K-pop identity crisis – how to tell the difference between k-pop stuff with the same name

It’s always confusing when k-pop stuff has the same name.  How to tell the difference between idols, groups and other k-pop things these days?

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Never one to shy away from tackling the big issues, Kpopalypse is here to help!  This post will list some stuff with the same name or similar features, and use helpful questions and answers to highlight the important differences between them!  Yay!

Question 1: N.O.M

I was naturally devastated to learn that k-pop group N.O.M had disbanded.  However which group had actually disbanded?

Was it N.O.M (Nature Of Man) the four-member k-pop boy group with the crotch-waving dog-whistle gay concept?

Or N.O.M (No Other Man), the four-member k-pop boy group with the crotch-waving dog-whistle gay concept?

Click HERE for the answer.

Question 2: As One

Confusingly, there are two k-pop groups groups called As One, oh no!

There’s these nugus with shit songs that nobody cares about.

There’s also these other nugus with shit songs that nobody cares about.

How to tell the difference between the two groups?  Click HERE for the answer.

Question 3: Chocolate/Chocolat

Here’s a group named after a common confectionery that made k-pop songs of no particular note.

Here’s another group named after a common confectionery that made k-pop songs of no particular note.

How to tell the difference?  Click HERE for the answer.

Question 4: Park Jimin

In the following interview, Park Jimin is interviewing a group containing Park Jimin – total confusement!

Which Park Jimin would Kpopalypse Park his Jim In?  Click HERE for the answer.

Question 5: Jiyeon

This song was released in 2011 and the music video features an attractive female called Jiyeon.

This song was released in 2011 and the music video features an attractive female called Jiyeon.

How to tell the difference?  Click HERE for the answer.

Question 6: Kim Kibum

There are not one but three different k-pop stars called Kim Kibum!

One is in this video of leather-clad male k-pop idols gyrating on a dark and moody set:

One is in this video of leather-clad male k-pop idols gyrating on a dark and moody set:

One is in this video of leather-clad male k-pop idols gyrating on a dark and moody set:

Can you identify each Kim Kibum?  Click HERE for the answer.

Question 7: Kim Hyun Joong/Kim Hyung Joong

It’s important for young women of today to be streetwise and on the lookout for non-OHS-compliant k-pop stars!

Here’s Kim Hyun Joong, a long-running and successful pop star.

Here’s Kim Hyung Joong, a long-running and successful pop star.

Which Mr. Kim has the sharper furniture that could cause a serious injury?  Click HERE for the answer.

Question 8: Allkpop/Koreaboo

Click HERE for a summary of Allkpop’s outstanding features!

Click HERE and HERE for a summary of Koreaboo’s outstanding features!

Even though they have different names, their content is looking very similar in quality lately!

How to tell the difference between these two kpop websites these days?  Click HERE for the answer.

Question 9: Boram

Unbelievably, there is more than one k-pop star called Boram!

Here’s Boram, performing with T-ara’s Soyeon.

Here’s Boram, performing with T-ara’s Soyeon.

Here’s Boram, performing with Block B’s Zico (Soyeon was ill that day).

Can you identify all the Borams?  Click HERE for the answer.

Question 10: Anti Kpop-Fangirl/Asian Junkie authors

Click HERE for a list of Anti Kpop-Fangirl authors.

Click HERE for a list of Asian Junkie authors.

Even though they all have different names, writing styles and painstakingly-documented sexual fetishes, sometimes readers still struggle to tell the difference between any of the authors on these two sites!  How can we help them?  Click HERE for the answer.

Now you know how to tell the difference between important k-pop related stuff!  Be sure to use this newfound knowledge for good, not evil!

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