- On the Chinese microblogging website Sina Weibo, Jin went viral as the “cute candle guy” with over 100 million views in a span of a day.
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- A Twitter user shared a comment from Weibo that has received over 100 likes in which the Weibo user said, “There is a thick barrier of prejudice against Korea and BTS in our environment. But with pure happiness, cuteness and funnies, Jin easily crossed it and won over everyone. It’s really so impressive.”