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These Were The 25 Most-Viewed Korean Entertainment Wikipedia Pages In August 2022

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With K-Pop and Korean entertainment becoming more popular worldwide, there are countless Wikipedia articles on various topics related to them, from individual idols and K-Pop groups to K-Dramas, actors, and athletes, and everything in between. Using WikiProject Korea, it’s easy to see which topics are trending among netizens based on how many views different articles are earning over a period of time.

Here are the 25 most-viewed Wikipedia pages related to Korean entertainment for the entire month of August 2022!

25. Son Heung Min

In August, this article received 148.7k total views (averaging about 4.8k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

“Son Heung Min is a South Korean professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and captains the South Korea national team. Considered one of the best players in the world and one of the greatest Asian footballers of all time, he is known for his explosive speed, finishing, two-footedness and ability to link play.”

24. Rosé (BLACKPINK)

In August, this article received 149.5k total views (averaging about 4.8k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

“Roseanne Park, known mononymously as Rosé, is a Korean-New Zealand singer and dancer based in South Korea. Born in New Zealand and raised in Australia, Rosé signed with South Korean label YG Entertainment following a successful audition in 2012 and trained for four years before debuting as a member of the girl group BLACKPINK in August 2016.”

23. Kang Ki Young

In August, this article received 149.9k total views (averaging about 4.8k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

“Kang Ki Young is a South Korean actor. He is well-known for his supporting roles in a number of popular Korean dramas.”

22. Steven Yeun

In August, this article received 151.9k total views (averaging about 4.9k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

“Yeun Sang-yeop, known professionally as Steven Yeun, is a South Korean-born American actor and producer. Yeun initially rose to prominence for his roles as Glenn Rhee in the television series The Walking Dead (2010–2016) and Ben in the film Burning (2018). The latter earned him critical acclaim and several accolades. He also starred in and executive produced Minari (2020), earning him critical acclaim and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor, becoming the first Asian American actor to receive this honor.”

21. Jisoo (BLACKPINK)

In August, this article received 154.0k total views (averaging about 5.0k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

“Kim Jisoo, known mononymously as Jisoo, is a South Korean singer and actress. She debuted as a member of the girl group BLACKPINK, formed by YG Entertainment, in August 2016. After making her acting debut with a cameo role in the 2015 series The Producers, she played her first leading role in the JTBC series Snowdrop (2021–22).”

20. Lee Jae Wook

In August, this article received 157.8k total views (averaging about 5.1k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

“Lee Jae Wook is a South Korean actor and model. He made his acting debut in the science fiction thriller Memories of the Alhambra (2018–2019) and gained popularity after starring in the office romance Search: WWW (2019). This project was quickly followed by a big screen debut in the war film The Battle of Jangsari (2019), and significant appearances in the school series Extraordinary You (2019) and melodrama When The Weather Is Fine (2020). After playing his first lead character in the romantic comedy Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (2020), he rose to prominence with a notable role in the hit fantasy period drama Alchemy of Souls (2022).”

19. YoonA (Girls’ Generation)

In August, this article received 160.8k total views (averaging about 5.2k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

“Im Yoon-ah, known mononymously as YoonA, is a South Korean singer and actress. After training for five years, she debuted as a member of girl group Girls’ Generation (and later its subgroup Girls’ Generation-Oh!GG) in August 2007, which went on to become one of the best-selling artists in South Korea and one of South Korea’s most popular girl groups worldwide. Apart from her group’s activities, Yoona has participated in various television dramas, notably You Are My Destiny (2008), which marked her career breakthrough and earned her the Best New Actress awards at the 23rd KBS Drama Awards and the 45th Baeksang Arts Awards.”

18. Lee Jong Suk

In August, this article received 176.6k total views (averaging about 5.7k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

“Lee Jong Suk is a South Korean actor and model. He debuted in 2005 as a runway model, becoming the youngest male model ever to participate in Seoul Fashion Week. Lee’s breakthrough role was in School 2013 (2012). He is also well known for his roles in I Can Hear Your Voice (2013), Doctor Stranger (2014), Pinocchio (2014), W (2016), While You Were Sleeping (2017), The Hymn of Death (2018) and Romance Is a Bonus Book (2019).”

17. Parasite

In August, this article received 186.3k total views (averaging about 6.0k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

Parasite is a 2019 South Korean black comedy thriller film directed by Bong Joon-ho, who co-wrote the screenplay with Han Jin-won. The film, starring Song Kang Ho, Lee Sun Kyun, Cho Yeo Jeong, Choi Woo Shik, Park So Dam, Jang Hye Jin, and Lee Jung Eun, follows a poor family who scheme to become employed by a wealthy family and infiltrate their household by posing as unrelated, highly qualified individuals.”

16. Jungkook (BTS)

In August, this article received 188.6k total views (averaging about 6.1k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

“Jeon Jungkook (Korean: 전정국; born September 1, 1997), known mononymously as Jungkook, is a South Korean singer and songwriter. He is the youngest member and vocalist of the South Korean boy band BTS.”

15. V (BTS)

In August, this article received 188.7k total views (averaging about 6.1k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

“Kim Taehyung, also known professionally as V, is a South Korean singer and songwriter. He is a member of the South Korean boy band BTS.”

14. Jackson Wang (GOT7)

In August, this article received 203.8k total views (averaging about 6.6k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

“Jackson Wang is a Chinese singer, record producer, fashion designer, and music video director. He is the founder of record label Team Wang and is the creative director and lead designer for fashion brand Team Wang Design.”

13. Jennie (BLACKPINK)

In August, this article received 210.0k total views (averaging about 6.8k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

“Jennie Kim, known mononymously as Jennie, is a South Korean singer, rapper and actress. Born and raised in South Korea, Jennie studied in New Zealand for five years before returning to South Korea in 2010. She debuted as a member of the girl group BLACKPINK, formed by YG Entertainment, in August 2016. In November 2018, Jennie made her debut as a solo artist with the single “Solo”. The song was commercially successful, topping both the Gaon Digital Chart and Billboards World Digital Songs chart. In 2022, she will be making her acting debut in the HBO series The Idol, under the stage name Jennie Ruby Jane.”

12. Squid Game

In August, this article received 212.9k total views (averaging about 6.9k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

Squid Game is a South Korean survival drama television series created by Hwang Dong-hyuk for Netflix. The series revolves around a contest where 456 players, all of whom are in deep financial hardship, risk their lives to play a series of deadly children’s games for the chance to win a ₩45.6 billion prize.”

11. Jung So Min

In August, this article received 215.6k total views (averaging about 7.0k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

“Jung So Min is a South Korean actress. She made her acting debut in 2010 with a supporting role in the television series Bad Guy. She is known for her leading role in her 2010 TV series Playful Kiss, the Korean adaptation of the popular manga Itazura na Kiss. In 2020, Jung starred in the medical television series Soul Mechanic.”

10. Lisa (BLACKPINK)

In August, this article received 220.7k total views (averaging about 7.1k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

“Lalisa Manobal, known mononymously as Lisa, is a Thai rapper, singer and dancer based in South Korea. She is a member of the South Korean girl group BLACKPINK formed by YG Entertainment. Lisa made her solo debut with her single album LALISA in September 2021. The album sold over 736,000 copies in its release week in South Korea, making her the first female artist to do so.”

9. Carter

In August, this article received 263.8k total views (averaging about 8.5k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

Carter is a 2022 South Korean action thriller film directed by Jung Byung-gil. The film stars Joo Won, Lee Sung Jae, Jeong So Ri, and Kim Bo Min. In the midst of a deadly pandemic caused by a virus which makes the infected patients violent and zombie-like, originating from the DMZ that has already devastated the United States and North Korea, a man wakes up in a blood-soaked bed in a motel room in Seoul, with a cross-shaped scar on the back of his head.”

8. Girls’ Generation

In August, this article received 304.6k total views (averaging about 9.8k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

“Girls’ Generation, also known as SNSD, is a South Korean girl group formed by SM Entertainment. The group is composed of eight members: TaeyeonSunnyTiffanyHyoyeonYuriSooyoungYoonA, and Seohyun. Originally a nine-piece ensemble, Jessica departed from the group in September 2014. Among the prominent South Korean figures and most popular K-Pop groups worldwide, Girls’ Generation has earned numerous accolades and the honorific nickname “The Nation’s Girl Group” in their home country.”

7. Kang Tae Oh

In August, this article received 376.7k total views (averaging about 12.2k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

“Kang Tae Oh is a South Korean actor and singer. He was a member of the actor group 5urprise. He rose to popularity for his starring role in television series Extraordinary Attorney Woo (2022).”

6. BLACKPINK

In August, this article received 400.8k total views (averaging about 12.9k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

“BLACKPINK is a South Korean girl group formed by YG Entertainment, consisting of members Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa. The group debuted in August 2016 with their single album Square One, which featured “Whistle” and “Boombayah”, their first number-one entries on South Korea’s Gaon Digital Chart and the Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart, respectively.”

5. BTS

In August, this article received 408.5k total views (averaging about 13.2k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

“BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, is a South Korean boy band that was formed in 2010 and debuted in 2013 under BigHit Entertainment. The septet—consisting of members JinSugaJ-HopeRMJimin, V, and Jungkook—co-writes and co-produces much of their own output. Originally a hip-hop group, their musical style has since evolved to incorporate a wider range of genres. Their lyrics often contain personal and social commentary on the themes of mental health, troubles of school-age youth and coming-of-age, loss, the journey towards loving oneself, and individualism.”

4. Park Eun Bin

In August, this article received 523.4k total views (averaging about 16.9k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

“Park Eun Bin is a South Korean actress. A former child actress, she is best known for her lead roles in the television series Hello, My Twenties! (2016–2017), Hot Stove League (2019–2020), Do You Like Brahms? (2020), The King’s Affection (2021), and Extraordinary Attorney Woo (2022).”

3. Alchemy of Souls

In August, this article received 668.0k total views (averaging about 21.5k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

Alchemy of Souls is an ongoing South Korean television series starring Lee Jae Wook, Jung So Min, and Hwang Min Hyun. Written by the Hong sisters, it depicts the stories of young mages dealing with heaven and earth.”

2. Big Mouth

In August, this article received 783.4k total views (averaging about 25.3k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

Big Mouth is an ongoing South Korean television series starring Lee Jong Suk, Im Yoon Ah and Kim Joo Hun. The series tells the story of an underperforming lawyer who gets caught up in a murder case. In order to survive and protect his family, he digs into a huge conspiracy among the privileged upper classes.”

1. Extraordinary Attorney Woo

In August, this article received 1.12 million total views (averaging about 36.3k views per day). Here is what it opens up with:

Extraordinary Attorney Woo is an ongoing South Korean television series starring Park Eun Bin in the title role, along with Kang Tae Oh and Kang Ki Young. Extraordinary Attorney Woo tells the story of Woo Young-woo (Park Eun-bin), an autistic lawyer, working at a large law firm. She has a high IQ of 164, outstanding memory, and a creative way of thinking, but she has low emotional intelligence and poor social skills.”



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