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Hello Asia! New Music Video: Oh My Girl – “Closer” (South Korea, 2015)

Rookie group Oh My Girl have made a comeback with their new song ‘Closer’! The song is a complete turnaround from their debut single ‘Cupid’ but well worth a listen with the MV’s magical, fairytale concept and the girls’ haunting voices. You can take a look for yourself below!

K-Pop boy group BEAST is coming to Australia in December

Cube Entertainment's K-Pop boy group BEAST will be visiting Australia in December for unique fanmeet events in Sydney and Melbourne.

Hello Asia! New Music Video: RIP SLYME - "Jump" (Japan, 2015)

We love a weird MV here at Hello Asia HQ, and RIP SLYME's "Jump" video is definitely that. While the UFOs, mannequins and bunny-in-undies will have you sighing "oh Japan", the latin-influenced dance track will have you on your feet and jumping in no time.

Hello Asia! Feature: Japanese Music Chart Overview as of 4 October

Hello Asia! takes a look at the Japanese weekly singles ranking today as of 4 October. We analyse the biggest ranking chart for Japanese music: Oricon.

Epik High to join Skechers Sundown Festival 2015 lineup

Korean hip hop act Epik High will be joining other Asian headline acts at Singapore’s Skechers Sundown Festival on 21 November 2015.

Hello Asia! New Music Video: Lovelyz - “Ah-Choo” (South Korea, 2015)

Lovelyz are looking rather…lovely in their video for “Ah-Choo”! The title track from their new mini album, ‘Lovelyz8’, the song talks about the nervousness of confessing one’s love, complete with a sweet instrumental and super catchy chorus. You can see the girls (and their delightful wardrobe) and a cameo from Infinite’s Hoya in the MV below!

Hello Asia! Feature: Korean Music Chart Overview as of 2nd of October

Hello Asia! takes a look at chagnes in the Korean music charts as of 2nd of October. We look at three of the biggest charts from the industry: MCountdown, Naver and Melon.

JYJ’s Junsu to release new solo album on October 19

JYJ member Junsu will be releasing his new solo album on October 19.

AnimeLab streaming service launches on Sony Smart TV

Madman’s on-demand anime streaming service AnimeLab is now available to use on FY14 and FY15 Sony TVs (including Android TVs) and Blu-ray players.

AOA's First Official Fan Meeting Announced

FNC Entertainment has announced the first official fan meeting ‘2015 AOA Heart Attack’ to celebrate AOA’s 3 years debut anniversary.

TVB Miss Chinese Australia Pageant sponsor prize winners and ambassadors announced

The TVB Miss Chinese Australia Pageant 2015 sponsor prize winners and ambassadors were announced at the Pageant’s press conference on 30 September 2015.

Bands performing at Zandari Festa 2015 give us their thoughts about the festival

Started in 2012, Zandari Festa quickly established itself as South Korea’s largest music showcase festival. The annual event takes place in Seoul’s Hongdae area, the epicenter of youth culture in South Korea and ground zero for the country’s indie music scene. For three days each October, Zandari Festa brings together acts and music industry professionals from around the world for concerts and conferences at more than 20 unique venues around Hongdae. One wristband allows festival-goers access to all of Zandari Festa’s shows.

K-Pop and Bubblegum: What to Watch on DramaFever in October

Popular US streaming service DramaFever has released their exciting October schedule and we have the highlights of their programming for you to check out.

Hello Asia! New Music Video: Cross Gene - "sHi-tai!" (Japan, 2015)

South Korean boy group Cross Gene have dropped their latest Japanese track "sHi-tai!", but don't let the blue lights, white suits and futuristic sets fool you - this is a bright and catchy track perfect for Australia's summer.

Hello Asia! New Music Video: GOT7 - "If You Do" (South Korea, 2015)

GOT7 present a more serious and anguished side in their latest release "If You Do" - channelling the 80s in ripped denim and leather, and in stark contrast to their previous track "Just Right".