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Taekwondowon, the shrine of Taekwondo, makes the leap for a big global breakthrough
Taekwondowon, the shrine of Taekwondo, makes the leap for a big global breakthrough
2017-11-06
Ten million Koreans are into Taekwondo, which means that at least 1 out of 5 Koreans practice Taekwondo. This is no surprise in a country where most children are attending Taekwondo studios, and most men who have completed the mandatory mil...
Behind the Produce 101 craze - Citizen Producers at the center of Wanna One
Behind the Produce 101 craze - Citizen Producers at the center of Wanna One
2017-09-21
The evolution of idol fandom from followers to supporters Never before was there a group of newcomers receiving such an explosive response from fans. They are literally “the best ever,” and this expression is no exaggeration for them. ...
The Important Points in K-Pop's Grown in America
The Important Points in K-Pop's Grown in America
2017-09-12
During the weekend of August 18 through 20, I had the honor and pleasure of speaking and reporting at KCON, a K-pop festival that has some extreme and important differences from when I spoke at its debut date in 2012. Changes in both K-pop&...
K-POP fan fall into K-beauty, an interview with the star YouTuber ‘heyitsfeiii’ with her 760K subscribers
K-POP fan fall into K-beauty, an interview with the star YouTuber ‘heyitsfeiii’ with her 760K subscribers
2017-09-01
In the early 2000s, when there were hardly any Asian artists active in the American pop culture scene, a girl had fallen in love with "handsome Asian men" she had stumbled upon on YouTube. As a Junior High school student, she started her jo...
Important connection of the drama production scene and the editing room, the scripter
Important connection of the drama production scene and the editing room, the scripter
2017-08-11
  We know from interviews with filmmakers or actors that many dramas are being filmed live on the side script. Although pre-production is different, many of the staff at the shooting site are often follow tight schedules. Sometimes, th...
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