In addition to the worldwide popularity of the Korean Movie, Oscar-winning movie "Parasite" and BTS, China and Japan have repeatedly checked Korea, which has recently become a global hit with Korean food and traditional Korean costumes represented by K-culture.
China is promoting traditional Korean clothing through various media outlets and broadcasting dramas, calling it their own clothes, and in the case of Japan, they claim that the Korean alphabet Hangeul is their own.
But these claims by South Korea's neighboring countries are being criticized even in their own countries.
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Even in China, traditional Chinese clothing, Chi Pao, has not received any response to the phenomenon, Korean traditional clothing, Hanbok, is being forced by broadcasting and media , calling it China's traditional clothing.
Even during the Yuan Dynasty(13C), which was ruled by Mongolia, food and costumes of Goryeo (formerly Korea) were popular in China.
續資治通鑒 卷214, 元紀32:"後亦多畜高麗美人, 大臣有權者, 輒以此遺之, 京師達官貴人, 必得高麗女
然後爲名家. 自至正以來, 宮中給事使令, 大半高麗女, 以故四方衣服、靴帽、器物, 皆仿高麗, 舉世若狂. (13c China History)
"The empress also uses Goryeo beauty, and the court ministers value it, and the nobleman of the capital city must obtain Goryeo woman before he becomes a noble family.
Since then, the court commander, the majority of capital have imitated clothes, shoes, hats, and other objects on all sides, making the whole world crazy."
《菽园杂记》"马尾裙始于朝鲜国,流入京师 于是无贵无贱,服者日盛。至成化末年,朝臣多服之者矣。阁老万公安冬夏不脱。大臣不服者惟黎吏侍淳一人而已。此服妖也,弘治初始有禁例。"(17c China History)
China's fashion was from Joseon (Korea) and flowed into china's capital. The Korean fashions were more and more successful. By the end of the Sung periods, the royal officials were also wearing them. Noble men did not take off in winter or summer. This dress was small, so it was forbidden at the beginning of the Hong period.
In Japan, lasting an economic war with Korea, Korean films and fashion are still popular among young people. Also Japanese media revealed that even Japanese political leaders, who are leading the conflict with Korea, are immersed in Korean dramas.
Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, who is leading the economic war with Korea, also watched the entire 16th part of the Korean drama, "Crash Landing on You"
In Japan, which created a fake group imitating BTS, the U.S. radio DJ Nicholas Riddle revealed on his SNS that he was offered $3,000 in return for "speak BTS negatively."
"The Last One: Dynamite from BTS?" Yes. One thing is, I was offered $3,000 for mentioning negative things on Twitter. Did I do it? No. I like their record, they like it. And as I said, I'm not getting paid, referring to an opinion I really don't feel."
Japan has insisted stubornly on their own island which is Korea's indigenous land of Dokdo and has demanded the German government to demolish 'Statue of Peace' that has been built in Mitegu, Berlin, Germany.
The Statue of Peace was led by a private organization in Berlin to honor the victims of the Japanese military.
In response to the Japanese government's "unreflective anti-humanitarian act," not only Koreans in Germany but also German citizens are trying to protect the 'Statue of Peace'
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