Friday, May 4, 2012

"[PICTURES] Boyfriend’s Posters At A Japan Subway!" plus 24 more

"[PICTURES] Boyfriend’s Posters At A Japan Subway!" plus 24 more


[PICTURES] Boyfriend’s Posters At A Japan Subway!

Posted: 04 May 2012 08:54 AM PDT

Boyfriend's individual posters can now be seen at a Japan Subway.

Take a look at the photos below.









Source:Boy Friend [보.이.프.렌.드]

[PICTURES] BoA for Sure Magazine!

Posted: 04 May 2012 08:41 AM PDT

Singer BoA is featured in Sure magazine. She showed a matured look in the pictures.

Check out her photos below.




[INFO] Junsu’s Album Cover and Tracklist!

Posted: 04 May 2012 08:25 AM PDT


Tracklist
  • 01. Sunset (Lyrics: Xia / Arrangement: Xia)
  • 02. Tarantallegra (Feat. Flowsik of Aziatix) (Lyrics: JUNO / Music: Xia / Arrangement: Xia / Rap making- Flowsik)
  • 03. Set Me Free (Feat. Bizzy) (Lyrics: Xia, Fraktal / Music: Xia, Fraktal / Arrangement: Fraktal / Rap making- Bizzy)
  • 04. No Gain (Lyrics: Jaejoong ( 김재중) / Music: Jaejoong ( 김재중) / Arrangement: 권빈기)
  • 05. 사랑이 싫다구요 [T/N: "Dislike Love"] 
    (Lyrics: Jeon Hae Sung (전해성) / Music: Jeon Hae Sung (전해성) / Arrangement: Jeon Hae Sung (전해성)
  • 06. 돌고 돌아도 [T/N: "Turning around and around"]
    (Lyrics: JUNO / Music: Xia, Sejin Kim (김세진) / Arrangement: Sejin Kim (김세진)
  • 07. Intoxication (Lyrics: Xia / Music: Xia / Arrangement: Xia)
  • 08. Breath (Feat. Double K) [T/N: Said to be a sequel for "Mission"]
    (Lyrics: Xia / Music: Xia / Arrangement: Xia / Rap making-Double K)
  • 09. 알면서도 [T/N: "Obviously Know"]
    (Lyrics: Sejin Kim (김세진) / Music: Sejin Kim (김세진), PJ / Arrangement: PJ)
  • 10. Lullaby (Feat. 개코 Of Dynamic Duo) (Lyrics: Xia, Fraktal / Music: Xia / Arrangement: Fraktal / Rap making-개코 of Dynamic Duo)
  • 11. Fever (Lyrics : JUNO, Xia / Music: Xeno, Jedi / Arrangement: Xeno)
  • 12. 이슬을 머금은 나무 [T/N: "The Tree that Holds the Dew"]
    (Lyrics: Xia / Music: Xia / Arrangement: Seo Jung Jin (서정진)
    Album Size: 215 x 159 x 15,320G, including 40p photos.
Note: Bizzy is a rapper under Jungle Entertainment (founded by JK Tiger).

Credit: C-JeS StoreTracklist Translation Credit (Chinese to English): Mandragore of JYJ3 via Josie真喵喵 Weibo

[NEWS] Is this the same person? Yoochun’s colorful charms!

Posted: 04 May 2012 08:14 AM PDT

Park Yoochun is playing the role of Crown Prince Lee Gak in Joseon Dynasty and modern character Yong Tae Yong in SBS drama "Rooftop Prince". In order to uncover the truth of the murder of Crown Prince, Lee Gak from Joseon Dynasty is living in the name of Yong Tae Yong, through the roles in the drama, he shows to viewers and fans a variety of images through acting.
Through "Crown Prince", Park Yoochun plays two roles as one person, and an additional role which is the combination of the two characters. He portrays these variety of characters by paying detailed attention on different ways of speaking and tone, and change of emotions according to the plot.
Firstly, Park Yoochun shows the strictness of Joseon Dynasty Crown Prince, and also the deep feelings for the Crown Princess. Later, he travels through time to the modern era. As a people from the past, he unable to adapt to the modern environment, and shows the lovely and funny charm.
In addition, he also interprets well the modern character Yong Tae Yong, who is a person wants to take it easy and doesn't like to be confined. It's completely opposite role with Lee Gak of Joseon Dynasty. Park Yoochun began to shine with one person acting in two roles of Lee Gak and Yong Tae Yong. Viewers would have felt that the significant difference between the two crossover roles from two completely different world.



