Friday, September 20, 2013

"SISTAR Bora is pretty in curls and dreamy with balloons for CECI" plus 22 more

"SISTAR Bora is pretty in curls and dreamy with balloons for CECI" plus 22 more

SISTAR Bora is pretty in curls and dreamy with balloons for CECI

Posted: 20 Sep 2013 08:30 AM PDT

SISTAR Bora transforms into a dreamy ideal girl with her curls for CECI magazine's October photoshoot issue.

With the concept "Balloons in the Dreams", Bora curled her long hair while wearing stylish mix&match clothes while holding big balloons.

Check her photos below:

Han Hye Jin to return to TV with new SBS drama

Posted: 20 Sep 2013 08:00 AM PDT

Following her short break after her wedding, actress Han Hye Jin will be coming back to work for the upcoming SBS drama, 'Kind Words'.

Her agency Namoo Actors announced, "Han Hye Jin has been cast in new SBS drama 'Kind Words'. She still had a strong will to continue her acting career and eventually chose the drama as her first work after getting married."

This is Han Hye Jin's first return to TV drama in almost a year, since the jTBC drama 'Syndrome'. She will play the role of a bright woman named Na Eun Jin in 'Kind Words', which also stars Ji Jin Hee and Kim Ji Soo.

The drama, which is written by Hah Myung Hee and directed by Choi Young Hoon, is about a woman with a bad marriage who falls in love with another man. It is scheduled to air on December 2.

Key reveals 'No Tongue' rule in his kissing scene with Dana

Posted: 20 Sep 2013 07:30 AM PDT

SHINee's Key and Dana appeared on September 18th episode of Radio Star. On the show, they talked about their kissing scene for their musical 'Bonnie & Clyde'.

Dana stated that she felt awkward at first because they are close. Key blurted ,"Actually we put up a rule that we will not use our tongues," leaving the hosts and even Dana in shocked.

MC Kyuhyun then asked, "Who made that rule?" and Key quickly pointed at Dana, who shouted, "It's you!" and left the set in chaos falling into Key's endless teasing while she's trying to make the MCs believe her.

Check their cute teasing in the clip below:

Hallyu Dream Festival to take place in October + artists lineup revealed

Posted: 20 Sep 2013 07:00 AM PDT

The fourth annual 2013 Hallyu Dream Festival is set to take place at the Gyeongju Gymnasium, in Gyeongju on October 5 and 6 with various events lined up for the fans.

The festival prepares many programs spread over a span of 3 days such as the K-pop Dance Cover Contest, K-pop Cosplay Contest, EXO Dance Showdown, Anniversary Special, Special Performances and much more. The most anticipated event, however, is the Hallyu Dream Concert which will be held on the second day of the festival.

The lineup for the upcoming Hallyu Dream Concert includes big-name K-pop acts such as TVXQ, SISTAR, 4minute, KARA, A Pink, 2AM, Davichi, Ailee, Crayon Pop, T-ara, 5dolls, BTOB, VIXX, A-JAX, BTS, Boys Republic, Kim Tae Woo, M.Pire, EgoBomb, Rose Motel, TASTY, U-Kiss and Big Star.

BTOB Changsub shares cool photo with his mom

Posted: 20 Sep 2013 06:35 AM PDT

BTOB Changsub spends a great time with his mother while enjoying Chuseok holiday. He uploaded a photo with her and wrote,

"I exchanged cap with my mom ke ke ke surprisingly snapback suits well to my mom hehehe have a great holiday^^♥".

In the photo, Changsub is taking a photo while his mom looks cool wearing his snapback. Like what he wrote, it looks good on her. Agree?

‘Marriage Blue’ releases teaser poster and stills ft. Taecyeon, Lee Yeon Hee and Go Jun Hee

Posted: 20 Sep 2013 06:00 AM PDT

Getting fans pumped up, the upcoming movie 'Marriage Blue' [Korean title: 'The Night Before the Wedding'] released teaser poster and still cuts featuring a star studded cast including Taecyeon, Kim Kang Woo, Kim Hyo Jin, Joo Ji Hoon, Lee Yeon Hee, Go Jun Hee and more.

'Marriage Blue' features different stories about four engaged couples who go through pre-wedding traumas and many other events. The teaser poster includes the words, "Should I do this marriage, or not?" and "The most dangerous week of my life," gaving hint that the couples will go through conflicts.

BTOB is envious of EXO?

Posted: 20 Sep 2013 05:00 AM PDT

BTOB confessed their honest feelings towards popular idol group, EXO.

The seven members recently had an interview with Star News and talked about their newly released third mini album 'Thriller'.

When asked about being compared with popular group EXO, who debuted at the same period, the members honestly revealed, "As a group that debuts around popular idol group EXO, we really felt motivated. In fact, we do envy them but it's just a start now, so we don't want to be hasty either."

They added, "Looking at teams that are of our era, we may become impatient but more than that, we have gained the awareness that we have to devote ourselves more into practices. We heard about questions whether we are envious seeing other teams doing well at a fast rate. But because of our very own mindset, we understand that we can only work harder to do well in the future."

Meanwhile, BTOB is currently promoting its third mini album title track "Thriller". Their latest release gains much attention as the members personally participated in producing most songs, setting their first step as composers.


IU celebrates her 5th anniversary

Posted: 20 Sep 2013 04:30 AM PDT

IU recently celebrated her 5th anniversary since her debut.

On September 18, IU posted a special message on her official fancafe, "It's my 5th anniversary!!Wahhhhhhh!!! kekeTime goes by so fast!! A year has already passed!!Thank you for not changing and sticking with me this yearAh feel so reassured!!"

She also updated fans with her upcoming comeback, "Finished filming my music video yesterday!Ready to attack! I want to write longer but I.. Stayed up for two nights so I'll come back in the afternoon.. haha Then I'll officially say what I have to say keke For now~ Good night <3".

Meanwhile, IU will roll out her much-awaited third studio album "Modern Times" on October 7, breaking one year and five months' hiatus.

Credit: weheartiu

Clara flaunts her fit and sexy body for ‘SURE’

Posted: 20 Sep 2013 04:00 AM PDT

Today's hottest star Clara showcases her sexy and well-toned healthy body once again in her latest pictorial for fashion magazine, 'SURE'.

With special theme 'Secrets to a Strong Body', Clara revealed the secrets to her perfectly beautiful figure, which is shaped by continual workout and diet. She also wowed staff members with her bold poses.

In the accompanying interview, Clara revealed, "I only began working out because I wanted to get 6-pack abs. But I just grew to love exercising as I went along."

Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun and her pet dog Dubu send a wink to fans

Posted: 20 Sep 2013 03:30 AM PDT

Girls' Generation's Seohyun recently updated fans with a new set of lovely photos.

On September 20, the maknae posted an encouraging message on Girls' Generation's official website, "Dubu, who was a baby, is already growing this much~! One photo with cute-acting Dubu and a wink!♥ The differences in daily temperatures have been large, always be careful not to catch a cold^^"

Attached the post are photos of Seohyun playing and cuddling with her adorable pet dog Dubu. She showed her natural beauty and made sure to wink for the camera as well.

Meanwhile, Girls' Generation will be heading to Singapore for their world tour, '2013 Girls' Generation's World Tour – Girls & Peace' on October 12th.

Credit: ch0sshi

Old photos of Jeon Ji Hyun gain interest

Posted: 20 Sep 2013 03:00 AM PDT

A series of old photos of actress Jeon Ji Hyun have resurfaced online, leaving fans in awe with her unchanging beauty.

Recently, a number of photos titled "Old photo collection of Jeon Ji Hyun" were uploaded on an online community board. The photos show the actress just started her career and her youthful image and unchanging beauty immediately caught the eyes of viewers.

Netizens commented, "She looks pretty even in her old pictures", "So pure and cute", "She looks just as beautiful today" and more.

M.I.B wraps up first Japanese tour

Posted: 19 Sep 2013 11:30 PM PDT

M.I.B, who have been doing their best to meet international fans, successfully wrapped their first solo Japanese tour over the weekend.

The group started their Japan tour dubbed 'Keep Going' in Osaka on September 11th, and then moved on to Nagoya on September 14th, and had two shows in Tokyo on the 15th. All of the tickets were completely sold out despite the bad weather condition.

M.I.B had their first showcase in Japan back in June, and it was first time for them to have a concert tour in Japan. The members showed their charisma through a great number of songs, such as "Only Hard For Me", "Nod Along", "G.D.M" and "Dash". They also showed their individual talents through solo stages.

Meanwhile, M.I.B will have another show in Shibuya, Tokyo on November 19th, and they will be releasing their official Japanese debut album next year.

Girls’ Generation’s “Galaxy Supernova” reaches No.1 on Oricon

Posted: 19 Sep 2013 11:04 PM PDT

Girls' Generation has now taken the top spot on Oricon's Daily Single Chart with their latest Japanese single, "Galaxy Supernova".

According to the Oricon Charts, Girls' Generation's "Galaxy Supernova" which debuted fourth in the first day of release, grabbed the #1 spot of Daily Single Chart after selling 14,564 copies.

Girls' Generation released their eighth single "Galaxy Supernova" in Japan on September 18. The song will also be used in conjunction with the girls' new endorsement deal with Japanese fashion company Samantha Tavasa.

Actor Lee Tae Sung to enlist in the army in October

Posted: 19 Sep 2013 10:30 PM PDT

Actor Lee Tae Sung will be starting his military service in October.

His agency reported on September 19 that "Lee Tae Sung received his draft notice for the upcoming month of October. The exact date was not decided yet."

The enlistment notification came after Lee Tae Sung wrapped up his recent drama, 'I Summon You, Gold!'. His management agency also reported that the actor will have his wedding ceremony with seven year older wife before starting his military service.

