Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Super Junior’s Kyuhyun & f(x)’s Luna to join ‘Immortal Song 2′ + SNSD a possibility

Super Junior’s Kyuhyun and f(x)’s Luna will be joining KBS’s idol music show, ‘Immortal Song 2‘!

On June 29th, representatives confirmed that these SM labelmates will be joining the new corner thanks to their outstanding vocal abilities, which have already been widely recognized by the public. Representatives also hinted at the possibility of SNSD members joining in later as well!

The representatives stated, “In time with SNSD’s Korean comeback in September, members with good vocal talent will have a possibility of joining the show.”

From the get-go, the program has allowed idols to freely leave and rejoin as they wish, in consideration of their promotional activities, so the possibility shouldn’t be too much of a stretch.

Source + Photos: Sports Chosun

Girl’s Day releases concept photos for their first mini album!

Five-member girl group, Girl’s Day has released the concept photos for their first mini-album, entitled “Everyday“!

In the photo that was released, the girls are seen dressed in wedding dresses that give off a divine aura, which is further enhanced by the cute and innocent looks of the girls themselves.

“Their first mini-album’s concept contains the images of five different brides, each with different charms and appeals,” said their entertainment company, DreamTea Entertainment. They also stated, “We tried to express a fluffy personality that you can’t help but squeeze.”

The title track, also titled “Everyday” was composed by Nam Gi Sang, who also was the creator of Girl’s Day’s last hit single, “Twinkle Twinkle“.

Source: TVReport via Nate
Tip: Achel

SNSD Hello Baby, ep.14

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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

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Yesung’s amusing dance on ‘Come To Play’

On June 27th, K-pop performers such as TVXQ’s Changmin, Super Junior’s Lee Teuk, Eunhyuk, Shindong and Yesung along with SNSD’s Yuri, Tiffany, Sooyoung and Hyoyeon, f(x)’s Sulli and Krystal starred in the special episode of MBC’s entertainment program ‘Come To Play‘.

During the ‘Closet Talent Show‘ segment of the episode, cast members were divided into gender specific groups and held a dance battle against each other. Eunhyuk and Hyoyeon mastered the famous signature move of Michael Jackson (moon walk) leaving everyone amazed.

Soon after, Shindong, Tiffany, Sulli, and Krystal continued on with the battle. However, the best dance was saved for last, which featured Super Junior’s quirky cutie, Yesung.

Yesung’s unidentifiable but energetic dance couldn’t be described in words and his antics left everyone in the crowd bursting in laughter.

Watch as Yesung both terrify and amaze at the same time with his unique dance below!

Source & Photo: Nate

f(x)’s Sulli and A Pink’s Yukyung are classmates

f(x)’s Sulli and A Pink’s Yukyung have been revealed to be high school classmates!

The two ‘94er girls both attend Seoul Arts High School, which is also the school of miss A’s Suzy, Girls’ Day’s Hyeri, and even groupmates A Pink’s Na Eun and Namjoo. The special thing about these two is that they are in the same homeroom class, as well as the same performing arts and acting department.

Sulli has been attending this school for a while now while Yukyung transferred in more recently.

Meanwhile, the two are also meeting a lot on stage as both of their groups are promoting at the moment.

Source + Photos: Newsen via Nate

IU’s “Good Day” expected to be a hit in Japan

IU’s 3 octave song, “Good Day” is expected to be a hit in Japan.

SBS’sFighting Japan! Seoul – Osaka Music of Heart‘ (hosted by IU, Sulli, Lee Hong Ki, and Lee KiKwang), aired earlier today on June 27th, where IU performed her hit song, “Good Day“.

IU has yet to officially start her career activities in Japan; instead she had just performed in different shows in Japan from time to time. However, despite the limited special activities she had participated in, many fans gathered at the Kyocera Osaka Dome to see her perform proving it to be highly likely that her 3 octave high song will work in in Japan as it did in Korea.

Meanwhile, TVXQ, 2PM, 4minute, 2NE1, IU, MBLAQ, U-KISS, FT Island, B2ST, f(x), T-ara, and Rainbow also performed at ‘Music of Heart’.

Source & Photo: Newsen

2PM’s Chansung reveals his ideal woman type

During a recent TV broadcast, 2PM’s maknae Chansung made a confession that his ideal woman was “someone who can speak well“.

