This is Charlie bringing you the Power Rankings of the Underappreciated Idol Category for February 2014. The criteria used were weekly singles rankings, fluctuation in visibility, and general fan response and promotions taken from the month of January.
|LinQ (Pronounced "Link")||With their new single topping the weekly charts and growing popularity LinQ comes out on top this month, look for them to make a splash onto the national stage in the coming months.|
|Fudanjuku||Their newest single Chenmen Paradise topped the charts this month, with their appearences on Music Star with Idoling, S/mileage, and Ultra Girl giving them a decent boost|
|Brand-new idol Society||With their strong showing in the charts and their shocking and weird nature, puts them solidly in the middle of the road, how will they fair in the months to come?|
|Why@Doll (Pronounced |
|Made a surprising showing this month with their single Sunrise ~Kimi ga kureta kibou~ coming in at number 10 on the weekly charts, this will be a group to definitely watch out for in the coming months.|
|Especia||While their showing wasn't as strong as the other groups coming in at only 34th in the top 50, their retro sound and video certainly makes them standout among the masses of idol groups, and certianly one to put on your watch list|
Check back next month to see who made moves during the month of February to get on the March list!