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  1. #1 on M Countdown, #1 on Music Bank; 100+K albums sold as of 8/10/11 Latest News Updates (For more SuJu news and schedules, check here) MV for "Mr. Simple" is out! To view, click here. Version B of the 5th album will be released on August 22 with the addition of the song "Superman." To see the new covers, click here. Congratulations to our boys for their second consecutive number one on M Countdown on August 18. Congratulations to our boys for their second consecutive number one on Music Bank on August 19. Latest Releases/Available Merchandise & Tickets To buy various Super Junior products online: ———Yes24 (only ships WITHIN Korea) ———YesAsia (Ships internationally) ———DVDheaven (Ships internationally) Super Junior Official Soompi Threads ———Reference: Super Junior Thread #1 | Super Junior Thread #2 —————————Super Show I | Super Show II | Super Show III ———TV Shows: Super Junior Show | Mystery 6 | Full House | Reality Survival Drama | Mnet Super Summer —————————Explorers of the Human Body | Band of Brothers ———Movies: Attack on the Pinup Boys ———Subgroups: Super Junior-K.R.Y. | Super Junior-T | Super Junior-M | Super Junior-Happy ———Actors: Kim Heechul | Hangeng | Kangin | Shin Donghee | Choi Siwon | Kim Kibum Super Junior Photo Threads ———Leeteuk | Heechul | Hangeng | Yesung | Kangin | Shindong | Sungmin ———Eunhyuk | Donghae | Siwon | Ryeowook | Kibum | Kyuhyun | ELF Super Junior Couple Threads (threads closed, but links for reference) ———KangTeuk | KangTeuk & EunHae | TeukHae | HanChul | SiChul ———KyuChul | HanHae | EunSung & HyukMin | KyuMin | KyuHae Birthday Wishes Threads: Per Soompi rules, any post in an artist thread solely for the purpose of saying Happy Birthday WITHOUT any other content is considered spam. Someone will be assigned to open a birthday thread for each SuJu member on their birthdays IN THE MUSIC FORUM (the ones in K-celeb forum aren't official threads). If you would like to be considered for the task of starting a birthday thread for a member, please PM 16candl3s, but NOT UNTIL within a week of the member's birthday whose thread you want to start. ———2007: Kibum | Yesung | Shindong | Donghae ———2008: Sungmin | Kangin | Kyuhyun | Hangeng | Siwon | Eunhyuk | Ryeowook ——————Leeteuk | Heechul | Kibum | Yesung | Shindong | Donghae ———2009: Sungmin | Kangin | Kyuhyun | Hangeng | Siwon | Eunhyuk | Ryeowook ——————Leeteuk | Heechul | Kibum | Yesung | Shindong | Donghae ———2010: Sungmin | Kangin | Kyuhyun | Hangeng | Siwon | Eunhyuk Thread Rules About Super Junior Basic InformationMember Profiles Subgroup Profiles [*]Schedule [*]Discography & Lyrics [*]Filmography [*]Awards [*]FAQ About Super JuniorAbout Radio/TV Shows About Logistics VIII. Thread Rules READ RULES BEFORE POSTING!!! General Soompi Forum Rules AND Music Forum Rules (where the Super Junior thread is located) apply. Please click on the links below to read the rules. General Soompi Forum Rules Music Forum Rules Pay particular attention to Music Forum Rules #7 & #9 (new). DO NOT put other artists' names under spoilers or in light font. The only thing that should be under spoilers or in light font is actual spoilers on things which most folks haven't been able to see yet. Hiding other artists' names doesn't make it invisible, just annoying. It is ok to mention other artists AS IT PERTAINS to Super Junior WITHOUT hiding their names, but don't use that as a springboard to discuss other artists and/or compare other artists to Super Junior. STAY ON TOPIC. This is a thread about Super Junior so talk about Super Junior. Super Junior members who are actors have their own threads. While general information, discussion, and pics in regards to their acting and/or dramas may be posted in the Super Junior thread, any in-depth discussion in plots and/or character analysis must be conducted in either their own acting threads or their drama threads. Just as before, if you wrote something in their acting threads that you think might be of interest to fans in the Super Junior thread, it's perfectly fine to state that you wrote something in their acting thread and post a link to it in this thread. Per moderator rules, Super Junior-M has its own thread. Any and all pics, discussion, posts, etc. regarding members of Super Junior as it pertains to their work in SJM must be posted and discussed in theSuper Junior-Mthread. If you want those in the SuJu thread to be aware of important news/updates regarding any of the Super Junior members that you posted in those threads, write a brief description of the news/updates and provide a link to the post in the SJM thread. For example, "I just posted news of member A doing this and that and the other in the SJM thread. You can check it out here ." N.B. In regards to Rule #1, #2, and #3, this does NOT mean you need to edit the MEMBERS' posts if they wrote something pertaining to other artists, their acting, or SJM activities in their cyworld, IPLE, or fan cafe entries. A translation of what they wrote can be posted in full, regardless of who or what they wrote about. However, this does NOT mean that those of us in the thread can go off on a tangent and start discussing other artists who aren't in Super Junior or their activities outside of Super Junior, using the member's post as a springboard. If you have a question about Super Junior, please free to ask... BUT ONLY AFTER backlogging and readingat least 3 full pageof the latest posts AND the first post. Most likely, the question that you want to ask has already been answered. It's selfish to think that your time is too valuable to bother to read the previous posts, but other people's time isn't valuable to answer a question that has already been answered. DO NOT ask for translations in the thread. Per General Soompi Thread Rules, if you are posting something in another language, YOU have to provide an English translation. You shouldn't be posting something in Korean and asking folks to translate it for you. Folks are posting translations as a courtesy to us all sojust be patient. If and when they are available, they'll be posted in the thread. DO NOT spam. There is no posting limit in this thread, HOWEVER use your posts wisely. That means, no posting to JUST to get your post count up. You don't have to write an essay every time you post (in fact, please don't LOL), but it has to be more than just a mere sentence or two AND it has to be about SUPER JUNIOR. Also, don't treat the thread as a personal IM or chatroom or as a source to spread rumors. Please read the details onwhat is and isn't spam. During LIVE EVENTS, use the chatroom specifically set up for Soompi SuJu fans at http://superjuniorbeyond13.chatango.com DO NOT feed the trolls. In public forums, there are always some who post purely to get a rise out of others... hate mongers, antis, those trying to pick fights, etc. DO NOT give them the attention that they are seeking by responding to their posts on the thread. If you feel you must give them a piece of your mind, PM them. If you find a post objectionable, use the "Report" button within their post to report them to the moderators. They might not be able to get to it right away (after all, they have a life too), but they will when they are available. Let the moderators do their job and let's keep the thread clean. MOST IMPORTANTLY, let's keep this thread an enjoyable and drama-free place. Whether you are a fan of only the main group, the various subgroups, or only one member, all that is asked of anyone in this thread is that wefollow the rulesand play nice with everyone. It's fine to have differing points of view and opinions and have civil discussions about them. Be respectful of other posters and their opinions... don't start fights. VIII. About Super Junior VII. Basic Information Official Name: Super Junior (슈퍼주니어) Unofficial Name: SuJu (슈주) or SJ Members: Leeteuk (leader), Heechul, Hangeng, Yesung, Kangin, Shindong, Sungmin, Eunhyuk, Donghae, Siwon, Ryeowook, Kibum, and Kyuhyun Catchphrase: 우리는 슈퍼주니어에요! (Oo ri neun Shoo-puh-Ju-ni-uh eh yo!aka We are Super Junior!) Debut: Super Junior as a 12 member project group called Super Junior 05 performed on their first TV broadcast on November 6, 2005 with their first single "Twins (Knock Out)"; with the addition of Kyuhyun during "U" promotions which they started through the "I-Concert" on May 27, 2006, Super Junior became the permanent 13 member group that we know today. History: Super Junior on Wikipedia (as with all things on Wikipedia, all information can't be vouched for) Management: SM Entertainment Official Fanclub:EverLastingFriends (E.L.F.), established on June 2, 2006. Official Balloon Color: Pearl Sapphire Blue Official Websites: ——— http://superjunior.smtown.com/ (Korea) ——— http://www.avex.com.tw/superjunior (Taiwan) ——— http://superjunior-jp.net (Japan) ——— http://www.super-junior.co.kr (Super Junior 05) VII. Member Profiles VII. Leeteuk (이특/李 特) (이특 is actually pronounced Eeteuk) Real Name: Park Jungsu (박정수/朴 正 秀) Nickname(s): Angel without Wings (날개잃은천사), Gaeteuk (개특,named by Heechul), Special Leader (특별한리더), Peter Pan, Ori (오리aka Duck) Date of Birth: July 1, 1983 Place of Birth: Seoul Yeonshinnae (서울 연신내 은평구) Height: 178 cm/5' 10.1" in (said on Star King that his real height without shoelifts is 175 cm/5' 9" ) Weight: 59 kg/129.8 lb Blood Type: A Siblings: older sister Park Inyoung (1982) Specialty/Hobby: Piano, Composition, Listening to music, Singing Education:Transferred from Paekche Institute of the Arts (백제예술대학) to Inha University (인하대학교) Misc. Info.: Leeteuk was wandering around lost in the streets of Seoul when an SM scout saw him and gave him a business card. He auditioned in 2000 and made his first appearance the same year as an extra sitting in an auditorium in MBC's "All About Eve." His stage name Eeteuk (이특) means "special." Heechul (희철/希 澈) Real Name: Kim Heechul (김희철/金 希 澈) Nickname(s): Heenim (희님), Cinderella (신데렐라), Flower (꽃), Kim Pink (김분홍), Kim Moodswing (김기복), Kim Cherry (from Youngstreet), Snake (from the Zodiac), Heerobbong (part of the Bbong brothers with Donghae and U-Know Yunho), Heebongie Hyung (Yesung's nickname for Heechul) Date of Birth: July 10, 1983 Place of Birth: Hoengseong County , Kangwondo (강원도 횡성군); grew up in Wonju, Kangwondo (강원도 원주) where his parents still reside Height: 179 cm/5' 10.5" in (stated in his 100Q/100A from August 26, 2007 that his height is actually 178 cm/5' 10.1") Weight: 60 kg/132 lb Blood Type: AB Siblings: older sister Kim Heejin (1982) Pets: Heebum (Russian Blue cat) since 11/11/06; Champagne (Siamese cat) since 7/26/08, but had to give away because Heebum went into a depression, still comes to visit occasionally; Bangshin (Bengal) since 2/9/10; used to have Yamchae (Russian Blue cat) given to him by fans from 7/13/05 to 11/3/05, but he ran away while Heechul was away for a few days filming. Specialty/Hobby: Writing poems, Writing fairy tales, Computer games Education: Sangji University (상지대학교); reportedly graduated in 2008. Official Website: http://www.rellagyo.com Soompi Thread: http://www.soompi.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=23645 Misc. Info.: On a whim, Heechul searched the internet for entertainment companies and it so happened that SM was having open auditions so he went with his friends to Seoul to sightsee/audition. Being unfamiliar with the area, he got lost and missed the open audition hours. They told him that it was too late, but according to him, took one look at his face and changed their minds He was allowed to audition and was cast through Starlight Casting System in October 2002. He debuted as an actor on March 6, 2005 through the youth drama KBS's "Banolim 2" as Baek Jinwoo. Hangeng (한경/韩 庚) (lately they've been officially going by the Chinese pronunciation of his name, Han Geng, but in Korean it is pronounced Hankyung) Real Name: Han Geng (한긍/韩 庚) Nickname(s): Beijing Fried Rice (북경밥aka Bukkyungbap; came during "Full House," from Hangeng mispronouncing and Heechul mishearing볶음밥aka Bokkeumbap which just means fried rice in Korean), Dragon (from the Zodiac) Date of Birth: February 9, 1984 Place of Birth: Mudanjiang in the Hei Long Jiang (黑龙江/흑륭성) Province, located in the northeastern part of China Height: 181 cm/5' 11.3" Weight: 66 kg/145.2 lbs Blood Type: B (he originally thought he was O then A. It was only in summer 2006 that he found out that his blood type was B.) Siblings: only child Pets: used to have Rong Rong (dog) which was given to him by fans for a little while in March-June 2007, but had to give him away because he wasn't home enough to take care of him; Mao Mao (lives with Hankyung's parents in China) Specialty/Hobby: Chinese traditional dance, Ballet, Computer games Education: Central University for Nationalities (중앙민족대학교) Soompi Thread: http://www.soompi.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=262497 Misc. Info.: Hangeng accompanied a friend who was auditioning at the H.O.T. CHINA Audition in 2001 and was talked into auditioning himself. He was chosen as a handful among 3000 who auditioned. He made his debut as a model in a fashion show F/W General idea by Bum Suk in May 2005. Yesung (예성/藝 聲) Real Name: Kim Jongwoon (김종운/金 鐘 雲) Nickname(s): Cloud (구룸), Dog (from the Zodiac), Rabid Dog (광견;Heechul's nickname for Yesung) Date of Birth: August 24, 1984 Place of Birth: Chunahn in Southern Choongchung Province (충남 천안)(충청남도 천안) Height: 178 cm/5' 10.1" Weight: 64 kg/140.8 lb Blood Type: AB Siblings: younger brother Kim Jongjin (1987) Pets: a turtle named Ttangkkoma (땅꼬마which means 'small runt') since 12/4/08; he mentioned on "Olnbam" that it cost him 200,000 won (~$150). Specialty/Hobby: Singing, Listening to music, Exercise Education: Chungwoon University (청운대학교), Broadcast Music major, possibly transferred to Sunmoon University (선문대학교); reportedly graduated in early 2009. Misc. Info.: Yesung won gold in the 1999 ChunAn Singing Contest. He was encouraged to audition for SM by his mother who secretly submitted his application without telling him. He auditioned for SM in 2001. His stage name Yesung (예성) is an acronym for예술가의성대 which means "Vocal Chords of an Artist." Kangin (강인/强 仁) Real Name: Kim Youngwoon (김영운/金 英 雲) Nickname(s): Kang Kings (강깅쓰), Kkang (깡), Neoguri (너구리aka Racoon, named by Anya from "Full House"), Ox (from the Zodiac), Youngchoon (영춘;Heechul's nickname for Kangin, Heechul claims that this is Kangin's real first name) Date of Birth: January 17, 1985 Place of Birth: Seoul Seodaemoongoo HongEunDong (서울 서대문구 홍은동)(서울 서대문구) Height: 180 cm/5' 10.9" Weight: 70 kg/154 lb Blood Type: O Siblings: only child Pets: Gongju (공주which means Princess; it's a female Japanese Spitz, shown on ChinChin 11/7/08; the coordi noona told him that her eyes look just like his so he bought it) Specialty/Hobby: Acting, Singing, Exercise (kick boxing), Swimming Education: Kyunghee University (경희대학교) Soompi Thread: http://www.soompi.