BigHit Leisure have unveiled their new boy group Tomorrow X Collectively and its first member, Yeonjun. Also referred to as TXT, the upcoming band are the second (and solely different) group to debut underneath the South Korean label after Ok-pop megastars BTS’ debut in 2013.
The massive reveal adopted a 24-hour countdown which BigHit started on an internet site with the URL ‘comingsoon.ibighit.com’ final night time at 8:30 pm IST (midnight KST) and an interactive venn diagram. Followers additionally discovered secret messages within the web site’s coding hinting on the introduction to a ‘new boy group’ and searched throughout the Web for extra clues. Personal or locked handles on social media plaftorms with the username ‘@TXT_bighit’ have been additionally discovered (which sooner or later did prove to belong to the upcoming band).
When the counter hit zero at 8:30 pm IST on January tenth (12 am, January eleventh KST,) the web site’s URL mechanically up to date to ‘txt.ibighit.com‘ with two pictures of Yeonjun and a solo introductory video. The group appear to be going for a contemporary, younger idea to replicate the boys’ reported common age of 17– within the video titled “Introduction Movie – What do you do?” Yeonjun is seen enjoying at a online game arcade, surrounded by neon colours, gaming on PCs, consuming junk meals and simply being an strange teen. The music within the brief clip is a brilliant burst of rock and roll, including a slight retro vibe to all of it. The video ended with a message in morse code which followers have decided interprets to the phrase ‘Dreaming.’
As of now Yeonjun’s full title, age and position within the group haven’t but been made public by BigHit.Â Rumours a couple of new group and theories round doable members’ identities have been circulating for a very long time, nevertheless the corporate onlyÂ confirmed in November 2018 that they’d be debuting a boy group in ‘the start of 2019.’
Tomorrow X Collectively (or Tomorrow By Collectively from their Korean title,) is rumored to include a complete of 5 members. BigHit Leisure has up to now neither confirmed or denied the quantity, however has began a second countdown (at 70 hours as of publication) to a different reveal on TXT’s web site.
Yeonjun and TXT’s unveiling led to hashtags like #TOMORROW_X_TOGETHER, #Yeonjun and #BigHit trending on social media throughout the globe. BTS’ fandom ARMY are welcoming the brand new band with open arms, desperate to see what extra they’ve in retailer in addition to what genres of music they are going to deal with. BTS’ meteoric rise over the previous two years and extremely spectacular discography have made them a troublesome act to observe and all eyes which can be at the moment on them may even now be on TXT.
”” BigHit Leisure (@BigHitEnt) January 10, 2019
I sincerely want #TOMORROW_X_TOGETHER luck on their new journey!
BigHit has laid the muse, and now BH can actually develop and increase their firm.
I prefer to assume @BTS_twt had an necessary half in that, too.
Combating, #TXT ! pic.twitter.com/4WMimzq5DM
”” Sara BTS ARMYâ„¢ï¸ (@SaraxBTS7) January 10, 2019
UPDATE: In a press release to Billboard earlier at this time, BigHit Leisure confirmed Yeonjun is nineteen years outdated, a talented dancer and that “TOMORROW X TOGETHER is a brilliant and youthful boyband the place every member is totally different from each other, shining in their very own solution to create a synergy. Simply as how their title suggests, the totally different members have all come collectively underneath one dream in hopes of constructing a brand new tomorrow.”