Red Velvet release “Happiness” MV, use genius tactic of appealing to Korean nationalism

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SM Entertainment‘s replacement group for f(x) (don’t send death threats, it’s a joke) new girl group Red Velvet released their debut music video for “Happiness” earlier, and while I wanted to like it, I can’t force myself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4I2Ai-nNOw It’s solid offering, but the song is safe as fuck. Yeah, it’s a different visual and it sounds not like a Brave ... Read More »

‘Attack On Titan’ announce 12 additional cast, including Mizuhara Kiko & Ishihara Satomi

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The ‘Attack On Titan‘ film project previously announced that it would star Miura Haruma and be directed by Higuchi Shinji, but now they’ve revealed 12 additional cast members. Additionally, the movie is set for the summer of 2015 and will be a two-part flick. The additional cast members include Hasegawa Hiroki, Mizuhara Kiko, Hongo Kanata, Miura Takahiro, Sakuraba Nanami, Matsuo ... Read More »

Four Ladies release more sexy “Move” teasers, but the moves aren’t so sexy to me

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Four Ladies caught the eyes of many with their first teaser for “Move“, but a lot of people unfortunately made assumptions about their concept that led to a positive reception internationally. And that makes the reaction to this follow-up group teaser all the more interesting, since the hopes of this being some progressive concept comes crashing down with a depraved, ... Read More »

Yoo Ara & Yoonjo leave Hello Venus, rest of the group to continue with Fantagio

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Hello Venus members Yoo Ara and Yoonjo are leaving the group and will stay with Pledis Entertainment to pursue a different career path. The remaining four members of the group will stay with Fantagio, as the cooperative effort between the two companies (Tricell Media) has now basically been dissolved. Their agency Tricell Media announced through the group’s official fan cafe ... Read More »

Wagakki Band return with “Hanabi”, an epic original song to call their own

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While we’ve featured Wagakki Band before to significant praise, the work they’ve done up to this point have all been covers. Granted, they’ve absolutely added their own flavor to everything, which is why they’ve gained some momentum, but the litmus test was always going to be their original work. With “Hanabi“, the Wagakki Band has their first original song, and ... Read More »

HA:TFELT’s “Ain’t Nobody” MV is either about dealing with breakup or being possessed

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HA:TFELT (AKA Wonder Girls‘ Yenny) has made her solo debut with “Ain’t Nobody“, and the music video/song is basically about her man cheating on her and Yenny expressing her raw emotions through contemporary dance. —– For starters, the girl Yenny’s man cheated on her with is white, so Kanye West applies: Really though, whether you find all this extremely powerful ... Read More »