These days, it has become a popular trend for K-Pop fans to decide on emojis to represent members of different groups. Once a specific emoji has been determined for an idol, it often becomes widespread on social media platforms such as Twitter, and the idols themselves sometimes start to use them as well! Here are the fan “official” emojis for the members of three different K-Pop boy groups, as well as their explanations.
Fans started using the butterfly emoji for Xiumin around his enlistment time, since he calls EXO-Ls his butterflies (due to lyrics from the EXO song “Don’t Go”)!
Fans think that Suho’s visuals are similar to that of a rabbit, so that’s the emoji he was given!
The sheep is Lay’s zodiac sign, and he also has a song titled “Sheep”!
Baekhyun is often compared to a puppy, so he was given the dog emoji!
Chen’s visuals are said to resemble a dinosaur, which is why he has this emoji!
According to fans, “cherry” comes from Chanyeol’s name, which means “a fruitful fruit”.
EXO-Ls think that D.O. resembles a penguin!
Kai loves bears, so fans thought that a bear emoji was appropriate for him.
EXO-Ls think the chick emoji suits Sehun because he looks like one, and sometimes acts like one as well!
The hamster emoji was given to Jin because of the way his cheeks puff out cutely when he eats!
Suga’s visuals and personality are both similar to that of a cat, so he was given the cat emoji!
J-Hope’s visuals and behavior are said by fans to resemble a cute squirrel!
RM’s BT21 character, Koya, is a koala, so this emoji suits him well!
ARMYs think that Jimin’s visuals are as adorable as a baby chick’s, so this emoji is often used for him!
V used to sign his tweets with the tiger emoji, and there was a time when he wore a lot of clothes with tiger motifs!
Jungkook simply has visuals that fans think resemble a bunny, so they use the rabbit emoji for him!
S.Coups has the cherry as his emoji, because fans often call him “Cheolli”, which sounds like cherry!
Not only does Jeonghan look like an angel, but he was born on October 4, or “1004”. The number sounds like “cheonsa”, which means angel, thus making October 4 “angel day”!
Joshua’s emoji can be either a rabbit or a deer, due to his pretty visuals!
Not only does Jun get compared to cats due to his visuals, but he simply likes them as well!
Hoshi used to have the hamster as his emoji, but these days the tiger is much more common! He and fans both think that he resembles a tiger, and his stage name also means “tiger’s gaze”.
Fans simply think that Wonwoo resembles a fox due to his visuals!
Apparently, Woozi’s emoji is a rice bowl just because he loves rice!
The crown or crossed swords are deemed DK’s emojis, due to his role as King Arthur in the musical Excalibur!
A lot of fans think that Mingyu resembles a puppy, hence his dog emoji!
The8 is known to really like Kermit the Frog, so the frog emoji is his!
Seungkwan is from Jeju Island, which is known for its tangerines, so he gets the tangerine emoji.
Vernon has been given the turtle emoji due to his calm, chill personality!
Dino’s dinosaur emoji really doesn’t need an explanation, does it?