DF-Wave News Splash #67 – Back to School, Quizzes Galore, Big Bang’s 9th Anniversary, Super Junior’s Victory, and a Summertime Mashup!

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Drama Fever News Splash

Almost time to go Back to School!
Stay breezy 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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Back to School: 10 School-themed Asian dramas you must watch

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It is time for back to school. Don’t be too sad the vacation is over; there are couple of school-themed dramas you must watch, which could give you a bright mood when you head back to school!

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YG Entertainment sues news reporter for libel

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A reporter who wrote damaging articles about YG may have to pay close to $200,000. The negative articles, with one written as recently as July 1, were about CEO Yang Hyun Suk and suspicions about an alleged past drug scandal. Now they are the focus of a high-profile court case. YG Entertainment is suing the reporter identified as K from a sports media news outlet for two cases of libel totalling around $169,000.

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QUIZ: How well do you know Lee Min Ho?

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As the main star in some of the most popular Korean dramas that bring new K-drama addicts in, including Boys Over Flowers and Heirs, everybody knows Lee Min Ho. But do you really know him? Put your knowledge to the test by taking this quiz that proves whether or not you can truly call yourself a Lee Min Ho fan.

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Big Bang celebrates 9th anniversary

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Big Bang has turned 9 years old! The 5-member group debuted on August 19, 2006 and has provided us with AWESOME music and music videos ever since. (Eargasm anyone?)

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Janie’s Tips & Tricks: Best lipsticks, lip glosses and lip tints

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There’s nothing like a good lip product to really add a dash of colour to your face. In this episode of Janie’s Tips & Tricks, Janie introduces you to her favourite lipsticks, lip glosses, and lip tints. If you’re looking for new lip makeup (or just want to add to your growing collection), this is the episode for you!

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QUIZ: Which K-drama action hero are you?

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Are you a fan of K-drama action thrillers? With Joo Won’s heart-racing antics in the première of Yong Pal, did you find yourself wondering what you would do in a similar situation? Well, here’s your chance to find out! Take this quiz to see which K-drama action hero you would be!

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Super Junior wins at the 2015 Teen Choice Awards

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Super Junior is a favourite among American teens!

The popular K-pop boy group has been releasing hot music for a decade. During their tenth anniversary year, the “Devil” singers were honoured with two awards at a young American pop culture awards show.

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8 Rookie Asian Dramas You Should Not Miss

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When you first step into the office, you should know there are a lot of rules in each industry. As a rookie, you’d better know the ground rules so as to avoid the embarrassment. Here come the Asian dramas telling you how to excel yourself as a rookie.

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Hyun Bin makes you wish it was winter in photoshoot for K2 Outdoorwear

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Summer is quickly coming to a close, and I was just sitting here lamenting the oncoming cold — that was until I saw Hyun Bin modelling these hot winter coats in his latest photo shoot for K2 Outdoor wear!

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Seo In Guk to cameo as a handsome chef in final episodes of Oh My Ghostess

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The sad truth is that the final two episodes of Oh My Ghostess air tonight and tomorrow on DramaFever, but at least the production team still has a few fun tricks up their sleeve for us. Seo In Guk will be making a fun cameo in the last episodes!

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Joo Won pushes through six consecutive all-nighters as Yong Pal soars to 20% national ratings

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Yong Pal continues its ratings success, becoming the first prime time drama of 2015 to hit 20% national ratings in Korea. As the drama’s ratings continue to rise, much of the credit goes to series star Joo Won, who revealed his nonstop work schedule at a recent press conference.

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Korean Beauty Now: DIY BB cream for darker skin tones

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BB creams notoriously come in very limited shades. For those of you frustrated with the lack of options for your skin tone, why not try making your own? April (a.k.a. The Pink Fashion Ninja) shows you how to make a simple version of BB cream using your own foundation in this quick tutorial!

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QUIZ: Can you identify 10 hottest Korean actors by their shirtless photos?

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Is your knowledge on Korean actors “skin deep?”

We love our Korean actors in dramas and, let’s admit, drool over them when they’re undressed and shirtless.

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Infinite’s L to star in a new movie

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Infinite’s L will be acting in a new movie set to première sometime during the first half of 2016!

Woollim Entertainment stated, “L has been chosen as the male lead for Mr. Shark (working title). He will start filming for the movie at the end of this month.” The film is about a man who befriends a shark.

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QUIZ: Which new Girls’ Generation song is your perfect summer jam?

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Girls’ Generation has released four fun new songs this summer during their comeback, and we can’t stop playing them on repeat! Summer is sadly almost over, so now is the time to have one more adventure. Which SNSD song is your perfect summer theme song to accompany your last hurrah? Take this quiz to find out!

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Girls’ Generation’s Party and Katy Perry’s California Gurls make the perfect summertime mashup

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If you’ve had Girls’ Generation’s single “Party” on repeat all summer because it is the catchiest song ever, you’re not alone, but what if I told you it gets even better? When combined with Katy Perry’s hit song “California Gurls,” it’s a match made in mashup heaven! I dare you not to dance!

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QUIZ: Which short drama should you watch on your lunch break?

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K-dramas are addictive, but some take forever to end! Do you wish there was a series you could finish in one to a few lunch breaks? Brand new short series are making that possible. The fun 10- to 15- minute episodes hold your interest until the very end and leave you wanting more.

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Gorgeous neon heart rate monitor nail art inspired by Yong Pal

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The Crafty Ninja gets inspiration from Kim Tae Hee’s comatose character in Yong Pal to create this gorgeous neon heart rate monitor nail art. Find out how you can get this pretty design for yourself in this quick tutorial!

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Kim Woo Bin and Suzy pair up for new romance drama

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There is nothing quite like the news of Kim Woo Bin and Miss A’s Suzy getting together in a new romance to wake up a Lee Min Ho fan from a late night Heirs binge! What’s happening?

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Do you know the real names of these 26 popular K-pop stars?

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Celebrities change their names all the time either for privacy reasons or to have a name more memorable for fans. Last time we looked at Korean actors and actresses who changed their names for fame and today we are talking about K-pop stars who adopted awesome stage names for their music careers! Do you know the real names of these popular stars?

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GUY CANDY: Yoochun gives fans one last photoshoot before leaving for the military

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Ladies (and any gentlemen fans out there!), it’s almost time for us to say goodbye to dear Yoochun. (*cries in the corner*) Yoochun will be leaving the industry for about 2 years to carry out his military duties. He will be enlisting on August 27.

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QUIZ: Which K-drama are you living right now?

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Have you ever wished that your life could be just like a Korean drama? The beautiful outfits, attractive crushes, delicious food, and gorgeous scenery are enough to make any heart flutter. What you probably don’t realize is that in many ways you are actually living your own version of a Korean drama.

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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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