After a long wait, several Kpop stars are finally finishing their Korean military service very soon. They are returning to their family and -hopefully- to our stages and screens. Here are the 10 Kpop stars we have missed, fresh from the compulsory military service.
1. BTOB Minhyuk
Started his military service in February 2019, Minhyuk will finally be discharged on September 12. It means that he’ll be the third member of BTOB who completes South Korea military service.
2. Infinite Sungyeol
One of Kpop stars finishing the military service this October is Sungyeol. He will become the second member of Infinite to complete South Korean military service, after Sung-kyu.
3. SHINee Key
On October 7, SHINee Key will be back from the “front.” During his service, several Kpop stars have visited him, such as Taeyeon, Yeri, and BoA, as they are from the same management. Besides, his colleagues from Amazing Saturday, Park Na-Rae and Hyeri, also went to support him.
4. SHINee Minho
#SHINee #MINHO, who is currently serving his mandatory military duty as a marine, wowed the entire audience at a recent event hosted by the Marine Corps. #민호 #샤이니 @SHINee— SBS Star (@SBS_star) September 30, 2019
Another member of SHINee, Minho, has served in the Marine Corps. He is planned to be returning on November 15. Who are eager to see the four members of SHINee back together on stages and screens?
5. Highlight Kikwang
November 18 is the discharging date of Highlight member, Kikwang. Before joining South Korean military service, Kikwang was on the TV program, Dancing High, as a dance mentor.
6. EXO Xiumin
<UPDATE> 190613 #EXO #XIUMIN Graduation Ceremony on Military Basic Training— Xiuminseok PH (@xiuminseokph) June 13, 2019
It is said that Minseok got 1st Place in 1500 meter distance run while carrying 20KG baggage and 3rd placer at Shooting Competition.
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The eldest member of EXO, as well as the first member going to the Korean military service, Xiumin, will be finishing his duty on December 6. Many Kpop fans are waiting for the next album of EXO.
7. Wanna One Yoon Ji-Sung
Yoon Ji-Sung, the leader of Kpop boy group Wanna One, is returning on December 13. On the photo above, Yoon Ji-Sung was on the left, beside Xiumin. It was taken during the presentation of the army musical Return.
8. EXO D.O
Kpop star, as well as Kdrama actor, D.O, will also be finishing his service on January 25, 2021. Kpop fans and Kdrama fans must be eager to see his appearance in both the music and drama world.
9. ZE:A Hyung-Sik
One day before D.O is discharged, Hyung-Sik will be leaving the military service. Similar to D.O, Hyung-Sik is a singer as well as an actor. He previously starred in Strong Girl Bong-soon, She Was Pretty, and The Heirs.
10. 2PM Junho
The Kpop boy group 2PM has officially been in hiatus since 2017. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many Kpop fans re-visitingMy Heart video. A vast number of Kpop fans are expecting the comeback of 2PM after Junho finishes his South Korean military service on March 20, 2021.
Read more about South Korea Kpop stars military service:
- EXO Members Send Off EXO Leader, Suho, to His Military Training
- Big Hit: BTS Jin Military Enlistment Could Be Postponed to End of 2021