Sunday, September 7, 2014

"BTOB reaches its 900th day!" plus 24 more

"BTOB reaches its 900th day!" plus 24 more


BTOB reaches its 900th day!

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 08:00 AM PDT



BTOB debuted in March 2012 with 'Insane,' and now they are celebrating their 900th day in the KPop industry.

On their respective Twitter account, BTOB's leader Seo Eunkwang and Jung Ilhoon posted their message.

Seo Eunkwang wrote, "BTOB♡Melodies 900th day.. I am always thankful and more thank you. From the bottom of my heart, I love you all. Let us continue with this love! Hahahaha I am happy hahaha hoho"



Jung Ilhoon dropped a simple text, but accompanied it with a photo.


On the other news, BTOB will be holding 'BTOB FAN MEETING IN BANGKOK' on September 27, 2014 at 2PM in Siam Niramit, Bangkok, Thailand.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: @BTOB_SEKwang@BTOB_ILL

B.A.P's 'Excuse Me' # 2 on Oricon chart

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 07:30 AM PDT



B.A.P recently released their newest song 'Excuse Me,' and it landed on the 2nd rank of the Oricon daily single's chart

B.A.P falls just behind Japan's very own Hey! Say! Jump!.


written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: ORICON

Yura kisses Jonghyun after losing a board game

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 07:00 AM PDT



'We Got Married' couple Yura and Jonghyun had to complete a dare after they lost from a board game.

On the September 6th episode of 'We Got Married,' Yura invited her fellow members from Girl's Day to attend her housewarming party. Of course, her on-screen partner Jonghyun also came, and brought a board game. The group agreed that if Yura and Jonghyun lose, they should kiss each other, and it materialized. On the photo above, you can see Yura kissed Jonghyun on his right eye.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: E Today

ZE:A’s Park Hyungsik and Seo Kangjoon seen concentrating at the set of 'What’s With This Family'

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 06:30 AM PDT



The photo above shows ZE:A's Park Hyungsik and Seo Kangjoon concentrating on reviewing their lines and might be exchanging thoughts on how to attack their respective characters.

Park Hyungsik and Seo Kangjoon are both on the KBS' drama 'What's With This Family.' Park Hyungsik is 'Cha Dalbong' and Seo Kangjoon is 'Yoon Eunho' They are rivals. They fight for the love of Nam Jihyun's character Kang Seowool.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Segye, Xportsnews, and Asianwiki

MBLAQ's Mir uploads passport photo from HS

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 06:00 AM PDT



On his September 6th, MBLAQ's Mir uploaded the photo above on his Twitter.

That is a passport photo from his high school days. He captioned it with, "Found my passport from my high school years in Jangsung…Looking handsome." 

On the other news, MBLAQ will be having a charity concert at Yonsei University on September 13th at 6PM. 

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

Kim Hyun Joong to celebrate Chuseok in Peru

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 05:30 AM PDT



Kim Hyun Joong held his '2014 KIM HYUN JOONG WORLD TOUR' concert in Peru on September 7th (local time). 

However, he wished to stay in Peru to explore the country's beauty. Therefore, he will be celebrating Korea's Chuseok festival outside his home country. After his concert in Peru, he will be heading to Mexico on September 12th.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

T-ara celebrates Chuseok holiday with a cause

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 05:00 AM PDT



The three-day Chuseok holiday in Korea will start on September 8th, and T-ara is early in celebrating with a cause.

Three members of T-ara namely Boram, Hyomin, Qri represented the group, and donated 1500 kg of rice to 'Angel Recreation Headquarters.' T-ara told that they are glad to help in their little ways those people who are in need, and they expressed their willingness to continue this kind act.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: iKBC.NET

Psy and Big Bang to perform at the opening and closing ceremonies for '2014 Incheon Asia Games'

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 03:37 AM PDT


Psy and Big Bang will decorate the stage for the opening and closing ceremonies of '2014 Incheon Asia Games'.

The ceremonies will be held at Incheon Asian Main Stadium. Psy will be performing at the opening ceremony on September 19th while Big Bang will draw the curtains for the with their performance for the closing ceremony on October 4th.

'2014' Incheon Asia Games' will be held from September 19th to October 4th with the attendance of 45 countries. JYJ, CNBLUE, EXO are also on the performer list for the event.

SBS' 'Roommate' to undergo some changes in its concept for the 2nd season

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 01:22 AM PDT


Despite suffering from low ratings, SBS' 'Roommate' will launch its 2nd season with a new concept soon.

Park Sang Hyuk PD revealed through Star News,"'Roommate' Season 2 will be different from the season 1. We are currently looking for the new members who will match with the concept of the season 2'.

He continued,"The season 1 focused on how strangers gathered and live together under a same house. Season 2 will emphasis more on individual life of the members than the season 1. We would like to show the process of overcoming difficulties of people with complexes and are in pain. In particular, you will be able to see their changes and growth through 'Roommate'".

About the cast, the PD said the season 2 will be composed of people who are need to be cheered on. Considering the new concept, the average age of the members will also be higher, and just like season 1, celebrities that are hard to see on tv will likely to become the new members.

