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  • Cultural Proximity And Cultural Distance

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    Proximity and Cultural Distance As Japanese economy soared, its media products such as manga, TV shows, movies and music spread out across Asia. Especially, the young people in Asia began to embrace Japanese culture rather than the culture from the most dominant culture exporter- the United State, and this phenomenon was analyzed by Koichi Iwabuchi in his Feel Asian Modernities. His account of this intra-regionalization in Asia is cultural proximity that Japanese culture shares intimate similarities

  • Essay about Variations in Animation in Different Cultures

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    differences between Japanese culture and the culture of the United States. While animation is usually made for the sole purpose of entertainment for children in the United States, Japanese animation, also known as anime as it is referred to both in Japan and in the West, is a form of media that is enjoyed by people of all ages. Unlike the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and SpongeBob Square pants, both very popular American animations shows in their times, anime focuses more on drama and other non childlike

  • Globalization of Korean Popular Culture in Asia

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    film market in Asia”(Segers 14). Korean TV dramas also floods the daily programming of free-to-air TV stations and even become part of the routine viewing habits of their respective audiences(Beng 2). Starting with What Is Love All About and Stars in My Heart in the late 1990s, and Winter Sonata and Dae Jang Geum in recent years, Korean television drama and its stars such as Bae Yong Jun and Lee Young Ae, have attracted Asian audiences. Korean TV dramas were dubbed into Mandarin in Taiwan in 2004

  • A Comparison Of The Korean Wave ( Hallyu In Korean?

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    huge hit in China and Japan in mid 1990s. Two dramas, What Is Love About (1997) and Stars in My Heart (1999), are usually credited with kickstarting the Korean wave (Huat, 2012). In the early to mid-2000s, two more dramas, Winter Sonata (2002) and Dae Jang Geum (2003), catalyzed the Korean wave by shattering ratings records, not only in South Korea, but also in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, and Vietnam (Chen, 2016). In Japan, the single Korean drama that made a huge impact was Winter Sonata starring

  • South Asian Popular Culture : A Cultural Phenomenon, And A Sphere Of Capitalist Activities

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    T Over the past decades, an increasing amount of cultural products such as television dramas, movies, animations and pop music have gained immense popularity among Asian countries, especially in Mainland China since the Chinese economic reform in the early 1980s.  E Popular culture is often referred to as a ‘mass culture’, ‘a cultural phenomenon’ and ‘a sphere of capitalist activities’ (Fung, 2007; Chua, 2007), with the capacity to transcend national boundaries and delimitate political tensions.

  • Compare And Contrast Japan And The United States

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    have some different points of society and people . In Japan, Most people who live in Japan has been Japanese. 98.5% of people are Japanese, 0.5% people are Korean, and 0.4% people are Chinese. In Contrast, The United States of America has more diversity than Japan. 79.96% of people who live in the United States are white, 12.85% people are black, 4.43% people are Asian,

  • Essay on Difference in Animation in Japan and the United States

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    States Animation varies greatly between Japanese culture and that of the United States. While animation is usually revered as entertainment for children in the United States, Japanese animation, or “anime” as it is referred to both in Japan and in the West, is a form of media that is enjoyed by people of all ages. Unlike the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Spongebob Squarepants, both popular American animations in their times, anime focuses more on drama and varying genres with some even being pornographic

  • The Korean Wave

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    of the top TV stations in the country, started to explore foreign TV series last 2003. This was “Meteor Garden,” a Taiwanese drama series. Because of the boom of the said series, GMA 7, a rival of ABS-CBN, made the same move. They also brought in various teleseryes from other Asian countries. They were the first one to air Korean dramas. Although, both stations tried Japanese, Thailand, and Taiwanese series,

  • The And Cultural Commodities : South Korea 's Growth Of Pop Cultural Exports

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    collapse of Asia’s economy in 1998, South Korea turned to alternative exports to assist in both the restructuring of the nation’s financial strength and its reputation in international markets. As a result, pop-cultural exports such as films, television dramas, pop music and celebrities associated with these forms of media discourses have found growing popularity in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan; as well as many other East and Southeast Asian countries. This growing popularity of pop-cultural exports has

  • Summary Of Fujoshi By Fredrick Galbraith

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    sexual activities amongst the characters. Patrick’s research also provided connections with the Japanese media, the norm, and the culture that are accessible in the society. The standards and culture in the society fabricate people’s opinion about something. The yaoi community subsists both on the Internet through message boards and chat groups and offline through conventions dedicated to things like Japanese animation. There also the notion of Moe and how yaoi effects the process of production and consuming