Kino (PENTAGON) Facts
- Group: PENTAGON
- Position: Vocalist and Dancer.
- Hanlim Arts Highschool (Practical dance class), graduated 2015.
- Sejong University
- Languages: Korean (native language), Japanese (fluent) and English (intermediate).
- Religion: Catholic.
- Hobbies Listening to music, reading, swimming, watching videos of foreign artists and playing billiards.
- Skills: Create choreographies, write lyrics and compose.
- Instruments: Piano and guitar.
- Joined Cube Entertainment in April 2013.
- He appeared in ‘Rain Effect’, a reality show about the life of RAIN (aired in 2014) in Ep. 03 along with his partners HUI yE’DAWN (at minute 19:30).
- He was a dancer of G.NA together with HUI E’DAWN and YEO ONE.
- He was MC at Rainbow Concert (held for children with mental disabilities).
- He was part of Urban Boyz, a group that belonged to the New York Dance School dance studio along with Jason from A.C.E.
- He is the first official member of PENTAGON.
- He put his university studies on hold for a year to prepare for his debut with PENTAGON.
- He helped in the creation of the choreography of “Gorilla” his debut song.
- He has a SounCloud account, where he uploads songs that he creates himself. He has currently produced and uploaded 3 songs LONELY , UNIVERSE and VOICEGASM.
- On Aug. 14, 2017, Kino and Hong Seok released a music video of the song “To Do List” the song features romantic lyrics with a Korean title that literally means “romance”.
- On January 30, CUBE announced that Kino will not participate in promotions for PENTAGON’s eighth mini-album, Genie:us, due to an ankle injury.
- He participated in the composition of Atlantis song that is part of SIREN:DAWN, the 5th mini album from A.C.E.
- On November 25, 2021, Cube Entertainment issued a statement announcing that Kino was diagnosed with COVID-19 on that day
- The previous day, an outside instructor who visited the Cube Entertainment office tested positive for COVID-19 and as a precautionary measure, a PCR test was performed on all employees, including individuals who entered the building.
Kino (PENTAGON) Collaborations
- DAVII – Don’t play me love (Feat. Kino) (2021)
- Park Ji Min – 전화받아 (Feat. Kino, WOODZ, 네이슨 (NATHAN)) (2018)
Kino (PENTAGON) Music
Kino (PENTAGON) Drama
- Nickname Pine Leaf (YouTube, 2021) cameo
- Age of Youth 2 (jTBC, 2017) cameo
Kino (PENTAGON) Radio Programs
- (DIVE Studios) UNBOXING (Together with Jin Jin) (2021-2021) (Podcast)
Kino (PENTAGON) TV Programs
- Road to Kingdom (Mnet, 2020)
- Pentagon Maker (Mnet, 2016)
- Rain Effect (Mnet, 2014) Ep. 03, together with HUI and E’DAWN
Kino (PENTAGON) TV Drama’s
- A-HA! (together with Jin Ho) theme for User Not Found (2022)
- Stay With Me theme for Pumpkin Time (2021)
- Shout out (besides Jin Ho, HUI and Woo Seok) theme for Joseon Survival (2019)
- Miss U (together with Jinho and HUI) theme for On The Campus (2019)