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EXO & TWICE Similarities

EXO & TWICE Similarities
Before we show their similarities from these amazing young talented top global groups all the way from Korea, we must briefly get to know them first.

EXO (Korean: 엑소; Japanese: エキソ; Simplified Chinese: 外索; Traditional Chinese: 外索) is currently a 9-membered Korean-Chinese global idol boy group debuted on April 8th of 2012 under SM Entertainment (one of the music labels under Kakao Entertainment after the acquisition since late March 2023). The group is currently comprised of Xiumin, Suho, Lay Zhang, Byun Baekhyun, Chen, Park Chanyeol, Doh Kyungsoo, Kai, and Oh Sehun.

TWICE (Korean: 트와이스; Japanese: トゥワイス; Simplified Chinese: 两次; Traditional Chinese: 兩次) is a Korean-Taiwanese-Japanese global idol girl group debuted on October 20th of 2015 under JYP Entertainment. The group is comprised of Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu.

Here are their similarities!

* Both are 9-membered global groups
– EXO were originally 12 members before the current members lineup settled since middle of 2015.

* Both have the 1-1-2-2-3 scheme when it comes to members’ birth year composition.
– EXO: 1 is 1990 liner, 1 is 1993 liner, 2 are 1991 liners, 2 are 1994 liners, 3 are 1992 liners
– TWICE: 1 is 1995 liner, 1 is 1998 liner, 2 are 1997 liners, 2 are 1999 liners, 3 are 1996 liners
* Both have different pre-debut group names before they settled of what they are now.
– EXO: M1 & Land of Boys/Boys’ Land/Boys’ Heaven during 2009
– TWICE: 6MIX during 2013-2014
* Both has a member who is a penguin in their group.
– EXO: Doh Kyungsoo
– TWICE: Mina
* Both has a member who is a bunny in their group.
– EXO: Suho
– TWICE: Nayeon
* Both has a member that likes strawberry.
– EXO: Byun Baekhyun
– TWICE: Chaeyoung
* Currently, both of them are bunch of opposite personalities when it comes to their MBTIs. Anytime can changed their MBTIs in no time.
– More than half of the current EXO members who are extroverts (Xiumin, Suho, Byun Baekhyun, Park Chanyeol, Doh Kyungsoo) with the remaining ones were introverts (Lay Zhang, Chen, Kai, Oh Sehun).
– While TWICE were bunch of introverts with members Sana and Jihyo are the only extroverts.
* Both have at least 3 members who has a blood type of A.
– EXO: Park Chanyeol, Doh Kyungsoo, Kai (P.S. Lay’s blood type was listed as A but when he did a retest on what of his real blood type. Therefore, he’s actually an AB.)
– TWICE: Nayeon, Momo, Mina, Tzuyu
* Both have 2 members who has a blood type of B.
– EXO: Xiumin, Chen
– TWICE: Sana, Chaeyoung
* Both have at least 2 members who has a blood type of O.
– EXO: Byun Baekhyun, Oh Sehun
– TWICE: Jeongyeon, Jihyo, Dahyun
* Both has a member who came from Chinese-speaking nation/territory.
– EXO: Lay Zhang
– TWICE: Tzuyu
* Both have official individual colors for every member.
– EXO: Xiumin – aqua, Suho – blue, Lay Zhang – orange, Byun Baekhyun – white, Chen – yellow, Park Chanyeol – red, Doh Kyungsoo – purple, Kai – teal, Oh Sehun – green
(NOTICE: It already announced their new official individual colors after changing of their companies for more than half of the current members from 2024 onwards as follows: Xiumin – green, Suho – blue, Lay Zhang – purple, Byun Baekhyun – red, Chen – sky blue, Park Chanyeol – yellow, Doh Kyungsoo – black, Kai – white, and Oh Sehun – orange)

– TWICE: Nayeon – sky blue, Jeongyeon – yellow green, Momo – pink, Sana – purple, Jihyo – apricot, Mina – mint green, Dahyun – white, Chaeyoung – red, Tzuyu – blue
* Both has a member that has favorite number of 12.
– EXO: Doh Kyungsoo
– TWICE: Sana
* Both has a member that has favorite number of 21.
– EXO: Chen
– TWICE: Jihyo
* They were hailed as kings and queens of Choeaedol’s Charity Angel for 2021 after they sweep all the 12 months of 2021 of Charity Angel titles for male group and female group categories respectively.
Therefore, it was the first time that two groups got a sweep for Charity Angel title in a single year in the Choeaedol platform history.
* They both won the RET Popularity Award titles for male group and female group categories in the 2021 edition of Asia Artist Awards.
Therefore, they were invited to attend the 2022 edition of the said prestigious award show which will held in Japan.
— Although the invitation were given to them, both of them didn’t made due to prior schedule commitments both as a group and individuals.

