[Taiwan magazine] Fans – June 2011 issue

Scan credits: Chicken Little
English translation: Aphrael77


JKS has started a chain of events in the Greater China region. Following Singapore and Hong Kong, he’s coming to Taiwan for the 3rd time in June. Eels, don’t miss any chance of meeting him!

Every time JKS comes to Taiwan, it will definitely result in a mad rush for tickets. On 7 March 2010, after JKS shot to fame based on “You are Beautiful”, he had his first fan-meeting at Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall. 3,000 tickets were sold out quickly; even JKS’ parents who were with him did not have seats, evidence of how hard it was to get a ticket. On 2 Oct of the same year, JKS and Park Shin-hye had their fan-meeting at Taipei University Stadium, 4,000 tickets were sold out quickly. JKS and PSH sang a Chinese duet “You’ll marry me tomorrow”, an unforgettable memory for fans.

In 2011, JKS is coming to Taiwan for the 3rd time, and also at the stage of Taipei University Stadium. Compared to the previous 2 times where JKS met fans as an actor, this time JKS will bring everyone a different musical experience with his fresh new image as a solo singer! And on the 1st day of ticket sales on 21 May for his “2011 Jang Keun Suk The Cri Show in Taipei”, tickets were sold out in as short as 43 minutes. After many fans feedbacked their unhappiness about not managing to buy tickets, the organizers worked hard to negotiate an additional show on 24 June, hoping to satisfy all fans. JKS truly has earned his title of being “Asia’s Most Popular Korean Male Artiste”, he is definitely the Popularity King of the new Hallyu generation!

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[13 June 2011] 8TV interview

Credits: akikochen
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English subs: Aphrael77

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[10.06.2012] TBS Joho 7days Newscaster

English subtitles: tenshi_akuma

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[7 June 2011] JKS Interview in “3 FOR YOU”

Credits: ladymoon029

For part 2,

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[interview] Japanese magazine ≪女性セブン≫

Chinese translation: 杨嘻嘻miyuki_jks @ Sina
English translation: Aphrael77


These fragments of news come from a Japanese magazine ≪女性セブン≫ translated by miyuki_jks.

Part 1

JKS jokes, “if fans are searching for a ‘herbivorous man, carnivorous man’, then I am herbivorous by day and carnivorous by night. And in response to the trendy topic of plastic surgery in Korean showbiz, JKS answers the question in a humorous manner, “Looking at myself in the past feels like looking at my own brother.”

[Aphrael77: “herbivorous” seems to refer to more gentle or homely characteristics while “carnivorous” refers to more predator-like, aggressive characteristics]

Part 2

JKS was born in Seoul on 4 August 1987 and due to his grandfather’s career reaching its peak, the whole family moved to Danyang for the expansion of his grandfather’s business, until JKS was in grade 5 in primary school. In order to understand more about JKS, the reporter went to Danyang to research for information. Neighbours say of JKS, “His round and chubby face in the past was very cute. He liked to use an adorably beseeching tone, and was well-liked by adults.”

Part 3

At that time, his grandfather was in charge of fish farm management and grandmother in charge of preparing meals in the kitchen. JKS’ mother would help his grandmother prepare meals when she had the time. The task of feeding the fish bait was given to JKS.

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[24 May 2011] Jap magazine: Shukanjosei

Special thanks to tenshi_akuma for English translation


“I wanna get married sooner than next week…”

It was our exclusive!!!

We went to Korea to see JKS, who has become a craze after “You are Beautiful(YAB)” broadcasted in Japan. In YAB he played a charismatic vocalist of a very popular pop group. And also in his latest featured drama “Marry me Mary (M3)”,which is now broadcasting in Japan, he played a musician.

“I wish I could live like Mu-gyul. He isn’t influenced by money. He lives freely by music alone,” JKS told us the reason why he decided to play the role, Mu-gyul, a vocalist of an indie band.

M3 is a romantic comedy drama, beginning with a fake marriage between Mae-Ri and Mu-gyul to escape from an arranged marriage. In M3, Mae-Ri describes Mu-gyul as a

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[June 2011] EASY Interview

Pic credits: as tagged
English translation: Aphrael77

* It was already late into the night when Jang Keun Suk accepted Easy’s interview, but he did not show any sign of exhaustion despite a full day of gruelling schedule. He was equally lively when it came to talking. Easy is very touched and grateful to JKS for speaking so much in his response to questions, and the little amusing incidents that happened during the interview also swept away the exhaustion of waiting and made the interview a happy one.


Venturing out of Korea and having achieved much success in Japan, Jang Keun Suk is apparently not contented with his excellent results. This talented young man has set his sight on the much broader China region. The contract-signing ceremony in Shanghai on 16 April is still a fresh memory, and JKS’ grand journey is just starting.

