Fans took creative measures to show exactly how they felt about BlockBerry Creative’s removal of K-Pop idol Chuu from the group LOONA by transforming it into the title character. Saw Man.
A fan (bentangart) turned former LOONA member Kim Jiwoo, who performed under the stage name Chuu, into Chainsaw Chuu on Twitter. In the fan art, Chuu stands on top of a collapsed building, wearing a yellow plaid jacket and matching skirt with a big red bow in her hair. Blood from his chainsaw drips, covering the wreckage with blood. The bottom demolition piece is inscribed with the letters “BB”, short for BlockBerry Creative.
Fan Made K-Pop and Anime Crossover
In Tatsuki Fujimoto’s original work, the sound of Chainsaw Man speeding up his chainsaws is enough to strike fear into the hearts of humans and demons alike, making this transition enjoyable for both LOONA and K-Pop fans. Numerous fans showered the fan picture with compliments. A fan hosted a panel from Tatsuki Fujimoto Saw Man The manga that will feature Makima now says BlockBerry Creative (BBC) is one of “many things in this world that humanity would be happier without.” Fan art has over 16,000 retweets and over 61,000 likes.
BlockBerry Creative released a statement announcing that they will be removing Chuu from 12-member girl group LOONA on November 12. 25. Agency alleged that Chuu “used violent language and abused power against our staff”. As a result, the company “decided to take responsibility for this and get Chuu out of LOONA.” In a translation by Soompi, BlockBerry Creative continued by apologizing to LOONA fans, saying, “The members of LOONA didn’t just work for their individual gain and they know what the fans gave them to get them to this point. They did nothing to cause trouble to the team. They’re going to go all the way and beat LOONA. They will return the love of everyone who supports them.”
Chuu Has Many Supporters
Chuu’s removal from LOONA has sparked controversy given how there were reports that he was planning to start his own company with his mother named Chuu Co. Ltd. and last year granted an injunction to BlockBerry Creative to suspend its exclusive contract. The singer has also previously revealed that he was unable to earn any income last year, leading to stress and poor eating habits. Fans, staff, and other artists, including LOONA member Kim Hyunjin, took action to defend Chuu. Webcomic artist Wondung described BlockBerry Creative’s claims on Instagram as “total nonsense”. “The Chuu I see is not the kind of person to do that,” he said.
As of the publication of this article, Chuu has not issued a statement to respond to allegations of abuse of power or to be removed from the group.
Source: Twitter, Soompi