BTS’ Jungkook and Jimin Back from Japan Trip as Military Enlistment Nears


BTS enthusiasts were abuzz with excitement when members Jungkook and Jimin returned to South Korea on November 26 after their schedule in Japan, prompting widespread speculations among fans about a potential travel variety show or documentary.

Rumors had initially sparked when the duo departed for Japan on November 23, but the anticipation heightened upon Jungkook’s recent filming activity with his camera upon their return, intensifying the speculations about a possible travel-based documentary in the making.

The speculation gained traction, especially after Jungkook hinted at the possibility of an upcoming travel variety show during his appearance on SUGA’s “Suchwita.” Fans keenly observed the close bond between Jungkook and Jimin, noticing their adorable moments and inseparable camaraderie at Gimpo International Airport. Jungkook capturing their arrival further fueled the buzz around the potential travel documentary involving the two members.


The heartwarming display of affection between Jungkook and Jimin at the airport melted the hearts of ARMY. Fans were delighted to witness Jimin embracing Jungkook from the side, showcasing their deep friendship. This heartening airport scene provided a source of joy, particularly amidst the recent announcement of RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook embarking on their mandatory military enlistment process.

Amidst the anticipation of the speculated travel show, there’s anticipation regarding Jungkook’s impending military service. BIGHIT MUSIC announced on November 22 that RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook began their enlistment process. Jungkook confirmed his plans to commence his military service in December, joining the commitment shown by the other members—Jin, J-Hope, and SUGA—currently serving in the military.

Additionally, BTS is gearing up for the release of their documentary series, “BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star Beyond,” premiering on December 20 and streaming on Disney+. This eight-part series promises an immersive look into BTS’s extraordinary decade-long journey, offering fans a chance to relive the pivotal moments of their career, with two episodes releasing weekly.

While fans await updates on the speculated travel variety show featuring Jungkook and Jimin, the upcoming documentary series is poised to provide an intimate and nostalgic glimpse into the monumental trajectory of BTS’s career, making it an eagerly anticipated treat for the ARMY.