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OH! Press Updates #5: From PD101 Season 2 Episode Breakdown, Celebrating Apink's 6th Anniversary, to IU's Palette Review


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#1 Rabbit

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Posted 30 April 2017 - 11:59 AM

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OH! Press is back again with yet another fortnightly recap for our very own OH! BlogSometimes we write our thoughts about various aspects of the Asian entertainment industry (like our Press Talk segments), sometimes we share our reviews of your favorite music releases, dramas and films. So, without further ado, here are our OH!pressive updates:

 

 

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Oh! Press Talk: Should K-pop groups add new members?

 

OH! Press discusses the often controversial nature of adding new members to K-pop idol groups. Is it a good thing trying to cater to the demands of the industry that way? Find out our thoughts above.

 

Oh! Press Talk: Fan Gift Culture

 

Sharing our thoughts on some of the ways fans, through fansites or fan unions, try to pamper their idols.

 

 

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Produce 101 Season 2 Episode Breakdown: Episode 1

 

Produce 101 is back with Season 2, this time with boys! Check out some of our writers' feelings on the first episode, segment by segment.

 

Celebrating 6 years with Apink: 6 reasons to love them - by BasedChungha

 

Apink recently turned 6, and BasedChungha is here to tell you why you should give more love to these wonderful ladies.

 

K-Drama Tropes: The Old, The New, and The Classic - by Wasta

 

After watching a good number of K-dramas, Wasta shares some of the most common cliches and scenarios to be found in the genre.

 

Film Review: Park Chan Wook's "The Handmaiden: Director's Cut" - by Sapphic

 

Check out Sapphic's review of one of the most anticipated and well-received Korean movies of last year.

 

Song Review: Kim Chungha - Week - by BasedChungha

 

To the delight of her fans, Chungha has recently released her pre-debut digital single, 'Week'. Find out BasedChungha's thoughts on it.

 

Album Review: Laboum - Miss This Kiss - by Rinne

 

Rinne reviews Laboum's 2nd mini album, which follows the group's string of distinctive funky and retro mix sound.

 

B.A.P Party Baby US Boom: Discoveries From My First K-pop Concert - by coconut water

 

coconut water shares her exciting experience at her very first K-pop concert, pointing out the integration of Korean culture into it.

 

Album Review: Spring Falling by Yesung - by lipslocked

 

Super Junior's Yesung is back with his second solo album. Check out lipslocked's feelings, and whether or not it surpasses its first release.

 

Album Review: Palette by IU - by Sapphic

 

After 2 years, IU's finally made her comeback, this time with a full album, 'Palette'. Take a look at Sapphic's opinion of this highly anticipated release.

 

Movie Review: Park Kwang-Hyun's 'Fabricated City' - by Mogwai

 

After finally hitting theaters in Singapore, Mogwai takes a look at the movie 'Fabricated City'. Was it worth of being a South Korean box office topper? Find out in her review.

 

Album Review: Minzy - Minzy Work 01. "Uno" - by Rabbit

 

Minzy recently made her solo debut after what felt like an eternity of waiting. Does it hold up to expectations, given her newly found creative freedom? Read my thoughts above.

 

Album Review: Jonghyun - The Collection: Story Op.2 - by coconut water

 

Jonghyun graces Shawols with the second part of his compilation album, 'The Collection: Story Op.2' Check out coconut water's review of his return as a soloist.

 

 

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FAKY's Major Debut: Fan Group Project - by Sakura Harano

 

Being a longtime fan of girl group FAKY, Sakura Harano decides to kickstart a sweet project to show support for the girls' major label debut. Check out the details above!

 

Yuri!!! On ICE: Episode 1 Review - by ladyandsansa

 

Yuri!!! ON ICE: Episode 2 Review - by ladyandsansa

 

Sansa gives a detailed breakdown of the first 2 episodes of Yuri!!! On ICE, one of the trendiest shows of the 2016 anime fall season.

 

[MV & EP Review] THE RAMPAGE from Exile Tribe - Frontiers - by Sakura Harano

 

Sakura Harano reviews the latest release from THE RAMPAGE, a new Exile Tribe unit.

 

Throwback Thursday - Ayumi Hamasaki - LOVEppears - by Teru

 

Teru takes us back to one of Japanese pop icon Ayumi Hamasaki's earliest (and best-selling) releases.

 

 

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Throwback Thursday: 2 Dramas from Taiwan You Should Watch - by BasedChungha

 

BasedChungha recommends us 2 Taiwanese dramas that everyone should check out, regardless of preferences.

 

Missing In Action: Soloists Who Need a Comeback - by krusty95

 

A reminder of some talented Chinese (with a small dash of Korean) soloists who should be returning after a long while of inactivity.

 

101 Guide: Becoming A Top Female Star - by Alisonn

 

What does it take to be an Asian female celebrity? Alisonn gives us a step-by-step guide of how to reach such an achievement.

 

 

Previous fortnightly recaps:

Update 1 - Update 2 - Update 3 - Update 4

 

 

Make sure to check out our articles and don't forget to leave a comment! We'd love to hear from you, so feedback would be highly appreciated. Don't forget to follow us on Twitter @OneHallyu for quick updates on our newest releases.

 

Lastly, some promo for OH! Press' newest project, OH! Chart - read all about it in the link and please show your support by voting!

 

That's all for today. Until next time~

 


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#2 Mogwai

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Posted 30 April 2017 - 12:03 PM

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Well done Laura


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#3 Rinne

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Posted 30 April 2017 - 12:09 PM

Did a rabbit just posted a thread? Yes she did! Bboing bboing bboing~


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#4 lipslocked✿

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Posted 30 April 2017 - 08:53 PM

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#5 Wasta

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Posted 30 April 2017 - 10:08 PM

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Posted 01 May 2017 - 05:19 AM

Aye! I will buy some carrots to treat you for your good work! ;)
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