Every fan loves to see their favorite idols showing how much they care about each other, which is why both platonic and romantic “ships” have been a big part of K-Pop fandom life for generations. Many “shippers” go one step further by writing and reading fanfiction for their favorite pairings, and certain ships are particularly popular. According to data for Archive of Our Own (the popular fanfiction platform also known as AO3), these 12 ships had the most fanfictions written about them in 2020.

12. Han & Lee Know (Stray Kids)

Stray Kids’s Han and Lee Know were the 12th most popular K-Pop fanfiction pairing on AO3 in 2020, and the 99th most popular pairing overall.

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The pairing, often known as “MinSung” to fans, had 1,566 new fanfictions written about them last year.

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11. Jungkook & RM (BTS)

BTS’s Jungkook and RM were the 11th most popular K-Pop fanfiction pairing on AO3 in 2020, and the 94th most popular pairing overall.

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The pairing, often known as “Kookie Monster” to fans, had 1,618 new fanfictions written about them last year.

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10. Baekhyun & Chanyeol (EXO)

EXO’s Baekhyun and Chanyeol were the 10th most popular K-Pop fanfiction pairing on AO3 in 2020, and the 78th most popular pairing overall.

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The pairing, often known as “ChanBaek” to fans, had 1,852 new fanfictions written about them last year.

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9. V & Suga (BTS)

BTS’s V and Suga were the 9th most popular K-Pop fanfiction pairing on AO3 in 2020, and the 73rd most popular pairing overall.

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The pairing, often known as “TaeGi” to fans, had 1,923 new fanfictions written about them last year.

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8. Jungkook & Suga (BTS)

BTS’s Jungkook and Suga were the 8th most popular K-Pop fanfiction pairing on AO3 in 2020, and the 60th most popular pairing overall.

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The pairing, often known as “YoonKook” or “Suga Kookie” to fans, had 2,219 new fanfictions written about them last year.

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7. Haechan & Mark (NCT)

NCT’s Haechan and Mark were the 7th most popular K-Pop fanfiction pairing on AO3 in 2020, and the 55th most popular pairing overall.

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The pairing, often known as “MarkHyuck” to fans, had 2,311 new fanfictions written about them last year.

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6. J-Hope & Suga (BTS)

BTS’s J-Hope and Suga were the 6th most popular K-Pop fanfiction pairing on AO3 in 2020, and the 52nd most popular pairing overall.

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The pairing, often known as “YoonSeok” or “Sope” to fans, had 2,421 new fanfictions written about them last year.

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5. V & Jimin (BTS)

BTS’s V and Jimin were the 5th most popular K-Pop fanfiction pairing on AO3 in 2020, and the 44th most popular pairing overall.

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The pairing, often known as “VMin” to fans, had 2,844 new fanfictions written about them last year.

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4. Suga & Jimin (BTS)

BTS’s Suga and Jimin were the 4th most popular K-Pop fanfiction pairing on AO3 in 2020, and the 42nd most popular pairing overall.

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The pairing, often known as “YoonMin” to fans, had 2,893 new fanfictions written about them last year.

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3. RM & Jin (BTS)

BTS’s RM and Jin were the 3rd most popular K-Pop fanfiction pairing on AO3 in 2020, and the 37th most popular pairing overall.

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The pairing, often known as “NamJin” to fans, had 3,124 new fanfictions written about them last year.

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2. Jungkook & Jimin (BTS)

BTS’s Jungkook and Jimin were the 2nd most popular K-Pop fanfiction pairing on AO3 in 2020, and the 14th most popular pairing overall.

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The pairing, often known as “JiKook” to fans, had 4,952 new fanfictions written about them last year.

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1. Jungkook & V (BTS)

Finally, BTS’s Jungkook and V were the no. 1 most popular K-Pop fanfiction pairing on AO3 in 2020, and the 10th most popular pairing overall.

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The pairing, often known as “VKook” or “TaeKook” to fans, had 5,675 new fanfictions written about them last year.

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