All 13 Non-Korean K-Pop Idols That Have Debuted In 2022

They include Japanese, Vietnamese, and Thai idols!

As K-Pop has become more popular worldwide, foreign idols have become more common than they used to be, though there still aren’t a lot. Popular non-Korean K-Pop idols such as TWICE‘s SanaMina, and Momo, or BLACKPINK‘s Lisa have helped to pave the way for foreign idols in the last several years, and it’s interesting to see the kind of diversity that people from other countries can bring to the music genre! Here are all 13 non-Korean K-Pop idols that have debuted in 2022.

1. Mashiro (Kep1er)

Mashiro is the co-leader of Kep1er, and she’s originally from Tokyo, Japan!

2. Xiaoting (Kep1er)

Xiaoting is the main dancer of Kep1er, and she’s originally from Chengdu, China!

3. Hikaru (Kep1er)

Hikaru is the main dancer of Kep1er, and she’s originally from Fukuoka, Japan!

4. Kazuha (LE SSERAFIM)

Kazuha is the vocalist, rapper, and dancer of LE SSERAFIM, and she’s originally from Osaka, Japan!

5. Hanni (NewJeans)

Hanni is a member of NewJeans, and she’s originally from Melbourne, Australia with Vietnamese parents!

6. Hanbin (TEMPEST)

Hanbin is the lead vocalist and lead dancer of TEMPEST, and he’s originally from Yên Bái, Vietnam!

7. Mikey (BLANK2Y)

Mikey is a member of BLANK2Y, and he’s originally from Hyogo, Japan!

8. U (BLANK2Y)

U is a member of BLANK2Y, and he’s originally from China!

9. Shana (Lapillus)

Shana is the leader and vocalist of Lapillus, and she’s originally from Kochi City, Japan!

10. Chanty (Lapillus)

Chanty is the vocalist and visual of Lapillus, and she’s originally from Mendoza, Argentina (and was born in Manila, Philippines)!

11. Yue (Lapillus)

Yue is the main vocalist of Lapillus, and she’s originally from California with Chinese parents!

12. Winnie (NINE.i)

Winnie is the rapper of NINE.i, and he’s originally from Thailand!

13. Yuna (CSR)

Yuna is a member of CSR, and she’s originally from Ibaraki, Japan!