Wednesday, May 7, 2014

"Lunafly's Teo and LC9's King attempt the 'unique kiss' from a viral video" plus 22 more

"Lunafly's Teo and LC9's King attempt the 'unique kiss' from a viral video" plus 22 more


Lunafly's Teo and LC9's King attempt the 'unique kiss' from a viral video

Posted: 07 May 2014 08:00 AM PDT



Do you know the viral video of a Korean couple doing the 'unique (but difficult) kiss'? It has been going viral among k-netizens after a sweet couple uploaded the original video wherein the boy tried to kiss the girl in the most difficult way possible.

Koreans are trying to imitate it among their lovers or just between friends. Some succeed but majority fails. So here are Lunafly's Teo and LC9' King attempt.

Did they succeed or fail? Watch the video HERE posted from Teo's Facebook account.

Check out the original video  which has over 70K likes and 7,300+ shares.




Former KARA member Jiyoung is living well in England

Posted: 07 May 2014 07:00 AM PDT



After her departure from KARA last month, former member Jiyoung keeps in touch with his fans through her instagram account and updates them with her whereabouts.

On her latest upload, Jiyoung shares a beautiful photo of her with a caption, "Are you doing well? I'm doing well :)".

She seems really doing fine as we see her looking lovely in the photo wherein she is enjoying a sunny and bright day outdoors. She looks relaxed and peaceful.

Do you miss her?

'Mimi', starring TVXQ's Changmin releases trailer for its theater version

Posted: 07 May 2014 06:45 AM PDT



It was reported before that the ghost romance mini drama 'Mimi' starring TVXQ's Changmin and actress Moon Ga Young is going to be edited into a movie and shown in Japan's theaters.

To give a glimpse of what theater-goers will see, a trailer has been released. The clips from the drama are edited into a more dramatic and compressed version which viewers can enjoy.

The movie version of 'Mimi' will be shown in two parts. The first part premieres on May 9 while the second would be on 16.



g.o.d. to release a ballad song 'Ugly Duckling' on May 8 after 12 years

Posted: 07 May 2014 06:20 AM PDT



National group g.o.d. is making their anticipated comeback after long 12 years hiatus and their comeback song would be a ballad.

Sidus HQ revealed that the title would be 'Ugly Duckling'. It is a ballad track written by Duble Sidekick and sang by the five members who reunited once again after 12 years.

They stated, "g.o.d. are going to commence their comeback on 8th to commemorate their 15th anniversary. They will release an album and will hold a concert in July as well."

Kim Heechul escorts co-actors in 'Flower Grandpas Investigation Unit' presscon, space big star's manners

Posted: 07 May 2014 05:30 AM PDT



On May 7, cast of tvN's 'Flower Grandpas Investigation Unit' Lee Jun Jae, Byun Hee Bong, Jang Kwang, Kim Hee Chul and others attended the press conference at Press Center in National Press Club located in Gwang Hwa Mun, Seoul.

At the event, Dispatch caught Super Junior Heechul's mannerism towards his co-actors as he leads Lee Jun Jae, Byun Hee Bong, and Jang Kwang during the photo time.

In the photos, Heechul is guiding the actors and assisting them showing his manners and respect. Fans commented under the article, "Pay respect to elderly. Nice Heechul!","So gentleman of him.","He's such a good guy." However, there are also netizens who commented, "I think it's unnecessary.","I wonder if the actors are troubled being guided like that."

Meanwhile, 'Flower Grandpas Investigation Unit' premieres on May 9. Check out more photos below:







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Written by KYUriShana


Mr. Mr. express gratitude to their MISOs in MV for 'It's You'

Posted: 07 May 2014 05:00 AM PDT



Male group Mr. Mr. release an MV tribute to their fans, MISOs, through their song 'It's You'.

The MV is a compilation of their activities and promotions. There are also clips showing their interaction with their faithful fans. The lyrics are about thanking someone for everything he/she has done, which perfectly fits to what the members want to say to their fans.

Watch below:




JYJ's Junsu to turns into 'Dracula' for a new musical

Posted: 07 May 2014 03:44 AM PDT


Junsu is going to be a vampire in his next musical.

On May 7th, OD Musical Company announced that Junsu has been chosen as the protagonist for the new musical "Dracula" along with Ryu Jung Han who has been double casted for the role". It was said that Junsu accepted the offer to star in the musical without any hesitation after reading the script and music.

"Dracula" is based on the same name novel which was published in 1987 by Bram Stoker. Its musical was premiered at Broadway in 2004 and has been performed in various countries such as Sweden, Japan, England, Canada. A rep from OD Musical Company also said that after watching many of his previous works, they thought with Junsu's melodious voice and masculine charm, he will perfectly portrait as a romantic vampire who is deeply fallen in love with a woman. They are also confident with with Junsu's talent he will be able to showcase more of his charm through this musical that many people have never seen before.

Musical "Dracula" will take place at Seoul Arts Center's Opera Theater from July 17th - September 5th.

