[Trans] 190217 Tohoshinki Band Member Suzuki Wataru in an Interview Sharing his Thoughts about Tohoshinki, Yunho and Changmin

Livedoor will be publishing a series of interviews with Toho band members following the Toho dancers interviews published back in 2018 September!

The second interview features Toho band member Bass (@watarumble) Suzuki Wataru!

Similarly, amongst the different questions they were asked about their career, they were asked about their thoughts of Tohoshinki members. Below is a translation of some relevant parts of the interview!

 

――東方神起のおふたりはどんな印象ですか?

他の皆さんが言っている通りだと思うんですけど…ふたりとも「怪物だな」と(笑)。

 

――その表現は初めて聞きました!

あ、本当ですか? 日本と韓国、それぞれの国であれだけ多くの仕事をしていて、「明日は朝が早い」「これが終わったら帰ってPV撮影がある」とか言いながらも全部に全力投球。ドームやアリーナに常に数万人のお客さんが待っている環境でブレずにいられるっていうのは、普通の人だったら絶対にできない離れ業ですよね。それをいとも簡単にやり遂げているところが怪物だと思います。

 

――国によってやり方も違うでしょうし、肉体的にも精神的にもすごくハードですよね。

そうそう。自分だったら無理です(笑)。そんな中でも周囲にいつも明るく優しく接してくれていて。とはいえ、彼らも同じ人間だからナイーブな部分もどこかにあると思うので、「ふたりとも怪物だから…」で終わらせるのではなく、チームの一員としてどれだけサポートできるかなって思っています。

 

Translation: 

 

– What kind of impression do you have toward the two of TOHOSHINKI?

Well, other people have already said this and I totally agree with them.. I think the two are “monsters” (laugh).

 

– This is the first time that I heard something like that!
Really? They work so hard in JPN and in KOR, they tell us something like”Tomorrow, we need to get up early.” “When we finish this, then we need to go back to KOR and we will have PV shooting.” But they put all their effort in everything. At Dome and Arena, a few ten thousand people are waiting for them. They have a strong determination/they are consistent to perform. No ordinary people can do that. But they can do it easily.. that is why I think that they are monsters

 

– I guess things are different in KOR and in JPN and i guess it must be really hard for them physically and mentally.

Yes, yes. I can’t do that (laugh). But under such circumstances, they are always cheerful and kind to us. Having said that, they are human being too. so I guess they must have sensitive parts in themselves. So I should not just leave it as “they are monsters” but I should do my best to support them as a member of TOHO team.

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[Trans] 190216 Tohoshinki Band Member Hatano Tetsuya in an Interview Sharing his Thoughts about Tohoshinki, Yunho and Changmin

Livedoor will be publishing a series of interviews with Toho band members following the Toho dancers interviews published back in 2018 September!

The first interview, published on 190216, features Toho band member drummer () Hatano Tetsuya!

Similarly, amongst the different questions they were asked about their career, they were asked about their thoughts of Tohoshinki members. Below is a translation of some relevant parts of the interview!

 

――東方神起のおふたりはどんな人ですか?

ユンホは、見た通りの人ですね。裏表がないし、楽屋とかでも熱い魂を持ったお兄ちゃん。「今回も東方神起を見せてやるぜ!」ってみんなを盛り上げていく感じです。

チャンミンは、おとなしくて感情を表に出さない印象だし、“スーパーヒーロー”的な立場にいながらも、そこに執着していないように見えるんです。もしかしたらユンホよりもストイックかもしれません。「嫌なものは嫌」「中途半端なものは見せたくない」という思いが意外と強いのかな、と勝手に思っています(笑)。リハーサルで納得いかない部分があると次のリハーサルでは必ずできるようにしてくるんですよ。人知れず努力をしているんだと思います。

 

Translation: 

– What kind of person Tohoshinki are?

Yunho is exactly what we think he is. He is straightforward and is a passionate guy in our dressing room. “I will show Tohoshinki off this time too!” He leads our team.

