Characters from mobile game Shining Nikki wear hanbok, which South Korean internet users argue originated in Korea. A Chinese actor’s post in traditional costume described as hanfu set off a clash between Chinese and South Korean internet users over the origins of the costume. Characters from mobile game Shining Nikki wear hanbok, which South Korean internet users argue originated in Korea. A Chinese actor’s post in traditional costume described as hanfu set off a clash between Chinese and South Korean internet users over the origins of the costume.
Characters from mobile game Shining Nikki wear hanbok, which South Korean internet users argue originated in Korea. A Chinese actor’s post in traditional costume described as hanfu set off a clash between Chinese and South Korean internet users over the origins of the costume.
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Hanfu vs hanbok: Chinese, Koreans dispute costume’s origins after actor’s Weibo selfie goes viral

  • A photo posted on Weibo by Chinese actor Xu Kai shows him on the set of TV series Royal Feast wearing a costume that resembles Korean hanbok
  • The drama’s producer maintains it is hanfu, which ancient Koreans adopted from China in the Ming dynasty – a statement that South Koreans aren’t happy about

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Characters from mobile game Shining Nikki wear hanbok, which South Korean internet users argue originated in Korea. A Chinese actor’s post in traditional costume described as hanfu set off a clash between Chinese and South Korean internet users over the origins of the costume. Characters from mobile game Shining Nikki wear hanbok, which South Korean internet users argue originated in Korea. A Chinese actor’s post in traditional costume described as hanfu set off a clash between Chinese and South Korean internet users over the origins of the costume.
Characters from mobile game Shining Nikki wear hanbok, which South Korean internet users argue originated in Korea. A Chinese actor’s post in traditional costume described as hanfu set off a clash between Chinese and South Korean internet users over the origins of the costume.
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