'Roommate' now only have 7 members after the departure of Park Bom, Lee So Ra, Song Ga Yoon and Shin Sung Woo. The cast for season 2 will include the new members and remaining members from season 1.

'Roommate' will end its 1st season on September 14th.

Running Man to hold a fan meeting tour in 5 countries

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 12:30 AM PDT


The fixed casts of "Running Man" will be meeting fans in five countries in Asia through their fan meeting tour starting September 27th. 

SBS' "Running Man" is a Korean variety show voted as the most favorite program in Asia. To show their appreciation to fans, members Kim Jong Kook, Song Jihyo, Ji Suk Jin, Haha, and Lee Kwang Soo will come to Thailand, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore for their fan meetings. Due to schedule conflicts, Yoo Jae Suk and Kang Gary have yet confirmed their appearance. 

The detailed dates were revealed for each nation:
- Thailand on September 27
- Hong Kong on October 4
- Indonesia on October 25 
- Malaysia on November 1
- Singapore on November 29

This will be "Running Man"s' second fan meeting overseas after the first one in China last year.

Is your country included in the list?

Jenny@dkpopnews

JYJ's album ranks No.1 on Tower Records monthly chart.

Posted: 06 Sep 2014 11:30 PM PDT


On September 5, it was reported from C-JeS Entertainment that JYJ's second full-length album 'JUST US' topped the Japan's Tower Records monthly chart for August. 

Although the album was released in July in Korea and not officially released in Japan, it still climbed to no,1 on the weekly chart in its first week of release with 17,000 copies sold out, proving JYJ's immense popularity in Japan.

It was also revealed that JYJ's agency is flooded with calls from Japan inquiring about the trio's detailed schedule for their Asia tour, but there has been no confirmation yet for any particular Japanese cities.

JYJ's Japanese fans have always been really supportive of the group. About 2,000 Japanese fans visited Korea earlier this year for Kim Jae Joong's fan meeting. The '2014 JYJ Membership Week' launched on July 31st also drew over 4,000 fans from Japan. Kim Junsu's musical and ballad concert held last May in Tokyo and Osaka attracted around 63,000 fans, which is a really impressive number.

JYJ kicked off their Asia tour, 'The return of the King' through Jamsil concert on August 9th, and their next stop will be in Chengdu, China on September 6th.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Happy birthday to LU:KUS's Jinwan

Posted: 06 Sep 2014 11:00 PM PDT


Stage name: Jinwan (진완)
Real name: Kim Jinwan (김진완) 
Birth date: September 07, 1995
Label: Box Media
Group: LU:KUS
Position: Rapper, Maknae
Height: 188cm
Blood type: AB
Twitter Account: @SulHu95

- He was a former member of the fifth generation of XING, however he never debuted with the group. 
- He was a former member of the disbanded X-5.
- He was known as Sulhu(설후) before.

Happy Face Entertainment's soloist Ben drops own version of 'Eyes Nose Lips'

Posted: 06 Sep 2014 09:52 PM PDT



There are many artist who drooped their own rendition of Taeyang's 'Eyes Nose Lips.'

Adding to that number is Happy Face Entertainment's soloist Ben. On their official YouTube channel, Happy Face Entertainment uploaded the video of Ben's cover. It's titled with 'Ben Cover Project 1' so we can expect for more of her in the coming time.

Watch below:



written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: HappyFace Entertainment

Rock band YB to promote upcoming English album overseas for the 1st time

Posted: 06 Sep 2014 09:33 PM PDT



According to DEE Company officials, rock band YB will be releasing an English studio album either February or March 2015.

With that, YB will be gearing for an overseas promotion of their album. That's a milestone for them because it will be their first time promoting outside Korea. 

YB is consisted of Yoon Dohyun, Park Tahee, Huh Jeon, Kim Jinwon and Scott Hellowell. Aside from their international promotion, YB will be remaking Guns N' Rose's 'Cigarette Girl.'

On the other news, member Yoon Dohyun will release his solo mini album on September 16th.. His first single 'My Look These Days' featuring K.Will and Epik High's Tablo was already released.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Money Today

B1A4' s Baro celebrates bday in the Philippines

Posted: 06 Sep 2014 09:10 PM PDT



B1A4's Baro turned 22 in the Philippines.

B1A4 was in Manila as one of their stops for their '2014 B1A4 Road Trip Ready?'. On their official YouTube channel, B1A4 uploaded a video while the five boys were practicing some Filipino sentences and phrases, and after a moment one staff went inside holding a cake.

In Baro's IG, he posted a photo of his cake with this message, "Sorry for late respond, ThankU for all the birthday wishes. I'm expecting so much for tonight's #b1a4roadtrip in #philippines. See u soon on the stage. 🙏 #baro #baroganatanatda #b1a4"

After their concert on September 6th, Baro posted a message on his IG. He said, "It was amazing night in philippines. ThankU for coming to our #b1a4roadtrip in #philippines. See u again. I'll be back!! Bye!! #baro #baroganatanatda #b1a4"

Watch below:



written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: B1A4 OFFICIAL, Baro's IG

T-ara reveals teaser photo for 'Sugar Free'

Posted: 06 Sep 2014 10:07 PM PDT



T-ara dropped a teaser photo for their EDM-inspired comeback entitled 'Sugar Free.'

T-ara revealed that they will be releasing two totally different teasers. The 15-second video teaser was dropped already.


The comeback song of T-ara is inspired by 'big room house,' a sub-genre of EDM.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star Today 

T-ara release 'Sugar Free' MV teaser

Posted: 06 Sep 2014 08:28 PM PDT


T-ara release the MV teaser of their upcoming hit song 'Sugar Free'.

The girls are back fiercer and sexier than ever in the MV, check out the teaser below:

Actress Kim Soeun's 1st pitch for LG Twins

Posted: 06 Sep 2014 08:12 PM PDT



On September 5th, actress Kim Soeun appeared on the match of LG Twins and Doosan Bears at the Jamsil Baseball Stadium, and threw the first pitch for LG Twins.

It seems that Soeun's first pitch is a luck for LG because they won the game making them the 4th in the 2014 Korea Baseball Championship.

Watch below:


written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: spotv

Ladies' Code's Rise passes away

Posted: 06 Sep 2014 07:57 PM PDT


Yet another news that breaks fans' hearts into pieces.

After sending EunB away fans have to suffer another heartbreaking moment as member Rise who was having surgeries these few days passes away at 10.10am on 7th September at the hospital as confirmed by Polaris Entertainment.

Deepest condolences to the friends and family of Rise.

#RipRise

JYJ sends Chuseok message while in China

Posted: 06 Sep 2014 07:29 PM PDT



Korean's Chuseok holiday will start on September 8th, and KPop idols made their ways to greet everyone.

One of them is JYJ. JYJ's preparation for their concert in Chengdu, China on September 6th didn't hinder them to send their greetings for the Chuseok holiday. A photo was released while they were practicing with this message, "We are having fun while doing our practice for our performances in Chengdu, China. Have a happy and great Chuseok." 

JYJ's next concert date is on September 13th in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Chuseok is a three-day harvest festival/ holiday in Korea. It's celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar. Koreans celebrate this by visiting their hometowns.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Naver

Super Junior's Kibum returns on Twitter after almost 2 years

Posted: 06 Sep 2014 07:00 PM PDT



Super Junior's Kibum surprised everyone with a post on his Twitter account.

It was in November 2012 when he posted his last tweet, and after almost two years of being away from Twitter he's back. He tweeted:


written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Kibum's Twitter

YG Entertainment reveals to let Bobby keep the full 100 million won prize from 'Show Me The Money 3'

Posted: 06 Sep 2014 05:58 PM PDT


It was revealed that YG Entertainment CEO Yang Hyun Suk let Bobby keep the full 100 million won prize as he won 1st place on 'Show Me The Money 3'.

A rep from YG Entertainment told Osen on September 6th,"As soon as CEO and producer Yang Hyun Suk heard the news that Bobby won on 'Show Me The Money 3', he immediately ordered us to transfered him the full amount of 100 million won prize without taking off the agency fees and additional expenses. He is strict when he trains Bobby but he has always been aware of Bobby's difficult family financial situation and his filiality towards his parents".

During the show, Bobby also revealed that he hasn't seen his mother for 4 years and the reason he came to Korea to achieve his dream so that he would be able to assist his parents with difficult financial circumstances.

Meanwhile, Bobby will join in YG Entertainment's new survival show 'Mix and Match'.on September 11th.

Girl's Day's Hyeri burst into tears as she makes a call to her mother on 'Real Man'

Posted: 06 Sep 2014 05:25 PM PDT


Hyeri has received a lot of positive feedbacks as she always works hard and being a cheerful girl on MBC's 'Real Man'. However, just like every other girl out there, she immediately cries when she hears her mother's voice as she's staying away from home.

In the next broadcast of 'Real Man' on September 7th, Hyeri will make a call to her mother and as soon as she hears her mother's voice, she burst into tears while talking on the phone,"Mom, I want to eat rice. What to do".

In addition, the woman cast will meet the new platoon leader at the officer academy who is a super harsh trainer and makes everyone scared whenever she enters the room.

T-ara release comeback teaser on Music Core

Posted: 06 Sep 2014 04:52 PM PDT


T-ara release teaser video on Music Core for their comeback next week.

Check out the teaser below, do you anticipate their comeback?

Rachael Yamagata is proud of MC Sniper's new album

Posted: 06 Sep 2014 10:17 AM PDT



American singer-song writer Rachael Yamagata congratulated her friend MC Sniper for his new album 'B-Kite1.'

On her Twitter, Rachael posted this:


MC Sniper and Rachael's friendship started in 2012. The two met on the latter's concert in Korea. Rachael is familiar with MC Sniper's talent because she saw it on television. On her concert in Korea, she asked her staff to introduce her to him, and the rest is history.

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