ARMY Around the Globe React to BTS' Love Yourself World Tour Announcement

Korean septet BTS announced their upcoming Love Yourself world tour on Thursday (April 25), surprising fans around the world with the news of more than 20 shows set to be held throughout Asia, North America and Europe, plus the promise of more dates to come.

It will be the first tour from the boy band since they set multiple Billboard records with their Love Yourself: Her and Face Yourself albums and saw "DNA" and "Mic Drop (remix)" with Steve Aoki and Desiigner certified gold by the RIAA. It will be preceded by the release of next month’s Love Yourself: Tear album.

Anticipation is building for BTS’ upcoming world tour, and the official hashtag #Love_Yourself, plus several other related ones, trended worldwide following the news. Here’s what some of their fans, known collectively as ARMY, had to say.

There was excitement, to say the least.

Some expressed surprise at the grandiose scale of the Love Yourself tour.

Some ARMY began preparing.

Others started to come up with ideas for activities.

And some urged people not to inflate ticket prices.

Many ARMY who don’t live in one of the cities currently announced for the tour began hoping as “More Dates to Come” also trended. 

And, ARMY being ARMY, some fans noticed some hidden meanings in the concert’s video trailer.