With the recent success of K-Pop girl groups in Japan, including 4minute, KARA and SNSD, prestigious Japanese ranking chart, Oricon, released an article stating that TVXQ/Tohoshinki is the main reason for their success. An Oricon columnist stated, “Tohoshinki is responsible for the success of girl groups’ who are representing K-Pop in Japan.  With the feeling of loss, due to Tohoshinki’s suspended activities, it seems that fans in their teens and twenties are focusing their attention on the K-Pop girl groups.”

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