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Raina is excited for Orange Caramel’s comeback

After School‘s Raina posted a cute selca on Twitter recently, and expressed her excitement about sub-unit Orange Caramel‘s comeback.

Shin Dongho's me2day Update

바가지머리였는데 오늘은 특별히 컬을 살짝 줘봤어요~ 어때요?ㅎㅎ

Ji Hyun Woo reveals, “Jay Park looked discourteous at first sight.

On the recording of KBS 2TV’s Happy Together 3, Ji Hyun Woo appeared and said, “When I first met Jay he was wearing slippers and said hi by nodding slightly. To tell you the truth, he seemed discourteous.”

2011 Girls Generation tour in Singapore confirmed! 0

For all the fans of Girls Generation in Singapore, we’re calling you boys and girls to pay attention as your patience has been made shorter! .”

Secret gets humiliated 0


Girl group Secret gave evoked mirth because they sang their songs in dissonance.
On the episode of KBS 2TV’s 1 vs 100 that aired on November 29, Secret appeared as one of the 100 quiz contestants and sang a medley of their hit songs including “Magic,” and “Starlight Moonlight” at MC Son Beom Soo’s request.

They started off confidently, but were taken aback when their voices disharmonized.
Secret was embarrassed, and other participants Simon D and Son Beom Soo burst out laughing.
In this broadcast, Song Ji Eun said to Simon D, “I like guys who act cute.” Simon D heated up the recording site with his cute charms.

Source: TV Report
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2011 MAMA ( Asian Music Awards ceremony) 0

On November 29, the 2011 Asian Music Awards (MAMA) was held at an indoor stadium in Singapore at 7:00 p.m. KST(Korea Standard Time).
At this ceremony, Kim Hyun Joong received the Best Male Singer Award for his great performance throughout the year while Baek Ji Young is awarded with the Best Female Singer Award for her significant activities this year.

In addition, B2ST won the Best Dance Performance Award among male groups, and said, “We’re so honored to win such a great award,” sending its thanks to its agency and fans.

The Best Dance Performance Award among female groups went to Miss A, and it said, “We’re so grateful to receive such an award for the second year in succession,” and sent thanks to its Chinese fans in fluent Chinese.

In addition, 2NE1 won the Best Vocal Performance Award.
CN Blue, on the other hand, won the Best Band Performance Award, but did not appear at the ceremony due to its performances abroad at the moment.

Big Bang was awarded for the music video of its hit song, “Love Song,” but could not attend the ceremony either.
IU, who has caused a sensation in the world of singers with “Good Day,” was awarded the Best Vocal Performance among soloists, but could not attend the ceremony for the overlapping schedule.
The Best Dance Performance Award among soloists went to 4Minute’s Hyun Ah, and she said, “Thank you so much for this great award. I want to send my thanks to the members who have supported me during my soloist activities.”

Super Junior, SNSD, 2NE1, Miss A, YB, Dynamic Duo, high-profile group Black Eyed Peas’,, legend figures in hop hop Dr. Dre and Snoop Dog, Japanese top singer Koda Kumi, Chinese Mariah Carey Chang Jeung Young, genius pianist Lang Lang, Singapore’s pop singer Dick Lee, and actress Fann Wong appeared at the 2011 MAMA.

The 2011 MAMA was broadcasted live in thirteen different countries including Korea, Singapore, Japan, and Thailand. The recording tape will be aired in seven other countries including the U.S., China, and France.

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Sundown Festival 2011 Fanmeet 0


Singapore – Sundown Festival organizer, Red Spade Entertainment prepared an exclusive fanmeet session held at Square 2 Mall, Novena. Although the event was started at 7PM, fans were already gathering and securing their spots as early as 9AM! By the time the fanmeet starts, a strong group of 1000 fans were present to welcome and cheer their idols and groups.
First up was Zhang Yun Jing, winner of  Taiwan’s Super Idol Season 1 in 2008. Known for her androgynous style, she was dressed in all-black, sequinned top paired with a long vest.
Up next was J-Rock visual kei group ViViD. They were all smiles as they walked on the red carpet to the stage area, looking as if they just stepped out of an anime. Guitarist Ryoga just recently had his birthday on 22nd, and was happily surprised when fans sang a birthday song for him.
The atmosphere got even more heated up with the biggest resounding welcome, specially for K-pop group Teen Top! Some fans were even caught tearing up, being at such close proximity with the boys.
Stay tuned for a follow-up report on Sundown Festival 2011, the event that celebrates the music from three different countries!

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IU’s “You & I” ranks no.1 on social music chart 0

IU’s “You & I” is earning tremendous popularity and ranking no.1 on social music chart as well as real-time chart.
According to the music site Monkey3, IU’s “You & I” is ranking no. 1 on its social music chart which ranks songs by calculating statistics of netizens’ preference.
“You & I” is placed at the top of the real-time chart as well, and IU’s other songs such as “Secret,” “Star-seeking Child,” and “Wisdom Tooth” are also ranked at high rankings.
The director of music enterprise department of Monkey 3 Lee Jung Kyu says, “As soon as IU’s second album was released at the midnight of November 29, all of her songs spread on the Internet rapidly and are now placed in high rankings on social and real-time charts. This confirms IU’s ‘power.’ Particularly, ‘You & I’ is ranking no.1 on the social music chart since so many people love the song.”
IU released the teaser of “You & I” through SBS’s Inkigayo on the 27th of November and

Source: Star Daily News
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KARA’s Goo Hara and Nicole released their beauty know-how 0


KARA’s Goo Hara and Nicole released their beauty know-how to maintain a slim figure.
On November 30, they appeared on SBS TV’s Late Night TV Entertainment and talked about their secrets to maintain their slim body at the corner, Star★Secret. They are all famous for their slender waists and sexy abs.

They said, ” You don’t necessarily go to the health club to keep your body slim. All you need is just a pillow on your bed.”

They showed the people some moves to help their bodies stay slim. They said that it is important to follow these moves and to keep working on them steadily. Before long, your body is slim.
Goo Hara and Nicole are keeping busy with emceeing SBS’s Popular Songs with singer IU.

Source : TV Report
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Super Junior, SNSD, and 2NE1 win the best awards at 2011 MAMA: “Super Junior gets a triple crown!” 0

