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Full Name: Park Jung-soo
  • Adorkable
  • Animal Motifs: Fans associate him with ducks.
  • Attention Whore
  • Broken Bird: He used to whine a lot on Twitter about his doubts and how insecure he is of his role as a good leader.
    • the beginning of 2014 was not kind to him at all, starting with the deaths of his father and his paternal grandparents.
  • Expository Hairstyles: Played with in Explorers of the Human Body. Since the others often joke about how Leeteuk could easily pass as a member of H.O.T., he does in 3 minutes the signature hairstyles of the idols of the 80s, 90s and 2000s.
  • He's Got Legs
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Kangin. To the point of doing Ho Yay on purpose.
    • It's even rumoured in the fandom that the company made them sign an agreement to reduce the amount of fanservice.
    • In September 2012, Kangin posted a screenshot of a message Leeteuk had sent him over a smartphone app. The caption reads "See(,) our relationship is like this", and in the messages, Leeteuk appears to be praising Kangin for something he had done and making him promise to always be there for him.
    • Also with Yesung. They are seen close to the other in many interviews, random takes on the street and some MVs
  • The Host: Another of his special skills. Even the MCs from the show he's invited to comment Leeteuk should be permanent co-host.
  • The Leader
  • Motor Mouth: He also raps well. Listen to their cover of Run to You and his rap in "Oops"
  • Older Than He Looks: Can you seriously believe he's already 30?
  • Put on a Bus: As of October 30th 2012, Leeteuk went to fulfill his military service.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Leeteuk is Sensitive to Kangin's Manly.
  • Stage Name
  • Stepford Smiler: Leeteuk suffers from depression and even made a club/support group in SM Entertainment for people with depression with people like Taeyeon and Yoona, Yoochun, and Onew.
  • Supporting Leader: He's not The Face Of The Band or the best singer or dancer, but he is the one in charge of supporting and guiding the other members.
  • Team Mom: To the point where the fics have the others referring to him as "Umma", which means "Mother". Ryeowook sometimes takes on this role as well.
    • Also played with in The Super Junior Show, where he had to make sure everyone went to bed. For one of the visits, he covered Eunhyuk and Sungmin in the blankets and kissed their foreheads.
      • It didn't get better when he had to wake up every single one of them.
  • Wholesome Crossdresser

