After the news of an influenza outbreak in Japan, K-Pop fans have been concerned about their idol groups heading over to Japan to perform.
Groups such as NCT, Red Velvet, BTS, and iKON are among a few groups that are scheduled to be busy in Japan early this year.
Below are what fans have been saying.
there is influenza outbreak in japan right now and a lot of fans of groups who will promote in japan are worried bcs the idols can get infected and asking to cancel the schedule. A lot of SM idols especially https://t.co/JxKmAMKEgI #스엠_아레나투어_취소해
— jena? (@cloudvelys) January 25, 2019
— ⚡룰루⚡ (@eXo___9____L) January 25, 2019
An epidemic flu happening in Japan and SM wants to send their artists is not good. They could be quarantined from SK. Health comes first, SM. #스엠_아레나투어_취소해
— ♡ ⁶¹ ? (@chanivers) January 25, 2019
— 방탄방탄방방탄 (@X95fVQTqy2KeZGr) January 25, 2019
— 킷티 (@dQAZSMO4VGQ1p9x) January 25, 2019
One interesting comment stated
“Your source of money might disappear if you go on ahead with the Japan schedule.”
As of yet, none of the agencies have responded to the fans’ concern.