With a new year and new aspirations ahead, the members of BE:FIRST have taken time in between the hectic year-end celebrations and performances to share their individual wishes and messages with all of us.
BE:FIRST in 2023
Thanks to everybody’s love and support, BE:FIRST has been able to experience a lot of firsts in 2022. SHUNTO points out the BMSG FES ’22, in particular. “While BE:FIRST is new to the music scene as well as BMSG as a management company, it was an honor for all of us including other artists to get together to work on creating such an event. It certainly excites us for next year’s events,” he exclaims. Of course, 2022 also marked the release of their first album, BE:1, their first participation at the Asia Artist Awards (AAA), and several major music festivals during the summer. “We hope to do even better this year,” LEO adds.
As for their goals, SOTA shares that they are aiming for the same thing they aimed for last year: to pursue BE:FIRST’s music and show the world who they are as a group.
BE:FIRST Individual Goals
RYOKI: “I’d like to fulfill my role as an artist, actor, and simply as a human being…lol”
MANATO: “My personal goal… I want to be more physically fit.”
RYUHEI: “I would like to go abroad. Maybe we can do a boot camp somewhere.”
SOTA: “I got an opportunity as a dance instructor and mentor choreographer in New Zealand at the start of this year, so I would like to utilize my talent when/where needed. That would be my second goal. My first goal is to grow together with BE:FIRST and as an artist.”
LEO: “For me, it would be to reach my ideal as a BE:FIRST, and also to become the ideal ‘me’. Additionally, I want to broaden my ability to express myself. Oh, I also want to increase my cooking repertoire.”
SHUNTO: “I want to get a driver’s license. I will turn 20 years old this year. It sounds cool to drive a car.”
JUNON: “I want to take care of myself by eating and sleeping well.”
BE:FIRST’s Message to Their Fans in Asia
“Thank you all for your continuous support,” RYOKI says. “As we welcome 2023, we have many challenges ahead of us. We hope to not only deliver our music, but also we look forward to opportunities to perform in person overseas. Please continue following us. Thank you.”
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