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[Weekly Wrapup] 3/18-3/24

Don’t have time to keep up every day with all the latest news in the Kpop world?  Look no further as we go back and quickly review the biggest stories of the past week.

Main News

CN Blue released video teasers of all 4 members for their upcoming mini-album “Ear Fun”.  5tion released MV teaser for comeback song “Papillon” after 6 year hiatus.  BtoB released MV for debut single “Insane”, and released double title tracks: “Insane” and “Imagine”.   Brown Eyed Girls’ Ga-In’s “For You Not To Know” MV released.  MBLAQ released repackaged album BLAQ%Ver.  SHINee released mini album “Sherlock” along with the MV.  Shinhwa held their first comeback concert since 2007, comeback album “The Return” after 4 year hiatus.

In Japan, INFINITE released the Japanese PV for “Be Mine”.  CHI CHI’s Japanese PV teaser for “Karakwanaide” was revealed.  Jang Geun Suk released the Unit Team H Japanese mini album “Lounge H: The First Impression”.   IU released her Japanese debut album.

TRAX’s Jay announce he will enlist in the army this month.  IU released her CF song for Nongshim’s Hooroorook Noodles.  BoA released “One Dream” featuring SHINee’s Key and Super Junior-M’s Henry.

This week, After School’s Joohyun(March 19) T-ara’s Boram(March 22), and 2NE1’s Bom(March 24) celebrated their birthdays.  For other idol birthdays click here.

Drama/Variety News

In Dream High 2, find out what happens as the series airs its final episodes.  Find out in our recaps for Episode 15 and Episode 16 to be posted later.  T-ara’s Jiyeon released her OST for the drama “Day by Day.”

MBLAQ’s G.O. and Mir released “I Already Knew” for ‘Strongest K-Pop Survival’ OST.  SNSD’s Sooyoung announced she will be part of the upcoming drama “The 3rd Hospital”

In SBS’s Fashion King, find out what happens in our recaps of Episode 1 and Episode 2.

For Strong Heart, Comedian Shin Dong Yup will be the second MC for Strong Heart with Lee Dong Wook.  In Running Man, Dynamic Duo’s Gaeko and actress Ha Ji Won compete with the cast in the first Running Man Championship Tournament by competing in bowling, high jump, table tennis, and a relay race.

Music Shows

SHINee made their comeback this week with “Sherlock”, BtoB debuted with “Insane”, and Taw & Haha collaborate with “The Person By My Side”

Big Bang won triple crowns this week on M! Countdown and Inkigayo.  However, 2am snapped their dominance by taking a win on Music Bank with “I Wonder if You Hurt Like Me”.


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