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Top Super Junior K-Pop Music Videos

Super Junior  are a South Korean pop group. Formed in 2005 by producer Lee Soo-man of S.M. Entertainment, the group comprised a total of thirteen members at its peak. Super Junior originally debuted with twelve members, consisting of leader Leeteuk, Heechul, Hankyung, Yesung, Kangin, Shindong, Sungmin, Eunhyuk, Donghae, Siwon, Ryeowook and Kibum. Kyuhyun joined the group in 2006.

Known as “Kings of the Hallyu (Korean) Wave”, Super Junior launched into international recognition following the release of their best-selling single “Sorry, Sorry” in 2009. Over the years, they have been divided into smaller groups, simultaneously targeting different music industries and… Continue reading

You’re Beautiful Korean Drama

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You’re Beautiful He’s Beautiful) is a 2009 South Korean musical romantic comedy television drama series, starring Park Shin-hye, Jang Geun Suk, Lee Hong-ki of F.T. Island and Jung Yong-hwa of CN Blue. It is about a fictional musician band A.N.Jell and the relationship between its members when a female, posing as her twin brother, joins the band. It has 16 episodes. If you have not seen it, you can buy it here with English Subtitles: You’re Beautiful with English Subtitles.

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The A*N.JELL

Under-Rated K-Pop Group UKISS, WonderBoyz

South Korea is K-Pop capital, where new aspiring kids debuting and hoping to be in Kpop boy band and Kpop girl band group. There are many great Kpop group that kept themselves fresh such as boy band Shinhwa, who are active and popular even after debuting over 15 years ago. Many girl groups and boy groups have formed and broken up before making it on chart.

Life of Kpop star is hard with all training before debuting and working long hours, without days off after debuting are known case. Many in western world would call that slave contract but in… Continue reading

Kpop Group TVXQ/DBSK and JYJ

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DBSK when they were together as five: (Image source: Wikipedia)

TVXQ or DBSK is a South Korean pop group formed in 2003 under S.M. Entertainment. In Japan, they are officially known as Tohoshinki, and are one of the very few K-pop acts seen exclusively as J-pop artists. TVXQ are also sometimes referred to as DBSK, an initialization of their Korean name Dong Bang Shin Ki. Their name translates to “Rising Gods of the East”.

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The group debuted in 2003 as a five-member boy band consisting of leader U-Know Yunho, Max Changmin, Hero Jaejoong, Micky Yoochun, and… Continue reading

Dating On Earth: Park Yoochun’s Early Movie

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This is an early Banjun Theater production featuring all 5 DBSK members when they were all part of SM entertainment. I am not sure which years this movie production came in as finding much information about it is not easy, nor finding a copy of this movie is easy. I believe, Dating On Earth must came in 2005 or 2006 or later but surely before 2009.

Why I am writing about it if it is hard to find? Because, it is wonderful to movie production that we get to see all 5 members of DBSK… Continue reading

JYJ: Jaejoong, Yoochun and Junsu

JYJ is a three-member Korean pop group, formed by the former members of South Korean group TVXQ: Jaejoong, Yoochun and Junsu. Their group name is taken from the first letters of each member’s names.In 20 February 2013, JYJ was appointed as honorary ambassadors to help raise awareness for the 2014 Asian Games. The group will participate in producing a music video for the Asian Games and will take on international promotional activities in October and November. In 03 September 2013, teaser of the official MV of 2014 Incheon Asian song ‘Only One’ by JYJ was released on… Continue reading

Crazy Kpop Hair Styles

Kpop is known not only for catchy beat, tunes, dance movies and colorful crazy outfits as well some crazy, unique and out there hairstyles. Some of favorite and not so favorite Kpop group have pretty crazy hair styles in past, present and I am sure it will continue in future as well.

dbsk-tri-angleDBSK: Triangle Album

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crazyhair3Park Yoochun (DBSK: Mirotic Song)

crazyhair4Shin Changmin: Crazy Hair

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taeyang-original-head1Taeyang Crazy Hair (He has lot to choose from)

l-joe-rainbow-hairCan’t decide on hair color? Go Rainbow hair color!

crazyhair8Hyoyeon’s rainbow hair color, I actually like… Continue reading

What Is K-Pop?

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Learning about K-Pop:

K-pop  is a musical genre originating in South Korea that is characterized by a wide variety of cool beats, catchy music and synchronized dance movements. It is a modern form of South Korean pop music covering mostly dance-pop, pop ballad, electronic, rock, hip-hop, R&B, etc.

Have you heard of “Gangnum Style” by Psy which became very viral and popular in US media, then you know little about Kpop already. In Asia however, when once thinks of Kpop, rather than Psy, much younger boys and girls group who are in their teens or 20’s… Continue reading