On the 1st, Sports Nippon reported that "Korean band TVXQ is disbanding at the height of their popularity". It also reported that the relationship between SM and Jaechunsu has soured and it is impossble for the two to reconcilliate. They've now gone into discussions to disband the group.
This news hit the main page of Yahoo Japan's entertainment news, showing TVXQ's great popularity in Japan. TVXQ attended the 60th NHK Kouhaku Uta Gassen on the 31st
Sports Nippon reported that although TVXQ stood on stage together that day, the relationship between the 3 members and the other 2 didn't seem good; and although they share the same dressing room, they go back to Korea on different flights.
It also claimed that the single to be released on the 27th will be their last single and they'll release a best collection album on the 17th next month.
SM Entertainment's reponse to the report was "Those are groundless rumours' 'We didn't start any procedures for an official disbandment' A representative said "We haven't decided on our future plans for TVXQ"
Source: Yahoo! Korea
Translated by: sparkskey @ omona_prection