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Also, Kpop drew a lot of influence from Jpop in its early days. It’s a complicated love/hate issue that’s best left to Asian Studies professors.
Read our not-so-complicated post on Understanding Racism in Korea.
But add on top of that cultural differences and you got a whole new pandora’s box.
Just watch any scene in a Korean subway; people are paying more attention to their phones than the people around.
It’s kind of a sad really, but Koreans just can’t seem to let their batteries die or leave their house without their phones (is it just us? If you’re addicted to your smartphone, you’ll fit in just fine here in Korea 😉 Korea has a long history with its neighbors to its east and west, and not all of it is bad.
There’s even a few other “types” of blind dates, but those are specifically for different purposes: 미팅 (meeting) – A group blind date, mostly for young college students.
A group of guy friends will meet a group of girl friends to hangout and have a good time. This is a very serious date, where both parties have expectations of marriage right from the beginning (including/especially parents).