BY Adrienne Stanley | Aug 14, 2015 02:25 PM EDT
On August 14, Fantagio released information regarding its latest male group, ASTRO. In addition to confirming the name of the group, the agency provided details and character breakdowns of the members.
The Korean outlet Sports World provided a detailed profile on the members of ASTRO. According to the report, the six-member group will have their
ASTRO will follow in the footsteps of their label mates, 5urprise, by debuting through a web drama. The group will work their way into the hearts of K-Drama and K-pop fans through the upcoming series, "To Be Continued."
"To Be Continued" focuses on a boy band who are transported to the past a day before making their debut. Teen star Kim Sae Ron is Jung Ah Rin, the girl who helps the band return to the present-day. 5urprise's Seo Kang Joon also appears in the series along with Yeo Reum of Hello Venus.
ASTRO is led by Jinjin who is a rapper. Sports World noted that member Moon Bin should be familiar to audiences, as he previously appeared child version of Kim Bum in the Hallyu hit, "Boys Over Flowers." He also represented a younger version of Yunho from TXXQ. However, is not considered the face or visual member of the group, but is included in the lineup for his dance proficiency.
One of the most well-rounded members of the upcoming group could be Rocky, who is noted as a skilled dancer, rapper, and vocalist. The visual member of ASTRO is Cha Eunwoo while MJ is noted as the oldest member of the lineup. By contrast, Yoon Sanha is the youngest member.
Established in 2008, Fantagio primarily represents acting talent and is involved in television production. In 2012, the agency launched its first girl group with Pledis Entertainment, Hello Venus. Hello Venus is now primarily managed b Fantagio along with the acting idol group, 5urprise.
ASTRO will win over the hearts of fans on August 18, when "To Be Continued" debuts on Naver TV Cast.
About the writer: Adrienne Stanley is a contributing editor for KDramaStars. She is also a contributing writer for KpopStarz, MTV Iggy, Viki and CJ Entertainment's KCON blog. Her passions include a love of K-pop and Asian drama. When she is not writing, she is hanging out on Twitter (@retrogirladdy).
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