Thursday, February 16, 2012

"[News] ‘The Moon Embracing The Sun’ Kim So Hyun confirms ‘Rooftop Prince’ “Park Yoochun illness”!" plus 24 more

"[News] ‘The Moon Embracing The Sun’ Kim So Hyun confirms ‘Rooftop Prince’ “Park Yoochun illness”!" plus 24 more

[News] ‘The Moon Embracing The Sun’ Kim So Hyun confirms ‘Rooftop Prince’ “Park Yoochun illness”!

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 08:00 AM PST

Child actress Kim So Hyun has caught the singer-actor 'Park Yoochun illness'.
Acting as the Crown Princess in MBC Wednesday-Thursday drama 'The Moon Embracing The Sun' and recently acting in SBS 'Rooftop Prince', news of Kim So Hyun catching the illness is becoming the topic of conversation.

On the 14th, Kim So Hyun tweeted 'Haha. You still can't look into my eyes? The first moment when I see you, bam! The prince whom I fell in love with! It's the Crown Prince Park Yoochun. You knew that my birthday is the same as yours and you greeted me warmly first! I was really touched. From now on, my ideal guy will be the Crown Prince Park Yoochun!', along with a photograph. Kim So Hyun and Park Yoochun's birthdays fall on Jun. 6.

In the photograph, Kim So Hyun is wearing a Hanbok and smiling at the camera. The background of the photograph showed the drama setting.
Netizens left responses such as 'A13-year old also fell completely for Park Yoochun's charisma', 'Devilish man Park Yoochun' and 'Kim So Hyun child actress who specializes in the role of Crown Princess'.
Meanwhile, 'Rooftop Prince' is a fantasy romantic comedy in which a Joseon Crown Prince time-travelled 300 years to modern day Seoul. Park Yoochun, Han Ji Min, Lee Tae Sung, Jung Yoo Mi and others will be starring in the drama, slated to be broadcasted in mid-March.
Source: Nate
Translation by: Shermin of JYJ3

[Picture] Big Bang unveiled G Dragon's teaser photo!

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 07:50 AM PST

Big Bang unveiled the final teaser photo featuring Big Bang's leader G Dragon.

The boys will release their 1st title track Blue on 22nd,are you ready for Big Bang's comeback??

[Photos] Tomotan had a date with Sojin!

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 07:46 AM PST

Tomotan, Girl's Day Japanese teacher had a chance to eat with Girl's Day Sojin.

On February 15th, Tomotan updated her Twitter account with new pictures with Sojin. She labeled it with "Along with Sojin-chan kk I fully~ ate Shabu-shabu(Japanese hot pot) kk and we ate icecream.^^kkk Sojin-chan is so so cute. kkk I had a conversation with her in Japanese for an hour and a half. kk Wow her Japanese is very good nowadays so I'm happy for her. kk"  

In the picture, both of them look really adorable with various facial expressions. It's good to know that Girl's Day members still have a time to go out and fool around. 

Source: Tomotan's Twitter
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[Info] Line up for “K-Collection in Seoul”! !

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 07:35 AM PST

The line up for K-Collection in Seoul has been revealed. You can check out the artists that will attend the event below.

2012/3/11(Sun) Olympic Stadium

■TOUR: HANATOUR JAPAN (Depart from Haneda Airport,Japan)

You can visit the following sites for more information.

Source:@hanryu//Via: TeamBB
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[Photo] Ryeowook received a gift from Leeteuk!

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 07:22 AM PST

Super Junior's Ryeowook shared a picture that shows off the gift that she received from their leader Leeteuk.

On February 15th, Ryewook posted the photo above on his Twitter account. " The shoes which gifted by our leader hyungㅋㅋI'm showing off, it's pretty right?ㅋㅋ" he wrote as the caption of the picture.

After a while, Sungmin replied to Ryeowook tweets. He replied "It looks really bigㅋㅋㅋ Envious~ Teukie hyung, give me a present too!".  