This week’s episode of KBS’s “The Citizens’ Talk Show Hello” held the concept titled “20s! Pop the Youth“, where the shared stories and complaints of the night were focused on young adults in their 20s.

On the show, MC Shin Dong Yup introduced a case of a young female who is often mistaken as a foreigner for her intense makeup and bold fashion style.

The female guest shared that whenever she stands as a pedestrian, commuters on the bus stare right at her as if she was some sort of animal, causing her to feel uncomfortable. She also finds it upsetting when she can hear people talk about her looks behind her back.

In response, guest stars Chansung and Junsu of 2PM expressed that they wouldn’t mind if their girlfriend or friend dressed up like her, as long as the style matches them well.

Out of curiosity, when MC Shin Dong Yup asked what Chansung’s ideal woman was, Chansung answered, “I like girls who are excellent speakers.”

To this, Shin Dong Yup jokingly replied, “That’s only because you’re in your 20s. Later on when you’ve lived a bit more, you’ll realize that those who don’t nag are the best type of women.”

Source: BNT News via Daum Media

Wonder Girls to perform at the closing ceremony for the Special Olympics in Athens

The Wonder Girls have been invited to represent Korea at the 2011 Special Olympics closing ceremony in Athens!

A representative of JYP Entertainment revealed, “The Wonder Girls have been invited to attend the closing ceremony of the Special Olympics in Athens, Greece on July 4th. They’ll be heading off on June 30th to embark on a congratulatory performance as Korea’s representatives, in addition to performing at the closing ceremony.” “

The Wonder Girls will be performing their hit tracks, “Tell Me” and “Nobody“. For their closing ceremony, they’ll be expressing the beauty of Korea with a performance of “Arirang“.

The girls said, “We’re both grateful and happy that we can be a part of such a meaningful event. We hope that people will feel joy with our songs and feel closer to Korea with our ‘Arirang’. We will do our best to present the best stage possible.”

After their performances in Athens, the girls will be returning to the States to prepare for their album.

cr: allkpop

Only SISTAR’s Hyorin to continue as part of original “Immortal Song 2″ line-up in July

It was recently announced that KBS 2TV’s “Immortal Song 2″ will be making a drastic cast change at the end of July.

On June 28th, a representative from the show confirmed, “We are planning on making new changes to the idol singer line-up in July.”

The program’s current line-up consists of SISTAR’s Hyorin2AM’s Changmin, 2PM’s Junsu, F.T Island’s Lee Hong Ki, MBLAQ’s G.O, and SECRET’s Ji Eun. This particular cast will have their last recording for the show on July 4th.

Unfortunately, the only member from the original cast who’ll to continue participate in the program will be Hyorin.

As for replacements, it’s rumored that the producers are discussing adding new idol singers, such as Super Junior’s Kyuhyun.

“There are a lot of idol singers who have excellent singing talent. We will continue to expose these hidden ‘Luxury Idols’ to the viewers,” said the representative.

Source: Star News via Nate

SHINee places 2nd on Oricon weekly chart, breaks Super Junior’s record

SHINee has successfully debuted in Japan, placing 2nd on the Oricon Weekly Single Chart with their debut single.

SHINee debuted in Japan on June 22nd with their single, “Replay -君は僕の
Everything”. In the first week of it’s release, it sold more than 91,000 copies placing them 2nd on the July 4th Oricon weekly single chart. With this result, they surpassed sales records set by all other Korean groups who debuted in their first week including Super Junior’sBONAMANA” previous record of 59,000 copies.

Additionally, their placing of 2nd with a debuting single has tied them with other Korean artists that weekly debuted at 2nd in Japan: B2ST’s “Shock” (3/28), MBLAQ’s “Your Luv” (5/16), and Super Junior’s “BONAMANA” (6/20).

SHINee is set to participate in “SHINee Japan Debut Premium Reception Tour”, which will take them all around Japan, starting from Fukuoka on 7/22, and continuing on to Kobe on 7/23, Tokyo back-to-back on 7/27 and 7/28, Sapporo on 8/8, and ending at Nagoya on 8/11. SHINee plans to get closer to their fans in Japan through this tour.
In related news, SHINee also attended and performed at MTV Music Video Award Japan’ (VMAJ) on 6/25 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba City.

