April 20th, 2017

LSK

Brown Eyed Girls’s JeA teases New Single




Brown Eyed Girls’s JeA is set to return as a solo artist with a remake of “You Are Different.”

JeA made her mark as a female ballad singer with singles “Bad Girl,” and “You O’Clock” in 2016, and she plans to continue to wow with this upcoming remake.

“You Are Different” was sung by Han Ye Seul and was an original soundtrack from MBC’s 2004 sitcom “Nonstop 4.” Composed and written by Yoon Jong Shin, the song is still loved to this day for its mellow melody, relatable lyrics, and Han Ye Seul’s melodious vocal tone.

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soompi, naver, officialBEG
solji

EXID's Eclipse EP debuts at #4 on Billboard's World Albums Chart!



EXID's new mini-album Eclipse debuted on Billboard's World Albums Chart at number 4! It's their first time being in the top 5. Previously, their first full album Street peaked at 9 last year and Ah Yeah peaked at 12 the year before. Eclipse was also the top-selling kpop album in the US this week. Congratulations, ladies!

Sources: Billboard Twitter, Billboard.com

sadly, night rather than day is underperforming on melon tho. WHY SK WHY
KHN

First Teasers for "Suspicious Partner"



Parodying the upcoming presidential election in Korea, which will be on May 9, Ji Chang Wook gave a speech in front of the public and promoted his new drama, saying, “Your views will change the drama. This romantic comedy, airing on May 10, will make thousands of hearts flutter. The history of Korea will change soon and the new drama ‘Suspicious Partner’ will also begin.”

When Nam Ji Hyun and Choi Tae Joon started dancing, Ji Chang Wook told the onlookers, “Please tune in to the original broadcast,” and joined the dance.

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Sources: SBSNow 1 2 3 4 | Soompi/Naver | Dramabeans/10 Asia

I'm hoping the drama is in the same vein of these teasers because I'm digging them. Of the 7(!!) premiering dramas in May I want to watch, I'm looking forward to this one the most.
JW

Casts Confirmed for JTBC Web Dramas


The entire line-up of stars confirmed for JTBC’s upcoming web-dramas has been announced!

Starting July 31, JTBC will be airing a series of web-dramas that each have a certain theme. The first web-drama will be called “A Person You Could Know”, which is about a person that unlocks an ex-lover’s phone and reminisces about love. Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung, Lee Won Geun, and Shim Hee Sup will be starring as leads.

The second drama has a hip-hop theme and is called “Hip-Hop Teacher”. It’s about a elementary music teacher who is bored of life and creates a hip-hop project for fun. Actress Lee Joo Young, Girl’s Day’s Yura, and An Woo Yeon have been cast as the main characters.

The third drama is called “Somehow 18”. A man who was an outsider during his school days travels back in time to when he was 18 years old and tries to save his first love from death. Although it sounds heavy, it’s actually a romantic comedy that is expected to provide entertainment for viewers.

The fourth project is a fantasy drama titled “Magic School”. It centers on four students who enter a school of magic due to different reasons. GOT7’s Jinyoung, 2PM’s Nichkhun, and Yoon Park will be starring as leads.

Sources: Soompi/Naver
minyoung

In today's miracle news: LABOUM sell 15k albums in 4 days


according to their baidu fancafe the sales are currently at 17,621

for the record, it took LABOUM more than a MONTH to sell 3,333 copies of their last mini album which was on Gaon meaning it included international sales. 17,621 copies of Miss This Kiss is on Hanteo alone

source: kpopalbumsales twitter, baidu

IM SCREAMING
THEY WILL SELL 20K IN LESS THAN A WEEK
minzy
  • adenar

Spy Drama "Man To Man" To Be Aired By Netflix To 100 Million Subscribers With 20 Subtitles



JTBC's new spy drama "Man to Man" may be pressured by the positive performance of its predecessor "Strong Woman Do Bong Soon" in terms of ratings. But it has the very rare opportunity to penetrate a global market as it becomes the first Korean drama be broadcast simultaneously by the streaming giant Netflix.

According to a report by Variety, Netflix has acquired exclusive rights to broadcast the Korean spy drama topbilled by "Cheese in the Trap" star Park Hae Jin and "East of Eden" actor Park Sung Woong who will play a secret agent and a popular actor. "Man to Man" will revolve around Hae Jin's character Kim Sul Woo as he goes undercover to work as a bodyguard to Sung Woong's character Yeo Woon Gwang who sees him as an unnecessary inconvenience.

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kpopstarz (referencing Variety and Soompi)

have you used netflix to watch any korean dramas omona?
moviesub

People Calling Out SBS Gag Show's Blackface

Follow-up to this post about the blackface skit on SBS's gag program, 'People Looking for Laughter'

Comedian, Sam Hammington:



In this ‘People Looking for Laughter’ Hong Hyun Hee dressed up in blackface.. Really pathetic!
How long will [you] keep doing this unspeakable thing?
Is it funny to mock a race?
I am ashamed to have been a gag show comedian!


