FANTASTICS from EXILE TRIBE
About FANTASTICS from EXILE TRIBE
Japanese dance crew FANTASTICS from EXILE TRIBE came together in 2016, when EXILE members Sekai and Taiki Sato were enlisted to head up a new group.
∙ In 2017, Yagi Yusei and Nakajima Sota were announced as FANTASTICS vocalists after winning a TV competition called Vocal Battle Audition.
∙ Before releasing their own music, the group featured on “Turn Back Time,” a 2018 EXILE single dedicated to Nakao Shota, a FANTASTICS member fighting a losing battle with cancer.
∙ “Over Drive,” FANTASTICS’ 2018 debut single, was certified Gold, and the group’s next three singles all hit No. 2 on the Japanese charts.
∙ FANTASTICS joined fellow EXILE TRIBE groups THE RAMPAGE, BALLISTIK BOYZ, and GENERATIONS on 2019’s collaborative album BATTLE OF TOKYO ~ENTER THE Jr.EXILE~ and subsequent live shows.
∙ FANTASTIC 9, the group’s debut album, was released in 2020 and reached No. 4 on the Japanese charts, where it spent 15 weeks.