K-Pop fans will get pretty upset whenever they have to bid goodbye to their favorite Oppas as they enlist in the military for two years, as it’s mandatory for all Korean males to enter military and there isn’t any exception even for celebrities.
Here’s a list of who’s going in and who’s going out:
1. Lee Jong-suk (‘Secret Garden’, ‘Pinocchio’ and more)
Just this month, Korean actor, Lee Jong Suk has officially enlisted in the military after delaying his enlistment when he first received the military notice due to his busy schedule.
2. Seungri (BIGBANG)
Seungri will also be enlisting in the military soon on the 25th of March, despite having many investigations ongoing now, and having his retirement news announced just a few days ago.
3. Xiumin (EXO)
Next on the list is Xiumin from EXO. Whom will also be enlisting in the military this year.
4. Lee Hong-gi (F.T. Island)
Lee Hong-gi from F.T. Island, who is entering his 30s soon, will have to enlist in the military this year as well.
5. Hong Jong-hyun (‘Moon Lovers’, ‘The King In Love’ and more)
Actor Hong Jong-hyun will also be expecting to start his military service this year.
But don’t be sad, just yet! We also have good news, as many your Oppas will also be ending their military service and returning this year.
1. Lee Min-ho (‘Boys Over Flowers’, ‘7 First Kisses’ and more)
Boys Over Flowers’, Lee Min Ho, will be discharged from his enlistment next month on 25 of April 2019.
4/5 members of BIGBANG (Gdragon, TOP, Taeyang and Daesung), will also be completing their military service this year.
3. Kim Soo-hyun (‘Dream High’, ‘Real’ and more)
Kim Soo Hyun will also be returning this year on 1stof July.
4. Ji Chang-wook (‘Smile Again’, ‘Healer’ and more)
Next on the list is the prince charming, Ji Chang Wook who will be discharged and return on the 27th of April.
5. Ok Taec-yeon (2PM)
Main rapper of South-Korean boy group 2PM, Taecyeon, will also be returning from the military in less than three months time on 6thJune.
6. Jung Yong-hwa (CNBLUE)
Jung Yong-Hwa, lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the pop-rock band CNBLUE will be discharged from the military on 3rdof November this year.