TWICE's 4th Kōhaku Appearance in 3 Years is flooded with reactions.

It was announced on the 16th that the 9-member Korean girl group TWICE will participate in the "73rd NHK Kouhaku Uta Gassen" broadcast on New Year's Eve. Many reactions have been received on the Internet for the first time in three years. TWICE decided to participate in Kōhaku for the first time in 3 years TWICE's participation is the 70th time in 2019 and the 4th time. Mina was resting due to poor physical condition when she participated last time, and it will be the first time in four years that all nine members will perform together. In response to the decision to participate this time, the internet commented, "Congratulations on participating for the first time in 3 years!" ”, and many other voices of congratulations and expectations have been received.  From K-POP artists, 6-member girl group IVE and 5-member girl group LE SSERAFIM will also participate for the first time.NHK Kouhaku Uta Gassen will be held at NHK Hall for the first time in two years. It will be held on December 31st at NHK Hall with doors opening at 5:50pm, starting at 6:50pm, and finishing at 11:45pm. Broadcast from 7:20 pm to 11:45 pm (general, BS4K, BS8K, Radio 1 / 1st part 7:20 pm to 8:55 pm, 2nd part 9:00 to 11:45 * news from 8:55 to 9:00). It will be the first time in two years that the event will be held at NHK Hall.The host will be Yo Oizumi for the third consecutive year, Kanna Hashimoto will be the host for the first time, Arashi has been the host for the White Group for five consecutive years since 2010, and Sho Sakurai (special navigator) will be the individual host for the third time. Maho Kuwako will be the announcer for the 4th time. (modelpress editorial department)
November 17,2022

Lee Young-ae, donated money to family after Itaewon disaster

 Actress Lee Young-ae offered a warm helping hand to a 3-year-old Goryeoin family who lost her daughter in the Itaewon disaster.On the 4th, the Korea Foundation for the Disabled announced that after the memorial service for the late Yuliana Park, who lost her life in an accident in Itaewon, was over, 10 million won in donations and a letter from Lee Young-ae were delivered to her father, Artur Park.In the letter, Lee Young-ae introduced herself, saying, "I am the mother of twins, Lee Young-ae." After introducing herself, "How can I comfort Juliana's father's pain? "He said sadly.Lee Young-ae said, "I'm also heartbroken and frustrated with sadness, so I can't control my body and mind." offered consolationLee Young-ae expressed her sadness, saying, "I bow my head in condolences to all the victims of the Halloween event in Itaewon, and as a citizen of the Republic of Korea who failed to protect their precious lives, I ask for forgiveness from the bottom of my heart."Yuliana Park, 25, was a victim of the Itaewon disaster. After the news that her father, Arthur Park, was having difficulties because he could not afford the cost of transporting his daughter's body of $5,000 (approx. Through the Korea Welfare Foundation for the Disabled, Lee Young-ae said, "I want to support Juliana and her family, who are unable to return to their home country due to economic difficulties." He is currently serving as the advisory chair of the Korea Welfare Foundation for the Disabled in the field of culture and art.
November 04,2022

ENHYPEN attracts about 1000 people at Japan's first event "The time together is like a dream"

