Friday, November 9, 2012

"SNSD Leaves Messages for Korean Students Finished with College Entrance Examinations" plus 24 more

"SNSD Leaves Messages for Korean Students Finished with College Entrance Examinations" plus 24 more


SNSD Leaves Messages for Korean Students Finished with College Entrance Examinations

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 11:00 AM PST


On November 8th, the members of Girls' Generation posted photos and messages on Girls' Generation's official website for Korean students who took the annual college entrance examinations. The nine members each posed for photos with handwritten messages, which were also shown in a separate image, seen below.



In their messages, the members congratulated students for having finished the difficult tests, which took place on November 8th, and encouraged them reward themselves and enjoy their free time after the exams.

Read trasnlations below:



(Going by row, from left to right)

Taeyeon:

Test takers
You did a good job ♥
Jessica:
Test takers~ Well done~!
Always smile :)
Sunny:
You who studied hard!
Give yourself proper compensation. ^_^
Well done~ ♥"

Tiffany:
Test takers~♥
Well done
Have a good time^^...

Hyoyeon:
Test takers~! Well done~!!!!
From now on it's 'free time~'♪♪♪

Yuri:
Test takers~ :)*
I wonder how hard you've worked for this day..
You've really really done a good job (pat pat, clap clap clap)
As you've tried your best, I hope there are good results~
I will support your dreams and challenges/attempts until the end!!!

Sooyoung:
'You are free'
♥Well done♥
Let's PARTY ^ㅁ^"

Yoona:
Test takers~♥" Well done ㅠ_ㅠ
Did you not get sick, and take your exam well..?
Now, enjoy your free time to the fullest
I hope you are all met with good news

Seohyun:
To ♥ Test takers ^‿^
Test takers~!! I send applause to your hard work and efforts!! You've really worked hard~^‿^
I hope for good results for all your hard work♥

Translated by ch0sshi
Edited by cedge
Soshified.com
Source: Official Girls' Generation website 

Source: Girls' Generation's Official Website
Written by: bhost909@soshified
Contributor: ch0sshi@soshified

Infinite Sunggyu, "Solo Gyu makes me embarrassed"

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 10:30 AM PST



Sunggyu, who is currently preparing for his solo album, posted a message on their official website.


Everyone hi hello hi?

It's me, Gyu~ ㅋㅋ

It feels like I'm writing a post after a really long time..

But has everyone been well? You were waiting for me, right? You missed me, right?

ㅋㅋㅋ

I've been really busy lately, but yesterday was the SAT exam day, right?

Did Inspirits who took the SATs do well?

Ah.. I used to have days where I took SATs as well… Even at that time I was a boy Gyu..

But now I'm a young man Gyu

Anyways, you guys were probably tired from preparing for the exams~ You guys worked really, really hard and I'm writing this post to tell you guys that you did well.

My heart is as wide as the ocean like this ㅋㅋ

You guys really worked hard~! ^^ Clap clap clap

And Inspirits who aren't in their 3rd year of high school yet………. ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ

Let's hwaiting!!!! ㅋㅋ

To Inspirits who took the SATs this time around, Inspirits who still have yet to take SATs, and noona, hyung Inspirits who don't really remember when they took the SATs like me.. ㅋㅋ Everyone~ I hope you all are able to make the dreams in your heart come true~~^^

I'll cheer you on~

Also, I'm currently working hard towards another challenge for my dreams~

Since I'm in the process of doing final work on the album~ I think you guys will probably be able to see Gyu's new side soon

Please look forward to it a lot, a lot.. Hoot.. To think it's going to be Solo Gyu……… ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ

Something about it makes me feel embarrassed.

Anyways, let's meet soon~~~ Stay healthy and well everyone!

Then bye~

_


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Song Ji-Hyo, cheering Park Yu-Cheon up “The poster of ‘I Miss You’ is cool”

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 10:00 AM PST



Actress Song Ji-Hyo cheered Park Yu-Cheon of JYJ who is in the same agency with her.

On her official Facebook, she posted a photograph of herself in front of a poster of 'I Miss You' of MBC that Park Yu-Cheon is appearing as the main character.

Song Ji-Hyo said, "Yu-Cheon, thank you for being there yesterday. The poster of 'I Miss You' is cool! Go, Yu-Cheon!" with the photograph.

