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Yoo Yeon Seok to Hold First Japanese Fan Meeting in June

In his first Japanese interview, Yoo Yeon Seok confessed his wish to meet fans in Japan often and to create closer relationship with them. He noticed that many Japanese fans come to his signing events or fan meeting in Korea. Now, Yoo Yeon Seok is very close to accomplish his dream of greeting his fans in Japan!

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According to the news released by his official Japanese fanclub, Yoo Yeon Seok receives much love from both his dramas and movies such as ‘Reply 1994’ and “Beauty Inside”. His outstanding acting ability to portray different characters, from love stricken yet earnest handsome chef to cold villain, and his marshmallow-like white skin and tender smile, have won the hearts of many in Japan. Unfortunately, his busy schedules and never-ending works made his dream of coming to Japan quite unlikely in the past.

But dream do come true! Yoo Yeon Seok will hold the very first official fan meeting in Japan on 18 June 2016. The fan meeting is planned in concurrence with Warm and Cozy DVD event on the same day. Both events will be held at Tamagawa Kumin Kaikan / Hall, Setagaya, Tokyo.

Find more information of both events below:

Yoo Yeon Seok 1st Fan Meeting
Date: 18 June 2016 (Sat)
Time: 18:00 PM (door opens) / 18:30 PM (planned opening)
Place: Tamagawa Kumin Kaikan / Hall, Setagaya, Tokyo
Organizer: MENTOR

DVD Event “Warm & Cozy’s Language of Love ~ Recipe of Happiness”
Date: 18 June 2016 (Sat)
Time: 14:00 PM (planned opening)
Place: Tamagawa Kumin Kaikan / Hall, Setagaya, Tokyo
Number of participants: 500 people
Content: drama talk,  about drama, gift raffle, and other (planned)
Organizer: TSUTAYA, SPO Entertainment

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How to apply?
There are two application methods:

(1) Purchase: purchase the premium DVD box of ‘Warm&Cozy’, please submit the enclosed event postcard. Invitations will be extended to 200 lucky winners who will be picked based on ‘first come, first serve’ basis and they will be prioritised for front row seating.

(2) Rental: rent the whole set of ‘Warm&Cozy’ at TSUTAYA during the campaign period of [Recipe of Happiness ~] then apply at the event site. Campaign period is 2 April – 31 May 2016. 300 people will be picked to win DVD event tickets. Meanwhile, 3 people can win the autographed polaroid by Yoo Yeon Seok and 2 other can win signed poster of Yoo Yeon Seok and Kang Sora.

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For more information, you may check the Japanese official website of ‘Warm & Cozy’ and Mendorong event at TSUTAYA. Or else, you can always visit the website of Yoo Yeon Seok Official Japan Fanclub. We will keep you updated on any news regarding the fan meeting.

[20150704] Netizen reactions to Yoo Yeon Seok and Kang So Ra’s Kissing Scene in Warm and Cozy finale

On Thursday, July 2nd, Yoo Yeon Seok’s latest drama ‘Warm and Cozy’ concluded with a sweet, happy ending. The character that he played – Baek Geon Woo finally got together with Lee Jeong Joo (played by Kang So Ra). They decided to settle down in Jeju, continue on running the Warm and Cozy restaurant together and to get married in the near future.

One of the most memorable scenes from the show’s last episode is the kiss scene between the two. As could be seen in the video above, the passionate kisses (plural, yes!) between Geon Woo and Jeong Joo as they confirm their feelings and affection were indeed very swoon-worthy.

We especially love the part when Jeong Joo called out Geon Woo’s name and he answered innocently “yes?” before showing an intense look of want (rawr) once she told him “saranghae”. We’ve been replaying the kiss scene for the umpteenth time, how about you? ㅋㅋㅋ

The kiss scene managed to top the real time popular videos on Naver tvcast yesterday and earlier today. And at the time this post is written, the video has over 480,000 views with 460+ comments.

Let us check out the best reactions to the video below!


1. [+2,364, -30] The man who was born for kissing scenes. His jawline is to die for

2. [+1,480, -27]  Ah really the best heart fluttering scene in the last episode…♡

3. [+1,262, -51] Aigoo. The cancer I caught throughout the 16 episodes got cured all at once. ♡♡♡♡♡

4. [+1,092, -24] Ah really good, I don’t feel it is a waste to spend 15 hours. This drama really is a drama that can’t be forgotten. Yoo Yeon Seok Kang So Ra match really well ㅠㅠ

5. [+1,059, -25] Good! Good! Very good!

