Is it a coincidence or a homage?
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21 Jul 2017 - 2:57 PM  UPDATED 21 Jul 2017 - 2:57 PM

Many fans are excited for Weki Meki's debut next month, but some are speculating that the rookie group's concept could be too similar to BLACKPINK's debut concept.

Weki Meki are doing a '888' theme to promote their upcoming debut on August 8, at 8pm. BLACKPINK did something similar last year when they debuted on August 8 at 8pm, 2016.

K-pop fans on Pann have been commenting about the issue, with one writing: 'I'm a Blink and I'm trying to be understanding about this but I can't... we should be celebrating their one year anniversary, why is Weki Meki debuting on that day.'

Another wrote: 'I think I'd be mad too if I were a Black Pink fan. It's not just the debut date 8/8 8 pm but the entire debut process that they're copying.'

However, another user wrote that it might have more to do with the Weki Member's lineup.

'I think they're going with 888 because they have 8 members,' they wrote.

Check out the teasers below and let us know what you think.

[Translation Source: Netizenbuzz]


 

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