Singer/actor Kim Jung-hoon has given a concert in Tokyo to mark the release of his first album targeting Japanese viewers.
The Sankei Sports reported October 30 that Kim, who has created a sensation in Japan for his role in the TV drama Princess Hours, released his debut album entitled 5 Stella Lights on October 29.
Kim told the audience of some 1,000 people that he was surprised to see so many fans come to his concert. He sang three songs in Japanese and said he wants to be credited as a singer who is good at expressing his feelings.
Kim is preparing for a large-scale tour of Japan that will begin on December 12 at the Stella Hotel in Shinagawa, Tokyo and cover ten cities, including Osaka and Sapporo.
Meanwhile, Princess Hours will premiere in Japan November 9 on Tokyo TV and will air every Thursday.
Source: KBS Global
Kim Jung-hoon (a.k.a. Yul in the popular MBC teen drama Goong) to Release Album in Japan
Kim Jung-hoon, a member of the male duet UN who has made a successful debut as an actor on the MBC TV drama Royal Palace (a.k.a Goong), will release his first solo album in Japan in October.
A person from Kim’s agency said August 4 that Kim has decided to release an album in Japan after receiving an offer from a Japanese record company, but will not perform the songs from the upcoming album in Korea. He also added that the album will contain mostly ballads targeting a wide audience that feature outstanding melodies.
Kim will visit Japan August 6 to prepare for the release of the album.
Source: KBS Global
doozy: Woot woot! Go Yul! Heehee… In Goong, I liked his character more than Shin, the crown prince and was rooting for him to end up with Chae Kyung throughout the drama. He’s very cute, and looks quite young for his age. (I believe he’s 26 or 27.) Wish him the best in everything!!