Song Kang to Enlist in THIS Month + More Details on Actor’s Military Fulfillment

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Song Kang is the latest K-drama heartthrob who will be joining the military in 2024. In a statement released by his agency, the “Sweet Home” star is preparing for his enlistment. 

Song Kang Enlistment: Details on Actor’s Military Fulfillment

Namoo Actors officially announced Song Kang’s plan to complete his military service.

As part of Korean law, male citizens between the ages of 18 and 35 must perform 18-21 months of military service.

Meanwhile, Song Kang’s agency released a notice regarding the actor’s enlistment, confirming that the actor “will be enlisting as an active duty soldier of the [Republic of Korea] Army on Tuesday, April 2.”

In addition, Namoo Actors advised the fans and public that “there will be no official events held when he enters the recruit training center,” as the “Nevertheless” star will enlist privately.

Song Kang
Song Kang

Expressing their deep gratitude and understanding to fans, the agency also “asks for the warm love and support of many people in order for Song Kang to return in good health with greater maturity after diligently completing his mandatory service.”

Besides Song Kang, several other stars are also expected to enlist in the military in 2024. This includes Hwang Min Hyun, who was also confirmed to be fulfilling his military service on March 21.

The same goes for “Marry My Husband” star Na In Woo, who has requested to postpone his enlistment to join the cast and crew for a reward vacation in Vietnam this March.

Song Kang Drama List: 3 K-dramas Starring the ‘Son of Netflix’

Best known for his flexibility to play various roles, Song Kang has a slew of notable K-dramas under his belt.

Since debuting in 2015 in KBS’ “Hello, Spring,” the 29-year-old star has come a long way and has proven that he is truly among the sought-after stars of his generation.

From back-to-back projects to blockbuster K-dramas, there’s no doubt why he is dubbed the “Son of Netflix.”

In case you need a little Song Kang fix once he enters the military, here are his three must-watch K-dramas.

‘Love Alarm’

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Song Kang’s first K-drama on Netflix is the rom-com series “Love Alarm” with Kim So Hyun.

Based on the webtoon, the story depicts the friendship turned romance between two high school students over a mobile app called Love Alarm.

‘Sweet Home’

'Sweet Home' Stills
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Song Kang

Other than “Love Alarm,” Song Kang also headlined the Netflix original series “Sweet Home.”

Taking on the role of Cha Hyun Soo, he is the newbie at the Green House Apartment who experienced the post-apocalypse along with his neighbors.

The K-drama received favorable reviews, and Song Kang reprised his role for three seasons.

‘Navillera’

Navillera
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Song Kang transformed into a talented ballet dancer in “Navillera.” He met a 70-year-old grandpa who wanted to fulfill his dream to become a ballet dancer and perform on stage.

In a previous interview, he said that he went training for months to perfect the movie of a ballet dancer.