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Kara, full schedule through April 2012 already!

Kara, full schedule through April 2012 already!

The Hallyu wave worldwide this year has been amazing. Girl group Kara who are at the center of the Hallyu wave are enjoying amazing popularity, in part, proving the strength of Hallyu.

Kara’s end of the year is busier than ever. Kara attended the Golden Disk Awards on December 11th at the Kyocera Dome in Osaka, Japan followed by invitations to most events in Japan. Kara will be at many other awards ceremonies including, ‘Best Hit Gayo Festival’, Fuji TV’s ‘FNS Gayo Festival’, Asahi TV’s ‘Music Station Super Live 2011′, and NHK’s ‘Red and White Song Battle’ for a complete largest 5 awards events. ...

Kara Releases First Video Preview for “Mamma Mia” Featuring New Member Youngji

Kara Releases First Video Preview for “Mamma Mia” Featuring New Member Youngji

Kara has released the first video preview for “Mamma Mia” featuring its new member, Youngji.

“Mamma Mia” is the title track of Kara’s new mini album, “Day&Night.” The song is the work of Duble Sidekick. The album comes out August 18.

This is a highly anticipated comeback for the group as it will be their first release since the departure of Nicole and Jiyoung earlier this year, and the addition of Youngji. ...

KARA Kang Jiyoung Admitted to SungKyunKwan University

KARA Kang Jiyoung Admitted to SungKyunKwan University

KARA, Kang Jiyoung, DSP Media, Sungkyunkwan University

KARA Kang Jiyoung Admitted to SungKyunKwan University

Girl group KARA member Kang Jiyoung has been admitted to SungKyunKwan University.

Today, DSP Media announced that Kang Jiyoung had been accepted to SungKyunKwan University as Acting and Fine Arts major.

Last year, Kang Jiyoung had been preparing for her college exam, but was not able to due to her busy schedule.

An official commented, “She really hopes that she will go this year. It has not been confirmed yet, but she is looking over her schedule and most likely she will be attending this time.” ...

KARA to Release 'Art Project' Collection

KARA to Release 'Art Project' Collection

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KARA to Release ‘Art Project’ Collection KARA to Release ‘Art Project’ Collection

KARA will be releasing an ‘art project’ product that is made from contemporary art.

KARA will be releasing a special collection designed by a famous painter and will include an art poster, art cube and even art magnets. These products will be released on October 24 and will be available for purchase on www.starmise.com. These products are geared towards mostly KARA fans in both Korea and Japan.  ...

KARA’s Hara can’t hold back her tears after her older brother’s appearance on ‘God of Victory’

KARA’s Hara can’t hold back her tears after her older brother’s appearance on ‘God of Victory’

KARA‘s Hara couldn’t hold back her tears after she met her older brother while filming for MBC‘s ‘God of Victory‘.

The girls of KARA and SECRET visited to a military air base in Suwon, where they competed for 7 rounds in front of an audience of soldiers.

During the video messages for the idols were shown, KARA’s older brother appeared on set and made everyone surprised. Hara shed tears after her brother suddenly appeared....

KARA’s Jiyoung reveals her “impurity” and her role for Korean-Japanese drama on ‘One Night Of TV Entertainment’

KARA’s Jiyoung reveals her “impurity” and her role for Korean-Japanese drama on ‘One Night Of TV Entertainment’

KARA‘s maknae Kang Jiyoung revealed that the group’s new sexy idea was a bit difficult for her.

On September 5th, the members of KARA became guests in an interview of SBS TV‘s ‘One Night Of TV Entertainment‘. Jiyoung admitted that she was filming Korean-Japanese drama. In the drama, she had asked for a forehead kiss scene which hadn’t originally been in the script. “The scene was one where [the couple] was just comfortably walking along together,” Jiyoung said. “I felt like there needed to be a little more, like something was missing.”...

KARA's Han Seung Yeon and Park Gyu Ri Share a Selca

KARA's Han Seung Yeon and Park Gyu Ri Share a Selca

KARA members Park Gyu Ri and Han Seuug Yeon released a proof shot of their tight friendship.

On August 22, Han Seung Yeon posted a photo on her Twitter with a message. “Kyaah let’s go! Thanks for being with us! Our members and Kamilia, fighting! Go all the way, Pandora~”

In the photo, the group’s leader Gyu Ri shows a playful side as she pokes into Seung Yeon’s cheeks. Meanwhile, Seung Yeon poses adorably with blown up cheeks toward the camera, holding up a “v.” ...

KARA members have big faces? “They still look like goddesses”

KARA members have big faces? “They still look like goddesses”

Pictures of KARA members are getting a lot of attention.

On May 17, Goo Hara tweeted pictures of herself and other members. The pictures were taken from up high looking down the members. As a result, the members look like they have big faces but they are still showing off their beautiful appearances.

People who saw the pictures responded: “KARA members are so cute.” “How can they be so beautiful like that?” “They are like dolls.” “Even though they look like they have big faces, they are still beautiful.” “The pictures make me happy.” ...

Kara's Jiyoung's contract with DSP Media terminated + leave for London on April 5th

Kara's Jiyoung's contract with DSP Media terminated + leave for London on April 5th

Following Nicole, Kara’s maknae Kang Jiyoung decided to leave the group to study oversea.

On April 5th, DSP Media said,”Since last January Jiyoung has expressed her wish to leave the group after her contract ends to pursue her study and she has been preparing for it recently. She departed for London today on April 5th to receive acting lessons and also to train on her language skill”

They continued,”At the same time, Kang Jiyoung’s exclusive contract with DSP Media ended”,”Jiyoung is now standing alone, we respect her decision and will continue to support and cheer for her new challenges in the future”....

Kara & SNSD: Who Will Reach One Million Sales First?

Kara & SNSD: Who Will Reach One Million Sales First?

Kara and SNSD are competing to see who takes home the title of one million Japanese album sales first.

Kara’s second Japanese album “Super Girl” has recorded sales of 586,400 albums up until January 9 (Oricon standard), while SNSD’s first album “Girls’ Generation” has 734,800 albums sold, showing a difference of 148,400 in total.

Although SNSD’s album sales are in the lead, Kara is still very much in competition. When “Super Girl” was released on November 23, the album placed first for five consecutive days on the Oricon charts. It also earned a place on the weekly and monthly charts as well, dominating the Japanese music industry....