* They both won their respective best group titles (Best Male Group and Best Female Group) in the 2016 edition of MAMA Awards.
Currently, they both have at least 3 wins each.
* They both won CeCi Asia Icon Award in the 2018 edition of Golden Disc Awards.
Nevertheless, both of them were said “CeCi, I love you!” after their winning speeches.
* Both have their first music show wins of their careers for their second music release of the following year.
– EXO: June 14th of 2013 with the song Wolf (a title song from their 1st Korean-Chinese LP “XOXO”)
– TWICE: May 5th of 2016 with the song Cheer Up (a title song from their 2nd Korean EP “Cheer Up”)
* Both have at least 3 times of guesting appearances as a whole group in one of the top variety shows in Korea, Knowing Bros.
– EXO: July 22nd of 2017, December 22nd of 2018, December 7th of 2019 (P.S. Lay Zhang didn’t yet to guest on the said variety show, while Xiumin and Doh Kyungsoo were absent for December 7th of 2019 episode due to their military life duties that time.)
– TWICE: June 4th of 2016, May 20th of 2017, November 3rd of 2018
* Both have at least 6 members are pet owners.
– EXO: Xiumin, Suho, Lay Zhang, Byun Baekhyun, Park Chanyeol, Doh Kyungsoo, Kai, Oh Sehun
– TWICE: Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Mina, Dahyun, Tzuyu
* Both has a member born in March.
– EXO: Xiumin (March 26th)
– TWICE: Mina (March 24th)
* Both has a member born in April.
– EXO: Oh Sehun (April 12th)
– TWICE: Chaeyoung (April 23rd)
* Both has at least 1 member who was born in May.
– EXO: Suho (May 22nd), Byun Baekhyun (May 6th)
– TWICE: Dahyun (May 28th)
* Both has a member born on September.
– EXO: Chen (September 21st)
– TWICE: Nayeon (September 22nd)
* Both has at least 1 member who was born in November.
– EXO: Park Chanyeol (November 27th)
– TWICE: Jeongyeon (November 1st), Momo (November 9th)
* Both has a member born in Guri City, Gyeonggi Province, Republic of Korea.
– EXO: Xiumin
– TWICE: Jihyo
* Both groups has a member who is a cleanest and tidiest in the group.
– EXO: Xiumin
– TWICE: Jeongyeon
* Both have at least 3 members who can play piano.
– EXO: Lay Zhang, Byun Baekhyun, Chen, Park Chanyeol, Kai
– TWICE: Momo, Dahyun, Chaeyoung
* Both has a member who can play drums.
– EXO: Park Chanyeol
– TWICE: Chaeyoung
* Both have at least 1 member who can play guitar.
– EXO: Lay Zhang, Park Chanyeol
– TWICE: Jeongyeon
* Almost everyone in their groups can cook.
– Because it is part of our lives.
* Both groups have same endorsement deals as a whole group.
In this case, it is Lotte Duty Free (alongside other Kpop groups Super Junior, 2PM, BTS, NCT, Stray Kids, Itzy, Tomorrow X Together , Aespa, and Riize) and MLB.
* Both have the word “ONE” in their official group greetings.
* Both were came from one of the fab four agencies in Korea.
* Both groups are all-arounders.
* Both have different target markets across East Asia region (apart from their home soil Korea).
– EXO: Mainland China
– TWICE: Japan
* Both have at least one member who is a Catholic.
– EXO: Chen (with a baptismal name Matteo)
– TWICE: Mina, Chaeyoung (with a baptismal name Katarina)
* Both have at least one member who are indeed tattooed.
– EXO: Park Chanyeol
– TWICE: Chaeyoung
* Currently, not all of the members from any of those groups mentioned renewed their exclusive contacts with their original companies.
– In EXO’s case, only Suho, Park Chanyeol, Kai, and Oh Sehun are currently under SM for both group and individual activities with the latter two paused their contracts due to their duties in the military service.
– As for the TWICE’s case, all 9 members already renewed with JYPE since July 2022 (3 months ahead of their original exclusive contract expiration on October 2022).
* Both of them experienced to perform on their respective solo concert tours in any of the bigger stadium venues across the globe.
– Currently for EXO, they didn’t yet to experienced to perform in a bigger stadiums on their previous global concert tours except for the following venues stated below:

Concert TourVenues
Exo’luxion Global Tour (2015-2016)Dalian Sports Centre Stadium (Dalian, Mainland China)
Shaanxi Province Stadium (Xi’an, Mainland China)
Exo’rdium Global Tour (2016-2017)Seoul Olympic Stadium (Seoul, Korea)

— Although, their plans on conducting a bigger stadium tours for their future solo concert tours will be already onboard starting within late 2025 or early 2026 once that the youngest member Sehun discharged from the military service by Fall 2025.
– As for TWICE, they already experienced on performing in a bigger stadium venues since 2022 with the following venues:

Concert TourVenues
III Global Concert Tour (2022)BMO Stadium (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Ready To Be Global Concert Tour (2023-2024)Yanmar Stadium (Osaka, Japan)
Ajinomoto Stadium (Chofu, Japan)
SoFi Stadium (Inglewood, California, USA)
Globe Life Field (Arlington, Texas, USA)
MetLife Stadium (East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA)
Truist Park (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
Marvel Stadium (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)
Jakarta International Stadium (Jakarta, Indonesia)
Foro Sol (Mexico City, México)
Allianz Parque (São Paulo, Brazil)
Allegiant Stadium (Paradise, Nevada, USA)
Nissan Stadium (Yokohama, Japan)


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