Pentagon

  • I. Introduction:

    “Tentastic! Hello, we are PENTAGON!” —PENTAGON


    PENTAGON (펜타곤) is a nine-member boy group under Cube Entertainment. They were formed through the competition reality show Pentagon Maker and officially debuted on October 10, 2016 with their self-titled mini album.

    II. History:

    Pre-debut

    In December 2015, it was reported Cube will debut a new boy group within the first half of 2016. On April 26, 2016, Cube released a teaser video for the group. Prior to their debut, the final lineup would be determined through Mnet's reality survival show Pentagon Maker. At the end of the show, E'Dawn, Shinwon, and Yan An were eliminated with the remaining members to debut.


    PENTAGON was expected to hold their debut concert on July 16 but was delayed to the 23rd before it was cancelled for unknown reasons.


    2016: Debut with Pentagon and Five Senses

    Cube announced on September 30 that PENTAGON will officially debut on October 10 with their first self-titled mini album. It was also revealed the group will be debuting with 10 members including the eliminated members.


    The group released their second mini album Five Senses on December 7 with "Can You Feel It" as the title track.


    2017: Japanese debut, Ceremony, Demo_01, and Demo_02

    On March 7, the group announced the fanclub name as "Universe". The group then released their debut Japanese mini album Gorilla on March 29. The album consists Japanese versions of songs from their first two mini albums as well as two original tracks.


    PENTAGON released their third mini album Ceremony on June 12 with "Critical Beauty" as the title track. The album also includes their pre-release single "Beautiful" which was produced by Jung Il Hoon of BTOB.


    2018: Violet, Positive, Shine, E'Dawn's departure and Thumbs Up!

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    2019: "Cosmo", Genie:us, Sum(me:r), and "Happiness / Sha La La"

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    2020: Universe : The Black Hall, We:th and "Eternal Flame"

    On January 22, Cube Entertainment confirmed PENTAGON would be making a comeback with their first full-length album in February. At midnight KST on January 28, they released a spoiler video on their official SNS. This was followed by a trailer on the 29th, revealing the release date to be on February 12. On the 30th, the album's name was revealed to be Universe : The Black Hall.


    On September 17, PENTAGON confirmed that they are planning for a comeback. On September 24, Cube Entertainement uploaded a video trailer for the group's upcoming release. It also marks Yan An's comeback to the group. On September 28, it was confirmed that PENTAGON will release their tenth mini album We:th, on October 12.


    On December 15, Cube Entertainment announced the release of the digital single "Eternal Flame" on December 18.


    2021: Love or Take

    On February 10, 2021, Cube Entertainment confirmed that PENTAGON will make a comeback in mid-March. They released their 11th mini album Love or Take on March 15.


    PENTAGON Fandom Name: Universe

    PENTAGON Official Fan Color: UniNavy


    PENTAGON Official Accounts:

    Official Website: www.cubeent.co.kr/pentagon

    Twitter: @cube_ptg

    Twitter (Staff): @cube_ptg_staff

    Twitter (Japan): @CUBE_PTG_JAPAN

    Instagram: @cube_ptg

    Facebook: PENTAGON

    Youtube: PENTAGON 펜타곤 

    Youtube (Japan): PENTAGONVEVO

    V Live: Pentagon

    Fan Cafe: cube-pentagon

    TikTok: @official_ptg

    III. Members:

    Stage Name: Hui (후이)
    Birth Name: Lee Hoe Taek (이회택)
    Position: Leader, Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Producer
    Birthday: August 28, 1993
    Zodiac Sign: Virgo
    Height: 171 cm (5’7″)
    MBTI Type: ISFJ (It’s his own guess without taking the test)
    Nationality: Korean

    Military service On October 19, Cube Entertainment
    announced that Hui would be enlisting on
    December 3 as a public service worker.
    On December 2, it was announced that
    he would be self-quarantining as he had been
    exposed to an area where another person had
    contact with the virus and that his enlistment date has been postponed.

    On February 2, 2021, Cube Entertainment
    announced that Hui will start
    his service on February 18.

    Discography
    Collaborations
    "2016 United Cube Project Part 2" (2016)
    "Gaegasoo Producer - Streaming" (2018)

    OSTs

    "Bad Guys: City of Evil OST Part.1" (2017)
    "About Time OST Part.3" (2018)
    "On The Campus OST Part.1" (2019)
    "Welcome to Waikiki 2 OST Part 4" (2019)
    "Joseon Survival Period OST Part.4" (2019)
    "Chocolate OST Part.9" ("Alone") (2019)

    Other releases
    "Young" (Team Hui for Pentagon Maker) (2016)
    "Breakers Part 3" (2018)
    "Breakers Part 5" (2018)
    "Breakers Part Semi Final" (2018)
    "Breakers Part Final" (2018)

    Filmography
    Reality shows
    Pentagon Maker (Mnet, 2016) - contestant
    Favorite Entertainment (MBC, 2020) - contestant

    His mom is an English teacher.
    During the time of Hui fulfilling his
    mandatory military service,
    Kino will be taking the role as
    PENTAGON's temporary leader until
    Hui discharges from the military.

