Thursday, May 31, 2012

"[NEWS] Kyuhyun takes his final bow as 'Catch Me If You Can' draws to a close!" plus 24 more

"[NEWS] Kyuhyun takes his final bow as 'Catch Me If You Can' draws to a close!" plus 24 more


[NEWS] Kyuhyun takes his final bow as 'Catch Me If You Can' draws to a close!

Posted: 31 May 2012 08:57 AM PDT


Kyuhyun performed his last stage as Frank in the musical Catch Me If You Can on the 29th of May.
He posted on his twitter account thanking all involved for the opportunity to take part in his secind musical role.


"Catch Me If You Can Kyu-rank's last performance.. A stage where I was able to grow just a little bit more.. Thank you to all the cast, staff and audience who made this a happy time for me. Please love the remaining performances too!!~~ Goodbye~~ㅜ ㅜ "

Kyuhyun is currently working on Super Junior's 6th Album, which is rumoured to be released between July and August.



[NEWS] VIXX drafts pop artist Charles Jang to design their '7th member'!

Posted: 31 May 2012 08:43 AM PDT



Newcomers VIXX, whose recent debut stage on the 24th became a hot topic trending at #1 on various realtime search charts, have a special relationship with pop artist Charles Jang.

The relation between the two is the special character Robik, who is often called the 7th member of VIXX. Charles Jang is a pop artist who was selected by VIXX's company to design the mascot. Designed by Jang, the robot is meant to represent the supreme value that VIXX and its members posses, and it gives off that image.

N, with his soft charisma, devilish voiced Leo, power soul vocalist Ken, talented and versatile rapper Ravi, visual master Hongbin, and Hyuk, who posses charms of purity! In order to capture the individual characteristics of all the boys and symbolize VIXX themselves, Charles Jang poured his heart into the design of "Robik" with its various parts, including a Gundam V, piercing eyes, VIXX atop his head, etc. coming into one. He is meant to be a "hero of today's generation."

VIXX recently placed Robik as the default image on their official group Twitter, cementing his place as the 7th member.

This may just be the beginning of the artistic beginning, including looks and musicianship, of VIXX, who is symbolized by this fashionable robot.


Source - jkstars.com
Translation - qummydino

[NEWS] Naver Music May Special: The experience of Teen Top’s aRisT comeback with ‘To You’ The full reveal of the birth stories of flower beggars Teen Top!

Posted: 31 May 2012 08:26 AM PDT


Special: Teen Top returns with their 3rd mini album [aRtisT]
With the release of Teen Top's 3rd mini album [aRtisT] it marks the start of a new round of promotions. Before their comeback, they posted a photo on me2day which made everyone curious and even the term 'Teen Top flower beggars' was coined. But with their comeback, we didn't see anything of such in the photos or music video? Beggars? Where will we be able to see the concept? To maximize the [aRtisT] concept the members i.e starving artists displayed their unique traits and ideas! You can't see this anywhere else; Naver music will exclusively show you the special photos of Teen Top's 'flower beggars'






Everyone who uses Naver music! We are Teen Top and we have returned with 'To You'!
Everyone~ How was the 'flower beggar' concept photo we revealed? After much consideration on how we want to present this well, we revealed the 'flower beggar' photo.  We showed it exclusively on Naver but we don't know if you liked it. The title track 'To You', has a fresh and sleek melody, a memorable song speaking of the heart breaking story of a man who cannot forget her. Especially with the strong humming part it is a memorable dance track. Please show Teen Top's 'To You' lots of love and support. This has been Teen Top~ Thank you!
Photo: The diary of the 6 colours of the 6 different members in the flower beggar photoshoot







Album: Emotional dance in Teen Top's 'To You'
Teen Top's 3rd mini album [aRtisT] comprises songs that express maturity in musical style and emotions. In particular title track 'To You' has a fresh and sleek melody, a memorable song with the humming in the beginning. It has a dreamy sound and with the lyrics that expresses the man's desperation as he cannot forget the lady, it's a attractive emotional dance track with an easy to follow melody.
After 'Crazy' this is the 2nd time working with Brave Brothers and on top of that, many rising producers such as별들의 전쟁', '똘아이박', '코끼리왕국' have participated in this album to ensure quality and level of perfection.






eng trans: @oursupaluv
source: naver music

[NEWS] T-ara's Thailand concert on June 3rd is sold out!

Posted: 31 May 2012 08:15 AM PDT



T-ara's concert in Thailand has been sold out.

On the 3rd, T-ara will have a solo concert at the Bangkok International Exhibit Center (Hall 105 BITEC Bangna). The approximately 7,800 seat concert arena has been sold out.

