This article focuses on the era Wings.
For the studio album, see Wings, for the songs, see "Interlude: Wings" and "Outro: Wings".
Wings (stylized in all caps) is the third era of BTS' career. In South Korea, starting on September 4, 2016 with "Begin" short film starring Jungkook and officially finished on February 20, 2017 with "Not Today" music video. Meanwhile in Japan, starting and finished the same day with the only release in this era on May 10, 2017 of their seventh Japanese single "Blood Sweat & Tears". All content released in this era of albums and short films have the concept of "temptation and conflict".
This era is connected to the previous era and following eras through the fictional BTS Universe.
Wings (October 2016)
See also: Wings
It is first part of the series and BTS' second studio album with the comeback trailer and intro "Boy Meets Evil" by J-Hope. The studio album is about the growth of boys, who find themselves conflicted in the face of temptation.
You Never Walk Alone (February 2017)
See also: You Never Walk Alone
It is second part of the series and BTS' second repackaged album. It is a supplementary story to the previous album. The title song "Spring Day" is based on memories with old friends who you don't see anymore.
Blood Sweat & Tears (May 2017)
See also: Blood Sweat & Tears (Japanese Single)
This is BTS' seventh Japanese single and only entry for this series.
List of content released in this series.
|WINGS Short Film #1 BEGIN||Short film||September 4, 2016|
|WINGS Short Film #2 LIE||Short film||September 5, 2016|
|WINGS Short Film #3 STIGMA||Short film||September 7, 2016|
|WINGS Short Film #4 FIRST LOVE||Short film||September 8, 2016|
|WINGS Short Film #5 REFLECTION||Short film||September 9, 2016|
|WINGS Short Film #6 MAMA||Short film||September 10, 2016|
|WINGS Short Film #7 AWAKE||Short film||September 13, 2016|
|'Intro: Boy Meets Evil' Comeback Trailer||Comeback trailer||September 25, 2016|
|Wings||Studio album||October 10, 2016|
|'Blood Sweat & Tears' Official MV||Music video||October 10, 2016|
|You Never Walk Alone||Repackage album||February 13, 2017|
|'Spring Day' Official MV||Music video||February 13, 2017|
|'Not Today' Official MV||Music video||February 19, 2017|
List of events promoting the releases from this era.
- BTS Live Trilogy Episode III: The Wings Tour (February 18, 2017–December 10, 2017)