Full Name: Kim Heechul
  • Animal Motifs: He is often represented by a cat.
  • Atheism: He is very vocal about this.
  • Attention Whore: Loud and outspoken in every show he goes to.
  • Bromance: With Hankyung. To the point they can demonstrate a dynamic of kissing each others' hands and go straight with it without cracking.
    • Heck, they even took a picture together after a shower. Topless. Very close.
    • Didn't help the case when Hankyung left the group and Heechul wrote an entry about the two of them (in "So different, yet so close" concept) and then uploaded a lot of Hanchul fanart in his minihompy.
    • Even today, Heechul always defends Hankyung's decision of leaving the group.
  • Brutal Honesty: He is known for this, especially so considering that he is part of the K-Pop industry.
  • Catch Phrase: "Approach and Worship."
  • Concert Kiss: So far, Heechul has kissed Jungmoo, Siwon and Sungmin during his "Crazy" cover in Super Show II.
  • Crazy Cat Lady: He has had at least three known cats.
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • The Dreaded: In Intimate Note, the others reveal Eunhyuk once expressed that Heechul's pants didn't go with the performance they were going to do. Manager's answer?
    Manager: If I make Heechul change, maybe we won't see Eunhyuk anymore.
    (Worth noting Heechul never changed clothes in the end)
    • In the same episode, everyone kept repeating "We love milk-skin Kim Heechul", and later admited it was because they knew the consequences of living with him if they elected him as the meanest band member against Eunhyuk (worth noting that the only ones who still stood behind him were Hankyung and Sungmin).
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady: He has been mistaken for his friend U-Know Yunho's girlfriend before — which caused Yunho's real girlfriend to break up with him. It doesn't help that he has a tendency to crossdress.
    • Harmless Lady Disguise: He explained once in an interview that one of the reasons he adopted that fashion style was because he was tired of Yunho borrowing his clothes, so he started to choose anything Yunho would never pick from him.
    • Wholesome Crossdresser: Heechul is best known from doing a crossdress special in every Super Show Concert (until his Put on a Bus). He did Gee with the others as Heesica, "Chu" as Sully, did Lady Hee Hee and somehow got Shindong, Donghae, Eunhyuk and Leeteuk to perform Single Ladies dressed as Beyoncé.
  • Fanboy: So far has been declared a Lady Gaga and Sohee fanboy.
    • He is also a big DISNEY fan, squeeing the moment he saw Frozen almost immediately.
  • Fiery Redhead: Heechul's known for both, although the red isn't natural — just his favorite color. He always had the temper, thought.
  • He's Got Legs: As Lady Hee Hee.
  • Have I Mentioned I Am Heterosexual Today?: When called out about it on Strong Heart, he began to rant about how he "really likes girls."
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners:
    • With Yunho and Hankyung (bordering Ho Yay territory).
    • He is also very protective of his close circle of friends, which include Kibum, Siwon and Donghae from the band.
    • His closest friends are also called the "Chocoballs": Hongki (to the point Kyuhyun complained about how he favored Hongki more than him being the maknae, to which Heechul yelled that it was because he wouldn't trick him into going to a reality tv show), Choi Mithra from Epik High, Jay and Jungmoo from TRAX.
  • Hidden Heart of Gold: Aside from his Brutal Honesty and his Hot-Blooded reactions, Heechul is also the most loyal friend ever.
  • Hidden Depths: Heechul also expressed interest in writing children books.
  • Hot-Blooded: The other guys told once that back in trainee days, Heechul is very territorial with his food. When Dong Bang Shin Ki's Jaejoong took one bite of his burger, Heechul snapped and left the table. Since then Jaejoong never took food from anyone.
  • Intellectual Animal: How he portrayed Heebum on his Cyworld.
  • It's All About Me
    • Even invoked in Intimate Note, where he proclaims "If I'm on a show, I have to be the protagonist" (the episode was Kangin and Sungmin centric, and the others had to help them to bond). Second part of the special turned out he indeed was one of the main subjects, along with Eunhyuk.
  • Lolicon: If one considers his enthusiastic obsession with Wonder Girls' Sohee, who is almost nine years younger, as well as his close friendship with labelmate f(x)'s Sulli.
  • Motor Mouth: He also raps well. Listen to his rap in "Oops"
  • Never Live It Down: Invoked. Sungmin gets every opportunity he has to remind Heechul they had to kiss during Heechul's number in the Super Show II.
  • The Nicknamer: Heechul has put a nickname to almost everyone in the band, mostly using DISNEY characters.
    • In Zhoumi's case, Heechul mostly calls him "Seasoning", because his name in korean is pronounced similar.
    • He also calls Yesung "Rabid Dog".
  • Older Than He Looks: Can you seriously believe he's already 30?
  • Put on a Bus: Went to fulfill his Mandatory Military Service in 2011.
    • The Bus Came Back: He returned in 2013, but officially performed with the others for the last runs of Super Show 5 and the 7th album in 2014.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: He is very proud of his fashion sense. Aside the fact that it's his favorite color, he also started to dress like this so Yunho, back when they were roomates, wouldn't borrow anything.
  • Troll: The first Korean words he taught Hankyung were profanities. And also did the same with Henry, teaching him pick-up lines.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Sungmin, Kangin and Yesung.

