New Currents in Popular Cultural Consumption in East Asia

  • Authors: Hyun-Chin Lim, Myung-Koo Kang
  • Publication Date: June / 2013
  • Publisher: Nanam

『New Currents in Popular Cultural Consumption in East Asia』 looks into changing trend in consumption of pop culture in East Asia, mainly in China (Taiwan), Korea, and Japan. The author examines Chinese movie market and film industry, growing under the global background, then figures out the trend in culture consumption development index in Chinese provinces and cities, and also analyzes Chinese viewers’ taste in soap operas. Additionally, the book also helps its readers to understand the development process of international distribution network of soap operas, focusing on trans-Asian intermediaries. The book focuses on China, Taiwan and Japan among many East Asian countries and compares each countries’ consumption of Korean contents.