Monday, August 18, 2014

"Henry hits 2M followers, "I will always remember the time when i only had 1"" plus 22 more

"Henry hits 2M followers, "I will always remember the time when i only had 1"" plus 22 more


Henry hits 2M followers, "I will always remember the time when i only had 1"

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 08:00 AM PDT




Henry expresses his grateful feelings as he hits over two million fantastic followers on his twitter account in the afternoon of August 18.

He tweeted, "yay! just hit 2 million followers! thanks once again everyone and i will always remember the time when i only had 1."

He also attaches a cute selca while making a 'V' sign. Congratulations!

4-minute Gayoon is the cover girl and muse for 'itpouch'

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 07:15 AM PDT



4-minute Gayoon has been chosen as the muse of cosmetic brand 'itpouch' and the cover girl for its magazine's September issue.

Gayoon had an 'Indian Girl'-themed pictorial for the magazine. She looks stunning while promoting the brand's lipstick collection. Wearing head dress and other props, Gayoon lifts up her beauty to the next level.

Check out the BTS of her pictorial below:


[Exclusive] Kim Woo Bin’s Fan Meeting in Hong Kong + Fancam!

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 07:45 AM PDT


 South Korea's hottest model-turned actor, Kim Woo Bin, visited his Hong Kong fans on 16thof August, Saturday at Windsor House in Causeway Bay. In his second Hong Kong fan meeting, organized by SMILES Production and Jasco, he promoted his most recent Korean film "Friend 2". 



            Many Hong Kong fans packed the area to see Kim Woo Bin, who gained his support from popular Korean dramas, such as "School 2013" and "The Heirs". Upon his arrival, Kim Woo Bin greeted the fans in Chinese, saying "da jia hao", and made numerous eye contacts with not only the fans on the ground floor, but also with those on the upper second and third floors as well.


             To promote Kim Woo Bin's new release as well as providing an opportunity for more integration between the star and his fans, few selected fans were invited to play jeopardy, testing their background knowledge on Kim Woo Bin.  After successfully accomplishing the mission of the game, Kim Woo Bin gave each of his fans on stage a hearty hug to show his gratitude for their support. 

  

            During following press conference, Kim Woo Bin expressed his respect and gratitude towards the director and senior actors of the film "Friend 2", for their helpful advises and support. He said, "It would not have been possible without them".  

  

The star also emphasized about how the atmosphere of the set between filmmaking and drama making influenced his acting. While he admits that most of his past roles had been on rebellious characters, he said there was much more time for him to indulge into the character development in his most recent film "Friend 2". 


Lastly, Kim Woo Bin left the stage thanking his fans for spending their valuable time for him and hoping to meet again in the near future. He also asked the fans to continue their support for Korean cinema.

Watch the exclusive fan cam video below to see Kim Woo Bin waving and making eye contact with his fans! 

Reported by Ana Han
Photographed by Pan, Rin Kim 
  

'Roommate' Song Gayeon wins debut match and becomes professional MMA fighter

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 06:45 AM PDT




'Roommate's adorable yet tough maknae Song Gayeon became professional MMA fighter by winning her debut match at ROAD FC 017 on August 17 held in Seoul Olympic Hall.

The match was attended by media and celebrities including her very supportive roommates. Song Gayeon won victory by TKO against Japanese opponent Emi Yamamoto in 2 minutes and 30 seconds from round 1. Congratulations!

Check out the match video below:














Siwon does the trending 'Ice Bucket Challenge' for charity

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 06:15 AM PDT



From the biggest names such as Bill Gates to celebrities like Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, and more, the viral social media trend 'Ice Bucket Challenge' for a cause has reached South Korean stars including Super Junior's Siwon.

ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge' is a challenge to raise funds for the research and treatment of motor neurone disease. It involves pouring cold buckets of water to yourself while being video recorded. After doing this, you must nominate three friends to face the challenge. If the challenger succeeds, he/she will donate $10 and when a nominee refuses to do the challenge within 24 hours, he/she has to pay $100 for Seung Il Hope Foundation for Lou Gehrig′s Disease research. .

