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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.
Based on a True Story?
Recent Films Use Fictional Elements to Help Recount Real Events
By Kim Tae-jong
After "Memories of Murder", a thriller about a real-life serial-murder case in the 1980s, became the biggest hit of 2003, a slew of films that are all "based on a true story" have hit local theaters,...More
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