Wednesday, April 10, 2013

"Jessica makes yet another ‘legendary’ throw" plus 19 more

"Jessica makes yet another ‘legendary’ throw" plus 19 more


Jessica makes yet another ‘legendary’ throw

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 09:41 AM PDT

Jessica made another legendary throw.

Most fans of Jessica and Girls’ Generation remember the adorably awkward pitch that she threw straight to the ground last May. The throw went viral and even appeared on ESPN’s Sportscenter.

The newest throw was recently featured on an online community board under the title, “Sica’s new Pitch“. The throw occurred at a recent stop for their Japanese arena tour. It appears she wanted to compensate for the throw that went straight to the ground last time as she managed to do the complete opposite this time around. Determined to throw it correctly this time, Jessica tried an underhand throw instead of an overhead throw.

Sadly, just like Taeyeon with her accidental throw at a previous concert, Jessica misjudged her power and angle and sent the ball incredibly high up in a vertical line and had it drop straight back down nearby. Cutely mortified, she sank down to the ground and ran quickly away to recover.

Check out her cute throw below!

Image: oscartang

[Thanks to everyone who sent this in.]

TVXQ’s ‘TIME’ ranks #1 on Oricon Monthly Chart

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 09:07 AM PDT

TVXQ has done it again!

The duo had set a new personal record in Japan for first day studio album sales as their sixth Japanese studio album 'TIME' sold 160,719 copies on the first day.

The boys carried on their sales throughout the month as their sixth Japanese album ranked #1 for the month of March by selling 277,426 copies. The album, which includes 12 tracks and 2 bonus tracks, had been released in four versions: a CD version, 2 CD+DVD versions, and a special BigEast version.

Congratulations to TVXQ!

[Thanks to everyone who sent in this tip!]

Seo In Guk releases MV for his Japanese debut song “Fly Away”

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 08:36 AM PDT

Singer Seo In Guk had signaled his debut in Japan with the release of a teaser image as well as the name for the title track of his first Japanese single album recently, and now he’s released the music video!

His title track “Fly Away” is a ballad that shows off his gentle, yet powerful voice. Anticipation is already rising for this new song, as it was chosen from 500 other songs the singer and his team had been initially considering. The song itself will be released on April 24, so check out his beautiful voice in the MV below!

Tip: Hugh

IU’s new album is halfway complete

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 08:03 AM PDT

IU‘s new album is halfway complete.

Her main focus is on her drama ‘You’re the Best, Lee Soon Shin‘ but when she’s not filming, IU is working on her new album. She’s preparing a full-on album for this comeback, and also planning to take a more mature transformation. One representative said, “She’s around halfway done for her new album. We don’t know what exactly the future holds, but we know that she’ll be undergoing a lot of changes.

She’d revealed before that legendary singer Choi Baek Ho was going to be featured in her new album, which already signals that she’s attempting at a change.

Are you looking forward to her comeback?

Tip:  kpoppa_iu

Will Davichi’s Kang Min Kyung quit being a singer after getting married?

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 07:29 AM PDT

It looks like fans and Davichi‘s Haeri can breathe a sigh of relief because Kang Min Kyung has says she doesn’t plan on quitting the music industry after marriage.

The singer appeared on the April 9th episode of KBS2‘s ‘1 vs 100‘ where she spoke up about the topic. MC Han Suk Joon asked Kang Min Kyung, “Would you continue your career as a singer after getting married?

Kang Min Kyung replied, “Even after I get married, if the public is okay with it, I would like to continue my career as a singer. Even Haeri unni said the same thing.”

With idols like Wonder GirlsSun getting married and starting her family, who do you think is next in line to join the list of married idols?

Lee Da Hae thanks 100 ‘IRIS 2′ staff members with ‘rice cake’ gift sets

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 07:04 AM PDT

Actress Lee Da Hae showed her heart of gold by personally delivering ‘rice cake’ gift sets to 100 ‘IRIS 2‘ staff members.

Lee Da Hae’s agency Forestar Entertainment stated, “It’s already been half a year since filming for ‘IRIS 2′ began. Especially for the staff who poured all of their strength more than anyone else during the cold winter months, Lee Da Hae personally prepared a small event to cheer them on.”

“Lee Da Hae delivered her prepared [rice cake] to the staff individually and made sure to thank each one of them. Although the filming hasn’t finished yet, to give energy to the exhausted staff during the all-night filming schedule ahead, the lead actress cheered them on first, saying ‘fighting’.”

There are only two weeks of ‘IRIS 2′ left until its finale, so stay tuned for what happens to all of your favorite characters!

‘K-Pop Star’ season 1 and 2 finalists to team up for the ‘K-Pop Star Dream Stage’

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 06:43 AM PDT

Following the finale of ‘K-Pop Star 2‘, a special broadcast titled ‘K-Pop Star Dream Stage‘ will air on the 14th and will feature some of your favorite contestants from season 1 and two back together again!

