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Let's show! Who we are! Hello, we are VERIVERY.

—VERIVERY

VERIVERY (베리베리) is a seven-member boy group under Jellyfish Entertainment. They debuted on January 9, 2019 with their first mini album VERI-US.

History

Pre-debut

Jellyfish Entertainment confirmed on August 23, 2018 that they were planning to debut a new boy group that they have been preparing for a long time. They are set to make their debut on January 2019.[2] On August 31, Jellyfish Entertainment revealed the group's name to be VERIVERY.[3] On September 3, through Mnet's YouTube channel, it was revealed that VERIVERY will star in an upcoming reality show named "NOW VERIVERY" prior to their debut.[4] The first member, Minchan, was revealed on September 3 with a short video followed by two reveal photos and a behind the scenes video.[5][6][7] Revealed in the same way was second member Hoyoung on September 4,[8][9][10] third member Gyehyeon on September 5,[11][12][13] fourth member Yongseung on September 6,[14][15][16] fifth member Dongheon on September 7,[17][18][19] sixth member Yeonho on September 10,[20][21][22] and the seventh and final member Kangmin on September 11.[23][24][25]

On September 14, a new Twitter account was opened for direct interaction and communication between the members and fans.[26] Later on September 18, a teaser video was released for the music video of their debut title track, "Super Special", set to officially release on September 21.[27] The music video was then released on September 21 at 18:00 (KST).[28]

2019: Veri-Us, "Veri-Chill", and Veri-Able

On December 21, 2018, their debut date was revealed to be on January 9, along with the release of four teaser videos.[29] Group teaser photos were released on December 26 with individual teaser photos released from December 27 to 29.[29] Unit teaser photos were released on December 3 while the track list and album covers were released on January 2.[29] Individual character teasers were released from January 3 to January 6 with a highlight medley being released the next day.[29] A music video teaser for "Ring Ring Ring" was released on January 8.[29] They officially made their debut on January 9, 2019 with the mini album Veri-Us and the release of the music video for their title track "Ring Ring Ring".[30]

On March 7, a teaser video was released revealing the group's first comeback with their second mini album, which was to be released on April 24.[31]

On March 26, their fandom name was announced to be "VERRER".[1]

From April 8 to 14, individual teaser photos were released.[31] Group teaser photos were released on April 15 with the track list being released on the 17.[31] Unit teaser photos were released on the 18 and the highlight medley was dropped on April 21.[31] The music video teaser for the title track "From Now" was released on April 23 with the music video dropping the next day.[31] On April 24, they released their second mini album Veri-Able.[32]

On May 20, a special D.I.Y teaser was released for "From Now" with the music video dropping on May 31.[33]

On July 21, their first single album "Veri-Chill" was released with "Tag Tag Tag" as the title track.

On November 24, they released their official colors which consists of Pantone 7649 C, Pantone 136 C, and a glittering silver.[34] On November 29, the official colors were changed to Pantone 7649 CP, Pantone 663 UP and a glittering silver, allegedly because it was too similar to Jeong Sewoon's fandom colors[35]

2020: "FACE it" series and Road to Kingdom

On January 7, 2020, they released their third mini album Face Me, the first album in the "FACE it" series, with "Lay Back" as the title track.

On March 20, Mnet confirmed the 7 boy groups participating in Road to Kingdom with VERIVERY being one of them. The premiere date was then set to be on April 30.[36] During the 90 seconds performances, they danced to "Face It" to introduce themself and ranked third.[37] During the first round, which was to perform a "king's melody", they had covered "Mansae" by SEVENTEEN and ranked sixth during the second round.[38][39] During the second round, which was to perform your own song, they performed "Photo", a song from their third mini album Face Me.[40] They had ranked fifth during the second round, which was determined 30% by the contestants and 70% through votes of an online audience.[41] The next round was a collaborative mission where the groups were randomly chosen to become a pair and prepare a performance together. In the end, VERIVERY was partnered with TOO and they both agreed to perform "On" by BTS where they ranked second out of 3 teams.[41] Overall, it was revealed that cumulative score was fourth out of 6 teams, meaning they were at risk of eliminations. For the next round, their partners from the previous round had to choose a song for them to cover.[42] The song "Gogobebe" by MAMAMOO was chosen for them to cover where their cumulative score of the previous rounds is ranked fourth.[43] This means that they had not been eliminated and made it to the final round of Road to Kingdom where they release a digital single and compete with the 4 other teams. They then released the single "Beautiful-x" on June 12 for the final round.[44] During the live broadcast of the show on June 18, it was shown that VERIVERY had ranked fifth with the cumulative scores, meaning they will not be able to attend the program Kingdom.[45]

Following the conclusion of Road to Kingdom, on June 19, VERIVERY announced the release of their fourth mini album.[46] The second installment of the "FACE it" series, Face You, was released on July 1.

At midnight on September 28, the group announced they would be making a comeback with their fifth mini album, Face Us, the third episode of their "FACE it" series, on October 13.[47]

On October 20, Jellyfish announced that Minchan would be going on a temporary hiatus as he is receiving treatment for his anxiety. The group will continue to promote as 6 members until he comes back.[48]

2021: "Series 'O' Round 1 : Hall" and Series 'O' Round 2 : Hole

On February 15, 2021, the group teased a possible new release.[49] On February 17, it was revealed that they will make a comeback on March 2, 2021 with their second single album, "Series 'O' Round 1 : Hall".[50]

On May 31, 2021, Jellyfish announced Minchan's comeback after 8-month hiatus.[51]

On July 31, it was announced that the group will return on August 23, 2021 with their sixth mini album Series 'O' Round 2 : Hole.[52]

Members

Name Position(s)
Dongheon (동헌) Leader, Rapper, Dancer
Hoyoung (호영) Dancer, Rapper
Minchan (민찬) Vocalist
Gyehyeon (계현) Vocalist
Yeonho (연호) Main Vocalist
Yongseung (용승) Dancer
Kangmin (강민) Vocalist, Dancer, Maknae

Discography

Mini albums

Single albums

Remix singles

OSTs

Filmography

Reality shows

Trivia

  • VERI is an acronym for various, energetic, real and innovation.

