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Billboard reports on BTS t-shirt controversy with Japan

Billboard reports on BTS t-shirt controversy with Japan

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by November 9, 2018 Korean Entertainment

Billboard reports on BTS t-shirt controversy with Japan


Article: America’s Billboard reports “The reason BTS was canceled on Japanese TV show was because of Jimin’s atomic bomb t-shirt”

Source: Donga Ilbo via Nate

1. [+3,181, -26] They’re a group with a lot of influence internationally. The more Japan picks on them, the more people will look up what happened out of curiosity.. can Japan handle that? Well, obviously Japan is doing this because they think they can handle it. All this time, Japan has been acting like they’re better than Korea with right-wing threats. The rest of the world never took an interest but I hope this is an opportunity for all that to come to light. This group truly deserves to be honored. So proud of them. Good luck, BTS!!

2. [+3,033, -18] I hope it spreads far and wide ㅋㅋ

3. [+2,614, -18] Proud of our BTS, fighting!

4. [+149, -1] It is not an ‘atomic bomb t-shirt’, it is a ‘national liberation day t-shirt’. I hope people don’t mistake Japan to be the victims here.

5. [+130, -2] Why do they keep calling it an atomic bomb t-shirt when it’s a liberation day t-shirt. The t-shirt isn’t celebrating the atomic bombing of Japan but the liberation day of Korea. The more Japan gets angry about this, the more other countries will find out about their past. This is a chance to get all the evil things they’ve done known to the world. They were just as bad as the Nazis, if not worse…

6. [+120, -1] I hope Jimin isn’t too upset that this controversy happened from his t-shirt

7. [+115, -0] During that controversy with the Japanese lyricist and the collaboration being canceled, international Armies were saying Korean Armies were going overboard with it but you know what they’re saying this time? They’re understanding as to why Koreans don’t want to be mixed with the Japanese. That they had no idea Japan did such things!!! And they’re happy this all happened and would rather BTS take a break. Japan is clueless as to what the real situation is like out there because they’re like fish in a pond. I really wish they take this opportunity to stay out of promoting in Japan.

8. [+103, -0] BTS has a super strong international fandom ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ This will be an opportunity for all the horrors of your past to come to light

9. [+81, -2] It’s not an atomic bomb t-shirt. Japan keeps cosplaying as the victim right now by calling it an atomic bomb t-shirt but our media better not call it that too.

10. [+76, -0] Funny that America’s reporting on it, this is just another hit to Japan


Source: Netizen Buzz
Billboard reports on BTS t-shirt controversy with Japan

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