Korea Buzz – Jang Geun Suk and Goo Hye Sun Won “Korea’s Best Looking Male And Female” at Ipoll Korea

As Gongjunim blogged earlier on “Korea’s Best Looking Male and Female TOP100” poll which is taken place at Ipoll Korea website, the poll has just ended at 11pm (KRT)! And the results are out!

Jang Geun Suk and Goo Hye Sun are both ranked first for “Korea’s Best Looking Male and Female”!

Once again, congratulations to both of them~!! ^^

Top 10 (Male): 1. Jang Geun Suk, 2. Park Jae Bum, 3. Lee Seung Gi, 4. Song Seung Hun,  5. Kim Hyun Joong, 6. Lee Min Ho, 7. Min Kyung Hoon, 8. KangTa, 9. Yoon Shi Yoon, 10. Lee Jun Ki.

Top 10 (Female): 1. Goo Hye Sun, 2. Hwang Jung Eum, 3. Shin Se Kyung, 4. Sun Ye, 5. Eugene, 6. Park Ye Jin, 7. Lee Hyori, 8. So Hee, 9. TaeYeon, 10. Yoon Eun Hye. 

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Korea Buzz – “Cloud” VIP Movie Premiere

(Translated from 노컷뉴스) Movie “Cloud” (‘구르믈 버서난 달처럼’) held its VIP premiere today (April 19th) at 8pm in MegaBox located at COEX Gangnam-gu. The cast including Hwang Jung Min, Cha Seung Won, Han Ji Hye, Baek Sung Hyun and Director Lee Joon Ik attended too.

Celebrities such as Lee Jun Ki, Jang Geun Suk, Kim Joon, Oh Ji Ho, Im Joo Hwan, Kim Ah Joong, Kim Sun Ah, Park Ye Jin, Lee Se Eun, Yoo Sun, Hong Soo Ah etc graced the VIP premiere. Korea baseball team, The Invincible Baseball Team (천하무적 야구단), also attended to cheer for Cha Seung Won.

“Cloud” will open officially in cinemas from April 29th.

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Lee Jun Ki:

Jang Geun Suk:

Kim Joon:

Movie “Cloud” VIP premiere: 

Official trailer of movie “Cloud”

It looks very anticipating~! Daebak~! <33333 ^^

Korea Buzz – Lee Seung Gi Took 1st Place For “46th BaekSang Arts Awards” Male Popularity Award

(Translated from 마이데일리) Lee Seung Gi who is actively involved in various fields such as drama, entertainment, pop song and CF last year has won the 1st place Male Popularity award for TV/movie section for “The 46th BaekSang Arts Awards” due to overwhelming votes.

On March 23 night where the voting for Popularity awards closes, Lee Seung Gi has secured himself at the 1st place with 53% votes. Following behind are Dong Bang Shin Ki Jung YunHo, Kim Nam Gil, Jang Geun Suk and Lee Jun Ki.

And also other than the Popularity award, Lee Seung Gi is also being nominated for the Best Male Newcomer and Best Entertainer awards, altogether 3 award nominations in total. Lee Seung Gi who got his nick name as “70% Viewership Man” through “2Days 1Night” programme is heatly anticipated by netizens on what results he is going to obtain at “The 46th BaekSang Arts Awards”.

For the Female Popularity award, the results came down to So Nyeo Shi Dae’s Yoona. The following behind are Yoon Eun Hye, Han Hyo Joo and Hwang Jung Eum.

“The 46th BaekSang Arts Awards” will be held on March 26 at 8pm in Seoul National Theatre (Haeoreum Theatre).

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Congrats to Lee Seung Gi and Yoona~!

Korea Buzz – Kim Hyun Joong Voted No. 1 by Taiwan Netizens

(Translated from 아시아투데이) Kim Hyun Joong’s popularity is on wide spread through his role “Jihoon Sunbae” in Taiwan.

According to Yahoo!Korea on November 30, Kim Hyun Joong is leading at 1st position with overwhelming votes from Taiwan netizens for “Asia Category” in “2009 Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards”.

“2009 Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards” is an awards ceremony brought together by Yahoo!Korea, Yahoo!Taiwan and Yahoo!Hongkong in which top stars are being selected for their popularity.

At “Asia Popular Star” category, candidates including SS501, Super Junior, Goo Hye Sun and Lee Jun Ki are at top 10 positions and it shows Hallyu wave is taking Taiwan strongly. 

