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D1, Be the ONE! Hello, we are ZEROBASEONE!
(D1, Be the ONE! 안녕하세요, 제로베이스원입니다!)

—ZEROBASEONE

ZEROBASEONE (Korean: 제로베이스원; Japanese: ゼロベースワン; also shortened to ZB1) is a nine-member multinational project boy group under WAKEONE. Formed through Mnet's reality survival show Boys Planet, they made their debut on July 10, 2023 with their first mini album Youth in the Shade.

They will be active for two and a half years on a special contract before it ends sometime in January 2026.

The meaning behind their name is "the journey of nine trainees to complete as one after debut".[2]

History[]

Pre-debut: Boys Planet[]

On December 11, 2021, Mnet announced that the male version of Girls Planet 999, titled Boys Planet, would be coming in 2022.[3] On June 25, 2022, Mnet officially confirmed they plan to air Boys Planet in the first half of 2023.[4] On November 28, 2022, Mnet had officially announced that Boys Planet would premiere in February 2023, with a total of 98 participants from all over the world. The first teaser was revealed during the 2022 MAMA Awards.[5]

Boys Planet premiered on February 2, 2023 while the live finale was broadcasted on April 20, 2023, revealing the final nine members to debut the show's project group, ZEROBASEONE; Zhang Hao ranked first overall, obtaining a center position and a solo song on their debut album, followed by Hanbin ranking second, Matthew ranked third, Ricky ranked fourth, Gunwook ranked fifth, Taerae ranked sixth, Gyuvin ranked seventh, Jiwoong ranked eighth and Yujin ranked ninth.[6] During the live broadcast it was stated that the group would promote for two years and six months.

Following the finale, the group's official SNS accounts were opened.[7]

2023: Debut with Youth in the Shade, Melting Point[]

On April 24, WAKEONE stated that ZEROBASEONE is starting their debut preparations and are planning for a mid-2023 debut.[8]

On April 26, it was revealed that the group is filming a reality show.[9] On May 1, the group announced their fandom name, ZEROSE, through a live.[10]

On May 14, the spoiler film "Youth in the Shade" was released.[11]

On May 26, WAKEONE confirmed that the group is preparing to make their debut sometime in July.[12] On June 7, it was announced that the group will officially debut on July 10 with their first mini album Youth in the Shade.[13]

On August 20, a spoiler film was revealed for the group's second mini album, set to be released in November.[14] During the Hana Playlist concert on September 16, member Sung Han Bin revealed that ZEROBASEONE will be making their first-ever comeback on November 6.[15] On October 5, the group released a poster for their second mini album, Melting Point.[16]

2024: Japanese debut, first Japanese fan meeting, "Sweat", You Had Me At Hello, "Feel The Pop (Japanese ver.)", upcoming release[]

On November 29, 2023, it was announced that ZEROBASEONE will be making their Japanese debut in March 2024, also they will be held their first Japanese fan meeting in the same month.[17]

On December 19, 2023, it was announced that the group will release their first Japanese single, "Yura Yura" on March 20.[18]

On March 31, 2024, JBTC News reported that according to multiple industry sources, ZEROBASEONE is planning to make a comeback in May.[19] Hours later, a spoiler film entitled "Summer Came Early" was released, hinting at their upcoming comeback.[20]

On April 5, it was reported that ZEROBASEONE will be releasing a pre-release single on April 24, ahead of their May comeback.[21] On April 11, a teaser for the pre-release single "Sweat" was unveiled.[22]

On April 14, a poster was released which announced the group's third mini album, You Had Me At Hello, slated for release on May 13.[23]

On May 2, it was announced that ZEROBASEONE will be releasing a Japanese version of "Feel The Pop" on May 17.[24]

On July 5, it was reported that the group will be having a comeback in late August.[25]

Members[]

Rank Name Position(s) Nationality Agency Year(s) active
English Korean Japanese
8 Jiwoong 김지웅 キムジウン N/A Korean Nest Management 2023–present
1 Zhang Hao 장하오 ジャンハオ Center Chinese Yue Hua Entertainment 2023–present
2 Hanbin 성한빈 ソンハンビン Leader[26] Korean Studio GL1DE 2023–present
3 Matthew 석매튜 ソクマシュー N/A Korean-Canadian MNH Entertainment 2023–present
6 Taerae 김태래 キムテレ Main Vocalist Korean WAKEONE 2023–present
4 Ricky 리키 リッキー N/A Chinese Yue Hua Entertainment 2023–present
7 Gyuvin 김규빈 キムギュビン Korean Yue Hua Entertainment 2023–present
5 Gunwook 박건욱 パクゴヌク Korean Jellyfish Entertainment 2023–present
9 Yujin 한유진 ハンユジン Maknae Korean Yue Hua Entertainment 2023–present

Discography[]

Korean[]

Mini albums[]

Digital singles[]

Other releases[]

Japanese[]

Singles[]

Digital singles[]

Concerts[]

Fan concerts[]

Asia tours[]

Concert participation[]

