ZE:A's profiles.

ZE:A (Hangul: 제국의 아이들)(pronounced as "Je-Ah" and also known as Child of Empire) is a 9 member group debuted in 2010 under Star Empire Entertainment.

Junyoung (준영) (Leader)

Real Name: Moon Junyoung (문준영)
Stage Name: Junyoung (준영)
Birthdate: February 9, 1989
Birthplace: Hongdae, Seoul, South Korea
Height: 180cm
Weight: 64kg
Blood Type: A
Hobby/Specialty: Bowling, Soccer, Running, Movie Appreciation, Games
Likes: "Twin Couple Style" (wearing matching clothing), lively girls
Dislikes: Girls who are "too nice"

Music Video

[2007.02] Seo In Young - I Want You

Kevin Kim (케빈)

Real Name: Kim Jiyeop (김지엽)
English Name: Kevin Kim (케빈김)
Birthdate: February 23, 1988
Birthplace: Australia
Height: 180cm
Weight: 66kg
Blood Type: A
Hobby/Specialty: Composing, Internet Shopping, Computer Games
Languages: English, Korean, Japanese, Chinese
Favorite Quote: "I'm willing to go anywhere, at anytime, to do anything for Jesus."


[2006] Aladdin

Music Video

[2007.02] Seo In Young - I Want You

Kwanghee (광희)

Real Name: Hwang Kwanghee (황광희)
Stage Name: Kwanghee (광희)
BirthdDate: August 25, 1988
Height: 179cm
Weight: 60kg
Blood Type: A
Hobby/Specialty: Going on trips/vacation, Taking pictures, Scuba Diving, Tennis, Snowboarding, (Speaking) English, Cooking
Friends: Siwan


[200?] SMART Uniform

Kwanghee is also well-known for being a popular star in the variety show scene.

Siwan (시완)

Real Name: Im Woongjae (임웅재)
Stage Name: Siwan (시완)
Birthdate: December 1, 1988
Height: 175cm
Weight: 51kg
Blood Type: B
Hobby/Specialty: Violin, Scrap, Collection, Skiing, Snowboarding
Favorite Quote: "We'll stay fantastic."
Friends: Kwanghee

Taehun (태헌)

Real Name: Kim Taehun (김태헌)
Stage Name: Taehun (태헌)
Birthdate: June 18, 1989
Height: 177cm
Weight: 63kg
Blood Type: A
Hobby/Specialty: Watching dramas, watching movies, listening to music, Movie Appreciation, Excercising, Beatbox

Heechul (희철)

Real Name: Jung Heechul (정희철)
Stage Name:Heechul (희철)
Birthdate: December 9, 1989
Height: 177cm
Weight: 58kg
Blood Type: B
Education: Korea National University of Arts
Hobby/Specialty: Watching movies, Trumpet, Squash, Soccer, Computer Games,

Minwoo (민우)

Real Name: Ha Minwoo (하민우)
Satge Name: Minwoo (민우)
Birthdate: September 6, 1990
Height: 178cm
Weight: 54kg
Blood Type: B
Hobby/Specialty: Shopping, Dancing, Cooking


[2009.03.21] Introducing A Star's Friend


Changwon Young Boys Dance Festival First Prize
Yangsan Young Boys Dance Festival Highest Award

Hyungsik (형식)

Real Name: Park Hyungsik (박형식)
'Stage Name: Hyungsik (형식)
BirthdDate: November 16, 1991
Height: 183cm
Weight: 65kg
Blood Type: AB
Hobby/Specialty: Fencing, Skiing, Games, Singing

Music Video

[2009.01] JewelryS - Date

Dongjun (동준)

Real Name: Kim Dongjun (김동준)
Stage Name: Dongjun (동준)
Birthdate: February 11, 1992
Height: 175cm
Weight: 58kg
Blood Type: B
Hobby/Specialty: Health, Soccer, Gymnastics
Favourite Quote: "Impossible is nothing."

