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Young K-pop fans may just kill for the chance to walk backstage on the set of “M Countdown,” a popular cable television music program in South Korea.

A few short steps and the immaculately styled Lee Sung Min, a member of the band Super Junior, whizzes by. Then up ahead, in a room with a paper sign showing the group’s name on the door, there’s Shin Dong Hee having his violet-colored hair fussed over, as Choi Si Won steps into the room.

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