Big Bang and 2NE1 Releases Japanese Album on Same Day "Family Competition?"

Big Bang and 2NE1 that are the two biggest groups of YG Entertainment released their first Japanese albums on the same day today, March 28. Big Bang’s new album “ALIVE” has the concept of “From Asia to the World.” It contains the Japanese versions of the 5th mini album songs and also has two more new songs added in. Big Bang plans to go back and forth between South Korea and Japan for promotions. ...

TVXQ to Release Two Versions of "Still" Album in South Korea on March 28

TVXQ’s “Still” will be released in South Korea on March 28. There will be two different versions, a CD+DVD version and a CD version. “Still” was released in Japan on March 14. “Still” reached #1 on the Oricon Daily Single Chart. The song was responsible for TVXQ to reach #1 on the weekly single chart 10 times for the first time as a foreign singer. This has never happened during Oricon’s 45 year h...

Seungri Introduces Sandara Park to Male Celebrities [Full]

As we reported before Big Bang’s Seungri revealed on the March 27 episode of “Strong Heart” that he had introduced 2NE1’s Sandara Park to male celebrities. Seungri said, “Although Sandara Park said that she has never dated, she is a scary girl. I introduced her to a male celebrity before. Sandara Park is popular among male celebrities. I introduced her to two Lee Seung Gi style celebrities and one...

Who Wore It Better: Yoo Ah In vs. B.A.P.’s Himchan

Are you ready for another round of "who wore it better?" This time it's actor Yoo Ah In versus B.A.P.'s Himchan. Recently, a post was made on an online community forum titled, "Yoo Ah In and B.A.P.'s Himchan Wears Same Clothes with Different Feeling." Both photos of Yoo Ah In and Himchan are from different magazine pictorials.

Soompi’s 14th Birthday Celebration!

Fourteen years ago, on a March 27th not unlike today, a tiny little website called Soompi Town was born. Here, we celebrated groups like H.O.T., Shinhwa, S.E.S., and Fin.K.L., while sharing pictures scanned from magazines, translated articles, as well as the latest albums.

Jay Park Transforms into a Vampire

Jay Park revealed photos of his transformation into a vampire for a cameo role on MBN’s sitcom “Vampire Idols.” In one of the photos, Jay Park is seen wearing vampire makeup and artificial teeth, doing his best impression of a scary vampire. The other photo shows Jay Park in pre-makeup, receiving foundation treatment from his friend and AOM team member, Junior.