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Posted by AKP STAFF Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Jang Geun Suk & YoonA hold a successful 'Love Rain' press conference in Japan


The 'Asian Prince' Jang Geun Suk who traveled to Japan to promote 'Love Rain' was showered with camera flashes upon his arrival.

Japan's largest private broadcasting company FujiTV began airing 'Love Rain' on the 25th, but ahead of it's first episode, male lead Jang Geun Suk attended a press conference with more than 130 Japanese reporters in attendance.

Jang Geun Suk who also recently completed his '2012 Jang Geun Suk Asia Tour-THE CRI SHOW 2' at the Yokohama Arena on July 21st and 22nd was showered with camera flashes and bombarded with question after question from the reporters in regards to his drama series. Fans who flocked to the area in hopes to catch a glimpse of the Hallyu star had paralyzed traffic around the building, and police were called in to regulate the situation.

The actor also reunited with fellow 'Love Rain' star Girls' Generation's YoonA for the first time in a long while, and the two who exchanged friendly hellos displayed their chemistry at the press conference as well. With their hilarious and witty responses, the two created a more fun and relaxed atmosphere on set. Seeing the two who were so comfortable and having a good time together, the media outlets attending the press conference scrambled to try and report their 'Love Rain' promotions first.

Jang Geun Suk's melo-drama 'Love Rain' had first made it's debut on Japanese cable channel KNTV last May, instantly becoming a big hit in Japan. PD Yoon Suk Ho's unique sense of imagery along with Jang Geun Suk's dual-acting in the series was highly praised, and 'Love Rain' is expected to once again stir a Hallyu drama-craze in Japan.

Furthermore, Jang Geun Suk who featured on FujiTV's famous morning show 'Warattee Iitomo' in order to further promote 'Love Rain' not only received congratulatory wreaths from top Japanese celebrities such as SMAP and HYDE, he also displayed his fluent Japanese skills by speaking effortlessly with the MC, despite it being a live show.

The much-anticipated drama 'Love Rain' starring Jang Geun Suk and Girls' Generation's YoonA began will air 5 days a week on Fuji TV, and will begin airing on BCFuji once a week starting on August 6th.

Source & Image: Osen via Nate

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