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Survey: Celebrities who Go Well with 'Hallyu Street' in Shinjuku, Tokyo

2008/06/24 | Permalink | Source

Okubo street in Tokyo's trendy Shinjuku district is home to one of Japan's largest Koreatowns and is referred to as the "Hallyu Street".

The June 19th edition of the Oricon News announced the results of a recent survey entitled "Celebrities who Go Well with Okubo Street". SMAP member Tsuyoshi Kusanagi took first place in the male celebrity category while Korean actress Yoon Son-ha nabbed the first spot in the female celebrity category.

In the survey, people said they thought Kusanagi, who is proficient in Korean, would frequent the street to eat Korean food. Meanwhile, people said they could picture Yoon visiting the area to buy Korean groceries and being a regular customer at all of the best Korean restaurants.

Actor Bae Yong-joon took third place and actor Park Yong-ha took sixth place.

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