DF-Wave News Splash #48 – REAL Wedding Ringers, Sehun’s Hair, 14-Hand Pitch, Blood Kiss, and Nail Art

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Drama Fever News Splash

A grey Monday for some…
Bring the sun back with DramaFever News Splash!

At the start of every week, we take a look back over the past 7 Days to bring a quick snip of some of the Top Stories and JaK Wave Faves from our good friends at DramaFever and share them with you!

So, let’s have a look at what’s been igniting the ‘Fever this week!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 10 shades of EXO’s Oh Sehun(‘s hair)

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EXO’s Sehun is known for his hair changing colours all of the time. At some point over the past 3 years, he has probably had every colour hair you could possibly think of! Since it is already April 12th in Seoul, it is officially the time to start celebrating his birthday! Let’s take a look at some of Sehun’s best and brightest hair colours below!

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Kim Jong Kook to star in upcoming show Fashion King

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The next biggest thing in fashion is here.

On Apr. 8, 2015, the press conference of new survival show Fashion King – Secret Box took place.

Fashion King – Secret Box, which premieres Apr. 25, 2015, is a survival show starring top Korean and Chinese celebrities like “Sparta Kook” Kim Jong Kook, actress Yoo In Na, CN Blue Lee Jung Shin and model Jang Ryang.

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7 Japanese men use 14 hands to throw the most intricate first pitch of all time

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You’ve never seen a ceremonious first pitch like this! During a baseball game in Japan, the dance troupe World Order, which is led by former MMA fighter Genki Sudo, demonstrated a highly technical choreographed pitch that caused a gasp to reverberate throughout the stadium.

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Is FT Island’s Lee Hong Ki dating Japanese model Ai Shinozaki?

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Rumours have recently been flying around that FT Island’s Lee Hong Ki has been dating the Japanese model Ai Shinozaki for more than 6 months. Their relationship apparently began last October, and fans say they have spotted the two celebrities together on multiple occasions.

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8 K-dramas your boyfriend will actually enjoy watching with you

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While it often seems like K-drama fandom consists mostly of females, DramaFever has plenty of content that guys would like too! The K-drama male viewership is always growing as new and interesting dramas are released. Now is the perfect time to get that guy in your life started watching K-dramas. Whether it be your friend, co-worker, brother, boyfriend, or husband, turn him onto one of the dramas below and he will certainly be thanking you for the introduction to Dramaland!

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New photos show Big Bang filming a music video in LA

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Big Bang fans can rejoice! On April 9, the five members of Big Bang were spotted in Los Angeles, California filming what looks like a new music video.

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How to make Korean soybean paste stew with beef, Sogogi Doenjang Jjigae (소고기 된장찌개)

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A good friend of mine gave me a jar of a very precious gift. It was a jar of homemade Korean soybean paste, the doenjang!

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Paint Your Nails Like Yo Na From Kill Me, Heal Me!

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Check out this week’s Kill Me, Heal Me inspired nail art tutorial with The Crafty Ninja!

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South Korean couples hire people to fill up their weddings

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Everyone dreams of a wedding surrounded by friends, family, and loved ones, but what if you simply just don’t have enough of these people to fill a wedding hall? An emerging trend in South Korea is for the bride and groom to hire people to attend their wedding as guests.

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7 Reasons to love Sensory Couple

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If I could see smells like the female lead in the new K-drama Sensory Couple, I would tell you that the smell of a new show looks like spring and rainbows. So much to enjoy, nothing yet to disappoint. Sensory Couple is no exception, and here are 7 reasons why Sensory Couple smells like a winner.

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23 Anime GIFs that apply so perfectly to your life they will blow your mind

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Ever feel like you just don’t have words to express how you feel? Fortunately, anime is great is for many reasons, and one of them happens to be that it knows you better than you know yourself. Therefore, for those moments in life when you are simply incapable of expressing yourself, here are 24 anime GIFs to represent every moment of your life.

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9 Handsome Asian drama royals who make you wish you could travel back in time

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There are many actors who have played in historical dramas. For this article, I wanted to present the handsome leading men who look exceptionally attractive in royal outfits. So the criteria is simple: Handsome and Royal. An example would be Kim Soo Hyun as the king in The Moon that Embraces the Sun.

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Watch: Adorable Superman triplets perform in a band for Kim Soo Hyun and Ha Ji Won

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What’s cuter than cute? It’s when you get the adorable Song triplets, Dae Han, Min Gook and Man Se from The Return of Superman, plus popular actors Kim Soo Hyun and Ha Ji Won, in one very awesome commercial where the triplets are rocking it out. It’s daebak! It’s… Wow!

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100-year-old woman sets world record for 1,500-meter swim

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Every once in a while you come across an inspirational story about a seemingly average human being who achieves great things, and it makes you really question what you’re doing with your life. The story of Mieko Nagaoka, the woman who became the first 100-year-old to complete a 1,500-meter freestyle swim, is just that type of story.

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Does Lee Joon have any plans to return to singing in the future?

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On April 9, the cast of SBS′s Heard It Through the Grapevine met with reporters at a restaurant in Namyangju. During the interview, Lee Joon, who left MBLAQ at the end of 2014 to pursue his acting career, was asked whether he had any future plans to explore singing again.

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12 Trending pictures of fathers jumping next to their daughters

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Dads jumping in pictures is something that I think we all can’t get enough of. Fortunately, Japanese photographer Yûki Aoyama has captured this amazing trend in a new book. Any picture you take with your dad is definitely a sacred treasure, especially as the years pass.

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Yeo Jin Goo romances a vampire Seolhyun in latest character stills from Orange Marmalade

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KBS recently released some new stills from the upcoming web comic-based teen vampire series Orange Marmalade, and they are completely adorable! Not only do we get a moment of Yeo Jin Goo wooing his vampire love interest (AOA’s Seolhyun), but we also catch a glimpse of CNBlue’s Jonghyun as a menacing vampire and more!

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4 Lovely South Korean actresses with squeaky clean images

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Following my good guy article about squeaky clean male stars, it is time to learn more about the good girls in the South Korean entertainment industry. They work hard to bring home the bacon and maintain impeccable public images. Take a look at just a few of the lovely ladies with squeaky clean images.

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5 Hot South Korean actors with squeaky clean images

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I believe the majority of our beloved South Korean stars are good people, but sometimes they get tangled up in shocking scandals. There are very few stars who are able to avoid the negative news surrounding their lives. This list is dedicated to the select few male stars who have managed to keep their names free of adverse breaking news.

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The 7 cutest Korean celebrity babies

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Babies are a trendy topic on Korean reality TV shows. There are even shows dedicated to them like The Return of Superman, where celebrity dads take care of babies without moms’ help. It’s entertaining to see these cutest creatures learn to walk and talk, and it’s informative to see celebrities’ parenting styles. Here we’ve selected the five most adorable babies with their celebrity parents. Take a look!

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8 Photos you need to see of Block B’s new sub-unit BASTARZ

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Seven member K-pop group Block B have been doing a lot of growing the past few years. Following their 2014 US Showcase Tour, they released a new album and leader Zico and power vocalist Taeil each made their own solo debuts.

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Sadly, there will be no
JaK’s Top Pick
This week!

There is no Top Pick for this week, but be sure to come back next Monday for our next team recommendation for all you Drama-loving Wave Riders out there!

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That concludes this week’s DF Wave News Splash! 

Come back next Monday, when we will be once again sharing the best DF stories from the last 7 days!

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All article images and clips in this post, aside from JaK Wave Logos, are courtesy of DramaFever.com. All rights reserved.

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Published by SurfinHaruru

SurfinHaruru is Sub-Editor, Head Graphic Designer/Coordinator, and Resident Photographer at JaK Wave, and manages the Korean Language section of the site. He loves Asian culture - living with Chinese culture day-to-day, and studying Korean in his spare time. He has a passion for Asian cookery, dramas, and music, and enjoys attending Traditional and Modern cultural events frequently.

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