The Korean Business Research Institute has announced that BTS Jimin is the first ranking of the Most Popular Male K-Pop Idol for 13 consecutive months up until January 2020. Being the main dancer and the lead vocalist of the group, Jimin’s charm and talent attract people to love BTS. For this, the ARMY give him a nickname “recruiting fairy” of the group. Whether female and male fans, they love having Jimin as their bias.
Surprisingly, Jimin has more male fans than the other members of Bangtan Boys. Many of them even scream louder than female fans to convey how they love him. Jimin also engages many male fans because of his kind personalities. Even male celebrities become his fanboys like James Rodriguez and Tony Jones.
Jimin. Chim Chim, happy birthday brother! You’re a star and even though there has been much success, this is just the beginning. I hope you get to enjoy your day. No work, no studio, no working out lol, just fun. Proud of you, miss and love you and the guys. TONY @BTS_twtTony Jones (@Tony_Jones) October 13, 2018
So, why male fans are captivated by BTS Jimin? Let’s check it out.
Jimin’s exceptional charms in the K-Pop industry captivates many people. His combination of masculine and feminine sides charms everyone. He ranked first place as the Most Popular male K-Pop Idol on the Brand Reputation in 2019. He also ranked first place as the Most Preferred Idol by Gallup Korea in 2019 for two consecutive years.
From 2013 to 2019, ONLY #JIMIN has actual legitimate METRICS to substantiate his reputation, relevance, & popularity (THREAD)— BTS Frontman JIMIN is GALLUP #1 IDOL 2018&2019✨😎✨ (@AnyaSpade4) December 28, 2019
1️⃣JIMIN is GALLUP #1 IDOL for 2yrs 2018-19 by #Gallup Korea, the largest&most credible survey & social weather forecast company in SK wt 95% reliability. pic.twitter.com/ceiGWl11jq
He has excellent control of his body and able to communicate the message of the music through her body while dancing. He expresses emotion on the dance, which makes him powerful yet elegant. Nevertheless, his body movements look very natural and show the beauty of the dance. Further, he is not only able to dance modern dance, but also a traditional Korean dance called Buchaechum. The dance is usually performed by a group of Korean female dancers.
jimin owned these parts both in the practice and live performance! pic.twitter.com/qGxD0eSi55— 𝐌𝐀𝐈⁷ (@smpjmth) February 7, 2020
BTS impeccable fashion always impresses their fans. The members’ characteristics are shown from their outfits. As Jimin, his fashion style is like a magnet. His casual and professional fashion style transfers him a cool and chic look.
GQ magazine evaluated his casual look when he was in Gimpo Airport in Seoul on how to dress up at the airport in 1993 and 2019. Currently, whether they are Jimin’s male fans or not, lots of people are inspired by his fashion style.
Besides proper clothing, Jimin’s favorite accessories like earrings, also breaking gender barriers. He was mentioned in the published article “An Era when men cross borders & wear earrings” in Harper’s Bazaar Japan. It says, “BTS Jimin has established his style by adopting not only medieval makeup and costumes but also various earrings from hoop earrings to fringe type.”
Jimin ending every model’s career with just a airport walk ✨ his hair looks so fluffy I wanna ruffle it pic.twitter.com/BbWNv45y5A— ᴶᶦᵐᶦⁿᶦᵉ ⁷ (@JJMOCHIJJ) July 17, 2019
Jimin’s personality is charismatic, kind and intelligent. Typically, boys don’t tend to care about things such as birthday and presents, but that is not Jimin. He is the one who starts celebrating other members’ birthday and giving them birthday presents. That is how he values friendship among BTS members as his second family. Thus, other BTS members are touched by his caring and attention to others. This charming and heartwarming personality makes his fans touched.
BTS’ Jimin was voted as ‘King of Performance: Best K-Pop Male Idols Who Shines on Stages’ from voting held by M-Wave in 2019. He started to love dancing since he was a little; he went to Busan High School of Arts. Besides dancing, he can sing wonderfully too. Moreover, he represents his excellent taste and fashion sense. Recently, he also directed an instant music video in BTS recent Bangtan Bomb. Gus Van Sant, who directed Good Will Hunting, wants to take Jimin photograph.
Jimin is diligent; he practices his dance hard. It is shown on his performance on stage that is full of energy and yet elegant. As he gives the best on every performance, many people, exclusively male fans, get inspired. One of his biggest fanboys is Lim Se-jun from Victon. He considered the song Lie by Jimin is a masterpiece.
If anybody want to know him He is Lim Se-jun from kpop group Victon. He repeated many times that his idol is Jimin (he fanboying #Jimin asf XD) He says that Jimin helped him survive the times of trainees. He watched Jimin’s performances and fancamas which gives him much strenght. pic.twitter.com/6Lxw3IRh8Z— BTS JIMIN SHADOW ERA ☆☽ (@kimkeymin) September 20, 2018
As he becomes a bias for all gender, BTS Jimin is not only breaking gender stereotypes but also inspiring all the fans. So, who can resist Jimin’s effect?