ENHYPEN Reportedly Gearing Up for another Comeback with a New Album

Rookie boy group ENHYPEN is reported to be making a comeback with another new album!

On Aug. 25, the Korean news outlet Newsen reported that ENHYPEN will release a new album in five months since their second mini-album "BORDER: CARNIVAL," released on April 26.

The media outlet added that ENHYPEN's comeback has been confirmed. Keep on reading for more details.

(Photo : ENHYPEN Facebook)

ENHYPEN's Comeback Reported to Be Scheduled in September

According to Newsen, ENHYPEN is set to drop a new album at the end of September. The album will be the boy group's second domestic release following "BORDER: CARNIVAL."

Additionally, ENHYPEN's upcoming album will be their third 2021 release since the rookie group made their Japanese debut this year with the album "BORDER: Hakanai."

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With their second mini-album and Japanese debut album, ENHYPEN set and broke records in terms of sales.

(Photo : ENHYPEN Facebook)

In particular, ENHYPEN's "BORDER: CARNIVAL" recorded more than 520,000 copies on the Gaon Chart in its monthly sales for April 2021 in just five days. They earned the "half-million seller" title within six months of their debut, as well as a double-platinum certification for selling more than half a million copies.

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Moreover, ENHYPEN made their debut on the widely known Billboard 200 with "BORDER: CARNIVAL," proving their great popularity in the United States.

(Photo : ENHYPEN Facebook)

Meanwhile, ENHYPEN's "BORDER: Hakanai" has received a platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of Japan for selling more than 250,000 copies in the country.

Because of these achievements, expectations of ENHYPEN's comeback with a new album are rising. The news about the group's return is currently trending on Naver news.

As of writing, HYBE has not yet released an official statement to confirm the news.

ENHYPEN Remains the Best-Selling Fourth-Generation K-pop Group in Japan This 2021

Meanwhile, ENHYPEN's albums, both Korean and Japanese, continuously sell more copies in Japan.

On the daily Oricon Album Chart for Aug. 24, ENHYPEN's debut album "BORDER: DAY ONE" took the No. 47 spot with 1,125 more copies sold. The album has already spent 38 weeks on the chart, and so far, it has sold a total of 116,233 copies.

(Photo : ENHYPEN Facebook)

ENHYPEN's second mini-album "BORDER: CARNIVAL," meanwhile, claimed the No. 48 spot with 1,112 more copies sold in Japan. Its cumulative sales already reached 122,545 copies as of Aug. 24.

Finally, ENHYPEN's Japanese debut album "BORDER: Hakanai" sold 1,843 copies on Aug. 24, and recorded 247,519 copies in its total sales, to date.

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Overall, ENHYPEN's three albums have sold 486,297 total copies in Japan, making them the best-selling fourth-generation K-pop group in the country this 2021.

(Photo : ENHYPEN Facebook)

Since their debut, the boy group has sold more than 1.4 million copies with just three albums, with their second mini-album "BORDER: CARNIVAL" being the best-seller as it has exceeded 660,000 copies, so far.

In addition to Oricon Chart, ENHYPEN's Korean albums also record more sales on the Hanteo Chart.

On the daily album rankings of Hanteo on Aug. 19, "BORDER: CARNIVAL" sold 543 more copies, while "BORDER: DAY ONE" sold 500 more copies. The first album is close to surpassing 480,000 total copies sold, while the other one is about to cross 350,000 copies.

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Written by Mhaliya Scott

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