Top 20 best dancers among Kpop male idols as voted by Japanese fans: BTS’s dance-line top the list, a SEVENTEEN member outranks Kai and Taemin
Which Kpop male idols have the best dancing skills according to Japanese fans?
Japan is one of the biggest music markets in the world, but it’s also known for being a demanding market. In order to conquer the public in this country, Kpop idols’ visuals, talents and music all have to match the taste of Japanese people. Specifically, dancing is one of the key points that capture the attention of Japanese fans, especially for Kpop boy groups because many male idols in Japan also have excellent dancing skills.
Recently, a post sharing the result of a survey titled ‘Who is the best dancer among Kpop male idols’ as voted by Japanese fans has drawn the attention of Korean netizens. Is there any difference in the evaluation of dance skills by Japanese fans compared to Korean fans? Let’s take a look at the Top 20 below.
20th place: Lay (EXO) – 222 votes
19th place: U (ONF) – 246 votes
18th place: Woojin (AB6IX) – 281 votes
17th place: Taeyang (SF9) – 313 votes
16th place: Shownu (Monsta X) – 473 votes
15th place: Taeyong (NCT) – 538 votes
14th place: Junsu (JYJ) – 611 votes
13th place: Junho (2PM) – 960 votes
12th place: Eunhyuk (Super Junior) – 1251 votes
11th place: Wooyoung (2PM) – 1267 votes
10th place: Ten (NCT) – 1873 votes
9th place: Shotaro (NCT) – 2014 votes
8th place: Rocky (ASTRO) – 2153 votes
7th place: Taeyang (BIG BANG) – 2155 votes
6th place: Kai (EXO) – 2414 votes
5th place: U-Know Yunho (TVXQ) – 3266 votes
4th place: Taemin (SHINee) – 3790 votes
3rd place: Hoshi (SEVENTEEN) – 5624 votes
2nd place: J-Hope (BTS) – 7065 votes
1st place: Jimin (BTS) – 7805 votes
Some comments from Korean netizens on this ranking:
- They’re all amazing dancers!!
- I agree with this ranking!!
- Jimin is my pick!!
- Jimin and J-Hope are really famous for their dancing skills!
- These are also the Kpop male idols with the best dance in my opinion.
- This is more of a ranking based on popularity, but it’s undeniable that they all dance well!
- They are all good dancers. TVXQ still seems to be very popular in Japan.
- Hoshi is amazing.
- I’m glad ASTRO’s Rocky is getting the attention he deserves.
- J-Hope wows everyone who watches him dance, I don’t understand how he can perform so well.
- Jimin and J-Hope are really good dancers, and they’re both BTS members.
- Jimin, Taemin, and Kai all dance well and they are close friends too.
- Rocky (ASTRO) is gaining recognition in Japan. He’s really talented, but it’s a shame he is not so popular.
- Jimin, J-Hope, Hoshi… I totally agree with this list!!
What are your thoughts on this ranking? Is your favorite idol included in the Top 20? Let us know in the comments.