Tag Archive | Kim Hyun Joong

Hallyu Harmony Update: Kim Hyun Joong Concepts

Because Kim rose to fame portraying “flower boy” characters in K-dramas such as Boys Over Flowers and Mischievous Kiss, many suggest his image reflects a desire to escape from modes of masculinity based on a “pretty boy” appearance. . . . However, an examination of Kim’s concepts reveals a range of images that go beyond the extremes of “flower […]

SS501: Five Men United As One

SS501 debuted in 2005 under DSP Media, the same year as SM Entertainment’s mega-group, Super Junior. The male group, made up Park Jung Min, Kim Hyung Joon, Kim Hyun Joong, Heo Young Saeng and Kim Kyu Jong, displays a range of pop music styles marked with complex Kpop dance moves. The members chose SS501 as […]

Seo In Young (Elly): Elly-vated Kpop Idol

Seo In Young (also known as Elly) is a solo Kpop artist who is also known for her acting, dancing, modeling, and MC work. Originally a member of the girl group Jewelry, Seo In Young made her solo debut in early 2007, signing with the Star Empire Entertainment Label. To see the enhanced profile, including […]

Super Junior Plays Rivendell: On Suspicious News Reporting in Kpop

By Crystal S. Anderson, PhD and Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S. RIVENDELL (AHMN) – E.L.F.s have started to gather for Super Junior’s Super Show 4, to be held in the biggest tree in the elven city.  Armed with their sapphire blue lightsticks, legions of fans look forward to cheering on the group at the history-making show. […]

Boys Over Flowers (2008)

Click to jump to a section: BASICS KPK REVIEW OTHER REVIEWS AWARDS BASICS  Title  Boys Over Flowers/Boys Before Flowers  Genre  Romantic Comedy  Episodes  25 Network  KBS  Main Cast Lee Min Ho as Gu Jun PyoKim Hyun Joon as Yoon Ji HooKim Bum as So Yi Jung Kim Joon as Song Woo Bin Koo Hye Sun […]