6. [+823, -18]  Waa it’s heart fluttering. Seriously Baek Geon Woo ♥ Lee Jeong Joo match well. Is it the end ㅜㅜ

7. [+797, -13] Yoo Yeon Seok really makes my heart flutters

8. [+635, -8] Ummuah its very sweet ♡♡♡  Beautiful kiss scene ~~^^

Source : Naver tvcast (comments) ; MBC Youtube Channel (video)

Translation by : Rynn_peace and Tokkipanda
Brought to you by Yeoniverse ~ Yoo Yeon Seok IFC


[20150625] On The Set : Updates on Yoo Yeon Seok’s Works

Hello again!

You might be confused why I am here again. Don’t be! I am here for another update series. Slightly different from the other series, “On The Set” particularly features any trivia or update related to Yoo Yeon Seok’s works like movie, drama, variety show or CFs. So, shall we begin?

Yoo Yeon Seok’s latest movie ‘Beauty Inside‘ finally got it’s premiere date. According to the movie distributor NEW, the movie is scheduled for public screening on 20 August 2015. Following the announcement, new poster was revealed alongside some bts photos.

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Will Han Hyo Joo get to kiss all the 21 Woo Jin in one movie? Will Yoo Yeon Seok really kiss Han Hyo Joo in the movie? In a month or so, we will get the answer!

Talking about an answer, Yoo Yeon Seok’s previous drama ‘Answer Me 1994’ aka ‘Reply 1994‘ gets another Japanese rerun in Japan’s DLife. The Disney’s owned satelite TV will air the drama from Monday to Friday every 1.30 PM starting today, 25 June 2015. Check the full schedule HERE.

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Once Answer Me 1994 completed its second run, Japanese viewers will not be missing Yoo Yeon Seok for too long. KNTV has picked up his recent drama ‘Warm and Cozy‘ to be aired in Japan starting 15 August 2015. The drama will air every Saturday and Sunday. More information on the drama’s airing in KNTV here.

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Are you excited for Japanese’s broadcast of ‘Warm and Cozy’ and ‘Reply 1994’?

The latest update came from ‘Royal Tailor‘. The movie had completed it’s run in Korea but it doesn’t stop them from releasing a video commentary featuring its leading casts including Go Soo, Yoo Yeon Seok and Park Shin Hye. The video commentary was featured on MBC’ Let’s Go! Video Travel on 21 June 2015 and has Yoo Yeon Seok – Park Shin Hye – Lee Yubi acting all cute behind the scene.

Royal Tailor DVD is now on sale so if you are a diehard fan of this movie or one of its casts, you can find it on various stores.

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Guess that’s all I got for you today. ‘On The Set’ might not get a regular date like ‘Around The Net’ but hopefully it will since Yoo Yeon Seok’s eyes are pretty glued to Chungmuro. He has one movie completed with Moon Chae Won, ‘The Mood That Day‘ and he soon will enter the production of ‘Heohwa‘ with Beauty Inside’s co-star Han Hyo Joo.

I am signing off for now. See ya next time!

Warm and Cozy Episode 14 : Preview 

이대로 좀 있어야 되겠다

건우(유연석)는 맨도롱또똣에서 열리는 정근(이성재)과 해실(김희정)의 결혼 식 준비 를 마지막으로 제주도를 떠나겠다고 하고 정배(이한위)는 건우에게 아버지를 한 번 만나보라고 권한다. 한편 황욱(김성오)은 반지를 준비해 정주(강소라)를 찾아가는데….

Episode 14
I have to stay like this for a while

Geun Woo (Yoo Yeon Seok) decides to leave Jeju after preparing Warm and Cozy for Jung Geun (Lee Sung Jae) and Hae Shil (Kim Hee Jung)’s wedding. Jungbae ajussi (Lee Han Hwi) advises Geun Woo to meet his father once. Separately, Hwang Wook prepares a ring and goes to look for JJ but…

Original source MBC

Text preview translation by Kilaalaa at soompi with original post HERE

Warm and Cozy Episode 13 : Preview

나한테 매달리고 싶으면 지금 제대로 말해

해실(김희정)의 남편을 죽게 만든 사람이 건우(유연석)의 아버지라는 것을 알게 된 정근(이성재)은 떠나려는 건우를 잡지 못한다. 건우의 비행기 티켓이 두 장이라는 것을 본 정주(강소라)에게 지원(서이안)은 건우 와 같이 떠난다고 하는데..

Episode 13
If you want to hang on to me, tell me properly right now

Jung Geun’s found out that the person who killed Hae-shil (Kim Hee Jung)’s husband is Geun Woo (Yoo Yeon Seok)’s father but he could not prevent Geun Woo from leaving. When Ji Won sees that Jeong Joo (Kang Sora) has seen that Geun Woo has 2 plane tickets, Ji Won (Seo Yi An) tells her that she is leaving together with Geun Woo..

Translation of Episode 13 video preview:

GW: Lee Jeong Joo, you lost to me again. I’m really bad right?
JG: Who is Jin Tae Yong?
HS: Thats the name of the person who caused my husband’s death.
Male Voice: Geun Woo’s father’s name is Jin Tae Yong?
JG: Geun Woo yah, I’m sorry to see you leave.
GW: If I leave, everything will be better.
JJ: There were definitely two tickets. Could it be that one of it is mine?
JW: Geun Woo is leaving and I’ve decided to leave together with him.
GW: If you want to do it, then you should do it properly. Like this (Geun Woo kisses Jeong Joo)
JJ: What you’re doing right now is like (asking me to tell you) not to go and cling on to you. Geun Woo yah if you want to hang on to me, tell me properly now.

Original post by iMBC HERE

Translation of video preview by kilaalaa at Soompi Forum (original post HERE)
Translation of text preview by YeoNiverse – YYS IFC


Warm and Cozy DVD Pre-Sales Demand Survey Opens For Public

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Pre-sales demand survey has begun for the release of k-drama Warm and Cozy’s director’s cut DVD. The survey is open for fans in Korea as well as fans from other countries in the world. The production team has provided overseas fans with information below on how to participate in the survey (original link HERE).



1. What is a director’s cut DVD? How is it different from the original?

A director’s cut DVD is a specially edited version of a drama by the director often with addition of deleted scenes.

2. What is pre-sales demand survey?

Prospective buyers can show their “interest” in purchasing the DVD.

3. Why is the survey necessary? Do I have to buy the DVD if I participate in the survey?

Production of a director’s cut DVD is different from that of an ordinary DVD because it requires extra process such as re-editing. Therefore, the production can only begin when a certain amount of demand is confirmed.

We encourage you to participate in the survey without any pressure because it is only a survey of who might be interested in purchasing the DVD. Actual orders will be taken separately when the required pre-sales demand is fulfilled.

4. How to participate in the pre-sales demand survey

Visit http://cafe.daum.net/mandorongDVD and click [★가수요신청/Pre-sales Survey]

Write NAME/CITY (COUNTRY for overseas buyers)/PHONE NO. (E-MAIL for overseas buyers)/PURCHASE QUANTITY (click the ‘lock’ icon for security)

*We ask for your name to prevent false or duplicate surveys.

5. Can I purchase Warm and Cozy DVD now?

Not yet. After the pre-sales demand survey is completed and decisions over the production are finalized, the director’s cut DVD of Warm and Cozy will be produced and released.

6. How long is the pre-sales demand survey period?

The survey will run for a limited time from June 18 to July 11. We’d greatly appreciate it if Warm and Cozy fans could help spread the word for the DVD production to be realized. Thank you!

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Based on our experience filling in the survey, fans need to have a daum account to participate. If you don’t have one, you may want to make an account by referring to information widely available on the net. You don’t need to be Korean citizen to get a daum account. Once you logged in and fill in the survey, don’t forget to click the security icon or tick (비밀) to protect your entry.

Update 25 June 2015

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Fans abroad who are having a trouble entering or creating an account in the project website in Daum can still participate in the pre-sales demand survey by sending your information in this format [your name/location/contact or email/quantity of purchase] to the  official email address of the production team [mandorongdvd@gmail.com]. Don’t forget to mention your preferance, DVD or Blu-ray or both.

For more information, you may check various social media for the Warm and Cozy DVD Release

Daum: http://cafe.daum.net/mandorongDVD
Instagram: http://instagram.com/mandorongdvd
Twitter : http://twitter.com/manddoDVD
Facebook : http://facebook.com/mandorongDVD

Warm and Cozy Hwaiting!!

[20150615] Kang Sora: “Now I Understand Why Girls Like Yoo Yeon Seok”

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Actress Kang Sora revealed her thoughts on her “Warm and Cozy” co-star Yoo Yeon Seok.

In a recent interview with media outlet MyDaily, she described the chemistry between her and Yoo Yeon Seok on set. “We have great chemistry, although it is our first time acting together. He helps me out a lot.” She continued to say, “Yoo Yeon Seok has a big heart and he is really caring. Like the character of Gun Woo, in reality, he is also innocent like a child, but also charming in a very masculine way. I think I understand why women like him so much.”

However, Kang Sora admitted that her ideal type was not close to Yoo Yeon Seok’s character, but Kim Sung Oh‘s in the drama. “I like the comfortable types, like Hwang Wook (Kim Sung Oh’s character) in the drama.”

She also picked Lee Sung Jae‘s character Song Jung Geun as the most interesting character in “Warm and Cozy.” “I have to cheer him on, because his ‘middle-aged romance’ is so sweet and fun.”

