Btari Anya Safira, Muhammad Badaruddin


Through k-drama, fans received many experiences that similar to the experiences they gained from traveling in general. This phenomenon results in cyber-traveling, while fans consuming k-drama, in the genre, were called a cyber-traveler. It is brought us to understand what kind of experiences that traveler received through the cinematic reality of k-drama, how the experiences implemented to the daily life, and how relevance traveler can see between k-drama world and reality. We used phenomenology as the primary method, while in-depth interview, observation, documentation, and online document searching as data collecting methods. This research found that cyber-traveling changes the experiences of traveling for subjects. This concept becomes a new step or even a substitute for the regular traveling.


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Safira, B. A. & Badaruddin, M. (2021). Cyber-Travelling and Cinematic Reality: Experiences of the K-Drama Fans. Journal Communication Spectrum: Capturing New Perspectives in Communication, 11(1), xx-xx.



Cyber-Travelling; Cyber-Traveler; Cinematic Reality; K-Drama; Experience


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