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September 05, 2012

Music video of G-Dragon’s “That XX” receives over five million hits on YouTube

G-Dragon’s new music video received over five million hits in only four days.
On September 1, G-Dragon released a music video of his new song, “That XX.” This music video is currently attracting a lot of attention, receiving over five million hits on YouTube in only four days.
The music video is also attracting a lot of attention in many European countries. The lyrics of the song are translated into several languages. Many fans of G-Dragon are also showing their interest in the music video by making UCC.
A soft melody and unconventional lyrics of the song are especially attracting a lot of attention. Kim Jenny, a member of YG Entertainment’s new girl group, is also appearing in the music video as G-Dragon’s lover.
People responded: “I just love the song, ‘That XX.’” “G-Dragon’s popularity will never stop increasing.” “This song is so addictive.” “It’s G-Dragon’s power.”
G-Dragon’s new EP will be released on September 15 on online music sites and will also be released offline on September 18.
Source: TV Report

Miss A’s Suzy shows off her milky-white skin

Miss A’s Suzy recently released a picture of herself.
On September 4, Suzy uploaded a picture on her Twitter account. In the picture, Suzy is staring at the camera, letting her long wavy hair down her back.
Suzy is showing off her milky-white skin and slim chin line, wearing light makeup. She is dressed in casual clothes, but she still looks like a superstar.
People responded: “Suzy looks so pretty and innocent.” “Suzy is so cute and pretty!” “Suzy is so pretty that people will fall in love with her immediately.”
Source: TV Report

SNSD’s Jessica participates in the soundtrack of The Great King’s Dream

SNSD’s Jessica participated in the soundtrack of The Great King’s Dream.
Jessica recently finished recording the main theme song of KBS TV’s new drama series The Great King’s Dream.
On September 2, part of “Heart Road” was released in the special episode of the series and attracted a lot of attention. Several writings and videos about Jessica’s participation in the soundtrack of the series were uploaded on online community boards and YouTube.
“Heart Road” is composed by Kim Jun Bum, who composed the soundtrack of Hong Gil Dong, “If,” which was sung by SNSD’s Taeyeon, in collaboration with music director Lee Chang Hee.
Jessica has participated in the soundtracks of Romance Town and Violent Romance. “Heart Road,” a soundtrack ofThe Great King’s Dream, will be released on September 7 at noon.
Source: Xportsnews

SS501′s Park Jung Min/ROMEO releases debut Japanese PV for “Give Me Your Heart”

SS501′s Park Jung Min has made his official Japanese debut with Give Me Your Heart.
Park Jung Min has gone a different route from those who have debuted in Japan before him. Instead of using his Korean name, Park Jung Min has fashioned a new ‘identity’, so to speak, for himself when he promotes in Japan. He will be promoting under the name of ROMEO, and as he describes, who is his alter-ego and comes out when Park Jung Min is sleeping. From the looks of it, ROMEO will embody a darker and more gothic look and feel.
Watch Park Jung Min/ROMEO in his debut PV, Give Me Your Heart.

T-ara receives 700 million won guarantee for Hong Kong showcase

T-ara will start performing abroad by holding a showcase in Hong Kong.
The group will hold a large scale showcase at a Star Hall in Hong Kong on September 18.
A total of 3,000 tickets for the showcase were completely sold out. T-ara is considering making 500 to 1,000 additional seats of standing stage for those who are still asking about the showcase.
A spokesperson for the group says, “We decided to hold a showcase in Hong Kong because local promoters asked us to. We received a 700 billion won guarantee for the showcase.”
Many officials in the show business, advertisement world, and East Asian agents will attend the showcase.
T-ara will appear in the September 6 episode of Mnet’s M Countdown to perform their new song.
Source: TV Report

Wonder Girls begin Asian tour in Singapore

Girl group Wonder Girls, composed of five girls, will begin their Asian tour.
The Wonder Girls will start touring Asia on September 8  and will visit five Asian countries, including, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam, for three months.
This is their second Asian tour after their first tour as a girl group in 2007. The Wonder Girls said hello to their fans in Singapore, the first country that they will visit, through their official Twitter account.
In the picture, group members are posing together and holding papers to tell information about their concert. The phrase ‘WG love SG’ expresses their affection towards their fans in Singapore.
The Wonder Girls will meet 25,000 Asian fans in total through their Asian tour. Since they earned nickname ‘Performance Girl Group’ by constantly holding their concerts, they will give customized performances in each country.
The agency, JYP Entertainment, says, “The concert will respect each country’s characters and traditions the most. Through the concert, the Wonder Girls will establish themselves as the best girl group.”
Source: Starnews

JYJ’s Kim Jun Su gives girl a hug and kiss: “Who is she?”