He was born on Busan.

Kim Dongjun better known as simply Dongjun, is a South Korean singer,dancer and actor.
He is the maknae,lead vocal and main dancer.
He is famously known beacuse of his abs,atheletic skills,gymnastic skills and of course,his charming look.

After getting casted by Star Empire Entertainment and debut, Dongjun starting appearing in variety shows.

He has appeared in KBS Let's Go Dream Team Season 2,KBS 100 points Out of 100 and many more.

He is also famously known as ZE:A Scary maknae.


He also realesed a collaboration with Sori,the song was Burning Down.

[2009.12.22] Sori - Tabeoryeosseoyo (타버렸어요: Burning Down)

Television drama

[2011] Crossing the Youngdo Bridge’


Dongjun made his musical theatre debut in South Korean production of 'Aladdin'.
He become the lead actor in the musical theatre.

[2011] Aladdin

Solo Activities

[2010–2011] Let's Go Dream Team Season 2

[2011] 100 Points Out Of 100

Under the name Child of Empire, following their appearance on Mnet's Office Reality, the group gained attention by performing various guerilla shows and creating UCC videos.
They have also appeared in a documentary-styled show 'Star Empire', and later getting their own documentary show titled 'Empire Kids Returns', showing them performing in wingcar performances around Seoul and training.

Releasing teasers beforehand,the group debuted with their EP, Nativity under the name ZE:A, on 7 January 2010.

[2010.01.07] Nativity

Love Coach

New Star


After promoting the lead track of the single, "Mazeltov", for two months, they released their second single in March 25, titled "LEAP FOR DETONATION" produced by Brave Brothers.
Title song 'All Day Long' is melodramatic and featured a major change in style.



MV| ZE:A - All Day Long by Foolish_Ways
Harujongil (Original Ver.) (하루종일; All Day Long)

Man 2 Man

One month later, the single was re-released as a "digital re-package single" including a new version of the lead track "Harujongil".

R2 + 하루종일 by ZEA [subbed|romanised] by gaietyparody
R2+Harujongil (R2+하루종일; R2+All Day Long)


[2010.05.25] Big Brother - Seungniharira (#1 Seungniharira (feat. ZE:A))

The group's third single, "Level Up", was released on July 9, 2010.

[2010.07.08] Level Up

Ibyeoldeurip (이별드립; Separation Drip)
Ibyeoldeurip (Inst.) (이별드립)

The group have started off their asia promotion tour starting with Thailand at the end of July 2010. Other showcases and promotional events occurred in Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and more in this tour.

"Chosun Police 3 OST Part.2" is ZE:A's third digital single.
The song was used as theme song for the third season of the dorama Chosun Police. Although the single is credited to ZE:A, only three members participated on the song: Kevin Kim, Hyungsik and Dongjun.

[2010.09.08] Chosun Police 3 OST Part.2 (별순검)

Wae Mollasseulkka.. (feat. Choi Hyun Jun of V.O.S) (왜 몰랐을까.. (feat. 최현준))

[2010.08.03] Di Guo Jing Xuan (帝國精選; Empire Hits) (Best Album) (Taiwan)

Li Bie Jiang Lin Bad-Talk-Sad (離別降臨 Bad-Talk-Sad; Separation Drip)
Yi Zheng Tian (Remix) (一整天 (Remix); All Day Long)
Man 2 Man
Yi Zheng Tian (一整天; All Day Long)
Lian Ai Jiao Lian (Remix)) (戀愛教練 (Remix); Love Coach)
Li Bie Jiang Lin Bad-Talk-Sad (Inst.)

[2010.09.22] ZE:A! (Best Album) (Japanese)

Love Coach
Man 2 Man
New Star
All Day Long
Love Coach Rude Questian Remix
All Day Long Remix
Love Coach Rude Questian Remix (Extend ver.)

On December 21, 2010, ZE:A released their Japanese single album, “Love Letter / My Only Wish,” and officially debuted in Japan.

