A BTS pop-up store is making its way to Manila soon.
[UPDATE 5 AUGUST 2021]: The BTS POP-UP store in Manila will suspend operations from 6 August - 20 August to comply with the ECQ restrictions in Metro Manila. Reservations made for 6 August will be honoured once operations resume after the lockdown. According to Morningkall, the BTS POP-UP at SM Megamall will extend its operations beyond 29 August 2021 until further notice.
Photos of the iconic BTS logo popped up on SM Megamall's Facebook page, with a message addressed to fans: "Hi ARMY! Something Dynamite is opening soon..."
Hi ARMY! Something Dynamite is opening soon at SM Megamall 💜🤩Posted by SM MEGAMALL on Wednesday, 28 April 2021
HYBE MERCH confirmed that the Manila pop-up located at Level 3, Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall is scheduled to open from 29 May until 29 August 2021. Registration for online reservations begins on 26 May, with 13 timeslots per day (each slot is limited to a maximum of 30 people).
[BTS POP-UP: MAP OF THE SOUL Showcase in Metro Manila]— morningKall (@morningKall) May 25, 2021
Are you ready, Philippines?
Level 3, Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall
Online Reservation Link:https://t.co/ZdkAxwAObH #BTS_POPUP #MAP_OF_THE_SOUL_SHOWCASE_IN_METRO_MANILA pic.twitter.com/wMbqAbRabl
In accordance with COVID-19 safety regulations, persons under 18 will not be allowed into the store, and social distancing and wearing of face masks and face shields are mandatory.
While up to 5 walk-ins will be allowed per timeslot, fans are encouraged to make online reservations. Register here.
Stores across the region - Bangkok, Taipei, and Singapore - are also scheduled to open throughout the year.
BTS POP-UP stores return to Asia with stores in Manila, Bangkok, Taipei, and Singapore
The BTS MAP OF THE SOUL POP-UP SHOWCASE opened in three Asian cities last year - Seoul, Tokyo, and Singapore - alongside an online pop-up store that catered to fans around the world.
Here's what fans have to say about BTS' Map of the Soul showcase in Singapore
The pop-up showcase featured themed areas such as 'Black Swan,' 'ON,' 'Dynamite,' and Tiny Tan, the beloved characters inspired by BTS. A wide range of merchandise from apparel to stationery items, plus new weekly merch drops were made available in stores. Fans could also take photos at designated themed photo spots and dance along to their favourite BTS music videos.
Check out our visit to BTS' MAP OF THE SOUL POP-UP SHOWCASE in Singapore last year:
We visited the #BTS #MAP_OF_THE_SOUL_SHOWCASE in Singapore last year, here’s what fans have to say about the #BTS_POPUP https://t.co/AjqG6EEM2Q pic.twitter.com/re2aCfoFTU— Bandwagon PH (@bandwagonPH) April 29, 2021
BTS just released their latest record-breaking hit single, 'Butter'. The global superstars are also dropping their Japanese compilation album, BTS, THE BEST, this June.
Watch 'Butter' here: