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Super Junior-D&E (Korean: 슈퍼주니어-동해&은혁, also known as Donghae&Eunhyuk, D&E or SJ-D&E or EunHae) is the fifth official sub-unit of the South Korean boy band Super Junior. Formed by S.M. Entertainment in 2011, the group is composed of two Super Junior members: Donghae and Eunhyuk. they're also a famouse couple and EunHae is their couple name. The duo debuted on December 16, 2011, with their digital single "Oppa, Oppa".[1]

Super Junior-D&E
KCon 2017 LA Super Junior D&E.jpg
Super Junior-D&E at KCON Los Angeles 2017
Background information
Also known as
  • Donghae&Eunhyuk
  • D&E
  • SJ-D&E
  • EunHae
OriginSeoul, South Korea
Genres
Years active2011–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websitesuperjunior-dne.smtown.com
superjunior-jp.net/de
Members

Contents

HistoryEdit

2011–2013: Formation and debutEdit

Donghae & Eunhyuk released debut digital single "Oppa, Oppa" on December 16, 2011. The single contains lead single "Oppa, Oppa" and B-side single "First Love". The duo made their debuted stage on December 16 in Music Bank.[1]

The song "Oppa Oppa" was first introduced in Super Show 4 on November 19, 2011. The song released double music video: lead music video was released on December 16 and other music video was released on December 21, directed by Shindong and starring by Amber of f(x), Peter and Youngsky of One Way group and Sungmin and Shindong feature in the music video.

They released Japanese version of Oppa, Oppa on April 4, 2012. The single also containing of lead single "Oppa, Oppa" and B-side single "First Love". "Oppa, Oppa" peaked at #2 on Oricon single daily and weekly charts, and #1 on Tower Records single chart.[2]

On June 19, 2013, the duo released their second Japanese single "I Wanna Dance" which also includes the B-side track "Love That I Need" featuring Super Junior-M member Henry.

They released their second digital single "Still You" on December 18, 2013. The music video was filmed in London. They made the first performed with "Still You" at SM Town Week: Super Junior Treasure Island on December 28 and 29.[3]

2014–2015: Ride Me, The Beat Goes On, Present and HiatusEdit

The duo released their first full-length Japanese album Ride Me on February 26, 2014 and started using name Super Junior-D&E since then.[4] They released short version of "Motorcycle" promotional video (PV) on February 2. The song became the main theme of the Japanese TV show, 'Sukkiri'.

Super Junior-D&E The 1st Japan Tour was kicked off in Nagoya on 4 March 2014, going through 8 cities including Osaka, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, Kobe, Niigata, Budokan and Tokyo for 22 performances. They sang a total of 22 songs, including "I Wanna Dance", "Oppa Oppa", and "BAMBINA".[5] The boys wrapped up their concert from May 8 to 10 in Budokan, attracting a total of 100,000 fans for their 1st Japan Tour. Shortly after D&E 1st Japan Tour, the duo released their 3rd Japanese single titled "Skeleton" on August 6, 2014.[6]

Their first EP, The Beat Goes On was released on March 6. They also held comeback showcase at the SMTOWN Coex Artium one day before the release of the EP. Donghae participated in the album production along with producers The Underdogs, Hitchhiker, NoizeBank and more.[7] The duo made their comeback performance on the Korean music show Music Bank with the songs "Growing Pains" and "The Beat Goes On" on March 6, 2015 and kept promotions going on Music Core, Inkigayo and M! Countdown.[8] On March 24, The duo released special edition album for The Beat Goes On. Including the seven tracks in the original album, "Oppa, Oppa", "1+1=LOVE", "Still You", "Motorcycle", "Love That I Need", and "I Wanna Dance" from its previous digital singles and Korean versions of Japanese songs for a total of 13 tracks in the special edition album.[9]

On April 1, their first Japanese EP titled Present, which contained a total of eight songs including the lead single "Saturday Night".[10] They also held their second Japan tour Super Junior D&E The 2nd Japan Tour - Present- from April 3 till April 23 in four cities Saitama, Osaka, Nagoya and Fukuoka with 10 performances. The concerts concluced with gathered more than 100,000 fans.[6]

Super Junior D&E Asia Tour - Present- was kicks off in Taipei on June 6,[11] following three other cities in Asia: Hong Kong, Shanghai and Bangkok with total five performances.[12] The duo released their fourth Japanese single titled "Let's Get It On" on September 30.

On October 4, the Gangnam K-Pop Festival was held on Yeongdong Street in Seoul. It marked Donghae and Eunhyuk's final public appearance before heading to the army.[13] As a result, the sub-group temporarily halted their activities during the members' enlistment. Eunhyuk and Donghae enlisted for their mandatory military service on October 13, 2015 and October 15, 2015, respectively.

2017–present: Return and Japanese projectsEdit

Eunhyuk and Donghae were discharged from their mandatory military service on July 12[14]and July 14, respectively.[15]They held fan meeting Hello Again on July 23 at Sejong University Daeyang Hall and participated in SM TOWN Live World Tour VI in Japan on July 27-28.[16]

The duo will be releasing one Japanese song every month starting November 2017 to head their full album releases sometime in 2018. On November 29, they released the first Japanese single of the series, titled "Here We Are".[17][18] One month later, on December 26, D&E released the second Japanese single titled "You don't go".[19][20]

On January 31, 2018, they released their third Japanese monthly single titled "If You",[21][22] written and composed by Donghae. On February 28, 2018, their fourth Japanese monthly single "Circus",[23][24] with the concept film where Donghae and Eunhyuk downsized into video game characters, playing a "Circus" chase game.[25] On March 28, 2018, their fifth Japanese monthly single,[26] titled "Lose It[27][28]". The music video with the duo's toy model as main characters, was released in 3 episodes on March 28, 2018,[29] March 30, 2018,[30] and April 1, 2018.[31] On April 2, 2018, the full version[27] of the music video was then released. Their sixth Japanese monthly single "Can I Stay..." was released on April 25, 2018. The seventh Japanese monthly single "Hot Babe" was released on May 31, 2018.

In June 2018, D&E announced the release of their second full-length Japanese album titled STYLE on August 8, 2018, which contains every monthly song that had been released and also new songs, including the lead single "Sunrise" and "Polygraph". Following the release of the album, the Japan nationwide tour Super Junior D&E Japan Tour 2018 ~Style~ will be held from September 2018 to November 2018 in seven cities Yokohama, Kobe, Tokyo, Nagoya, Hiroshima, Fukuoka and Sapporo.[32][33]

DiscographyEdit

Tours and concertsEdit

Asia TourEdit

Japan TourEdit

Supporting actEdit

  • 2015 FAMILY FESTIVAL 'K-WAVE CONCERT'[37]
  • 2018 Kemilau Sweet 17 Trans TV

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Nominated work Result Ref.
Asia Model Awards
2015 Popularity Award Super Junior-D&E Won
Japan Gold Disc Award
2016 Album of the Year Present Won [38]
Best 3 Album Won [39]

Music BankEdit

Year Date Song
2015 March 20 "Growing Pains"[40]

ReferencesEdit

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