This will be T-ara's first solo concert in Thailand and T-ara are looking forward to performing their hits like "Lovey-Dovey" and "Roly-Poly". T-ara are also excited to meet their Thai fans again and create a lot of memories on stage.

T-ara's leader Soyeon has designed T-ara's own poster for their concerts in Thailand, Japan and Korea. Soyeon wrote the dates of the concert as well as a description.

After their concert in Thailand, T-ara will start their solo concert tour in Japan on the 19th by going to six Japanese cities. On July 14th, T-ara will have their fanclub opening inauguration ceremony for "QUEEN'S" and on August 11th, they'll have their first Korean solo concert.


Source: http://news.nate.com.../20120531n07214
Translated by: Nathaniel @ Diadem 

[PICTURE] Shinhwa’s Minwoo & Eric thank fans after first Japan concert

Posted: 31 May 2012 07:57 AM PDT


Shinhwa members Minwoo and Eric expressed their deep appreciation for their Japanese fans after completing first concert for '2012 Shinhwa Grand Tour: The Return'.

On May 31st, Minwoo uploaded the above photo via Shinhwa's official Facebook with the message, "To all the Japanese fans, it was a very moving concert. Thank you from the bottom of my heart, I love you^^♥ – With Eric Mun."

Shinhwa held their concert at the Yokohama Arena on May 29 and 30. The legendary group will have one more performance in Kobe, Japan on June 2.

[NEWS] Jang Geun Suk & YoonA thank ‘Love Rain’ viewers

Posted: 31 May 2012 07:43 AM PDT


In the grand final of KBS 2TV Monday and Tuesday drama "Love Rain" aired on May 29th, 2012, Seo In Ha (Jung Jin Young) and Kim Yoon Hee (Lee Mi Sook), together with Seo Joon (Jang Geun Suk) and Jung Ha Na (YoonA) stage different ending, satisfying own friendship and love.

Jang Geun Suk who has been playing the role of Seo In Ha of 1970s and Seo Joon in 2012 since autumn of 2011 said, "I feel that I have experience a long love beginning from 1970s to 2012. Because of immersing into 'Love Rain' for a long time, I feel that there will be withdrawal syndrome. Very happy to be able to meet Seo In Ha and Seo Joon. It will become a valuable drama that is unforgettable for life. Very grateful to fans who have been encouraging me."

YoonA who plays the role of Yoon Hee in the 1970s and Jung Ha Na in 2012 in the drama said, "Have been working together for a very long time, so I feel even more reluctant to part, I find very unfortunate. I learned a lot of acting skills through this drama, and also feel that I have also changed a lot, so it feels good. Want to express my heartfelt gratitude to the audience who loved this drama, I hope everyone will remember 'Love Rain' long after this."

Besides, the new drama, "BIG" will premiere on June 4 to succeed "Love Rain".




Source: dramahaven

[NEWS] Kang Ji Hwan admits he is charmed by Hello Venus and Narsha of Brown Eyed Girls

Posted: 31 May 2012 07:30 AM PDT


Actor Kang Ji Hwan admits he is charmed by rookie girl group Hello Venus and Narsha of Brown Eyed Girls. On the 31st of May, the sought after actor Kang Ji Hwan was a guest on SBS Power FM 'Choi Hwa's Power Time' (107.7MHz).

On the broadcast, he was asked if there was any new group he is interested in recently and he said that he really likes the new girl group Hello Venus. He said that he also finds the lyrics of the song "Venus" charming and also the members of the group are charming as well he admitted frankly. He was also asked if he has an eye for any particular female entertainer and he named Narsha of Brown Eyed Girls because he finds her attractive and finds her eyes really admiring.

Look's like Kang Ji Hwan has his favorites when it comes to female Kpop groups and members.

Source: TV Report
Written by: blueprincess824 @ dkpopnews.net

[PICTURE] Jang Joon Yoo shows off sexy legs for ‘InStyle’

Posted: 31 May 2012 07:20 AM PDT


Actress Jang Joon Yoo who is starring in KBS Wednesday and Thursday drama "Bridal Mask" recently shot pictorials for the fashion magazine 'InStyle'.

In the pictorials, Jang Joon Yoo was wearing smart fashion, revealing her perfect body figure curve through sexy and elegant postures.


Credit: dramahaven

[PICTURE] YoonA thanks fans with birthday photo

Posted: 31 May 2012 07:10 AM PDT


Girls' Generation member YoonA published her birthday photo.

