Hello everyone and welcome to a brand new year! 2020 was a strange year to be living in, and I hope that everyone has been staying healthy and safe. However, despite everything, I’m grateful for 2020 as it challenged me in a lot of ways, and there were a lot of changes that… Read More Updates: Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021!
I tried for a fansign for Kim Sunggyu’s first album since his discharge in early 2020, but didn’t get in, unfortunately. However, I absolutely loved his comeback, and I’m hoping to see more solo work from him, and the other discharged members of Infinite! Hope you enjoy the video! ‘Til the next unboxing!
Here’s another one I filmed last December 2020! I am so happy to have this as this is my very first photobook for Seventeen, and a meaningful one at that as it documents their Ode To You world tour experience, and as I also attended the concert during their Manila stop. Hope you enjoy this… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Seventeen’s Ode To You Photobook- Off The Record
Another video that I initially filmed in early December 2020. I couldn’t wait for this to arrive as the entire album was just full of amazing songs that only grew on me more and more as time went on! The Boyz are definitely on the rise! Hope you enjoy this video! ‘Til the next unboxing!
This is another video that I originally filmed in December 2020. I felt like I waited for these album for forever, but I was so happy to finally have it in my hands! Jungle is such a bop, and CIX is such an underrated rookie group! Hope you enjoy the video! ‘Til the next unboxing!
“TilThis video was originally filmed in December 2020, but I wasn’t able to upload it as I got pretty busy. I was really excited about receiving this album, especially as I was very eager to see the photobook pictures, especially the retro inspired one! ‘Til the next unboxing!
Welcome to the very first unboxing post of the year, and it was pretty apt that it was a Season’s Greetings-to be exact, Golden Child’s! Instead of getting this from my usual favorite stores, I decided to get this one via Makestar, as they also held fansign video call event. I didn’t get in, but… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Golden Child’s Season’s Greetings 2021
As it has been more than a year since I started collecting Kpop albums, I really wanted to show you guys my current collection. Initially, I wanted to show the albums individually, but as that wasn’t working, I decided to show you all my collection shelf tour style. Also, this is the last YouTube video… Read More The Kat’s Kpop Collection: Kpop Collectio 2020 & Shelf Tour
This is a pretty old one so I thought that I would never be able to find a copy of this. In fact, I was supposed to get a sealed copy, but that fell through. Thankfully, I was able to find someone who was selling an unsealed version, so here we are! Hope you enjoy… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Monsta X’s 1st DVD-Montories
I honestly didn’t expect that Seventeen’s Ode To You in Seoul DVD would get sold out that fast, but I should have expected it. So, I ended up getting myself an unsealed version, and bought one mini photobook and photocard separately. Going through this photobook was a treat as it reminded me of their Manila… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Seventeen’s Ode To You In Seoul DVD
I actually thought that I’d never be able to find a sealed copy of this as it is an older concert from an older group. Thank goodness I found a Facebook shop that caters to a Woollim stan’s needs! Hope you enjoy the video! ‘Til the next unboxing!
Haven’t done a monthly haul post in a long while! I’m so glad that I was able to have some time to piece all of this together! Grab your popcorn as this is a pretty long-ish video! Until the next haul!
Finally, here is the last part of my Photocard Collection flip through and my break down of my new Kpop Rules. It was fun to film this and to actually show you guys what I have been collecting, even though the collections are small and not complete at all. It also gave me a chance… Read More The Kat’s Kpop Collection: My Kpop Photocard Collection & Collection Rules Pt. II (November 2020 Edition)
This video was a long time coming! I’ve always wanted to show all of you my photocard collection and how it’s been going since its been more than a year since I started collecting. However, as I recently decluttered and downsized, I decided to also break down my Kpop Collecting Rules for myself…at least for… Read More The Kat’s Kpop Collection: My Kpop Photocard Collection & Collection Rules Pt. I (November 2020 Edition)
Finally, but just in time for the November 29 concert, here’s my unboxing of both versions of Pentagon’s latest album-WE:TH. This is a very special album as its title song, Daisy, helped them get their very first music show win since they debuted four years ago! I got these from Makestar & MyMusicTaste, as I… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Pentagon’s WE:TH (Seen & Unseen Ver.)
Pentagon is one of my ult groups, so I knew that I wanted to get a cupsleeve thing of sorts in time for their anniversary last October. So, I bought a really well done one from the Pentagon fanbase here in the Philippines, and the proceeds went to helping with streaming to help get Pentagon… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Fanmade UniKit + Pentagon’s Universe: The History (Kino & Hongseok Ver.)