‘K-Pop Star’ finalists Park Ji Min, Lee Hi, and Baek Ah Yeon, and more will reunite once again on stage for another round of spectacular performances. The K-pop stars also have a treat in store for fans with their special stages. Lee Hi will be teaming up with ‘K-Pop Star 2′ finalist 2000 Won to perform a cover of Rihanna‘s “Love the Way You Lie“. ‘K-Pop Star 2′ runner up Bang Ye Dam will also be collaborating with season one finalist Lee Seung Hoon for a special hip hop stage as well.

Get ready to watch the contestants reunite on the ‘K-Pop Star Dream Stage’ on the 14th!

Shin So Yul cries because she couldn’t throw ceremonial first pitch

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 05:36 AM PDT

Actress Shin So Yul uploaded a selca of herself “crying.”

Shin So Yul tweeted, “It’s rained out! It would have been my first time throwing the ceremonial first pitch. With the rain my dreams are shattered.

In the photo, she cut some paper to simulate tears and taped them below her eyes to show her disappointment and sadness at missing out on the opportunity to throw out the first pitch.

Netizens commented, “She must be sad,” “She is so cute,” and “You will have another opportunity to throw it some day.”

Shin So Yul was scheduled to throw the first pitch in the match between the LG Twins and Doosan Bears, but it was canceled due to rain.

INFINITE’s L says Sunggyu is not a clean person

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 05:09 AM PDT

L called out his fellow member Sunggyu for being less than tidy around the dorm.

The INFINITE member appeared on the April 9th broadcast of KBS2′s ‘1 vs 100‘ and shared that Sunggyu is quite messy. He said, “All of the INFINITE members live together.”

MC Han Suk Jun asked what the atmosphere was like in the dorm, and L replied, “The dorm is not clean,” making the studio audience laugh. He continued, “Sunggyu is not clean. We share the same room. Sunggyu piles his clothes up like a mountain.”

Did you know Sunggyu was messy?

2NE1′s Park Bom represents Blackjacks with a fierce selca

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 04:45 AM PDT

2NE1‘s Park Bom wished her Blackjacks a good night with a fierce selca.

Park Bom wrote via Twitter:

She shared the above photo of herself in a black top and beanie. Her top shows what looks to be a phoenix, and her fierce ponytail definitely matches the immortal bird concept.

Blackjacks commented, “Park Bom has a really small head,” “She became prettier,” and “I hope 2NE1 comes back soon.”

Tip: blackjack

December’s DK to enlist into the army this May

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 04:22 AM PDT

December‘s DK has announced that he will be enlisting into the army next month!

December’s camp stated, “DK will enlist into the army at the Gyeonggido Uijeongbu 306 Reserve on May 7th, and he will begin his service as an active-duty soldier.”

The group previously released their 2nd full-length album ‘The Last Legacy‘ and shared on their fan cafe, “It’s already been four years since December has been with you all. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for consistently supporting and loving us over the years. This will be our last album prior to December leaving for the army. As a Korean male citizen, it is our duty to serve in the army, so don’t worry too much. We will work hard and return in a healthy condition, and we hope that we continue to support each other as a family like we are doing now.”

December’s Yoon Hyuk previously enlisted into the army back in January and is currently serving as a public service personnel.

Baek Ah Yeon’s MV for “Introduction to Love” from ‘When A Man Loves’ OST released

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 03:55 AM PDT

Following the comebacks of fellow 'K-Pop Star' finalists Lee Hi and Park Ji MinBaek Ah Yeon has also revealed a release of her own.

Although it's not an actual comeback, we can still hear her lovely voice through the OST for the MBC drama 'When A Man Loves'.

The first track from 'When A Man Loves' OST, "Introduction to Love", expresses the love between Han Tae Sang (Song Seung Hun) and Seo Mi Do (Shin Se Kyung).

Check out the MV below!

Kwon Sang Woo and Son Tae Young attend the ‘Norigae’ VIP screening event together

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 03:30 AM PDT

Married couple Kwon Sang Woo and Son Tae Young were recently spotted showing some more PDA (‘Public Display of Affection’), which they have been known to do a lot of throughout the years.

The celebrity couple was seen enjoying a movie date together at the VIP screening event for the movie ‘Norigae‘ at COEX’ Megabox Cinema in Gangnam, Seoul on the 9th. Media outlets captured the couple holding hands, making it clear as daylight that they are still happily married.

Kwon Sang Woo and Son Tae Young tied the knot back in September 2008 and created a beautiful family together with their son Luke Kwon.

‘Norigae’ will premiere in Korea on the 18th.

Actor Kim Jong Hyun stops a thief from stealing a woman’s bag

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 03:05 AM PDT

Actor Kim Jong Hyun stopped a thief from stealing a woman’s purse off-screen.

On April 8th, Kim Jong Hyun chased after a person who stole a woman’s bag in Seoul. According to reports, he heard a woman screaming, “Give back my purse,” and he ran over to help. Though he did safely retrieve the bag for the woman, the thief unfortunately escaped. The incident was caught on film by a nearby witness who uploaded it online.

A staff member at the heroic star’s agency stated, “We just received a call from Kim Jong Hyun and heard what happened. At first we were worried that he might be hurt, but luckily he did not receive any injuries.”