Source + Photo: Oricon

2PM, Kim Hyun Joong, and 2NE1 are compared and graded on their comebacks

The summer season has just begun, yet there are already huge comebacks attracting many fans with new music, hot styles, and energetic performances. The biggest names at the moment are 2PM, Kim Hyun Joong, and 2NE1.

They’re currently being called the “BIG 3″ and were rated by Nate News in five categories including: catchiness, style, transformation, live performances, and response from the audience. Each artist(s) could get at most five stars for each category. Check out their scores and reviews below!
1. Catchiness – 2PM > 2NE1 > Kim Hyun Joong

2PM (4 Stars): 2PM has returned with their highly anticipated album after 8 months. Their title song is “Hands Up”. With a strong beat and refreshing melody, it makes for some great club music. Seemingly aimed for clubs, the song’s catchiness is definitely the best out of the 3. The simple notes and repetitive lyrics of the chorus, which goes “Put your hands up, put your hands up, put p-p-p-put,” get stuck in your head after listening to it just once. The song never loses its stylish electronic sound.

2NE1 (3 Stars): 2NE1 has returned after 9 months with the title song “I Am the Best” from their single album. They created a unique song by combining various sounds and styles such as electronic, hip hop, and reggae. However, the melody isn’t that striking. They just make you remember the title by repeating “I am the best” four times during the chorus.

Kim Hyun Joong (3 Stars): Kim Hyun Joong has released his first solo album since his debut in the music industry. The title song is entitled “Break Down”. He created a strong sound using an E-brass and synthesizer. It’s a step away from being really addictive because it was created with only the performance in mind. The melody line is not difficult, but there is no point. In other words, the song is more for being seen than for being sung along or danced to.
2. Style – 2NE1 > 2PM > Kim Hyun Joong

2NE1 (4 Stars): You can’t tear your eyes away from them. Their hair is overwhelming. Sandara has her hair up like a comic character and Minzy is attention-grabbing with her gray hair. They wear leather vests and jackets with various patterns, prints, and studs that are matched with leggings. It’s worth seeing their chain-styled necklaces. However, one star was taken off because the style is far from the popular trend.

2PM (3 Stars): It’s fun to see them because this style is very different from their previous ones. Rather than wearing matching, uniformed outfits, they’re all dressed according to their individual personalities. They do this by wearing different jackets, like a red leather one, a denim one, and one with patches on it. It is even more fun because the LED lighting turns on when Taecyeon and Wooyoung are on the stage. However, it is a bit disappointing because there isn’t anything radical about their look.

Kim Hyun Joong (3 Stars): His concept highlights his masculine attractiveness. The clothes are generally good, but the detailing falls short. His strengths are the leather short-sleeved tops and pants. His pants are detailed with liquor designs and his top slightly reveals his chest. He also has the Mohican hairstyle and wears sunglasses. However, he wears only black from head to toe, which lacks something special. To our disappointment, it also hides the details.
3. Transformation – Kim Hyun Joong > 2PM > 2NE1

Kim Hyun Joong (4 Stars): His current concept was not what we expected. Kim Hyun Joong did a complete makeover 180 degree transformation. Although he played the innocent Ji Hoo in “Boys Over Flowers” with his soft SS501 flower boy image he has changed this perception tremendously. His new song, sound, and dances are completely manly. His beastly, strong concept is impressive, especially the part of his dance where he moves his hip and butt. He receives the highest score because he completely abandoned his pretty boy image. His mature charisma is simply great.

2PM (3 Stars): They’ve changed a bit from their standard image as “beastly idols”. Instead, they now seem like fun-loving clubbers. They’ve also rediscovered a part of their “10 Out of 10 Points” days. Instead of a unified group dance, they’ve turned to some fun and lighthearted choreography. Instead of ripping their shirts, they show that they’re enjoying themselves. They have cleverly softened the impact of this transformation by combining their past and new image into “fun-loving beastly idols”.

2NE1 (2 Stars): They’re basically showing the same image. They’ve chosen to stay as themselves instead of experimenting. “Fire,” “Clap Your Hands,” and “Can’t Nobody” have continuously portrayed their concept as tough and fun-loving girls. The lyrics for “I Am the Best” show their usual confidence and their visual appearances were always striking. However, their music, choreography, and image introduce nothing new, at it’s core it’s just basically the same thing.
4. Live Performance – 2PM > Kim Hyun Joong > 2NE1

2PM (3 Stars): Live performances are important for singers. Out of the “BIG 3,” 2PM is the most stable. Each singer is assigned to a part of the song that matches their vocal talents, so they manage to perform well live. Granted, with an easy melody line, there is no opportunity for them to showcase their singing abilities.

