Archive for November, 2009

Yunho and Changmin went back to Korea immediately the next day after their performance at Best Hits Music Festival 2009 and yesterday, Yoochun and Junsu went home from Japan. JaeJoong stayed in Japan alone and this is the reason:

Keita: I met Jaejoong yesterday

Title: Yesterday

Title: Yesterday

I met with Jaejoong.

We had a fun conversation like always.

We ended up talking about how no one really knows how great we got along with each other.
So we decided to show off our friendship more! (laugh)

We talked about how we are really happy that our friendship created a good, peaceful relationship between those of you who like w-inds, and those of you who like Tohoshinki.

We also often hear people say that our atmospheres (T/N Style/vibe of the two groups) are similar. (laughs)

I forgot to take a picture, so I’ll put one up next time.

I’ll update again soon~

Source: Keita’s Ameblo
Translated by: hajargiler + aly @dbsknights
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Looks like Keita is JaeJoong’s “Japanese best friend”. I mean, I think he’s the Japanese counterpart of his “Korean best friend” Hyun Joong of SS501. Haha! Anyway, I’m happy to know that he had company while he was left in Japan. I hope this meeting with Keita of W-inds somehow cheered up the rather dull atmosphere that we have been seeing with JaeJoong the past weeks. Hopefully we can see a smile on his face again. =)

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I’m smiling ear-to-ear right now. :D

Tohoshinki feast after TV Best Hits Music Festival 2009

On the 27th, ぐ る な び shop owner, publishes the entry on his blog, saying that THSK came on the night of the 26th for a feast.

Fromぐ る な び the shop official net, November 27 post, contributor: Shopkeeper KATSUBE.

Eastern Gods (THSK), arrived.

In the evening we received a call to set up a reservation for a feast.
Because the reservation is at a later time, so guessing its for after concert celebration.

Just happens that today, they attended [BEST HIT Song Festival], possibly related to that. . .

When the reservation time arrived, they were still not here, staff called
[To avoid the Taxi following us, it may take some effort, we may be late!!]
Since it was said like that, so I thought, what kind of big celebrity is coming?
It turns out, they were very very big celebrities that arrived.

Although when they arrived, I did not know who they were
Asked the staff here [Who are they?]
They are going to be appearing on Kohaku Utagassen, so it seems that everyone knows them~~ (staff)

With such famous people, how wonderful would it be to take pictures with them together and post it on the blog~
I had thought about this idea, but, I was too scared to ask. (laughs)

Finally, when I was watching them leave
Jaejoong broke the container for the shop’s business cards. . .

So as an apology, he said next time when he comes back, he will wash the dishes for free.
Happily waiting ~

source: ぐ る な び BLOG
credit: 在啊花/sharingyoochun
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Hahaha! Clumsy JaeJoong! Wash the dishes? I bet he’s never gonna go back to that restaurant again since he HATES washing the dishes. LOL.

I wonder if they’re really planning to do this? Anyway, I’ll still wait for further announcements from JaeChunSu. But if ever this is true, will it be for their 6th anniversary (since it is scheduled for December)? If so, I can almost see SM fuming in anger again. Hahaha. :D

JaeSuChun Planning for Fanmeeting This December

Dong Bang Shin Ki members Hero JaeJoong, Xiah JunSu and Micky YooChun who are involving in a lawsuit issue with their respective agency company are currently planning a fanmeeting in korea secretly.

A staff from ‘Best Hits Song Festival’ mentioned, “The 3 members will be holding a fanmeeting at korea to meet up with their fans.” One of their assistance also stated, “Fanmeeting this December is in the process of planning, but the exact date and location are yet to confirm.”

Source: Newsen + HeyJJ
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This is a statement from JAEJOONG himself regarding the rumor of him dating Abiru Yuu. I guess we shouldn’t worry anymore about this matter, right?

Jejung Replies To Dating Rumors: “There’s No…

A Japanese womens magazine reported on the 26th that Tohoshinki’s member Jejung was dating with a certain Japanese actress, talking about their date during the late night. This magazine reported: “witnessing the two dating at 3am.”

Jejung’s reply to this: “This report has no evidence, and we’ve never met before, and i do not have the heart to date anyone at the moment.”

One of Jejung’s friend has stated: This report has no proof and Jejung has been in Korea after finishing the Shanghai concert in China on the 2nd of October, and has been there right up till arriving in Japan on the 24th. As well as that, Jejung has never gone out by himself at night, this is all a rumor.

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The following article is UNCONFIRMED as of now since I don’t know where the fans got this info but personally, I think this might be TRUE. Based from what I saw from the boys’ appearance at Best Hits Song Festival 2009, I’m pretty sure this holds a lot or at least some truth to it. And I’m fuming in anger right now. For the first time in my life, I seriously wish for people to die and go to hell. Yes, SM people, DIE and GO TO HELL!!! You’re shameless and you don’t deserve to exist in this world anymore!

Three Conditions Of SME for The Return Of THSK


Avex needed Tohoshinki to return Japan for activities urgently, and SME agreed under 3 conditions.

