Misaeng: Women in the corporate world of South Korea

South Korea society, like many others, is deeply patriarchal. While it has advanced technologically and economically at an alarming rate, society continues to straddle both Western influences and traditional Confucian values. Although it is predominantly patriarchal, more and more women are taking part in the corporate work force, even securing…

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4 Fan Fiction Tropes Found in K-Dramas

K Dramas and fan fiction share a lot of common ground. Both are filled with inexplicable plot twists and couples coming together against all odds. Both often act as a form of wish fulfillment and fantasy for the audience. And both skew towards the same young & female demographic. So…

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Come and write about Korean entertainment with Beyond Hallyu!

Here at Beyond Hallyu we’re not scared of a controversial opinion. Look how shocked Yoona is. Just look at her.
Do you know far more than is healthy about K-pop, Korean film, drama or variety shows? Always boring your friends by over-analysing your favourite music videos? Want…

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