K-pop

Korean boy band bumped from Japan’s most popular music program over A-bomb T-shirt

Appearance on TV show was still being promoted up to one day before scheduled performance.

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Korean pop star wears T-shirt commemorating Hiroshima atomic bombing, draws criticism in Japan

Photo surfaces following overseas concert by BTS as band continues to gain international popularity.

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These Thai schoolkids’ low-budget covers of K-pop music videos are even better than the originals

With their talent, these young girls could be the next pop sensation!

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There’s no doubt as to which gender the group is trying to attract.

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From pop culture to fashion, rise of South Korea sees a marked influence on Japanese teenagers

Are we seeing the start of a new cultural evolution in Japan?

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South Korea’s “Idol School” proves Korean idols are more than just pretty faces【Pics & Vids】

Just how much reality behind South Korea’s idol industry is revealed in this show?

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Piko Taro appears in new music video for “I Luv It” by South Korean superstar Psy【Video】

The viral hit makers from Japan and South Korea get together to show us their awesome new dance moves.

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South Korean idol group stands out with “no cosmetic surgery” rule for its members 【Video】

Cosmetic surgery is the norm in the K-pop world, but not for these four vocalists.

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This week’s sexiest GIF award goes to Chinese pop idol Cheng Xiao.

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Taekwondo team shows off their moves in more ways than one【Video】

Is this a martial arts demonstration or dance off? You decide!
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Idolmaster Korean drama finalists appear in two music videos ahead of final round of cuts 【Video】

Looks like fans and judges are going to have a tough time deciding who to keep and who to let go.

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Korean girls group channels inner Sailor Senshi for the perfect moon-powered photo

They’re definitely working the moon prism power.

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Korean music video is jam-packed with leg shots, suddenly has Japan’s undivided attention【Video】

If you’re more a leg kind of guy or gal, you’ll definitely want to check out Stellar’s “Sting” music video.

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Lingerie-wearing Korean drummer covers Guns N’ Roses, Internet falls in love【Video】

South Korean native A-yeon has gained quite the following with her enthusiastic drumming, youthful good looks, and sexy outfit.

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Oppa has oppai! Psy performs a girl idol group dance number, perfected with rocket boobs 【Video】

“Gangnam Style” singer Psy never fails to turn heads, and he’s back to wow the crowd with a sexy dance, spiced up with a sizzling surprise.

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K-Pop group Oh My Girl mistaken for sex workers, detained at LA airport

OMG, indeed.

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EXO calls on the Force in their new Star Wars tie-in single【Video】

With just over a month until Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits theaters, Star Wars fever has taken the world by storm, and Korea is no exception! K-pop group EXO has recorded a tie-in single, named “Lightsaber”,  for the Korean release of the film, and a music video for the song was released on YouTube earlier this week. As you may expect, it quickly went viral, reaching almost two million views in the last few days.

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Burger restaurant The Burgers Tokyo collaborates with Korean group Big Bang for limited-time menu

Are you a Big Bang fan living in Tokyo who positively can’t wait to see your five favorite singers take to the stage in less than a week? Then perhaps the following deal will help you let out a little excitement before then!

For 10 days between the period of November 9-18, The Burgers Tokyo, a burger and sandwich restaurant located at Tokyo Dome City, will be offering a special collaboration menu with K-Pop mega-group Big Bang. The limited-time menu ties in with promotions for the group’s ongoing MADE 2015-16 World Tour, which kicks off in Japan this Thursday.

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“Gangnam Style” to be immortalized with enormous “horsey hands” statue

“Gangnam Style”, the absolute mega-hit of 2012, came pretty much out of nowhere. The song was popular not only in its home country of South Korea, but all over the world, going on to become the most watched video on YouTube ever. Psy, the artist of this masterpiece, traveled all over the world to show the gathering masses his weird, but very iconic “horsey” dance.

And now, to immortalize this historic achievement, South Korea’s Gangnam district is proposing a grand addition: a gigantic monument positioned in the horsey hands pose.

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CL from 2ne1 outshined by mystery guest appearance in recent Instragram photo

Since their debut in 2009, 2ne1 has been an unstoppable force on the Korean pop music scene. Not only have the members found phenomenal success as a group, but three out of 2ne1’s four members have gone on to have active solo careers as well.

For vocalist CL, 2015 has been an especially busy year, and just last week Rolling Stone named her “One of 10 people you need to know”. But despite this, in a recent photo taken of her and someone else, for some reason CL wasn’t the one getting all of the attention.

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