September 2018 KPop Calendar

Updated: 3 Sep ~ September 2018 Events ~ Awards & Other Important Dates: 3 —  Seoul International Drama Awards (KBS) 23 — Chuseok holiday begins 24 — Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving) TBA — Chuseok ISAC air date TBA — Finalist voting for K-Pop World Festival ends TBA — Fandom School app vote for SMA begins Major Festivals & Concerts: 1 — INK 2018 (Incheon KPop Concert)… Read More September 2018 KPop Calendar

August 2018 KPop Calendar

  ~ August 2018 Events ~ Awards & Other Important Dates: 9 — 14th JIMFF Award Ceremony (Jecheon Internationa Music & Film Festival) 12 — 2018 Teen Choice Awards (LA, CA, USA) 15 — Korean Liberation Day 17 — Soribada Music Awards voting ends (voting extended) 19, 20 — Chuseok ISAC XV filming MC: LeeTeuk (SuJu), NaYeon (TWICE), Jeon HyunMoopore) Boy Groups: 14U, Astro,… Read More August 2018 KPop Calendar

UNDERSTANDING ORICON CHARTING (AKA: the explanation, records, & brief history of KPop in Japan with a dash of politics… because why not?!)

We’ve seen some false ORICON stat information floating around recently; even from professional sites such as Soompi & Naver articles (which is really what prompted us to write this post). Things like “first ever” and “highest sales”. But it’s not entirely their fault. ORICON KPop stats can be hard to come by, especially for older… Read More UNDERSTANDING ORICON CHARTING (AKA: the explanation, records, & brief history of KPop in Japan with a dash of politics… because why not?!)