Wednesday, March 13, 2013

"Hot 2PM in MEN'S CLUB!" plus 24 more

"Hot 2PM in MEN'S CLUB!" plus 24 more

Hot 2PM in MEN'S CLUB!

Posted: 13 Mar 2013 08:30 AM PDT

One of the hottest idol groups 2PM is featured in Men's Club magazine.

Members of 2PM are looking manly in their photos for the said magazine. With their plain facial expressions and cool image, the boys look hotter. There are two types of photos in the magazine, the colored pictures and the black and white pictures.

Check out more photos of these charming guys from the magazine.

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MYNAME talks about Japanese activities through live stream event

Posted: 13 Mar 2013 08:00 AM PDT

MYNAME has unveiled its future plans for Japan through a live stream event.

On March 11th, MYNAME held a live chat with fans through USTREAM, 'MYNAME is MYNAME' and announced their Japan promotion schedule.

First, the members commented about their first exclusive concert 'The Beginning' held on March 3, "We had a great time with the fans, and we feel so grateful for everyone who shared their time with us."

"Because the concert was a bit different from what we thought, we feel somewhat regretful that we couldn't properly show everything we practiced for. It wasn't perfect because it was our first concert, but we promise that we will show a better concert next time."

The group then got talking about its future activities, "Our promotion in Korea will finish by having autograph events in Seoul and Daegu. We will start preparing for our Japan promotion, and also start shooting a movie."

Lastly, they added, "We will not be able to meet you often like we do when we're in Korea, so will consistently update you all through our fan cafe and social media."

J-Min Profile

Posted: 13 Mar 2013 07:42 AM PDT

Stage name: J-Min (제이민)
Real name: Lee Jung Min (이정민)
Company: SM Entertainment
Date of Birth: May 27, 1988 (age 24)
Height: 160 cm
Weight: 40 kg
Blood Type: B
Star Sign: Gemmini
Zodiac Sign: Dragon
Instruments: Piano and Guitar
Languages: Korean (Fluent), Japanese (Fluent), English (Fluent)
Debut Date in Korea: July 2, 2012
Debut date in Japan: September 12, 2007

Debut song:

Tickets for Psy’s solo concert sell like hot cakes

Posted: 13 Mar 2013 07:30 AM PDT

Tickets for Psy's upcoming solo concert went on sale at noon on March 11 and as many as 10,000 spots were sold in just 30 minutes.

The concert titled 'Happening' will be held at World Cup Stadium in western Seoul on April 13 and will be broadcast globally via YouTube for foreign fans. Psy is drawing further attention with plans to release a new single one day before his concert.

The singer's "Gangnam Style" swept music charts around the world last year, but it remains to be seen if his new song will continue the craze.


Which male celebrities do women want to receive candy from the most?

Posted: 13 Mar 2013 07:00 AM PDT

Just in time for the White Day, the women of Korea have chosen which male celebrity they'd most like to receive sweets from on the romantic day.

A dental clinic carried out a survey towards 337 women in their teens and 20s about which male celebrities they would like to receive candy from on White Day. Lee Seung Gi topped the poll with 142 votes, followed by B2ST's Kikwang (97 votes) and Kim Soo Hyun (94 votes).

A representative stated, "Lee Seung Gi topped the survey for his righteous image and beautiful smile that the women like so much. There is no woman who would reject candy from a man with a beautiful smile on White Day."

Kim Hee Sun hates kiss scene with Lee Min Ho?

Posted: 13 Mar 2013 06:30 AM PDT

While every girl is dying to have a smooch with Lee Min Ho, actress Kim Hee Sun revealed that she 'hated' her kiss scene with the popular actor.

On the March 12th broadcast of SBS' 'Incarnation', So Yi Hyun, Bae Soo Bin, Kim Jae Dong, and 2AM's Seulong talked about the theme, "moments when I feel the 100% pervert in me."

As a married woman, Kim Hee Sun spoke about her kiss scene with actor Lee Min Ho for their drama 'Faith'. She confessed with a bright smile on her face, "I hated having to do it when I have a husband."

