BTS Army are ready to roll ahead of boyband's sold-out concert at National Stadium

Some BTS fans have raised a four-figure sum to dress up a tour bus with pictures of the band members on both sides. The bus will pass by popular local venues on the day of the concert. The collection of BTS-related merchandise belonging to sisters Sa
Some BTS fans have raised a four-figure sum to dress up a tour bus with pictures of the band members on both sides. The bus will pass by popular local venues on the day of the concert.PHOTOS: HANA I.S., SARAH LEE
Some BTS fans have raised a four-figure sum to dress up a tour bus with pictures of the band members on both sides. The bus will pass by popular local venues on the day of the concert. The collection of BTS-related merchandise belonging to sisters Sa
The collection of BTS-related merchandise belonging to sisters Sarah and Sandra Lee.PHOTOS: HANA I.S., SARAH LEE

Fans of the South Korean boyband go all out to make sure their idols get a warm welcome on Saturday

Recruitment consultant Sarah Lee was enlisted into the Army in 2015. This is not the Singapore Armed Forces, but a name for fans of the juggernaut South Korean boyband BTS, who will perform in Singapore on Saturday.

The 28-year-old and her younger sister Sandra Lee, a 26-year-old finance administrator at a shipping firm, own a plethora of BTS-related merchandise - such as albums, concert DVDs, photo collections and limited-edition Christmas cards.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 17, 2019, with the headline 'BTS Army are ready to roll'. Print Edition | Subscribe