a thing of beauty is a joy forever;


“Hi~ I’m a current member of club H.O.T,
and am a fan of the now broken up group, H.O.T. ^^

These days the group DBSK have been performing a lot
and have caught my attention.
Not only that, I heard that one of the DBSK members was a
very big male fan of H.O.T., and that’s how I first started to
learn more about DBSK

As I watch the way they act and their performance,
I couldn’t help but to think that they are very similar
to H.O.T when they first started

H.O.T is seriously the god’s to our generation,
so for people that were born around 82, 83, etc.
No one probably understand what they meant to us…

After Seotaiji and boys broke up, H.O.T. saved the
kpop music scene that was completely dying out.

All the teenagers were pulled into H.O.T.,
and within a year of their debut they received the top music award.
Out of all the major awards that H.O.T received, there must be awards
from at least 10 different music/television companies

When I see DBSK right now, the past H.O.T. fills my mind.
I was a freshman in high school when H.O.T. first debuted.
Now I am 22, and even today, when I go to performances or
concerts, I am looked as a young girl ^^

I heard that the majority of DBSK fans are junior high students,
and although many people say that they are young fans,
we were exactly like that too.

Whenever people saw us they called us H.O.T fanatics.
But then what about now? Even after 8-9 years
we are still here watching over them.

We hope that all the DBSK fans follow in our footsteps ^^

Liking H.O.T. for about 9 years,
I would like to give a little heads up and warnings about the company SM

I am someone that had a voice within the H.O.T fan club.
So I know a little more about the company SM, than most fans or normal people

At this moment, many H.O.T. fans have ventured out ^^
There are some that have become stars, others that became famous peoples’ coordis,
and even some that have been hired into SM

Through these people we have learned that,
what we believed to be unfair treatment by SM, in reality, was very much true

SM claimed that the 2nd H.O.T. was blackbeat, but after their failure
they tried once again, and that group is DBSK

Silently leading the group with wit and talent, YoungWoong JaeJoong.
He is like MoonHeeJun.
Leader in dance, with the aura of a tough guy, but sometimes very cute, UKnowYunHo.
He is like JangWooHyuk.
Lived in the states, and able to speak English, very charismatic and outgoing, MickyYooChun.
He is like Tony.
With looks that can be looked as almost famine, and the image where you want to take care of him, ChoiKangChangMin.
He is like Kangta.
Looks that can be looked as average, but the type of person that the more you see the more you like, XiahJunSu.
He is like LeeJaeWon.

Two group that really have a lot in common, DBSK and H.O.T.
Maybe that’s why, but we H.O.T. fans are genuinely scared that
the DBSK fans will have to face the hurt and disappointing ordeals we had to go through.
Especially because all of you are so young.

Cassiopeia fans…
SM is honestly a dangerous place.
As you like DBSK more I am sure that your hatred for SM will only grow

The first time H.O.T. began to get battered by LeeSooMan was during the beginning of their 3rd album
I’m not sure if you heard their 2nd album song, “Heng Bok”
That is the song H.O.T. received the DaeSang award,
and the album after that for every little mistake, they were hurt.

At that time, I believed that no matter what, it was merely just rumors
Slowly, everything I believed were rumors, were slowly turning into realities

By any chance do you know of Andy of ShinHwa’s incident?
For awhile he was on stage wearing a mask wasn’t he?
SM said some unbelievable stuff saying that he ran into something
or that JunJin fell while taking a shower.

Everyone continuously told us different things.
The important factor is that they ran into something or fell,
but why was only his mouth hurt? How come there were no signs of anything near their forehead or nose or any other facial part?

A few days before, Andy went into the SM building, and when he came out
he was wearing a mask, which many fans noticed.
Honestly, at that time I didn’t believe it.

After JTL left SM, even after they released their album,
they weren’t able to properly perform for a good 2 years.

Their schedules continuously got mysteriously cancelled,
and on cable t.v. their music video was not even showed ONCE.

That wasn’t the famous SM-JTL boycott.