In the picture, Ryeowook is smiling widely while showing off the shoes that he got from Leeteuk and seems he is the only one who got a present as Sungmin is asking Leeteuk for a gift too but maybe he is just joking around. Dont you think so?

Source: Ryewook's Twitter
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[News] miss A's Suzy has a look alike?

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 07:07 AM PST

A guest appeared on the show "Hwasungin X File" has gathered attention for looking like miss A's maknae Suzy.

Jeon Soorin, who appeared on the show eating kimchi, and lemon with vinegar delightfully, is known as Vinegar girl who has a unique sense of taste. She has attracted the attention of the netizens for looking a lot like miss A's Suzy.

After her broadcast on the show "Hwasungin X File", the netizens have discussed about her similarities towards miss A's Suzy. There were similarities pointed out that made Jeon Soorin garnered attention for being miss A's Suzy look a like.

Looking into the similarities, by comparing two photos below. We're able to see that it lies in how their hair style is cut, both have straight bangs, and long black/brown hair. The V-shape face, big eyes and the sweet smile that we always see on Suzy sparks the comparison for netizens.

If more photos were given to compare, we'll see that Vinegar girl only have a bit similarity as Suzy. 

Suzy carries a sweet smile that no one can replace, not even a look alike. 

So what can you say about this? Do you think they are look a like?

Source: MSN
Translation by: Crazy
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[Photo] KARA's Kang Jiyoung on concert rehearsal

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 06:29 AM PST

KARA's maknae Kang Jiyoung shared a photo during her concert rehearsal.

On February 16th, Jiyoung updated her Twitter with the message "D-2", counting down for their first ever solo concert "KARASIA". Along the message, is a photo of the members having their rehearsal despite the cold weather.

KARA will start off "KARASIA" concert tour with a two-day concert at the Olympic Gymnasium in Seoul on February 18 and 19. The girls will then head off to China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Thailand on later dates.

[Video] T-ara unveiled the making of Gibahan Chicken CF!

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 06:10 AM PST

Check out the making of T-ara's Gibahan Chicken CF!

[INFO] Gaon Chart rankings for 2nd week of February

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 06:00 AM PST

Gaon Chart is the national record chart of South Korea. It is complied by the Korea Music Content Industry Association with an aim to create a national chart for Korea similar to the Billboard charts and Oricon charts

The Gaon Chart released its ranking for the second week of February.

[Week of February 5 - February 11, 2012]

Weekly Singles Chart

1. Lyn : "Back in Time" : 31,584,467

2. Se7en : "When I Can't Sing" : 30,382,194

3. FT Island : "Severely" : 29,611,947

4. Davichi : "I'll Think Of You" : 27,820,457

5. K.Will : "I Hate Myself" : 22,979,089

6. Na Yoon Kwon ft. Baek Jiyoung : "Because I'm Afraid" : 21,095,703

7. BEAST : "I Knew It" : 20,092,749

8. BEAST's Yong Junghyung : "Living Without You" : 19,244,104

9. T-ara : "Lovey Dovey" : 19,207,996

10. Brown Eyed Girls' Miryo : "Dirty" : 17,561,999


Weekly Album Chart

1. Jay Park : "New Breed" [1st Album]

2. MBLAQ : "100% Ver" [4th Mini Album]

3. FT Island : "Grown-Up" [4th Mini Album]

4. 4minute : "4minutes Left" [2nd Album]

5. INFINITE : "Paradise" [1st Repackaged Album]

6. Se7en : "Se7en Mini Album"

7. Various Artists : "Poseidon Soundtrack"

8. CNBLUE : "First Step" [1st Album]

9. Girls Generation : "The Boys" [3rd Album]

10. Sweet Sorrow : "Viva" [3rd Album]

[News] Lyn steals #1 spot from Se7en on Gaon Chart

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 05:45 AM PST

Despite of the tough competition, singer-actress Lyn stole the top spot from Se7en on Gaon's Singles Chart.

