Love Yourself (stylized in all caps) is the fourth era of BTS' career. In South Korea, starting on August 11, 2017 with promotional posters of the era and officially finished on September 6, 2018 with "IDOL (feat. Nicki Minaj)" music video. Meanwhile in Japan, starting on November 24, 2017 with "MIC Drop (Japanese Ver.)" music video and officially finished on November 7, 2018 with their ninth Japanese single "FAKE LOVE/Airplane Pt.2". All the content released in this era have the concept of "self-love".
This era is connected to the previous eras and following era through the fictional BTS Universe.
Posters and Highlight Reels (August 2017)
It's the first era with promotional posters, each member have a poster and after as duo with RM and V, Suga and Jungkook, J-Hope and Jimin, and Jin alone. Two days after, four short films titled as "Highlight Reel" was released each day as the beginning of the series.
Love Yourself: Her (September 2017)
See also: Love Yourself: Her
It is the development (承) of the series and BTS' fifth mini album with the comeback trailer and intro "Serendipity" by Jimin. The intro is about falling in love and the mini album explains about differing experiences of love.
Love Yourself: Wonder (April 2018)
Love Yourself: Tear (May 2018)
See also: Love Yourself: Tear
Love Yourself: Answer (August 2018)
See also: Love Yourself: Answer
It is the conclusion (結) of the series and BTS' second compilation album with the comeback trailer "Epiphany" by Jin. The compilation album contains several previously released tracks, adding new tracks focus on the theme of self-love.
MIC Drop/DNA/Crystal Snow (December 2017)
See also: MIC Drop/DNA/Crystal Snow
The eighth Japanese single and first single in the series.
Face Yourself (April 2018)
See also: Face Yourself
The third Japanese studio album and first album in the series.
FAKE LOVE/Airplane Pt.2
See also: FAKE LOVE/Airplane Pt.2
The ninth Japanese single and second single in the series.
List of content released in this series.
|#LOVE_YOURSELF Poster||Posters||August 11-13, 2017|
|LOVE YOURSELF Highlight Reel '起'||Short film||August 15, 2017|
|LOVE YOURSELF Highlight Reel '承'||Short film||August 16, 2017|
|LOVE YOURSELF Highlight Reel '轉'||Short film||August 17, 2017|
|LOVE YOURSELF Highlight Reel '起承轉結'||Short film||August 18, 2017|
|LOVE YOURSELF 承 Her 'Serendipity' Comeback Trailer||Comeback trailer||September 4, 2017|
|LOVE YOURSELF 承 'Her'||Mini album||September 18, 2017|
|'DNA' Official MV||Music video||September 18, 2017|
|"MIC Drop (Steve Aoki Remix) (Feat. Desiigner)"||Digital single||November 24, 2017|
|'MIC Drop (Steve Aoki Remix)' Official MV||Music video||November 24, 2017|
|'Euphoria : Theme of LOVE YOURSELF 起 Wonder'||Short film||April 5, 2018|
|LOVE YOURSELF 轉 Tear 'Singularity' Comeback Trailer||Comeback trailer||May 6, 2018|
|LOVE YOURSELF 轉 'Tear'||Studio album||May 18, 2018|
|'FAKE LOVE' Official MV||Music video||May 18, 2018|
|"FAKE LOVE (Rocking Vibe Mix)"||Digital single||June 1, 2018|
|'FAKE LOVE' Official MV (Extended Ver.)||Music video||June 1, 2018|
|LOVE YOURSELF 結 Answer 'Epiphany' Comeback Trailer||Comeback trailer||August 9, 2018|
|LOVE YOURSELF 結 'Answer'||Compilation album||August 24, 2018|
|'IDOL' Official MV||Music video||August 24, 2018|
|'IDOL (Feat. Nicki Minaj)' Official MV||Music video||September 6, 2018|
|'MIC Drop -Japanese ver.-' (Short ver.) Official MV||Music video||November 24, 2017|
|"MIC Drop/DNA/Crystal Snow"||Japanese single||December 6, 2017|
|'MIC Drop -Japanese ver.-' Official MV||Music video||December 6, 2017|
|Face Yourself||Studio album||April 4, 2018|
|"FAKE LOVE/Airplane Pt.2"||Japanese single||November 7, 2018|
|'Airplane Pt.2 -Japanese ver.-'||Music video||November 7, 2018|
List of events promoting the releases from this era.
- BTS World Tour: Love Yourself (August 25, 2018–April 7, 2019)
- BTS World Tour Love Yourself: Speak Yourself (May 4, 2019–October 29, 2019)