Korea’s Next Top Model (a.k.a. KNTM) is currently on their fifth cycle run, and as the original America’s Next Top Model counterpart, they included male competitors. The show’s newest edition started running in Korea’s OnStyle channel on August 16th, and the rooster of aspiring models seems very promising.
Only sixteen contestants are on the running to become Korea’s Next Top Model. The girls are being mentored by stylist and creative director Han Ye Yun, while the guys are under super model Kim Won Joong’s teaching. But what makes Korea’s Next Top Model Cycle 5: Boys Vs. Girls worth watching?...
Hip hop star Beenzino has released a music video for the track, “How Do I Look?” The song is taken from the five-track EP, “Up All Night.” It was uploaded by OnStyle, as a tie-in with the cable channel’s upcoming reality show, “Korea’s Next Top Model: Guys & Girls,” which will air on Saturday nights at 11pm, beginning August 16. The video features some of the contestants who will appear on the new show, and the action takes place on a set designed to look like a laundry shop. ...
Korean drama starting today 2014/10/20 in Korea: “Liar Game”
“Liar Game” (2014)
Directed by Kim Hong-seon-I
Written by Ryoo Yong-jae
Network : tvN
With Lee Sang-yoon, Kim So-eun, Sin Seong-rok, Cha Soo-yeon, Choi Jin-ho-I, Choi Yoon-so,…
12 episdodes – Mon, Tue 23:00
Based on an original by Kaitani Sinobu, a character who is too honest for his own good, joining a game which will reward him with money if he wins, but debt if he loses....
Limited Edition Korea released phone cases with pictures of stars such as actor Joo Won, Um Tae Woong, and Kang Byul. A spokesperson from Limited Edition Korea said especially on Joo Won”s Star Phone Case, “Since Joo Won has a lot of fans in Korea and outside of Korea because of his amazing acting skills, we are really looking forward to Joo Won”s Star Phone Case. In addition, his drama Tomorrow Cantabile just premiered, and his new movie based on the web cartoon Fashion King is about to premiere.” In related news, the new KBS 2 TV Monday Tuesday drama “Tomorrow Cantabile” which premiered this Monday on October 13, 2014, tells a story of an orchestra composer Cha Yoo Jin, played by actor Joo Son, who is a man who has everything but feels empty inside, and pianist Sul Nae Il, played by actress Shim Eun Kyung, who has nothing but is filled with positive energy. ...
As expected from the CF queen, Suzy has gained another endorsement deal under her belt.
On October 20th, a rep from Lotte Nestle Korea announced that Miss A”s Suzy has been chosen as the new model for “Nescafé Fresh Mocha” line. The rep stated,”Suzy”s pure and innocent image is suitable to represent out product”
The nre CF featuring Suzy will start airing on various broadcast channels on October 28th.
It was reported that the beautiful singer and actress Suzy (member of the idol band Miss A) has been appointed to the exclusive model for a new line of products from the coffee brand Nescafé, titled Nescafé Fresh Mocha.
Showing her unique and charming sides through her hit drama “High School” and hit songs, Suzy has become one of the most favorable stars.
The representative of Lotte Nestle Korea revealed that “We selected Suzy as the advertisement model because she is a good match for the product’s fresh image with her bright and innocent image that opposes the stale, oily feeling of conventional coffee mixes, which will allow people to enjoy the fresh and clean taste of this product....
Korean drama starting today 2014/10/19 in Korea “Drama Special – The Search for Battle” (2014)
Directed by Park Jin-seok
Written by Lee Min-yeong-I
Network : KBS
With Han Juwan, Min Ji-ah, Choi Dae-cheol, Jeong Eun-woo, Ahn Nae-sang, Lee Dae-yeon,…
1 episode – Sun 23:55
Part of the “Drama Special” series
A story about the birth of “Hong Gil-dong”. ...
Chinese students leave a building after attending a class at a university in Daegu on Oct. 7.
More and more young Chinese people study abroad, and this trend is also evident in Korea. As of 2013, around 790,000 Chinese students were studying overseas and around 50,000 of them in Korea.
The most popular academic destinations were the U.S., Japan, Australia, the U.K., Canada and Korea, in that order.
According to the Education Ministry, around 53,000 Chinese people studied in Korea as of April this year, accounting for a whopping 59 percent of all foreign students in the country. ...
Korean dramas starting today 2014/10/18 in Korea “Modern Farmer” and “Rosy Lovers”
“Modern Farmer” (2014)
Directed by Oh Jin-seok
Written by Kim Ki-ho
Network : SBS
With Lee Hong-gi, Lee Honey, Lee Si-eon, Park Min-woo, Kwak Dong-yeon, Lee Han-wi,…
20 episodes – Sat, Sun 20:45
A comedy drama about a rock band that takes up farming. ...
Not all K-Pop fans are lucky enough to live in Seoul. If you”re closer to New York City than you are to Korea, we”ll show you how to spend a day in the life of a Korean all within a few city blocks of Flushing, Queens.
First, hop on the 7 Train towards Flushing (or any of the main buses that run through Queens) and get off at the last stop, Flushing Main Street.
(Photo : Rachelle D.)
This is about an hour, more or less, from many parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn. That hour is going to feel worlds away from the city. ...