Music Bank in Tokyo K-POP Festival

Korean music station KBS has held a special Music Bank Festival in Tokyo, Japan, on July 23. The concert featured K-pop stars like TVXQ, Girls’ Generation, Kara, IU, Secret, Rainbow and Beast etc.

TVXQ at Music Bank in Tokyo K-Pop Festival

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Kara tops chart with Jet Coaster Love

Korean girl group Kara became the first Korean girl group to top Japan’s Oricon weekly single sales chart with Jet Coaster Love.

Kara Jet Coaster Love tops Oricon chart

They sold over 120,000 copies at the first week of release. Congrats.

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KARA’s new single tops mobile music chart in Japan

Korean pop group KARA’s new song Jet Coaster Love has debuted atop on RecoChoku, Japan’s largest mobile music chart in just a day after its release, ranking No.1 on its daily chart on Thursday.

Korean girl group KARA

The group made headlines last month after getting embroiled in a dispute with their agency DSP Media. But the girls have resumed their activity as a group, and looks like their popularity is not affected at all.

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KARA’s Seung-yeon injured spine

Korean pop group KARA’s Seungyeon injured her spine while exercising. The injury is not too serious but requires four weeks of rest and treatment.

Kara Seung-yeon injured spine

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Kara releases Japanese Mister MV

Korean pop group Kara has released the Japanese music video for Mister, a remake of their original Korean hit.

Kara is one of the Korean girl groups which are advancing into Japanese market recently, together with Girls Generation and 4minute etc.