Learn More About JYJ’s Jaejoong’s Tattoos
Tattooing is a form of art that is very complex and full of magnificent things. Well, there is the design, then the thrill of the needle, the meaning that the drawing carries, and much more. For having those beautiful tattoos on your body, you have to face the pain when the needle is ready to draw the beautiful painting on your body. Nevertheless, people are still going crazy over body art, namely tattoos.
According to the old school perception of tattoos, which is similar in many countries, people who have a tattoo on their body are marked as bad people. But nowadays, the tattoo is a form of art, and it’s legal to have it on your body, for example, in Korea.
There are many Korean celebrities who have fascinating tattoos. One of them, who has dedicated a portion of his skin to be painted, is Kim Jae-joong, a member of JYJ. It’s known that he has a “TVfXQ SOUL” tattoo on his back, which caused many speculations about him and TVXQ members appear. Many people say that he couldn’t forget the memory of Dong Bang Shin Ki (DBSK) from the time when the members of JYJ and TVXQ debuted in one group.
Do All of His Tattoos Have Some Meaning?
Out of all JYJ members who have tattoos on their body, Jae-joong has the most tattoos and each tattoo carries some different meaning.
A couple of years ago, Jae-joong revealed the meaning of some of the tattoos on his body.
The first tattoo is “TVfXQ SOUL” tattoo, which he got in 2005 when he was in the USA with another JYJ member (Yoochun). This tattoo marks his debut with TVXQ.
Then, there is “The pleasure of the mighty are the tears of the poor” tattoo on his back, which is a reminder for him to not lose himself in his accumulated wealth.
Other than those tattoos, there is a part of Jae-joong’s back tattooed with members’ names, it’s the “MICKEY JUNSU” tattoo. The tattoo itself shows the love Jae-joong has for Yoochun (Mickey) and Junsu. Jae-joong got this tattoo done right after forming JYJ. Jae-joong explained, many people said that if he gets a tattoo of other members’ names, he will regret it in the future. Then Jae-joong said that with the tattoo, no matter how busy he is, he can think that the members are with him, and every time he thought so, he would feel the importance of other members to him.
The Butterfly Tattoo
Last but not least is the butterfly tattoo on his chest. Have you been wondering what is the meaning? It is said that it’s a tribute to his future in Korean entertainment. This butterfly tattoo also appears in his solo track “Butterfly.”
The Tattoos on His Chest
Even though most of his tattoos are on his back, he has some tattoos on his chest as well. During the hectic departure, Jae-joong wanted his Cassiopeia (TVXQ’s fans) to always keep their faith. It’s shown on his “Always keep the faith” tattoo on his left chest. This tattoo was designed by Jae-joong and he got it tattooed with Yoochun (JYJ member), with this tattoo, he hoped that faith will be held to the very end.