OH! Press is back again with yet another fortnightly recap for our very own OH! Blog. Sometimes 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:
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.
Sharing our thoughts on some of the ways fans, through fansites or fan unions, try to pamper their idols.
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.
After watching a good number of K-dramas, Wasta shares some of the most common cliches and scenarios to be found in the genre.
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.
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.
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.
Teru takes us back to one of Japanese pop icon Ayumi Hamasaki's earliest (and best-selling) releases.
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.
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