Full Name: Han Geng

Full Name: Kim Jongwoon
  • Adorkable: Goes from Cool and sleek to awkward dork in the drop of a hat.
  • Animal Motifs: Both Turtle and Dog. Not only because they are his pets. The last one also comes from Heechul calling him "Rabid Dog".
  • Attention Whore: Given that he was the member with less screentime when the group debuted, he tries hardly to be more prominent.
  • Butt Monkey: The group tends to pick on him because of his small hands. And also read Epic Fail below.
  • Crazy Turtle Boy/Turtle Power: Had 3 turtles, and later two puppies.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: See No Sense of Personal Space below.
  • Cool Big Bro: He and his little brother Jongjin get along very well. Jongjin also has defended Yesung on twitter many times.
  • The Dutiful Son: After buying the coffee shop for his mom, he always finds time to help there.
  • Epic Fail: Watch all his parts in Explorers of the Human Body, which gains lots of Crowning Moment of Funny.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: While the fandom mostly recognizes Ryeowook as such (for the Fanservice and the fact that they were roomates), Yesung is mostly next to Leeteuk in the MVs, interviews and other random takes on the street. And also there's Kyuhyun.
  • Momma's Boy: Most of his photo updates and song dedicatories go for her.
  • No Sense of Personal Space: It's revealed in an interview that the others remember Yesung has the custom of going to all rooms and touch their philtrums (upper lips) in the middle of the night.
    • There's also another interview where the others tell Yesung tends to forget his towel before taking a shower and leaves the bathroom with nothing on to look for it.
  • One Steve Limit: Kangin (Youngwoon) and Yesung's (Jongwoon) names are pronounced very similar. Both have Stage Names.
  • Put on a Bus: As May 6th, Yesung joined the army for his mandatory military service.
  • Raised Catholic / Real Men Love Jesus
  • Stage Name:
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Apparently in fanon, Yesung loves coffee. He even bought a coffee shop for his mother called "Handel & Gretel", he and other bandmates attended as baristas for the opening day. On his 2012 vacations he went to taste all the coffee shops he could encounter.
    • As of November 2012, he has opened another coffee shop called "Mouse Rabbit Cafe".
  • Vitriolic Best Buds:

Full Name: Kim Youngwoon
  • Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking: When they appeared on the show Intimate Note, Kangin listed his own faults as being playing favorites with the younger members, not rehearsing well enough, and gaining weight.
  • Animal Motifs: He gets labeled as a raccoon.
  • Attention Whore
  • Big Brother Bully: He mostly fulfills this role in the group, especially because he often threatens the others with chasing them if they pull a prank on him.
    • Promptly the other guys back off quickly as soon as Kangin gets pissed off.
    • Another big example comes from EHB, where he started the trend of de-pant the other members on camera (they were using lycra shorts under, but it was still embarrassing for them). When the others tried to prank him as well, Kangin was Genre Savvy enough to tie his pants belt to avoid it.
  • Bromantic Foil: While Leeteuk is soft spoken and the Team Mom, Kangin is more of a tough Big Brother Bully towards the others, and is mostly labeled as the Team Dad because of how close he and Leeteuk are.
  • Dragged into Drag: Althought he pulls it off very decently, despite still looking very butch.
  • The Dreaded: The other members immediately get away when they fear Kangin will go after them when they mock him.
    • In Intimate Note, when it was Kangin's turn to yell the things he disliked about them, Heechul and Eunhyuk's first reaction is to say "Pass him! Pass him!"
  • Embarrassing Tattoo: Kangin's back tattoo reads "Actions are more prection than words". Prection has since become a Memetic Mutation in the fandom.
  • Hollywood Pudgy: Invoked, since he's not that fat, but he's considered one of the most heavy in the group with Shindong. The others use the card when they want to insult Kangin.
  • Hot-Blooded
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Leeteuk. To the point of doing Ho Yay on purpose.
    • It's even rumoured between the fandom that the company made them sign an agreement of reducing the amounts of fanservice.
  • The Host: Among the members who received MC training, he also was invited to host many variety shows.
  • The Lancer: He was this during the first two years. Basically accompanies his and Leeteuk's Team Dad and Team Mom roles.
  • Lovable Jock: He's the strongest member on the group and the only one who could lift weights successfully; also a cuddly bear when he's being sweet.
  • One Steve Limit: Kangin (Youngwoon) and Yesung's (Jongwoon) names are pronounced very similarly. Both have Stage Names.
  • Put on a Bus: After his Bar Brawl and DUI hit and run. He later joined the South Korean military for his two years of mandatory service instead of returning to the group.
  • Stage Name:
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Leeteuk is Sensitive to Kangin's Manly.
  • Team Dad: He backs Leeteuk up.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Heechul, Sungmin and Yesung.

