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“Produce 101 Japan” season 2 contestant attracts attention for looking like Jin (BTS)

Korean netizens are currently debating whether this ‘Produce 101 Japan’ male contestant really looks like Jin (BTS) or not.

After the success of season 1 with JO1’s debut, ‘Produce 101 Japan’ kicked off season 2. Recently, the organizers announced the list of 101 trainees who will compete for debut opportunities. Although this is the Japanese version, recently one of these new trainees has suddenly become a hot topic on Korean forums.  The reason is also very special: This guy is said to look similar to Jin (BTS).

"Produce 101 Japan" season 2 contestant attracts attention for looking like Jin (BTS)

The male trainee who is receiving such attention is Sano Yudai (20 years old). However, he is considered to have a soft and soothing voice. Sano Yudai was born in Osaka and has been pursuing his dream of entering the entertainment industry since childhood.  Let’s take a look at some of Sano Yudai’s first profile photos in the show ‘Produce 101 Japan season 2’.

"Produce 101 Japan" season 2 contestant attracts attention for looking like Jin (BTS)
"Produce 101 Japan" season 2 contestant attracts attention for looking like Jin (BTS)
"Produce 101 Japan" season 2 contestant attracts attention for looking like Jin (BTS)

If just look at the above profile photos, people will definitely think that Sano Yudai doesn’t look like Jin (BTS).  Although they both look quite handsome and have a boy-next-door vibe, they do not seem alike.  However, photos from one of the male Japanese trainee’s videos, which is currently a hot topic on the Korean online forums, will show a different image of him.

"Produce 101 Japan" season 2 contestant attracts attention for looking like Jin (BTS)
"Produce 101 Japan" season 2 contestant attracts attention for looking like Jin (BTS)
"Produce 101 Japan" season 2 contestant attracts attention for looking like Jin (BTS)

It seems that the change of hairstyle and the way of dressing has made Sano Yudai look different.  And at this moment, many people suddenly realized that in many ways, the male trainee looked a lot like the oldest member of BTS. 

Some of Knetizens comment :

– They look alike but Jin is much more handsome!

 – Looks like he has a vibe that resembles Jin.

 – In the thumbnail of this video he looks like Jin.

– Woah, the f*cking resemblance…

– Oh… the alpaca atmosphere is similar.

-Their noses and mouths make them look alike.

Sources: Tinnhac

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