What’s up everyone! Today we will be reviewing some content on the TWICE+ Channel on VLIVE! If you guys have not heard already, a couple of your favorite Kpop stars have VLIVE Plus channels where you can purchase a membership for the channel and watch exclusive content! You can post, chat, and check out exclusive contents on the artists’ channel and more! It’s really cool!
Because we have the TWICE+ channel membership, we will be reviewing a broadcast that TWICE member Jihyo did a couple of weeks ago! It’s called “지효의 첫 번째 Candy Night – CAM2”, aka Jihyo’s Candy Night V Radio Show! The original video with a frontal camera was on the regular TWICE channel, but members of the TWICE+ channel were able to see the view from camera 2!
The beginning of the video begins with Jihyo explaining everything above, and also going through the comments. She mentions that a lot of TWICE fans wished her a happy birthday because the day of the broadcast was actually on her birthday, February 1st! She continues with playing the first song for the show, “First Time”! It’s actually quite interesting seeing the recording of the show from a different camera because you can see everything around her, rather than just what’s in front of her. You can see how she has her script, pen, phone, and microphone in front of her. It makes things a little more intimate because everything is in open view.
The topic of the show was for the month of February. Jihyo encouraged everyone to leave their stories about February on the fan free talk board, which she would go back and read. Jihyo begins explaining why she likes the month of February and it’s because it’s her birth month, as well as the month where a lot of graduation ceremonies are held, as well as how short of a month it is. During this time, the camera was moved quite often, which was one small complaint I didn’t like about the beginning of the broadcast. The camera movements and constant changing made me a little dizzy LOL.
To not spoil further every single thing that happened during the broadcast, I will sum it up for you! During the show, she tells stories, and reads fans comments. One story was about how her mother was in labor on January 30th, and how she was born the first of February! She also explains how fans donate money to patients on her birthday which she is really thankful for. Later in the broadcast, she reads more fans comments, particularly one where a fan talks about how she became the leader of a dance performance and lead the performance. They chose TT, she taught it, and they all performed it. Jihyo was very proud and impressed on how confident the fan was and how she was able to do so. She also receives a message from a fan who was born on the same day as her, and also wants to become a singer. The fan had auditioned for JYP Entertainment, but did not get into be a trainee. Although she didn’t get in, she continues to pursue her dream and has followed TWICE since their SIXTEEN times. This really moved Jihyo as the leader of TWICE.
The broadcast was overall a very relaxing broadcast that felt like a one on one talk with Jihyo. She was able to read comments and messages from fans, as well as reply to them during the broadcast and give her input. She seemed to have fun, and fans were very sweet to her. At the end of the broadcast, she thanked fans for tuning in and apologized for stuttering since it was her first broadcast. The PD staff then surprised her with a birthday cake and sang the birthday song for her. Jihyo blew the candles and made a wish, as well as put on the last song which was TWICE’s “One in a Million”, which she sang along to. She thanked everyone, and said her goodbye.
Although I’m not an avid TWICE fan like the rest of the Kpop Dallas staff, I did appreciate this broadcast! Jihyo seems like a kind leader who truly cares about the fans and took the time to surprise everyone with a broadcast on her birthday. Despite the camera movements in the beginning, the broadcast was smooth to the end, and was worth watching. Although it’s not in super HD quality, it was still nice enough to watch! I highly recommend getting the membership for your favorite stars so you can also watch some great broadcasts and comment/share your stories with your favorite idol too!
If you would like to watch, here is the link! http://www.vlive.tv/video/22002?channelCode=E832DF