SM is definitely outdated in Japan

Top 10 most popular K-pop boy groups voted by Japanese teenagers in 2022

Top 10 most popular K-pop girl groups voted by Japanese teenagers in 2022

Only SHINee and Aespa entered the top 10 of the ranking in Japan

In fact, Aespa is the only group among the 3rd and 4th generation

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1. [+41, -5] When EXO released ‘Growl’, the reactions in Japan were so good. But they dreamed the Chinese dream like idiots, and in the end they gave all the Japanese cake to other companies

2. [+34, -1] HYBE and JYP dominated the Japanese market

3. [+33, -0] Wow, SHINee is amazing.. They’re still in the ranking despite the age difference..?? Are they popular in Japan?

4. [+21, -4] HYBE male idol rankings are so high

5. [+19, -14] NCT who isn’t popular in Japan, filled the dome with only Japanese fansㅋㅋㅋ And you are saying that they are not popular in Japan…?

6. [+14, -5] But aren’t SM singers less popular in North America compared to their domestic popularity and rankings? Except for China, they seem to be less popular in other countries;

7. [+14, -2] Among them, stand out are Mamamoo, Momoland, Wanna One, and Astro

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