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[News] SM Entertainment to produce Korean drama adaptation of Japan’s “Hana Kimi”

12 Mar

SM Entertainment will be producing a drama based on the über-popular Japanese comic, “Hanazakari no Kimitachi e (Hana Kimi)”!

The comic gained widespread success, selling over 17 million copies alone. It had a Taiwanese drama adaptation which recorded the highest viewer ratings in 2006, while its Japanese drama garnered an average of 17.04% in viewer ratings.

Since its widespread popularity reached Korea as well, representatives of SM Entertainment revealed on March 10th that they signed a contract that gave them the publication rights for its drama production.

Using an all boys high school as its backdrop, the original comic ran from 1996 to 2004 and detailed the lives of a group of ‘pretty boys.’

Representatives revealed, “The Korean version will have a total of 16 episodes that draw out stories of hopes and dreams. It’s a teenage comedy with a cute, but strong storyline and a slew of handsome cast members. We’re planning to begin airing it this summer.”

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[INFO] MTV K Poll: Super Junior’s Leeteuk voted as The Best K-Pop Leader!

5 Mar

The fans have spoken!

MTV K wrote about the top 10 K-Pop leaders last week with 2NE1′s CL coming in at 10th place and Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon coming in first. Super Junior’s Leeteuk was actually at number 5 and TVXQ’s Yunho at number 3 but ELFs and Casseopia brought them up to 1 and 2 in the poll with well over 800,000 votes in all.

The final results? Congrats to Leeteuk who’s the fan-voted top K-Pop leader!

1. Super Junior’s Leeteuk
2. TVXQ’s Yunho
3. Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon
4. Big Bang’s G-Dragon
5. SHINee’s Onew
6. SS501′s Hyun Joong
7. CN Blue’s Yong Hwa
8. 2NE1′s CL
9. BEAST’s Doojoon
10. After School’s Kahi

Source: MTV
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[News] SHINee’s Taemin is not leaving school because of attendance issues

5 Mar

Amidst recent reports that SHINee’s Taemin is leaving Chungdam High School due to problems fulfilling its attendance criteria, a spokesperson from the school has come forward to deny this, saying, “It is not true that his attendance is substandard.”

On the 2nd of March, through a phone call with EdailySPN, the spokesperson stated, “Although it has become generally known that Taemin is leaving school due to attendance problems, this is in fact different from the truth. If he had indeed failed to meet attendance expectations, he would of course have be dismissed from school. In this case though, he is leaving of his own accord.”

Prior to this, Taemin was caught up in a controversy when the subject of his leaving school was reported by the media.

Currently in his third year, Taemin is transferring to an arts school in order to better accommodate his promotion schedule with idol group SHINee.

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[News] SHINee opens their Japanese website!

5 Mar

The SHINee boys have been getting ready to go into Japan for a while now. SHINee is already enjoying a great amount of success in Japan, having to schedule a second concert to meet demands.

SM Entertainment has now opened SHINee’s Japanese homepage. There isn’t much on it yet, but now Japanese fans can enjoy their favorite artists in their own language. From the website, it looks like SHINee may be promoting in Japan with their latest song “Hello.”

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[News] Brazilian viewers love SM artistes!

27 Feb

On Brazil’s Rede TV aired on February 26th, the result of the survey entitled ‘If there’s Kpop artiste coming over to perform, who would it be?‘ was announced.

From the result, Super Junior, BoA, SNSD and SHINee took the top 4 spots, proving once again the domination of SM artistes. Super Junior garnered huge support from the Brazilian viewers with 30.9% while BoA came in 2nd with 27.47%. SNSD received 19.87% of the total votes and they were ranked 3rd in the survey.

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SHINee Onew’s finger flick cracks a walnut!

26 Feb

SHINee’s Onew recently amazed everyone with his “superpower” – his strength in his finger-flicks.

On February 26th, Onew was a guest star on KBS 2TV’s ’100 Points out of 100 Points’. When Onew appeared on set, Park MyungSoo commented, “Recently I felt the power of Onew’s finger-flicking; it was shocking.”, causing Simon D to add, “I’ve also experienced it, it’s really amazing.”, praising Onew on his strength [in his finger-flicks]

Afterwards, Onew was challenged by the cast to crack open a walnut with his finger-flick, and successfully crushed it onto pieces.

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Leeteuk & Eunhyuk’s KBS Cool FM “Super Junior’s Kiss The Radio” K-Pop Special

26 Feb

KBS Cool FM (89.1 MHz) ‘Super Junior’s Kiss the Radio’ will be providing a ‘K-Pop Map’ special for five days, beginning from the 21st (of February).
The K-Pop craze is spreading beyond Asia to the whole world, and this special, which is designed with “Let’s draw the world map with K-Pop” in mind, will be divided into several categories, such as Japan, China, South-East Asian circle, and the non-Asian circle.
The programme’s DJs, Super Junior’s Leeteuk and Eunhyuk who have begun their Asia Tour, will act as the special correspondents at the scene of the concerts and deliver the K-Pop atmosphere. During this period of time, SHINee will take over as the DJs at the studio, and together with professionals, they would analyse and make a diagnosis about the K-Pop craze which could be seen all over the world.
Also, listen about K-Pop’s popularity through the personal experiences of U-Kiss, Miss A, Brown Eyed Girls, Infinite and others who are spreading their activities overseas to counties such as Japan, China, Thailand and more.

Source: Yonhap News
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