KARA reveal release date for mini-album “Day & Night”

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KARA finished revealing the "Day" version comeback pictures for their upcoming 6th mini-album "Day & Night," which seems to hint that the "Night" versions will be soon to come. Perhaps there will be a transformation from the angelic looks with soft lighting to more night life looks with starker contrasts.


Regardless, the girls also revealed that they will be dropping their album on August 18! The title song will be "Mamma Mia," a powerful dance track composed by Duble Sidekick with the intention to strongly portray the color unique to the group.




In addition, the title track will be targeting not only Koreans but also the Japanese market. Their showcase with fans and the media will also take place on August 18, coinciding with the album release, so mark your calendars!

Clazziquai releases music video for “Madly”

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On August 1st, Clazziquai revealed a new track off of their upcoming 6th album.

In preparation for their 6th full album and 10th anniversary, Clazziquai has pre-released a new track, titled, “Madly,” which follows their “Love Satellite” which was released a few weeks ago!

Highlighting Clazziquai’s unique and stylistic sound, “Madly” is smooth with a heavy beat that makes you unknowingly tap your foot along with the rhythm. The music video also guests Lee Suntae and Jung Hyemin, who were contestants on the survival dance program, MNet’s “Dancing 9.”

Showing perfect chemistry, Lee Suntae and Jung Hyemin’s choreography is sexy and sensual. The music video also refers back to the music video of "Love Satellite," with our alien friend, Marvin, showing up playing the saxophone and flashbacks to the scenes in “Love Satellite

[Spoiler] Added episode 3 captures for the Korean drama “It”s Okay, That”s Love”

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Added episode 3 captures for the Korean drama "It"s Okay, That"s Love" (2014)Directed by Kim Kyoo-taeWritten by Noh Hee-kyeongNetwork : SBSWith Jo In-Seong, Kong Hyo-jin, Seong Dong-il, Lee Gwang-soo, Jin Kyeong, Lee Seong-kyeong,...20 episodes - Wed, Thu 22:00SynopsisBased 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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The Cast Of "Tazza 2" Talks About Their New Film

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The cast of "Tazza: The High Rollers 2" recently sat down to discuss their upcoming film with the press. The film"s stars, Shin Se Kyung, Choi Seung Hyun a.k.a. BigBang"s T.O.P., and Kim Yoon Suk were asked whether they felt pressured by comparisons to the original film "Tazza," released in 2008. Because the original "Tazza" was so popular it naturally creates high expectations.

"I was under a lot of pressure," said T.O.P. of his role. "The previous movie was popular among adults rather than people my age."

But people his age are likely to buy a ticket just to see the romantic chemistry between the singer-actor and actress Shin Se Kyung, who was last seen in the drama "When A Man Loves."

In "Tazza 2" T.O.P. plays Dae Gil

Chansung To Play An Idol In A Korean-Chinese Production

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2PM"s Chansung has become the latest k-celeb to sign on for a Chinese production. He will appear in the musical film titled "I Wanna Hold Your Hand." It is a title inspired a Beatles song.

This coming of age film is actually a collaborative effort between Korea"s JYP Entertainment and the Chinese entertainment company East Entertainment Group.

According to a JYP representative, Hwang Chansung will appear as G.O., the youngest member of Stars, a once popular idol group.

That"s fitting because in real life, Chansung, 24, is also the youngest member of the band 2PM. Except that in real life, 2PM is still popular.

The JYP representative said that the singer and actor plays a supporting role to fellow JYPE actor Wei Da Xun, who has been cast as the film"s lead

WINNER to hold launching show on August 6

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WINNER is remaining consistent with their fashion show concept so far as they uploaded a new teaser picture for the "Grand Launch" of their debut album, "2014 S/S."




The picture shows a woman who received an invite to the launching show, which will take place on August 6 KST at the Conrad Seoul Hotel.  That"s just a few days away!  Time to start getting ready with pillows for the swooning and tissues for the nosebleeds. 

Girls’ Generation Member Sooyoung Posts Summer Dessert Pic

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Girls’ Generation star Sooyoung has taken to Instagram to post a collage of pictures where she is shown tucking into a serving of patbingsoo. She posted the photos to her official account on July 31, along with the caption, “It’s so hot, let’s eat patbingsoo! Don’t melt, don’t melt!”

Patbingsoo is a summer dessert favorite in Korea, and is made of crushed ice, red bean paste, rice cakes, fruit and condensed milk. It is widely available in coffee shops around the country, particularly in the hot summer months.

