Presentation on theme: "Emily Fan Katrin Marquez Louise To. Timeline 1996 - Hana Yori Dango (Japanese anime) 2001 - Meteor Garden (Taiwan) 2005 - Hana Yori Dango (Japan) 2009."— Presentation transcript:
Emily Fan Katrin Marquez Louise To
Timeline Hana Yori Dango (Japanese anime) Meteor Garden (Taiwan) Hana Yori Dango (Japan) 2009 Jan.- Mar.- Boys Over Flowers (Korea) 2009 Aug.- Let's Go Watch A Meteor Shower! (China)
Asian-ness Japan vs Taiwan vs Korea
Discussion Party! Money/Display of Luxury Family Power Dynamics Westernization F4 & girl Fashion Some theme music for your entertainment...
Money/ Display of Luxury Competition Material wealth Clothing Production focuses
Family Filial Piety Levels/ reasons for support Face, Reputation Confucian Values o also displayed in school Deliberations
Power Dynamics Guy's mother vs. girl's mother Matriarchy? o Gender Roles o Submissive vs. Domineering o Father's role?
Westernization Anime characterization English Aesthetic references Ways of socializing Propaganda oh-my-god! Ginger! Sunny! Miranda!
F4 and Girl The leader, the prince,the player, the gangster Status Dichotomies Power dynamics
Fashion Performance Aesthetics Display of status
Consumption/ Commercialization Popularity: Rankings Merchandise necklace/ en/info.html necklace/ en/info.html on.html Who were these dramas made for? What for? Who is consuming? What does the commercialization and consumption of these dramas mean?
Fantasy It's a love story, baby just say yes o Defying all odds o Love square What does the girl represent? Is this at all realistic or just playing to girls' deepest desires? What are they trying to convey about power and gender roles?
Fulfilling the Fantasies... What's real and what's not? Korean Tourism Which F4 boy is for YOU? Fan Clubs Appeal Aspiring to be the characters through fashion, hairdo, lifestyle Difference between what girls like and what girls want?
Is there reality? Social Issues Gossip Girl meets Survivor What do the characters, plots say about problems and positives of their respective countries?
Globalization Role of Economics National Identity Cultural Exchange Taiwanese F4 MV