Super Junior’s Leeteuk Holds a Private Meeting with Fans After Military Discharge

Leeteuk, the leader of the boy group, Super Junior, recently held a secret fan meeting. On July 29, Leeteuk met with the Super Junior fans somewhere in Seoul. The fan meeting lasted for an hour but details of the fan meeting weren’t revealed to the public. It was due to Leeteuk’s idea of wanting to meet with just the fans. Leeteuk announced his discharge from the military to his fans and took the ...

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[Exclusive] Behind-The-Scenes with f(x) for KBS “A Song For You”

Hi Soompiers! The Soompi Team was invited to the filming set of KBS’ “A Song For You,” which was located at the scenic area of Imjingak in Paju, just outside of Seoul. This episode features none other than girl group f(x) who made their comeback with third studio album “Red Light.” Their songs have quickly climbed to the top of the charts with title track of the same name topping eight online musi...

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Tony Testa, Siwon, and Eunhyuk Share First Photos of Leeteuk Since Finishing His Military ...

Super Junior member Leeteuk was discharged from his two year military service today, and it was choreographer Tony Testa and fellow Super Junior members Siwon and Eunhyuk who were one of the first to share photos.  Both Eunhyuk and Siwon kept it subdued by sharing photos of their hyung, without showing his face. However, both left comments announcing cheerfully the return of the Super Junior leade...

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Leeteuk Discharged from the Military Today, to Focus on Super Junior’s World Tour

Yay, he’s back! Singer Leeteuk was discharged from the military today, after completing his mandatory service.  Despite the many fans and reporters that gathered, Leeteuk quickly and quietly left the army base in Gangwondo on the morning of July 29. SM Entertainment had previously stated that Leeteuk desired to leave without any special ceremony. Leeteuk started his military service on Octob...

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I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams (July 20 – 26)

….and we’re back! Hello Soompiers! Did you miss I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams? We’re back to giving you another run through of the adorable Instagram posts made by your beloved K-pop artists throughout the week! Are you ready? Flip through the gallery to find out what your favorite K-Pop stars were up to this past week! 15&‘s Jimin raises the bar for selcas with her tw...

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Super Junior’s Leeteuk to Return from Military Service Without a Ceremony

It has been reported that Super Junior’s leader, Leeteuk, wishes to be discharged from his military service without any kind of special ceremony. On July 25, SM Entertainment released an official press release stating, “We are making this announcement in regard to press coverage at the scene of Leeteuk’s discharge. Leeteuk plans to be discharged from the military without any interviews with report...

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BTOB’s Yook Sungjae Dresses Up As Jun Ji Hyun’s Character from “Man From the Stars,” Reena...

If you’re into K-Pop and boy idol groups in particular, you’re probably familiar with the boys dressing up as girls- sometimes making the female fans jealous of just how pretty they are, like in the case of Super Junior’s Kim Heechul. Super Junior’s Kangin, f(x)’s Amber, and BTOB’s Yook Sungjae got together for the first episode filming of KBS’ global request show “A Song For You,” and decided to ...

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The Growth and Decline of K-Pop Fan Cafes

Before Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and even Instagram accounts were a necessity for K-Pop groups, there were and still are fan cafes.  Fan cafes are online communities where fans not only share photos and have discussion, but also become a united voice and identity in representing the fandom. You couldn’t be considered a true fan unless you were a member in an official fan cafe. Even celebri...

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