Friday, October 30, 2009

[INFO] 091030 Track List of History in Japan Vol.4

Release date:
Price: ¥4,500
Duration: 117 Minutes = 1.95 Hours
Live = Footage of Performance
Discography = Off shot Movie [Making PV/photoshoot]
Works = Event schedule/activities

Track List:

1 【Live】3rd LIVE TOUR 2008 ~T~

2 【Live】a-nation'08

3 【Live】4th LIVE TOUR 2009 ~The Secret Code~ FINAL in TOKYO DOME

4 【Live】a-nation'09

5 【Discography】Beautiful you / 千年恋歌 [Sennen Koi Uta]

6 【Discography】どうして君を好きになってしまったんだろう? [Kimi Suki?]

7 【Discography】呪文 -MIROTIC-

8 【Discography】Bolero / Kiss The Baby Sky / 忘れないで [Wasurenaide]

9 【Discography】Survivor ~090325 4th Album "The Secret Code" Pre-Release Single~

10 【Discography】Share The World / ウィーアー! [We are!]

11 【Discography】Stand by U

12 【Discography】The Secret Code

13 【Works】2008.12.31-2009.1.1
[Activity: NHK Kouhaku, TBS CDTV Event, Radio Program, & Zoom In New Year]

14 【Works】オロナミンC 日本初CM!アカペラ神起篇
[Oronamin C, first commercial in Japan!]

15 【Works】「NEW Pinky」単独CM出演第1弾作品
[The first commercial staring Tohoshinki alone!]

16 【Event】「呪文-MIROTIC-」発売記念 Secret Event『MIROTIC PARTY 2008』(ファンクラブ会員限定イベント)
[Secret event, Mirotic promotion (Mirotic Party 2008)(only attended by Fans Club Members)]

17 【Event】Bigeast 3RD FANCLUB EVENT(ファンクラブ会員限定イベント)
[Only attended by Fans Club Members]


19 【Event】第30回記念大会神宮外苑花火大会
[The 30th Fireworks Festival in Meiji Jingu Gaien]

20 【Extra Movie】4th Album「The Secret Code」全国キャンペーン密着映像 第2回メンバー分散地方キャンペーン
[4th album「The Secret Code」 promotional videotape, Tohoshinki members were devided into two teams to promote the album in certain areas in Japan]

21 【Extra Movie】BeeTV「東方神起のMOOLOG」対決シリーズ
[Tohoshinki Moolog BeeTV]

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[NEWS] 091029 TVXQ's Contract - Income Division

Try not to blow a gasket, these numbers are pretty outrageous

The Court has granted the injunction filed by the members of TVXQ against SM Entertainment.The Court found that the Contract between SM and the Members was unconscionable and against public policy. Following this victory, the Members are proceeding with the main suit to ask for the rightful shares of all income generated from their activities.

The following is a summary of the outrageous terms of the Contract that relates to the distribution of income. The clear conclusion is that the TVXQ members have received next to nothing for their six years of work, and that virtually all money we spend to buy SM products stay with SM. Please read the below to see the extent of the injustice.

Please keep in mind that SM's contract with TVXQ has been amended five times and therefore the applicable terms have varied over time. Accounting for all the resulting complexities, the truth adds up to the following:


I. TVXQ has received $0 for their album sales prior to July 2008, and only a negligible amount after that date.

Prior to the fifth and final round of amendments on July 1, 2008, the Contract read that for any album or single with sales not exceeding 500,000 copies, SM would be entitled to 100% of the profits, leaving the members with nothing. From the time of TVXQ's debut in late 2003 and until TVXQ's release of their 4th Korean album "Mirotic" in September 2008, no Korean album had sold more than 500,000 copies. Therefore, prior to July 2008 TVXQ has had absolutely zero income from their album sales.

On July 1,2008, SM amended the Contract to give each Member 1% of total sales for each album that sells over 200,000 copies. For any albums that sell fewer copies, the members are to receive 0.6% to 0%. SM has not honored even these outrageous terms, as it has not paid TVXQ a single cent since February 2009.

In sum, SM has kept 100% of all sales that TVXQ has generated with the sales of their albums and singles prior to July 2008, and has kept 95% or more of the sales after that date.


II. TVXQ has received $0 for the sales of concert DVDs and albums featuring recordings from such concerts.

Under the Contract, the Members are not entitled to receive any share of the profits generated from sales of concert DVDs and "live" albums.


III. TVXQ has received $0 for their appearances on TV programs.

Under the Contract, Members are not entitled to receive any share of the profits made through their TV appearances if the appearance is of a temporary nature. As all programs on which TVXQ appeared have featured the Members as "guests"and therefore by nature have been temporary, SM has kept all profits that TVXQ has generated from these TV appearances.


IV. For all other possible sources of revenue, SM subtracts from the total revenue all expenses, including salaries of other staff, stage preparation expenses, rent, travel expenses, food expenses, and the like, then gives TVXQ only a fraction of the remaining amount.

As for all other sources of income, the Contract states that TVXQ is entitled to varying percentages of the "net income." The Contract defines "net income" to be the amount remaining after the applicable "operating costs". The "operating costs" are defined to include such expenses that are traditionally expected to be covered by the employer, including but not limited to 1) salaries of the staff (manager, clothing coordinators, makeup artists, dance crew, and the like), 2) performing stage preparation costs, 3) living expenses, including rent and water/electricity bills, 4) travel expenses, including plane ticket costs, 5) meal expenses, and the like.

Even after all these "operating costs" are deducted from the net income, the Members are only entitled to a small percentage of the remainder while SM keeps the rest.


In conclusion, please realize that SM has kept virtually all of the profits that our Members have generated over the past six years. Our Members have received, literally, next to nothing.

Following the victory of the granting of the preliminary injunction, the Members now prepare for a suit to claim their rightful share of the profits that they themselves generated. Please help them win the lawsuit by boycotting all SM-made products and merchandises (this excludes all Avex-made products, which includes Japanese albums and singles released in Japan).

Please remember that every cent you spend on SM will be used to fuel SM's efforts against our Members in the main suit. We as fans support TVXQ in their rightful fight for their rights.

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[TRANS] 091027 "Free Celebrity Activities, We Thank The Courts"

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[TRANS] 091029 Lawyer Park Chan Jong's Thoughts On The Ruling

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[NEWS] TOP, Seungri VS JJ – Nov. Screen Acting Showdown‏

The Telecinema movie of 2 Big Bang members TOP and Seungri as well as TVXQ’s Youngwoong Jaejoong will be released in CGV theater all across the country simultaneously in the upcoming November.

According to CJ Entertainment on the 30th, “19 – Nineteen” which stars TOP and Seungri and “Heaven’s Postman” which stars Jaejoong will be released at the same time on November 12th.

Telecinema 7 that is coming on November 7th is “Love is Blind”, November 12th are “19″ and “Heaven’s Postman”, then continues with “Triangle” (here after the release date is TBA), “Paradise”, “After The Wedding”, “Dream of Rock” which will be released sequentially.

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[NEWS] “HTTG” to be Early Cut After 16th Espisode

MBC drama “Heading To The Ground” will call its early ending after the 16th episode airing this November 4th. The drama was previously planned to have 20 episodes, however due to the poor rating record, finally its episodes are cut and will finally have an early ending.

“Heading To The Ground” crew on the 29th after the broadcast of the 15th episode said, “The final episode will be aired next Wednesday,” announced such caption informing the viewers.

The drama ending episode is too early even than the previously expected, caused many dissapointment from the viewers.

Earlier before, on last November 14th, “Heading To The Ground” crew confirmed, “The final is planned to happen after 18th episode.” Therefore, “Heading To The Ground”’s successor “Heroes” would kick off its first broadcast on November 11th, a week earlier that it’s previously scheduled.

Nevertheless, after the episodes were cut by 2, it went another further drop to only 16 episodes which is shorter than it’s first announced, gathering strong complains from the viewers.

After the announcement of “Heading To The Ground” early final, the drama message boards was flooded with many dissatisfaction messages from netizens. “20 episodes were cut to 18, and now to 16… it’s really too much. Next time I won’t watch drama which has low TV rating anymore.” “With the unfinished problems being left in the drama, I really don’t know how they’re going to solve it. This sudden reduction will leave the storyline development being absurd.” “If the rating is good, the episodes are extended, when the rating is bad, they’re cut. The viewers seem to have no rights at all.”

Meanwhile, “Heading To The Ground” is starring popular idol group TVXQ’s Yunho who is starting his acting career for the first time. Modern actors Ara, Lee Yoonji, and Lee Sang Yoon have been co-starring with Yunho in the production and received lots of anticipation. However the series has been receiving much criticism of acting skills, uncreative story development, etc and been ignored by netizens.

Especially since the recent drama “Iris” starring Lee Byung Hun and Kim Tae Hee has been broadcasted, it has recorded a shabby viewing rate of 3~4% and received an insulting review such as “The Viewing Rate is Heading to the Ground”.

source: Newsen
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[PHOTOS] TVXQ Opening Sites Part 3

Part 2 here
Part 1 Here

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