Japanese, and Taiwanese. This media streaming platform from Rakuten has subtitle teams that provide subtitles to the series in many other languages. Unlike other service providers, Viki has a better and updated content library with over 1000 on-demand series. Also, Viki streams some of the ongoing series as well as many other completely aired shows. In addition, Viki airs some Viki Original series along with other popular series with geographical restrictions. Now let’s discuss how to access Viki on Roku.

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Viki on Roku

Viki had its official app streaming on Roku’s channel store in 2015. However, the app got removed from it on 2018. Hence, Viki is now a ‘Private’ or ‘Non-certified channel’ on Roku. To add Viki, follow these steps,


Before starting the process, ensure you have an account on Viki. Visit the website and sign in with credentials now.

1. Turn on your TV and connect to your Roku device.

2. From the Web browser of your PC or smartphone, visit and sign in to your Roku account.

3. Now, choose the Manage Account option. 

4. Next, choose the Add Channel with a code option.

5. Type vikiglobaltv there.

6. Select the Add Channel option.

7. A warning message appears, and you choose OK.

8. On your Roku device, go to the Systems option in the Settings.

9. Choose the System Update option.

10. Next, choose the Check Now option.

11. Next, open the Viki app on your Roku device. Sign in to your account.

Now, you have installed and launched Viki on your Roku device. Play the contents from Viki on your TV. the Viki has three levels of membership plans. However, you can watch most content on Viki for free with ads. Let’s see the subscription plans on Viki now.

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Viki Pass 

The subscription plan on Viki is called a Viki Pass with two divisions.

  • Basic Viki Pass costs $0.99 per month with zero ads and HD quality picture. This plan has a free 7-day trial.
  • Standard Viki Pass can cost you $4.99 per month or $49.99 per year.
  • With a Standard plan you can watch these series with zero ads in HD quality and lets you Chromecast Viki on TV.  
  • The Standard plan comes with a 7-day free trial as well.
  • Viki Plan Plus can cost $9.99 per month or $99.99 per year.
  • A Viki Plan Plus gives you access to contents on the Kocowa app as well.

The Viki airs dramas in fantasy, romantic comedy, idol drama, crime and mystery, supernatural, medical drama, and costume and period dramas. Some of the famous titles on Viki include W- Two worlds, True Beauty, Heirs, Goblin, Go-Go Squid, Mr. Queen, and What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim. Furthermore, watch variety shows like Ask Us Anything, I-Land, Pops in Seoul, and After School club. Now watch your favorite Asian dramas with subtitles with Viki on Roku.