"Korean wave," or "Korean fever," it refers to the sudden increase in popularity of South Korean culture around the world in the last ten years.

This is largely because of the Korean entertainment industry and the popularity of kdrama and kpop.

For someone who has become obsessed with Korea thanks to hallyu, see koreaboo.
Thanks to hallyu, bands like DBSK and Big Bang are popular all across Asia.
by Saranghae August 11, 2010
Dubbed as the ‘King of Hallyu Wave‘, Super Junior debuted under SM Entertainment.

Originally, they had 12 members when they debuted, which consisted of Leeteuk, Heechul, Hangeng, Yesung, Kangin, Shindong, Sungmin, Eunhyuk, Siwon, Donghae, Ryeowook and Kibum.

Then, Kyuhyun was added to the group in 2006 as the 13th member of the group

Super Junior launched into international recognition with the release of their best-selling single “Sorry, Sorry” in 2009. After they rose to fame, they divided into sub groups, such as Super Junior-K.R.Y, Super Junior -T, Super Junior-M, Super Junior-H, Super Junior D&E, M&D and SM the Ballad

They are one of the best-selling K-pop artists for four years in a row as they have earned thirteen music awards from the Mnet Asian Music Awards, sixteen from the Golden Disc Awards, and the second singing group to win Favourite Artist Korea at the 2008 MTV Asia Awards.

In 2012, they were nominated for “Best Asian Act” in MTV Europe Music Awards and then in 2015, they won “International Artist” and “Best Fandom” in the Teen Choice Awards
Superjunior is known as the hallyu kings of kpop due to their prominent contributions in the korean wave
by Kyupengkyu June 1, 2021