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Up and close with idol group Astro: Playing funny game, exposing hidden charm

By Menahem Zen | December 02, 2016 05:49 PM EST

Astro the rookie group from Fantagio Entertainment made another appearance in entertainment talk show “Weekly Idol.” They share their nickname to the audience and their sense of humor.

Hosted by rapper Defconn and comedian Jeong Hyeong-Don, the “Weekly Idol” is a variety show that invites idol group to the studio to share things. Most of the time, unexpected things occur during the show. MBC invited Astro as guest for the second time in episode 279, which aired on November 30.

During shooting, all six members of Astro played a funny game, presented by the hosts as “Smell the Member.” In the game, according to MBC, one member Moonbin was blindfolded and he must recognize the other member by their smell.

Defconn stood in the middle of the member and as Moonbin came, he gave him his head. Upon smelling Defconn’s head Moonbin yelled that it smell sour, making the other members were laughing out loud.

Astro is the new group which just debuted in February this year. The formation of the group consist of Moonbin, MJ, Jin Jin, Rocky, Cha Eun-Woo and Yoon San-Ha. They started as rookie in the Fantagio Entertainment before assembled together as the idol group.

They made their first appearance in “Weekly Idol” at Episode 256 in June according to ET News. In their first appearance, they joined other rookie groups KNK and 4TEN in a special segment about new idol groups. While in their second appearance, the members looked more relax to be interviewed by their seonbae-nim Defconn.

When Defconn asked Astro their individual nicknames, each member take turn to introduce their nickname. Moonbin is the ‘Dog Cat’, Rocky the Invinsible Rock, while Cha said he is the guardian of the girl’s heart. His funny style brought laughter to the other members and the hosts

Watch the funny nickname which each member introduce themselves below:

Tagged :  K-Pop, K-Pop Star, ASTRO, Weekly Idol

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