(Last updated September 2018)
Agency: Big Hit Entertainment
Debut Date: June 12, 2013
Name Meaning: Bangtan Sonyeondan (방탄소년단), literally translates to “Bulletproof Boy Scouts.” As of 2017, they’ve added “Beyond the Scene” as a new meaning.
Concept: BTS started out with a very strong hip hop concept. While that’s softened over the years, there’s still influences of that in most of their music. Starting in 2015, BTS became known for their storytelling through music videos, which had compelling plot lines and cryptic visual images. Many other groups followed in a similar style. Above all, they’re known as a youth-oriented and socially conscious group that writes lyrics many people relate to.
Greeting: Bangtan! (I don’t know if they do this anymore)
Fandom Name: ARMY
Fandom Color: N/A
Most Recent Release: “IDOL” (August 2018) – Love Yourself: Answer, 2nd compilation album
Members: RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, Jungkook
Age Range: 1992-1997
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