Sevana Ohandjanian is a writer based in Sydney covering Asian pop music and pop culture. 

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Fans have trended the hashtag #Channel9Apologize
Channel Nine has come under fire for a derogatory segment about BTS on their countdown program, 20 to 1. The show, which was counting down the top 20 global crazes, placed BTS at No.18, claiming they are 'the biggest band you've never hear...
The Dingo Ate My Cosplay aka Zoe Mackay on how she fell in love with cosplay
South Australian cosplayer The Dingo Ate My Cosplay, aka Zoe Mackay, is a champion cosplayer. She's been working on costumes and her craft from a young age, and was Oz Comic-Con's 2018 Australian Championships of Cosplay winner. In 2019 sh...

What is K-pop's 7-year jinx?

You hear it all the time, but what is the 7-year jinx all about?
K-pop fans have probably heard this phrase before: 'the 7-year jinx'. It's a long-standing myth in K-pop that most idol groups fall apart by the time they reach their seventh year together. The road to K-pop legacy is lined with great grou...
Get an overview of the accusations leading to Seungri's retirement
BIGBANG's Seungri has announced his retirement from the entertainment industry amid controversies involving his business ventures. We've collated the sequence of events into a timeline for those who want to understand what's led to the cur...
On its second anniversary, we consider why "Spring Day" became a mainstay of the Korean charts
BTS released “Spring Day” on February 13, 2017, and two years on it still has the same freshness and emotional pull that’s made it the longest-charting song in history on South Korea’s Gaon chart. Yet somehow, “Spring Day” is also a song t...