MANILA, PHILIPPINES — Local publisher Apop has exciting news for Filipino fans of the sensational Korean supergroup BTS. In a partnership with BTS’ agency BigHit Music, Apop has announced that the much-anticipated memoir, titled “Beyond the Story: 10-Year Record of BTS,” will be making its way to the Philippines in July.
The Filipino edition of the BTS memoir is set to be released on July 9, which holds special significance as it coincides with the debut anniversary of BTS’ passionate fanbase known as ARMY.
This means that Filipino fans will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the captivating journey of BTS alongside fans around the world, as the book will be launched simultaneously.
Apop, a publishing imprint based in the Philippines, has made a name for itself by translating and bringing Korean bestsellers to the English-speaking market. Their previous works, such as “I Decided to Live as Me” and “Being Comfortable Without Effort,” introduced Filipino readers to the rich literary world of Korean literature.
Further details on pre-order information for the Filipino edition of the BTS memoir will be announced by Apop in June, building up the anticipation for fans who are eagerly awaiting this immersive BTS experience.
The New York Times recently revealed that the memoir was co-written by BTS members RM, Jin, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook, along with journalist Kang Myeongseok. The US edition of the memoir will span an impressive 544 pages and will feature exclusive photographs showcasing the journey of this global K-pop phenomenon.
The arrival of the BTS memoir in the Philippines marks a significant moment for Filipino fans, allowing them to delve deeper into the personal stories, reflections, and experiences of the beloved BTS members. As fans eagerly await its release, the book is expected to provide a unique and intimate glimpse into the decade-long journey of BTS, capturing the hearts and minds of readers worldwide.
Stay tuned for more updates and be ready to embark on a remarkable literary journey with the Filipino edition of “Beyond the Story: 10-Year Record of BTS” this July. – WhatALife!/Jayve