2 K-pop stars crowned the King and Queen of Nerds

(left to right) Wanna One's Kang Daniel and Twice's Dahyun.
The Korea Herald/Asia News Network

Wanna One's Kang Daniel and Twice's Dahyun were recently voted by Korean netizens as the idol singers most capable of captivating male and female "nerds."

In a vote conducted at Exciting DC - jointly run by website DC Inside and data analysis firm My Celebs - Kang garnered 9,083 votes, or 90.7 per cent of the total votes. Kim Jong-hyun of Nu'est and G-Dragon of Big Bang followed at No. 2 and No. 3.

On the female side, Dahyun took 22.9 per cent support - or 720 votes - and was followed by Yura of Girls' Day and Taeyeon of Girls' Generation.

"Nerding," when used on Korean web, refers to an act of enjoying specific pop culture content - which can range from K-pop, video games, animations or comic books - to the point of near-obsession.

The votes were conducted from Monday to Saturday.