Friday, February 10, 2012

"[Photos] Amber snapped a photo with TRAX's Jung Mo!" plus 24 more

"[Photos] Amber snapped a photo with TRAX's Jung Mo!" plus 24 more

[Photos] Amber snapped a photo with TRAX's Jung Mo!

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 08:00 AM PST

TRAX's Jung Mo shared a picture with f(x)'s Amber.

Jung Mo shared 2 pictures on his Twitter account.

In the photo above, both Jung Mo and Amber posed with a funny yet adorable facial expressions.

These 2 idols look like brother and sister.

Source: Jung Mo's Twitter
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[Video] Stellar unveiled UFO MV!

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 07:50 AM PST

Rookie group Stellar unveiled the full MV of their new song UFO,check out the MV below!

[Photos] Yesung revealed their pictures of his Brother!

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 07:49 AM PST

Recently, Super Junior's Yesung shared two pictures of him with his brother.

On February 9th, Yesung tweeted "Revealing past photos of the 2 siblings in a long time umhahaha !!" and attached the 2 photos. 

In the photo above, seems Yesung used an application when he took the picture, Yesung can be seen with a serious facial expression while his brother is behind him. These two brothers are indeed good looking.

The photo below was already shared by Yesung before. They are really brothers because they are look alike and both adorable.

Source: Yesung's Twitter
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[Video SPICA sings Russian Roulette Live on Shim Shim Tapa!

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 07:46 AM PST

New girls SPICA sing Russian Roulette Live on Shim Shim Tapa,check out their performance below!

[Trans] Hanako : Chansung × Taecyeon!

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 07:39 AM PST

Chansung × Taecyeon
Taecyeon and Chansung became icons of "Beastly Idols" with their beauty and perfect sculpturesque bodies. What is hidden behind their cool looks…?

--- We have this image that Taecyeon is a big brother, and Chansung is the youngest one. What is it like in real life?
CS: Taecyeon always has his strong will and leads the team at the right time….
TY: …What a cool guy.
CS: I was about to say that! LOL He also has a good sense of humor.
TY: Although Chansung is the youngest in 2PM, he is more like a friend who is reliable and gives me convincing pieces of advice. However, at the same time he has a cute side of his. He often bites people.
CS: Yes, frequently. LOL I feel like biting people when I am in a good mood.

--- Chansung, I heard that once you had 49 bananas in a day. Are there any more "legendary" stories of you two?
CS: One day when we were still trainees, a staff-member took us to a kimbab restaurant.
TY: We were always hungry back then, right?
CS: So the sad story was that... The three of us ordered 12 portions of kimbab. The staff-member had one and Taecyeon and I ate the rest.

--- Which part of Taecyeon's or Chansung's personality has changed the most since your debut?
CS: Taecyeon never fails to put 2PM first. That part of him hasn't changed.
TY: The thing about Chansung that hasn't changed is the fact that he has always been working very hard, so I think he made the biggest improvement among the members.

--- In your opinion, what kind of lady would match Taecyeon/Chansung?
CS: I think someone who has a kind heart and could accept Taecyeon as he is would match him.
TY: Right now, even if Chansung had a girlfriend, he might prioritize 2PM over her. She has to be broad-minded and understand his position.

--- If a lady just like what you've said appeared and you both fell in love with her…
CS: Ah, I would surrender.
TY: Oh okay, then I'd go out with her. LOL No, the most important thing is the lady's opinion, so I'll leave up to her to decide. So anyway, why would you give up so easily?
CS: I don't want to have any trouble with Taecyeon, because we will be working together in the future...
TY: See? This is the reason why Chansung's woman has to be someone very understanding.
CS: I see. I wonder if I can find such a person though… LOL

--- Lastly, what do you think will become of you in 10 years' time?
CS: I think Taecyeon will be a model for a European top class brand. I think he'll become a grown-up, who suits that sort of fashion.
TY: Thank you. LOL I think Chansung will be a singer who specializes in ballroom dancing.
CS: Hahahaha.What is that!?
TY: You'll be a first person to do singing and ballroom dancing at the same time. LOL But I am sure we will continue being 2PM. I think each of us will be doing our own things, and get together as fellow members and good friends in 10 years of time. 

JPN-ENG: sakiHa
Edited : Egle
Scans : Yooko_11

[News] Teen Top to become the "Happy Idols'?

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 07:27 AM PST

'The in-trend idols' TEEN TOP are at the receiving end of endless love from female celebrities.
On various broadcasts, when asked which male idols they pay attention to, the girl groups have pointed out TEEN TOP and this had been a hot topic. And now they have even captured the heart of the big senior in the music industry, Uhm Junghwa.
On the 9th at SBS 'Choi Hwajung's Power Time', when Choi Hwajung asked Uhm Junghwa about 'the boy group that has caught your attention lately' and she replied without any hesitation, "I like TEEN TOP. Lately I find TEEN TOP really cute". Her endless affection for TEEN TOP has garnered much attention
The netizens showed a variety of response "Following the girl groups that are in love with TEEN TOP, even Uhm Junghwa has joined in… they are indeed the influential idols" "They are at receiving end of the endless love from female celebrities", "I'm envious of TEEN TOP has they are able to receive all the attention of the music industry's seniors and juniors"
On the other hand, TEEN TOP has been receiving ceaseless love calls for performances and commercials from Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand and other Asian countries which shows that they are not only receiving the attention in Korea but in other countries as well.

eng trans: @oursupaluv

[News] Uhm Junghwa “I find TEEN TOP really cute”!

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 07:16 AM PST

Uhm Junghwa showed her affection for the junior idols TEEN TOP.

Singer and actor, Uhm Junghwa had appeared on 'Choi Hwajung's Power Time' on 9th February. Being close friends with the DJ Choi Hwajung she shared an energetic and truthful talk.

In particular when DJ Choi Hwajung asked Uhm Junghwa about "the boy groups and girl groups that caught her attention lately?", without any hesitation, she displayed her affection for TEEN TOP "I like TEEN TOP. Lately I find TEEN TOP really cute"

In addition Uhm Junghwa talked about her ideal type "I like guys who are sexy. Sexy fingers and a sexy voice, I tend to like guys who are sexy"

eng trans: @oursupaluv

[Trans] Sunny's Selca and Message on Japanese Fansite!

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 07:08 AM PST

Girls' Generation's Sunny just shared a new selca and posted her message on a Japanese fansite.

The picture that Sunny shared is really adorable and her facial expression is priceless. 

And of course she will not share the picture if there is no purpose. Wanna know what her purpose of sharing her selca? Well, you'll know it if you'll read her message below.

It's Sunny~!!
How's everyone doing?!
I'm doing great everyday~♪
Somehow I feel cheerful ^_^
Is it because of Valentine's Day? (laughs)
I'm sending a heart to everyone who always cheers on SNSD <3
Thank you as always.

That's right, today I wanted to show my favorite nails!
The theme is shining pure white snow reflecting in the sun's light.
Isn't it cute?!
It's a little hard to see in this picture :|
Next time I'll show it better!

Well, have a good weekend!

So you knew the purpose? It is to thank fans and especially for showing her nails.

source: via Japan mobile fansite 
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[News] Lee Min Jung & Kim Soo Hyun Voted to Receive Most Chocolates

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 06:57 AM PST

Because Valentine's Day is about sweet feelings, chocolates are evidently the best way to show it. And for this special day of the year, who among the hallyu stars will be taking home a handful of these sweets?

Actor Kim Soo Hyun and actress Lee Min Jung were chosen as the stars who likely to receive the most amount of chocolate on Valentine's Day.

A survey was conducted on February 9th with men and women in their 20s to 30s by Social Dating. 34% single ladies voted Kim Soo Hyun and 44% single men voted for Lee Min Jung.

Song Joongki and Won Bin came next with 20% and 17% then Lee Seung Gi and Yoochun from JYJ. While for female category, teen singer IU and miss A's Suzy followed with 25% and 12% and then actress Kim Tae Hee and Girls' Generation's Yoona in fourth and fifth place.


