Friday, July 29, 2011

[News] Kim Hyun Joong Departure at Gimpo Airport Heading to Japan

On the morning of July 28th, Kim Hyun Joong spotted at Gimpo Airport as they were making his way to his flight for Japan.

Kim Hyun Joong is heading to Japan for his ‘Break Down‘ showcase that’s being held at the Tokyo International Forum on the 29th. At the event, the star will meet with approximately 1,500 people, including reporters and fans, while promoting his new mini-album. Kim Hyun Joong will be performing songs from ‘Break Down’, and is expected to put on a powerful stage.

The idol stated, “It seems just like yesterday that I began preparing for my album, but I’ve already concluded my activities in Korea. It doesn’t seem real. When I see my fans again, I will try to show a more mature and advanced side of myself“.

Furthermore, for the month of August, Kim Hyun Joong will be traveling to other countries like Taiwan, Thailand, and the Philippines to promote his album.


credit: allkpop

Thursday, July 28, 2011

[Article] Kim Hyun Joong Successfully Completes his 2011 Asia Tour

On August 27th, SS501’s Kim Hyun Joong successfully concluded his one month promotional tour across Asia and returned to Korea.

Starting with Japan last month, the star toured six different countries across Asia, which resulted in blocked-up airports at every entrance. His popularity was definitely confirmed with each visit, as he reportedly ran out of staff to effectively control the crowd for every high-five event. Kim Hyun Joong has also been receiving love calls from record labels around the globe.

Kim Hyun Joong revealed that he’ll be starting an Asia tour concert starting this December. “It was an enjoyable time that allowed me to meet my fans overseas, who are always supporting me and giving me so much love. I’ve gained so much strength from your love and I promise to work hard on my next album.”

The star will be heading straight into preparations for his second mini-album.

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Source + Photos: Chosun via Naver / allkpop

Thursday, July 21, 2011

[News] Park Jung Min Leaves for Taiwan to Begin Drama Filming

SS501’s Park Jung Min has been cast as a lead in the Japanese mobile drama LISMO ‘August’s Love Song‘. In addition, it’s been reported that he has also landed a lead role in a Taiwanese drama as well.

Park Jung Min, who has been busy with his Japanese drama’s press conference and UN Concert appearance, didn’t fail to smile brightly for his fans as he left the Incheon Airport for Taiwan.

Park Jung Min said, “In order to star in the Taiwanese drama not only did I study acting but I studied Chinese as well. Please continue to watch me as I try my best to perfectly deliver my lines.” 

Not only is he starring in the drama but he is also participating in the OST as well. This proves his role as an international actor and musician as he has sung on various OST’s in Korea, Japan, and Taiwan. Park Jung Min will be in Taiwan for an extended stay in order to film his drama.



Tuesday, July 19, 2011

[News] Kim Hyun Joong’s Cartoon Avatar ‘U:ZOOSIN’ Draws in Over a Million in Sales

Kim Hyun Joong’s official animated character U:ZOOSIN has reportedly sold 50,000 set units in Korea alone, boasting approximately $1,900,000 USD in sales.

The character was developed by his agency Key East. For the character, Kim Hyun Joong personally made notes and drew sketches and then uploaded them to places like his official website.

The (U:ZOOSIN) character was first introduced to the public back on June 7th at Kim Hyun Joong’s official showcase, and the merchandise are now being sold in 10 different countries including Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and Singapore.

Kim Hyun Joong’s agency reported, “The exact sales numbers have not yet been reported. We’re continuously receiving orders for the merchandise from within Korea and overseas.”

(U:ZOOSIN)’s merchandise includes photobooks, T-shirts, small accessories, posters, and key holders. Meanwhile, Kim Hyun Joong is busy promoting his follow-up track, “Kiss Kiss“.



Thursday, July 7, 2011

[News] Kim Hyun Joong; Mnet 20’s Choice Awards 2011

On July 7th, the 2011 Mnet 20’s Choice Awards was held at the Sheraton Walkerhill swimming pool in Seoul, amidst bad weather as it rained heavily.

Inaugurated in 2007, the Mnet 20’s Choice has been the only Korean awards ceremony held in the summer, where top stars are recognized with awards and put on special performances for fans.