Male idol group CIX canceled the sale of 2nd anniversary goods. This is because suspicions have been raised that the clothes worn in the concept photos are similar to those of the anime ‘Prince of Tennis’ (Tennifree).
C9 Entertainment, the agency, posted a notice on its official Twitter on the 26th, saying, “To commemorate the 2nd anniversary of CIX’s debut, we took and released a concept photo of a tennis club player. informed
C9 Entertainment said, “In this process, we confirmed that the design of a specific animation is very similar to the costume in the concept photo, and in this situation, selling commemorative goods using the picture of the costume in this situation is ethically problematic. I fully sympathize with the fact that there is a possibility.”
Accordingly, all sales of CIX’s 2nd anniversary commemorative goods will be cancelled. C9 Entertainment said, “There are no products that have been sold and shipped so far, and we want to refund all pre-ordered buyers quickly.
CIX’s 2nd anniversary commemorative goods have been released online since the 19th and have gathered topics. At this time, it was pointed out that the tennis uniforms worn by the members were too similar to the famous animation ‘The Prince of Tennis’.
CIX, which debuted in 2019, is a five-member male idol group consisting of BX, Seunghoon, Bae Jinyoung, Yonghee, and Hyunsuk. The first full-length album ‘OK’ Prologue: Be OK’ will be released on the 17th of next month.