In regards to what happened, they said, “Kim Jong Hyun was closing up his cafe when he heard someone scream, ‘My bag! My bag!’ and so he turned around and ran over. Although he was able to get the bag back, he could not catch the perpetrator. Jong Hyun is quite sad about that.

You may remember Kim Jong Hyun from the hit KBS2 drama ‘School 2013‘.

Good job, Kim Jong Hyun!

IU gets friendly with her co-stars in BTS photos for ‘You’re the Best Lee Soon Shin’

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 02:40 AM PDT

The KBS 2TV drama ‘You’re the Best Lee Soon Shin‘ released behind-the-scenes photos of its star-studded cast getting along and having a good time on set.

Contrary to their bitter relationship on screen, IU and Yoo In Na were seen showing their close real-life friendship. IU was also spotted getting friendly with her male co-stars Jo Jung Suk and Lee Ji Hoon, much to the envy of fan girls and fan boys alike. Kim Yoon Suh and Choi Kang Won also took snapshots with their fellow cast members.

A representative commented, “On ‘You’re the Best Lee Soon Shin’, middle-aged stars have become the focus of the drama with their stable acting ability, and the young stars are adding vitality to the drama with their refreshing and bright energy. We are thankful that everyone is keeping up a good spirit and having fun during the day-after-day filming schedule.”

Take our very own uncle fan’s advice, and catch ‘You’re the Best Lee Soon Shin’ every Saturday and Sunday at 7:55PM KST.

Tip: ally

‘High Cut’ reveals unreleased cuts of INFINITE and B.A.P

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 02:15 AM PDT

High Cut‘ recently released more cuts from the spring pictorials with INFINITE and 'this year's MVPs' B.A.P!

INFINITE and B.A.P went for a totally different image, showcasing their groups’ respective colors. INFINITE showed how a ‘Man In Love’ dresses by going preppy in their clean-cut polo shirts, while B.A.P let loose with their playful expressions and bold jackets with accessories to match.

The groups are definitely two of the hottest male idol groups to watch out for this year with their latest singles “Man In Love” and “One Shot“.

Tip: infispirit

‘Book of the House of Gu’ becomes the #1 Mon-Tues drama in its first week

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 01:50 AM PDT

The wait was over for many fans upon the premiere of the MBC drama ‘Book of the House of Gu‘, which became the #1 Mon-Tues drama in its first week!

According to AGB Nielsen Media Research, the April 9th broadcast of ‘Book of the House of Gu’ achieved a 12.2% viewer rating, moving the drama up to the top in viewer ratings in its time slot.

Meanwhile, ‘God of the Workplace‘ and ‘Jang Ok Jung‘ both suffered a slight drop and achieved a 12.1% and 9.1% viewer rating, respectively.

‘Book of the House of Gu’ and ‘God of the Workplace’ were neck-and-neck for their first week with only a 0.1% difference in viewer ratings, leaving viewers curious which drama will rise to the top next week.

Hwang Min Woo meets up with KARA in Japan

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 01:25 AM PDT

Little PsyHwang Min Woo took a friendly photo with KARA in Japan.

Hwang Min Woo tweeted, “I met the KARA noonas in the dressing room across from mine when I went to Japan to film on Fuji TV.” He also added, “It was great seeing the noonas in Japan. All of the noonas are really pretty. Sunbaes, please look out for me. Thank you!

In the photos, the adorable little singer is wearing his trademark suit and glasses and striking a pose for the camera. Fans noticed KARA’s long and slender legs even in slippers.

Netizens commented, “It’s KARA,” “Hwang Min Woo, he even made it in Japan,” and “It’s always refreshing to see KARA.”

KARA recently released a new single in Japan last month titled ‘Bye Bye Happy Days‘.

Davichi’s Kang Min Kyung reveals her skincare secrets

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 01:01 AM PDT

Kang Min Kyung revealed her skincare secrets on the latest ‘1 vs 100‘.

The Davichi singer is famous for her perfect, clear skin, and on the show, the MC asked her, “Kang Min Kyung, you did a few dramas. That may be why, but there are a lot of questions asking you about how you take care of your looks and your skin.

Kang Min Kyung answered, “The secret to skincare is that I wash my face 5 times before I sleep, no matter what. Before I sleep, I wash my face over and over again to make sure there’s no dirt left. So I wash my face about 5 times.

Will you be trying out her advice?

BTOB make their ‘Second Confession’ in sweet individual comeback photos

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 12:36 AM PDT

BTOB made a comeback with their new digital singleSecond Confession” on the 10th, and they’ve now released an extra treat for fans.

In their individual comeback photos, the boys seem ready to serenade that special someone with their instruments. They stare into the camera with their mesmerizing eyes as if they want to confess their love to their fans.

"Second Confession" is a romantic song about the emotions of a man who is about to confess his feelings a second time to a lover he has parted with in the past.

BTOB will also be confessing their love in person through their comeback stages starting on ‘M! Countdown‘ on the 11th.

Listen to “Second Confession” below if you haven’t already!