Kim Hyun Joong (2 Stars): Even in SS501, he wasn’t a main vocal. As a solo artist, he has revealed his limitations. He seems uneasy while singing because of his quiet voice and his weak pitch when hitting high notes. However, we gave him bonus points because he’s singing the whole song by himself.

2NE1 (2 Stars): CL’s rapping and Park Bom’s singing are decent. However, it was hard evaluating their live performances because the entire song was drowned out by the electronics and a whirring sound. It was impossible to even hear, let alone evaluate, their natural voices with all the whirring. We took off points because the song did not allow us to hear them singing live.

5. Audience Response – 2PM > Kim Hyun Joong > 2NE1

2PM (4 Stars): The stage becomes one with the audience. The members said, “I want to have fun,” creating a chance for them and the audience to do so together. During the chorus, the audience puts up their hands and sings along. 2PM goes off the stage to sing and hold their fans’ hands. The shouting and screaming was definitely the loudest
for them.

Kim Hyun Joong (3 Stars): Kim Hyun Joong knows what the audience wants. As he dances, he shows off sexy dance moves. He has many good points, such as shaking his butt and showing his muscles when he puts his hand to his chest. Whenever he does a sexy move, the audience cheers and screams a lot.

2NE1 (2 Stars): It’s hard to enjoy the performance together with the girls. For their comeback stage, they received a lot of cheers and applause. However, the performance was not meant for the audience to join in on the fun. The melody line for “I Am the Best” is totally hectic and complicated. It’s a bit hard for the fans to find a spot for them to cheer and cry out names or encouragements. So of course, it is inevitable that the response is pretty weak. Simply put, it’s a stage put on only for the 2NE1 members themselves.

Overall, Nate News rankings for the “BIG 3″ put 2PM on top with the best scores. Following them was Kim Hyun Joong and then 2NE1 in last place.

Source & Photos: Nate

KARA’s Nicole partners up with “Mango Six” for her new bakery line, “KUKI SIX”

KARA’s Nicole recently linked hands with dessert cafe, “Mango Six”, to collaborate for an enterprise with the cafe’s new product line, “KUKI SIX”.

Nicole’s “KUKI SIX” boasts a new line-up of six bakery goods, including the ‘Choco Cookie’, ‘Chocolate Chip Cookie’, ‘Coconut Cookie’, ‘Earl Grey White Choco Muffin’, ‘Orange Cream Cheese Muffin’, and the ‘Choco Brownie’.
It was reported that Nicole was directly involved with the planning and development of the recipes, as well as marketing and promotional methods for her upcoming bakery line.

As such, Nicole became the first celebrity to engage in the food service industry by providing input into a particular recipe.

Director Kang Hoon of Mango Six stated, “Using books and the internet, Nicole researched at least 100 cookie recipes. Through this, Nicole was able to carefully select a menu that suited well with Mango Six’s concept and unique taste.” It was revealed that Director Kang is actually a close friend of Nicole’s, and personally made the business proposition to the idol.

Director Kang added, “Nicole has always been interested in cookies and bakeries in general, and had always either shared baked goods with her friends or uploaded pictures onto her Twitter. At first I thought she was just at a hobbyest level, but her knowledge in cookies is actually quite profound and many find her food to be delicious, which is why I thought she had some potential in the bakery business.”
Nicole unveiled her own thoughts about creating a bakery line under her name, “I always used to make cookies just in my leisure time, but people around me always said how delicious they were and asked me to make more for them. I used to make various bakery goods during days I didn’t have a schedule, and this has now turned into an opportunity for me to continue developing my baking skills.”

Nicole will be participating in her first promotional event for her new line on July 5th, where she will be directly involved in hand-making these cookies at the Mango Six cafe in Apgujeong for customer sampling.

“KUKI SIX” is set for nationwide sale come July 5th, followed by overseas advancements into various Asian countries next year including Japan and China.


Source: Source: Kuki News via Nate, Daily News via Nate

KARA’s Hara & B2ST’s Junhyung confirmed to be in a relationship!

KARA’s Hara and B2ST’s Junhyung have been revealed to be dating!

