Idol Futsal Competition, Watch Your Favorite Girl Groups Turn into Cheerleaders

To celebrate the 2014 Brazil World Cups, MBC is planning on holding an “Idol Futsal Competition.” According to MBC, male idols will participate in the futsal (in-door five-a-side version of soccer) games, while female idols will compete in a cheerleading competition. Many popular girl groups will compete for the best cheerleader title. Some of the female idols confirmed to be cheearlea...

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K-Pop Idol Group Infographic 2014

It has been more than two years since the first K-Pop Idol Group Infographic. Instead of continuing to name all the groups that have made their debut, this time we focus on the top 25 boy groups and top 25 girl groups. All information used features the members from within these 50 groups and was finalized on May 1, 2014. (click image for larger size) With so many groups out there, it definitely t...

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“Doctor Stranger” Director Explains Why He Cast Sistar’s Bora and Kang Sora

The makers of forthcoming SBS drama “Doctor Stranger” have appeared before the press in Korea, with director Jin Hyuk taking the opportunity to explain why he was so keen to cast Sistar singer Bora.  The director admitted that he was a “big fan of Sistar” and joked that his motivation for casting the girl group rapper was somewhat “selfish.” The drama tells the story of a skilled surgeon, played b...

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K-Pop Girl Group Fandom Ranking: Girls’ Generation, A Pink, Wonder Girls, and More

Media outlet MBN TV has recently released the rankings of second-generation girl groups by fandom size according to the numbers shown on their respective fan cafes. As of April 24, 2014, the rankings are as follows: 1. Girls’ Generation (2007) – 245,447 2. A Pink (2011) – 86,596 3. Wonder Girls (2007) – 80,579 4. 2NE1 (2009) – 74,090 5. f(x) (2009) – 62,316 6. Girl...

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Still Cuts of SISTAR’s Bora’s Cameo in “Doctor Stranger” Revealed

Still cuts of SISTAR’s Bora’s cameo in SBS’s new drama, “Doctor Stranger,” have been revealed. In the still cuts that have been revealed on April 26, Bora has transformed into a tomboy, wearing vintage style clothing and a uniform cap, which is a different look from her usual sexy appearance on stage. Bora played as Lee Chang Yi, a North Korean woman, and has shown a variety of charms as she worke...

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The Next Generation of K-Pop Idols in Dramas

With May rolling in, many idols have featured in the new spring dramas. Among the many idol actors, SISTAR‘s Bora, Rainbow‘s Woori, VIXX‘s Hong Bin, and BIG BANG‘s Seungri have created some buzz between  drama viewers. So how are they doing acting in major dramas? SISTAR’s Bora will feature as a North Korean defector in the upcoming SBS drama “Doctor Stranger.&...

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Quiz: What Role Would You Play in a K-Pop Group?

Version 2.0 (Original) As fans we have all fantasized about what it would it be like to be a part of the idol world. Wouldn’t it be fun to be dolled up, wear the hottest clothes, and perform in front of thousands of adoring fans? If you were an idol, what role in the group would you play? Would you be the talented main vocal, the beautiful visual, or the responsible leader?  Take this quiz to find...

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SHINee, 2PM, Infinite, SISTAR and More Rock the Stage at the LA K-Pop Festival

On April 12, the LA K-Pop Festival was held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The event was created to celebrate the 111th anniversary of Korean American immigration. Sponsored by KBS, this day long event started with a festival, featuring Korean food, dramas and of course, K-Pop! The main stage featured a K-Pop talent competition in which the winner would receive a trip to Korea and prize mon...

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SISTAR’s Bora and Hyorin Sport Youthful Look for Grazia

Girl group SISTAR members Bora and Hyorin recently opted for a more innocent and youthful look for Grazia magazine as opposed to their healthy and sexy concept that they are known and loved for.  On April 8, fashion magazine Grazia released several photos from Bora and Hyorin’s shoot, showcasing SISTAR’s “makeup-less” faces and youthful features. The girls were dressed in classic silhouettes for t...

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