WINNER reveals Japanese MV of “Color Ring”

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WINNER is going "all-in" in promotions as they announce their nearing Japanese debut.

A notice is posted on YGEX Japanese website about the details and jacket photos of WINNER"s Japanese debut album. The tracks are basically the Japanese version of their Korean album adding two more "Go Up", which is the opening act they perform during BIGBANG JAPAN DOME TOUR last year and "Just Another Boy". Below is the track list:

[Bonus Track]
12.I"M HIM (MIN HO Solo) *

The Japanese album "2014 S/S Japan Collection" will be released on September 10 in CD+DVD and CD only editions.

On August 30th, WINNER uploaded the Japanese music video for "Color Ring

[HanCinema"s Drama Review] “The King of Dramas”

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2PM’s Taecyeon Says He’s Not Jealous of Nichkhun and Tiffany’s Relationship

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On the August 30 broadcast of KBS 2TV’s “Entertainment Weekly,” 2PM’s Taecyeon sat down for an interview at the set of his photo shoot for an outdoor clothing brand.

During the interview, the reporter asked the 2PM member about his acting in romance genre productions. In response, Taecyeon shared, “I should be experiencing it in real life, but it’s not happening,” sharing his bittersweet feelings.

The reporter then brought up the fact that his fellow group member Nichkhun is currently in a public relationship with Girls’ Generation‘s Tiffany, and asked if Taecyeon feels jealous. He stated, “Honestly, I don’t think there’s much to be jealous about. Even if they acknowledge [the relationship] and go public, they’re both busy, so as far as I know they can’t meet very often

Shin Se Kyung reveals the younger actors she would like to work with during her guerilla date

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Shin Se Kyung was next up on guerilla date on KBS 2TV"s "Entertainment Relay"!

On the the topic of dating, Shin Se Kyung commented on her love life or lack thereof, "It"s been so long [since I"ve dated]. I lost my "dating DNA" (a phrase meaning being good at or inclined to dating as if it was a part of your DNA)."

The reporter mentioned what she said in a previous interview that she won"t get married until she travels the whole world. She explained, "I heard that once you get married, you don"t have time to yourself so I feel like I won"t be able to go on trips freely and won"t have time." When asked what age she would like to get married, she guessed, "32? Is that too late? I heard that it"s better to have kids quickly [while you"re still young]

[HanCinema"s Drama Review] “Temptation” Episode 14

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Orange Caramel”s “My Copycat” MV BTS video

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Pledis Entertainment uploaded a video showing the behind-the-scenes of the music video of their latest song "My Copycat."
The video shows the beautiful girls dancing interacting with the animals used in the video. "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.

Watch below:

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EXO’s Sehun, Chanyeol, and Lay Become Autumn Men for Elle Men Magazine

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Popular boy group EXO‘s members Sehun, Chanyeol and Lay show off their manly charms as they pose for the September edition of Elle Men Magazine: Hong Kong.

The handsome members of EXO celebrate the incoming fall season as they exchange their summer outfits for fall coats and thick-layered clothes for the Hong Kong magazine. They also struck similar attractive poses for the camera as they raise the bar of their group’s good looks.

EXO also held their concert “EXO Planet: The Lost Planet” in Hong Kong, which gathered thousands of fans. The EXO members being invited to grace the cover further proves their huge popularity in the country.

Meanwhile, “EXO Planet: The Lost Planet” is continuing to open throughout Asia and was currently held this Saturday at Guangzhou

Lee Jung Hyun chooses Tao as her favorite EXO member”

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Veteran singer and actress Lee Jung Hyun chose Tao as her favorite EXO member on KBS 2TV"s "Entertainment Relay"!

Lee Jung Hyun met up with "Entertainment Relay" on the set of her photo shoot for the cover of "K-Wave" magazine and spoke on the record-breaking success of her movie "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" in the box office, "It"s a production that is such an honor for me to be a part of and it feels surreal. The director told me that my character didn"t know how to do sign language from the beginning and ended up not being able to talk due to her tongue being cut off due to the Japanese military aggression. He told me to make up a sign language that the viewers would be able to understand

Yoo Heeyeol to make his last appearance on tvN’s “SNL Korea” today

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The latest episode of tvN’s “SNL Korea,” to be broadcast today, August 30th, will be musician Yoo Heeyeol’s final appearance on the show.

Yoo Heeyeol made his first appearance on “SNL Korea” back in September 2013, as the “Weekend Update” host. Today’s episode will mark his one year anniversary on the show. Around the start of the 5th season, Yoo switched his role on the show to the “People Update” host. He has amused viewers during his short but significant run on “SNL Korea.”

Back on the August 2nd episode of the show, Yoo Heeyeol subtly dropped hints of leaving during the “1 Minute Honest Talk” session of “People Update” segment. “Whenever I come to the studio, I constantly have heavy feelings of apology,” he said, adding, “I have thought a few times that ‘SNL is a piece of clothing that I cannot understand and doesn’t fit,’ and that ‘I should let it go

Ailee reveals her secret to losing 10kg through 2 meal diet

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Known for her powerful vocals, Ailee has received much attention from the public recently as she slimmed down quite a bit. Ailee responded by not only revealing that she lost 10kg, but she also shared her secret behind the weight loss.

On August 30th, Ailee performed on stage for “KBS Immortal Song” in the “Million Seller” special broadcast. The contestants for this episode covered hit songs from Cho Yongpil, Lee Moonse, Kim Gunmo, and Jo Sungmo, and sang them with their own styles.

Not only did Ailee amaze the audience with her singing, she also received much attention due to the performance outfit she wore. The outfit highlighted her improved figure, with Ailee confidently showing off her waist. When MC Shin Dongyup said to Ailee, “Your diet was a success!”, Ailee responded by saying that she had lost 10kg through a diet

BTS Releases LA Version Of 'Boy In Luv' To Mixed Reaction From Fans

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(Photo : Mnet ) The LA version of "Boy In Luv" released by Mnet features BTS with Black women.

On August 28, Mnet released a LA based revamp of a video for the popular BTS (Bangtan Boys) song “Boy In Luv.” “Boy In Luv” is a track from the second BTS mini album, “Skool Luv Affair” which was released earlier in the year. The LA version of “Boy In Luv” was filmed as part of episodes five and six of the Mnet reality show, “American Hustle Life.”

“American Hustle Life” features BTS as they complete various challenges in the United States, with the goal of improving their skills as rappers, as well as performers. In previous episodes of the series, the group teamed up with legendary "90s hip hop artist Coolio.

The interesting point of “American Hustle Life” is that it has prominently featured Black hip hop artists and members of the community

Daniel Henney beats So Ji Sub & Kim Soo Hyun in a survey for best kisser among actors

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Daniel Henney greeted fans on the set of his photo shoot for golf apparel brand "W.ANGLE" on KBS 2TV"s "Entertainment Relay"!

The reporter congratulated him on getting a role in Disney"s upcoming animation movie "Big Hero 6". The actor shared, "Thank you. It"s my first time dubbing [for a production]. It was really, really wonderful that I got casted. It"s an amazing movie with a great message for children. I think of it as an honor [for me to be a part of]." The reporter asked, ""Let It Go" from "Frozen" became a huge hit so how about doing an OST?" Daniel Henney humbly joked, "I"m not a very good singer so "let it go". Let Daniel go. If you go on YouTube, there is a clip of me singing "Diana"

South Korea Just Created Their Own “Jersey Shore” called “Gangnam Boys”

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South Korea has created their own version of “Jersey Shore”, out of the iconic Gangnam district in Seoul. The show, called “Gangnam Boys” will be airing soon.

In the video teaser, “Gangnam Boys” are shown to be those who are from the district of Gangnam. The first person introduced from the “Gangnam Boys” is Tommy, someone who says “wearing Abercrombie is essential”.

In the teaser, Tommy goes to pickup Korean girls in Gangnam and even comes across SPICA member Jiwon!

Check out the teaser below, subbed in English.

[Spoiler] Added episode 18 captures for the Korean drama “Fated to Love You”

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Added episode 18 captures for the Korean drama "Fated to Love You" (2014)Directed by Kim Hee-won-II, Lee Dong-yoonWritten by Jo Jin-gook, Joo Chan-okNetwork : MBCWith Jang Hyeok, Jang Nara, Choi Jin-hyeok, Wang Ji-won, Jeong Eun-pyo, Choi Dae-cheol,...20 episodes - Wed, Thu 22:00SynopsisA remake of a Taiwanese drama from the year 2008. A normal and non-existant woman spends a night with an heir to a wealthy family.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/07/02


Did JJCC Fail To Deliver On The Hype With Their First Album? [Opinion]

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(Photo : The Jackie Chan Group Korea ) JJCC released their first mini album.

One of the most hyped K-Pop groups of 2014 was the Jackie Chan project, JJCC. JJCC (Double JC) received widespread press including coverage from many mainstream U.S. outlets.

There were high expectations for the group, who previously released the single “At First” in March 2014. The idea of a K-Pop group that is under of the tutelege of one of a world famous martial arts actor was intriguing to most, but there were many would doubted the ability of JJCC to deliver. 

JJCC has released their first self-titled mini album, at the worst possible time.

JJCC is attempting to demonstrate their musical abilities during a promotional period in which YG Entertainment’s Winner released their debut full album

So Ji Sub Shares He Prefers To Be Called Sexy Over Handsome At Singapore Press Conference

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(Photo : Ong Melin | Special Thanks to Fast Track Events Pte Ltd)

So Ji Sub visited Singapore for the first time after an overwhelming success of his recent drama, the highly acclaimed "Master"s Sun." The open press conference at City Square Mall Atrium on August 21 drew a huge crowd of avid fans and supporters from places all over the world such as China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Indonesia.

Upon his arrival, Ji Sub was all smiles as he was welcomed with defending screams from his fans. Ji Sub started the press conference by greeting the crowd and thanked them gratefully for allowing the drama "Master"s Sun" to be so well-received.

(Photo : Ong Melin | Special Thanks to Fast Track Events Pte Ltd)

On the character he played in "Master"s Sun", he shared it is a total opposite of who he is in real life, "I am quite reserved

K-Pop & Latin America: The Brilliance of Super Junior’s ‘MAMACITA’

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(Photo : SM Entertainment) Super Junior in the music video for the Latin-inspired song "MAMACITA."

“MAMACITA” is the seventh album from the powerhouse K-Pop group Super Junior. The title track is heavily influenced by Spanish music and is supported by a Spaghetti Western music video which features cowboys, as well as bull fighters.

In the video, Super Junior transform into modern day toreros. The choreography of “MAMACITA” incorporates moves from Flamenco, a form of dance and music from the southern region of Spain.

Within twelve hours of its release, the video for “MAMACITA” received close to 1.3 million views on YouTube.

Beyond the concept of the title song, “MAMACITA” demonstrates the awareness of SM Entertainment in regards to Super Junior’s growing Hispanic fanbase

Boys Republic Reveal What It's Like to Be K-Pop Idols At MTV World Stage Malaysia

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(Photo : Emi/Liza)

With colourful neon lights shining across the Surf Beach, Sunway Lagoon together with blazing firepower ligniting the stage, you have seen their amazing debut at the MTV World Stage Malaysia 2014. Boys Republic 2nd visit to Malaysia certainly went beyond the sugar-candy K-pop performance in that prestige World Stage. This five-membered group consists of Onejunn, Sunwoo Sungjun, Minsu and Suwoong also shared some interesting stories and revealed some facts exclusively for their fans.

For some, to be able to land their foot on a foreign soil definitely created a moment of bliss and painted an amazing feeling. When the members of Boys Republic were asked on their feeling of this recent visit, they stated that it felt like a battery that has been recharged; like power energy, metaphorically to express their excitement to be back in Malaysia and they further added that being in Malaysia for the second time felt like breathing the air of Korea hence there were no differences and it felt like Malaysia is their 2nd home

[Spoiler] Added episode 4 captures for the Korean drama “The Idle Mermaid”

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Added episode 4 captures for the Korean drama "The Idle Mermaid" (2014)Directed by Baek Seung-ryongWritten by Kim Ji-soo-III, Park Ran-INetwork : tvNWith Jo Bo-ah, On Joo-wan, Song Jae-rim, Park Ji-soo, Ahn Kil-kang, Kim Seul-gi-I,...Thu 23:00Also known as "Surplus Princess"SynopsisA mermaid attempts to become a human in 100 days to meet the human man she loves.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/08/07


Leeteuk reveals it felt awkward to record Super Junior”s album & Heechul picks AOA as his rival on “Entertainment Relay”

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Super Junior met with "Entertainment Relay" at their press conference for their long-awaited comeback with 7th full-length album "MAMACITA"!

Leader Leeteuk shared his thoughts on his return from the military, "I went and came back well. It wasn"t as easy as I thought it would be."

Since it is their first group comeback in two years, the reporter asked the members to recite their roles from when they were rookies for old times" sake. Heechul introduced himself as "Hello, it"s Super Junior"s Cinderella, Heechul", Shindong introduced himself as "Hello, it"s Shindong who"s in charge of being the talented one among Super Junior", and Kyuhyun introduced himself as "Hello, it"s Kyuhyun who joined Super Junior as a new member