How many times has this been asked? Hell, I've even asked it. Plenty of people asked it before and a possible answer has been posed. I also tend to agree with what the Overthinker wrote. Oh, I should explain about that.
Recently, I have been going through all the old archived posts at Frog in a Well. I've been following a few years in the steps of some insightful people. I wish I could contribute in some way in the future.
Anyways, this question as to why Korean Studies are but of a shadow of Japanese studies is brought up and I wanted to quote from it (Original Source) UPDATE: scratch that. just read it and be sure to read the comments, too.
새로운 관심을 생겼다 - I can't honestly remember the last time I sat down and formally studied Korean. Years, for sure. Here's an update from what I can remember and why it matte...
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