BoA, TVXQ, and Rain in a book with unique topic: “Exploring Globalization”
On date 13th, a Candian bought a book which in it there is picture of BoA, and also TVXQ and Rain (who’s mentioned with his real name, Jung Ji-hoon), thus he/she took pic of the related pages and posted them in internet.
“Exploring Globalization” is the title of this book, stretches out the Korean wave and says that due to the development of cultural market in Asia, especially Korea, and information about BoA, TVXQ, and Rain’s fandom culture is also explained.
The success of BoA in U.S market recently as an evidence to the world of her popularity, and the picture of 2004 activity represented by TVXQ and Rain called “My Name” is also included in the book.
Under the picture of BoA, is written: “Korean pop musicians like BoA have a huge fan base. The fans will follow their style, from costumes, make up, even accessories. Why do they act like this? A short article about fandom culture is written as the answer.
Rain, BoA, and TVXQ passage refers to:
“In the late 1990s, a regional TV station, Channel V, began to broadcast Korean music video, creating a strong K-pop fan base in Asia. Performances video of Rain and BoA attracted large audiences. Some Korean stars, Thomas Im, also known as Taebin and Micky Yoochun of the group TVXQ, were grown up in the United States. Their music blends American and Korea music style.”
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