Every K-Pop fan is familiar with the inexplicable appeal of photocards. Typically fans want to pull their bias when opening an album, although all photocards usually show off each member’s visuals and are a great addition to any collection. While there are legendary photocards that fans are always looking for, there are also undoubtedly unique ones that some fans also hope to collect.
Here are 10 of the most unexpected K-Pop photocards ever released.
Somi‘s “XOXO” music video is basically a cinematic movie plot that tells the story of Somi seeking revenge after finding out her boyfriend is cheating on her. And Somi’s unique makeup style in this photocard certainly adds to the ominous vibes from the music video.
2. Donghae (Super Junior)
Although Super Junior‘s Donghae has claimed that SM Entertainment didn’t think a photocard of him working out at the gym was appropriate, fans definitely hope to collect this legendary photocard.
3. RM (BTS)
Fans of BTS loved this adorable photocard of leader RM eating a piece of pizza. He truly embraced the theme of BTS’s shoot in a pizza shop while looking especially cute.
4. Irene (Red Velvet)
Fans love seeing their idols get some well-deserved rest, and this photocard of Red Velvet‘s Irene proves that the busy idol finds time to relax with a calming facial mask.
5. Tzuyu (TWICE)
Tzuyu may be one of TWICE‘s stunning visuals, but she proved that she doesn’t take herself too seriously with this adorable photocard of herself with a beard.
6. Sehun (EXO)
Like Red Velvet’s Irene, EXO‘s Sehun made sure to promote the importance of skincare in this iconic photocard.
7. D.O. (EXO)
One of the most desired photocards for EXO fans is this legendary photocard of D.O.‘s forehead, and it isn’t difficult to see why.
8. Chanyeol (EXO)
EXO’s Chanyeol is certainly a fan of using filters when it comes to photocards, using them to express his playful personality.
And entertaining fans with his sense of humor.
9. Mingi (ATEEZ)
This adorable photocard of ATEEZ‘s Mingi as a child proves that he’s always had a playful personality and a bright smile.
10. Lee Soo Man
NCT fans were especially surprised when they pulled SM Entertainment founder Lee Soo Man‘s photocard from their album. It may not have been the photocard they were expecting… but it’s definitely iconic!
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