Fans Call For Better Treatment Of Cross Gene Following Takuyas Musical Casting Controversy

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Fans Call For Better Treatment Of CROSS GENE Following Takuyas Musical Casting Controversy
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Fans Call For Better Treatment Of CROSS GENE Following Takuyas Musical Casting Controversy

A growing number of fans of boy group CROSS GENE have begun demanding better treatment for the group following the decision to cast member Takuya in a Japanese musical.

Takuyas involvement in the musical Watashi no Host-chan [My host] was announced by the musicals official Twitter account on September 4. The notice was met with a mixed response as some CandYs [official name of CROSS GENE fans] showed concern at the content of the musical, which, fans say, involves the cast playing characters who are hosts and a voting system where people can win experiences with the cast members including hugs and other forms of physical interaction.

CROSS GENE Gifts Fans With Blast From The Past Dance Practice Videos On 5th Anniversary
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CROSS GENE Gifts Fans With Blast From The Past Dance Practice Videos On 5th Anniversary

CROSS GENE is celebrating their fifth anniversary on June 11, and theyve shared gifts with fans!

The group has released new dance practice videos for their tracks My Face and Kki off their January 2016 mini album Game. Both songs feature choreography by G-Swaggerz. Check them out below!

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CROSS GENE is a six-member group under Amuse Korea that made their debut in June of 2012 with their mini album Timeless: Begins. They have since released four mini albums in Korea, as well as been very active in Japan. CROSS GENE most recently made a comeback with their mini album MIRROR in February, featuring the title track Black or White.

Cross Gene's Takuya to star in his first musical 'Altar Boyz'!
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Cross Gene's Takuya to star in his first musical 'Altar Boyz'!

Cross Gene's Takuya will take a stab at his first musical with the cast of 'Altar Boyz'! 

According to Amuse, Inc., "Takuya has been confirmed to join the Korean musical 'Altar Boyz' for the upcoming shows on September 15 and 16 at Japan's Tokyo Maihama Amphitheater." 

'Altar Boyz' began its broadway run back in 2005 in America. The musical is a comical satire about boy bands and Christian music. The story follows five individuals who come together to create a Christian boy group. 

SF9 And Cross Gene To Appear On Weekly Idol For The First Time
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SF9 And Cross Gene To Appear On Weekly Idol For The First Time

SF9 and Cross Gene will be making their first appearance on Weekly Idol soon!

According to broadcast sources on April 19, SF9 and Cross Gene are currently recording an episode of Weekly Idol. SF9s agency, FNC Entertainment, also added, Theyre currently giving their all as they film. Please look forward to the official broadcast.

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Fans are excited to see the groups complete various missions, such as the double speed dance and showing off their diverse charms.

SF9 and Cross Gene reportedly guesting on 'Weekly Idol' for the first time
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SF9 and Cross Gene reportedly guesting on 'Weekly Idol' for the first time

SF9 and Cross Gene are reportedly filming for 'Weekly Idol'!

According to an exclusive report by OSEN on April 19, SF9 and Cross Gene participated in the recording for the idol show at 3 p.m. (KST). This is the first time Cross Gene is guesting on the show. It's also the first time all members of SF9 are appearing on 'Weekly Idol' together. 

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The broadcast date of the episode with SF9 and Cross Gene is not yet revealed. Watch out for them on 'Weekly Idol'!