Super Junior, SNSD, and 2NE1 won the Best Awards in 2011 MAMA.
On November 29, the 2011 Asian Music Awards (MAMA) was held at an indoor stadium in Singapore from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. KST(Korea Standard Time). Super Junior won the Album Of The Year Award which is one of the best three awards. The group released fifth album in August and its song “Mr. Simple” was loved by many fans.
Super Junior was also awarded the Best Male Group Award and the Singapore Choice Award, getting a triple crown.
On the other hand, SNSD won the Singer (Group) Of The Year Award, which is another one of the best three awards, for its great performance throughout the year. SNSD released third album in October and its song “The Boys” created a sensation in the world of singers. The Best Female Group Award, the award that drew the most attention, went to SNSD.
2NE1 was awarded the Song Of The Year Award, which is the last one of the best three awards, for its hit song “I Am The Best.” This year, the group has swept no. 1 in various music charts with hit songs of “I Am The Best,” “Lonely,” and “Ugly.” The group was also awarded the Best Vocal Performance Group.
Heo Gak and each won the Rookie Award. Their awarding was attracting attention because they belong to the same agency, A Cube Entertainment.
Kim Hyun Joong and Baek Ji Young each received the Best Singer Awards among male and female singers. Baek won another award, the Best OST Award.
In addition, B2ST and Miss A each won the Best Dance Performance Award among male and female groups.
Besides awarding, 2011 MAMA was full of magnificent performances.
The ceremony began with the joint performance of the rock band YB, hip hop duo Dynamic Duo, and the winner for Korea Got Talent Joo Min Jung.
Then top actor Lee Byung Hun appeared announcing the opening of 2011 MAMA in fluent English.
4Minute’s Hyun Ah and B2ST’s Jang Hyun Seung gave a surprising kissing performance at the ceremony. They drew attention by kissing during a special performance.
Song Seung Hun introduced Japan’s top singer Koda Kumi to the stage and she appeared in a sexy costume.
High-profile hip hop group Black Eyed Pea’s, and gave a joint performance with 2NE1’s CL.
Also, the legend of hip-hop, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dog gave a special performance. It was first time for the two figureheads of hip-hop gather together in one stage in Asia. The performance was meaningful in the aspect of having famous hip-hop musicians in one place.
The winner of Super Star K 3, the Ulala Session, also gave a powerful, touching performance.
Other participants of Super Star K 3, Christina and Two Months’ Son Yerim sang T-ara’s “Roly Poly.”
Popular girl groups SNSD and 2NE1 made the atmosphere more lively by giving powerful, special performances. SNSD performed “The Boys” while 2NE1 performed “Lonely” and “I Am The Best.”
Here is the list of awarding at 2011 MAMA:
▶The Singer(group) Of The Year=SNSD ▶The Song Of The Year=2NE1’s “I Am The Best” ▶The Album Of The Year=Super Junior ▶The Best Male Group=Super Junior ▶The Best Female Group=SNSD ▶The Best Male Singer=Kim Hyun Joong ▶The Best Female Singer=Baek Ji Young ▶The Rookie Award (male)=Heo Gak ▶The Rookie Award (female) ▶The Best Dance Performance (male group)=B2ST ▶The Best Dance Performance(female group)=Miss A ▶The Best Dance Performance (soloist)=Hyun Ah ▶The Best Vocal Performance (group)=2NE1 ▶The Best Vocal Performance (soloist)=IU ▶The Best Band Performance=CN Blue ▶The Best Rap Performance=Leessang ▶The Best Music Video=BigBang’s “Love Song” ▶The Best Asian Artist=Koda Kumi (Japan) ▶The Singapore’s Choice Award=Super Junior ▶The Best Asian New Artist (soloist)=Wei Chen (China) ▶The Best Asian New Artist (group)=Aziatix ▶The Best OST Award=Baek Ji Young’s “That Man” ▶The Styling Music Award=Seo In Young ▶Special Award by the producer of =YB

Source: Starnews
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Lee Seung Gi frankly confesses how many girlfriends he has had 0

Lee Seung Gi appeared on SBS TV’s Late Night TV Entertainment on November 23, and was asked, “Where do you look at when you first see a woman?” He replied, “Her face.”
To the next question, “How do you want her face to be?” He frankly said, “I want her to be pretty.” When asked how many girlfriends he had, he confessed, “Two.”

When the production crew said that you didn’t have that many experiences for your age, Lee gave a good laugh by saying, “I should tell others that I had 10 girlfriends on purpose.”
Lee revealed his thoughts about the attractions of a singer by saying, “When I get on stage all by myself. Only singers are able to go on stage alone. If acting is communicating, and entertainment is being together, singer is one-sided.”

When asked, “What would Lee Seung Gi be doing after 30 years?” Lee replied, “I personally think that even entertainers need artisan spirit. So even if I turn 55, which is 30 years from now, I still would do what I like and want to do first.”

Source: TV Report
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SNSD has a voracious appetite: “But we don’t go on a diet” 0

SNSD’s voracious appetite is revealed, drawing attention.
In the episode of KBS 2’s Life Documentary of Stars-SNSD that aired on November 23, a scene in which SNSD members eating food that was bought by staff members was shown.

SNSD said, “There is always a buffet in SNSD’s green room. Our managers have a hard time managing this.” The VJ who recorded them asked, “But don’t you guys get on a diet?” and the members answered, “We don’t. Well, actually we do when we gain some weight, but first, we should eat to work, right?”

Netizens who saw the episode comment: “How can they keep a good figure after eating that much food?” “There should be a secret. They may work out hard after eating.” “Are they born with the perfect figure? I envy them.”

Source: TV Report
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Lee Hyo Ri shows tears when an old lady says, “Thank You for visiting me” 0

Singer Lee Hyo Ri’s warm heart warms up this cold winter.
On November 22nd, Lee tweeted a picture with the comment that begins “Last Sunday, my hands and feet were freezing in the piercing wind. When I visited an 80-year-old woman’s place, she was sitting alone in a cold room.”