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=253556 Misc. Info.: Kangin was on a class field trip goofing off with his friends when an SM scout spotted him. He entered the 2002 SM Youth Best Contest (청소년 베스트 선발대회) and won first place for Best Outward Appearance. He made his debut as a panelist on SBS "One Night's TV Entertainment (한밤의 TV연예)" in 2004. His stage name Kangin (강인) means "strong benevolence." He is known for his physical strength. Shindong (신동/申 東 or 神 童) Real Name: Shin Donghee (신동희/申 東 熙) Nickname(s): Dongri Dong Dong (from Ppo Ppo Ppo) Date of Birth: September 28, 1985 Place of Birth: Moonkyung in Northern KyungGi Province (Kyungbook Moonkyung/경북 문경)(경기도 일산) Height: 178 cm/5' 10.1" Weight: 90 kg/198 lb (he stated on his minihompy that he started his current diet at 103 kg/227 lb. Shindong stated during an interview during the Super Show in Shanghai that at one point, he had lost up to 19 kg, but that he had gained 4 kg back so he's lost a total of 15 kg - 11/22/08; as of 3/25, Shindong stated that he's gained back 10kg from his peak weight loss of 20kg so at ~93 kg/205 lbs) Blood Type: O Siblings: only child Specialty/Hobby: Making facial expressions, Making jokes, Dancing Education: Paekche Institute of the Arts (백제예술대학) Soompi Thread: http://www.soompi.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=197078 Misc. Info.: Prior to joining SM, Shindong won the 2002 and 2003 Goyangshi Youth Dance contest (Grand Prize in 2002 and Gold Prize in 2003) and the 2004 Mnet Epi Contest (Gold Prize and Popularity Award). He entered the 2005 SM Youth Best Contest (청소년 베스트 선발대회) and won first place for Best Comedian and Grand Prize overall. Shindong made his debut the same year as the MC for DBSK's Sweet Rose Party. He owns a scooter which he calls Kkoolie (꿀이 which is equivalent to "Oinkie" since in Korea "kkool" is the sound pigs make) and often goes riding with Sungmin, with whom he also shares a love of photography. His stage name Shindong (신동), originally comes from his last name and first character of his first name (申 東), but they often take a different meaning to his name, 神 童 which means "prodigy" and is aptly named since Shindong is known for his numerous creative abilities. Sungmin (성민/成 民) Real Name: Lee Sungmin (이성민/李 成 民) Nickname(s): Sweet Pumpkin (단호박comes from his line in a one-episode drama called "Sea of sisters"), Minimi (미니미) Date of Birth: January 1, 1986 Place of Birth: Ilsan in KyungGi Province (경기도 일산)(서울) Height: 175 cm/5' 8.9" Weight: 57 kg/125.4 lb Blood Type: A Siblings: younger brother Lee Sungjin Pets: Ari (Yorkshire Terrier dog, name means "Fighting" in Korean. This isn't the same dog that he looked after for a month on "Animal Farm." That Ari was adopted by another family.) Specialty/Hobby: Chinese martial arts, Acting, Watching movies, Playing instruments Education: Transferred from Seoul Arts University (서울예대학교); currently a student at Myongji University (명지대학교) Misc. Info.: Sungmin entered the 2001 SM Youth Best Contest (청소년 베스트 선발대회) and jointly along with Donghae won first place for Best Outward Appearance. He debuted on SBS "Showdown of the Century (세기의 대결)," a show that showcased various SM trainees, hosted by Kangta and Moon Heejun of H.O.T. in 2002. He owns a scooter which he calls Byul (별 which means Star) and often goes riding with Shindong, with whom he also shares a love of photography. Eunhyuk (은혁/銀 赫) Real Name: Lee Hyukjae (이혁재/李 赫 宰) Nickname(s): Jewel Guy (보석미남), Monkey (from the Zodiac) Date of Birth: April 4, 1986 Place of Birth: Goyangshi NeungGok (고양시 능곡)(경기도 일산) Height: 176 cm/5' 9.3" (mentioned on Yashimmanman that his real height was +/- 2 cm so 174 cm/5' 8.5" ) Weight: 58 kg/127.6 lb Blood Type: O Siblings: older sister Lee Sora (1984) Pets: Choco (lives with his parents) Specialty/Hobby: Dancing (all genres), Exercising, Listening to music Education: Currently a student at Pai Chai University (배재대학교) Misc. Info.: Eunhyuk entered SM in 2000. His best friend since elementary school is DBSK's Xiah Junsu. They went to the same school and due to their mutual love of dancing, they became dance partners and best friends. He, like Sungmin, debuted on SBS "Showdown of the Century (세기의 대결)," a show that showcased various SM trainees, hosted by Kangta and Moon Heejun of H.O.T. in 2002. His stage name was created because there is a well-known Korean comedian who has the same name. He decided to add an Eun which means "silver" thus the precious jewel of his nickname to the first part of his name deriving Eunhyuk. Donghae (동해/東 海) Real Name: Lee Donghae (이동해/李 東 海) Nickname(s): Fishy (물고기,it's actually just "fish" but because of how Koreans pronounce it, it became "Fishy" to international fans), Donghae Bada (동해바다, East Sea), Pinocchio (named by Heechul), Dorobbong (part of the Bbong brothers with Heechul and U-Know Yunho), Tiger (from the Zodiac) Date of Birth: October 15, 1986 Place of Birth: Mokpo in Southern Jeolla Province (Jeollanamdo Mokpo/전라남도 목포)(전라남도 목포) Height: 175 cm/5' 8.9" Weight: 60 kg/132 lb (Donghae mentioned on Itta Upta 4/4/09 that he weighed 59kg) Blood Type: A Siblings: older brother Donghwa Pets: Bada (Bichon Maltese dog, name comes from Donghae's name East Sea, thus Bada meaning "Sea"), Meo (Bichon Maltese dog, name is short for "Romeo") Specialty/Hobby: Dancing, Exercise, Singing, Watching movies Education: Currently a student at Myongji University (명지대학교) Misc. Info.: Donghae was encouraged to become a singer by his late father (who passed away on August 8, 2006 due to melonoma), who had wanted to pursue singing as a youth, but was never able to. He was a member of the Starlight Academy and jointly with Sungmin won first place in 2001 SM Youth Best Contest (청소년 베스트 선발대회) for Best Outward Appearance. His real name Donghae means "East Sea" and thus a lot of his nicknames derive from this. Currently, he operates a minihompy under the name Kim Hyang Sook, which is his mother's name. The reason for this is that his last minihompy was hacked into so he no longer has access to it.