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BTS is releasing their first book, titled “Beyond The Story: 10-Year Record of BTS“.

This memoir, co-written by South Korean journalist Kang Myeong-seok and the BTS members themselves, provides a comprehensive account of their remarkable journey, filled with milestones and significant achievements.

“Beyond The Story” is divided into seven chapters that show the growth of BTS over the years. Each member shares their personal experiences and insights. The chapters include “Seoul,” “Why We Exist,” “Love, Hate ARMY,” “Inside Out,” “A Flight That Never Lands,” “The World of BTS,” and “We Are.”

In the trailer of “Beyond The Story: 10-Year Record of BTS” released by BigHit Music, viewers are given a glimpse into the book’s contents. Archival footage from BTS’s early days accompanies the first two chapters, “Seoul” and “Why We Exist.” Subsequent chapters feature clips from significant moments in their career, including their breakout hit “I Need U” and iconic tracks like “Boy With Luv” and “Dynamite”.

The book “Beyond The Story: 10-Year Record of BTS” will release on 9 July 2023 at 7:09 AM (KST), which is called ‘ARMY Day’ (the official fandom name announcement date). This day honors the fandom that has been an integral part of BTS’s success.

The book will be published in 23 languages, including Korean, English, and Japanese, catering to the global fanbase that BTS has amassed. BTS Book Pre-orders for “Beyond The Story” are already available, offering fans the opportunity to secure their copies of this highly anticipated memoir.

BTS book ‘BEYOND THE STORY’ went straight to No. 1 on the weekly bestseller list at online bookstores such as Yes24 and Aladdin as soon as the Korean version began pre-order on the 15th, June

With 544 pages, the book promises to delve deep into BTS’s journey, showcasing their effort, hardships, and growth from their early beginnings to their status as 21st-century pop icons. The memoir not only highlights BTS’s story but also explores the changes and progress within the K-pop industry as a whole.

As BTS commemorates their 10th anniversary, they continue to leave a lasting impact on the music industry and their global fanbase. “Beyond The Story: 10-Year Record of BTS” serves as a testament to their extraordinary achievements, providing fans and readers with an intimate look into the journey of seven talented individuals who have captured the hearts of millions worldwide.

BTS interview comment on BEYOND THE STORY : 10-YEAR RECORD OF BTS’

On June 21st, 2023, Big Hit Music shared some of the interview comments from each BTS member in the official book ‘BEYOND THE STORY: 10-YEAR RECORD OF BTS’ Posted on official social media.

Kim Namjoon (RM)

Then, I realized it.
‘Ah, it has happened.
Now we can’t turn it back.

Kim Seokjin (Jin)

Then the members were knee deep in sentiments.
‘Ah… insane, it’s like a movie.
Right, this is what I’d been longing for.

Min Yoongi (SUGA)

As I had already accepted it, (I think of it) like this now,
‘Well, what about it. It’s interesting in my own way?’

Jung Hoseok (j-hope)

We talked to each other really a lot.
“We, I, have a goal like this.
What about you? Don’t you wanna try it together?”

Park Jimin (Jimin)

Even now
I still remember the single line
right next to the broadcasting camera.]

Kim Taehyung (V)

‘I think that I need to become happy and gain energy first,
so that I can take steps to reach a place where I can become a person like that’]

Jeon Jung Kook (Jungkook)

That was the moment when I felt it could really happen to be. The moment I felt ‘There must be something more.’


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