Tuesday, April 3, 2012

"Edgy Chic Yamada Platform Shoes Were Made to Be Seen" plus 24 more

"Edgy Chic Yamada Platform Shoes Were Made to Be Seen" plus 24 more

Edgy Chic Yamada Platform Shoes Were Made to Be Seen

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 10:30 AM PDT

The contemporary fashion house Chic Yamada takes a step ahead of the fashion trend by dishing out new designs that push its edginess to the brim of high street style. 

They recently introduced their new and exclusive footwear collection featuring high platforms which come in a spectrum of lively colors. 

Crafted from a variety of materials which include PU leather, canvas, and calf leather, the spunky platforms are all handmade. In December 2011 they launched the Moccassin Platform, followed by a January 2012 release of their Mary Jane Platform and in February, the Ankle-high Japanese Platform.

Chic Yamada is now available on Zalora

[NEWS] Junsu has a crush on Han Ji-min!

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 08:56 AM PDT

JYJ's Park Yoochun who is currently cast on "Rooftop Prince," revealed that fellow JYJ member Kim Junsu has a crush on actress Han Ji-min who is also cast on the drama.

Yoochun revealed Junsu's feelings by saying, "My fellow JYJ members enjoy watching Rooftop Prince. But Junsu told me that the reason why he watches the drama is because Han Ji-min and not me. He said he fell in love with Park-ha (Han Ji-min's character in the drama)."

Han Ji-min knew the story of Park Yoochun about his fellow members and said she would work harder to satisfy her fans/supporters.

Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

[PHOTOS] Boyfriend on a Chinese Magazine!

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 08:45 AM PDT

Boy group Boyfriend is featured on another Chinese magazine. They are the cover of the magazine. The scans have been shared online. Check it out below.

We will post the translation of the article soon so stay tuned!

Credit : LittleShine_Wonderland
Via : nominwooworld

[NEWS] EXO-K and EXO-M will Make Their Debut both in Korea and China!

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 08:28 AM PDT

It has been announce that EXO-K and EXO-M will make the long-waited debut on TV both in Korea and China on the 8th of April.

EXO-K will make their debut on SBS 'Inkigayo' and EXO-M will debut on 'yin yue feng yun bang' awards on the 8th. 

Especially, 'The 12th yin yue feng yun bang' awards ceremony is one of representative music festivals where the biggest stars attend, also known as the Chinese Grammy Awards. Although EXO-M is a new artist, they were invited as the guest for special performance. 

Also, EXO-K and EXO-M increased the music fans' expectation for EXO's debut by playing the preview video of EXO-K's debut stage on SBS 'Inkigayo' on the 1st. 

Moreover, the appearance of EXO-M on 'The 12th yin yue feng yun bang' awards ceremony will be broadcast live through SINA.COM on the day of the awards and it will also be aired through China's BTV and AHTV later on. 

Meanwhile, EXO-K and EXO-M's first mini album 'MAMA' will be released on April 9th. 

Source: SMTOWN's FB

[VIDEO] Gavy NJ's Jang Hee Young and Gilme unveiled Love Is Pain MV!

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 08:22 AM PDT

Check out the full MV of Love Is Pain brought to you by Gavy NJ's Jang Hee Young and Gilme!

[NEWS] T-ara to release Japanese album "Jewelry Box" and Japanese version of "Lovey-Dovey"!

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 08:22 AM PDT

Girl group T-ara is said to release a Japanese album as well as the Japanese version of their Korean song Lovey Dovey. The Japanese album will be called as "Jewelry Box". The release date will be on June 6th. Further information about the Japanese album has not been released yet so stay tuned as we update you about the Japanese album.

However, the information about the Japanese version of Lovey Dovey is here. The song will have two versions, the first one is CD+DVD and the other one contains CD only. The Japanese version will be released on the 23rd of May, The covers and information of Lovey Dovey have been unveiled. Check it out below.

【CD】 + 【DVD】
【CD】 "Lovey-Dovey (Japanese ver.)"
【DVD】 "Lovey-Dovey (Japanese ver.) Music Video"
Price: 1,200 YEN

【CD】 "Lovey-Dovey (Japanese ver.)"
Price: 700 YEN

Credit: Nathaniel @ Diadem
Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

[NEWS] ‘Fashion King’ rises alone

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 07:55 AM PDT

Only SBS drama 'Fashion King' increased in viewing percentage.

According to AGB Nielsen Media Research on April 3rd, 'Fashion King' rated 10.1% with its April 2nd episode which is more than the 9.6% rated on the 27th of March.

MBC 'Lights and Shadows' fell from 23.2% to 21.7% but still stood strong in the lead. 'Love Rain', on the other hand, also fell from the previous 5.2%.

