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Lecture Notes in Education Psychology and Public Media

Vol. 2, 01 March 2023


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The History and Future of the Idol Industry

Tingfang Wu * 1
1 Maranatha High School, Pasadena, California,USA

* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.

Advances in Humanities Research, Vol. 2, 48-52
Published 01 March 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Citation Tingfang Wu. The History and Future of the Idol Industry. LNEP (2023) Vol. 2: 48-52. DOI: 10.54254/2753-7048/2/2022324.

Abstract

This article traces the rise of China, Japan and South Korea’s idol industry in the entertainment industry and its process and reasons. How the rise of the idol industry affects the Asian region and has laid the foundation for the future entertainment industry. It is closely connected with the different models of different eras, and derives new models as people's artistic pursuits gradually mature. From traditional idol groups to audiences’ emerging content and to future virtual idols, idolization is always an eternal topic in the entertainment industry with opportunities and challenges. Another purpose of this article is to analyze the current problems facing the idol industry and what changes entertainment companies need to make to deal with these problems.

Keywords

future, J-pop, Chinese entertainment market, challenges., K-pop, entertainment industry, Asians idol industry, companies

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Educational Innovation and Philosophical Inquiries (ICEIPI 2022), Part I
ISBN (Print)
978-1-915371-07-2
ISBN (Online)
978-1-915371-08-9
Published Date
01 March 2023
Series
Lecture Notes in Education Psychology and Public Media
ISSN (Print)
2753-7048
ISSN (Online)
2753-7056
DOI
10.54254/2753-7048/2/2022324
Copyright
© 2023 The Author(s)
Open Access
This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited

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