Monday, November 19, 2012

"Big Bang’s G-Dragon purchases pension for parents" plus 24 more

"Big Bang’s G-Dragon purchases pension for parents" plus 24 more


Big Bang’s G-Dragon purchases pension for parents

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 07:00 AM PST


Big Bang's G-Dragon has attracted public attention by buying his parents a luxurious house.

Recently, several photos of a luxurious pension have been uploaded on online communities. The large scaled luxurious pension, which was located in Gyeonggido, is known to have been purchased by G-Dragon for his parents.

A personnel from the pension said, "The pension will be officially open on December 5. However, many fans of Big Bang have already visited and stayed overnight. Many people are still calling for reservation."

Upon seeing the photos, netizens commented, "G Dragon's parents are so lucky!" "Wow, I want to visit the house," "How much is it to stay there one night?" and more.


Source: TV Report

Han Ji Min holds first fan meeting in Japan

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 06:30 AM PST


Actress Han Ji Min held the first fan meeting in Japan since debut.

On November 18, the actress held her first-ever exclusive Japan fan meeting at the Tokyo's Yomiuri Hall. The event was planned after the success of her drama 'Rooftop Prince' in Japan. The fan meeting was also a milestone in itself as it became the biggest and also attracted the most number of fans for a Korean actress.

Han Ji Min opened the fan meeting by singing a song and then introducing herself to the crowd in Japanese. She also prepared variety of events for fans including photo time session, interview regarding the drama and even a cooking demonstration where fans even got to try the food Han Ji Min made.

Her management agency stated, "This was Han Ji Min's first fan meeting, and she was under great pressure. She appeared rather shy than usual, but still managed to sing the song that she had prepared to thank fans for their support and love."

The actress wrapped up the fan meeting with a hand shake event with the fans.

2PM kicks off 2nd Asian tour with successful Shanghai concert

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 06:00 AM PST


Idol group 2PM has launched their its second Asian tour at the heart of China.

2PM kicked off its second Asian tour dubbed 'What Time is it?' atthe Mercedes Benz Arena in Shanghai, China on November 17. In front of 8,000 fans, the group displayed their upgraded masculine and sexy charms.

The six members won Chinese fans' hearts by performing various hits like "I'll Be Back" as well as the members' respective solo tracks which were specially prepared for the concert.

2PM shared, "We're so happy to meet you at the tour concert. Our hearts are filled up with your love and support. We will do our best to show some great performances in the future."

Brown Eyed Girls’ JeA to join ‘Immortal Song 2’

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 05:20 AM PST


Brown Eyed Girls' JeA will be joining the lineup for KBS2 'Immortal Song 2'.

According to the show's production on November 19, "Brown Eyed Girls' JeA will be joining 'Immortal Song 2' as a permanent member. She will be the replacement of Hwayobi who is exiting the show."

Having already showcased her talents as a singer and songwriter, JeA will rearrange her songs herself for her performances.

JeA will record her first episode on November 19 for the 'Kim Bum Ryong special' of the show. The episode will be aired sometime in December.

Song Joong Ki, Park Bo Young & Yoo Yeon Suk celebrate the success of ‘Werewolf Boy’

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 04:50 AM PST


Actors Song Joong Ki, Park Bo Young and Yoo Yeon Suk shared new photo to commemorate the success of their film 'Werewolf Boy'!

On November 18th, Yoo Yeon Suk posted on his Me2Day, "We're excited so 5 million proofshoot! We're shooting it!" along with a picture of the three actors making the numbers "500" in celebration of passing the 5 million mark.

'Werewolf Boy' which was attended by 4.3 million people in 16 days after its release, was attended by over 5 million people by the 19th day (5,093,692 in total). The movie became the third Korean movie that was attended by over 5 million people after 'The Thieves' and 'Gwang Hae'.

Big Bang’s T.O.P chosen as most reliable idol

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 04:25 AM PST


Big Bang's T.O.P has been chosen as the most reliable idol.

An internet website recently held a poll from October 12 through November 7 asking netizens to vote on which idol member is "The most reliable and trustworthy".

Receiving a whopping 62% of the votes, Big Bang's T.O.P came out on top of the poll. T.O.P has captured many fans' hearts with his charismatic looks, masculine charms and his trademark fierce gaze.

