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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5 Weird and Wonderful Beauty Trends!

5 Weird and Wonderful Beauty Trends!

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For many women in Asia beauty is a lifestyle, and age-old secrets are passed down through generations. Routines for daily cleansing are often followed religiously, and for the  most part they seem to work pretty well; we all know the stereotypes of flawless Asian skin! But despite this, Asian cosmetic manufacturers and their devoted consumer base are far more open to new and often strange…

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JaKWOW-K #16 –좋아요 ‘Joh-A Yo’

JaKWOW-K #16 –좋아요 ‘Joh-A Yo’

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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 #9 – 인 [In] Tiger

십이지신 [Sibijisin] – The 12 Gods of the Zodiac #9 – 인 [In] Tiger

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안녕하세요 [Annyeonghaseyo] Wave Riders! We are on our way towards summer, and there’s talk of a heatwave on the way – almost time for ice-cream and barbeques; 2014 is looking up! Now, let’s get on with the next Animal in our series!

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…

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Review: Holika Holika Heart Full Glossy Lipstick

Review: Holika Holika Heart Full Glossy Lipstick

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I’ve been looking for a nice corally lipstick for a while, and when I came across this Holika Holika lipstick in Forever Coral I just had to have it! The packaging boasts vivid colour and a soft, moist finish, so I was looking forward to trying it out.

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JaKWOW-K #15 – 생일 축하해요 ’Saeng-Il Chuk Ha-Hae-Yo’

JaKWOW-K #15 – 생일 축하해요 ’Saeng-Il Chuk Ha-Hae-Yo’

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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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Drama Fever & JaK Wave – Together in Asian Entertainment

Drama Fever & JaK Wave – Together in Asian Entertainment

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Big News, Wave Riders!

Drama Fever, a name you all know and love, and a giant in bringing you top notch Asian Dramas, has FINALLY launched in the UK – and JaK Wave is a part of it!!

The team at Drama Fever have acquired the licences needed to show their free-to-view, self-subbed episodes of your favourite shows right here, and they have asked us to join them in a partnership as a one of their…

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