Idol groups are known for having unique names. And although these names might sound odd at first, fans grow to love them.
However, some idol groups change names several times before they settle on their permanent one.
After netizens discovered some truly mind-boggling alternate names for popular idol groups, the list went viral online. From cute to just plain weird, the alternate names of popular idol groups have been a hot topic among netizens.
Oh My Girl: (Nameless Girls)
INFINITE: Blackberry, (Icons), Super Sonic, Polaris
BTS: Young Nation, Big Kids
BEAST: Gold Silver Town Eagles, Six Con, Genghis Khan
Monsta X: High Top
ZE:A: V9, Web, Vampire
SISTAR: Duruduru Dardara Diridiri Bap
TVXQ (Dong Bang Shin Ki [DBSK] => Rising Gods of the East):
Oh Jang Yuk Bu => The Five Visceras and the Six Entrails, sm5, Dong Bang Bul Pae =>Invicible East, Jeon Meok Go; short for Jeonseoleul Meokgo Saneun Gorae => A Whale That Eats Legends
G-Friend: World Peace, Hug hug, Guardian Angel
CLC: Go Go Girls, Jewelry Shop
VIXX: J-Dice, Eye Sight, Bluefish
Koreaboo has collected reactions from Netizens who commented on the original article from our Korean source. The below comments are the most popular comments at the time of this article being published.
[+328, -8] If Infinite was Icons iKON probably would have debuted under a different name
[+256, -17] A~~~~rirang~~~A~~~~rirang~~~We are A~~~rirang~~~~ Hello, we are Arirang!
[+217, -21] I like Radiance ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ but Princess ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ I like Lovelyz as they are though
[+102, -5] This is Arirang with ‘On the way to the palace”
[+97, -2] Gold Silver Town Eagles and Jewelry shop (Gold Silver Room in direct tranlation) Why does Cube love gold so much ㅋㅋㅋ
[+95, -1] Thank god Infinite is INFINITE. Seriously even besides the team name L was supposed to be Hwarang Gaon….Woo Hyun thought that was messed up and gave him his own name. But Myung Soo wanted to use MS and the CEO got mad at L ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