In the photo, Sooyoung wears a hat and minimal make up, and seems to be enjoying this cool treat very much.

Girls’ Generation is currently enjoying the success of its latest release, a Japanese compilation album entitled, “The Best

K-Drama Actors Who Once Had Other Career Plans

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Viewers who saw the episodes of "Fated To Love You" that Wang Ji Won dances in, might wonder if the drama"s producers had to use a body double. But it"s actually Wang Ji Won dancing in those scenes. She trained as a ballerina with the Royal Ballet School in England, studied dance at the Korea National University of Arts and was a member of the Korea National Ballet in 2009.

She did not start acting until 2012 when she appeared as Kim So Yeon"s frenemy in "I Need Romance 3."

Many k-drama actors began their careers as singer or models. But Wang Ji Won is one of the few actors who really had no idea they would become entertainers.

Lee Jin Wook, who will play a prince in the upcoming drama "Three Musketeers," attended college with a view toward becoming an engineer

Clara reveals she wants to do a nude photo shoot

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Clara, who is known to have a great body, took part in a recording of KBS W"s "King of Ratings" and talked about keeping in shape!  


She revealed she took care of her body to the point she has only 17% body fat, explaining the reason for this: "I exercise this diligently to treasure my prettiest image and because my goal is to take part in a nude photo shoot for my private collection."




MC Lee Hwi Jae said, "I will introduce you to a good photographer."  Clara replied, "Once I find somebody trustworthy, I intend on doing the shoot whenever."

Billboard writes about HA:TFELT’s “Ain’t Nobody”

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Billboard has written about Wonder Girls’ Yeeun’s comeback as HA:TFELT in their K-pop column.

On the 30th of July, Billboard’s K-Pop column wrote about Yeeun’s solo comeback, titled “Wonder Girls’ Yenny returns as soloist HA:TFELT with intense “Ain’t Nobody” video”.

They described her song “Ain’t Nobody” as a song that “shows Yenny taking rishs with her music and image”, and expressed that “she chose an intense, genre-defying creation”.

They also compared her style with Australian singer-songwriter Sia, in which they stated that HA:TFELT’s “Ain’t Nobody” with Sia’s “Chandelier”, in which they also explained that “both Sia and Yenny wrote their respective singles, making their performances all the more personal and special”

Do Jung Yoo Mi and Jung Joon Young still talk?

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Many fans of "We Got Married" wonder if the couples maintain contact after their run on the series, and actress Jung Yoo Mi revealed whether she and her former onscreen husband Jung Joon Young still talk.



During an interview with Osen on August 1, Jung Yoo Mi stated, "Jung Joon Young and I don"t contact each other. Even during filming, we weren"t the type to communicate often." She added that she does still hear about him, however.

She said, "Choi Tae Joon, who I"m currently filming the drama ["Mother"s Garden"] with, is best friends with Jung Joon Young. The two meet often, and I hear updates [about Jung Joon Young] whenever they do. That"s why I feel like even if we"re done with "We Got Married", there"s still an extension going on. We"re keeping in touch through Choi Tae Joon

SM Entertainment to edit out controversial images in Red Velvet”s “Happiness” MV

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SM Entertainment has announced that controversial images in Red Velvet"s music video for their debut track "Happiness" will be edited out.

 

Shortly after the release of the MV, Japanese media reported that there were images referencing the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as well as the tragedy of the 9/11 attacks as seen in the screencaps below. SM Entertainment responded to the reports, explaining, "After questioning the director, we found that he simply used a collage source for the images, and there was no intention behind it."

The rep added, "As SM wasn"t able to catch it before, we will remove the material that caused the misunderstanding as soon as possible. We will make sure not to let this kind of thing happen in the future."









Buzz reveals comeback teaser image: coming back on August 8th

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Buzz have finally released a teaser poster with a confirmed comeback date.

On the 1st of August, Santa Music uploaded a teaser image for Buzz’s comeback, in which it states that Buzz will be coming back on the 8th of August, making it a comeback after 8 years.

On the teaser image, “Everyone has Buzz” is dominating the image with the background of what seems to be a Korean karaoke room, or “noraebang”. Under the big text, it reads, “2014 August 8th! Buzz’s return will take over summer. We will all become Buzz once again.”

According to their agency, Buzz’s comeback song will be similar to their style back in 2005, in which their new song will be reminiscent of their hit song, “Travel To Me”.

A teaser video is planned to be revealed on the 4th of August

[Spoiler] Added episode 11 captures for the Korean drama “The Joseon Shooter”

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Added episode 11 captures for the Korean drama "The Joseon Shooter" (2014)Directed by Cha Yeong-hoon, Kim Jeong-min-III, Lee Jae-sangWritten by Han Hee-jeong, Lee Jeong-woo-IIINetwork : KBSWith Lee Joon-ki, Nam Sang-mi, Jeon Hye-bin, Han Juwan, Yoo Oh-seong, Lee Min-woo-I,...20 episodes - Wed, Thu 22:00SynopsisIt"s the 19th Century and as western influences spread across Asia, Korea"s Joseon dynasty is experiencing great upheaval and rapid modernization. As the son of the last great swordsman, Park Yoon-gang is caught between two worlds, but the sudden murder of his father and sister catapult him into the new era as he takes up the gun to avenge their deaths. However, it"s not just his family who needs his protection, but his people as well. Is Park Yoon-gang cut out to be the hero of an era?Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/06/25

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Goo Ja Myung quietly starts his military service

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Singer Goo Ja Myung has quietly started his mandatory military service.



On July 31, Goo Ja Myung entered Nonsan District army training center in Chungnam Province to spend five weeks training before serving as a public service soldier. His label Boohwal Entertainment stated, "Goo Ja Myung did not make a sudden decision to enlist, but enlisted because all Korean men must serve. He will serve dutifully and use the time to reflect on himself and his past actions. After his discharge, he plans to continue as a singer."

This past May, Goo Ja Myung made headlines for drinking and driving and left the cast of "Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education" shortly afterwards. He hasn"t participated in any promotions or activities since then.

Good luck to Goo Ja Myung!

4L (Four Ladies) “Move” in new MV

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4L (Four Ladies) have released their music video for "Move"!




The new girl group caused a lot of controversy over their provocative teasers, and their MV continues with the intense 19+ concept. 4L"s agency seems to have a definite plan as a rep previously stated, "Starting from the name 4L, which is short for Four Ladies, they are a group that pursues raw sexiness... we already placed a 19+ age restriction and are preparing for the restrictions on promotions."

Stay tuned for 4L"s album release on August 4, and check out their MV above!

4L release R19 lesbian themed MV for “Move”

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4L (Four Ladies) surpise with the early release of their full music video for their debut song "Move". It is supposed to be released on August 4 but due to the leaked video, they decided to release it right away.

Already grabbing attention with their lesbian concept MV, the girls get even more daring with their provocative sexy moves in their choreography. In addition to that, the song is smooth and has a jazz feel to it.

Check it out below:


Henry plays piano with Yiruma on Ep. 2 of Henry”s Real Music: You, Fantastic”

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On episode 2 of "Henry"s Real Music: You, Fantastic", Henry played piano with legendary pianist Yiruma!



Henry, who is known to cross over between classical music and K-pop, and Yiruma played a piano duet of "River Flows in You". The Super Junior-M member got to work with the classical performer for his first album, and they"ve now rejoined together to perform this delicate melody.

Check it out above!

It's Okay, It's Love' Gong Hyo Jin Even Made Viewers Cry

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In "It"s Okay, It"s Love" actor Jo In Sung"s great acting is receiving great reviews.

On the 3rd episode of SBS Wednesday/Thursday drama "It"s Okay, It"s Love" (script Roh Hee Kyung, director Kim Kyu Tae) broadcast on July 30th, Jang Je Yeol was seen showing great consideration, detailed-oriented character and value to friendship.

In the first two episodes, Jang Je Yeol (played by Jo In Sung) was at times, brazen, and at other times extremely cold. However, on the third episode, he shows his detailed-oriented character, his friendliness and his consideration that showed that he was a sincere man more than anything. This made the hearts of those watching move in warmth.

Even in the rain as Choi Ho (played by Do Sang Woo) and Ji Hye Soo (played by Gong Hyo Jin), he watched with sad eyes and he put out a towel for Hye Soo who had gotten wet in the rain

San-E releases full music video for “Body Language” himself

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San-E has decided to release the full music video for “Body Language” featuring Bumkey on August 1st after it was accidentally uploaded on the 31st of July.

On the 1st of August, San-E wrote on his Facebook page that he and his agency were playing “hard to get”, regarding the fact that his agency had accidentally uploaded the full music video to “Body Language” instead of the teaser on July 31st, when it was originally planned to be released on August 4th.

Therefore, San-E expressed that he would play along and also upload whatever he wanted, thus he decided to release the full music video for “Body Language” on his own.

Check out the sexy full music video below!

Post by San E.

Source: Osen, San-E’s Facebook page