10 K-Pop idols who are arriving from the military this year!

10 K-Pop idols who are arriving from the military this year. Check out the details about them right now below!

With military duty being mandatory in Korea for each male citizen before their 30s, idols are not any exception unless they need a legitimate reason that exempts them. Every year, some join the military while others are getting ready to be discharged. This year isn’t any different since many idols are expected to return within the half of 2022 after completing their service, which usually lasts a minimum of 18 months, give or take.

In case you’re not up to this point, here are 10 K-pop idols who are going to be coming back from the military this year.

1. Teen Top’s Ricky

The group’s lead dancer joined the military on January 18, 2021. After completing his basic preparation, he served with the concert band. he’s expected to be discharged sometime in July 2022.


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2. The Rose’s Hajoon

The band’s drummer and rapper have been serving in the military since the national holiday, 2020. He joined the Air Force concert band and is about to conclude his service in July 2022.


3. Block B’s Park Kyung

Initially starting his military duty on October 19, 2022, Park Kyung’s release date was postponed. This sudden change is because of his health, which led to changing his role from a vigorous duty soldier to a public service worker.

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4. The Rose’s Jaehyung

Serving because of Rose’s bassist, visual, and maknae, Jaehyung is the band’s last member to own started his military duties on November 9, 2020. he’s set to be discharged in August 2022.

5. INFINITE’s L (Kim Myung Soo)

On Washington’s Birthday, 2021, Kim Myung Soo confirmed through his agency that he began his military service that very same day. After completing his five-week military training, he meted out his service as a full-of-life soldier within the US Marine Corps. He was a part of the cast of “Meissa’s Song,” a military musical. He is going to be released in August 2022.



The group’s leader started his mandatory military journey on February 18, 2021. To receive his basic preparation, he joined the Nonsan Army Recruit Training Center in South Chungcheong Province. He should finish his service by November 2022.

7. EXO’s Chanyeol

Chanyeol began his four-week grooming on March 29, 2021. He was assigned to a unit to function as an active-duty soldier. He joined the cast of the military musical “Meissa’s Song,” during which he played the most role. He is discharged in late September 2022.


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8. DAY6’s Sungjin

Sungjin’s military enlistment news was dropped unexpectedly. On March 8, 2021, he held a V LIVE broadcast to share the news along with his fans and show his buzz cut. he’s purported to return in early September 2022.

9. Teen Top’s C.A.P

On May 10, C.A.P enlisted within the military while keeping the placement and time private. he’s the third Teen Top member to enlist with his release date being in early November 2022.


10. SHINee’s Taemin

SHINee’s youngest member joined the military last year on May 31 and officially served within the band following his military training. However, Taemin experienced severe symptoms of tension and depression that forced his transfer on January 14, 2022 to public service so as to continue his military duties. His release is predicted in November 2022.

Which K-pop idol’s return are you most excited about? allow us to know within the comments below!

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