Japan will be under heavy focus since I know the Japanese music industry the best.
Now, I don’t know the status of idols in Asian countries outside of Japan and South Korea admittedly, so I’m going to only be focusing on Japan and South Korea as examples.
Even when they are apart, they will constantly update each other on what they are doing, and send each other even pictures of their current meal!
This is definitely in stark contrast with the Westernised couple culture.
A J-idol and a K-idol can both date, but they must keep it a secret. But I assure you, it is just as real for you K-pop fans as it is for us J-pop/J-rock fans.
Couples in Korea are always seen as one entity, doing everything together.
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