MANILA/TOKYO – The January 2020 edition of Filipino-Japanese Journal with Kapuso Prime Leading Man Dingdong Dantes on the cover has been featured in Philippine mainstream news sites including GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer Bandera among others.
“Dingdong Dantes looked dapper on the cover of Tokyo-based magazine Filipino-Japanese Journal for their first edition this 2020,” GMA News said in an article published on Jan. 12.
“The Kapuso Primetime King was featured for his upcoming lead role in the Philippine adaptation of the hit Korean drama series ‘Descendants of The Sun,’ which is set to air this year,” it added.
Manila Bulletin published an article on Jan. 16 with the headline, “Dingdong Dantes main feature of Tokyo-based magazine.”
“#IkawNa: Dingdong cover sa isang magazine sa Tokyo” was the title of an article published by Inquirer Bandera on Jan. 21.
“BIDA ngayon ang Kapuso Primetime King na si Dingdong Dantes sa cover ng isang Tokyo-based magazine. Siya ang napiling i-feature para sa kanyang lead role sa upcoming primetime series na ‘Descendants of the Sun’ na malapit nang mapanood sa GMA,” it read.
GMA’s “Unang Balita” hosted by Lyn Ching also featured the said cover.
“Big time si ‘Big Boss’ Dingdong Dantes ngayong 2020. Si Dong lang naman ang cover sa first 2020 edition ng Tokyo-based magazine Filipino-Japanese Journal... Featured ang aktor para sa kanyang upcoming drama, ang Philippine adaptation ng hit Korean series na ‘Descendants of the Sun,’” she narrated.
The magazine cover was also posted on Dantes’ and his wife Marian Rivera’s official Facebook accounts, which got a total of almost 12,500 likes (as of Jan. 26).
It is the most publicized cover of the magazine since its inception in February 2016. - Florenda Corpuz