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Choo Sung Hoon and Choo Sarang score another endorsement deal for Korean language learning

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Choo Sung Hoon and Choo Sarang have scored another endorsement deal, this time for Korean language learning materials!


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A "Woongjin Think Big" rep stated on the 15th, "The "Choovely" father and daughter who are receiving love from the entire nation have been chosen as the models for "Woongjin Think Big"s "Master the Korean Language". They held their photo shoot on the 11th."


Another rep added, "Sarang definitely inherited her mother Japanese top model Yano Shiho"s talent... All of her expressions and poses are photogenic."


It has been revealed that Sarang impressed the staff with her improving Korean skills as she asked for juice in Korean and even learned some Korean from the study materials

Akdong Musicians Sings Out a Meaningful Story in ‘Melted’ MV

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Bringing out its second title song, Akdong Musician released the music video for Melted.

The music video was released on April 14. The meaningful video did not feature the Akdong Musician siblings, but instead casted an entirely different group of actors, who acted out a story about a hitchhiker and the people he captured on his camera during his adventures.

The music video, like the lyrics of the song, held onto the story that if people could just melt their coldness away, the world would be a warmer place.



Photo Credit: YG Entertainment

EXO to release Korean and Chinese versions of 'Overdose' mini album on the 21st

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EXO will release the two versions of their second mini-album "Overdose" in Korean and Chinese by EXO-K and EXO-M, respectively, on the 21st!


SEE ALSO: EXO meet up with 100,000 fans at their first event in Japan


SM Entertainment stated on the 15th, "As much as EXO will promote in Korea and China as EXO-K and EXO-M for their new album, two versions in Korean and Chinese will be released."


The mini-album consists of a total five tracks including title track "Overdose", as well as "Moonlight", "Thunder", "Run", and "Love Love Love".


But before the mini album release, EXO-K will kick off their comeback stages on "Music Bank" on the 18th, "Music Core" on the 19th, and "Inkigayo" on the 20th. EXO-M will also hold a press conference in China on the 19th and will hold their first comeback stage on CCTV"s "Global Chinese Music" on the 19th

Akdong Musician, Kwanghee, Lizzy, and more look back on the highlights of 'K-Pop Star 3' on 'D-1 Final Story'

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Akodng Musician, ZE:A"s KwangheeOrange Caramel"s Lizzy, MC Jun Hyun Moo, and Park So Hyun took over the judges" panel and looked back on the highlights of this season on the special broadcast "K-Pop Star 3"s "D-1 Final Story"!


SEE ALSO: [Spoilers] Only two contestants remain on "K-Pop Star 3"


Sam Kim shared, "It feels weird every time I talk about it. Since it is my final stage, I will have fun with no regrets with the help of Ham Chun Ho sunsengnim"s guitar and create an awesome stage. I will do my best for tomorrow"s stage."


Bernard Park shared, "Thank you so much to everyone who is watching "K-Pop Star 3". I will work harder for my final stage tomorrow. Please look forward to it

'Superstar K5's Park Si Hwan utilizes smartphones to tell a story in teaser for title track 'I Just Loved You'

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"Superstar K5"s Park Si Hwan is piquing interest for his official debut with mini-album "Spring Awakening" with a unique MV teaser!


The singer gave us a taste with his pre-release track "There"s Nothing I Can Do", but his title track "I Just Loved You" (aka "Only You") won"t be here until the 14th. However, we"re getting a peek at the story the new song wants to tell as well as bit of its sound through this new teaser, which utilizes three smartphones to tell the story of a couple.


Take a look above and if you like what you see, make sure to check back for his release on the 14th!


SEE ALSO: Park Si Hwan of "Superstar K5" releases song "There"s Nothing I Can Do" ahead of his official debut


Teen Top Gorges on Korean Food, A Pink Celebrates No. 1 Win and More

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preview nextview 1/8 preview nextview From number one wins to the launch of a new variety show, there was much to be celebrated, and it’s all in today’s Twitter Roundup.

2NE1’s Park Bom tweeted a photo of actor Lee Dong Wook on April 10, writing “As a fan who totally loves ‘Hotel King’ and Lee Dong Wook oppa’s ‘Roommate’ ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ I’m daringly posting an everyday photo of oppa to say fightin ㅋㅋㅋㅋ’Hotel King’ fighting~~!!!!!”

A Pink celebrated its first number one on MBC Music’s Show Champion with a proof shot, tweeting this photo on its official Twitter with the message, “First number one, thank you.”

Announcer Jang Ji Won tweeted a photo with Yoo Jae Suk on April 9, teasing at upcoming KBS variety show I Am a Man, writing “Is God Yoo a real man? Of course, he has to be! ‘I Am a Real Man,’ tonight at 11:15

TEEN TOP fill up on Korean food before heading off to Russia for world tour 'High Kick'

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TEEN TOP made sure to get their fix of Korean food before heading off to Russia for their world tour.

SEE ALSO: Well-known MV director Blake Farber expresses his desire to work with TEEN TOP



On April 9, the group tweeted the photo of the boys chowing down above as well as the message, "TEEN TOP eating up Korean food before leaving for Russia." The TEEN TOP members were so into the delicious food that they don"t seem to even be aware of the camera snapping photos of them.

TEEN TOP have already stopped by Japan and the United States for their "2014 World Tour - High Kick" and will head to Russia, Hungary, France, Taiwan, China, and South America next.

