The ranking of idol group members have been the hot topic online amongst netizens.
Fans of each idol group revealed the ranking of the group which they support. In So Nyeo Shi Dae, member SooYoung was ranked #1, while in 2PM and Dong Bang Shin Ki, the youngest members ChanSung and Max ChangMin are ranked #1 in their respective groups.
Other than ranking the members in each group according to age, height, build, time of joining the company, broadcast hit etc they also compared the potential for further celebrity career development, mass popularity, fashion sense, language abilities and individual talents etc.
So Nyeo Shi Dae
In So Nyeo Shi Dae, fans ranked SooYoung at #1, for reasons that she is charismatic in her ways and has a good sense of variety on broadcast shows.
Comparing on language capabilities, youngest member SeoHyun was at #1 while in terms of popularity Tiffany was #1 and for singing abilities, TaeYeon was ranked #1.
[Translation of the chart by cathode of SSF]
As for 2PM, JaeBum is ranked #1 in 4 categories – age, broadcast appearance, build and fandom. While in terms of overall sequence in the group, youngest ChanSung was ranked #1.
In terms of language, member Nich Khun was ranked #1 – he masters 4 languages including Korean, English, Thai and Chinese, while TaecYeon is at #2 as he understands Korean, English and Spanish.
ChanSung was ranked #1 under the category of ‘NomSaByeok – The unbreakable 4 walls’ for he has once set the record of eating 49.5 bananas. While the members who uses internet sites like Cyworld most frequently were ‘Jjang Cy Boy’ WooYoung and ‘Ok-tizen’ TaecYeon.
Dong Bang Shin Ki
For Dong Bang Shin Ki, youngest member ChangMin was ranked #1 overall in the group for his confidence and ‘gluttony’/appetite.
Micky YooChun was ranked #1 for fashion sense, UKnow YunHo ranked #1 for his build and general popularity, Xiah JunSu ranked #1 for charisma and gag skills and Hero JaeJoong ranked #1 for broadcast appearance.
Fans of groups 2AM and SHINee also did similar rankings for the members.
Netizens comment, “It was be tiring to do such detailed report/ranking”, “It is really the idol groups which can garner such fandom”, “It hit me that the idol members may not even be aware of such rankings in the group themselves” etc.