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DAY6 Tops International iTunes Charts And Announces 2017 Tour Dates Overseas
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DAY6 Tops International iTunes Charts And Announces 2017 Tour Dates Overseas

Yesterday, DAY6 released their first studio album Sunrise as well as the MV for their latest title track I Smile.

As of June 8, DAY6s first studio album has topped iTunes album charts in nine different countries: Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Costa Rica, Brunei, and Sweden.

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Furthermore, their title track I Smile has topped the iTunes K-pop charts in 11 different countries, including the United States, Australia, Mexico, and Argentina.

'Battleship Island' gains immense interest overseas
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'Battleship Island' gains immense interest overseas

Director Ryu Seung Wan is gaining spotlight abroad for 'The Battleship Island' even before the release of the film. 

This past February, CJ EM unveiled a promotional 3-minute trailer of 'The Battleship Island' at the European Film Market. After the trailer was shown, the movie was sold to a total of 113 countries including: France, Italy, Russia, Turkey, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, and parts of South America. The film is set during Japanese colonial rule when an estimated 400 Koreans were forcefully sent to Hashima Island to work as coal miners. The movie also follows the attempts of these miners to escape the island. 

ASTRO Signs With AVEX Taiwan And Gears Up For Official Promotions Overseas
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ASTRO Signs With AVEX Taiwan And Gears Up For Official Promotions Overseas

ASTRO is officially kicking off international promotions!

The groups agency Fantagio revealed, ASTRO signed a contract with large Taiwanese music distributor AVEX Taiwan in late May.

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Starting with Taiwan, ASTROs albums will be distributed also in Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and other parts of Southeast Asia.

Already having captured large fanbases in the regions, ASTRO successfully completed fan meetings in Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore earlier this year. They have also received continuous requests for album distribution and solo concerts in those areas, proving their rising popularity. ASTROs Korean music distributor Interpark Music commented, The overseas sales of ASTROs recent fourth mini album have been extraordinary. The exports are especially growing in the Southeast Asia region, and the exports to Japan have also been growing continuously since the news of their concert in Japan.

BTS Is Highest Ranking Overseas Artist On Japans Oricon Charts For First Half Of 2017
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BTS Is Highest Ranking Overseas Artist On Japans Oricon Charts For First Half Of 2017

BTSs latest Japanese release has been a huge success!

Japans largest music statistics-tracking company Oricon recently released its rankings of the highest estimated total sales for singles and albums in the first half of 2017. The Japanese version of BTSs hit Blood, Sweat Tears has come in at No. 11 on the singles chart with estimated total sales of 257,621.

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BTS is the only K-pop artist to make it into the top 25 list of the highest ranking singles in Japan for the first half of 2017.

Actor Ji Soo to embark on his first overseas fanmeeting in Bangkok!
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Actor Ji Soo to embark on his first overseas fanmeeting in Bangkok!

Actor Ji Soo will be venturing abroad to meet his international fans for the first time! 

According to Prain TPC, "Ji Soo will be traveling to Bangkok, Thailand on August 5 to hold his first fan meet 'JISOO's STORY IN BANGKOK' abroad." 

Back in April, the actor held his second fan meet in Korea, but this will be the first time overseas fans will be able to meet the actor in person. He received much love for his characters from dramas such as 'Strong Woman Do Bong Soon', 'Scarlet Ryeo', and 'Fantastic'.