Keeping a close watch through out the whole course.
There should not be any contact/conversation between HoMin and JaeSuChun.
Only HoMin are allow to respond during an interview.

On top of that, JaeSuChun were not told of these conditions before and were merely informed of the activities.

Source: DNBN + HeyJJ
Translation: sshutingg @ OneTVXQ.com
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This might be the explanation for the awkwardness between the boys and why Jae was so down. The possibility of SM doing this actually crossed my mind the moment I watched the latest interview and performance of DBSK but I gave SM the benefit of the doubt because I was somehow wishing they wouldn’t stoop that low just to ruin the relationship of the boys. But I guess for people like those from SM, doing unethical and ridiculous things is the only way they can survive.

I’m really furious right now and I kept on cursing SM but more than the anger I’m feeling, I feel sorry for the five members. They had to deal with the childish ways of SM just so they could perform again. But what good is seeing them perform together again when we know that they weren’t allowed to have contact with each other? How can we enjoy watching them sing together when we know that the moment they go backstage, they’ll have to go their separate ways even if they want to talk to each other? This really breaks my heart, I hate SM for doing such ridiculous things but I hate them more for emotionally hurting the boys and us.

How long will the boys be in this kind of situation?  How long will JaeJoong, Yoochun and Junsu have to be away from their two brothers? How long will Yunho and Changmin endure avoiding their brothers and hurting the five of them in the process? How long will we have to wait before we can see the happy and cheerful faces of our dear boys again? God, I just wish for all of this to end. My heart is getting weak every time I see their hurt and troubled faces.

Someone stop this, please. Bring back the five members together. I want my dear DBSK back… ='(

Love this editorial. :)

SM Blinded By Money, What Lie Will They Make Up Next?

Note to our readers: This is an editorial, not an article.
Please keep this in mind when searching for facts on this case

I dare to say that TVXQ is one of the best singers in all of Korea. Truth be told, there are few singers who can sing well while dancing rigorously like they do, and there are few singers who not only sing and dance well, but look good as TVXQ does.

However, what is unfortunate is their agency SM. When one looks through all the unbelievable actions SM has carried out, one begins to wonder how such an agency was able to bring to Kpop so many singers.

Lies only bring more lies.

To sum the case up, SM suddenly added an activity to TVXQ’s schedule. (The concert that came after the lawsuit was instigated) So the three members of TVXQ (Xiah Junsu, YoungWoong Jaejoong, Micky Yoochun) stated that they would not be attending a concert that had not been planned in advance, and SM retaliated strongly and viciously. They gave off a nuance that TVXQ was being very immature by not attending a pre-scheduled activity because of a confrontation with the agency. But the problem is that all of the procedures and results that SM has been stating are lies.

1. A Pre-scheduled Activity?
: What is currently causing controversy is the signature happening; in which it is stated that a concert can occur only if the singer signs the documents him or herself. Therefore, if the singer did not sign the documents him or herself, this is the same as the singer stating that he or she would not be attending the concert. The problem is, SM forged these signatures.

To restate that, to make the concert look as though it had been scheduled in advance, created this situation from lies. There was no “pre-scheduled activity” that they claimed there was.

2. The Concert Was Given Full Permission?
:This is sounding like a lie as well. People must receive permission to advertise or sell anything related to concerts in China. To calm down the controversy, SM stated that they began selling tickets on the 21st. However, evidence from Chinese fans in the form of e-mails confirming that money was transferred for tickets that were sent on the 16th are appearing here and there. SM’s statement has once again been proven as a lie. To restate this, SM is trying to cover the situation with lie after lie.

-TVXQ’s attitude is quite mature. They are too grown up to be called idols.

SM is busy trying to criticize and tarnish the names of the members of TVXQ with lies. The company even forged signatures for the Shenzhen concert and canceled the concert only to place the blame on the members. As stated above, they used lies.

TVXQ, on the other hand, are not using media play or taking direct action against SM. They did so for their worrying fans, and to reduce, at least by one, the number of times the name TVXQ appeared in the media.

What about SM? They, on the other hand, tried to make TVXQ look like schemers and kept them in the media spotlight to tarnish the image of the group. It’s as though the agency has the mindset of ‘Since you left our house, I’ll make sure the rest of your lives are miserable. Is this really how the nation’s top, leading agency should act to youths in their 20s? It makes one wonder who is the real adult and who is the child in this dispute.

-Those who criticize TVXQ, do not criticize them if you don’t know what you’re talking about.

1. Impatient TVXQ?
: Currently, there are netizens who are quietly observing this case, but then there are some who cannot control themselves and criticize TVXQ. I ask for them to think their position over one more time. It’s actually quite laughable.

SM began selling tickets illegally although the members of TVXQ continued to decline the notion, and they even forged the members’ signatures without authorization from the members, until when do you expect them to grin and bear it? Have you no clue about the legal system and laws of our country? Forgery is an extremely serious offense in Korea.

