Saturday, August 9, 2014

"2NE1's Dara captures moment with PH's Teen Queen & King KathNiel" plus 23 more

"2NE1's Dara captures moment with PH's Teen Queen & King KathNiel" plus 23 more


2NE1's Dara captures moment with PH's Teen Queen & King KathNiel

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 08:00 AM PDT



Recently, 2NE1's Dara visited her considered second home, the Philippines, for some activities.

One was watching the latest romantic comedy movie, 'She's Dating the Gangster,' of the hailed Teen King (Daniel Padilla) and Teen Queen (Kathryn Bernardo) of the Philippines. She uploaded the photo above on her Instagram and captioned it with, "Ang ganda ng movie niyo! Congrats~!!! Kakakilig ang mga batang ito! Krungy with kathniel" (Your movie is awesome! Congrats~!!!  These kids are romantically thrilling! Krungy with kathniel)

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Dara's IG

SHINee to perform at the '19th Tokyo Girls Collection Fashion Show'

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 07:30 AM PDT



SHINee is invited to perform in Japan at the '19th Tokyo Girls Collection Fashion Show.'

The show will be happening at the Samitama Super Arena in Tokyo on September 6 from 13:00 - 15:00 JST. The fashion show will feature selections for fall and winter.

For further information or for purchase of tickets, visit Girls Collection or SHINee's official Japanese website

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: SHINee

VIXX has a message for their fans in Poland & Hungary

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 07:00 AM PDT



VIXX sends a message for their European fans particularly those in Poland and Hungary.

The message is all about the VIXX's first solo showcase in those countries mentioned above. 'VIXX Live Fantasia in Europe Hex Sign' will happen on September 12 at  the PetÅ‘fi Hall Csarnok in Budapest, Hungary and on September 14 at the Progresja Music Zone in Warsaw, Poland.

Ticket Prices are the following, and you can start purchasing it online on August 11th:

General Entry: 65€ (~260 PLN, ~20348 HUF)
Early Entrance: 89€ (~356 PLN, ~27861 HUF)
Meet & Greet: 110€ (~440 PLN, ~34435 HUF)
Meet & Greet + Early Entrance: 139€ (~556 PLN, ~43513 HUF)

Watch their message:


written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: AZIAEVENTS

Jackie Chan uploads a photo on the set of 'Dragon Blade'

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 06:30 AM PDT



The living legend Jackie Chan uploaded the photo above on his Facebook account.

The photo shows Super Junior's Siwon and Adrien Brody on their Roman military gear, along with Jackie Chan himself, Director Daniel Lee and one staff member. He captioned it with, "On the set of Dragon Blade with my friends Choi Si Won, Adrien Brody, and director Daniel Lee."
'Dragon Blade' with the production cost up to 65 million won, will take the backdrop of the ancient China. It's about a general who was framed by evil forces and became a slave and a Roman prince who escaped to the East.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net

Fuji Mina shows off her feminine charm for 'Gandromeda'

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 06:13 AM PDT



Fuji Mina shows off her feminine charm for online game Gandromeda, check out more photos below:




BIGBANG uploads video message from Taeyang for his 'RISE [+ SOLAR & HOT]'

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 06:00 AM PDT



Taeyang will be debuting in Japan as SOL and will release his debut album 'RISE [+ SOLAR & HOT]' on August 13.

Taeyang has released a lot of hit and chart topper songs domestically including 1AM, Ringa Linga, Rise, and the latest one Eyes, Nose, Lips, and more which will total to 26 songs.

His debut album will be released in three versions including a limited edition playbutton, 2CD + DVD version, and regular 2CD version.

Taeyang gave his message for 'RISE [+ SOLAR & HOT]'. Watch below:


edited by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: BIGBANG

Siwon uploads a throwback photo

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 05:30 AM PDT



Super Junior's Siwon uploaded a photo on his official personal Instagram which will surely make you feel nostalgic. 

Siwon posted an ultimate throwback photo with his fellow members. He captioned it with, "old picture now. when was this? it feels like a long time ago. miss you Indonesia! miss you too my good friend @agnezmo."

Agnez Mo is a famous Indonesian singer and actress, and a close friend to Super Junior.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Siwon's IG

EXO's official fanclub 'EXO-L' reaches 1M+ subscribes already

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 05:00 AM PDT


On August 5th, EXO (K & M) finally name their fans as 'EXO-L' meaning EXO-Love.

