The management company of Gong Yoo, NOA Entertainment had stated that the “The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince” leading male actor had just signed under EMI Japan. EMI Japan will be the one who will organize and hold all the japanese activities of the actor. As you may know, EMI Japan is one of the four major record companies in Japan, listed to the 10Asia and they had just recenly expanded to handle actors.
On of the official coming from the EMI Japan had stated, “Gong Yoo’s sweet charm displayed in the 2007 drama ‘The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince’ is good enough to win the hearts of Japanese women. He already has many fans spread out far and wide in this country, which is only likely to go up in numbers with his latest film ‘Finding Mr. Destiny’ set for premiere soon, therefore serving as a new boost to the Hallyu market.”
On the other hand, the actor had posted on his Japanese website and said, Â “I plan to maintain a good partnership with EMI in order to extend exchanges with my Japanese fans. I wish to stay in touch with everyone not just with my work in Korea but through other diverse projects.”