The Jakarta Post
Super Junior at the closing ceremony of the 18th Asian Games in Gelora Bung Karno stadium, Jakarta, on Sept. 2. (JP/Seto Wardhana.)
K-pop boy group Super Junior celebrated its 13th anniversary on Nov. 6.
As a gift to their fans, known as ELFs, the members recorded a video letter relaying their thoughts on the occasion, as reported by Allkpop.com. The video was uploaded on the official SMTOWN YouTube channel.
In the video, leader Leeteuk said he wanted to “keep sending fans this message on the 23rd, 33rd and 43rd anniversaries”. Members of the sub-unit group Super Junior D&E, Donghae and Eunhyuk, appeared together at the end of the video.
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Last year, Super Junior released its 10th studio album to celebrate the 12th anniversary. The album, Play, peaked at number one on the South Korean Gaon album chart and sold over 200,000 copies in its first week of release.
Super Junior debuted in 2005 with the single “Twins (Knock Out)” under SM Entertainment. Since then, it has sold millions of records and had multiple hit songs such as "Sorry Sorry", "Mr. Simple" and "Bonamana". It set up its own exclusive label, Label SJ, on its 10th anniversary.
Currently the members are busy with individual activities such as solo releases, acting and TV appearances. Worldwide ELFs are also looking forward to member Kyuhyun's military discharge next May. (iru/wng)