Move aside Aquaman, meet Aqua, K-pop's first e-sports girl group

There is a new girl group in the K-pop scene. Billing itself as the first "e-sports girl group" in South Korea, Aqua hopes to incorporate gaming into the growing music scene, The Korea Herald reported. At first glance, the six-piece group consisting
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There is a new girl group in the K-pop scene. Billing itself as the first "e-sports girl group" in South Korea, Aqua hopes to incorporate gaming into the growing music scene, The Korea Herald reported. At first glance, the six-piece group consisting of Hyeonju, Sua, Haesol, Seungji, Sihyeon and Hyerim looks like a typical K-pop idol group. But with the novel concept of e-sports, the group is already gaining attention, including from gamers, since its debut single with the fitting title Log In was released last month.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 24, 2018, with the headline 'Move aside Aquaman, meet Aqua, K-pop's first e-sports girl group'. Print Edition | Subscribe