Coming behind him were BEAST's Lee GiKwang who ranked second (23% of the votes), and SHINee's Minho, ranking third with 15% of the votes.


Source: StarN News

Lyn undergoes surgery for abdominal cyst

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 04:00 AM PST


Singer Lyn has received surgery on November 17th to remove an abdominal cyst.

According to her tweet on November 16th, the singer had been suffering from bloating in her stomach where she couldn't even wear certain outfits. This would cause her a lot of stress, but she discovered that she actually had a cyst about 12 cm large in her tomach. So large that you can feel if it you press down hard.

Lyn also announced her surgery in a positive attitude saying, "I'm getting a surgery tomorrow. I'm going to become more healthy and slimmer. It's just going to be a simple surgery so no worries."

Girl’s Day Minah seriously considering double eyelid surgery

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 03:35 AM PST


Girl's Day Minah recently revealed that she seriously considered having a double eyelid surgery.

On the November 17th episode of MBC's 'Quiz to Change the World', Minah made guest appearance and discussed her dilemma. On the show, the singer shared, My eyes look pretty when I smile, but I think that just means I don't have the double eyelids. I think my eyes look dull."

She continued, "I'm jealous of people that have bright, big eyes. I seriously considered taking a double eyelid surgery so that my eyes could look much better."

Netizens commented, "You should not get the surgery," "Never knew that she thought about it" and "You are so pretty just the way you are now."

Boyfriend stops free hug event due to overwhelming crowd

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 03:15 AM PST


Boyfriend was forced to stop their free hug event due to security reasons.

On November 18, Boyfriend members held a free hug event in the busy area of Myeongdong in Seoul to show their appreciation for the fans. However, more than 1,000 fans showed up as soon as the event started, and the group had to move locations due to safety concerns.

A representative from Starship Entertainment commented, "Boyfriend wanted to have the event to thank the fans who always give them strength. However, more people than we expected showed up. We're disappointed we had to end the event early but it's for the safety of the fans. Next time, we'll come back with something better."

Lee Da Hae shows great interest for B2ST’s Doojoon

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 02:50 AM PST


Actress Lee Da Hae has showed her great interest for B2ST's Yoon Doojoon.

On the November 17th episode of KBS 'Entertainment Weekly', lead stars of the upcoming KBS drama 'Iris 2' including Lee Da Hae, Oh Yeon Soo and Lee Bum Soo sat down for an interview.

During the show, the reporter asked Lee Da Hae, "On the last interview you said you were a fan of the group INFINITE. B2ST's Doojoon can be considered as a rival, so what do you think about him?" The actress replied, "I like Yoon Doojoon much more now. I forgot about INFINITE", and she burst into laughter.

Previously, Lee Da Hae appeared on 'Entertainment Weekly' for an interview, and chose INFINITE as her most favorite idol.

Doojoon will be acting alongside Lee Da Hae in 'Iris 2'. He will play the role of an elite agent, and form a love triangle with Jang Hyuk and Lee Da Hae.

Girls Generation to make Korean comeback in January

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 02:30 AM PST


After initial reports stating the group Girls Generation would make a domestic comeback in late October of this year, the girls amended their plans, slating for a later comeback date.

SM Entertainment has confirmed that Girls' Generation will be making a comeback in January of 2013. After 15-long months of nothing from the girls since their last song "The Boys", fans are looking forward to what their next comeback will hold.

Girls' Generation have been focusing on their Japanese activities, having recently released their new Japanese single "Flower Power." The group is also set to release their second Japanese album "Girls&Peace" on November 28.

Are you excited for the girls' local comeback?


Source: KBS

TVXQ releases MV teaser for “Humanoids”

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 02:10 AM PST


After the success of "Catch Me", TVXQ is set to release its follow-up track "Humanoids" and a music video teaser for the single has been revealed today.

"Humanoids" is a hybrid electronic genre which will once again feature the duo's charismatic charms. It contains a message that encourages people to strive for the brighter future.

The song was already revealed for the first time on TVXQ's recent concert at Seoul's Olympic Gymnastics Stadium on November 18th.

Watch the teaser below:

TVXQ to continue promoting with "Humanoids"

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 01:49 AM PST



After successfully concluded the promotion with "Catch Me", TVXQ will continue with follow-up track "Humanoid"

"Humanoid" is the tittle track of their repackaged album. It was first unveiled through their Seoul concerts tour recently. The song is in hybrid electronic genre with addicted beat, with message for the new generation that they should keep moving forward for better futures

The teaser of "Humanoid" will be released on November 19th, while the repackaged album will be released on November 26th.