In the episode 13 of "Rooftop Prince" aired on May 2nd, 2012, the 'real' Yong Tae Yong who previously thought to be dead after falling into the sea reappears, and his charismatic performance is really eye-catching. The short scene as simple as just lying on the bed, turning his head and without saying a word, although less than one minute of time, but he has made a prideful impact to the viewers.
Among the characters that played by Park Yoochun, Lee Gak who forged the destiny with Crown Princess and lives in the name of Yong Tae Yong with appropriate mixture of personality in the past and present is the most attractive. From stiff Joseon languge to shoddy modern language, Lee Gak has mastered the abrupt change, and has become 'Yong Tae Yong'. In the process, the acting and charm of Park Yoochun reach a peak.
To his acting, such a wide range of emotions, there would be formidable worry and difficulty during the actual acting. But he completely eliminates the worry of viewers and production crews, successfully interpreting the variety of images that fit the roles.
In fact, in drama, to wholeheartedly and perfect portray a role is not easy, but Park Yoochun has surprised people with his amazing ability in interpreting and portraying the two roles via single person.
There is reasons for Park Yoochun to shin as an actor and received a lot of praises. Recently, his tattered script was made public and become a topic. And he also has the passion for acting. He is burning with passion for acting in "Rooftop Prince", and also proven his acting skill. Through this drama, it's an indisputable fact that he has solidified his position as an actor.

Source: Hankooki
Credit: asian-drama

[NEWS] B1A4’s CNU to step down from KBS sitcom

Posted: 04 May 2012 07:34 AM PDT


CNU of rookie group B1A4 recently took up a new challenge, making his acting debut through KBS sitcom 'Sent From Heaven'. However, after two months of its run, CNU will be stepping down from the show.

According to a representative from the sitcom, "CNU will have the last recording of 'Sent From Heaven' on May 5th and begin preparing for his group's new album."

The rep further explained, "CNU didn't quit the show but it has been scheduled. His character is no longer needed in the series."

CNU plays an aspiring singer who also won in the love triangle between Cha Na Ra and Heo Young Saeng. He is an idol of the girl students in Nara's high school.

"With CNU leaving , the Love line between Nara and Young Saeng will be harder. Please look forward to their love story of that boy and girl", said the officials.

Meanwhile, B1A4's member, CNU, first debuted as an actor in 'Sent From Heaven'. With his handsome and pure look of singer, he caught many attention of the viewers.


Credit: creamaya @ FLIGHTB1A4.COM
Written by: jhezwafu @dkpopnews.net

[NEWS] 2NE1’s intimate fan meeting in Japan

Posted: 04 May 2012 07:17 AM PDT


Recently, girl group 2NE1 released a new album in Japan. They also held a small fan event in conjuction with this.

On the 3rd (of May 2012), Japan's leading news outlet, Sankei Shimbun reported that 2NE1 has held an event on the 2nd, at Live House, Shibuya, Tokyo, for the buyers of the Collection album.

This event was of a smaller scale as only 400 people were admitted and it is 2NE1's 2nd time to have such a small concert in Japan. Together with a cover of famous American singer Madonna's "Like A Virgin", 2NE1 performed 4 songs and were able to interact with their fans on a more intimate level.

With regards to this, leader CL said "I'm very happy to have spent time up close and personal with the fans and also felt their passion."

2NE1 who's scheduled to have a domestic comeback in the 1st half of the year is currently active in Japan.


Translated by nyldeabcd@YGLadies.com
Source: Osen via Nate

[NEWS] Leeteuk, Ryeowook & Jonghyun compliment IU’s new song “Peach”

Posted: 04 May 2012 07:38 AM PDT


Super Junior's Leeteuk, Eunhyuk and SHINee's Jonghyun expressed their praises for IU's latest release "Peach"!

On May 4th, Jonghyun tweeted, "IU furry Peach song is really good so good so good. When the recorder solo part came out, I felt like I returned to the time when I was a kid waiting for Children's Day and when the xylophone music resounded, I got the feeling of skipping stones.. If we had an ensemble during music classes in elementary school, it would be the best!!"

