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From Korean Outsider in Japan to Prima Ballerina in London

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From Korean Outsider in Japan to Prima Ballerina in London
Choe Yu-hui performs “La Bayadère” at the Royal Opera House in London in April 2013. /Corbis Choe Yu-hui is a first soloist with the Royal Ballet in London and the only Korean in the company. She started dancing at the age of five and moved to Paris to train at the Paris Opera Ballet at the age of 14. ... Read more

Korean culture conference makes Japan debut

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Korean culture conference makes Japan debut
A file photo of KCON, a business convention on Korean cultural content that includes a K-pop concert, held in Los Angeles last year. Provided by CJ E&M When you”re into a person, you”re naturally drawn to discovering his or her most intimate details. ... Read more

CNBLUE"s Jonghyun and Gong Seung Yeon continue their romantic date in Japan on "We Got Married"

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On the April 25 installment of “We Got Married“, Gong Seung Yeon and CNBLUE”s Jonghyun continued their romantic date in Japan.
 After taking a stroll, the good-looking couple decided to take a carriage ride, and Jonghyun even surprised Gong Seung Yeon by pulling the cart himself. She commented, “You have a wide back. I really like the way you look from behind,” showing her affection. 

On the same episode, Gong Seung Yeon also surprised Jonghyun at the airport when he returned to Korea early in the morning. She held up a placard she made herself and bought a gift as well. Jonghyun was definitely happy to see her and commented, “More than being happy to see her, I was happy. It was strange,” and “I feel like living now.”. ... Read more

Epik High & BTS to participate in "Summer Sonic 2015" in Japan this August

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Epik High & BTS to participate in


Epik High and BTS will be joining the line up of this year’s two-day Summer Sonic in August.
Summer Sonic will be held on August 15 and 16 in two cities in Japan. One is in Tokyo at the QVC Marine Field, Makuhari Messe and in Osaka at the Maishima Summer Sonic Osaka Site. Epik High will be joining Pharrell Williams, Imagine Dragons, Carly Rae Jepsen, The Script, and Olly Murs in Tokyo on August 16th. BTS will be participating on both days, on August 15th festivities in Osaka and in Tokyo on the 16th.
written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net SOURCE: Summer Sonic READ MORE. ... Read more

Exhibit marks exchanges of trust between Korea, Japan

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Exhibit marks exchanges of trust between Korea, Japan

An 18th-century Japanese folding screen featuring peonies was a gift from the Japanese ruler to the Joseon court, delivered through Joseon Tongsinsa. Provided by the National Palace Museum of Korea . ... Read more

2PM's Jun.K, GOT7, SISTAR Rock The Stage For KCON Japan 'M! Countdown' Special

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2PM's Jun.K, GOT7, SISTAR Rock The Stage For KCON Japan 'M! Countdown' Special

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Thousands of K-pop fans filled Saitama Super Arena to watch great performances from their favorite artists on Wednesday, April 22 as part of a special taping of “M! Countdown” during the inaugural KCON Japan. . ... Read more

Nicole to make her solo debut in Japan in June

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Nicole to make her solo debut in Japan in June

Former KARA member Nicole made her debut in South Korea a few months ago, and now will be moving onto Japan! Although it was previously said her Japanese debut will be in April, it seems plans have been pushed back a bit. . ... Read more

Samsung Keeps Logo Off Galaxy S6 Sold in Japan

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Samsung Keeps Logo Off Galaxy S6 Sold in Japan
Samsung has removed its corporate logo from its Galaxy S6 smartphones sold in Japan amid deep distrust of Korea and Korean technology in the island country. Instead, the sleek smartphones features only the Galaxy brand name, as do all accessories. ... Read more

Jonghyun and Gong Seung Yeon visit a haunted house in Japan on "We Got Married"

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Jonghyun and Gong Seung Yeon visit a haunted house in Japan on

On the April 18 installment of “We Got Married“, CNBLUE”s Jonghyun and Gong Seung Yeon enjoyed a romantic date at an amusement park in Japan.

Hearing that his onscreen wife Gong Seung Yeon is scared of haunted houses, Jonghyun decided to take her to one. As expected, she made sure to stick close to him, making him grin from ear to ear. . ... Read more

BIGFLO to debut in Japan with "Delilah"

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BIGFLO to debut in Japan with


Rookie group BIGFLO from HO Entertainment will be debuting in Japan this April.
BIGFLO will be releasing and promoting the Japanese version of “Delilah” starting April 15th.. ... Read more