This Thursday, October 23rd, MIX & MATCH is set to air their 7th episode on Mnet. On October 21st, YG Entertainment released a teaser for it, showcasing the big anticipation for the group.
The short clip released today highlights the recent global fan meeting and voting event held by the group in Japan and China, showing their increasing popularity outside South Korea despite not officially making their debut.
Recently, YG Entertainment announced that iKON will be making their debut this coming January, heightening anticipation among fans. This is the second to last episode of MIX & MATCH with the finale being aired on October 30th. In just one week’s time, fans will find out who the final member’s of iKON will be.
Currently there are three confirmed members: Kim Jinhwan, B.I, and Bobby. Four additional members will be chosen between Goo Jun Hwae, Kim Dong Hyuk, Song Yun Hyung, Jung Chan Woo, Jung Jin Hyung, and Yang Hong Suk, rounding up the team to a 7 member group.
It was also recently revealed that the members would be chosen through a ratio of 30% of judges’ votes and 70% of viewers’ votes. In the teaser you can see stadiums filled with Korean, Chinese, and Japanese fans casting their votes and showing their love for iKON, while suspenseful music plays in the background.
You can watch the final episodes of MIX & MATCH this Thursday October 23rd and next Thursday October 30th on MNET at 11 pm KST. Don’t forget to check out the teaser below for the upcoming episode.