On June 28th, Cube Entertainment announced, “They had a senior/ junior relationship until they began dating. They’ve been dating for about a month now. When Hara was going through some difficult times, Junhyung consoled her. Because of their busy schedules, they’ve only been able to go out to eat and other dating activities three times so far.”

DSP Media also announced, “They do have good feelings towards one another, but they’re still getting to know each other.  It’s only been a month so far.  Please watch over them for a bit more.”

An associate of the two revealed, “The KARA and B2ST members are all close to one another because they’ve been promoting around the same time.  They depend on and look to each other for consolation.  Ahead of their Japanese comeback, their relationship has gotten a lot deeper through support meetings.”

The two were caught confidently dating on the early morning of June 9th, the day Junhyung returned from B2ST’s Japanese concert.  After drinking coffee at a take out cafe in Kangnam, the two drove around the area before parking near Junhyung’s home. 
For an hour, the two walked around the neighborhood and around the park before settling at the ‘Sky Park’ in Sangam-dong.

Seeing the two hold hands side by side was definitely a heartwarming sight for reporters on the scene.  The two apparently used every spare moment in their schedules, as they met up again on the early morning of June 13th to walk around the back alleys of Hongdae.

What’s amazing is that they didn’t hide who they were at all.  In the car, Hara would roll down the windows and stick her head out to observe the night view.

An associate of Hara’s explained, “Innocence is Hara’s charm.  She may have begun promoting early, but she’s not affected by that at all and still manages to preserve her innocence.  Yong Junhyung probably fell in love with her pure charm.”



Source + Photos: Yonhap News via Nate, Dispatch News

2NE1 releases “I Am The Best” music video!

Blackjacks have waited a long time for this day – after an internal delay and then another minor setback, 2NE1’s “I Am The Best” music video has finally hit the internet with full force!

The quartet heated up the airwaves with the full track release earlier this week, immediately achieving an all-kill on music charts, with “#2NE1isthebest” trending on Twitter worldwide.

Directed by Seo Hyun Seung (the creative force behind “Fire”, “Try to Follow Me”, “Clap Your Hands” & “Can’t Nobody”), the MV features glammed up film sets to match the energy of the track. Considering how “I Am The Best” features heavy-hitting beats and a party vibe that would get anyone up and moving, the MV compliments the track with eye-popping film sets and wardrobe choices that will have fans and critics talking for days.

Without further ado, here’s “I Am The Best”!


cr: allkpop

Happy Together ep.182 [with TVSQ, f(x), SHINee]

