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3:32 am - 01/19/2013

TVXQWERTY, sashay away! JYJ wins against Max & AVEX!

Following their settlement with SM Entertainment last year, JYJ seems to have rid themselves of another lawsuit by claiming victory against their former Japanese management Avex.

C-JeS Entertainment confirmed the news by commenting, “During the trial in Japan on the 18th, it was ruled that Avex cannot interfere with the Japanese promotional activities of JYJ.”

To recap, JYJ and Avex suspended their exclusive contract back in 2010 and as the conflict of promoting in Japan escalated between them, Avex had released a public notice that falsely claimed that C-JeS’s CEO was affiliated with gangsters and brought about the halt of promotions in Japan for the group. They also insisted that they had sole management over JYJ’s Japanese activities and interfered with the group’s attempt to put on a charity concert back in 2011, which led to the lawsuit.

According to C-JeS, the Japanese court ruled that Avex cannot insist on JYJ’s sole management in Japan, and ordered the management company to pay JYJ’s agency C-JeS Entertainment 660 million Yen (~ 7.3 million USD). The court also acknowledged the fact that Avex has defamed C-JeS’s CEO, and as such, ruled that they also pay the CEO 1 million Yen (~11,000 USD).

In response to the ruling received in court today (18th), Avex has already made it clear through an announcement on their homepage that they cannot accept the decision and that they will be filing an appeal.

With this ruling, it seems that JYJ may be able to start promoting in Japan again.

Source: akp, Asiae, Sports Chosun, little-star @ akp

LOL @ Max attempting to appeal to by more time to squeeze out what little money Ayu and Kuu have left in their joint account. Time to make some more deals with the Yakuzas sis because JYJ is taking you all the way to the bank!

katzsong 19th-Jan-2013 11:12 am (UTC)
Like I said in the other forum, hope to see JYJ active in Japan again. JJ's need to be the social butterfly and hangout with Japanese celebs or having his own cooking show on TV. Yoochun need to hangout with the comedians from Shabekuri 007 and go out eating edamame, while I need Junsu to do sexy moves on MSta again ^^

And I need Max Matsuura to eat his words or some dusts >.>
chloe1910 19th-Jan-2013 12:45 pm (UTC)
Wow didn't expect so few comments >.<

I'm glad that they finally won the lawsuit. Hope to see JYJ resume their activities in Japan soon.
royu_kiyo 19th-Jan-2013 02:35 pm (UTC)
Since JYJ aren't going back to avex, which label do you think they should go to? I want them to go with Sony, but then I remembered Ami Suzuki and figured "nah." Universal probably won't take them since SM wants to keep their acts (SNSD in this case) away from JYJ. I heard some people on Omona say they might sign with Pony Canyon. What do you guys think?
45s 19th-Jan-2013 02:40 pm (UTC)
Universal would make more sense given their sound but pony canyon seems to be the front runner
motorway065 19th-Jan-2013 04:15 pm (UTC)
the problem that suzuki ami had was due to her management company and it would've had the same result had she been signed on avex or pc or zetima or universal or any other label.
katzsong 19th-Jan-2013 04:25 pm (UTC)
J storm /slapped /bricked
Actually I don't really care. I just want to see my biases hang out with each other :P
regardless of which label, I just want JYJ to have activities in Japan again and appear in some TV programs
myharu 19th-Jan-2013 07:05 pm (UTC)
Tokuma? nah they need to stay away from that. what about Victor entertainment? (SMAP's label) or maybe King records (AKB's)
anduril_narsil 20th-Jan-2013 01:48 am (UTC)
I thought they already with Warner Music? So the same company is probably gonna handle Japanese distribution.
45s 19th-Jan-2013 02:39 pm (UTC)
I said this on the omona thread but this was the one they needed to win. They can make extreme bank in Japan (they were doing so prior to avex's block and after the split) without promoting in Korea. I'm glad they now can promote together now
bleu_skies 19th-Jan-2013 05:35 pm (UTC)
please let a japanese comeback happen!!!!!!!!!!! >_< it be interesting to see tvxq vs jyj on the charts (and shows~?) heh.
ceecile 19th-Jan-2013 05:49 pm (UTC)
Yes! Please prmote properly in Japan. Jaejoong+Japan=OTP
kuronochou 19th-Jan-2013 05:54 pm (UTC)
I really do hope that they'll start promoting soon!
love323able 19th-Jan-2013 06:33 pm (UTC)
they cannot accept the decision and that they will be filing an appeal.

why they have to make it so complicated for the boys >.<
i'm not a fan but i hope they do well now and start promos soon
edneichon 19th-Jan-2013 06:33 pm (UTC)
I want JYJ active in Japan like now!
gtfo avex!!
After all this years, im so glad for them, thanks x sharing!
ohprecioustime 20th-Jan-2013 12:28 am (UTC)
they are pretty much nobodies now tho especially non-plastic face Jeajoong members

so good luck selling 13k of your garbage in Japan, JYJ!
u_chai 20th-Jan-2013 04:38 am (UTC)
Please translate: "non-plastic face"

aishayue 21st-Jan-2013 07:21 am (UTC)
indeed, explain

aishayue 23rd-Nov-2013 09:48 am (UTC)
correction: jaejoong is a star in Japan. When I went there last year, Jj's poster was pimped up at the entrance of a kpop&jpop shop at harajuku. oh wait, it's november now. I guess u saw how jj did with his album without much promotion.
aibashi 20th-Jan-2013 09:08 am (UTC)
god it's so good to read this.
i hope they start doing japanese promotions soon.
stole_away 20th-Jan-2013 04:08 pm (UTC)
hope tos ee JYJ doing Japan activties again
smokin_drummer 21st-Jan-2013 03:32 am (UTC)
I'm glad to see at least part of this resolved. I miss the guys. BTW: I love that gif! What's it from?
aishayue 21st-Jan-2013 07:18 am (UTC)
hope to see them soon in jap entertainment world... I want JJ's MINE in japanese version!
tell_me_why 21st-Jan-2013 09:22 am (UTC)
Oh yes! Hope to hear some Japanese songs from these beautiful men.
dollhouse__x 21st-Jan-2013 10:36 pm (UTC)
amazing post.
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