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Yuru-Chara, Characters That Save Japanese Local Economies
Yuru-Chara, Characters That Save Japanese Local Economies
2017-02-16
Countless yuru-chara based on Japanese regions (Source: http://kigurumisummit.org/) ■  The success story of yuru-chara through the case of KumamonHello Kitty, Pokemon, Doraemon, and Anpanman-these are all long-loved and globally f...
A Trip to Nurook Media: The Hidden Supporters of “Webtoon” Writers and Comics
A  Trip to Nurook Media: The Hidden Supporters of “Webtoon” Writers and Comics
2017-02-16
From K-Drama to films and musicals, today’s cultural media are brimming with contents sourced from “webtoons” or Korean online comics. Webtoons have grown beyond their web browser windows and mobile phone screens to become a prime “one-sour...
Introducing Poland’s Hallyu (Korean Wave) Community, “Eoulrim Band”
Introducing Poland’s Hallyu (Korean Wave) Community, “Eoulrim Band”
2017-02-16
Eoulrim Band in Korea Festival 2015 In Poland, the land of Chopin, culture, and art, there is a Hallyu (Korean Wave) community that fancies Korean culture more than native Koreans themselves. Every Tuesday evening, 10 employees from th...
Seongdeok Leads Popular Culture with Avid Affection
Seongdeok Leads Popular Culture with Avid Affection
2017-02-16
Deokhu has become a cultural keyword in Korea. Deokhu is an abbreviation of Odeokhu, which was originally taken from the Japanese word Otaku that refers to people who are extremely indulgent in one field. TV programs featuring these pe...
Beauty Creator: “I Am Also a Hallyu Star on YouTube!”
Beauty Creator: “I Am Also a Hallyu Star on YouTube!”
2017-02-16
Nowadays, there is not much growth in the number of beauty creators on YouTube. Just two years ago, the number of creators who uploaded videos about beauty contents in Korea was s less than 20. Before we knew it, the figure climbed up to mo...
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