The Hidden Meaning Behind The Boyz Fandom Name
All K-pop idol groups have a fandom name. The name brings a certain pride and sense of belonging to each of the fans. Most of the time, there are hidden meanings behind a fandom’s name. After months of speculating and waiting, The Boyz fandom was finally pleased after the announcement of The Boyz’s fandom name. They took part in deciding the fandom’s name through an online poll. However, global fans expressed their dissatisfaction because the poll was only done in Korean fan cafes and international fans couldn’t participate.
Find out the hidden meaning behind The Boyz’s fandom name and what the other fandom candidate names were through this article.
The Boyz’s Fandom Name and Meaning
After months of waiting and discussing, The Boyz finally revealed their fandom name. The Boyz’s fans call themselves The B. The B stands for The Boyz’s Vitamin. V from vitamin is pronounced as B in the Korean language, hence The B name. B from The B can also mean The Best or The Boyz’s fans. The Boyz’s management decided on using B instead of the letter V in English because B is the initial of The Boyz.
The fan’s opinions were divided. They said that The V sounds very catchy and cute and the meaning is also really cute as well. They preferred The V compared to The Fanz or Allwayz.
The Boyz’s Fandom Name Voting
The Boyz’s management set up a poll to decide The Boyz’s fandom name in their Korean fancafe. Fans chose from 4 fandom name candidates: Alwayz, The Virtue, The V, and The Fanz. Always means both The Boyz and their fandom will always be together. The Virtue means that fans will give strength to The Boyz. The V stands for vitamin and that The Boyz considered fans as their vitamins. The Fanz means a group of The Boyz’s fans.
The Boyz’s Fandom Name Announcement
The Boyz finally announced their fandom name several months after their debut day. On April 3rd, 2018, the day of their comeback, The Boyz’s management announced the fandom name. The agency was grateful to The Boyz’s fans for participating in deciding the fandom name. On the comeback day, The Boyz released a new album, The Start, that included the single “Giddy Up.”
The Boyz’s Light Stick
On March 20th, 2021, The Boyz surprised their fandom with the announcement of their first official light stick. Fans were extremely excited and hashtag #THEBOYZ_LIGHTSTICK immediately trended on Twitter. The group held a live unboxing event through the V Live streaming platform.
The light stick looks like a megaphone with a heart shape. There are three colors available, red, white, and rainbow. The Boyz claimed that their light stick is the brightest when seen directly without light. The Boyz asked fans to give several name candidates for their light stick. Fans came up with the cute name “Heart Bbyong Bbyong.” The light stick is very easy to assemble, and it also includes a manual inside the box.
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