Hallyu In Danger?: Why Cultural Insensitivity May Kill The Hallyu Wave

In a recent story about the Hallyu Wave potentially being at risk, one fan’s comment really sparked all kinds of ideas for me. “Hallyu is one sided. Korea is only focused on exporting content to Japan with no interest in importing Japanese content. This can foster negative sentiment in Japan.” Until the moment I read that comment, the idea that the Hallyu Wave doesn’t allow … Continue reading Hallyu In Danger?: Why Cultural Insensitivity May Kill The Hallyu Wave

[Almost] Daily Feels: Netizens Get Pissy Because Hangeng Left SM to Support His Family…Nothing New There

Former Super Junior/Super Junior M leader, Hangeng, recently did an interview with a Chinese music program where he broke down the real reason he left Super Junior, and SM Entertainment. To no one’s surprise it was that SM wasn’t paying him properly: “The most important thing to me was making money so my parents could live comfortably, and that was also the greatest motive…I was … Continue reading [Almost] Daily Feels: Netizens Get Pissy Because Hangeng Left SM to Support His Family…Nothing New There

K-Idol Worship: Huh Gak to Get Married, Kara Sheds Tears, Jaejoong & Jaejin Join Instagram, and More

*  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * September 2 G-Dragon, Dae Sung, and Seung Ri are spotted filming for Running Man. Papa YG released this statement: … Continue reading K-Idol Worship: Huh Gak to Get Married, Kara Sheds Tears, Jaejoong & Jaejin Join Instagram, and More

EXO Is Making a Comeback, I Can Hear The Fan Girls Screaming

No, you’re eyes are not playing tricks on you! Instiz has dropped two teaser pics via there Twitter account of both EXO-M, and EXO K. Using my very basic understanding of Korean, I’ve read that the group will be dropping a teaser for their first album, “XOXO (Hugs & Kisses)” on the 17th. Good Lord! I can hear fan girls across the world screaming their … Continue reading EXO Is Making a Comeback, I Can Hear The Fan Girls Screaming

Want a Good Laugh? Listen to EXO’s ‘Leaked’ Comeback Song, “Wolf”

First…just listen. Oh dear lord, say it ain’t so. I don’t know WTF this is, but just say it ain’t so! This song has surfaced on the web, and its being said that it is the comeback song for SM rookie group, EXO. This has to be the worst thing ever. If this is what EXO is going to promote…I know the album will be … Continue reading Want a Good Laugh? Listen to EXO’s ‘Leaked’ Comeback Song, “Wolf”

Super Junior M Has Returned with “Break Down” MV

SuJu M has dropped their long awaited MV for comeback song, “Break Down.” The video doesn’t skimp out on the dub step, and the sexy stares, but it is missing major Siwon during the dance scenes. So? What did you think of the new vid? Share opinions in the comments of send me your thought on Twitter, @Asia_247. Continue reading Super Junior M Has Returned with “Break Down” MV

Get Your Votes In for the 2012 MAMAs

The 2012 MAMAs (MNet Asia Music Awards) will take place on November 30th at 7pm KST in Hong Kong!!! Voting is now open for international fans on the MNet official website. This year we have a while bunch of nominees to pick from for the ‘Song of the Year’ award as well as ‘Artist of the Year’ award. Check out all the nominees, and categories below, and be … Continue reading Get Your Votes In for the 2012 MAMAs

Big Bang’s Seung Ri is Wrapped Up in Scandals

In the last two weeks Big Bang maknae, Seung Ri, has had his fill of scandals. Last week it was a sex scandal now he is wrapped up in a relationship rumor with a Japanese model. Here is a break down: Sex Scandal   On Friday September 14th (Japan) a tabloid published pictures of a man who looks like Seung Ri sleeping with the title: “Famous … Continue reading Big Bang’s Seung Ri is Wrapped Up in Scandals