SM☆SH (SMASH): Hitting Hallyu with Backup

SM☆SH, KPOPIANA, http://kpoparchives.omeka.net/items/show/1307
SM☆SH, KPOPIANA, http://kpoparchives.omeka.net/items/show/1307

While Internet searches for the stylized name SM☆SH bring back results about an Indonesian pop group with the same name, in K-pop, SM☆SH (SMASH) is a five-member group made up of World (Nam Hyun), Jerry (Shim Min Gyu), Naru (Joo Young Suk), Hanbang (also known as One Shot; Han Jung Soo), and Hero (Kim Min Soo). Cheon Woo (Lee Jin Yong) was also an original member, but he left the group in 2010. The group was created by and is signed with Tony Ahn’s company, TN Entertainment.

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Orange Caramel


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BASICS

From left: Raina, Nana, Lizzy Source: http://files.myopera.com/OrangeCaramelFan/albums/7296872/orange25.jpg
 Name  Orange Caramel
 Meaning of Name  N/A (subunit of After School)
 Members
  • Raina (레이나) – 오혜린 (Oh Hye Rin)
  • Nana (나나) – 임진아 (Im Jin Ah)
  • Lizzy (리지) – 박 수영 (Park Soo Young) (maknae)
 Debut   June 16, 2010
 Status   Active
 Label Pledis Entertainment (2010-present)
 Fan Name N/A
 Origin of Fan Name N/A
 Fan Club Website(s) N/A
 Related Websites

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FAN FACTS

Couple Names

Official Fan Color

Nick Names

Individual Fan Names

Individual Projects

Awards

Television Appearances

Concert Tours


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VIDEOS

Funny Hunny


Shanghai Romance


Bangkok City


A-ing


Magic Girl

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DISCOGRAPHY: KOREAN RELEASES

  Cho Young Soo All Star (Digital Single) (December 16, 2011) (Pledis Entertainment)

  1. Funny Hunny
  2. Funny Hunny (Instrumental)
 
Shanghai Romance (Digital Single) (October 13, 2011) (Pledis Entertainment)

  1. Shanghai Romance (샹하이 로맨스(上海之戀))
  2. 눈을 감아 (Close Your Eyes) (Nana)
  3. The Day You Went Away (第一次爱的人)
    Bangkok City (Digital Single) (March 31, 2011) (Pledis Entertainment)

  1. Bangkok City (방콕시티)
  2. Bangkok City (Instrumental) (방콕시티)
  The Second Mini Album (November 18, 2010) (Pledis Entertainment)

  1. 아잉♡ (Aing♡)
  2. One Love
  3. 아직… (Yet…)
  4. 이곳에 서서 (Standing Here)
  5. 아잉♡ (Instrumental) (Aing♡ instrumental)
   The First Mini Album (June 17, 2010) (Pledis Entertainment)

  1. 마법소녀 (Magic Girl)
  2. 사랑을 미룰 순 없나요? (Can’t You Delay Love?)
  3. 마법소녀 (Instrumental) (Magic Girl instrumental)
  4. 사랑을 미룰 순 없나요? (Instrumental) (Can’t You Delay Love? instrumental)
  5. The Day You Went Away (Taiwan Only)


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Story Seller


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BASICS

L to R: Binna, HoBak, Jihae, Noji; Source: http://a2.ec-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/61/39de2dcdf493e4c2b63cf8650b16ddcc/l.jpg
 Name Story Seller (first debuted as Odd Eye, changed to Blody Cookie)
 Meaning of Name   Unclear
 Members
  • Binna (vocals)
  • Jihae (drums)
  • Noji (guitar)
  • HoBak/Pumpkin (bass)
 Debut   September 2003 (as Odd Eye)
 Status  Active
 Label   Unknown Indie
 Fan Name N/A
 Origin of Fan Name N/A
 Fan Club Website(s) http://storyseller.co.kr/
 Related Websites http://www.myspace.com/storyseller

