SB Comments of the Week: 6/27 – 7/3

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SB Comments of the Week: 6/27 – 7/3
SB Comments of the Week: 6/27 – 7/3 Written by Ambika On July 4, 2015

Welcome to Comments of the Week!

This week, in idols and music, we covered Teen Top‘s latest album, BTS‘ “Dope” MV, Sistar‘s Shake It album, BtoB‘s “It’s Okay” MV and Complete album, Big Bang‘s “Sober” and 9Muses‘ “Hurt Locker.”

9Muses on 1theK’s “#hashtag”

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9Muses on 1theK’s “#hashtag”


On July 3rd, 1theK featured KPop girl group 9Muses on the latest episode of "#hashtag."
9MUSES just dropped the music video of their comeback song "Hurt Locker" on July 2nd.

Watch below:

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net SOURCE: 1theK READ MORE

BTS enjoy their “2015 Summer Vacation”!

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BTS enjoy their “2015 Summer Vacation”!

The boys of BTS look like they enjoyed their summer vacation this year!



The video above features footage of the boys on their summer vacation in Kota Kinabalu. The recently released clip is a short preview of the group"s book "2015 BTS Summer Package in Kota Kinabalu", a 100-page photo book, DVD, and travel gear.

It goes on sale July 7! Check out the video above!

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MYNAME drops “Hello Again” MV ahead of its official release

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MYNAME drops “Hello Again” MV ahead of its official release


MYNAME dropped the music video of their upcoming Japanese song.

MYNAME held a Korean comeback in May, now it is their Japanese fans who will be entertained as they released the MV of their newest track "Hello Again."

However, the official release of "Hello Again" is scheduled on July 28th.

Watch below:


written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net SOURCE: MYNAME 日本公式チャンネル READ MORE

Breaking up, even after violence, is hard to do

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Breaking up, even after violence, is hard to do

Moon Gye-rin, who calls herself a radical feminist, posted in her online blog about two weeks ago a commentary on a relationship she had with a man whom she says abused her verbally and physically. Although her original article was unsigned, she responded to comments left on her blog seeking her identity by posting her name. She said her romantic partner was Han Yun-hyung, who is a former media commentator with a liberal bent and still a widely followed poster on social media. The dark story has had a ripple effect, inspiring many victims and assailants involved in relationship violence to share their stories. Moon said the relationship with Han began in 2008 and lasted about four years. She said he was verbally abusive when upset, and even though he routinely apologized for his actions the next day, he continued to get irritated when he drank or when the baseball team he followed lost a game. She said he had struck her, and quoted him as frequently saying, "You act to instigate me to hit you. It"s your fault that I became so angry". Noting that he had grown up in a household where he witnessed domestic violence, she said he often was ashamed when he was emotionally stable. But Moon also admitted that she didn"t want to end the relationship, and said that at the time not losing him was more important to her than not being hit.

APink promotes Pink Paradise DVD

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APink promotes Pink Paradise DVD

APink who are gearing up for a comeback record a video message for Pink Paradise DVD, check out their video message below:

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BTS previews “2015 BTS Summer Package in Kota Kinabalu”

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BTS previews “2015 BTS Summer Package in Kota Kinabalu”


On July 3rd, Bangtan Boys uploaded a video on their official YouTube channel.

The video features the fun-filled activities of BTS boys while on their summer vacation in Kota Kinabalu. The video serves as a short preview of "2015 BTS Summer Package in Kota Kinabalu."

"2015 BTS Summer Package in Kota Kinabalu" will have a 100-page photo book, DVD, and travel accessories (pouch, name tag, and case stickers). It will be on pre-sale on July 7th, and will be officially available on July 22nd.

Watch below:

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“Show Me The Money 4″ records highest cable viewer ratings among male and female young adults

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“Show Me The Money 4″ records highest cable viewer ratings among male and female young adults

The rap competition show "Show Me The Money" is getting more and more popular by the episode. The show began to make it into the mainstream last season, and this season looks like it"s going to get even bigger.


"Nielsen Korea" just announced the TV ratings for July 3, and "Show Me The Money 4"s 2nd episode had an average of 1.9% ratings and a peak of 2.1% ratings. The viewer ratings are the combined average of views on cable TV, Wesung, and IPTV. Note that "SMTM" airs on cable channel Mnet, so these are more than solid ratings, especially since rap and hip hop are typically a niche market.

