Mnet, a pay-TV CS channel that offers Korean dramas, popular variety shows, and music programs, is full of information on the Korean Wave.
Mnet is a pay CS channel full of information on Hallyu, including Korean dramas, popular variety shows, and music programs.
With the popular "PRODUCE101" series streaming simultaneously in Japan and Korea, and dramas that have just aired in Korea, Mnet is a channel that Korean lovers should not miss!
In this article, we will discuss how to watch Mnet in Japan and the fees.
In addition, we will introduce how to watch Mnet for free on SKY PerfecTV! and how you can watch it for free on SKY PerfecTV!
There are two ways to watch Mnet in Japan.
1. Subscribe to Mnet Smart
2. Subscribe to a pay channel such as SKY PerfecTV
The difference between these two types is whether you watch on a computer, smartphone, or TV.
First of all, it is an introduction of what you can watch on your smartphone or computer when you want to watch.
Mnet Smart has three types of memberships: free, basic, and premium.
In addition to what is broadcast on TV, you can also watch on-demand streaming of past programs.
The free membership allows you to watch a 30-second preview of the video, but it was not satisfactory.
There are some free open days for Mnet, but Mnet Smart is not free.
Therefore, to watch on Mnet Smart, it is recommended to become a paid member.
Please refer to this table for the difference between basic and premium memberships.
|Basic Member||Premium Membership|
|Fee||1,200 yen (excluding tax)||2,300 yen (excluding tax)|
|Mnet Japan Real-Time Viewing||×x||0|
|Drama (subscription / on-demand)||×Watching on-demand||0|
|Mnet Korea Real-time viewing||0||0|
|On-demand videos (*Excluding dramas)||0||0|
|tving TV Real-time viewing||0||0|
|Clip video||0||Clip video|
Mnet Japan Real-time Viewing allows you to watch the contents of Mnet channels being broadcast in Japan in real-time on your smartphone. Subtitles are also provided.♪ (There are no subtitles for Mcountdown or simultaneous Japanese and Korean broadcasts.)
On the other hand, with Mnet Korea Real-time Viewing, you can watch what is being broadcast in Korea in real-time, but without subtitles.
Next, we will introduce how to subscribe to a pay channel and watch on TV.
Mnet is available on pay channels such as SKY PerfecTV! J:COM, Hikari TV, au HIKARI, and CATV (cable TV).
Here is a comparison of the fees and features of each.
CATV (cable TV) is not compared this time because cable TV stations differ by region.
|== Monthly Fee||Monthly Fee||Initial fee||Features|
2,690 yen (excluding tax)
|Can be viewed in about 30 minutes after signing a contract *3|
1 Basic fee 390 yen + Mnet 2,300 yen/month (excluding tax)
2 If CS161 cannot be viewed, 10,000 yen (including tax) is required for antenna + installation fee (on condition that the contract is continued for one year).
3 An environment in which CS161 channel can be viewed on TV is required → Click here to see how to check CS161.
|==Click here to see how to check CS161.||Monthly Fee||Initial fee|
| 5,500 yen (tax not included) |
| 8,800 yen (tax not included) |
*1 Basic plan (lowest priced plan) 3,200 yen + Mnet 2,300 yen/month (excluding tax)
*2 Installation fee 6,000 yen + initial setup fee 2,800 yen
3 If the condominium itself is not equipped with J:COM, there will be an antenna installation fee, etc., and furthermore, permission from the management company, etc., may be required.
|==Monthly Fee||Monthly Fee||Initial fee||Features|
|3,800 yen (excluding tax)|| |
|Viewing available on PCs, smartphones, and tablets in addition to TVs|
*1 Basic broadcasting plan (lowest priced plan) 1,000 yen + tuner 500 yen + Mnet 2,300 yen/month (excluding tax)
2 If you are currently subscribed to one of the following fiber-optic lines
Note: NTT East/West FLET'S Hikari line [Note: FLET'S Hikari Light is not available.
Optical access service of an optical collaboration service provider
(e.g. Plala hikari, docomo hikari, Softbank hikari, OCN hikari, etc.)
NURO HIKARI line
If none of the above apply, a new contract is required.
|== Monthly fee||Monthly Fee||Initial cost||Features|
|2,800 yen (excluding tax)*1|| |
| Save if you are using an au smartphone! |
==1 Basic fee 500 yen + Mnet 2,300 yen/month
1 Basic fee 500 yen + Mnet 2,300 yen/month (excluding tax)
2 Installation fee 37,500 yen + new subscriber fee 3,000 yen (installment payment possible)
3 au Smart Value is applicable when "au HIKARI (Internet + phone + TV)" and "au Smart Phone" are combined.
4 au HIKARI contract is required.
5 Installation is required.
To watch Mnet, we recommend SKY PerfecTV! is recommended.
If not, a construction fee of 10,000 yen (tax included) is required (on condition that the contract is continued for one year).
It is easy to check the viewing of CS161, so please try it.
If you cannot watch CS161, you will have to pay 10,000 yen for installation, but the procedure is easier than other contract providers, so we recommend you to use SKY PerfecTV! is still the best choice for you!
Why don't you take this opportunity to subscribe to SKY PerfecTV! This is a great opportunity for you to subscribe to SKY PerfecTV!
- SKY PerfecTV! Official website: https://www.skyperfectv.co.jp/
How to watch for free on SKY PerfecTV! How to watch for free on SKY PerfecTV!
If you subscribe to one of the monthly plans mentioned above, you can watch Mnet Smart Premium for free on SKY PerfecTV! is available for free with Mnet Smart Premium when you subscribe to the monthly fee plan we have just introduced.
However, please note that the free trial we are about to introduce is not a free trial.
In fact, SKY PerfecTV! has a 2-week free trial service, during which you can watch about 80 channels including Mnet as much as you want.
However, there are some conditions for the free trial.
- Only once per B-CAS card/ACAS number
- You must be able to watch CS161 channels on your TV.
If you meet the above conditions, you can apply for the 2-week trial service.
To apply for the 2-week trial service, please visit the SKY PerfecTV! website.
If you are using a smartphone, please switch to the PC version at the bottom of the page.
On the SKY PerfecTV! site, scroll to the bottom of the page.
Click on "2 Week Trial" in the menu that appears when you get to the bottom, and you can watch for free for 2 weeks.
The 2-week trial service will automatically stop showing at the end of your viewing period, so there is no need to cancel your subscription.
To continue watching the program, you will need to subscribe to the SKY PerfecTV! service is required to continue watching the programs.
If you want to watch Mnet on your TV or smartphone, we recommend that you subscribe to the SKY PerfecTV! service.
How was your experience?
In this article, we have introduced how you can watch Mnet in Japan.
Mnet is full of attractions such as variety shows like the popular "PRODUCE101" series and dramas that have just aired in Korea.
Please try to watch it in the way that suits you best ?????.