Reported via M2MPD and Allkpop, Tuesday (14/6), to celebrate their first comeback since debut, the members of Kep1er will go on summer games and missions as they build teamwork during a fun vacation. The reality show titled ‘DOUBLAST On Air’ will also feature exclusive performances of Kep1er’s comeback songs, as well as a special VCR.
Kep1er’s ‘DOUBLAST On Air’ will air starting next week on June 20 at 8 p.m. KST via Mnet and M2. On the same day, Kep1er will also make their first comeback with the 2nd mini album, ‘DOUBLAST’ at 6 pm KST.
The mini album ‘DOUBLAST’ contains a total of 5 songs, including “Up!” as the title track, “LE VOYA9E”, “Attention”, “Good Night”, and “Rewind”. ‘DOUBLAST’ is Kep1er’s first comeback since their debut in early January with their first mini album ‘FIRST IMPACT.’ After that, the Kep1er members were busy performing a new stage concept on Mnet’s music show ‘Queendom 2’, where they competed with more senior K-pop artists, such as Hyolyn, Brave Girls, WJSN, LOONA, and VIVIZ.
Kep1er is a project girl group made by the Mnet survival show ‘Girls Planet 999’. This girl group consists of 9 people, including Kim Chae Hyun, Huening Bahiyyih, Choi Yujin, Kim Dayeon, Seo Youngeun, Kang Yeseo, Ezaki Hikaru, Sakamoto Mashiro, and Shen Xiaoting. The name Kep1er itself is a combination of the word ‘Kep’ which means to catch a dream and the number ‘1’ which means nine girls gathered together to be the best.
Kep1er debuted in January 2022 with the first mini-album ‘FIRST IMPACT’ and the title song “WA DA DA”. The debut album successfully recorded more than 200,000 copies of sales in the first week so that it managed to occupy the Hanteo album chart. In addition, the title song “WA DA DA” has successfully entered music charts in the United States, Japan, England, Australia, Germany, Indonesia, and Thailand. To date, the music video for “WA DA DA” has been viewed 117 million times on YouTube.
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