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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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So Nyeo Shi Dae up #4 on Oricon weekly chart, best results for debuting foreign female singers on the chart

So Nyeo Shi Dae has once again written a new history on Oricon chart.

According to Japanese music chart Oricon charts on 14th September, the girls are up #4 on the weekly chart. This is just 1 week into the official release of their Japanese debut single, which sold a record of 40~50K, surpassing the results achieved by KARA, achieving the best results any Korean idols have achieved with their debut single album.

Oricon chart wrote, “9-member Korean group So Nyeo Shi Dae’s debut Japanese single ‘Genie’ sold over 40~50 K copies in the first week of its release, went up to #4 on the weekly rankings in just 20 over days. This is the best results so far for any foreign female singers including KARA who released their debut single ‘Mister’ on 23rd August which went up to as high as #5 on the weekly chart.”

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So Nyeo Shi Dae up #2 on Oricon daily singles chart, showing the power of Korea’s representative girlgroup

So Nyeo Shi Dae shows off their power as singers on the Oricon Chart.

The girls are up #2 on the Oricon daily singles chart on 11th September. And on the day of their single release on 8th September, the single went up to #5 directly on the daily singles chart.

This holds great meaning for the girls since they released their single in the same time period as some of Japanese biggest singers like Arashi and Gray. At #1 spot on the day’s chart is Japan’s representative boygroup Arashi.

Apart from So Nyeo Shi Dae, KARA is also showing the power of Korean girlgroups doing up well on Oricon chart.

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So Nyeo Shi Dae captured the hearts of many Japanese through appearances on FujiTV ‘Dokudane!’

So Nyeo Shi Dae showed off their unique appeal and charms through the appearance on FujiTV morning program Dokudane! on 10th September.

The girls appeared on the show that day where they did live performance as well as an interview. The girls introduced themselves one by one and explained that they are the girlgroup who made it to #1 on Korean music charts for 9 consecutive weeks.

They then did a performance of their Japanese debut song ‘Genie’ in the studio and proceeded with a time time with the MCs.

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SuJu Lee Teuk and SNSD TaeYeon spotted with same ear rings – SM rep, “It is just a coincidence”

A SM Entertainment rep comes out to clarify after it was spotted that Super Junior Lee Teuk and So Nyeo Shi Dae TaeYeon are both wearing the same ear ring.

The representative told the media through phone conversation on 9th September, “They are both wearing similar ear rings. But it is just a coincidence.”

This is the 2nd time that such speculations have surfaced, previously Lee Teuk and TaeYeon were both spotted with the same necklace.

Some netizens commented, “Wearing the same design ear rings at the same period of time – is this really coincidence?”, “Is it not the case that each of them get one of the ear rings?” while there were also some who voiced, “Is that sponsored? There are many celebrities with similar accessories” etc.

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So Nyeo Shi Dae with their individualistic airport fashion returning to Korea after SMTown Live Concert in LA

So Nyeo Shi Dae members show off 9 different charms through each of the 9 members’ unique ‘airport fashion’.

So Nyeo Shi Dae ended their SMTOWN LIVE ’10 WORLD TOUR in L.A. concert performance and had returned to Korea on 6th September at 5.50pm.

Seen in different fashion, the 9 members were in hot pants, jeans, training suit etc. Since it was a long flight home from the States, the girls were seen in their fresh faces and sunglasses on. Seeing this, fans have commented, “Can’t hide their beauty”, “They are individualistic even in their airport fashion” etc.

Meanwhile, following up, So Nyeo Shi Dae will be focusing on their Japanese debut.

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So Nyeo Shi Dae awarded the Singer Award at the 37th Korean Broadcast Awards

So Nyeo Shi Dae has been awarded the singer award at the Korean Broadcast Awards.

The 37th Korean Broadcast award took place at 5.10pm on 3rd September in KBS Hall. And So Nyeo Shi Dae was awarded a trophy for winning the singer award. However the girls are not present at the award ceremony as they are currently in the States for SMTown concert.

Go under the cut to find the other winners for the night at the awards ceremony.

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MBLAQ G.O and Nassun collaboration ‘O-IWI-O’ is the answer to SNSD ‘Gee’

MBLAQ lead vocal G.O will collaborate with rapper Nassun for a digital single ‘O-IWI-O’ which is set for release on various online music sites on 3rd September.

The duet song between the 2 ‘O-IWI-O’ is composed by E-Tribe who made many hits previously like Lee Hyori ‘U-Go-Girl’ and So Nyeo Shi Dae ‘Gee’. E-Tribe voiced, “The song ‘O-IWI-O’ by G.O and Nassun is a song in reply to So Nyeo Shi Dae ‘Gee’. So Nyeo Shi Dae ‘Gee’ song talks about the confession of a girl who falls in love at first sight and ‘O-IWI-O’ is a sweet serenade by the guy in response to that.”

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