Meanwhile, Ga Young (Shin Se Kyung) was misunderstood as Young Gul's (Yoo Ah In) secret lover and was criticized by the people.

'Fashion King' tells the story of young aspiring designers in Dongdaemun Market as they dream of success, and the relationships, love, and challenges they face along the way.

Source: hancinema

[VIDEOS] Dong Hae and Eun Hyuk unveiled 2 dance version Oppa Oppa PVs!

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 07:53 AM PDT

Check out the dance version PVs of Super Junior's Dong Hae and Eun Hyuk's latest Japanese single Oppa Oppa!

It's time to learn some dance steps!!

[NEWS] Ha Ji Won almost lost her eyesight

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 07:40 AM PDT

Actress Ha Ji Won spilled out that she almost lost her eyesight during a recording.

On the recent recording of KBS 2TV's "Win Win" which will be aired on April 3rd, Ha Ji Won revealed that she almost became blind when she got hurt during a shoot.

Ha Ji Won revelead, "While filming outdoors I hurt my eyes and had to cover it with a bandage for over a month. I was worried my eyes wouldn't function like they did before. I wondered if I could still be an actress after that."

The accident occurred in 2004 while she was filming "Love So Divine." Something got into her eyes and she couldn't even open it. She was rushed at the hospital for an examination. It turned out that she had ripped 1cm of her cornea and had an infection.

Source: Nate
Written by: jhezwafu @dkpopnews.net

[NEWS] 2NE1’s Minzy, “G-Dragon catches prince disease”

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 07:30 AM PDT

For the second part of SBS's 'Strong Heart - YG Family Special' which will broadcast on April 3rd, 2NE1's Minzy revealed, "When Ji Yong Oppa (G-Dragon's real name) was promoting 'Heartbreaker', he won the hearts of numerous female fans with his flower boy looks and he ended up catching the 'prince disease'."

Minzy added, "At that time I ran into Jiyong oppa at a beauty salon. He suddenly came up and gave me a hug from the back and even whispered something in my ear."
G-Dragon fessed up and reenacted the scene. He then explained, "It's a habit of mine", causing the studio to burst into laughter.

Source: TV Report
Written by: jhezwafu @dkpopnews.net

[VIDEO] INFINITE shares special video from ‘Second Invasion Evolution’

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 07:15 AM PDT

On April 1st, INFINITE wowed fans for the second time at their sold-out encore concert "Second Invasion – Evolution," which took place at the Olympic Park in Seoul. The concert previously streamed live on Youtube.

For those who've missed the concert, Woollim Entertainment has a special treat for the fans. The agency has now uploaded the official clip, which features exclusive footage of INFINITE members from their debut to present. The 2 hour 19 minute-video also shows five performances from their 'Second Invasion – Evolution' concert.

[VIDEO] Wonder Girl’s Yubin teaches her moves to ‘K-pop Star’ Baek Ah Yeon

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 07:05 AM PDT

Despite the Wonder Girl's busy promotions in the U.S., member Yubin helped out 'K-pop Star' contestant Baek Ah Yeon.

On April 2nd, a 30-second video titled "Yubin teaches Baek Ah Yoen how to pose" was posted on an online community board. The video shows Yubin as she demonstrated her suggestions for the gestures for Baek's performance to help her appear more confident.

After a week of special training, Baek Ah Yeon appeared in the April 1 episode of SBS's survival audition program 'K-pop Star' and received favorable reviews from the jury members.

Netizens commented on the video saying, "Yubin is really cool", "So this is how Baek Ah Yeon became confident" and "Definitely shows gestures are important too."

Source: Star News
Written by: jhezwafu @dkpopnews.net

[NEWS] Comedian Jung Jun Ha announces wedding plans

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 06:50 AM PDT

Comedian Jung Jun Ha of MBC's "Infinity Challenge" has announced that he will wed amid an upswing in media speculation about his love life.

Jung held a press conference at a Japanese restaurant he owns to make it official that he will marry his Korean-Japanese girlfriend of four years. He said he hoped the confirmation would prompt the media to leave him in peace so that he could film the next edition of "Infinity Challenge."

It has been known since 2009 that Jung is in a relationship with a flight attendant who is 10 years his junior, but a local news channel recently speculated that the two would wed soon, promoting the media ruckus.

This year, on various programs, Jung made it clear that he wanted to wed this year but held back from making any specific plans public. He also received the bouquet at the wedding of fellow entertainer Hyeun Young back in March in what was apparently a sign of things to come.

Source: JoongAng Daily

[NEWS] Leeteuk vows to keep same phone number

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 06:40 AM PDT

Super Junior's Leeteuk announced that he will continue to use his same cellphone number after he made it public on April Fools' Day.

