K-ENTERTAINMENT K-TRENDS 

This Show Left The Most Impact on South Koreans

“Searching for Separated Families” is a heartfelt and emotionally charged television show produced by the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS). The program is dedicated to reuniting families who have been separated due Korean War that occurred in the 50s. With its powerful storytelling and compassionate approach, the show has become a beacon of hope, restoring lost connections and bringing joy to countless lives. Background:“Searching for Separated Families” (이산가족을 찾습니다) first premiered on KBS in 1983, with the primary objective of helping South Korean families torn apart by the Korean War (1950-1953)…

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SUPER JUNIOR Coming Back to Manila for A Fan Party

Seven months after the successful SUPER SHOW 9 last December 2022, SUPER JUNIOR will return to Manila on Friday, July 21 at the Araneta Coliseum for their FAN PARTY IN MANILA with Filipino E.L.F.s. Some fans may wonder what’s a “fan party” and think of it as a simple fan meeting, but that’s not the case. SUPER JUNIOR has created this fan party for E.L.F.s to enjoy a concert party in a more intimate and relaxed atmosphere. The Kings of Hallyu who are dedicated to their performances, have prepared an exciting line-up with over 10 amazing…

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T.O.P on Squid Game All Thanks to Lee Jung Jae? Dispatch Says

Lee Jung Jae and T.O.P are known for being friends, they’ve built a friendship based on common hobbies. They even went to the Hong Kong Art Fair together and had wine at Lim Se-ryung’s restaurant. In 2014, the secret dating spot of Actor Lee Jung-Jae and Lim Se-ryung was T.O.P’s house in Hannam-dong. The two of them had a couple’s gathering in the luxurious villa of the tower. As his senior, Lee Jung Jae took the initiative to find a role for his junior. In the past, Lee Jung Jae once…

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K-ENTERTAINMENT K-LIFESTYLE 

Goodbye Gugudan: Reflecting on their Journey

It was a sad day for K-Pop fans as we bid farewell to the girl group Gugudan. The group was formed in 2016 by Jellyfish Entertainment, the same agency that brought us boy group VIXX and iconic soloists such as Park Hyo Shin and Seo In Guk. Despite high expectations, Gugudan struggled to make a significant impact in the oversaturated K-Pop industry. That being said, the group did have its moments of glory, including their debut track “Wonderland” which garnered attention for its unique concept and the members’ impressive vocals.…

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K-LIFESTYLE NEWS 

S.Koreans Are Now A Year or Two Younger Using Int’l Age System

On Wednesday, South Koreans experienced a decrease in their age by a year or two as new laws mandating the use of the international method of counting age came into effect, replacing the country’s traditional method. Under the traditional age system commonly followed in Korean daily life, individuals are considered to be one year old at birth, and an additional year is added on each January 1st. Since the early 1960s, Korea has adopted the international standard of calculating age from zero at birth and adding a year on each…

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K-Netz Want Song Ji Hyo Out of Running Man

The public opinion surrounding actress Song Ji Hyo is raising concerns. Criticisms have emerged suggesting that her presence on the long-running SBS variety show ‘Running Man‘ is virtually indistinguishable from being merely a decorative item.  Since being part of ‘Running Man’ since July 2010, Song Ji Hyo has held her position for an impressive 13 years. But her presence was on the June 25th episode, Song Ji Hyo participated in solving quizzes, tasting Kongguks, and engaging in a warm-up basketball match with the other members. However, her performance in that…

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iKON Brings TAKE OFF World Tour to Manila

Brace for impact as iKON lands back in the Philippines to bring their massive world tour, the 2023 iKON WORLD TOUR TAKE OFF IN MANILA this August at the Araneta Coliseum! Since their inception in 2015, iKON is known as a powerhouse group that gave life to hit songs such as “Love Scenario” and “Killing Me” among others. Over the span of their career, they have released 18 singles, 4 studio albums, and 4 extended plays. This and their wide discography speak so much of the members’ talents – bringing hits that topped…

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K-ENTERTAINMENT K-LIFESTYLE 

Embracing Authenticity: Jo Kwon’s Empowering Drag Shows

In the world of K-pop, where gender roles and norms are often strictly defined, one individual dared to challenge the status quo and make a powerful statement. Jo Kwon, a member of the popular South Korean boy band 2AM, rose to prominence not only for his musical talents but also for his groundbreaking drag performances. Through his drag shows, Jo Kwon shattered the confines of toxic masculinity and sparked conversations about gender identity and expression. Back in 2020 with their interview with Newsis, Jo Kwon, expressed his self-identification as genderless,…

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Seo In-guk to hold Manila fan meeting in August

The South Korean Superstar that we loved on hit Korean Drama series like Doom at Your Service (2021), Reply 1997 (2012), The Smile Has Left Your Eyes (2018), Shopaholic Louis (2016), and Cafe Minamdang (2022) is coming to Manila for an exclusive Fan Meeting! That is right, friends! The very versatile South Korean actor, singer, and director Seo In-guk is ready to meet you all this coming August 12, 2023 for his first-ever grand Fan Meet in Southeast Asia. This event will take place at the New Frontier Theater at 6pm and is powered by EPIC Events, the same promoter that gave us the wonderful Clark Aurora…

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10 Underrated K-Dramas You Shouldn’t Miss

From heartwarming romance to gripping thriller, K-Dramas have it all. But how to find the right one for you? Well, not every great show is a hit, and not every popular show is to everybody’s liking. That’s where the underrated K-Dramas come in. These hidden gems have immense potential in terms of emotional, intellectual, and entertainment value. So, if you are in the mood for something different and challenging, grab some popcorn, dim the lights, and indulge in the world of underrated K-Dramas. Signal (2016) Combining elements of crime thriller,…

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