It has been recently confirmed that Supernova leader Yoonhak will be enlisting in the military.
He will officially begin his duties as an active duty soldier beginning on October 25th at 1:30pm KST. Hundreds of fans are expected to arrive in Gyungkido where he will be admitted, in order to see him off.
For the past month, Supernova has been touring Japan, performing 15 impressive shows in total, proving they are one of the hottest Hallyu stars recognized by Japanese fans. They concluded their tour with their final performance in Hukuoka.
Yunhak revealed the news of his enlistment on the 15th at Tokyo International Forum, breaking the hearts of his many fans. Upon announcing that he would not be able to perform with Supernova for the time being, fellow members and fans alike shed their tears.
The rest of the Supernova members have arranged a large fan meeting for Yunhak in order to bid him a proper farewell. The fan meet is scheduled to take place on October 16th in Saitama Super Arenaand has already sold out all 20,000 seats.
Representative Kang Chan Yi from Supernova’s agency Maru Entertainment stated, “Because he will not be able to stand on stage during the time he is serving as an active soldier, he is looking forward to spend quality time with his fans through this fan meet- sharing stories and thanking them for their support.”
Supernova will return to Korea on October 16th, and Yunhak is preparing for his enlistment spending his last days with his family, while the rest of the members will be busy promoting their music in Japan.