Saturday, December 30, 2017

A year ago, Kim Jaejoong Came Back to Us!

A Compilation of Pictures, Videos, and Articles...A Year Ago
Leading up to Kim Jaejoong's Discharge from the Army....And Meeting Jaejoong Again after 2 years...
Then, Jaejoong's Subsequent FanSign Event The Day after Discharge from the Military

Waiting (Waited) for Jaejoong

Here are some reasons why we are waiting for Jaejoong...

[ARTICLE] KIM JAE JOONG, AN EXCEPTIONAL ARTIST After winning a recent poll, here is a dedicated article!

Author: Dearna Smith
22 November 2016

Kim Jae Joong, An Exceptional Artist

Kim Jaejoong, from a very young age had the dream of becoming a singer. Learning on his own he went from being ridiculed in school for having a bad voice to the renowned artist he is today. This story is only a small fraction of the journey that Jaejoong led.
‘Idol’ is not the singular term Jaejoong should be referenced as. Instead he is a passionate man who is constantly dedicated to improving himself. He now holds the titles of singer, songwriter, actor, musician, businessman, director, designer and one must we not forget, artist. As you discover the numerous exceptional characteristics of Jaejoong you cannot help but to admire his talent. He has worked with great determination to reach a point where it is almost as if it was destined from the beginning. This article will highlight some of the profuse attributes and achievements of the star that is Jaejoong.


Jaejoong has been mesmerising onlookers for years with an exquisitely angelic voice. His tone takes on a light, illuminated colour that is in no way lacking when it comes to a lengthy range. You tend to linger on every extension of his voice, anticipating the next. Jaejoong impresses you further with his ability to flawlessly switch between the volume and intensity in his voice. Not only does it allow him to match with others, creating some smoothly blended harmonies; he also creates a dynamic piece on his own. In these moments he may be the sole singer, but it feels as if there are numerous voices singing in tranquillity. Such examples of this are evident throughout Jaejoong’s solo performances. Another thing that is prominent through such tracks is his awareness for his own voice. With a new level of musical freedom, Jaejoong was able to explore himself as a vocalist. Delving into new genres, such as rock in his first solo mini album ‘I’, it is clear he knows where his voice fits best. This refreshing experimentation and ultimately success in multiple genres is just one of the many things Jaejoong has done to emerge as a respectable artist.


What is most inspirational and soothing about his music is not just his voice, but the songs themselves. Jaejoong has established himself as an accomplished song writer and composer since the earlier stages of his career. Arranging countless tracks for his groups’ albums, drama OSTs, solo albums and other performers, examples of his work are countless. The reason these songs continue to enchant the ears of listeners to this date is their raw substances. They may be endearing just from the sound, but as you discover the deep inspirations for the lyrical make up and compositions you start to grow a deep admiration for his talent. The song ‘In Heaven’ is one that continues to stand out. Written for his late friend, Park Yong Ha, words cannot describe the significance this track holds. Listening to this song alone you will be able to recognise the influence Jaejoong’s music has.


After learning about his competence as an independent artist it will come as no surprise that Jaejoong has found great success as a soloist. Releasing solo debut mini album ‘I’ in 2013, this began his flourishing solo career. During the following months ‘WWW’, a full length studio album was released. Jaejoong’s role in composing ultimately made it an unforgettable album that achieved a great number of accomplishments and sales. From this moment Jaejoong had an increasing reputation in the entertainment industry, not to be brought down by any factors. Jaejoong returned once more in 2016 with studio album ‘NO.X’. This 12-track album topped global charts, holding the number 1 spot on iTunes in 18 countries. Selling out numerous international stages and over 550,000 albums, Jaejoong is an undeniable international artist that cannot be ignored.


Jaejoong’s acting career has also not gone unnoticed. Featuring as the singer of many drama soundtracks and winning multiple awards for his appearances, Jaejoong leaves quite the impression. Starring alongside ‘W’ actress Han Hyo Joo, ‘Postman To Heaven’ is a 2009 fantasy romance that thrived in popularity. This movie is just one of the many main roles he has taken on since his acting debut. Others include comedy romance ‘Protect the Boss’, the 2014 action melodrama ‘Triangle’ and most recently the political thriller ‘SPY’.
As mentioned earlier, while working as an actor Jaejoong sung a number of original sound tracks (OST). As a composer and the holder of a sentimental voice there was no doubt he suited the role. And although he may have been busy with acting commitments and schedules, this diligent artist always accepted the task. Winning 2013’s Best Hallyu Drama OST Award for ‘Living Like a Dream’ his hard work was clearly recognised by more than just casual viewers. Jaejoong has continued to prove himself as a polished soundtrack singer with contributions such as ‘But I’ from drama ‘Triangle’, ‘I’ll Protect You’ from ‘Protect The Boss’ and my personal favourite ‘It's Separation to You, It's Waiting for Me’ from the award winning ‘Sungkyunkwan Scandal’. After experiencing his voice in my own drama viewing history I cannot compliment him enough. He effortlessly conveys the emotions of the music to influence the ambience of the drama. This immediately makes you more engaged in the story itself and helplessly captivated by Jaejoong’s soulful voice.


With a considerable role in the entertainment industry, Jaejoong was not fearful of extending himself ever further. In many cases, he has developed himself as a business man, director and designer. Known for his unique but stylish fashion sense, in collaboration with brand MOLDIR, Jaejoong initiated a line of personally designed bags, sweatshirts and accessories. Jaejoong has also taken on the position as the designer for Coffee Cojjee’s logo. This project in designing the coffee shop’s emblem was not the first time he was involved in the food industry. Jaejoong also happens to be the co-CEO of two branches of the Korean fusion restaurant ‘Bum’s Story’ and has opened his very own café named ‘J-Holic’. His wide array of skills may seem as if there couldn’t possibly be more to add, but this is untrue. For JYJ’s 2011 worldwide tour Jaejoong was not only the lead act but the executive director. Having to perform while upholding such an important position in the operation of the tour could have not been an easy task. Seeing this level of professionalism and determination in one man makes it clear why he is a role model to many. He returned once again to the role of director in the 2011 Whisen Rhythmic All Stars.


During March of 2015, Jaejoong enlisted in the military, taking a brief break from the stage; or so we thought. Jaejoong may be preoccupied with duties but he never fails to take on the opportunity to encourage his fellow soldiers through his music. Teaming up with Tae Jin Ah for a special concert and performing a lively stage at the ROK Army Logistics Command Event, Jaejoong broadcasts his voice. While he flawlessly executes these special stages and continues to release music, Jaejoong once again reveals what his determination can achieve. Among his 244 peers, he is a top recruit, receiving the excellence award during graduation. While he currently serves under the 55th Infantry Division in Cheoin-gu, Yougin, fans can expect his discharge on the 30th of December this year. For those who love and admire this artist, what better gift could they receive this Christmas? The anticipation for new music has begun.
As his discharge from the military is swiftly approaching, I am sure many of you are excited for what is to come. As Jaejoong has proven through his years active that he can do almost anything he sets his mind to, the estimation for his future success is unimaginable. Thank you Jaejoong for bringing an immense amount of talent and passion to this world.


[Part TR] Kim Jaejoong gets discharged tomorrow (12/30) Huge gathering of Hallyu fans are expected
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Huge gatherings of Hallyu fans at the base, JHolic, Moldir, and COEX

JYJ Kim Jaejoong SuperJr Seongmin complete Active duty MS of 21 months on same day(12/30), signaling their return


JYJ’s Jaejoong, Super Junior’s Sungmin to be discharged from military Friday

Updated : December 29 2016

(Twitter account of @yys0602, Jae-joong's brother-in-law/ Defense Media Agency)
Two boy band members, JYJ’s Jaejoong and Super Junior’s Sungmin will be discharged from the military Friday.

Jaejoong enlisted in the Army on March 31, 2015, the same day that Sungmin enlisted.

They have both served their mandatory military service for 21 months, with Jaejoong serving in the 55th Army division’s military band and Sung-min in the 17th Army division’s military band.

Jaejoong will hold a fan meeting Saturday.

Both singers are expected to have solo careers for a while, as their bandmates are still serving their military service.

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Welcome Back! Finally he’s really back! We’s all missed #U Kim Jaejoong a lot! See you all #tmrw at the #fan meeting!

Fans waiting for Jaejoong in the cold!!! 



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Even his breath makes a masterpiece
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reports completion of his MS to many of his fans gathered in front of the base
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1st activity chose after discharge is fan signing/tour: was able to finish successfully coz of fans' support
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JYJ′s Kim Jae Joong Plans Fan Meeting After Discharge from Military

JYJ′s Kim Jae Joong has been discharged from the military on December 30.

On December 30, Kim Jae Joong, who received basic training beginning March 31, 2015 at the 1st infantry Division in Paju before serving as an active-duty soldier under the 55th Infantry Division, officially completed his military service.

On this day, Kim Jae Joong shared, "The JYJ members continued to cheer for me. Even when I came out for vacation last year, the members said, ′It′s not over until it′s over, so work hard and don′t get hurt.′"

Kim Jae Joong plans to meet his fans through a mini fan meeting on the day after his discharge, December 31.

Meanwhile, Kim Jae Joong′s agency congratulated the star by sharing through their SNS channel, "Congratulations on your discharge. Congratulations Kim Jae Joong! We missed you. Thank you for waiting for 640 days."

Photo credit: C-JeS Entertainment


On December 30, Kim Jae Joong, who received basic training beginning March 31, 2015 at the 1st infantry Division in Paju before serving as an active-duty soldier under the 55th Infantry Division, officially completed his military service.

On this day, Kim Jae Joong shared, "The JYJ members continued to cheer for me. Even when I came out for vacation last year, the members said, ′It′s not over until it′s over, so work hard and don′t get hurt.′"

Meanwhile, Kim Jae Joong′s agency congratulated the star by sharing through their SNS channel, "Congratulations on your discharge. Congratulations Kim Jae Joong! We missed you. Thank you for waiting for 640 days."


JYJ’s Jaejoong and Super Junior’s Sungmin complete military service

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After at least 21 months of military service, JYJ’s Jaejoong and Super Junior’s Sungmin have been discharged today. 
On December 30th, Jaejoong was discharged from his mandatory military service having served as an army soldier. Jaejoong enlisted in the army March 31st, 2015, and was placed under the 55th Infantry Division. He served as an active duty soldier for the last 21 months and was also an active member of the military band.

After completing his military service, Jaejoong is set to meet with his fans first through a mini-fan meeting on December 31st. No other information about his upcoming activities as a singer or actor was revealed.

A first glimpse of Jaejoong outside the military.
There were a few tears shed as Jaejoong met his fans after his discharge.

JYJ's Jaejoong and Super Junior's Sungmin return from their mandatory military service!

By beansss 

Two of our favorite oppas/hyungs have returned from their mandatory military service! 

On the morning of December 31, JYJ's Jaejoong and Super Junior's Sungmin were both officially relieved of their military service duties. The two stars showed up in front of reporters and fans at different locations each and saluted onlookers dutifully. Both stars enlisted back on March 31, 2015. 

It was reported that approximately 500 fans were present to see to Jaejoong's return! The JYJ member plans to meet with 200 pre-selected fans at a fan meeting event on December 31. Sungmin was also greeted with gifts from fans during his return. 

It's so good to have you both back!

JYJ’s Kim Jaejoong Discharged From The Army, Thanks TWICE And BLACKPINK

JYJ’s Kim Jaejoong was discharged from the 55th Infantry Division of the army in the Gyeonggi Province in the morning of December 30.
During the ceremony, he stated, “I’m thankful that so many people came. Thanks to my comrades, I have been safe and sound. Those outside who waited and supported me until the end have given me strength to work hard during my service. I’m older than the friends I trained with, so I tried to work even harder.”
He shared, “There are too many people I’d like to see, but I want to meet up with my family, staff, and friends. What I’ve wanted to do most was to see my fans. I’m glad there will be a fan meeting tomorrow,” referring to a fan meeting to celebrate his discharge on December 31 at the COEX Live Plaza in Gangnam, Seoul.
Furthermore, Kim Jaejoong expressed that he gained a renewed attitude toward his country, saying, “I didn’t know this before I enlisted, but I realized that I exist because of my nation. There are citizens because there is a country.” He continued, “I hope the remaining soldiers will be able to safely conclude their military life.”
He also confessed that he watched many girl group performances throughout his service in the army and said with a laugh, “I liked many girl groups like TWICE and BLACKPINK. They gave me a lot of strength.”
With various events lined up for his fans from the start of the new year, the singer explained, “I’m scheduled to see and greet my fans tomorrow. I’m also thinking of holding a concert or a tour in the future. I will continue my promotional activities well even after being discharged.”
On the day of the ceremony, around 500 local and foreign fans powered through the freezing weather and stood by in front of the base from early morning to be able to congratulate Kim Jaejoong on his discharge.
Kim Jaejoong enlisted in the army on March 31, 2015 as a new recruit in Paju city. After finishing basic training, he began fulfilling his duties in the military’s 55th Infantry Division.
He is the first JYJ member to have completed his military service, with Park Yoochun currently serving as a public service worker and Kim Junsu set to enlist on February 9, 2017.
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161230 Jaejoong Army Completion Greeting 



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Netizens Comments

Article: "Oppas are back" Kim Jaejoong and Sungmin discharged from the army today
Source: Sports Donga via Naver
1. [+3,058, -100] Wow Kim Jaejoong's visuals are no joke

2. [+2,165, -117] But is anyone welcoming Sungmin back? His fans have completely turned their backs on him... I used to like him too, he should've been better to his fans while he had them..

3. [+1,712, -47] Kim Jaejoong's discharged already??? Congrats to both ㅋㅋ

4. [+1,005, -45] Wow, time flies...

5. [+424, -20] Glad to have Jaejoong back, and Lee Sungmin needs to leave Super Junior if he has any shame left

6. [+325, -10] Look at that difference in visuals...

7. [+327, -14] Kim Jaejoong looks a lot cooler, seems he gained some muscle tone while serving

8. [+303, -10] With the two side by side, one looks so ugly by comparison ㅋㅋㅋ


Article: 'Looking more dependable' Kim Jaejoong's confident discharge ceremony

Source: Mydaily via Nate

1. [+314, -65] His face looks so handsome, he looks like some European man off to duty ㅋㅋㅋ and his body definitely looks like it has gained some muscle tone too ㅋㅋㅋ

2. [+235, -32] Congrats on your discharge~ always grateful for the soldiers still serving today in this cold weather

3. [+213, -37] I always thought he looked like a big headed elf, he's still so handsome

4. [+24, -6] He's damn handsome

5. [+20, -2] He actually looks more handsome

6. [+20, -2] Omo, he looks more handsome

7. [+16, -7] Wow, first time seeing someone look so good in an army uniform. Even most celebrities can't pull it off.

8. [+12, -0] There's no better mood than the day of your discharge. He's probably in the best condition he's ever been in his life.


Welcoming Jaejoong back...JYJ FB Update
JYJ added 2 new photos.
병장 김재중! 전역을 명 받았습니다!
우리 내일 만나요~

'전역' 김재중, 팬들 곁으로(종합)

JYJ 김재중, 전역 소감 "팬들 가장 만나고 싶었다"

김재중, 제대 후 첫 활동은 팬사인회X투어 "응원 덕분에 잘 마쳤다"

#김재중 #KIMJAEJOONG #전역 #축하합니다 #빵빠레를_울리자 #이제_막_전역한_군인맞아요? #비주얼쇼크 #남신님의_귀환 #기사사진도_화보로_만드는 #내일 #6시30분 #V앱 #VLive #코엑스 #팬사인회 #곧만나요
Our #all time #fave Kim Jaejoong! He’s #comeback It’s #incredible indeed! See #U all #tmrw his #fan meeting & #Vapp #live broadcasting!
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Jaejoong is asked about JYJ's reaction to his being discharged from the military

By alim17  

Yay, JYJ's Jaejoong has finally been discharged from the military!  The ceremony for the completion of mandatory service took place on December 30, where he addressed the press.

When asked, "What did the members say about you getting discharged?" Jaejoong replied, "When I was on break last year, the members told me, 'Until the end, until it's over, you aren't done,'" and laughed. So guess it's now over for you!

He then said, "I have plans to greet my fans tomorrow.  I probably will see them in future plans for concerts or tours.  I will promote with a cool image even after being discharged." And fans cannot wait!

Meanwhile, Junsu will be enlisting on February 9.


7 Reasons Why We’re Excited For Jaejoong’s Return To K-Pop via

The two long years have gone by and the wait is finally over, Jaejoong is back!
With Jaejoong‘s release from the army today, there is definitely an air of excitement as one of Korea’s favorite Hallyu stars comes home. Fans are very excited as his return from the army means that their favorite idol can make a comeback into the K-pop scene. Here are five reasons why we’re
Here are five reasons why we’re excited to have Jaejoong back!
1. His amazing vocals
 As a former member of TVXQ and a current member of JYJ, Jaejoong’s vocals skills are on another level. His solo releases demonstrate his amazing vocal abilities. After two years of waiting, it’ll be great to hear him singing again!
2. His Unique Music Taste
Unlike others, Jaejoong does not conform to the standards around him. For his solo debut album, Jaejoong strayed away from the typical pop sound and pursued a darker rock-themed sound for his album I. It’ll be exciting to see what kind of music and concept he has planned out for his next release!
3. His incomparable beauty
Amongst all idols in the industry, Jaejoong is known to be one of the most handsome/beautiful faces within K-pop. His slim face and perfect facial proportions, make him quite the fatal attraction.  With or without long hair, he’s still handsome, he even makes the standard military uniform look amazing. It’ll be nice to see his beautiful face.
4. His Acting
Before his enlistmentJaejoong had quite the roster of dramas and movies he was in. From the 2011 drama Protect the Boss to the 2012 movie Jackal is Coming to the 2015 drama SPY, Jaejoong had built up his acting credibility. Hopefully, we will be able to see him starring in dramas soon!
5. His SNS 
One thing that has definitely been missed by fans is internet user bornfreeonekiss’s Twitter and Instagram updates. Jaejoong’s last tweet was back in 2015 when he cut off his hair for the military.
His Instagram has also been pretty lonely, with no adorable dog pictures being uploaded in over 92 weeks.
Maybe now that he’s free he can finally get back to updating his SNS!
6. His Fanservice
Jaejoong is known to be very genuine and caring towards his fans. He always tries to interact and talk with fans to the best of his abilities. Fans must be excited to know they’ll be able to interact with him again soon!
7. His quirkiness
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Overall, what we miss about Jaejoong, is Jaejoong himself. His quirky and bright personality is something that has been greatly missed!

It’s nice to have this hunk of a man back!




[ENG SUBS] 161230 Kim Jaejoong's discharge from the military...



Kakao talk between Jaejoong and previously discharged soldier...

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 JYJ LINE Update

[JYJ LINE TR] Record of 10 days after Jaejoong's discharge: Day 1

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 Jaejoong LIVE on V App (on his way to the mini Fan sign event)

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[V Live] A lot of people are making comments. is it not strange? I only got discharged yesterday.

I was able to eat regularly and exercise too.

I feel strange putting make up now. It's been a long time.
It's good not put make up. You saw me without make up on yesterday right?
As I just got back from the army, it's embarrassing to put eyeliner. I put BB cream at home instead. kkk

I have to learn words from other countries (seeing as he has a lot of msgs in different languages)
Bec I was in the army, I seem to have forgotten Korean (wordings in the army is different)

When I was in the army, training was severe and it is often painful.
It might seem like I live comfortably while I was in the army but I really tried hard in the army until the end
Towards the end, we get a lot of holidays. I still worked hard until the end.
Even at the army, I thought I should keep my body in shape when I meet you after

I lost 14kg while on a diet so i'm about 65-66 kg right now
I enjoy eating ramen at night when I was in the army. But had to stop and manage my physical condition as I have to meet you all

I'll try to take more photos and share my daily life with you (people are asking him to update instagram)

It's been so long since I put make up on...weird feeling, I told makeup artist unlike younger idols, I don't need to put eyeliner on
Ramen noodles I ate in military tasted so good
I gained 19 Kg at one point after enlightenment but lost 14 Kgs recently through low salt+low carb diet... at 62Kg now  
I tried a diet method that keeps fat on my face, if not, my face could look old
Easy military life? I tried really hard!!!!
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[News TR] Summary of V-App Live

161231 CJES IG Update: "Jaejoong on his way to meet fans!  
See you on V-LIVE now!

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JJ Fansign Event

[ENG SUB] Oppa doesn't want to look like a soldier on stage after army discharge (161231 Jaejoong Fansign)

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Jaejoong shares a hilarious anecdote abt naturally keeping up w/ kids' language while in the army(cr: )
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[FAN ACCOUNT-Jaejoong's right-after-discharge FM] Imagine JJ eating chocolate bars after every meal just too cute to handle
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Mini video of Jaejoong greeting friends and staff (CJES End-of-the-Year & Welcome Back JJ Party)

[IG TR] "Let's celebrate Jaejoong's discharge!" "We love you!" 

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Another video from the party...
Jaejoong with veteran actor Park SungWoong
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Kim Jaejoong Instagram Updates!!!

Yeah! indeed! Our is back!!!

Ref. It's a traditional Korean custom. We think we can get a year older as eating rice cake soup.
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Jaejoong (bornfreeonekiss2) IG update: 17/01/01 

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Jaejoong's sister shared this adorable video as well... Nephew Gunnie kisses Uncle Jae

삼촌이 너무 좋아요.♡♡♡
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Oh hello there

[JYJ LINE TR] Second day after discharge, On my way to Fansigning Event. Was happy to see you ^^
[INFO] Though only 200 lucky fans were selected to get 's autograph, 2000 fans from all over went to see JJ


Jaejoong is back
JYJ added 6 new photos.
"I feel It's time to pay back the love and support you guys have given to me. I hope to see you more often from now on. Thank you for waiting for 2 years!"
#KIMJAEJOONG #KimJae-joong #December31 #SigningEventforFans #WaitedforYouJaejung #ExcitingReunion #ThankYou #ForWaiting #HopetoSeeYouMoreOftenFromNowOn
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JYJ's Jaejoong says he gained 40 pounds while in the army

JYJ's Jaejoong revealed his weight fluctuation while serving in the military.

Jaejoong was officially discharged from his military duties on December 30, and he met fans through the 'V' app the following day on the 31st on his way to his fan signing event. 

He stated that he tried to manage his weight and looks while in the army because he knew he had to see his fans again in the future. 

Fans requested he start an Instagram and he stated that he would. After talking about not having many photos, he talked about his weight while in the army and stated, "When I was in the army I gained 19kg (41 pounds), but now I've lost 14kg (30 pounds). I didn't want to look too old so I had a diet of eating high sodium and low protein foods. It's a bit silly, isn't it? So I lost weight and now I weigh around 65kg to 66kg (143 to 145 pounds). I lost a lot of weight, didn't I?"

Kim Jaejoong Responds To Those Who Assume He Had It Easy In The Army

A day after being discharged from the army, JYJ’s Kim Jaejoong greeted fans through V Live while on his way to a fan signing event.
During his quick broadcast, Kim Jaejoong mentioned how he’s getting used to speaking conversational Korean again after two years of using military speech. He then admitted to fans how awkward it feels to step back into the celebrity life and apply makeup again.
He started out by asking, “What do you call it again? Eyeliner? Putting on makeup again after two years feels so awkward. During my time in the army, I only applied camouflage cream, but here I am with makeup on again. I’m not used to it, so I was planning on only wearing BB cream for the event.”
The JYJ member also talked about his time in the army, stating, “Some people look at me and think I had an easy service, but I really did try my best. Because I enlisted a bit later than most people, I felt a huge responsibility to work even harder. I can proudly say I was the only Special Class Soldier from my unit.”
When talking about maintaining his looks, Kim Jaejoong said, “While everyone else was eating ramyeon, I didn’t. I lost 14 kilograms. Through a high-salt, low-protein diet, I lost body weight but maintained my face. I think I aged less during those two years. Currently, I weigh around 65 kilograms.”
Kim Jaejoong ended his V Live broadcast by telling his fans, “I’ll greet you again soon!”
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Jaejoong: I'm the only special warrior in my division.

재중이를 기다리는 한나(Hannah) Retweeted BlueSquid

특급잔사 criteria: 
1. Shooting: Hit the target more than 90% 
2. 72 push-ups in 2 min 
3. Sit-ups 82 times in 2min 
4. Run 1.5Km in less than 5m48
Amazing Jae

The insignia above the left breast pocket is for "Special Warrior"

[INFO] How to be a special combatant/warrior:

The physical capability-3 kinds of physical measurement..
– Sit-up (more than 86 for 2 min)
– Push-up (more than 72 for 2 min)
– 3km Running (within 12min 30s as walking with quick steps in full gear-about 20kg (44lb))

Can have a qualification to be a special combatant if he passes * The combat capability
– Shooting (hit the target 19 time out of 20-it can be different from division)
– First aid
– Alert order
– CBR training-Chemical, Biological, and Radiological)
– Psychological aspect
– Military fundamental law

Can be a special combatant if he marks a score of 90 or above all these things

JYJ3 Team’s Note: “Special Class Warrior/Special Class Soldier” is bestowed to only 1% of the ROKA! *proud*

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[OTRO INSTAGRAM] 170101 IG de smi.ryoo: "Welcome Back JJ"

[Other IG] June.shin1's instagram - Jaejoong is so Handsome!!


Kim Jaejoong IS BACK!

161231 CJES IG Update: "Very blessed to see everyone after so long~ We'll be meeting real soon again yah "

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Was the #greatest moment indeed for 4 hours! Thank #U all to come #tonight for #KimJaeJoong See #u again #very SOON!

Mini FanSign event at COEX
Fans waiting for Jaejoong... Only the select 200 fans will get to be up close with JJ



I weighed almost 80Kgs(weight training) but wondered if that body would fit concept of my concert... 
Fans: we love muscular JJ~~~~
  if I want, I can gain back 14Kg easily

Please don't ask me to pet your head... I feel really embarrassed

A couple married while was serving MS, the bride got interest in her future husband when she saw background photo of his phone was JJ!
Anybody with my face as his phone background image must be of good character! 
All the soldiers in his base and soldiers who performed with him in other bases contacted on the day of his discharge
Exactly 197 people visited during his MS
What do you think are the reasons for your popularity among soldiers? I can't say w my mouth. I want them to post comments on internet ^^
plans to donate the entire salary he saved as a soldier
He already donated everything back to army to help out soldiers

made 2 goals while playing soccer in army!!!! Hurrah

A lot of you guys got married... (while I was away) What will you say if I get married? - Fans: Boo~~~

What special star we have! takes sweet time w each (lucky)fan...He knows it's that one moment they will cherish for rest of their lives
Cjes rented this venue till 10PM but seems like the fansigning will continue past 11PM at this rate 
Our ex-soldier baby must be signing half asleep. It is way past his bed time... 





various type of head gears lol
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Do they sell flower wreaths on streets? So many..only saw flower beggar wear it-  
Fans: Other idols wear them 
JJ: Then must I? I'm idol


Claudia C. 
I was eating dinner with family in Coex and suddenly saw pple screaming. When I got close I realized it was a fansign event with JYJ's Kim Jae Joong. Just one day after he completed his military service~


The pink tag: My man ...




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161231 Jaejoong Pinky Promise with Fan!!! (Cr my 佳)


Please be careful not catch flu... I did recently and suffered a lot
I have to get ready fast for concert, I don't want to look like soldier on concert stage, wanted to look exactly same as 2 yrs ago
many male fans, fans from various age groups including middle schoolers, many overseas fans... thank you so encouraged

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Fansign lasted for almost 4 hours. took his sweet time with each of the 200 lucky fans  thank you

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