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Monday, June 27, 2011

FF#3/My Mysterious Girl, ep.1

FF#3/My Mysterious Girl
Cast :         Song Ji Young a.k.a. Jiyoung
        Na Jae Hyun a.k.a. Jaehyun
        Jay Kim a.k.a. Jay
        Cho Kyu Hyun a.k.a. Kyuhyun
        Kim Jong Hyun a.k.a. Jonghyun
        Cho Ji No a.k.a. Jino
Cameo : SM artists and managers
        Kang Jae Rim a.k.a. Jaerim (Jiyoung friend)
Jonghyun POV
Aish!” desis Jonghyun begitu keluar dari ruangan managernya. Ia sudah cukup kesal karena latihannya terganggu karena panggilan ini, ditambah lagi ia mendapat kabar yang membuat kekesalannya bertambah. Dengan penuh emosi ia membuka pintu ruang latihannya hingga menimbulkan bunyi nyaring. Para member SHINee yang sedang serius latihan pun terganggu karenanya.
“Ya! Jonghyun~ah! Kenapa kau?” seru Onew dari seberang ruangan, bingung dengan perubahan sikap dongsaengnya yang tiba-tiba.
“Tidak ada apa-apa, hyung,” jawab Jonghyun sambil mengikat tali sepatunya yang lepas.
“Mana kami percaya tidak ada apa-apa jika wajahmu saja sesuram itu?” lanjut Key ikut bicara.
“Memang benar-benar tidak ada apa-apa, Key” ulang Jonghyun penuh penekanan, “Sudahlah! Ayo lanjutkan latihan.”
“Pasti manager mengatakan sesuatu kan?” tebak Minho tak mau kalah. Mendengar ini Jonghyun langsung diam terpaku. Ia bingung mau jawab apa, jadilah ia diam saja. “Hah! Tebakanku benar!” seru Minho senang.
“Memangnya manager bilang apa hyung?” tanya Taemin.
“Ah, itu…” ucap Jonghyun menggantung. Para member memperhatikannya dengan seksama, menuggu kabar yang membuat mereka semua penasaran. Biasanya Onew yang akan dipanggil oleh manager jika ada kabar mengenai apapun yang menyangkut SHINee, karena ia leadernya. Tetapi sekarang malah Jonghyun yang dipanggil, reaksinya sangat tidak biasa pula. Jadilah mereka penasaran sekali.
“Aku malas membahasnya,” kata Jonghyun membuat para member lainnya langsung lemas.
“Ya! Kenapa tidak langsung kau katakana saja?!” seru Minho kesal.
“Apa sebenarnya yang terjadi sih, hyung?” tanya Taemin.
“Kita harus memberitahu semua kabar pada semua member jika itu menyangkut SHINee. Bukankah kita sudah berjanji?” ucap Onew.
“Kau harus memberitahu kami kabar itu sekesal apapun kau, atau jangan harap akan ada JongKey dimasa depan,” ancam Key dengan muka serius. Mendengar perkataan Key, para member malah tertawa, walaupun sudah mereka tahan sekuat tenaga. Suasana yang tadinya tegang, kini mulai mencair.
“Baiklah, baiklah. Aku akan cerita,” sahut Jonghyun menyerah diserang 4 namja sekaligus. “Jadi begini, …”
Jonghyun POV end
Kyuhyun POV
“Kenapa kau senyam-senyum sendiri?” tanya Yesung bingung melihat tingkah maknaenya. Yang ditanya malah tambah melebarkan senyumnya dan tidak menjawab. Kyuhyun pergi ke kamarnya. Ia ingin bercerita pada Sungmin terlebih dahulu tentang berita besar yang baru diterimanya. “Hyung! Apa kau melihat Sungmin hyung?” tanya Kyuhyun sambil mencari-cari Sungmin.
“Tidak. Aku tidak melihatnya seharian ini,” jawab Yesung. Kyuhyun pun mencoba mencarinya ke dapur. Disana ada Eunhyuk yang sedang asyik memperhatikan Ryeowook yang sedang memasak. “Hyung, apa kalian tahu diamana Sungmin hyung?” tanya Kyuhyun lagi. “Tidak,” jawab Eunhyuk dan Ryeowook serempak.
Kecewa, Kyuhyun pun kembali ke kamarnya dan merebahkan diri di tempat tidurnya. “Sungmin hyung, cepatlah pulang. Aku ingin cerita padamu,” gumam Kyuhyun sebelum ia jatuh tertidur.
Kyuhyun POV end

FF#7/Another Face, ep.1

FF#7/Another Face
Cast :     Kim Ji Hyun a.k.a. Jihyun
                 Kim Tae Yeon a.k.a. Taeyeon
                 Kim Hyeo Yeon a.k.a. Hyeoyeon
Cameo : SNSD’s members

Jihyun POV
Waktu sudah menunjukkan 1 dini hari dan aku masih berada di gedung sekolahku, terengah-engah di tengah dancing room. Sudah hampir setengah jam aku duduk diam seperti ini, tetapi keringat ini belum juga mongering. Tapi aku harus pulang, atau aku akan kesiangan besok. Aku bangkit dan mulai mengemasi barang-barangku.
Begitu sampai di rumah, kubuka pintu rumahku sepelan mungkin. Sambil menenteng tasku yang berisi baju dan sepatu latihanku, aku memasuki rumahku sambil berjingkat-jingkat. Berusaha tidak menimbulkan sekecilpun suara.
Klontang! Kaleng kola kosong jatuh tersenggol oleh tas besarku. Pasti bekas oppaku yang pemalas. Dasar, sekarang pasti ada yang terbangun.
“Siapa itu?” gumam ibuku serak, khas suara orang baru bangun tidur. Kepalanya menyembul dari balik pintu kamarnya yang memang paling dekat dengan pintu masuk. Dia mengucek-ngucek matanya agar bisa melihat dengan jelas.
“Eh, ini aku, eomma!” jawabku gugup. Untung saat itu gelap, jadi aku bisa menyembunyikan tasku di bawah meja dengan kakiku. Bisa gawat kalau aku ketahuan bawa tas itu, pasti eomma curiga.
“Ohh,, Jihyuna,” gumamnya lagi, “bunyi apa tadi? Dan kenapa kau belum tidur jam segini?”
“Ahh, itu,, aku tiba-tiba terbangun karena haus,” ucapku mengarang-arang alasan, “saat aku mau minum, aku menyenggol kaleng soda oppa. Sudahlah, eomma tidur lagi saja. Aku juga akan tidur lagi.”
“Ung.” Eommaku pun kembali masuk ke kamarnya. Tidak lama kemudian, sudah terdengar dengkur halus dari kamar tersebut.
“Huft!” desahku lega.”Hampir saja,” gumamku sambil membuang kaleng sialan itu. Lalu aku mengambil tasku dari bawah meja dan berjalan pelan menuju kamarku. Begitu tubuhku menyentuh kasurku, aku pun langsung tertidur.

