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My Teenage Boy/Fantasy Boys: Where Are They Now?

My Teenage Boy/Fantasy Boys: Where Are They Now?

My Teenage Boy orFantasy Boys (소년 판타지; lit. Boy Fantasy) was a survival show aired on MBC presented by Changmin. The show was sequel of previous survival show My Teenage Girl. It consisted of 55 contestants from various backgrounds.
The show started premiering on March 30, 2023 and final lineup would consist of 12 members and group would be managed by Pocketdol Studio and M25.
The final lineup was announced on June 8, 2023, with the same group name called FANTASY BOYS, but later on August 23, 2023 lineup was changed from 12 to 11.
It’s been 1 year since show ended, so where are the rest of contestants?

Rank-2 (Debut) – Kim Gyurae

— He debuted in show’s final lineup, FANTASY BOYS.

Rank-3 (Debut) – Hong Sungmin

— He debuted in show’s final lineup, FANTASY BOYS.

Rank-4 (Debut) – Oh Hyeontae

— He debuted in show’s final lineup, FANTASY BOYS.

Rank-5 (Debut) – Lee Hanbin

— He debuted in show’s final lineup, FANTASY BOYS.
— He made his debut in the company’s collaborative project group called A SIX on January 30, 2024 with the digital single “Lies All Love”, with Ling Qi in the lineup and couple of member’s from different group’s from the same company.

Rank-6 (Debut) – Linq Qi

— He debuted in show’s final lineup, FANTASY BOYS.
— He made his debut in the company’s collaborative project group called A SIX on January 30, 2024 with the digital single “Lies All Love”, with Lee Hanbin in the lineup and couple of member’s from different group’s from the same company.

Rank-7 (Debut) – Kang Minseo

— He debuted in show’s final lineup, FANTASY BOYS.

Rank-8 (Debut) – Hikari

— He debuted in show’s final lineup, FANTASY BOYS.

*Hiatus Rank-9 (Debut) – K-Soul

— He debuted in show’s final lineup, FANTASY BOYS.
— He is not participating in this comeback due to father’s passing, he is still in his hometown China.

Rank-10 (Debut) – Kim Wooseok

— He debuted in show’s final lineup, FANTASY BOYS.

Rank-11 (Debut) – Hikaru

— He debuted in show’s final lineup, FANTASY BOYS.

Rank-12 (Debut) – Kaedan

— He debuted in show’s final lineup, FANTASY BOYS.

*Left The Group Rank-1 (Debut)Yu Junwon

— He was supposed to debut in show’s final lineup, FANTASY BOYS.
— On August 23, 2023, PocketDol Studio announced his departure from FANTASY BOYS due to the group following disagreements about his contract between his parents and the agency.
— He regularly post’s on his Instagram.

(Episode 11) Final RoundTaeson

— He returned to his label GGA and continued training there.
— He regularly started posting on his Instagram.
— He held a fanmeeting in Japan called “My Boyz” on November 4-5, 2023 at The Grand Hall with Keum Jinho, Jin Myungjae and Kang Hyunwoo.
— He left his label GGA and was an independent trainee.
— He held a fanmeeting in Korea at Yangtae Ranch on January 12, 2024.
— He signed under YM Entertainment where he is part of the lineup of their trainee group UNNAME.

(Episode 11) Final RoundMoon Hyunbin

— He returned to his group CIIPHER and will continue to promote with them.
— He recently opened social media and is regularly posting.

(Episode 11) Final Round – Hwang Jaemin

— He returned to his label RBW and continues training there.
— He regularly post’s on company’s audition social media (@rbw_i).
— On July 19, 2023, it was revealed, through RBW’s publicy discolsed information, that he is part of their upcoming boy group RBW Boys with his labelamate Park Hyeongeun.
— He made appearance with his labelmates Park Hyeongeun and Kang Daehyon at RBW’s first family concert RBW 2023 Summer Fes ~Over The Rainbow~ in Japan on August 19 and 20, 2023. The following day, RBW Japan revealed that RBW Boys will be performing under the team name RBW Trainee New ID, later that same year group got official name called NXD.
NXD released their pre-debut special kit “Jump” on April 18, 2024.

(Episode 11) Final Round – Kang Daehyon

— He silently left his label Urban Works.
— He signed under DSP Media as an actor and trainee, he was regularly posting on his Instagram but later deleted it.
— He got moved to merged label RBW where on July 19, 2023, it was revealed, through RBW’s publicy discolsed information, that he is part of their upcoming boy group RBW Boys with Hwang Jaemin and Park Hyeongeun.
— He made guest appearance with his labelmates Park Hyeongeun and Hwang Jaemin at RBW’s first family concert “RBW 2023 Summer Fes ~Over The Rainbow~” in Japan on August 19 and 20, 2023. The following day, RBW Japan revealed that RBW Boys will be performing under the team name RBW Trainee New ID, later that same year group got official name called NXD.
NXD released their pre-debut special kit “Jump” on April 18, 2024.

(Episode 11) Final RoundHa Seokhee

— He started posting regularly on his Instagram, but later deleted it.
— He is confirmed to debut in boy group Celest1a produced by EunHyuk (Super Junior) and  Jongwoo (ONE PACT) with Hayato.

(Episode 11) Final RoundKeum Jinho

— He recently opened social media and is regularly posting.
— He held a fanmeeting in Japan called “My Boyz” on November 4-5, 2023 at The Grand Hall with Taeseon, Jin Myungjae and Kang Hyunwoo.

(Episode 11) Final RoundSanta

— He returned to his label Studio Wabi Sabi and regularly posts on his Instagram.
— He held a fanmeeting in Thailand on July 16, 2023 with his labelmates TK and YAYA at MTheatre Bangkok called “My 1st THAILAND FANTASY BOYS”.

(Episode 11) Final RoundYuma

— He recently opened social media and was regularly posting, but later deleted it.

(Episode 10) Semi-Final’s – Park Hyeongeun

— He returned to his label RBW and continues training there.
— He regularly post’s on company’s audition social media (@rbw_i).
— On July 19, 2023, it was revealed, through RBW’s publicy discolsed information, that he is part of their upcoming boy group RBW Boys with his labelmate Hwang Jaemin.
— He made guest appearance with his labelmates Hwang Jaemin and Kang Daehyon at RBW’s first family concert RBW 2023 Summer Fes ~Over The Rainbow~ in Japan on August 19 and 20, 2023. The following day, RBW Japan revealed that RBW Boys will be performing under the team name RBW Trainee New ID, later that same year group got official name called NXD.
NXD released their pre-debut special kit “Jump” on April 18, 2024.

(Episode 10) Semi-Final’sJin Myungjae

— He started posting on his Instagram but went silent.
— He held a fanmeeting in Japan called “My Boyz” on November 4-5, 2023 at The Grand Hall with Keum Jinho, Taeseon and Kang Hyunwoo.

(Episode 10) Semi-Final’sKang Hyunwoo

— He started posting on his Instagram, but later went silent on January (2024).
— He held a fanmeeting in Japan called “My Boyz” on November 4-5, 2023 at The Grand Hall with Keum Jinho, Jin Myungjae and Taeseon.

(Episode 10) Semi-Final’s – Kang Irang

— He returned to his label Maroo Entertainment and continues training there.

(Episode 10) Semi-Final’sKim Daehui

— He started posting on his Instagram, but later on January (2024) went silent.

(Episode 10) Semi-Final’sKim Beomjun

— He opened social media and is regularly posting.

(Episode 10) Semi-Final’sNam Seunghyun

— He returned to his label EZ Entertainment and continues training there.
— He recently opened social media and is regularly posting.
— He held a fanmeeting in G Space Hall called <Nam Seung Hyun’s Time Capsule> on September 16, 2023.
— He announced that he is leaving his label and his retirement from idol industry from now on.

*Hiatus (Episode 10) Semi-Final’sHayato

— He regularly posted on his Instagram.
— He is confirmed to debut in boy group Celest1a produced by EunHyuk (Super Junior) and  Jongwoo (ONE PACT) with Ha Seokhee.
– On May 15, 2024 it was announced that he would be going on hiatus to reflect after violating his contract.

(Episode 8) 4th SemesterSeo Sangwoo

— He silently left his label ONE COOL JACSO and their trainee group OCJ NEWBIES.
— He started posting regularly on his Instagram.

(Episode 8) 4th SemesterSong Duhyun

— He returned to his label EDEN Entertainment, but later left the the label and their trainee group Daily Note (now ALL(H)OURS) silently.
— He recently opened social media and was regularly posting, but later deleted his Instagram.

(Episode 8) 4th SemesterDaniel Hyuno Lachapelle

— He sometimes post’s on his Instagram.

(Episode 8) 4th Semester – Kim Kyuhyun

— He left his label Redstart ENM silently.
— He opened social media and was regularly posting, but later deleted it.

*Left The Show (Episode 7) 3th SemesterShiryu

— In Episode 7, after survivor announcement, he left the show due to personal reasons.
— He started posting on his Instagram.

