SM Leisure is making ready for the debut of a brand new trio this yr.
SM Leisure launched the video ‘SM 3.0: NEW IP 2023’ on its official YouTube channel on the twenty fourth, and introduced the technique of three IP groups, together with NCT’s new unit, new boy group, and new IP, scheduled to debut in 2023. New lady group.
New NCT sub-unit: collaboration launch with Japanese media + actuality present earlier than debut
Chul-hyeok Jang, CFOBecause the workforce at the moment being ready is the ultimate chapter of Infinite Growth, we wish to create a differentiated workforce that’s extra consistent with the idea of regional affiliation.“
To this finish, SM plans to extend the variety of Japanese members and collaborate with Japanese media retailers to share the method of member choice and workforce launch with followers around the globe.
As well as, as SM’s new rookies, two Korean and Japanese trainees can be revealed, and a workforce can be shaped by including members chosen by way of a actuality program earlier than their debut.
Jang CFO stated, “Please stay up for the brand new NCT unit, which can be lively in Japan, Korea and the world..”
Concerning the already revealed SM rookies, “It is a pity that Shohei could not be a part of the ‘NCT New Unit’ on account of well being causes. SM plans to help Shohei’s particular person actions.“
New boy group: Sungchan, Shotaro, Eunseok, Seunghan + new Korean and American members
Particularly, CFO Jang launched the second debut lineup that can be SM’s ‘new boy group’ and stated, “Sungchan and Shotaro will depart NCT and debut as a brand new boy group. SM newcomers Eun-seok and Seung-han be a part of. This new boy group, composed of members with Korean and American nationality, will grow to be SM’s new IP and open the period of ‘SM 3.0’ collectively.“
It was a call made after ample dialogue with the members and contemplating the musical course of every workforce. We requested followers around the globe to proceed supporting Sungchan, Shotaro, Eunseok, and Seunghan as they’re strolling on a brand new path.
Rookie lady group: Debut aim in 4Q 2023 + multi-member composition
Concerning SM’s ‘new lady group’, the third debut lineup, “After varied evaluations, they’re making ready a lady group with the aim of debuting within the fourth quarter of 2023. We hope that this workforce will present varied skills and charms and grow to be a part of ‘SM 3.0’ collectively. We ask to your anticipation and help.“
Jang CFO stated, “It was a bit delayed in comparison with the debut plan introduced by way of ‘SM 3.0’ in February, but it surely was a call made to point out one of the best look. We ask to your understanding, and we’re making ready good music and contents for all SM artist actions scheduled this yr. We ask to your continued help and expectations.“