Unless you have been living under a rock, you must have surely heard of the worldwide phenomenon known as BTS. From billboard chart domination, to record breaking YouTube views, and even to a Time magazine Readers poll where they came out ahead of world leaders and policy makers, one can definitely say that this year has been the year of BTS. For those non-BTS Fans, you may not have noticed the equally explosive growth of the BT21 franchise. These are animated characters that are a result of a collaboration between BTS and Line under their Line Friends Creators Project. BTS members came up with ideas for characters that would represent them, and with the help of Line's Design Magicians, voila! BT21 was born.
Each character is a creation of the individual BTS members, who came up with a backstory, characteristics and special powers for each member. Yes, there is a backstory for the characters. :) This is how it goes:
Many years ago a super curious alien called Tata ( Created by Kim Taehyung ) was super curious about everything and wanted to explore the world. So he made a robot called VAN (Representing the millions of ARMY fans) to explore the galaxy with. He came to earth and was amazed at all the super idols and stars that had millions of fans worldwide. He then made his decision. He decided that he was going to make his own KPop band. So he went around the world recruiting an elite team of cute, cuddly characters to hypnotize the world with their cuteness. The band was going to dominate the 21st Century, hence BT21 was born.
Here is a list of each character and their abilities. Super Curious Tata (Created by Kim Taehung)
- Super curious about everything
- From BT Planet Space Robot VAN (Represents global ARMY fans)
- Protect and unite the BT21 members
- Robot Vehicle
Kind Alpaca RJ (Created by Kim Seokjin)
- Kind polite and cutest when mumbling
- Wears a parka because it gets cold easily
Passionate Puppy CHIMMY (Created by Park Jimin)
- Born with passion
- Tries hard at everything
- Wears a yellow hoody
Pinkish Tough Bunny COOKY (Created by Jeon Jungkook)
- Super active bunny who dreams of being strong
Yummy Head SHOOKY (Created by Min Yoongi)
- A magic cookie with special powers
- Mortal enemy is milk
Masked Dancing Pony MANG (Created By Jung Hoseok)
- Cool dancer
- Always wears a mask
Thinker koala KOYA (Created by Kim Namjoon)
- Smart but always sleepy
- Ears drop when surprised
- Looks sleepy but actually deep in thought
Where to find them? For those reading this post, chances are you have already seen these characters as plushy dolls, on mugs, TV... and the list gets longer by the day. BT21 are becoming a super franchise, partnering with all kinds of consumer brands and products and their branded items are selling out fast.
You may want to buy some BT21 merchandise for yourself or as a gift to an ARMY fan, but you may not know where to purchase them from. This link shows the official list of BT21 shops all over the globe, most of them being in Korea.
Additionally, BT21 have collaborations with numerous companies to make BT21 branded products. Wonderful can help make purchases from both online and offline stores to secure BT21 items and ship them to any country in the world. We have even helped clients with products that have limited sales as well. Additionally, we can also help with purchasing BTS and BT21 merchandise from third party selling sites such as Bunjang, JungoNara, Twitter and others. We can discuss with the vendors to ensure smooth communications and transactions and check to reduce chances of purchasing fake merchandise. Here is a sample of some of the items we have helped purchase.
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You might also find these links useful: - Top 10 BTS Collector Items Edition #3