Who are TVXQ?


TVXQ profile

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TVXQ! (東方神起) is a South Korean pop group debuted on December 26th, 2003 as a five-member group. It become a duo group since 2010, and so it consists currently of only two (original) members: U-know Yunho and Max Changmin.




TVXQ or 東方神起 is translated as “Rising Gods of the East” in English. The group has many (official) names, and all come from the different readings of the same Chinese characters (東方神起) depending on the country:

  • Korea: 東方神起 (pronounced as Dong Bang Shin Ki) and in hangul it is: 동방신기.
  • Japan: 東方神起/Tohoshinki is pronounced as Touhoushinki.
  • China: 東方神起 is pronounced as Tong Vfang Xien Qi, and mostly written in simplified Chinese: 东方神起.
  • Global: TVXQ! which comes from the initials of Tong Vfang Xien Qi, the Chinese pronunciation of  東方神起 as previously mentioned.

The names 동방신기, 東方神起, Tohoshinki, 东方神起 and TVXQ! are what you are going to see on their releases and products aka the official registered names.


Non-official Names:

Some global fans call them DBSK (abbreviated from Dong Bang Shin Ki) or THSK (abbreviated from Dong Bang Shin Ki).





Yunho profile

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  • U-know Yunho

Name: Jung Yunho
Birth: 1986/02/06
Height: 184 cm
Blood Type: +A
Debut Work: Hug
Group: TVXQ! , S.M. The Performance



Changmin profile

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  • Max Changmin

Name: Shim Changmin
Birth: 1988/02/18
Height: 186 cm
Blood Type: +B
Debut Work: Hug
Group: TVXQ! , S.M. The Ballad

Members profile is to be updated soon.



Official Fan clubs:


Korean Studio Albums


Japanese Studio Albums

For more, Please visit the Discography page


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