Wednesday, September 11, 2013

"TVXQ Changmin’s Japanese movie to hit Korean theaters" plus 24 more

"TVXQ Changmin’s Japanese movie to hit Korean theaters" plus 24 more

TVXQ Changmin’s Japanese movie to hit Korean theaters

Posted: 11 Sep 2013 08:00 AM PDT

TVXQ Changmin's 2012 Japanese movie 'Run with the Gold' will hit the theaters across Korea starting next month.

Local film distributor Doki Entertainment announced that the Japanese crime action thriller has confirmed its Korean release date to October 10. A teaser poster has been released as well, heightening up anticipation for its premiere.

'Run with the Gold' is based on the novel by best-selling writer Takamura Kaoru, and tells the story of how six men battling over to steal gold bars. In the film, Changmin played a North Korean spy, Momo, who disguises himself as an engineering student and later joins a gold bar robbery.

VIXX transform into Wonder Girls?

Posted: 11 Sep 2013 07:44 AM PDT

VIXX transform into Wonder Girls?

VIXX finished recording for SBS Chuseok special show. Fans were surprised to see the boys transforming themselves into Wonder Girls to perform "So Hot" on the show, check out the short preview here.

SM Entertainment teams up with Samsung for social contribution

Posted: 11 Sep 2013 07:30 AM PDT

Top entertainment agency SM Entertainment joined forces with the country's biggest enterprise Samsung to contribute to society.

The agreement ceremony was held at Samsung's Seoul Office on September 10th for SM Entertainment and Samsung's new collaboration project called 'S Cube'. SM chairman Lee Soo Man and the president of Samsung, Seo Joon Hee, were in attendance along SM artists TVXQ's Yunho and f(x)'s Sulli.

The 'S Cube' project aims to contribute to the society by combining SM's contents producing abilities and Samsung's social contribution platform. The project will see the formation of specialized after-school study facilities, support for multicultural families, various volunteer activities and more.

Song Joong Ki to receive one more week of basic training

Posted: 11 Sep 2013 07:00 AM PDT

Instead of the usual five weeks, actor Song Joong Ki will be getting another week of basic military training.

According to the Training Center, the actor, who was enlisted in the army last month, will get six weeks of basic military training rather than the usual five weeks due to many national holidays.

A commissioned officer stated, "The new trainees will have six weeks of training as it is hard to secure enough training hours due to many holidays coming up, such as Chuseok holiday, Armed Forces Day, National Foundation Day of Korea and Hangul Proclamation Day."

Girl’s Day’s Minah wins Rookie Actress Award at Gwangju International Film Festival

Posted: 11 Sep 2013 06:30 AM PDT

Girl's Day's Minah has been recognized for her acting in the recent Gwangju International Film Festival.

On September 11, DreamT Entertainment announced that Minah won the 'Best Rookie Actress Award' for her role in the film 'Holly' at the Gwangju International Film Festival. In the film, Minah plays a girl named Wani who dreams of becoming a ballerina.

Due to her volunteer work in Thailand, Minah was unable to make it to the awards ceremony. And on September 6, the Girl's Day member received her award with actor Shin Hyun jun, who also been honored with his 'Best Star Award'.

SISTAR’s Soyou and Mad Clown’s new collaboration sweep charts

Posted: 11 Sep 2013 06:13 AM PDT

SISTAR's Soyou and Mad Clown's new collaboration single "Stupid In Love" has achieved an all-kill on various music charts.

As of the morning of September 11 KST, the duo's sad love song "Stupid in Love" grabbed the No. 1 place on various local music charts, including Melon,, Olleh Music, and Bugs Music.

"Stupid in Love" is written by hit maker Kim Do Hoon and Min Yeon Jae. The song talks about sad love story and features Mad Clown's unique rap skills and the beautiful voice of Soyu.

Kim Ye Rim exudes alluring aura for ‘High Cut’

Posted: 11 Sep 2013 05:30 AM PDT

Two Month's Kim Ye Rim (Lim Kim) put her stunning beauty and sexy charms in display as an autumn goddess in her recent pictorial for fashion magazine 'High Cut'.

For the September issue of the fashion magazine, Kim Ye Rim modeled five different make up looks that are perfect for fall season. The colors used in each makeup included beige, brown, burgundy, grey and black which expressed her beauty and milky skin flawlessly.

Meanwhile, Kim Ye Rim released her second mini-album 'Her Voice' on September 9th and once again captured the hearts of many music fans with her unique husky voice.

SISTAR’s Dasom offered leading role in new KBS drama

Posted: 11 Sep 2013 05:00 AM PDT

SISTAR's Dasom has been offered a female leading role in KBS's upcoming daily drama, 'Beans and Fields' (working title).

With reports surfacing about her possible casting in the upcoming drama, Starship Entertainment stated that "Dasom received the casting offer and had a meeting with production crew but nothing has been confirmed yet."

'Beans and Fields' will be directed by Lee Deok Gun and written by Hong Young Hee. It centers around three different families, whose members realize the true value of family and regret their wrongdoings to others.

After School’s UEE draws attention with alluring improvised dance

Posted: 11 Sep 2013 04:45 AM PDT

On the September 10th episode of SBS TV 'Incarnation', After School's UEE appeared as guest and drew attention with her alluring dance performance using various things.

During the show, Shin Dong Yup requested UEE to dance and UEE said graciously, "I must have danced about 1,000 times to Beyonce's 'Single Ladies' in the past 3 years," to which Kim Gura said, "You danced to it even more times than Beyoncé herself."

Then, MC Bong Tae Gyu said, "I heard you can improvise dance by using object," and UEE replied confidently, "Everything's fine as long as it's not 'Single Lady'. I just scanned at objects in this studio and I already have a few ideas."

Right after, UEE started dancing by using various objects in the studio, including a pen, hand mirror, cell phone and scripts.

Check out the video below.

A Pink’s Na Eun shines brighter in new photo for ‘Peripera’

Posted: 11 Sep 2013 04:30 AM PDT

A Pink's Son Na Eun has been recently chosen as the new model for cosmetic brand, 'Peripera', and additional photo for the brand has been unveiled, showing off her lovable image.

In the revealed cut, Na Eun created feminine and sweet makeup style with Peripera's new F/W arrival, 'Love Peri Tint Glow Stick.' It shows Na Eun's transformation into a princess with her glowing pink lips and peachy cheeks truly captivating every male fan's heart.

Lee Yeon Hee’s adorable childhood photos revealed

Posted: 11 Sep 2013 04:15 AM PDT

After her audition photos for SM Entertainment resurfaced, actress Lee Yeon Hee's adorable childhood photos also made rounds on various online community bulletin boards.

Pre-debut photos of the actress were recently uploaded online and gained attention among netizens. The photos showed Lee Yeon Hee during her elementary and junior high school years, and her unchanging beauty earned praises from the public.

Netizens commented, "She looks exactly the same now as before," "She is a natural beauty," "She has a god given beauty" and more.

Crayon Pop show their lovely charms in casual outfits

Posted: 11 Sep 2013 03:50 AM PDT

The goofy five-member girl group Crayon Pop, who are known for their tracksuits and helmets, suprised the public with their lovely charms in casual outfits.

Recently, several photos of the girls were uploaded on Crayon Pop's official blog. In the photos, the members are showing excited look at LA airport, and their colorful and comfortable airport fashion captivate the eyes.

Instead of their famous bulky helmets popularized from hit single "Bar Bar Bar", Crayon Pop members boast a fashionable look, showing another side of the group.

BTS reveals making of “N.O” MV and album jacket shoot

Posted: 11 Sep 2013 03:28 AM PDT

BTS or Bangtan Boys take fans behind the scenes of their "N.O" music video and album jacket shooting for 'O! R U L8, 2?'.

On September 11, Big Hit Entertainment uploaded two new clips on the group's official Youtube channel. The clips showed BTS members as well as their preparation and recording for their latest "N.O" music video and album jacket shooting.

Check out the videos below.

JYJ’s Jaejoong becomes a fashion bag designer

Posted: 11 Sep 2013 03:14 AM PDT

JYJ's Kim Jaejoong made a debut as a fashion bag designer.

Jaejoong, who has been interested in fashion and arts, participated in the designing process for the bags and cellphone cases of bag brand, Moldir. He took part in the entire process including design, material selection and planning, showing his passion for fashion and arts.

The brand was released in April and has received an explosive reaction by already selling more than 30,000 products. Due to a continual request, Jaejoong's bag line will be displayed at a duty-free shops and online stores as well.

Girls' Generation's Taeyeon release Nature Republic CF

Posted: 11 Sep 2013 02:32 AM PDT

Girls' Generation's main vocalist Taeyeon becomes the model of Cosmetics brand "Nature Republic", check out her CF for the popular brand below.

B.A.P to wrap up promotions for “Badman”

Posted: 11 Sep 2013 12:00 AM PDT

B.A.P will finally be wrapping its activities for "Badman".

According to TS Entertainment, B.A.P, who made an explosive comeback last month with three title tracks including "Coffee Shop", "Hurricane" and "Badman", will now officially wrap up official promotions on music programs this weekend.

B.A.P will be having a short break before kicking off its Japanese debut next month. The group is set release its debut single album 'Warrior' on October 9, a Japanese version of their Korea debut album of the same title released in January 2012.

Clara turns down MC offer from ‘Quiz to Change the World’

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 11:30 PM PDT

Actress/TV personality Clara has turned down the offer to be MC on the MBC varierty show, 'Quiz to Change the World' and decided to stay on tvN's 'SNL Korea'.

Clara's agency stated on September 10, "'SNL Korea' is the program that helped Clara becomes famous. Because the two shows are aired at the same time, giving up this show to appear on another program wasn't right."