(mentioned during an interview) Siwon (시원/始 源) (시원 which is actually pronounced Shiwon) Real Name: Choi Siwon (최시원/崔 始 源) Nickname(s): Simba (named by Heechul), Horse (from the Zodiac) Date of Birth: February 10, 1987 (Apparently, Shiwon's real birthday is April 7, 1986... Eeteuk said Shiwon's birthday was coming up soon on his minihompy on 4/5/09. The story is that his parents didn't registered his birth until February of the following year for whatever reason so in official documents his birthday is listed as February 10. However, despite the fact that his actual birthday is April 7, February 10 is the birthday he officially celebrates with Super Junior fans so...) Place of Birth: Seoul Gangnam (south of Han River near Apgujung) (서울 강남) Height: 183 cm/6' Weight: 65 kg/143 lb Blood Type: B Siblings: younger sister Choi Jiwon Specialty/Hobby: Singing, Dancing, Acting, Taekwondo, Chinese (language), Playing drums Official Website: http://www.onlysiwon.com Soompi Thread: http://www.soompi.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=3392 Education:Currently a student at Inha University (인하대학교), Physical Education major Misc. Info.: Siwon was spotted by an SM scout during his junior high graduation. Against the objections of his father and much struggle, he joined SM in 2003 and made his debut in Dana's MV "What is Love" in October 2003. Ryeowook (려욱/麗 旭) Real Name: Kim Ryeowook (김려욱/金 麗 旭) Nickname(s): Eternal Mangnae (만년막내 literally means "for 10,000 years, the youngest") Date of Birth: June 21, 1987 Place of Birth: Inchon Bupyung Sanggokdong (인천 부평 상곡동) Height: 173 cm/5' 8.1" Weight: 58 kg/127.6 lb Blood Type: O Siblings: only child Specialty/Hobby: Singing, Composition Education:Currently a student at Inha University (인하대학교), Theater Arts major Misc. Info.: Ryeowook won first place in a singing contest on MBC FM radio's ‘별이 빛나는 밤에 (Starry Night)’ which lead him to enter the 2004 CMB ChinChin Star Festival (CMB 친친 청소년가요제) where he won Silver Award. He was a devout fan of the female pop group S.E.S. and was a member of their official fanclub. Kibum (기범/基 范) Real Name: Kim Kibum (김기범/金 基 范) Nickname(s): Snow White (named by Heechul), Yangban Kim (named by Heechul) Date of Birth: August 21, 1987 Place of Birth: Seoul (서울) Height: 179 cm/5' 10.5" (stated on Yashimmanman that his real height was 177 cm/5' 9.7") Weight: 58 kg/127.6 lb Blood Type: A Siblings: younger sister Kim Saehee Official Website: http://www.actorkibum.smtown.com Soompi Thread: http://www.soompi.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=24763 Education:Unknown Misc. Info.: Kibum was spotted walking around during a Korean Festival in LA by a SM scout and joined SM in 2002. He made his first appearance in the KBS2 drama "April Kiss" in 2004 as the younger version of the main character. Kyuhyun (규현/奎 賢) Real Name: Cho Kyuhyun (조규현/趙 奎 賢) Nickname(s): Kim Kyu (김규,named by Heechul), Game Kyu (겜규) , Jumong Kyu (주몽규) , Chic Kyu (시크규) Date of Birth: February 3, 1988 Place of Birth: Seoul Nohwon (서울 노원)(서울) Height: 180 cm/5' 10.9" Weight: 68 kg/149.6 lb Blood Type: A Siblings: older sister Cho Ara (1985) Specialty/Hobby: Singing, Listening to music, Watching movies Education:Currently a student at Kyunghee University (경희대학교), Post Modern Music major Misc. Info.: Kyuhyun won Bronze Award at the 2005 CMB ChinChin Star Festival (CMB 친친 청소년가요제). VII. Subgroup Profiles Official Name: Super Junior K.R.Y. (슈퍼주니어 K.R.Y.) Unofficial Name: Sukry (슈크라이) or K.R.Y. Members: Yesung (leader), Ryeowook, and Kyuhyun Misc. Info.: The group's name is an acronym of the members' names. Their main focus is ballads. Debut: They made their first broadcast appearance with "한 사람만을 (The One I Love)" on KBS Music Bank on November 5, 2006. Official Website: http://www.avex.com.tw/superjunior/kry (Taiwan) Official Soompi Thread: http://www.soompi.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=207523 Official Name: Super Junior-T (슈퍼주니어 - T) Unofficial Name: Su-T (슈티), SuJu-T, or SJT Members: Leeteuk (leader), Heechul, Kangin, Shindong, Sungmin, and Eunhyuk Misc. Info.: The T in the group's name comes from Trot, the focus of their music genre. Debut: They made their first broadcast appearance with "로꾸거 (Rokuko)" on SBS Inkigayo on February 25, 2007. Official Website: http://t.super-junior.co.kr Official Soompi Thread: http://www.soompi.