Korean boy group ENHYPEN held an event to commemorate the release of their 1st Japanese album "Destiny" (released on the 26th) at Roppongi Hills Arena, Tokyo on the 27th. This was the first offline event in Japan since their debut in Korea in November 2020, and they performed for the first time in front of Japanese fans.ENHYPEN, which was born in the audition program "I-LAND", is a seven-member group consisting of JUNGWON, HEESEUNG, JAY, JAKE, SUNGHOON, SUNOO, and NI-KI. The only Japanese member, NI-KI, called out, "Good evening. We're ENHYPEN. Nice to meet you! The song we're about to perform is a positive song that starts with a sprinting guitar cut. Please listen to it." The song "Make the change" was performed, and a refreshing singing voice resounded. JAY said in fluent Japanese, "Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to participate." HEESEUNG said, "We have prepared a lot for the first offline showcase in Japan, so please enjoy it together."After meeting ENGENE (ENHYPEN fans) in Japan for the first time offline, JUNGWON said, “Until now, I have only had the opportunity to meet ENGENE online, but meeting everyone in person like this has given me many opportunities. I'm happy that everyone came. I'm really honored and happy to be in the same space." SUNOO said, "I'm also very excited and happy. The time we spend together is like a dream. I really miss ENGENE."NI-KI, who made a triumphant return, said, "Meeting ENGENE, I really feel that I've come to Japan. I'll do my best to put on a cool performance on stage where everyone is watching, so I'll do my best until the end. Please enjoy yourself,” he said enthusiastically.Regarding the first live performance in Japan, SUNGHOON said, "It's a pity that we can't shout out the cheers yet, but everyone gave us their best applause and waved their penlights, so we could feel everyone's feelings and enthusiasm. Thank you. JAKE sent a passionate message, "Today, I'm making eye contact with ENGENE a lot, and I can feel everyone's love."Regarding the new song "Make the change" that was performed in front of the fans for the first time, NI-KI said, "It's the first time we've performed in front of the fans, but I think all seven of us practiced so hard." I was nervous, but I wanted to show everyone the stage of 'Make the change', so I was very happy," each said with a sense of accomplishment.In the showcase, they also performed the title track of the same album, "Future Perfect (Pass the MIC) [Japanese Ver
October 28,2022

Theatrical version of 'SAO' takes off from No. 1 ranking Box office revenue exceeds 340 million yen 2nd week bonus is 'postcard drawn by abec'

"Theatrical Version Sword Art Online -Progressive- Dark Twilight Scherzo" of the popular anime "Sword Art Online" (SAO) series was released on the 22nd, and mobilized 198,688 people in two days on Saturdays and Sundays until the 23rd. , Recorded a box office revenue of 323,038,836 yen, and started as the top weekend box office revenue ranking.The number of theaters was 200, and it was released on 240 screens including IMAX, and the average box office revenue per screen was a high operation of 1.35 million yen. As of the 23rd, the cumulative number of people mobilized was 208,820, and the box office revenue was 343,531,796 yen.On social media, comments such as, "I was so particular up until the last ED that I wanted to watch it again and again" and "I think they showed the best animation for the movie. It's perfect," are already repeaters. is one after another. From the 21st, the day before the release, the IMAX exclusive advance screening was held nationwide, and the fans responded well, saying, "There was a lot of fighting, it was too powerful, it was too cool, and it was goosebumps!" Became. Visitor benefits for the second week were announced as "original illustration: a postcard drawn by abec (3 random types)" (distribution period: October 29th to November 4th). Furthermore, from November 3rd, it will be screened at 4DX (64 theaters), MX4D (17 theaters), and Dolby Cinema (6 theaters).The Sword Art Online series is based on a novel by Reki Kawahara. Set in the near future where the main character, Kirito, has realized virtual reality through a device that connects to the virtual world, this is a story in which he gets involved in various incidents involving online games. It is a popular work that has exceeded 26 million copies in total, and the TV animation broadcast started in 2012 and will be broadcast until the third season. A theatrical version was also released in 2017."Sword Art Online Progressive" is a reboot series by author Reki Kawahara, which delves into the beginning of the "SAO" story, the trajectory from the first layer of Aincrad.In 2021, a completely new animation movie series based on "Progressive" started. The first movie "Aria of the Starless Night", which changed the perspective from Kirito to the heroine Asuna and reconstructed it, depicting a new Aincrad arc, recorded the first place in the weekend box office ranking for the first time, and all the cities. It became a long-run hit for 10 weeks in all prefectures. "Scherzo of the Dark
October 25,2022

