Tuesday, August 19, 2014

"GOT7 continue to tease with Mark's GOTOON" plus 19 more

"GOT7 continue to tease with Mark's GOTOON" plus 19 more


GOT7 continue to tease with Mark's GOTOON

Posted: 19 Aug 2014 08:00 AM PDT



Following the mysterious release of JB's GOTOON (GOT7's Cartoon) yesterday, that leave fans in curiosity, they follow it up with Mark's today.

The reason and details behind these cute cartoon version of the members are still unknown but fans are speculating that it might be for their Japanese debut though nothing has been confirmed yet.

If that's the case, let's just enjoy these cute carton version of the members.


A Pink unveil new group logo

Posted: 19 Aug 2014 07:10 AM PDT



On July 18, A Pink announced their 'APINK NEW LOGO CONTEST'. Among the entries, a new logo has been chosen and finally unveiled through A Pink's Facebook page today.

The new logo of A Pink is designed by Song Hye Min. The logo includes A Pink's name in baby pink colored-font and a heart around it. It is simple but pretty which represents the innocent and pure image of A Pink members.



The new logo is going to be used in their official photos and more starting today. Pink Pandas, do you like it?


NH Media & Nega Network to debut new girl group 'LABOUM'; release MV teaser for 'PETIT MACARON'

Posted: 19 Aug 2014 06:45 AM PDT



NK Media (U-Kiss) and Nega Network (Brown Eyed Girls, Lunafly, LC9..), apparently put their efforts together for their joint girl group called 'LABOUM'.

LABOUM are debuting with the release of their debut album on August 28th and an MV teaser for debut single 'PETIT MACARON' is released today.

The clip shows mysterious members with a soothing music in the background. Starting today, LABOUM are going to release teasers and more information.



Stellar release MV teaser and more solo teaser photos for 'Mask'

Posted: 19 Aug 2014 06:15 AM PDT



After attracting attenttion with their previous release 'Marionette', the girls of Stellar are making their return with a new digital single 'Mask' set for release on 21st.



In relation to that, new solo teaser images and MV teaser have been released. The clip previews another sexy and daring choreography showing the girls in their new sexy dance moves. Moreover, the solo teasers display sexier and more elegant ladies wearing different outfits.

Are you excited for their return? Watch their MV teaser for the meantime:



f(x) Victoria asks fans not to worry about her and warmly thanks them on weibo

Posted: 19 Aug 2014 05:36 AM PDT



f(x) Victoria has written an indirect post for her fans, who are worrying too much about her,  through her personal weibo account

She wrote, "Do not worry~she's fine~ whenever she's cold, there's someone who will buy her blanket; when she's hungry, there's someone who will buy her food; when she's sleeping ,there's  someone to be with her in the rain; when she's going to work, there's someone who will wait.. So romantic, envious."

She followed it up with write ups, "I will take care of Song Qian~" and "Thanks for your blanket~ Song Qian slept warmly~ 

According to her fans on SNS, some Chinese fans were upset seeing Victoria having hard time after her filming  last night. They even trended the hashtag #VicPleaseTakeCareOfSongQian to show their anxiousness. Seems like Victoria has become aware of it and tries to calm her fans down.

Rest well Victoria!

Donghae & Eunhyuk, and BESTie take on #IceBucketChallenge; Duble Sidekick, Choo SungHoon, Yoo Jae Suk are nominated

Posted: 19 Aug 2014 05:00 AM PDT




They are doing this one after another and it must be fulfilling.

Super Junior Donghae and Eunhyuk answered Siwon's call and started the ALS' Ice Bucket Challenge. The duo then calls on their members Leeteuk, Shindong, and Heechul to take on the challenge.




Then we have the first girl group to take the challenge and got members Dahye, Haeryung, and Hye Yeon of female idol group BESTie, recommended by editor Shin Dong Heon. The girls nominate bigger names such as the hitmakers Duble Sidekick, mixed martial artist Choo Sung Hoon, and Nation's MC Yoo Jae Seok.





Shall we look forward for more Super Junior, Duble Sidekick, Choo Sung Hoon, and Yoo Jae Seok's Ice Bucket Challenge within 24 hours?

Chanyeol confirms for movie 'Jang Soo Shop'

Posted: 19 Aug 2014 03:12 AM PDT


Following D.O, Chanyeol will make his big screen debut in a new movie.

According to CJ Entertainment on August 19th, Chanyeol has been confirmed to star in movie 'Jang Soo Shop'(working title). He will take the role Min Sung who is the boyfriend of the daughter of Jang Soo shop's owner. Moon Ga Young will play the role daughter whose name is Ah Young.

