U-KISS (Korean: 유키스; Japanese: ユーキス) is a South Korean boy band formed by NH Media in 2008. Their name is an acronym, standing for Ubiquitous Korean International Idol Super Star. The group’s current lineup is composed of Soohyun, Eli, Kiseop, Hoon and Jun.
Their breakthrough hit was Man Man Ha Ni (2009) from their EP Conti UKISS. U-KISS is known for their international popularity, especially in Latin America where they have conducted various tours. They released their first full-length album Only One on February 3, 2010. In September 2011, U-KISS released their second full-length album, NEVERLAND. They made their formal debut in Japan in 2011 with the release of the single “Tick Tack”. Their second Japanese single was entitled “Forbidden Love” while their first Japanese full-length album was A Shared Dream (2012). Since their debut, the group has released three full-length albums, twelve mini-albums/EPs, one special mini-album (created for their fans), and various singles. They have also released seven Japanese full-length albums, one Japanese compilation album, and five Japanese mini-albums/EPs. The group has also participated in various TV reality shows and films.