SHINee's Minho to join the soccer team on 'Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education'

Posted: 07 May 2014 02:36 AM PDT


On May 7th, the production team of KBS's "Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education"revealed that SHINee's Minho is the last member to join in the line-up for the soccer team on the show.

According to an official broadcaster, he participated in the recording last weeks and had a friendly match with the other cast members. In particular it was revealed that former soccer player Lee Young Pyo especially recommended him as the new member for the team as he was impressed with Minho's good skill.

BToB's Minhyuk, actor Hong Jong Hyun and Kim Jong Kook were said to be at the filming said as well.

Previously on May 6th, KBS broadcast the soccer match between the show's soccer team with Anyang High School's team. For the episode featuring Minho, it will be broadcast next week on May 13th

EXO's mini album 'Overdose' breaks the record with the highest pre-orders number

Posted: 07 May 2014 01:23 AM PDT


Fans just can't resist the "overdose" effect from EXO.

On May 7th, it was reported that the pre-orders for EXO's mini album "Overdose" is 658,710 (372,160 for Korean ver, 286,550 for Chinese ver) and it breaks the record as the the album to have the highest number of pre-orders in the history.

Moreover, the title track "Overdose" immediately climbed to the #1 position in real-time on many online music charts such as MelOn, Bugs, Naver Music, Daum Music, Soribada, Mnet and more. The Korean ver for the MV also surpassed 1 million viewers on Youtube in just 10 hours.

In addition, EXO will make their 1st comeback stage on "M!Countdown" on May 8th.

Ji Hyun Woo confirms to be male lead in 'Trot lovers'

Posted: 07 May 2014 12:30 AM PDT


After discharging from the army on May 6, actor Ji Hyun Woo has chosen a drama of KBS2, 'Trot Lovers', to return to the small screen in two years.

'Trot Lovers' is about a star musician 'Jang Joon Hyun' who despises trot and a girl named 'Choi Chun Hee' who cannot live without trot. It is a romantic comedy which brings romantic love and slight smile to viewers.

A representative of 'Trot Lovers' crew said, "Ji Hyun Woo perfectly fits the character 'Jang Joong Hyun' as he has good looks and singing talent. He is also interested in the plot of drama. We expect him to show charming acting, as the way to thank the fans who always waited for him"

Meanwhile, 'Trot Lovers' will be airing in June following Big Man.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Uee brings a sporty look for H:Connect

Posted: 06 May 2014 11:30 PM PDT


UEE has her new pictorials for H:Connect 's Street Fashion Collection Line "SHARKEE"

As the endorsement model for "H:Connect", UEE dressed in chic and sporty outfits for their photoshoots but still looked cute, young, and energetic.

UEE once again shows off her perfect body figure and good expression. She looks like a real model who fits any styles, from a chic, mature to cute and sporty. Uee is growing as a multi-talented artist with her good skills in acting, modeling, hosting and more.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Happy birthday to After School's Raina

Posted: 06 May 2014 11:00 PM PDT


Stage Name: Raina
Birth Name: Oh Hye Rin
Birthday: May 7, 1989
Label: Pledis entertainment
Group: After School, Orange Caramel
Position: Main Vocalist
Height: 166 cm
Weight: 46 kg
Blood Type: B
Star Sign: Taurus


Kiss&Cry release new single 'Bad Girl'

Posted: 06 May 2014 10:39 PM PDT


The talented girls of Kiss and Cry released the full song of their new single titled 'Bad Girl', check out the full song below:

Stellar Mini Album Vol. 1 - Marionette

Posted: 06 May 2014 09:20 PM PDT

This Review is sponsored by Yesasia.com


Stellar is no doubt one of the hottest female groups in the first half of 2014.

The girls garner much attention with their sexy choreography and outfits in "Marionette" MV. The MV of their title track gained more than 3 million views on Youtube, which is a a few times the number of views of their previous MVs.

For Stellar fans, this album is definitely a great collection, more photos below:














You can purchase the album here

EXO members lurking on instagram, Xiumin joins!

Posted: 07 May 2014 12:24 AM PDT



EXO members are literally one by one creating instagram accounts these past few days. Who are the latest? They are none other than Tao and Baekhyun.

In light of their album promotions and releases today, more members are interacting with their fans through SNS. Therefore we have Tao and Baehyun's instagram created today.

Tao's first post, "Hope everyone'll like our new album!Thanks^ ^". He attached a photo with him looking at the sea facing his back at the camera with words written on the picture 'I love my family my friends and my life ~ LA'.

A little later, Baekhyun follows with a photo of EXO's logo and captioned it, "#overdose #baekhyun ready?". 

So now we have half of the members on instagram, shall we call the other half too? Make sure to follow their confirmed accounts listed below for their updates.

Tao @hztttao
Baekhyun @baekhyunee_exo
Sehun @xlkslb_ccdtks
Chanyeol @real__pcy
Kris @galaxy_fanfan
Luhan @luexolu

Update:
Xiumin @xiurista90





BEAST are rockers in the PV teaser of 'Adrenaline'

Posted: 06 May 2014 08:30 PM PDT



BEAST announced that they are releasing new Japanese single 'Adrenaline' on May 28 with a rocker concept.

