PSH wins in World Cup 2015.03

This is our #2 voting site ( where PSH has been Champion Star 17 times.

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K-Ranking Top 1000

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K-Star Ranking – by language

Korean, Hungarian, English
Chinese, Russian, Japanese

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K-Star Ranking – others

TV (Drama) – No.4 is “The Princess’s Man”

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Ranking – by popularity

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(Credits: Thanks!  Photos edited by H.A.T. to leave only the men.)

Happy birthday, Sihoo-ssi (8)

This is from Stefi (Romania)

We all love PSH and each of us tries to convey her feelings, admiration and love in her way.
This is my way to congratulate PSH on his birthday.



PSH’s birthday is a very important moment in his life.
It’s a moment of retrospection upon his own life up to this moment.
It’s a moment of rating, of estimating his ups and downs, due to good or bad fortune in his life.
It’s a moment of making a survey of his artistic activity, of his great successes and super popularity he is enjoying now.
How could PSH achieve such an unbelievable success?
PSH is an example of personal integrity, excellent behaviour,  prodigious self-development and hard-work.

Thinking of his birthday, the celebration of his life, I’ve remembered an excellent poem that I think has inspired him to turn his survival into a life of prosperity, beauty, and fulfilment!
I dedicate this poem to PSH’s on his birthday!


IF — by Rudyard Kipling

If you can keep your head when all about you
    Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
    But make allowance for their doubting too;
If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
    Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies,
Or being hated, don’t give way to hating,
    And yet don’t look too good, nor talk too wise:
If you can dream—and not make dreams your master;
    If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim;
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster
    And treat those two impostors just the same;
If you can bear to hear the truth you’ve spoken
    Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,
Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken,
    And stoop and build ’em up with worn-out tools:
If you can make one heap of all your winnings
    And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss,
And lose, and start again at your beginnings
    And never breathe a word about your loss;
If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew
    To serve your turn long after they are gone,
And so hold on when there is nothing in you
    Except the Will which says to them: ‘Hold on!’
If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue,
    Or walk with Kings—nor lose the common touch,
If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you,
    If all men count with you, but none too much;
If you can fill the unforgiving minute
    With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it,
    And—which is more—you’ll be a Man, my son!


Dear Sihoo,

Your life is a blessing from God, given by the kindness of God and Nature, making you happy and saving you from danger!  Sometimes you couldn’t handle the hardships of life and were about to give up, but your courage, self-will, determination, and will-power helped you to continue attempting to make your life worth living!

The best thing for you to do is just live your life!  Live a life that’s worth living, one where you do what you want to do, pursue your passions and dreams, and meet someone who will be joining you in a life that’s really good for both of you!


(Credits:  Photos added by H.A.T.)

PSH wins 98th in a row


PSH is the winner again in Stage 277 of #8 voting site (that ended at midnight 2015.03.28) — 98th in a row!  PSH continues to set the record of MOST CONTINUOUS WINS for this site, now exceeding BYJ’s by 44.  He received 56,502,997 votes, 37 million votes more than 2nd place No Min Woo.

Just like last week, it’s No Min Woo again this week.  At one point NMW even overtook PSH which roused PSH fans to a voting frenzy, and that is why PSH’s total is so high this week and so far ahead of NMW.




This is the 98th week in a row PSH has won this competition.  Last 97 times he defeated Jang Geun Suk x 5, Kim Hee Chul x 4, Moon Geun Young, G-Dragon x 4, Kim Hyun Joong x 5, Wu Yi Fan (Kris) x 14, Oh Se Hun x 12, So Ji Sub, Hwang Ji Tao, Lee Min Ho x 13, Lee Jun Ki, Kim Soo Hyun x 13, Lee Jong Suk, Rain, Mayu Watanabe x 2, and No Min Woo x 18.

PSH’s cumulative votes are 1,300,024,008! – now 132 million more than the ex-all-time winner BYJ (Stages 180 to 277 – Just count the gold cups – 98 now!)  Bae Yong Jun’s record of continuous wins were set over a period of 2 years (at that time the competition was held every 2 weeks). This is our next target — We want to make sure PSH wins 108 in a row (and beyond!)

MORE…PSH has set another record – relegating Bae Yong Joon to 4th place to become the 3rd highest vote-getter (single stage) on this site.

Stage 135
1. Jang Geun Suk – 73,179,279
2. Wu Yi Fan – 72,479,206


Stage 11
1. Bae Yong Joon – 40,877,540


Every week is a new challenge, and new challengers continue to emerge. Don’t let up. Fighting!

(Credits:; PSH photo from Weibo. Thanks!)

Jami and Dami on Twitter (69)




Jami: Only one week to Master’s birthday event “PARK SIHOO BIRTHDAY TOUR 2015  ~ Another FAMILY ~”!  Have you all received your travel vouchers yet?

Dami: Have fun at the birthday event this year.  Meow ♪



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PSH leads Hallyu in Japan

This is one of a series of articles about Hallyu all over the world.  Different Korean stars are most popular in different parts of the world.  We are of course only interested in Park Si Hoo who is cited as one of 3 leading Hallyu stars in Japan.


Regional Hallyu in Japan: Jang Geun Suk, Park Si Hoo, Bae Yong Joon, etc. lead

The first local Korean Hallyu phenomenon was born in Japan — in drama, K-POP, Korean cuisine, etc.  But recently there is a downturn and Hallyu (Korean Wave) seems to be losing power.  In addition to their inability to meet new demands in contents, political issues like the conflict over Dokdo, the issue of “Comfort Woman”, etc. have a negative impact on Korean and Japanese relations.  But once the external environment improves, another boom in Hallyu (Korean Wave) is expected again.

The most popular Hallyu stars in Japan are Jang Geun Suk, Park Si Hoo, Bae Yong Joon, TVXQ, Super Junior, BAP, CNBlue, Girls’ Generation, EXO, and SHINee.

The popular Hallyu contents with traditional Korean accents have fallen in popularity and reached a plateau in Japan.  Korean dramas have become sluggish due to absence of big hits, and the Korean dramas are not the melodramas that Japanese like and so have become less attractive to the Japanese.

[ED: We have not translated the part on K-pop.]

Park Si Hoo’s “The Princess’s Man” is extremely popular in Japan and he has appeared on the covers of various magazines.  Once the territorial issues and political conflicts are resolved, Korea-Japan relations will improve and Hallyu (Korean Wave) will be revived.



일본지역 한류 마케팅, 장근석, 박시후, 배용준등이 이끈다.

2015.03.25 19:48:35

일본 지역에서는 한류 가장 먼저 한류 현상이 태동했던 곳이며 드라마, K-POP, 한식 등 다양한 분야에서 고른 한류의 성장세가 이어졌으나 새로운 콘텐츠 수요에 대한 만족할만한 대안책을 제시하지 못해 한류가 힘을 잃고 있다는 평가가 있다. 더불어 독도, 위안부 등 정치적 이슈에 따른 한일관계의 경색이 한류에도 부정적 영향을 미쳤다. 한류에 대한 두터운 팬덤이 형성되어 있는 바, 외부 환경이 개선되면 다시 한번 한류의 붐을 기대할 수 있다.

일본에서 인기있는 한류 스타에는 장근석, 박시후, 배용준, 동방신기, 슈퍼주니어, BAP, 씨앤블루, 소녀시대, EXO, SHINee가 있다.

인기 한류 콘텐츠로는 전통적인 한류 강세지역인 일본은 한류의 정체기에 빠졌다. 한류 드라마가 부진한 이유는 빅히트작의 부재, 일본인이 좋아하는 멜로드라마가 아닌 장르드라마의 대량유입으로 인한 매력도 감소라는 평이다. 보아, 동방신기 이후 일본 음반시장 내 한국음악의 부진도 두드러지게 나타나지만 관객동원능력은 동방신기의 경우 일본 전체 가수 중 2위를 차지할 정도이고 SHINee 경우 도쿄돔의 공연에서 10만 관객을 모았을 정도로 아직 한류의 위상은 막강하다. <공주의 남자>의 박시후가 현지에서 큰 인기를 끌어 다양한 잡지, 화보의 메인모델을 장식하고 있고 장근석의 경우 꾸준한 사랑을 받고 있다. 한일간 영토이슈, 정치적 갈등등으로 한류가 주춤하고 있으나 한일관계가 개선되고 정부의 관계개선 노력이 뒤따른다면 한류의 부흥을 다시 도모해 볼 수 있다

(Credits:; Thanks!  English translation by H.A.T.)