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September 26, 2012

2NE1′s Sandara Park plays a guitar

2NE1′s Sandara Park recently released a picture of herself playing a guitar.
On September 25, Park uploaded a picture of herself on her me2day account with the comment, “I got this guitar as a gift when I went to LA. I’m practicing a song now. I learned only two measures, but it’s really difficult. When would I be able to play well? I’ll try hard.”
In the picture, Park is focusing on playing a guitar. She looks innocent and attractive.
People responded: “Sandara Park is so pretty.” “I want to listen to Sandara Park’s guitar-playing.” “Sandara Park looks awesome.” “I feel so nervous that I cannot even look at her face.” “Please cheer up.”
Source: TV Report

SNSD’s Yoona shows off her game-playing skills

SNSD’s Yoona shows off her game-playing skills.
In a TV commercial for the LG Cinema 3D Smart TV Magic Remote Control, Yoona shows off her game-playing skills.
Yoona shows off her game-playing skills with the Magic Remote Control in front of Sooyoung and Sunny, who have difficult times playing the games with a regular remote control. This scene is to show one of the characteristics of the Magic Remote Control, which can be operated without much difficulty.
On the set, Yoona enjoyed the Smart TV games with the Magic Remote Control.
Yoona also surprised Sooyoung, Sunny, and the crew by showing off her great game-playing skills for various games uploaded on the LG Cinema 3D Smart TV’s Game World, including the games she played in the commercial.
People responded: “Yoona is not only pretty but also good at playing games.” “The remote control looks really pretty because Yoona is operating it.” “SNSD members look lovely even when they’re playing games.”
Some deleted scenes of the commercial can be watched on LG TV Blog.
Source: Sports Korea

JYJ’s Kim Jae Joong ranks high on Japanese charts

JYJ’s Kim Jae Joong is drawing a lot of attention by ranking high on every Japanese chart.
Japanese magazine Anan recently did a survey asking, “What is your favorite Hallyu TV series?” SBS’s Protect The Boss, in which Kim appeared, ranked first.
Kim also ranked third, following Hyun Bin, on the survey of ‘Japanese women’s favorite Korean actor.’
The fashion magazine, which sells around 300 thousand copies every week since 1970, is well known as a publication that features the top stars. The magazine is also very popular among girls from their 20s through 30s.
The series was aired on Japanese TBS in July and received considerable attention. The ‘Protect The Boss Kim Jae Joong Special Making DVD,’ which will be released in November, ranked first on a chart as soon as they started to receiving reservation offers.
A Japanese official says, “Kim has many fans who love him in Japan. His series made him even more popular all across the country.”
Kim will start going on an Asian fan meeting tour on October 20 in China.
Source: TV Report

SHINee’s ‘Dazzling Girl’ short PV revealed

Boy group SHINee has unveiled the short version PV of their upcoming Japanese single Dazzling Girl.
Dazzling Girl marks the group’s second Japanese single for this year as well as their fifth single overall. The song speaks of a plain girl who becomes dazzling under the premise of love and she gets the help of the five SHINee members to achieve her dreams. Each member is in charge of her makeup, style, and look.
Check out the short PV for the song. What do you think of it so far?
SHINee will release Dazzling Girl on October 10th in three editions.

Source: EMIMusicJapan

JYJ’s Kim Jun Su ranks first with his original soundtrack for a TV series

JYJ’s Kim Jun Su recently ranked first on several online music charts with his original soundtrack “Love is Like a Snowflake” of KBS’s series Innocent Man.
As soon as the song was released, Kim showed off his power by ranking first on the real time charts of Bugs, Daum Music, and Cyworld Music.
The song features Kim’s unique voice and delicate emotions. In the fourth episode of the series, which aired last week, Kim made a surprise appearance through the song and received considerable attention.
Kim has been releasing several popular original soundtracks, including, “You are so Beautiful” of Scene of a Woman and “I Hate Love” of Protect The Boss.
Source: Starnews

SHINee and TVXQ take a picture with Tony Testa

roup SHINee recently took a picture with TVXQ and international choreographer Tony Testa.
On September 26, Key posted a picture on his me2day account with the comment, “Tony Testa, who created choreography for SHINee’s “Sherlock” and TVXQ’s “Catch Me,” came to see us in concert. We can’t wait to listen to the song “Catch Me.”"
In the picture, SHINee members are intimately posing with Tony Testa and TVXQ members. They put their arms around each other and drew a lot of attention.
Tony Testa also received considerable attention by creating choreography for the song “Sherlock” and TVXQ’s new title song “Catch Me.”
People who saw the picture responded: “It’s good to see you so close to each other.” “I can’t wait to listen to TVXQ’s new song and see the new choreography.” “I want to see the performance soon.”
TVXQ released their sixth EP Catch Me on September 24.
Source: Starnews

B1A4’s first exclusive concert to be held in December

The male “idol” group B1A4 (composed of Jinyoung, Baro, Sandeul, CNU, and Gongchan) is to hold first exclusive concert.
The concert along with a fan meeting is to take place on the 8th and the 9th of December at the Olympics Handball Arena in the Seoul Olympic Park. It is the group’s first exclusive concert to be held since they debuted.
B1A4 debuted with the EP titled Let’s Fly in 2011, and after a year and seven months, they are finally holding an exclusive concert. Members showed a dramatic growth among its peer “idol” groups by receiving a rookie award.
Also, the group was busy giving performances both at home and abroad.
In June this year, the boys officially debuted in Japan and ranked in higher rankings on the Oricon chart as well as in the first place of the daily rankings of the Tower Records, turning on green light to their activities abroad.
On the 29th of August, their second Japanese single Good Night was released targeting many Japanese fans.
Source: Starnews

Big Bang once again does it! All tickets sold out in Hong Kong!

Big Bang showed off their popularity across the globe.
On September 26, according to a Chinese Media, Morning Post, 35,000 tickets of Big Bang’s solo concert, which is to be held on December 8 in Hong Kong, were sold out in less than one hour.
The media reveals, “Big Bang’s tickets were sold out at an unbelievable speed. We decided to have another concert, but the ticketing of that concert sold out as fast as the previous one.”
Therefore, Big Bang’s concert are sold out once again after their ticketing in the U.S. They are showing how popular and how strong their brand power is because they have not done a single promotion in those countries.
The ticketing of Big Bang’s world tour, Big Bang Alive Galaxy Tour 2012 that was held at California and New Jersey on September 22, was also sold out in less than two hours.
Big Bang is preparing for the concert at California’s Honda Center on September 3, and at New Jersey Prudential Center on September 9, which are popular stages for world-renowned pop stars.
Besides the U.S and Hong Kong, Big Bang’s tickets have all been sold out in Korea, Japan(5 cities), China(3 cities), Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Taiwan, Philippines, and Malaysia. Most of those countries have had 10,000 seats, and it was Big Bang’s first visit to their countries.
Big Bang’s world tour that has been hosted by the world-renowned performing company, Live Nation, received positive reviews with their fancy videos and high quality live performances.
Starting from September 28 at Singapore, Big Bang will be heading on a world tour until December.
Source: Starnews