Keyword: Sm Idols 94 Line
Recently as Tony An from H.O.T. joined a relatively new and young idol group Smash as a member, there has been growing interest in first generation male idols. Male idol culture started back in the late 1990s and is now in its third generation. Today, we are looking at the differences among first, second, and third generation male idols.
◇ First generation: Masculine Charm
First generation male idols appealed their masculine charm. The longest running idol group Shinhwa showcased powerful and charismatic performances with songs like "T.O.P," "Hey, Come on," and "Brand New." They also showed off their sinewy bodies through "Shinhwa Nude Pictorial Book" back in 2001