Would you fork out S$8.70 for a small can that supposedly contains air from a BTS concert?
A person claiming to have bottled the air at a show by the popular K-pop group posted an advertisement online offering the can for £2 (S$3.50), Sin Chew Daily reported.
The buyer would also have to pay an additional £2.95 (S$5.20) for postage.
Netizens wondered if anyone would actually buy it, while some said that with BTS’ growing popularity, concert tickets sell out fast and this may be a way for those who could not attend the concerts to “feel the atmosphere”.
The daily also reported that BTS has been criticised by Japan’s right-wing media for supposedly having anti-Japan sentiments.
A Japanese media outlet reported that lead singer Jimin was seen wearing a T-shirt with images of the Hiroshima bombing and the phrase “Patriotism Our History Liberation Korea”.
It also claimed that another BTS member, RM, had posted the phrase “A nation that forgets its past has no future” on social media during South Korea’s National Liberation Day in 2013.
The phrase is commonly used by South Korea when criticising Japan.