Ahead of BTS' Map of the Soul ON:E 2-day concert and the November release of their new album, BE, the group announced the opening and schedule of their new online pop-up stores in South Korea, Japan, Asia, Europe, and the United States.
BTS POP-UP : MAP OF THE SOUL— BTS_official (@bts_bighit) October 8, 2020
Online Store & Showcase Schedule
#BTS_POPUP #MAP_OF_THE_SOUL pic.twitter.com/ER41A3Dvq5
BTS POP-UP: MAP OF THE SOUL is heading online and will be available across South Korea, Japan, Europe, the US, Indonesia, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, and the Philippines. Three Asian cities will also be hosting showcases - Seoul, Singapore, and Tokyo.
[UPDATE: 29 APRIL 2021] BTS' MAP OF THE SOUL pop-up showcase is opening in Bangkok, Thailand and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this May.
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Check out the schedule here:
|Korea, USA||October 23, 2020 - January 24, 2021|
|Europe, Asia (Japan, Indonesia, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines)||November 14, 2020 - February 14, 2021|
MAP OF THE SOUL: SHOWCASE
Big Hit Entertainment has shared the COVID-19 precautions for the opening of the MAP OF THE SOUL Showcase at 51, Garosu-gil, Gangnam-gu in Seoul.
아들아.. 😚 pic.twitter.com/keC3kBI8PJ— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) October 28, 2020
All visits should be done via reservation, and each person has a maximum of 7 visits for the pop-up's duration period. Temperature checks and the wearing of masks will be mandatory for all guests. Doors open on October 23 at 11 AM KST.
Pre-reservation starts on October 16. Find out more here. Additional pre-reservation slots will be opened on October 21.
[BTS POP-UP : MAP OF THE SOUL Showcase in SEOUL]— BIGHIT OFFICIAL MERCH (@bighit_merch) October 20, 2020
방탄소년단 팝업 쇼케이스 온라인 사전 예약 시간대 증설 안내
Information on additional reservation time slots for BTS POP-UP Showcase
👉🏻 온라인 사전 예약 방법 (Online Pre-reservation Guide)https://t.co/VuxXbB8L54#BTS_POPUP pic.twitter.com/omMYB9tLmG
[BTS POP-UP : MAP OF THE SOUL Showcase in SEOUL]— BIGHIT OFFICIAL MERCH (@bighit_merch) October 12, 2020
BTS POP-UP Showcase in SEOUL Guest Information & Purchasing Guide
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The MAP OF THE SOUL showcase in Singapore is scheduled to open on November 14, 2020 at Plaza Singapura # 01-08/09. There will be an online pre-reservation for store visits starting November 6, 2020. Pre-reservations will open every Friday. Fans may reserve a slot via the morningKall website.
Have you visited the #BTS_POPUP at Plaza Singapura yet? Let us walk you through themed sections - ‘Black Swan,’ ‘ON,’ ‘Dynamite,’ TINY TAN, and more! #BTS #MAP_OF_THE_SOUL pic.twitter.com/fyuZGlsDN9— Bandwagon (@BandwagonAsia) November 16, 2020
Guests can stay in the pop-up store for a maximum of one (1) hour, and are required to wear masks at all times and follow social distancing guidelines.
[UPDATE 16 NOVEMBER 2020] There will be a total of 23 slots per day from the second session onwards. Check out the tweet below for more information:
[BTS POP-UP : MAP OF THE SOUL Showcase in SINGAPORE]— morningKall (@morningKall) November 16, 2020
Important message: Pre-reservation opening date and on additional reservation time slots has been changed from the second session
📌 2nd Pre-reservation : 18 November 2020
⏰ 10 AM (SST) pic.twitter.com/PtZRlWnVGw
Over 300 different BTS merchandise with various themes, including the BTS POP-UP showcase exclusive 'Dynamite' merch. New items will be released weekly.
Find out more here.
#BTS POP-UP Showcase in SINGAPORE Online Pre-reservation Guide— morningKall (@morningKall) November 3, 2020
👉 Swipe left to see Pre-reservations Guide
📌 1st Pre-reservation : 06 November 2020
⏰ 10 AM (SST)
📍 Plaza Singapura, # 01-08/09
📌 14 November 2020
📌 Follow us on Instagram : https://t.co/kzVDrHTSzp#BTS_POPUP pic.twitter.com/PJDBmERaxP
[UPDATE 9 NOVEMBER 2020] The morningKall website has experienced a server issue and will re-open pre-reservation slots for opening week on November 11 at 10 AM SGT.
