NCT (Hangul: 엔시티) is a South Korean boy group formed by S.M. Entertainment. Their name stands for the Hallyu localization project Neo Culture Technology, a term coined by S.M. Entertainment founder Lee Soo-man to describe the group's concept of having an unlimited number of members divided into multiple sub-units based in various cities worldwide.
The group's six-member unit NCT U made their debut in April 2016 with digital singles "The 7th Sense", and "Without You."The second unit, NCT 127 based in Seoul, made their debut in July 2016 with the mini album NCT #127. The third unit, NCT Dream made their debut in August 2016 with digital single "Chewing Gum". Subsequent units are expected to debut in China, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia.