Ahead of the comeback, ITZY shares concept film the second featuring the five members looking elegant like a princess. The crowns, dresses, and accessories worn by the members give the impression of luxury and a charming glow. The 33-second video was released via JYP Entertainment’s YouTube and ITZY’s social media on June 20, 2022, South Korea time.
Concept film this second time, very different from concept film first. Concept film the first which was also uploaded through the JYP YouTube channel on June 5, 2022, presenting Yeji, Lia, Ryujin, Chaeryeong, and Yuna who looked more mature. Appearance make up which is more bold as well as the poses of the members who are sharp enough to exude their very strong charisma.
Second concept film it was uploaded to welcome girl group comeback the auspices of JYP Entertainment. Comeback ITZY’s first after 10 months, after they released their studio album CRAZY IN LOVE.
This time ITZY will release their 5th mini album, titled CHECKMATE. Not only share concept film and teaser photosITZY has also released some content that they will share ahead of comeback.
Via schedule comeback which was shared via his Twitter account on June 2, 2022, it is known that ITZY has scheduled a release tracklist album on July 1. Then release poster title and title sneak peek for two consecutive days the following day. On July 4 to 8, JYP will alternately release concept photo of each member. Next there is online cover image, title lyrics poster, album spoilersand MV teaser to be released.
The mini album CHECKMATE ITZY will be officially released on July 15, 2022 at 13:00 KST or 11:00 WIB. Not only album and MV releases, ITZY will also broadcast Blueroom Twitter content and Mnet Comeback Special on the same day. Twitter Blueroom will take place one hour before the album’s release. Meanwhile, the Mnet Comeback Special will air at 17.00 WIB.
In addition to preparing to release the 5th mini album CHECKMATE, on June 16, 2022 announced via its Twitter account that ITZY is also preparing to world tour first. ITZY THE 1ST WORLD TOUR
Then ITZY will fly to America from October to November to continue concerts in several cities. ITZY has scheduled concerts in Los Angeles, Phoenix, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Chicago, Boston, and New York.