S01 Episode 5
After Chinese TV drama The Untamed (陈情令, “CQL”) took the world by storm in 2019, international fans clamored for all kinds of adjacent media: the original novel and all its adaptations, endless thirst-feeding interviews, and reality show appearances by actors promoting a drama.
S01 Episode 3
When Professor Notices You: Why Is China’s Ryuichi Sakamoto Fandom So Weird?
Sakamoto has inspired a highly specific kind of adulation, which, when closely examined, reveals gaps in China’s own music industry. But if Sakamoto is the Professor, what has China’s music scene learned from him?