Gallery

Promotional

Miscellaneous

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Soompi: VERIVERY Reveals Fan Club Name
  2. Naver: "Jellyfish's upcoming 7-member boy group" (Korean)
  3. Twitter: Group name reveal (Korean)
  4. YouTube: Mnet announced VERIVERY's upcoming reality show
  5. Twitter: First member reveal - Minchan video
  6. Twitter: First member reveal - Minchan photos
  7. Twitter: First member reveal - Minchan behind the scenes video
  8. Twitter: Second member reveal - Hoyoung video
  9. Twitter: Second member reveal - Hoyoung photos
  10. Twitter: Second member reveal - Hoyoung behind the scenes video
  11. Twitter: Third member reveal - Gyehyeon video
  12. Twitter: Third member reveal - Gyehyeon photos
  13. Twitter: Third member reveal - Gyehyeon behind the scenes video
  14. Twitter: Fourth member reveal - Yongseung video
  15. Twitter: Fourth member reveal - Yongseung photos
  16. Twitter: Fourth member reveal - Yongseung behind the scenes video
  17. Twitter: Fifth member reveal - Dongheon video
  18. Twitter: Fifth member reveal - Dongheon photos
  19. Twitter: Fifth member reveal - Dongheon behind the scenes video
  20. Twitter: Sixth member reveal - Yeonho video
  21. Twitter: Sixth member reveal - Yeonho photos
  22. Twitter: Sixth member reveal - Yeonho behind the scenes video
  23. Twitter: Seventh member reveal - Kangmin video
  24. Twitter: Seventh member reveal - Kangmin photos
  25. Twitter: Seventh member reveal - Kangmin behind the scenes video
  26. Twitter: VERIVERY opens new Twitter account for fan interaction
  27. YouTube: "Super Special" M/V teaser
  28. YouTube: "Super Special" M/V
  29. 29.0 29.1 29.2 29.3 29.4 Soompi: Update: Jellyfish’s New Boy Group VERIVERY Gives A Fun Preview Of Debut With “Ring Ring Ring” MV Teaser
  30. Soompi: Watch: VERIVERY Makes Bright And Colorful Debut With “Ring Ring Ring” MV
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 31.3 31.4 Soompi: Update: VERIVERY Raises Anticipation With 1st MV Teaser For Upcoming Track “From Now”
  32. Soompi: Watch: VERIVERY Sweetly Confesses In “From Now” MV For First Comeback
  33. Soompi: Watch: VERIVERY Gets Playful In New “DIY” MV Teaser For “From Now”
  34. Allkpop: VERIVERY reveal their fun official colors
  35. VERIVERY on Twitter (November 29, 2019)
  36. 36.0 36.1 Soompi: Mnet Confirms Lineup of 7 Boy Groups Who Will Compete In Road to Kingdom
  37. Soompi: “Road To Kingdom” Has Begun: Check Out The 1st Episode’s Rankings, Rules For Eliminations And Advancing To “Kingdom,” Performances, And More
  38. Soompi: Watch: “Road To Kingdom” Contestants Kick Off 1st Round With Covers Of SHINee, SEVENTEEN, TVXQ, And More
  39. Soompi: Watch: “Road To Kingdom” Continues 1st Round And Announces Rankings + PENTAGON Tearfully Stages Last Performance Before Jinho’s Enlistment
  40. Soompi: Watch: ONF, Golden Child, ONEUS, VERIVERY, TOO, And The Boyz Stage Intense Performances For “Road To Kingdom” 2nd Round
  41. 41.0 41.1 Soompi: Watch: “Road To Kingdom” Announces 1st Elimination, Reveals 2nd Round Rankings, And Begins Collaboration Mission
  42. Soompi: Watch: “Road To Kingdom” Contestants Cover BLACKPINK, GOT7, Sunmi, And More + Winner Of Collaboration Mission Revealed
  43. Soompi: Watch: “Road To Kingdom” Eliminates Another Group Before Finale + Teams Perform Covers Of MONSTA X, MAMAMOO, And VIXX
  44. Soompi: Listen: “Road To Kingdom” Previews Teams’ New Tracks For Digital Chart Battle Ahead Of Finale
  45. Soompi: Here’s Who Won “Road To Kingdom” And Is Heading To “Kingdom”
  46. Soompi: VERIVERY Announces Comeback Right After “Road To Kingdom” Finale
  47. VERIVERY OFFICIAL on Twitter (September 28, 2020)
  48. Soompi: VERIVERY’s Minchan To Take Hiatus Due To Health
  49. VERIVERY on Twitter (February 15, 2021)
  50. Soompi: VERIVERY Gets Fans Guessing With Mysterious Teaser And Possible Comeback Date
  51. Soompi: VERIVERY’s Minchan Announces Return After 8-Month Hiatus
  52. Soompi: Watch: VERIVERY Drops First Teaser For August Comeback

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