    Hui is noted for 59 works on KOMCA
    under the name HU I(10012816)

    Stage Name: Jinho (진호),
    formerly known as Jino

    Birth Name: Jo Jin Ho (조진호)
    Position: Main Vocalist
    Birthday: April 17, 1992
    Zodiac Sign: Aries
    Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
    MBTI: ISTP-T
    Nationality: Korean
    Instagram: @jinhogwarts

    Enlistment On May 7, 2020, it was announced
    that he would be enlisting in the
    military on May 11.

    He is expected to discharge
    on November 20, 2021.


    Discography
    Features
    Jung Ilhoon - "Always" (2018)

    OSTs
    "What's Wrong With Secretary Kim OST Part.4" (with Rothy (2018)
    "Big Picture House OST Part.3" (with BIBI) (2020)

    Other releases
    "Young" (Team Jinho for Pentagon Maker) (2016)

    Filmography
    Reality shows
    Pentagon Maker (Mnet, 2016) - contestant

    He can speak Chinese and English.
    He was the winner of "SM Everysing Contest 2008".

    Jinho is noted for 12 works on KOMCA
    under the name JIN HO(10012815)

    Stage Name: Hongseok (홍석)
    Birth Name: Yang Hong Seok (양홍석)
    Position: Main Vocalist
    Birthday: April 17, 1994
    Zodiac Sign: Aries
    Official Height: 180 cm (5’11″) /
    Real Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
    MBTI Type: ENFP-A
    Nationality: Korean
    Instagram: @_hongseokie

    Discography
    Other releases
    "Young" (Team Jinho for Pentagon Maker) (2016)

    Filmography
    Dramas
    Move to Heaven (Netflix, 2021) - cameo

    Web dramas
    Twenty Twenty (V Live, 2020) - cameo
    Blue Birthday (Naver TV, 2021)

    Reality shows
    Mix & Match (Mnet, 2014) - contestant
    Pentagon Maker (Mnet, 2016) - contestant

    He has lived in San Diego,
    Singapore and China.
    He can speak Korean, English and Chinese.
    He has lived outside of Korea for 11 years.

    Hongseok is noted for 4 works on KOMCA
    under the name HONG SEOK(10012819)

    Stage Name: Shinwon (신원)
    Birth Name: Ko Shin Won (고신원)
    Position: Sub Vocalist
    Birthday: December 11, 1995
    Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
    Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
    MBTI: ENFP-T
    Nationality: Korean

    Filmography
    Dramas
    Age of Youth 2 (Cameo) (jTBC) (2017)

    Reality shows

    Pentagon Maker (Mnet, 2016) - contestant

    Shinwon is noted for 6 works on KOMCA
    under the name SIN WEON(10019475)

    Stage Name: Yeo One (여원)
    Birth Name: Yeo Chang Gu (여창구)
    Position: Lead Vocalist
    Birthday: March 27, 1996
    Zodiac Sign: Aries
    Height: 179 cm (5’10.5″)
    MBTI: ISFJ-T
    Nationality: Korean
    Instagram: @9oo_sebumps

    Filmography
    Dramas
    Spark (Naver TV Cast, 2016)
    Age of Youth 2 (Cameo) (jTBC, 2017)
    Joseon Beauty Pageant (KBS1, 2018)
    The Witch Store (V Live, 2019)

    Reality shows
    Pentagon Maker (Mnet, 2016) - contestant
    Favorite Entertainment (MBC, 2020) - contestant

    Yeo One is noted for 9 works on KOMCA
    under the name YEO WEON(10012817)


    Stage Name: Yanan (옌안)
    Birth Name: Yan An (闫按)
    Position: Sub Vocalist, Visual
    Birthday: October 25, 1996
    Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
    Height: 187 cm (6’2″)
    MBTI Type: INFP
    Nationality: Chinese
    Weibo: 闫桉_PENTAGON

    Filmography
    Reality shows
    Pentagon Maker (Mnet, 2016) - contestant

    Yanan is noted for 1 works on KOMCA
    under the name YAN AN(Z9999900)

    Stage Name: Yuto (유토)
    Birth Name: Adachi Yuto (安達 祐人)
    Position: Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist
    Birthday: January 23, 1998
    Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
    Height: 185 cm (6’1″)
    MBTI Type: INFP
    Nationality: Japanese
    Instagram: @yuto_dachi
    SoundCloud: YUTO

    Discography
    Collaborations
    "Cerberus" (with Kino and Wooseok) (2021)

    Other releases
    "Kuro" (2019)
    "Pencil" (2019)

    Filmography
    Dramas
    Spark (Naver TV Cast, 2016) - cameo
    Age of Youth 2 (JTBC, 2017) - cameo

