As summer falls upon us, the K-pop industry is buzzing with several new comebacks, keeping fans heated with excitement!
After the jam-packed month of May, fans can expect to see similar pacing for releases in June. The second wave of artists will make their comeback following the quiet start of the year due to COVID-19.
With many beloved established artists and newer groups taking the lead, June will be a refreshing mix of new music.
TWICE begins this month with their highly anticipated return on June 1st with the mini-album, MORE & MORE. The group’s teasers evoke a more mature concept in comparison to their prior summer releases. The members have dreamy makeup and hair looks reminiscent of the ’70s, matched with flowy outfits and fun patterns.
Fans cannot wait to see what the leading girl group has in store for this summer release!
Only three months since their last album, VICTON are back once again on June 2nd with a mini-album titled, Mayday. After receiving momentous support from their fans, their agency revealed that the group planned to make a quick comeback as a gift for the incredible love fans showed them. Their teaser photos hint a moody and sensual concept.
Many will be looking forward to this comeback considering the group’s recent explosive success. They particularly caught fans’ eyes through their synergy and emotional expression, leading fans to wonder where they will take their music next.
[#빅톤 뉴스] 빅톤 ‘Mayday’ 관련 정보+새 단체 티저 공개..컴백 분위기 예열#VICTON #Mayday@VICTON1109https://t.co/hfPGCBFB8I pic.twitter.com/DVb0erkSSj
— 플레이엠, Play M (@PlayM_Official) May 26, 2020
Ha Sung Woon
Ha Sung Woon returns June 8th with mini-album Twilight Zone. The idol, known for his usually sweet charisma, is turning heads with his recent concept photos. Matching the mini-album’s title, Sung Woon’s teaser images portray a mysterious and dark aura.
Utilizing intense neon lighting and displaying contemplative gazes in the mirror, fans are excited to see the artist portray new charms in his newest release.
AB6IX excited fans with their approaching comeback with VIVID on June 8th! The group recently showed four different looks for their concept photos. Mixing both cheerful, bright vibes with a more elusive and dreamy look, the group promises a comeback that will showcase both their boyish appeal and a more ethereal image.
Fans are eager to hear their newest album which may showcase the boys’ versatility in a similar fashion.
Super Junior K.R.Y
On June 8th Super Junior K.R.Y, consisting of members Kyuhyun, Ryeowook and Yesung, return with new music in their first mini-album When We Were Us. This release is significant for the trio, as it is their awaited comeback following their last single “Join Hands” which dropped back in 2015. Moreover, this will be K.R.Y’s first physical album following the sub-unit’s formation fourteen years ago.
SUPER JUNIOR-K.R.Y. The 1st Mini Album
[푸르게 빛나던 우리의 계절 (When We Were Us)]
🎧2020.06.08 6PM KST
⠀#슈퍼주니어KRY #SuperJuniorKRY #푸르게빛나던우리의계절 #WhenWeWereUs#슈퍼주니어 #SUPERJUNIOR #규현 #KYUHYUN #려욱 #RYEOWOOK #예성 #YESUNG pic.twitter.com/gCUJALc3q1
— SUPER JUNIOR (@SJofficial) May 18, 2020
WJSN prepares to take their fans on a magical journey with their comeback release Neverland. The mini-album releases on June 9th. Their teasers so far promise a whimsical concept. Featuring light pastels, flowers, and woodland creatures, the group will transport their fans to a magical world this summer!
[#WJSN]#우주소녀 MINI ALBUM#Neverland #TRACKLIST
Title #Butterfly 🦋
COMING SOON 💛#COMEBACK #우주소녀_컴백#네버랜드 #우주소녀6월9일컴백 pic.twitter.com/oz8E9C8adu
— 우주소녀 (@WJSN_Cosmic) May 17, 2020
Globally loved boy group, WayV, additionally join the roster for June comebacks. The group will release their first regular album on June 9th, called Awaken The World. Known for their catchy and impactful releases such as tracks “Take Off” and “Moonwalk”, fans are on pins and needles awaiting the group’s new project.
Despite opting for a more minimal first teaser poster, fans are already rallying together in excitement for the boys’ return.
On June 10th, DIA will return with their 6th mini-album called Flower 4 Seasons. The soft concept photo featuring only a single flower has raised fans’ curiosity about what to expect from the group. Their last summer release, “WOOWA”, was a brighter retro-styled concept.
This comeback’s turn to a more delicate concept has many excited to see a different side to the girl group.
N.Flying are set to reveal their seventh mini-album on June 10th! Called, So, 通 (literal translation: Communication), this comeback marks their latest release since October. Additionally, fans are excited to hear their new sound as this will be the first Korean project in which the group’s new bassist, Seo Dongsung, will take part in.
