July 28th, 2014

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Kim So Eun Wants a Boyfriend But Can’t Find Time to Date

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Entering her mid-20’s, Kim So Eun confessed that she wants a boyfriend.

In an interview with Newsen before the release of her movie The Girl’s Grave, Kim So Eun revealed her easygoing personality that contrasted with her elegant, lady-like image.

After debuting in middle school, Kim So Eun acted out mainly cute or student roles, but the actress said, “Of course I want to show a smart or sexy side of me as an actress. I try to show different concepts when I do photoshoots. But if I changed my image in a project all of a sudden, people might not take it so well. It is my priority to do acting that I can do well and suits me for now.”

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source: mwave
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NU’EST on Becoming Men, Eating Live Fish and More

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After 10 months away from the spotlight, long gone are NU’EST’s boyish days – a point that has become a running theme for the idol group’s comeback, from the album title, Re:BIRTH, to lead single Good Bye Bye.

NU’EST’s first studio album is not only a statement about the members’ transition from boys to men, but the shedding of the old for a new-and-improved NU’EST, and the most visible manifestation of the change is seen in the members’ appearance.

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source: mwave
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Goddess Zhang Liyin to release new digital single on August 2nd



SM’s talented R&B singer, Zhang Liyin will be coming back with her third single, ‘Agape’. She will be releasing her music video at noon on the Chinese portal site, Baidu where fans who have been waiting will see it.

The title song, ‘Agape’ will have a beautiful piano melody and Liyin’s sorrowful vocals blend well with the ballad and the lyrics are self-composed for her hometown, Sichuan, in honor of the 2008 earthquake.

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Source: Chocolyn, SMTOWN

Still bitter as fuck that it's only going to be a digital single after waiting for 5 years, but she looks so gorgeous in that photo!! Another source says Liyin helped write the lyrics, which makes the HAPPIEST because it's so rare to see SM artists write the lyrics to their own title songs!
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First trailer for Han Hyo Joo's japanese movie

Miracle: Debikuro-kun no Koi to Maho is a 2014 Japanese movie directed by Isshin Inudo and based on a novel by Kou Nakamura. The story was inspired by the classic Japanese Christmas song “Christmas Eve” by singer-songwriter Tatsuro Yamashita.
Hikaru (Aiba) is a mildly incompetent bookstore employee who’s just a bit too nice for his own good. He’s also an aspiring manga artist, and distributes mysterious “Debikuro Communication” flyers at night.
On Christmas night, a miracle is created by the love Hikaru and three other people in his life – his attentive childhood friend Anna (Eikura), a world-famous lighting designer named So-yeon (Han) whom he meets by coincidence, and a former university classmate named Kitayama (Ikuta) who’s gone on to become a popular manga artist.


source: eigapedia, 岸停
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"That’s why people say, Kim Hyuna”… 5 techniques of dominating the stage

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Queen ruler, Kim Hyun-a

She’s Kim Hyun-a who is an eye-catcher on stage.
She shows off her existence on stage alone. Whenever she appears everybody focuses on her.
How is that possible? Kim Hyun-a has several techniques of dominating the stage. Intense shining eyes, beautiful leg shape, sexy hand gestures, fatal poking, and dizzy missing bottoms are the secrets.
We have closed-up Kim Hyun-a’s eye-catching skills.

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Writing=Kim Hye Won (Dispatch)
Picture=Dispatch DB
source: starcast
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[Interview] GI "We are a girl group but our role model is BIGBANG"


[Reporter, Park Seul Gi] Throwing away a concept which has become common and monotonous .

When the girl group GI showed up, they chose their own unique way in a flood of idol groups. They appeared on the stage with short hair and baggy clothes in order to break away from the typical mold of “long hair and short skirts” of the other girl groups.
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Source:  WStar News, GI International Forum
Translated by: Mina @ GI International
Edited by: wizzardess @ GI International
Shared by: Mina @ GI International
Always take out with full credits!

Tomboys must be trans apparently smh

This article does a bit too much putting down of other girl groups imo, but it also is a good reminder that the girls didn't choose this tomboy image themselves (Eunji cried when she was forced to get her hair cut), and that even though their image is different they are in the same boat as other female idols. I think a lot of fans forget this because of their appearance

SECRET release date/title??? edit: y'know what this is just a megapost now




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sources: secret facebook | fuckyeahsecrettime | secrettime fiona | soompi
MASSIVELY UPDATED. I seriously need to pay attention to more than the FB page. the image teasers are such a mess moodwise. like hana and jieun are bright and kinda sassy, sunhwa's sweet and hyosung is moody as fuck? ide.
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Jaejoong Star1 Magazine Interview: The Return of the King


Q. What kind of character is Huh Youngdal in MBC <Triangle>?

Huh Youngdal is the rebel of casino world in Kangwon-do. He’s infamous enough that if someone in town doesn’t know him, that person will be considered as spy. He uses all kinds of tricks to swindle money and there isn’t a day he doesn’t cause trouble. However, though he has to live away from his parents and brothers since his childhood, he still has a positive mind. If I exaggerate a bit, he’s a candy-like character.

Youngdal, who, with the dream of becoming Casino Hold’em champion, causes trouble every night in casino, is somehow adorable. After meeting his brothers, while taking revenge for his father, he starts to nurture ambitions instead of chasing after a pipe dream, in order to protect people around him.

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Source: Star1 Magazine I Transcribed by: Herose
Photo by: Star1 Magazine via @cheesecakeJJ
Translated by: Hannah @ PrinceJJ (@The_Little_Pear)
Shared by: PrinceJJ + JYJ3

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Zest Debut With A Cover of a 80's Song - Late Night Story.


Upcoming boy group, ZEST, is set to debut showcase on the 28th, and their debut song ‘Last Night Story’ has been issued as they remake the 80s’ legendary song ‘Last Night Story’.
ZEST’s debut song ‘Last Night Story’ is a remake song of the 80’s original K-POP idol group, Fire Engine. ‘Last Night Story’ has been remade by 1TYM, DICKPUNKS, etc. and loved by many fans in any generation. 1TYM and DICKPUNKS remade as rhythmical and cheerful as the original song is, while ZEST has been arranged with depth and powerful style to present ZEST’s own attraction.
Remake songs would give nostalgic about the past and shows the new style of music to 10s~20s fans. Music industry expects to birth of ZEST’s new style of ‘Last Night Story’.

Member Profiles:
[Duksin]

Name: Duksin
Birthday: 20/11/1996
Height: 173cm
Weight: 58kg.

[Choigo]


Name: Choigo
Birthday: 14/03/1996
Height: 178cm
Weight: 59kg
[Chiwoo]

Name: Chiwoo
Birthday: 24/11/1996
Height: 174cm
Weight: 56kg
[Shin]


Name: Shin
Birthday: 05/01/1995
Height: 180cm
Weight: 59

[Yeho]


Name: Yeho
Birthday:18/10/1993
Height: 185cm
Weight: 68kg

[Shun]


Name: Shun
Birthday: 03/02/1990
Height: 179cm
Weight: 66kg
[Full Group]


[Company CEO Tries To Boast About Their Popularity.]


A new boy group ZEST’s popularity is extraordinary.
Even though it is very rare for a new idol group to get many requests for interviews from a various broadcasting and internet media, ZEST already have done a several interviews. At the same time, Chinese and Japanese reporters are highly interested in ZEST.
A representative of Zenith Media Contents (CEO Jun Kang) said “Although Zest have not made debut yet, many fans and reporters already have sent applications for participation on ZEST’s official showcase”.
Meanwhile, on the day of the showcase, a creator of PSY ‘Gangnam Style’ and ZEST’s choreography teacher, Joo Sun Lee will come to cheer ZEST. Also, a several popular celebrity professors have given messages for the celebration of ZEST’s debut showcase.
Last week, all six members were revealed through the official Twitter. They already have a various age groups of fans and expect to lead Korean Wave.
ZEST’s official debut showcase will be hold at Korea International Institute of Arts on 28th.

Sources: Zenith News [x] [x],Zenith Media Contents Facebook, ZEST's Youtube, ktmusic.

Another group to fad into nothing.
That one guy's hair is so bad though.
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“Come here, Lee Rin”, Joseon Dynasty fashionista ‘The Night Watchman’ Jung Il Woo’s journal

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Fashionista Jung il woo becomes the best handsome guy in Joseon?!
Recently, Jung il woo showed off his image of being a fashionista and became ‘the rich of pants’ by showing himself wearing 3 pants in one day through MBC Infinite Challenge. He prepares to attract women with the role of ‘Lee Rin’, who is an exorcist prince that sees ghosts, through ‘The Night Watchman’ which will be first broadcasted on 4th of August.

People who cannot sleep in the hot summer weather! Be with Jung il woo, ‘Lee Rin’ prince who sees ghosts. Jung il woo’s STARCAST!

Hello, I’m Jung il woo.
Jung il woo’s STARCAST has opened!
I will show my whole image through this place. I hope you give much interest to me. Will you be looking forward to this~?
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source: starcast