Super Junior (Korean: 슈퍼주니어), often referred to as SJ or SuJu (슈주), is a boy band from Seoul, South Korea, produced and managed by Lee Soo Man, the founder of SM Entertainment. With a total of thirteen members, they are the largest boy band in the world.
It’s just been announced that Super Junior’s Kim Heechul will enlist in the army on September 1st!
The idol will check in for basic military training at Choongnam, Nonsan for four weeks. Afterwards, he will be serving 23 months of mandatory military service as a public service personnel.
Even though Kim Heechul is a much-loved K-Pop icon who receives international love and support from his fans, he stated that for his enlistment, he would like to do it quietly and does not want to gather attention regarding this matter.
Representatives from SM Entertainment stated, “Kim Heechul will still be promoting with Super Junior and working on his television programs like MBC’s “Golden Fishery – Radio Star“ as a MC. He will be giving it all he’s got until the day of his enlistment.”
Super Junior are currently in the midst of their promotions for their 5th album, “Mr. Simple“.