Pentagon (Hangul: 펜타곤; stylized as PENTAGON; abbreviated as PTG) is a South Korean boy band formed by Cube Entertainment in 2016. The group consists of ten members: Jinho, Hui, Hongseok, E’Dawn, Shinwon, Yeo One, Yan An, Yuto, Kino and Wooseok. They were introduced through the Mnet survival show Pentagon Maker. Pentagon released their self-titled debut EP on October 10, 2016.
On April 26, 2016, Cube Entertainment revealed Pentagon with the trailer, “Come into the World,” after hinting at the new boy group in December 2015.
The final lineup of Pentagon was decided through South Korean television channel Mnet’s reality program, Pentagon Maker, which aired online through Mnet’s digital content brand M2. By the end of the show, Jinho, Hui, Hongseok, Yeo One, Yuto, Kino and Wooseok were confirmed as the official members of the group.
On July 9, Pentagon released the collaboration songs “Young” (produced by Dok2) and “Find Me” (produced by Tiger JK). A music video for “Young”, featuring members Hui, Yeo One, Kino, Wooseok and Yuto, was released.
The group was originally scheduled to host their debut concert on July 23, 2016 at Jamsil Indoor Stadium, but Cube Entertainment delayed the concert and debut date of the group due to internal issues.