Kim Jaejoong is setting up his own agency. The former TVXQ member is establishing a new agency after leaving C-Jes Studios last April.

Kim Jaejoong Sets Up Own Agency After Departing From C-Jes Studios

Kim Jaejoong issued a statement confirming that he has set up a new agency. “I recently established the new agency iNKODE together with CEO Noh Hyun Tae, the former vice president of Cube Entertainment,” he said.

Jaejoong will serve as the head of iNKODE and will work on his own activities as an artist. However, he will also participate in the production of new artists as the CSO (Chief Strategy Officer) of the agency.

Kim Jaejoong intends to nurture rookie idols with iNKODE and he also plans to lead various businesses. This includes the management of K-pop artists and actors with great potential.

Kim’s business partner Noh Hyun Tae previously served as the vice president at Cube Entertainment. He is credited for the success of groups like BEAST and 4Minute. As CEO of iNKODE, Noh will focus on discovering and producing new artists who will lead the next generation of K-pop.

Kim Jaejoong is formerly known as Hero Jae-joong when he debuted with TVXQ in February 2004. In 2009, he and fellow band members Yoochun and Junsu left TVXQ to form their own group JYJ. They also signed with C-Jes Studios. Kim is also an established actor who is known for his work in “Heaven’s Postman”, “Protect the Boss”, and “Triangle”.

His most recent role was in the drama “Bad Memory Eraser” which also starred “Doctor Stranger” actress Jin Se-yeon. He left C-Jes Studios in April 2023 after 14 years of working under the agency.

Kim Jaejoong has not yet confirmed whether he will be releasing a new album soon. Stay tuned for more updates on this story.

Congratulations to Kim Jaejoong and Noh Hyun Tae on establishing their new agency iNKODE!