Broadcast Transcript: This installment of Postcards from Asia is brought to you by the letters J and K and the number 1 with a bullet. That's J for J pop and K for K pop, and number 1 with a bullet is where they're headed on the charts in Asia. J pop stands for Japanese pop music and K pop stands for Korean pop music. For a long time K pop has been popular in Japan. And now, apparently, J pop is becoming quite popular in Korea. So much so that Korea has launched a concert series entitled "Fighting K Pop" aimed at encouraging Korean fans to support the Korean music industry. With J and K pops firmly in place, can Chinese C pop be far behind? #ceas #hacker #japan #SouthKorea #tsutsui
This is one of hundreds of 60-second radio spots created by the Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) for Kansas Public Radio (KPR). The purpose of this outreach program is to introduce the people of Kansas to the culture and current issues of East Asia.
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