Miyawaki Sakura (IZ*ONE’s former member)’s arrival in Korea is drawing much attention from KPOP fans these days. Not only are netizens curious of her plan in this country, they also suspect the amount of luggage she brought to Korea.
Sakura landed at Incheon International Airport on the afternoon of August 27. She appeared in a pink checked cardigan and high waist jeans. In addition, she also wore a pair of white sneakers and carried a luxury bag. Her airport fashion was quite simple yet still perfect.
However, what has drawn much of the attention was her considerable amount of luggage. Netizens commented, “She is not going to stay in Korea for just a few days”, “She’s an immigrant now”, “Is she going to live in a dorm?”
Moreover, netizens are also curious about her plan in Korea.
Earlier, it was rumored that Sakura would join the new girl group created by Source Music, a subsidiary under HYBE Labels (BTS and Seventeen’s company). Source Music is currently preparing for the debut of their new girl group next year. It was also reported that Sakura was escorted by BTS’s security team when she arrived at the airport.
Being asked about Sakura’s plan, HYBE LABELS said to OSEN, “We cannot confirm the information related to Miyawaki Sakura and BTS’s security team.”
However, people believe that HYBE has planned everything. A Japanese media site, WowKorea, reported that Miyawaki Sakura already signed an exclusive contract with HYBE Labels and would resume her activities in Korea.
The fact that Sakura is going to be active again in the Korean entertainment industry has attracted great attention from the public. Sakura debuted as the first generation member of a Japanese group, HKT48. After that, she competed in “Produce 48” and won 2nd place. Sakura became famous after being chosen as the center of the introduction stage in “Produce 48”. At that time, many people criticized her because despite being famous, her skills were still lacking. After IZ*ONE successfully gained remarkable achievements, netizens gradually recgonized her talents.