Full Name: Shin Donghee

Full Name: Lee Sungmin
  • Animal Motifs: His animal is a pink rabbit (because of his teeth and his cute looks).
  • The Cutie
    • Badass Adorable/Cute Bruiser: Sungmin is widely regarded as cute, but he also is a Tae Kwon Do black belt. He also said he applied to the Police Corps for his future mandatory military service.
    • Coy, Girlish Flirt Pose: He is also expert on this when doing crossdressing.
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady
  • Deliberately Cute Child: Some see Sungmin's cuteness as this.
  • Female Gaze: Sungmin is also best known for having the best butt from the group. Even the others elected him as such in an interview.
  • He's Got Legs: Sungmin and Kyuhyun may also count; fans tend to pay special attention to their 'honey thighs'.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Eunhyuk and Kyuhyun (last one provides lots of intentional Ho Yay).
  • Jack-of-All-Trades: Forever the outsider, not quite entering the ranks of the main vocalists or dancers (considered to be ranked fourth best for each, just after the respective Spotlight Stealing Squads (see below)). Also has an innate talent to pick things up far quicker than others on variety shows (ranging from bubble-blowing, to flairtending, to magic tricks... the list goes on).
  • Never Live It Down: Invoked. Sungmin gets every opportunity he has on TV to remind Heechul they had to kiss during Heechul's number in the Super Show II.
    From Intimate Note:
    Sungmin: Heechul hyung. About that time when we kissed.
    Heechul: You're bringing this up again?!
    Sungmin: I did it, right? Then why do you still hate me? LOL
    Sungmin: In the end he said I did it better!!
    Heechul: That already sounds weird!!
  • Real Men Wear Pink: LITERALLY. To the point he himself started to reconsider changing his wardrobe when he realized there was too many pink items there.
  • Renaissance Man: He's not only considered a great singer and dancer in a group with several members that specialize in those fields, he's an actor, MC, and a musical star. He's fluent in Japanese (even starring in Japanese musicals, which is a first for any Korean pop star), plays several instruments including the guitar and the bass guitar, and is a martial arts expert. He's also one of two Super Junior members that is in every sub-group (excluding SJ-KRY, but he has performed with them).
  • Sweet Tooth: He really likes sweets and deserts. His favorite vegetable is even sweet pumpkin.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Heechul and Kangin.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Sweet pumpkins. Even used for some of the Super Junior Show's shorts.
  • Wholesome Crossdresser: Along with Heechul and Leeteuk, he can also make it work TOO well.

