“Let’s Go to Pusan to See JYJ”. Korean Wave Fans Come Flooding
Because the Fans of the Korean Wave are So Heated, Pusan’s Beach is Cramped
The hotel industry of the Haeundae (T/N: Pusan’s well-known beach) is screaming with delight because Japanese fans are gathering en masse in order to see the concert of the idol group “JYJ” that will be held on the coming 11th and 12th in Pusan. In grand Hotel, Novotel, Sentum Hotel and the like, in all Hotels of Haeundae there are bookings of 200 to 300 rooms and for this weekend all rooms are completely filled.
According to the industry, these fans who have been gathered by a travel agency in Japan number around 1,000. However, when taking into account those who are attending the Pusan concert without going through a travel agency, the number should be quite above this.
Grand Hotel relayed: “Concerts of Korean Wave stars are receiving attention because the rental fee for the venue and the advertising fee is affordable and it is also good for inviting the Japanese fans. Because Japan’s culture is different from ours, even if an idol fan, the Japanese fans are from a wide range of ages from those in the twenties to those in the sixties so that there are many instances in which the mother, the daughter, the grandmother, and the son book together. Read More →