The internet is abuzz with an old photo of LE SSERAFIM‘s Sakura, one of the most talked-about idols of the moment.
Recently, Korean netizens stumbled upon Sakura’s earlier years in the industry, sparking a discussion in online communities.
The original post on an online community highlighted Sakura‘s appearance during her time in the Japanese girl group HKT48.
The netizen who shared the post remarked, “This is a picture of her when she was promoting in a Japanese girl group. She was incredibly young, it’s unbelievable.”
The photo from her HKT48 days captivated fans, who couldn’t help but marvel at her beauty, despite Sakura being just 14 years old at the time.
Numerous comments poured in, with fans reminiscing about their first impressions and expressing awe at Sakura‘s visuals:
“This was the first time Sakura was chosen to debut. Haha, she was truly a baby.”
“Wow, she looked so young back then.”
“She really put in a lot of effort.”
“In 2012, she was 14 in Japanese age and 15 in Korean age.”
“Wow, she looked like she was 12.”
“She resembles an elementary school student. Haha, so adorable.”
“Her chubby cheeks were incredibly cute. Haha!”
“Someone even added a gif of Kong-Kkura.”
“Even when she was young, she already looked like an idol. Haha!”
“Her eyes are so big, both then and now. Haha, impressive.”
What are your thoughts?