Fans Show Tears at iKON′s First Fan Meeting
iKON held a fan signing to celebrate the release of the group′s debut half album.
The group held fan signings at the Lotte Avenue L Lotte Cinema in Myeongdong and the U-Plex Jade Hall in Sinchon on October 17 and 18. The event, which was iKON′s first fan signing, was held not only to celebrate the release of iKON′s debut half album but also to provide a space for the group to communicate with fans on a more intimate level. Two hundred and sixty lucky fans who applied through iKON′s pop-up store event or purchased iKON′s debut half album through YG′s e-Shop were invited to the fan signing.
The fan signings, held over two days, were filled with the fans′ energy. Fans screamed upon iKON′s arrival, and those who couldn′t attend the fan signing lined up outside the entrance to catch a glimpse of the group. iKON responded to the fans′ cheers with waves and smiles.
The fans couldn′t hide their excitement upon receiving iKON′s autographs, and some even shed tears. The iKON members showed their appreciation for the fans by answering their questions with sincerity and by joking around with them. They also brought smiles to the fans′ faces by making hearts with their hands and other gestures.
Meanwhile, behind-the-scenes footage from iKON′s Tokyo fan meeting, released via Naver TV Cast on October 19, demonstrated the groups popularity in Japan. iKON kicked off ′iKON Fan Meeting 2015 in Japan iKontact′ in Tokyo on October 10 and is set to meet with 26,600 fans in Aichi, Fukuoka and Osaka for a total of 12 fan meetings.
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