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MON.ST@R (Pronounced: Monster) is an all boy group from Hello! Project Fantasy. It was made with members from Fantasy Kenshuusei and Fantasy Rookies. The group was announced on December 1, 2016, despite them being a major group, if the members wanted, other trainees can be added to the line up.

Members

Name Birthdate Birthplace Blood Type Member Color Notes Group Roles
Oda Meriko
(小田 真理子)
June 29, 1995 (1995-06-29) (age 23) Gunma
(Japan)
O Purple Fantasy Rookies (2013-2017) Leader (2016-Present), Lead Vocal
Hirose Mako
(広瀬 真琥)
September 3, 1996 (1996-09-03) (age 22) Osaka
(Japan)
B Silver Fantasy Kenshuusei (2015-2017) Sub-Leader (2016-Present), Choreographer, Main Vocal, Main Dancer, Visual
Oguri Katomi
小栗 加藤)
March 6, 1997 (1997-03-06) (age 21) Tokyo
(Japan)
Pink Fantasy Rookies (2015-2017) Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, Sub-Vocal, Visual
Adam Wu
(亞當 吳)
April 17, 1997 (1997-04-17) (age 21) Washington
(United States)
AB Blue Fantasy Kenshuusei (2015-2017) Ace, Center, Main Vocal, Visual
Shim Youngjin
(심 영진)
November 30, 1997 (1997-11-30) (age 20) Busan
(South Korea)
O Orange Fantasy Kenshuusei (2015-2017)
Woolim Trainee (2011-2013)
Main Dancer, Sub-Vocal
Kim Seungkwang
(김 성광)
August 24, 1998 (1998-08-24) (age 20) Daegu
(South Korea)
A Green Fantasy Kenshuusei (2015-2017)
SM Trainee (2005-2014)
Lyricist, Main Rapper, Sub-Vocal
Yamagishi Kane
(山岸 ケイン)
July 11, 1999 (1999-07-11) (age 19) Kanagawa
(Japan)
Red Fantasy Kenshuusei (2015-2017) Face Of The Group, Lead Vocal, Lead Dancer, Lead Rapper
Lee Jimin
(리 지민)
September 29, 1999 (1999-09-29) (age 19) Seoul
(South Korea)
Yellow Fantasy Kenshuusei (2014-2017)
SM Trainee (2009-2011)
Lead Vocal, Lead Dancer, Visual

History

2016

On December 1, the group was formed with its eight members who are Oda Meriko, Hirose Mako, Oguri Katomi, Adam Wu, Shim Youngjin, Kim Seungkwang, Yamagishi Kane, and Lee Jimin, it was revealed that it was supposed to be a 10 member group, but two of the members stayed back to continue undergoing training. Despite being a major unit, they will not graduate until February of next Year. The group will release their first major single in February.

2017

On February 1, all their profiles were removed from their training websites, indicating that they had graduated from the program.

On February 4, it was announced on the official website that both Adam Wu and Lee Jimin won't be participating in single events for their 1st single due to insomnia and back pains.

On July 1, it was announced that they will have a mini showcase on September 16, 2017, titled MON.ST@R 2017 Mini Showcase.

On December 6, it was announced that during 2018, they will release two physical singles in 2018, two digital singles in 2018, and two albums as well in 2018. They will start off 2018 with a digital single and a mini album before going into a physical release which is coupled with a studio album. Along with the singles and albums announcments, the company also said that the first half of 2018 until June will be MON.ST@R's bussiest year yet.

On December 10, it was announced that the next following releases will have a theme to them, similar to the era's that older sister group W.I.S.H is doing.

2018

On January 20, the group announced that they would be going on tour in March, the tour will end in early June.

On January 31, Oda Meriko announced that Lee Jimin and Yamagishi Kane will be on a hiatus until March 21 due to entrance exams.

On October 10, an insider leaked information regarding MON.ST@R's upcoming 10th single, it would be a triple A-side, and will also be tied in with a completion album and would be released sometime in April.

Discography

Studio Albums

# Released Album Sales Oricon Rank Certifications Album Center
Physical Digital
1 May 1, 2018 Emergancy Love Stop 349,181 222,241 1 RIAJ: Platinum Adam

Mini Album

# Released Album Sales Oricon Rank Certifications Album Center
Physical Digital
1 February 5, 2018 Little Temptations 201,375 134,355 2 RIAJ: Gold Adam
2 November 12, 2018 Bad Love 509,351 269,251 1 RIAJ: Platinum x2 Mako

Completion Albums

# Released Album Sales Oricon Rank Certifications Album Center
Physical Digital
1 December 6, 2017 The Monster's Secret 182,471 109,239 2 RIAJ: Gold Adam

Major Singles

# Released Single Sales Oricon Certifications Album Song Center
Physical Digital
1 February 21, 2017 MONSTART! / Nippon Hana (MON.ST@R Ver.) 251,346 120,246 2 RIAJ: Platinum The Monster's Secret Adam / Mako
2 May 2, 2017 Do it Do it Do it Do it Now 321,361 110,257 2 RIAJ: Platinum Adam
3 June 15, 2017 War Games -Prep for War~!- 250,115 129,360 2 RIAJ: Platinum Adam
4 August 7, 2017 Dreamcatcher / Island of Love 301,369 122,299 2 RIAJ: Platinum Adam / Kane
5 December 4, 2017 Amakute Amai / Ushinawareta (MAJOR VER.)
(甘くて甘い / 失われた (MAJOR VER.): Sweeter Than Sweet / Lost (MAJOR VER.))
402,587 289,123 1 RIAJ: Platinum Adam / Jimin
6 February 5, 2018 Chudoku Ringo ~Yuwaku no Kurai Himitsu~
(中毒林檎 ~誘惑の暗い秘密~: Poisoned Apple ~A Dark Secret In Temptation~)
N/A 111,223 2 RIAJ: Gold (Digital) Little Temptations Adam
7 April 30, 2018 Shin no Ai no Yabo / Seikatsu Stress-Free / Atarashi Ai no Yoake to Yugure
(真の愛の野望 / 生活ストレスフリー / 新しい愛の夜明けと夕暮れ: Ambition Of True Love / Living Life Stree Free / The Dawn and Dusk of a New Love)
1,285,009 842,095 1 RIAJ: Million Emergancy Love Stop Adam / Mako / Meriko
8 August 27, 2018 Ongaku o Kanjiru / Suiren
(音楽を感じる / スイレン: Feel the music / Water Lily)
1,114,728 869,261 1 RIAJ: Million Bad Love Adam / Seungkwang
9 November 13, 2018 Koko ni Tomaru ~My days with you~
(ここに泊まる ~My days with you~: Staying here ~My days with you~)
893,413 900,624 2 RIAJ: Platinum x3 Adam
10 March xx, 2019 Nariyuki o Mimamoru / Ave Maria / Zero Ika (成り行きを見守る / ゼロ以下: Wait and see / Sub-Zero) TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA Adam / Mako / Jimin

Original Songs

The original songs that were performed in 2017 were all added in the Completion Album "The Monsters Secret"

  • [2017.09.16] Ushinawareta (失われた: Lost)
  • [2017.09.16] Lost Sky
  • [2017.09.16] Sprinkled Spark

Showcases/Events

Showcases

  • [2017.09.16] MON.ST@R 2017 Mini Showcase

Birthday Events

  • [2017.12.01] MON.ST@R 1st Anniversary Event ~Came So Far~
  • [2018.12.01] MON.ST@R 2nd Anniversary Event ~All Right~

Single Events

  • [2017.03.04] MON.ST@R 1st Single Event Showcase
  • [2017.05.13] MON.ST@R 2nd Single Event Showcase
  • [2017.06.25] MON.ST@R 3rd Single Event Showcase
  • [2017.08.26] MON.ST@R 4th Single Event Showcase
  • [2017.12.10] MON.ST@R 5th Single Event Showcase
  • [2018.02.10] MON.ST@R 6th Single Event Showcase
  • [2018.05.05] MON.ST@R 7th Single Event Showcase
  • [2018.09.02] MON.ST@R 8th Single Event Showcase
  • [2018.11.18] MON.ST@R 9th Single Event Showcase

Album Events

  • [2017.12.10] MON.ST@R 1st Completion Album Showcase
  • [2018.02.05] MON.ST@R 1st Mini Album Showcase
  • [2018.05.14] MON.ST@R 1st Studio Album Showcase
  • [2018.11.25] MON.ST@R 2nd Mini Album Showcase

Concert Tours

Headling Concert Tours

  1. [2018.03.24 - 2018.06.09] MON.ST@R 2018 Concert Tour Haru ~Unlockable~
  2. [2018.12.02 - 2019.06.30] MON.ST@R 2018 ni 2019 Concert Tour Fuyu ni Haru ~Your in Love Right?~

Mini Concert Tours

  1. [2018.10.06 - 2018.10.28] MON.ST@R 10Gatsu 2018 Mini Tour Aki

Total Sales Count

Year Single Sales Digital Single Sales Album Sales Digital Album Sales Total Sales
2017 1,526,778 771,285 182,471 109,239 2,589,772
2018 3,293,150 2,723,203 1,059,907 512,845 10,178,877