DF-Wave News Splash #68 – Werewolves, More Quizzes, Awesome Hulk, Hair-Sprouts, and Totally COOL Recipes!

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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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5 Reasons you should watch A Werewolf Boy

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If you love Park Bo Young and Song Joong Ki, then Werewolf Boy, premiering this weekend on DramaFever, is the movie you have got to see. Whether you already know the wonderful goodness that is this amazing movie or you have yet to discover this gem, come with me as we discuss 5 reasons why this movie is on everyone’s “must watch” list.

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10 Times we completely fell for A Werewolf Boy’s Song Joong Ki

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Song Joong Ki is finally back from military service and hard at work filming his upcoming drama Descendants of the Sun. If you can’t wait for the 2016 premiere date to see his handsome face again, we have great news for you! Song Joong Ki’s hit 2012 movie A Werewolf Boy, costarring Oh My Ghostess’s Park Bo Young, is coming to DramaFever this weekend!

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QUIZ: How well do you know the cast of A Werewolf Boy?

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The beautiful and haunting movie A Werewolf Boy is coming to DramaFever this weekend, and one of the biggest draws to the film is the amazing cast. Featuring Song Joong Ki and Park Bo Young as the leads, Yoo Yun Suk as a nasty villain, Jang Young Nam and Kim Hyang Gi as Park Bo Young’s mother and sister, and Yoo Seung Mok as a doctor, A Werewolf Boy is filled with powerful performances. Before you watch the movie, how well do you really know this talented cast? Take this quiz to find out!

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7 Hot male K-pop idols we will always have crushes on

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Many K-Pop idols steal our hearts as soon as they take the stage. We swoon and sigh for years over our ultimate favourites, while some never faze us at all. This article is dedicated to just a few from that special group we simply cannot stop thinking about it: the male K-pop idols we will always have crushes on.

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Marvel’s new Hulk is Korean-American character Amadeus Cho

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As part of its All-New, All-Different initiative, Marvel is putting a new spin on the beloved Hulk. Starting with Totally Awesome Hulk #1, Bruce Banner will be stepping out of the Hulk role and passing the mantle to Korean-American Amadeus Cho.

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QUIZ: Which Big Bang song is your ultimate anthem?

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Big Bang has had a fantastic summer, releasing hit after hit from their MADE series. Today we are going to answer the question you have always been wondering — which Big Bang song is the perfect theme song for your life? Take the quiz below and see which popular Big Bang hit is your anthem!

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Lee Kwang Soo and Ha Ha go head-to-head with American basketball players

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Korean variety show stars Lee Kwang Soo and Ha Ha recently went up against two American basketball players for a special event held by Adidas. Lee Kwang Soo and Ha Ha tried their best and brought many laughs during their match, where they participated in a 2:2 game as well as a 3-point shooting contest. The foreign basketball players Aaron Haynes and Joe Jackson currently play for the South Korean team Goyang Orions.

Check out their epic match below!

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How to make Radish Kimchi, Kkakdugi (깍두기)

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It is September already. That means a lot of fall vegetables will be abundant in the store or at the market. One of the most popular fall/winter vegetables in Korea has to be the radish. Koreans use radishes in a variety of dishes. But, the most of all, radish kimchi must be the number 1!

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QUIZ: How well do you know Song Joong Ki’s K-drama history?

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While we highly anticipate Song Joong Ki’s beloved Werewolf Boy movie’s premiere on DramaFever, let’s brush up on our Song’s K-drama knowledge. You know his K-dramas like the back of your hand. I’ll bet you have even watched some of his shows numerous times. Let’s put your superior knowledge to the test to see if you remember the details that made his shows special.

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Beat the summer heat with this 3-ingredient green tea popsicle recipe!

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Need a snack to help you get through the late summer heat? Angela from TheSquishyMonster has the perfect thing for you. Try out her super simple 3-ingredient green tea popsicle recipe — it’s too easy to not try it out!

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The top 10 most satisfying K-drama endings

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Whether or not you end up loving a K-drama has a lot to do with the ending. Some K-dramas start out great but go downhill and are totally ruined by their finales. Other dramas have fantastic, satisfying endings that leave us happy and complete. Keep reading to see which K-drama endings we think are the best!

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QUIZ: Who’s your Korean celebrity sweetheart?

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Is it just me, or do you imagine yourself being the female lead in a K-drama you’re watching? As much as it is embarrassing to admit, I fall for the male leads all the time, my current obsessions being Twenty Again’s adorable Kim Min Jae and Yong Pal’s Joo Won. Oh, if only I was as pretty as Kim Tae Hee!

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Korean Beauty Now: Daily and weekly skincare routine for darker skin tones

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In this week’s episode of Korean Beauty Now, April shares her daily and weekly skincare routine, and talks about the Korean beauty products that she has found to be safe for darker skin tones.

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How to make Korean spicy pork and squid stir-fry (오삼 불고기)

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Whoever thought of matching pork with squid in the same dish must be a brilliant cook. Here is one dish that you need to try if you like spicy Korean Pork or Stir-fried spicy squid. This is like a happily married couple of a 4-legged land animal and an 8-legged sea creature, who overcame all the obstacles from their background differences to bring their love into a victory.

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Meet the full crew of Choi Minho’s Because It’s the First Time with new character teasers

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Because It’s the First Time, the short cable series starring SHINee’s Minho, is coming to DramaFever soon! Meet all of the fun characters in this ensemble drama with the latest character teasers.

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Seoulmates Profile: 6 Reasons to love B.A.P

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To celebrate the news that B.A.P is preparing for their first comeback in over a year, Arianna and Nicki from Seoulmates list 6 reasons to love this boy group! For those new to B.A.P, these are six great reasons to start checking them out.

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Why does G-Dragon have a bean sprout in his hair?

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Yes, you’re looking at G-Dragon. He is wearing two unusual hair accessories: a bean sprout and a cherry hairpin. The reason has to do with a new viral trend in China. Let’s find out more.

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Get Your Glow On: Expert tips on how to get rid of dark circles

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Are those late night K-drama binge watches giving you dark circles around your eyes? Our resident beauty experts Sarah and Christine from Glow Recipe are here to give you some awesome tips on how to get rid of them in this week’s Get Your Glow On.

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CL looks fierce and flawless at the MTV VMAs

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2NE1’s CL rocked the red carpet last night at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), where she accompanied the designer Jeremy Scott for the night. Not only did she look fabulous, but she also impressed the American media, making it on many “Best Dressed” lists from websites including FUSE and Refinery29. CL is currently gearing up for her U.S. solo debut and is expected to release new music in September.

Check out her amazing red carpet look below!

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Quiz: Which K-drama flower boy would you actually date?

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Ever wonder which K-drama flower boy would be your perfect match? All of these pretty boys are guilty of stealing our hearts, but do you know which guy would actually be a great fit for your personality? Look no further than this fabulous quiz to find out! Take the quiz below and let us know who you are paired with!

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Super Junior’s Siwon, Eunhyuk, and Donghae and TVXQ’s Changmin all confirm their enlistment dates

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It’s a sad day for K-pop fans as three members of Super Junior and one member of TVXQ have officially confirmed their military enlistment dates for October and November. Super Junior’s Siwon, Eunhyuk, and Donghae as well as TVXQ’s Changmin will all be leaving us over the next few months (*sobs*).

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5 Asian actors who are heirs in real life

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Are you fan of Heirs? There are some Asian stars you are familiar with from dramas, but did you know they are heirs in real life?

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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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