Full Name: Lee Hyukjae

Full Name: Lee Donghae

Full Name: Choi Siwon
  • Animal Motifs: Got teased a lot as "horse"
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: At least partly responsible for his... interesting facial expressions.
  • Bromantic Foil: He is the inversion to both Heechul and Hankyung.
    • To Heechul, as the older one is more flamboyant as Hot-Blooded, unlike Siwon who, despite being the Mr. Fanservice of the group, tries to be low key and polite.
    • In comparison, Hankyung is less of a Large Ham than Heechul, but he is also outgoing and assertive, in contrast to Siwon's calm personality.
  • The Face: He's mostly in the center of all the group pictures.
  • Female Gaze: Special attention is always paid to his abs.
  • Friend to All Children: Siwon loves children and loves taking pictures with them.
  • Gratuitous English: Siwon is said to be the one ho speaks English the best. He's the one who delivered the English acceptance speech at the MAMA awards, after Leeteuk gave his speech in Korean.
    • He's also the one who talks for the SM's international casting call videos when Henry is not there.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Hankyung. Also with Heechul.
  • Mean Character, Nice Actor: He often gets roles of rich, egocentric Handsome Lech, when in reality he is the cristian and the most well-behaved from the band.
  • Mr. Fanservice: All of the boys are, but he's the most prominent. Probably helps that he's known for his chocolate abs and good looks.
  • Off Model: An odd Real Life example, but he's known to some as DerpWon. Watch some of their M Vs and performances, and chances are if you pause with him in the shot he'll be derping.
  • Prince Charming: How Siwon, a rich pretty-boy actor-singer-model with impeccable manners, is perceived.
  • Real Men Love Jesus: Most of his tweets are about God and his pastoral group.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Coca-Cola. In a footage, Donghae is trying to take a sip of his soda and Siwon refused... until he noticed there was a camera filming.

Full Name: Kim Ryeowook

Full Name: Kim Kibum
  • But Not Too Foreign: Kibum is a natural-born Korean who spent a few years in California. He admits that he pretty much never left the Koreatown area though.
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • Motor Mouth: Was the 3rd designated rapper until his Put on a Bus.
  • Not so Above It All: Kibum is quiet, calm, collected — and yet is perfectly happy to make a fool out of himself on TV.
  • One Steve Limit: Not in the band, but in the same company. He and SHINee's Key share the same name.
  • Put on a Bus: After appearing in the promotional material for the 3rd album, Kibum didn't participate in any of the live performances. It was later announced that he was going to devote full-time to his acting carreer, also stating many times he didn't leave the band. Despite that, his profile is not shown in later Super Junior album profiles, instead only appearing as an individual actor in the SM website and fanmeetings (where he is presented as "Actor Kim Kibum" instead of "Super Junior Kim Kibum").
  • Sir Not-Appearing-in-This-Trailer: He only appeared in the trailers for "Sorry, Sorry" and "It's You", and only appears in the photos for the Super Show 2 concert, but went completely absent from Bonamana and so on.
  • When He Smiles

Full Name: Cho Kyuhyun
  • Adorkable
  • Big Eater: For proof see his Twitter, where he frequently posts pictures of himself eating out with friends or tucking in to the support packages his fans send him.
  • Brainy Brunette: During EHB, when all the members were asked if they were in any sports team back in highschool, Kyuhyun proudly answered he was a "Mathathlete" and won the tournaments.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: There are good reasons Zhou Mi has nicknamed Kyuhyun his "little space case."
  • Deadpan Snarker: Takes his chance everytime they're in a variety show.
  • Deliberately Cute Child: Kyuhyun may also be seen as this, although he tends to utilise the role of team brat to create this effect. Also, he gets automatic points for being the maknae (youngest).
  • The Determinator: He recovered from his post-accident rehab and was able to perform again, contrary to his doctor's predictions.
    • From EHB, He was the only one from his team to hit the center with his arrow after many hours of practicing. Let's consider he was fresh out of his physical rehab, which counts as a Crowning Moment Of Awesome.
  • Fan Nickname: Invoked by even by the members. Kyuhyun actually has infinite nicknames. One needs only to attach "Kyu" to a short word, as in TroperKyu. The possibilities are practically endless.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Sungmin and Zhou Mi. Ho Yay played for Ship Tease.
  • Momma's Boy
  • Mouthy Kid: To his hyungs... and most people in general.
  • Near Death Experience: In April 2007, Kyuhyun, along with Leeteuk, Eunhyuk and Shindong, suffered a car accident. He almost died because of it and had a very long recovery period.
  • Real Men Love Jesus
  • Snark-to-Snark Combat: Seems to be his favorite dynamic with the others.
  • The Smart Guy: Good grades in school, Mathathlete champion and always finds a way to outsmart his bandmates.
  • Troll: It's well known he enjoys pissing off his hyungs, but some of his best trolling happens online while interacting with the fans.
  • Sixth Ranger: Or more accurately the "13th Ranger", with him the last member to join the main group.
  • When He Smiles

