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Jiyoung opens up about her career as an actress in Japan

By elliefilet   Sunday, June 26, 2016   41,675   2,835   15



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Former KARA member Jiyoung opened up about her career as an actress in Japan.

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Jiyoung held an interview for the upcoming movie 'Kataomoi Spiral' and shared, "I learned how to discipline myself in Japan. 'Today, I won't read the screenplay and sleep,' 'Today, I'll skip out on class.' I was tempted by those things, but I always made the decision. I was in a group until then, so I did experience loneliness. If I didn't become stronger, I would fail. What I made the most effort for is Japanese."

She added, "When I practiced conversations, I was very careful with it. At first, it was the biggest stress. Staff would be beside me to fix my errors, but these days, there aren't as many."

Jiyoung also mentioned how happy she was that people are still paying her any attention. She said, "People don't ask me anymore about leaving KARA, and they listened to me about my movie and promotions in Japan," adding, "I always want to receive love. A rookie award for film. I think it's the best to receive an award after doing various work. I'd be happy if my acting was acknowledged. I think I want to do more in Japan and Korea as well as other places in Asia."

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crazi4music Monday, June 27, 2016

I've followed her Japanese activities closely and watched her Jap dramas and CFs (not the movie though). She's gaining recognition, I'd say, since she's gorgeous and talented.I hope to see her in even more dramas and movies in the future!PS. I really enjoyed her Jap dramas.

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ychofficial Sunday, June 26, 2016

alfonzo ychofficial Sunday, June 26, 2016

comfort women?

Sythfia Sunday, June 26, 2016

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cutestwinry Sunday, June 26, 2016

Japanese artists info aren't well shared by medias but that dosn't mean they're not popular , akb48 are the number one million sales group but there aren't much video specially subs of them on the internet, not hearing abou Jiyoung dosn't mean she isn't popular, I loved her in assassination classroom 1 and 2

krell cutestwinry Sunday, June 26, 2016

forJIYOUNG has done *well* for herself in JAPAN; as I see it.

krell Sunday, June 26, 2016

I thought that JIYOUNG was *very* clever in the manner that she did her 'exit' from KARA membership. She had that 'quick study' in the U.K. all set up. Then, suddenly, right out of nowhere (supposedly), JIYOUNG gets that JAPAN AGENCY 'Acting Roles' offer. Which, my *guess* is that it was *all* set up *long before* JIYOUNG did finish up her contract with DSP Agency and KARA. I would *guess* that maybe JIYOUNG's *father* did do some of the planning on it; well done as I see it.

Kyungiie Sunday, June 26, 2016

She was my favourite Kara member.

most_like Sunday, June 26, 2016

she made bad decision!! no one remembers her anymore

Susu14 most_like Sunday, June 26, 2016

she making a lot of money Japan tho and sold ok for her album

Celebration most_like Sunday, June 26, 2016

People remember her, it is just hard to get information outside of Japan. Heck I can't even find old Ueto Aya videos. She was and still is huge

karared most_like Sunday, June 26, 2016

you need to study more to know how big she is in japan. all her movie drama photobooks Ost's drama and album are successful in japan.

karaholix23 most_like Monday, June 27, 2016

no one? really?

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