TVXQ! Renews Contract And Prepping For Comeback Next Month

South Korean boyband TVXQ! has renewed their contract with S.M. Entertainment and plans to make a comeback this March.

TVXQ! has finished renewing their contract with their agency, S.M. Entertainment, at the end of last year based on their strong mutual trust with each other. TVXQ! was with S.M. Entertainment since their debut in 2004.

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TVXQ!’s Yunho Addresses Awkward Ripped Pants Incident

South Korean boyband TVXQ!’s U-Know Yunho speaks out on ripped pants incident in recent SMTOWN live concert.

TVXQ! ASIA PRESS TOUR was held yesterday morning in The Shilla Seoul Hotel in Jung-gu, Seoul. The emcee of the press conference event was TV personality Han Suk Joon.

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Red Ocean All Over During Latest SMTOWN Concert in Japan, Is It True?

South Korean boyband TVXQ!’s U-Know Yunho proves his influence on stage in Japan in two years.

U-Know Yunho participated in the recent SMTOWN LIVE WORLD TOUR VI in OSAKA on July 15, 2017 together with fellow senior- and junior-singing groups including BoA, Super Junior, Girls’ Generation, SHINee and EXO. It was his first performance in Japan after his military discharge.

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TVXQ!’s Yunho Confirms Attendance For SMTOWN Concert

South Korean boyband TVXQ!’s U-Know Yunho confirms his attendance in the upcoming SMTOWN LIVE WORLD TOUR VI in JAPAN which will be held in July in Kyocera Dome and Tokyo Dome.

On May 12, S.M. Entertainment’s Japanese website announced their hosting of the SMTOWN concert and Jung will be one of the performers. Jung will officially perform for the first time in a SMTOWN concert after his military discharge on April 20, 2017.

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SMTOWN Confirms New Concert In July, TVXQ!’s Yunho Is Expected To Perform

S.M. Entertainment’s new 2017 concert will unite major K-Pop stars in South Korea after three years.

According to the performance industry, the music agency has confirmed their ensemble concert SMTOWN LIVE to be held at Seoul World Cup Stadium on July 8, 2017. The fifth concert series was held in Japan last year but it has been three years since they actually hosted the fourth tour in South Korea back in 2014.

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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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EXO’s Kris Nullifies S.M. Entertainment Contract, A TVXQ! And Super Junior Parallel Theory?

While EXO Kris has filed a court case against S.M. Entertainment to nullify his exclusive contract, the past controversies of the agency have been raised up again.


Law firm Han Gyul has revealed on May 15 and said, “It is true that [EXO Kris] has filed a lawsuit against S.M. Entertainment. We are in the state where we received the court case that will confirm the presence of the exclusive contract against S.M. Entertainment.”

Recently, it is known that the band’s Chinese member, Kris, has applied for a law case suit against S.M. Entertainment. Previously, Han Geng of Super Junior, who was also a Chinese, had filed a similar case against the same agency and eventually withdrew from the band.

Besides, another similar case which was shocking to the fans by sudden contract problem also existed in TVXQ!.

In 2009, TVXQ! also had issues with their agency regarding a so-called “slave contract”. Kim Junsu, Park Yoochun and Kim Jaejoong, who were former members of TVXQ!, had filed a case against S.M. Entertainment at Seoul JoongAng court to nullify the effectiveness of their exclusive contract. Afterwards, the trio formed JYJ and are performing brilliantly, while the rest of members, Changmin and Yunho, are actively continuing their activities as TVXQ!.

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This article originally published at Baekooknam here.

Webtoon ‘ENT.’ Manga Now Available in Malaysia

SM Entertainment’s popular manga, ENT., which was released as a webcomic in 2012, comes its way as a comic book version in Malaysia. ENT. was a collaborative project between SM Entertainment and Ylab and the webcomic gained popularity in Japan before releasing in series in Korean on Naver website.


Written by Park Mi-Sook and drawn by Kang Eun-Young, ENT. is translated to Bahasa Malaysia and will be distributed by local comic book publishing company, Gempak Starz this month.

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