Super Junior M

This subunit consists of Hangeng (who left the group in 2011), Siwon, Donghae, Ryeowook and Kyuhyun, plus Henry and Zhoumi,who are exclusive to this subunit. After Hangeng left, Eunhyuk and Sungmin were also added.In general:
  • Sixth Ranger: Both Henry and Zhoumi.
  • Token Minority: Hankyung (while still in the band) was the first Chinese member, Zhoumi is currently the only Chinese member, while Henry is Canadian (his mother is Taiwanese and his father is from Hong Kong).
  • West Coast Team: Kinda. They are the team for Chinese releases.

Full Name: Henry Lau
  • The Ace / Renaissance Man: He can play violin, dance, both at the same time, sing, play guitar and piano, speak English, Korean and Mandarin.
  • Canada, Eh?
  • Funny Foreigner
  • Gratuitous English: Since he's canadian, his raps have more english than chinese.
  • Motor Mouth: Has rap parts in english.
  • Omniglot: His native language is English, he is also fluent in Mandarin and Korean. In addition, he can also speak Cantonese, Taiwanese Hokkien, a little Japanese and Thai, and basic French, which he learned while in Canada.
  • Ship Tease:
    • First with Ryeowook during the SJM debut in China.
    • Lately with FX's Amber, since both of them take a lot of selfies together having dinner, going to the gym, and also Amber featuring in two of his songs (his Super Show cover of "Baby" and "1-3-4 I love you"). They also happen to speak the same language, both are chinese descendants and are very similar.
  • Sixth Ranger: Subverted. He almost got to join, but the fans protested so hard that he only joined the sub-division M.

Full Name: Zhou Mi
  • Adorkable: Whenever he is Squeeing, he is this, contrasting with him not being one of the younger members and the tallest.
  • Camp Straight: Fans tend to up this to Camp Gay since he considers shopping a legit sport.
  • Embarrassing Nickname: Heechul named him "Seasoning", because his name in Korean, "Jomyuk", sounds similar to a sauce. The Japanese version of his name, Choumi, also literally means "seasoning".
  • The Fashionista: He considers shopping a legit sport.
  • Funny Foreigner
  • He's Got Legs: They're very skinny, and VERY long.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Kyuhyun
  • In Touch with His Feminine Side: Every one of the traits apply to him:
    • In his drama, he was tasked with punching fellow lead Calvin Chen twice. Each one of the punches appeared to have been made with the side of his hand.
    • Fans consider him to be quite shy, although he's a trained MC.
    • When f(x) was going to debut, he met with member Victoria and the two of them cried happily about it, despite everyone else celebrating.
    • As noted above, he loves shopping. When going on vacation, he takes an empty suitcase with him for purchases and almost always brings it back full. Sometimes he needs to buy another one while he's there.
    • He's been very thin since before his debut, and still is, gym time notwithstanding. Also tends to wear lensless glasses a lot and has had a variety of fancy haircuts.
  • Like Brother and Sister: He and Victoria were cast as leads for a Taiwanese drama. For the kiss scene, they couldn't help laughing awkwardly, and said they were like siblings.
  • Motor Mouth: For the 2nd half of the mandarin raps.
  • Gentle Giant: The man honestly would not, could not hurt a fly.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: See Fashionista above.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: He's sensitive next to Kyuhyun as Manly Man.
  • Sixth Ranger: Subverted. See Henry's section above.
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