JUNIEL transforms into Alice, selca with rabbit, “Who’s prettier?”

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 01:20 AM PST



Juniel transformed into Alice. Singer Juniel has released a photo taken with a cute bunny.
Juniel, on 15 November, posted on her twitter "Filming for the MV, the whole world is white, even the rabbit, and I look like Alice in the Wonderland!^^! Tomorrow the teaser will be out! Watch it okay?" with photo.
In the photo, Juniel embraced the white rabbit in the music video scene with a smile. And another photo, by her hunker down image in film making site that looks like whole world covered with white snow makes raising expectations of Juniel's new music video.
Juniel's 2nd mini album "1 and 1″ title track "Bad Man" is a pop song that makes Juniel's sad vocal stands out, expressing thr feeling of a female who is hurt by a breakup and in distress. It will be released on 20th November.
source:bntnews/junielsg

GEEK magazine releases more photos of Super Junior's Lee Teuk with short hair

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 12:54 AM PST



GEEK magazine December issue has released more photos of Super Junior's Lee Teuk.

This is the last photoshoot of Lee Teuk before he enlisted in the army. He's seen dressing in dandy clothes while doing some cool and bad-boy like poses, even though his hair is short but he still shows off his handsome charm.

The BTS video of the photoshoot and a message video from Leeteuk are also released.





IU loses the "National little sister" title?

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 12:23 AM PST



According to a recent survey, IU has lost her tittle as Korea's "National little sister"

The survey was active from November 13th-15th, Who is the most worthy of being called as "National little sister?" . As the result came out, IU only received 14.4 % of total votes. In another similar survey that was created from a week ago, IU received 27,7 % of total votes and was ranked as #1

Moon Geun Young won by receiving 221/882 votes, following up is Korean's gymnastic Son Yeon Jae with 203 votes, Miss A's Suzy received 167 votes, IU with 118 votes while Korean's figure skater Kim Yu Na has 103 votes.

Son Yeon Jae' majority votes are from people in 30s while Moon Geun Young' are from 20s generation.

Written by Clover @ DKPOPNEWS.NET

Park Shin Hye comments about participating ‘Running Man’

Posted: 18 Nov 2012 11:00 PM PST


Actress Park Shin Hye shared her feelings on having been on SBS's popular variety program, 'Running Man'.

Park Shin Hye appeared on November 18th broadcast of 'Running Man' and commented about her participation. The actress filmed with 'Running Man' members on November 12th and 13th, where she teamed up with Kim Jong Kook and HaHa.

Her management company 4HIM Entertainment stated, "Park Shin Hye is very athletic, and she really enjoys watching the show often so she had a great time filming. Many staffs were deeply impressed about her competitive character."

Park Shin Hye shared, I did know about that but when I saw it in person, I was really surprised to see how well they run. I had fun all throughout the filming."

Suzy confesses she fell in love with “blueberry farmer” on ‘Invincible Youth 2’

Posted: 18 Nov 2012 10:40 PM PST


miss A's Suzy surprised the viewers by confessing that she once fell in love with the blueberry farmer.

On the final episode of KBS 2TV 'Invincible Youth 2' that aired on the 17th, Suzy revealed, "I once fell in love with the blueberry farmer", upon watching highlight videos of the past.

"blueberry farmer" guested during the episode 15 of 'Invincible Youth 2', who teached the cast members how to raise blueberries.

Suzy continued, "I really liked how he was doing his best in his job and how he had a clear goal. I told that to my mom as well. I told her that I wanted to marry a guy like him."

"However, he had a girlfriend back then", Suzy added, expressing her disappointment.


Source: StarN News

BoA, Go Ara & f(x) attend TVXQ’s concert

Posted: 18 Nov 2012 10:20 PM PST


SM Entertainment's BoA, Go Ara, f(x)'s Victoria and Amber showed their full support for labelmate TVXQ by attending their recent Seoul concert.

On November 18th, Victoria provided a proof shot on her me2day and wrote, "Go TVXQ concert! We are T." BoA also shared a photo of herself with TVXQ saying, "I went to the first concert of TVXQ's world tour, Catch Me Live World Tour. I hope they do well on the rest of the tour. You're the best, TVXQ."