N.Flying announced the news of their comeback with a teaser poster for the mini-album’s title track, “아 진짜요. (Oh really.)” The minimalist photo has many eager eyes looking forward to what the group has to offer with their newest release.
N.Flying 7TH MINI ALBUM ‘So, 通 (소통)’
▶ TITLE – 아 진짜요. (Oh really.)
▶ ALBUM RELEASE 2020.06.10 6PM#NFlying #엔플라잉 #7th_MINI_ALBUM #So通 #소통 #아진짜요 #Ohreally pic.twitter.com/Rv2vkbzX7I
— 엔플라잉 (N.Flying) (@NFlyingofficial) May 28, 2020
BLACKPINK’s company, YG Entertainment, released an exciting statement that the popular girl group will return in June with a pre-release single on the 12th. Their first full album is slated for a September release, and fans are eager to hear the first track off of the album this summer!
IZ*ONE announced via their official fancafe that they are gearing up for a June release! The group plans to unveil their third mini-album on June 15th. The notice explained that members are in the concluding stages of their album production and are busy practicing choreography ahead of their exciting comeback.
Stray Kids had fans buzzing with the unveiling of the trailer for GO生, which will be the group’s first album release dropping on June 17th. Stray Kids rose excitement through the visual teaser released across the group’s official SNS platforms.
Featuring various sets such as a race track, a restaurant kitchen, and what looks like a science lab in the middle of a construction field, fans are looking forward to the mysterious release!
Stray Kids(스트레이 키즈) “GO生” Trailer
2020.06.17 WEDhttps://t.co/07uuppRU2D#StrayKids #스트레이키즈#GO生 #GOLIVE#StrayKidsComeback#YouMakeStrayKidsStay pic.twitter.com/WBUDwUsNAX
— Stray Kids (@Stray_Kids) May 27, 2020
Weki Meki will make their return on June 18th with their third mini-album called HIDE and SEEK. The group released a photo teaser on their official Twitter account, sparking fans’ interest. Showing a crystal chandelier with what looks like a bunny and fox mask on top of the fixture, Weki Meki incites curiosity regarding what they are preparing for this summer’s comeback.
Weki Meki 3rd Mini Album <HIDE and SEEK>
2020. 06. 18 6PM
Coming Soon#WekiMeki #HIDEandSEEK pic.twitter.com/aG05O2pB54
— 판타지오뮤직 (@fantagiomusic_) May 29, 2020
Pledis Entertainment confirmed to various media outlets that SEVENTEEN are in the process of recording their new album, planned to release on June 22nd. This will be their latest album release since last September, which showed their turn towards a darker concept rather than their usual fresh and bright sound. Many fans are curious about what charms the group will show next.
CIX excited their fans with a teaser photo of their newest mini-album which will release this month! This release is a continuation of their HELLO series which began at their debut in 2019. The group previously impressed with their fast rookie win with the song “Movie Star”, which occurred only a week after their debut.
Fans are eager to witness how the boys will grow in their latest edition of the HELLO mini-albums.
Woolim Entertainment confirmed to media outlets that Golden Child will return in June with a new album. According to their agency, the members have been devotedly preparing for their newest release. The group has been referred to as “the complete idol” package by Korean media after showcasing their impressive vocals and performances.
Many are anticipating the group’s comeback following their last release in January.
Difficulty keeping track? Here’s a timeline:
June 1 — TWICE returns with mini-album, MORE & MORE.
June 2 — VICTON returns with album, Mayday.
June 8 — Ha Sung Woon returns with mini-album, Twilight Zone.
June 8 — AB6IX returns with mini-album, VIVID.
June 8 — Super Junior K.R.Y returns with mini-album, When We Were Us.
June 9 — WJSN returns with mini-album, Neverland.
June 9 — WayV returns with album, Awaken The World.
June 10 — DIA returns with mini-album, Flower 4 Seasons.
June 10 — N.Flying returns with mini-album, So, 通.
June 12 — BLACKPINK returns with pre-release single.
June 15 — IZ*ONE returns with mini-album*.
June 17 — Stray Kids returns with album, GO生.
June 18 — Weki Meki returns with mini-album, HIDE and SEEK.
June 22 — SEVENTEEN returns with a new album*.
June TBA — CIX returns this month with a new mini-album*.
June TBA — Golden Child returns this month with a new album*.
*further details TBA upon release.
Sources: Yonhap News Agency | JYP Entertainment | Play M Entertainment | Star Crew Entertainment | Brand New Music | SM Entertainment | Starship Entertainment | MBK Entertainment | FNC Entertainment | Fantagio Entertainment | Pledis Entertainment | Star News | Off The Record Entertainment | OSEN
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