[BTS POP-UP : MAP OF THE SOUL Showcase in SINGAPORE]— morningKall (@morningKall) November 9, 2020
The website is currently being updated.
Online pre-reservation will re-open for all available time slots for 1st week session on
10AM, November 11, 2020 (SST).
Please find details below, we apologize for the inconvenience. pic.twitter.com/js8AernLDK
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Tokyo's MAP OF THE SOUL showcase will take place from November 14, 2020 to February 14, 2021 at 6-28-9 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Tobu Building). Advanced lottery reservation is required for visits to the store, reservation slots will be opened if there will be space available after each lottery. The lottery begins on October 26. Click here to get a chance to visit the pop-up.
There is a 50-person limit for each section of the showcase, and all guests must strictly follow COVID-19 guidelines. For more information, click here.
#BTS POP-UP : MAP OF THE SOUL Showcase in TOKYO 運営および購入方法のご案内— BTS JAPAN OFFICIAL (@BTS_jp_official) October 24, 2020
詳細はこちら→https://t.co/u8RAKtIIzK#BTS_POPUP #MAP_OF_THE_SOUL pic.twitter.com/fetYm4I4aT
MAP OF THE SOUL: ONLINE STORE
The global and US online store pop-ups will open on October 23. New products will be available on the online stores on the following dates: October 29, November 12, and November 26, 2020. Shop here.
Check out the purchasing guide here:
[BTS POP-UP : MAP OF THE SOUL Online Store GLOBAL]— BIGHIT OFFICIAL MERCH (@bighit_merch) October 12, 2020
방탄소년단 팝업 온라인 스토어 운영 및 상품 구매 방법 안내
Guest Information & Purchasing Guide
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(Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam)
The MAP OF THE SOUL online store for Asia will be available to fans in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. With the Asia online store opening on November 14, pre-membership registration starts on October 30, 2020. Register here.
New products will be released every week and the store will run through until February 14, 2021. Payment for items is in USD. For more information, click here.
[BTS POP-UP : MAP OF THE SOUL Online Store ASIA]— morningKall (@morningKall) October 24, 2020
Guest Information & Purchasing Guidehttps://t.co/AG3JhgT4Mg
Countries and regions : Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
📌Pre-sign up : 30 October 2020
📌Open : 14 November 2020#BTS_POPUP pic.twitter.com/46e4drdsic
Japan's MAP OF THE SOUL online store will be open from November 14, 2020 until February 14, 2021. Fans who are not members of the BTS JAPAN OFFICIAL FAN CLUB may also purchase from the online store as guests. Deliveries are limited to Japan only. Shop here.
More information can be found here.
#BTS POP-UP : MAP OF THE SOUL Online Store JAPAN 運営および購入方法のご案内— BTS JAPAN OFFICIAL (@BTS_jp_official) October 24, 2020
詳細はこちら→https://t.co/Yyjy4mu576#BTS_POPUP #MAP_OF_THE_SOUL pic.twitter.com/14zAEOGEDo
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(Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom)
Fans in Europe will be able to order their BTS merch from their own MAP OF THE SOUL online store from November 14, 2020 to February 14, 2021. The store will be available to fans in Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Pre-sign ups start on November 9, 2020. Register here.
Products will be released in three phases, with new items to be made available on November 14, December 14, and January 14. Payment for goods will be in Euros. Shop here.
For more information, click here.
[BTS POP-UP : MAP OF THE SOUL Online Store EUROPE]— Fanmakestars (@fanmakestars) October 28, 2020
📌Pre-sign up : 9 November 2020
📌Open : 14 November 2020
📌Follow us on Instagram!https://t.co/VNtlxfI6Xe#BTS_POPUP pic.twitter.com/qASj22pi1N
Last year, BTS opened the House of BTS, an 80-day pop-up store in Seoul where ARMYs could get their fill of BTS merch.
Check out the teaser for the pop-up store here: