Over the years, K-pop lightsticks have not only become a form of self-expression for the groups, but also a representation of the communities they foster. Oceans of dedicated fans wave them around at concerts and other events, showing firsthand just how much they love a particular group. While some lightsticks are undoubtedly better than others, each design captures a group's unique aesthetics and vibes, and also acts as a love letter to the fans who will buy them.
Check out our list below of some of the best lightsticks Kpop has to offer, and make sure to vote up your favorites.
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Day6's lightstick is unique in that it's not quite a stick. Instead, the group opted for a wristband, which frees up fans' hands during performances.
Features: This lightstick is rechargable via a USB cable, and has an adjustable strap.537200Is this a cool design?
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SHINee's lightstick is on brand, as it's shaped like a diamond, but it also resembles a microphone. The stick also has a wriststrap built into the design itself for added stability.
Features: This lightstick has three settings: on, blink, and flicker.466174Is this a cool design?
- Photo: Starship Entertainment
Monsta X's official lightstick was revealed on the group's second anniversary in 2017. Each color in the light stick, turquoise, blue, and pink, represents the "Clan" album series.
Features: The lightstick flashes in four colors.565224Is this a cool design?
- Photo: Pledis Entertainment
The Carat Bong became Seventeen's official lightstick in 2016, after a campaign on their website where fans could vote for their favorite design out of six candidates. It features the group's official colors, Rose Quartz and Serenity.
Features: This lightstick comes with Bluetooth connectivity.587260Is this a cool design?