Mnet ‘Produce 48’ started their first recording on April 11.
Different from previous Produce 101 Season 1 and 2 which only involved Korea trainees, Produce 48 include a total number of 98 trainees from both Korea and Japan, including member from famous Japan girl group AKB48.
Part of the trainer has also revealed. Lee Hong Gi from FTIsland who has active activities in both Korea and Japan will be the vocal trainer, Cheetah who has been the rap trainer for Produce 1 and 2, as well as high school rapper will be the rap trainer. Bae Yoon Jung who has been well known for her charisma in Produce 101 season 1, together with choreographer May J who has joined the choreography of Seventeen ‘Don’t Wanna Cry’ and Wanna One ‘Beautiful’ will be the dance trainer of Prodeuce48.