Five-year-old Ai Fukuhara on TV

Video of Japanese ping pong star Ai Fukuhara on a TV show when she was five.

Affectionately known as Ai-chan, the prodigy became a national team player at 11 and has been one of the most popular Japanese sportswomen ever since.

She’s one of the members of the Japanese trio who won the silver medal (team event) at the London Olympics last month (she’s now 24-year-old).

IU & Kim Yuna – Ice Flower music video

Korean music video for Ice Flower by singer IU and figure skating star Kim Yuna, theme song for SBS variety show Kim Yuna’s KISS & CRY which featured some popular Korean idols (including IU) competing in figure skating.

The song is written by top composer Lee Min-soo and lyricist Kim Ee-na, the duo who made IU’s hit song Good Day in late 2010.

IU KBS Star Date interview

Korean singer IU on Star Date, a guerilla street interview by KBS TV. The recording was done in Hongdae, a popular hangout area for young Seoulites.

The teen sensation recently starred in drama Dream High. She’s also a permanent cast in variety show Heroes with a dozen other female celebrities.

IU Series – Previous: Only I Didn’t Know MV – Next: The Greatest Love OST

After School on Star Date

English subbed Korean video of pop group After School on Star Date, a guerilla interview section on KBS TV’s Entertainment Weekly show.

After School series – Previous: Love Love Love MV – Next: Noh Lee-young guitar

KBS Music Bank (May 7, 2010)

Korean broadcaster KBS has uploaded some performances from Music Bank (May 7, 2010 episode) on its official global Youtube channel. A chance for some folks to have a peek at the weekly show which features some of the hottest K-pop artists. Included in this post are 2PM, Rain, Lee Hyori, Secret and After School.

2PM – Without U

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