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5 Things I LOVED in K-pop: 7/16 – 7/22

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Were half way through summer, so what hot things did K-pop have in store for us last week?  Gong Yoo sang Because Its You for the Big OST, Beast came back colorfully with a Beautiful Night, the Wonder Girls groove  Like Money, SNSDs Hyo-yeon came in second on Dancing With the Stars Korea Season 2 although I think she had the nights best performance, rookie groups abounded with 4K releasing Moonlight Sonata, Crayon Pop getting down on Saturday Night, GLAM releasing Party(XXO), and C-Clown going Solo, PSY released his song Korea which is the countrys fight song for the Olympics, although not resolvedthe MBC union strike was finally called off after 6 months, SM Entertainment teased us with the trailer for To the Beautiful You, BoA released the dance version MV of her self composed track Only One, VOGUE Korea did an awesome photoshoot of their list of the 12 greatest male actors in Korea, we saw the end of I Do, I Do, Ji Hyun-woo shed tears at his last fan meet before entering the military on August 7th, hundreds of fans as well as SS501 members Kim Hyung-jun and Heo Young-saeng saw off Kim Kyu-jong as he enlisted, during an interview in Japan Kim Hyun-joong said he now needs to think carefully before going to a public sauna due to the increase in male fans?!, G-Dragon joins Twitter and gets over 300,000 followers in 48 hours, and there was the fan service by Jong-hyun and Taemin  heard round the K-popiversewhoooee.

What 5 Things that happened in K-pop last week did I think where a bit more special the the rest?  Keep reading to find out and as always if youre not up-to-date on your K-pop turn back now, because spoilers will most definitely ensue.

 5. Running Man Volleyball

Running Mans Olympic special got off to a fiery start as the Running Man cast challenged a team of idols including SuJus Eunhyuk, Beasts Doo-joon, ZE:As Siwan, MBLAQs Lee Joon, 2PMs Nichkhun, C.N. Blues Yong-hwa and T-aras Eunjung. It was a fun episode as the teams competed in various versions of Olympic sports like relay races, the high jump, and volleyball. At the end, it was back to good ol Running Man hide and seek with a twistthe hunter would become the hunted after a certain period of time and it continued back and forth until there was a last man standing.  It put a great spin on the usual game and was a lot of fun I cant believe Yong-hwa was the second idol to get taken out, ususally hes one of the best players on Running Man.  Heres a clip from their volleyball game segment in which Lee Joon proves that playing around too much is not a good thing.

4. The Brown Eyed Girls sing of One Summer Night

Im glad the teaser for the song which featured some kind of electro pop shock were just thata tease.  The Brown Eyed Girls released a single to tide fans over until their next comeback and released the MV for One Summer Night.  Love the song and story of the MV.

3. Nell rocks the Sketchbook

The audience for the latest episode of Yoo-Hee-yeols Sketchbook were in for a treat as Jang Kiha and the Faces, Hot Potato, Nell, Jang Phil-soon, and rookies Big Star put on performances.  All were in top form, but it was Nells performance of Promise Me that got my love.

Last weeks episodes of the K-drama Big had some of the best and also some of the most frustrating moments of the show. Which had me both crying and yelling at the screen during the hour.  All the big secrets are out and we get to see how everyone deals with it all whether it be through blind selfishness or noble stupidity.  Not gonna lie, I have been disappointed with the story line which has lagged terribly in spots and some of the side stories have been so irrelevant which is unusual for a Hon Sisters drama.  But I think Gong Yoo has done an excellent job in the role and while I didnt love Lee Min-jungs character all the time so much, I still love her.  Heres one of those scenes that had me both crying and yelling at my laptop in noble-idiot-induced-rage.

1. Hyori proves her worth

Lee Hyori guest starred in the k-variety show Show Me the Money, where underground and rookie rppers are paired up with their industry sunbaes to help them get a foothold in the industrythink K-pop Star for rappers.  In this episode of the show six of the contestants got to work and put on a performance with Hyori.  My fave performance of the set would have to be Hyoris performance of  Chitty Chitty Bang Bang with with female contestant Kim Eun-young. Although Im totally biased I would have to say that Hyori was in top form for the show.  After the whole scandal from her last album she had been laying pretty low on the K-pop scene, but itd would be great to see Hyori come back soon.

 Those were the 5 Thing I LVOED in K-pop last week, were they yours?

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Five Song Joong Ki K-Dramas And Videos To Marathon Earlier than 'Descendants Of The Sun'

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Five Song Joong Ki K-Dramas And Videos To Marathon Earlier than 'Descendants Of The Sun'

(Photo : CJ Entertainment ) Song Joong Ki is at the precipice of his highly expected Korean drama comeback with the KBS2 series, "Descendants of the Sun."

The upcoming action program marks his first tv part since his compelling turn as Kang Ma Ru in "The Blameless Man," a heart-stopping melodrama also referred to through the title, "Bad Guy."

In "Descendants of the Sun," he embodies the exciting characteristics of Yoo Shi Jin, the captain of a United International locations (U.N.) peacekeeping venture to reduction a fictitious foreign country.