Seems like it in the PV teaser released today. The boys are rocking the black and white concept with this upbeat track with a fun dance choreography.

Meanwhile, BEAST is holding their fourth fanmeeting in Japan in June.


4MEN release MV teaser for 'Erase'

Posted: 06 May 2014 08:13 PM PDT



After the announcement of their return, 4MEN, who is coming back as a duo on May 13 release the MV teaser of their  track 'Erase'.

Once again, the duo showcases their powerful and emotional vocals in this ballad track. Meanwhile, 4MEN is going to release their 5th full length album '1998' on May 13 with three title tracks including 'Erase', "It's Alright Because You're Beautiful" and "OK"

Watch below:





'Real Men' with Henry, Hyungsik, K.Will, Park GunHyung and more depart for the Philippines

Posted: 06 May 2014 07:56 PM PDT




According to various broadcast insiders on 7th, Real Men's Kim Soro, Seo Kyung Seok, Sam Hammington, Park HyungSik, Park Gun Hyung, Chun Jeong Myung, K.Will, Henry and more from the active troops departed for the Philippines on May 5. They have set up plans with the local troops for 5 days and 6 nights.

Since last year, 'Real Men' and the Department of Defense have discussed which location the first foreign troops can be taken to and now it has come to an end. In fact, 'Real Men' foreign troops have also nominated Lebanon, but taking in consideration the local situation, humanitarian support and activities engaging citizen, they've decided to come to the Philippines.

Caused by the Sewol tragedy, the visit was postponed and 'Real Men' decided to cancel filming due to mourning but they were already tipping the locals and carefully departed. The foreign troops are helping the victims of super tyhphoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in the Philippines. Engineer troops and medical units are helping people for disaster recovery and assisting in humanitarian activities.

The Araw troops are helping along with other troops from other countries. Araw (in the Philippines) means 'Sun' which symbolizes hope.

Written by KYUriShana@dkpopnews.net

Upcoming movie 'Twenty' finalizes cast Kim Woobin, 2PM's Junho, and Kang Ha Neul

Posted: 06 May 2014 07:18 PM PDT




Upcoming movie 'Twenty' directed by Lee Byun Hyun has finalized its main cast including Kim Woobin, 2PM's Junho, and Kang Ha Neul.

According to distributor NEW on 7th, actor Kim Woo Bin, Kang Ha Neul, and 2PM's Junho, who share the same age of 25, are confirmed to appear.

'Twenty' is about the three male friends who will endeavor in the love and friendship experiences as they reach 20 years old. The three men are going to have distinct realistic characters that everyone can relate to.

The three cast with the same age are going to gather for filming 'Twenty' starting this summer.

Park Bom's 8D-ness emerged + sweet Park Minwoo-Hong SooHyun for 'Roommate' 2nd episode preview

Posted: 06 May 2014 07:00 PM PDT



SBS releases the preview for 'Roommate' 2nd episode. What can we expect from the cast this time?

On the video released, the 11 roommates are getting along well. Viewers can anticipate Park Minwoo and Hong SooHyun's sweetness and blossoming friendship. In addition to that, fans of 2NE1's Bom will get to see their idol's 8D personality. Chanyeol is also going to serenade the females with his piano skills.

There are lot more to anticipate so don't forget to watch the next episode of 'Roommate'. Meanwhile, watch the preview below:



AOA release Sbenu CF

Posted: 06 May 2014 06:34 PM PDT



The adorable girls of AOA pick out their favorite sneakers in the latest CF for Sbenu.

Check out the CF below:


Han Ji Min, Hyun Bin and 'The King's Wrath' cast take a photo together to commemorate its 2 million viewers mark

Posted: 06 May 2014 06:19 PM PDT


On May 5th, Lotte Entertainment revealed that the movie "The King's Wrath" surpassed 2 million viewers at the box office.

To commemorate this achievement, the cast included Han Ji Min, Hyun Bin, Jung Jae Young, Jo Jung Suk, Park Sung Woong, Jung Eun Chae and also director Lee Jae Gyu gathered and took a photo with a thank you message together. In particular, each of them all put the yello ribbon on their shirts to show their condolence to the Sewol victims, which has impressed netizens with their thoughtful action.

Congratulation to the cast and production team of "The King's Wrath"!

Mnet's 'Beatles Code 3D' to broadcast its final episode on May 6th

Posted: 06 May 2014 05:10 PM PDT


Mnet's "Beatles Code 3D" is going to broadcast its final episode today.

On May 6th, a rep from Mnet said,""Beatles Code 3D" final broadcast is today. It's still undecided whether there will be a next season or not".

Previously the final episode was scheduled to be broadcast on April 22nd. However due to the sinking ferry accident, the show was delayed for 3 consecutive weeks. The guests for this episode are Kahi, Jo Sung Mo and Eddy Kim.

Mnet's "Beatles Code" started in 2010 and has lasted for 3 seasons with Shin Dong Yup, Shindong, Yoo Se Yoon and many more as the show MCs.