Do you want to eat like your favorite K-Pop stars? Consider trying the BTS McDonalds meal available in Malaysia. Click to learn more!
Do you want your next McDonald’s trip to be dynamite?
BTS ARMY, get ready to grab your ARMY Bombs and favorite BTS merch and head to a McDonald’s restaurant in Malaysia! The K-pop megastars have joined ranks with the global fast-food chain to create a one-of-a-kind meal for their fans.
Malaysians will get to try the BTS McDonalds meal before many other Asian ARMYs.
Want to know more about eating like your favorite K-pop stars? Keep reading to learn more about the BTS meal!
Be a Part of History
BTS’s rise on the global scene is nothing more than history-making.
The seven-member band got their start out of a small company in South Korea. For several decades, polished, picture-perfect bands dominated the K-pop music industry, singing and dancing their way into the hearts of many.
They enjoyed explosive success throughout Asia.
But BTS took a different approach. And they have seen success on a level not previously known to other K-pop groups.
From the start, BTS’s management label encouraged the seven band members to write about their own life experiences. They wanted to create a band that makes music spotlighting the experiences of young people.
While other artists sang of love, BTS focused on teaching their fans how to love themselves. They even threw themselves into a two-part album release exploring concepts studied by premier psychologist Carl Jung (who knew behavioral science could be so fun!).
The BTS Influence
In short, their 8-year reign in the music industry has been nothing short of revolutionary.
Within that time, they broke through language barriers and grew a wide, international audience. They took part in an anti-violence campaign and used their influence to call attention to concerning social issues.
They’ve even impacted the sales of influential companies. Just ask anyone trying to purchase Downy laundry detergent around the time Jungkook announced he uses it.
BTS has entered that coveted level of celebrity at which everything they touch turns to profitable gold. And they’re the first K-pop groups to do so on such an international scale. McDonald’s recognized this and partnered with the band to create a special McDonalds menu item.
So, if you want to be a part of music history, head on over to a McDonald’s!
The BTS McDonalds Menu
Seasoned ARMYs know the BTS boys love food.
From declaring their undying affection for In-N-Out to practically doing free advertising for Panda Express, the seven members have raved about their favorite fast foods to their fans.
Now, you can eat the same food the boys appreciate so much. A statement from their music label said BTS has great memories eating at McDonald’s and couldn’t wait to share their new food with their fans.
So, when you order a BTS meal, what will you get?
The BTS members have put together a winning combination for their fans: a 9 or 10-piece chicken McNugget meal, complete with a drink of your choice.
But, just as in the rest of their career, BTS’s meal breaks down cultural barriers. The band’s meal honors their cultural heritage by including flavors common in South Korea’s McDonald’s recipes.
This includes the two dipping sauces included in the meal: cajun and sweet chili sauce.
Want to make the meal even more BTS-inspired? Consider pairing it with BTS member J-Hope’s favorite soft drink, which he famously called out in a now-renowned line: “I like hamburgers…and Sprite!”
When to Get the Meal
So, when can you start ordering the BTS meal?
Malaysian ARMYs, consider yourself fortunate: you’ll be among the first in Asia to get to try the new meal. McDonald’s around the country will get the meal on May 26th, 2021. The rest of Asia will follow later.
This comprises the earliest date of release around the world. Other countries receiving the meal on that day include the United States, Austria, the Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Israel, Paraguay, St. Maarten, and Ukraine.
BTS is hardly the first artist to collaborate with the fast-food giant to create a meal for their fans. In fact, McDonald’s has expanded their menu through its Famous Orders line.
In fact, McDonald’s first announced their Famous Orders at last year’s Super Bowl.
So, who else has created their own meal with McDonald’s?
J Balvin debuted his meal on October 5th, 2020. It included a Big Mac, a McFlurry, and medium-sized fries.
Travis Scott also had his meal featured on the McDonald’s menu in September 2020. Scott’s fans ordered the food in droves, enjoying a Quarter Pounder loaded with condiments, fries, lettuce, and bacon. It featured BBQ dipping sauce and a Sprite.
So far, the Famous Orders line has served McDonald’s well. Travis Scott’s meal caused such a rush of orders that some McDonald’s locations sold out. Some TikTokers even posted videos of themselves trying the meal.
BTS’s meal is expected to sell well, too. In true ARMY fashion, the band’s 40 million fans caused the news to trend worldwide on Twitter after McDonald’s announced the meal. Some have even circulated the rumors that McDonald’s will include exclusive photocards of the members with the meals.
However, McDonald’s has not yet confirmed this.
Ready to Get Your BTS Meal?
Are you ready to get your very own BTS McDonalds meal?
We can’t wait, either! In the meantime, though, you’ll still need to eat something delicious. We provide our readers with many scrumptious recipes and other food information.
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