Actor Jang Geun Suk, ‘Geun Jjang’, was appointed as a model for 8 companies in Japan during 2012 and showed his steady popularity.
On the 11th, the ‘Japanese Monitor’ released a list of ‘2012 CF* Model Rankings (Male)’. Jang Geun Suk was included in a list that included Japanese idol Miura Hamura and ranked 6th place. He was the only Hallyu star listed among the male and female stars.
He has modeled for 8 companies in 2012 such as, ‘Nature Republic’, ‘Santori’, ‘Sky Perfect Communication JSAT’, ‘Tokyo Beauty Center’, ‘Shufoo!’. ‘Sumitomo Mitsui Card’, ‘Lawson’ and Lotte Aquo gum’.
‘Nature Republic’ opened two stores in 1 year in Tokyo. Jang Geun Suk was also able to put his own work into famous drugstores and variety stores in Japan which resulted in a rise in the Jang Geun Suk craze.
1st place in the ranking went to golf star Ishikawa Ryo with 15 advertisements.
*CF means commercial film