On April 2nd, Leeteuk tweeted, "Heading off to the France concert! This is our first solo concert so will put all our best efforts on it! Ah! And I'm keeping my cellphone number! I will use it as a place for us to communicate. I'll let you know when it changes!"

Leeteuk recently revealed his own phone number as an April Fool's Day prank. He first posted his number without the last three digits, which sparked an unexpected turn of events. Shortly after revealing his full number, Leeteuk received 200 calls and a thousand of messages in just 5 minutes, causing his phone to blew up.

Source: Leeteuk's Twitter
Written by: jhezwafu @dkpopnews.net

[NEWS] Clazziquai’s Alex halts music career for racing

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 06:25 AM PDT

Clazziquai's Alex has put his singing career on hold to assuage his need for speed on the racetrack.

On April 2nd, the professional racing school Driving Master Academy announced that Alex has singed up with the Solite Indigo Racing Team for one year and will also compete in the annual Korea Speed Festival in May.

The 32-year-old entertainer will also compete in the Korea Genesis Coupe Championship.

"Alex has always been a motor enthusiast, and when he took part in racing for a program on one cable channel, he decided to pursue his interest," a representative of the racing school said.

In preparation for the race, Alex will start training on Thursday at the Korea International Circuit in the Yeongnam region.

Alex made his debut with the trio band Clazziquai in 2004. He also appeared in the drama "A Thousand Days' Promise" and contributed a song to the soundtrack of the hit movie "Only You."

Source: JoongAng Daily

[PICTURE] Yuri humiliated by YoonA’s force

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 06:15 AM PDT

Girls' Generation's Yuri was humiliated by the force of fellow member YoonA.

A short video titled "Completely Intimidated Yuri" was recently posted on an online community forum. The video shows YoonA and Yuri getting out of a van.

The two members simultaneously exited the van, with YoonA exiting from the back seat and Yuri from the front. Unfortunately, YoonA's exit caused the car door to fling open, leaving Yuri trapped between the front and back doors. Unsure of what to do, Yuri made a frowning expression, which caused laughter to netizens.

Netizens commented, "Yuri's long face looks so cute", "That is funny!" and "I'm curious to see what happened next."

Written by: jhezwafu @dkpopnews.net

[NEWS] Shin Se Kyung takes off her top in front of Yoo Ah In twice

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 06:00 AM PDT

Yoo Ah In from "Fashion King" witnesses Shin Se Kyung takes off her top twice in a row.

On the fifth episode of the SBS drama "Fashion King", Lee Ga Young (Shin Se Kyung) took off her clothes for the second time in a row in front of Kang Young Gul (Yoo Ah In).

Lee Ga Young made something to wear from leftover pieces of cloth at the Jo Boutique and went to find Jung Jae Hyuk (Lee Je Hoon). She wanted to show her design and borrow money from him. After they met, he sent her off until the boutique and Madam Jo (Jang Mi Hee) was furious.

She angrily asked her, "Did you make that with my cloth? Who in the world throws away a good piece of cloth? Take it off!" Lee Ga Young was dumbfounded but took it off and Kang Young Gul saw that as he entered the boutique.

He took her hand and took her to Young Girl. He saw her change her clothes again and was embarrassed.

Kang Young Gul found the Polaroid picture she kept off them and nagged at her for keeping something like that.

Source: hancinema

[NEWS] Ha Ji Won is 4-dimensional?

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 05:45 AM PDT

Actress Ha Ji Won revealed her first deviation.

On the recent recording for KBS 2TV's 'Win Win' which will be broadcast on April 3rd, the MCs told Ha Ji Won "When you hear the name 'Ha Ji Won', one thinks she probably knows how to have fun" to which she replied, "I don't get that very often so when I hear something like that I feel very good."

She continued, "I want to party but I don't know how." When she was asked what the most daring deviation for her was she said, "To be honest there was only one time which I broke away from the norm. Even my agency does not know about this."

Ha Ji Won revealed that she looks up her name on Internet websites and to maintain her mysterious image, she sneaks into her fan cafe secretly, which made the MCs burst into laughter and brand her 4-dimensional.

Source: hancinema
Written by: jhezwafu @dkpopnews.net

[NEWS] John Park to be special MC on MBC’s ‘Show Champion’

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 05:30 AM PDT

Singer John Park has been appointed as the special MC for the April 3rd episode of MBC's 'Show Champion'.

John Park will take the place of regular MC, Shindong, who is currently preparing for the 'Super Show 4 in Paris' to be held on April 6th. John Park had previously won first place on the same show on March 13 with his song "Falling."

"It's an honor I was asked to MC such a great program. I will do my best for the show", John Park said.

This will be John Park's second hosting duty after Mnet's M Countdown, and there are a lot of expectations that he will do well.