In the photo (above), Victoria along with fellow f(x) member Amber and actress Go Ara are seen holding the concert's glow sticks. The other photo (below) showed BoA standing between two members of TVXQ at the concert backstage.

Netizens commented, "Looks like you guys had great time!" "All the SM artists are so close to each other", "They really look like fans" and more.

Meanwhile, TVXQ held the 'TVXQ! LIVE WORLD TOUR 'Catch Me' in SEOUL' on November 17th.


Big Bang wraps up Americas concert tour with successful Peru concert

Posted: 18 Nov 2012 10:00 PM PST


Big Bang has successfully concluded the North and South American leg of its global concert tour.

According to YG Entertainment, Big Bang has been welcomed by audiences of up to 60,000 people during their first American tour. The group concluded their first American tour with their performance at the Jockey Club in Lima, Peru on last November 14.

YG Entertainment commented that Big Bang's last performance at Lima was very popular with more than 10,000 fans not only from Peru but also from many South American countries like Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile and Colombia, and their musical event was held like a "unified festival of South American countries," recording the South American largest audience for any performance by a Korean artist so far.

Prior to their South American tour, Big Bang performed in Los Angeles on November 2 and 3, and in New Jersey on November 8 and 9. After completing their American tour, Big Bang will start their Japanese tour at Kyocera Dome in Osaka on November 23.


Source: KBS

TVXQ to release follow-up single “Humanoids”

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 02:14 AM PST


After the success of "Catch Me", TVXQ is set to release its follow-up track "Humanoids"!

On November 19th, SM Entertainment announced that TVXQ will be releasing its next single "Humanoids". The follow-up track is of a hybrid electronic genre, and it contains a message that encourages people to strive for the brighter future.

TVXQ first revealed "Humanoids" during their recent concert which took place in Seoul over the weekend.

A music video teaser for "Humanoids" will be released through official TVXQ's website, official YouTube channel of SMTOWN, official YouTube channel of TVXQ, Facebook SMTOWN, and Facebook TVXQ.


Source: StarN News

Psy performs with MC Hammer at American Music Awards

Posted: 18 Nov 2012 09:20 PM PST


Psy and American rapper MC Hammer held a joint stage at the American Music Awards (AMA).

After receiving his New Media Award at the pre-show, Psy performed in the finale of the AMA's main ceremony with his surprise guest MC Hammer.

Psy and MC Hammer performed a remix of "Gangnam Style" and "Too Legit To Quit" that had nearly the entire audience dancing along in the signature gallop-style moves.

Check out the performance below!

Dal Shabet releases special MV of “for Darling”

Posted: 18 Nov 2012 08:57 PM PST


Girl group Dal Shabet, who is celebrating its 2 year anniversary, has just released a special music video for the track "for Darling" to express their gratitude for the fans.

The song "for Darling" ("Sha Reu Reu") is a thank you song to the group's fan club, 'Darling'. The music video shows highlights from the group's recording as well as cute moments of the members.

Check out the MV below!

Dal Shabet to have first overseas promotion

Posted: 18 Nov 2012 08:30 PM PST


Dal Shabet is having their first overseas showcase!

The group's agency announced that Dal Shabet will greet their fans at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia on November 24.

During the showcase, the members plans to have a great time with local fans by performing a number of their hits as well as hold interviews with local medias and presses and various promotional events.

Dal Shabet will also be participating in 'Super Asia Vaganza' hosted by 'Panin Bank' of Indonesia, which is taking place on 22nd and 23rd, alongside popular singers from Indonesia and Taiwan.

Member Ahyoung stated, "We've never had overseas promotion since our debut, but we got so fortunate to have a chance. All the members are preparing for our first international showcase, so please keep your amazing support for us."

D-Unit to add new member

Posted: 18 Nov 2012 08:00 PM PST


Rookie hip hop group D-Unit is preparing for a major change and will be welcoming a new member this December.

The group's agency revealed on November 19th, "D-Unit will be keeping their 3-member system only for their current "Luv Me" promotions. The group will revamp its lineup and will add a new member sometime before the end of December."

Meanwhile, D-Unit will be promoting "Luv Me" until mid-December. "Luv Me" has a rock and hip-hop genre that incorporates the powerful vocals of the members.