[Video] SNSD's interview with OFF.TV in France!

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 06:49 AM PST

Check out the interview of SNSD with OFF.TV in France!

[News] Super Junior's Kyuhyun donates 2.54 ton of rice

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 06:24 AM PST

Super Junior member Kyuhyun's 2.54-ton rice donation to his hometown Nowon District has been made known, becoming a hot topic.

On the morning of the February 7th, Kyuhyun had delivered the rice baskets to the Nowon District Office through his father Mr. Cho Younghwan. These rice baskets were gifts from fans hailing from more than 10 countries as part of their support for the Seongnam performance of his "The Three Musketeers" musical last year.

Later on, the Nowon District Office (led by Mayor Kim Sunghwan) officials distributed the rice donated by Kyuhyun to more than 200 underprivileged senior citizens and the needy over the span of two days, who received about 10kg of rice each.

In addition to this, Kyuhyun has donated a total of 6.5 ton of rice to date (2.09 ton from the Chungmu Art Hall performance, 1.87 ton from the Sejong Centre for Performing Arts performance, and 2.54 ton from the Seongnam performance).

Source: TVDaily
Translated by eternalsnow @ SJ-WORLD.NET

[News] Italian restaurant 'Black Smith' donates proceeds from auctioning Song Seung Hun, Kim Tae Hee And Park Yoochun’s clothes

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 06:09 AM PST

Back on October 2011, actor Song Seung Hun along with actress Kim Tae Hee and JYJ's Park Yoochun had been selected to be the newest CF models for a new Italian restaurant chain named 'BlackSmith'.

The CEO of Black Smith, Kim Seon Kwon held three events from November November 28th last year till the 8th of January, which they auctioned off the CF clothes of their three new celebrity models. The event ended on a high note as the clothes of the Kim Tae Hee, Park Yoochun and Song Seung Hun were a hit amongst their fans.

All proceeds that were collected by Blac Smith through the event were donated to Compassion Korea. It has been revealed that these proceeds will be used to fund a project in Tanzania that plans to provide micro-credit financing to 35 families in Tanzania to help them become self-sustainable.

A representative of Black Smith stated, "We're extremely proud to have been able to make a donation to help a good cause while promoting Black Smith," and "We will continue to be a forerunner in donating to charities."

Source: dongbangdata

[News] Lee Seung Gi expresses his gratitude to ’1 Night 2 Days’

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 05:43 AM PST

Ahead of filming KBS's beloved program, '1 Night 2 Days' final episode, cast member Lee Seung Gi updated his official website to expressed his gratitude and bid farewell to the program that gave him much love.

Lee Seung Gi wrote, "Final filming of 1 Night, 2 Days tomorrow. They say if one thinks too much it becomes a blank paper? My heart feels empty. I don't know if I feel relieved, disappointed or regretful."

"During the past six years I've been on 1N2D, my life has sparkled along. I learned a lot of things, matured a lot and met so many wonderful people. I don't think I will ever meet a show like this again. It might even be the most fun and laughter-filled period of my life. However, I'm embarrassed at myself wanting to not let go of reality because of any fears associated with that."

He continued, "From now on, I will have to start anew. This is the responsibility of living on with the name of 'Lee Seung Gi'. Rather than us, I'm more thankful and more respectful of those who have cared for, gained strength from , and enjoyed watching a program called '1N2D'."

Source: enewsworld

[News] CGV Hit With A Boycott After Cancelling The ‘JYJ Documentary’

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 05:25 AM PST

A controversy has risen over the cancellation of JYJ's daily life documentary 'The Day', around ten days before its scheduled release.

The situation is growing bigger as JYJ's agency C-JeS Entertainment has filed a complaint against CJ CGV's for a breach in their contract and JYJ's fans have stepped up and begun to boycott CGV.

