Japanese website Ranking.net has determined the most popular K-pop groups in Japan at the moment. Keep on reading for the full rankings!
Ranking.net is a website that takes in users' and experts' votes into different rankings. While anyone can make an account and vote, the website also takes notes of experts who vote for the rankings. For example, one of the featured users for the K-pop girl group rankings is Mieko Sakai, a Korean entertainment writer and Korean-to-Japanese translator.
TWICE is the Most Popular Girl Group in Japan
Ranking at the top spot of this chart is none other than the JYP Entertainment superstars TWICE! Experts who voted for the K-pop group note that TWICE is a multi-national group, with members from South Korea, Japan, and Taiwan, which helps their popularity.
Many noted that TWICE's visuals and features cater well to the Japanese and South Korean markets. Additionally, the group has no "visual hole," and each member compliments each other well when lined up together.
TWICE was also complimented for their singing ability and performance ability. Many commended the group for always being in sync when they perform despite the number of people on stage and their ability to digest Japanese lyrics and styling. One expert went so far as to say that when they perform, even their fingertips are aligned with each other!
BLACKPINK is the Second Most Popular Girl Group in Japan
Coming in second place is the YG Entertainment starlets, BLACKPINK! It was noted that the members of BLACKPINK are all conversational in Japanese, with Jisoo being fluent, which helps their popularity in the country.
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While TWICE was complimented for their unity, the girls of BLACKPINK were praised for their uniqueness. Each girl has visuals that stand out but are all considered beautiful in the country. In addition, each member has their own style and are global brand ambassadors of high-class luxury brands, showing their influence.
Additionally, many complimented BLACKPINK for their incredible performances and good singing ability. Experts were fond of their girl crush concept, as most Japanese girl groups lean towards cute concepts.
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These are the TOP 20 Most Popular Girl Groups in Japan Right Now
7. Red Velvet
8. Girls' Generation
13. Oh My Girl
19. miss A
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Written by Alexa Lewis