We’re all clowns right here, ARMY. For months, BTS followers speculated the following comeback album within the Map of the Soul sequence following Persona can be titled Ego or Shadow. Then on Tuesday, Jan. 7, Big Hit Entertainment revealed the brand new album can be known as Map of the Soul: 7. But shortly after the announcement was made, BTS followers found V — paired the reactions of Jimin and RM — might need been teasing the comeback in entrance of us all alongside.
BTS will launch ‘Map of the Soul: 7’ on Feb. 21
Throughout December 2019, the seven members of BTS — RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook — dropped hints concerning the upcoming album. At a number of year-end exhibits, the septet shared their exhausting work would repay quickly sufficient. And throughout BTS’s acceptance speech for Variety’s Group of the Year Award, RM confirmed new music.
“We’re currently working on our new music and our new album,” RM stated on the time. “We can’t wait to share them with you guys in the near future. I hope you guys are also excited to discover what BTS has got for 2020.”
Now, merely every week into the brand new 12 months, BTS saved their promise. And on Jan. 7, the South Korean band formally unveiled the discharge date for Map of the Soul: 7. On Weverse, Big Hit Entertainment introduced the brand new album can be out on Friday, Feb. 21, with pre-orders beginning on Thursday, Jan. 9.
ARMY thinks V teased ‘Map of the Soul: 7’ throughout ‘Run BTS!’ Episode 89
After being clowned by BTS for the umpteenth time, ARMY started sifting via latest movies to see if any of the members spoiled the title with out anybody noticing. And as many BTS followers identified on social media, V seemingly alluded to the Map of the Soul: 7 album throughout Run BTS! Episode 89.
In the video, BTS performed a sport the place one member is challenged to attract one among their songs, and the remaining members need to guess the title. Then across the 16:30-mark, Jin drew seven stick figures in a straight line with one further stick determine standing throughout from the group.
The members guessed tracks like “No More Dream,” “We Are Bulletproof Pt. 2,” and “Boy With Luv.” But nobody appeared to know Jin’s inventive move. Then V was struck by a sudden wave of inspiration and made a fast joke.
“Oh, Kim Seokjin,” V stated, calling out his staff’s identify. “Is it the next title track?”
Immediately, BTS burst out laughing, folding over of their chairs. J-Hope even clapped in response to V’s comment and the Run BTS! editors wrote “respect” within the caption. The reply is then confirmed as “IDOL.” Regardless, ARMY now sees V’s remark as a touch on the new album.
“Remember that BTS Run episode the place Jin draw seven individuals with an arrow [pointing] to the members then taehyung stated its the following title observe,” one fan wrote on Twitter. “king of spoiler.”
“Remember that BTS Run episode the place Jin draw seven people?” one other fan tweeted. “They Literally have been screaming 7 on a regular basis however no
BTS followers discover Jimin and RM’s response to V in the course of the New Year’s VLIVE
Meanwhile, hawkeyed ARMYs observed one other potential Map of the Soul: 7 spoiler, as soon as once more courtesy of V. But this time, it occurred throughout BTS’s New Year’s VLIVE broadcast.
Before diving into their objectives for the 12 months, BTS mirrored on what resolutions they accomplished in 2019. As with most individuals, the group didn’t have time to finish a couple of of their earlier aspirations. Though many members talked about figuring out. Then on the 5-minute mark, V shared his personal progress.
“I think it’s been almost 7 months since I started working out,” V stated.
Jin, Suga, J-Hope, and Jungkook appeared unphased by V’s remarks, pondering on the assertion for a second earlier than transferring ahead. However, RM and Jimin each had a short second the place they appeared shocked. Jimin even glanced again at V for a second earlier than turning again to the digital camera, smiling and shaking his head.
Of course, with the following comeback album announcement, BTS followers are satisfied V’s “7 months” remark was a spoiler for Map of the Soul: 7.
“YOU MEAN TO SAY THAT WE KINDA GOT A HINT ALREADY BECAUSE JIMIN AND JOON COMPLETELY LOST IT WHEN TAEHYUNG SAID ‘7 months,’” a fan on Twitter wrote. “WOOW JUST WOOW.”
“Jimin got scared just because Taehyung said it had been 7 months since he started working out,” one other fan tweeted. “The spoiler in our face, guys!”
Even if V didn’t deliberately tease Map of the Soul: 7, the following BTS album is on its approach. So prepare to interrupt information. 7 is coming.