Kim Bum Soo

Click to jump to a section: BASICS FANFACTS VIDEOS DISCOGRAPHY: KOREAN RELEASES DISCOGRAPHY: JAPANESE RELEASES BASICS  Name  Kim Bum Soo  Debut  1999  Status  Active  Label  Polaris Entertainment  Fan Name  None  Origin of Fan Name  N/A  Official Website http://www.kimbumsoo.com/  Related Websites Click to Return to Top FAN FACTS Official Fan Color:  Awards 2011 Melon Music Award,…

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….

8Eight

Click to jump to a section: BASICS FANFACTS VIDEOS DISCOGRAPHY: KOREAN RELEASES DISCOGRAPHY: JAPANESE RELEASES BASICS  Name   8Eight  Meaning of Name   If turned sideways, 8 is “infinity”  Members Lee Hyun – Leader Baek Chan Joo Hee  Debut   August  25, 2007  Status  Active  Label   Big Hit Entertainment; United Asia Management  Fan Name  Origin…

An Idol Army: Thoughts On The Mega Group

Too many! That’s what a lot of netizens say when offering an opinion on new or returning idol groups with extremely large numbers. They may have a point, but I also think that there is something to be gained from mega Kpop group. While fans are always noting the sheer number of idol groups that…

Oppa

Litterally means “Older brother” used by younger female sibling. However, frequently used for older male friends. Popularly used as a cutesy petname for older boyfriends or admired male idols.

Mehrong

Term used to describe the action of sticking out one’s tongue in a teasing manner. Often coupled with actually saying “Meh-rong” at the time of the tongue being extended.

SNSD (Girls’ Generation)

Click to jump to a section: BASICS FANFACTS VIDEOS DISCOGRAPHY: KOREAN RELEASES DISCOGRAPHY: JAPANESE RELEASES DISCOGRAPHY: US RELEASES BASICS Name Girl’s Generation/ Sonyeo Sidae/SNSD/Soshi Meaning of Name “Soneyo Sidae” is the Korean for “Girl’s Generation”, and both “SNSD” and “Soshi” come from this name. SNSD=So Neyo Si Dae, Soshi= So(neyo) Si(dae) Members Taeyeon (Kim Tae-yeon, Leader) Jessica (Jung Soo Yeon)…