Thursday, April 28, 2011

Ballerino and TVXQ’s U-Know are the members of 85 Club. (T/N: 85 Club is formed by people who are born in 1985.) It includes U-Know Yunho, Park Sujin, Kim Wooju, Ballerino, etc. Specially to note, in SBS “X-Man,” Ballerino had collaborated with U-Know Yunho to perform Yunho’s self-composed song, Spoke Man. He also took part in the TVXQ Seoul Concert..

When asked, “Have you had any discussions with uknow regarding musicals?” Ballerino answered “Basically, this friend of mine is very talented. Hence, he did really well. He will present everything he possess in a very good way. The charms he exudes on stage is something worth learning for me. I have watched all of his performances and concerts. After watching them, he gives out a ‘on the stage, this is what should be done’ feeling. ” Saying this, he expressed his unlimited praises for U-Know Yunho.

PS: Ballerino debuted from 2005 musical “If You Love, Dance.” He has been actively involved in musicals for 7 years.

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Actor Chae Myunggil will become mother and son with JYJ’s Park Yuchun.

Chae Myunggil will star as Park Yuchun’s mother and leading chaebol [T/N: rich high class in Korea] and Mondo Resort’s vice president “Lee Hwa” in MBC’s new Mon-Tues drama “Ripley” set to air late May. “Lee Hwa” is intelligent, beautiful, and have a classy outward appearance, but is a two-faced individual with greed and hypocritical inner side.

“Lee Hwa” harbors a malicious determination after undergoing continuing hardships when young, and doesn’t hesitate dirty and carefully thought out plans for her successful life. Ultimately, “Lee Hwa” lives a changed life after marrying Mondo Resort’s President and “Yutaka’s” (Park Yuchun) father. “Lee Hwa” becomes a new mother for “Yutaka,” who was born from his Japanese mother. Nevertheless, “Lee Hwa” raises “Yutaka” as her own child and “Yutaka” also follows “Lee Hwa” more than his biological mother, and Chae Myunggil and Park Yuchun will act out a close mother and son relationship.

(Details not relating to Yuchun omitted)

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TVXQ has been crowned as the artists with the most album sales for the first quarter of 2011!

On April 28th, Gaon Chart released the album sales figuresfrom January through March of 2011. Results showed that TVXQ placed first with over 200,000 in total sales. Gaon’s representatives stated, “The first quarter of 2011 met with the album releases of TVXQ and Big Bang, both of whom have been away from the industry for a long time.”

The rankings and the number of album copies sold are as follows:

1. TVXQ – “Keep Your Head Down” (236,669)
2. Big Bang – “Fourth Mini-album” (139,104)
3. TVXQ – “Keep Your Head Down, Repackaged” (51,354)
4. CNBLUE – “First Step” (44,414)
5. Seungri – “V.V.I.P.” (41,302)
6. Various Artists – “Park Colleen’s Selections” (35,831)
7. Super Junior-M – “Too Perfect” (35,000)
8. Various Artists – “Secret Garden OST Special” (30,278)
9. MBLAQ – “BLAQ Style” (27,702)
10. GD&TOP – “First Official Album” (23,004)

Source: Newsen, Gaon Chart, Star News
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On the afternoon of the 25th, MBC held their 50th anniversary special event, New Life to Children, at Banpodong's New World Shopping Centre in Seoul.

New Life to Children is a charity event that has been going on for the past 21 years - helping children that suffer from leukemia and other cancers.

With "Hope flourishes, Love flourishes - introducing the Flowerpot of Hope " as the motto of this campaign, TVXQ have started up flowerpot selling to help fundraise for this cause.

The recorded program will air on MBC May 5th New Life to Children.

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On April 28th, SM Entertainment revealed that tickets for their “SM Town Live in Paris” sold out completely within 15 minutes!

Representatives stated, “We opened tickets for sale on the morning of the 26th through Live Nation and Fnac. 15 minutes after the window opened, all seats were sold out, which definitely made us feel the popularity of our artists in Europe.”

They continued, “Our world tour has achieved much success in Seoul, L.A., Tokyo, and Shanghai, and we’re already receiving an explosive response from European music fans.”

“SM Town Live” will be held at the Le Zenith de Paris on June 10th.

Source: Star News via Nate
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A cute picture of Park Yoochun, a member of JYJ, was recently released.

Kim Jaejoong, another member of JYJ, uploaded a picture of Yoochun on his Twitter account a few days ago. In the picture, Yoochun was wearing a grey hoodie with the hood on, and had a shy and cute expression on his face. Fans were ecstatic with slivers of skin seen through the holes on the sleeves.

Netizens left comments such as: "Sexy and cute!", "Too cute ~", and "I just want to eat him up!"

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JYJ Park Yoochun’s breathtaking square shoulders once again become hot topic among netizens.

On the 26th, a popular on-line community bulletin board posted picture of Park Yoochun with title ‘Park Yoochun’s Print Ad Shoot’.

In the picture Park Yoochun is dressed in a plain white T-shirt topped by blue cardigan. This simple outfit, however, enlighten his square wide shoulders more than when he’s dressed in those designer outfits. His bright smile and pure boy appearance is enough to melt the hearts of women who saw him.

Netizens commented, “My computer monitor turns to be brighter somehow.” “I think this guy is just hard to get older. He looks like a young boy” “There are just too many that can be said about his square shoulder, making my mouth hurts already.”

Park Yoochun is recently filming MBC new drama ‘Ripley’ that is scheduled to broadcast in May.

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The pictures of male group member JYJ Kim Jaejoong, actor Song Jong-Gi, and Im Joo-hwan traveled together to Busan were revealed.

Kim Jaejoong posted the picture in his twitter on the 26th at 19:00 and wrote “The fish is extremely big!”.

