On March 15, an official from Kibum's agency informed enews, "Kibum gained a sale of 10 billion won worth with his cosmetics and kimchi commercials."
Because of his consistent promotions, the former U-Kiss member is very successful in Japan under the name 'Allen Kibum' since he left U-KISS in 2011.
They added, "Kibum wants to perform live in weekly music programs and promote albums in Japan to gain more skills in music after he left the group. He's been avoiding press until he is ready to be a solo singer."
THe official also revealed, "He has plans to return to Korea and he will release hist first solo album 'Longing' in April as Allen Kibum."