fun fact: catchers of the japanese professional baseball team, hokkaido nippon - ham fighters (北海道日本ハムファイターズ), kensuke kondo and ryo ishikwara use shinee songs as their theme songs. “321” and “boys meet u”, respectively. (source)
As a Shawol, I would never wish an EXO level fandom on SHINee. Like of course, EXO has more album sales and more concerts and all that jazz, but there’s also sasaengs and being over worked and dealing the press and antifans and scandals. Its scary to see what success can bring upon a group. SHINee has a bit of an older fandom that is happy with everything that the group puts out as SHINee and as individuals. Its a really fun fandom to be a part of.