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Red Velvet’s “Happiness” music video receives criticism in Japan

Red Velvet’s “Happiness” music video receives criticism in Japan

SM Entertainment’s new girl group, Red Velvet have been receiving some negative spotlight in Japan.

On the 2nd of August, one of Japan’s news sources, Sports Hochi, reported on how Red Velvet’s music video for “Happiness” had used images news clippings of the Hiroshima nuclear bombing in their music video, and thus were receiving a lot of criticism in Japan.

The issue posed here is that connecting their music video with the tragic nuclear bombing in Japan is seen to be farfetched and somewhat audacious, as the content of the music video and song have no relation to this historical event. ...

Airport Fashion: SNSD, MBLAQ, BEAST, Kara and Other Idol Stars Heading to the Golden Disk Awards in Japan

Airport Fashion: SNSD, MBLAQ, BEAST, Kara and Other Idol Stars Heading to the Golden Disk Awards in Japan

Airports in Korea and Japan have been hustling and bustling for the past two days due to the major outflux and influx of top idol stars traveling to the 26th Golden Disk Awards in Osaka, Japan.

For two straight days, January 11-12, the 26th Golden Disk Awards will be held. On the first day, Super Junior’s Leeteuk and Kara’s Park Gyuri will be the emcees. On the second day, it will be FT Island‘s Lee Hongki and miss A’s Suzy. ...

G-Dragon Leaves to Japan to Attend CHANEL Show

G-Dragon Leaves to Japan to Attend CHANEL Show

G-Dragon flew to Japan to attend the French brand CHANEL”s fashion show.

On June 4, Big Bang”s G-Dragon was seen in the Incheon Airport, leaving for Tokyo. The CHANEL 2013/14 Paris-Dallas Collection Show was held on the same day at 4 PM.

In the airport, G-Dragon was seen wearing a gray cotton shirt and baggy pants. He showed off his fashion sense with sunglasses and a trendy backpack.

Meanwhile, G-Dragon also attended the CHANEL 2014 S/S Show in France last January....

Kim Hyun Joong shows his love and gratitude to 1000 fans during fan meeting tour in Japan

Kim Hyun Joong shows his love and gratitude to 1000 fans during fan meeting tour in Japan

Kim Hyun Joong met with 1000 of his adoring fans across 5 cities in Japan!

The singer and actor held fan meetings in Japan starting in Osaka before moving onto Nagoya, Tokyo, Sendai, and Fukuoka from August 6-8. He showed his love and gratitude for the fans who showed up to the events by making eye contact, giving autographs, and putting on bracelets that he prepared for them.

Kim Hyun Joong is also set to hold the next concert of his world tour in Hiroshima, Japan on the 9th....

WINNER releases promotional video for "2014 S/S Japan Collection"

WINNER releases promotional video for "2014 S/S Japan Collection"


WINNER

 is going to debut in Japan this September 10 with an album entitled “2014 S/S Japan Collection“, and WINNER released a promotional clip through their official YouTube channel.
Watch below:

The album will be in CD+DVD and CD only editions. Below is the track list:

1.GO UP
2.EMPTY
3.COLOR RING
4.DON”T FLIRT
5.LOVE IS A LIE
6.CONFESSION (TAE HYUN Solo)
7.BUT
8.DIFFERENT
9.TONIGHT
10.SMILE AGAIN
11.JUST ANOTHER BOY
[Bonus Track]
12.I”M HIM (MIN HO Solo) *...

YG Entertainment's 'YG Exhibition In Japan' To Continue In Osaka This Summer

YG Entertainment's 'YG Exhibition In Japan' To Continue In Osaka This Summer

YG Entertainment”s “3D hologram” concert has gained much popularity in Japan and will be holding another one in Osaka.

From February 22 to May 31, YG Entertainment”s “YG Exhibition in Japan” was held in Japan and gained much interest from fans, media and companies.

Due to the overwhelming interest of the event, they decided to hold one in Osaka from June 14 until July 17.

The YG Exhibition is an event created by YG in order to showcase and reveal YG artists stage sets and performances close up through holograms....

Singer BoA Releases Jacket Photo For New Japan Single Releasing In July

Singer BoA Releases Jacket Photo For New Japan Single Releasing In July

Singer BoA released her jacket image for her new Japanese single.

On June 10, she posted on her twitter and instagram, “Masayume chasing coming up on July 23,” and posted 3 photos.

On July 23, BoA will be releasing her new single, Masayume Chasing. The jacket photos revealed a fresh and summery look that matched with the season.

This is BoA”s second Japan single that she will be releasing this year. She previously released “Shout It Out” back in March as well....

CN BLUE Past Photos in Japan

CN BLUE Past Photos in Japan

Back in 2009, when they were still working on their Japanese Language skills!

Everyone looking so Young!

Ji Chang Wook Plans to Reveal Mini Drama “Caffeine” At Japan Fan Meetings

Ji Chang Wook Plans to Reveal Mini Drama “Caffeine” At Japan Fan Meetings

Actor Ji Chang Wook will showcase his new mini drama “Caffeine” at his fan meeting in Japan.

According to a representative from Ji Chang Wook’s agency on May 14, the actor will be revealing the mini drama as a special event for his fans at the fan meetings being held at Tokyo Yomiuri Hall on May 17, as well as Theater Brava! in Osaka on June 7.

“Caffeine” is a romance drama that depicts both the sweet and the bittersweet aspects of love between a couple, using wine and coffee to represent this comparison. Throughout the mini drama, songs from the musical of the same name, “Caffeine,” will play as background music, creating a romantic atmosphere. ...

Big Bang to release their '2014 BIGBANG +α CONCERT IN SEOUL DVD' in Korea and Japan this July

Big Bang to release their '2014 BIGBANG +α CONCERT IN SEOUL DVD' in Korea and Japan this July

Big Bang are releasing their “2014 BIGBANG +α CONCERT IN SEOUL DVD” in Korea and Japan simultaneously this July!

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According to YG Entertainment on May 21, the “2014 BIGBANG +α CONCERT IN SEOUL DVD” will be released in Korea and Japan on July 2. Big Bang”s solo concert drew in 36,000 VIP over the course of three days at Seoul”s Olympic Gymnastics Arena in January....