KNK is a group that I’ve been listening to since last year, but haven’t gotten a chance yet to truly get into them, like watch their VLives and stuff. However, I do love their music, and when I found out that they did a Makestar campaign to try and get funding for their new album,… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: KNK’s Airline Makestar All Member Signed (OFF Version)
This was an extremely rare find as I was able to find a sealed copy of this, coupled with the fact that this is from an older group. However, it was such a blast looking through this photobook as I do love concert photobooks, and it was such a throwback to see 2PM as young… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: 2PM’s 1st Concert Photobook
I was so glad to learn that this one was still in stock! As you can see, I’m really starting to step up my game when it comes to collecting 2PM and this one was definitely worth it, as it is like a very gorgeous coffee table photobook! Hope you enjoy the video! ‘Til the… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: 2PM’s Gentleman’s Game Monograph
ONF is one of my top ten favorite Kpop groups, and this time, I caved and not only got myself a signed CD, but I also got the polaroid set that came out with this era! I’ve always wanted to get the per era merch that ONF puts out all the time, but never really… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: ONF’s Spin-Off & Polaroid Set
I’m really slowly but surely building up my Infinite collection, and I’m so glad I found a reliable FB Kpop Shop that can supply my Woollim and especially Infinite needs! So glad to have this one in my hands! Hope you enjoy this video! ‘Til the next unboxing!
Oneus is a group that I’ve been following since they’ve debuted, and by the time they released 가자 (LIT) last year, I knew that I was going to stan this group as they were so consistent in delivering great music, and the same is true for their offerings in 2020. However, Oneus’ LIVED was the… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Oneus’ LIVED
Monsta X has definitely wormed itself up my favorites list to my ults list, and is currently at fourth place, right beside Pentagon. (They are tied because I cannot really decide or have the heart to rank one lower than the other.) For this unboxing, as you can see, aside from keeping up with their… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Monsta X’s The Clan Pt. 1 (All Versions)
‘Lee Junho is one of my ult male biases in Kpop, so I’m very happy that I finally have my favorite solo album of his in my hands now! I loved this album, and I would say that this is Junho at his artsy-est. I am also a fan of 2PM, and both Junho and… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Lee Junho (of 2PM) Canvas
Seventeen’s first album of the year, Henggarae, featured the title track Left & Right, and marked a new era for the group, musically speaking, and I’m loving it! They also decided to switch things up by giving us a DIY album in which you can customize which photobooks you’d want in it. Anyway, enjoy the… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Seventeen’s Henggarae (All Versions)
This one has been a long time coming. Last year, when Seventeen’s An Ode first came out, I foolishly decided to get only one version, and it took me an entire year to actually complete the entire set. I finally have them now, and I can finally show you all each version in all its… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Seventeen’s An Ode (All Versions)
This video highlighted a milestone in my collection as The Boyz’s All Area Access Photobook is the very first photobook I ever added to my collection! I loved this one so much as it gave us a lot more behind the scenes photos of them during the European leg of their tour in 2019, and… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: The Boyz’s All Area Access Photobook
This has been a long time coming, but finally, here’s my very first The Boyz unboxing on my channel, with the Reveal albums! This was also my very first comeback with The Boyz. I know that this is now considered “older” albums, as this comeback was earlier this year, but I’m so glad that I… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: The Boyz’s Reveal (All Versions)
Surprisingly, I really do love EXO more than I think. I was really lucky to find an onhand copy of their second mini album, Exodus, and I was very lucky to find Xiumin’s Korean member version as well. I’m going to be looking for Chanyeol’s and and Kai’s as well as they are my other… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: EXO’s Exodus (Xiumin Kr. Version)
I’ve been collecting Verivery a few months after they debuted last year, and with this, I’m complete with their discography until their comeback on October 13, and I am so glad I got these before their comeback! This mini-album was a good one, and I love that they included Beautiful-X and another song, Private Life,… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Verivery’s Face You (All Versions)
Song of the Sirens was an amazing album for Gfriend, what with their title track “Apple” being different from usual, and the fact that the girls, especially Umji, Yuju and Eunha, had a hand with creating the songs on this album. This was a solid album through and through, and I can’t wait to see… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Gfriend’s Song of the Sirens (All Versions)
Golden Child’s title track for Take A Leap, One (Lucid Dream), not only concluded the trilogy that began with Wannabe, but was a great follow up given that this was their first album after appearing on Road to Kingdom, and what an album it was! It also had great b-sides for both new and old… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Golden Child’s Take a Leap (All Versions)
In a very short span of time, CIX has managed to worm themselves into my heart and into my top ten favorite Kpop groups list, and they are definitely there to stay! Hello Strange Place is their second mini album, which is just as solid as their first one. However, in this one, they interestingly… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: CIX’s Hello Strange Place (All Versions)
