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When the Korean Wave Meets Resident Koreans in Japan:: Intersections of the Transnational, the Postcolonial and the Multicultural

Koichi Iwabuchi

in East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the complexity of the impact of the Korean Wave in Japanese society and addresses the possibility of transnational dialogues through popular cultural connections. It first ... More


The Growth of Korean Cultural Industries and the Korean Wave

Doobo Shim

in East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the rise of the “Korean Wave” in the new millennium in terms of governmental and corporate support. It also empirically investigates the government support, investments of ... More


Winter Sonata and Cultural Practices of Active Fans in Japan:: Considering Middle-Aged Women as Cultural Agents

Yoshitaka Mōri

in East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter outlines what the Korean Wave has been like in Japan and tries to situate the Winter Sonata phenomenon within a Japanese context. It illustrates how the fans are actively involved in ... More


Surfing the Neo-Nationalist Wave:: A Case Study of Manga Kenkanryū

Nicola Liscutin

in Cultural Studies and Cultural Industries in Northeast Asia: What a Difference a Region Makes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099746
eISBN:
9789882206793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099746.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines neo-nationalist backlash expressed in popular culture and disseminated through new media. In July 2005, amid a furore, a hitherto insignificant Tokyo publishing house launched ... More


From the Margins to the Middle Kingdom:: Korean TV Drama’s Role in Linking Local and Transnational Production

Dong-Hoo Lee

in TV Drama in China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099401
eISBN:
9789882207646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099401.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines South Korean drama and its rapid penetration into regional markets. Since the late 1990s, Korean popular culture has established a presence in Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, ... More


Korean Pop Music in China:: Nationalism, Authenticity, and Gender

Rowan Pease

in Cultural Studies and Cultural Industries in Northeast Asia: What a Difference a Region Makes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099746
eISBN:
9789882206793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099746.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Authenticity and nationality are closely linked for fans of South Korean popular culture in China, as well as for the Korean cultural establishment. Bringing gender into the equation, this chapter ... More


The Rise of the New Korean Wave

Dal Yong Jin

in New Korean Wave: Transnational Cultural Power in the Age of Social Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039973
eISBN:
9780252098147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039973.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter first discuses the rise of Korean popular culture and its dissemination in Asian countries, known as the Korean Wave, or Hallyu. It characterizes the Korean Wave into roughly two major ... More


Mapping Out the Cultural Politics of “the Korean Wave” in Contemporary South Korea

Keehyeung Lee

in East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter critically examines three competing positions on the Korean Wave or Hanryu in South Korea developed by the South Korean government, cultural producers and critical intellectuals; namely, ... More


East Asian TV Dramas:: Identifications, Sentiments and Effects

Chua Beng Huat and Koichi Iwabuchi

in East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

It is the arrival of the Japanese and Korean TV dramas that provides the material basis for a discursive conceptualization of an “East Asian pop culture” sphere with an integrated cultural economy. ... More


Transnational Television Programs

Dal Yong Jin

in New Korean Wave: Transnational Cultural Power in the Age of Social Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039973
eISBN:
9780252098147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039973.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter documents recent developments characterizing the New Korean Wave in the realm of the broadcasting sector. It discusses television Hallyu as both transnational cultural production and ... More


Touring ‘Dramatic Korea’: Japanese Women as Viewers of Hanryu Dramas and Tourists on Hanryu Tours

Yukie Hirata

in East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter provides an empirical study of the Japanese women fans turned tourists who traveled to the shooting locations for Winter Sonata. It starts by describing the gender politics and the ... More


Cultural Politics in the New Korean Wave Era

Dal Yong Jin

in New Korean Wave: Transnational Cultural Power in the Age of Social Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039973
eISBN:
9780252098147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039973.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter investigates the role of the nation-state in the cultural industries and the Korean Wave in the context of the broader social structure of society amid neoliberal globalization. It ... More


Cultural Globalization in Korean Cinema

Dal Yong Jin

in New Korean Wave: Transnational Cultural Power in the Age of Social Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039973
eISBN:
9780252098147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039973.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the swift change experienced by the Korean film industry in conjunction with the Korean Wave. It investigates the primary causes of the roller coaster-like shifts within Korean ... More


Global Penetration of Korea’s Smartphones in the Social Media Era

Dal Yong Jin

in New Korean Wave: Transnational Cultural Power in the Age of Social Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039973
eISBN:
9780252098147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039973.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes several distinctive elements of the digital Korean Wave with the case of smartphones, compared to the mobile era until 2008. Here, the digital Korean Wave refers to the rapid ... More


Critical Discourse of K-pop within Globalization

Dal Yong Jin

in New Korean Wave: Transnational Cultural Power in the Age of Social Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039973
eISBN:
9780252098147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039973.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the transformation of K-pop in the early twenty-first century in a broader sociocultural context. It maps out whether hybridity has generated new creative cultures, ones that ... More


Introduction

E. Taylor Atkins

in Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266735
eISBN:
9780520947689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266735.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the so-called “Korea Wave” in Japan. In the first decade of the new millennium, a number of K-pop stars secured huge, devoted followings in ... More


Digital <i>Hallyu</i> 2.0: Transnationalization of Local Digital Games

Dal Yong Jin

in New Korean Wave: Transnational Cultural Power in the Age of Social Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039973
eISBN:
9780252098147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039973.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter maps out the growth of locally based digital games. In the twenty-first century, the New Korean Wave has been expanding with the rapid growth of digital culture, in particular with ... More


Conclusion

Dal Yong Jin

in New Korean Wave: Transnational Cultural Power in the Age of Social Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039973
eISBN:
9780252098147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039973.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter first summarizes the major characteristics of the New Korean Wave. It then considers whether we need to develop non-Western media theories to explain the rapid growth of local popular ... More


The Minjung Cultural Movement and Korean Cinema of the 1980s: The Influence Of Minjung Theatre and Art in Lee Jang-ho’s Films

Nam Lee

in Storytelling in World Cinemas: Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163378
eISBN:
9780231850254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163378.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses 1980s Korean cinema — particularly in the works of Lee Jang-ho, whose early 1980s films have been an inspiration for Korean New Wave directors. What distinguishes Lee's films ... More


K-Pop

John Lie

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520283114
eISBN:
9780520958944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283114.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

K-pop offers a history of South Korean popular music and charts the rise of K-pop as a distinct genre. In so doing, it probes not only the cultural transformation of South Korea but also the ... More


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