SM has confirmed the departure of Sungchan and Shotaro from NCT.
On Could 24, SM Leisure formally introduced the long run plans of Sungchan and Shotaro by means of its official SNS channel.
SM mentioned “Sungchan and Shotaro will go away NCT and debut as a brand new boy group scheduled to launch in 2023. This resolution was made by contemplating the ideas of the members and the musical route of every staff.“
Additionally, SM mentioned,As NCT’s new unit symbolizes the ultimate chapter of NCT’s infinite growth, we wish to create a differentiated staff that extra intently matches the idea of regional origin inside the NCT universe. Accordingly, the proportion of Japanese members will likely be elevated, and the debut member choice course of and the staff launch course of, which haven’t been disclosed till now, will likely be disclosed to followers..”
The next is the total textual content of SM Leisure’s official place.
“That is SM Leisure.
To begin with, I sincerely thank the followers who love and assist NCT.
We are going to inform you concerning the future plans of Sungchan and Shotaro.
NCT members Sungchan and Shotaro gave an ideal efficiency. Nonetheless, after ending one chapter with NCT, they may debut as a brand new boy group to be launched in 2023.
We wish to specific our deep apologies and gratitude to the followers who supported and waited for NCT to debut as a brand new group.
Whereas getting ready for SM 3.0, after cautious consideration and dialogue with Sungchan and Shotaro, we got here to a call that greatest mirrored the artist’s ideas and every group’s musical and musical route.
We ask to your understanding and assist for Sung-chan and Shotaro, who’re beginning a brand new chapter.
NCT’s latest group would be the final group in NCT’s infinite growth, so we purpose to launch a bunch with a novel worldview that really represents the native identification.
According to this, they plan to extend the variety of Japanese members, reveal new members, and share their debut journey with followers.
We are going to give our full assist not solely to the NCT members, but in addition to Sungchan and Shotaro.
We ask for the unchanging love and assist of the followers for the long run.