Which Korean girl group member is the most popular in Japan?
Which girl group is the most popular in Japan?
Japan’s SNS site Mixi researched on the Korean girl groups with the greatest number of fanclub members. Although it’s hard to get an accurate representation through only one site, Mixi is one of the most popular social network services amongst Japan’s youth, boasting over 21 million members.
On the 24th, Mixi reported that KARA’s Goo Hara had 6,500 fans for her similarity in appearance to Japan’s Amuro Namie.
The member with the second most members is SNSD’s Yoona with 5,500. Yoona was also previously chosen as the #1 most popular SNSD member in a survey that ranked their popularity in Japan.
KARA’s Nicole (4,500), SNSD’s Taeyeon (3,300), KARA’s Kang Jiyoung (3,200) followed Goo Hara and Yoona. Other members each had about 2,300 to 3,000 fanclub members.
4minute’s Hyuna has about 1,000 fans in Mixi as well.
Group wise, SNSD held 24,700 members while KARA held 23,800. Both teams have managed to rank top 5 in the overall category for Japanese girl group idols.
Source + Photos: Newsen