Leeteuk also tweeted, "Couldn't fall asleep, so I was tossing and turning and the sun came up~ But other than that, I heard a good song and wondered, 'What's this?' and searched on a music site.. so it's Miss IU's new song..^^ Peach.. A refreshing song~"

And with Leeteuk's referral, Ryeowook listened to the song and did not hold back his praises saying, "Peach is good, so good kyaa kyaa ㅌㅇhyung (Lee Teuk hyung?) told me to listen to it, so I checked it out, but wow."

He also added, "Come to Sukira Come Come Come kekekekeke Peach is awesome ♥", inviting IU to Super Junior's radio program.

IU pre-released her own self-composed song "Peach" off of her upcoming album "Spring at the Age of Twenty".. Soon after its release, the song rose atop of various Korean music sites, proving the incredible popularity of the nation's little sister.


Credit: squishyblob @ weheartiu
Written by: jhezwafu @dkpopnews.net

[PICTURE] Shin Se Kyung with Lovely Expressions

Posted: 04 May 2012 06:49 AM PDT


The management agency of Shin Se Kyung recently published the photos of her while shooting CF at a studio.

In the photos, Shin Se Kyung looked at the camera to pose beautiful expressions, sometimes smiling, sometimes funny. Shin Se Kyun is exuding the her own distinct lovely charm in the photos.

Shin Se Kyung was recently praised for her performance in "Fashion King", and as she was showing a different charm from the TV series during the gap in CF shooting, she has gotten the attention of netizens.

Netizens said, "Shin Se Kyung is very cute", "Shin Se Kyung is too attractive", "Shin Se Kyung is my goddess, very beautiful" and so on.

Source: Asian-drama

[PICTURE] NU’EST snaps a photo with Yoo Jae Suk and HaHa

Posted: 04 May 2012 06:36 AM PDT


Rookie group NU'EST recently snapped a commemorative photo with nation's MC Yoo Jae Suk and comedian HaHa.

On May 4th, Baekho updated his me2day and wrote, "Went to a restaurant to eat! We met Yoo Jae Suk sunbaenim and Haha sunbaenim whose we respect so much! (^-^) We were afraid if they didn't acknowledge NU'EST, but they greet us and even took a photo with us!! I'm really really happy!They acknowledge us!! Yoo jae suk sunbaenim, Haha sunbaenim, thank you very much!"

Attached is a photo of NU'EST members wearing their stage outfits while posing happily with popular 'Running Man' stars Yoo Jae Suk and HaHa.


Credit: @thenuest

[NEWS] G.NA hints about upcoming comeback

Posted: 04 May 2012 06:23 AM PDT


Singer G.NA will be joining her labelmates 4minute and BTOB, who are currently promoting their songs, as she will be making her comeback this month.

On May 2nd, G.NA hinted about her comeback and tweeted, "Album recording? ㅋㅋㅋ Today.. Who am I recording with? Curious right? ~ hint; Nice friend; same age? Male?"

And on the 4th, Cube Entertainment confirmed G.NA's return and revealed that she's currently in the second half of her album production, which is set for release near the end of May.

This will mark her first comeback in nearly nine months since her last cycle of promotions for her second mini-album "Top Girl" in August.

Are you excited for her comeback?

[NEWS] After School thanks fans for successful concert tour

Posted: 04 May 2012 06:10 AM PDT


Girl group After School expressed their deepest gratitude to Japanese Playgirlz (After School's official fanclub) for the successful first concert tour in Japan.

On May 2nd, After School updated their official Japanese homepage with a special message. The girls wrote:

AFTERSCHOOL's tour!!! Good job everyone!
『AFTER SCHOOL First Japan Tour 2012 -PLAYGIRLZ-』 All the performances have ended!
An applause for the tour's staff too♪
Clap Clap♪
Everybody, with the constant lack of sleep, we were prized with your smiles.
Thanks to that we wrapped the tour safely, and we were able to get to this point.
Also! More importantly!
Because all the Play Girlz Japan were cheering for us, we, AFTERSCHOOL were able to make it!!!
Next, let's meet at the additional performance!!
Thank you very much!!!!!(*^^*)
by AFTERSCHOOL.

