Naver Webtoon X Big Hit Entertainment Celebrate
‘The Most Beautiful Moment in Life Pt.0 <SAVE ME>’
Comic Series with A Special Exhibit in NYC and Tokyo, Japan
LINE Friends Store Times Square Exclusive Event Begins March 15
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(Los Angeles, CA) March 15, 2019 – Webtoon Entertainment, via collaboration with parent company Naver Webtoon and Big Hit Entertainment, celebrate the acclaimed hit BU webtoon The Most Beautiful Moment in Life Pt.0 , with an exclusive exhibit in NYC at the LINE Friends Store in Times Square, announced today. The exhibit features seven 12” (30cm) handmade plastic figurines created by LICO of the characters in the series costumed just as their characters in the comic as well as the BTS videos. The exhibit will be open to fans beginning March 15th, through April 18th. The LINE Friends Store is located at 1515 Broadway (Times Square), New York, NY. BTS fans are invited to visit the exhibit during store hours, open daily from 10am to 12am. Additionally, Japan will host the exhibit at the LINE Friends Flagship Store Harajuku, from March 18 to April 22. Located at 4-31-12 Jingumae, Harajuku ZERO gate, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan, the store hours are 11am to 9pm.
The 16-episode series is set to complete on April 11, link to the series: . Set in the BU (BTS Universe), tells the beginning of the BU. Since its depiction in the music videos of series, the BU has been the subject of much debate and theorizing amongst BTS fans. The story takes place two years after the seven protagonists of the story go their separate ways, as SeokJin embarks to reconnect with his friends.
The Most Beautiful Moment in Life Pt.0 published simultaneously in Korea, U.S., Japan, China, Taiwan, Thailand, and Indonesia. LICO, Naver Webtoon’s subsidiary, adapted and produced Big Hit Entertainment’s story plots into webtoons.
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