[INTERVIEW] 151101 Winner on Japanese Magazine PopTeen December Issue

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10 Questions for WINNER Who We Want to Know More About

SEUNGYOON

Q1. Fashion item you recently bought?

Pants, jacket, denim. I bought it after properly coordinating them.

Q2. Favorite color of clothes?

I like matching whites and blacks on denim outfits. If I were to decorate my outfit, I add something red.

Q3. Place you often go when shopping (brand)?

I’m currently really into rock T-shirts. I like T-shirts with Rolling Stones or Nirvana printings on them.

Q4. 3 dishes that you would like in your lunchbox?

Takoyaki, tebasaki (T/N: Japanese fried chicken wings), eel (laughs)

Q5. Favorite food?

Hitsumabushi. The first bite I had of the rice and grilled eel was really delicious. I really like the ochazuke broth that you pour at the end as well.

Q6. 3 things you hope your girlfriend has?

It would be really nice if she could cook well (laughs).

Q7. Things you do during holidays?

I want to travel to some place and go shopping.

Q8. Clothes you want your girlfriend to wear on a winter date?

I want her to wear something thin inside and an outerwear I bought for her (laughs).

Q9. Thing you always end up buying at the convenience store?

Pudding that costs around ¥100 (T/N: Around 83 US cents)

Q10. Favorite Japanese word?

I’m grateful that so many people came.

JINWOO

Q1. Fashion item you recently bought?

Shoes

Q2. Favorite color of clothes?

White. I also like light coloured jeans and stripes. Just like what I’m wearing today.

Q3. Place you often go when shopping (brand)?

I can’t go shopping often so I don’t know currently trending brands but I like the Russian designer Gosha Rubchinskiy.

Q4. 3 dishes that you would like in your lunchbox?

Ramen from Ichiran (laughs) and for side dishes, chicken and broccoli.

Q5. Favorite food?

Takoyaki! During a filming, I made it and ate it. It was hot and delicious.

Q6. 3 things you hope your girlfriend has?

I hope she can cook well and drive a car.

Q7. Things you do during holidays?

If I got a few days off, I want to hold a party on a cruise.

Q8. Clothes you want your girlfriend to wear on a winter date?

Couple clothes. There’s a sweater that has two holes for the heads (laughs).

Q9. Thing you always end up buying at the convenience store?

Bread and ice cream. I buy Gari-Gari-Kun (T/N: Japanese popsicle brand) often.

Q10. Favorite Japanese word?

Are you well? / How are you?

SEUNGHOON

Q1. Fashion item you recently bought?

I haven’t shopped recently… I bought a MA-1 last winter.

Q2. Favorite color of clothes?

I like wearing grey during the winter. Because it’s easy to match with any color.

Q3. Place you often go when shopping (brand)?

I often wear the brand called FREIKNOCK, which my friend made

Q4. 3 dishes that you would like in your lunchbox?

Meatballs, fish aemono (T/N: chopped fish with miso), fried spinach

Q5. Favorite food?

Japanese ramen! Each prefecture has its own style of ramen so I want to go on a ramen tour.

Q6. 3 things you hope your girlfriend has?

If I have plans to marry her, I would like her to cook well. I really like a person who can cook at home well.

Q7. Things you do during holidays?

If I was given a holiday, I would go camping. I want to do a barbecue party and eat meat.

Q8. Clothes you want your girlfriend to wear on a winter date?

I want her to dress warmly. It’s important to protect oneself from the cold rather than be pretty!

Q9. Thing you always end up buying at the convenience store?

Tea. There are so many different kinds of drinks in Japan so I want to try every single drink.

Q10. Favorite Japanese word?

Combini (Japanese word for convenience store)

MINO

Q1. Fashion item you recently bought?

A belt that is black on one side and grey on the other side.

Q2. Favorite color of clothes?

These days I’m into khaki and browns.

Q3. Place you often go when shopping (brand)?

The brand VETEMENTS. It’s actually a brand for women but they have big sizes.

Q4. 3 dishes that you would like in your lunchbox?

Natto, sausages, kimchi!

Q5. Favorite food?