Meanwhile, Lee Tae Sung registered his marriage back in April.

Won Bin and Lee Na Young chosen as #1 celebrity couple people want to get married

Posted: 19 Sep 2013 10:01 PM PDT

Actor Won Bin and actress Lee Na Young have been chosen as the celebrity couple people most want to see married.

Cable channel Y-STAR recently conducted a survey asking both couple managing experts and viewers, "Who is the best celebrity couple that should get married soon?". The couple of Won Bin and Lee Na Young came out in first place.

One expert explained, "The longer I look at their picture, they almost seem like siblings because of their similar image." The viewers also commented, "They look like soulmates who don't get sick of each other."

Justin Bieber to perform with Psy and G-Dragon?

Posted: 19 Sep 2013 09:35 PM PDT

Global star Justin Bieber recently dropped hints about a possible joint performance with Big Bang's G-Dragon and Psy.

On September 19, the singer tweeted, "Excited to get to Korea to perform on October 10th. Maybe u will see my guys @psy_oppa and @IBGDRGN. Get the bbq ready. #BELIEVETOUR."

Justin Bieber will hold his first concert in South Korea at Olympic Park Gymnastic Stadium in Seoul on October 10. The Seoul concert is part of his world tour, dubbed the 'Believe Tour.'

The collaboration between the three superstars is not yet confirmed but it may be possible as Psy is under the same label as Justin Bieber at School Boy Records.

Suzy takes it easy on 200m speedwalking relay

Posted: 19 Sep 2013 09:12 PM PDT

One of the biggest idol events, Idol Athletics Championships, finally goes on air on September 19 with over 160 idol teams fiercely battling with each other. miss A's Suzy, however, decided to take it easy on the 200m speedwalking relay competition.

Suzy confidently states that the other teams should watch out and that she wants to win at least one medal in these events. However, as the race begins, all of the idols started running much ahead of her and Suzy ended up coming in as the last runner.

Suzy said, "I'm not afraid people capturing comic shots of me."

Meanwhile, AOA took the gold in the 200m speed walking, beating out girl groups SPICA, A Pink, Girl's Day, Rainbow, SECRET and miss A.

INFINITE greets fans from Singapore

Posted: 19 Sep 2013 08:27 PM PDT

Idol group INFINITE will be taking its '2013 INFINITE 1ST WORLD TOUR ONE GREAT STEP' to Singapore next month.

On September 20, Woollim Entertainment unveiled a short teaser video on its official Youtube channel for the upcoming concert, featuring the seven members of INFINITE greeting their fans in Singapore.

INFINITE will hold its '2013 INFINITE 1ST WORLD TOUR ONE GREAT STEP' at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on October 5th. They will put on a world-class concert backed by their internationally renowned production team to their Singapore fans.

Meanwhile, their journey will continue in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on October 19th.

SECRET’s Song Jieun shares angelic selca

Posted: 19 Sep 2013 07:57 PM PDT

SECRET's Song Jieun made fans' hearts flutter with a new selca update.

The singer posted on her Twitter on September 19th, "Is there any non-fat rice cake? What are you all doing?" and shared the photo above.

In the photo, Jieun looks charming in casual clothing and minimal makeup. Her angelic smile and beautiful look earned much praises from the fans.

After School’s Nana shows support for Electroboyz’ “Let It Rain”

Posted: 19 Sep 2013 07:27 PM PDT

After School's Nana showed her support for Electroboyz' latest single "Let It Rain".

Electroboyz tweeted a photo of Nana and her pet dog both cheering for the boys' latest single with a special handwritten message. The message reads, "Electroboyz' 'Let It Rain' is daebak♡ Please give it a lot of love! Fighting! Hope it becomes a hit^^"

Nana became close with Electroboyz after featuring in the group's "Ma Boy 3" single. Electroboyz recently released its hip hop R&B track "Let It Rain" and Nana sent a cheering message as a special Chuseok gift.

T-ara’s Qri celebrates the Chuseok holiday

Posted: 19 Sep 2013 07:01 PM PDT

Taking a break from busy schedule, T-ara's Qri celebrated the Chuseok holiday with her family.

On September 19, Qri posted on her Twitter, "Only for today… I'll be returning starting from tomorrow. See you at Mongolia" and "feels nice~~~only for today".

Meanwhile, T-ara will be heading to Mongolia for a concert at the Central Stadium in Ulaanbaatar on September 21.

A Pink perform at OBS Student Culture Festival

Posted: 19 Sep 2013 06:55 PM PDT

Check out A Pink's latest performance at the OBS Student Culture Festival, the girls perform No No No and Bubibu.

Dal Shabet's Woohee releases "Nanumclover" CF

Posted: 19 Sep 2013 05:51 PM PDT

Dal Shabet's Woohee unveils her latest CF for Nanumclover, check out the video below: