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Stars Awakening/Youth Star: Where Are They Now? (Idol Edition)

Stars Awakening/Youth Star: Where Are They Now? (Idol Edition)

Stars Awakening/Youth Star  (KR: 청춘스타; JP: 青春スター) is a reality survival show created by Channel A and ABEMA. The show, a Japanese-Korean co-production, premiered on May 19th, 2022 and aired every Thursday at 10:00PM KST on Channel A in Korea and on ABEMA in Japan.  The show consisted of three categories (idol, singer-songwriter, and vocalist) with individual competitions as well as group competitions. The show’s winner could be one person or one idol team. In the end, an idol group was created, n.SSign.
Where are the other contestants?

 

Debut Group:

(Debut) – Kazuta

— He will debut in show’s final lineup, n.SSign.

(Debut) – Park Hyun

— He will debut in show’s final lineup, n.SSign.

(Debut) – Yun Doha

— He will debut in show’s final lineup, n.SSign.

(Debut) – Yang Junhyeok

— He will debut in show’s final lineup, n.SSign.

(Debut) – Jung Sunghyun

— He will debut in show’s final lineup, n.SSign.

(Debut) – Lee Hanjun

— He will debut in show’s final lineup, n.SSign.

(Debut) – Jang Huiwon

— He will debut in show’s final lineup, n.SSign.

 

Eliminated Contestants:

(Episode 11)Kim Seunghyuk

— He sometimes post’s on social media.

(Episode 11)Robin

— He still appears to be a trainee under n.CH Entertainment.
— He recently opened social media and is regularly posting.

(Episode 11)Lawrence

— He used to post on his social media, but later deleted his Instagram. His current activities are unknown.

(Episode 9)Jeon Chibin

— He returned to his label ONE COOL JASCO Entertainment, then later on May 25, 2022, he was revealed as a member of the pre-debut group OCJ NEWBIES.
— On a TikTok comment on a fan’s video in October 2022, he revealed that he would no longer be debuting with the group.
— He regularly posts on social media.

(Episode 9) – Lee Taewoo

— He used to post on social media, but later deleted his Instagram.
— He signed under C-JeS Entertainment, on August 27, 2022 he was revealed as a member of the pre-debut group M.I.C (Made In Cjes), after finishing their live concert M.I.C Pre-View.

(Episode 9) Ha Seokhee

— He left his group KAIROS and has been posting regularly on his social media but later deleted it his current activities are unknown.

(Episode 9) – Tao Yuhan

— He returned to his label ONE COOL JASCO Entertainment, then later on May 25, 2022, he was revealed as a member of the pre-debut group OCJ NEWBIES.
— He was also supposed to be a contestant on MNET survival show Boys Planet but left sometime prior to its official airing due to being listed as a “Discharged trainee” on his profile.

(Episode 9)Park Gwanyoung

— He regularly posts on social media but went silent later.
— He is currently participating on MNET survival show Boys Planet.

(Episode 9)Park Mingeun

— He was regularly posting on social media but later deleted all post’s and privated his Instagram his current activities are unknown.

(Episode 9)Kim Junsoo

— He returned to his label Think About Entertainment and is continuing training there. He was still part of company’s pre-debut boy group DREAMER but later appears to have left the group silently after the group’s social media unfollowed his instagram he regularly post’s on his instagram.

(Episode 9)Son Mingseok

— He regularly posts on social media and posts his songs on Sound Cloud under the stage name SANO.

(Episode 9) – Kang Jeonseo

— He appears to be still signed under n.CH Entertainment as a trainee. Not much has been heard from him.

(Episode 7) *Left The Show – Takuma

— He left the show before episode 8’s release due to health reasons.
— He used to post on his social media, but later he deleted his Instagram. His current activities are unknown.

(Episode 7) – Jo Yiyeon

— She returned to her label Evermore Entertainment with Nam Yuju and Lee Sunwoo and is continuing training there. She is still part of company’s trainee group EVERMORE MUSE.

(Episode 7)Hwang Soojoung

— She returned to her group Hi-L and will continue to promote with them.
— On January 16, 2023 she announced on her Instagram live that she has left the group and will be focusing on modeling and on her YouTube channel from now on.

(Episode 7)Kim Gawon

— She is regularly posting on her social media.
— She appears to have signed under MOD HAUS and is supposed to unrevealed member of tripleS but it’s unknown.

(Episode 7)Park Seohee

— She regularly posts on her social media.

(Episode 7) – Lee Yeeun

— She returned to her label Saltlight Love and is still part of trot group LILAI.

(Episode 7) – Baek Narin

— Nothing has been heard from her since the show ended.

(Episode 7) – Nam Yuju

— She returned to her label Evermore Entertainment with Jo Yijeon and Lee Sunwoo and has continued training there as part of the company’s trainee group EVERMORE MUSE.

(Episode 7)Kim Gayoung

— She regularly posts on social media.

(Episode 7)Jeong Nara

— She regularly posts on social media.

(Episode 7)Park Yuri

— She returned to her label OUI Entertainment and has continued training.
— She regularly posts on her social media.

(Episode 3) – Jo Hyojin

— He debuted as a soloist with the singles “MAA (feat. Jung Haegil)” & “DELETE” under the stage name oi.
— He regularly posts on his Instagram.

(Episode 3) Chu Wonhui

— She regularly posts on social media.

(Episode 3)Yang Hejin

— She regularly posted on her social media but later deleted it her current activities are unknown.

(Episode 3)Son Miri

— She regularly posts on social media.

(Episode 3) – Kodai

— Nothing has been heard from him since the show.

(Episode 3)Kwak Yumi

— She post’s regularly on social media but later privated her Instagram.

(Episode 3) – Aito

— He used to post on social media but has recently deleted his Instagram, so his current whereabouts are unknown.

(Episode 3) – Park Jiyong

— He used to post on his social media, but recently deleted his Instagram, so his current activities are unknown.

(Episode 3)Lee Sumin

— She regularly posts on her Instagram.

(Episode 3) – Lee Sunwoo

— She returned to her label Evermore Entertainment with Jo Yijeon and Nam Yuju and has continuing training there as part of the company’s trainee group EVERMORE MUSE.

(Episode 3)Kim Chaehyun

— She posts regularly on her Instagram.

(Episode 3)An Soyeon

— She regularly posts on social media.

(Episode 3)Lee Geon

— He regularly posts on social media.

(Episode 3) – Yoon Junho

— Nothing has been heard from him since the show.

(Episode 3) – Lee Deul

— Nothing has been heard from him since the show.

(Episode 3) – Jeong Eunji

— She had an Instagram, though it was later deleted.

(Episode 3)Lee Taerim

— She regularly posts on her social media.

(Episode 3)Jang Jiyun

— She regularly posts on her Instagram accounts.

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