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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(21); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.062120.

Popular Culture Collecting: A Common Phenomenon among Fans


Yirou Wang

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Yirou Wang

Guoli Notary Public Office, Chengdu, 610041, Sichuan, China


Collecting is a way of expressing individuality and seeking satisfaction, and has significant significance in human culture. By collecting and accumulating specific items or information, people can showcase their interests, aesthetics, and knowledge levels, while also gaining psychological satisfaction and sense of achievement. For fans, collecting items related to their favourite characters or works is also a common behavior, which can showcase their support and love for their idols. Collecting allows fans to showcase their interests and hobbies, and share their preferences and emotions with others. This behavior not only represents fans' support and love for idols, but also reflects a cultural phenomenon.


Collecting, Collection Motivation, Culture Collecting, Popular Collecting, Fan collection, Fan Cultures

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Yirou Wang. Popular Culture Collecting: A Common Phenomenon among Fans. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 21: 118-124. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.062120.


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