Source Music and HYBE some time ago https://zenodo.org/communities/la-revanche-des-crevettes-pailletees-vostfr/?page=1&size=20 officially confirmed Miyawaki Sakura and Kim Chae Won will debut this year under management. Finally, their group name was revealed.
At midnight March 28, 2022, Source Music announced Lee Chae Won and Miyawaki Sakura would debut under the group name LE SSERAFIM. The name is an anagram of the English I’m Fearless.
The exact date of LE SSERAFIM’s debut is still unknown but they are reportedly ready to debut in May 2022. The number of members who will debut with Miyawaki Sakura and Kim Chae Won is still a mystery, but rumors are circulating that the group will consist of 6 people.
So, look forward to LE SSERAFIM’s debut, guys!
Source Music and HYBE previously confirmed https://zenodo.org/communities/en-corps-mantap-betul/?page=1&size=20 the joining of Miyawaki Sakura and Kim Chae Won through an official statement. They officially signed a contract in March 2022.
They will debut as members of the first girl group launched by Source Music and HYBE,” said a Source Music representative.
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“We hope that the public will anticipate and support the two artists who will show a new side of them at Source Music, which prioritizes quality music and content,” he continued.
Rumors of Miyawaki Sakura and Kim Chae Won joining SourceMusic have been heard since August 2021. At that time, Source Music and HYBE chose to remain silent.
Previously, Miyawaki Sakura had a long career in Japan https://zenodo.org/communities/les-animaux-fantastiques-3-mantul/?page=1&size=20 after debuting as a member of HKT48 in 2011. Together with Kim Chae Won, the two participated in the 2018 Produce 48 survival show and were declared winners.
The two then debuted as members of IZ*ONE and released a number of hits. After the group disbanded, Miyawaki Sakura also decided to graduate https://www.skola.co.uk/profile/les-animaux-fantastiques3-hade/profile from HKT48 and leave its management in Japan.