The letter 'L' which is between the letters+ 'K' and 'M' in alphabetical order symbolizes 'love' basically gives the meaning of fans who love both EXO-K and EXO-M. The fanclub name matches their slogan 'We Are One'.

After four days, it has reached more than one million subscribers.

You can register here https://exo-l.smtown.com/ after downloading their mobile app.

edited by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: EXO-L

Clazziquai’s Alex joins Korean drama 'My Lovely Girl'

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 03:30 AM PDT





Clazziquai's Alex is now confirmed to be part of the anticipated drama 'My Lovely Girl.'

As revealed to Donga, "Alex will be portraying as a friend and helper of Rain (as Jung Jihoon). His participation was confirmed, but its details have not yet been disclosed."

Alex will be joining Rain, Infinite's L (as Kim Myungsoo), Infinite's Hoya (as Lee Howon) and f(x)'s Krystal (as Jung Soojung ).

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Sports Donga

SPICA's debut English track 'I Did It' featured on Billboard

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 03:00 AM PDT



As announced, the music video of  SPICA's first English track 'I Did It' was exclusively premiered by Billboard.

On August 7th, the same day as their MV was released, Billboard published an article featuring the English song of SPICA. As described by Billboard, "The feel-good track is the first release from the K-pop girl group's forthcoming English album. Billboard is premiering the single and its accompanying music video." Read the full article here.

Also, SPICA will have their first performance on KCON, America's largest annual K-pop concert, on August 10th at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.

For those who haven't seen the MV, watch below:


written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE:  Billboard

Lee Byunghun is the T-1000 in 'Terminator Genisys'

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 02:30 AM PDT










It is already confirmed that the South Korean actor Lee Byunghun is part of the 5th installment of 'Terminator' series.

On the Instagram account 'Terminator Genisys', this was written on  its 'About' section, "Terminator Genisys Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney, Jason Clarke, Matt Smith, Byung-Hun Lee, and JK Simmons."

Lee Byunghun will play as the T-1000, a fictional shapeshifting robot assassin. 'Terminator Genisys' is directed by Alan Taylor and will be released on July 1, 2015.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: @TerminatorGenisys

Singer Younha's fans can request places for her 1st ever international tour

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 02:00 AM PDT



Solo singer Younha will be touring around the world for her first-ever international tour.

However, the announcement of tour stops and preparation will not be just like an ordinary one because the places that will be visited will depend on the fans' request.

To make that possible, Younha has tapped an international concert making platform MyMusicTaste. Through MyMusicTaste, fans will be allowed to post their requested location. To see the top requested stops, visit MyMusicTaste's Younha Tour Map.

Younha encouraged her fans through a video message. Watch below:


written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: m2t.tv

Chad Future reveals 2nd episode of 'I AM CHAD FUTURE'

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 01:30 AM PDT



After four months, Chad Future uploaded the second episode of his online reality show 'I AM CHAD FUTURE.'

The second episode is a eleven-minute video that features the endeavors of Chad Future and VIXX's Ravi in Los Angeles while doing their collaboration 'Rock the World.' The highlight of it is the celebration of Ravi's birthday. The video also showed the behind-the-scenes of their recording.

Watch below:


written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: ChadFuture

JYJ's 'Just Us' ranks 4th on Billboard's 'World Album Chart'

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 01:00 AM PDT



JYJ's 2nd studio album made it to be on the list of Billboard.






JYJ's 'Just Us' landed on the 4th spot of Billboard's 'World Album Chart' for the week of 'August 16.' The album is just topped by 'Full Irish: Best Of Gaelic Storm - 2004-2014' by Gaelic Storm, '9 Dead Alive' by Rodrigo y Gabriela and 'Brazil: Music Is The Pulse' by Various Artists.


Today, August 9, JYJ will kick off their Asia tour 'THE RETURN OF THE KING' with a concert at Jamsil Stadium at 8:00 pm KST. Also, after three years of long wait, JYJ will hold a fansign at IFC Mall in Yeouido on August 11th to celebrate the release of 'JUST US' album.



written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Billboard

Top 10 female KPop Idols who can become professional models

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 12:42 AM PDT

We asked our readers' opinion through our official Facebook page on which female idol can become a professional model, we have collected our readers' opinions and come out with the list below:


1. Sooyoung (Girls' Generation)

2. Lee Hyori

3. CL (2NE1)

4. Kang Minkyung (Davichi)

5. Nana (After School)

6. Hyuna (9Muses)

7. Sulli (f(x))

8. Son Dambi

9. Suzy (miss A)

10. UEE (After School)


Who else should be included in the list too?

Happy birthday to MYNAME's JunQ

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 12:30 AM PDT


Stage Name: JunQ
Birth Name: Kang Joon Kyu
Birthday: August 9, 1993
Label: H2 Media
Group: MYNAME
Position: Rapper & Bass Singer
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 58 kg
Blood Type: AB
Instagram: @kkangx

Happy birthday to LC9's Rasa

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 11:30 PM PDT


Stage Name: Rasa
Birth Name: Park Gun Woo
Birthday: August 9, 1989
Birth place: Anyang, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Label: Nega Network
Group: LC9
Position: Main Vocalist, Leader
Height: 177 cm
Weight: 70 kg
Blood Type: B
Specialty: Playing Keyboard
Twitter: @LC9_RASA

Happy birthday to NU'EST's Minhyun

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 11:00 PM PDT


Birth Name: Hwang Min Hyun
Stage Name: Minhyun
Nickname: Shanghai Boy
Birthday: August 9, 1995
Label: Pledis entertainment
Group: NU'EST
Position: Lead Vocalist, Composer, Face of the Group
Height: 181 cm
Weight: 65 kg
Blood Type: O

Baek Ah Yeon covers Girls' Generation's Into The New World

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 10:26 PM PDT



Baek Ah Yeon covers Girls' Generation's debut song 'Into The New World', check out her cover below:

INFINITE release performance version MV for 'Back'

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 08:12 PM PDT



Fans will get to see more of INFINITE's Back choreography through the performance version MV, watch below:

Mamamoo Mini Album Vol. 1 - Hello

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 07:19 PM PDT

This review is sponsored by Yesasia.com


MAMAMOO emerged as one of the most promising rookies in 2014!

The girls conquered the stage with debut track Mr. Ambiguous and ranked high on various music charts in Korea. Their trademark mustache adds more uniqueness to the group, they have a bright future ahead.

Check out the photos of their album below:








Park Boram's debut song 'Beautiful' making film

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 07:00 PM PDT




Park Boram debuted with the MV for 'Beautiful' featuring Block B's Zico last August 7.

Now the making film of 'Beautiful' was released. The making film showed the youthfulness of Park Boram and featured her debut song 'Beautiful.'

Watch below:



written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: CJENMMUSIC Official

Jung Woo Sung and CL to feature in Psy's 'Daddy' MV

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 06:27 PM PDT


Following Hwang Min Woo, actor Jung Woo Sung and 2NE1's CL were revealed to star in Psy's "Daddy" MV as well.

According to various reports from media outlets on August 8th, Jung Woo Sung and CL were spotted participating in Psy's new MV filming at Everland in Yongin, Gyeonggi-do on the 7th. Psy's rep said the infor was supposed to be a surprise, but it's not anymore since there were some photos from the filming set spread through community forums.

"Daddy" MV is directed by Cho Soo Hyun who previously worked on "Gangnam Style" and "Gentleman" MVs. With the join of Jung Woo Sung, CL and "little Psy" Hwang Min Woo, the expectation for the MV keeps getting higher and higher.


JYJ to hold first fansign event after 3 years on August 11th

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 05:08 PM PDT


JYJ will hold a fansign to commemorate the release of their new album.

On August 8th, C-Jes Entertainment announced that JYJ will hold a fansign event at IFC Mall in Yeouido on August 11th to celebrate the release of "JUST US" album. As this will be their first fansign after 3 years since the release of JYJ's 1st album "In Heaven" in 2011 so it's expected to receive an explosive response from many fans.

A rep said,"Because it has been a long time for the JYJ members to hold a fansign together so as soon as the news is out, not only domestic but also overseas fans have been rushing in with questions regarding the event. Once again it makes us realize the popularity of JYJ".

Meanwhile, JYJ will kick off their Asia tour 'THE RETURN OF THE KING' with a concert at Jamsil Stadium on August 9th at 8pm kst.