Other Than Treasure: YG Entertainment To Launch Second Boy Group From “YG Treasure Box”
Get ready – for a second boy group from YG Treasure Box will debut too!
YG Entertainment’s Yang Hyun Suk announced through his personal Instagram account the debut of another boy group from the survival reality show YG Treasure Box.
In his post, he confirmed that the second boy group will be composed of six members.
He wrote, “I would like to thank everyone who supported 28 treasures. I would soon make the announcement for the second team comprised of six members, to follow the seven-member Treasure.”
He accompanied the post with hashtags #YG보석함 #YG_TREASURE_BOX #THE_NEW_LINEUP #COMINGSOON #YG.
An hour after, YG Entertainment posted a teaser photo, featuring six boxes with question marks uploaded on the show’s official social media channels, as well as Yang’s Instagram and the entertainment company’s blog, yg-life.com.
Members of the six-member boy group will be revealed one after the other starting January 30 at 11 a.m. KST. The final member will be introduced on February 4 at 11 a.m. KST.
First Team: Treasure
Last week, YG Entertainment completed the revelation of the seven members of its upcoming boy group from YG Treasure Box. On January 28, the official name of the seven-member boy group was unveiled as Treasure.
Treasure is composed of Haruto, Bang Ye Dam, So Jung Hwan, Kim Jun Kyu, Park Jeong Woo, Yoon Jae Hyuk, and Choi Hyun Suk. Following the completion of the lineup, the members greeted fans for the first time as a group through a Naver V Live broadcast on January 25.
The broadcast was well-received with 100 million hearts reached only few minutes after the broadcast started. In the end, Treasure received more than 130 million hearts from the 1.1 million people who watched the broadcast.
As of press time, YG Entertainment has made no announcement regarding the exact debut date of the first new boy group.