CIX called off its merch sales after its designs were suspected of plagiarism as netizens believed those were very similar to anime 'The Prince of Tennis'.
On July 26th KST, C9 Entertainment issued an official statement canceling the group's merch sales. The label wrote, "We have identified that the design of a particular animation's costume is quite similar to that of the concept photo, and we fully agree that selling commemorative goods in this situation would be ethically problematic, apart from legal issues. Therefore, we would like to cancel the entire sale of the commemorative goods."
Read the full statement below.