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Hello to Hallyu: The westernization of Korean culture

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Hello to Hallyu: The westernization of Korean culture
The Rappler staff share their thoughts on K-culture's westernization – yes, including BTS' latest music

MANILA, Philippines – BTS, Parasite, Squid Game – these are just a few of the ways Korean pop culture has infiltrated the US and the rest of the West.

At first, you’d think this can only be a good thing – more Asian representation! But some fans also fear that K-culture might be pandering too much to Hollywood and mainstream western tastes.

In this episode of Hello to Hallyu, Rappler’s roundtable talk show on Korean pop culture, the biggest hallyu stans in the Rappler staff share their thoughts on K-culture’s westernization – yes, including BTS’ latest music.

Watch this episode here on Thursday, October 13, at 5 pm or check out Rappler on Facebook! – Rappler.com