If you keep with research on K-pop, you may be aware of the iFans: Mapping Kpop’s International Fandom project. The surveys that make up the qualitative studies seek to understand how the fandoms differ from one another and their relationship to the groups they support. K-pop fans know that the fandoms are unique. Because they…
iFans: Mapping Kpop’s International Fandom
IFANS: Mapping K-pop’s International Fandom is a scholarly research project that examines global fan attitudes and activities through surveys, collection of information on online communities and analysis of websites. Crystal S. Anderson, PhD (Elon University) is the Principal Investigator of the studies and Curator of the iFans project site.
Survey Results: Favorite Kpop Groups (As Of 8/8/2011)
Don’t have time to scroll through the survey results? Here are the results for our favorite question: What are your favorite Kpop groups? 18 and over (Top 9) 16 and over (Top 9)
Click to jump to a section: BASICS FANFACTS VIDEOS DISCOGRAPHY: KOREAN RELEASES DISCOGRAPHY: JAPANESE RELEASES BASICS Name MBLAQ (pronounced “Em-Black”) Meaning of Name Music Boys Living in Absolute Quality Members Yang Seungho (Seung Ho, Leader) Jung Byung Hee (G.O.) Lee Chang Sun (Lee Joon) Park Sang Hyun (Cheon Dung, ‘Thunder’) Bang Cheol Yong (Mir, maknae) Debut October 9, 2009…