If you grew up watching (and also spazzing) to your idols you always admired way back mid-2000s to 2010, I think you’re lucky because you had a worthwhile experience as a KPOP fan. But years passed, everything has changed in the KPOP landscape–from trends, fashion, visuals, the sound, and even the whole industry. I’m talking about … Continue reading OPINIONS: It’s time to pass the torch
In this community, they are now bigger and wilder, but in an epidemic and a very toxic way. Years passed, the Pinoy Hallyu Community has a lot of changes nowadays. The fanbase grows wilder, the KPOP events goes bigger, the community goes bigger, etc. But most of them, even Zack Tolosa indicated in this post, … Continue reading EDITORIAL: Everything has changed in PH Hallyu Landscape
Ang ating Managing Blogger na si Kim Esperanza ay nais pasalamatan sa mga taong naging bahagi ng taong 2016 sa Hallyu Community. Kahit maaga pa lamang. Sa halip na murahan, barilan, bigwasan, ihian at kung ano ano pa. Eh di siyempre ano pa, dapat magpasalamat. Sa nakalipas na taong 2016, ang dami nga nangyari sa … Continue reading 2016: Thank You For The Love!
Ang aming managing blogger na si Kim Esperanza ay nagbibigay-pugay sa isang pinakawasak na KPOP Group sa nakalipas na pitong taon. “Eh eh eh eh eh eh eh eh, Tuweniwaaan!” “I don’t care eh eh eh eh eh”, “Naega jeil jal naga~”, “Come back home~ Can you come back home~ Eh~” Yung ang mga salitang … Continue reading In Memoriam of 2NE1: A eulogy
Ang ating Managing Blogger na si Kim Esperanza ay shineshare niya kung paano maging isang KPOP Idol Lookalike na kung anong meron sa isipan niya. At eto ang unang post sa bagong column na Weirdo Wonderland. Mahigit dalawang buwan nalang (teka, di ko pa alam kung anong eksakto. T***ina lang.) at Disyembre na! Hindi … Continue reading How to be a KPOP Idol Look-a-like?
Managing Blogger Kim Esperanza expressing his sentiments about the hype (and band wagoners) of the movie. While I’m sleeping in the past few days, there is a thought that pops to my mind. And I asked myself, what the h*ck is going on about the band-wagoners of the Korean Film Train to Busan? But before I … Continue reading OPINION: On Train to Busan Buzz: What the h*ck is going on?
For over a year, Daebak Philippines is currently making its presence to go deeper beyond the Filipino Hallyu Community. We’re started last April 1, 2015 as a KPOP and K-Drama-focused newsblog that provides the freshest news about the upcoming Korean Dramas to be aired on Philippine Television, movies to be premiered on cinemas, upcoming concerts and … Continue reading Time to Welcome Change. Welcome to the new DaebakPH.
DaebakPH Managing Blogger Kim Esperanza shares the stories inside the Pinoy Hallyu Community based on his collective thoughts and memories. Okay, before I will backtrack to the days of the Pinoy Hallyu Community, you can credit the success and contributions of the KPOP culture in all forms, not with reservations (pardon the Alma Moreno reference … Continue reading The Life Before, During and Beyond the Pinoy Hallyu Community
After we talked about the justice of KDrama programming on Philippine TV, now we are talking about the current state of the programming that we mentioned on Philippine TV as of 2016. But before we talked about that, here’s the short history about that. 2003 started airing Korean Dramas on PH TV and GMA Network was the … Continue reading The current state of Korean Drama programming on Philippine TV
EDITOR’S NOTE: RANDOM THOUGHT is a semi-weekly column where we talk about things that may be random to some, but most certainly make a Big Impact in the Korean Pop Culture scene in the Philippines. And this article was published in December 2015 but we accidentally deleted this, so we will post this article again. After … Continue reading RANDOM THOUGHT: Why KPOP are being copied by OPM?