After School recently proved its popularity yet again with a sold out concert tour in Japan. The girls have performed in three cities including Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka and is planning for another concert in June.

According to Pledis Entertainment, "The girl group's popularity was again proven, as the tickets for the show were sold out well in advance. Due to fans' request, we have decided to put on an encore performance on June 17."


Credit: okdr + fyafterschool
Written by: jhezwafu @dkpopnews.net

[NEWS] MBLAQ announces Asia Tour schedules

Posted: 04 May 2012 05:57 AM PDT


After wrapping up promotions for their latest tracks "It's War" and "Run", idol group MBLAQ will be embarking their first Asian tour. The boys previously announced that they will be holding 'THE BLAQ% TOUR' as a way of reciprocating the love of the fans from all over Asia.

On May 3rd, MBLAQ finally revealed the tour schedules. MBLAQ's agency, J.Tune Cafe updated the group's official cafe with an official announcement.

Hello.
This is J.Tune Camp.
Thanks to the warm support of fans, MBLAQ is holding the first Asia Tour on the 3rd year of its debut.
MBLAQ, who has shown impactive performance with the 4th EP album <100% Ver.>,
will be performing the first-ever stage of Absolute Quality on 'THE BLAQ% TOUR'.
Starting from the Jakarta show at end of June, this Asia Tour will be on the road having 12 shows in 6 countries.
Tour schedules are specified below;
[Tour Title]
- 2012 MBLAQ 'THE BLAQ% TOUR'
[Tour Schedule]
- Jakarta, Indonesia (June 30th / Mata Elang International Stadium)
- Singapore
- Bangkok, Thailand
- Seoul, Korea
- Japan
- Taipei, Taiwan
Tour schedule will be updated as it is settled,
and the details of each show and ticketing schedule will be informed in a separate page.
Will appreciate your continuous love and support.
Thank you.


Source: MBLAQ's Official Cafe
Credit: absolutemblaq

[NEWS] Age ranking of girl group members revealed

Posted: 04 May 2012 05:44 AM PDT


The age table of active girl group members recently surfaced and is currently creating quite a stir online.

In an online community board posted a compilation photos of several girl group members along with their corresponding birthdate and personal informations.

Girl groups such as After School, 2NE1, Brown Eyed Girls, Girl's Day, T-ara, KARA, Girls' Generation and many others were included in this list, totaling 108 girls.

According to that post, After School's Kahi, who is 32 years old, is the eldest among girl group members. Brown Eyed Girls' Jea, Miryo, and Narsha follow the heel of Kahi.

On the other hand, A Pink's Oh Hayoung placed at the end of the list, being the youngest with her 1996 birth date. Alongside Hayoung are A Pink's Kim Namjoo who was born in 1995, and 2NE1's Gong Minji, KARA's Kang Jiyoung, f(x)'s Sulli and 4minute's Kwon Sohyun who were all born in 1994.


Source: Xportsnews

[NEWS] Leessang, Lee Ji Ah & Yoo Il Sang to model for ‘Diablo 3’

Posted: 04 May 2012 05:31 AM PDT


Leessang, Lee Ji Ah along with producer Yoo Il Sang have been enlisted to serve as the models for the upcoming Blizzard role-playing game "Diablo 3."

According to Blizzard Korea on May 4th, "We wanted to choose models that would give credible testimony, that is why we chose models who were actual fans of Diablo series."

A representative from Lee Ji Ah's agency stated, She was a Diablo user. In the past, she was so into Diablo that she would stay up late at night."

Yoo Il Sang also stated, "Diablo was like an oasis for my music career."

[PICTURE] KARA’s Seungyeon thanks her fans for their presents

Posted: 04 May 2012 05:18 AM PDT


KARA's Han Seungyeon expressed her gratitude to fans and shared some proof shots of her fans' gifts.

On May 3rd, Seungyeon uploaded the above photos via her Twitter and wrote, "Woah woah what lovely gifts. Thank you so much for supporting us for the past five years. You're the best. I'm so happy!"

In the photos, Seungyeon iss posing with a bright smile while proudly showing off the beautiful gifts she received from her fans.