I think Changmin is quiet and he doesn’t show his emotion much. Changmin may be in a “super hero position” but I don’t think Changmin really cares about the position. Perhaps Changmin is more strict with himself than Yunho. No means no to him. He doesn’t want to leave things half done. I think he is strong-minded (smile). If he is not satisfied himself during rehearsal, he practices hard so that he can be perfect in the following rehearsal session. I think he practices really hard to achieve his own goal without letting others know.

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[News-Soompi] 181224 TVXQ’s Changmin Makes Meaningful Donation To Help Children In Need

 

TVXQ’s Changmin Makes Meaningful Donation To Help Children In Need

TVXQ’s Changmin Makes Meaningful Donation To Help Children In Need

TVXQ’s Changmin is celebrating the holidays with a donation to help children in need.

According to ChildFund Korea on December 24, Changmin made a donation of 50 million won (approximately $44,330) to help children from low-income households ahead of Christmas. The donation made by Changmin will be used to provide heating for 125 children.

Changmin said, “I wanted to provide a warm present to children who are suffering because of the cold weather. I hope that this year’s Christmas will be remembered as a happy day for all children, regardless of their socioeconomic status.” Continue reading

[Trans] 181224 #TVXQ #Changmin Donates 50 Million Won to Children for Christmas

Our kind-hearted boy ^^*

 

TVXQ Changmin donates ~$50k to kids for Christmas

He said, “I wanted to give a warm gift to children who are suffering in the cold at the end of the year. I wish Christmas would be remembered as a happy day to all children regardless of their economic or social situations.”

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[INFO] 181221 #U_KNOW Yunho’s Solo Song Title Revealed as “夜話 (City Lights)” Featuring Rap by NCT’s Taeyong! #TVXQ #TheTruthOfLove #Truth

 

According to news, Yunho’s solo song title in the new TVXQ album has been revealed as “夜話 (City Lights)”, which will feature rap by NCT’s Taeyong

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[News-Kpop Herald] 181220 [V Report Plus] TVXQ drops Max’s teaser video for ‘Truth’

 

[V Report Plus] TVXQ drops Max’s teaser video for ‘Truth’

TVXQ unveiled member Max’s version of a teaser video for its upcoming special album “New Chapter #2: The Truth of Love,” slated to be released Wednesday.

On Thursday at noon, along with some individual teaser photos of Max, a video titled “1st Clue by Max” was uploaded on the group’s official social media channels.

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(Naver’s V Live)

The video features the singer lying on a flower bed and wandering around in a dark room while a female narrator conveys the lyrics.  Continue reading

[INFO] 181220 #MAX Changmin Wrote the Lyrics to both New #TVXQ Song “Jelly Love (젤리 러브)” and his New Solo Song “아스라이… (Beautiful Stranger)”!! #TheTruthOfLove #Truth

 

According to news, Changmin wrote the lyrics of two songs in the new album: “Jelly Love (젤리 러브)”, which is a TVXQ song, and also his solo song “아스라이… (Beautiful Stranger)”

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[TVXQ! SNS] 181219 #TVXQ’s Special Album “NEW CHAPTER #2: The Truth of Love” Teaser Photo Revealed! #Truth is a Jazz-based RnB Pop, to be Released on 181226 6PM! + Liked by Changmin

TVXQ’s official accounts sharing the photo teaser of TVXQ’s 15th anniversary special album “NEW CHAPTER #2: THE TRUTH OF LOVE” which will be released on 12/26 6PM!! The song has been revealed to be a jazz-based RnB pop!

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The album is now available for pre-orders on online stores, so make sure to secure your copy now and support the release ^^*!

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[News-Soompi] 181218 TVXQ’s Yunho To Guest On “Coffee Friends” In Support Of Best Friend Son Ho Jun

 

TVXQ’s Yunho To Guest On “Coffee Friends” In Support Of Best Friend Son Ho Jun

TVXQ’s Yunho To Guest On “Coffee Friends” In Support Of Best Friend Son Ho Jun

TVXQ’s Yunho will be appearing on tvN’s new variety show “Coffee Friends” in support of his best friend Son Ho Jun, who is starring on the show with Yoo Yeon Seok. The show is inspired by the donation project that Son Ho Jun and Yoo Yeon Seok ran this year, in which they gave cups of coffee in exchange for donations. Continue reading