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  • BoA releases the cover for her 8th Japanese album, 'Who's Back'

    September 2, 2014 @ 5:14 pm

    On September 2, BoA shared the album cover for her 8th Japanese album, 'Who's back?' via Instagram. Along with the photo of the album cover, she wrote, "Who's back! It's finally in my hands. It's releasing on the 3rd." Meanwhile, BoA's last Japanese studio album titled, 'Identity', was released more than 4 years ago, back in February of 2010. It is expected that she will be starting her official comeback activities in Japan with the release of he

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  • 17-year-old high school student from Ulsan commits suicide after being beaten by classmates

    September 2, 2014 @ 5:03 pm

    A 17-year-old female high school freshman, identified as Kim, committed suicide by jumping off the tenth floor of an apartment building in Ulsan after getting beaten by her classmates. In the note that Kim left behind, she named four attackers who were shockingly revealed to have always been her close friends at school. Kim wrote, "I think the tears and troubles that I had because of you guys will now be gone." It also read, "It was hard to breat

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  • Who Wore It Better: Lee Yeon Hee vs. Jessica

    September 2, 2014 @ 4:18 pm

    It's time for another edition of 'Who Wore It Better.'  This time it's a fashion battle between actress Lee Yeon Hee and Jessica of Girls' Generation—both ladies from SM were photographed wearing the same 'Carven' dress.  Lee Yeon Hee wore the dress to the 'RAUM' flagship store-opening event in April while Jessica was spotted in the piece four months later in her photo shoot spread for '1st Look' with her sister, f(x)'s Krystal.  The

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  • Minzy is turning heads with her new pink 'do and chic style

    September 2, 2014 @ 3:58 pm

    2NE1's Minzy has been turning heads lately, not only with her pink 'do, but also for her new, feminine style. One particular post on Nate under the title, "The amazing Minzy who is not the Minzy I used to know," is gaining interest as it features pictures of Minzy's sophisticated look at the Incheon International Airport on August 29. Photos from: KongMinzy.comWith her long, luscious locks, cute, A-line blue dress, chic black and white purse

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  • Watch brand 'Romanson' show off their campaign with the sexy Lee Min Ho

    September 2, 2014 @ 3:47 pm

    Watch brand 'Romanson' has revealed their advertising campaign with brand model, Lee Min Ho!  And could they have picked a more suave and classy guy to show off the suave and classy watches?  Probably not.The campaign, entitled 'Perfect Man,' features the male watch version that is perfect for everyday life as well as two versions of a female watch.  In particular, the CF campaign for the female watch will use a cross-sexual marketing technique b

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  • SECRET's Hana talks about her new image with 'International bnt'!

    September 2, 2014 @ 3:17 pm

    'International bnt' released a full photoshoot featuring SECRET's Hana where she exhibits a dichotomous persona from an adorable bride to a fashionable rocker chick. The new and improved Hana, especially after her name change from 'Zinger' to Jung Hana, also sat down with bnt for a brief interview talking about her new image.Before becoming a member of SECRET, it appears Hana wanted to be in a hip hop group. Hana commented, "At first I thought it

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  • Shin Se Kyung discusses competing with Sooyoung in a battle of upcoming dramas

    September 2, 2014 @ 2:51 pm

    The topic of Girls' Generation's Sooyoung came up during the press conference for upcoming KBS 2TV drama, 'Iron Man,' which took place at The Raum in Yeoksam-dong on September 2.  Actress Shin Se Kyung was asked about the viewer rating rivalry in the same time slot with Sooyoung, who will be in MBC drama, 'My Spring Days.'Shin Se Kyung stated, "The viewer rating is out of my hands.  It's up to God.  There's no great meaning to me regarding the vi

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  • South Korea releases new national anthem in a lower key; because of boys going through puberty?

    September 2, 2014 @ 2:39 pm

    This is the well known South Korean national anthem, "Aegukga (The Patriotic Song)". Every time you hear it, doesn't it have a heavenly, grand sound to it? Well, according to the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education (SMOE), the key is just too high for students to learn. In particular, boys going through puberty and voice changes have the most difficulty with the song. It's not easy for adults either. Check out Psy's audience at his concert for

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  • M.I.B's 5Zic drops smooth solo track 'Hyena'

    September 2, 2014 @ 2:19 pm

    Hip hop group M.I.B's talented member 5Zic dropped his new solo track, "Hyena," through his Sound Cloud.The track is smooth and laid back with a catchy beat, made even better, of course, by the easy flow of 5Zic's rapping.  Check out the tune below as it will get your head nodding and your feet tapping along! 

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  • 'My Lovely Girl' makes a breakthrough with highest Chinese distribution price

    September 2, 2014 @ 1:49 pm

    Singer and actor Rain is proving his popularity in China's market with his new role in SBS 'My Lovely Girl' as it was recorded as having one of the highest Chinese distribution prices for a Korean drama via Youku-Tudou. Youku-Tudou purchased the rights to 'My Lovely Girl' for $200,000 USD per episode and the drama is set out to be a 16-episode drama. In total, 'My Lovely Girl' distribution rights was sold for around $3,200,000 USD. 

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