“What she said was shocking. She said that she does not turn on the heater unless she feels like freezing to death. Well, I felt like freezing to death that day. She kept on wiping her tears away saying, ‘Thank you for visiting me in such a cold weather,’ and her tears made me cry.”

In the picture, Lee is wiping her tears away with one hand while holding the old woman’s hand with another.
It is said that Lee went to visit senior citizens who live alone for a volunteering work with her fans during the weekends.

Netizens comment: “Lee knows how to take care of her surroundings. It’s touching.” “I’m proud of being Lee’s fan whenever I see what she’s involved in these days.” “I want to join her next volunteering work.”

Source: Starnews
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SNSD Tiffany sits for an interview with 'The Musical' 0

Korean media, 'The Musical' recently went out to interview one of the stars of the upcoming musical 'FAME' and that was SNSD's Tiffany who will be playing the role of Carmen Diaz.

Have a good read on their interview below~

A boy and a girl dreamt a dream, and ran towards it, and at this moment, they are putting on a dream-like stage admist the attention and cheering from all over the world. Girls' Generation's Tiffany and Super Junior's Eunhyuk, who have matured through endless passion and attempts, will try to stand alone through the musical “FAME”.

Tiffany will be taking the stage as Carmen Diaz, who chases her dreams in “Fame”. This musical about performing arts school students dreaming of becoming famous is familiar to them, as they became stars after spending years in a practice room. However, we are curious as to whether they can overcome the pressure of having to sing and act as someone else for their first musical stage. To be completely honest, we also wanted to see how much effort they are putting into the musical, with their already busy schedule as Girls' Generation [and Super Junior], the leaders of K-POP, hallyu fever.  That was the reason why we visited their practice room.

When we arrived at the Namsan Arts Center…"pink princess" Tiffany was wearing pink practice clothes, practicing the choreography by following along with Shin Euijung, who was double cast for the role of Carmen. This was because the choreography was changed when she missed practice due to a cold. Rather than just watching, Tiffany followed along with each move, learning the order. Soon after, the actual dance practice began. All the students of “P.A.” High School of Performing Arts, who look forward to becoming the best and the day their names become known, all take part in “Hard Work”…Tiffany started memorizing Carmen's choreography gestures outside the stage.

There are so many things I want to do”, Tiffany.

It seems you do the video recording yourself? Doesn't your manager go around with you?
Tiffany: Yes. The choreography's changed a little, so I'm going to practice with watching it. My manager, because practice starts at 10 am, I just take the taxi. I even went to the hair salon by myself before practice. I have to practice a lot before I get busier.

Starting next week, promotions for your third album starts, right? I've been hearing that it's going to be released in the US at the same time. How did you come to star in a musical with such a busy schedule?
Tiffany: Our official third album released on [October] 19th. To be honest, after seeing my other members starring in musicals, I thought a lot about wanting to take an attempt in a new field. I practiced singing and acting in my spare time, and I just happened to get this chance. I've wanted to play the role of Carmen in “Fame” as well.

Now that you mention it, Taeyeon and Jessica, who you're known to be close with, have both starred in musicals. I think Jessica mentioned you in an interview before. I think she said you were really jealous of her being in “Legally Blonde”?
Tiffany: I was jealous. For like, 5 seconds? I was actually really happy and congratulated her a lot. I learned a lot from watching their performances as well.

Now that you've actually taken part in a musical practice, how is it? Is it fun?
Tiffany: It's really enjoyable. Carmen reminds me of the passion I had as a trainee, so I feel a little more attached. I think I will be able to express the feelings of wanting to become a star naturally. Although the passion and efforts put into fulfilling my dream is similar to that of Carmen, I'm worried because the more I practice, the more different her character seems.

I heard the practice runs from 10 am to 10 pm. Aren't you tired? I heard you practiced until 12 last night?
Tiffany: Haha. I think I work harder from wanting to do well. It's hard because it's my first time acting, but I think I'm lacking physically right now due to our third album preparations. I also have to worry about taking care of my throat. I do get stressed over things from here and there, but I try to do my best with an optimistic heart.
What's the first thing you do when you come to practice?
Tiffany: Greet everyone. Then, stretch?

