How was twice Mina scouted?

How was twice Mina scouted?

Mina was a trainee for a little over a year before she became a member of TWICE. She was shopping with her mom in Osaka, Japan, when she was scouted by a JYP agent who convinced her to audition. Mina passed her audition and soon became a trainee in January 2014.

Why did they leave twice Mina?

On July 11, 2019, JYP Entertainment announced that Mina would sit out the remainder of the Twicelights world tour due to her sudden extreme anxiety and insecurity problems in performing on stage. She was later diagnosed with an anxiety disorder.

When did twice pre debut?

October 20, 2015
Twice was formed under the television program Sixteen (2015) and debuted on October 20, 2015, with the extended play (EP) The Story Begins.

How did Mina get into twice?

Mina was cast while shopping with her mom. She auditioned for JYP in Japan and joined the trainee program in South Korea on January 2, 2014. She is the member who had the shortest training period (1 year) before debuting as a member of Twice. Mina is the best swimmer in the group, and can surf.

Why do they call Mina Sharon?

Mina was born in Texas but she moved to Japan when she was a toddler. She holds both US and Japanese passports, but must give one up before she turns 22. When she went back to Hyogo, Japan, she didn’t know how to speak Japanese despite it being where she grew up. Her English name is Sharon Myōi.

How old was Jihyo when debuted?

Or Jihyo from twice, who debuted at the age of 18 after 10 years of training.

How old is Tzuyu?

22 years (June 14, 1999)
Tzuyu/Age

How old was Jihyo when she joined JYP?

JYP Entertainment had scouted Jihyo after she participated in a contest on Junior Naver and placed second. She then joined JYP Entertainment as a trainee at the age of eight and trained for ten years before her debut.

When did Mina move to Korea?

In 2013, she was scouted by a JYP Entertainment staff member while shopping with her mother and was invited to join JYP Entertainment Global. She auditioned in a JYP audition in Japan and joined the trainee program in South Korea on January 2, 2014.

Why is Mina called Penguin?

Mina’s religion is Catholic. One of the reason she is called a penguin is her feet points outward when she walks because of her ballet habit. Mina said that she had been introduced to K-pop by a close friend who was a fan of Girls’ Generation.

How did Mina twice get into JYP Entertainment?

She received an audition offer from a JYP Entertainment casting director while she was shopping with her mom at Hankyu Umeda Store. She passed JYP Global Audition and got into JYP as a trainee on January 2, 2014. She took dance classes at URIZIP (Kpop dance academy in Japan) before becoming a trainee.

When did Mina twice become a girl group?

On May 5, 2015, she became a contestant on JYP’s newest survival show, SIXTEEN. She finished the survival in 4th place, hence becoming a member of the girl group TWICE. The group officially debuted on October 20, 2015 with their first mini album, The Story Begins .

When did Mina twice release their first album?

The group officially debuted on October 20, 2015 with their first mini album, The Story Begins . On July 11, 2019, it was announced from JYPE that Mina would stop participating in TWICE’s world tour TWICELIGHTS due to struggling with sudden extreme anxiety and insecurity towards performing on stage.

When did Mina join twice in South Korea?

All credits adapted from KOMCA, unless stated. Mina was cast while shopping with her mom. She auditioned for JYP in Japan and joined the trainee program in South Korea on January 2, 2014. She is the member who had the shortest training period (1 year) before debuting as a member of Twice.