2. TVXQ is greedy for money?
: Let’s pretend that there is a businessman who worked his way up through this own had work and determination to a reasonably good status in a company. Truth be told, he’s receiving unfair treatment, but he is receiving a bigger salary than the average businessman. In any case, he continues to diligently do as the company says for the sake of the expectations put upon him and the development of the company. So the company grew and became developed, and that businessman continued to bring forth results that met or exceeded expectations. However, the treatment he received from the company changed only slightly. All he received was more work, and bigger expectations.

Is this situation very fair? Is this a situation to look over just because the salary is not on the bad side?
This is not being greedy for money. How is wanting as much as one worked being greedy for money? This is something we should be supporting. Because this is not something wrong to do. When taking the facts that the company would become better in quality and environment, the company should be thankful.

Whatever the reason, everything has been revealed. Due to these lies being revealed, it makes one feel as though everything SM has said in the past were lies as well. I don’t know about anything else, but I’m very curious to see what explanations, no, lies SM will come up with next.

SM’s abilities to raise and debut skilled singers is notable, however, they are advised to fix themselves and mature into an agency that can communicate and listen to its singers.

Source: [Daum View On+DNBN]
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Fans retaliates to SM’s statement about the issue on the permit of the Shenzhen concert. Like what I have observed and explained on my previous post, SM’s “explanation’ has some loopholes. Fans further explains of why SM’s statement was a lie:

TVXQ Fans Submit Retaliation To SM’s Statement

TVXQ fans submitted a civil appeal to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism stating that SM Entertainment began selling tickets for TVXQ’s Shenzhen concert before receiving permission from the Chinese government. To this, SM explained that, “We asked the concert planning agency in charge of TVXQ’s Asia Tour, and they said all legal permission and procedures pertaining to ticket sales for the Shenzhen concert had no problems whatsoever.” However, fans are stating that SM’s statement is a lie.

Recently in an interview with a journalist, SM stated, “The ‘Nanjing Asia Pacific Correspondence of Culture Exchange Corporation’ was informed by the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Culture that ‘Permission is granted for TVXQ’s Guangdong (Shenzhen) concert’ on the 21st of October. The Chinese agency also received the ‘Ratification by the Ministry of Culture of Korean TVXQ’s Concert in Guangdong (Shenzhen) [2009] Number 2146.”

Therefore, SM stated that ticket sales began on October 21st, when Dream Maker was given permission to do so.


▲TVXQ Shenzhen concert ticket sales authorization transfer certification The authorization certification stated that the rights to sell tickets were transferred from the ‘Nanjing Asia Pacific Correspondence of Culture Exchange Corporation’, who is the Chinese company in charge of the concert, to the general agent for tickets, ‘Piao’. ⓒDNBN

However, fans stated that, “‘Nanjing Asia Pacific Correspondence of Culture Exchange Corporation’ gave the authorization to sell tickets to ‘Piao’ on September 30th,” and “Ticket sales actually began before this date,” and presented evidence. The actual date of the transfer of the authorization of ticket sales did indeed begin on September 30th.

Fans stated, “‘Piao’ believed that by being given the authorization to sell tickets, permission for the concert had already been given. Therefore, they did their job and began selling tickets. However, September 30th is quite far away from October 21st. Therefore, SM Entertainment blatantly disregarded China’s procedures for such an event.”

Fans also stated, “For the Chinese companies, as they work with concerts in China, they are allowed to draw up contracts regarding sponsors regardless of whether or not permission has been given. However, if the Chinese company, SM and Dream Maker are planning to hand over the authorization of ticket sales, they should have waited until after permission was give before doing so.”

To collect evidence that ticket sales began before permission was granted by the Chinese government, fans presented receipts and lists of order confirmation of fans who had bought tickets for the concert.


▲Shenzhen Concert Ticket Sales Confirmation List A confirmation list of a ticket buyer in China. The date on the receipt states October 5th. However, SM stated that ticket sales began on October 21st. ⓒDNBN

According to this evidence, the payment bank account and money transfer receipt are both listed under the date October 11th. Other ticket confirmation lists are even dated as October 5th. This proves that ticket sales were occurring before permission from the Chinese government was given.

Fans stressed that, “If this isn’t a violation of ticket sales, then what is?” and “This proves that ticket sales began even though permission wasn’t give by the Chinese government.”

Fans also said, “The Shenzhen concert is a concert directly linked with SM,” and “No explanation can let SM escape from their responsibility for going ahead with a concert regardless of the fact that the government had not granted permission yet.”

On the 16th, regarding TVXQ fans’ civil appeal titled ‘SM Entertainment’s Disregard for the Chinese Administrative Procedures may obstruct Culture Exchanges between Korea and China’, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism stated, “In the case of China, a license system is used for foreign concerts,” and “As you have stated, the actions of disregarding a country’s appropriate procedures may have a negative effect on the growth of the Hallyu Wave, the image of the Korean music market and the nation as a whole, as well as the cultural exchange between the two nations.”

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism also stated, “We will call a representative of SM forth to clarify and set regulations so that such an event will not occur again.”

Source: [ohmynews+DNBN]
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Tsk, for a company who never wants to back down and who keeps in making things up just to ruin their “opponents”, SM is so careless in cooking up lies. We can always see loopholes in each and every statement they come up with. Are they stupid or what?