Exclusive: PENTAGON Talks About Memorable Fan Comments, Inspirations, Favorite K-Dramas, And More
While Yan An is unable to participate in the tour due to health concerns, the other members took some time to answer questions for fans in an exclusive interview with Soompi.
Find out about PENTAGON’s inner thoughts, personal favorites, and more!
What usually stands out to you while you’re performing on stage?
Jinho: The looks on our fans. It makes us concentrate on our performances more.
Hui: The light stick on Universe’s hands. I get impressed because it’s such a pretty sight.
Hongseok: Fans enjoying our performances appeal to me the most.
Yeoone: The eyes of our fans!
Yuto: What stands out to me the most is when they sing along with our song.
Kino: Unibong. It’s a light stick for PENTAGON, and it’s always pretty.
Wooseok: I listen to [fans] singing along. It gives me energy when I listen to it.
What are some tips that you do to maintain energy during performances?
Jinho: I think of it as an acting piece, so even though I get tired, I maintain my spirit.
Hui: I shout out on stage.
Hongseok: I get energy from Universe.
Shinwon: I eat well.
Yeoone: I get energy when I hear our fans shouting!
Yuto: I exercise again and again!
Kino: I take energy drink hahahahaha
Wooseok: I get energy from our members and Universe.
What are some of the most memorable things that fans have said to you?
Jinho: I love you more than yesterday.
Hui: I was most impressed when they said they loved me.
Hongseok: You are handsome. PENTAGON is the best.
Shinwon: I was so happy.
Yeoone: Whenever, wherever, we support you. So be happy and live joyfully, I remember that the most!
Yuto: When they said they knew PENTAGON after listening to “It’s Yuto.”
Kino: When they said, they knew happiness through us. That’s when I think I shouldn’t lose my positive side.
Wooseok: I like how Wooseok always cherishes and likes each performance.
If you had to spend a day in another member’s body, who would you pick?
Jinho: Yeoone’s! Because he doesn’t gain weight no matter how much he eats..
Hui: Hongseok, because he has a body with many muscles.
Hongseok: Kino, I want to burn the stage with my dancing.
Yeoone: Because I love myself, I would like to live one more meaningful day by me!
Yuto: Hui hyung – Because he is good at producing songs.
Kino: For me, Yuto! All clothes suit him well.
Wooseok: Kino, because he is really good at dancing.
Which member do you want to spend more quality time with?
Jinho: Yuto, because he has a busy life, I would like to make him relax and rest.
Hui: Yuto, eat something delicious together.
Hongseok: Yuto, because I want to teach him how to take good pictures.
Yuto: Kino, because I can communicate with him without talking
Kino: Um… Shinwon?
Wooseok: Hui, because he has a busy life, I would like to make him relax and rest.
Recently, PENTAGON has been collaborating with different YouTubers. What was the most interesting / your favorite part about working with them? How does it compare to appearing on more traditional TV broadcasts?
Jinho: I have been watching The World of Dave a long time, so it felt like looking at a celebrity.
Hui: I think YouTube contents have fewer limitations and is free to take on challenges.
Hongseok: It was all so much fun. It was less formal than TV programs, so it was relaxing.
Shinwon: I had more fun because there were less limitations.
Yeoone: It was less pressure than being on TV programs and we could show you more different sides of us!
Yuto: When we were in ‘Taegyungah let’s eat medicine,’ I had fun because we got to know a lot of songs.
Kino: I had the most fun with ‘Awesome Haeun’ with a really good, young dancer. I have been a fan. It was more relaxing than on being TV programs.
Wooseok: It was really fun. We experienced many things and learned from them.
What’s the one food that you could literally eat every day?
Jinho: Beef cream risotto.
Hui: I like stir-fried spicy pork.
Hongseok: Caffe latte!
Yeoone: Rice and kimchi!
Yuto: Haetban (Korean instant rice)
Kino: Beef ♡
Wooseok: Spicy food
What’s one thing that has inspired you these days?
Jinho: Yoon Jong Shin’s music changed my thoughts.
Hui: I get inspiration from Netflix movies.
Hongseok: The movie “John Wick.” It was so much fun. Go Keanu Reeves!
Shinwon: The 1975
Yeoone: I get great impression from Coldplay music!
Kino: I recently watched the movie “Yves Saint Laurent.”
Wooseok: Our members.
What is one concept you have always wanted to try?
Jinho: I would like to try rock music.
Hui: I would like to try a sexy concept.
Hongseok: Decadence. Hot Sexy
Shinwon: Rock music
Yeoone: Sexy concept
Yuto: Strong hip hop. Hard core hip hop
Kino: Super hot hot extreme sexy
Wooseok: Powerful concept
How do you de-stress?
Jinho: Play games, eat late, and sleep late into the morning
Hui: Loudly listening to music
Hongseok: Exercise + Coin Karaoke
Shinwon: Loudly listening to music and taking a nap
Yeoone: Exercise : )
Yuto: I do a lot of things that I like.
Kino: I listen to my favorite music to maximum volume
Wooseok: Watch a movie or a documentary and play games
What are some of your favorite K-dramas?
Jinho: “What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim.” It was fun to watch.
Hui: “Winter Sonata”
Hongseok: “Forest of Secrets”
Shinwon: “My Love From the Star”
Yeoone: “That Winter, The Wind Blows”
Kino: I don’t watch dramas..ㅠㅠ
Wooseok: “Baker King, Kim Tak Goo“
What are your thoughts on PENTAGON’s answers? For more PENTAGON, be sure to check out their 2019 “PRISM” world tour here.
Special thanks to PENTAGON and CK Star Entertainment!