[NEWS] JYJ’s Jaejoong’s younger sister to debut soon

Posted: 04 May 2012 05:05 AM PDT


JYJ's Jaejoong's younger sister is planning to make her debut soon.

On May 4th, a photo of Jaejoong's little sister was posted on online community board along with the news that she is preparing for a debut in the entertainment industry.

In the photo shows a screen capture of a tweet from Jaejoong's mother, Oh Seo Jin. The message says, "Maknae has decided to major in theater and film, and is planning to make her debut soon. Yesterday, she met with a director and today we met with KBS officials and shred a meal. They say they like maknae's clear image, but I'm a bit worried because she doesn't know how to dress herself up and has a bit of a country feel."


Source: Nate

[NEWS] Park Bo Young picks INFINITE as “the idols she wants to protect”

Posted: 04 May 2012 04:52 AM PDT


Actress Park Bo Young chose idol group INFINITE as the 'idols she wants to protect'.

On May 3rd, Park Bo Young attended the premiere of her latest horror film 'Don't Click' at Seoul Dongdaemun-gu Dongdaemun Megabox. During the event, she revealed that the 'idols she wants to protect were INFINITE' and shyly admitted being a fan.

Park Bo Young explained "I'm INFINITE's fan" and "I like seeing them promoting on stage."

Realizing INFINITE's fans were present, Park Bo Young couldn't hide her embarrassed expression that seemed to say "I'm in big trouble!" and also showed her feeble image "I worked a lot with idols and on music videos so I got a bit used to it but it's still a bit scary."

On the other hand, the movie is about the frightening story of sister who clicked on an 'Unknown Video' and start to be cursed with death after seeing that video. The movie will be released on May 31st.


trans: emilie @ infinite updates | source: star news

[NEWS] Singer Ivy receives a present from Seohyun

Posted: 04 May 2012 04:39 AM PDT


Singer Ivy showed her appreciation towards Girls' Generation-TTS's Seohyun after receiving sweet potatoes as a present.

On May 4th, Ivy wrote on her personal blog, "Today is Music Bank. And today I'm sharing the waiting room with TaeTiSeo. When I said I was hungry, Seohyun came and gave me sweet potatoes. Pretty Seohyun also has a pretty heart. The sweet potatoes are so slim, just like the girls. They are Girls' Generation sweet potatoes." She also posted a photo of the sweet potatoes.

In the photo, you can see the three sweet potatoes given by Seohyun, still partially wrapped in its foil. Seohyun, who is known for her love towards sweet potatoes, must have given Ivy the sweet potatoes to satisfy her hunger.

Netizens who came across the photo wrote, "Yes, Seohyun's love for sweet potatoes is quite famous", "Why do I feel that the three sweet potatoes is like TTS?", "Has Ivy now experienced Seohyun's love for sweet potatoes?", "It is so good to see the friendliness between seniors and juniors", and much more.

Meanwhile, Girls' Generation-TTS has started their promotions for their first subunit mini-album 'Twinkle'.


Credits: tvdaily.co.kr
Translation: fanwonder

[AUDIO] As One releases OST for ‘Immortal Classic’

Posted: 04 May 2012 04:26 AM PDT


After releasing the track "I'm Still In Love" for SBS drama 'If Tomorrow Comes', the vocal duo As One has participated in another OST, this time for Channel A's weekend drama 'Immortal Classic'.

As One released their latest single "Regret and Longing" which will serve as the theme song for the drama's protagonist, played by actress Park Sun Young. It portrays a woman's resentment and sorrow because of one-sided love.

[PICTURE] SNSD's Yuri graces Woman Chosun Magazine!

Posted: 04 May 2012 04:15 AM PDT

 SNSD's Yuri appeared in the latest issue of Woman Chosun Magazine,check out her latest photos for the May issue of Woman Chosun.

She is currently playing the role of Choi Anna in Fashion King


[NEWS] Hyoyeon shines on MBC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars 2′

Posted: 04 May 2012 04:13 AM PDT


On May 2nd, Girls' Generation member Hyoyeon showed off her mature and confident beauty as she performed her first dance routine with her partner for the recording of MBC's 'Dancing with the Stars 2′.

On the first episode of 'Dancing with the Stars 2′, which aired on April 27th, Hyoyeon, who is known to be an outstanding dancer even among the many girl groups, showed a certain level of awkwardness and discomfort with her same-aged partner due to the amount of physical contact that was happening between them. However, regardless of the worries she had at the beginning, Hyoyeon was able to capture the audience with her alluring eyes and powerful movements, creating a turn of events.

Other than Hyoyeon, the other contestants such as actors Sunwoo Jaeduk, Lee Hoon, Choi Yeo Jin, Ye Ji Won, soccer player Song Jong Gook, kick-boxer Denis Kang, architect Kim Won Chul, singer Tony Ahn, entertainer Choi Eun Kyung, pocket-ball player Kim Gayoung and rhythmic gymnast Shin Suji all performed their dances on stage, and actors Lee Duk Hwa and Kim Gyuri hosted the show.

Meanwhile, 'Dancing with the Stars 2′ will air tonight (May 4th) at 9:55pm KST.


Credits: osen.co.kr
Translation: fanwonder

[VIDEO] IU releases teaser for “Spring at the Age of Twenty”

Posted: 04 May 2012 04:00 AM PDT


After pre-releasing her self-composed track "Peach" earlier, singer IU is gearing up for the release of her comeback album "Spring at the Age of Twenty". To heighten up anticipation, the 'nation's little sister' unveiled a video teaser for the album.

On May 4th, the new video has been posted on Loen Entertainment's official Youtube channel. While the first teaser for "Peach" featured IU composing a song while strumming her guitar, the newly-released teaser shows IU adorably playing the flute.

"Spring at the Age of Twenty" will be officially released on May 11th.

[VIDEO] TaeTiSeo makes a “Twinkle” debut on Music Bank

Posted: 04 May 2012 03:39 AM PDT


Girl's Generation's first ever sub-unit, TaeTiSeo, finally made their debut with first mini album "Twinkle". And just as everyone had expected, the album dominated local music charts, as well as landed on prominent spots on the iTunes music charts.

On May 4th, TaeTiSeo - comprised of Taeyeon, Tiffany and Seohyun, kicked off their much-anticipated debut performance on KBS 'Music Bank' and performed their title track "Twinkle".

Although many fans wished that there were more members of Girl's Generation in TaeTiSeo, many fans were pleased by the grouping of three vocal powerhouses of Girl's Generation.

120504 SISTAR wins Music Bank’s ‘K-Chart’ + Other Performances

Posted: 04 May 2012 03:53 AM PDT


KBS "Music Bank" is back this week full of amazing performances!

For this week's line up, TOUCH kicked off their comeback with "Lets Walk Together" while Norazo and December returns with "Man's Girl" and "She's Gone" respectively. In addition, Girls Generation first sub unit TaeTiSeo made its much-awaited debut with "Twinkle".

Other great performances from artists including Shinhwa, 4minute, SISTAR, U-Kiss, Ivy, Rhythm Power, 2BiC, Andamiro, Supernova, Yangpa, Electroboyz, Sunny Hill, Seo In Guk, B.A.P, Huh Gak, Noel and EXO-K.

And for the highlight of the show, SISTAR snagged another win tonight on Music Bank's 'K-Chart' with their latest track "Alone".

Congratulations SISTAR!



Next Week: A Pink



Watch the performances below!

December (Comeback Stage)



Norazo (Comeback Stage)



SISTAR



4minute



Shinhwa (Goodbye Stage)



Noel



Huh Gak



Ivy



Electroboyz



U-Kiss



EXO-K



B.A.P



Sunny Hill



Seo In Guk



Supernova



Yangpa



2BiC



DK & Irene



Andamiro



Rhythm Power



Watch todays debut and comeback stages below:

TOUCH
TaeTiSeo

[NEWS] Close-Up Selca of Jang Geun Seuk Proves Handsome Man!

Posted: 04 May 2012 02:55 AM PDT


On the afternoon of May 2nd, 2012, Jang Geun Suk wrote on his Twitter account, "Drinking coffee at the filming set," and uploaded a photo.
In the photo, Jang Geun Suk was drinking coffee and showed a lovely expression. In addition, the photo was shot in very close-up distance, showing the perfect skin which does not have any defect, proving his flowery handsomeness.
Fans said, "Just drinking a cup of coffee also like a pictorial," "Really is handsome man" and so on.


Source: Asian Drama