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Big Bang’s first concert of 2009 has come and gone, ending in a big success for them, but not for some of their fans. Approximately 13,000 fans gathered at Seoul Bangidong Olympic Park to watch their vertically-challenged idol group perform a total of 23 songs and two solo performances. Popular songs like “Haru Haru“, “Sunset Glow“, and “Last Farewell” were performed while solo performance’s included Taeyang’s “Look at Me” and Daesung’s “Big Hit”.

Unfortunately for 30 of their fans got so excited singing along, that they collapsed! YG Entertainment announced that those 30 were taken care of and that all of the fan’s recovered completely before they left the area. With concerts going on until Feb 1st, and 52,000 people planning to watch in all, lets hope no one else collapses from excitement. Or we could all just stand on the sidelines and laugh at how ridiculous the situation gets. But honestly, seeing as how many people are planning on coming out, I guess Big Bang really is a “big hit.”

source: allkpop

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TVXQ leader, Jung Yunho (U-Know) is indestructible. He visits the hospital between 30 to 40 times a year, because he’s got the money of his health issues. If you are a U-Know Yunho fan, you probably know that he has many scars, big and small, that are on both his face and body.

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In this close up scene, you can see that Yunho has a scar running down his left cheek, which he got when he was only two years old. Yunho and his mother were playing around on the rooftop when the phone rang. His mom went to pick up the phone, and in that short amount of time, Yunho fell off the roof onto the ground, face down. Ouch. He bled alot from the face, and that’s how that scar came to be.

Another scar that many stalkers fans have noticed is the scar on his neck. When Yunho was young, he was said to have a great voice. But eventually, doctors found there was something growing on his vocal chords, and Yunho had to get surgery to remove it. This operation not only gave him that scar, but it also affected his voice.

Now moving on to the scar on his forehead. Yunho has a scar on the center of his forehead, which is easily and usually covered by his hair. He was reaching for a book on the top shelf, when the book shelf collapsed, pressing against Yunho’s forehead. I wonder how his forehead held up a whole bookshelf. He is, indeed, indestructible. I wonder if he was at a book store? If he was, he was probably looking for some perverted manga books. Tsk tsk, why else would the book be up so high? Wait, actually no. That would only be the case if it was Changmin. wink

It seems our Yunho was a pretty reckless kid when he was young. There was another time when Yunho fell off a building from the fourth story while playing a game similiar to Hide and Seek with his friends. Supposedly, he found an awesome hiding place.. holding onto a wall outside of the fourth level of the building. Thinking he was safe and hidden, Yunho relaxed. A few moments later, his friend found him and screamed to scare him. Yunho, out of shock, let go and fell to the ground on his back all the way from the fourth level of the building. That’s got to hurt.

And let’s not forget about the psycho anti-fan who spiked Yunho’s drink with super glue in October of 2006. Yunho was taking a break from the filming of a variety show, when he drank out of a bottle which he thought was from a crew member. He vomitted like crazy and was rushed to the hospital after that. I wonder how many crazy fans out there would go far enough to keep Yunho’s vomit as a souvenir. You probably think i’m crazy but hey, it may be vomit, but it is Yunho’s vomit. What I wanna know is why this psycho chick turned herself in the next day… Fail.

Out of all the incidents, the super glue incident probably scarred Yunho the most. To know someone wishes you were dead was probably the most hurtful of them all.

Hopefully our Yunho stays strong. TVXQ fighting!

source: rukiddenmeh@allkpop

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Bolero/Kiss The Baby Sky/Wasurenaide is TVXQ’s 25th single which was released in Japan on January 21st and became ORICON topper both in Daily and Weekly Chart, thus makes TVXQ as the first foreign group who breaks ORICON top #1 for 6 times in Daily basis and 5 conscutive times in Weekly basis in Japan.

Bolero is a song composed by Girl Next Door’s member Suzuki Taepo who also composed their former hit, Love in The Ice whose Korean version is also well known in Korea. This song also becomes the main soundtrack of a Korea-Japan-Hong Kong joint movie, Subaru.

While Kiss The Baby Sky and Wasurenaide are songs composed by TVXQ’s members Micky Yoochun and Youngwoong Jaejoong, respectively. Kiss The Baby Sky was used as background song of a Japanese show, Zoom In! Super and Zoom In! Saturday (from October to December).

Bolero/Kiss The Baby Sky/Wasurenaide single which was released in Korea has the same spesification as the Japan version one. Breaking in 2 jackets, jacket A which contains CD + DVD and jacket B which contains CD only.

Quite different from the Japanese version one, in the CD, is inserted also one of their former Japanese single, Doushite Kimi Wo Suki Ni Natta Shimattan Darou? (remix ver).

The DVD itself contains of Bolero MV and behind the scene, and there’s also a pictorial booklet of 12 pages to complete the package.



source: Central Daily News + Hey JJ + Mr.TVXQ + Misu@TVXQINDO
news written by: sharingyoochun

Tohoshinki will appear on Japan’s popular art program SMAPxSMAP

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Suma Suma (SMAPxSMAP) is a hit show from Fuji TV of one of the most popular Japanese group SMAP, shows several types of entertainment programmes ranging from cooking to singing.

SMAPxSMAP is hosted by SMAP members itself, consisting of Takuya Kimura, Masahiro Nakai, Goro Inagaki, Tsuyoshi Kusonagi, and Shingo Katori.

