Kpop management agency HYBE labels has announced that original webtoons based on kpop sensations BTS, TXT and ENHYPEN will be dropped soon. This news was followed by the group’s official Instagram pages dropping photo and video teasers for the same. Read on to know more about HYBE’s new project with BTS, TXT and ENHYPEN.
HYBE TO DROP WEBTOONS INSPIRED BY BTS, TXT AND ENHYPEN
HYBE hosted their business forum, entitled 2021 HYBE Briefing with the Community, on November 4 at 10am Korean Standard Time. At the event, HYBE presented their business start-up plans through their real stories, which will be a new type of intellectual property (IP) owned by the company. They plan to show in different ways the content based on these real stories edited and developed by the company.
The core business idea of HYBE’s first story is to grow artist-based content to include not only music, but also stories that can be easily used in a variety of media formats. HYBE will include artists in these stories, which means they will create webtoons, web novels, and animated images in collaboration with HYBE artists and release them in various forums.
HYBE DROPS TEASERS FOR BTS INSPIRED WEBTOON
HYBE has announced four original stories to be released such as webtoons and web novels next year. It says “7Fates: CHAKHO” with BTS, “THE STAR SEEKERS” and TXT, “” BLACK MOON “with ENHYPEN,” and “Red Heart.” The first three will be released in January 2022 in partnership with Naver Webtoon in both webtoon formats and web novels.
BTS’s “7Fates: CHAKHO” “7Fates: CHAKHO” is an exciting urban story inspired by Joseon Dynasty’s hunting tiger officials called chakhogapsa. It is set in the city in the near future and tells the story of seven boys who were imprisoned together by destiny who overcame adversity together and grew up.
HYBE DROPS TEASERS FOR TXT AND ENHYPEN WEBTOONS
TXT’s “THE STAR SEEKERS” is a mythical story about K-pop boys who live in a world where magic and reality live together. Together, they fought the secrecy surrounding the collapse of the earth. Amazing things like imaginary animals and magical games will be mixed with stories about the world of entertainment.
ENHYPEN’s “DARK MOON” is a love story in high school about vampire boys who meet a secret girl. The young lives and friendships of the vampire boys, as well as the secrets that lie behind the visuals, will deviate from the usual kind of high school romance and provide a kind of exciting novel to readers. “DARK MOON” is divided into several sections, the first of which is “DARK MOON: Blood altar.”
WHEN WILL HYBE WEBTOONS DROP?
“7Fates: CHAKHO” will be staged at Naver Webtoon’s world stage starting January 15, 2022, ENHYPEN’s “DARK MOON” on January 16, and TXT’s “THE STAR SEEKERS” on January 17.
Other announcements at the business forum include HYBE America’s plans to form a new girls ‘band in the United States in partnership with Geffen Records of Universal Music Group, HYBE Japan’s Global Debut Project for the upcoming boys’ group which includes the previous “iLAND” participants.