BTS open Map of the Soul online pop-up store, with showcases in Seoul, Singapore, and Tokyo, here's what you need to know

BTS open Map of the Soul online pop-up store, with showcases in Seoul, Singapore, and Tokyo, here's what you need to know

Ahead of BTSMap 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 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.

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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

SEOUL

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.

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. 


SINGAPORE

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.

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: 

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.

[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. 


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TOKYO

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.


MAP OF THE SOUL: ONLINE STORE

GLOBAL/ US

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:


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ASIA

(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.


JAPAN

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.


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EUROPE

(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.


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: