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allkpop TV Guide: Dream High 2 Ep. 13

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allkpop TV Guide: Dream High 2 Ep. 13

Official Synopsis: Kirin Arts High School has fallen from its status as a top academy of arts into dire financial straits and is in danger of closing. This season follows a new group of students after the previous group graduated. The school is taken over by OZ Entertainment Agency, who transfers their own idol stars over to the school to avoid the law that prohibits underage entertainers from performing after 10pm. Competition arises between the troubled students of Kirin and the newly transferred idols from OZ.

Ratings: Ratings for Dream High 2 deteriorated to an even lower 6.4%, a drop of .2% from last weeks episode. With the ratings for Dream High 2 continuously declining, it can only hope for a slight increase to change the trajectory. SBS History of Salaryman is enjoying much success as it continued its crown with a 19.1%, hoping to break the 20% with its final episode tomorrow. Meanwhile, MBCs Lights and Shadows is still enjoying high ratings despite losing its first-place to History of Salaryman as it holds a rating of 17.5%.

Recap of Ep. 13: Immediately after producer Shin Jae In announces JB as the eliminated student, Hyesung (Kang Sora) frantically plans to sacrifice her super-idol candidate position for JB. But with stinging words, Shin Jae In crumbles Hyseungs confidence in loving and protecting JBs dreams. Like a slap across her face, he tells her that by JB choosing the weakest student as his partner, he failed to show enough ambition to become a super-idol.

With the female students bullying Hyesung for dismantling JBs dreams of becoming the super-idol, Rian (T-aras Jiyeon) helps Hyesung by fending the predatory fans. While the two enemies create a peace treaty, Yoojin (2AMs Jinwoon) teases JB as he hopes to cheer him up, slowly becoming friends.

Producer Shin Jae In breaks the startling news: the next challenge will be the ultimate audition to determine who will become the super-idol. The challenge of composing a song to emotionally move a special person begins with the students taking writing and acting classes from Teacher Jin Man (JYP) and Teacher Taeyeon (Choi Yeo Jin). While the students hone their songs to perfectly express their passions, Hyesung aches over JBs elimination, and the threats as well as torn, bloody teddy bears sent by JBs own version of berserk fans only adds salt to her wound.

Broken up after seeing Hyesungs distress, Yoojin berates her for still liking JB and ultimately confesses his feelings for her, shocking Hyesung. Emboldened by the promise that he will rise above JB, he signs the contract with the OZ Entertainment and begins his activities as a celebrity with TV interviews and endorsements.

Meanwhile, Hyesung is agonized after seeing JBs intense nightly dance practices. She decides to gives him her self-composed song, Together, and delivers some heartbreaking news. Telling him she wants to stop everything, she repeats Rians words: Stars? Its only good when you look at it from far way. Up close, its so-so.

Still taking in Hyesungs words, JB rushes out of the room to chase after her. However, he encounters a child picking up a soccer ball in front of an oncoming truck. Putting his life on the line, he jumps in front of the truck to save the child

kdramacrazys Thoughts:

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Dream High 2 went to the rotten buffet of Korean dramas, the food items rotting with triteness. Selecting the cliche I-have-to-break-up-with-you-because-youre hurting scene, along with the car crash and stirring in the financially unstable parents to the story (rather than picking up a pair of shears and the right hair dye for JB), Dream High 2 not only cut that splintering thread of dreams and hopes, but the emotional affinities with the characters as well. The train headed for dreams and talents as well as the challenge of choosing to hope against all odds, instead swerved to the melodramatic romance of dreams vs. love.

I truly loved how JB wasnt melodramatically depressed with the elimination and genuinely portrayed the essence of persevering for your dreams, but his character became flat. Although all those shippers will adore him for becoming a puppy dog for Hyesung, it makes him lose the spirit of his dreams. His burning desire to feel that pulsing energy of enjoying the stage (like he had told Yoojin), and the ambition he had during his blood and sweat filled years of nightly practices, all fall apart at the seams. No, Im not saying he should have gone down the path of giving up love for his career. But if he had really wanted to taste the pure elation of his dreams, he could have paved his own avenue, shoveling the ground every second to discover an underground road to stand up on the stage again.

Does anyone also have some anger towards producer Shin Jae In? Producer Shin Jae In slaughtered Hyesungs dreams with that scapegoat. I had actually liked the producer in contrast to the heartless director as he truly understands the value of friendship with teamwork and emotions, but I had bad intentions when he essentially said dreams are about winning, not the passion.

Ultimately, too many mismatched puzzle pieces that had no significance in the story interrupted the flow of the episode. Even though Yoojins confession was heartwarming and a consolation, it was anticlimatic. Not only was there no set-up to create hype for his confession, but because ‘Dream High 2’ already focused too much of its energy in developing the JB-Hyesung loveline, there was no room in Hyesung’s heart for Yoojin. In addition, Rians mothers counterfeit item scandal and Yoojin’s sudden decision to sign a contract with OZ created abrupt lurches in the continuity.

Although Im butchering the episode with criticism, there were some truly heartfelt moments. I liked how Jinwoon confronted his painful past brought on by his parents with a letter to his mother, as well as the transformation of competitors to friends with both Rian-Hyesung and JB-Yoojin.

I truly hope the train travels back to the road towards dreams, and the youthful exuberance and passion it highlighted in the shining moments of this drama. I didn’t board the train to cry over lovers, sudden injuries, and sacrificial lambs, but to shed tears of empathy, relating with the characters’ hardships in achieving their dreams.

Netizens explicit fear for April as they make their comeback amidst difficult competition

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Netizens explicit  fear for April as they make their comeback amidst difficult competition

And whilst the DSP Media group has wonnumerouscomplimentto this point for their newestliberate and their adorable concept, many netizens have expressed worry for the teamsluckright through this cycle of promotions because of the incredibly fierce pageant that theyll be facing. As neatly as trending girl groups TWICE and Lovelyz, April may also be competing with Akdong Musician and IOI, who are either scheduled to pop out alongside releases soon as well.

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667, 18 Thosewomenwish topaintings on their exposure a bit of morethey have the prospective and their songs are wonderfulyetthey have got no public reputation

Netizens liken AOA’s Choa to a Jap AV idol

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Netizens liken AOA’s Choa to a Jap AV idol

After seeing the FNC Entertainment singers level outfit at a up to datetournament in Japan, however, netizens are claiming that shes beginningto head anda long way with her revealing outfits. In fact, some netizens have even in comparison Choa to Eastern AV (adult video) idols, claiming she looks affordable and has no pride.

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Netizens fascinated about Jessica’s upcoming appearance on “Radio Star”

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Netizens fascinated about Jessica’s upcoming appearance on “Radio Star”

However, with the singer and entrepreneur set to make an appearance on popular show Radio Star soon, netizens expressed their interest as to how the episode will turn out. With Radio Star being infamous for its discussion of touchysubjects and situations, many netizens have expressed their choice for the displays hosts to question Jessica.

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13621, 193 Of direction Radio Superstar volitionmove all out on her.Im curious to look Kyu Hyuns reactionthey almost certainly arent on the maximum productive of terms..

Video Added Korean drama 'Master - God of Noodles' episode 1

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"Master - God of Noodles" (2016) Directed via Kim Jong-yeon, Lim Se-joon Written by Chae Seung-dae Network : KBS With Cheon Jeong-myeong, Jo Jae-hyeon, Jeong Yoo-mi, Lee Sang-yeob, Gong Seung-yeon, Kim Jae-young,... 16 episodes - Wed, Thu 22:00 Synopsis A tale of a guy who learns how to make noodles for revenge. Broadcast beginning date in Korea : 2016/04/27

TaeTiSeo And CNBLUE Sign up for KCON 2016 L. a. Lineup

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TaeTiSeo And CNBLUE Sign up for KCON 2016 L. a. Lineup

TaeTiSeo And CNBLUE Sign up for KCON 2016 Los angeles LineupSylphid April 28, 2016 0 The following two artists for KCON 2016 LA had beenpublished to be Women Generations sub-unit  TaeTiSeo and pop-rock crew CNBLUE.

They join TWICE, Block B and GFRIEND for the KCON 2016 LA concert. BTS, MAMAMOO, SEVENTEEN and Ailee were in the past revealed for the hot York concert. More artists will be released soon.

KCON 2016 Long island is scheduled for June 24-25 at the Prudential Middle while KCON 2016 Los Angeles will take position on July 29-31 at the Staples Center and Los Angeles Conference Center. 

SEVENTEEN Finds The call of the game At the back of Their Vigorous Performances

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SEVENTEEN Finds  The call of the game  At the back of Their Vigorous Performances

SEVENTEEN FindsThe call of the gameAt the back of Their Lively Performancesck525 April 28, 2016 0 Seventeen printed that food is the secret to their pwoerful stages.

On the episode of “M! Countdown” aired on April 28, the crowd made a comeback with the name track of their first full album “LOVELETTER,” “Pretty U.”

When asked throughMegastar News all over an interview ahead of their stage, “How does it feel love to be so popular after just a year after debuting?” the staff answered, “We can’t in reality tell if we’re popular or not. We’re still thankful, though, for the entiretoughen of other folks eventide before our comeback.”

Netizens mock the theory of Lovelyz’s American advancement

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Netizens mock the theory of Lovelyz’s American advancement

And as neatly as the song ratinga collection of themost sensible five at the South Korean virtual charts, the Woollim Entertainment girl crew has it turns out that also stuck the eyes of industry professionals every bit well. In fact, an American manufacturer who worked with noted artists such as Michael Jackson lately praised Lovelyz, or even promised to assist amongst the teams advancement into the yanksong industry. After hearing the claim, however, netizens mocked the speculation that Lovelyz mayturn into popular in America, suggesting that the gangfocal point on changing into popular in Korea instead.

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3712, -123 I like Lovelyz yethere is too much, their symbolinitially doesnt in point of fact feel like they were making plans to advance into the united states

Taeyeon, IU, and Eunji named as best feminine vocalists by way of track companies

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Taeyeon, IU, and Eunji named as best  feminine vocalists by way of  track companies

In fact one of the mostmost sensibletunefirms in the country, addingpeak agencies such as SMYG, and JYP, these days participated in a survey to decidethe head3 young female singers correct now. And though many names were mentioned, including AileeLee HiSISTARHyorin, and EXIDSolji, among others, the firms selected Girls GenerationTaeyeonApinkEunji, and solo singer IU as the pinnacle three candidates, with Taeyeon score first and Eunji and IU tied for second.

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3349, 185 Its no longer necessarily that they'rethe most productive singers yet they are the most likable and the most discussed singers as solo artists.

Recent photo of Hyuna draws combined reactions

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Recent photo of Hyuna draws combined reactions

And regardless that shes been praised again and again for her unbelievable visuals, not everybody is keen on her appearance. In fact, after media retailers praised the Cube Entertainment singer for her appearance while at the airport recently, netizens showed combined reactions referring to her visuals, with some praising her face whilst others claimed it was once swollen.

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