Hyomin wearing see-through 2013/09/04, Source, Hyomin appeared at the Incheon International Airport in a see-through look to depart to Japan.
T-ara have been an issue every time they appear at the airport for styles that express how different each of them really are. Amongst them, Hyolyn is the known stylish member of the group. This day, she wore a feminine see-through blouse with denims to expose her legs,...More
T-ara Sub-Unit Set to Spread Wings with Debut Song 2013/04/24, Source, T-ara N4, a new subunit of the popular K-pop girl group T-ara formed by Jiyeon, Ham Eun-jung, Hyomin and Areum, held a press conference at the shooting site of their first music video in Ilsan, Gyeonggi Province on Monday to build anticipation ahead of their debut. The group's management agency said, "Their new song can be enjoyed by people of all generations, as it also touches upon the nostalgic feelings harbored by older people",...More
Hyomin in Japanese movie "Jinx" 2013/02/14, Source, T-ara's Hyomin is about to go into shoot.
According to Core Contents Media, "Jinx" cranks in this 19th in Japan. Hyomin is the first Korean idol singer to take up the main role in a Japanese movie. This movie is directed by Kumajawa Naoto,...More
[Spoiler] "The Thousandth Man": Episode 8 (Final) Recap 2012/11/16, Source,
And here we have it, the finale. It's all done and I feel a little empty as I always tend to feel after a drama that I enjoy finishes. It definitely brought everything to a close in a way I can accept.
But the episode was also a lot weaker than the others. I think they could've spaced some things out over a few of the earlier episodes.
However, my favorite moment of the entire series is in this episode and it makes up for everything. It was so beautifully done that even thinking about it brings tears to my eyes. *sob*
We end the series at 3.2% according to AGB Nielsen Nationwide. Ignore that!,...More
[Spoiler] "The Thousandth Man": Episode 7 Recap 2012/11/09, Source,
This episode had a lot crammed into it and moved a little fast for me. But it's a television show and only eight episodes at that, so I'll cut it some slack. I really love the family element that it has going, but the romance has been put aside for the mystery that is Gu Mi-jin. I hope we bring back the romance in the last episode because, well, that's why Mi-jin is willing to die, right?
Oh yes, ratings went up to 4.5% according to AGB Nielsen Nationwide.,...More
[Spoiler] The Thousandth Man: Episode 4 Recap 2012/10/05, Source,
Feelings are made more obvious and made me all mushy inside. Time is also running out, which ups the ante and heightens emotions. This episode's potential liver donor explores the kind of men who should only be viewed from a distance because up close they are all sorts of icky.
Oh yeah, we have a slight improvement at 4.6% according to AGB Nielsen Nationwide. I would personally rate this show much higher. But what do I know?
You've also never seen a fox look so sexy. What do I mean? Read on,...More
[Spoiler] The Thousandth Man: Episode 3 Recap 2012/09/28, Source,
I am so sad. This episode dropped to 3.9% according to AGB Nielsen Nationwide. Why? WHY?! I honestly believe this is due to the T-ara debacle. The cast is doing a stellar job, Hyomin very much included.
The beauty of this show is that it takes the same old story and portrays it in a way that gets me RIGHT THERE. It's very intimate, mature, and addresses real issues while also having some very well-timed humorous bits and realistic family dynamics,...More
The Thousandth Man: Episode 2 Recap 2012/09/16, Source,
This episode dropped 5.1% according to AGB Nielsen Nationwide. I totally don't get it. The show just got cuter. A few not-so-surprising secrets were revealed, but I feel close enough to the characters to let the mundane tropes slide. Hyomin was particularly adorable this episode. (Boo T-ara scandals. Just enjoy the show, peeps). Lee Chun-hee's smile makes me all giggly and Kang Ye-won has a wicked smirk,...More
New Competition Reality Show For The Next Global K-Pop Idol Star 2012/05/15, Source,
Despite seeing a slight hiccup along the way over visa issues for international contestants, the brand new audition program brought to you by KBS Joy will finally be hitting the airwaves on May 17th.
The 2012 Global Super Idol competition is a project that invites contestants from Korea, China and Thailand, all hoping to be the next global idol superstars,...More
T-ara: 'It Is Amazing to Be Besieged by Autograph Hunters in Europe' 2012/02/15, Source, Soyeon (25), Ham Eun-jung (24), and Hyomin (23) of the girl group T-ara, which is enjoying incredible popularity with their songs "Roly-Poly" and "Lovey-Dovey", said, "We had just wanted to rank atop the music chart in the past, but now we are besieged by autograph hunters in Europe. It is amazing thing (laugh)".
T-ara finished their activities in Korea for a while after their appearance in the SBS TV music program "The Music Trend" on February 12, and they will leave to Japan on February 16. They will hold activities in Japan until March 3 with their third single album "Roly-Poly" in Japan. Soyeon, Ham Eun-jung, and Hyomin came to Euljiro on February 13 to give an interview. Soyeon said, "We had been very busy for the last ten months without taking a break, but we feel satisfied as more people recognize us at this month. We had a full schedule every day for the past ten months, and sometimes we had nine different schedules on the same day and spent almost 22 hours for our activities. Our fans worried about us, saying, 'You have too much work'. But the interesting thing was that the group members did not sleep even though they were all very tired from heavy schedule. All of us tended to release our stress from works by talking to each other while we were moving in a car". Like Soyeon mentioned, T-ara had been extremely busy for the past ten months,...More
This Week's Cultural News VCR2 2012/01/27, Source,
Girl group T-ara's hit single "Roly Poly" was on top of every music chart in Korea for weeks.
Now, the song that had all of Korea in a retro craze has become a musical of the same name.
