Tuesday, March 26, 2013

"TVXQ's Changmin’s ‘Paradise Ranch’ to be aired in Japan Again!" plus 24 more

"TVXQ's Changmin’s ‘Paradise Ranch’ to be aired in Japan Again!" plus 24 more


TVXQ's Changmin’s ‘Paradise Ranch’ to be aired in Japan Again!

Posted: 26 Mar 2013 08:30 AM PDT


TVXQ's Max Changmin's drama 'Paradise Ranch' will be aired in Japan again.


Max Changmin made his big screen debut as one of the leading roles in  Japanese movie "Run with the Gold". Changmin received the Best Rookie Award at the '36th Japanese Academy Awards' for his role in 'Run with the Gold' last year. To celebrate his award, NHK will air 'Paradise Ranch again, which was Changmin's first drama.

'Paradise Ranch' was aired in Korea and after six months, it was aired in Japan which became a hot topic. The drama will be aired again on NHK BS11 starting on April 1st with Japanese subtitles.


Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

Fin K.L’s Sung Yuri and Lee Jin reunite in new drama

Posted: 26 Mar 2013 08:00 AM PDT


Sung Yuri and Lee Jin of the first generation girl group Fin K.L have reunited with a new drama.

According to King Kong Entertainment, idol-turned-actress Lee Jin has just joined the cast of the new SBS weekend drama 'The Secret of Birth' alongside her group member, Sung Yuri. Lee Jin will play the daughter-in-law of a rich family while Sung Yuri will play a woman who suffers from memory loss.

Lee Jin shared, "I think I can meet fans with some new looks through this drama. I have great respect for the writer and the director, and I'm excited to work with the other actors and actresses."

A staff member said "'The Secret of Birth' marks the first time two Fin.K.L members appeared in one drama. We're hoping other Fin.K.L members to appear as cameos to make it the first time a drama had all the members of Fin.K.L."

JYJ’s Jaejoong holds successful fan meeting in Hong Kong

Posted: 26 Mar 2013 07:30 AM PDT


JYJ's Jaejoong successfully ended his fan meeting in Hong Kong.

On March 24, Jaejoon held his 'Your, My and Mine Hong Kong' fan meeting at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre with a total of 4,000 fans in attendance. This was his first-ever event in Hong Kong and many local music fans and presses showed great interests.

As Jaejoong made his entry, he was welcomed with roaring cheers from the fans and continously wore a smile on his face throughout the event. He had a wonderful time talking about how much he loves Hong Kong's food, streets, and culture, and he even cooked a snack during his show.

After the fan meeting, Jaejoong held a mini concert where he performed songs like "One Kiss", "My Only Comfort", "There's Only You" and many others. The fans even sang along in fluent Korean, and Jaejoong was deeply touched by the huge love that the fans showed for him.

Jaejoong concluded the mini concert with his performance of "I'll Protect You" and fans held placards that reads, "You Are Always Inside Of Me" as a surprise for the singer. Jae Joong was noticeably touched by their actions and he repaid them with his stellar singing.

Meanwhile, Kim Jaejoong's next show will be held on April 6th in Nanjing, China.

Shin Se Kyung carefully studies drama script

Posted: 26 Mar 2013 07:00 AM PDT


Actress Shin Se Kyung is working hard in making her upcoming drama as perfect as possible.

On March 25, Shin Se Kyung posted on her Twitter, "Scripts are the most fun things to read", and attached photos of herself carefully studying her drama script.

In the photos, the lovely actress is dressed in comfy clothes and enthusiastically reading her scripts, showing her dedication for her latest drama.

Shin Se Kyung will be casting as lovely and provocative woman Seo Mi Do in new MBC drama 'When A Man Falls In Love' which will premiere on April 3rd.

2AM’s Seulong and Lee Dong Wook doze off on set?

Posted: 26 Mar 2013 06:30 AM PDT


2AM's Seulong and actor Lee Dong Wook shared some sleepy selcas taken from the set of their upcoming drama.

On March 26, Seulong posted on his Twitter, "We want to sleep. This is how we feel", and attached some photos of them looking sleepily at the camera.

Seulong and Lee Dong Wook are currently in the middle of filming the upcoming KBS 2TV drama, 'Heaven's Orders'. Presumably tired from filming, the two stars are taking their time to have some short power naps in between takes.

