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Boy band NCT 127 to hold Bangkok fan meeting next month

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Yonhap) -- South Korean boy band NCT 127 will hold a fan meeting in Thailand next month, its agency said Wednesday. The...

(LEAD) Bucheon animation film fest unveils diverse lineup

(ATTN: UPDATES with quote from honorary ambassador at bottom) By Shim Sun-ah SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Yonhap) -- One of the largest animated film festivals in Asia...

(Movie Review) ‘The Battleship Island’: World War II summer blockbuster underwhelms

By Chang Dong-woo SEOUL, July 22 (Yonhap) -- A lot is riding on the success of "The Battleship Island," one of this year's biggest homegrown...

VIXX begins tour of three Japanese cities

SEOUL, July 11 (Yonhap) -- Boy group VIXX will kick off a concert tour of three Japanese cities Tuesday, its management agency said. Starting in...

‘Fight For My Way’ leads TV chart for third week

SEOUL, July 18 (Yonhap) -- KBS 2TV's "Fight For My Way" clinched a three-week winning streak on a benchmark TV popularity index, data showed...

Busan Int’l Film Festival will highlight virtual reality films this fall

BUSAN, July 19 (Yonhap) -- Virtual reality will be a prominent element for this year's Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), the organizer said Wednesday. The...

Jung Yu-mi, Lee Kwang-soo cast for tvN’s new series ‘Live’

SEOUL, Aug. 21 (Yonhap) -- Actors Jung Yu-mi and Lee Kwang-soo have been cast for a new TV series on cable channel tvN written...

‘You Never Walk Alone’ by BTS most sold album in H1: data

SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- "Wings: You Never Walk Alone" by K-pop act BTS was the No. 1 selling album in the first half...

TWICE’s ‘Signal’ music video tops 100 mln YouTube views

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Yonhap) -- K-pop group TWICE's music video for "Signal" surpassed 100 million views on YouTube, its agency said Thursday. Released on May...

EXO’s repackaged edition of “The War” tops 33 iTunes charts

SEOUL, Sept. 6 (Yonhap) -- Boy band EXO's repackaged edition of its hit album "The War" conquered Apple iTunes album charts in over 30...

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