Siwon has been nominated to do the challenge by Tim Hwang alongside Brian, Sean and G-Dragon. Fortunately the three did the challenge. Siwon then nominated his Super Junior friends afterwards. Are we going to see the members being soaked?

Check out the video of Siwon doing the challenge with the held of Mano bartenders here. 






BTS to have a live streaming comeback showcase via Youtube on 19th

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 05:30 AM PDT



Melon is having BTS' Premiere Showcase through Youtube on August 19.

Fans around the world are going to get to see Bangtan Boys' first live performance of their title song 'Danger' exclusively in their comfort by streaming on Youtube.

Check the time schedule of the premiere showcase below:

2014.08.19 8PM (GMT+9, Korea Local Time)
[Sydney] 9:00 PM
[Tokyo] 8:00 PM
[Beijing / HongKong / Kuala Lumpur / Manila] 7:00 PM
[Bangkok / Hanoi] 6:00 PM
[Moskva] 3:00 PM
[Ankara] 2:00 PM
[Paris / Stockholm] 1:00 PM
[London] 12:00 PM
[LA / Vancouver] 4:00 AM
[Mexico City] 6:00 AM
[Santiago] 7:00 AM
[São Paulo] 8:00 AM


Don't miss their comeback showcase by live streaming below:


Busker Busker's Jang Bum June releases MV teaser for 'Difficult Woman' for solo debut

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 05:00 AM PDT




Busker Busker's vocalist Jang Bum June is going solo by releasing his debut album on 19th.

Today, he releases the MV teaser for 'Difficult Woman'. According to him, the album will include songs he has created with some of his friends like Park Kyung Gu, Ahn Sang Young, Hwang Yong Hwa, and more.

His album will be released on 19. Meanwhile, check out the MV teaser below:


'Nodame Cantabile' Korean remake changes its title to 'Tomorrow Cantabile'

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 04:30 AM PDT


After going through many deductions, the official title for 'Nodame Cantabile' Korean has been changed to 'Tomorrow Cantabile'.

Group Eight, the production company of the drama, announced on August 18th that the final title is 'Tomorrow Cantabile'. The reason for the change is because "tomorrow' in Korean is "nae il" which is the name of Shim Eun Kyung's role Seo Nae Il. It seems they also changed the name of the main character from Oh So Ri to Seo Nae Il.

'Tomorrow Cantabile' with the cast of Shim Eun Kyung, Joo Won, Dohee, Go Kyung Pyo and more, will be broadcast in mid-October.

'THE TaeTiSeo' releases teaser videos of TaeTiSeo in L.A

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 03:37 AM PDT


Keeping fans excited towards TaeTiSeo's upcoming reality show, OnStyle has released more teaser videos for 'THE TaeTiSeo'.

The videos disclosed more of Taeyeon, Tiffany and Seohyun while they were in L.A, which showed the girls entertained and enjoyed themselves at a carnival. In particular, many fans are excited and anticipating towards the broadcast day of the show since maknae Seohyun will show her rebellious side by talking informally to her unnies.

'THE TaeTiSeo' will broadcast its 1st episode on August 25th at 11pm kst.


Stellar to comeback with new digital single 'Mask' on August 21st

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 01:45 AM PDT



Stellar will make their comeback after 6 months.

On August 21st, Stellar will release new digital single "Mask" and will start off with a whole new promotion. Their lastest mini album "Marionette" attracted much attention and brought them much popularity due to the change in the group's concept and performance.

"Mask" is said to be composed by Sweetune who also worked on "Marionette" and penned by G-High. The agency said,"Stellar will be able to showcase both their dreamlike charm and elegance, as well as their sexy beauty through this new song"

Stellar's first comeback stage will be on 'M! Countdown' on August 21st.

Check out the members' invididual teasers below




Seo In Guk reveals his first impression on Park Min Young

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 12:30 AM PDT


On the KBS 2TV's 'Entertainment Weekly' broadcasted on August 16rh, Seo In Guk and Park Min Young had an interview in the middle of a pictorial shoot for a clothing brand.

Seo In Guk shared his feeling on meeting Park Min Young for the first time. He said "I thought it would be difficult to treat her because she is an actress. However, she smiles well whatever I do. She is lovely"

When Seo In Guk said height is her advantage, Park Min Young wondered why. He explained "I saw 'City Hunter' and I thought she is tall. However, when I met her in person, I want to hug her. It seems I can hold her in my arms." 

Park Min Young thought he meant she is short at first, but then became embarrassed and said "It's good after listening to his explanation."

Jenny@dkpopnews

Happy birthday to APink's Eunji

Posted: 17 Aug 2014 11:30 PM PDT


Stage Name : Eunji (은지)
Real Name : Jung Hye Rim (정혜림)
Nickname : Happy Virus, Hyerim, & the 2nd Lizzy
Label : Cube Entertainment
Position : Main Vocals
Birthplace : Gyeongsang-do, Busan, South Korea
Birthday : August 18, 1993
Height : 163 cm
Weight : 49 kg
Blood Type : B
Education : Hapdo Kindergarten, Shinjae Elementary School, Jaesong Girls' Middle High School & Hyehwa Girls' High School
Specialty : Piano
Hobbies : Imagining music videos & Playing the piano
Favorite Food : Meat, and basically anything that her mother makes
Favorite Color : Blue, Green, Red
Favorite Number : 25
Twitter: @Apinkjej

- She is close with Rainbow's Woori
- She is the only member who was not in B2ST's "Beautiful" MV
- She has a little brother named Minki
- She trained for only 6 months to debut
- She has a successful acting career with "Reply 1997", "That winter the wind blows" and "Trot lovers"

Happy birthday to Big Bang's G-Dragon

Posted: 17 Aug 2014 11:00 PM PDT


Stage Name: G-Dragon (지드래곤)/ GD
Real Name: Kwon Ji Yong (권지용)
Label: YG entertainment
Group: Big Bang
Position: Leader, Main Rapper, Main Dancer, Producer, Lyricist
Birthdate: August 18, 1988
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 177cm
Weight: 58kg
Blood Type: A
Religion: Christian
Hobbies: reading, watching cartoons, rapping, dancing, beatboxing, fashion, composing, writing lyrics, drawing
Sibling: Da Mi (older sister)
Years Active: 1995 – present
School: KyungHee University (Art Design Postmodern Music – 2008)
Favorite colors: yellow and white

Facts:
- He is the lyricist and a co-producer of many Big Bang's albums.
- He has a successful solo career
- GD's first appearance in the entertainment industry was at a kids TV program 뽀뽀뽀 (Bbo Bbo Bbo) when he was 7.
- G-Dragon has been trained by YG Entertainment since he was 12 along with Taeyang.
- GD has 7 tattoos on his body.
- GD said his ideal type of woman is the kind of Ivy, BoA, and Lee Yeon Hee.
- 2PM's JunSu is GD's best friend when he was a trainee.
- GD is also nicknamed "Pinky Boy" because he likes to wear his favorite pink scarf.
- His "1" speed dial in his cell phone is his dad.
- GD's room is the cleanest and the neatest among the other members' room
- If he wasn't a singer, he would learn fashion because GD has a passion in that field. He is also considered a fashionista.
- Has a dog named Ga Ho and Jolie.


Jay Park returns with an MV for pre-release track 'The Promise'

Posted: 17 Aug 2014 09:00 PM PDT



Jay Park is here once again with his pre-release track 'The Promise' mesmerizing fans and impressing them with his vocals and emotional singing.

Jay releases the grayscale themed MV for 'The Promise' which is produced by Jinooya Park. The song is a slow RnB track produced by Gray.

Check it out below before waiting for his 2nd album 'Evolution' on September 1.



KARA begin brand new start with their MV for 'Mamma Mia'

Posted: 17 Aug 2014 08:05 PM PDT




KARA have finally unveiled the brand new MV for their comeback song 'Mamma Mia' from their 6th mini album 'Day & Night'.

After giving us teaser images and video, we finally get to see their brand new beginning as four-member girl group with new member Young Ji.

Watch the MV below:



Orange Caramel release MV for 4th single 'My Copycat'

Posted: 17 Aug 2014 08:03 PM PDT



Orange Caramel drop their 4th single 'My Copycat, through various music portals today.

The song 'My Copycat' has a catchy EDM beat with a sound of saxophone playing. For this comeback, Orange Caramel's concept appearance is going to be like a combination of manga and games. Their choreography is very easy to follow yet addictive.

Check it out below:


JJCC to release 1st mini album and MV teaser on 19th

Posted: 17 Aug 2014 07:42 PM PDT






Double JC or JJCC are returning with their 1st mini album soon.

After 5 months since their debut in March with single 'At First', the group formed by Jackie Chan is coming back with a title song 'One Way' and the MV teaser will be released tomorrow.

Are you excited for their comeback?

A Pink member greet Eunji on her birthday! #AllForYouEunji

Posted: 17 Aug 2014 07:06 PM PDT



A Pink members prepare a sweet video greeting for Eunji on her birthday today, August 18.

The girls had their video greeting recorded during the Shinzui White Concert in Jakarta and unfirtunately, Eunji isn't present. In preparation for her birthday day, here are lovely A Pink who miss the birthday girl.

Watch below:


Beast say they want to release a new album this fall at 'BEAUTIFUL SHOW 2014'

Posted: 17 Aug 2014 06:05 PM PDT


Not only fans but also the Beast members themselves want to make a group comeback this year.

During their solo concert 'BEAUTIFUL SHOW 2014' on August 16th which was held at Ilsan KINTEX, Gyeonggi-do, the members attracted much attention from fans when they said they wanted to make some changes in their comeback routine.

In particular, Dongwoon said,"We have always waited 1 year for each album. I don't want it to be like that from now on". Yoseob then continued,"Should we take one step further?" and made a shout out to his company,"Cube are you watching? Let's release a new album this fall" which received a loud cheer from the fans.

Hope that we will soon hear the good news from Beast and Cube Entertainment!

EXO-L exceeds over 2 million members

Posted: 17 Aug 2014 05:07 PM PDT


EXO-L keeps growing bigger day by day.

It was revealed that EXO official fanclub has already surpassed the 2 million mark. In particular, it was said that the website for EXO-L gained more than 280,000 hits in just 1 day on August 16th, proving EXO's rising popularity.

Congratulation EXO!

Super Junior's Eunhyuk, 1st on SMTOWN's 'BeatBurger Project'

Posted: 17 Aug 2014 10:41 AM PDT



On August 13th, SMTOWN uploaded a video that featured Super Junior's Eunhyuk.

The video is the first installment of SM Entertainment's new project 'BeatBurger Project.' It is a project that will feature the signature talents of various artists of SM.

On the first video, Eunhyuk showcased his excellent dancing skills using the song of Yoo Young-jin 'Mo Jazzy.' 

Watch below:



written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: SMTOWN

BoA's moment with Pope Francis captured

Posted: 17 Aug 2014 09:52 AM PDT



BoA uploaded the photo above on her Instagram.

The photo showed a moment captured with Pope Francis. BoA thanked the person who took the picture originally. 

Pope Francis visited South Korea to commemorate the 6th Asian Youth Day in Daejeon.

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

EXO's Sehun goes on IG once again to warn sasaeng fans

Posted: 17 Aug 2014 08:56 AM PDT



EXO's Sehun went on his Instagram one more time to express his disappointment to his sasaeng fans who claim being his girlfriend.

He posted an all black photo with this caption, "Who are you? Do I really have to go this far.." 

It's not the first time that Sehun warned those who went beyond in supporting him. Last month, Sehun also posted an all black photo which has this caption, "I'm going to say this for the first and last time. I didn't do anything but why is that I keep getting a lot of messages everyday? Like registration number, password changing telling me that I logged in using other computer... These messages. If it keeps going on, I will not hold still."

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