In collaboration with LINE Friends, ITZY recently designed their own characters. Check out the initial rough sketches of their designs and see what inspired their characters!

1. Yeji — “Het”

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She chose the name “Het” since it sounds similar to “Cat.”


Het went through many design changes, including its charming point of charismatic eyes!

2. Lia — “Lya”

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I wanted my character to be a tree sloth similar to me that can give happiness and bright energy to others.

— Lia


Lya is described as having a very relaxed personality and loves sweets so much, it carries around a donut named “Juling” (the combination of Julia and Darling!).

3. Ryujin — “Tuk”

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You know how I usually don’t open my eyes all the way? … I wanted to make a character similar to me so I drew the eyes like this.

— Ryujin


Tuk is a monkey wearing a hoodie with loveable big ears.

4. Chaeryeong — “Chung-ee”

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It is a smart and resolute type. It looks cold on the outside but is warm on the inside.

— Chaeryeong


Despite being based on a 900-year-old nine-tailed fox, Chung-ee is still very trendy and loves iced americano!

5. Yuna — “Cabbit”

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Yuna chose the name “Cabbit” since her character is a rabbit wearing a cat costume.


It’s cloud friend, Moong-gae, allows it to travel wherever it wants to go.

Watch their full presentation of their characters below!