SM Entertainment has recently confirmed that TVXQ‘s maknae Changmin will be joining the military for his two-year mandatory enlistment this year as well.
According to the agency on July 7th, “Max Changmin has recently passed and been admitted to the conscripted policeman force. He will be enlisting this year.”
While an exact date for Changmin’s enlistment has yet to be announced, it was confirmed in June that Yunho will be joining on July 21st ahead of Changmin. Thus, both TVXQ members will be joining this year, making their return date to the public as civilians and artists during the summer of 2017.