Park Yu-Cheon attended the VIP premier of the movie 'Jackal Is Coming' that Song Ji-Hyo and Kim Jae-Joong are appearing on 8th. It's said that Song Ji-Hyo took the photograph while she was at MBC radio station for promotions of 'Jackal Is Coming' on 9th.

'I Miss You' has been broadcasted for 2 episodes, and Park Yu-Cheon announced a strong appearance with his noticing acting at the end of the 2nd episode.

Meanwhile, Song Ji-Hyo and Kim Jae-Joong's movie, 'Jackal Is Coming' is waiting for the release on 15th.


Taeyeon, "SONEs like Tiffany's hand gesture the most"

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 09:30 AM PST


Taeyeon left a message in their official website,



Whenever Saturday rolls around, I get nervous and excited thinking of meeting friends^^
There are things that I like.
Members, music, and our fans that I love^^
I wish every day was Saturday kkya-



Did you all watch the FLOWER POWER p/v?^^
From the diagonal part of the choreography, it seems SONEs like Tiffany's hand gesture the most^^
Like this...........



Translated by ch0sshi Soshified.com
Source: Official Girls' Generation website

Infinite “Focusing on individual activities for the time being… the new album is still being planned”

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 09:00 AM PST




The popular male idol group, Infinite, is focusing on individual activities for the time being.
The representants of Infinite's company, Woollim Entertainment, told OBS Plus about Infinite's future activities "They're planning to focus on their individual activities for now".
Following what their representants stated, when the leader, Kim Sunggyu, will release his first solo debut album 'Another Me', he's going to promote it officially; L is, as expected, going to focus on the filming of the MBC Sunday sitcom 'What Is Mom'.
Recently, including Hoya who made a splendid onscreen debut by showing his excellent acting on tvN's 'Reply 1997', and Sungyeol who challenged acting starting by MBC's weekend soap opera 'You did well, you did well' followed by SBS' Sunday drama 'When You Fall Asleep' last year, they're getting known as the propositions are constantly coming in for the other members as well. Infinite's new album is still at the stage of project so their position is to focus on each of the members' individual activities.
On the other hand, 'Shine', a song from Sunggyu's first solo debut album 'Another Me', was released on November 7th at noon allowing him to get the first ranks on every music sites, which shows his potential.
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Park Boyoung, "SPEED's new song is different from any other idol groups"

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 07:45 AM PST


Idol group SPEED will feature actress Park Boyoung in their new song.

Core Contents Media said, "Park Boyoung will feature in SPEED's comeback song in December.

Park Boyoung said, "SPEED's song has an addictive melody that immediately struck me. It's a refreshing song different from other idols and I participated in it as soon as given the offer."

SPEED's song with Park Boyoung is called "It's over" and is an R&B dance song with elements of synth that was made by the popular composer Shinsadong Tiger.

Park Boyoung is currently receiving a lot of love for her role in the movie "Speedy Scandal" and for her recent OST participation.

SPEED consists of three members from Coed: Taewoon, Sungmin and Jungwoo, and three new members: Saejoon, Taeha and Yoohwan. The seventh member is Shin Jongkook who was a contestant on Mnet's "Superstar K3".

Park Boyoung is attracting attention for supporting SPEED ahead of their December comeback.


Source: http://news.nate.com.../20121105n33759
Translated by: Nathaniel @ Core Clique 

U-KISS x Shinjuku Takashimaya's "R.L"

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 07:00 AM PST


U-KISS will collaborate with Shinjuku Takashimaya's "R.L" (waffle/cake store). There will be 8 flavours for the R.L.×U-KISS waffles, priced at 1050yen each sold on certain days and times between Nov 7~Dec 9. 

The flavors are:
R.L. × U-KISS → Plain
Eli → Choco
Kiseop → Strawberry
Soohyun → Vanilla Custard
Kevin → Green tea
Dongho → Chestnut
Hoon → Yogurt
AJ → Red Bean


Cr: takashimaya.co.jp + @UKISS_JapanENG + robotix@rocketboxx

Chinese forest named after singer Kim Jang Hoon

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 06:45 AM PST


A forest in Ningxia in northwest China will be named after singer Kim Jang Hoon, Kim's agency revealed on November 8th.

According to the agency, Kim Jang Hoon planted 12,000 trees in the desert in Ningxia and Inner Mongolia from May at a cost of W300 million (US$1=W1,090). He donated some of the money himself and received the rest from corporate donations.

As a token of thanks, the local government of Ningxia has decided to name the newly created forest in his honor.

The agency said a marble sign will also be installed bearing the name of the forest, while Kim Jang Hoon will be named an honorary ambassador for environmental protection in Ningxia at an event in March.


Source: Chosun Ilbo

Song Joong Ki to become free agent in December

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 06:30 AM PST


Actor Song Joong Ki will soon become a free agent.

Song Joong Ki's exclusive contract with his current agency Sidus HQ will expire next month in December. As he has gained much popularity with his recent success in film 'The Werewolf Boy' and KBS 'Nice Guy', many entertainment labels are expressing their interest in signing the actor.

The public's attention is now being focused on whether he will re-sign the contract or get into a different agency. An official stated, "Many agencies are devoting themselves to catch Song Joong Ki. Since his current contract is not expired yet, he is being really careful in making his decision."


Source: StarN News

‘Cheongdamdong Alice’ reveals ‘family portrait’ with Moon Geun Young

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 06:10 AM PST


On November 9th, SBS revealed an official 'family portrait' showing the characters of the upcoming drama 'Cheongdamdong Alice'.

The 'family portrait' features the lead cast Moon Geun Young along with Jung In Gi as the father, Jung Yoon Hee as the mother and rookie girl group AOA's Hyejeong as Moon Geun Young's little sister.

A drama staff member stated, "The family portrait of the female lead's family has been revealed. Viewers will fall in love with this family and their various realistic stories."

Moon Geun Young will be playing the role of Han Se Kyung in the new drama 'Cheongdamdong Alice', which will mark her comeback in two years. The drama will premiere on December 1.

Suzy chooses Kim Soo Hyun as her ultimate ideal type

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 05:50 AM PST


miss A's Suzy has selected actor Kim Soo Hyun as her ultimate ideal type.

Recently, Suzy recorded an episode for MBC Music's 'All the K-pop' which will be aired on November 9th, and had an 'Ideal Type World Cup'. The candidates were all the male celebrities who chose her as their ideal type including Lee Je Hoon, Jo Jung Suk, Yeo Jin Goo, Kim Soo Hyun, Heo Kyung Hwan, HaHa, Shinhwa's Andy and Heo Gak.

Suzy chose comedian Yang Sang Gook between him and comedian Heo Jeong Hwan without any hesitation in the first round, but in the second round, she chose Andy over him.

Later on, Andy was chosen over Cho Jung Seok, Huh Gak, Yeo Jin Goo, Dong Ho, HaHa, Key and more. And in the final round, Suzy had to choose between actors Kim Soo Hyun and Lee Je Hoon.

As the actress was hesitating, MC Boom asked, "He's right in front of your house, waiting for you next to a nice car with a bouquet of flowers. Do you wish he is Kim Soo Hyun or Lee Je Hoon?"

Suzy ended up choosing Kim Soo Hyun again as her ultimate ideal type. Catch the full episode of MBC Music's 'All the K-pop' on November 9th at 11 PM.


Source: StarN News

How slim is IU's waist?

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 05:30 AM PST


Singer IU has earned herself a new nickname and that is "ant waist". On the 11th of November episode of MBC "God of Victory", IU was one of the guests. One of the MC's asked her what her waist size is and a shy IU answered "24 inches", however the MC's still measured her waist to know her actual waist size is.

To their surprise, IU's actual waist size is only 23 inches! 23 inches is really slim and she surprised the MC's of the show with her very petite waist size. Netizens commented, "She is very slim", "She lost weight", "Her wait size is really small!".

Source: Nate
Written by: bleurpincess824 @ dkpopnews.net

Hyun Bin and Shin Min Ah to sign with O& Entertainment

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 05:15 AM PST


The man that was greater than God in Korea in 2011, Hyun Bin, has announced his future career plans. The actor announced to be leaving his old agency, AM Entertainment, to sign with a new one, O& Entertainment.

This will be after Hyun Bin is discharged from his military duties on December 6th this year, also alongside former AM Entertainment colleague, actress Shin Min Ah.

