BTS V enjoys his top-tier popularity in Japan by ranking first in the popularity ranking for 37 consecutive weeks on the Japanese Kpop idol ranking site ‘Nehan.’
V took first place in Nehan’s Kpop male idol ranking popularity poll held from November 29 to December 5. He proves that he is the best Kpop star in Japan. In the vote for ‘Korean actors in their 20s’ conducted by ‘BiHan,’ a Japanese popular ranking site for Korean actors, V showed off his unrivaled popularity, ranking on the list for 32 weeks in a row.
On December 1, pre-orders for the January issue of ‘GQ KOREA,’ where BTS appeared as the cover model, started at Rakuten and Qoo10, Japan’s largest internet shopping malls. On the first day, V’s GQ magazine cover was released in just a few hours. It made a fantastic sight to sell out in limited quantities. Also, at Rakuten, only the V version sell-out and restocked. Then, in Q10, it was the first to sell out, proving his top-tier popularity in Japan with his powerful appeal.
In addition, V’s solo song ‘Singularity’ recently topped the global streaming platform ‘Deezer Japan’ top 100 chart. He became the first BTS member to rank first on the chart. BTS V’s solo songs and self-composed songs occupied the second to fourth places of the chart. So, he is creating a sensation not only visually but also musically in Japan.
On December 11, V’s solo song ‘Stigma’ ranked third, and his self-composed songs ‘Blue & Grey’ and ‘Inner Child’ ranked fourth and fifth, respectively. Then, ‘Singularity’ ranked sixth and ‘Hold Me Tight’ ranked 13th, showing off its music power and gaining steady popularity.
Meanwhile, BTS V has also dominated various Kpop-related surveys by Japan’s popular voting site ‘Ranking.Net,’ reflecting the main voting ranking and real-time trends of ‘K-POP JUICE,’ another representative popular chart in Japan.