  • KCON Japan 2023 (2023)[29]
  • KCON 2023 LA (2023)[30]
  • KPOP LUX x SBS Super Concert in London (2023) (canceled)[31][32]
  • KPOP NATION in Poland (2023)[33]
  • M Countdown in France (2023)[34]
  • KCON 2024 Hong Kong (2024)[35]
  • Music Bank in Antwerp (2024)[36]
  • KCON Japan 2024 (2024)[37]
  • SBS Mega Concert (2024)[38]
  • K-Wave Concert Inkigayo 2024 (2024)[39]
  • Summer Sonic 2024 (2024)[40]
  • KCON LA 2024 (2024)[41]
  • 2024 SBS Gayo Daejeon Summer (2024)[42]

Fanmeetings[]

Japan fanmeetings[]

  • TBA (2024)

Filmography[]

Reality shows[]

  • ZEROBASEONE Debut Show : In Bloom (Mnet, 2023)[43]

Variety shows[]

Trivia[]

Gallery[]

Main article: ZEROBASEONE/Gallery

References[]

  1. Soompi: “Boys Planet” Group ZEROBASEONE Announces Official Fan Club Name
  2. (KR) My Daily: 1위 장하오→9위 한유진…'보이즈 플래닛' 9人 '제베원' 데뷔 확정 [종합]
  3. Soompi: Mnet Announces Male Version Of “Girls Planet 999” Audition Program
  4. Soompi: Mnet Confirms Plans To Air Male Version Of “Girls Planet 999” In 2023, With Contestants Of All Nationalities Invited To Apply
  5. Soompi: “Boys Planet,” The Male Version Of “Girls Planet 999,” To Premiere In February 2023
  6. Soompi: Update: “Boys Planet” Announces Top 9 Trainees To Debut As New Boy Group ZEROBASEONE
  7. Linktree: ZEROBASEONE
  8. Soompi: “Boys Planet” Group ZEROBASEONE Confirmed To Be Preparing For Midyear Debut
  9. Soompi: “Boys Planet” Group ZEROBASEONE To Star In Their Own Reality Show
  10. Soompi: “Boys Planet” Group ZEROBASEONE Announces Official Fan Club Name
  11. Soompi: Watch: ZEROBASEONE Drops Debut Teaser Film For “Youth In The Shade”
  12. Soompi: ZEROBASEONE Confirms Plans For July Debut
  13. Soompi: ZEROBASEONE Announces Debut Date + Drops Teaser For “Youth In The Shade”
  14. Soompi: Watch: ZEROBASEONE Teases First-Ever Comeback With Spoiler Film For 2nd EP
  15. Soompi: Watch: ZEROBASEONE Announces November Comeback Date
  16. Soompi: Watch: ZEROBASEONE Gears Up For First-Ever Comeback With “MELTING POINT” Teasers
  17. (JP) ZEROBASEONE Japan Website: 2024年3月に日本デビュー及び日本ファンミーティングの開催が決定!
  18. (JP) ZEROBASEONE Japan Website: 3月20日(水)にJapan 1st Single 『ゆらゆら -運命の花-』 発売決定!
  19. Soompi: ZEROBASEONE Reported To Make May Comeback
  20. Soompi: Watch: ZEROBASEONE Teases Comeback With Spoiler Film "Summer Came Early"
  21. (KR) MK: [단독] 제로베이스원, 24일 선공개곡 발표...5월 컴백 예열
  22. Soompi: ZEROBASEONE Confirms April Return With Pre-Release Single "SWEAT" + Drops 1st Teaser
  23. Soompi: ZEROBASEONE Announces 3rd Mini Album "You had me at HELLO"
  24. (JP) ZEROBASEONE Japan Website: 「Feel the POP (Japanese ver.)」の配信が決定!
  25. (KR) Naver News: (단독) 제로베이스원(ZB1), 8월말 컴백한다…벌써 데뷔 1주년
  26. Soompi: Watch: “Boys Planet” Group ZEROBASEONE Announces Leader
  27. Soompi: ZEROBASEONE Announces Dates And Locations For "2024 ZEROBASEONE THE FIRST TOUR"
  28. Soompi: ZEROBASEONE Announces Stops For First-Ever Tour "TIMELESS WORLD"
  29. @kconjapan on Twitter (April 18, 2023)
  30. Soompi: Update: KCON LA 2023 Announces 2nd Lineup Including ATEEZ, IVE, THE BOYZ, And More
  31. @KPOPLUX_ on Twitter (August 31, 2023)
  32. Soompi: KPOP LUX SBS Super Concert In London Officially Canceled
  33. @mykpopnation on Twitter (August 24, 2023)
  34. @MnetKR on Twitter (September 9, 2023)
  35. @KCON_official on Twitter (February 7, 2024)
  36. Soompi: Watch: “Music Bank In Antwerp” Announces Lineup For 2024
  37. Soompi: KCON Japan 2024 Announces 1st Lineup
  38. @mega.mgc.coffee_official on Instagram (May 3, 2024)
  39. Soompi: "K-Wave Concert Inkigayo" Announces 1st Performer Lineup
  40. @summer_sonic on X (May 1, 2024)
  41. Soompi: KCON LA 2024 Announces 1st Lineup
  42. Soompi: SBS Gayo Daejeon Announces First-Ever Summer Edition + First Lineup Of Performers
  43. (KR) Herald Pop: 제로베이스원, 10일 Mnet 글로벌 데뷔쇼 개최..타이틀곡 최초 공개
  44. Soompi: ZEROBASEONE Confirmed To Appear On “Amazing Saturday” As Full Group
  45. @jtbc_K909 on Twitter (July 4, 2023)

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