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&TEAM Members Profile & Facts

&TEAM Members

&TEAM is a multi-national 9-member boy group under HYBE Labels Japan. The group members consist of K, Fuma, Nicholas, EJ, Yuma, Jo, Harua, Taki and Maki. They debuted on December 7th, 2022 with the mini album “First Howling : ME“.

&TEAM Profile

DebutDecember 7th, 2022
Active Years2022–present
&TEAM MembersK, Fuma, Nicholas, EJ, Yuma, Jo, Harua, Taki and Maki
GenreJ-pop, K-pop
LabelHYBE Labels Japan
Oldest MemberK
Youngest MemberMaki
Former MemberN/A
Fandom NameLUNÉ (르네)

&TEAM Facts:

– The group &TEAM was formed with the concept of “9 diverse members forming a team and connecting diverse worlds.”
– Their goal is to evolve as a group while moving forward towards the future.
– Yuma suggested the group’s greeting “We Link!”.
– Their lightstick is called “&bong”.
– K, Nicholas, EJ, and Taki participated in the South Korean survival show I-Land in 2020, which produced the boy group ENHYPEN.
– On April 26, 2021, two members K and EJ made cameo appearances in the music video for “Drunk-Dazed” by ENHYPEN.
– All of the members like Pineapple pizza except Yuma and Harua.
– &TEAM have the largest age gap among Hybe’s boy groups.
– All of the members like Bossam green onion.

Major Work

– Their most popular songs include; War Cry, Under the Skin, and FIREWORK.


– They have won the Best Choice Award, Best Emotive Award – Music, and Best 5 New Artists Award.

Youtube: &TEAM
Twitter: andTEAM_members
Instagram: andteam_official
TikTok: @andteam_official
Weverse: &TEAM

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

&TEAM Members Profile

1. K

Stage NameK (케이)
Birth NameKoga Yudai (古賀祐大)
BirthdayOctober 21, 1997
Active Years2020–present
Age26 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLibra
Height186.5 cm (6’1” 1/2)
Blood TypeA

K Facts:

– He used to watch HOSHI from SEVENTEEN and Jimin from BTS all the time as a trainee. (Weverse Magazine)
– He likes BTS Jimin’s solo song ‘Filter’. (Teen Vogue)
– In the first episode of I-Land, he performed “Danger” by Taemin.
– He learned how to dance from a crew called WE DEM BOYZ.
– He would look for another place if there is a long queue in a restaurant. (ELLE Korea)
– He bought an espresso machine from the money he won on Idol’s Physical Race.
– His favourite song is The Weeknd’s “I Feel It Coming”. (&TEAM)
– He and NCT‘s Shotaro went to the same dance academy.
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2. Fuma

Fuma &TEAM
Stage NameFuma (후마)
Birth NameMurata Fuma (村田風雅)
BirthdayJune 29, 1998
Active Years2018–present
Age25 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCancer
Height183 cm (6’0”)
Blood TypeB

Fuma Facts:

– His favourite song is SHINee’s “An Encore”. (&TEAM)
Taemin from SHINee is his role model.
– He enjoys playing Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet. (Teen Vogue)
– Fuma is good friends with Kazuta from n.SSign.
– He once worked as a backup dancer for BTS during their concert in Japan.
– He really liked superheroes, especially Spider-Man. (Weverse Magazine)
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3. Nicholas

Nicholas &TEAM
Stage NameNicholas (니콜라스)
Birth NameWang Yixiang (王奕翔)
Birthday July 9, 2002
Active Years2020–present
Age22 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCancer
Height183 cm (6’0’)
Blood TypeO

Nicholas Facts:

– His favourite song is “I NEED U” by Yaeow. (&TEAM)
– The first song he performed in front of others was The Sound of Music’s “Edelweiss”.
– He performs energetically and powerfully like an attack. (Teen Vogue)
– Fans often see a resemblance between Nicholas and Sandy Cheeks from SpongeBob or the Pokémon Squirtle.
– In the first episode of I-Land, he performed “Jopping” by SUPER M.
– His preferred American artists are Lil Yachty and Macklemore.
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4. EJ

Stage NameEJ (의주)
Birth NameByun Eui Joo (변의주)
BirthdaySeptember 7, 2002
Active Years2020–present
Age21 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignVirgo
Height184 cm (6’0″)
Blood TypeA

