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FANTASTICS from EXILE TRIBE is a Japanese male dance group signed to rhythm zone and being managed by LDH. The group is composed by 8 members: 2 vocalists and 6 performers.

The group made their major debut on December 5, 2018, joining the EXILE TRIBE.

Members

Honorary Member

History

2016

On December 29, Sekai, Sato Taiki and five performers from EXPG were selected to form a new dance group.

2017

On January 31, the group was formerly announced on the TV show Shuukan EXILE, being named FANTASTICS. The unit have a total of seven performers, five EXPG students coming from the dance team EXILE GENERATIONS: Sawamoto Natsuki, Seguchi Leiya, Nakao Shota, Hori Natsuki and Kimura Keito, and two EXILE members Sekai and Sato Taiki, which got defined as leaders of the unit.

FANTASTICS went on a Musha Shugyo tour during the months of February and March.

On May 15, LDH started a new edition of the VOCAL BATTLE AUDITION, to search vocalists for the group.[1]

On December 20, it was announced on the TV show Sukkiri that VBA5 finalists Yagi Yusei and Nakajima Sota were announced as vocalists of the group.

2018

On March 3, member Nakao Shota revealed that he got diagnosed with stomach cancer and would be halting his activities with the group to focus on full treatment.[2]

On April 14, the group started their second Musha Shugyo, titled FANTASTIC 9. The events would be held as 8 due to Nakao being on hiatus due to his stomach treatment. On May 1, it was announced that BALLISTIK BOYZ would be the opening act of the events starting from May 12.

On May 4, the group featured on EXILE's digital single "Turn Back Time", being the group's first release.

On July 8, it was announced that Nakao Shota had unfortunately passed away on July 6. He was announced dead at 7:23am.[3]

On September 15, during EXILE's first concert of the EXILE LIVE TOUR 2018-2019 "STAR OF WISH", they were announced as an official EXILE TRIBE group together with the announcement that they would debut on December 5, 2018 with the song "OVER DRIVE".[4]

2019

On April 3, the group released their second single "Flying Fish".

On August 21, the group released their third single "Dear Destiny".

From October 11 to November 21, the group held their first hall tour FANTASTICS SOUND DRAMA 2019 FANTASTIC NINE.

On December 4, a day before their 1st anniversary since debut, the group released their fourth single "Time Camera".

2020

On February 12, the group released their first album FANTASTIC 9.

From March 28 to July 19, the group will hold their first arena tour, FANTASTICS LIVE TOUR 2020 "FNT".[5]

On April 1, the group will release their 5th single, "Hey, darlin'".

On April 15, the group will release their first group photobook FANTASTIC NINE, with photos from the FANTASTICS SOUND DRAMA 2019 FANTASTIC NINE tour.[6]

Discography

Studio Albums

  1. [2020.02.12] FANTASTIC 9

Other Albums

Singles

  1. [2018.12.05] OVER DRIVE
  2. [2019.04.03] Flying Fish
  3. [2019.08.21] Dear Destiny
  4. [2019.12.04] Time Camera
  5. [2020.04.01] Hey, darlin'

Pre-release Singles

  1. [2018.11.30] WHAT A WONDER
  2. [2019.08.09] Dear Destiny
  3. [2020.02.10] FANTASTIC 9

Collaborations/Others

Filmography

Music Videos

Concerts/Tours

Tours
  1. [2019.10.11-2019.11.21] FANTASTICS SOUND DRAMA 2019 FANTASTIC NINE
  2. [2020.03.28-2020.07.19] FANTASTICS LIVE TOUR 2020 "FNT"
Concerts Featured In

Publications

Photobooks

FANTASTICS - FANTASTIC NINE cover

  1. [2020.04.15] FANTASTIC NINE

Gallery

Main article: FANTASTICS/Gallery

References

  1. http://www.ldh.co.jp/news/detail.php?lang=jpn&site=EXILE&newsid=0000013234
  2. http://m.ex-m.jp/news/detail?news_id=15855&group_id=168
  3. FANTASTICS 中尾翔太を応援してくださる皆様へのお知らせ
  4. FANTASTICS、メジャーデビュー決定
  5. FANTASTICS LIVE TOUR 2020 "FNT"開催決定!!
  6. FANTASTICS from EXILE TRIBE 1st写真集 2020年春発売決定!

External links

FANTASTICS
Gallery · Category · Songs navbox
Members
Members Sekai (L) · Sato Taiki (L) · Sawamoto Natsuki · Seguchi Leiya · Hori Natsuki · Kimura Keito · Yagi Yusei · Nakajima Sota
Honorary Members Nakao Shota
Discography
Albums 1. FANTASTIC 9
Other Albums BATTLE OF TOKYO ~ENTER THE Jr.EXILE~
Singles 1. OVER DRIVE · 2. Flying Fish · 3. Dear Destiny · 4. Time Camera · 5. Hey, darlin'
Concerts & Tours
Tours 1. FANTASTIC NINE · 2. FNT
Concerts Featured In EXILE: STAR OF WISH
GENERATIONS: SPEEDSTER · MAD CYCLONE
Other: BATTLE OF TOKYO ~ENTER THE Jr.EXILE~ · LDH PERFECT YEAR 2020 COUNTDOWN LIVE 2019▶︎2020 "RISING"
Units & Other Acts
Associated Acts EXILE TRIBE · Jr.EXILE
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