On November 14, JYP Leisure shared its funding report for the third quarter of 2022. The Ok-pop company is certainly one of South Korea’s largest, and presently homes acts like TWICE, Stray Youngsters, ITZY and NMIXX, amongst others.
Within the report, JYP additionally unveiled its plans for the ultimate quarter of the yr, and early 2023. This contains plans for woman group TWICE to make a comeback as a full group throughout the first half of 2023, which can be adopted by the debut of the act’s first official Japanese subunit.
The report didn’t specify upcoming TWICE subunit can be shaped by its Japanese members, Sana, Momo and Mina, or embody different members of the group. JYP can be within the planning phases of a “large-scale” world tour for TWICE in 2023, however didn’t embody when it’s projected to happen.
Rookie woman group NMIXX may also launch at the very least two albums by the primary quarter of 2023, whereas Stray Youngsters and ITZY can be persevering with with their ongoing ‘Maniac’ and ‘Checkmate’ world excursions.
JYP Leisure’s different plans for subsequent yr embody the debut of three new acts from numerous actuality competitors initiatives, specifically LOUD Challenge, Challenge C (China), A2K (USA) and Nizi Challenge 2 (Japan). Notably, the upcoming A2K venture was first introduced earlier this yr in collaboration with Republic Information.
The company additionally outlined its plans for the ultimate quarter of 2022, together with ITZY’s upcoming mini-album ‘Cheshire’, due out on November 30. The report additionally mentions a mini-album by Stray Youngsters, although it’s unclear if that is referring to their October mini-album ‘Maxident’, or an upcoming launch arriving earlier than the tip of the yr.