JBJ or “Just Be Joyful” is a project boy group formed by fans demand. The members are consist of former Produce 101 Season 2 trainees with the original 7 member line up of Takada Kenta, Kim Yongguk (Longguo & Shihyun), Kim Sanggyun (Topp Dogg), Roh Taehyun (Hotshot), Kim Donghan, Kwon Hyunbin, and Kim Taedong but they had their official debut on October 18, 2017 without Kim Taedong.
According to Wikipedia “It was reported that the group’s contract would only be seven months long, but LOEN Entertainment expressed that they are open for any discussions to extend the group’s contract.”
JBJ will have fan meetings in Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong and the Philippines from the end of November to January 2018 as said from an article from Sports Seoul. There are still no details about the dates, organiser and venue of each country but most of the venues will have 3,500 seats.
An international entertainment industry official said, “JBJ receives a guarantee of 70% of guarantee when Wanna One first had an overseas fan meeting. As a newcomer, it is an unusual treatment. The fact that the overseas fan meeting schedule was confirmed before the debut also means that JBJ is confident of its potential and success in overseas market. “
Kpop fans power are unbelievable and amazing because of them JBJ was able to debut even though they weren’t part of the final Top 11 of Produce 101 Season 2.
ATMs/Amazing Team Maker (unofficial fanclub name), are you ready?
It’s time to save up!
Contributor: Erica Echaluce