Seolhyun updates Instagram with a post about her upcoming appearance on 'Laws of the Jungle'

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Seolhyun updates Instagram with a post about her upcoming appearance on 'Laws of the Jungle'

The idol wrote on her Instagram, "I'll be spending the Lunar New Year at the jungle hehe. I may beready toapply the subaes' lead and greet the hot year by way ofoperating hard. Have a nice new year everyone, be healthy, and grow to be suuuuuuuper rich~!!^^"

A Pink’s Bomi Proves Herself a Dutiful Daughter Right through the Lunar New Year

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A Pink’s Bomi Proves Herself a Dutiful Daughter Right through the Lunar New Year

A Pinks Bomi Proves Herself a Dutiful Daughter Right through the Lunar New Yearnotclaira February 7, 2016 0 A Pink’s Bomi these days proved that she’s a dutiful daughter through going back house to lend a hand her mom alongside Lunar New Year celebrations! Families continuously reunite during the once a year holiday, with youngstersassisting their folks or in-laws with the hugearrangements required to host a widecollection of people.

In the caption, Bomi wrote, “I can notice a mother’s center now. It was oncetruly tough, yet fun. I will have to get married! Doesn’t it glance good? Everyone, let’s assistance our mothers.”

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Park Search engine optimization Joon Talks About Winning the maximum efficient Couple Award With Ji Sung at MBC Drama Awards

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Park Search engine optimization Joon Talks About Winning the maximum efficient Couple Award With Ji Sung at MBC Drama Awards

Park Search engine optimization Joon Talks About Winning the maximum productive Couple Award With Ji Sung at MBC Drama Awardsilmare42 February 7, 2016 0 On February 7’s episode of “Section TV,” actor Park Seo Joon sits down for an interview at the set of an advertisement and talks about his contemporarywonder win at the MBC Drama Awards.

The interviewer first congratulates Park Seo Joon on receiving 4 awards at the ceremony, and mentions that he won the Very best Couple Award with Ji Sung for their bromance in the drama “Kill Me, Heal Me.”

“I couldn’t consider it,” Park Seo Joon says. “When I discovered out that we’d been nominated, I figured the nomination itself was once just one of those joke, so I laughed and moved on. I had no conceptit shouldin point of fact happen!”

Benz owner's thoughtless parking upsets neighbors

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Benz owner's thoughtless parking upsets neighbors

But attentionwas once the final thing at thebrain of one Benz owner who obviously lacked for fundamental etiquette. A blog post titled 'Incredibly thoughtlessly parked vehicle' become shared online on February 4, appearing a photo of a Benz parked where it clearly did no longer belong. The stated photo displays a Benz parked appropriate in front of the front to an condo building, which most likely made entering and leaving uncomfortable for its citizens if now not entirely difficult. 

We may give the Benz owner the merit of the doubt and think that perhapsthere has been an emergency; but tending to said emergency should not come at the pricetag of inconveniencing others. 

Bae Yong Joon and Park Soo Jin Go back and forth to Hawai’i for Lunar New Year

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Bae Yong Joon and Park Soo Jin Go back and forth to Hawai’i for Lunar New Year

Bae Yong Joon and Park Soo Jin Go back and forth to Hawaii for Lunar New Yearorionight February 7, 2016 0 Actor Bae Yong Joon and his wife, actress Park Soo Jin, could betaking section in the Lunar New Year holiday in Hawaii.

Park Soo Jin uploaded a photo to her private social media account, showcasing the couple enjoying their newlywed lives on holiday in Hawaii. The couple chose to travel in a foreign countryas a substitute of returning to their hometowns for the holiday, which is probably the most two bestvacations in Korea.

Meanwhile, Bae Yong Joon and Park Soo Jin married in the summer of 2015. Since then, the couple has filed proceedingsopposed to malicious commenters, even though the fees were dropped following own apologies from the commenters in question.

Netizens Loopy In Love With SHINee’s Onew After Liberate Of Drama Stills

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Netizens Loopy In Love With SHINee’s Onew After Liberate Of Drama Stills

In fact, a recent drama still from the display featuring the SM Entertainment singer dressed as a physician has wona massive number of attention lately. Though its unclear how just right the singer is at acting, netizens have appeared to agree that up to now his visuals fill the role perfectly.

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Netizens CRITICIZE Hong Soo Ah For Making “LOVE CALL” To Park Bo Gum

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Netizens CRITICIZE Hong Soo Ah For Making “LOVE CALL” To Park Bo Gum

And whilst netizens expressed excitement when actor Seo In Guk stated he sought after to paintingsalong Park Bo Gum in the future, netizens werent so glad later on the actor won a love call from actress Hong Soo Ah. After hearing reports that she needs to work alongside Park Bo Gum, netizens reacted with overwhelmingly negative responses.

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Magnetic Incheon Airport Go back and forth Starts Running

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Korea's first magnetic levitation educate goes into operation Wednesday between Incheon World Airport and within reach Yongyu Station. The exerciseused to beevolved entirely with Korean technology.

Maglev trains do now not use wheels, gears or other elements that steadily malfunction in traditional trains, particularlyslicingupkeep costs.The path stretches for 6.1 km covering six stops. It's farcontrolledby capability of Incheon airport and freed from charge. Trains run each and every 15 mins from nine a.m. to six p.m., yetrunning hours will make bigger later.

Netizens criticize Hong Soo Ah for creating a love call to Park Bo Gum

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Netizens criticize Hong Soo Ah for creating a love call to Park Bo Gum

And whilst netizens expressed excitement when actor Seo In Guk stated he sought after to paintingsalong Park Bo Gum in the future, netizens werent so satisfied afterwards the actor gained a love call from actress Hong Soo Ah. After hearing reports that she needs to work alongside Park Bo Gum, netizens reacted with overwhelmingly negative responses.

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