    Reality shows
    Pentagon Maker (Mnet, 2016) - contestant

    Yuto is credited for 39 works on KOMCA
    under the name YUTO(10012821)

    Stage Name: Kino (키노)
    Birth Name: Kang Hyung Gu (강형구)
    Position: Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist,
    Sub Rapper, Face of the Group
    Birthday: January 27, 1998
    Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
    Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
    Nationality: Korean
    Soundcloud: knnovation

    Discography
    Collaborations
    "Cerberus" (with Yuto and Wooseok) (2021)

    Features
    Kriz - "1 Sided Love" (2019)
    Kriz - "Hard To Love" (2019)

    Other releases
    "Young" (Team Hui for Pentagon Maker) (2016)

    Filmography
    Web dramas
    Twenty Twenty (V Live, 2020) - cameo

    Reality shows
    Pentagon Maker (Mnet, 2016) - contestant

    Kino lived in the Philippines for 3 months.
    He can speak Korean, Japanese and English.
    During the time of Hui fulfilling his
    mandatory military service,
    Kino will be taking the role as
    PENTAGON's leader until Hui
    discharges from the military.

    Kino is noted for 45 works on KOMCA
    under the name KHI NO(10012820)

    Stage Name: Wooseok (우석)
    Birth Name: Jung Woo Seok (정우석)
    Position: Main Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Maknae
    Birthday: January 31, 1998
    Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
    Height: 188.5 cm (6’2″)
    MBTI: ENFP-T
    Nationality: Korean

    Discography
    Collaborations
    "Gaegasoo Producer - Streaming" (with YooA and Hui) (2018)
    "Cerberus" (with Yuto and Kino) (2021)

    Features
    Hyuna - "Following" (2017)
    Kim Dong Han - "Ain't No Time" (2018)
    Jeong Young Eun - "Fine Day" (2020)

    OSTs
    "Welcome to Waikiki 2 OST Part 4" (2019)

    Other releases
    "Young" (Pentagon Maker) (2016)

    Filmography
    Dramas
    Spark (Naver TV Cast, 2016) - cameo
    Age of Youth 2 (jTBC, 2017) - cameo

    Reality shows
    Pentagon Maker (Mnet, 2016) - contestant

    Wooseok, Hui and E’Dawn wrote the lyrics for ‘Never’ for Produce 101.
    Hui and Wooseok wrote the lyrics for Wanna One’s debut single, ‘Energetic’.
    Wooseok’s the co-writer for song “No Way” by
    UNIT RED on The UNITalong with Seo Jaewoo and Kanto.

    Wooseok is noted for 82 works on KOMCA
    under the name WOO SEOK(10012818)

    IV. Discography:

    Korean

    Studio albums

    Universe : The Black Hall (2020)


    Mini albums

    Pentagon (2016)
    Five Senses (2016)
    Ceremony (2017)
    Demo 01 (2017)
    Demo 02 (2017)
    Positive (2018)
    Thumbs Up! (2018)
    Genie:us (2019)
    Sum(me:r) (2019)
    We:th (2020)
    Love or Take (2021)


    Digital singles

    "Beautiful" (2017)
    "Stay" (2017)
    "Eternal Flame" (2020)
    "Cerberus"[Notes 1] (2021)


    Collaborations

    "One" (with (G)I-DLE, BTOB, CLC, HyunA, Jo Kwon, Yoo Seon Ho) (2018)


    OSTs

    "Twenty-Twenty OST Part.1" ("Twenty-Twenty") (2020)
    "Replay OST Part.1" ("Honey Drop") (2021)


    Other releases

    "Basquiat" (2020)


    Japanese

    Studio albums

    Universe : The History (2020)


    Mini albums

    Gorilla (2017)
    Violet (2018)
    Shine (2018)
    Do or Not (2021)


    Singles

    "Cosmo" (2019)
    "Happiness / Sha La La" (2019)


    Digital singles

    "Daisy" (2020)


    Chinese

    Digital singles

    "Gorilla (Chinese Ver.)" (2017)
    "Daisy" (2020)
    "Do or Not" (2021)


    English

    Digital singles

    "Do or Not" (2021)

    V. Concerts:

    Solo concerts

    Tentastic Vol.1 ~Love~ (2016)

    Tentastic Vol.2 ~Trust~ (2017)

    PENTAGON 2017 Tentastic Live Concert in Japan (2017)

    Tentastic Vol.3 ~Promise~ (2017)

    Tentastic Vol.4 ~Dream~ (2017)

    PENTAGON! Great Live Concert in Japan 2018 "Your Whiteday" (2018)

    Tentastic Vol.5 ~Miracle~ (2018)


    Online concerts

    We L:ve (2020)


    World tours

    2019 PENTAGON World Tour 'Prism' (2020)

    VI. Filmography:

    Reality shows

    Pentagon Maker (Mnet, 2016)

    Road to Kingdom (Mnet, 2020

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