SM went to every television company and threatened that
in the case they brought JTL onto their broadcasting list, SM would pull out all their singers from that company

Many fans called JTL’s company “YeJun Media” and asked what was happening,
but even from there they did not know.

This is a famous event,
It was when MoonHeeJun’s 2nd album was supposed to come out

Fans were sleeping in front of HeeJun’s house,
when HeeJun’s mother came out and began to cry like no tomorrow.
She was begging to the fans to save HeeJun…
“Please save my HeeJun…”

HeeJun’s first album sold 600,000 copies.
But SM said, “Merely 600,000?!”

They said they didn’t want to invest in his 2nd album.
So for HeeJun’s 2nd album, his music video, and jacket pictures…
he poured out his own money and savings.

Buy their album. That is helping DBSk.
Whenever H.O.T albums came out, we fans bought AT LEAST 2 copies.
That’s the only reason whenever a new album came out they were able to surpass 1 million album sales.

And for that fact only…
that’s the only reason the members were able to collect a little bit of money.

H.O.T. boys…
for every album they received approximately 2 cents.

After Boa released her first album,
she received 50 cents per album.

For five people if it’s 2 cent, that means its not even a quarter cent per person.

Then you might ask…
“What about the commercials and photo albums, and all the other side things H.O.T did?”

To keep it simple,
the only money H.O.T members make is through album sales.

Any commercials, and any shows, anything,
all that money goes to SM.
So its basically an unjust contract, a slave contract.

We heard that the contract between DBSK and SM is immense,
but that’s not always a good thing.

When one leaves SM you must pay a fee that is much higher than the contract,
and basically its to stop singers from leaving
Not only that they will take out a percentage of one’s profits if one leaves.

Do you think the term “slave contract” came out of nowhere??
DBSK right now…they are probably having a really hard time.

Do you all know this?
The president of SM isn’t LeeSooMan but, KimKyungWook.
To put it in lament terms…
Although on paper KimKyungWook is the president,
the person that makes all the decisions is LeeSooMan.

The reason,
SM has done a lot of illegal things.
And if those acts are caught, someone needs to be blamed.

So LeeSooMan screws up,
and KimKyungWook takes the blame.
If you look at it KimKyungWoo is a slave too. An SM slave.

H.O.T.’s old manager is currently working for a very famous company.
That person once said that H.O.T. are kids he truly feels sorry for,
and so they were kids that he wanted to save.

That person tried to take H.O.T. out of SM, but got caught by LeeSooMan
and was immediately fired. Right now he is working at SIDUS and is producing the group G.O.D.

That is the reason LeeSooMan hates G.O.D. so much.
So much to the point that any radio show SM singers host,
he makes it clear he doesn’t want to hear them putting on G.O.D. songs.

Even though slave contract, unjust contracts are against the law,
LeeSooMan is living quite fine.
He is truly a rich man. Someone with so much money it is unbelievable.
Although he waste a lot of money, he always has more.
We raised SM and then we were stepped on by SM and died.

All the money that came in from H.O.T was invested into BoA
and all the money they invested in BoA is being currently relearned.

But now H.O.T members have encountered so many scars,
and they are slowly being forgotten by people.

Along with Club H.O.T who set records as a fan club.
We all are being forgotten by people.

All of you will get older with DBSK.
We were the same.

We used to say that “we’re aging together,”
and these days those words sound so sad

As time goes feelings will be stronger,
and we sincerely hope that DBSK doesn’t endure the same scars from SM, as H.O.T. had.
Don’t take the same hurt as we did.

Within DBSK, create an awesome fan culture.
With every childless statement, the fan image is slowly ruined.

Become fans that think about what you say,
when announcing you are their fans.

Don’t ever be flattered by any rumors, and always trust the member.
Singers will never betray their fans.

Please don’t do things that they don’t like.
You shouldn’t ever make your favorite singer feel disappointed in you.

If you are going to believe this and that, or just move on to someone else,
then don’t like them from the start.
It will only be scars upon that singer/group.

As you grow older, even if you find a boyfriend
don’t ever forget that you are DBSK fans.

At first it may just be a fantasy for you
but as time passes and as you grow older
you will realize that they mean a lot more to you than you know

In your heart, you will never forget your younger days
when you were their fans…
Please make sure it is only memories that you will not regret…”

Credit: DBSG + Soompi

you know what's REALLY painful...?
when you feel like doing so much, but you just CAN'T.
a thing of beauty is a joy forever;

{442} The Divided Reactions Among Fans Regarding 3 Members New Unit


For 3 members TVXQ to take a further step by forming a new unit, fans reaction are clearly divided. Some fans said, “Only five members who can make TVXQ.” showing their frustration over the recent decision, while another fan said, “We must respect their will.” The conflicts are visible on the surface even among the fans.

Ever since the official announcement by AVEX about the forming of 3 members unit consisting Jejung, Junsu, and Yuchun, many conflicting opinions have been floating in many Cassiopeia site such as DNBN.

However, for the personal fans of 3 members who are included in the new unit, they gave much expectations to the performances which will be held in Osaka and Tokyo. Many of them asked an explanation about how to buy the ticket in Japan.


It’s also been rumored that regarding the signing of current exclusive contract with their management for music industry activities, the 3 TVXQ members received around 1 billion won.

Japanese media Sport News on the 15th reported that a large scale concert to mobilize 180,000 people will be thrown in Osaka and Tokyo starting from June. The newspaper as quoting message from AVEX official said, “Already planned this year from June to August, there will be stages where only 3 members participating. All photoshoots for the advertisement of the project announcement had been proceed strictly confidential.” he also said, “The name of this new unit is not yet determined, but most likely there won’t be any TVXQ songs to be performed on stage.”

The relationship atmosphere between the 3 members and TVXQ label in Korea SM Entertainment seems to be more complicated right now. Regarding the remaining 2 members activities plan, one SM official said, “Local individual activities are still in progress while for the Japan activity plan is still undecided.”

source: KanSports
sum trans: sharingyoochun.net

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{441} 100414 AVEX: “There Might be Some Actions Expected in The Future”


Three members concluded the new contract with AVEX management and reopened their music activity, but the future plan about other two members is unpublished.

However, when their activity stop was announced, AVEX stated, “We will do our utmost best to support the future activity of each five members continuously. They have a kind of rare talent and future”. as expressed that there might be some upcoming actions expected in the future.


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completely out-of-topic, but i'm loving every inch of that photo. ♥
& i'm hoping this will somehow shed some light into this darkness...!

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{440} TVXQ’s Changmin and SHINee’s Minho are dating?

Japanese tabloid Friday has reported a very odd scandal

In the magazine, it said, TVXQ’s Changmin is there to see Yunho’s (Michael Jackson tribute) performance. He is sitting in the VIP seat with a mysterious woman.” In the photo, Changmin is indeed in a performance area, he’s seated and surrounded by ladies but…the lady he is seen with is SHINee’s Minho!

That’s quite hilarious, I must say.

Netizens commented,
“Minho’s first scandal is with Changmin.”
“He’s a man!”
“Minho, congrats on your Japan debut.”

A netizen uploaded this photo and titled it “[Scan] Our Minho FRIDAY Debut!” on an online bulletin board. How funny is this?

Source: AKP

[100415] Japanese Magazine’s Ridiculous Scandal Between Choikang Changmin-Minho

Japanese gossip magazine ‘Friday’ has created a nonsense scandal between two Korean singers.

In the April 23rd edition of ‘Friday’, a photo of TVXQ member Choikang Changmin attending a concert with a friend was published. A caption was written under the photo that read, “Visiting a concert to see Yunho’s performance, Changmin sat in the VIP area with a female acquaintance.”

However, this report quickly became a laughing stock because the female acquaintance in the photo has been revealed to be SHINee’s Minho.

Netizens couldn’t hide their amusement as they stated, “His first scandal is with Choikang Changmin,” “You can tell he’s a guy right away,” and “Minho, congratulations on your Japanese debut.”

