Japanese entertainer in Korea Fujita Sayuri appeared on the most recent episode of TV Chosun “Inside Story” and claimed that celebrities in both Korea and Japan are good at lying while discussing under the topic, “lies.” Sayuri explained, “Once, a male celebrity who is known for his naive and innocent image asked me to be friends with him, saying that he doesn’t have a girlfriend. Later, I found out that he was living with another woman. It was shocking.” . ... Read more
Big Bang‘s Tokyo Dome concert was held on December 5th; it was reported that 50,000 fans attended the event including several Japanese celebrities.
Famous model Arimura Miki uploaded a picture of herself together with the group on her blog and wrote, “Recently I saw Big Bang live. They had a great atmosphere at Tokyo Dome and I enjoyed it myself.” . ... Read more
Who would deny his good looks and charisma of Won Bin? Besides being popular in their own country, Won Bin was also able to make some Japanese celebrities screaming hysterically at the sight of him, even if only on the screen.. ... Read more
Recently, some Japanese created stir online with their unique facial expressions at the appearance of the leading Korean actor, Won Bin.
A posting titled “Reactions of Japanese people after seeing Won Bin” was posted on an online community board. . ... Read more
From Super Junior to KARA, SNSD to TVXQ, Japanese Stars Have Fallen in Love with Korean Celebrities!
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It has been pointed out that the Korean Wave has slowed down. However, every time a K-Pop celebrity releases an album in Japan, it is always ranked high on the Oricon charts and appear on Japan variety shows as well. Due to their success in a foreign country, Japanese stars have become K-Pop fans as well. . ... Read more
ZE:A‘s Ha Min Woo will be forming a unit group with two Japanese artists and target the ten largest cities of Japan.
Ha Min Woo will officially be making his Japanese debut by forming the group 3Peace Lovers. Their first single “Virtual Love” will be released on June 26. . ... Read more
A bill to restrict people who are 24 years old or younger from appearing in ads for alcoholic beverages passed the National Assembly”s committee on health and welfare on Thursday.If it gets approved in the plenary session of the National Assembly, singer IU, who was born in 1993, will have to stop ads she”s been doing for a soju brand.The committee said the bill proposed by ruling Saenuri Party lawmaker Lee Elisa in July 2012 to ban young athletes and other celebrities from appearing in liquor ads was partially modified and passed.The bill was proposed when figure skating star Kim Yu-na modeled for a brewery in 2012. Many argued that someone such as Kim who is idolized by young people can encourage teenagers to drink alcohol. . ... Read more
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On April 24, the Ministry of Health and Welfare in Korea, announced a new law which prohibits alcohol advertisements that feature celebrities or athletes who are under 24-years-old. This law directly impacts 21-year-old solo-vocalist and actress, IU. In November 2014, IU was selected as the spokesmodel for one of the leading soju brands in Korea, Chamisul. . ... Read more
Son Dam Bi has made the cover of the latest issue of “Leon Korea” along with older man, Girolamo Panzetta, who quite honestly has a bit of naughty hands on the cover.
Girolamo Panzetta is an Italian man who is a celebrity in Japan. He has also been chosen as “Leon”s Icon” because of his great fashion sense despite his age of 52. The two look like a couple who live a lavish, rich lifestyle in the photos against the backdrop of a luxurious mansion in the countryside. . ... Read more