Created in collaboration with global superstar BTS, BT21 is winning the hearts of millennials worldwide. It is also the first outcome of 'FRIENDS CREATORS' platform, where LINE FRIENDS team up with influential artists to create new characters for IP & content business.
BT21 was officially launched by Line Friends in October 2017.
Koya is a character that always sleeps. It is a deep thinker, a blue koala with removable ears (they fall off when it is in shock). It was created by RM - Kim Namjoon (김남준).
RJ is a character that loves to eat. It is a kind, white alpaca who wears a red scarf and wears a grey parka when it is cold. It was created by Jin - Kim Seokjin (김석진).
Shooky is a character who is very savage. It is a naughty, little chocolate chip cookie who is scared and hates milk. It was created by Suga - Min Yoongi (민윤기).
Mang is a character that loves to dance. Its species is unknown due to the horse-faced mask with a heart-shaped nose it wears that hides its identity. It was created by J-hope - Jung Hoseok (정호석)
Chimmy is a character that has its tongue out all the time. It is a passionate puppy who wears a yellow hoodie. It was created by Jimin - Park Jimin (박지민)
Tata is a character that sometimes smiles. It is a curious, shape-shifting alien with a heart-shaped head and a blue body with yellow polka-dots. It was created by V - Kim Taehyung (김태형).
Cooky is a character who loves its body "like a temple". It is a cute yet tough, pink bunny with one bold eyebrow and white heart-shaped tail who wants to be strong. It was created by Jungkook - Jeon Jeongguk (전정국).
Van is Tata's space robot. Half of its body is grey with an "X" eye, and the other half is white with an "O" eye. It is BT21's protector and was created by RM to represent BTS' fandom, A.R.M.Y.