Sado was a prince in Korea that basically did whatever he wanted, and most of time, he was into pretty dark and twisted hobbies. His father ended up locking him in a chest and never let him out.
In the Netflix series Squid Game, the characters often wear white slip on sneakers by Vans. The shoe company reported that sales for that particular shoe went up 7,800% after the show premiered.
In South Korea, the Korean War is called Hanguk Jeonjaeng in Korean which literally means “Korean War”. In North Korea it’s called Choguk haebang chonjaeng which translates as “Fatherland: Liberation War”.
While North Korea is synonymous with dictatorship and zero democracy, at the start of the South Korea, things weren’t so much better. Park Chung Hee lead a military coup and assumed power in 1961. He led a authoritative regime with limited democracy, suppression of the press and political parties were common, and by the endContinue reading “Fun Fact: When South Korea Was Ruled By a Dictator”
While Japan had long kept an isolationist policy, it had periods where that wasn’t quite true. Imperial Regent Hideyoshi Toyotomi decided to conquer Korea and China. In 1592 Japan had invaded Korea and occupied a good chunk of its lands. Korea was allied with China and with help from the Ming dynasty they were ableContinue reading “Fun Fact: 16th Century Japanese Invasion of Korea”