Showing posts with label japan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label japan. Show all posts
Sunday, November 23, 2014

T.O.P's movie 'Tazza 2' to be released in Japan



'Tazza 2: The Hidden Card' featuring BIG BANG's T.O.P and actress Shin Se-Kyung is going to premiere in Japan in 2015.

'Tazza 2: The Hidden Card' was first released in Korea in September this year. Its story revolves around the world of gambling. T.O.P played the role of a gambler named 'Ham Dae-gil' who reunited with his first love 'Heo Mi-Na' inside the gambling industry.

Tazza 2 will be seen in Japan on January 23, 2015.

Watch the trailer below:


written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: avex pictures
Saturday, November 8, 2014

Which kpop group draws most Japanese fans to their concerts in 2014?


According to the recent survey of Nikkei, a Japanese monthly magazine, on TOP 50 artists with the most concert fans, Big Bang took the second spot with about 920,000 fans for 29 concerts in 2014, standing behind Japanese rock band EXILE TRIBE with 1.05 million fans and even beat Arashi at number 3.

Statistics showed that there were bout 32,000 fans came to each Big Bang concert. Member Daesung, who promoted in Japan under the name of “D-Lite” attracted about 170,000 fans to 15 concerts. If combining both Big Bang and Daesung's promotions and concerts in Japan, Big Bang has drawn about 1.1 million fans, which is a really impressive figure.

Other Kpop artists made into the lists are TVXQ, EXO, Girls’ Generation and SHINee.

Jenny@dkpopnews
Saturday, October 11, 2014

Kim Hyungjoon to have concert in Japan this November



Kim Hyungjoon will be having his solo concert in Japan this November.

From November 10th to 28th, Kim Hyungjoon will be performing in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka as part of his 2014 Live Tour 'Endless Story.'

Also, he will release an album in Japan entitled 'BETTER' on November 19th.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
Thursday, October 9, 2014

Crayon Pop signs with a Japanese company


Chrome entertainment has just revealed that Crayon Pop had signed with Japanese music label Pony Canyon, aiming at a debut in Japan next year.

Pony Canyon is one of Japan’s biggest music distributors. It has collaborated with many Korean musicians such as Jang Keun Suk and B1A4 in Japan.

Crayon Pop became a phenomenon thanks to the hit “Bar Bar Bar” with its unique choreography and cute helmet. Before heading to Japan, Crayon Pop will release an EP on November 19 for domestic fans. 

Jenny@dkpopnews

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

NU'EST release album covers for Japanese debut single 'Shalala Ring'



NU'EST takes a romantic and pure concept for their jacket photos for their Japanese debut single 'Shalala Ring'.

The three album covers are released showing the members looking charismatic and angelic in their all white outfits making various group poses.

'Shalala Ring' will be released on November 5 in three editions; Limited Edition A (CD+DVD), Limited Edition B (CD+DVD) and the regular edition (CD only).

See the jacket photos below:

 Limited Edition A


 Limited Edition B


Regular Edition
Saturday, September 20, 2014

NU'EST releases teaser video for 'Shalala Ring'



NU'EST released a teaser video for their Japan debut single 'Shalala Ring.'

The five boys of NU'EST were all wearing a white apparel. 'Shalala Ring' will be released on November 5th.

Watch below:


written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: NU’EST Japan Official Youtube Channel
Sunday, September 7, 2014

JYJ's album ranks No.1 on Tower Records monthly chart.


On September 5, it was reported from C-JeS Entertainment that JYJ’s second full-length album ‘JUST US’ topped the Japan’s Tower Records monthly chart for August. 

Although the album was released in July in Korea and not officially released in Japan, it still climbed to no,1 on the weekly chart in its first week of release with 17,000 copies sold out, proving JYJ’s immense popularity in Japan.

It was also revealed that JYJ’s agency is flooded with calls from Japan inquiring about the trio’s detailed schedule for their Asia tour, but there has been no confirmation yet for any particular Japanese cities.

JYJ's Japanese fans have always been really supportive of the group. About 2,000 Japanese fans visited Korea earlier this year for Kim Jae Joong’s fan meeting. The '2014 JYJ Membership Week' launched on July 31st also drew over 4,000 fans from Japan. Kim Junsu’s musical and ballad concert held last May in Tokyo and Osaka attracted around 63,000 fans, which is a really impressive number.

JYJ kicked off their Asia tour, 'The return of the King' through Jamsil concert on August 9th, and their next stop will be in Chengdu, China on September 6th.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Saturday, August 30, 2014

GOT7 to tour around Japan




On the official website of GOT7 Japan, it was announced that the latest boy group of JYP Entertainment will be having tours around Japan.

Here are the venues and dates:

Oct. 07 (Tue) Zepp Namba, Osaka
Oct. 08 (Wed) Zepp Namba, Osaka
Oct. 09 (Thu) Zepp Fukuoka, Fukuoka
Oct. 14 (Tue) Zepp DiverCity, Tokyo
Oct. 15 (Wed) Zepp DiverCity, Tokyo
Oct. 21 (Tue) Zepp Nagoya, Nagoya
Oct. 22 (Wed) Zepp Nagoya, Nagoya
Nov. 05 (Wed) Makuhari Messe, Tokyo (TOUR FINAL)
Nov. 06 (Thu) Makuhari Messe, Tokyo (TOUR FINAL)


Also, GOT7 is set to release their debut single in Japan entitled 'Around the World' on October 22nd. 
written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE:  GOT7 Japan Website
Saturday, August 16, 2014

EXO to hold concerts in Japan



EXO will be having their concert tour in Japan from November to December in three different locations.

'EXO From EXO Planet #1 - The Lost Planet tour to Japan' will be happening at the Yoyogi National Gymnasium from November 11 to 13. It will be followed at the Osaka-jo Hall from November 18 to 20 and the last will be on December 22-24 at the Marine Messe Fukuoka.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Girl's Generation sets another record in Japan


On July 23rd, Girls' Generation released "The best", a compilation album containing 18 hit songs, including "Genie", "Gee", "Mr. Taxi", Japanese version of "Mr Mr", brand new ballad “Indestructible” ..., and it debuted at #1 on both Oricon Daily Album Chart and Weekly Chart.

It is the third time Girl's Generation has topped the Japanese chart following "Girls' Generation" in 2011 and "Love & Peace" in 2013. With this result, Girls' Generation became the only Asian girl group that made three consecutive #1 debuts on Oricon Chart.

Meanwhile, Girls' Generation's new album advertisement will be posted on billboards at Ginza, Shinjuku, Ikebukuor, O-otemachi, Akihabara, Rotbbongi, Ebis, and Yurakcho areas of Tokyo until August 3rd.

Jenny@dkpopnews
Saturday, July 19, 2014

Tickets of Hongki's musical in Japan sold out


On July 18, Hongki's management agency FNC Entertainment revealed, “The opening show of Lee Hong Ki's musical "Vampire" in Japan sold out of its ticket”, proving his huge popularity in Japan.

Lee Hong Ki is back with ‘Vampire’ as the Dracula after 5 years absent from musical stage. He was revealed to be well-prepared to show off his upgraded acting skills.

The musical will premiere in Tokyo Orchard hall, Japan from August 10th to 12th and from 19th to 20th with a total 7 performances.

Jenny@dkpopnews
Saturday, July 12, 2014

FT Island's Lee Hongki's schedule for musical 'Vampire'



Upcoming musical entitled 'Vampire' is set to premiere in August.

FT Island's Lee Hongki will play as Count Dracula. He is scheduled to perform on August 10, 11, 12, 19 and 20.  

Catch 'Vampire' at Bunkamura Orchard Hall in Japan from August 10th to August 27th.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
Sunday, June 22, 2014

Kim Hyunjoong comes back in Japan with 'Hot Sun' & a fan meeting



Kim Hyunjoong's comeback in Japan was a success. 

On June 17th, he had a special fan meeting in Osaka, Tokyo and Nagoya where he met approximately 20, 000 fans. 

On the next day, he released his 4th Japanese single 'Hot Sun.' Immediately after its release, 'Hot Sun' landed first on 'Oricon Daily Chart' and TV show 'Music Station.'

Congratulations!

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: OSEN
Saturday, May 31, 2014

Big Bang’s Taeyang to have a solo concert in Japan in August



Big Bang’s Taeyang will be having his solo tour in Japan.

According to YG Entertainment, Taeyang will have his solo tour in Japan entitled 'SOL JAPAN TOUR 2014' starting August 12.

But before that, Taeyang will release its Japanese album, 'RISE,' digitally on June 2nd. It has nine tracks including his title song 'Eyes, Nose, Lips'. 

