Kyu Jong will have a Valentine event in Taiwan tomorrow, Feb 14! He just got off the plane and gratefully, TS fans were at the airport to see him. The photos were uploaded just now by peacejerry over at Twitter and she says that Kyu Jong looked so handsome today ^^
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Kim Hyun Joong’s debut Japanese album achieves ‘Gold’ status
Kim Hyun Joong is proving to be quite a force to be reckoned with in Japan, as his album has reached ‘Gold’ status in just two weeks!
to the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ)’s ‘Million
Singles/Albums’ list, Kim Hyun Joong’s ‘Kiss Kiss/ Lucky Guy’ has
achieved ‘Gold’ after being released on January 25th.
reviews the sales of various albums and awards different rankings
depending on the amount of album sales. ‘Gold’ status is awarded to
those who have sold over 100,000 copies, which Kim Hyun Joong was able
to surpass easily as he sold 71,812 copies on the first day alone and
100,000 copies in the first week.
With such high figures, he
easily clinched the #2 spot on the Oricon chart, and also set a new
record for an overseas artist for the amount of first day sales. Talk
In related news, Kim Hyun Joong held a concert commemorating his debut on February 5th and met with 20,000 fans. He expressed, “Thank you for giving me, a rookie, such a great outcome.”
Kim Hyun Joong receives
explosive interest from Japanese Fans. On the 11th of February, Oricon
News reported that Kim Hyun Joong was chosen as the cover model of the
new issue of popular An-An magazine in Japan.
In the release of
the magazine, they placed a huge poster of Kim Hyun Joong on Omotesando,
Japan and when fans came by of the news, they flocked the venue
immediately. When fans saw the poster, much anticipation was set and the
official's had to set out security guards due to the huge crowd.
An official of the magazine set,
"The issue where Kim Hyun Joong was the cover was being sold online
through Amazon, however it is already temporarily unavailable due to it
being out of stock because of huge demands".
Meanwhile, Kim Hyun Joong recently debuted in Japan and released his debut single "Kiss Kiss/Lucky Guy" which topped the Oricon charts due to high album sales and interest from fans.
Here are the scans!
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Much thanks to Liezle for posting these on her blog!
Scans lifted from 原名小贤四次元 @ Baidu, elley0606 @ Daum, ss_miyuyu
Hallyu star Kim Hyun Joong has once again become the face of casual clothing brand, Hang Ten Korea!
Hang Ten Korea’s executive director Jung Yong Ha remarked, “Kim
Hyun Joong increased the likeability of our brand by modeling for us
last year. His image is one that appeals to the masses, and his stylish
nature pairs well with our brand’s image.”
Kim Hyun Joong
will be endorsing the brand’s Spring/Summer collection, and will
continue to serve as their official model for the next year.
concept for this season’s line is ‘casual and easy to wear’; highlighted
pieces from the collection include light cardigans and comfortable
In related news, Kim Hyun Joong recently put on a ‘premium concert’ in Japan, which drew an impressive figure of 20,000 fans.
SS501 Heo Young Saeng Turns into an Actor through ‘I Need A Fairy’
English Trans: xiaochu @ Quainte501.com
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SS501 Heo YoungSaeng joins ‘I need a fairy’.
KBS 2TV new weekday sitcom ‘I need a fairy’ representative told Newsen recently that Heo YoungSaeng’s has been confirmed to appear in ‘I need a fairy’.
Heo YoungSaeng’s agency responded to this to Newsen on 9-Feb
“Even though details are not fixed yet, Heo YoungSaeng will probably
appear in about a month’s time. The character role has not been decided
yet. It seems like it should be finalized about next week.”
it is widely said that it seems like Heo YoungSaeng’s parts will not be
shown in the first broadcast starting end February but likely to be in
Heo YoungSaeng’s agency said “Heo
YoungSaeng himself wants to go into acting. Because his character is
bright and mischievous, I think sitcom will suit him a lot.” Heo YoungSaeng built his acting experience through the role of d’Artagnan in musical ‘Three Musketeers’ last year.
Heo YoungSaeng will appear in sitcom in March and starting his activities for his new album in April.
‘I need a fairy’ starring Woo SeulHye, Shim HyeJin, Cha InPyo, Lee DooIl, Yoon JiMin, Choi JungWon, will start its broadcast on 27-Feb.