K-Pop News 310324: BTS V, ZEROBASEONE and more

Let’s dive into the latest news buzzing the Korean Entertainment Industry for March 31, 2024. From anticipated comebacks and solo debuts to special cameos and updates on artists’ activities. Here’s what’s happening:

ZEROBASEONE Prepares for May Comeback

The Boys Planet project group, ZEROBASEONE, is set to make a comeback in May. Currently, in the thick of album preparations, the group has seen significant popularity in both Korea and Japan.

Their Japanese release Yura Yura – Unmei no Hana- achieved remarkable success. It topped the Oricon weekly singles chart and sold around 302,000 copies. This set a record for first-week sales by an overseas artist with their debut single.

Lucas Gears Up for Solo Debut with Renegade

Former NCT member Lucas is counting down to his solo debut with the single Renegade … Set to release on April 1st. After stepping back from NCT activities in 2021 due to personal controversies, Lucas announced his departure from the group last year and is now embarking on a solo career.

Song Joong-Ki’s Surprise Cameo in The Queen of Tears

Song Joong-Ki will make a surprise appearance in episode 8 of the tvN drama The Queen of Tears. This cameo marks a reunion with director Kim Hee Won and actors Kim Soo-Hyun and Kim Ji-Won. The production team expressed gratitude towards Song Joong-Ki for his impactful brief appearance, despite his busy schedule.

Jennie’s Solo Comeback Rumors Addressed

Jennie’s label, OA (ODD ATELIER), has responded to rumours of a June solo comeback, stating that there are no confirmed plans yet. Despite media reports suggesting Jennie is focusing on album production and planning solo activities, the official stance is that nothing has been finalized.

BTS’s V Spotted at Gangwon FC Soccer Match

BTS’s V took a break from his military service to cheer on Gangwon FC against FC Seoul at Chuncheon Songam Sports Town. V is serving in the Army’s 2nd Corps as part of the Military Police Special Task Force, with his discharge scheduled for June 10, 2025.

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