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[Mag article] Jang Keun Suk realizes dream of being a singer

Credits: TVB Weekly No. 724 20110509
Shared by: BlueInLive

After a year, the beautiful guy still retains his charm. Earlier, JKS came to Hong Kong to hold his fan-meeting. Besides the many fans who turned up at his fan-meeting, wherever JKS went, he received much support, evidence that this beautiful guy has his attractiveness.

From “You are Beautiful” to “Marry me Mary”, JKS has been acting the role of singer. In real life, he also has a dream of being a singer, and this year, JKS has finally realized his dream. He released his debut album in Japan and has achieved excellent results, once again proving that with determination, dreams can come true.

Motivation from fans

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[Interview] Hard to forget ex-girlfriend, JKS filmed swimming pool scene

Credits: Hong Kong Ming Bao Weekly香港明报周刊 – 2217 issue
English translation: Aphrael77

Having shot to popularity last year based on Korean drama “You are Beautiful” (YAB), Jang Keun Suk came to Hong Kong last Thursday for his “Jang Keun Suk 2011 The Cri Show in Hong Kong” and stood on stage as a singer. Last year, JKS had expressed dissatisfaction with the Hong Kong media for pursuing him in his private life. In our interview, JKS talks about his feelings and love story; also on this trip, JKS has also filmed a video clip at the hotel’s swimming pool.

JKS was not a singer but had been invited many times to sing soundtrack for his dramas due to his singing prowess, and his good singing voice has long been acknowledged. Determined to make acting his focus, JKS only released his first Japanese EP “Let me cry” in April this year after many years in showbiz. The hit song then proceeded to top Japan’s Oricon charts with sales surpassing 100,000.

“Having been in showbiz for so many years, all along I did consider releasing an album, but

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Eastern TV (China) Interview

Video credits as tagged
English subtitles: Aphrael77

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[23 Apr 2011] JKS Brunch Interview

Credits: eelsusa

Thanks to niesjangeo for sharing this video!!!
I keep re-watching the interview. Love it!

This video shows all the reasons why I love JKS so much.
He’s so cute and witty, and in his words “so smart”. His genuine laughter ….

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[28 Apr 2011] Channel V interview

Video & English subtitles: Aphrael77

I missed out about a minute at the beginning about the emcee talking about his trip to Korea and his impression of Jang Keun Suk.
And I thought I heard the emcee say that they will be airing more news about “Marry me Mary” often (or did he say something like the interview will be shown in parts almost every day?? I wouldn’t have time to rush home every day to record!)

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[“Cut” Interview] Pretty boy’s BDC view of life

Aphrael77’s note:

I didn’t save pics of Japanese “Cut” magazine, so these pics are from Zegda and totally not related to the article at all ^^. Chinese website Sohu Entertainment translated the “Cut” interview.

As much as we all adore JKS’ pics, I love his interviews equally too. Provided the interviewer doesn’t ask questions that we’ve all heard before, interviews provide an insight to Jang Keun Suk. The more I know about JKS, the more I admire and love him. He is the most dedicated and professional actor I’ve come across, and always so passionate and responsible for the things that he does. 🙂

Sohu Entertainment – Korean star Jang Keun Suk’s debut “Let me cry” album, originally slated for release on 23 March, has been postponed as a result of the massive Eastern Japan earthquake, and now the release date is confirmed on 27 April. Television dramas such as “You are Beautiful” and “Marry me Mary” have made this actor the best loved Korean star in Japan. His official music album debut has been much anticipated, and fans are not unfamiliar with JKS’ voice as he has sung drama soundtracks at fan meetings and on television. His musical talent demonstrated in Lounge H collaboration with good friend Big Brother also amazed fans. Upon the first hearing of “Let me cry”, many Japanese reporters who are not familiar with JKS are greatly surprised by the explosive power of his voice, and comment that JKS is frankly a rock singer and has performed his debut song effectively. Recently, JKS accepted the interview of reputed Japanese magazine “Cut”. Facing the reporter who has a reputation for asking challengingly tricky and sophisticated questions, JKS was open and talked freely about his experiences thus far, and answered questions like why he chose to launch his singing career in Japan.

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[9 April 2011] Codes Combine interview on Entertainment Weekly

Updated with English subtitles

Credits: Suk Baidu Bar
English subtitles: Aphrael77

That guy is cute, he’s fun and I love to hear his laughter.
Enjoy the video!

p.s. if error is displayed here, please click on video to go directly to Youtube to view.

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[Mar 2011] Fans magazine – page 4 to 7

Pics scanned by KiKiWang0810 @ Suk Baidu Bar
English translation by Aphrael77

JKS’ White Valentine’s Day

Question: What habit do you have before bedtime?

Before I sleep, I will think about what I’m going to do the next day, maybe it’s work, maybe it’s only a friends’ gathering. To think about what may happen the next day, I feel, makes things run more smoothly.

Question: Although a celebrity loses a lot of freedom, at what times do you think being a celebrity is good?

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