K-Pop Kings TVXQ Debut Innovative Video for “CATCH ME” Choreographed by TONY TESTA
Known throughout Asia as the “Kings of Korean Pop and Hallyu Wave” and “Dong Bang Shin Ki” in their native South Korea, K-pop trend-setters TVXQ are bringing their dynamic sound and style to American audiences. Managed by SM Entertainment the same agency that shot Girls’ Generation to the top, this progressive duo of U-Know Yunho and Max Changmin are widely considered one of the leading acts in today’s global K-Pop movement, due to their visionary work and fiercely loyal fan-base.
The epic and highly stylized video for TVXQ’s debut US single “Catch Me” marks the next chapter in the highly influential band’s artistic evolution. Featuring choreography by the world-renowned Tony Testa (Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson), the clip showcases the duo’s signature moves, including their epic “hulk dance” inspired by the acclaimed action flick The Avengers.
TVXQ which is an acronym for Tong Vfang Xien Qi (also better known as Dong Bang Shin Ki) means “The Rising Gods of the East”. TVXQ! is one of Asia’s most successful acts and has been labeled as “Asia’s Stars” and “Kings of the Hallyu Wave” for their immense success and contributions to Korean pop. They have two official fan clubs in Korea and Japan, known respectively as Cassiopeia and Big East. Cassiopeia notably earned a Guinness World Record in 2008 for its size and is said to be one of the largest fan clubs in the world. TVXQ’s 5th Japan Arena Tour 2012 – Tone sold out in under one minute with a record of 550,000 total attendees.