Gone from our sight but never from our hearts.

Moon Bin, known professionally as Moonbin, was a South Korean singer, actor, dancer, and model under the label Fantagio.

He was a member of the South Korean boy group Astro. He acted in Kdramas like Boys over Flowers, At Eighteen, and Soul Plate.

He is a talented singer and charming actor. He is widely applauded for his dance moves and vocals. On Wednesday, the whole Kpop heard the devastating news.

Astro’s Moonbin dies at age 25

Astro’s Moonbin has left all of us and gone to heaven. Korea is mourning the loss of its talented idol Astro’s Moonbin. Moonbin is always a charming and happy idol.

He has always been friendly with other members and had a soft spot in the hearts of AROHA.

On Wednesday, April 19, his manager reported that he was found dead in his home at around 8.10 AM in the Gangnam district of Seoul.

Korean Police suspect that he may have taken his own life. It was reported that Moonbin’s dear friend and bandmate MJ had taken an urgent leave from the military, and another mate Cha Eun Woo was off to Coachella, so he will be coming back and be present for the final rites.

Astro’s Moonbin agency replies

Moonbin’s Sister, Moon Sua, will be the chief mourner. Fantaigo has responded that Moonbinha left all of us and became a star set in the sky.

Fantiago confirmed this news with a letter:

The agency wrote:

“This is Fantagio.

First and foremost, we would like to express our apology for delivering unfortunate and heartbreaking news.

On April 19, ASTRO member Moonbin suddenly left us and became a star in the sky.

It is incomparable to the grief of the bereaved families who have lost their beloved son and brother. Still, all ASTRO members, Fantagio colleagues, executives, and employees are mourning the deceased in great sorrow and shock.

It pains our hearts to deliver the sudden news to the fans who have supported Moonbin and given him generous love. It is more heartbreaking because we know the heart of the deceased, who always loved and thought of the fans more than anyone else.

We sincerely ask that everyone refrain from making speculative or malicious reports so that the bereaved families, who are sad by the sudden tragic news, can commemorate and say their goodbyes to the deceased.

Following the wishes of the bereaved families, the funeral will be held as quietly as possible, with only family, friends, and company colleagues attending.

Once again, we express our deepest condolences on the last journey of the deceased.”

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The team of Otakusmart pays its condolences to Moonbins’s family.

We hope he rests in peace.


Annyegseo!This is Hita. I am a student. I Love writing and watching k-dramas. With my love towards writing, I now became an efficient writer. Daydreaming, Watching dramas and Admiring my favourite stars are my hobbies. My ultimate bias is Cha eun woo and Park hyung shik.


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