"It's like a movie"... Yuna Kim, Go Woo-rim and wedding photos released

 Yuna Kim (32) has released a lot of wedding photos. These are pictures of scenes that look like movies.On the afternoon of the 23rd, Kim Yu-na posted a lot of photos taken at her wedding with Go Woo-rim (27), a member of the crossover group Forestella, who is 5 years younger than her on her social media site on the afternoon of the 23rd. Photos of them looking at each other and smiling broadly and smiling brightly at the guests are eye-catching.He said, "I met a good person and promised the future, so I had a beautiful wedding yesterday amid the blessings of many people." "I sincerely thank everyone who congratulated me." He added, "I want to express my gratitude to the many people who helped me in the preparation process. I will do my best to live well as I have received such a great blessing." Kim Yu-na and Ko Woo-rim got married on the afternoon of the 22nd at the Shilla Hotel in Jangchung-dong, Seoul. On that day, Forestella sang a congratulatory song, and Go Woo-rim also joined the group and drew attention.Sports and entertainment stars attended as guests. Former speed skater Lee Sang-hwa, former figure skater Kim Hye-jin, skeleton athlete Yoon Seong-bin, and former table tennis player Yoo Seung-min, IOC member, were captured. In addition, comedian Dong-yeop Shin, actor Ji-sung, group god Son Ho-young, and musical star Hong Kwang-ho were also spotted. In particular, it was reported that Shin Dong-yup even attended the wedding ceremony that day.  The wedding on this day, which was called the 'Wedding of the Century', received a lot of attention, and only family members and some acquaintances were invited and it was conducted in a completely private manner. From early in the morning, around the Shilla Hotel, security was maintained throughout the day. Whenever the bride and groom moved, a large umbrella was opened to cover them, and screens were installed in the hotel lobby and hallways, making it impossible to see inside.After the wedding, it is reported that the two will start a new life in Mark Hills, a luxury villa located in Heukseok-dong, Seoul. The house is a villa that Yuna Kim bought in 2011. Star actor couple Jang Dong-gun and Ko So-young also had their newlyweds here. It is reported that the group Big Bang's Daesung and Jung Soo-jung are currently living there.  Yuna Kim and Woorim Ko announced their marriage in July. According to both sides, Yuna Kim and Woorim Ko first met during the 2018 All That Skate Ice Show celebration stage. At that t
October 23,2022

Dreamcatcher, US iTunes Worldwide 1st place… global popularity

The group Dreamcatcher has proven its hot worldwide popularity.Dreamcatcher (Jiyu, Sua, Siyeon, Handong, Yoohyeon, Dami, Gahyeon) will unveil the title 'VISION' stage for the first time on Mnet 'M Countdown', which will be broadcast at 6 pm on the 13th, and open the door to this activity. .Group Dreamcatcher (DREAMCATCHER) poses during the showcase of the 7th mini album 'Apocalypse: Follow us' held at the New Millennium Hall of Konkuk University in Gwangjin-gu, Seoul on the afternoon of the 11th.On this day, Dreamcatcher will meet global fans by showing the essence of an irreplaceable 'live restaurant' as well as a splendid performance that is attracting attention for its best-of-breed choreography through 'VISION'.Prior to their full-fledged activities, Dreamcatcher is also demonstrating a strong presence on iTunes in the US with the 7th mini album 'Apocalypse: Follow us'. Immediately after its release on the 11th, the album topped the iTunes Worldwide Album Chart as well as the top album charts in 21 countries around the world, including the US, UK, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Denmark, Indonesia, Finland, Germany, and Singapore. aroused interest.With this, Dreamcatcher will release the special album 'Raid of Dream', the 5th mini album 'Dystopia: Lose Myself', the 6th mini album 'Dystopia: Road to Utopia', and the 6th mini album 'Dystopia: Road to Utopia'. )', the 2nd full-length album 'Apocalypse: Save us', and the 7th mini-album, which has a total of five albums that have made it to the top of the iTunes Worldwide Album Chart. also provesDreamcatcher's 'VISION', which delivers a new message for each album with a unique worldview in the K-pop scene, is a story that continues the previous work 'MAISON' and also means the future. With Dreamcatcher's unique beliefs, the dark techno genre and electronic sound were added to create a high-quality song.Dreamcatcher, who is announcing a pleasant cruise at the same time as their comeback, continues their active activities with 'VISION'.
October 13,2022

