BTS-inspired webtoon to release this week
This combo image provided by Hybe shows posters of “7Fates: Chakho”, “Dark Moon” and “The Star Seekers”, respectively. (Hybe)
Hybe said his original story of “7Fates: Chakho” will be available on Naver Webtoon, an online comic book platform operated by South Korea’s leading portal operator, on Saturday.
“7Fates” is based on the accounts of a corps of tiger hunters during the Joseon dynasty called chakhogapsa. It tells the story of seven boys, based on each member of BTS, bound by fate, who overcome difficulties and grow up as a group.
This is Hybe’s first original BTS-themed story in cooperation with Naver Corp. as part of its strategy to expand its business into comics, novels and online games by creating original content featuring its artists.
His two other originals on the 2022 slate – “Dark Moon”, a vampire fantasy story starring members of ENHYPEN, and “The Star Seekers”, a magical fantasy starring Tomorrow X Together (TXT) – will be released. on the same website on Sunday and Monday, respectively, according to Hybe.
The company said these webtoons and novels will be available in 10 languages and published weekly. (Yonhap)