DF-Wave News Splash #60 – RIP Han Kyung Sun, Anime Heroes, Bling Queens, Rainbow Hair, and Winks Galore!

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Drama Fever News Splash

Monday rolled around too fast?
Brighten it up 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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Veteran Actress Han Kyung Sun Passes Away After Suffering a Stroke

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Han Kyung Sun has passed away.

On June 30, the Two Mothers actress collapsed after having a meal with the staff of her MBC drama. She was rushed to the hospital where doctors confirmed she suffered a stroke.

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Our 5 Favorite K-Pop Bling Queens

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We’re all big K-Pop fans here at DramaFever, with some amazing K-Pop centric dramas like Dream Knight with the dreamy boys of GOT7 or EXO Next Door with the incredibly talented lads of EXO, and more. However, let’s be honest — K-Pop is really ruled by the women, and for a limited time only, new and existing DramaFever Premium members will receive a premium perk of 25% off their purchase at BaubleBar so that you can get your bling on like these fierce ladies below!

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Which anime hero character are you?

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There are many anime fans who fantasize about being like their heroes. But have you considered that, in some weird way, maybe you already are? So, to help you solve your identity crisis, here are 22 anime heroes. Which one are you?

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Choi Si Won Looks Suave in More Photos from his L’officiel Hommes shoot

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Did you want more photos of Choi Si Won looking gorgeous this July? Your wish is granted!

The ‘Skip Beat!’ actor recently posed for the elite L’officiel Hommes magazine, and a series of hot photos were released to the public in the middle of last month. Today, the French fashion magazine shared even more photos of the Super Junior member looking suave and sophisticated.

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The top 5 pieces of jewellery from our favourite K-dramas

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If you’re like me, then you’ve definitely had that moment when you’re watching a drama, the male lead takes out a piece of jewellery, and a part of you just goes “I have to HAVE that.” Sometimes a small trinket can be such an integral part of the bigger story, so we wanted to count down the top 5 pieces of jewellery from some of our K-dramas.

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The K List: The 5 Stages of a K-drama Couple

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It’s no secret that part of the reason why we watch and love K-dramas is the epic romances. The more dramas you watch, however, the more you start to notice some patterns… In this K List, Jay from DailyDose takes you through the 5 stages of a K-drama Couple.

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Lee Min Ho and Big Bang win top honors at the first SNS Awards in Korea

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The first ever SNS (Social Network Service) Industry Grand Award in South Korea has awarded top honours to stars including Lee Min Ho and Big Bang for their social media influence and contribution. It’s amazing how far and wide these top stars reach around the world.

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Ha Ji Won shares 4 simple beauty tips

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There is a saying that your outer beauty is a reflection of what you eat and feed your inner self. At 36, Ha Ji Won’s beauty is admired by everyone as she plays her new role starting as a high-school girl in The Time I Loved You. She recently shared her simple tips to beauty. Let’s find out what she said.

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7 Vibrant K-pop idol hair colours that create a beautiful rainbow

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K-pop idols change their hair colour almost weekly, going from one funky, bright shade to another. And I, for one, love it! K-popland is filled with all sorts of bright hair colours, I don’t think I could ever choose a favourite! Scroll through to see which famous K-pop idols have rocked one of these awesome shades of the rainbow!

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Kim Young Kwang and Jung So Min save lives in first stills for disaster epic D-Day

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D-Day, JTBC’s ambitious disaster drama, has begun filming. In the first stills released from the set, we see Kim Young Kwang and Jung So Min in character as doctors who become part of the rescue effort when a devastating earthquake hits Seoul.

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Starry 4th of July nails inspired by Sweden Laundry

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Inspired by the adorable star-patterned track jacket worn by Kim Bom (played by Song Ha Yoon) in Sweden Laundry, The Crafty Ninja shows you how to get this cute and unique nail design just in time for the Fourth of July!

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7 Real life K-pop/K-drama couples we love

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With the news breaking earlier this year about Lee Min Ho and Suzy dating, there has been a lot of speculation on whether the couple will last. If you’ve found yourself wondering whether it’s possible for such a high-profile couple to last through the pressure of the media and fans, look no further than this list. Here we showcase 6 other couples who prove that it is possible to be a celebrity and still have a strong and lasting relationship!

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13 Korean stars with irresistible winks

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From Lee Min Ho to Jang Geun Suk, these celebrities not only are good looking, but they also look absolutely adorable when they wink! And who doesn’t love a heart-melting wink? Scroll through to see some of the most adorable winks from your favourite stars!

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How to make Korean Chicken Salad, Dak-Nangchae (닭냉채)

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There are many types of chicken salads around the world. Koreans have a chicken salad called Dak-nangchae (닭 냉채).

This salad is eaten during the hot summer months to re-establish one’s appetite that has been lost due to the extreme hot summer weather in Korea. (As you know, the summer in Korea is brutally hot and humid.)

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WATCH: This viral dance cover of SISTAR’s “Shake It” has all the right moves

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This eye-catching version of SISTAR’s “Shake It” is quickly becoming a viral hit. The video features 20 girls dancing in perfect synchronization while wearing matching skirts and floppy hats. Not only are netizens impressed with their dance moves, even but SISTAR themselves shared this dance cover on their Facebook page. Now that’s the ultimate compliment!

Check out the awesome video below!

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Can you recognize these 15 Korean celebrities making hilarious faces?

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Korean celebrities are gorgeous, but we love them even more when they’re funny. Scroll down slowly and see how many of these 15 funny faces you can identify! Click on their names to reveal normal faces.

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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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