Yesterday (March 14), a consultant from Supply Music shared that ex-IZ*ONE members Miyawaki and Kim Chae-won had signed “unique contracts with the company” and can be becoming a member of its upcoming woman group.
Later that day, the Japanese idol took to Instagram to personally share the information along with her followers. “This time, I’ve moved to Supply Music underneath HYBE,” she wrote in Korean and Japanese.
Miyawaki shared that she had been unable to submit a lot on social media in latest months, and apologised for holding her followers ready. “Whereas I used to be lonely throughout the interval once I couldn’t meet you, it cheered me up once I noticed the assist you despatched me,” she wrote.
“Greater than something, I waited for the day I might let you know this information in particular person,” stated the singer, who additionally added that she was “working exhausting” in atmosphere. “Please present plenty of curiosity and assist for our future actions,” she concluded.
HYBE founder Bang Si-hyuk additionally took to Instagram to submit footage he had taken with the 2 idols, formally welcoming them to the company.
The as-yet-unnamed act will mark Supply Music’s first new group because it was acquired by HYBE, and because the disbandment of GFRIEND final Could. The company has but to supply particulars on the upcoming group’s title, projected debut date and remaining members.
Each Miyawaki and Kim joined Korean-Japanese venture woman group IZ*ONE in 2018 after showing on Mnet’s survival actuality collection Produce 48. The previous had additionally been a member of Japanese idol group HKT48 since 2011. IZ*ONE disbanded final April following the expiration of their contracts, and Miyawaki left HKT48 shortly after.