[BBANGYA NEWS｜Yulia Cho] All five books from BTS Graphic Lyrics Series ranked as bestsellers shortly after the release on June 30. BTS Graphic Lyrics Series is a series of books that reinterpreted the lyrics of ‘Butterfly’, ‘House Of Cards’, ‘RUN’, ‘You Never Walk Alone’ and ‘Save Me’ along with illustrations.
Butterfly from the series was ranked at no.2 in the Weekly Best chart as well as no.1 in Best Essays chart. A Supplementary Story: You Never Walk Alone, Save ME, House Of Cards and RUN were ranked at no.5, 6, 9 and 10. On WeVerse, BTS’ official community app, the series recorded sold out on the first day of its release. According to a person in the industry, it is extremely rare for all books that deal with the same theme to make way into the bestsellers list!
What’s more, not a single book has BTS members’ photo on it. The graphic crafted by five illustrators Gu Jasung(A Supplementary Story: You Never Walk Alone), Lee Ganghoon(Save ME), Park Joseph(House Of Cards), Choi Jiwook(Run) and Lee Kyutae(Butterfly) harmonized with lyrics of one of world’s biggest boy bands was enough to work the magic.