[Interview : Soyeon, Member of T-ara] "T-ara and everyone who support us are so honored that our song has become a musical, and we consider it our responsibility to repay this honor by working even harder",...More
T-ara's Soyeon To Lead Group Following Hyomin
2011/12/07, Source, T-ara will be getting a new leader!
Former leader Hyomin is passing on the baton to Soyeon to lead the popular idol group. According to Core Contents Media, this leadership change will start up for the release of the girls' repackaged album single "Lovey Dovey", January 1, 2012. Soyeon is noted for her lead vocal skills and her strong sense of responsibility. She will be the fourth leader of T-ara, following Ham Eun-jung, Bo-ram, and Hyomin,...More
Weekly star scene 2011/09/29, Source,
It's time now for Weekly Star Scene, where we bring you the week's five hottest stories from the Korean entertainment industry.
: We have our one and only energetic Dami in the studio with us. Hello Dami!
[Reporter : ] : Good Morning 건영! Hi Sean!
: What do you have for us today[Reporter : ] : Well, it seems that Korea is still in shock over top comedian Kang Ho-dong's announcement that he will be retiring from the industry. We are hearing updates about his activities on entertainment news shows each week. He finished his last episode of "One Night, Two Days" on September 25th and will wrap up "Star King" on October 8th, before enterting his tentative retirement.,...More
Most Anticipated Horror Queen For Summer of 2011? 2011/05/30, Source,
As the weather gets hotter for the summer season, Koreans are looking forward to cooling down by watching chilling horror flicks in the theatres.
Many newbie stars have emerged from a hit scary movie, and people are starting to wonder, who will 2011's most popular scary movie star be?,...More
T-ara takes 1st place on comeback stage 2010/12/10, Source,
Girl group T-ara [Core Contents Media]
Girl group T-ara won the top prize on this week's Mnet music show "M! CountDown" on Thursday.
The girls, who made a comeback to the local music scene for the first time in almost a year, took first place with title track "YAYAYA" from their second mini-album titled "Vol.2 Temptastic" released December 1,...More
Release date of T-ara's new album pulled up to Dec 1 2010/11/30, Source,
Album jacket of T-ara's second mini-album [Core Contents Media]
The release date for girl group T-ara's new album has been changed again, pulled up to tomorrow instead of December 3, their agency Core Contents Media said through a press release on Tuesday.
The date had originally been set for November 29 but Core Contents had revised the date last week,...More
T-ara album release date delayed to December 3 2010/11/25, Source, T-ara album jacket for second mini-album [Core Contents Media]
The release date for girl group T-ara's new album has been pushed back to December 3, according to their agency Core Contents Media on Thursday.
A press release by Core Contents stated that the album will go on sale in early December instead of the original date which had been set for November 29,...More
T-ara to make comeback next month with 2nd mini-album 2010/11/22, Source,
Korean girl group T-ara [Core Contents Media]
Korean female idols T-ara will make a comeback to the local music scene with their second mini-album next month.
Core Contents Media announced through a press release on Monday that they will reveal the group's title track and music video for the song whose title is translated into "Why Are You Like That", on Mnet and popular video portal site GomTV tomorrow,...More
Female Stars Boasting Their Natural Beauty 2010/09/16, Source, These days, girl groups are duking it out in terms of how beautiful their natural, bare faces are. Whereas before, netizens would have to go digging around for makeup-free shots of their favorite fema,...More
[PREVIEW] SBS TV series "My Girlfriend Is Gumiho" (1) 2010/08/05, Source, What to expect from, or worry about, Lee Seung-gi, Shin Min-a and the Hong sisters
Korean actors Lee Seung-gi (left) and Shin Min-a at the press conference for their upcoming TV series "My Girlfriend Is Gumiho" held at SBS headquarters in Seoul, South Korea on August 4, 2010. [photographed by Chae Ki-won/10Asia]
Press conference for SBS TV series "My Girlfriend Is Gumiho"
'The Hong Sisters' are back. They joined hands with Lee Seung-gi, the so-called 'man of 100 percent viewership rating' while Shin Min-a, who is 'not just a coffee' [as she is described in her recent TV commercial for coffee] also hopped aboard. SBS TV series "My Girlfriend Is Gumiho", which premieres August 11 at 9:55 p.m. as the follow-up Wednesday/Thursday evening drama to "Bad Man", is neither a historical epic nor a blockbuster drama with a production budget of over,...More
T-ara to become 7-member group 2010/07/16, Source,
Newcomer Hwa-young and original member Jiyeon of girl band T-ara [Core Contents Media]
The forewarned "big changes" for Korean girl band T-ara have been revealed: they will be adding a new member to their current six-person line-up and member Boram (Jeon Bo-ram) will become the group's new leader.
According to their agency Core Contents Media on Friday, the leader position in the group will be transferred from Eunjung (Ham Eun-jung) to Boram (Jeon Bo-ram) and a seventh member will be brought in,...More
T-ara to go through "big changes" says agency 2010/07/09, Source,
Korean pop group T-ara [Core Contents Media]
Korean girl band T-ara, who recently sparked rumors of feud among members, will soon be going though "big changes", according to their agency Core Contents Media on Friday.
Core Contents Media said in a press release that agency head Kim Kwang-soo will be releasing an official statement regarding the future activities of the group on July 23, adding that no other comments will be given before then,...More
T-ara, Choshinsung wrap up joint-concert in Japan 2010/06/04, Source,
Korean girl band T-ara promoting restaurant chain "Skylark" in Japan [Core Contents Media]
Korean pop groups T-ara and Choshinsung have successfully wrapped up their joint concert in Japan, according to a press release by their agency Core Contents Media on Friday.
The concert, held June 3 at Yokohama Britz Hall, was sponsored by local restaurant chain Skylark as part of promoting their new Korean menu. The two groups have been advertising the food chain since last March,...More
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