DF-Wave News Splash #66 – Siwon Enlisting, Bizarre Japanese Soft Serve, HyunA’s Comeback, and Saguk Recommendations!

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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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Super Junior’s Siwon to enter military service after She Was Pretty

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Super Junior’s Siwon has had a fantastic year, so this military service news comes as a sad surprise to the fans. But hold on — it’s not happening yet because he has to work on the new drama She Was Pretty first. Find out more details here.

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Kim Soo Hyun wants to work with American actress Gwyneth Paltrow

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Did you know Kim Soo Hyun wants to star with American actress Gwyneth Paltrow? He was recently interviewed by People Magazine, the popular American entertainment news weekly. Find out what interesting things that you may not have known about the hot actor who shined in My Love From Another Star.

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6 Korean stars who are in Chinese variety shows

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Since the Hallyu wave is massive in China, there are a lot of Chinese TV shows inviting Korean stars, either as a host or as a guest. See if you can find your favourite star here.

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This Top 10 list of the weirdest Japanese soft serve ice cream flavours will absolutely freeze your mind

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There’s nothing quite like taking a bite out of a yummy soft serve ice cream cone on a hot summer day. And if you happened to be in Japan, you’d have more than your fair share of crazy flavours to choose from.

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5 Reasons you must watch So Ji Sub’s One Sunny Day tonight

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So Ji Sub and Kim Ji Won’s new web drama is so sweet and fun that it is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face the rest of the day. Here are 5 reasons you should take a break and put up your feet to watch it!

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Street Style Seoul: Heirs-inspired outfits on the streets of Seoul

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Who doesn’t love the great fashion worn by Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye in the hit drama Heirs? But is it really reflective of what people wear in Korea? Find out with Kelly and Kitae as they take to the streets of Seoul in search of high-fashion Heirs-inspired outfits!

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How to Make Kimchi Stew, Kimchi Jjigae (김치찌개)
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If you have a ton of overly fermented cabbage kimchi that is too sour to eat as is and you’re thinking about throwing away, please don’t. Those extremely sour kimchi can make a wonderful stew.

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I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK Review: Love can make you crazy

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Greetings patients. Whether you’ve forcibly been admitted or if you’re someone who has decided to come here on your own volition, we welcome you to the crazy. Join Jazmine, Marakeshsparrow and Firnlambe (your personal Psychiatrists) as they take you through all the ups and downs of I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK. A romance between a woman, who honestly believes she is a cyborg, and a thief who specializes in “stealing” others’ skills.

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Get Your Glow On: Korean skincare and beauty tips from celebrity makeup artists

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Ever wonder how your favourite actors and actresses achieve that perfect red carpet glow? In their recent trip to Korea and KCON, Sarah and Christine from Glow Recipe met several top Korean makeup artists (including Kim Woo Bin’s makeup artist!). Check out this video to find out what tips and tricks they’ve learned from the very best.

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HyunA to make a comeback soon

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Sexy diva HyunA is making a comeback with her 4th mini-album! She wants all her fans to know, and so she’s given us a sneak peek at what’s to come with a picture on her Instagram (below).

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QUIZ: Can you identify all the unique characters Rain has played?

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Let’s put your Rain knowledge to the test! The world-renowned star is a K-Pop idol legend in South Korea and a chart-topping singer and actor on the global scale. His K-dramas alone have set the bar high. You loved his many featured productions on DramaFever over the years, and his 2006 film I’m a Cyborg, but That’s OK was recently added to the list! While you enjoy his hilarious romantic comedy with a fantasy twist, see how much you remember about some of his previous roles by taking this fun quiz.

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Cute and easy giraffe nail art inspired by Running Man’s Lee Kwang Soo

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Who doesn’t love the adorkable Lee Kwang Soo in Running Man? In this week’s episode of Nail Art, The Crafty Ninja shows you how to paint the cutest giraffe nails, inspired by Running Man’s very own “giraffe” — Lee Kwang Soo!

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The K List: 5 historical dramas that you should watch

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Never watched a historical K-drama before? Think they might not be your cup of tea? Jay from Daily Dose recommends the best ones that you should consider giving a shot in this week’s K List, like Lee Joon Ki’s latest vampire drama, The Scholar That Walks The Night.

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Jay Park to sing “Eyes” for Oh My Ghostess OST

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Solo artist Jay Park joins the musical department of the hit tvN series Oh My Ghostess! Today, the show’s production company, CJ E&M, explained to the media that the hip hop star is a pleasant surprise to the hot album. “Originally, Park Bo Young′s ‘Leave’ was supposed to be the last song from the Oh My Ghostess OST. With the addition of Jay Park, Part 4 ‘Eyes’ will be released on August 14.”

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20 Terrible problems every K-drama addict faces

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It’s no piece of cake being a certified K-drama addict. We face problems normal people can’t even fathom in order to satisfy our Korean drama cravings. If you’ve ever experienced these 20 K-drama-induced trials and tribulations, we feel your pain!

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7 Dapper photos of Lee Jong Suk as a perfect employee

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Lee Jong Suk once again impresses fans with his handsome looks and alluring charms in these latest ads for the clothing brand MVIO. The new stills show off an attractive business casual look that is sure to make girls swoon.

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20 Things every K-drama fan wishes would happen to them in real life

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Do you ever wish your life was like a K-drama with all its sweet, romantic, over-the-top, and dramatic moments? Well, you’re not alone! Here are 20 things that every K-drama fan has wished for while watching classic K-drama scenes.

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9 Facts you never knew about the Running Man members

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We all love the Korean variety show Running Man, but how much do we know about the Running Man members’ personalities, work ethic, or even love life? Scroll down to read things you never knew about the members of Running Man!

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Fridays with Feiii: Beautiful bright makeup tutorial inspired by Vicki Zhao Wei in Tiger Mom

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Feiii’s back with another episode of Fridays with Feiii! In this episode, she channels the beautiful Vicki Zhao Wei’s bright, chic look from her new drama Tiger Mom. Watch how you can achieve this look for yourself:

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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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