The Power of Nine · Girls' Generation (SNSD) Fandom Case Study

Girls' Generation (also known as So Nyeo Shi Dae (Korean) or SNSD, and Shojo Jidai (Japanese)), a nine-member female group that debuted under SM Entertaiment in 2007, includes members Taeyeon, Jessica, Sunny, Tiffany, Hyoyeon, Yuri, Sooyoung, Yoona and Seohyun. Members Jessica, Sunny and Tiffany were born in the United States. SNSD debuted in the wake of another large SM Entertainment group, Super Junior, and some initially viewed them as the femlae counterpart to the large male group. Girls' G