The panel laughed with the actress as her reaction seemed to tell the opposite, and jokingly agreed, "Yeah you must've hated it."

Lee Yeon Hee under fire for her behavior at script reading

Posted: 13 Mar 2013 06:00 AM PDT

Actress Lee Yeon Hee was condemned for her aloof behavior at a script reading for the new drama.

Recently, MBC's upcoming drama 'Book of the House of Gu' revealed a video of its first script reading on its official homepage. Upon watching the video, netizens noticed Lee Yeon Hee's inattentive attitude towards the cast and crew.

Lee Yeon Hee did not greet other fellow actors and actresses when they introduced themselves to others and bowed. In addition to not clapping at the other cast, she also didn't seem to pay much attention when the PD himself offered his greeting.

However, MBC's production team explained, "Before reading, Lee Yeon Hee was greeting other fellow actors and actresses and talked to them. We're flustered about the news because there were no problem at the script reading."

B.A.P supports National Women’s Soccer team

Posted: 13 Mar 2013 05:30 AM PDT

B.A.P transformed into soccer players to support South Korea's national women's soccer team.

On March 12th, maknae Zelo uploaded a photo on his Twitter and wrote, "B.A.P supports Korea's women's national football team!" The photo showed the members wearing their soccer uniforms and posing next to the mascots.

Dae Hyun also uploaded a photo of himself and tweeted, "Took a shot after after finishing our schedule today!! I support Korea's women's national football team."

Fans commented, "We will cheer for them, too!", "They look like actual national soccer team" and "I wish I was one of the mascots."

Cube Entertainment’s M4M releases “Sadness” MV

Posted: 13 Mar 2013 04:51 AM PDT

After releasing series of teasers, rookie idol group M4M has finally unveiled the music video for debut track, "Sadness"!

M4M (Mystical Formula) is a collaboration project between Korea's Cube Entertainment and China's Xing Tian and will be debuting simultaneously in both countries with their debut title track, "Sadness".

The members of the group are said to have put together after passing rigorous audition rounds in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Cube Entertainment took charge in training the group for a total of 1,460 days.

Check out the MV below!

Kim Tae Hee displays her gorgeous body shape

Posted: 13 Mar 2013 04:30 AM PDT

Kim Tae Hee's curves and stunning figure is causing quite the buzz online.

Recently, pictures titled "Kim Tae Hee's body shape… Was it always this good?" were posted on an online community site.

In the pictures, Kim Tae Hee is wearing a slim-fitting dark toned long dress that emphasizes on her curvy, glamorous body. The pictures are said to be taken from an advertisement shoot and many fans are showing explosive interest.

Netizens commented, "She looks amazing", "Her body line looks perfect" and "Her beauty is unrealistic."

2PM’s Taecyeon clarifies he’s not wearing a couple ring

Posted: 13 Mar 2013 04:15 AM PDT

2PM's Taecyeon proudly showed off his ring but prompted the fans to not make up stories about it.

On March 12, Taecyeon shared the above photo on his Twitter and wrote, "This ring is a present from my parents. I came across it after two years, so I'm wearing it again. Never ever relate it to something different~ hahaha."

In the photo, Taecyeon is showing his new ring at the camera, and especially, his funny facial expression is drawing many people's attention.

Netizens commented, "Please do not misunderstand," "If you hadn't explained, fans would wonder about it," "I won't take it wrong," and "His expression is so funny."

2AM releases a short acapella version of “One Spring Day”

Posted: 13 Mar 2013 03:50 AM PDT

After releasing a "vocal version" music video, ballad group 2AM has now unveiled a short acapella version of "One Spring Day" to further prove their amazing vocal talents.

On March 13, 2AM released a short 40-second video featuring the members belting out their emotions through singing an acapella version of their latest title track.

Check out the video below:

Jun Hyun Moo performs an acoustic version of SHINee’s “Lucifer”

Posted: 13 Mar 2013 03:22 AM PDT

The self-declared "sixth member" of SHINee, Jun Hyun Moo has returned with another hilarious version of "Lucifer".

The SHINee members appeared on the March 11th broadcast of Mnet's 'The Beatles Code'. During the show, Jun Hyun Moo appeared as a surprise guest an acoustic version of his favorite SHINee song, "Lucifer".

Having gained popularity through his SHINee imitations on variety shows, the former news announcer had once again everyone giggling with his comedic version of the song.

MYNAME releases MV for “Pari Pari”

Posted: 13 Mar 2013 03:08 AM PDT

MYNAME is also preparing to release their first full-length Japanese album later this month. After releasing the PV for "We Are the Night", the boys has now unveiled the music video for "Pari Pari".

"Pari Pari" is the Japanese version of the group's Korean song, "Just That Little Thing". The song will be included in their first full-length Japanese album 'We Are MYNAME' which will be released on March 28th.

Check out the MV below:

MBLAQ releases longer preview for Japanese “Mona Lisa”

Posted: 13 Mar 2013 03:03 AM PDT

After teasing fans with a PV teaser, MBLAQ has returned with a longer preview of the Japanese version of "Mona Lisa".

On March 13, MBLAQ released the 45-second PV of "Mona Lisa". Instead of using the original Korean version music video, MBLAQ filmed a completely new music video for the song.

The group's third single will be released on March 27th.

G-Dragon becomes a cook

Posted: 13 Mar 2013 03:01 AM PDT

Recently, in SBS's program, 'Thank you''s preview video, G-Dragon became a professional cook for comedian Kim Mi Hwa, ballerina Kang Soo Jun, and actor Cha In Pyo.

In this episode, they spent time at Jeju Island and enjoyed playing together. In particular, G-Dragon showed his new charm as a cook and fans anticipated it. He cooked 'Chapaguri', a new favorite dish of Korean with the mix of 'Chapagetti' and 'Neoguri'.

G-Dragon shared, "I have never cooked for anyone before. It's delicious so sometimes I made it by myself".

After tasting, Kim Mi Hwa showed her feeling "I was touched seeing G-Dragon cook for all of us".

Check out his skills on upcoming 15th!

Written by Jenny@DKPOPNEWS

Hyun Bin charms 3,000 fans at Taiwan fan meeting

Posted: 13 Mar 2013 12:00 AM PDT

Actor Hyun Bin, who was recently discharged from the military, has successfully met with his fans in Taiwan for the very first time.

The fan meeting was held on the night of March 9th at the National Taiwan University Gymnasium where 3,000 fans were in attendance. During the two-hour event, he sang for his fans and also had a chance to communicate with them in person.

Local media reported on his visit as a top story and the management also added that over 700 of his fans bid him farewell at the airport upon his departure. Many fans thronged departure hall to send Hyun Bin off on his flight back home to Seoul.

AOA’s Yuna to play lead in musical ‘Summer Snow’

Posted: 12 Mar 2013 11:33 PM PDT

AOA's keyboard and vocalist Yuna has been cast to play the lead female role in musical 'Summer Snow'. The musical is the Korean adaptation of the Japanese series of the same name, and will feature a number of Korean idol stars.

Yuna will play the role of Sul Hee, who suffers from a heart disease and lives only with her father. She is always positive and has a bright character. In the musical, Sul Hee will attract both male lead characters Jin Ha and Yoon Jae.

FT Island's Song Seung Hyun, Super Junior's Sungmin, and Supernova's Sungje will play the role of Jin Ha while Park Kwang Hyun and Heo Young Sang will be playing the role of Yoon Jae.

Teen Top to embark on Asia Tour in May

Posted: 12 Mar 2013 11:00 PM PDT

After holding a 5-city European tour earlier this year, the boys of Teen Top will now be meeting their fans around Asia!

On March 13, TOP Media announced that Teen Top, who is currently creating some buzz with their 'Shake' dance craze, will be embarking on their '2013 TEEN TOP No.1 Asia Tour' in May. The group will have their first exclusive concert in Korea before they tour around Asia.

