십이지신 [Sibijisin] – The 12 Gods of the Zodiac #10 – 진 [Jin] Dragon

십이지신 [Sibijisin] – The 12 Gods of the Zodiac #10 – 진 [Jin] Dragon

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안녕하세요 [Annyeonghaseyo] Wave Riders! With the good weather coming and going, moods are up and down. Just remember, Summer is on it’s way, so smiles will soon be shining with the sun! For now, though, it’s Thursday, and that means it’s time for another feature on the Korean Zodiac!

Korea, just like China, Japan, and most of the East Asian cultures observe the influences of the 12-Animal Zodiac –…

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Movie Montage: Rough cut - Hot Young Blood - Cold Eyes

Movie Montage: Rough cut – Hot Young Blood – Cold Eyes

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With the new year comes some amazing movie watching experiences, what’s worse is the fact I was so behind on movies that came out in 2013, that I am now backtracking and delving into the realms of Korean movies to pass some free time, and to embark on a bonding session with my parents who also like to watch a good Korean movie.  On April 22nd I managed to find 3 of the big movies to come out in…

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Movie Montage: Rough cut - Hot Young Blood - Cold Eyes

Movie Montage: Rough cut – Hot Young Blood – Cold Eyes

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With the new year comes some amazing movie watching experiences, what’s worse is the fact I was so behind on movies that came out in 2013, that I am now backtracking and delving into the realms of Korean movies to pass some free time, and to embark on a bonding session with my parents who also like to watch a good Korean movie.  On April 22nd I managed to find 3 of the big movies to come out in…

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Pet blogging!

Ok well, it’s not just Japan, lots of Asian countries run amazing and interesting blogs. I was introduced to them some time last year but i’ve really come to love them. The blog boom has spread to the west, actually to be specific I mean the Asian influenced ones (it’s not difficult to spot them).

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Review: Tony Moly Egg Pore Silky Smooth Balm

Review: Tony Moly Egg Pore Silky Smooth Balm

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When KoKo advertised the Tony Moly egg pore collection I decided I had to get my hands on one before Easter; they’re so perfectly seasonal how could I resist?! The Silky Smooth Balm that I chose comes in the form of a golden egg and is intended as a concealing primer; smoothing skin and minimising pores for flawless makeup application on top.

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JAKWOW-J #6!

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こんにちは皆さん![Konnichiwa, minna-san!]

It’s time for yet another JAKWOW-J! Although it’s Easter, it’s not celebrated in Japan – in fact, only 1% of the population is Christian. However, it’s also a Bank Holiday, and I’m sure a lot of you will be drinking – so this week, I’ll be teaching you a few words that’d be useful in this situation!

First off, the most obvious word - お酒 [osake]. However, be…

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JaKWOW-K #17 – Happy Easter!

JaKWOW-K #17 – Happy Easter!

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안녕하세요 물결 타는 사람들! 다시 만나서 반가워요! [Annyeonghaseyo Mulgyeol Taneun-saramdeul! Dasi mannaseo bangawoyo!]
Hello Wave Riders! It’s good to see you again!

It’s time again for our weekly feature! JaKWOW! – JaK’s Word of the Week; KOREAN EDITION!

Every Friday, I endeavour to bring to you a word or phrase that we here at JaK Wave think you should know! Some are useful for everyday situations, some will help…

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십이지신 [Sibijisin] – The 12 Gods of the Zodiac #10 – 묘 [Myo] Rabbit

십이지신 [Sibijisin] – The 12 Gods of the Zodiac #10 – 묘 [Myo] Rabbit

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안녕하세요 [Annyeonghaseyo] Wave Riders! I hope you all enjoyed a good 블랙데이 [Beulaek Dei] Black Day on Monday! The days move fast, don’t they? It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time for another feature on the Korean Zodiac!

Korea, just like China, Japan, and most of the East Asian cultures observe the influences of the 12-Animal Zodiac – the 십이지신 [Sibijisin]. Each week I endeavour to bring you a…

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Girl Group Concepts- Why Do We Dislike Them So Much?

Do we as K-Pop fans have double standards when it comes to liking concepts for Girl Groups?

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Let us be honest here… have you ever disliked a girl group just for the sake of doing so? Not really because you didn’t really like their songs but more so their concepts and how they were trying to portray themselves? We are all guilty of doing it… but why do we do it? And why is it solely girl groups and not the male ones? I thought I would do some self-reflection in this article to see why…

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