By using the word “underrated”, I mean compared to their real strength, even though they might be already popular, they still deserve more. The first group I would like to introduce is SPICA. This group is definitely belongs to first class group. But due to various elements, their popularity is always in a middle level. … More Groups that are underrated
According to The Vancouver Observer, the stereotypical K-pop idol is “incredibly young, good-looking, and able to carry a melodramatic note.” (Wikipedia) Idols pass energy to teenagers and teenagers work hard to be more like idols. Idols nowadays actually have their own idols as well. They looked forward to their idols and they worked hard to … More Idols and their idols
I used to watch a lot of Korean variety shows but now I only watch short variety shows that have less than 15 episodes. Long-term variety shows are interesting but because of my poor self-control, I am afraid that I will end up with watching the variety shows all day. In my previous post, I … More Radio Show Week 6 ~Variety Shows~
In my first part of this post, I discussed the shift of rookie girl groups and senior girl groups. In this post, I will introduce 5 rookie girl groups. Mamamoo Mamamoo is not having a cute style and I think they are seniors in rookie girl groups. Their live is perfect and event though I … More Is 2016 a year for girl groups’ shift? (Part 2)
It has been 7 years since Girl’s Generation released Gee. The song opened the world of the booming of girl groups. In the past 7 years, there are cool style groups such as 2NE1 and 4Miniute; there are sexy style groups like Brown Eyed Girls and Sistar; there are changeable style groups like Girl’s Generation … More Is 2016 a year for girl groups’ shift? (Part 1)
K-Pop entertainment industry is always full of idol groups and it is really difficult for solo artists to become popular. In recent K-Pop industry, there are many female solo artists who are working very hard and become more famous. The first solo artist I would like to introduce is IU. IU debuted in 2008 and … More My Top3 female solo artists
Every year there are more than 30 rookie groups debuting in Korea but only one third of them are lucky enough to survive. In those about 10 surviving groups, some of them are able to continue working but the rest of them face different problems, which lead to the disbandment. On 15th January 2016, female … More What factors influence the future of K-POP group?
Yesterday I posted my memories with SUJU and since I watched a lot of videos last night, I have a lot of SUJU funny facts to talk about. Thus, I decide to continue my SUJU series posts. When I just started my blog, I introduced member Ryeowook, who is the main vocal in the group. … More Is Siwon oppa a handsome guy or a funny guy?
I guess fans that are keen on K-POP must know Super Junior’s songs more or less. So, I decide to introduce some songs that are less known but are worthy to be known by more people. Miracle (2005) – This is the first SJ’s song I listened to. Believe (2005) – The live is from their … More SJ, a senior group sacrificing for Korean Wave culture (Part two)
2015 is Korean senior boy group Super Junior’s 10th debut anniversary. Fans always self-deprecate that “our oppa are old boys now. We shouldn’t call them Super Junior any more.” For most people in 20’s or 30’s, TVXQ and Super Junior are the synonym for Hallyu culture or K-POP music. Though both groups have members that … More SJ, a senior group sacrificing for Korean Wave culture (Part one)