It had been announced earlier that AM Entertainment would be merging with SM C&C, taking all of their representative talents with them.

This was with the exception of Hyun Bin and Shin Min Ah, which left people wondering what the two stars' next move would be. O& Entertainment is a new company, set up by an executive who was once employed by AM Entertainment.


Source: KBS

2PM's Jun.K says goodnight in a shower gown

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 05:00 AM PST


2PM's Jun.K bids his fans a good sleep but with style.

On the 9th of November, he updated his twitter account and shared, "Have a good sleep" and shared a photo of him as well. On his selca, you can see him wearing a shower gown showing off a bit of sexy charisma along with a quirky pose.

No doubt Jun.K is looking sexy and masculine in his simple photo update. Netizens commented, "So sexy!", "Did he just finish taking a shower?". Meanwhile, Jun.K along with the rest of 2PM are preparing for their concert in Shanghai China on the 17th of November.

Source: Nate
Written by: Blueprincess824 @ dkpopnews.net

Leessang and YB reveal poster for joint concert

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 04:45 AM PST


Hip hop duo Leessang and rock group YB have revealed the posters for their upcoming joint concert this December.

On November 9th, concert producer Show Note released the poster for Leessang and YB's year-end concert titled, 'Shut Up and Perform'. In the poster, the members are donning black leather jackets and pants, while giving their charismatic poses.

'Shut Up and Perform' will take place at the Kyunghee University's Peace Hall in Seoul this coming December 23 and 24. YB and Leessang are reported to have took a direct role in the concert's planning and production

The two groups plan to show performances that none other can show, full of energy and passion.

Big Bang's G-dragon asks you to get ready!

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 04:30 AM PST


G-Dragon shares a photo showing his swag!

On the 9th of November, he updated his twitter account and shared, "get ready" and shared a photo of him as well. On his photo you can see him turning his back to the camera and he is wearing a military jacket with versace on the back and he is also wearing shades, hoodie and a hair band.

His photo and update may be short but his photo is filled with a lot of charisma. Netizens commented, "Is tha a simple photo? Looks like from a photo shoot", "He is wearing a lot of clothes,", "GD's swag is no joke". What could GD's tweet mean? Is it a hint for big bang's appearance the upcoming MAMA 2012 this 30th of November?

Source: Nate
Written by: blueprincess824 @ dkpopnews.net

Psy receives official Guinness Records certificate for “Gangnam Style”

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 04:16 AM PST


After setting world record for most "Liked" video in YouTube history with "Gangnam Style", Psy has received his official certification from Guinness Records.

The certificate was presented to the rapper on Scott Mill's Radio 1 show, who Psy credited with breaking him in the UK. Psy also received his first award from the U.K's Official Charts after "Gangnam Style" ranked 1st in the Official Top 40 last September.

After receiving the award, Psy remarked, "I feel so honored. I haven't even received a graduation certificate at school."

The music video of "Gangnam Style" had received 2,234,641 Likes by September and was qualified to be listed in the Guinness World Record. As of now, the music video has already received 4,911,081 Likes.

Rainbow's JaeKyung shares cute and sexy selcas!

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 04:00 AM PST


Rainbow's Jaekyung shares stunningly cute and sexy photos of herself on twitter.

Recently, she updated her twitter account sharing various photos. In her earlier tweets, she shared a series of selcas showing off her cute and quirky side also boasting her beauty even with bare face.

Then she also shared photos showing off her sexy figure. In the photos you can see her wearing a simple shirt tied up and skinny jeans. Her outfit shows off her S-line figure. No doubt Jaekyung is looking good. What do you think?






Source: Nate
Written by: blueprincess824 @ dkpopnews.net

G-Star RAW reveals BTS footage of Girls’ Generation’s photoshoot

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 03:45 AM PST


G-Star RAW, Girls' Generation's latest endorsement in Japan, has just released video footage of a CF filming and photoshoot onto its YouTube channel.

The clips, set to Girls' Generation's "FLOWER POWER", showed the members of Girls' Generation posing for photos and videos in G-Star RAW's denim clothing.

In the included interview, Jessica revealed that Girls' Generation is honored to be the first Asian artist to work with G-Star RAW. Tiffany also thanked the brand and fans for making their endorsement of the high quality urban clothing brand possible.

