Orange Caramel to Face Off Against AKB48 at “a-nation” Music Festival

Orange Caramel to Face Off Against AKB48 at “a-nation” Music Festival

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Orange Caramel to Face Off Against AKB48 at “a-nation” Music Festival

After School’s sub-unit Orange Caramel will be featured in “a-nation,” Japan’s most anticipated music festival of the year.

On July 20, the official site of a-nation released the list of artists to be featured at “a-nation Music Week Asia Progress F,” scheduled to take place on August 10. Orange Caramel made the cut, and this will mark their second a-nation stage following their April tour concert “PLAYGIRLZ.” It was After School’s first live tour in Japan.

It is exceptional to find Orange Caramel’s placement next to Japan’s currently most popular girl group, AKB48 for this festival.

In Korea, Orange Caramel had been the frontrunners of “the unit” craze. Under this new trend, members under bigger groups formed “sub-units” to explore different concepts or even genres of music. Other noteworthy ones that have been popular overseas include Super Junior M, GD&TOP, and SISTAR19.

To the news, netizens reacted in excitement and anticipation: “They must surely be daebak in Japan to be on stage with AKB48,” “I knew they would be popular in Japan too,” “Orange Caramel is kind of a big deal,” “Oh~ they’re coming out to the a-nation festival too!”

This year’s “a-nation Music Week Asia Progress F” will be held at the Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo, on August 10.

Kim Ye Rim (Lim Kim) releases teaser pictures, hinting at her new project

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Kim Ye Rim (Lim Kim) releases teaser pictures, hinting at her new project

Singer Kim Ye Rim (Lim Kim) hinted that she will be releasing a special present for her fans through the release of two teaser pictures on her official Facebook page.

On the picture where the singer is seen working closely with kids, Kim Ye Rim wrote, “At the set working with adorable kids for my secret(?) project not too long ago.” In the other picture of Kim Ye Rim holding two oversized lollipops over her head, she wrote, “Kim Ye Rim”s present, which was prepared in secrecy, will be released tomorrow!” . ... Read more

G-Dragon collaborates with Park Hyo Shin in a cinematic "W Korea" pictorial

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G-Dragon collaborates with Park Hyo Shin in a cinematic "W Korea" pictorial

G-Dragon and Park Hyo Shin came together for a cinematic pictorial with magazine “W Korea,” along with other eccentric models to amp up the atmosphere.

The black-and-white pictures released show G-Dragon and Park Hyo Shin lounging inside a cramped room, looking as if they are getting prepped for a fashionable party. . ... Read more

[Spoiler] "Blood" Ahn Jae-hyeon remembers previous encounter with Koo Hye-seon

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[Spoiler] "Blood" Ahn Jae-hyeon remembers previous encounter with Koo Hye-seon

Park Ji-sang (Ahn Jae-hyeon) learned he had saved Yoo Ri-ta (Koo Hye-seon)”s life in the past.

On the March 3rd episode of KBS “Blood”, Ri-ta and Ji-sang went to Jeju Island to participate in a seminar. . ... Read more

U-Kiss Gets Their First Music Show Win

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U-Kiss Gets Their First Music Show Win

U-Kiss Gets Their First Music Show Win Written by Cjontai On March 3, 2015

Today marks a historical event for all Kiss Mes. This moment took three full albums, eleven mini-albums (released in South Korea), and over seven years to achieve. The reason for this celebration? U-Kiss finally earned their first music show win on SBS MTV‘s The Show. . ... Read more

UEE apologizes personally for Lee Soo Kyung"s controversial "rude" behavior in the past

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UEE apologizes personally for Lee Soo Kyung"s controversial "rude" behavior in the past

During the first press conference for “Hogu”s Love” back in January, rookie actress Lee Soo Kyung displayed what netizens believed was very rude behavior, leading to a controversy about her disrespecting her seniors, UEE, Choi Woo Sik, and Seulong. Afterwards, the other actors” agencies stepped up to assure everybody that the cast members were close despite the atmosphere during the event. . ... Read more