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Source: Sam Hammington's FB, NaverTV + my translations (I included the original comments in case anyone had any corrections)

I hope this is helpful for anyone curious about Korean netizen opinions (not many so far). Out of 23 comments, these seemed to express a negative reaction (while the rest commented on an actor or some other unrelated aspect of the skit). Also
👏🏿👏🏿👏🏿 to the two black commenters who wrote out those long reads!
KB

Drama News Roundup - Circle, Tunnel, Casting News and More

Hello fellow Omona drama fans! As one of the more frequent users of the drama tag, I obviously care a lot about casting news, drama synopses, teasers and more. Most of the things in this post aren't necessarily big enough news for their own post so I thought I'd consolidate into one big post. My intention is to make this a fairly regular (once or twice a month) post, we'll see if that ends up happening.

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Sources: tvN DRAMA Dramabeans/iMBC | Soompi/Naver | @AsianWiki | Soompi/Naver 1 2 | Soompi/Naver | Dramabeans DongA Sports News1 1 2 | Dramabeans/OSEN Soompi/Naver |   @KoreanUpdates/Naver @kdrama_news

I obviously am procrastinating at work today! Fingers crossed all the formatting works out. There's a whole lot of dramas that I'm interested in premiering in May so hopefully we'll be getting more trailers etc soon!
sica judging

$$$ KCON NY ANNOUNCES TICKET PRICES $$$



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did they forget that most people going will be teenagers and univeristy students??? 1.5k??? LOL might as well fly to korea to see your favs. also saw comments how prices are more expensive than last year for the same stuff

they also just announced highlight and sf9 will be going
sebin

Mini 14U Intro Post! 💘





14U (One For You) are a 14 member boy group under BG Entertainment. They were first announced in September 2016, when an official Instgram and Twitter were set up and began posting teaser photos for 10 of the members. After two weeks, all the photos were deleted and the accounts went silent. In October, they began posting photos again, this time with the member's faces hidden, and finally began revealing their faces on Christmas day. The 14th member was kept hidden for much longer, his profile was released two months later on February 14th.

14U debuted in Korea on April 17th with "Very Very Very", despite their previous statement that it would be in July. Prior to their debut, they promoted briefly in Japan.

The members are divided into two teams, the X Team and the L Team. X (Xplosive) Team aims to show a charismatic, manly image, while the L (Lucky) Team aims to show a cuter, innocent side.

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sources: 14u official fb, onehallyuu (translations), 14u official youtube, 포항예술고등학교실용음악과 (1, 2, 3), 세리보, glitter text
yezun

Dreamcatcher on ASC!

If you thought you couldn't love Dreamcatcher any more than you already do, think again.


The girls danced a bit of the chorus of Good Night at 3x speed, queens.

Source: ARIRANG K-POP
I didn't even know there were going to be in this, I was just browsing the internet and had my tv on arirang as I always do even if I don't even watch tv..
I just leave it on in that channel and bam, Dreamcatcher live on ASC. lol

tag for dreamcatcher, please?

♫ story. op 2 - tracklist / concert info! ♫




the tracklist for jonghyun's upcoming album, the collection [story op. 2], has been released! the album is confirmed to include ten songs in total, including a bonus track that will only be released on the physical copy. of the ten songs: half are new releases ("lonely", "blinking game", "let me out", "fireplace", "where are you") while the remaining half are all linked to blue night radio with the exception of one, "elevator", which was released for monthly live connection in 2015. the entire album is self-arranged, composed and written and made to match "the four seasons with seasonal emotion felt through music".. the bonus track on the physical album, "바퀴 (where are you)", is rumored to possibly be the infamous cockroach song that he sang a snippet of on sketchbook back in 2015. (which you can listen to here.)

along with the above: rather than getting a teaser yesterday it was confirmed that jonghyun will be holding another solo concert series through the agit. the concerts, which are titled the letter, will be his second through the series (following his first in 2015, the story by jonghyun) and third solo concert series in total. he will be holding twelve concerts in total between may 26th - june 10th. these twelve concerts will being up to having had thirty five solo concerts in full since december 2015. ticketing will take place on april 27th.


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source(s): jonghyun @ smtown (+ i) • @smtownglobal (i / ii) • vyrl (i)

story op. 2 comeback navigation
teasers: 4/184/19 • 4/21
other: title track details • concert announcement

hani running
  • juhli

170420 Mnet M!Countdown

Winners Announcement



[Nominees & Point Categories]
Winner

'Really Really'

Jung Eunji

'The Spring'

Digital Sales (음원 판매 점수) 5000 3649
Physical Album Sales (음반 판매 점수) 574 495
Viewer Votes (선호도 점수) 829 634
Social Media (소셜미디어 점수) 1500 944
Mnet Broadcast Points (엠넷 방송 점수) 0 715
Final Total 8903 7317



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Sources: Mnet K-Pop, Korean Music Shows, Ziah [I.O.I]

There are no new MCs announced for the show yet. Key recommended a rotation system with the Seventeen members haha.

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