JYJ’s Junsu Discusses His Character ‘L’ In Upcoming ‘Death Note’ Musical [INTERVIEW]


(Everything starts from one book)

L Kim Junsu – World’s greatest detective who solves cases shrouded in mysteries. He is the only person who mobilizes the polices in the whole world.

Junsu: I encountered Death Note through manga when I was young, and I had been a fervent fan since then. When I heard the news that Death Note will mount on stage as a musical, I anticipated it so much as a fan. Then, I got a good opportunity to perform as L, who is a charming character. I thought that if I do not take the chance now, I will never play as L especially when he is an unique and charming character by nature. I’m so glad that I can play as him now.

L of Kim Junsu

Junsu: L has a firm image in his motion and appearance. He has this atmosphere that he is not fully normal, so it is hard to re-create that kind of feeling. I also feel pressured to show that I’m wearing my own clothes. I try to blend my natural self into that as well. I saw the pictures from the photo shoot, and I’m happy how they turn out.

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S.M. Entertainment To Premiere World’s First Hologram Musical ‘School Oz’


– Fantasy adventure with Max Changmin, Key, Suho, Xiumin, Luna, and Seulgi!
-‘Girl Story’ hologram will open at the same time! Tickets will take place at 10:00AM on January 7, 2015

School OZ, a holographic musical by S.M. Entertainment, will launch for the first time in the world. The musical is scheduled to open on January 14, 2015 in SMTOWN THEATRE on the 5th floor of SMTOWN@coexartium, a multi-functional entertainment place right in the heart of Seoul in Samseong-dong.

Based on the Magical World of Oz, ‘School Oz’ describes a family-friendly fantasy adventure in search of Dorothy, who disappears a day before the ‘Greatest Knight’ competition. This 110-minute fantastic hologram musical features a combination of hit songs by SMTOWN artists, various characters of wizards and witches, and magic.

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JYJ’s Junsu Dons A Red Hood In Year-End Concert And Sparks Media Attention

Concert photos of JYJ’s Junsu’s year-end concert have becoming a hot topic.


Photos from Kim Junsu’s yesterday’s year-end concert ‘2014 XIA Ballad & Musical Concert with Orchestra vol.3’ were released on JYJ’s official Facebook page today with the caption, “You’re surprised, right? Today will be more spectacular! Wait for me!”. The set of photos received strong response from fans for Junsu’s appearance in a red hood and playing handbells.

The highlight of yesterday’s concert was Junsu’s handbell performance. The idol sang ‘A Lover’s Concerto’ which was accompanied by the harp, guitar and piano, while Junsu played the handbells, and the concert hall was filled with screams from fans.

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Musical ‘Dracula’ Unveils MV Featuring JYJ’s Junsu And Jeong Sun Ah

Musical Dracula in which JYJ’s Kim Junsu plays as the main character, revealed a new music video and has become a trending topic.


On July 14, Kim’s agency, C-JeS Entertainment said, “Ahead of Musical Dracula‘s premiere in Seoul Arts Center Opera House, the music video was unveiled and is receiving great response.”

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JYJ’s Junsu Shows Off Pinkish Hair In Latest Selfie

Musical actor and JYJ member Kim Junsu recently revealed a selfie of his own.

Kim posted on his Twitter, “In this sunny weather..I’m going for singing..!! Only one week is remaining..Hahaha;;;” along with a selfie in his shocking pink hair in the afternoon of July 8.

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60,000 Fans Attend JYJ’s Junsu Ballad Spring Tour Concert In Japan

JYJ’s Junsu has captured the hearts of Japanese fans with his musical-concept concert.


On May 25, C-JeS Entertainment expressed that Junsu proved his high popularity through his sold out concert of the ‘2014 XIA THE BEST BALLAD SPRING TOUR CONCERT IN JAPAN’, with 33,000 seating on 13th to 15th May Tokyo Show and 30,000 on 22nd to 24th May Osaka Show.

In addition, the concert this time around, its stage has an even deeper meaning as musical numbers which Junsu played in, could be heard. The show ended with a great success, and regular musical viewers praised and complimented the show, “The standard of the stage was high.”

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JYJ’s Junsu Unveils Rehearsal Photos For Osaka’s Show In Japan

Straight after Tokyo’s show, here’s an update of Junsu at Osaka’s show’s rehearsal.


On the morning of May 24, 2014, two photos of the concert rehearsal were posted on JYJ official Facebook page along with the caption, “I’m happy! Osaka! Thank you!”

SEE ALSO: JYJ’s Junsu Captures The Hearts Of 33,000 Fans In Tokyo’s Show [GALLERY]

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JYJ’s Junsu Reveals Pictorial Shots For ‘Singles’

JYJ’s Junsu revealed pictorial shots taken in Macao.


The idol recently opened his heart truthfully on his feelings of ending his musical December, what standards he had for choosing a musical work, and how he takes care of his voice in an interview progressed with pictorial shots for the magazine Singles.

He showed his passion and said, “Musicals enable me to come out in this world again and it is an area that sees me as the way I am without unjust. I am happy during every curtain call. I learnt a lot from December. After doing this piece, I gained more love for musicals.”

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JYJ’s Junsu Captures The Hearts Of 33,000 Fans In Tokyo’s Show [GALLERY]

On May 13 till May 15, 2014 at Tokyo’s Yoyogi National Gymnasium, JYJ Junsu delivered a first-rated ballad solo concert, 2014 XIA THE BEST BALLAD SPRING TOUR CONCERT IN JAPAN, filled with deep emotions and delight for the fans in Japan.


And now, over a period of 3 days from May 22 till 24, Junsu is scheduled to win over fans’ hearts with his dramatic singing voice at Osaka’s Osaka-jō Hall this time round. The unrevealed photos of ‘2014 XIA THE BEST BALLAD SPRING TOUR CONCERT IN JAPAN’ held at Tokyo’s Yoyogi National Gymnasium has reached C-JeS Entertainment.

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JYJ’s Junsu Reveals Japan’s Spring Concert Rehearsal

The rehearsal shots for the JYJ Junsu’s best ballad spring tour concert in Japan were revealed.


On May 16, two photos were posted on the JYJ Official Facebook with the caption, “A sudden reveal of concert rehearsal photos of Kim Junsu, who should be proud of his perfect unison with the orchestra.”

The revealed photos were shot during the rehearsal for ‘2014 XIA THE BEST BALLAD SPRING TOUR CONCERT IN JAPAN’ on May 13 till May 15 at Tokyo’s Yoyogi National Gymnasium. Since the concert was 100% live, Kim Junsu showed an altitude of professionalism and fully focused even it was just a rehearsal. After all, it was said that Junsu practiced meticulously with the orchestra and the live band since it was the first performance in Japan with a musical and ballad concept.

His agency, C-JeS entertainment has revealed, “This concert was planned for Junsu to create a stage of forest and spring atmosphere. The Japanese fans were very touched by the 100% all live stages with their idol’s musical and ballad.”

On the other hand, Kim Junsu will meet fans through concert at Osaka’s Osaka-jō Hall from May 22 to the 24th.

Photo courtesy of C-JeS Entertainment

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