Me, Obsession and TVXQ!

Dear Violette,

Right now, I’m updating my blog while watching Super Junior’s old mv for ‘U’. When I see the mv and the song style, I know that it is not overall SuJu’s style. It is not suit them at all. Instead, it is more towards the TVXQ style. Do you know TVXQ? No? Of course not because I’m rarely talk about TVXQ with you.


From what I know, TVXQ stands for a Chinese name which I can’t remember. Find it yourself at the Google. But, the Korean name is Dong Bang Shin Ki or DBSK. They are famous in Japan too, with the name Tohoshinki. The meaning of those name is ‘The Rising God of the East’. But, I warn you. To those who just get into k-pop fandom, beware. Control your love.

Okay, now let me tell you how I get to know this boy-band. At first, as you know, I just only acknowledge about Super Junior, even the first k-pop song that I downloaded was ‘Sorry Sorry’ in 2010. You have to know me, if I had started ‘like’ something new to my life (which never enter my life before), I’ll become almost to obsessed. (deny my own obsession) So, I searched about Super Junior at Google until I found TVXQ in the list of ‘Best Asian Boy-band’. In addition, they are under the same management which is SM Entertainment. I didn’t put much of my effort to search for their songs, mv and etc. I just downloaded 3 songs, ‘Purple Line’, ‘Bolero’ and ‘Show me your love’ ft Super Junior (see? still connected to Suju) Among three of them, I just love ‘Purple Line’. Because it kinda upbeat and I love upbeat song. I also get to know to their members, which contain five members when the first time I know but I’m not really remember each of their names (since I’m too busy memorising SJ’s thirteen members’ name at that time) But, what I knew was 5 members.

At the end of the year, I know allkpop. I know that TVXQ had split up from there. But, I’m just ignored the hot news. The next year, there goes JYJ. Comeback. Consist of Jaejoong, Yoochun and Junsu. They are the three that filed a lawsuit against SM and they are the one that quit TVXQ. But, it is weird. Although I’m not really into them, I still see and thought them as one of TVXQ though they are not with TVXQ anymore. About a few months later, the other two members comeback and still with the TVXQ name. So, ‘TVXQ’ now left 2 members. From there, I consider TVXQ as Changmin and Yunho only while DBSK is for five of them. (Tohoshinki?)

From five


TVXQ! consist of Yunho and Changmin

JYJ ( Jaejoong, Yoochun, Junsu )

Two years later, I heard about TVXQ that will held their Catch Me Concert Live In Malaysia. I heard a contest about it from the radio. In addition, Yoochun drama, Rooftop Prince were broadcasted on the channel 8TV. There, I started searching about them,again. I admit, it is tiring but satisfying. Why? Because I can feel how much people love them as five, until now. I can feel how much they were top k-pop star back then. I can find the reason why until now people still love them even they have split up. I can feel the love between the members, how sad they are, until now when they had to separate. You can guess from these reasons that I’m almost liking them as much as SJ now.

I can’t consider myself as a Cassiopeia. Because I just like them now and I don’t know how was the atmosphere when they were no. 1 k-pop boy-band in Korea and Asia and I don’t experience and feel as the members of fan club who ever considered as ‘The Largest Fan Club In The World’ for a few times in Guinness World Record when their idol rise, at the top, in trouble and split up. I also appreciate TVXQ for being the first k-pop group whom held a concert in Malaysia although Hallyu is not spread in Malaysia yet. It was in 2006.

TVXQ 1st Asia Tour Live In Malaysia promotional poster

Back to how I can out of sudden like them although I already know them, it is unpredictable. I try to listen to ‘Mirotic’ (that I ever hated once) and Rising Sun (that I hated once too). Why I try these song first? Because for me, this is their top songs since these are the main song of ‘Rising Sun’ and ‘Mirotic’ albums respectively. Then, I like even more songs. But, I still cannot accept their slow and a capella songs. I need time. Because of this sudden obsessed, I’m eager to watch Yoochun in Rooftop Prince every night. I also choose Yoochun as my favourite member in DBSK. Then, I search for their history (the curiousity of student who loves History subject) and gotcha! It is sad to read their history and how much they have suffer. 😦 Everyday, I search in Youtube for any of their song and one day, I found their short drama. Firstly, I found a video entitled ‘Forbidden Love between Jaejoong and Yunho’. Funny and humor! Secondly, I found their ‘banjun drama’ (don’t ask me what is banjun drama) and their special drama. I forgot the title but Yoochun starred as the main star along a woman. I just watched two parts and what I understand is Yoochun married to the woman when he still as a high school student and the woman is a teacher at his school. From those two parts, I saw four of the members,but no Jaejoong. It’s okay, I’ll watch it later.

Dating On Earth

I have a sad news. My time is short for me to search for more TVXQ/DBSK/Tohoshinki songs and watch their dramas since I WILL ATTEND THE BOARDING SCHOOL. That means I will leave you even longer than usual. I’m sorry for this sad news but I hope that you pray for my best. I hope my future is still there.

In the nutshell, I leave my memories in k-pop world with my love to TVXQ currently. I’m afraid that I’ll miss TVXQ so much. But, it’s okay. I still have holidays for it.