Army Bombs are known to be the official lightstick for BTS. It was first introduced in March of 2015.
Last month, G-Friend launched their Glass Marble stick.
As you can see, the lightsticks of the two groups share a similar design. Currently, this similarity is becoming an issue to many BTS fans. It's claimed that G-Friend stole BTS' design and fans are demanding feedback from Source Music.
A netizen even claimed that s/he called Source Music several times to officially file complaints about the lightsticks. However, s/he was reportedly given a rude response and ultimately ignored.
Angry fans commented, "We would appreciate if they give proper feedback on the lightsticks as well as on the rude behaviors of the employees", "Honestly, it's not just the lightsticks. They've copied choreography, outfits, MVs, and songs but never gave any feedbacks. They need to explain this", "Wow that label is terrible. I've never seen an agency react to an issue this way", "Please give feedback Source Music", "It's too similar."
Do you also find the similarities problematic?