(Episode 7) 3th Semester – Jeong Deun-haesol

— He returned to his label Allart Entertainment and their trainee group ALLART BOYZ, but later left the label and group silently.
— He signed under NineTwo Entertainment where he was confirmed to be in a lineup of company’s first pre-debut boy group 3WAY.
— On March 4, 2024, NineTwo Entertainment announced his departure from 3WAY.

(Episode 7) 3th Semester – Kim Seungjun
— He opened social media and is regularly posting.
— He signed under HOWLING Entertainment, where on November 13, 2023 he was revealed as a member of company’s first boy group WAKER.
— He debuted in boy group WAKER on January 8, 2024 with the mini album “Mission of School” under the stage name Leo.

(Episode 7) 3th SemesterTK

— He returned to his label Studio Wabi Sabi and regularly posts on his Instagram.
— He held a fanmeeting in Thailand on July 16, 2023 with his labelmates SANTA and YAYA at MTheatre Bangkok called “My 1st THAILAND FANTASY BOYS”.

(Episode 7) 3th SemesterIvan

— He returned to his label True Fun Entertainment and regularly posts on his Instagram.

*Left The Show (Episode 5) 2nd SemesterYaya

— In Episode 5, after survivor announcement, he left the show after, due to past leg injury.
— He returned to his label Studio Wabi Sabi and regularly posts on his Instagram.
— He held a fanmeeting in Thailand on July 16, 2023 with his labelmates TK and SANTA at MTheatre Bangkok called “My 1st THAILAND FANTASY BOYS”.

(Episode 5) 2nd Semester – Choi Minseo

— Nothing has been heard from him.

(Episode 5) 2nd Semester – Park Mingeun

— He started posting on his Instagram but later went silent.
— On August 14, 2023, he was introduced as a contestant on MBC M’s boy group survival show “Fan Pick” as individual trainee.
— He participated in MBC M’s survival show “Fan Pick” where he ranked 2nd making him a member of project group PICKUS under TNK Entertainment.
— He debuted in boy group PICKUS on April 23, 2024 with the single album “Little Prince”.

(Episode 5) 2nd SemesterBae Jaeho

— He returned to his label Woollim Entertainment and continued training there, but later left the label silently.
— He opened social media and is regularly posting.

(Episode 5) 2nd SemesterMoon Hyeokjun

— He started posting on his Instagram.

(Episode 2) 1st Semester – Bae Seungyoon

— Nothing has been heard from him.

(Episode 2) 1st Semester – Cho Yeonwoo

— He left his label Great M Entertainment, and their trainee group RARE HOUSE (now 82MAJOR).
— Nothing has been heard from him.

(Episode 2) 1st SemesterHa Jaemin

— He opened social media and is regularly posting.

(Episode 2) 1st SemesterJeon Byeongcheol

— He started posting on his Instagram, but later deleted it.
— Nothing has been heard from him.

(Episode 2) 1st SemesterJung Bomoon

— He opened social media and was regularly posting, but later deleted it.
— Nothing has been heard from him.

(Episode 2) 1st Semester – Jung Goohyun

— On August 14, 2023, he was introduced as a contestant on MBC M’s boy group survival show “Fan Pick” as individual trainee.
— He participated in MBC M’s survival show “Fan Pick” where he he got eliminated on final episode ranking 11th.
— Nothing has been heard from him.

(Episode 2) 1st Semester – Kang Seonjun

— Nothing has been heard from him.

(Episode 2) 1st SemesterLong Guohao

— He returned to his label ONE COOL JACSO and their trainee group OCJ NEWBIES.
— He auditioned for MBC’s survival show “Fan Pick” but unfortunately didn’t make it past the auditions.
— He opened Instagram and is regularly posting.

(Episode 2) 1st SemesterMoon Jaeyoung

— He started posting on his social media.

(Episode 2) 1st Semester – Nam Jinmyung

— He was posting on his social media but later deleted it.
— Nothing has been heard from him.

(Episode 2) 1st Semester – Oh Byeongyong

— He started posting on his Instagram but later deleted it.
— Nothing has been heard from him.

(Episode 2) 1st Semester – Park Seongmin

— Nothing has been heard from him.

*Left The ShowHinata

— On March 6, 2023 he was announced to leave the show due controversy over his private life.
— He opened social media and was regularly posting, but later deleted it.
— Nothing has been heard from him.

Note: If you’re looking for one of the participants’ social media accounts just click on their names and it will take you to their profile, though that’s only for the ones that haven’t debuted.

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