[TRANS] 160204 U-Know Yunho’s Japanese Fanclub Donates 1,000kg Of Rice To Celebrate His Birthday


The Japanese fanclub of TVXQ’s U-Know Yunho recently donated 1,000kg of rice to celebrate the star’s birthday.

According to the Gwangju branch of the Community Chest of Korea (CCK), U-Know Yunho’s Japanese fanclub ‘Circle of Bigeast’ donated 1,000kg of rice (valued at approximately 3 million Won) to celebrate the star’s birthday (February 6th).

U-Know Yunho’s Japanese fans have been making donations of rice, scholarships and CDs to help those in need in Gwangju, U-Know Yunho’s hometown, since 2011.

One Japanese fan who participated in the latest donation stated, “We decided to make this donation as it’s the first birthday U-Know Yunho is spending as a soldier in the 26th division,” and “We want to say happy 31st birthday to U-Know Yunho, who is currently protecting his country in the military. We’re happy to be making this donation to his hometown.”

They also added, “We hope that U-Know Yunho stays safe and healthy till the end of his military service and we hope he knows that his Japanese fans will be waiting for him till his return.”

Source: [wowtv]
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[TRANS] 160202 Donghae, Choi Siwon And Max Changmin Join The Police’s Special Promotions Unit


Super Junior’s Donghae (30, Lee Donghae) and Choi Siwon (29), and TVXQ’s Max Changmin (28, Shim Changmin) are currently fulfilling their military requirements at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency’s special promotions unit (formerly the Whistle Troop).

According to the special promotions unit, Donghae, Choi Siwon and Max Changmin were recently moved to the division.

Donghae enlisted last year on the 15th of October at the Nonsan military training facility in the Southern Choongcheong province. After receiving his basic training at the SMPA’s recruit training center, he moved their full time.

Choi Siwon and Max Changmin enlisted last November and are currently working in the SMPA’s special promotions unit.

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Max Changmin made his debut as a member of TVXQ in 2004 and has since gained popularity both in and outside of Korea. He gained the title of a top Hallyu star when TVXQ held a concert in Tokyo Dome in only four years since the group’s debut in Japan.

Donghae, Choi Siwon and Max Changmin will complete their military requirement of one year and nine months, and return to the entertainment industry late next year.

Source: [star mt]
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[TRANS] 160127 Max Changmin’s Fans Are No.1 In Rice Donations, “47 Tons Valued At Over 100 Million Won”


A discussion about idol groups and their fanclubs’ gifting culture was had during the episode of SBS’ ‘Late Night TV Entertainment’ that aired on the 27th.

On this day, the staff of the show discussed the fandom gifting culture in Korea, which has evolved from giving gifts to stars to donating in their names. A staff member asked a representative of a rice wreath organization, “Whose fans have donated the most rice?”

He explained, “The fans of TVXQ’s Shim Changmin have donated approximately 47 tons. This has a monetary value of over 100 million Won. The total value would be 150 million Won if one adds the price of the wreaths as well.”

Source: [xportsnews]
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[TRANS] 160118 U-Know Yunho’s Chinese Fans Donate 12 Tons of Rice To “Help Those In Need In Gwangju”


The Chinese fans of TVXQ’s U-Know Yunho have donated 11.72 tons of rice to help those in need in the Gwangju region.

According to the Gwangju branch of the Community Chest of Korea (CCK), U-Know Yunho’s Chinese fans, led by the fansite ‘MyYunho’, donated 586 sacks of rice that weighed 20kgs each (11.72 tons, worth 35 million Won).

The rice will be distributed by five borough offices to low-income families and social welfare organizations in the Gwangju region.

U-Know Yunho’s Chinese fans decided to make the donation to celebrate TVXQ’s 12th anniversary and the singer’s birthday (February 6th), and they chose Gwangju as it is the singer’s hometown.

This is not the first time that the Chinese fansite ‘MyYunho’ has made a donation under the singer’s name, having created a ‘Yunho Library’ in a rural Chinese elementary school in 2012 to celebrate the singer’s birthday.