'Jang Soo Shop' with the cast of Park Geun Hyung, Yoon Yeo Jung, Han Ji Min, Jo Jin Woong, Hwang Woo Seul Hye, Chanyeol, Moon Ga Young...tell the love story between Seung Chil (Park Geun Hyung) and Geumnim(Yoon Yeo Jung). The filming will start this August.

Choiza and Sulli's sides confirm their relationship + SM Entertainment denies report about Sulli leaving f(x)

Posted: 19 Aug 2014 01:12 AM PDT


Earlier today, Dispatch came out with an exclusive report about f(x)'s Sulli and Dynamic Duo's Choiza while they were on a date on August 10th. In particular, the media outlet even reported on the possibility of Sulli leaving f(x) due to the conflict risen between her and SM Entertainment during the process of choosing the song for f(x)'s repackage album, which caused Sulli to ask for her departure from the group.

Later both SM Entertainment and Amoeba Culture came out with their official statements. SM Entertainment said,"The relationship between Sulli and Choiza is the kind in which they depend on each other". For Amoeba Culture, they stated,"The two started off as good colleagues then they developed feelings for each other and eventually started dating each other. We want to thank everyone who has loved and supported Choiza, and please continue giving the two of them love and support in the future".

Choiza also released his statement through Amoeba Culture,"I want to apologize for causing everyone worry for not giving a clear explanation regarding the continuous speculations due to personal circumstances. Since I didn't want our relationship to become another source of pain for her after seeing her struggling and suffering from malicious rumours and comments, so I thought that remaining silent was the best solution but it turned out wasn't. We're still in the stages in which we have good feelings towards each other and are carefully progressing, so please keep watching over us with lots of interest. Thank you"

Moreover, SM Entertainment officially denied the report saying Sulli will leave f(x) and said it was just a groundless rumour.


Fans gift G-dragon a 'G-dragon forest' for his birthday

Posted: 19 Aug 2014 01:10 AM PDT


G-Dragon has received a special birthday gift from his fans: a forest under 'G-dragon' name.

Since June, G-Dragon's fan sites Always-GD and GDWorld have jointed forces to implement a project along with Tree Planet, an organization that campaigns to plant and nurture more trees and green space in metropolitan areas. Fans have donated their time and money promoting the event to encourage others to join in.

On August 18, Tree Planet said that 'G-Dragon Forest' will be set up in Seoul. They are currently in talks with district offices to determine where the trees will be planted.

The fans who participated in the project shared "It is so happy that we could have a place to share memories with G-Dragon. We hope this place will also be a place for many people to visit". 

Recently, the 'Star Forest Project', a project that involves building forests under the stars' names with the funds collected by the fans, has become a new trend as it is a meaningful gift for the idol as well as the way to keep the environment clean.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Happy birthday to Shinhwa's Junjin

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 11:00 PM PDT


Stage name: Jun Jin (전진) 
Real name: Park Choong Jae (박충재)
Born: August 19th 1980 
Birth place: South Korea
Height: 182cm
Weight: 63kg
Labels:
SM entertainment (1998-2003) 
Good entertainment (2004-2007) 
Open world entertainment (2007-present) & Shinhwa company (2011-present)
Group: Shinhwa
Position: Lead Rapper, Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Height: 182 cm
Weight: 75 kg
Blood Type: B

- He debuted as a solo artist in 2006 
- He is known for his funny character
- He is good at sports
- He was in season 1 of MBC's We got married with actress Lee Si Young
- He used to date SPICA's Park Juhyun

[Breaking] Sulli and Choiza spotted on a 'super moon' and 'Pirates movie' date

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 10:10 PM PDT



Among the couples who came to Namsan Tower to watch the 'Super Moon' on August 10, familiar faces were spotted by the eagle-eyed Dispatch.

The Sulli-Choiza couple, both are wearing mask and training outfits appeared among the crowd. According to Dispatch, when the rain begun to pour, Choiza was seen holding Sulli's hand and assisting her in the slippery stair. Moreover, they were both being careful and were trying to keep distance from the crowd thus no one recognized them.

The two seemed happy and enjoying the company of each other. Choiza is very caring towards the charming Sulli. After the 'Super Moon' date, they headed inside Choiza's car to watch the movie 'Pirates', which is Sulli's film debut, from the Namsan outdoor theater.

The two are apparently enjoying a comfortable late night date. They are romantic. Aren't they?