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=207524 Official Name: Super Junior-M (슈퍼주니어 - M) Unofficial Name: Su-M (슈엠), SuJu-M or SJM Members: Hangeng (leader), Donghae, Siwon, Ryeowook, Kyuhyun, Zhoumi, and Henry Misc. Info.: The M in the group's name comes from Mandarin, the focus of their music being in the the Chinese music market. Debut: They released a trailer and music video ("U") and made an appearance at the 8th Annual Music Chart Awards on April 8, 2008. Official Website: http://superjunior-m.smtown.com Official Soompi Thread: http://www.soompi.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=207525 Official Name: Super Junior-Happy (슈퍼주니어 - Happy) Unofficial Name: Supy (슈피) or SJH Members: Leeteuk (leader), Yesung, Kangin, Shindong, Sungmin, and Eunhyuk Misc. Info.: The H in the group's name comes from Happy, the focus of their music genre being bright and cheerful summer music. Debut: They made their first performance of "요리왕 (Cooking?Cooking!)" at the 2008 Dream Concert on June 7, 2008. Official Website: http://superjunior-happy.smtown.com VII. Schedule VII. Check post #2. IIV. Discography & Lyrics VII. Check post #3. IIV. Filmography VII. VII. VII. VII. Title: Attack on the Pinup Boys (꽃미남 연쇄 테러사건) VII. Release Date: July 26, 2007 (Theaters); September 20, 2007 (DVD) VII. VII. Title: Attack on the Pinup Boys (꽃미남 연쇄 테러사건) UE Giftset (3 Disc) VII. Release Date: November 23, 2007 (DVD) VII. VII. Title: Super Show: Super Junior The 1st Asia Tour Concert DVD VII. Release Date: October 1, 2008 (DVD) IVI. Awards VII. Check post #4. VII. FAQ VII. About Super Junior What are some official Super Junior related websites and/or websites in which the members actually post? Official: ABcGroup: Super Junior 05 | Super Junior, Korea | Super Junior, Taiwan | Super Junior, Japan Subgroup: Super Junior-K.R.Y. | Super Junior-T | Super Junior-M | Super Junior-Happy Individual: Kim Heechul | Choi Siwon | Kim Kibum Cyworld/Minihompy: (You DON'T need a cyworld account to view, but you must disable pop-up blocker) Korean: Leeteuk | Heechul | Hangeng | Yesung | Shindong | Sungmin | Eunhyuk | Donghae | Kyuhyun Chinese: Hangeng | Donghae | Ryeowook Twitter: Leeteuk | Heechul | Yesung | Shindong | Eunhyuk | Donghae | Shiwon | Kibum | Ryeowook | Kyuhyun Webo: Hangeng Fan Cafe: ABcGroup: Onsaemiro (온새미로) | Chunhweeryong (천휘룡) Individual: Leeteuk | Heechul | Hangeng | Yesung | Kangin | Shindong | Sungmin | Eunhyuk | Donghae | Siwon | Ryeowook | Kibum | Kyuhyun Where can I read member cyworld, daum fan cafe, etc. entries translated into English? Most of the entries are translated and posted in the thread, but if you don't see a recent entry while backlogging at least 3 pages, you can go here for the archive: For everything Heechul, go to http://www.cyworld.com/allaboutheenim (You DON'T need a cyworld account to view, but you must disable pop-up blocker) For all members, go to http://superduperlove.wordpress.com What are some Super Junior and individual member fan websites? Korean SJzip (To learn how to join, click here ) Super Market (To learn how to join, click here ) Where can I download Super Junior stuff? Clubbox is a good source for Super Junior material. Click here for instructions on how to sign up and use Clubbox and here for FAQs. Since a lot of the Clubboxes are Korean, you must have Korean enabled on your computer to view Clubboxes. See below in the "About Logistics" section for instructions on how to enable Korean on your computer. As with all other technical questions about use of websites, programs, etc.DO NOTask about how to use or troubleshoot Clubbox in the Super Junior thread. Clubbox http://clubbox.co.kr/2woon http://clubbox.co.kr/allaboutheenim http://clubbox.co.kr/cashewmania http://clubbox.co.kr/dongsu501 http://clubbox.co.kr/dxproduction (English subs available) http://clubbox.co.kr/GodsoftheEast (English subs available) http://clubbox.co.kr/kmj5375 (SuJu cuts from shows) http://clubbox.co.kr/KoreanEnt http://clubbox.co.kr/loveleeteuk (SuKiRa available) http://clubbox.co.kr/maysialee http://clubbox.co.kr/meltingpoint http://clubbox.co.kr/PlayTheFun http://clubbox.co.kr/prettysyuju (must be a member of SJzip) http://clubbox.co.kr/sjblue http://clubbox.co.kr/superjunior http://clubbox.co.kr/tungtungsubs (English subs available) http://clubbox.co.kr/wackycashew Non-clubbox http://community.livejournal.com/supajunia/ How do I become a member of Super Junior's Official Fan Club E.L.F.? SM has FINALLY opened up Super Junior's Official Fanclub E.L.F. 2nd Generation memberships!!! StartingJuly 9 through 23 ONLY, you can go to http://fanclub.smtown.com and follow the instructions outlined there to join. Right now, it only seems to be open to Korean residents for a fee of 10,000 won ($7.86 USD as of 7/8/09) for a one year membership, but stay tuned for Global Membership information. I'm confused about the members' ages. Why do they always say that they are older than they really are? There are a couple of reasons for this. First of all, there is a difference between Korean age and Western age. In Korea, the moment you are born, you are considered to be 1 years old. Also, although Koreans celebrate birthdays on the date of their birth like Western folks, traditionally you don't actually turn a year older on your birthday, but rather everyone turns a year older on New Year's Day. The second reason is that those born