BTS has announced that they are going to be working with AKB48’s executive producer Yasushi Akimoto!
A report from Billboard Japan reported that “BTS will be releasing a single album in November. A new track ‘Bird,’ as well as a Japanese version of the previously released track ‘Airplane pt. 2’ will be included [in the album].”
The lyrics for the upcoming Japanese track “Bird” has lyrics written by Yasushi Akimoto.
BTs met Yasushi Akimoto through their CEO at Big Hit Entertainment, after Bang Shi Hyuk requested that the producer write the lyrics as he had always respected Yasushi’s outlook on the world.
According to media outlets, the groups will also be holding a handshake event in the Kanto and Kansai regions on November 17 and 18 following the album release!
BTS is also holding their concerts for their Japanese leg of their “Love Yourself” world tour at the Tokyo Dome on November 13 and 14, Kyocera Dome in Osaka on November 21, 23, and 24, Nagoya Dome on January 12 and 13 of 2019, and Yafuoku! Dome in Fukuoka on February 16 and 17.
Are you excited for their new Japanese album?