|Synonyms:||Hallyru, Korean Wave|
|See also:||K-pop, Kdrama, Manhwa|
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Hallyu and North America
Several Korean entertainers are trying to break into the American market. They include:
- Singer/actor Rain has appeared the 2008 movie Speed Racer, and is starring in Ninja Assassins, due out in 2009.  Stephen Colbert and Rain also have a mock rivalry. 
- Singer BoA's American debut single, "Eat You Up," dropped in 2008.
- Girl group Wonder Girls have released an English version of their hit song, "Nobody." They were the opening act for two of the Jonas Brothers' concerts. 
History; Fan culture; Reaction to the fandom (is there a version of "weeaboo" directed at fans of Korean media? etc); Crossover with Japanese based fandoms?
Expand: fan activities include icons, gossip blogs, download communities for dramas and music, fanfic.
- mod post~ (Accessed August 8, 2009)
- Korean Wave. (Accessed August 8, 2009)
- About the Festival. (Accessed August 8, 2009)
- Ninja Assassin poster and trailer. (Accessed August 8, 2009)
- Rain and Colbert: The dance(Dance Revolution)-off. (Accessed August 8, 2009)
- Lee Byung-heon stills from GI Joe. (Accessed August 8, 2009)
- What happened to SE7EN returning to the US shortly? (Accessed August 28, 2009)
- Wonder Girls are ready to make mexicans dance to nobody (Accessed August 28, 2009)