Park Bo Young Transforms Into a Lusty Pervert for “Oh My Ghostess”

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Park Bo Young Transforms Into a Lusty Pervert for “Oh My Ghostess”

The upcoming July 4 episode of tvN’s “Oh My Ghostess” will feature Park Bo Young’s character Na Bong Sun make a complete transformation.

Her character was revealed to be extremely timid and shy as she continued to apologize throughout the first episode. Despite her feeble nature, she works hard in hopes of becoming a chef.

However, her character changes when a lusty virgin ghost portrayed by Kim Seul Gi enters her body as we will see in the second episode. Apparently, the maiden ghost is able to do so because Na Bong Sun is special and can see ghosts.

I Do I Do Episode 6 Live Recap by Lavieenrose

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I Do I Do Episode 6 Live Recap by Lavieenrose
Kim Sun Ah as Hwang Ji An : JA
Lee Jang Woo as Park Tae Kang : TK
Park Gun Hyung as Jo Eun Sung : ES

Im Soo Hyang as Yeom Na Ri : NR


Tae Kang runs to Ji An’s house. Now he can understand why Ji An said TaeKang ruins her plans.

Ohhhhh Ji An tells her pregnancy to Eun Sung. Poor Eun Sung.
He doesn’t know what to say.
Eun Sung said, “So, what is your next plan??”
Ji An said, “I don’t know.. I went to in front of the hospital to havean abortion. But I feel sorry to a baby.It’s not just a malignanttumor..”
Eun Sung said, “So.. What do you want to me? Do I have to console you??”
Ji An said, “You don’t have to do it. I meet you because we met the conditions.”

Men can cook – and buy stuff too

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Men can cook – and buy stuff too

Men now fill up the counters in their kitchens with a variety of devices that can make cooking easier. [JoongAng Ilbo] 1.A food processor that performs a variety of functions. 2.A stone mortar 3.Spin-dryer for salads 4.Dutch ovens 5.Electric oven that can be used for baking and grilling

While male chefs on TV shows may have succeeded in holding the attention of female audience members on the small screen in living rooms, they have also encouraged male audience members to spend more time in the kitchen. The chefs are introducing recipes to try at home with ingredients one can find in his or her refrigerator, at the corner store or in specialty stores. Many men who have spent a scant amount of time in the kitchen are coming to think it is time to conquer some uncharted territory.The chefs also share tips about how to look great while cooking. "After watching these male chefs cook on TV, I have learned that cooking can be something sexy and easy enough to do", said Kim A-jun, a personal trainer. "Now I"m more confident that I can do what they can do on TV and I want to do that for girls I date".Ju Hyun-geun, a 32-year-old company employee in the financial sector, says he usually writes down relatively easy-looking recipes and tries cooking them after work. "Compared to other hobbies, cooking takes less time and money", he said."Also, as you can see the results right away, it gives you some satisfaction and a sense of accomplishment".As more men cook, companies that manufacture kitchenware are busy bringing out new products targeting the new customers. Men are becoming a significant market for a variety of kitchen items, ranging from small cooking utensils to bigger electronic items. Auction, one of the largest online retailers, has seen a 34 percent jump in sales of electronic kitchenware such as rice cookers from January to June compared to a year earlier. It says the increase in sales can be attributed to men buying. It also saw 15 percent more sales of regular kitchenware such as pots, frying pans, dishes and plates thanks to male customers.

Teen Top “Ah Ah” dance practice video

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Teen Top “Ah Ah” dance practice video


Teen Top release the dance practice video of their "Ah Ah" choreography.

The boys are on their most casual and simple get up wearing white shirts and jeans. The synchronize movements are very apparent since the boys are dancing flawlessly.

Check it out!


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Joy Pierces Her Ears for Yook Sungjae on “We Got Married”

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Joy Pierces Her Ears for Yook Sungjae on “We Got Married”

On the July 4 episode of MBC’s “We Got Married,” Red Velvet’s Joy reveals that the true reason for visiting the dermatology clinic is not to make BTOB’Yook Sungjae get laser hair removal, but rather for her to get her ears pierced. After receiving earrings as a present from her virtual husband, she had been unable to wear them due to not having any piercings. This resulted in her deciding to get her ears pierced.

Sungjae & Joy couple”s first skinship

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Sungjae & Joy couple”s first skinship


We Got Married"s young couple Sungjae and Joy are going to have you anticipate their upcoming episode as they make their first move to show affection to each other.

Seems like the two youngsters are getting much closer and comfortable now as they are going on a date. Sungjae and Joy are going to have a sweet date as they stroll along the street and eat tteokbokki.

To Joy"s surprise, Sungjae suddenly feeds her and gets embarrassed. They are also reported to be holding hand for the very first time. So don"t miss the upcoming episode tomorrow at 4:55PM kst. READ MORE

Performances from July 4th “Show! Music Core”!

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Performances from July 4th “Show! Music Core”!

MBC"s "Show! Music Core" is back for its weekly show featuring performances by your favorite artists!

On this episode, BTOB came back with "It"s Okay", Nine Muses made a comeback with "Hurt Locker", HOTSHOT made their comeback with "I"m a Hotshot", MINX came back with "Love Shake", and NS Yoon-G returned with "Honey Summer".

[Winners will be updated.]


Other performers of the night were: SISTAR, AOA, BTS, MAMAMOO, HIGH4, Seventeen, HOTSHOT, Poten, Sleepy & Ji Eun, Hong Dae Kwang, MINX, Jo Jung Min, Lee Jun Sun, and Sung Eun.

AOA Gets 2nd Win With “Heart Attack” on “Music Core” + Comeback Stages by BTOB, 9MUSES, NS Yoon-G, and More

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AOA Gets 2nd Win With “Heart Attack” on “Music Core” + Comeback Stages by BTOB, 9MUSES, NS Yoon-G, and More

BIGBANG, SISTAR, and AOA are the contenders for first place for this week’s episode of “Music Core.” AOA wins first place with “Heart Attack” while SISTAR receives second place and BIGBANG receives third place respectively.

Not all videos are available yet.

Win:

Opening:

Performances:

SISTAR – “Shake It”

BTOB – “Giddy Up” (Yo Ho Ho) and “I’m Okay”

“Three Meals a Day” Mascot Minky Is Expecting Puppies

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“Three Meals a Day” Mascot Minky Is Expecting Puppies

As foreshadowed in the previous episode, “Three Meals a Day” mascot Minky will be a mother soon!

On the recent episode of “Three Meals a Day,” which aired on July 3, Minky the dog looks much more tired than usual and stays under the shade the whole day.

At night, Taecyeon looks after her and asks, “Is Minky pregnant? Her stomach is very bloated.”

Then Kim Kwang Gyu comes over and touches Minky’s stomach and confirms, “She is pregnant.” Hearing the news of Minky’s pregnancy, Taecyeon and Lee Seo Jin break into smiles, unable to hide their happiness.

Girl’s Day’s Agency Clarifies That Members Will Not Wear Swimsuits as Stage Outfits

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Girl’s Day’s Agency Clarifies That Members Will Not Wear Swimsuits as Stage Outfits

Recently, there have been some controversial issues concerning Girl’s Day’s swimsuits featured in the teaser video of their comeback song “Ring My Bell.”

In response, Girl’s Day’s agency Dream Tea Entertainment stated, “The members’ swimsuits featured in the ‘Ring My Bell’ teaser video will not be worn as stage outfits for broadcast.”

When the teaser video was released, some people thought that the swimsuits the members were dancing in were “too racy to be stage outfits.”

SECRET”s Ji Eun talks about how she trained with Hyorin, Hani, and U.JI

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SECRET”s Ji Eun talks about how she trained with Hyorin, Hani, and U.JI

Although it seems impossible to picture Ji Eun in another group rather than SECRET, she talked about how she almost became a team with three other girl group members!


Actually, EXID"s Hani had already revealed this earlier this year, but now you can hear Ji Eun"s side of the story! On the July 3 episode of KBS" "Yoo Hee Yeol"s Sketchbook", she talked about how she used to be a JYP Entertainment trainee.


Ji Eun said, "At the time, BESTie"s member U.JI, EXID"s Hani, and SISTAR"s Hyorin were with me. The four of us were preparing to be the "Little Big Mama". But because of various reasons we were dispersed and separated."

Ha Ji Won and INFINITE’s L Look Lovely as a Couple on “The Time I Loved You”

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Ha Ji Won and INFINITE’s L Look Lovely as a Couple on “The Time I Loved You”

SBS’ new drama “The Time I Loved You” released some preview stills of Ha Ji Won and INFINITE’s L enjoying a romantic date together.

In last week’s episode, Sung Jae (L), who is an intern working under Hana (Ha Ji Won) and is eight years her junior, works his charms and makes her nearly fall for him. She continues to sense herself getting closer to him and he does not stop trying to win her heart.