Ming Jol-ik was a rotund man in his late fifties or sixties. He has medium length black hair. In his only appearance, he was seen wearing sunglasses, a light brown Panama hat, a pink shirt and beige trousers.
Having led a revolution, Ming Jol-ik must have been a capable and charismatic leader. For unknown reasons, soon after the victory of the revolutionary forces, he decided to quit his position, enjoying a peaceful life for the next 30 years.
Ming Jol-ik was a revolutionary who led a successful coup d'etat to overthrow the ruling class of the Republic of East Gorteau, and became the new leader of the nation. Marco obtained his position thanks to him. However, he soon retired from his position, leaving a double rule in his stead.
Chimera Ant arcEdit
At the conclusion of the Chimera Ant Crisis, it's revealed that the real Ming Jol-ik has been in retirement for 30 years. During his only appearance his gives a speech:
"Now, let us drink, Let Us Drink to the human race.
In every age, there will be good humans and bad humans.
Human life is too long to devote to reproduction,
Yet too short to devote to learning in the helix of time.
Perhaps this is why humans succumb to desire and seek release.
Despite the fact that life is complete with the sun, the land, and the poetry."
- Ming Jol-ik's name in the Japanese version of the manga, Masadoru Deīgo, is a portmanteau of Kim Jong-il in Japanese.
- Ming Jol-ik is the anagram of Kim Jong-il.
- It is unknown whether high ranking officials of the country or Bizeff were aware that the current ruling supreme leader was a body double or not.