Lee Jun-ho successfully finished his solo fanmeeting “JUNHO THE MOMENT”.
2PM Lee Jun-ho recently held his offline solo fanmeeting “JUNHO THE MOMENT” at Blue Square Mastercard Hall in Yongsan-gu, Seoul for 2 days, January 22nd and 23rd. On January 23rd, an online paid live broadcast was conducted simultaneously through Beyond LIVE platform. Apart from celebrating his upcoming birthday on January 25th, this event is even more meaningful as it was held 3 years after his first solo fanmeeting “THE SPECIAL DAY [Unforgettable Day]” in October 2018.
Lee Jun-ho announced the start of his fanmeeting with a splendid performance of the solo song “Nobody Else”, which everyone had been waiting for. Junho’s fascinating voice and “adult sexiness” heated the atmosphere at the event hall. While trembling, he then delivered his first greeting, saying, “After the intro ended and while singing the first verse of the song, I cried at the moment I looked into the eyes of all the audiences. I was really nervous and excited waiting for this moment, but this is the first time that my emotions have been filled up ever since the beginning of the show. Still, I have done all my best to show a great performance with how much I was proud and greedy for the stage”.
To prove his remark that said, “In order to bring a meaningful time to you, I worked hard to the point that I didn’t eat or sleep well to prepare for this fanmeeting”, various corners, such as balance games, opening unreleased photos, five-letter talk, Q&A, and unexpected missions, were prepared. This showed how much Lee Jun-ho had desired to communicate in closer contact with fans. He then reenacted some of his lines talked about various behind-the-scenes stories about famous scenes in MBC’s drama “The Red Sleeve” (directed by Jung Ji-un, Song Yeon-hwa, written by Jung Hae-ri), capturing the hearts of fans.
In particular, Junho drew enthusiastic responses by showing off the aspect of his nickname “Lee FOX”, which was given to him because he knows which things of him that fans love so well. He wore a “cat ears” headset and did cute expressions. Also, when given the mission of shooting love bullets at fans in various ways, he said, “I’m really bad at things like this. I’m not that talented”, but then immediately did a natural wave and made gestures of shooting hearts and love bullets. The whole fanmeeting hall was filled with tremendous claps from fans. When asked, “What are you most into these days?”, Junho said, “I have been into waiting for fans who I was going to meet today the most. I miss you all to the point that I couldn’t eat well”, melting fans’ hearts with his sweet answer.
Solo songs “Fire”, “CANVAS”, “HYPER”, “I’m In Love”, “Ride up” as well as various surprise events during the fan meeting made the time more special. Actor Song Joong-ki appeared as a surprise guest at the performance on January 22 and boasted the “real friends” chemistry along with Lee Jun-ho. On January 23, Lee Jun-ho’s surprise birthday party was held, leaving one more unforgettable memory to fans around the world.
Lee Jun-ho expressed his feelings full of sincerity, “There’s a story I want to tell you after seeing the slogan ‘Now is Jun-ho’s season’. Thanks to all the moments that you lighted me on my way, for me, every season was mine. There was no moment that wasn’t beautiful because fans were always by my side. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I know that feeling well, so I plan to do my job calmly in the future. Let’s make good memories by sharing those moments together.”
Meanwhile, Lee Jun-ho boasted a wide acting spectrum through JTBC’s “Rain or Shine“, SBS’s “Wok of Love“, tvN’s “Confession” and KBS2’s “Good Manager“. After being discharged from the military, he performed enthusiastically in MBC’s drama “The Red Sleeve” and was recognized as the key person who gave MBC double-digit ratings for the first time in 3 years. At the 2021 MBC Drama Awards held on December 30 last year, he took home the “Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries” and the “Best Couple Award”, establishing himself as a “trending icon” as well as “the most anticipated male lead in 2022”.
In addition, as a result of analyzing big data in January 2022 by the Korea Corporate Reputation Research Institute, Lee Jun-ho proved his strong influence by topping the “boy group member brand reputation” list.