[News-The Korea Herald] 170821 ‘TVXQ Week’ heralds phase 2 of duo’s career


They’re back.

Having started off as teenage heart-throbs before blossoming into artists of international fame, the duo of U-Know Yunho and Max Changmin appeared before the public as TVXQ on Monday, the first time since being discharged from the military.

“We’ve been introduced as ‘K-pop kings, and I’m really starting to feel the weight of such an expression. I’m happy to be back and to be able to greet you all as TVXQ,” U-Know Yunho said at a press conference held at Hotel Shilla in Seoul on Monday.

Max Changmin (left) and U-Know Yunho of TVXQ pose before a press conference in Seoul on Monday. (S.M. Entertainment)

The press conference marked the start of a press tour that will make a stop in Tokyo at 7 p.m., Monday before addressing reporters at Hong Kong at 7 p.m., Tuesday.  Continue reading

[News-Soompi] 170821 TVXQ Talks About Their Military Service And What They Learned From Being Apart

TVXQ Talks About Their Military Service And What They Learned From Being Apart


Yunho and Changmin of TVXQ, who have finally reunited, held the “TVXQ! ASIA PRESS TOUR” on August 21 to speak about their future plans.

During the press conference, they also talked about being freshly discharged from the military. In particular, Changmin said, “It hasn’t even been a week since I was discharged. As of yet, being in police uniform is more comfortable for me.”

Yunho said that Changmin has changed since being discharged. He said, “I think he became more manly in terms of outward appearance. I think he changed on the inside, too. He contacted me a lot while he was in the army, and I thought, ‘Wow, now Changmin is the one taking care of me.’ I was surprised.”

Changmin admitted, “I found it embarrassing before because it was Continue reading