‘I’m very behind when it comes to uploading my videos, in fact, this unboxing was originally filmed in July! I got slower in terms of editing in August, but hopefully, I can catch up to my most recent ones. Anyway, I’ve been looking forward to sharing this one, as this marks the very first unboxing… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Monsta X’s Fantasia X (All Versions)
My Infinite collection is slowly but surely coming together, even though there are really some items that are pretty elusive now. So, I was really lucky to have chanced upon someone selling a sealed version of Infinite’s Infinite Only Limited Edition! Hopefully, I’ll be able to have a complete Infinite collection soon! ‘Till the next… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Infinite Only (All Versions)
This one is a pretty overdue post, but then again, I do have a lot of backlog with my Kpop unboxing videos. However, I’m very glad that I was able to post this one before Stray Kids’ comes back on September 14, 2020 with the repack of their first ever album. So, without further ado,… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Stray Kids’s Go Live (All Versions)
I missed a week, but I’m back again with a very long overdue unboxing, and this time, it’s Stray Kids’ first full album, Go Live, the Limited Version. Stray Kids has consistently never failed to surprise and excited me with their music, and this one is no exception. To be honest, I was a little… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Stray Kids’s Go Live (Limited Version)
This unboxing is a historic one as it is my very first NCT Dream unboxing! Reload was my first comeback with them, and I was a little bit worried that I might not like the title track, but my fears were unfounded as I really loved every single song in the album. In particular, I… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: NCT Dream’s Reload (All Versions)
It’s kind of funny that I actually managed to get all the versions of NCT 127’s repackaged album of Neozone before I actually got the N & C versions of the regular version, but here it is. Although, I do promise to order the N & C version very soon! I loved the styling of… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: NCT 127’s Neozone: The Final Round
This marks a milestone in my collecting for Gfriend as this is the first concert DVD of theirs that I ever got! And this one is a special one as my sister and I did go to their concert during their Manila stop last year. That was truly a memorable night, and you can check… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: GoGoGfriend 2019 DVD
As of the moment, Gfriend is my only female ultimate group and I’m just so glad that I was able to finally get all versions of this album before my copies of their latest album, Song of the Sirens, arrives at my place. This album was a milestone album in the sense that this was… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Gfriend’s Labyrinth
One of my Kpop collection goals this year was to complete my Golden Child collection, at least for all their discography. I originally got myself pre-loved copies of Golden Child’s first few albums and then later on decided that I wanted to get actual sealed copies. So, as of the moment, I am almost near… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Golden Child’s Gol-Cha!
I am one lucky Inspirit. I was really lucky that I was able to find an onhand sealed version of Infinite’s Rally III DVD, which basically contains everything that happened at their third annual fanmeeting, and it also includes a making of sort of clip. It’s not that easy to find Infinite related things here,… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Infinite’s Rally III DVD
I have a pretty special place in my heart for kpop bands, so I’m always on the lookout for them. Onewe is a pretty special band for me as I discovered them right before they redebuted on May 13, 2019, and I’ve been waiting for them to drop a physical album since last year. So,… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings:Onewe’s ONE
This one is pretty late in posting as July is almost ending, but nevertheless, I decided to post a video of me opening up the various photocards and albums I got in the month of June. I also like doing this so that I can also show the people I either bought from or traded… Read More The Kat’s Kpop Collection: June 2020 Collective Haul
As a huge Inspirit, I’m so glad that I was finally able to get my hands on the normal edition of Infinite’s 5th Mini Album, Reality. I actually got a pre-loved copy of the Limited Edition last year, but it took me forever to get the normal edition. So, since I have both on hand… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: Infinite’s 5th Mini Album Reality (Limited & Normal Ver.)
This unboxing was a pretty historic one for me as this was the very first NCT album I ever bought, and Kick It was my very first NCT 127 comeback. It’s quite interesting because NCT 127, aside from EXO, are two kpop groups that I never thought I would get into. However now I know… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings: NCT 127’s Neozone- T Ver.
sStray Kids are some of the rookies that really impressed me when I was discovering more groups last year, and I guess it can be seen how much I like them as I’ve been starting to really build up on my Stray Kids album collection. This one is an oldie from them, but its an… Read More The Kat’s Cafe’s Unboxings:Stray Kids’ Mixtape
I can’t believe that we have finally reached the end of the road in Road to Kingdom (yes, pun intended). While I am still not happy with Mnet and their editing to create more drama, all I can say to the seven groups that were on this show is that they all did well, and… Read More Road to Kingdom: Episode 8-The Final Round (Spoilers!)
For some reason, I have a really bad habit of procrastinating buying the other versions of an album (if there are three or more versions) if I don’t get them all right away. Case in point, I bought Stray Kids’ Cle: Levanter Limited & Levanter versions when it was first released, but it took me… Read More The Kat Cafe’s Unboxings: Stray Kids’ Cle:Levanter