FT Island member Lee Hongki’s talent in nail arts has been recognized in Japan.

Lee Hongki received the ‘Best Men’s Nail’ award at the recent ‘Nail Queen 2013’ awards ceremony held in Tokyo, Japan on November 11th. He also became the first foreigner to ever receive the given award.

On the day of the event, Lee Hongki appeared with his unique and self-designed nail ring. Other celebrities awarded at the ceremony include figure skater Miki Ando and AKB48’s Tomomi Itano.

Meanwhile, FT Island will be releasing their 5th mini album ‘The Mood’ on November 18th.