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This show will be a pre-recorded one, as according from one source in Japan, Tohoshinki is currently in progress of recording the show. The source also said that at the recording of singing corner, Tohoshiki and SMAP shared such a friendly atmosphere.

Tohoshinki’s episode will be aired for SMAPxSMAP March edition, and as the two popular groups appearing together in one show, is already gaining much attention from both SMAP and Tohoshinki’s communities.

source: gonews + 데이지☺
news written by: sharingyoochun

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Big Bang TOP will transform for Big Bang’s ‘Beethoven Virus’ parody for their ‘Big Show’ concert which opens on 30th January.

The parody is named ‘Big Bang Virus‘, based on MBC recent drama ‘Beethoven Virus’. And in the parody, TOP will transform as Kang maestro played by Kim Myung Min in the drama.

TOP will mimic Kim Myung Min’s hairstyle and also his special accent for the parody, which will be hilarious. He will also imitate the famous line from the drama ‘lump of shit’ said by Kang Maestro in the drama.

Big Bang Virus’ talks about Big Bang members’ auditions before their debut. The female lead will be played by SeungRi, and there will also be a kissing scene for TOP-Mae and SeungRi-RuMi (Lee Ji Ah) in the parody. Member GDragon will play Gun Woo (Jang Geun Seok).

Already, Big Bang had done parodies on ‘Boys Over Flowers’ and ‘Coffee Prince’ previously. Again, their new parody will become the talk amongst netizens and fans.

source: sookyeong

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We all know that TVXQ / DBSK / Tohoshinki has been successful in Japan with a multitude of #1 hits on both the Oricon Daily and Weekly Charts. However, every time they achieved #1, the big JE (Johnny’s Entertainment) groups weren’t around. Things are about to heat up, because TVXQ’s next single “Survivor” will be going head to head with KAT-TUN’s “Rescue.” Both singles are scheduled to be released on March 11th.

Many fans have suggested that TVXQ move the release a week earlier to March 4th, but Oricon Toppers Arashi and Koda Kumi will be releasing their singles on March 4th.

Can TVXQ survive with “Survivor?” They probably won’t beat out KAT-TUN for the top spot, but things are getting interesting. Thanks to anonymous and five stella nights for the tips.

source: allkpop

>>I’m really excited for this match in the jpop world! I am anticipating each single. Who do you think will stand out? Who will have the number 1 spot? I can’t tell! T T

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Idol group Big Bang’s solo concert has been insured up till 15.2 billion KRW of compensation of any misfortune ahead of its opening.

YG Entertainment said, “We do have our concert performances insured everytime, but since this time the scale of the concert is bigger with more audience crowd and staff expected in the Olympic Stadium, we want to be more careful about it.”

There will be 4 shows to Big Bang’s upcoming concert seeing a 40,000-strong audience crowd.

source: sookyeong

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BoA has advanced into the top 10 ranks of American Billboard chart for the first time with her American debut single ‘Eat You Up’.

The song ‘Eat You Up’ was up on #8 position on the ‘Hot Dance Club Play’ chart for 7th February, rising up 4 ranks from #8 on 31st January.

Meanwhile, BoA will be releasing her debut American full album on 17th March named ‘BoA‘ aiming the mainstream American market.

source: sookyeong

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The handsome ‘Ulzzang’ Kim Min Jong is attracting much interest due to his striking resemblance to Lee Min Ho’s character, Goo Jun Pyo in the drama ‘Boys Over Flowers.’

SBS Variety program, ‘Star King’ will feature ‘Star King’s Double F4 Men Beauty Contest’ on the 31st where individuals similar to the F4 of ‘Boys Over Flowers’ will be revealed.

Receiving much interest is Kim Min Joon who resembles the character Goo Jun Pyo. Kim Min Joon is the CEO of a shopping mall that successfully makes 1.5 billion won in sales and has appeared in the cable TV Mnet’s ‘Flower Boy Tricky Situation.’

Netizens who came into contact with Kim Joon’s photograph reacted comparing it against Lee Min Ho, “I can’t really tell which one is Goo Jun Pyo,” “The resemblance between the two is amazing,” and “Really startling” among other reactions.

Also in the broadcast is an art student who resembles Kim Hyun Joong’s character, Yoon Ji Hoo, also a man with a killer smile and one a warm-heart Barista expected to potray the F4 in a different light.

Source: Break News
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M (Shinhwa’s Lee Min Woo) revealed his last stage on ‘Music Bank.’

On KBS ‘Music Bank’ broadcast on the 30th, M (Lee Min Woo) presented his fans with performances of ‘Forgive Me’ and ‘I’m Hero’ as part of his goodbye stage. He revealed a black and white concept as part of his refined attire along with a gallant stage presence.

M (Lee Min Woo) released his 3rd album in September of 2007 and a year and 3 months later began activities with his 4th album, ‘M RIZING’ featuring the title track, “Don’t Trust Men.”

This edition of ‘Music Bank’ features Girl’s Generation, Baek Ji Young, Gavy NJ, SS501, Lee Seung Chul, K.Will, Lyn, Tae Goon, Kim Kyung Rok, Brand New Day, Blue Spring, May Doni, Wink, Jessica H.O, Untouchable, Ran, Tae.1, Dear Cloud, and MARIO among others.

Source: Newsen
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