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Korean Films Boom in Japan This Year

2005/12/05 | 103 views | Permalink | Source

South Korean movies this year have seen their popularity grow in Japan.

In its January issue, Japan's Nikkei Entertainment magazine said even ordinary movie fans in Japan have begun to notice Korean films this year, though Korean dramas primarily have led the boom in Korean pop culture abroad.

The magazine said the Korean films "Windstruck", "A Moment to Remember" and "April Snow" each raked in more than two billion yen in ticket sales.

Reported by KBS World Radio

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