Danmee, a popular Korean-wave media outlet in Japan, runs a monthly survey to assess which female K-Pop idols are the most popular in the country. They shortlist 21 candidates based on multiple parameters, including their activities, brand reputation in Korea, monthly Twitter mentions, and so on.
For August, here are the top 10 most popular female idols in Japan, according to fan-casted votes:
Lisa got 1.89% of the total votes.
With 1.36% of the total votes, Jennie made it to the top 10 with ease.
Momo received 2.16% of the total fan votes on the survey.
TWICE made it to the list with 2.55% of the total votes. They were the only group to in the top 10 as a collective.
Ryujin (ITZY) and Haerin (NewJeans)
Ryujin got 2.76% of the total votes, surpassing her sunbaes by a narrow margin. NewJeans’ Haerin received the same number of votes.
Chaewon (LE SSERAFIM)
With 3.78% of votes, Chaewon is one of the highest 4th-generation idols on the list.
Sana was picked by 4.87% of the total voters in the survey.
With a whopping 23.7% of votes, Mashiro outdid even veteran idols.
Sakura (LE SSERAFIM)
Sakura proved herself as the undefeated queen of Japan once again with 39.71% of the total votes!