Check out the clips below:




Source: Soshified.com

Se7en and his fans celebrate his 29th birthday!

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 03:30 AM PST


Solo singer Se7en turned 29 years old this 8th of November!

Recently, on his birthday, Se7en updated his twitter account sharing a couple of photos in celebration of his birthday. First, he tweeted saying "Happy!" and shared a photo of several banners his fans placed up greeting him on his birthday.

Afterwards, he shared a photo of him 10 years ago celebrating his birthday as well and shared, "10 years ago... my 19th birthday!". He followed up with a recent photo of him giving a peace sign posing with a cake, he tweeted, "29th birthday". Happy birthday to se7en!




Source: Nate
Written by: blueprincess824 @ dkpopnews.net

Se7en celebrates his birthday with a childhood photo

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 03:15 AM PST


Singer Se7en has shared his childhood photo in celebration of his 28th (29th in Korea) birthday.

On November 9th, the singer posted the photo above on his Twitter and wrote, "10 years ago…19th bday!!!" In the photo, the much younger-looking Se7en with long hair and oversized clothes was holding up a peace sign with his birthday balloons.

Netizens commented, "He looks good in the old picture," "Happy birthday!," "The picture reminds me of the old days" and more.

Boyfriend releases CSI video for ‘Janus’

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 03:03 AM PST


Idol group Boyfriend introduced their first full-length album "Janus"!

On November 9th, Loen Entertainment's official Youtube channel a special interview clip titled C.S.I (Coming Soon Interview) featuring Boyfriend members. In the video, the boys introduced their upcoming album, as well as revealed some behind-the-scenes footage.

C.S.I (Coming Soon Interview) focuses on the recent stories and the making of the album of K-POP artists who are coming back or making debut.

Check out the clip below.

121109 Psy wins on Music Bank’s ‘K-Chart’ + Other Performances

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 02:58 AM PST

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

The November 9th episode of the show features a handful of debut and comebacks. Rookie artists Baek Seung Heon and E2RE made their debut, while Boyfriend, Noel, Byul, Primary, Noel, D-Unit and FIESTAR kicked off their respective comebacks.

Other performers tonight included miss A, K.Will, HyunA, Ailee, Kim Jong Kook, B.A.P, Red Training, NS Yoon-G, Kim Jang Hoon, BTOB, Big Star, EXID, AOA, ChaOs, TAHITI, and A-Ble.

And for the highlight of the show, Psy snagged his 12th win on this week's 'K-Chart' with his latest track "Gangnam Style".

Congratulations Psy!




Next Week Comeback:

Dal Shabet


Son Dambi




Tonight's Performances:

Ailee


miss A


K.Will


HyunA


Kim Jong Kook


B.A.P


Red Training


NS Yoon-G


Kim Jang Hoon


BTOB


Big Star


EXID


AOA


ChaOs


TAHITI

--

A-Ble



Watch today's debut and comeback performances below!

Byul - "You're So Bad"
Noel - "Things That I Couldn't Say"
Primary - "?" ft. Choiza & Zion T
Boyfriend - "Janus"
D-Unit - "Luv Me"
Baek Seung Heon - "Til The Sun Rises"
FIESTAR - "We Don't Stop"
E2RE - "Deep Night Sad Song"

Primary returns with “?” on ‘Music Bank’ ft. Choiza & Zion T

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 02:26 AM PST


Primary, who is one of the top hip hop producers in Korean music scene, has returned with new track "?" on tonight's episode of 'Music Bank'.

"?" is the title track of his first full length album 'Primary And The Messengers LP'. The song features artists Dynamic Duo's Choiza and Zion T, giving a more hip hop flavor.

Primary is known for his appealing songs that prove his potential, and with every song has managed to rise to the higher ranks of many music charts.

Check out his performance below!

Noel makes comeback with “Things That I Couldn’t Say” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 02:23 AM PST


Vocal group Noel is making its comeback just in time for their upcoming 10th anniversary. After releasing their 4th album 'Time For Love' earlier, the group is taking over 'Music Bank' stage on a comeback performance for latest title song, "Things That I Couldn't Say".

'Time For Love' marks their first full-length album in six years. The title song "Things That I Couldn't Say" features a classical acoustic sound that matches the autumn season. Upon its release, the song has been ranking high on music charts.

Watch their performance below!