June 22nd is current Hallyu superstar Lee Min Ho‘s birthday, with the young man turning all of 28 years old in Western years and 29 in Korean age counting schema. That means he’s basically going to be enlisting in the military within the year, delaying it any longer and he’ll start incurring the wrath of Korean netizens who are sticklers for their young men willingly, energetically, and seemingly happy to head off to military service.I feel like Lee Min Ho has been around forever but a quick glance reminds me that his breakout role in Boys Before Flowers was merely six years ago.
The addicting hot mess that was BoF was when I, and likely most of his fans, encountered him for the first time and still remains a pleasant nostalgic memory for me. Oh how time flies. I’ll miss him when he’s off to the military but it’ll also be with a fond heart to see him go because I think he can benefit from the cool down in his rabid fandom and the chance to return manlier with a new vigor for developing his acting career. As a present for his fans on his own birthday, Lee Min Ho released a new track called “Thank You” which is as nondescript and easy-listening as all his musical forays have been.
Lee Min Ho “Thank You”: