BLACKPINK are ready to debut in Japan almost exactly 1 year after their Korean debut.
YG Entertainment and Avex Groups joint company YGEX have announced that BLACKPINK will be debuting in Japan later this year.
BLACKPINK will hold their debut showcase on July 20 at Nippon Bukodan in Tokyo.
【#BLACKPINK ①】初来日公演として1日限りとなるデビューショーケースを7/20(木)に日本武道館で開催決定🎉詳細はこちら✨▶https://t.co/Sj6cBRQbyY#BLACKPINK_JAPAN_DEBUT pic.twitter.com/JnW6foY4Rn
YGEX Staff (@YGEXStaff) May 16, 2017
Following their showcase, the group will release their first Japanese mini-album on August 9. Their debut mini-album will include Japanese versions of their 4 songs already released (Whistle, Boombayah, Playing with Fire, and Stay) as well as brand new, unreleased tracks.
【#BLACKPINK ➁】遂に日本デビュー🎉YouTubeで1億回再生を記録した「BOOMBAYAH」をはじめ、これまで発表した作品全てを日本語Ver.で8/9(水)にリリース決定💥▶https://t.co/sMjnSAy1sW#BLACKPINK_JAPAN_DEBUT pic.twitter.com/iUBZfcs8MF