in early parts of the year are considered the same age as those born the previous year due in part due to the Lunar Calendar, but mainly due to the Korean school year which starts in early spring. If you were born in the early part of a year, you would have been placed in the same grade level as those who were born the previous year and thus would have been classmates/friends. In SuJu, these are the groupings by the same age: 1) Eeteuk (83), Heechul (83), Hankyung (early 84) 2) Yesung (84), Kangin (early 85) 3) Shindong (85), Sungmin (early 86) 4) Eunhyuk (86), Donghae (86), Shiwon (early 87) 5) Ryeowook (87), Kibum (87), Kyuhyun (early 88) As you can see, it really isn't a matter of difference in age by days or months, but more their school grades. Eunhyuk is only 3 months younger than Sungmin, but he calls Sungmin "hyung" while Donghae is 6 months younger than Eunhyuk, but they are considered "friends." Shiwon whose real birthday is April 7, 1986 and whose registered birthday is February 10, 1987 is still in the same age group and thus "friends" with Eunhyuk and Donghae, regardless of which of the two birthdays you take into account. In Korea, the term "friend" does not necessarily only denote being close to someone, but rather being the same age as them. Thus, even though the members are very close to each other, most of them aren't considered "friends," but rather close "hyung/dongsaeng." What are the Super Junior living arrangements? When Super Junior was first formed, all members of Super Junior lived together. However, due to the sheer number of members, in early 2006, they moved into 2 separate dorms (apartments) in 2 separate buildings that were within 5 minutes of each other (they weren't able to get 2 apartments in the same building). At that time, Heechul, Kibum, Hankyung, and later Jay (Typhoon) from Trax when he returned from Japan lived in one dorm; The rest of the SuJu members (excluding Shiwon who moved back to his parents' house) lived in another. In the smaller dorm, Heechul got his own room, Hankyung shared a room with a manager, and Kibum shared his room with Jay. The bigger dorm's roommates changed often, but at one time or another most have probably been roommates of one another, especially since some rooms had 4 to a room. Then in September 2007, the leases on the Super Junior dorms ended and weren't renewed due to all the noisy fans who were disturbing the neighbors so they moved to 2 new dorms across the river, but this time more spacious dorms in the same building. 5 members of Super Junior live in one dorm on the 11th floor while 5 members live in another dorm on the 12th floor. 5 members on the 11th floor: Yesung and Ryeowook share the biggest room, Sungmin and Kyuhyun share a room, and Eunhyuk has his own room. The other room(s) are occupied by managers. 5 members on the 12th floor: Initially, Heechul and Eeteuk shared the biggest room, Donghae and Shindong shared a room, and Hankyung had his own room. But in early 2008, they switched rooms so that Heechul and Hankyung each had a room of his own while Eeteuk and Donghae shared a room and Shindong shared a room with a manager. Shiwon lives nearby with his parents. Kibum either live with family/relatives or by himself nearby. Kangin currently lives by himself nearby, but plans to move in with his parents at the end of July 2009 (Park Myung Soo's Date at 2PM 6/17/09). As of this past year, Ryeowook has moved to the 12th floor. VII. About Radio/TV Shows What does Bora mean? Bora (보라) is short for Bo-ee-neun Radio (보이는 라디오) which simply means viewable radio. How do I listen to/watch Super Junior Kiss The Radio (SuKiRa) online? Click here for step by step illustrated instructions. They will ask you to send in a copy of your Passport or other picture ID via fax or email (member@kbs.co.kr) to verify your identity. IF you want a KBS user, then that's just what you have to do. There is no way of getting around it. After you fill out the application and send in the appropriate documentation, you should here from them soon. Confirmation time varies so don't worry if it takes more than week. SuKiRa airs Mondays through Sundays from 8pm to 10pm in Korean time. To get the correct times in your timezone, click here and choose your timezone location to get the correct time in your area. You can also wait until the show is over and download SuKiRa via Podcasts on Itunes or via http://clubbox.co.kr/loveleeteuk (look below in the FAQ on how to use clubbox) or listen online at http://www.kbs.co.kr/plan_table/channel/2fm/index.html (go to the date you want to listen to and click on the headphone icon next to 22:00 & 23:00 슈퍼주니어의 키스더라디오) Are you a Mac user? Unfortunately Mac users CAN'T listen to Sukira LIVE using the KBS website or gom player (unless you have a virtual PC program such as Parallel Desktop or Boot Camp running on your Mac). What you can do is listen to it when it becomes available on itunes (also works on a PC). Go to "Podcasts" and search for "슈퍼주니어의 Kiss the Radio"... subscribe. This should allow you to get the past Sukira episodes that are available and get future Sukira