Girls’ Generation’s Jessica tops poll
It’s official. Jessica is Japan’s favorite Girls’ Generation member.
In a survey of Japanese netizens, Jessica has secured 5,254 votes so far, or 19.9 percent of 26,556 votes cast.
Yoona came next with 4,482 votes (16.9 percent) and Taeyeon with 4,295 (16.2 percent).
Sunny was last on the list, with just 590 netizens listing her as their favorite.
Korean fans commented that the results were similar to feelings in Korea.
The nine-member Hallyu girl group is currently promoting its latest album “I Got a Boy,” which was released on Jan. 1.
All around the world, the album was met with much enthusiasm.
In just one day, it landed No. 1 spots on the iTunes charts in Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Malaysia.
It managed to do well in Western countries too, ranking 10th and ninth in Australia and Sweden.
By Carla Sunwoo