News: 120426 Japanese media interviews "M! Countdown Hello Japan" guests before the show
The Japanese media held an interview ahead of the “M Countdown Hello Japan" event, with guests including Tiger JK, MBLAQ, Dynamic Duo, and Busker Busker.
When asked about his feelings on his upcoming performance, Tiger JK said, “A lot of people know Yoon Mirae because of her Japanese activities, but no one recognizes me. When I arrived in Japan, everyone thought I was her bodyguard.”
Hip-hop group Dynamic Duo commented on their clothing concept for the day, “Super Mario. We’ll show you a performance as fantastical as our Super Mario combination.”
Several stars also showed off their fluent Japanese during the interview.
Secret’s Jeon Hyosung and FT Island’s Lee Hongki grabbed attention with their ability to complete their interviews without a translator. When asked about the secret to FT Island’s high popularity in Japan, Lee Hongki replied, joking in Japanese, “I think it’s all thanks to Jaejin’s good looks.”
In particular, newcomer A Pink answered all their questions in Japanese. They stated, “We don’t have any detailed plans [for advancing into Japan], but we’re working hard on our Japanese.”
Meanwhile, “M! Countdown Hello Japan” was broadcasted on April 26th on five different channels (Mnet and tvN), on YouTube (www.youtube.com/mnet), Mnet.com, and on China’s sohu.com
News: 120427 4minute’s Jihyun’s high school photo surfaces
4minute member Jihyun‘s high school graduation photo has been revealed.
On April 25th, the above photo was uploaded on an online community board with the title, ‘Jihyun exudes confidence in high school graduation photo’.
Jihyun’s long, straight hair held back by a headband well showcased her milky smooth skin and innocent charm. Netizens were impressed to see that though the photo was from a few years back, Jihyun still had the same appearance with the exception of her new hairstyle and stage makeup. What mainly caught fans’ attention was Jihyun’s curves which were accentuated by her white button up.
“I did not know she had such a nice body“, they wrote, along with “I think the 4minute members have the best bodies out of all girl groups.”
In related news, Jihyun and the rest of the 4minute members have kicked promotions for new album ‘Volume Up‘ into high gear, after having recently made a comeback back April 9th.