BTS will not be appearing on TV Asahi's 'Music Station' as previously scheduled.
On November 8, TV Asahi made the announcement on their official website. The Japanese broadcast station stated, "BTS' appearance scheduled for the 9th has been postponed."
It continued, "The t-shirt that one of the members wore made headlines and became controversial. The producers asked the intention behind the t-shirt and we were in the process of coming to a settlement with the record label, however, unfortunately, we ultimately decided to postpone their appearance." TV Ashai apologized, stating, "We sincerely apologize to the viewers who were looking forward to their appearance.
Originally, BTS was scheduled to perform on 'Music Station' on November 9. However, on November 8, it was revealed that BTS canceled their flights to Japan. The controversial t-shirt of the issue was worn by Jimin. The shirt celebrates Korea's independence and liberation from Japan and also had a photo of a nuclear bomb.