On Daum Telzone's JYJ Star Zone, fans began posting photos of their newly cut-up CJ CGV cards. A petition was also begun recently on Daum's Agora with the title 'Even their documentary is cancelled.. When will this bullying end for JYJ?' and signatures are flooding in. With a goal of 100,000 signatures, the petition has already collected over 4,000.

The petition states the following.
JYJ's fans are in a state of shock once more.

This time, it is regarding CGV's unilateral contract revocation and cancellation of JYJ's documentary movie 'THE DAY'. With only ten days before the movie's release, that is.

A mere two weeks ago, JYJ's agency C-JeS couldn't hide their joy as they revealed on the 19th of January that, "We will be holding a movie screening for the daily life documentary of JYJ that was cancelled last winter." Fans felt the same way. This movie cancellation can be seen as another step in the 'group bullying' process that JYJ have faced, as the CEO of C-JeS himself stated.

" I do not know the specifics of CGV's internal situation that led to, not a modification of the contract, but a notification of non-fulfillment. However, I would like to say that I find it extremely unreasonable for this decision to nullify the contract to have been made so easily and boldly with the B2B contract already signed and the official announcements sent to the press."

We demand a clearer explanation from CJ CGV.

We can no longer allow these 'group bullying' situations that are happening to JYJ on a regular basis continue on.
Netizens, we ask for you help
As seen in the petition above, the opinion has been brought up that this is a case of group bullying in the entertainment industry.

C-JeS revealed, "The examination of the contract's specifics was completed by representatives of both sides and a press release was distributed on the 19th, and we received a contract on the 20th," and "But CGV notified us through a telephone conversation that, "As this is a contract that was not approved by the final arbiter, we will nullify the contract."

Though CGV stated, "C-JeS sent out press releases and notified the public of the movie's screening even though the contract hadn't been finalized," C-JeS criticized them of creating another instance of 'group bullying' due to external pressure and has filed a case against CGV with the Fair Trade Commission.

JYJ's 'The Day' was scheduled to air on cable channel QTV and even had teaser videos playing on the channel but was soon shut down and unable to air on TV.

The reason why a steady stream of external pressure rumors has followed JYJ is because JYJ have faced countless obstacles appearing in broadcasted programs due to their legal dispute with SM Entertainment, the agency of their former group 'TVXQ'.

Despite the many difficulties, JYJ gained many international fans through their world tour and are planning to perform in South America in March.

Source: top star news
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[NEWS] Uhm Jung Hwa, “The greatest partner I’ve had is T.O.P”

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 05:10 AM PST

Uhm Jung Hwa, "The greatest partner I've had is T.O.P"

Singer and actress, Uhm Jung Hwa, chose Big Bang's TOP as the greatest partner she has ever worked with. During a recent interview on KBS 2TV "Entertainment Weekly", Uhm Jung Hwa gathered much attention when she chose TOP over her "Dancing Queen" (movie) partner and co-star, Hwang Jung Min.

Uhm Jung Hwa promoted her song "D.I.S.C.O" back in July of 2008 with TOP. She revealed her special relationship with him and also went on to state that they "often send each other messages and are on very close terms". She also explained that he was her ideal man.

Source: Mydaily//Trans by: swaggalevel-1000@tumblr

[Blog] In the bubble of K-pop, bigger is not always better

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 04:56 AM PST

To keep up with the fast moving world of K-pop, it's no longer enough to follow your favorite boy or girl band. These days, fans have to keep track of an ever-changing array of smaller groups that come together almost as fast as they break apart.

These smaller groups are often formed from an already proven success, with bands like Super Junior and After School giving rise to newer and sometimes better versions of themselves before they are absorbed back into the original band or spun off again into another duo or trio.

Orchestrating this wave of constant combinations are the entertainment agencies who train and finance the bands until they turn out a profit.

By breaking down groups and repackaging them, the companies can spotlight individual members of K-pop super groups, which can consist of as many as 10 members or more. Members of the smaller groups are featured for more than just a few seconds each per song and the companies build a stronger fan base for the original group.

According to pop music critic Kim Jag-ga, pop groups need to constantly evolve in order to make a profit for the huge companies that train and finance the bands.