The existence of the report was first known in Korea when a netizen posted the scanned magazine on her personal blog with the title ‘[SCAN] Our Minho’s Friday Debut!!’ on the 11th of April.

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oh, because we're tired from all the drama - we need this humor...! ._.
the shinee members aren't ever enough for you, aren't they, minho-bb? :> i like. :">
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{439} TVXQ’s Jaejoong, Yoochun, Junsu form a new unit in Japan!

It has been decided that Junsu, Jejung and Yuchun will form a new unit!

The 3 have signed a new contract with Avex Management, consisting of an exclusive management contract, and will begin activities.

Also, to show their gratitude towards the fans, these 3 decided that they will perform at the Dome as a new unit.

For more details, a notice will be put up once more information is known.

Please look forward to it!!


■5 June (Sat) Venue opens: 16:00/Performance begins: 18:00
Kyocera Dome, Osaka

■6 June (Sun) Venue opens: 14:00/Performance begins: 16:00
Kyocera Dome, Osaka

■12 June (Sat) Venue opens: 16:00/Performance begins: 18:00
Tokyo Dome

■13 June (Sun) Venue opens: 16:00/Performance begins: 18:00
Tokyo Dome

※Please note that the opening and starting time may change.

Tickets go on sale on 15 April (Noon) - 22 April (6pm)
More details here. (t/n: page currently unavailable)

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it's hard to keep the faith, really - it's tiring, and some may deem it senseless.
but how can we even call ourselves fans if we'll find it hard to support them individually?
we learned to love them as persons, other than just being a part of a whole,
so it shouldn't be difficult for us to support them if they choose to live their dreams separately.
it may be a while 'til we see them as tvxq again, but for 6 years, we've been the receiving end of all their love and hard work
and it's about time we do the same to them, FOR them. :)
& it may sound like a broken record, but believe;

You are mine

{438} More than a thousand fans welcome SHINee to Singapore

Fans show up in full force at the airport to greet popular Korean R&B boyband who’s here for Oh Joonsung’s concert

It was as if Lee Min Ho had returned to Singapore once again. Only this time it wasn’t the Korean heartthrob from the hit drama Boys Over Flowers. Instead on last Friday night, the more-than-a-thousand strong crowd at the airport was eagerly awaiting SHINee, the hugely popular Korean boyband who would be visiting Singapore for the first time.

Incidentally, the five-member group owes its fame to their song, ‘Stand By Me’ which was featured in the soundtrack of Boys Over Flowers.

The eager beavers had camped at the airport since morning even though the idols only appeared around 10pm and that’s when things got a little crazy with fans pushing and shoving, which nearly toppled the barricades. To prevent further chaos, the boyband made a beeline for the coach awaiting them.

Group leader Onew, who was nursing an injury and lagged behind the rest of the boys, smiled warmly to the fans. The five of them then waved from the coach to their fans’ utter delight.

The group will be performing with renowned songwriter Oh Joonsung and other Korean artistes Bobby Kim and Mario for the Oh Joonsung Drama Concert – Music from Korean Drama Favourites, which celebrates classic Korean drama songs written by Oh. It will be held at the Esplanade today and tomorrow.

At the event’s press conference the next day, the craze over SHINee continued, prompting hip hop artiste Bobby Kim to remark that the group had so many fans at the airport that they could rival the late King of Pop, Michael Jackson.

SHINee member Key said, “We’re very surprised to see so many fans. Moreover, the crowd did not cause us any discomfort, and we’re grateful for that.”

Oh, who wrote ‘Stand By Me’ praised the group, who agreed immediately when he invited them for a collaboration, for their humility and talent, calling them one of today’s top Korean groups.

With the very rousing reception they have received from locals, the lads said they couldn’t wait to perform on stage.

Visit www.esplanade.com for more on the Oh Joonsung Drama Concert – Music from Korean Drama Favourites.
Photos courtesy of The Esplanade Co Ltd.

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