On May 31st, 2012, YoonA said through official website, "Thank you for supporting 'Love Rain' and wishing me Happy Birthday. Because of you I will work harder, because of you I have more chance for activities." At the same time, she uploaded a photo.

In the photo, YoonA was holding a birthday cake, staring at the camera. YoonA almost without makeup, her glowing skin is amazing. The number 23 on the cake represents the age of YoonA, what's most striking is that the small doll the cake is resembling YoonA when small.

Netizens commented, "YoonA, you've worked hard," "So beautiful," "YoonA said thanks to fans, too good manner," and so on.


Source: dramahaven

[NEWS] Younha to join Immortal Song 2 along with Ryeowook and Sung Kyu

Posted: 31 May 2012 07:00 AM PDT


Solo singer Younha is confirmed to make an appearance in KBS "Immortal song 2" according to officials on the 31st of May. However, Younha will only be a temporary guest and not fixed as she will be appearing in only 2 episodes, She is scheduled to appear on the 16th and 23rd of June episode of the show.

Younha will be singing alongside new singers on the show which are Ryeowook of Super Junior and Sung Kyu of Infinite. This is a unique combination of voices for the show as the famous singer and songwriter will be singing her favorite songs on the show. Meanwhile, Younha is currently a DJ on MBC radio show "Starry Night".

Source: TV Report
Written by: Blueprincess824 @ dkpopnews.net

[NEWS] Boyfriend holds press interview for debut in Japan

Posted: 31 May 2012 06:50 AM PDT


The rising group "Boyfriend," which swept diverse best new artist awards including the Golden Disk Award, held an official press interview at a luxury cruise in Tokyo Bay on May 28. Group member Min Woo expressed his feelings about receiving three grand prix awards last year as a new singer and revealed his determination, saying, "I was really happy to receive the honorable award in a short period after my debut. I am very thankful and I will make greater efforts in the future."

Facing his debut in Japan, fellow member Young-Min expressed his feelings by saying, "I have been very thankful to my Japanese fans for their passionate interest coming to Korea since my debut in Korea. Now I have an opportunity to debut in Japan and I have some fear as well as great aspirations."

Boyfriend signed a management contract with Bing, which manages popular Japanese singers such as national singer B'z, Zard and Kuraki Mai. Boyfriend officially announced that they will release their single music DVD "Be My Shine - Gimiohanasai" (tentative title) on August 22 in commemoration of their debut in Japan.

Boyfriend's debut music in Japan, "Be My Shine," is an original new song jointly composed by the domestic producer team Sweetune, which provided hit songs for SS501 and Infinite, and popular Japanese composer Matsuikoro (松井五郞).

Min Woo sent a message to his Japanese fans, saying, "I have longed for the day to meet with my fans in Japan and I was really happy when my debut schedule in Japan was fixed. I expect great applause from our Japanese fans in future."

At the press event, about 250 reporters gathered at the luxury cruise, showing great interest in Boyfriend. Boyfriend plans to release their special Japanese album "We Are BOYFRIEND" on June 6 before their debut in Japan.

Following their debut performance -- "First Date with Boyfriend in Japan" at the Budokan Showcase -- and the release of their single debut music DVD in Japan, Boyfriend plans to release several more music albums this year and will hold their album and Japanese tour next year.


Source: KBS World

[PICTURE] Yoo In Na exposes sexy white legs

Posted: 31 May 2012 06:40 AM PDT


Actress Yoo In Na who is starring in tvN cable TV drama series "Queen In-Hyun's Man" has gain popularity quickly. So every move of Yoo In Na has become the focus of netizens.

On May 28th, 2012, Yoo In Na updated her Twitter account with a photo where she was playing the mobile phone.

In the photo, Yoo In Ah who was wearing a green sweater was sitting on the sofa, giving an impression that "her underwear has gone missing", revealing her fair sexy legs.


Source: dramahaven

[NEWS] After School Jooyeon shows off her Ulzzang charms

Posted: 31 May 2012 06:30 AM PDT


After School member Jooyeon is not called an Ulzzang (best face) for nothing. On the 31st of May, she updated her twitter account and said, "Hello, just got make up done ~ Have a good day" and shared a couple of selca's. It seems like she was getting ready for a schedule and her hair and make up was just finished.

Jooyeon gave a warm smile and a pouty expression on her selca's and no doubt Jooyeon really boasts her beauty in her selca's. Netizen scommented, "Prettiest girl in After School", "She is so beautiful", "I wonder when After School's comeback will be".

Source: Nate
Written by: Blueprincess824 @ dkpopnews.net

[NEWS] Gaon Chart releases rankings for May 20-26, 2012

Posted: 31 May 2012 06:20 AM PDT


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.

