There are numerous UCC websites in Korea like FreeEgg, MNCast, Daum, Cyworld, etc which mainly cater to the Korean audience. But thanks to Youtube which is available to a worldwide audience thanks to its 20 different localization versions, Wonder Girls newest “So Hot” video has become a worldwide phenomenon since it’s release on 22nd May, slightly more than a month ago.
Just two days after it’s release, the “So Hot” videos on Youtube had amassed over 100,000 views and 3,000 comments. One of the videos in particular has garnered 885,963 views and 3,638 comments alone after just one month.
Netizens commented, “It’s an amazing feat to see a Korean video in recent times, generating so much interest overseas and showing no signs of slowing down in future”, “The rapper skill is really cool”, etc.
The comments have come from netizens from many different countries like America, Australia, China, Greece, Japan, etc showing that the Wonder Girls is becoming really popular overseas, just like back in Korea. What’s common among them is that everyone likes the rhythm and beat of the same song.”