Clara also tweeted, "It didn't seem right to appear on two programs that are aired at the same time. I want to keep being a part of the 'SNL' family, so I decided to continue doing what I do."

Lee Hyori opens up about her newlywed life

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 11:00 PM PDT

Singer Lee Hyori appeared on radio for the first time since her wedding and talked about her newlywed life.

On the September 10th episode of MBC FM4U 'Kim Shin Young's Noon Song of Hope', Lee Hyori was connected on the phone while girl group Spica was featured as a guest on the program.

When the DJ Kim Shin Young asked about her marriage, Lee Hyori said, "I thought that things would be different after I got married, but it's very similar. Everyone said marriage is different, but I'm not sure so far."

She added, "I've been in romantic relationship several times and I have a family and friend, but the marriage makes feel safe because it feels like I have a person on my side only."

G-Dragon’s ‘Coup D’etat’ hits 300,000 preorders just in Korea

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 10:30 PM PDT

Ahead of his solo comeback, Big Bang's G-Dragon has recorded 300,000 preorders of his second album 'Coup D'etat' just in Korea.

With the album being released on September 13, G-Dragon has already recorded 300,000 sales in pre-orders, according to YG Entertainment. Although he already unleashed his album in the digital form, G-Dragon is showing the best album power especially as a male solo artist.

In addition, G-Dragon will be touring Japan's domes with Big Bang from November of this year to January of 2014. It is expected that it will give even more positive effects on album sale.

Fans organize ‘TVXQ Forest’ project for 10th anniversary

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 10:01 PM PDT

In celebration of TVXQ's 10th anniversary, fans are organizing the TVXQ Forest Project in Yeouido this month.

Several different types of trees are to be planted in the area, including Chinese plum trees whose leaves turn a bright red, to represent TVXQ's official color. Fans created a website on the 6th with a goal of raising 5,000,000 won ($4,600 USD) for their event.

In response to the fans' efforts, a representative of SM Entertainment said, "We are thankful that fans are going out of their way to donate to a good cause for each commemoration."

Busker Busker confirms comeback for September

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 09:30 PM PDT

Busker Busker will finally be making a comeback this month with a second album.

On September 11, Chung Chun Music announced on its official Facebook and Twitter, "Hello. It's Chung Chun Music. We want to give you Busker Busker's second official album news. The 2nd full-length album will be released online and offline on September 25. Busker Busker's second story starting with the autumn wind. We ask for your love and support."

Busker Busker will release its second full-length album on September 25, after the Korean Chuseok holiday. Just like their first album, this new release is reportedly filled with songs composed by the group's leader, Jang Bum Joon.

Meanwhile, Busker Busker will be holding its '2013 Busker Busker Concert' in Busan on October 3 and move on to Daegu on October 20, and Seoul on November 1 and 2.

BTOB unveils BTS clips from album jacket shoot and fan event

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 09:02 PM PDT

BTOB, who recently made a comeback with third mini-album and title track "Thriller", uploaded two new clips on their official YouTube channel.

The clip showed BTOB's surprise event called "I'll Be Your Thriller" where the members made a surprise visit to mall, karaoke room, schools, and more to give fans various performances and free hugs.

Another video showed the behind-the-scene footage from album jacket shooting for the group's third mini album 'Thriller'.

JYJ releases 2nd MV teaser for “Only One” for ‘2014 Incheon Asian Games’

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 08:49 PM PDT

JYJ has been recently appointed as honorary ambassadors for the '2014 Incheon Asian Games' and they will be recording a song for the promotion of the big event.

On September 11, JYJ is bringing more excitement by releasing the second music video teaser for event's theme song "Only One". The teaser shows behind-the-scenes shots of the trio from their preparation and recording.

Check out the teaser below:

T-ara’s Dani to be featured in 5dolls’ upcoming single

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 08:29 PM PDT

T-ara's Dani will be showing her support for labelmate 5dolls' upcoming new mini album.

According to Core Contents Media on September 11, Dani will be featured in 5dolls' single titled "Without Love". The song will be included in their upcoming new mini album 'First Love' which will be released on September 17th.

A teaser photo was released via the agency's official Twitter, showing Dani exuding her innocent charms while sitting in flower-covered swing. The photo also included the captions, "Dani 2013.09.17 Special comming up F-ve Dolls friend."

BTS gets everyone to say “N.O” in newest music video

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 08:01 PM PDT

After showing us impressive video teasers, BTS (Bangtan Boys) finally dropped their new mini album 'O! R U L8, 2?' along with the full music video for title track "N.O"!

On September 11, Big Hit Entertainment uploaded the full music video for BTS' latest title tune "N.O". The concept is hip-hop beat with a requisite deep voice over raps and powerful choreography that are sure to get the attention of many fans.

"N.O" was produced by the group's producer PDOGG with the participation of members Rap Monster and Suga. The 10-track album 'O! R U L8, 2?' contains message that one should find happiness before it's too late.

Check out the MV below!