Teen Top Gets Their Fill of Korean Food before Russian and European Leg of World Tour

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Teen Top in the middle of inhaling Korean food before leaving for Russia!”

Teen Top posted this on their Twitter on April 9 with photos of the team hunched over bowls and bowls of Korean food, their faces just barely visible, if at all.

The group just recently finished the American and Canadian leg of their world tour, “Teen Top 2014 World Tour ‘HIGH KICK,” and is off to Moscow, Russia, then Budapest, Hungary, and finally Paris, France, making their way west for the next part of their tour.

See also: [Recap] Teen Top Goes “Crazy” During “High Kick” Tour in NYC

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SoReal cover One Direction's 'Story of My Life'

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Following their cover of Busker Busker"s "Cherry Blossom Ending", SoReal are back with a rendition of One Direction"s "Story of My Life".


SEE ALSO: SoReal cover Busker Busker"s "Cherry Blossom Ending"



Star Empire rookies SoReal debuted with "My Heart Says" last month, and they"re quickly making a name for themselves as a ballad group. They"re also the agency"s first vocal group in ten years since the debut of V.O.S in 2004.

Check out SoReal"s cover above!

A Pink's Na-Eun reveals the story behind a scar on her leg

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On KBS 2TV"s "Crisis Escape No. 1" on April 7, A Pink"s Na-Eun revealed that she had a scar on her leg.


She said, "When I was 5, I was trying to eat cup ramen when I spilled the cup ramen filled with hot water right onto my leg. I was in the ward for burns for a long time. I still have a scar."


SEE ALSO: A Pink order pizza for fans at a surprise fan meeting



MC Kim Jong Kook then looked at her legs out of pity, but was met by a negative response from everybody else.

Check out a clip of Na-Eun on the show above!

Lee Byung Hun cast in Korean movie 'Insiders'

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World star Lee Byung Hun has been cast in a new movie directed by Woo Min Ho and written by Yoon Tae Ho called "Insiders." He will be playing the "political gangster" Ahn Sang Goo in the movie, which is based on a web-toon of the same name.


SEE ALSO: Lee Byung Hun cast in his next Hollywood film "Terminator 5"



The movie focuses on the decay and corruption deeply rooted in Korean society through a sharp dissection of "inside people." Lee Byung Hun"s character, Ahn Sang Woo, will play one of those corrupt people, who then become bent on revenge after his life comes to ruin.


They will begin filming in July for a premiere in the first half of 2015!

Kim Joo Hyuk transforms into a mermaid for '1 Night 2 Days'

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Kim Joo Hyuk went through an eye-opening transformation on the latest episode of "1 Night 2 Days"!


Left as the only member still in front of the camera after he was unluckily selected by an American tourist, he sadly went on filming alone. "What is this?" he complained. "This is no fun. I can"t be left by myself. I won"t even get any broadcast time, what can I do?"


Fortunately for the audience, the producers had a surprise mission up their sleeves! Kim Joo Hyuk was shocked at the mission - to transform into a lovely mermaid and snap photos in several different themes.


Pulling off the mermaid look as well as any grown man could, he definitely earned his broadcast time in this episode!


SEE ALSO: Kim Joo Hyuk keeps his Valentine"s Day promise to a female staff member

B.A.P's Himchan impresses with his Korean drumming skills along to 'Amazing Grace'

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B.A.P"s Himchan swept viewers off their feet with his impressive janggu (Korean traditional drum) skills along to "Amazing Grace".


SEE ALSO: Fans celebrate B.A.P"s 800th day anniversary on Twitter


On the April 5th broadcast of SBS" "Star King", Park Jun Kyu and Himchan played a remix of "Amazing Grace" with their gayageum and janggu, respectively, in their hanbok. Although Himchan"s janggu skills were surprising to some, it has been revealed that he has been playing the janggu and gukak (Korean traditional music) since he was in middle school as a scholarship student for six years throughout middle and high school thanks to his talent.


Check out the touching performance above!

Lee Min Ho Discussed the Hallyu Wave with Korean President Park Gun Hye

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Hallyu top actor Lee Min Ho met with Korean president Park Geun Hye in a meeting about Korean culture and the Hallyu wave.

The two met on April 4 in Goyang, after Lee Min Ho received an invitation from Cheongwadae (The Blue House) and the Korea Creative Contents Agency. The other members of the meeting were important entertainment industry officials, and 200 college students were there to observe and learn about the topic of Hallyu and expanding Korean’s reach overseas.

During the meeting Lee Min Ho said, “I am thankful for the love from the Korean fans, but I also feel a responsibility of spreading out cultural contents as Hallyu to other countries.” The actor talked about the industry should not just see Hallyu as something for profit, but a mean to exchange ideas across borders

Lee Min Ho meets South Korean president Park Geun Hye

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Actor Lee Min Ho was reported to have met South Korean president Park Geun Hye on April 4. He was invited to take part in the third meeting of the Committee of Flourishing Culture by the Korea Creative Content Agency. President Park Geun Hye likewise participated in the meeting to discuss the topic of Hallyu.


A rep from the Korea Creative Content Agency said, "President Park Geun Hye is set on making the prosperity of culture be this administration"s main task. As a part of this, Lee Min Ho and a couple of business world leaders went to the discussion to listen and talk about Hallyu contents."


SEE ALSO: Lee Min Ho makes 15,000 fans swoon during his tour finale in Japan



Park Geun Hye took part in this discussion with nine other people, including the chairman of the Committee of Flourishing Culture, Kim Dong Ho