SM Entertainment was the first to try this strategy when it broke the 13-member boy band Super Junior into four smaller groups each with its own style and concept. Two years after the group's debut in 2005, the company introduced fans to Super Junior T, a six-member group known for trot music hits, Super Junior M, a seven-member group with two Chinese nationals and a hit album released in China and Japan, and Super Junior Happy, a sextet known for its jubilant tunes and the 2008 EP "Cooking?Cooking!" But the most successful group by far has been Super Junior-K.R.Y., a trio of balladeers comprising the three best vocalists in the group. Their album "Fly" from last year has topped charts and the group has toured Japan three times.

The success of these sub-groups has led other major bands to follow their lead, with some of the smaller groups attracting even more attention then the originals.

That was the case with Orange Caramel, a quartet featuring the four youngest members of the girl group After School. The group was formed in 2010 and got their first taste of fame with an EP they released that June. They won fans over with their doll-like appearance and cute performances and they've topped online music charts with songs such as "A-ing," and "Shanghai Romance."

One of the newest groups to emerge is Rainbow Pixie, which debuted with the song "Hoi Hoi" and consists of three members of the girl group Rainbow.

It's gimmick is colorful costuming and choreography with lots of waving magic wands.

In other cases, the sub-group directs fans back to the original group.

The duo that is Sistar 19 won fame for its fast songs and short skirts, quickly surpassing the popularity of the four-member group that gave it its name. In its original incarnation, Sistar was known for light and cheerful songs.

Sometimes, the new groups are formed with members from other bands from the same entertainment agency.

Cube Entertainment used this tactic to form Trouble Maker. The popular group was a duo consisting of Hyun-A from 4Minute and Jang Hyun-seung from Beast and its self-titled EP went to No. 1 on various music charts.

But in a reflection of how quickly these groups come together and fade away, Trouble Maker is already part of K-pop history.

Source: Koreajoongangdaily +Song Ji-hye []

[News] Kim Hyeon Joo to transform into a cold city girl for new drama

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 04:37 AM PST

According to her management S Box Media, actress Kim Hyeon Joo has been cast in SBS' new weekend drama, "Dummy Mommy".

Kim will be playing a strong-willed, standoffish fashion magazine editor from a prestigious Seoul university from the countryside of Kyeongsangdo. She will play a cold city girl who is driven by success.

Kim Hyeon Joo said, "I think the character of Kim Yeong Joo who endlessly lashes herself full of passion for success. I am studying fashion to fulfill my role as a fashion magazine editor"

The drama will focus on the story of love, forgiveness, and reconciliation of three women of three different generations and will air its first episode on March 10th.


[Video] Miryo releases "I Love You, I Love You" MV ft. SNSD Sunny

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 04:35 AM PST

Brown Eyed Girls' Miryo, who has recently began her solo career with debut album "MIRYO aka JOHONEY", has released the full music video for "I Love You, I Love You".

"I Love You, I Love You" is mid-tempo track that features Girls' Generation's Sunny. The track features Miryo's charismatic rap and Sunny's soothing vocals.

Check the MV below:

[Photo] Kim Tae Hee embarrassed by male model

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 04:20 AM PST

Actress Kim Tae Hee was recently embarrassed by a male model.

A photo has been stirring up on an online community portal on the February 9th titled, "Kim Tae Hee's head size that kills the male models".

In the photo, Kim Tae Hee is sitting in a chair wearing shorts in an advertisement from the past. Something else that catches the eye besides the shorts is her head size. Her head seems unrealistically small compared to the one of the male model's and is half the size of his.

Netizens commented, "It's hurting my mouth to say that her head is so small now", "The male also seems like a model but she's smaller than him", "I must never take a picture next to her" and more.

Meanwhile, Kim Tae Hee is currently residing in the country looking at her next project.

Source: Hancinema

[News] Kim Kang Woo and Kim Bum Join Movie ‘Miracle’

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 04:09 AM PST

Actors Kim Kang Woo and Kim Bum have come on board for upcoming fantasy-thriller movie "Miracle".