It was nice seeing you be the first one to move the stage set, chairs, and music stand while practicing. I feel like you'd be enthusiastic during your everyday life, are you? Do you get along with others easily?
Tiffany: I think it's because I'm used to living with a group, but I'm usually pretty enthusiastic. Even more if it's for my own team. I used to like hanging out with a lot of people, but as time went by after debuting, I think I've become more reserved. Fortunately, now that I've become a team with the actors of “Fame”, I'm able to approach them sincerely.

I heard you already had the musical numbers memorized for “Fame” before practice?
Tiffany: I think I felt more attached to it since it's my first musical. I'm also curious as to how I'll look on stage as well. I'll have to act naturally so the audience members can sympathize with me, so I'm worried.

Because “There She Goes!/Fame” and “In L.A.” are such well-known songs, I can imagine the pressure. What are you worried about, in terms of showing your own charm?
Tiffany: I'm trying to sing it as naturally as I can. Fortunately, the song is originally in English, so I'm able to understand the lyrics a lot better.

Is there a song that you want to sing, other than Carmen's?
Tiffany: I really think Nick and Serena's duet song “Let's Play a Love Scene” is nice. “Mabel's Prayer” is great, too.

How is your throat's condition right now? I'm sure you were distressed when you had vocal nodules, how did you overcome it?
Tiffany: Ah, it really felt like I was in prison then. I was fortunate enough to get treated and start singing again. I'm glad because I feel like I've been able to find a new vocal tone.

Unlike music programs, you have to concentrate and put all your energy into 2 hours on stage for musicals. Do you think you can handle it?
Tiffany: Of course! Girls' Generation's concerts run for an average of 3 hours. I'm confident physically and mentally.

What's something you're looking forward to the most? And what are you most worried about?
Tiffany: I'm looking forward to me acting, and I'm worried about my acting seeming awkward.

You're living life as a singer, which you've dreamed about for a long time, and you're receiving lots of love overseas. With a big dream being fulfilled now, what do you dream of for tomorrow?
Tiffany: There are still so many things I want to do. I want to let people know about “Tiffany” through my singing, acting, musicals, and other different things. I want to sing and act in the US, too.

Tiffany took part in the choreography practice for “Fame” after “Hard Work”. While you could see that she is just a kind girl, trying to act like a passionate and, at times, short-tempered Carmen, you could see the same desire of wanting to become famous through her expressions.

The actors took a short break after practicing. They shared the 40 servings of coffee that Eunhyuk prepared, and got ready for chorus practice. While watching Eunhyuk, Tiffany mentioned, “He's laughing, but his back probably isn't feeling well. Yesterday's practice was really tiring.”…Eunhyuk and Tiffany's eyes sparkled again when they sang “Bring On Tomorrow” with the others, like the students of “Fame” who are looking toward their shining tomorrow.

The musical, 'FAME' will run from November 25 until January 29 of 2012.

The Musical
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SNSD's pictures from the filming of Mnet's 'The Beatles Code' 0

On the 21st of November the members of SNSD came out to record for Mnet's variety show 'The Beatles Code'.

The show will be aired on the 2nd of December and while waiting for it here are their pictures from their filming set to give you a sneak preview.


[Trans] JYJ Photoshoots for Charity; Kim Jaejoong Is No Superstar, Arrived In Advance and Help Moving Luggages‏ 0

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JYJ Kim Jaejoong, Park Yoochun and Kim Junsu, together with Song Ji Hyo and Park Yoo Hwan participated in ELLE’s charity project “Share Happiness”, revealing the photos on the 21st of November for the December issue.

The brothers, Park Yoochun and Park Yoo Hwan could not hide their happiness for their first photo shoot together. Park Yoo Hwan immediately sent photos over to their mother right after he finished the photo shoot with his brother, and expressed in an interview, “It’s my honour to shoot with the seniors.”

