Monday, July 30, 2012

[4D News] Kim Hyun Joong is Action-Friendly in the Mud for ‘City Conquest’

Going for a dirtier, more masculine image, Kim Hyun Joong struggled in mud for his scenes in the upcoming drama City Conquest.

A recently released still showed the singer-turned-actor, wrestling with an unidentified man, rolling around on a muddy ground. Kim Hyun Joong is said to have focused only on his acting and did not mind getting rowdy and dirty in the mud.
For this role, Kim Hyun Joong has been taking care of his body, lowering his body fat to 7 percent and practicing for his scenes in action schools. He will be playing the character of Baek Mir.

The drama is directed by Yang Yoon Ho, who also directed Iris. The action-packed drama has not yet settled on a broadcast date.

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Monday, July 23, 2012

[4D News] Kim Hyun Joong, "Can't go to a public sauna easily"

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Hallyu star Kim Hyun Joong jokingly  declared that he will think twice before he goes to a public sauna.

On the 21st broadcast of 'Entertainment Replay." Kim Hyun Joong's Saitama Super arena concert was revealed.

The moment Kim Hyun Joong heard a male fan's voice on stage, he jokingly responded, "Male fans are increasing these days, I don't think I can go to a public sauna so easily."

On this day of broadcast, Kim Hyun Joong also commented, "I have a lot of noona (older women/sister ) fans in Japan" and "It amazes me when a woman in her seventies waves a glow-stick. It makes me think that
 I have to work harder.

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Sunday, July 22, 2012

[4D News] Kim Hyun Joong heats things up at his Japan concert

Kim Hyun Joong returns to Korea after turning up the heat in Japan!
On today’s episode of KBS 2TV‘s ‘Entertainment Weekly‘, footage of Kim Hyun Joong’s solo concert in Japan was revealed.
Many fans gathered in Saitama prefecture, heatedly supporting the solo artist with picket signs displaying his name.
The singer shared his thoughts on the support, saying,  ’The album sold well to my surprise, which is why I held this concert as a gift for those who bought my album.”
He continued about his fan base stating, “I have teenage fans, but I think I have more older fans. I noticed a grandmother over 70 years old holding a glowstick, which is when I thought that I really have to work hard.”
The singer who was fighting a cold the day of the concert put on a lively show regardless of his poor state of health.
In related news, Kim Hyun Joong recently rose to the number 1 spot on the Oricon chart. He remarked, “It still hasn’t hit me yet. I think showcasing my own color is more important [than my rank on Oricon Weekly].”

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Friday, July 20, 2012

[4D Photos] Kim Hyun Joong first shooting at Edo Wonderland, Nikko for City Conquest by AHLIA

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[4D News] 'City Conquest' explosion scene, 'Iris' team participates in shooting

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Production team of 'City Conquest' staring Kim Hyun Joong joined the special effects team of 'Iris' in Japan. Anticipation for the scene is rising. 

To prevent accidents, movement and timing were calculated before shooting.

On this day, as soon as Kim Hyun Joong saw the motorcycle, he hopped on with modestly and enjoyed the ride. But when shooting approached, tension and desolation grew. Shooting started with the sound of director Yang Yoon Ho's 'action!' and the magnificent roar of the motorcycle.

 The special effects team of drama 'Iris'  blasted 2 vehicles on this day. At that moment, a huge explosion with flame scattered debris into the area. Elaborate and realistic thrill will be displayed.

A representative stated, "Because we are currently shooting 'City Conquest' newly from the original story, the sequel of the story is completely secured. The motorcycle and the explosion scene is only the beginning. "

'City Conquest' is gaining anticipation as it is produced by Baek Media's Baek Jin Dong who was reconized for his skills in 'Iris' and 'Athena-Goddess of War' and directed by Yang Yoon Ho. The first shooting of 'City Conquest' took place in Japan and will also shoot in China, Singapore, Myanmar, Switzerland, etc.

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Monday, July 16, 2012

[4D News] Kim Hyun Joong Receives IV Treatment Between Japanese Concerts

For two days from July 14 and 15, Kim Hyun Joong was so exhausted he needed to get IV treatment. He had a collaboration performance at the Japanese Saitama Super Arena. He also, had an exclusive live performance during the “Kim Hyun Joong Heat 2012,” to commemorate the release of his second single album “Heat.”
For the two events there were nearly 60,000 Japanese fans and although he was in a bad health condition, he received IV treatment in order to keep his promise with fans. Despite a bad health condition he tried his best, and moved the hearts of fans.
A representative of Kim Hyun Joong’s agency stated, “Currently Kim Hyun Joong’s popularity has reached a new peak. ‘Heat’ which was released on July 4, sold 183,000 copies for the first week. The album went past Yamasita Tomohisa, and reached #1 on the Oricon Weekly Chart.”
Currently Kim Hyun Joong is focusing on promoting “Heat” and also Japanese location filming for “City Conquest.”

