Karina is becoming famous as a trending idol but many opinions say that she cannot be compared with Jang Won Young of IZONE.
A topic about Karina (Aespa) is getting the attention of netizens on Pann Nate. Network users believe that the SM rookie female idol has many factors to become the top 4-generation Kpop star. Currently, after Karina’s debut for more than 2 months, she is a very popular name, constantly appearing on Korean forums.
Karina has good skills, good dancing skills, outstanding charisma, and is the most typical face when it comes to Aespa’s “avatar” concept. The female idol is also invested by SM in outfits, screen time, and position in the line-up as a “center”. Although Winter is the visual of Aespa, Karina is often praised for her unique beauty, and trendy.
Some comments said that Karina is the most expected star in Kpop gen 4, but many people commented that this female idol could not be compared with Jang Won Young – the center of IZONE. Jang Won Young is a widely popular name in Korea thanks to coming from a famous survival show of Mnet. The female idol is also the top famous member of IZONE, loved for her innocent beauty, outstanding body at the age of 17.
Some comments: “Karina has great potential but I think she cannot surpass Jang Won Young”; “Won Young was born in 2004 but has debuted for more than 2 years, and Karina is 4 years older. Although IZONE is about to disband, Jang Won Young still has many opportunities. For Karina, I’m not sure she can you stand out or not? “; “Karina may attract international fans, but in Korea, Jang Won Young is still the best”; “The negative rumor from before debut has affected Karina’s image. SM’s girlgroup is not as strong as before. I think Jang Won Young will be the most famous one” …
In response to Karina’s underestimating opinions, her fans said that Karina has more talent and charisma than Jang Won Young. The IZONE member may be more beautiful and attract Korean fans, but Karina has a lot of potentials to become a top female idol. Meanwhile, Jang Won Young’s future is said to be an “unknown” because she may gradually lose her reputation when she joins another Starship’s girl group after IZONE disbanded in April.