Added episode 3 for the Korean drama "High School - Love On"
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"High School - Love On" (2014) Directed by Lee Eun-mi-II, Seong Joon-hae Written by Lee Jae-yeon Network : KBS With Woohyun, Kim Sae-ron, Lee Seong-yeol, Choi Soo-rin, Sin Hyeon-tak, Lee Joo-sil,... 20 episodes - Fri 20:55 Also known as "Hi! School: Love On" Synopsis A youth melodrama based on new fantasy high schoolers experience. Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/07/11
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Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung sent her greetings for fellow group member Tiffany, wishing her a very happy 24th birthday!
On August 1, Sooyoung posted on her personal Instagram account, “Happy birthday mybestfriend❤ #tiffany #stephanie #foreverYOUNG [sic],” along with a photo of the two together.
In the uploaded picture, Sooyoung and Tiffany can be seen showing off their beauty, as they pose closely, flashing bright smiles for the camera in a cute selca.
Meanwhile, Girls’ Generation has been proving their consistent popularity by maintaining their spot at number one on the Oricon daily chart with their most recently released ‘best-of’ Japanese album fittingly titled “The Best.”
In other related news, the group is coming up on their seventh anniversary since debuting into the music industry this coming August 5
f(x)"s Amber showed her support for labelmates Red Velvet"s debut on August 1, even taking a congratulatory snapshot with Seulgi!
"Congrats on your debut, bear^^ I ask that you show your support for our Red Velvet keke happiness!", she shared on her Instagram, bringing "happiness" as she said cheese for the camera with the rookie group member Seulgi.
Amber also wrote on Twitter with the same photo, "Happiness! Please give our Red Velvet support keke. A shot with bear Seulgi ^^ Happy debut bear keke."
Red Velvet will officially release their debut digital single "Happiness" on the 4th!
Added episode 4 for the Korean drama "It"s Okay, That"s Love"
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"It"s Okay, That"s Love" (2014) Directed by Kim Kyoo-tae Written by Noh Hee-kyeong Network : SBS With Jo In-Seong, Kong Hyo-jin, Seong Dong-il, Lee Gwang-soo, Jin Kyeong, Lee Seong-kyeong,... 20 episodes - Wed, Thu 22:00 Synopsis Based in a mental clinic, this drama portrays the life and love of modern day people. Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/07/23
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Rather than exuding her usual sexiness, Clara opted for a different image in a recent photo shoot with "InStyle" magazine. In anticipation for the upcoming autumn, Clara looked very chic, giving off a masculine vibe in her menswear-inspired looks very in trend for the fall season.
Everything she wore was from the fall and winter collection of neo-contemporary brand, "Loudmut".
You can also see more of Clara as a fashionista when she appears in the second season of "Fashion King Korea".
Second Spin puts the spotlight on songs that have remained out of it. It’s the chance to showcase some of the unpromoted tracks that are overshadowed by the signature songs in the featured artists’ discography.
INFINITE comes across as one of the hardest working groups in K-Pop, releasing singles and album cuts in rapid succession and frequently going on a promotional schedule that keep Inspirits up on their feet. The group was recently “Back,” coming off the heels of their second full album “Season 2.”
Apart from this, INFINITE members are active in variety shows and more notably, as actors. Woohyun and Sungyeol are in the currently airing “High School Love On.” L and Hoya also had remarkable turns in different dramas
SM Entertainment’s brand new rookie girl group Red Velvet’s recently released music video for their debut single “Happiness” is currently under the spotlight for containing controversial scenes.
Not long after the new music video was revealed, a media outlet in Japan had reported that there were scenes that alluded to the Hiroshima atomic bombing as well as the September 11 terrorist attacks.
In response to these reports, SM Entertainment explained, “After asking the director, it seems that he simply used a collage from an image source and there were no intentions behind it.”