According to Gaon's official website on February 16th, Lyn's latest ballad "Back in Time" claimed the No.1 spot of Gaon Singles Chart during the second week of February, kicking off the dominance of singer Se7en.

"Back in Time" became popular being the OST for the MBC drama "The Moon That Embraces The Sun", which stars Han Ga In and Kim Soo Hyun. Recently, the single also topped the Billboard's "K-Pop Hot 100" chart, proving Lyn's rising popularity.

[News] Dara's handmade palm tree earrings, "deft workmanship"

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 05:30 AM PST

Girl group 2NE1's Sandara Park revealed to the public a pair of handmade earrings that showed off her amazing workmanship.

On the 26th, Sandara Park updated her me2day with, "Ta-da! Guess what this is?!? I personally made these earrings yesterday in class! It's really something I want to try to make even just once! I really like it! The details aren't really visible in the photo because it's made of silver.. This is the palm tree hairstyle! Proud!" uploading a picture along with her text.

In the photo she revealed, Sandara Park is holding a pair of handmade earrings that she has created herself. In particular, it was shaped in her palm tree hairstyle, which is a hairstyle she had made famous and which she is popularly associated with, making it even more eye-catching. She had first sported this hairstyle during her debut appearance in a phone commercial.

Netizens who saw her picture commented with, "Wah, your worknmanship is great!" "Please give us a picture of yourself wearing it!" "Although the earrings are shaped really prettily, my eyes were stuck on your cute nails," "I will also try to make it," "Please give us a confirmation shot with the earrings!" "I want to have skills with my hands, the same as yours," showing their varied reactions.

Source: Nate
Translated by: BlackjackBelle@OhDara/ SlaveTranslator@WeLoveDara

[Video] Six Bomb performed How Deep Is Your Love on Wave K!

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 05:19 AM PST

Check out Six Bomb's performance on Wave K,the girls performed How Deep Is Your Love on the show,do you like their performance??

[Photo] Childhood photo of Lee Yeon Hee revealed

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 05:17 AM PST

Actress Lee Yeon Hee has drawn compliments for her natural beauty with a photo from her childhood. Past photo of the actress was recently posted on an online community board with the title, "Lee Yeon Hee's Superior Baby Picture."

In the photo, even without letting fans know, they would have been able to identify Lee Yeon Hee due to her unchanging natural beauty. The actress has a cute, short hairstyle with chubby cheeks but the same pretty face.

Netizens commented, "Wow. She was pretty ever since she was little", "Very cute and adorable", and "You were superior even at your age."

[News] Sung Si Kyung working out in preparation for ’1 Night 2 Days’

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 05:05 AM PST

Singer Sung Si Kyung, who has been confirmed cast for '1 Night 2 Days', is busy working out in preparation for his first shoot.

A representative frm KBS 2TV's '1 Night 2 Days' stated, "After his confirmation as a new member of '1N2D', Sung Si Kyung is working hard to prepare for his first shoot. We heard that he's working out on a regular basis, trying to firm up just in case a certain situation comes up on the show"

Choi Jae Hyung PD remarked, "I am sure that Sung Si Kyung will show a more thoughtful and endearing side of him. He is regularly working out to adapt to the show as quickly as possible and is monitoring '1 Night 2 Days' to prepare himself.

Alongside Sung Si Kyung, KBS added Kim Seung Woo, Cha Tae Hyun, Joo Won to their remaining original cast, Lee Soo Geun, Uhm Tae Woong, and Kim Jong Min. The first filming with the new team starts on February 24th for 1 night and 2 days through February 25th.

[News] Legendary singer Patti Kim announces retirement

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 04:53 AM PST

Legendary singer Patti Kim who became a Korean pop icon during her glittering 54-year musical career thanks to her powerful voice and graceful stage performances, announced her retirement on Wednesday.

At a press conference in Seoul, Kim, 74, said, "Starting from June of this year, I will hold a number of farewell performances for one year both in Korea and overseas, and then retire from the stage."

