Posted : 2013-05-23 21:03
Updated : 2013-05-23 21:03

Jang Geun-suk to appear in Japan radio

Actor Jang Geun-suk
Actor Jang Geun-suk will be broadcasting live in Japanese for two hours on a Japanese radio program on May 30, the Sankei Sports reported Thursday.

Jang, 25, will be behind the mic starting at 10 p.m. that day on Nippon Broadcasting's radio program titled "Jang Geun-suk's All-Night Nippon Gold."

Other Korean stars have appeared on the show, including the late actor Park Yong-ha and the K-pop group Big Bang, but their shows were recorded before airing.

Jang, who has starred in K-dramas "Hwang Jin-i," "You're Beautiful" and "Mary Stayed Out All Night," is popular both in Korea and Japan.

In "You're Beautiful," he starred with other K-pop stars Lee Hong-ki of FT Island and Jung Yong-wha of CNBLUE. Jang is fluent in Japanese, and appeared on talk shows on Fuji TV and Asahi TV last year.

He is also a singer and periodically performs in Japan.

During the May 30 radio show, Jang will tell anecdotes about the making of his second Japanese studio album, "Nature Boy." He will also connect live with his Japanese audiences.

This year, he opened a shop in Tokyo, in response to his popularity in Japan.

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