Teabing’s original documentary ‘K-Pop Generation’ (Producer: Patchworks / A2Z Entertainment) started exploring K-Pop by presenting the first story of Korea’s first K-Pop documentary series, ‘Deokjil.’
The first episode of ‘K-Pop Generation,’ which was first released on TVing on the 26th (Thursday), focuses on today’s K-Pop culture, where ‘virtue’ goes beyond simply liking someone and has established itself as an existence that gives strength to fans and artists. You can also see how ‘Deokjil’ became a common play culture of K-pop fans worldwide.
K-pop fans have established themselves as a factor that gives courage and strength to both fans and artists. K-pop artists such as Kangta, Super Junior’s Leeteuk, 2 pm, SHINee’s Minho, NCT’s Doyoung, Stray Kids, TXT, ENHYPEN, IVE, and Le Seraphim also expressed their sincere feelings to their fans and showed their relationship. It added something special by portraying that ” is not a one-way street, but an affinity for the sake of each other.
The fandom culture, which began based on the love for K-pop artists, has become possible to communicate with global fans beyond Korea with the development of technology. The development of utilizing social media and various platforms in the form of simple one-sided mailboxes and fan letters has been welcomed by K-pop artists.
SHINee’s Minho said, “I think I’ve improved a lot,” and “I can communicate more with my fans because I can say things I wanted to do right now, but I couldn’t, with a cell phone.” could
Amid these changes in virtue, fans have formed a culture of sharing and empathizing with each other’s content. ‘Fan creators,’ in which fans recreate their content, are also starting to appear. Secondary creations such as fan art and short-form content they create have become a culture that expands the fans’ ability to develop and is expanding globally.
Stray Kids’ Changbin expressed his great appreciation for the fan content, saying, “Actually, I’m a person who doesn’t have much of a backbone, but thanks to the fans who created content that made use of my charms, I seem to be trying to live a more upright life.”
In addition, scenes from overseas events such as birthday cafes and birthday advertisements celebrating the artist’s birthday are included, confirming that K-pop is influencing the fandom worldwide. The economic effect and ripple effect created by this way of consuming one IP in a variety of ways is acting as a positive factor for the growth of K-pop.
The first episode of ‘K-Pop Generation,’ which showed various aspects of fandom culture, has received favorable reviews for drawing users’ new knowledge about unknown parts and sympathy for existing areas of interest. In multiple communities and social media, ‘The response and positive power of fans and idols are well portrayed,’ ‘Unlike existing documentaries that only emphasized K-pop’s achievements, it seems to have portrayed the entire forest of K-pop’ ”Fandom from an artist’s point of view’ It was better to be able to hear stories about it, ‘It’s impressive that everyone likes K-pop the same regardless of nationality and culture,’ ‘It’s interesting to see the details because there are a lot of sympathy points,’ ‘It’s a real K-pop encyclopedia itself. ‘, adding to the anticipation for ‘K-pop Generation.’
Teabing’s original documentary ‘K-Pop Generation’ continues to unravel K-Pop culture on various topics. Starting with ‘Deokjil,’ it is expected that it will be interesting content that combines factual entertainment and documentary by examining K-pop that has yet to be talked about. In episode 2, we plan to dig into the hidden stories of K-pop producers who make 0 to 1.
The second episode of Teabing’s original documentary ‘K-Pop Generation’ will be released on TVing at 4:00 pm on the 2nd (Thursday).