Kim Kang Woo will be taking on the role of Yang Choon Dong, a multi-phase water purifier salesman and a passionate detective who instinctively thinks that the missing children's case has something to do with kidnapping and murder.

Suspected to be the culprit, Kim Bum is a mysterious graffiti-drawing youth. Kim Bum has been showing totally different characters in every work he's done recently from a boy to a man, getting more and more matured every time.

The "Miracle" is directed by Kwon Ho Young, who also behind "Parallel Life" (2009). The plot will revolves around children who disappear without a trace and a detective suspects a graffiti-drawing youth to be the culprit. The movie will begin production in March.

[Guess] Who is this cute boy?

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 04:00 AM PST

I bet you do not have any idea who the person in the photo is right??

Please make a smart guess,he is a member of a group which debuted a few weeks ago!!

[News] Shin Min Ah to star in new movie ‘Only You’

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 03:52 AM PST

Actress Shin Min Ah will finally be making her comeback after two years!

Shin Min Ah has been confirmed for the upcoming movie 'Only You' and is now in progress of arranging some details. 'Only You' will be Shin Min Ah's first project in nearly two years after her popular drama, 'My Girlfriend is a Gumiho' in 2010 and her last movie, 'Million', which was released back in 2009.

The movie 'Only You' is about a heart-aching love story between a burglar and a police officer. Shin Min Ah will play a polite, lovely burglar but will also appeal with a decisive characteristic which she has never shown before.

Shin will be acting the opposite of Shin Ha Kyun, from the recently concluded TV series, 'Brain'.

[News] SE7EN debuts #5 on Billboard's World Album Chart

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 03:33 AM PST

SE7EN recently made his long awaited comeback with the release of his new mini album, which elicited an explosive response, sweeping off various local music charts. Continuing his dominance, the R&B solo sensation entered Billboard's World Chart!

According to on February 10th, SE7EN's new mini album debuted at the #5 spot of Billboard's World Chart, listing other international singers such as Celtic Woman, Rodrigo y Gabriela and C.U.B.A.

Recently, SE7EN also made his debut on the top of iTunes R&B/Soul Chart for United States, and second place on Canada.

Se7en's new mini album is composed of 6 tracks including his Japanese releases "Somebody Else", "Angel" and "Understand", three new songs "That Person", "Make Good Love" and the JYP-produced "When I Can't Sing".

[Video] Cameo preview of Taeyeon, L and Junhyung for "Salamander Guru"

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 03:13 AM PST

A trailer for the February 10th episode of SBS sitcom "Salamander Guru" has been revealed, featuring the cameo appearances of Girls' Generation's Taeyeon, INFINITE's L and BEAST's Junhyung.

Taeyeon will play the daughter of a wealthy family, who escaped from home to avoid discussing her arranged marriage. Soon after, Taeyeon falls in love with the genius hacker Minhyuk (SHINee's Minho) and tries her best to captivate him.

BEAST's Junhyung and INFINITE's L will play the roles of Joker and L, respectively. They've stolen many expensive pictures with Minhyuk, who is nicknamed "Shadow," breaking security systems at rich people's houses. Unlike Minhyuk, who wants to let go of his past, Joker and L are still living in the dark world.

Catch their appeances tonight on SBS at 11:05PM KST!

[NEWS]Uhm Jung Hwa, “The greatest partner I’ve had is T.O.P”

Posted: 10 Feb 2012 03:00 AM PST

Singer and actress, Uhm Jung Hwa, chose Big Bang's TOP as the greatest partner she has ever worked with. During a recent interview on KBS 2TV "Entertainment Weekly", Uhm Jung Hwa gathered much attention when she chose TOP over her "Dancing Queen" (movie) partner and co-star, Hwang Jung Min.

Uhm Jung Hwa promoted her song "D.I.S.C.O" back in July of 2008 with TOP. She revealed her special relationship with him and also went on to state that they "often send each other messages and are on very close terms". She also explained that he was her ideal man.

Irrelevant information omitted.

Source: Mydaily