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Director Heo Jin-ho Invited as Juror to Yubari Film Festival in Japan
Film director Heo Jin-ho has been invited to the 17th Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival as a juror in the competition division. The festival will be held in Hokkaido, Japan from Feb. 23 through 27.
Film critic Chung Ji-wook has also been invited as a juror in the off-theater competitio,...More
TV drama starring Choi Ji-woo records 20.6% viewership in Japan
The pilot episode of the Korean-Japanese TV drama "Rondo", starring top hallyu actress Choi Ji-woo, recorded viewer ratings of 20.6 percent when it aired in Japan Jan. 15 on Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS), reported Choi's agency, Yedang Entertainment, on Jan. 16.
TBS officially announced the fig,...More
Hallyu Phenomenon Faces Backlash in East Asia
By Park Chung-a
The local soap opera "My Lovely Sam-soon" (My Name is Kim Sam-soon) is currently airing primetime in Taiwan. The hit drama is the latest in the booming Korean wave (hallyu), following the huge success of "Jewel in the Palace" (Dae Jang Geum) there last year.
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