Lee MinHyuk has been chosen to be the lead character for drama ‘Fantasy Tower’.
BTOB Lee MinHyuk will be appearing on September 4th broadcast of ‘Fantasy Tower – Rebirth’ episode, acting as lead character ‘MinHo’
‘Rebirth’ talks about Taesu who was envious of campus couple HwanSuk and Yuri, kidnapped Yuri and after a fight, both of them died from a fall. A mysterious happening took place when 15 years old mid schooler Minho appears in front of Yuri and claims that he himself is Hwansuk. Lee MinHyuk plays Minho, a student reborn as Hwansuk who died 15 years ago, and is expected to bring a new freshness as a rookie actor.
‘Fantasy Tower’ is an existing drama that fuses a mix of comic imagination, mystery and thriller story in a fantasy omnibus drama. The drama airs every Wednesday at 11PM.
Soloist Rain proves his unchanged popularity in China.
According to China media Tungstar, Rain has went to Shanghai, China to promote for a cosmetic brand as a model on 3rd September. It was Rain’s first meeting with China fans after his discharge last July.
Rain appeared on stage with a white jacket and a pair of black pants. His simple fashion captured fans’ attention. He started off with a greeting in Mandarin, “Hello everybody, I am Rain. It has been awhile. I really miss everyone.”
Meanwhile, through an interview today, Rain expressed his thoughts on his future activities. He said, “Although there isn’t any specific details yet, but I really hope to show everyone my new album or production soon.”
He continued, “We are having talks with some good directors in China” and, “I hope to meet Chinese fans as soon as possible,” hinting a possibility of his activities in China.
Meanwhile, Cube Entertainment spoke to StarNews at a different interview, “There are a few activities contracted before his enlistment. He will be carrying out those delayed schedules, and after that, we will discuss on his future comeback such as dates and album concept in a gradual manner.”
Source: Star News, TV Daily
BEAST Yang Yoseob has expressed his thoughts on him being able to stand on one same stage with global soprano artist Jo Sumi.
Yang Yoseob attended the press conference for Jo Sumi’s concert ‘La Fantasia on September 3rd, and expressed, “I was actually puzzled at the proposal to attend the Park concert. It’s a large-scaled concert and the fact that I could stand on such stage, it’s really my honor.”
On this day, Yang Yoseob continued, “There may be many questioning me as an idol, but I will prepare diligently so as to avoid such worries”, he aspired.
Also, he responded against recent responses, “There were lots of responses like ‘Why not whole members of BEAST, but only Yang Yoseob’. I’ll be representing BEAST and I will sing amazingly on such a large stage,” he added.
Jo Sumi also took the opportunity to express her thoughts on performing with BEAST’s Yang Yoseob.
She praised, “Coincidentally, I watched Yoseob-gun singing ‘Mother’ on YouTube. I was so touched, and I really want Yang Yoseob (to perform together)” and, “Yoseob-gun’s thoughts are really pure and sincere, indeed an exemplary idol.”
She continued, “Lately BEAST spend days busily as a result of their popularity. But despite that, Yoseob-gun granted my wish, and I’m really thankful for that.”
For Park concert this year, Yang Yoseob will be standing on the same stage as Jo Sumi.
Meanwhile, Jo Sumi’s Park concert ‘La Fantasia’ will be held on 14th and 15th September.
Source: Herald Kyungjae Asia Kyungjae
Girl group 4minute has successfully concluded their solo concert in Australia.
On September 1st, 4minute held a solo concert, titled ’4MINUTE Party Rock Concert in Australia’ at Metro Theater Sydney, and has gained cheers from 1,000 over fans.
On the day before the concert starts, fans have been waiting long hours to the next day just to meet 4minute. They held support events and welcomed 4minute for their second visit to the country. 4minute’s solo concert have once again proven their K-POP pride.
On this day, 4minute performed ‘Hot Issue’, ‘Muzik’, ‘Volume Up’ and many other more hit songs, presenting their sharp charisma and sexy performances as they capture the audiences heart.
In particular, when 4minute sings ‘What’s Your Name’, the audiences sang along with the lyrics, responding passionately towards 4minute. Jeon JiYoon even showcased her witty English skills during talk time, creating a lively atmosphere and spending a great time with fans.
At the end of the 2-hours concert, 4minute once again sang the original ‘Hot Issue’ as their encore stage. They showed their passionate side as they poured water and have close interactions with the audiences. Audiences that are made up of fans of different races and ages cheered for ’4minute’ for quite some time after the concert ended, expressing their sadness.
Meanwhile, 4minute has visited Australia for ’2013 K-POP Festival In GangWon’ as they took roles as judges for the contest. Today (2nd September), they will be appearing on public broadcast SBS Program in Australia.
BTOB to return with a suspenseful ‘Thriller’.
They who have always aced their singing skills through dance and ballad genres such as ‘Insane’, ‘Father’, WOW’, ‘Second Confession’ will once again returned to the music scene. Title track ‘Thriller’ from their 3rd mini album has a sharp string sound with a strong beat. BTOB members’ rough voice further increases the quality of the song. The seamless composition and unstoppable speed raps by Lee MinHyuk and Jung IlHoon enhances the suspense mood and perfectness of ‘Thriller’. In addition, the album group picture indeed proves to show the potential of BTOB members with their tough and mature manly charms.
In terms of composition and lyrics, BTOB members personally participated in producing most songs on the album, setting their first step as composers. In particular, album track ‘Why’ was produced by Cube’s senior artist BEAST’s Lee Kikwang and BTOB Im Hyunsik, while Lee MinHyuk and Jung IlHoon participated in writing the lyrics as well. ‘Why’ is a song that stimulates ears with its fantasy-like sound and repetitive chorus that enhances a man’s faint and regretful emotions.
‘Star’ is another song that contains BTOB’s story about his uncertain future as a trainee. Looking at stars in the night sky, he starts his story-telling, such as who to look at and in whose dreams he should be in.
Other than that, their album also showcases BTOB’s colorful musicality, which includes witty ‘When I Was Your Man’, honest song ‘Catch Me’ that describes a man’s feeling when he falls in love, and ‘Like a Crystal’ that depicts the feeling when one is about to fall in love.
The album that is soon to be in stores has been receiving strong attention. Do anticipate BTOB’s glamorous official activities for the year 2013.
Special thanks: @seobgirl
Which female idol has the most alluring face? f(x)‘s Sulli, miss A‘s Suzy, and 4Minute’s HyunA were chosen by beauty experts to have the most alluring faces.
On August 28 the show “Get It Beauty” from On Style channel did a feature on makeup that allures men. The show taught viewers how to make yourself more attractive with the right makeup. On the show beauty experts stated that an alluring face is the combination of blushing pale skin, fine arched eyebrows, eyes that are long and sharp, thick rounded sides of the nose, and lips that rise up at the ends.
The experts also chose female idols that best matched the description of an alluring face. They chose f(x)’s Sulli, miss A’s Suzy, and 4Minute’s HyunA. Interestingly enough, all three are known for their rabbit like image. Out of the three, HyunA had a 100% match to the description of an alluring face.
Idol group BEAST has been appointed as model for 3D Dance Game ‘TOUCH’ which is under online game company Perfect World in China.
Perfect World representative expressed, “The release of 3D Dance Game ‘TOUCH’ will be holding a large scale plan for ‘Hallyu Dance Season’ (T/N: 韩风炫舞流行季). For this, Perfect World will be inviting various local and overseas companies to hold events such as nationwide online game concerts, fanmeeting tours, MV Production and many more activities. As such, we have chosen Korea’s top idol group BEAST as models”, they revealed.
They continued, “With the release of 3D Dance Game,we want to be the best game supplier with the help of Hallyu star BEAST. We hope that this game will attract both local and foreign users. We will go one step closer with fans by conducting various of activities”, he added.
Source: TV Daily, YouXiaWang
BTOB has revealed teaser image for ‘Thriller’.
Group BTOB has revealed the first teaser image for title track ‘Thriller’ from their same name 3rd mini album, portraying their reversed charms.
On August 30th, BTOB’s ‘Thriller’ teaser picture is different from their previous works, whereby it highlights a strong image of the members. The upper body was written ‘Thriller’, together with other bizarre tattoos, such as a skull, emancipating a manly charms.
In particular, the members of BTOB has recently made a fresh radio comeback, showcasing their live skills and proving themselves as capable-dols. Today, in the revealed teaser image, the members revealed a reversed charms unlike their previous gentle-man-image, hence garnering attention for their new title track.
Since debut, BTOB has been receiving attention for their perfect performance and amazing singing capabilities for lyrical dance tracks. They continued with a variety of genres such as ballads and dance songs, showing a wide spectrum of talents.
However, it’s their first in trying out a strong Homme Fatale concept. Previously, BTOB released ‘Why’ which was co-composed by BEAST Lee Kikwang and BTOB Im Hyunsik, and it was well received. Today, BTOB once again released another audio teaser for ‘Catch Me’, gaining hot responses from local and overseas fans.
Meanwhile, BTOB will be releasing their 3rd mini album on the coming 9th September, and make their first comeback stage on the 4th.
Idol group BEAST Yang YoSeob will be taking a challenge on the musical stage.
On the 29th, Cube Entertainment spoke to MBN Star and expressed, “Yang Yoseob will be playing the role of Joseph in ‘Joseph Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ (short as ‘Joseph Amazing’)”, they revealed.
The agency continued, “This is Yang Yoseob’s second musical challenge after ‘GwangHwaMun Sonata’” and, “He’s preparing for it diligently, so please look forward to it”, they expressed.
‘Joseph Amazing‘ is a collaboration work between Andrew Lloyd Webber who have produced songs for musicals ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ and ‘Cats’, and Tim Rice who wrote lyrics for ‘Lion King’ and ‘Aida’. Yang Yoseob who will be holding the role of Joseph, is Jacob’s most beloved 11th son who has the ability to interpret dreams.
Meanwhile, Yang Yoseob has concluded their promotions for 2nd full album ‘Hard to Love, How to love’ as a member BEAST on 25th August.
Source: MBN Star