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Wanna be your star! Hello, we are ASTRO!
(Wanna be your star! 안녕하세요, ASTRO입니다!)

—ASTRO

ASTRO (아스트로) is a four-member boy group under Fantagio. Originally as six, they debuted on February 23, 2016 with the mini album Spring Up.

History[]

2016: Debut with Spring Up, Summer Vibes, and Autumn Story[]

On February 23, 2016, ASTRO made their debut as a six-member boy group with their first mini album Spring Up.

On July 1, they had their first comeback with the release of their second mini album Summer Vibes.

On November 10, the group released their third mini album Autumn Story.

2017: Winter Dream, Dream Part.01, first solo concert, and Dream Part.02[]

On February 22, 2017, they released their first special album Winter Dream.

On February 28, they held their first mini concert in Taipei.[1]

On May 29, ASTRO released their fourth mini album Dream Part.01. On the same day, their first solo concert called “2017 ASTRO Concert – The 1st ASTROAD to Seoul” was announced and was to be held on July 15 and 16 in Seoul.[2]

On November 1, the group released their fifth mini album Dream Part.02.

2018: Rise Up, "All I Want", and "Merry-Go-Round (Christmas Edition)"[]

On July 24, 2018, the group released their first special mini album Rise Up.

On December 13, ASTRO participated in the song "All I Want", along with their fellow label mates HELLOVENUS and Weki Meki for part of Fantagio's project FM201.8.

On December 24, they released their first digital single "Merry-Go-Round (Christmas Edition)". The non-Christmas version of the single was then later released in their first studio album All Night.

2019: All Night, Venus, and Blue Flame[]

On January 16, 2019, All Light, the group's first studio album was then released. Days later, on January 21, it was announced that the group would be going on their second world tour titled.[3]

On April 3, ASTRO made their Japanese debut with the release of their Japanese mini album Venus.

On November 12, Fantagio announced that Moon Bin would be going on hiatus as while he was preparing for the then upcoming comeback, he visited the doctor and was told to get sufficient rest and treatment.[4] On November 20, they then released their sixth mini album Blue Flame, with Moon Bin to not participate in the promotions.

2020: "One & Only", Gateway, "No I Don't..", Moonbin & Sanha debut, and "We Still (Be With U)"[]

On February 23, 2020, ASTRO released their first special single album "One & Only" to celebrate their fourth anniversary.

On May 4, they released their fourth mini album Gateway.

On June 11, it was announced that ASTRO would be holding their first online concert 2020 ASTRO Live on WWW on June 28.[5] On the day of the online concert, they then released their second digital single "No I Don't.." was released.

On September 14, ASTRO debuted their first subunit Moonbin & Sanha with the release of their first mini album In-Out.

On December 31, a remix version of their song "We Still" from their Gateway album, titled "We Still (Be With U)" was released.

2021: All Yours, Switch On, Japanese releases, and "Alive"[]

On April 5, 2021, they came back with their second studio album All Yours.

On August 2, ASTRO released their eighth mini album Switch On.

On August 25, they released their first Japanese digital single "All Good -JP ver.-".

On September 2, their fourth digital single "Alive" was released in collaboration with UNIVERSE as pat of the UNIVERSE Music project.

On November 3, they released their Japanese single "Ichiban Suki na Hito ni Sayonara wo Iou".

2022: JinJin & Rocky debut, Drive to the Starry Road, and "U&Iverse"[]

On January 17, 2022, ASTRO's second sub-unit JinJin & Rocky made their debut with the release of their mini album Restore.

On January 28, Fantagio announced that MJ would be going on a hiatus from all activities due to health issues.[6]

On February 6, Fantagio then announced that JinJin would be taking a break from activities due to health concerns.[7]

On March 6, after a month of recovery, it was reported that JinJin would be returning from his hiatus starting with the fanmeet 'Aroha Festival'.[8]

On April 9, Fantagio announced that MJ would be enlisting in the military on May 9 as part of the military band.[9]

On April 15, it was announced that ASTRO would be holding the concert title The 3rd ASTROAD to Seoul [Stargazer].[10]

On May 16, ASTRO released their third studio album Drive to the Starry Road.

On July 21, they released their fifth digital single "U&Iverse" in collaboration with UNIVERSE as pat of the UNIVERSE Music project.

2023: Rocky's departure and Moon Bin's passing[]

On February 28, 2023, it was announced that Rocky had left ASTRO after deciding to not renew his contract with Fantagio.[11]

On April 19, Moon Bin was found dead in his residence in the Gangnam district of Seoul by his manager.[12]

2024: "Circles"[]

On February 23, 2024, Fantagio announced that ASTRO will be releasing the special digital single "Circles" later that day, to celebrate the group's eight debut anniversary.[13]

Members[]

Name Position(s) Years active
English Korean Japanese
MJ 엠제이 エムジェイ Main Vocalist 2016–present
JinJin 진진 ジンジン Leader, Main Rapper, Lead Dancer 2016–present
Cha Eun Woo 차은우 チャウヌ Vocalist, Visual, Face of the Group 2016–present
Yoon San Ha 윤산하 ユンサナ Lead Vocalist, Maknae 2016–present
Former
Moon Bin 문빈 ムンビン Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Center 2016–2023[14]
Rocky 라키 ラキ Main Dancer, Lead Rapper, Vocalist 2016–2023[15]
Pre-debut
Ju Won Tak 주원탁 N/A N/A N/A
Son Junyong 손준용 N/A N/A N/A
Park Jihoon 박지훈 N/A N/A N/A

Units[]

Discography[]

Korean[]

Studio albums[]

Mini albums[]

Special albums[]

Special mini albums[]

Special single albums[]

Digital singles[]

Special digital singles[]

Collaborations[]

Japanese[]

Mini albums[]

Singles[]

Digital singles[]

Concerts[]

Tours[]

  • The 1st ASTROAD to Seoul (2017)
  • The 2nd ASTROAD to Seoul [Star Light] (2018)
  • The 3rd ASTROAD to Seoul [Stargazer] (2022)

Online concerts[]

  • 2020 ASTRO Live on WWW (2020)

Concert participation[]

  • 2022 UNI-KON (2022)
  • HallyuPopFest London 2022 (2022)
  • HallyuPopFest Sydney 2022 (2022)
  • 2022 Powerful K-Pop Concert (2022)[16]
  • We All Are One K-Pop Concert 2022 (2022)[17]

Filmography[]

Web series[]

  • To Be Continued (Naver TV Case, 2015)
  • Sweet Revenge (Oksusu, 2017)
  • Soul Plate (Naver TV Cast, 2019)

Reality shows[]

  • Astro OK! Ready (MBC Every 1, 2016)
  • Thousand Days of Astro (Seezn, 2020)
  • Astro Zone (YouTube, 2021)
  • Astro Hostel (YouTube, 2022)

Awards and nominations[]

Main article: List of awards and nominations received by ASTRO

Gallery[]

Main article: ASTRO/Gallery

References[]

Official links[]

Korean
Japanese
Chinese

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