Netizens discussed K-pop stars and their big earnings in Japan.
The '2018 Oricon Total Sales' ranking, which is determined by the album, DVD, and Blu-ray sales in 2018, became a hot topic in an online community.
K-pop stars rankings on the '2018 Oricon Total Sales'
6th: BTS - 53.8 billion KRW (48 million USD)
11th: TWICE - 38 billion KRW (34 million USD)
16th: TVXQ - 24 billion KRW (22 million USD)
25th: Big Bang - 15 billion KRW (13 million USD)
26th: SHINee - 13.9 billion KRW (12 million USD)
36th: Seventeen - 12 billion KRW (11 million USD)
50th: EXO - 7.8 billion KRW (7 million USD)
74th: Wanna One - 5.3 billion KRW (4.7 million USD)
78th: G-Dragon - 5 billion KRW (4.5 million USD)
86th: MONSTA X - 4.5 billion KRW (4 million USD)
91st: JYJ's Jaejoong - 4.2 billion KRW (3.8 million USD)
96th: EXO-CBX - 4 billion KRW (3.6 million USD)
99th: iKON - 3.7 billion KRW (3.3 million USD)
Netizens commented, "Wow now I understand why everyone is debuting in Japan," "Black Pink hypes everything up in the media but they're not even in the ranking," "Wow TWICE is the only girl group," "Jaejoong and G-Dragon alone!" "I didn't know Seventeen was doing that well in Japan," "Good to see Korean stars raking in the ¥ (Yen)," "TVXQ is so crazy in Japan."
What are your reactions to the ranking?