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Dong Bang Shin Ki’s temporal Japanese promotion suspension a worry for the ‘new Kpop hallyu’ in Japan

There has been great concern in Korea after news went out that Dong Bang Shin Ki trio Micky YooChun, Hero JaeJoong and Xiah JunSu had left their Japanese agency.

The news came directly from the trio’s Japanese agency AVEX Trax on 16th September, announcing the temporal suspension of the trio’s Japanese activities. With that on 17th September, the trio’s representative responded on 17th September that the report is an one-sided report from AVEX Trax and have posed the trio with adverse conditions.

Even though this is for the trio’s Japanese activities, there has been great interests coming from Korea’s side as well. This is because currently, we are looking at the ‘new hallyu’ by singers who are promoting in Japanese currently like Big Bang, Supernova, KARA, So Nyeo Shi Dae etc.

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TaeYang to end solo promotions and start preparation for Big Bang’s Korean comeback

TaeYang has recently ended the promotions for his album ‘International release’ and will return to Big Bang for group activities.

TaeYang who is currently busy with preparations of his upcoming independent concert ‘I’ll Be There’ on 25th and 26th September will have his goodbye stage on MBC Music Core on 18th September. His recent album ‘Solar’ has achieved great results by going up to the #1 and #2 spots on Canada and American iTunes R&B/Soul chart even though there was no overseas promotions for it. And the ‘International Release’ also went up to the #5 spot on the chart.

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Teaser to web drama ‘Haru’ featuring UKnow YunHo, Big Bang, Kim Bum revealed

As reported earlier, the teaser to upcoming web drama ‘Haru, One Day Story‘ featuring UKnow YunHo, Big Bang, Kim Bum, Lee DaHae has been revealed.

It is part of the “2010 Korea Tourism Organization Interactive Campaign Sight” campaign and will contain 6 stories.

TaeYang criticised for wearing top with swear words ‘F*** You’ printed on it

Big Bang TaeYang gets criticized for a top he wrote on stage with swearing words printed on it.

TaeYang won #1 with the song ‘I’ll Be There’ on Mnet M!Countdown on 2nd September. However what also caught the attention of netizens and fans is the black top he wrote that day with the words ‘f*** you’ printed at the back.

Netizens who saw the broadcast commented online, “It is irresponsible to wear something like that on a show that many young kids will be watching”, “Big Bang in another criticism for their fashion.. is their cordi an anti fan?”, “GDragon is also like that, did you learn it from hyung?” etc.

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Big Bang SeungRi meets with big embarrassment on his first blind date, “I like GDragon more”

Big Bang SeungRi meets with an embarrassment on his first blind date.

On MBC ‘Enjoy Today’ on ‘Sunday Night’ corner aired on 29th August, SeungRi was featured for his first blind date ever. On the show that day, SeungRi had told Jung HyungDon and Seo JiSeok that he wants to get a girlfriend.

And the 2 had driven around in a convertible in KangNam asking for female’s phone numbers. SeungRi also revealed that his ideal is someone who is cute. However, the females whom Seo JiSeok brought along for the blind date are not locals but foreigners like Singaporean. And SeungRi was not able to communicate well on his first ever blind date.

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Seo InYoung, “I’ve receiving dashing from many male idols.. If it’s Big Bang TaeYang, I’m ok”

Singer Seo InYoung gives some shocking statements during her appearance on SBS Haha Mong Show.

According to the production team of Haha Mong Show on 26th August, Seo InYoung has done an indirect confession to Big Bang member TaeYang during the filming of the show.

She said during a corner on the show, “I have been chased after by male idol singers.” And when asked, “While you were being chased, is there any celebrity you would like to date?” And her answer was a shy “Big Bang TaeYang”.

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UKnow YunHo, Big Bang, Kim Bum etc to participate in web drama “Haru, A One Day Story”

On August 26th (Thursday) web drama “Haru ~ a one day story ~” will hold a live broadcast production announcement meeting (press conference). On the day, four stars appear in the drama Yunho, Han Chae Young, Park Shi Hoo, and Kim Bum will attend, speaking about the working enthusiasm and beauty of South Korea!

What is web drama “Haru ~ a one day story ~”?
At late September, “2010 Korea Tourism Organization Interactive Campaign Sight” will deliver “Haru ~ a one day story ~”, a web drama consists of 6 groups scenario with 10 Hallyu stars acting in them, through its story, the web drama will tell viewers even more about South Korea. All 6 stories will encounter at one important point, having an unforgettable “day” that is framed with beautiful scenery. “Haru” means “Day” in Korean.

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