Kim said she has been considering calling it quits for the last decade and gave much thought to how she could wrap up her career gracefully. "I felt like this was the right time," she said.

After she debuted in 1958 with a performance for U.S. troops stationed in Korea, many of Kim's songs became hits.

Starting with a concert in Seoul on June 2, she plans to tour major cities in the country then move on to Los Angeles, New York, Sydney and other cities with huge Korean populations. Each performance will feature over 200 people, including her colleagues in the industry and Korean idol groups.

Kim vowed not to stage any profit-making concerts or comebacks after she retires, but said that she may feature in charity events. "If I really want to sing, I'll do it in front of the mirror," she said.

[News] Ulala Session to start own label

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 04:40 AM PST

Members of Ulala Session, the previously unknown group that rose to fame on the audition show "Super Star K3," have decided to go it on their own, fearing the influence that professional management companies might have over their music.

The quartet, known for its vocal skills, break-dance moves and energetic performances, has been thinking about signing with a label since winning the reality program last year. Agencies like Loen Entertainment, the company behind singing sensation IU, have reportedly tried to recruit the group.

But instead, Ulala Session will use some of its 500 million won ($442,000) in prize money to establish its own agency, through which it hopes to release a pop album by April.

Source: Koreajoongangdaily

[Video] WE releases teaser for ‘Party’

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 04:25 AM PST

The "Black Eyed Peas of Korea", rookie group WE will be releasing their first mini album 'Party' on February 21st. Prior to its release, the co-ed hip hop group revealed teaser video for their upcoming track.

WE is the first group from ENT 102, agency founded by DJ DOC's Kim Chang Ryul. The group is comprised by four members Kang Han, Machim, Mandu and the only girl Rosie.

Check out the teaser below:

[News] Yoon Sang Hyun releases his fourth Japanese single

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 04:15 AM PST

Korean actor Yoon Sang Hyun released his fourth single in Japan on Februay15. Its title track is "Goodbye, Sadness," a re-make of Japanese band Anzen Chitiai's original.

Two versions of the single are available for purchase. Version A contains the title track and a song from the MBC drama "Can't Live With Losing", which Yoon himself starred in. In the alternate version, the title track is accompanied by a new song, "Two Glasses."

Following the release of the single, Yoon is set to make a tour of Japan. On February 25 the actor-turned-singer will visit Osaka, while on March 2 and March 10, he will visit Nagoya and Tokyo respectively.

"Yoon was set to leave for Japan on February 15, however due to some circumstances arising, he will make his departure on the 17," said a representative from the star's agency. Yoon is expected to remain in Japan until early March.

Yoon made his debut in the SBS drama "How to Marry a Millionaire" in 2005. His popularity soared after Yoon played the loveable playboy Oscar in the hit drama "Secret Garden" (2010).

Source: Koreajoongangdaily

[News] 2AM to release new album on March 13

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 04:05 AM PST

After wrapping up their successful first Japan concert tour "2AM 1st Japan Tour 2012", which captivated their Japanese fans, ballad group 2AM is gearing up for their Korean comeback.

The group's promoter, Big Hit Entertainment announced that 2AM will release their new album on March 13. This album will be their second following the release of their first in October 2010, with the hit songs, "You Wouldn't Answer My Calls," and "Like Crazy."

2AM recently made its Japanese debut with first Japanese single "Never Let You Go" and received a warm response. The group debuted 3rd at Oricon Singles Daily Chart and Weekly Chart, proving the group's great potential in Japan as well.

[News] SG Wannabe's Kim Yongjun bids fans farewell as he enters the military

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 03:55 AM PST

Singer Kim Yong-jun of SG Wannabe entered the Army on Feb. 16 to fulfill his national service obligation, wishing his fans farewell and promising a comeback after his time is up.

The 28-year-old will undergo basic training at the Nonsan Army Recruit Training Center in Chungnam, South Chungcheong, before taking on a noncombatant role as a public service worker that will be his job for roughly two years.