In the picture that was taken at Busan Aquarium, Kim Jaejoong was seen posing in front of an aquarium with a playful manner. Next to him, there were his companions including Song Jong-gi and Im Joo-hwan, they looked startled with eyes popping out to see the big fish in the aquarium.

Following after, another picture was posted with line, “Expecting the concert in Busan. Yoochunnah, get well soon,”. Now the picture showed everyone posing in front of a beach.

Kim Jaejoong was holding on his beanie due to the sea breeze, while Im Joo-hwan who stood beside him drawing a V form with his finger and Song Jong-gi was smiling like a child.

Fans said, “Birds of a feather flock together! (T/N: it means “A man is known by the friends he makes”, you are who you befriend with–in this case, all the three men have the same similarities which is their handsome looks) All these handsome guys were traveling together,” “If these 3 people gather to form an idol group soon, it would be great”

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Kim Jaejoong = Troll. I spat my orange juice out reading this.
(Jaejoong, 5:27pm KST) This is bad.. The situation has gotten bigger than I expected….
(Jaejoong, 5:29pm KST) The situation is just getting bigger and bigger .. ha

(T/N: ‘일’ in Korean can mean ‘work’, ‘the situation’ or ‘one’. The phrase ‘일이 점점 커져간다’ is a phrase we us in Korean to say that the situation has gotten bigger than expected but Jaejoong is pretending to interpret the sentence literally and showing a ’1′ getting bigger and bigger. Jaejoong’s using wordplay to make a joke XD)

Uhm… nope he’s still sideways ^^
(Shirota, 5.36pm KST) @mjjeje Eh?…your photo…its been corrected!! (´Д` ) (Laughs)
(Fukutaro, 5.37pm KST) @U_and_YOU Jejung didn’t fix it!! @mjjeje
(Jaejoong, 5.41pm KST) @fuku0501 @u_and_you That’s right!!

I’m bad at Kanji too… and Naoya introduces the “Love Injection”
(Naoya, 5.42pm KST) What is this? RT @mjjeje The situation is just getting bigger and bigger .. ha
(Jaejoong – Deleted Tweet) @ UN1982 In Korean, the pronunciation for “1″ and “Work” is the same.
(T/N: He got the Kanji for “pronunciation” wrong so he deleted the tweet ^^;;)
(Jaejoong, 5.47pm KST) @UN1982 Nothing, My kanji was probably wrong…
(T/N: “Kanji” = the Chinese characters that are used in Japanese)
(Naoya, 5.48pm KST) @mjjeje It’s the pronunciation right? About the “1”…
(Jaejoong, 5.49pm KST) Kanji is difficult~, difficult~! But interesting~
(Naoya, 5.51pm KST) It’s the “il!” right? I’m bad with Kanji too~! (Laughs)
(T/N: il = Korean for “1”)
(Jaejoong, 5.52pm KST) @UN1982 Kanji is really interesting
(Naoya, 5.53pm KST) @mjjeje Really interesting!!!
(Jaejoong, 5.57pm KST) @UN1982 Hey, I’ve no idea about what is happening in Japan recently, so you have to teach me interesting gags next time ( ´ ▽ ` )ノ something like “sukoburu genki”… (Laughs)
(Naoya, 5.59pm KST) @mjjeje Things that have been trending recently right? I’ll make some notes for you! (Laughs)
(Jaejoong, 6.00pm KST) @UN1982 Please! Senior ( ´ ▽ ` )ノ
(Naoya, 6.20pm KST) Am I your senior? (Laughs) Love Injection!
(T/N: ラブ注入 = Love Injection. Refer to the youtube link below)

Glad u realized, Jae :P
(Akio, 6.02pm KST) @mjjeje 1? What is this~? A riddle?
(Jaejoong, 6.04pm KST) @akionosuke It’s very boring Korean gag. (T_T)

Jaejoong fail!tweets, and makes this translator watch the “Love Injection” *Stabs self*
(Jaejoong, 6.08pm KST) @mjjeje What is this “Do do Suko Suko Suko Love Injection” (T_T)
(T/N: Just… watch this to understand)

Chun (T_T) Get well soon please~
(Yuusuke, 5.54pm KST) @mjjeje You’ll forget when you don’t use it, don’t forget it ( ´ ▽ ` )ノ
(Jaejoong, 6.01pm KST)@yusuke_0414 I want to meet Yuusuke~
(Yuusuke 6.08pm KST) @mjjeje I want to meet you too! I’ve been going to Korea every month from last autumn till around the start of this year. (Laughs) But I haven’t been going recently, we’ll plan something soon (^^) I want to meet Chun too!
(Jaejoong, 6.10pm KST) @yusuke_0414 Chun keeps talking about you~ He wants to meet you~ o(^▽^)o

And finally he naps :)
(Jaejoong, 6.14pm KST) Now, I’ll sleep for a bit~ Byebi~ (Laughs)

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A moment to be remembered in K-pop history, a dream concert will be landing in Japan! 16 teams of the most popular K-Pop artists will be gathered in Japan for a joint performance!
The new Hallyu wave – Tokyo Legend!
This performance is a collaboration between the NPOs and the broadcaster, a “Love & Peace Message” for the “Support for children in the impoverished areas in Asia,” GFSC (Good Friends Save the Children) charity campaign, in support of the UN’s MDGs (Millennium Development Goals) of poverty relief.

Your love and concern will become hope for the children in impoverished parts of Asia….

※Proceeds will be used in support of the GFSC Charity for Impoverished Children in Asia, as well as the support of children who have lost their families in the “Tohoku Earthquake”

Stage 1 : OPEN 14:00 / START 15:00

Stage 2 : OPEN 18:30 / START 19:30

Ticket Price : ¥9,800 (Tax Inclusive)
(Other information Omitted)

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