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[4D News] Kim Hyun Joong receives flowers from Justin Bieber, Shun Oguri & more

After pulling off yet another successful night of performances for the ‘Double Fantasista‘ concert this past Saturday in Japan’s Saitama Arena, Kim Hyun Joong seems to have received much love from not only fans but celebrities as well.
Recent backstage photos have revealed that singers & actors from Japan, Korea and the States sent the singer-actor their greetings with impressive bouquets of flowers. The gift-givers included worldwide sensation Justin Bieber, jewelry designer Justin Davis, Japanese actor Shun Oguri as well as Korean actors Bae Yong Joon, Kim Soo Hyun and Joo Ji Hoon.
Among the celebrity gifts, Henecia Japan, Kim Hyun Joong’s Japanese fan club, also gifted their idol with a bouquet of flowers, shown below:

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[4D News] Kim Hyun Joong Kicks Off Filming for ‘City Conquest’ in Japan

Filming has kicked off for Kim Hyun Joong’s upcoming new television drama.

On July 10, filming for the upcoming City Conquest kicked off in Japan’s Nikko Edomura theme park with Kim Hyun Joong, Jung Yu Mi, Nam Gung Min and Park Hyo Joon.

A source on-hand on the day of filming said, “The weather in Nikko was temperamental with rain, and we could have had to delayed the shoot; however, as soon as filming began, the clouds suddenly parted to reveal sunny weather as though the sky itself was cheering on the production of City Conquest. The actors and stars are all passionately shooting in a positive environment.”

City Conquest is a drama based on the manga of the same title by cartoonist Shin Hyung Bin.

The drama cast Kim Hyun Joong as the main character, Mir.

For his first action drama, Kim Hyun Joong exercising regularly to bulk up and bring down his body fat to 7 percent.

The drama will be directed by Yang Yoon Ho who previously directed dramas such as Iris and movies such as Fighter in the Wind.

The drama’s air date and broadcast home has not yet been settled.

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Sunday, July 15, 2012

[4D Photos] Kim Hyun Joong at Saitama Arena Daytime concert July 15 by MurdererQ

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[4D News] Kim Hyun Joong places #5 on Stars Who Helped Their Parents

Singer Lee Hyori was selected as the #1 star to give the most for the parents.
On the ‘Amazing Ranking’ segment of the July 13th episode of tvN‘s enews, they ranked the stars that have given the most to their families.
The 10th place went to Girls’ Generation member Taeyeon, who bought the most expensive apartment in Jeonju for her parents. The value of the apartment is estimated between 400,000,000 ($375,000 USD at the time of press) to 700,000,000 KRW ($600,000), which makes it almost as expensive as the luxury apartments in Seoul.
Miss A’s Suzy was placed on #9 and JYJ’s Park Yoochun took the 8th spot. Park Yoochun bought an icecream parlor for his mother in Apgujeong , Seoul. He has been the head of the household since his parents got divorced and has done a marvelous job as a son and an older brother.
Super Junior’s Yesung came in at #7. Yesung bought a house and an eyewear shop for his parents. Actress Soo Ae took the #6 spot on the list. It is a well known fact that Soo Ae was born in a very poor family and she single handedly turned things around for the entire family after she’s become a star.
Kim Hyun Joong ranked at 5th place, he bought a chicken restaurant and an apartment building with stores in the lower floor for his parents. The 4th spot went to Premier League football star Park Ji Sung, who bought a house worth 3,600,000,000 KRW ($3.1 million) for his parents.
Actress Song Hye Kyo ranked #3, she bought a 5000sq ft. home for her parents not long after she debuted.
Actor Won Bin took the #2 spot, the actor is well known to have been an auto mechanic before he debuted as an actor. He bought the famous ‘Route House’ for his parents, which won an award at the ’2008 Korean Architecture’ award.
Finally, singer Lee Hyori got the nod as the #1 most giving star. She bought a home worth 1,00,000,000 KRW ($870,000) for her parents and she bought a multi-story building where her sisters reside, and she also bought a building for her aunt.

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[4D Photos][Newspaper] Kim Hyun Joong and TFS Top Girl Philippines' Mona Luna on The Manila Bulletin

let's wait for a better picture :D

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[4D Photos] [MAGSCAN] Kim Hyun Joong on Cool Music July 2012 issue

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[4D Photos] Kim Hyun Joong's HEAT Album/Poster Scan by MurdererQ

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[4D Photos] Double Fantasista- Saitama by MurdererQ

Please do not edit her photos :D

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