1. Intro (RISE)
2. Eyes, Nose, Lips (Title Track)
3. 1AM
4. Stay With Me
5. Body
6. Ringa Linga
7. This is Not
8. Let Go
9. Love You to Death

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: OSEN

FT Island's songs from album 'New Page' top Japan music charts



FT Island's 4th Japanese album 'New Page' was well-received by its Japanese fans.

On May 28th, it was reported that its title song 'Be Free' moved from 1st and 3rd place on largest music charts. Four other songs were included in the top 10. But all in all, nine songs were in the top 30. 

'New Page' has 13 songs including own compositions of some members. 'Find the Way' and 'Last Love Song' is composed by Jonghoon, 'Morning Coffee' (Jaejin), and 'On My Way' and 'Born To Be A Rock’n Roller' (Hongki).

Congratulations! Well-deserved.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: OSEN
Friday, May 23, 2014

Japanese fans make a "Lee Min Ho street" to celebrate his 8th anniversary


Actor Lee Min Ho, a hallyu star thanks to the popularity of ‘Boys Over Flowers’ and ‘The Heirs’ has just received a wonderful gift from Japanese fans.

Lee Min Ho's images were decorated and appeared everywhere on the street around Shinjuku, Japan. His face can be seen from Shin Okubo station, streetlamp, poster, to electronic display, showing the video of him. It was revealed that Lee Min Ho’s fan club ‘Minho’s Japan’ came up with this idea to celebrate his 8th anniversary since debut. This street easily got popular as many fans and walkers came here to visit and take pictures.

After hearing about this, Lee Min Ho shared, “I feel really thankful to fans. I will do my best to repay their love"

Jenny@dkpopnews
Saturday, May 10, 2014

F.T Island release director's cut of new Japanese track, 'Be free'


On May 08, F.T Island released their director's cut version of the new Japanese album through warnermusicjapan.

F.T Island is back with a chic and dark concept. The album titled ‘New Page’ will be the group’s 4th studio album in Japan and it will be released on May 28.

The title track ‘Be Free’ was out with the director’s cut edition:


Saturday, April 5, 2014

BEAST ends Japan tour victoriously



BEAST wrapped up their four-month Japan tour for 2014.

On April 3rd, BEAST held the last show for their 'BEAST Japan Tour 2014' which started in January. The approximately 3,600 live fans and the thousands viewers, who watched it live at 65 different movie theaters, witnessed their performances.

BEAST opened the show with a song entitled 'SPECIAL' with its new arrangement. 'Shock,' 'Fiction,' and and 'Shadow' were the succeeding performances. They also had solo and duo performances. Jang Hyun Seung sang 'Play Girl,' one of his solo songs; Lee Gi Kwang chose to perform Justin Bieber's 'BOYFRIEND'; Yang Yo Seop captured their Japanese fans with a local song number called 'ANOTHER ORION'; Son Dong Woon played piano while singing 'EVERYTHING'; and Yoon Du Jun and Yong Jun Hyung sang together the 'I AM A MAN.'

During the concert, it was announced that BEAST is set to release a new single in May. Also, BEAST will be the host of an entertainment show called 'Show Time - Burning the BEAST.'

'BEAST Japan Tour 2014' had twelve shows in Aichi, Sapporo, Fukuoka, Osaka, Hiroshima, and Tokyo.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.com
SOURCE: Star News
Saturday, March 8, 2014

B.A.P to release 'No Mercy' in Japan in April



B.A.P is set to release 'No Mercy' in Japan as their 3rd single.

A video preview was uploaded on B.A.P's Japan's official YouTube channel. It features their tracks such as 'No Mercy,' 'Hurricane,' and 'Dancing in the Rain.' It will be released on April 2nd.

Also, B.A.P will hold numerous promotions in Osaka on April 4th, Nagoya on the 5th and Tokyo on the 6th. Simultaneously, they will also hold their upcoming concert tour, 'Live on Earth 2014.' It will be happening in the United States, Europe and Asia.

Watch below:


written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Osen
Sunday, March 2, 2014

CNBLUE, can't be stopped anymore



As their album's title, CNBLUE's fame can't be stopped anymore.

According to their agency, "CNBLUE's new album, 'Can't Stop', is getting so much attentions and reactions from Taiwan and South America." In Taiwan's 'FIVE MUSIC' chart, 'Can't Stop' got a 10.17% sales rate which put them to 1st rank on its weekly chart. The album also debuted #1 on the weekly charts of Japan and Korea. In the western side, America's Billboard featured CNBLUE's comeback.

'Can't Stop' showcases the song writing skill of the CNBLUE members.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News















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