Narutop99: Aespa

aespa’s Winter’s collaboration with Naruto’s Sakura takes the internet by storm

K-Pop singer Winter from aespa has recently joined the Narutop99 global popularity poll. The collaboration centers around the character Sakura Haruno, which features a collage image of the two wearing similar outfits.

aespa is a South Korean girl group formed by SM Entertainment, who debuted on November 17, 2020 with the single black mamba. The K-pop girl band consists of four members, including Winter, Karina, Giselle, and Ningning.


Narutop99 surprises fans with an unexpected collaboration between aespa’s Winter and the popularity poll of the franchise

First announced in December 2022 at Jump Festa ’23, the Narutop99 Poll is a worldwide popularity poll of the naruto franchise. The midterm period for voting recently passed, showing some interesting results in the overall categories globally and breakdowns by region and country.

As a reward for the character who wins in the popularity poll, they will be the focus of a one-shot manga written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto. This has understandably influenced the way fans vote, with many characters who lacked a backstory in the original series receiving large numbers of votes in an effort to see and learn more about them.

This latest popularity poll collaboration with K-Pop singer Winter is done in an effort to promote streaming of her songs on Spotify and vote for Sakura Haruno in the Narutop99 poll. In addition, the hashtag #SAKURAXWINTER was created for those who wanted to share their participation in both activities on social networks.

Not so surprisingly, fans of both fandoms took to Twitter to share their excitement about the collaboration. As they continued to vote for Sakura, both fanbases shared fanarts and edited images of the two while extending their support for Konoha kunoichi and the aespa member.

Thank you all for supporting the #SAKURAXWINTER Project! 🌸❄️We reached the goal of 1 million winter fancams, so let’s stream more videos while voting for Sakura! I love this union, let’s fight for the TOP1 🫶🏻 https://t.co/yPHWvxzwBT


Winter’s group aespa has reached international heights of popularity since their debut in November 2020. Less than two years later, the K-Pop foursome was seen performing at Coachella 2022, an annual music festival held in California, United States. On May 12 of the same year, a few weeks after his performance at Coachella, aespa appeared on Hour magazine’s list of Next Generation Leaders. Later, on May 27, the group was listed in Forbes’ 30 Under 30.

In addition, the group delivered a speech and performed at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development on July 5. This year, their fame and achievements continued to grow, which was marked by an announcement as performers at the annual Governors Ball. Music festival in New York City. As it happens, aespa is the first K-Pop group to participate in the festival.

Meanwhile, the naruto The series, from which the Narutop99 poll draws its character picks, follows an eponymous protagonist who wishes to become the best ninja in his village, the Hokage. However, the series tactfully recounts his journey down the ‘way of the ninja’, as he watches a social outcast rise through the ranks and make his dream come true.


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