Netizens commented, "They must be cold and hungry", "Cheer up!" and more.

Ivy denies breast implant rumors

Posted: 26 Mar 2013 06:00 AM PDT


After being caught up by rumors of plastic surgery, Ivy responded and cleared up that her glamorous figure is all natural.

Ivy wrote on her blog, "I keep receiving messages asking where I got my breasts done. Uhm… I'm thankful that people think I look good. My breasts are naturally inherited from my mother. I'd like to tell you my cup size and all of that, but I won't go that far."

She added, "Those who have failed with their surgeries are asking me about plastic surgery information. I am more natural beauty than people believe." She also left some advice saying, "Don't get plastic surgery thoughtlessly. And do not trust all plastic surgeons too easily."

B2ST’s Yoseob to make solo debut in Japan

Posted: 26 Mar 2013 05:30 AM PDT


Following his successful promotion in Korea, B2ST's Yang Yoseob will be making his solo debut in Japan this coming May.

Yoseob will be releasing his first solo album 'The First Collage' in Japan in May 15th. The album, which was first release in Korea last November, will contain the Japanese versions of the tracks including his hit single, "Caffeine."

A representative from Cube Entertainment stated, "We believe that Yang Yoseob's own style, which is different from B2ST will be able appeal to the Japanese public." and ""Yang Yoseob is currently preparing for both his Japanese solo album and a new B2ST album."

Big Bang’s Daesung to host MTV Japan program

Posted: 26 Mar 2013 05:00 AM PDT


Currently busy with his Japanese promotions, Big Bang's Daesung has been chosen as an MC for a program on MTV Japan.

According to YG Entertainment, Dae Sung will be acting as a MC for 'D-LITE & VJ Boo D'splay', which will premiere on April 13th through MTV channel. The variety program will have five episodes and will be broadcasted every Saturday.

VJ Boo has always been friends with Daesung. Through the program, they will be visiting Atami Baien in Shizuoka, and experience Japanese tea and culinary cultures. The program will also show Daesung's solo concerts in Japan.

Daesung said, "I was very nervous because it was my first time to become a MC, but I did my best to show the most truthful side of me. I hope you will like it."

LEDApple covers Michael Jackson’s “You Are Not Alone”

Posted: 26 Mar 2013 04:30 AM PDT


Known for bringing fantastic cover song each week, LEDApple has now returned with another cover performance for this week's episode of LEDApple's 'Music Note'.

On March 26th, LEDApple released a passionate cover of Michael Jackson's "You Are Not Alone". The group rearranged the song to their own acoustic version, showcasing their impressive vocals and live performance skills.

It is also revealed that the profits that are made through LEDApple's 'Music Note' project will be donated to the international organization that protect Children's Rights, 'Save The Children'.

Check out their performance below:

CNBLUE sells out concerts and adds extra shows

Posted: 26 Mar 2013 04:00 AM PDT


CNBLUE are jumping with joy after recording a series of sold out shows for their upcoming world concert tour.

According to FNC Entertainment, CNBLUE's upcoming concerts for the '2013 CNBLUE World Tour' in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore have all sold out.

Especially the tickets for concert in Hong Kong were all sold out in 5 minutes. Locals in Hong Kong continuously asked for another concert so the group has decided to add one more show. CNBLUE will be performing in Hong Kong on May 10 and 11.

Also, CNBLUE will do an extra concert in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. FNC Entertainment stated that since the tickets in Singapore were sold out too quickly, fans from a neighboring country, Malaysia, asked for one more show. The group will perform at the Kuala Lumpur Stadium Negara on August 24.

Meanwhile, in addition to the Asian countries that have been confirmed, CNBLUE is about to confirm concerts in Europe and America.

Super Junior-M’s ‘Break Down’ dominates music charts in Thailand

Posted: 26 Mar 2013 03:30 AM PDT


Super Junior-M are showing great power in Thailand with their 2nd full length album 'Break Down'.

According to statistics released by Thailand's biggest album retailers B2S, 'Break Down' dominated the TOP 20 chart for 3 consecutive weeks dating from February 25th to March 17th. The title track "Break Down" also maintained its #1 position in True Music Top 20 for 4 weeks from February 18th to March 17th, proving Thai fans' great interest and love for the unit.