Source: Nate
Written by: jhezwafu @dkpopnews.net

[NEWS] Go Ara looking stunning for April issue of Beauty+ magazine

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 05:20 AM PDT

Actress Go Ara stunned viewers with her photo's for the beauty magazine Beauty+ as she graced the cover for the magazine for it's April issue. On the photo's, the actress looked stunning with her wavy golden hair, stunning beauty and the gaze that could melt your heart.

For the photoshoot, Go Ara looked chic and elegant and with her long acting career, she quickly grasped the concept for the photoshoot and delivered very well. Go Ara did very well that the staff and editors were impressed with her stunning beauty and modelling skills. Meanwhile, the full photoshoot will be revealed on the April issue of the magazine.

Source: Nate
Written by: blueprincess824 @ dkpopnews.net

[NEWS] Ha Ji Won talks about her first love

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 05:10 AM PDT

Actress Ha Ji Won recently talked about her first love.

On the recent recording session of KBS 2TV program "Win Win" to be aired on April 3rd, Ha Ji Won revealed, "My first love was an older boy, who I have known since I was a high school student."

"We were both new at this and we froze rigid at even the smallest touch of each other. He even told me that it felt like he was hugging a log."

When the MC's asked about if she ever introduced her boyfriends to her parents, she honestly replied, "During school times, my mom would invite them over and cook them delicious foods."

On the show, Ha Ji Won also revealed behind stories of kissing scenes with many top male stars and an actor that she wants to perform with.

Source: Nate
Written by: jhezwafu @dkpopnews.net

[NEWS] Musical in May!, Junyoung and Heecheol

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 05:06 AM PDT

ZE:A Junyoung and Heecheol will be taking part in the Musical, Roly Poly 2 in May! They would be playing as Choi Youngmin which is the other character, Oh Minji's boyfriend in the musical. Who is a striking resemblance with another Character in the show, Kim Youngmin.

The musical unfolds the faint memories forgotten by the weight of reality,
The smiles of youth in faded photo albums,
The most beautiful time of our life,
The happiest days when our friends stood by us
And our unfinished story of youth being told again.

The juke-box retro-style pop musical invites you to its deeply moving stage filled with memories.

Junyoung's appearance:
5th May, 7pm
8th May, 3pm
12th May, 7pm

Heecheol's appearance:
6th May, 7pm
13th May, 7pm

*other dates tbc

For more information of the musical and ticketing information: http://ticket.interpark.com/Ticket/Goods/G...dsCode=12005952 OR http://ticket.interpark.com/Global/Play/Go...dsCode=12005952 (english booking)

Credit: Interpark, ZE:A Official Daum Cafe + empirechildren for re-up

[NEWS] 4minute to Comeback April 9th

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 05:01 AM PDT

Girl group 4minute is making an electrifying comeback with their 3rd mini album this coming 9th.

On the 3rd, Cube entertainment made an official statement about the release date of 4minute's 3rd album 'Volume Up' and their comeback.

It has been 1 year since the announcement of their first full length album last April.

The album being put forth, includes the title track 'Volume Up' as well as 8 tracks in total and is just as complete as a full album.

During that time, they also plan to expand through a different genre and experimental music, which they have never attempted.

This album is gaining a lot of interest for it's producers that includes hit maker Sinsadong Tiger and several other popular producers.

Also, 4minute plans to release image teasers for their new song through their official homepage this afternoon.

Source: Star News& OSEN
Translating + Editing + Reporting: jjangpie@4-minute.com
Tip: kkwonsso.@4-minute.com

[PICTURE] SISTAR's Bora turns into a car model

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 05:06 AM PDT

That's right! SISTAR's Bora with the killer figure became a car model. Bora was spotted recently modelling the latest car from Hyundai showing off her sweet smile wearing a simple chiffon dress showing off her slender legs.

Bora is known for her killer figure especially with her S-line figure and her slender thighs. Bora looks stunning right?

source: Nate
Written by: blueprincess824 @ dkpopnews.net

[NEWS] Daesung's Soldier Older Sister Took Time Off to Help

Posted: 03 Apr 2012 04:58 AM PDT

Group Big Bang's Daesung has explained how his older sister, who is a soldier, helped him a lot during his hard times.

On SBS "Strong Heart," he confessed, "I felt so awkward around this female. This female happens to be my older sister."

He then said, "My sister and mother show me their love a lot but I find it awkward so I don't really show it. Sometimes my sister texts me but I am too shy to read it so I ignore it."

He also said "Last year while I was having a hard time my older sister, who is a soldier, even took time off to find me," showing how grateful he was.

Especially this day, Daesung shyly said "I love you," to his older sister through a video letter, making the atmosphere in the set very heartwarming.

Source: EToday
Translated by: @kristinekwak

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