I like any kind of food but I especially like pork. I also really, really, really, like natto.

Q6. 3 things you hope your girlfriend has?

I think that all fathers in this world dream of wives who like cooking (laughs). So everyone, please learn how to cook.

Q7. Things you do during holidays?

If I had a holiday I want to do water sports. I want to go to the sea, rivers, and lakes.

Q8. Clothes you want your girlfriend to wear on a winter date?

Naturally, bikinis are worn best in the winter (laughs). Like going to the hot tubs while wearing a bikini (laughs).

Q9. Thing you always end up buying at the convenience store?

Green tea, beer, natto maki (T/N: natto and rice wrapped in seaweed). If I find natto maki, I always buy it.

Q10. Favorite Japanese word?

Let’s stay together until we die. I often say this during our concerts.

TAEHYUN

Q1. Fashion item you recently bought?

I bought a sweater yesterday.

Q2. Favorite color of clothes?

I don’t really buy clothes based on color, instead I often by suede or cashmere clothes.

Q3. Place you often go when shopping (brand)?

Rather than brands, I’m recently really into vintage clothes. I think there’s a certain uniqueness that only vintage clothes can express.

Q4. 3 dishes that you would like in your lunchbox?

Hot rice! Put a little bit of butter on top and 5 drops of soy sauce and mix it. It’s really good. Also, with kimchi.

Q5. Favorite food?

Cold rice eaten with side dishes.

Q6. 3 things you hope your girlfriend has?

I hope she doesn’t wear a lot of makeup. Someone who puts my heart at ease when I’m with her and someone who has musical or artistic preferences that matches mine.

Q7. Things you do during holidays?

If I had time off I want to party.

Q8. Clothes you want your girlfriend to wear on a winter date?

I don’t like it when people overdoes so I would like her to wear something natural and warm.

Q9. Thing you always end up buying at the convenience store?

Nail clippers. I really like Japanese nail clippers!

Q10. Favorite Japanese word?

Feel free / Go ahead / Please (Douzo). I think the pronunciation is pretty.

*We want to know your honest side♡*

Things only the 5 know about each other/

Just ranking the No. 1 of WINNER!

Members choosing the number 1 within WINNER!

It seems like we’ll be able to see the honest side of the 5 members♡

Q. Who changed the most after debuting?

SH: Mino! When we debuted, our concept was quite mature but Mino’s hairstyle became manly. It’s individualistic.

MH: I guess I changed the most appearance-wise (laughs)

Q. Who is most excited after performing live?

TH: Seunghoon is always excited.

SH: Yeah, I also think I’m always quite energetic. Maybe it’s because I eat vitamins often (laughs)

Q. Who speaks the most?

MH: Seunghoon. He’s always talking, right?

SY: He makes us laugh by imitating comedians.

MH: He gives us good energy

Q. Who causes the most incidents?

MH: Taehyun… No, I’ll change it to Seunghoon. He hurts himself often. He gets scratches often and he even falls off stages… It’s a long list (laughs).

Q. Who eats the most?

SH: Mino! He doesn’t eat multiple times but I think he eats a large amount each time he eats.

Q. Who takes the best selcas?

JW: Seungyoon!

SY: Me?!

JW: From the time when we were trainees, he took selcas every single day (laughs). He’s also good at choosing the best filters on apps

Q. Then who has the worst sleeping habits?

SY: Taehyun. He even sleep talks (laughs)

TH: I really didn’t know about this. But at times I find myself waking up in the morning at a different place so…

Q. If you had a girlfriend, who would you talk to for advice?

SH: I would talk to Jinwoo

JW: I would talk to Taehyun!

MH: Seungyoon

SY: I would talk to Taehyun (laughs)

SH: This means that we would just talk to everyone (laughs)

TH: I don’t think I’ll ask any of my members for advice…!

Q. Who would be jealous if you had a girlfriend?

SY: I think it depends on what kind of person she is. Since they are my members, I would congratulate him.

Q. What do you hate to lose in?

ALL: Everything!

SH: Because our group name is WINNER.

Translation: chrissy96_
Scan: xxmi_noxx

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