Meet I-LAND 2's new girl group 'izna': The 7 members, their ranks and possible position

    On the other hand, one of the most fan-favourite contestants, FUKO, was not part of the debut lineup, which led to controversy online.



    Mnet's popular survival show 'I-Land 2: N/a' aired its finale on July 4, where 7 participants were announced as winners. The winners will debut as the new group, 'izna,' which was originally supposed to be a six-person group. However, the judges shocked all by announcing that one more member would be added to the group.

    The members included were: Jungeun, Jeemin, Jiyoon, Koko, Sarang, Mai, and Saebi. On the other hand, one of the most fan-favourite contestants, FUKO, was not part of the debut lineup, which led to controversy online.

    Now that the group is set, let's meet the members, their ages, the votes and ranks they had received and also the possible position they could have.


    Birth Name: Choi Jung Eun

    Birthday: August 4th, 2007

    Rank: 1 (823,393 points)

    The top contestant for most of the show joined WakeOne Entertainment in 2020. The 17-year-old rookie had also participated in the Mnet reality show 'Cap-Teen' before getting the chance to join I-Land. With her top strength is vocals, she could be one of the lead singers of the group.


    Birth Name: Bang Jee Min

    Birthday: May 8th, 2005

    Rank: 2 (591,495 points)

    She became famous when she appeared in Belift Lab's girl group survival show 'R U Next.' She ranked fourth in the finale and did not make it to the final line-up. However, she joined I-Land 2 as one of the older contestants and was also one of the top-scoring participants. She has always been praised as the centre for her expression, so she could be the face of the group.


    Birth Name: Yoon Ji Yoon

    Birthday: July 14th, 2005

    Rank: 3 (471,699 points)

    She joined WakeOne Entertainment in 2024, and within months, the 19-year-old got the chance to participate in I-Land 2. She had previously trained under YG’s sub-agency, TheBlackLabel, which will also be involved in the new group's songs. Her core strength is vocals and she could also get the leading vocalist position in the group.


    Birth Name: Narai Koko

    Birthday: November 14th, 2006

    Rank: 4 (320,124 points)

    The girl from Japan joined WakeOne Entertainment in 2024 after previously training under AVEX Management. With her core strength in dancing and her talent for rapping, she could take the main rapper's or main dancer's position in the new group.


    Birth Name: Ryu Sa Rang

    Birthday: April 18th, 2007

    Rank: 5 (319,693 points)

    She joined WakeOne in 2024 and I-Land 2 was her first survival show. She was almost eliminated from the show, but was saved and moved to the finale. Her core strength is her visual presence, but in the final stage, she showcased her rap style and could be one of the rappers in the group.


    Birth Name: Tomioka Mai

    Birthday: October 28th, 2004

    Rank: (Producers' choice)

    This girl from Japan joined WakeOne Entertainment in 2022, and after two years of training, she participated in I-Land 2. The producers decided to include her even though the fans did not choose her, citing the potential value of her visuals. The 19-year-old has shown glimpses of her abilities in singing, rapping, and dancing, but she could mostly be the face of the group.


    Birth Name: Jeong Sae Bi

    Birthday: January 22nd, 2008

    Rank: (Producers' choice - surprise addition)

    The contestant was not selected as one of the first six, but the producers surprised everyone by making her the seventh member. She will be the maknae of the group. The 16-year-old has been training under WakeOne Entertainment for four years. She is an all-rounder and could also be the centre of the group.

    About izna:

    The name comes from the words "Anytime, Anywhere, Anything". It means to convey confidence and assurance. The girls are said to make their debut in 2024, and reports claim they will have an existing contract of seven years. 

    Soon after the group was announced, their social media accounts were opened, here is where you can follow the girls, who don't have their personal accounts.


    Instagram: @izna_offcl

    X (Twitter): @izna_offcl / (Japan): @izna_offcl_jp

    TikTok: @izna_offcl

    YouTube: izna