Mnet Build Up Episode 5 Preview: Triple Death Match Mission That Will Lead to Team Elimination

Starting on January 26th, the latest K-pop audition survival show has transformed into a weekly rollercoaster ride of emotions, captivating viewers with its gripping concept. As we approach its fifth week, anticipation builds for the Mnet Build Up Episode 5 Preview. Directed by Ma Doo-shik, known for his work on Superstar K, this Korean reality competition series (빌드업: 보컬 보이그룹 서바이벌), initially named Build Up: Vocal Boy Group Survival, features a diverse array of 40 contestants, ranging from established K-pop artists to hopeful idol trainees and musical performers. Among the notable participants are former DAY6 member Im Jun-hyeok, AB6IX’s Jeon Woong, A.C.E’s Lee Dong-hoon, WEi’s Kang Seok-hwa, and JUST B’s Bain.

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Led by the charismatic host Lee Da-hee, the survival reality program aims to mold the final four participants into members of a vocal boy group, securing them a two-year contract. The Build Up audition series features a notable array of mentors and a star-studded panel of judges, including BTOB’s Seo Eun-kwang, soloist Kim Jae-hwan, MAMAMOO’s Solar, Red Velvet’s Wendy, Baekho, Lee Seok-hoon, and SEVENTEEN’s Seungkwan.

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Mnet Build Up Episode 5 Release Date

The fifth episode is slated to be released on February 23, 2024, Friday, at 6:30 PM KST.

Where to Watch Mnet Build Up Episode 5

The upcoming episode is expected to be available for live streaming on Mnet’s YouTube channel, as well as being broadcast on South Korea’s television network tvN and OTT platform TVING.

Mnet Build Up Episode 5 Preview / Trailer

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The upcoming episode is poised to deliver a crescendo of excitement as it reaches the climactic conclusion of the riveting mission. Amidst a backdrop of suspense and anticipation, viewers will witness the culmination of strategic decisions and daring manoeuvres as participants vie for victory. However, the drama doesn’t end there; instead, it sets the stage for an even more intense chapter in the saga.

In the following episode, audiences will be treated to the spectacle of the Triple Death Match Mission, an electrifying showdown that will test the mettle of each contender. With the odds stacked against them in a formidable 3VS3 format, every move becomes a crucial factor in determining survival. As the tension mounts and alliances are tested, the line between triumph and defeat becomes razor-thin, making this encounter a true test of skill, strategy, and nerve.

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Brief Build Up Episode 4 Recap

The episode kicked off with a thrilling spectacle as the remaining participants assembled on stage, poised for the intense 2 vs 2 Rival Mission. The tension was palpable as Jeong Yun-seo and Ji-woo squared off against the formidable duo of JEON WOONG and Kang Seok-hwa. For Jeong Yun-seo, this showdown held particular significance, as he sought redemption following a previous misstep where he stumbled over the lyrics. With the spotlight firmly on him, this was his golden opportunity to reclaim his place in the spotlight.

As the performances unfolded, each team poured their heart and soul into their routines, leaving no stone unturned in their quest for victory. The air crackled with energy as the audience held their breath, eagerly anticipating the outcome. In a nail-biting finish, Jeong Yun-seo and Ji-woo’s team emerged triumphant, notching an impressive score of 591, while their opponents trailed behind with 505 points. With jubilant cheers filling the air, Jeong Yun-seo basked in the sweet taste of success, his determination and perseverance finally paying off. But the night was far from over as the remaining teams prepared to take the stage, ready to showcase their talents and vie for their own shot at glory.

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List of Build Up Contestants

The lineup for the Mnet Global Audition 2024 Build Up comprises 40 contestants, each distinguished by their unique vocal styles. Within this group, there are 11 individuals known for their distinct voices, 10 with soulful tones, 7 possessing powerful vocals, and 12 showcasing versatility across the board. Notable mentions in the unique voices category include Musical actor Kim Seo-hyung, Wumuti from BOYS PLANET, UP10TION’s Lee Hwan-hee and Sunyoul, Singer-songwriter Taewoo, Lee Kwang-suk, AB6IX’s Jeon Woong, Hong Sung-won, Kang Ha-yoon, Neon, and Kwon Eui-bin.

In the soul voices category, standout talents include ONE PACT’s Jay Chang, NewKidd’s Lee Min-wook, WEi’s Kang Seok-hwa, Ma Jae-kyung, Jung Soo-min, A.C.E’s Lee Dong-hun, JUST B’s Bain, Kim Sung-jung, Park Joo-hee, and Lim Sang-hyun. Those with powerful vocals feature profiles like Kim Min-seo, Park Jae-up, Choi Ha-ram, Lim Joon-hyeok, FAVE1’s Hyukjin, Jo Hwan-ji, and Yoon In-hwan.

Lastly, the all-rounder voices category introduces versatile talents such as CIX’s Seunghoon, M.O.N.T’s Bitsaeon, VANNER’s Taehwan, Hong Seong-joon, Jang In-tae, Jang Yoon-seo, PENTAGON’s Yeo One, JUST B’s Lee Geon-woo, Choi Su-hwan, KNK’s Jeong Inseong, Hwang In-hyuk, and Ji Yeon-woo.

Are you keeping up with the newest installments of the Mnet Build Up audition 2024 series? We’re eager to know who your preferred contestants are! Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section.

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