“Boys over Flowers” drama which is aired earlier on this year has gained high popularity in Taiwan. After Kim Hyun Joong who is ranked at 1st position, Goo Hye Sun is ranked at 6th position, Lee Min Ho at 11th position and Kim Bum at 22th position. Kim Hyun Joong’s group SS501 is also ranked at 2nd position.

After SS501, Super Junior is ranked at 4th position. Actor Lee Jun Ki and actress Yoon Eun Hye who are gaining popularity in Taiwan are ranked at 8th and 9th position respectively.

Super Junior is ranked at 5th position by netizens for Asia category in Yahoo!Hongkong and this shows their popularity across Taiwan and Hongkong.

In addition, the voting for each country’s best star will continue till December 4. The awards ceremony will be held at Hongkong on December 14.

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Korea Fashion – Male Stars in Smokey Eyes Makeup


(Translated from 스포츠서울닷컴) This is the season when smokey eyes makeup fashion by using dark eyeliner are riding on the popularity wave. This is the fall season. Through smokey eyes makeup, one can express itself more deeply and clearly. It is because women also find it useful and popular when comes to this change.

However, recently, this smokey eyes makeup fashion which only appeals to the women, have been tried and seen by several male stars. Although it seems forbidden for men to put on heavy dark eyeliner, a different bold image was able to be portrayed out. To reduce the over-magnify burden, this smokey eyes makeup fashion is primarily used in CF recording and pictorial shoot instead.

Let’s take a look at the male stars which took up the smokey eyes makeup fashion lately.

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G-Dragon – Yoo Seung Ho: “From Boy To Man”


T.O.P – Lee Min Ho: “More sexy”


WheeSung – Kim Jeong Hoon: “Stunning Transformation”


Jang Geun Suk – Lee Jun Ki: “Stylish”

Impressive makeup fashion!

Korea Buzz – Seoul Drama Awards 2009 Surprise Events

(Translated from 경제투데이) SDA (Seoul Drama Awards) 2009 have in-line 4 actors’ days. The first to start is Lee Sun Gyun followed by Yoon Sang Hyun, F4 (Lee Min Ho, Kim Hyun Joong, Kim Bum and Kim Joon) and Lee Jun Ki.

As part of the celebrations for SDA 2009 this year, they have specified 4 special actors’ days namely Lee Sun Gyun’s Day, Yoon Sang Hyun’s Day, F4’s Day and Lee Jun Ki’s Day from 5th September to 8th September respectively. The related events will be held at Gwanghwamum Sejong Centre Central Square stairs from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. 

During Lee Sun Gyun’s Day, the highlights of dramas are “My Sweet City”, “The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince” and “White Tower”. The video of the dramas will be screened. Fans are able to attend this event and spend a sweet time together with Lee Sun Gyun on this day. During Yoon Sang Hyun’s Day, the highlights of dramas are “Queen of Housewives”, “The Secret of Keu Keu Island” and “Winter Bird”. The videos of these dramas will also be screened. At F4’s Day, “Boys over Flowers” drama will be screened. And at Lee Jun Ki’s Day, the highlights of dramas are “Iljimae”, “Time Between Dog And Wolf” and “My Girl” and they will also be screened.

Meanwhile, in the awards this year, Moon Geun Young from “The Painter of The Wind”, Kim Myung Min from “Beethoven Virus” and Park Yong Ha “A Man’s Story” are facing a tight compeition from world-wide drama actors. The awards ceremony will be held on 11th September at 6:30pm for 2 hours in Olympic Hall in Olympic Park.

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Korea Buzz – Kim Hyun Joong Gets 1st Place for Best Male Actor in “SDA 2009”


(Translated from 일간스포츠) Kim Hyun Joong was voted the best actor as he got the 1st place for Best Male Actor category in “SDA 2009” (Seoul Drama Awards 2009). Kim Hyun Joong has received many support votes from netizens over Korea, Japan and other overseas countries in the online voting event for “SDA 2009”. The awards ceremony will be held in the coming 11th September at Olympic Hall in Olympic Park, Seoul.

Kim Hyun Joong has received a lot of love and support for his role “Yoon Ji Hoon” in KBS 2TV “Boys over Flowers” drama. Lee Jun Ki was 2nd in place for Best Male Actor category for his role in SBS TV “Il Ji-Mae” drama. As for Best Female Actress category, Moon Geun Young was ranked 1st for her role in SBS TV “The Painter of The Wind” drama and Han Hyo Joo is in 2nd place for her role in SBS “Il Ji-Mae” drama.

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SDA Ceremony: Sept 11th (Friday), 6:30pm @ Olympic Hall in Olympic Park (broadcast via KBS 2TV).

Do not miss it!~ ^^