Meanwhile, Super Junior-M successfully held a large-scale fan meeting last February in Bangkok, and the domination of their new album further indicated their huge popularity in the country.

MBC reveals official posters for ‘When A Man Loves’ ft. Song Seung Hun and Shin Se Kyung

Posted: 26 Mar 2013 03:15 AM PDT


The official drama posters for MBC's 'When A Man Loves' have been unveiled, giving fans a first-hand look at the drama's characters.

Four of the main cast characters are shown on the poster including Song Seung Hun, Shin Se KyungYeon Woo Jin and Choi Jung Ahn. These posters capture the emotions and portrayals of a mixed-up love in a melodramatic way.

'When A Man Falls In Love' is a mellow drama about charismatic Han Tae Sang (Song Seung Hun), who has led a rough life, falls in love with Seo Mi Do (Shin Se Kyung), who never loses heart even in difficult situations.

Eric Nam releases MV for OST single “Goodbye In Once Upon A Time”

Posted: 26 Mar 2013 03:01 AM PDT


Earlier today, Eric Nam released his latest single, "Goodbye In Once Upon A Time" for the soundtrack of web drama, 'Love In Memory'. This time, he now unveiled the full music video for the song, featuring highlights from the drama itself.

'Love In Memory' is Korea's first SNS music drama that is being broadcasted through Naver TV Cast and Kyobo Life's Facebook starting on February 21 and will run six episodes long every Thursday.

Check out the MV below:

IU poses in wedding dress

Posted: 26 Mar 2013 02:19 AM PDT


IU shows off her cute look in wedding dress.

Online shop 11st revealed some new posters featuring IU on the 26th of March.

IU is seen posing in white mini wedding dress in the latest set of photos. 11st stated,"March and April are wedding season, we reveal the posters to promote our products".

Meanwhile,"IU is currently receiving compliment with KBS2 TV weekend drama "The Best Lee Soon Shin".


f(x)'s Luna shares adorable selcas

Posted: 26 Mar 2013 02:06 AM PDT


f(x)'s Luna shares a pair of cute selcas through her Me2day.

She wrote,"I went to SunMyeong unnie's house, took a photo with a kitten! We visited and had a great meal there!! happy day".

Fans commented,"Luna's so cute","the food looks delicious" and etc.

Son Dambi shows off her rock-chic look on 'Singles'

Posted: 26 Mar 2013 01:07 AM PDT


K-pop singer Son Dambi has just released her new pictorials with Singles magazine. 

The concept of the pictorial is street vintage in the 90s. In the photos, Son Dambi completes her glamorous, sexy rock-chic look with curly long hair, jumpsuits, lace tops and ripped jeans. 

More photos can be found in the upcoming April issue of Singles.
Written by Jenny@DKPOPNEWS

Juniel updates fans with a lovely selca

Posted: 26 Mar 2013 12:00 AM PDT


Juniel greeted her fans with a lovely morning selca.

On March 26th, the young singer uploaded a photo on her Twitter and wrote "Ran to the cafeteria to get myself a cup of morning coffee as soon as I arrived at my agency office. I was freezing, but it's so nice now."

The selca shows Juniel waking up her fans with her lovely smile and hot coffee. She is showing a lovely look with her baby-like skin and round eyes.

Netizens commented, "She just made my morning", "She's getting prettier" and "Her face is so small."

KARA takes adorable selcas in the waiting room

Posted: 25 Mar 2013 11:30 PM PDT


The girls of KARA treated their fans with a series of adorable selcas taken in the waiting room of a Japanese program.

On March 25th, KARA's Nicole uploaded the photos on her Twitter and wrote "We are just starting! See you soon… 6:55 PM". The members displayed their funny and cute sides while adorably posing for the camera. They were wearing white stage outfits and cute headbands.

KARA appeared on the Japanese show 'The Law of R'. During the show, the girls had an interview as well as performed live stage of their latest Japanese single, "Bye Bye Happy Days". You can watch the performance here.

Photo of Se7en in the army revealed

Posted: 25 Mar 2013 11:00 PM PDT


After recently enlisted in the army, Se7en finally revealed himself in uniform.

The 306th Reserve Corps revealed photos of its newest recruits, which included Se7en. In the photo, Se7en is wearing his military uniform and posing with other rookie soldiers. He appeared slightly nervous with a slight smile on his face.

