Happy birthday to After School”s Jung Ah

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Birth Name: Kim Jung Ah Stage Name: Jungah Birthday: August 2, 1983 Position: Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Leader Height: 167 cm Weight: 49 kg Blood Type: O Star Sign: Leo
Education: Kyungmin College Twitter: @as_jungah
- Used to be a member of “Kiss Five” in 2005. - Participated in Son Dambi’s ”Bad Boy” performances as a dancer as part of her training in 2008. - Participated in ”You’re Cute”, an original soundtrack for the MBC drama “Pasta”. - She is in After School"s sub unit After School Red

Song Il Kook and his triplets head to the pool on upcoming episode of “Superman is Back”

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Song Il Kook will take his triplets, Dae Han, Min Guk, and Man Se (2 years old), swimming on the upcoming episode of "Superman is Back"!

During the filming for the upcoming episode, the oldest triplet, Dae Han was like a fish meeting water while Min Guk followed whatever his older brother did. But maknae Man Se, surprisingly, was actually quite scared of the water despite being the most active one among the three in most situations. After slightly testing out the water with his foot, he immediately sought out his daddy"s arms for comfort and reassurance. Knowing Man Se"s love for cars, Song Il Kook used floats that were made to look like cars to coax Man Se into the water.

Catch the triplets" pool adventure this Sunday!

Popular Drama “Fated to Love You” Stars Dress Up as High School Students During Parodies

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*Warning: Mild Spoilers Included

On Episode 10 of MBC’s Wednesday-Thursday drama, “Fated to Love You” that aired July 31, the main characters portrayed by Jang Nara and Jang Hyuk were seen wearing high school uniforms. What drew attention, however, was the fact that they were each doing a parody of their past drama and movie, respectively.

In this episode, Mi Young (portrayed by Jang Nara) and Lee Gun (portrayed by Jang Hyuk) were being followed by reporters after their contract marriage became known to the public. Mi Young was surrounded in her mom’s restaurant while Lee Gun was trapped in his home. Each character disguised themselves as high school students in order to escape and meet up with each other.

Mi Young took up the alias of Yang Soon while escaping, which caught viewers’ attention since that was the name of the character that Jang Nara portrayed in the 2002 drama “Successful Story of a Bright Girl,” where she also starred alongside Jang Hyuk

Popular idols, actors, and artists to participate in “2014 Oh Joon Sung K-Drama Concert” this September

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Many top names have been confirmed for the artist lineup at the upcoming "2014 Oh Joon Sung K-Drama Concert" this September!

The lineup consists of Hallyu drama actors and top K-POP artists, who either participated in the drama or sang theme songs. As Oh Joon Sung has provided many OST songs for various productions, you"ll be able to hear hit songs from dramas like "The Sun of My Master", "Boys Over Flowers", "Cinderella"s Sister", "City Hunter", and more!

Jo Gwan Woo, Park Wan Kyu, Scenery of Riding Bicycle, Bobby Kim, T (Yoon Mi Rae), Bada, ALi, 4men"s Shin Yong Jae, Ailee, Girl"s Day, Monday Kiz, Kim Bo Kyung, and EXO-K were names that were officially mentioned through recent press releases.

However, the concert website revealed more names that were not mentioned in the initial press releases such as TVXQTaeTiSeo, Kim Hyun Joong, Lee Min Ho, and Lee Jun Ki

f(x)’s Amber Congratulates Red Velvet’s Debut with a Selca

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On August 1, Amber of f(x) uploaded a photo of her and Red Velvet’s Seulgi on her Instagram with a caption saying, “Congratulations on your debut, teddy bear. Please show your support for our Red Velvet. Happiness!” In the photo, Amber is smiling next to her fellow SM family member, Seulgi, who is gathering much attention with her cute facial features and adorable expression.

Seeing this, netizens responded with various remarks, including, “Hope Red Velvet is a hit,” “Amber is a great senior,” “I’ll support you both,” among others.

Meanwhile Red Velvet is the first group to debut from SM since the debut of EXO two years ago. The group consists of four members—Seulgi, Irene, Wendy, and Joy. They will release their digital single, “Happiness” this coming August 4

[Video] Added Korean drama “High School – Love On” episode 3

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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 Wishes Fellow Member Tiffany a Happy Birthday

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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 congratulates Red Velvet on their debut and shows her friendship with Seulgi

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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!

[Video] Added Korean drama “It”s Okay, That”s Love” episode 4

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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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Clara goes for sleek menswear-inspired looks for “InStyle”

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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: Welcome to the “Paradise” of INFINITE’s Underrated Tracks

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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 to Remove Controversial Scenes and Release New Edited MV for Red Velvet’s “Happiness”

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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

[Photos] Added new poster and images for the Korean documentary “Hope In Baseco”

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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




Kim Jong Min to make his solo comeback

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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!

Billboard features Wonder Girls’ Yenny comeback as HA:TFELT

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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

miss A’s Fei Places Her “Naughty Hands” on Min

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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.

Lee Dong Wook to participate in “Roommate” more regularly with completion of “Hotel King”

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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

[Video] Trailer released for the Korean movie “Hill of Freedom”

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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

“My Secret Hotel” excites for upcoming premier with poster of Yoo In Na, Nam Goong Min, and Jin Yi Han

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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

JYJ opens up a “JYJ Theater” for their “2014 JYJ Fanclub Membership Week”!

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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