Source: Dispatch


AlphaBAT exclaim 'Oh My Gosh' in comeback MV teaser

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 09:00 PM PDT



AlphaBAT drop the MV teaser for their title track 'Oh My Gosh'.

The clip shows the members in matching outfits meeting a girl they all like. The song's melody is very light and cheerful and the MV is possibly going to be lively.

The group is going to release their 2nd mini album 'Answer' on 22.


BEAST Mini Album Vol. 6 - Good Luck

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 08:32 PM PDT

This review is sponsored by Yesasia.com


BEAST made their comeback after a year with new album Good Luck.

As expected, the boys claimed first place on various music shows and ranked high on music charts in Korea. The album itself is a great collection for KPop fans, coming with great quality photobook and music, check out more photos below:

















Purchase this album here

'It's Ok, That's Love' Jo In-sung takes on the #IceBucketChallenge, nominates Lee Kwang Soo, and others

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 08:30 PM PDT



Seems like the ALS' 'Ice Bucket Challenge' is finally reaching South Korea and the targets are none other than Korean celebrities.

It was started by Tim Hwang as he passed on the challenge to his good friends, Siwon, Brian, and Sean. This time, responding to Sean's nomination, actor Jo In-Sung takes on the challenge with the help of his co-star Lee Kwang Soo.

The video of Jo In-Sung is uploaded through his company's (IOK) Youtube channel. The actor started off with a message of his willingness and honor to do the challenge. He also nominated Lee Kwang Soo, Im Ju Hwan, and baseball player Cho In Sung.

Check out the video filmed after his drama shooting:


JJCC release MV teaser for 'One Way'

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 08:06 PM PDT




JJCC are returning with their 1st mini album with 'Bing Bing Bing' as their title track.

The MV teaser is released today showing their upgraded charisma and preview of their addictive track. According to a representative from Jackie Chan Korea, "We gathered the best staff for this video performance that will make JJCC shine and marked their growth."

Check it out below:

Sunny Hill release MV teaser for 'Monday Blues'

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 08:03 PM PDT



Sunny Hill drop the MV teaser for their title track 'Monday Blues' from upcoming 1st album 'Part.A Sunny Blues' set to be released on 21st.

The teaser shows the ladies in an office setting grumping in front of their computers. The MV is said to be filled by humorous scenes which commonly occur inside a busy workplace.

The full MV and album will be released on 21st. Watch the teaser for the meantime:


EXO Luhan claims his Guinness World Record certificate

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 08:43 PM PDT




SMTOWN releases the proof shot of Luhan holding his Guinness World Record certificate for the 'MOST COMMENTS ON A WEIBO POST'.

On August 8, Luhan's record is posted up on Guinness World's website by accumulating 13,163,859+ comments from his post dated from September 10, 2012.

In the photo, Luhan is proudly holding his certificate and is wearing a Guinness World Record medal as well. Congratulations for the record!

KARA release the short PV for Japanese version of 'Mamma Mia'

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 07:03 PM PDT



After their successful return domestically, KARA are going to simultaneously making their return to their Kamilias by releasing the short PV for Japanese version of 'Mamma Mia'.

The Japanese version has some changes in the girls outfits. The brand new start of KARA are very transparent from their addictive song to their choreography.

Their new Japanese album will be released on 27th. Watch the PV below:


Sistar to release a special album produced by Duble Sidekick on August 26th

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 05:58 PM PDT


After the release of 'TOUCH and MOVE' mini album earlier, Sistar fans are going to get treated with another special album.

Starship Entertainment announced on August 18th that Sistar will continue their promotions with the release of a special album on the 26th. The title track "I Swear" will be a work of Duble Sidekick who previously produced the group's hit "Give It To Me".

Since Sistar has achieved a great success with "Touch My Body" by winning triple crown on music shows, so many fans are even more anticipating to the release of this special album.

Yoona to appear as guest on 'Sunny's FM Date' radio 100th day special

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 05:11 PM PDT


Yoona will come and guest on Sunny's radio on its 100th day special.

She will appear in the 3rd and 4th segments on MBC radio's 'Sunny's FM Date' on the upcoming August 19th. The segments will have Sunny celebrating the 100th day of her radio and directly granting the wishes from the listeners. Yoona will appear as the one to deliver the wishes.

The radio staff said,"Since they're close to each other so we are highly anticipating to see how Yoona will ask Sunny for her wish during the live broadcast'.

The radio is currently collecting the listeners' wishes through its official website. In particular, Sunny is said to be preparing for her live singing on the radio for the first time ever since she became a DJ.