'NO MERCY' hails the 7 members to debut as 'Monsta X'; group name explained

After the fierce competition in the survival program 'No Mercy', seven tough members are hailed to officially debut as Starship's new boy group MONSTA X.

The official members are Jooheon, Shownu, Kihyun, Hyungwon, Wonho, Minhyuk, and I.M . According to the agency on 12th, the group name 'Monsta X' which has 'monster' word in it carries the concept of calm monsters in Kpop scene. In addition to that, the syllable 'MON' in French means 'My' so it can be also meant 'My Star'. Meanwhile, the 'X' implies a symbol of unknown who will now make an appearance.

The group is expected to officially debut in the first half of this year. Congratulations!