“Rocket Punch” Debuts: The Former J-pop Star Is Now in K-pop



On March 4, 2019 (KST), the Japanese Idol group AKB48’s member, Takahashi Juri, made a shocking announcement.

She said she was not only leaving the group but also debuting in Korea through Woollim Entertainment.

Juri did great during Mnet’s “PRODUCE 48” in 2018, but didn’t make it in the last match.

Juri and the five Korean girls debuted as a K-pop girl group “Rocket Punch” on August 7, 2019 (KST).

YeonHee (2000) is the leader of the group.

SuYun (2001) and SoHee (2003) were also in “PRODUCE 48.”

YunKyoung (2001) 

DaHyun (2005)