K-POP: Enticing the World Beyond Home

From gaining a global audience to fighting prejudice

For the first time, I watched Death Note air on my local television network and since then I recall growing up devouring manga and anime online with a dash of J-Rock and J-pop. It wasn’t long before I would delve into the world of the brewing Korean wave. Navigating away from my homework assignments, I clicked on a video assuming it to be a Japanese music video, except that is when Boa had me constricted with her vocal capacity and the alluring charms of her choreography. My…