Se7en started his military service on March 19th. He will be in basic training for 5 weeks before serving as an active-duty soldier for 21 months.

G.Na releases dance practice video for “Oops!”

Posted: 25 Mar 2013 10:30 PM PDT


After making an explosive comeback performances on weekly music programs, G.Na has now unveiled the dance practice video for her latest title song "Oops!" giving fans a closer look to its choreography.

On March 26, Cube Entertainment's Youtube released the new practice video with G.Na showing off her cute and sexy charms in her latest track. To give a little fun twist to the typical choreography video, G.Na's manager made a surprise cameo appearance.

Check out the clip below:

G-Dragon releases official trailer for 2013 World Tour

Posted: 25 Mar 2013 10:15 PM PDT


Big Bang leader G-Dragon will soon be opening the curtains of his '2013 G-Dragon World Tour: One of A Kind' and he just released the official trailer to give fans a sneak peek of what to expect on his grand shows.

'2013 G-Dragon World Tour: One of A Kind' will kick start on March 30th and 31st in Seoul at the Seoul Olympic Gymnasium. The tour will consist of a total of 26 shows in 8 different countries and 13 cities.

G-Dragon will also be carrying his world tour out with the best team ever. He has invited globally renowned concert directors including Travis Payne and Stacy Walker, who both worked on Michael Jackson's world tour "This Is It".

Check out the trailer below:

Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon looks the same as 4 years ago

Posted: 25 Mar 2013 10:01 PM PDT


Girls' Generation leader Taeyeon's photo from four years ago has gained a lot of interest from netizens.

Recently, a couple of photos were uploaded on an online community board under the title of "Taeyeon from 4 years ago", showing off her unchanging beauty.

The post compiled a recently taken photo and another one taken from four years ago. Taeyeon's image is as bright, youthful and cheerful as it was four years ago. She is showing the same lovely smile and still boasts a beautiful complexion and adorable face to match.

Netizens commented, "Looking lovely as always", "She hasn't changed much in the last four years", "Taeyeon hasn't aged a single day" and more.

SHINee’s Onew gets in another trouble for smoking

Posted: 25 Mar 2013 09:30 PM PDT


Currently creating stir with middle finger incident and dating rumor, SHINee's Onew is caught up in yet another controversy and this time, for smoking electronic cigarette.

A press recently reported about Onew and After School Jung Ah's dating scandal, and showed photos of them together taken in Apgujeong-dong. One of the photos caught the attention of the netizens which showed Onew puffing on an electronic cigarette.

The photo has been a shock to the public and met with mixed reactions. Some netizens have been defending Onew by saying, "He's an adult and he wasn't on broadcast ", "I was surprised, but I can understand" and more.

However, a number of other netizens commented, "I liked him because of his youthful image", "He's in a deep trouble" and "He needs to take care of his image."

What are your thoughts about this?

2AM’s Jo Kwon reveals Lee Yi Kyung saved his life

Posted: 25 Mar 2013 09:00 PM PDT


2AM's Jo Kwon revealed that actor Lee Yi Kyung had saved his life from gas poisoning.

On March 25th, Jo Kwon attended the press conference of new KBS 2TV drama 'God of Company' in Seoul and talked about his recent gas poison.

The 2AM member shared, "I was sleeping at the back seat and I woke up after hearing a phone ringing. After hanging up, I suddenly smelled gas and felt dizzy. I don't know where I would be now if I missed the phone call. The phone call was from Lee Yi Kyung. He saved my life."

Meanwhile, Jo Kwon's physical condition is fine and he assured fans that he's okay through his latest Twitter update.

Eric Nam releases “Long Ago Goodbye” for ‘Love In Memory’ OST

Posted: 25 Mar 2013 08:42 PM PDT



Former 'Birth of a Great Star 2' contestant Eric Nam, who recently debuted with "Heaven's Door", has lent his voice for the soundtrack of web drama, 'Love In Memory'.

On March 26, Eric Nam released his latest single, "Long Ago Goodbye" as the second OST for 'Love In Memory' following Byul's single of the same title.

'Love In Memory' is Korea's first SNS music drama that will be broadcasted through Naver TV Cast and Kyobo Life's Facebook starting on February 21 and will run six episodes long every Thursday.

Check out the single below: