Recently, it was announced thatÂ RainÂ would be joining the army on October 11th. The star held a phone interview withÂ Sports DongAÂ to discuss his military enlistment and personal plans.
Q.Â How are you feeling with enlistment ahead of you?
Rain:Â â€œMilitary service is an obligation for all South Korean men. I will be giving it my all during my time in the armyâ€.
Q.Â How will you spend your time before your enlistment?
Rain:Â â€œHonestly, thereâ€™s a mountain of things I have to do. I donâ€™t think I have enough time to even just organize. First, I need to finish the movie, â€œEmergency: Close to the Sunâ€œ. Although filming is done, there is more work to be done. Thereâ€™s promotions to be scheduled, but I donâ€™t think thereâ€™s much time. Iâ€™m also preparing a small album as a present for my fansâ€.
Q.Â Thereâ€™s rumors that you will be joining the air force.
Rain:Â â€œIâ€™ll be joining the army without any special reasons. I just want a normal military lifeâ€.
Q.Â What would you like to do personally?
Rain:Â â€œI will go and give my regards to my mother[‘s grave]â€œ.
Q.Â What are your plans after your service?
Rain:Â â€œIâ€™m receiving a number of offers from Hollywood. When I am discharged, I will negotiate with Hollywood-related projects Iâ€™ve been pushing offâ€.
Prior to this, Rain wrote through his homepage, â€œAfter my debut, I was able to do so many things through everyoneâ€™s love, and thanks to everyone, I was able to feel precious sweat and honor, as well as feeling true happiness.â€Â He continued,Â â€œTo all my fans, thank you for the last 10 years. I will return with a more mature attitude,â€ and gave his farewell.