EJ Facts:

– His favourite song is “Don’t Forget” by Crush. (&TEAM)
– He likes playing video games but gets bored in 2-3 days. (Teen Vogue)
– He would look for another place if there is a long queue in a restaurant. (ELLE Korea)
– On the first episode of I-Land, he sang “Any Song” by Zico with Daniel.
– He was in a Drunk Dazed music video of ENHYPEN with K, where they played werewolves.
– He always carries his game console.
– He likes hearing different opinions. (Weverse Magazine)
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5. Yuma

Yuma &TEAM
Stage NameYuma (유마)
Birth NameNakakita Yuma (中耒田悠真)
BirthdayFebruary 7, 2004
Active Years2022–present
Age20 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height173 cm (5’8″)
Blood TypeAB

Yuma Facts:

– He boils water every morning to drink it after cooling it down. (&TEAM)
– He comes in the middle of the group by age, so he tends to help with the communication among the members. (Teen Vogue)
EJ teaches him Korean and he teaches him Japanese. (Weverse Magazine)
– Among the members, he is the member who replies the fastest on line.
– The silky texture of his hair is considered his charm point.
– His personality is often described as having a Kansai Spirit.
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6. Jo

Stage NameJo (죠)
Birth NameAsakura Jo (朝倉穣)
BirthdayJuly 8, 2004
Active Years2022–present
Age19 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height183 cm (6’0’)
Weight58 kg (127 lbs)
Blood TypeO

Jo Facts:

– He watched a lot of fan cams of HOSHI from SEVENTEEN, NI-KI from ENHYPEN and all of BTS and tried to figure out where and how he could improve. (Weverse Magazine)
– His favourite song is The Weeknd’s “Out of Time”. (&TEAM)
– He was scouted at a contest for people who dream of being a model or actor. (Weverse Magazine)
– He got a perfume as a gift from K. (ELLE Korea)
– Basketball has been a significant part of his life, starting from ninth grade through high school.
– In addition to basketball, he used to play soccer.
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7. Harua

Harua &TEAM
Stage NameHarua (하루아)
Birth NameShigeta Harua (重田美琉愛)
BirthdayMay 1, 2005
Active Years2022–present
Age19 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height168 cm (5’6″)
Blood TypeB

Harua Facts:

– His favourite song is Woo Won Jae’s “We Are”. (&TEAM)
– His biggest role models are Jungkook from BTS and JUNGWON from ENHYPEN. (Weverse Magazine)
– He watches videos while brushing his teeth in the morning.
– He enjoys organizing. (Teen Vogue)
– Despite his dislike for being called cute, others, including fellow members, often refer to him as “cute.”
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8. Taki

Taki &TEAM
Stage NameTaki (타키)
Birth NameTakayma Riki (高山りき)
BirthdayMay 4, 2005
Active Years2020–present
Age19 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Height171 cm (5’7″)
Blood TypeB

Taki Facts:

– In the first episode of I-Land, he performed “Monster” by EXO.
– His favourite song is “Blue & Grey” by BTS. (&TEAM)
– Among I-Land applicants, he was the 3rd youngest.
– He wants to be the mood maker of the group. (Teen Vogue)
– He likes the fresh citrus scent. (Weverse Magazine)
– Rumors suggest that Taki’s family is wealthy, leading to the secrecy surrounding his name.
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9. Maki

Maki &TEAM
Stage NameMaki (마키)
Birth NameRiki Maus / Hirota Riki (宏田力)
BirthdayFebruary 17, 2006
Active Years2022–present
Age18 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height180 cm (5’10”)
Blood TypeO

Maki Facts:

– His favourite ENHYPEN’s song is “SHOUT OUT”. (&TEAM)
– He is like the cleaner leader in the dorm. (Teen Vogue)
– He shares a close friendship with Seok Matthew from ZEROBASEONE, having trained together at HYBE before joining &AUDITION.
– He is fluent in Korean, Japanese, German, and English, and also speaks a little bit of Chinese and Spanish. It is because of his father who speaks 9 languages. (Weverse Magazine)
– Among his members, he ranked 3rd as the naughtiest.
Read More Facts About Maki

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I'm a big fan of K-pop, especially the group EXO, and Baekhyun is my Bias. When I'm not writing about K-pop, I enjoy reading books. Join me as I explore the world of K-pop and literature through my writing.

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