Aside from South Korea, China could possibly be the biggest consumer of Korean popular culture.
And while hit drama Descendants of the Sun has become incredibly popular as in China, launching lead actors Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo into top stars in the country, netizens were shocked to discover that they weren’t the most popular celebrities in the country. In a recent poll by Chinese website VLinkage, fans voted actor Kim Soo Hyun as the top male Korean star, and Girls’ Generation‘s Yoona as the top female star, shocking Korean netizens.
Koreaboo has collected reactions from Netizens who commented on the original article from our Korean source. The below comments are the most popular comments at the time of this article being published.
[+ 278, – 53] Even with the DOTS craze Kim Soohyun is #1 seriously amazing. Yoona is crazy too!!
[+ 243, – 30] My love from the stars craze is never ending…I wonder how influential DOTS is right now
[+ 182, – 80] Kim Soo Hyun and Yoona are so frigging amazing!!
Source: TV Report