South Korea: For a long time now 7FATES: Chakho has been making headlines and is ruling social media. Ever since HYBE (which also handles K-pop group BTS) announced webtoon, fans across the world are super excited. However, do you know what actually 7 Fates: Chakho is and when will it be released?
What is 7 Fates: Chakho?
It is a webtoon by HYBE, the agency that handles several K-pop groups including BTS. The agency has announced that it will be creating and releasing a series of unique stories in forms including webtoons and web novels. These stories will not only feature BTS but other artists such as TXT and ENHYPEN too. The first three stories are titled 7FATES: Chakho with BTS, The Star Seekers with TXT, and Dark Moon With Enphyen.
Save the date: January 14th 😉 We’re bringing you original stories created in collaboration with @BTS_twt, @TXT_bighit, and @ENHYPEN on WEBTOON and @wattpad! See you soon~ 💚🧡 pic.twitter.com/x4PM6VP0ME
— WEBTOON (@webtoonofficial) November 4, 2021
What’s the story of 7 Fates: Chakho?
7 Fates: Chakho is inspired by Joseon Dynasty’s tiger-hunting officers called chakhogapsa. It also talks about traditional Korean folklore about tigers and revolves around seven boys who create a tiger hunting team called Chakho as their fates are connected.
— 7FATES: CHAKHO by HYBE (@7Fates_CHAKHO) January 8, 2022
Which BTS member is playing what character in 7 Fates: Chakho?
While Suga will be portraying the role of Cein, who has a tragic past of almost being eaten by a tiger, V will be seen as Jooan, who falls in love with a tiger. On the other hand, J-Hope will be kidnapped by a tiger Jin will be seen as an archer whose family has been eaten by a tiger. BTS leader RM is a crime expert who has lived a tormented life. Jungkook essays the role of half-human and half-tiger. Lastly, Jimin will be seen as a rock that guarded the gate to the world of the tigers and becomes human.
— 7FATES: CHAKHO by HYBE (@7Fates_CHAKHO) January 11, 2022
When will 7 Fates: Chakho be released?
It will be released on January 15.
Are you excited now?