[Rankings for Week May 20 - May 26, 2012]


Weekly Singles Chart

1. IU : "Every End of the Day"

2. G.NA : "2HOT"

3. Baek Ji Young ft. B2ST's Junhyung : "Voice"

4. LeeSSang : "My Love"

5. Brave Guys ft. Producer Seo Sumin : "I Don't Care"

6. LeSSang : "Hard to be Humble"

7. Baek Ji Young : "Voice"

8. Girls' Generation TTS (TaeTiSeo) : "Twinkle"

9. Ulala Session : "Beautiful Night"

10. Mighty Mouth ft. Soya : "Bad Boy"

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Weekly Album Chart

1. 2PM : "2PM Member's Selection" [Special Album]

2. Busker Busker : "Busker Busker" [1st Album]

3. INFINITE : "INFINITIZE" [3rd Mini Album]

4. Heo Young Saeng : "Solo" [2nd Mini Album]

5. Ulala Session : "Ulala Session" [1st Mini Album]

6. LeeSSang : "Unplugged" [8th Album]

7. EXO-K : "MAMA" [1st Mini Album]

8. JJ Project : "Bounce" [Single]

9. XIA : "Tarantallegra" [1st Album]

10. G.NA : "Bloom" [3rd Mini Album]

[VIDEO] New group CROSS GENE releases MV teaser for “La-Di Da-Di”

Posted: 31 May 2012 06:10 AM PDT


Upcoming idol group CROSS GENE has released the music video teaser for their debut title song "La-Di Da-Di".

CROSS GENE has been attracting a lot of attention by having a member line-up of a Japanese, two Chinese and three Korean members. The group is comprised by members Shin Won Ho, Takuya, Casper, Sangmin, J.G. and Yongsuk.

The group is set to debut on June 7th

[NEWS] SISTAR's Soyu shows off her glamorous figure with stage outfit

Posted: 31 May 2012 06:00 AM PDT


Hyorin is not only the member of SISTAR with a glamorous figure as Soyu also shows off her stunning body figure. On the 31st of May, a couple of photo's of Soyu wearing her stage outfit performing on stage surfaced online which caught the attention of fans.

Soyu showed off her S-line figure as well as her prominent cleavage and slender legs where her dress really accentuated. Usually, it is Hyorins figure which is noticed immediately and it looks like the other members' voluptuous figure is getting noticed too.

Source: Nate
Written by: blueprincess824 @ dkpopnews.net

[PICTURE] ‘Rooftop Prince’ cast takes selca with sleeping Yoochun

Posted: 31 May 2012 05:50 AM PDT


JYJ's Park Yoochun has been caught off guard.

On May 30th, Yoochun tweeted, "hahaha Taesung hyung and Minsu hyung~~ We had so much fun~ Passed-out Yoochun, mental collapse Yoochun~^^ Did we always have that kind of relationship????" and uploaded the above photo.

In the photo, Yoochun is sleeping soundly, unaware that he is being photographed. With him in the middle, the two 'Rooftop Prince' co-stars Lee Tae Sung and Choi Min Soo are making funny faces in the camera.

Netizens who've seen this commented, "Yoochun is so cute", "How could he be sleeping like that?", "He must've been so tired" and more.

[NEWS] Lee Min Jung checks in Gong Yoo’s pants

Posted: 31 May 2012 05:40 AM PDT


Actress Lee Min Jung was caught looking into Gong Yoo's pants.

KBS 2TV's upcoming drama "Big" released new stills featuring its two leads Lee Min Jung and Gong Yoo. In the photos, Lee Min Jung attempts to take a peek inside Gong Yoo's pants, while Gong Yoo tries to push her away, showing mixed expressions.

Lee Min Jung is playing the role of Gil Da Ran, a reliable and confusing teacher who is very pure and innocent. Gong Yoo takes on the role of Seo Yoon Jae, Gil Daran's fiance and pediatrician who swaps bodies with 18-year-old delinquent.

"Big" will be aired for the first time on June 4th.

[PICTURE] Davichi’s Kang Min Kyung transforms into flower boy for ‘Singles’

Posted: 31 May 2012 05:27 AM PDT


Davichi's Kang Min Kyung ditched her feminine image and transformed into a charismatic flower boy for 'Singles' magazine.

On May 30th, Kang tweeted, "Being mister Min Kyung rather than miss Min Kyung", and attached a couple shots from the June issue of 'Singles' magazine.

Netizens commented, "She looks good in boyish clothes", "She is really skinny", "Even though she is disguised into a man, she is still pretty" and more.








