Graduation Season Is Over – Which Schools Have the Most Celebrities?

It’s the end of June, and for those of you in the U.S., that means graduation season is almost over. In Korea, however, school year starts in March and graduation season doesn’t come until the end of February. Most college students in Korea are facing final exams now, and it’s no exception for all the K-Pop stars enrolled in Korean colleges. Unfortunately, many of these celebrities are unabl...

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Japanese Hallyu Concert Featuring Kara and Rainbow Cancelled Due to Bankruptcy

Oh no! A Hallyu concert that was supposed to be held in Japan was cancelled because the company (Inifini Japan) taking care of the event in Japan went bankrupt! The concert was supposed to feature Kara, Rainbow, and Choshinsung. Kara and Rainbow’s agency DSP Media stated, “We are very surprised at the cancellation news.” They stated on June 22, “The Hallyu concert was supposed to be held on June 3...

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Who is the Hottest K-Pop Star in Japan?

With the great success of K-Pop stars in Japan, let’s see which group/singer had the most success in the first half of 2012: Kara is the only Korean artist to rank top 10 on the Oricon Chart’s total album sales from 12/26/2011 – 6/18/2012. Kara’s second Japanese album, “Super Girl” sold 282,657 copies, coming in at seventh place. Girl’s Generation’s first Japanese album, “Girl’s Generation,” sold ...

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f(x)’s Krystal in Trouble Again for Her Facial Expression

Krystal from f(x) finds herself in a troubling situation again because of her facial expression. On June 14, f(x) made an appearance on Mnet’s “Wide Celebrity News” to hold a Q&A session with the MCs for their new song, “Electric Shock”. MC Hong Jong Hyun asked, “We hear Krystal has a dual personality,” to which Krystal reacted by biting her lower lips as if to suppress her anger. Krystal has ...

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Goo Hara’s Photo with Jang Dong Min Draws Attention

Kara’s Goo Hara tweeted on June 18, “Came up to Seoul during freshman year of high school to watch ‘Gag Concert’ and was so happy to take a picture with Jang Dong Min oppa!!  It’s a memory photo..hehe,” along with the mentioned photo. In the photo, Goo Hara is wearing her school uniform and posing with comedian Jang Dong Min.  Goo Hara has bangs that give her a more youthful appearance, while Jang...

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A-JAX Appear on NHK’s Special Broadcast of “Music Japan”

DSP Media’s A-JAX was recently introduced on a famous Japanese NHK program. The group appeared on the program “MJ Presents” during a K-Pop special as the only featured rookie Korean group. The broadcast was on June 16. On the broadcast, A-JAX was called “Kara’s younger brothers,” and the broadcast stated that A-JAX would officially debut in Japan in August. The “MJ Presents” special is a part of “...

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Kara to Autograph for Fans in Singapore

We have recently shared that Kara would be heading to Singapore for “K5J by Kara Showcase 2012 LIVE in Singapore” on July 10. The organizer MediaCorp VizPro International has just announced the addition of a fan-signing session for ticket holders! The autograph session will take place at the official mall, Causeway Point, on July 9 at 7pm. Kamilias may purchase the tickets on all SISTI...

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Soompi Top Comments (June 9 – 15)

Another week of comments! Despite claims of Soompi losing its edge or commenting users becoming more atrocious, I can’t help but enjoy going through the comments of the articles. It’s very therapeutic until I read a hateful comment that causes a knee-jerk reaction. Comment #1 JYJ’s Kim Jae joong Held Hostage?! JYJ’s Kim Jae Joong Held Hostage?! A picture was shown of JYJ’s Jae ...

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