K-POP Hits to be Featured in Korean Language Textbook in Japan

 Japanese entertainment company Avex said it will release a series of educational DVDs entitled “Learning Korean through Songs” featuring 25 music videos of hit K-pop songs.

The songs include TVXQ’s 2004 hit “Hug,” Ahn Jae-wook’s “Friend,” Lee Byeng-hun’s “Tears,” BoA’s “No.1” and SG WannaBe’s “In Life.”

In August, another DVD will be released featuring more hit songs including Shinhwa’s “Deep Sorrow,” Lee Dong-gun’s “Hoping that My Wind Touches That Sky,” Fly to the Sky’s “Missing You,” Brown Eyes’ “Already a Year” and SG WannaBe’s “Crime and Punishment.”