“Warm and Cozy” airs on MBC every Wednesday and Thursday.

Reposted from Soompi HERE
Original article from Naver HERE

Warm and Cozy Episode 11 : Preview 

After parades of fluttering moments on episode 10, will episode 11 bring back the fluff or angst instead? Check out the translated text preview and video preview below to make your guess.

Video preview (English subtitle by KangSora TH)

Text preview

이 상황이 당황스러운 정주(강소라). 건우(유연석)는 막상 자신의 행동에 안절부절 하고, 정주는 더 이상 휘둘릴 수 없다는 생각에 나름의 방법으로 ‘작정하고 건우 유 혹하기’로 반격에 나선다.

해실(김희정)은 이별의 후유증으로 몸살을 앓고, 해녀 축제 일로 정근(이성재)의 리 조트에 들렀다가 정근과 마주치게 된다.


Because of this situation, Jeong Joo (Kang Sora) feels humiliated. Geun Woo (Yoo Yeon Seok) feels uneasy because of his action. Jeong Joo doesn’t want to be swayed further by Geon Woo’s temptation so she decides to revenge on him.

Hae Shil is sick after the separation. Then she visits Jung Geun’s resort to talk about female divers festival and bumps into Jeung Geun.

Text preview’s translation by Rynn_Peace

Video reposted from iMBC via KangSora TH


Warm And Cozy Episode 10 : Excerpts and Rating

Warm and Cozy continues to gain viewers as Baek Geun Woo and Lee Jeung Joo try to sort out their relationship. Lee Jeung Joo’s feeling is out in the open by episode 9 already but that’s certainly not the case of Baek Geun Woo. He wants her to continue liking her but has declared no intention in returning his feeling. At the same time, their mini-date and him acting all-boyfriend-ish doesn’t really help eliviate Jeung Joo’s and to some extend viewer’s frustation. Still, it hooked more viewers and bring an increase in rating from 8,1 % last episode to 8,8% this episode

Check the excerpts from MBC if you haven’t watched this episode or you simply want to watch the drama on the go

And before we forgot, the couple finally shared their first kiss this episode and MBC, one again, is kind enough to share the cut with full English translation. Check the video HERE. Oh in case you guys wonder, this is indeed the first episode where either Yoo Yeon Seok or Kang Sora appear to present Warm and Cozy’s special menu. Perhaps, liveshooting catch up pretty quickly.

Source: MBC and Naver

[20150611] Yoo Yeon Seok’s Update From Around The Net

Hai there, welcome to our newest segment called “Yoo Yeon Seok’s update from around the net”!

In this post, we present you with updates on Yoo Yeon Seok, be it photo, video or other trivia, that were popping up all over the internet. The update will happen (hopefully) once in a week but with Yoo Yeon Seok, you actually never know. There was a time when he left us with no update for weeks. But when there are updates, they are alot of them. “When it rains, it pours”, is our favorite phrase.

So let’s begin with the first segment today and hopefully you gonna enjoy it as much as you enjoyed other posts.

We have an update from Jin Young who is in disgusie as Pungsani25 since ‘warm and cozy’ rolls its camera. He shares a selca with his hyung who he said embracing him warmly on the set of their newest drama.

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Yeon Seok Hyung

‘Perfect Proposal’ Facebook Page reveals on Wednesday that there is possibility of a “perfect proposal” appearance in drama ‘Warm And Cozy”. Therefore, we should tune in into “Thursday’s episode to find out “.. how the story will be secretly temp you”.

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 드라마 ‪#‎맨도롱또똣‬ 속 <은밀한 유혹> 깜짝 등장?!

“은밀하게 유혹하는 내용이래”
이번주 목요일 저녁 직접 확인하세요!

‪#‎성열과_건우_사이‬ ‪#‎은밀한유혹_파이팅‬

Meanwhile, from the set of ‘Warm and Cozy’, this picture popped up! An instagram user named Holack shared the picture taken from the location.

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Notice Yoo Yeon Seok’s similar outfit?

Now, let’s move on with some new information on his movie ‘Beauty Inside’. The movie which was scheduled for June release is now having new release date of mid-August. According to NEW as quoted from BNTNEws, Beauty Inside’s promotional period overlapped with the recent MERS outbreak and their summer movie line up’s date were all adjusted. Let’s hope that the MERS outbreak can be addressed quickly in Korea.

Okay, last but not least. KingKong Entertainment released the behind-the-scene video of Yoo Yeon Seok’s photoshot for Beanpole Accessory 2015 S/S Collection. Although the official photos have been around for quite a few month already, it’s better late than never, right? Check out the nicely edited BTS video below:

That’s all for now, YeoNizen. See ya next time!

*Reporter Kay Out*