Fans came in droves to the training center with signs that read "All the Best!" and "We love you and will be waiting for you!"

"I didn't get a wink of sleep last night, but I feel so uplifted now from all your support," Kim said, sporting a mandatory buzz cut. He joked that it was his first haircut since graduating from high school.

When asked if he was worried about being separated from his girlfriend and fellow singer Hwang Jung-eum, Kim said, "She will be fine. She is currently filming a drama, and I hope it will be a hit."

Kim is the leader of the trio SG Wannabe and rose to fame in 2009 with a starring role in the MBC reality show "We Got Married" in which he appeared with his real-life girlfriend, singer Hwang Jung-eum. Last month, his group performed for fans one last time before Kim entered the military.

Source: Koreajoongangdaily

[news] CNBlue's Yong Hwa looks like Bae Yong Joon?

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 03:50 AM PST

CNBlue member Yong Hwa's childhood photo get's revealed! On the 14th of February, a past photo of Yong Hwa was shared on online communities and in the photo, the young Yong Hwa shares striking resemblance to actor Bae Yong Joon.

On the photo, Yong Hwa can be seen with chubby cheeks and side swept bangs hairstyle along with wearing eye glasses. Netizens commented, "He really looks like a young Bae Yong Joon in his past photo", "At first I thought it was Bae Yong Joon! I had to look twice to know it's Yong Hwa", "He's really cute".


[Photo] Ha Ji Won is the goddess of spring for Crocodile Lady

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 03:45 AM PST

Actress Ha Ji Won shows off her superior beauty, transforming into a spring goddess for women's casual clothing brand "Crocodile Lady".

On February 16th, Crocodile Lady revealed promotion photos for their spring collection, featuring Ha Ji Won. In the picture, the actress is wearing a brown jacket with a feminine skirt and a lovely expression. In another cut, she is wearing an black colored suit and a hot yellow pants.

Ha Ji-won said, "I feel different wearing these spring clothes after being so busy preparing for the drama".

Meanwhile, Ha Ji Won is going to work with Lee Seung Gi in the MBC drama "King 2 Hearts".

Check the photos below:

[Audio] Lee Jung releases new single 'Private'

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 03:35 AM PST

On February 16th, singer Lee Jung officially released his comeback single 'Private'.

"Private" is described to be a slow jam with lyrics about a man trying to seduce a woman. As title expresses, this R&B track features a romantic lyrical content, full of sex appeal that may not be suitable for minors.

Netizens seemed to have high expectations for its music video as Lee Jung personally selected the cast. It's said to feature actress Chun Yi Seul as the main lead.

In the meantime, check out the full audio of the song below:

[news] Goo Hye Sun hugs her golden retriever and shares a big smile

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 03:30 AM PST

On the 16th of February, Goo Hye Sun updated her twitter saying, "I just organized my clothes in my closet and realized that I have a lot of Men's T-shirt, It's size is for men and it's huge but it's really comfortable. For now, I really like wearing men's clothes".

Along with the photo, Goo Hye Sun shared a photo of her with her golden retriever. On the photo you can see her wearing a huge gray hoodie and have a huge smile on her face. She boasts her natural beauty and innocent charm.

Goo Hye Sun seems to like big and comfortable clothes and a simple fashion style.


[news] Davichi's Kang Min Kyung is a certified goddess

Posted: 16 Feb 2012 03:25 AM PST

Davichi's Kang Min Kyung is a certified goddess! On the 16th of February, she updated her twitter account saying, "It's hard to control my laughter during shooting for sitcom" and shared a selca.

On the selca, Kang Min Kyung can be seen wearing a white top showing a little cleaving and boasts her good looks, milky white skin, long wavy hair and her small and feminine face. Kang Min Kyung is currently part of the MBN sitcom "Vampire Idol" and the photo was taken during the filming.

Netizens are also captivated with Kang Min Kyung's glamorous selca and commented, "It's really fun watching her in the show", "She's truly a goddess", "She does a great job for the show".