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T-Max


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BASICS

L to R: Min Chul, Han Bi, Yun Hwa, Chan Yang, Kim Joon; Photo Credit: http://generationofl-k-popers.blogspot.com/2011/01/buat-yang-suka-t-max-boy-band-korea-ayo.html
 Name   T-Max
 Meaning of Name   “T” stands for Triple or Trinity (for the group’s 3 original members), and they will present energy and talent “to the Max”
 Members
  • Min Chul (Shin Min Chul, leader)
  • Kim Joon (Kim Hyung Jun) – Military duty
  • Yun Hwa (Park Yun Hwa) – Military Duty
  • Chan Yang (Joo Chan Yang)*
  • Han Bi (Park Dong Il)*

* – new members

 Debut   July 19, 2007
 Status   Active
 Label  2Step/Planet905 Entertainment (2007-present)
 Fan Name
  • Mighty Max
 Origin of Fan Name
  • Unclear
 Fan Club Website(s)
 Related Websites

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FAN FACTS

Official Fan Color: Pearl Midnight Blue

Individual Projects

  • Kim Joon: Boys Over Flowers (2009, Woo Bin); Pygmalion’s Love (2010, Hyung Joon); Crime Squad (Detectives on Trouble) (2011, Detective Shin Dong Jin)
  • Han Bi: Birdie Buddy (2011)

Awards

  • 2009 Publicity Ambassador of Youth smoking prevention campaign
  • 2010 Publicity Ambassador of Gyeonggi Children and Young People

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VIDEOS

Don’t Be Rude


Paradise – Official Boys Over Flowers Ver.


Motto Paradise – Paradise Japanese Ver.


Want


Jun Be O.K. – Feat. Kim Hyun Joong


My Love


Lion Heart


Blooming

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DISCOGRAPHY: KOREAN RELEASES

She Was Crying (그녀가 울어) (Release Date: September 27, 2011)(Label: Ogam Entertainment)

  1. She Was Crying
  2. This Guy – Club Remix Ver.
  Born to the Max (Release Date: June 3, 2010)(Label: Neowiz Entertainment)

  1. Born to the Max (Intro)
  2. Who Can Say (해줄 수 있는 말)
  3. Don’t Be Rude (까불지마)
  4. Marie (마리)
  5. 심장이 열 번 뛰기 전에 (Before You Run Ten Times Your Heart)
  6. Able to Be The One (Interlude) [하나가 될 수 있게 (Interlude)]
  7. Say My Name
  8. Let’s Go (가자 Go)
  9. Working On It (이런 놈이야)
  10. Poor You (나쁜 널)
  11. Romantic Blues
  12. Must Confess (고백합니다) – Bonus Track
  13. 원해 (I want) – Rockin’Beats Mix, Bonus Track
  Boys Over Flowers OST Part 1 (Release Date: January 23, 2009)

  1. Paradise
Love Parade (Release Date: September 3, 2009)(Label: CJ E&M)

  1. 원해 (I Want)
  2. 원해 (I Want) – Instrumental Ver.
Single Collection (Release Date: July 9, 2009)(Label: CJ E&M)

  1. Preparation O.K. (Jun Be O.K.) – Kim Joon solo
  2. Why Did You Do It? (feat. Kim Joon) – Min Chul solo
  3. Don’t Cry – Yun Hwa solo
  Run To You (Release Date: December 24, 2008)(Label: CJ E&M)

  1. My Love (널 사랑해)
  2. Lion Heart – Winter Romance Ver.
  3. My Love – Core Mix Ver.
  4. Blooming
Lion Heart (Release Date: December 7, 2007)(Label: CJ E&M)

  1. Lion Heart
  2. Open Up My Heart
  3. Lion Heart – Instrumental Ver.
Blooming (Release Date: June 13, 2007)(Label: CJ E&M)

  1. Blooming
  2. Cavities (충치)
  3. Bang Bang Boom!
  4. Blooming – Instrumental Ver.


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DISCOGRAPHY: JAPANESE RELEASES

Motto Paradise (Release Date: September 2, 2009)

  1. Motto Paradise (Almost Paradise)
  2. Be Mine!
  3. Motto Paradise – Instrumental Ver.
  4. Be Mine! – Instrumental Ver.

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