[News] Actor Yoon Sang Hyun To Release Album In Japan

Actor Yoon Sang-hyeon plans to release an album in Japan next year, according to his agency MGB Entertainment on Tuesday.

MGB announced through a press release today that Yoon's first full-length Japanese album, including a photo book of the actor, will go on sale in the country on February 16.

Yoon will promote the album through a hand shaking event with fans in Tokyo and Osaka during the immediate weekend.

He will also hold fan meetings and small-scale live concerts the following weekend -- in Tokyo on February 25 and in Osaka two days later.

Yoon had already launched a singing career in Japan, having released single albums "Saigo No Ame (The Last Rain)" and "Chikai (Oath)" in April and June of this year, respectively. "Saigo No Ame" reached No.11 on Oricon chart on the day of its release.

Yoon, 38, debuted with SBS drama "To Marry a Millionaire" (2005) and rose to stardom through hit MBC series "My Wife is a Superwoman" (2009), and SBS "My Fair Lady" (2009).

He is set to appear on the cover of an NHK lecture book for Korean language class which will be released on December 18.

Yoon is currently playing the role of singer Oscar in the ongoing SBS series "Secret Garden" alongside actors Hyeon Bin, Ha Ji-won and Kim Sa-rang.