A representative of ‘MyYunho’ stated, “Most fans are aware of U-Know Yunho’s continued devotion to donations and helping those in need,” and “We’ve decided to make this donation to give U-Know Yunho, who’s well-known for the love he has for his hometown, a special present this year.”

Source: [Gwangju Daily]
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[TRANS] 151007 ‘Bigeast Official Shop Limited’ 2015/11/18 Changmin from Tohoshinki Solo Mini Album “Close To You”

Changmin’s solo mini album!!
To release exclusively on the Bigeast Official Shop on 18 Nov 2015 (Wednesday)!!

Following the release of Yunho’s solo mini album “U Know Y” on 8 July, Changmin’s solo mini album “Close To You” will also be released.
The title track is “Into The Water”, a ballad which will leave a strong impression with piano notes which resonate in the quiet (song).
It is a song that is able to bring out the most in Changmin’s powerful and sorrowful voice.
In addition to that, the mini album, with a total of 7 tracks, also contains both songs which have been performed during events and Live concerts, as well as newly recorded tracks which are charming and unexpected.

Aside from the DVD, which will contain the video clip and offshoot footage for the title track “Into the Water”, this CD+DVD+Photobook edition also comes with an A4-sized photo booklet, and will come in a luxurious three-side folding packaging (A4-sized).
(※This product will only be sold on the shopping site exclusive to Tohoshinki Official Fanclub “Bigeast” members.)

<Product Details>
【Bigeast Official Shop Limited】(Limited quantity)
2015.11.18 Release
CHANGMIN from Tohoshinki SOLO MINI ALBUM 「Close To You」

Spedicifications: Special 3-side fold (A4-sized)
Item No.:AVC1-79309/B
Price:¥4,500 + tax

01. Into The Water
02. 道程 (Journey)
03. Oh No!
04. Rock with U
05. Gold Dust
06. Admit it, You love it
07. 木枯らしが届く頃に (When the cold winter winds arrive)

Into The Water -Video Clip-
Jacket Making Movie
Into The Water -Video Clip- Off Shot Movie
※Includes photobooklet(52P)

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Source: [Tohoshinki Official Site]
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[TRANS] 150715 [MAX] Posting Something For The First Time In A While

Everyone, I’m posting something for the first time in a while.
The hot weather is making things uncomfortable, and making your frustration levels rise, right? ><
I know this is a given….. but please remember to take care of your health this summer!
Let’s cut to the chase!!! And get to the main point that I’m trying to make!!

I’m currently appearing in the drama ‘Scholar Who Walks the Night’ as the role of Lee Yoon. lol
All of the staff and actors are working hard
to make your Wednesday and Thursday nights (at 10 to 11pm) more enjoyable in this summer heat!
So please make sure you tune in ^^

Yes…. that’s right….
I’m sure you’re all already pros at avoiding the heat! keke 
But avoid the heat! By tuning in to and showing your love for
our fun, refreshing and lovely drama
’Scholar Who Walks the Night’!^^

Source: [TVXQ Official Homepage]
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[TRANS] 150717 [TVXQ! Official Notice] Notice Regarding U-Know Yunho’s Military Enlistment



We would like to make a notification to all fans who love TVXQ.

As stated in our previous official statements, TVXQ’s U-Know Yunho will be enlisting in the Republic of Korea’s army.

To not be a burden on the his fellow enlistees and their families, as well as the military personnel who will be present at the venue, U-Know Yunho wishes to have a quiet and private enlistment. To respect his wishes, there will be no official activities scheduled for the day, so we ask for your understanding.

We also ask all fans to be on alert and be careful not to participate in illegal tours, both held by foreign and domestic companies, as they have not been authorized.

We would like to show our deep gratitude for all the fans who have loved U-Know Yunho till now, and we ask for your unchanging support for the next one year and nine months till he returns safely from his military enlistment.

Thank you.

Source: [TVXQ’s Official Homepage]
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