episodes. Click on "settings" to set up your preferences.Good news! As of October 28, 2008, Podcasts of SuKira seems to be working again. How do I listen to/watch Shindong's radio show Shimshimtapa (ShimShim) online? In order to listen/view radio or TV shows on MBC where both Shimshim and ChinChin airs, you need a membership at imbc.com. To join imbc, click here . Check the two "I agree" buttons and sign up as "Foreigner Living in Abroad." Everything is in English so you shouldn't have any problems signing up. BTW "Call Number" means phone number. You should sign up way before the actual date of the show that you want to listen to since they say that "Registration by overseas users may require additional time because of the validation process." Once you are a member of imbc, on the left hand top corner of the Shimshim webpage or ANY imbc.com webpage, you should see a button that says "ON-AIR." If you hover over it, you will see a dropdown menu. Click on "표준FM." OR if the show is Bora, you can scroll down to the bottom of the page where you will see and click on it. You will need to download Active X for the playercue program (only needs to be done once). Once the player starts, they will air a few minutes of commercials and buffer for a bit. After the commercials, if it's Bora you will see video, otherwise, the player will reduce and just the audio will air. Shimshimtapa airs Mondays through Sundays from 12:05am to 2am in Korean time. To get the correct times in your timezone, click here and choose your timezone location to get the correct time in your area. How do I watch Super Junior when they are on Korean TV? All you wanted to know and more can probably be found at KPOP JJANG . If you have questions about the methods listed there, please ask THERE, not in the SuJu thread. I'm planning on visiting Korea. How do I go see SuJu members in their radio shows and/or music programs? Here's a response by our thread memberx_freya_x: Location of Sukira: KBS Studios There is no specific date set aside for fans, you can see the boys during their radio broadcasts from outside whenever they are live on the air. Keep in mind that if the SuKiRa schedule says(Bora)next to it, it means that they are usually in the studio that day so that's the best chance to go see them. The ones that don't say (Bora) are pre-recorded. VII. About Logistics How do I convert Korean time to my timezone? WorldTimeServer is pre-set for Korean time so all you need to do in order to find correct time in your timezone is to set the time and date according to Korean time and click on "Submit." From there, select your timezone location from the dropdown menu. When I go onto some Super Junior related websites, all I get is a bunch of gibberish. What does that mean? That means your computer setting is disabled to read Korean. See below on how to read/write Korean characters. How can I read/write Korean characters on my computer? For detailed description of how to install and use Microsoft Korean IME for Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000 and Windows 95/98/ME, click here . Are you a Mac user? Go to the Apple Menu and select 'System Preferences.' In the Personal section, choose 'International.' In Languages, drag '한글' right below "English" or if it's not one of the options, click on 'Edit List...' and select '한글' and click 'OK.' Next, click on the "Input Menu" tab, select "Hangul." Make note of the "Input menu shortcuts" and/or select "Show input menu in menu bar" to go back and forth between English and Korean. Then in your browser, go to the "View" tab, click on either "Text Encoding" (Safari) or "Character Encoding" (Firefox) and choose "Korean" (there are a few choices, but any one of them will do). Why don't all the features work on some of the Korean Super Junior websites I visit? This is most likely due to your web browser. Most Korean websites are configured for Internet Explorer on a PC so most Korean websites won't work to its full capacity on browsers such as Firefox or on Mac computers. Make sure you are using Internet Explore on a PC or a virtual PC program such as Parallel Desktop or Boot Camp on a Mac. Member and subgroup information provided on this post were collected from the bios in the Official Super Junior website, other official websites, and the members' own words in their various interviews and postings on cyworld, fan cafe, etc. Additional member information that comes from Korean fan blogs on Empas, Naver, and Daum were triple checked against different sources. All things that couldn't be verified by reliable sources are indicated as such. Links to pictures/couples threads were collected by thread participants in the 2nd Super Junior thread. Main graphic and member profile pic credits go to Ringy. For comments on the graphics on this page, contact the artist directly. For corrections, updates, suggestions, additional information, etc. on the content of this page, PM damifino. For those who can't PM me due to my box being full, contact me via email at damifino@naver.com. DO NOT TAKE OUT OF SOOMPI.
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