Just days after announcing the release date of their upcoming album and wrapping up their explosive residency “Permission to Dance on Stage – Las Vegas,” BTS returns to the kitchen for the return of their cooking and education program, BTS recipe.
The new season – an effort to spread Korean culture and language across the planet – is led by HYBE EDU and in a video announcing season 2, invisible hands prepare a series of traditional dishes as the septet sit down to dinner together while upbeat jazz plays in the background. “Next recipe? It is a dish that Koreans often have for lunch when they go on a trip or on a picnic,” reads a translation of the ad.
“It’s easy to grab with one hand and also eat as a simple meal. What could this dish be? The teaser promises the answer will drop at 10 p.m. ET on Friday, April 22.
During their final show in Vegas on Saturday night, the group released a teaser video for the crowd that featured black-and-white clips of each member — Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook — before ‘t all say the phrase “We Are Bulletproof” in unison followed by a date: June 10, 2022. While “We Are Bulletproof” seems to be the slogan of the new era, the title of the album does not hasn’t been revealed yet.
On Sunday, BTS’ label Big Hit Music made the news official on Weverse, posting a message confirming that an album is just under two months away.
“Hello,” the message begins. “It’s Big Hit Music. BTS will be back with another new album on June 10, 2022. Details on the new album will be provided in a separate notice at a later date. We look forward to your love and support for the new BTS album. Thank you.” It will be the group’s first album since the November 2020 release of the Billboard 200 topping Be — which housed their first two solo Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 hits, “Dynamite” and “Life Goes On.”
Watch the teaser video below.