After weeks of waiting for more news following the initial announcement that the Korean Pop juggernauts were coming back in April, BTS have dropped a BRAND NEW trailer featuring bulletproof leader RM (Kim Namjoon).
As of reporting, the video has already garnered 5.5 million views and almost 2 million likes!
The reasons for the videos rapturous response is is evidently clear; the 2:59 teaser speaks to the group’s growth since their debut, referencing Jungian theories and symbolism, paired with a driving hip-hop sound that has been touted as quintessential “old skool Bangtan”. Indeed, the opening sequence alone was a throwback to their “Skool Luv Affair” Introduction from 2015.
Understandably, following the 12AM KST release, fans were quick to join in on the twitter party, including the likes of fellow musicians Halsey and Tablo from Epik High.
As of posting, “#MAP_OF_THE_SOUL_PERSONA” was still trending worldwide!
With little more than two weeks to go, are you excited for the new BTS comeback?