Leading entertainment company CJ ENM successfully wrapped up KCON JAPAN 2023, the world’s No.1 K-culture festival, held at Makuhari Messe. Across three days from May 12 to 14, fans were able to meet their favorite K-POP acts as well as enjoy the taste of K-culture through expansive convention programming.
With around 123,000 visitors, KCON JAPAN 2023 marks the biggest offline attendance in the 11-year history of KCON, thus further cementing its status as a true celebration of all things K-culture.
The three-day K-POP show featured a packed lineup of star-studded acts, including ZEROBASEONE. The 9-piece that emerged from the global audition program 'BOYS PLANET’ met for the first time their fans as a group on the KCON JAPAN 2023 stage, performing “Say my name” and “Here I am.” ZEROBASEONE is set to make their official debut in the coming months.
The full list of K-POP acts that delivered an unforgettable show at KCON JAPAN 2023 are as follows:
DAY1: INI, JUST B, NiziU, STAYC, THE BOYZ, YENA, 8TURN
DAY2: AB6IX, ATBO, ATEEZ, DXTEEN, JO1, LE SSERAFIM, VIVIZ, XG
DAY3: ENHYPEN, iKON, ITZY, Kep1er, TEMPEST, xikers, ZEROBASEONE, &TEAM
KCON JAPAN 2023 expanded the scale of the convention, providing more experiences for K-food, beauty and fashion. Fans were also treated to MEET & GREET with their favorite artists, a taste of Japan’s biggest fashion festival TOKYO GIRLS’ COLLECTION, and an immersive convention of 259 booths and 169 programs that brought K-culture to life.
Looking ahead, KCON will continue its festivities in LA on August 18, 19 and 20. Fans can anticipate more amazing performances, opportunities to meet their favorite artists, and immersive experiences that will transport them to the heart of K-culture. More information on KCON LA 2023 will be unveiled shortly.
For further information on KCON, please visit kconofficial.com.