ELLE magazine’s representatives expressed, “This photo shoot was done on the next day right after (they returned from) the Europe concert tour and Kim Jaejoong drove to the filming site personally, arriving 30 minutes in advance and helped the staffs in moving the luggages, touching everyone’s hearts.” Followed on saying, “He, especially is like a leader on site, taking care and led the atmosphere during the photo shoot. During the rest time, he displayed his enjoyable looks as well, leaving a deep impression on everyone.”

JYJ Kim Junsu said, “Ji Hyo noona is the only actress that I’m close with.” Song Ji Hyo also expressed her thoughts, “It’s my first photo shoot with the members from the same company. It is really precious that we are together.”

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[Trans] 111121 JYJ Park Yoochun & Park Yoohwan, “Superior Genes” Appearances Are Similar Like Twins 0

JYJ, Song Ji Hyo and Park Yoohwan participated in ELLE’s charity project “Share Happiness” and images from the December issue of the magazine which is to be released on 21 November were revealed.
Doing their first photoshoot together, brothers Park Yoochun and Park Yoohwan could not hide their happiness. After completing the shoot with his brother, Park Yoohwan immediately sent their mother the images, and said in an interview, “I am very honored to shoot with my seniors.”

Personnel from ELLE magazine said, “Despite the fact that this shoot was done the day after the European tour, Kim Jaejoong personally drove down to the shooting location 30 minutes early, and moved equipment together with the staff, touching everybody’s hearts.”Also, “He was like a team leader, taking care of the location and keeping up the atmosphere, and displayed a cheerful image even during the breaks, leaving a deep impression.”
JYJ’s Kim Junsu said, “Ji Hyo noona is the only female actress I am close to.” And Song Ji Hyo also talked about her feelings on the shoot, saying “This is the first time shooting with my labelmates, and I find it really meaningful that we got to spend time together.”

The full photoshoot for “Share Happiness” will be revealed in the December issue of ELLE, in a 26-page editorial. It will be also be revealed via the ELLE and C-JeS websites from 26 November.

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[PHOTOS] T.O.P in Harper's Bazaar Korea (December 2011) 0

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Kim Hyung Joon tries hard not to cause a TV series any trouble 0

Singer Kim Hyung Joon recently started shooting KBS’s series She Radiates herself.
Kim plays the role of a top star named Kang Min in the series. He successfully shot his first scene on November 19 at a hospital in Seoul.

When he shot the scene, he wore a black leather jacket and skinny pants. Since the character he plays is a bit picky, his arrogant face expression drew a lot of attention.

After the shooting, Kim said, “I tried hard not to cause the series any trouble, but I don’t know if I did okay or not. Since it’s my first time shooting the series, there are many things that I have to learn and remember. But I enjoyed the shooting.”

He added, “The director for the series and veteran actors led me very well. I will work harder to do my best to make the series better and funnier.”

The series is about a love story between a new scriptwriter (played by So Ee Hyun) and a star producer (played by Park Kwang Hyun). The series will air early next year.

Source: TV Report
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Kim Soo Hyun takes a glamorous pictorial with Han Chae Young 0

Actor Kim Soo Hyun recently took a fascinating pictorial.
Kim, who shot the movie The Professionals with other actors, including, Kim Hye Soo, Kim Yoon Suk, Lee Jung Jae, and Jeon Ji Hyun, showed off his powerful image through an unconventional pictorial.
The pictorial, which was released on November 21, is included in the December edition of the fashion magazine, Marie Claire. In the pictorial, Kim looks like an emotional man with his deep eyes rather than a pretty boy.
His charismatic eyes, which are staring at the camera, captivate many people’s eyes. A classic jacket, shirt, and a tie complement his mature look.

An official says, “Kim is very good at expressing feelings and emotions. That is a strong point to shoot a pictorial. I admired Kim and Han Chae Young’s breathtaking performance.”
People responded: “Kim is a master of transformation! He is a real actor.” “I didn’t know Kim had a different side like this. I love him more and more.” “He looks good in the pictorial. I can’t wait to see his movie and TV series.”

Kim will appear on MBC’s new Wednesday-Thursday series The Moon Embraces the Sun, which will air in January of next year.