Tour Information:

[ 2013 TEEN TOP No.1 Asia Tour ]

TEENTOP「No.1」Asia Tour in Seoul
■ Date: 05.11.2013(Sat), 05.12.2013(Sun) (Once a day)
■ Place: Korea University, Hwa-Jeong athletic gym

TVXQ sets a new record in Japan with ‘TIME’

Posted: 12 Mar 2013 10:30 PM PDT

The duo of TVXQ has set another record in Japan!

TVXQ has managed to top Japan's Oricon Weekly Album Chart with their latest album 'TIME'. The album managed to sell over 244,000 copies in its first week, setting a new record for the boys.

This marks the third time that TVXQ has managed to top the weekly album chart, following its compilation album 'Best Selection 2010' released in February 2010, and its studio album 'TONE' in September 2011. It also smashed TVXQ's personal record for the biggest first week sales.

According to Oricon News, it's the first time a foreign artist sold over 200,000 copies for 2 consecutive albums since Avril Lavigne achieved the feat five years and 11 months ago with 'Every Damn Thing'. For a foreign group, the only other time this occurred was 12 years and 10 months ago when Bon Jovi achieved it with 'Crush'.

Upcoming group Boys Republic replaces Big Bang as model for Jeju Airlines

Posted: 12 Mar 2013 10:00 PM PDT

Universal Music will soon introduce their new idol group Boys Republic, but ahead of their official debut, the group snatched their first endorsement deal.

Boys Republic has signed a modeling contract with Jeju Airlines, replacing Big Bang as their new models. The group will sing the airline's brand song and promote it as its online and offline model throughout Asia.

Universal Music is targeting the Asian market with their upcoming boy group debut, revealing the group covers the genres of dance, ballad, hip-hop and even a capella. For their debut, they recruited the help of one of Korea's top producer and composer Park Geun Tae, and Europe's best composing team Dsign Music.

2AM’s Jo Kwon reveals character posters for ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

Posted: 12 Mar 2013 09:40 PM PDT

2AM's Jo Kwon will be making his musical debut and he transformed into his character in new posters for upcoming 'Jesus Christ Superstar' musical.

On March 13, Jo Kwon posted two posters on his Twitter and wrote, "'Jesus Christ Superstar', Herod!!!!!", piquing the interest of the public.

'Jesus Christ Superstar' is one of the most famous works by Andrew Lloyd Weber, and it was first presented back in 1971. Jo Kwon will play the role of Herod, who keeps focusing on seeking his own pleasure, and ignorant about citizens' well-being.

G.Na is a beautiful spring lady in “Oops!” BTS photos

Posted: 12 Mar 2013 09:26 PM PDT

Having impressed the public with her sexy charms, G.Na turned into a beautiful spring lady in newly-released BTS photos from upcoming title song, "Oops!".

In the preview photos released on March 13, G.Na donned white laced dress and showed off how she could still be a lovely, younger-looking lady as a full grown woman.

G.Na's fourth mini album, titled 'Beautiful Kisses' will be released on March 14. She will be promoting the title song "Oops!" which includes a special feature by BTOB's Jung Il Hoon.

Girl’s Day talks about upcoming album in new ‘CSI’ video

Posted: 12 Mar 2013 09:00 PM PDT

Just a day ahead of their comeback, Girl's Day introduced their upcoming first full-length album 'Expectation' through the new episode of Loen TV's CSI (Coming Soon Interview).

The new clip was released on March 13th, with Girl's Day members individually answering questions about comeback's concept, style, choreography as well as their sexy transformation.

Girl's Day's first full-length album 'Expectation' will be released on March 14th.

Check out the clip below:

‘Little Psy’ Hwang Min Woo releases MV for debut single “Show+Time”

Posted: 12 Mar 2013 09:00 PM PDT

Hwang Min Woo, who made quite a splash as 'Little Psy' after mimicking PSY, is finally making his music debut. On March 13th, he released his first single "Show+Time" along with its full music video.

"Show+Time" is a dance track featuring electronic sounds and rapping. The single which also features Jin Sil of DQ showcases the young star's overflowing charisma.

Check out the MV below!