Mamamoo, you did a good job... 1st place on the solid music charts

Mamamoo, who made a comeback as a whole, got a job. Like Mamamoo's wish to achieve good results on the "solid music chart," they dominated the charts at the same time as their comeback.Mamamoo (Solar, Moonbyul, Wheein, Hwasa)'s title song 'ILLELLA', released on the 11th, climbed to the top of the Bugs real-time chart as of 9 am on the 12th, including No.The track record is also remarkable. ' 1,2,3 Eoi!' and 'LIEC', all the songs on the album entered the top of the Bugs real-time chart.In addition, the music video for the title song 'ILLELLA', which was released along with the sound source, on the day of its release, rose to the top spot on YouTube music video trending worldwide.Earlier, at the showcase held the day before, Mamamoo expressed their determination to make a comeback as a whole, saying, "I will do my job."Mamamoo expressed his enthusiasm, saying, "The music charts are solid. It also means that Mamamoo will do a good job on the chart.Mamamoo's new mini-album 'MIC ON' contains the ambition of 'Mamamoo with the microphone turned on and returned to work'. Members Solar and Moonbyul worked hard to complete the most Mamamoo-like album, including participating in songwriting. Mamamoo's free and dignified charm is well integrated into the three songs of various genres.The title song 'ILLELLA' is an exotic reggae tone song with thick brass and repetitive guitar riffs. The addictive melodies and metaphorical lyrics add to the enchanting voices of the four members, stimulating excitement.Mamamoo, who swept the top of the domestic music charts with the comeback, will start full-fledged 'ILLELLA' activities starting with Mnet's 'M Countdown' on the 13th. They are expected to show a powerful yet groovy performance with Mamamoo's unique color.Mamamoo, who made a comeback as a full group after a year, meets fans by appearing in various entertainment programs and web contents, including music shows.
October 12,2022

'Yonder', Shin Ha-kyun X Han Ji-min couple poster released... Birth of a human melody

'Yonder' Shin Ha-kyun and Han Ji-min couple posters were released.Teabing's original series 'Yonder' (directed by Lee Jun-ik, written by Kim Jeong-hoon, Oh Seung-hyun, original Kim Jang-hwan 'Goodbye, Yonder', provided by Teabing, produced by the film company Dudong, CJ ENM) will be released on October 14th, and Jaehyun (Shin Ha-kyun) will be released on the 28th. The character poster of and Hue (Han Ji-min) has been released. The affectionate and mysterious reunion of the two stimulates anticipation.Teabing's original 'Yonder' couple poster'Yonder' is the story of a man who receives a message from his deceased wife and is invited to an unknown space 'Yonder' where he can meet her. Through various groups facing the world 'Yonder' made of the memories of the dead, it raises fundamental questions about life, death, and eternal happiness. Not only is it the first human melodrama directed by Lee Jun-ik, who represents Korean cinema, but it is also attracting attention as an official invitation to the 27th Busan International Film Festival.In the meantime, in the released character poster, the two-shot of Jaehyun and the following super close creates excitement. The deep and vague eyes harmonize with the dreamy atmosphere and catch the eye at once. In particular, two phrases, 'a man invited to the world of his dead wife', which refers to Jaehyun, and 'a woman who chooses the world after death', which refers to the future, draw attention. Jaehyun, who will start over at the end of the breakup, and the story after that is even more curious.Above all, the meeting of Shin Ha-kyun and Han Ji-min makes the waiting even more exciting. Shin Ha-kyun takes on the role of 'Jae-hyeon', a science M journalist who lives an empty life after his wife's death. After receiving a mysterious e-mail from his dead wife, he experiences an unbelievable reunion and is confused about his existence. Han Ji-min takes on the role of Jae-hee's dead wife 'After'. She, who has been sentenced to death for cancer, plans for eternal happiness after death rather than for the few days left to live. He is the person who leads Jaehyun to an unfamiliar world called 'Yonder'. It is expected to see the passionate performances of the two actors as to how they will draw the big emotional lines of Jaehyun and the subsequent ones.The production team of 'Yonder' said, "As 'Yonder' is a story after Jaehyung that starts from death, the actors' acting synergy and chemistry were particularly important. And I thi
September 28,2022