Source: Star Daily News
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Shin Se Gyeong and Cho Jin Woong took a picture together 0


Actress Shin Se Gyeong took a picture with actor Cho Jin Woong at the set for SBS TV’s drama, A deep-rooted Tree.
On November 21, Shin posted a picture on her me2day account with the comment, “Soe and Moo Hyul. Moo Hyul is the icebreaker at the set. We are cute!”

In the picture, Shin Se Gyeong and Cho Jin Woong are posing at the set. Shin looks surprised at something. Cho is giving funny looks.”

People responded : “Mr. Cho, I think you, on the drama, look quite different.” “You two are so cute.” “Good luck to you guys!”

Shin Se Gyeong, the role of Soe, and Cho Jin Woon, the role of Moo Hyul, are appearing on SBS TV’s drama, A deep-rooted Tree. 

Source : TV Report
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2NE1′s Sandara Park wrapped herself up in winter clothes 0

2NE1′s Sandara Park recently took a picture of herself.
On November 21, Park posted a picture on her me2day account with the comment, “I’m in Korea for the first time in a long time. It’s too cold. I wrapped myself up in several clothes. Even though we are busy and tired with our overseas schedules, fans and exciting performance make us smile. You know that right? I’m going to go to practice for the concert.”

In the picture, Park is bundled up in a thick coat and muffler. She looks cute while wearing a big woolen hat.
People responded: “I wrapped myself up in thick clothes too.” “You are always beautiful.” “You are cute. Your hat is bigger than your face.”

2NE1 will attend the YG Family Concert, which will be held at Olympic Park in Seoul on December 3 and 4. Singers from YG Entertainment, including, SE7EN, Big Bang, Gummy, Psy, Talbo, and more will also attend the concert as well.

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T-ara’s Hyomin says, “I was happy to be Cho Young in ‘Gyebaek’” 0

T-ara’s Hyomin recently said good-bye to her character, Cho Young.
On November 21, Hyomin shot the last scene of MBC’s series Gyebaek and shed tears in Lee Seo Jin and Song Ji Hyo’s bosoms.

Hyomin said, “It was hard to shoot the series because I also had to perform “Roly-Poly” and “Cry Cry.” But the director and the crew members adjusted the shooting schedules for me and supported me. Thanks to them, I successfully finished the shooting.”

She added, “I learned many things from veteran actors, including, Cho Jae Hyun, Oh Yeon Soo, Lee Seo Jin, and Song Ji Hyo. I was happy to be Cho Young and I enjoyed experiencing new things.”
Hyomin gave T-ara’s new album to the entire crew and expressed her gratitude.

Hyomin couldn’t attend the cast party for the series because of T-ara’s second Japanese single album YAYAYA and the release of their new Korean song “Cry Cry.”

Source: TV Report
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Minimalist Japanese people fall in love with SHINee 0

Japanese people love ‘small things’, more precisely, ‘cute things.’
For example, when you eat Japanese food, you will be surprised by the details of the food including taste and look. When you travel to Japan, it’s easy to understand their minimalism through souvenirs and signboards.

Johnny Depp and Brad Pitt? Too far from Japanese people
Japanese people’s way of thinking reflects on their favorite entertainers. When Hollywood stars, such as Johnny Depp and Brad Pitt, visit Japan to promote their movies, tens of thousands of people come to the Airport to see the worldwide stars.

However, there are not many big fans of western stars. There are several reasons for this. First, big western stars are not considered attractive by the Japanese. Korean people yearn for stars who have perfect beauty but the Japanese fall in love with stars who are close to their fans.

Japanese female fans smile like mothers when they see SHINee

For examples, SHINee, who is currently very popular in Japan, has a cute boy image and their looks alone were enough to win over the Japanese minimalists.

Dakuchi, senior at Waseda University, says, “Whenever I see SHINee, I smile like I am their mother. Groups, who perform their songs with perfect dance moves, are also attractive, but  SHINee comforts me because their songs and choreography are light and cute.”

SHINee members are attractive like the Japanese idols and they are also talented in dancing and singing. All Korean Wave stars also have these strengths.
Since Japan is an island, the Japanese people pursue things that are new, but shy away from things that are completely different. To strengthen the K-pop idols’ position in the Japanese market, national traits should be grasped.

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