Fandom

How To Use Weibo (International Version) – A Fangirl Edition

Weibo is one of the biggest social media platforms in China used by a great number of celebrities and influencers. The platform is an effective tool for C-biz enthusiasts worldwide to quickly and proactively update Chinese entertainment news and discussions. However, only a few international fans are on Weibo, mostly because of the language barrier.

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Entertainment

Why Center Position Is An Obsession in C-biz

The center position is not a new concept to C-biz followers, especially those who are familiar with idol survival shows such as Youth With You or Chuang. Before the survival shows, the significance of center position has already been an implicit truth in Chinese showbiz. What does the center position mean to celebrities? Why do […]

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Entertainment

A Brief History of Contemporary C-pop

You’re a newbie to C-pop? You have heard the names of many C-pop singers that you have no idea who they are, since when they emerged, and what their statuses are in C-pop history? This brief history of contemporary C-pop might give you some ideas.

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Fandom

CP Fans’ Logic Is Impeccable

CP (couple) fans or shippers are interesting human beings with unconventional fandom practices. This is a translation of a funny article on Douban detailing common beliefs and behaviors in shipping culture.

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Society

5 Chinese Celebrities Blacklisted By Mainstream Media

Chinese celebrities being blacklisted by mainstream media is not a new phenomenon in C-biz. It is not until when Zheng Shuang’s case happens that everyone can finally see how an official ban announcement from China’s National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA) looks like. She has been dropped by many major brands and blocked from all […]

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