It’s been less than a week since the introduction videos for the C-Group contestants on Mnet‘s upcoming girl group survival show, Girls Planet 999, were released, but a few are already attracting tons of attention. Here are the C-Group trainees with the most views on YouTube right now—along with why everyone is so interested in them.
5. Zhou Xin Yu
19-year-old Zhou Xin Yu has reached over 77,000 views on her Girls Planet 999 introduction video in the last five days. According to her official profile, Zhou Xin Yu’s special skills are mimicking facial expressions and applying makeup. She also loves acting, watching movies, and eating delicious food. As for personality, her MBTI type is ENTP (the Debater).
One reason why viewers are so interested in Zhou Xin Yu is that she used to be a trainee under SM Entertainment, training alongside aespa‘s Ningning before leaving the company in 2018. She only showed off a few seconds of her singing skills in her introductory video, but many say you can already hear the company’s vocal training style in her voice. Alongside her high-profile past, Zhou Xin Yu also enchanted viewers with her witch-themed profile video.
4. Cai Bing
26-year-old Cai Bing has reached over 84,000 views on her Girls Planet 999 introduction video in the last five days. According to her official profile, Cai Bing’s special skills are dancing, rapping, and boy group dance covers. She also loves kart racing, skating, and bungee jumping. As for personality, her MBTI type is ESFJ (the Consul).
Cai Bing had everyone charmed with her confidence from the moment she started her introductory video wearing cool sunglasses. She went on to show off her skills in multiple styles of dance and rap—and shocked everyone by eating a raw piece of lemon. While many were drawn in by her video, some also know her as a member of the C-Pop group KSGirls and a back-up dancer for several Chinese artists.
3. Xu Zi Yin
25-year-old Xu Zi Yin has reached over 93,000 views on her Girls Planet 999 introduction video in the last five days. According to her official profile, Xu Zi Yin’s special skills are speaking English and Korean and writing and producing songs. She also loves doing her makeup, studying, and cooking. As for personality, her MBTI type is ENTJ (the Commander).
This isn’t Xu Zi Yin’s first time on a survival show; she already has her own fanbase from her time competing on Youth With You and The Next Top Bang in China. Many also know her for her work as an actress. Of course, Xu Zi Yin’s existing fans aren’t the only ones interested in her. She attracted tons of attention in her introduction video by acing a variety of singing styles, from opera to Western pop to K-Pop to OST.
2. Zhang Luo Fei
20-year-old Zhang Luo Fei has reached over 112,000 views on her Girls Planet 999 introduction video in the last five days. According to her official profile, Zhang Luo Fei’s special skills are writing music, surfing, and being able to stay slim despite eating a lot. She also loves collecting cameras, going to the aquarium, and Disney. As for personality, her MBTI type is INFJ (the Advocate).
Zhang Luo Fei, who’s also known as Dolly, is another past competitor on Youth With You, attracting attention when the show got big worldwide. Those who don’t know her from the show have found themselves charmed by her fairytale-like visuals and sweet vocal tone.
1. Su Rui Qi
At the top is 20-year-old Su Rui Qi has reached over 119,000 views on her Girls Planet 999 introduction video in the last five days. According to her official profile, Su Rui Qi’s special skills are dancing, singing, and rapping. She also loves playing games. As for personality, her MBTI type is ENTJ (the Commander).
Su Rui Qi has also been on multiple survival shows before. Last year, she was part of Produce Camp 2020, and in 2018 she competed on Produce 101 China. On top of that, she’s a member of the 2018 C-Pop group Chic Chili under the name Sury, and she debuted as a soloist. In her introduction video, Su Rui Qi revealed her goal is to be an “ace,” and judging by the skills she’s showed off so far, many would say she’s already there.
Girls Planet 999 premieres on August 6 at 8:20 PM KST. Get to know the top Japanese and Korean contestants here.