Wanna One Members Open Up About Their Experiences On “Produce 101 Season 2”

2017-07-05 13:50:10 2017-07-05 13:50:10

With “Produce 101 Season 2” finalist group Wanna One currently focused on preparing for their debut, fans haven’t had the chance to hear much from them following the show’s finale.

However, following the release of some stunning group shots recently, magazine 1st Look has shared some snippets of their interviews with the members that give insights into their experiences on the show and how they feel about it now.

Individual shots of each of the eleven members were revealed on July 5 via the magazine’s Instagram, with some of the uploaded posts including quotes from the members. Check out the beautiful photos and their quotes below.

[1st Look] Vol.137 WANNA ONE 퍼스트룩 137호 배포 및 판매처 (7월 6일 목요일 발행) . – 오프라인 교보문고, 반디앤루니스 올리브영, 투썸플레이스 일부 매장 (입고 여부 및 시기는 지점마다 다를 수 있습니다.) . – 온라인 예스24, 알라딘, 교보문고, 인터파크 도서, 11번가 도서 . – Online bookstores (International Shipping Available) 1) Yes24 http://www.yes24.com 2) Aladin http://aladin.kr  3) Kyobobook http://www.kyobobook.co.kr . #퍼스트룩 #프로듀스101 #워너원 #wannaone #강다니엘 #김재환 #이대휘 #황민현 #라이관린 #박우진 #하성운 #배진영 #윤지성 #옹성우 #박지훈 #시스템옴므 #SYSTEMhomme #1stlook @systemofficial @wannaone.official

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Lee Dae Hwi was quoted as saying, “I’m able to be here in this position thanks to the nation’s producers who continued to support me. I sincerely thank you.” He added that he is happy with everything overall during “Produce 101 Season 2,” from being named as the first “center” (for “Pick Me”) to the ending of the show.

[1st Look] Vol.137 WANNA ONE 퍼스트룩 137호 배포 및 판매처 (7월 6일 목요일 발행) . – 오프라인 교보문고, 반디앤루니스 올리브영, 투썸플레이스 일부 매장 (입고 여부 및 시기는 지점마다 다를 수 있습니다.) . – 온라인 예스24, 알라딘, 교보문고, 인터파크 도서, 11번가 도서 . – Online bookstores (International Shipping Available) 1) Yes24 http://www.yes24.com 2) Aladin http://aladin.kr  3) Kyobobook http://www.kyobobook.co.kr . #퍼스트룩 #프로듀스101 #워너원 #wannaone #강다니엘 #김재환 #이대휘 #황민현 #라이관린 #박우진 #하성운 #배진영 #윤지성 #옹성우 #박지훈 #시스템옴므 #SYSTEMhomme #1stlook @systemofficial @wannaone.official

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[1st Look] Vol.137 WANNA ONE “소속사 연습생 생활을 하지 않은 저에게 동료애가 무엇인지, 함께 성장하는 기쁨이 어떤 것인지, 경쟁이란 무엇인지 많은 걸 안겨준 프로그램이에요. 춤을 제대로 배운 적도 없고, 노래 외 퍼포먼스 등 다른 요소는 턱없이 부족하고 서툴렀죠. 저에게 100여 일의 시간은 매 순간이 무한 도전 같았어요. 개인 연습생도 할 수 있다는 가능성을 확인할 수 있어 기쁘기도 했고요.” #퍼스트룩 #프로듀스101 #워너원 #wannaone #강다니엘 #김재환 #이대휘 #황민현 #라이관린 #박우진 #하성운 #배진영 #윤지성 #옹성우 #박지훈 #시스템옴므 #SYSTEMhomme #1stlook @systemofficial @wannaone.official

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Kim Jae Hwan was the only contestant to make it into Wanna One who competed without the backing of an agency. He commented, “As someone who doesn’t live the life of a trainee at an agency, [“Produce 101 Season 2”] is a show that taught me many things, such as what comradeship is, the joy of developing together, and the meaning of the word ‘competition.’”

“I’d never properly learned how to dance, and I was unskilled and incredibly lacking when it came to other elements outside of singing, such as performing,” he admitted. He continued to say that every moment of the experience felt like a challenge, but that he was happy to be able to show that it’s possible for contestants who aren’t signed to agencies to do it too.

Hwang Min Hyun expressed, “I want to convey my sincere thanks through this interview to all the staff who believed in me and watched over me, from the producer downwards.”

“Personally, my decision to appear on the show was not easy,” he continued. “But I was that desperate, and I did my best. I think that as we’ve received this love so far, it’s time for us now to make up for it with something in return.”

Bae Jin Young came in No. 10 and was the first member of Wanna One to be announced during the dramatic finale. He recalled in the interview how this meant he watched all of the other members have their names called from his seat far away on the other side of the stage. “I was really impressed by how all 101 trainees, not only just the Wanna One members, were happy together and both comforting and supporting each other,” he said. “I will keep each and every one of their faces in my heart as I continue to grow.”

The issue of 1st Look featuring the photo shoot and interview with Wanna One is due to be released on the evening of July 6.

Meanwhile, Wanna One is currently gearing up for their debut on August 7. You can check out the recently announced details about their debut here.