TVXQ Wax Figures Showcased at Madame Tussauds in South Korea
D-Bo , June 12, 2015, 10:55 a.m.
K pop duo TVXQ will have their wax figures on display at Madame Tussauds Korea. According to wax figure museum Madame Tussauds in Seoul on June 12, the wax figures of TVXQ is expected to be showcased as a special exhibit at the museum located at Lotte World in Jamsil beginning on this coming June 13.
Last year in December, TVXQ became the first Korean idols to be created into Madame Tussauds wax figures, and were put on display at the museum in Shanghai, followed by Beijing and Hong Kong. They have now made their way to Seoul.
It is said that TVXQ’s figures were made by a team of 20 experts and took three months in production time. It has also been made known that the total production cost for each wax figure is around 250 million KRW (approx. $225,000 USD).
TVXQ is a South Korean pop duo consisting of U-Know Yunho and Max Changmin. They are known as Tohoshinki in Japanese releases, and are sometimes referred to as DBSK, an abbreviation of their Korean name Dong Bang Shin Ki. Their name roughly translates to "Rising Gods of the East"