JYJ’s Kim Jun Su recently gave a life size doll a big hug.
On September 5, Kim tweeted a picture with the comment, “You don’t like me?”
In the picture, Kim is giving a life size doll a tight hug from behind. He is also pouting his lips like he is going to give the doll a kiss and it made many people laugh.
People who saw the picture responded: “I want to take over for the doll.” “Is it okay if I envy the doll?” “Kim is so cute.”
Kim is currently keeping busy both at home and abroad with his solo EP Uncommitted, which was released on August 17.
Source: TV Report

f(x)’s Krystal celebrates third anniversary of her group

Krystal of the girl group f(x) which is composed of Victoria, Amber, Sulli, Luna and herself has celebrated third anniversary of the group.
On September 5, the singer posted a picture on Me2day with the comment “Today the Hamsoonis (f(x)’s fan club) turned three!!!! Hehe the Hamsoonis are now old. Please stay with us until we get really old. Ppuing Ppuing.”
In the picture, she has done her hair in cute pig tails and stares into the camera with a lovely smile. She revealed her selca photo in celebration of the third anniversary of her group.
Netizens who saw the posting commented: “We’re looking forward to your great performances!” “This picture will be set as a background image for my computer.” “You look so cute and how dare you say you’ve got older!”
f(x) debuted in September 5 in 20 with the single “Rachada.”
Source: Starnews

SNSD’s Yoona shows up at a student cafeteria of Dongguk University

SNSD’s Yoona was spotted at Dongguk University.
Recently, a posting titled “Yoona checked the attendance today at Dongguk University” was posted on an online community board. She has been enrolled to the school since the year of 2009.
She is having a meal at the student cafeteria just like any other students. She appears in a pink sleeveless floral dress and people start to gather around her. The celebrity replies to them with a charming smile. Although the pictures were directly shot without undergoing any photoshopping processes, she looks as charming and beautiful as she can be, showing off her “goddess image.”
Netizens who saw the posting commented: “I envy those students who got to see Yoona.” “She’s an absolute goddess.” “Her appearance stands out wherever she goes.” “She seems like an enthusiastic student at school.”
Source: TV Report

Oppa Oppa Magazine , the Italian webzine

Recently we’ve said that also the Italian media have begun to talk about K-Pop. This is a little beginning but someone ,who writes only about it , in Italy already exists.
We are talking about : “Oppa Oppa Magazine”, an Italian web-magazine. It was created by Masayume Pachirisu some months ago because she would have liked to work on a magazine dedicated only to K-Pop,for the Italian fans. After having the support of her friend Rei (both are in charge of the creation of articles and of the graphics), also an other member has entered in the official staff, Keysama (she writes articles too). In the end there are also Lalychan89 (who takes care of the section about the Korean culture since she studies Korean and has already visited the beautiful Korea),Ome and Dave (who help the team writing articles for the other sections of the magazine). Moreover the magazine can count on the help of other contributors,who occasionally write some articles.
Oppa Oppa Magazine talks about everything : introduces the different groups writing always the most important infos , writes the comebacks of the month , talks about the rookie groups , reviews the albums , has a section for the dramas and many other topics!
Thanks also to the captivating graphics and the diligence of the team it has reached a good success,which is shown on the number of fans on its Facebook page.
The first meeting of “Oppa Oppa Magazine” is on the 9th of September in Milan (the meeting-place is the square in front of the Cathedral of Milan at 11 a.m.). There will be surprises, games with K-Pop prizes and many other things, of course everyone (K-Pop fans,no-fans, Italians and also foreign people) can take part in it! So if you are in Milan and you don’t know what to do you can partecipate!
If you want to download the magazine you just need to go to its blog,in the “Download Magazine” section,it’s completely free!

SNSD to hold 14 concerts in 6 different cities for 2013 Japan Tour

Japanese SONEs have much to rejoice, for SNSD will be coming to visit them with their 2013 Japan Tour!
Last week, it was announced that SNSD would embark on their second Japan tour next year and the official fansite has now released the tour schedule.
The Japan Tour will hit 6 different cities and fans can watch SNSD a total of 14 times during the two month tour, which will run from February 9th to April 10th. While tickets cost 9,500 yen, those who are officially in SNSD’s fanclub will receive priority when it comes to ticket sales.
Venue (City)
February 9th
Kobe World Kinen Hall (Kobe)
February 10th
Kobe World Kinen Hall (Kobe)
February 16th
Saitama Super Arena (Saitama)
February 17th
Saitama Super Arena (Saitama)
February 27th
Marine Messe Fukuoka (Fukuoka)
February 28th
Marine Messe Fukuoka (Fukuoka)
March 9th
Hiroshima Green Arena (Hiroshima)
March 10th
Hiroshima Green Arena (Hiroshima)
March 19th
Saitama Super Arena (Saitama)
March 20th
Saitama Super Arena (Saitama)
March 26th
Osaka-jo Hall (Osaka)
March 27th
Osaka-jo Hall (Osaka)
April 9th
Nihon Gaishi Hall (Nagoya)
April 10th
Nihon Gaishi Hall (Nagoya)
Will you try and watch them in person?

Leeteuk says, “Siwon is much richer than you imagine”

Super Junior’s Leeteuk recently disclosed about how rich Siwon’s family is.
On the episode MBC’s Golden Fishery―Radio Star that aired on September 5, Super Junio’r Leeteuk, Eunhuk, Shindong, and Siwon appeared and provided lively entertainment.
The Super Junior leader opened up about the wealth of Siwon’s family, saying, “That’s more than known to public. It’s overwhelming. His family could buy MBC.”
He added, “Once I gave him a ride home. There are several houses rather than one.”
Shindong also agreed, “Siwon is the no. 1 richest idol.”
Meanwhile, Siwon was covetous of Kyuhyun’s emcee position at Radio Star, which made him nervous.
Source: Starnews