The rep continued, “We will edit the material that has caused misunderstandings as soon as possible, as it is something SME was unable to detect earlier. We will pay closer attention so things like this don’t arise in the future
Added new poster and images for the upcoming Korean documentary "Hope In Baseco" (2014)Directed by Kim Kyeong-sik-ISynopsisThe children of Baseco play amongst the trash in the sea but don"t lose their cheerful smiles. The cold trap of life is about to take away the smallest ounce of hope in these children"s lives even before they know what is happiness. Then one day, Missionary Sin Seung-cheol"s World Missionary Conference visits Baseco. They give out warm food to the starving children and teach them how to make bread as they can"t go to school. Will the light of hope be delivered in this land of despair? The angels of Baseco spread their wings!Release date in Korea : 2014/08/14
Koyote"s Kim Jong Min will make his solo comeback!
His rep told OSEN on the 2nd, "It is true that Kim Jong Min is recording for his solo album with the goal to release it later this month... He is preparing for it whenever he gets a chance and it is likely that he will do dance music similar to his first solo album "Oppa Find Strength"."
This marks Kim Jong Min"s first solo release in three years since his single "Oppa Find Strength" in April 2011 and the Koyote member appears to be preparing a fun dance track that will surely entertain music fans.
Meanwhile, catch Kim Jong Min on "1N2D" every Sunday!
On July 30, Billboard
published an article that featured the comeback of Wonder Girls
’ lead vocalist Yenny
as a soloist with a new stage name HA:TFELT
HA:TFELT released the music video of her self-composed comeback song "Ain’t Nobody
." Along with her release, a writer from Billboard wrote and described her return in the KPop scene.Jeff Benjamin
wrote, "Ultimately, HA:TFELT shows Yenny taking risks with her music and image. The Usher fanatic could have come back with a safe pop tune or ballad, but she chose an intense, genre-defying creation. She could have prepared a fun dance routine, but she went for freestyle choreography. Yenny could have even shied away from the dubstep -- it"s been a part of K-pop for years now -- but the decision ends up adding an intensity to Yenny"s emotional belts, presumably an artistic decision
On August 1, Fei of miss A revealed a photo with the concept of “Troublemaker” and a caption that said, “Min is so cool, too! Good night, my love.” In this photo, Fei and her fellow member Min can be seen posing very intimately with each other. Fei has her hands on top of Min’s chest and Min has her hands on Fei’s butt. But if you look closely, Min playfully makes a sneaky expression while she has her hands of Fei’s butt, bringing fans to laughter.
Netizens showed various reactions, saying, “Min’s facial expression is so cute!” “Min’s hands are bad hands,” “Fei is so sexy.”
Meanwhile, miss A will once again perform in front of fans at the upcoming 2014 JYP Nation concert, which is scheduled to be held this August.
Now that Lee Dong Wook is done with his MBC
weekend drama "Hotel King", the actor will be regularly appearing on "Roommate" to shed the "special guest" position that the staff had labeled him with the first announcement of the show way back.
Up til now, due to his busy drama schedule, Lee Dong Wook was unable to live in the share house with the others for most the filming time. However, he did participate when he could and despite his short appearances, he made lasting impressions on his roommates as well as the viewers.
"Roommate" PD Park Sang Hyuk told Star News, "Like how it"s always been, the members are filming "Roommate" well... Lee Dong Wook has now officially started his filming for "Roommate" with the completion of his drama. He will show his perfect teamwork with Jo Se Ho, who is rising in popularity these days
Trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Hill of Freedom"
"Hill of Freedom" (2014)Directed by Hong Sang-sooWith Ryo Kase, Moon So-ri, Seo Young-hwa, Kim Ee-seong, Yoon Yeo-jeong, Ki Joo-bong,...SynopsisGweon (Seo Young-hwa) is a physically ill language teacher who wanted to give it all up. She comes to a mountain to try and recover her body and return to Seoul, back to the school where she used to teach. There she is entrusted with a thick parcel. Two years earlier, Japanese Mo-ree (Ryo Kase) had asked her to marry him. Gweon decided to leave, and the next day rejected him. Although Mo-ree immediately returned to Japan, he is once again seeking her out. She reads part of his letter at the school lobby, and afterwards feels a need for some fresh air
After casting top stars like Yoo In Na, Jin Yi Han, and Nam Goong Min, tvN"s upcoming drama "My Secret Hotel" released the very first poster!
For the poster, Yoo In Na, seems as if there"s a secret she doesn"t want to tell with her finger to her lips, while the two men stand on either side, looking smart and handsome in suits. To make things more interesting, the poster captures the interesting mix of romance and mystery that will lace the drama throughout its 16 episodes.
Producer Lee Seung Hoon said, ""My Secret Hotel" plans on presenting a sweet and a tense, thrilling entertainment through a production that entangles a mysterious circumstance with romance, using a hotel as the setting
A whole theater dedicated to fans, the “JYJ Theater”, has opened on July 31st at the COEX Mall!
After coming back to the music scene with their new album, “Just Us”, JYJ has risen to the top of music charts with their title song, “Back Seat”, and with their other follow-up songs.
To celebrate their comeback, JYJ will be meeting fans until August 3rd during their “JYJ Fanclub Membership Week”. Starting in 2012, this upcoming membership week will be the third one and will be only for the fans.
At this year’s membership week comes with the theme of “Everything of JYJ’s Music”. Fans will be able to listen to JYJ’s songs play in a club-like atmosphere and will also be able to watch music videos and jacket photoshoot videos in the theater
Added 4th teaser and photo shoot videos for the upcoming Korean drama "Reset"
"Reset" (2014)Directed by Kim Yong-gyoonWritten by Ahn Yeong-sooNetwork : OCNWith Cheon Jeong-myeong, Kim So-hyeon-I, Sin Eun-jeong, Park Won-sang, Choi Jae-woong, Song Ha-yoon,...10 episodes - Sun 23:00SynopsisA thriller about a man who is about to be barred from statute, going through a series of events due to to the crime he committed 15 years ago.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/08/10
AOA"s Seolhyun and actor Kang Ha Neul
showed off their good looks as the new models for denim brand "BUCKAROO
The jeans emphasized their long legs and perfect proportions, which are given requirements for those who model denim.
The brand announced, "We have selected Kang Ha Neul and Seolhyun as new models for the 2014 F/W season. Kang Ha Neul brought out his manly charms with his great body line and various expressions. Seolhyun, on the other hand, showed her contrasting charms and gave off a sexy vibe with undeniable charm due to the combination of her youthful looks and toned body line."
More photos of the two will be revealed gradually through the brand"s Facebook page!
Jang Hyuk and Jang Nara checked their feelings for each other but it seems like the obstacles would be continuous.
On the episode of MBC Wednesday/Thursday drama "Fated to Love You" broadcast on July 30th, Lee Gun (played by Jang Hyuk) and Kim Mi Young (played by Jang Nara) checked their feelings for each other and kissed.
Lee Gun prepared a fireworks event for Kim Mi Young and kissed her to wipe he tears. Afterwards, Kim Mi Young kissed Lee Gun who was going to work and prepared a lunch fofr him.
However, hearing that Lee Gun edited the divorce decree, Kim Mi Young was at a loss for words. This is because Lee Gun hadn"t actually told Kim MI Youn yet and it broughtabout issues of trust. Kim Mi Young was worried because a kid ould be born and Lee Gun"s sdivorce decree was not finalized
Writer Kim Eun-sook, known for the SBS dramas "Secret Garden" (pictured above), "A Gentleman"s Dignity" and "The Heirs", will bring out another show next year. The new series, tentatively named "The Descendant of the Sun", is scheduled to premier next June, according to local media reports on Thursday that quoted an official from broadcaster SBS. The report came after a local news outlet said that Kim"s new drama had failed to receive airtime on SBS. But an official from the broadcaster confirmed that the schedule was set for June. The new program is a melodrama that will show how people come together in times of disaster. While full details about the storyline have not yet been released, it has been said that the theme has never been seen before in a Korean drama. By Lee Sun-min
Hip hop artist Pento dropped his MV for new track, "Pasta Hater", which features TEEN TOP"s Chunji!
The MV stays in tune with the song title as two people sit at the ends of a long table in an Italian restaurant, enjoying some yummy pasta that is sure to make your mouth water.
Pento composed, wrote, and produced the song himself and the lyrics serve to convey the differences in perception of a relationship from a man vs. a woman"s point of view.
Check out the MV above!