HYBE JAPAN Co., Ltd.
HYBE original story new work “DARK MOON: Gray City” Webtoon / Web novel, & TEAM’s debut will be launched soon
-On December 6th, Webtoon and web novels were released in Japan through the Naver WEBTOON worldwide service, and were also available in a total of 10 languages.
– A story in which 9 werewolves with different backgrounds become one wolf brother in collaboration with &TEAM
– The MV (Extended ver.) of &TEAM’s Debut EP title song ‘Under the skin’ is also linked with ‘DARK MOON: City of Gray’, revealing story content with elements of ‘Wolf Brothers’. is gathering expectations from global fans
The webtoon and web novel of HYBE’s fifth original story “DARK MOON: Gray City” will finally be released. This work, which is a
collaboration with the global group & TEAM, whose Debut EP will be released on December 7th, will be released in Japan through the Naver WEBTOON worldwide service as a webtoon and a web novel at midnight on December 6th.
“DARK MOON: City of Gray” is an “artist collaboration” method that enhances the sense of immersion and dynamism by expressing characters in the original story. I will add you to the story. This work is a noir genre in which boys who become one wolf brother protect each other against the world and grow up. We share stories and contexts with &TEAM, which incorporates our will into our team name.
Prior to the full-fledged story development of the work, various contents featuring &TEAM will be released through &TEAM’s MV and the official SNS channel of “DARK MOON: Gray City”, raising expectations for the story that will unfold in the future. In addition, &TEAM’s Debut EP title song “Under the skin” MV (Extended ver.), which was produced based on the story of “DARK MOON: Gray City”, was released on HYBE LABELS JAPAN’s YouTube channel on the 5th. are collecting. In addition, group posters featuring & TEAM members dressed as characters from “DARK MOON Gray City”, special teaser cuts for each member, and countdown posters are being released one by one. The fateful story of the “wolf brothers” is suggested.
The webtoon and web novel of “DARK MOON: Gray City,” which includes the story of nine werewolves with different backgrounds meeting and growing up to become one werewolf brothers, is available in 10 languages through the Naver WEBTOON worldwide service. It will be serialized every Tuesday.
HYBE original story is a unique story IP planned and developed by HYBE, which is related to the artist’s brand and musical message, and is based on the story while going back and forth between genres and formats without being limited by musical laws. We are expanding the attractiveness and potential of IP. “DARK MOON: City of Gray” consists of “7FATES: CHAKHO,” “DARK MOON: Altar of the Moon,” “Boys Who Chase Lost Stars,” which was released for the first time in January this year, and “Crimson,” which was released in November. Heart, HYBE’s fifth original story, HYBE publishes webtoons and web novels based on the original story in 10 languages through Naver WEBTOON worldwide service.
* “DARK MOON: City of Gray” SNS account
– Twitter: https://twitter.com/greycity_hybe
– Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/greycity_hybe/
– YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@DARKMOONbyHYBE
[About HYBE original story]
HYBE Original Story is a unique story IP planned and developed by HYBE. While linking with the artist’s brand and musical message, it is a story-type IP that transcends genres and formats without being bound by conventional music rules. A project that expands charm and possibilities.
HYBE is also creating stories that readers can enjoy immersive through the ‘artist collaboration’ method that casts artists as characters in the original story. In January 2022, three original stories
collaborated with BTS, ENHYPEN, and TOMORROW X TOGETHER, respectively, “7FATES: CHAKHO”, “Black Moon: Altar of the Moon”, and “Boys Who Chase Lost Stars” will be released in November. released “Crimson Heart” in collaboration with LE SSERAFIM through Naver WEBTOON worldwide service. In the future, HYBE plans to expand its business to content of various genres and formats, including webtoons and web novels, based on original stories, which are unique story IPs planned and developed independently.
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