K-Pop BTS Own Anime Series ‘Bastions’ Coming To Crunchyroll

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Fans of K-Pop boy band BTS will be excited to know Crunchyroll  have acquired the rights to Bastions the Korean superhero anime based off the band!

The fusion of K-pop and animation marks BTS’s first project as a group since their anthology album “Proof”. The Bastions soundtrack will also feature a host of K-pop original songs and music from HeizeAleXa, and girl group, Le Ssarafim.

The K-pop superhero series will be streaming weekly on Crunchyroll beginning on Saturday, 13th of May!

Bastions  is about a group of rookie superheroes in a world where superheroes compete for popularity. The young dynamos emerge as fully-fledged heroes after saving Earth from a crisis by uncovering the identity of a villain responsible for environmental pollution.

The streaming service have sent us the series have sent us the series official Trailer, check it out…

BTS is expected to provide an overwhelming sense of immersion to the emotions and action scenes of the series by singing the theme song in perfect harmony,” Thymos Media said.

Crunchyroll has an extraordinary opportunity to introduce fans to more animation styles from Asia, and this exciting new series from Korea does just that.  And having the music of so many K-pop stars really broadens the appeal of BASTIONS,” noted Asa Suehira, Crunchyroll’s Chief Content Officer.

This news will excite fans of the boy band who are are currently in ‘hiatus’ as they all pursue their own solo careers. Despite the solo careers it’s expected the band to reunite sooner than later.

Crunchyroll will begin airing the five-part series on Saturdays, beginning  13th May.  The global streaming rights extend worldwide, excluding China, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, North Korea and South Korea.

Bastions coming to Crunchyroll 13th May