Ex-KARA Star Kang Ji Young Signs for Japanese Agency

Former KARA star Kang Ji Young has signed a deal with a Japanese talent agency as she looks to pursue an acting career. According to Japanese media outlet Oricon News, the ex-KARA member has put pen to paper on a deal with an agency called Sweet Power. The agency stated that Kang Ji Young had been studying English in the United Kingdom for some time after leaving the girl group in January this yea...

SHINee’s Taemin Goes on a Street Date on “M!Countdown Begins”

SHINee member Taemin, who released his very own solo album titled “Ace,” recently enjoyed a ‘street date’ alongside Jewelry’s Yewon for the Mnet program “M!Countdown Begins.” People captured photos of Taemin and Yewon on a street date together in Seoul’s Gangnam District on August 16. It turns out that the two of them were seen on the streets together as they were filming for “M!Countdown Begins.”...

JJCC Drops Futuristic “OneWay” Music Video

Boy band JJCC has released a music video for its sophomore track, “OneWay” (“Bing Bing Bing”). The song is the long-awaited follow up to the boys’ debut, “At First,” which dropped in March this year. Unlike its predecessor, the new release is a faster, more upbeat track, and features a high-tempo dance routine featuring K-Tigers, a martial arts-dance crossover group. K-Tigers has also...

Kim Yuna Talks about Her Life after Retirement

“Figure Skating Queen” Kim Yuna opened up about her life after retirement from the figure skating world, in an interview with the fashion magazine Elle Korea. During the interview, she said, “since I’m not practicing, I’m not hurting anywhere and mentally I’m much more at ease. I don’t have the job, so I’m not stressed and there’s no pressure o...

EXO Gets Rough and Tough for First Look Magazine

A brand new magazine pictorial of the members of EXO showing off their powerful charisma has been revealed on August 21. Famous German luxury brand MCM (Mode Creation Munich) recently collaborated with the popular group to take part in a standout photo shoot with a ‘bad boy’ concept for fashion magazine First Look. Through the unveiled pictorial, the EXO members are stealing hearts, as they can al...

STELLAR Releases Raunchy “Mask” Video

Girl group STELLAR has released the music video for comeback track, “Mask.” The song is the follow-up to the controversial “Marionette,” a hit for the act in February this year. The girls’ last track caused something of an uproar with its steamy music video and music show performances. The new video shows that the group has emphatically decided to stick with the “sexy” concept for “Mask,” with yet...

Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun Donates Goods to Raise Funds for Refugee Children in Syria

Girls’ Generation member Seohyun is receiving attention for her giving heart, as she donated some of her possessions in order to raise funds in support of Syrian refugee children. It has been reported that Seohyun personally donated a signed purse and sneakers to the charity concert “Happy Day,” which was held on August 21 at The Laville in Gangnam, for the purpose of raising funds through a water...

BIGBANG’s T.O.P in High Cut Photo Shoot, Opens Up about His Love Life

BIGBANG star T.O.P (also known as Choi Seung Hyun) has taken part in a photo shoot and interview with fashion magazine High Cut. The star is stepping up his publicity drive ahead of the release of his upcoming movie, “Tazza 2.” (See: “Tazza 2″ Starring T.O.P and Shin Se Kyung Unveils Main Poster and Trailer) In the interview, the star talked frankly about his love life and his desire for privacy....

Shinhwa’s Kim Dong Wan Donates to “Comfort Women” Charity

Shinhwa star Kim Dong Wan has donated 30 million won (about 29,000 USD) to a charity that supports former Korean World War II sex slaves. Referred to as “comfort women,” these women were forced to have sex with Japanese soldiers before and during the war. Kim Dong Wan’s donation, made to charity group House of Sharing, will be used to help construction of a memorial hall, built to commemorate the ...

Super Junior’s First Comeback Stage Set for “Music Bank” on August 29

Super Junior is finally returning with their seventh official full-length album “Mamacita (Ayaya)!” Starting with the August 29 broadcast of KBS’ “Music Bank,” Super Junior will be presenting their very first comeback stage for this upcoming album’s promotion cycle. They will then continue on with MBC’s “Show! Music Core” on August 30, as well as SBS’ “Inkigayo” on August 31, as they set out on th...

Actress Park Shin Hye Goes for Sexy and Chic in All-Black Fashion for Bruno Magli

The recently revealed pictorial for fashion brand Bruno Magli’s 2014 Fall/Winter season collection featured its very own muse, actress Park Shin Hye, as the main model. The main theme of Bruno Magli’s line for this upcoming season is “Glam Rock,” which Park Shin Hye was able to pull off perfectly for the photo shoot, as the actress showed off her bold and alluring charms. In the pictorial cuts, th...

Actor Kim Woo Bin and Comedian Lee Gook Joo Pair Up for a Comical CF

A brand new CF (commercial film) featuring actor Kim Woo Bin and comedian Lee Gook Joo was recently revealed. On August 20, a video clip taken from the commercial filming set was uploaded to the YouTube channel of food company Korea Yakult, with the description, “Eat right away~ The behind-the-scenes video of the meeting between ‘hororok’ trend Lee Gook Joo and Kim Woo Bin!” In the released video,...