Aku menatap poster setinggi diriku dengan dahi mengkerut. Kapan dipasangnya? Perasaan kemarin malam belum ada. Isinya kurang lebih tentang audisi girl band baru. Dan siswi-siswi di sekolahku dianggap berpotensi oleh agensi ini.
Ah, biarlah! Tak ada hubungannya juga denganku.
“Jihun~!” panggil Yura, berlari sambil menggenggam beberapa helai kertas warna-warni ke arahku. Dia adalah salah satu temanku yang jago nge-dance. Tidak aneh jika badannya sangat bagus, pinggangnya langsing dan kakinya semampai layaknya model. Ditambah lagi dengan wajahnya yang cute dan sering tersenyum, jadilah ia idola para namja di sekolahku.
“Ada apa?” tanyaku muram. Entah mengapa, aku tidak bisa tidur semalam. Jadilah aku agak lesu hari ini.
“Ini!” serunya sambil menyerahkan salah satu kertas yang sedari tadi dipegangnya. Ternyata sebuah pamflet. Isinya kurang lebih sama dengan yang kubaca di poster tadi.
“Oh,” sahutku tidak tertarik sama sekali. “Terima kasih, ya.” Setelah bilang begitu, aku langsung pergi meninggalkannya.
“Hei, hei, hei,” sergah Yura sambil menahan lenganku. “’Oh’? Hanya itu tanggapanmu?” ujarnya tak percaya. Sudah sepagian ini dia membagikan pamflet ini ke seluruh sekolahnya, dan baru sekarang ia mendapati tanggapan yang kurang menyenangkan seperti ini.
“Memangnya mau apa lagi?” ucapku malas. Melihat Yura hanya diam saja (mungkin saking kagetnya), aku pun kembali meninggalkannya.

Bel pulang sekolah sudah bordering dari tadi, tapi aku masih saja berkeliaran di koridor sekolah. Sekolah sudah hampir kosong, paling hanya ada staf kebersihan dan segelintir murid yang belum pulang. Entah entah karena hukuman, piket, atau… entahlah, aku malas memikirkannya.
Kutatap selembar kertas yang tak sengaja kuinjak. “Hhhh, pamphlet ini lagi…” gumamku tanpa sadar. Pemfletku sendiri telah lama kubuang setelah kulihat sekilas. Harusnya aku juga melakukannya pada pamphlet ini, tapi alih-alih membuangnya, aku malah membersihkannya dan meratakannya hingga rapi. Aku menatapnya lama, dan aku merasakan gejolak aneh di dalam diriku. Perasaan yang sangat sering kurasakan.
Perasaan yang selalu menuntunku untuk menuju ruangan itu
Jihun POV end

f(x) wins Inkigayo Mutizen + Summer Special Stages

SBS’s Inkigayo is back once again, and this week’s show was a Summer Special that was full of amazing and fun performances from the top participating K-pop artists!

The ‘Take 7‘ nominees for this week’s show were F.T. Island (“Hello Hello“), SECRET (“Starlight Moonlight“), f(x) (“Hot Summer“), Sunny Hill (“Midnight Circus“), 4MEN (“To Live At Least Once“), Kim Hyun Joong (“Break Down“), and Boyfriend (“Boyfriend“).

We had a new Mutizen winner this week, as it was announced that f(x) was the winner!
Congratulations to f(x)!


T-ara’s comeback was teased for next week


As it was the Summer Special on Inkigayo, special stages were planned outside of Take 7 songs!

cr: allkpop