[NEWS] 4minute Gayoon black chic for “Fast”

Posted: 31 May 2012 05:14 AM PDT


4minute's Heo Gayoon showed off a "Black Chic" concept in a charismatic photoshoot for the June edition of style magazine "Fast".

Released on May 31, Gayoon's photos from the shoot showed the singer in shimmery black dress that highlighted her natural curves. Known for her singing ability, the 4minute member has also become recognized through her airport fashion.

It is being said that she participated in the styling process herself and helped plan out the concept for the photoshoot. Even though the shooting took place late at night, she did her best to make the pictorial perfect and received a standing ovation from the entire crew.


Source: TV Report

[NEWS] Sandara Park spotted with a new hairstyle, a hint for their comeback?

Posted: 31 May 2012 05:07 AM PDT



Thats right! Sandara Park was recently spotted at the Gimpo International Airport in South Korea and photo's taken by fans have quickly surfaced on online communities also because of Sandara Park sporting a new hairstyle.

On the photo's, you can see Sandara Park singing 2ne1's album from fans and she doesnt only look beautiful and glowing but she also sports a new hairstyle. Dara now has shorter hair and golden highlights. This is a new style for dara and it really suits her dont you think? Could this be a hint of 2ne1's upcoming comeback  this end of June?

Source: nate
Written by: blueprincess824 @ dkpopnews.net

[NEWS] MBLAQ’s Lee Joon makes cameo on “Ghost”

Posted: 31 May 2012 05:01 AM PDT


MBLAQ member Lee Joon made a special cameo appearance on the SBS' new drama "Ghost". "Ghost" which stars So Ji Sub and Lee Yeon Hee aired its premiere episode on May 30th and Lee Joon had a cameo for the show.

During the episode, Lee Joon was spotted in a busy street walking and looking at his smart phone. He was only shown on the screen for about 3 seconds. The man next to him was revealed to be MBLAQ's manager.

Lee Joon appeared as a cameo to show his support for fellow member G.O who currently ppears on the show as Lee Tae Gyun. G.O's character is a member of the cyber investigation team alongside So Ji Sub's character.

[NEWS] SNSD Taeyeon is happy with her pea stuff toy

Posted: 31 May 2012 04:52 AM PDT


SNSD's Taeyeon seems to have a soft spot for stuff toys and really likes her pea's stuffed toy. Recently, a couple of Selca's of Taeyeon surfaced on online communities on the 31st of May and caught the attention of netizens. On the photo, Taeyeon smiles warmly and posed with her also really cute pea's stuff toy (or you could say (string bean stuff toy).

Netizens are also wondering if Taeyeon bought it, was a fan gift or a gift by someone else. Netizens commented, "Who gave that to you Taeyeon, its really cute", "The stuff toy is really cute so is Taeyeon", "The toy is really cute but so is Taeyeon". Meanwhile, she is currently busy promoting "Twinkle" with SNSD Sub group TaeTiSeo.

Source: Nate
Written by: blueprincess824 @ dkpopnews.net

[NEWS] Super Junior’s Sungmin and J-Min cast in musical “Jack the Ripper”

Posted: 31 May 2012 04:48 AM PDT


Sungmin from Super Junior and SM's artist J-Min have been cast in the musical "Jack the Ripper". The motive behind the musical is based upon the 1888 notorious serial murders that occurred in England.

In the musical, Sungmin will be playing 'Daniel' who begins a risky deal for the woman he loves and J-Min will be acting as 'Gloria' who 'Daniel' fell in love with at first sight.

The musical will raise its curtains at the main hall 'Hae' in the National Theater of Korea starting July 20th.

Meanwhile, the production is also scheduled to make its way to the audience in Japan at Tokyo's Aoyama Theater from September to October.


Source: SM Town

[NEWS] 2AM Jo Kwon’s first solo album to be a dance track

Posted: 31 May 2012 04:35 AM PDT


As previously reported, 2AM's Jo Kwon will be releasing his first solo album this coming June. For his first solo activity, Jo Kwon will transform into a dancer as his upcoming title song will be a dance track.

According to Jo Kwon's agency, Jo Kwon has picked a lively dance track as the title song of his first solo album instead of a ballad. The song is produced by famous composer Bang Shi Hyuk together with other foreign composers.

An agency representative said, "For the first time since his debut, Jo Kwon will be showcasing his solo activities with this lively dance track. It will not be the cute and lively 'Kkap Kwon' dance that Jo Kwon has shown so far, instead he is preparing to show a cool performance."


Source: Nate
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