[2010.12.22] Love☆Letter (ラヴ☆レター)


My Only Wish

Love☆Letter (ラヴ☆レター)

My Only Wish (Inst.)

[2011.01.14] My Only Wish (Special Mini-Album) (Taiwan)

[2011.02.25] Thailand Thank You Album (Thailand)

The group released their first full length album, Lovability, on March 17, 2011, including songs from their previous albums as well as a few new ones.

[2011.03.17] LOVABILITY


Here I am

Be My Girl


Special Day (For ZE:A's)

Here I am (Inst.)

[2011.04.27] Here I am (mini-album) (Japanese)


[2011.03] Ronin Pop (Japan)

In order to feel the perfect groovy sound in summer, ZE:A that has grown up more as an artist announced that they will release 「Watch Out~Passionate Love Warning~」in August 24th.

It will be the perfect summer song to live up the excitement and it is going to be the hottest song that will make everyone said "I want to experience this lovely heart-pounding love". The groovy sound that is perfect for summer with the members’ addictive sexy voices will make you humming without you even realize until the end.

Also there will be a Japanese version of 「Here I am」that is more stunning than the original one. After that, there will be a Japanese version of the song that is always shown at the climax of every concert, 「Love Coach」. It has become the best cute pop song. It is a bright song about the sadness to tell a girl who loves another man the way she should love, a must listen sweet confession of all members!

This album comes with original Japanese cut of 28 pages photo book for Type A, latest PV (Japanese version), 「Here I am」PV, and "making of clip" in the DVD set for Type B, and then latest PV (Korean Version) and "making of" clip in DVD set for Type C.
DVD for Type B & Type C contain different "making of" clips. The content of each type is different, please check the details before you purchase it.

So keep your eyes for it in summer, Watch Out for the "Cool & Cute" ZE:A's activity.
Until the day it will come to your hand, please enjoy your day!

★Tickets for participation in handshake events are included only in the first press edition.★
The event is planned to be hold for 2 days in Tokyo at August. Details will be announced later in late June.

★Type-A +Photo album

 【Song List】

1. Watch Out ~熱愛注意報/Passionate Love Warning~ (Japanese ver.)
2. Here I am (Japanese ver.)
3. Love Coach (Japanese ver.)
4. Watch Out
5. Watch Out ~熱愛注意報/Passionate Love Warning~ -Instrumental-
6. Here I am -Instrumental-
7. Love Coach -Instrumental-
● 28 Pages Photo book of Japan original cut included.
● Sleeve case specification

★Type-B +DVD

 【Song List】

1. Watch Out ~熱愛注意報/Passionate Love Warning~ (Japanese ver.)
2. Here I am (Japanese ver.)
3. Love Coach (Japanese ver.)
4. Watch Out
5. Watch Out ~熱愛注意報/Passionate Love Warning~-Instrumental-
6. Here I am -Instrumental-

[DVD Specification]
1. Watch Out ~熱愛注意報/Passionate Love Warning~ (Japanese ver.) PV
2. Here I am PV (with Japanese subtitle)
3. Latest making clipA(total 10minutes)

DVD Time:20minutes

★Type-C +DVD

【Song List】

1. Watch Out ~Passionate Love Warning~(Japanese ver.)
2. New Song A(From Korean Album)
3. New Song B(From Korean Album)
4. Watch Out
5. Watch Out ~Passionate Love Warning~-Instrumental-
6. Here I am -Instrumental-

[DVD Specification]
1. Watch Out ~Passionate Love Warning~(Japanese ver.) PV
2. Watch Out (Original PV)
3. Latest Making Clip B(Total 10minutes)

DVD Time:20minutes

【Specification:Type-A・Type-B・Type-C Commonness】

● 8 Pages Booklet enclosed
● Jewel case specification

Source: zea-japanBrokore
Translation: fetishoney @EmpireChildren

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