A few years later, these followers’ dream is a actuality.
BTS and LEGO are the subsequent nice collaboration, and it’s all thanks to 2 followers!
Recently, LEGO teased a collaboration on social media. It included a purple graphic with a purple coronary heart LEGO, which mechanically places one in thoughts of BTS.
A short description of the promo additionally talked about “seven favorite pop icons” with the promise to “mild up like ‘dynamite!’” So, of course, it has to mean LEGO and BTS have teamed up!
In February, a fan-made design was selected by LEGO IDEAS for production. Of course, production alone takes some time, but we imagine that LEGO had to work out a deal with HYBE as well. Yet, LEGO did already send Jin a birthday gift back in 2021.
BTS Dynamite (fan made design) has been selected by Lego Ideas to go into production
(Not sure if this means Hybe has already given/sold the permission for use of the IP to Lego Ideas or if that is a step that will come later during the production process) https://t.co/oh1luyvJHL pic.twitter.com/jWCK2H7NAq
— BTS ⟭⟬ Merch⁷⟬⟭ (@BTSMerchUpdates) February 22, 2022
In case you are unfamiliar, you can submit a potential design for a LEGO set via LEGO IDEAS. If your idea garners attention and you obtain 10,000 supporters, your idea is a go!
A couple of years ago, Josh (JBBrickFanatic) and Jacob (BangtanBricks) submitted their design for a LEGO set inspired by BTS’s hit “Dynamite.”
I noticed the success of the music video itself, and knew this was an area that wanted to be stuffed within the Ideas lineup. With such a devoted fan base, the BTS Dynamite music video is simply so iconic. I teamed up with my buddy to make it one of the best it could possibly be, and clearly, from the insane quantity of assist, I’d say we did a very good job!
— Josh Bretz
If you take a look at the submission, you’ll discover it reads 10,000 supporters and is accredited.
At first, for the primary 27 days or so I had lots of bother gaining traction on social media to get the eye of the BTS fandom (Called ARMY) and it was an actual battle to get to 81 supporters. But then one evening Josh made a Tik Tok video to advertise the set and it went semi-viral. We hit 700 supporters by the subsequent morning and inside 24 hours of that, we hit 7K. I imagine our challenge has the most important development spurt of any concepts challenge ever. After that, it solely took a day or two to get the remainder. So it’s arduous to say if it took a month or 3 days.
Considering these particulars, it’s assured that the collaboration, particularly since LEGO talked about seven members and “dynamite,” is similar as these ARMYs’ design. Also, since their submission was so detailed, we have already got a sneak peek into what we are able to count on from the LEGO set.
The set will embody all seven members of BTS. Based on the idea submitted, they seem of their retro 70s-inspired outfits from the “Dynamite” MV.
The set is made up of main areas from the MV as properly, together with the disco, donut store, and file retailer.
There are even further candy particulars included, such because the bodily information being for BTS albums, together with “Dynamite,” The Most Beautiful Moment In Life Pt. 2, and Love Yourself: Her.
According to rumors, the “Dynamite” set is LEGO’s #21339 set. If you Google the quantity, you’ll discover some LEGO-focused web sites that point out “Dynamite.” They additionally declare that will probably be $100 USD for a LEGO piece depend of 749 with a release date of March 2023.
Next up in March of 2023 could possibly be 21339 BTS – Dynamite, promoting for $99.99 with a chunk depend of 749. Just two months after that in May comes 21340 Tales of the Space Age, the most affordable of the units. You’d pay $49.99 for this 688-piece mannequin.
— Brick Fanatics
Also, if one in all LEGO’s promos for the collaboration seems in your social media timeline, test it out. You can join updates.