Daily Archives: October 20, 2011

KARA is asked why they’re more popular than SNSD & 2NE1 in Japan on ‘Radio Star’

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On the October 19th broadcast of MBC‘s ‘Radio Star‘, the MCs treaded some daring waters by asking KARA what they thought was the reasons behind their success in Japan.

The MCs bluntly asked, “We heard that KARA is more popular than both SNSD and 2NE1 in Japan, why do you think that is?”

Leader Gyuri carefully replied, “There’s probably a variety of reasons. SNSD and a lot of other girl groups are also receiving a lot of love in Japan, but they say that our popularity is higher. We’re actually not sure of the reasons ourselves.” Read the rest of this entry

T-ara reveals photos from the set of their new MV

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Anticipation is on the rise for T-ara‘s new music video, as the girls released photos from the set today!

T-ara and actors Cha Seung Won and Ji Chang Wook began filming in an empty warehouse on October 18th. The MV was announced to be a 30-minute drama-style video, and judging by the pictures, it seems like we can look forward to a bunch of heart-racing action scenes. Read the rest of this entry

2PM’s Taecyeon & Wooyoung become road warriors for ‘Cosmopolitan’

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2PM‘s Taecyeon and Wooyoung have transformed into road warriors for the latest issue of ‘Cosmopolitan‘ magazine.

The idols wore Ebisu denim and perfectly delivered a look that was both rugged and sexy. Taecyeon and Wooyoung seemed to bring a modern twist to the ‘Drifter‘ look, which emphasizes motorcycle boots, heavy jackets, and dark denim. Aside from Ebisu, other brands like Hunter rainboots could be seen. Read the rest of this entry

SHINee sets a new record in the 44 year history of the Oricon

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The boys of SHINee recently released their third single “LUCIFER” in Japan on the 12th, and they have rose towards the top of the Oricon chart along with famous rock band L‘Arc~en~Ciel, seizing the #2 spot!

Their previous Japanese singles “Replay” and “JULIETTE” along with the most recent “LUCIFER” have all ranked in the TOP 3 on the Oricon singles weekly chart. This marks the first time for a foreign artist to achieve this mark, meaning SHINee has set a new record. Read the rest of this entry

SECRET share their thoughts on SNSD’s ‘The Boys’ MV

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Group SECRET recently shared their thoughts on SNSD‘s newest MV release for ‘The Boys‘.

Through an interview with OSEN, the girls remarked that they saw the newly released MV today and they all agreed, “It was pretty awesome.”

Sunhwa exclaimed, “They all look really pretty in it. SNSD never disappoints!” and gave it a thumbs up. Read the rest of this entry

Won Bin & SNSD’s YoonA voted as the #1 stars netizens want to hold hands with

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Actor Won Bin and SNSD‘s YoonA were crowned as the #1 celebrities that people would to go on an autumn walk with while holding hands.

Personal and household care products company, CJLION, polled netizens on their homepage on who would be their ideal autumn date. 12,000 people participated in the survey, and declared that Won Bin and YoonA were the top male and female dates. Read the rest of this entry