Oh the Horror! The ‘Cool Japan’ Expo in Paris is full of K-pop!

The quickest way to insult a Japanese is to say they’re Korean and vice versa. The two groups despise each other. So, you can imagine how horrified the the Japanese reporter in this news segment was to find K-pop being promoted at the Japanese government sponsored “Cool Japan” Expo in Paris.
Of course, how could the French know the difference between K-poop and J-poop?

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fnn-news.com | 07 / 24 / 2014 (in Japanese)
Japan Expo was held in France Paris at the beginning of July. The Japan Expo of Japanese culture of Europe’s largest but at some of the venues there was a surprising sight—Some booths at the Japan Expo Hall had "K-pop" products on display more…

K-pop at Japan-Expo Paris

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5 thoughts on “Oh the Horror! The ‘Cool Japan’ Expo in Paris is full of K-pop!”

  1. Taro 3Yen wrote:
    Even though it was a Japanese government sponsored “Cool Japan” event, how could Frenchies know the difference between K-poop and J-poop?

    They would need a Japorn Expo to understand the subtle cultural differences…

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