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Where is J-Hope? (BTS Jin has the answer!)

BTS's seven members: RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook, have millions of fans worldwide, recently their members dropped to only 5 after the departure of J-Hope.

In this article, we will tell you what happened through BTS Jin who has the answer!



Since their debut in 2013, the South Korean boy band, BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys is consist of 7 members. All the members: RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook, have topped the charts with their catchy pop music, collaborated with some of the biggest names in the industry, and grown one of the largest fanbases named ARMYs.


Although the members indeed have their apartments, they do still live together. In many interviews, even a few recent ones, the members have said that they all still live together. It just logically makes more sense for them to still live together while they are a group, seeing that their entire lives are influenced by their jobs. They write music daily, create melodies, and mess around which can potentially lead to something in the future... They do everything together.


But, BTS members were required to complete their military service in South Korea, meaning the band must take a hiatus until 2025. BTS must take a break for a few years while the members complete their military service, a requirement all able-bodied men between 18 and 28 years old must fulfill in South Korea.


Jin, the oldest member of BTS, was the first in the group to enlist since he was turning 30 the last December of 2022.


And this was the first departure in the group and made BTS's last song they made together was "Yet To Come" and his last solo single song was, "The Astronaut", which was co-written by Chris Martin of Coldplay, in October 2022.



Not too much time, J-Hope Becomes The Second Member Of BTS To Enlist In The Korean Military.


He has officially enlisted in the military, and all of BTS was there, including Jin, who is currently serving in the military.


According to a report by Allkpop news, J-Hope will enlist at the Baekho New Corps of the 36th Infantry Division as an active-duty soldier. He will receive a basic military education and training for about five weeks before serving in the army.


BTS official account tweeted:



And before this tweet Jhope uploaded a post on Weverse saying:


“I love you ARMY, I’ll be back safely”

J-Hope wrote on his social media accounts on Monday night, sharing this news with everyone and a photo of himself with his hair shaved, saluting in front of the camera.




It was confirmed that J-hope entered the base 7 minutes before the 2 pm deadline with all of his members including Jin.


J-Hope was surrounded by All the members with a buzz cut.


In particular, the most notable member was Jin, who joined the army first among BTS last year.


Jin requested time off from his military duties to see J-Hope off, showing off the group’s close relationship.



And this was the other members' reaction when they saw Jin came taking a day off to send off Jhope:


BTS Jimin and Jungkook tried to lighten up the mood by reasoning that they won't cry for J-Hope's departure so as not to make Jin feel sad.


🐿 They said Jin hyung is coming. He took a leave

🐹👋🏻

🐯 Aigo!

🐥 Your hair has gotten longer

🐰 Wow hyung you really look like your dad

🐿 Why do you become this cool? So cool

🐨 So cool hyung

🐿 No but hyung’s body also got really nice.



In the video, J-Hope appears in his buzz-cut hair. All of his other group members are seen mesmerized by his short hair look.


All of the members kept asking J-Hope to think about them whenever possible during his mandatory military training.


Meanwhile, Jin enters the scene, although he is not shown in the video, he, as per previous pictures, arrived in his army uniform.


J-Hope gets excited to see Jin after a long time and instantly salutes him as a sign of respect.



J-Hope saluted him as soon as he came, this is where the tears started welling up, and seeing Namjoon cry make it very emotional!



Many ARMYs were waiting for them to show Jin here but then realized they probably aren't allowed to be on videos and broadcasts while they're serving in the military.



Jin took a day off specifically for J-hope to send him off since he’s in his military uniform with the “ Assistant Drill Instructor“ written on it. He took a five-hour round trip to just show up and show J-hope his support and love.


The meeting was probably less than 30 minutes, and he also knew that he was not going to be shown in BangTan Bomb, but he still wanted to show up and show his friendship.



Soldiers are given limited vacation time to use just like any workplace, and Jin used up his own vacation time to go to see J-hope. He is an optimist, who likes to keep himself and others around him happy!


BTS Jin come back to IG and posted two photos on his Instagram account for J-Hope.




Jin likes to be the center of attention but Kim Seokjin doesn’t: Jin who asked Graham Norton where the camera is, or who blows kisses at every person, or who tells everyone how handsome he is, is only a persona. It’s that almost comically confident and exaggerated guy he created for the fans. But when you give Kim Seokjin too many compliments, his ears turn red and his body posture is shy. Maybe he has become more like Jin lately, or maybe Jin has become more like Seokjin, but he seems to be searching for a balance between those two different guys.





A very good older brother figure towards him. Overall, Jin is close to all the members in different and unique ways which is why it makes him perfect for the role of the oldest Hyung in BTS.



All BTS members are very close to one another. Jin and J-Hope energize and hype one another which is a great way to come closer to one another and have fun.


We can’t describe how incredibly awesome and genuine human being Jin is! He is such a great friend!



All of the members kept asking J-Hope to think about them whenever possible during his mandatory military training.


But J-Hope does not need them to ask him that because he always thinks about them

In a previous interview, he said that while his solo career has been "fun" and "challenging," he misses his bandmates, explaining that his rehearsals can sometimes feel "lonely."


[#Bangtan_Bomb] BTS behind the scenes of J-Hope joining the military service and the moment he bid farewell


You can watch the full YouTube video here:



Reacting to the video, a fan wrote in the comment section,


“Love seeing the members being there for each other.”


Even if it happened before, it's still hard for us to process this time too, and it is gonna happen 5 times more... It's hard


What is the member that will be the hardest farewell for you?



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