Today marks the fifth anniversary of “Taekook”, the unit name BTS‘s V and Jungkook gave themselves on April 5, 2016. “Taekook” combines V’s real name, Taehyung, with Jungkook’s name. To celebrate the occasion, here are 20+ iconic friendship photos from their debut until now!
1. At the start
Back in 2013, during BTS’s “No More Dream” era, V and Jungkook were inseparable.
2. Eight years later
Over time, their friendship changed and matured, but they’re still the most effective of friends today. Here they’re, ringing within the New Year together!
3. The selfie that kickstarted 2021
At the start of this year, V and Jungkook gifted ARMY with this surprise selfie. Within minutes, “Taekook” became a top trending topic!
4. The selfie that saved 2020
V and Jungkook don’t post selfies together often, but after they do, fans go wild. This 2020 selfie was the primary selfie they posted in three whole years!
5. Find an exponent who is simply as weird as you’re
These two like to play, and it’s pure entertainment for ARMY!
6. From rookies to superstars
When BTS debuted, V and Jungkook were teen rookies. Now, they’re superstars in their mid-twenties. How time flies!
7. At that point V crushed Jungkook’s hand…
…and instantly regretted it!
8. The back hug that broke the web
At the 2020 Golden Disc Awards, V leaned against Jungkook and fans immortalized the instant with photos and videos that took over social media.
9. At that point Jin just wanted to observe the show in peace
He’s accustomed to their antics.
10. Uh, Jungkook, there’s something on your back…
…and it’s beautiful!
11. This is often what pure joy appears like
Their happiness is ARMY’s happiness!
12. In sync
Together, they set fire to the stage every single time.
Some fans say V and Jungkook are one mind existing in two bodies, and it’s easy to work out why!
14. From trials to triumphs
With the remainder of their members, V and Jungkook overcame every challenge BTS faced to earn an area within the hall of fame.
15. Name a more dynamic duo
16. Friends who run together…
17. This meme-worthy moment
Are you seeing that?
18. Boys With Luv
Not everyone can accomplish pink, but they rocked these outfits for MAP OF THE SOUL: Persona promotions.
19. Flower Boys
Jungkook and V brought fans’ flower crown edits to life at an exponent meeting.
20. The Tiger and therefore the Bunny
In many ways, V and Jungkook are total opposites, a bit like tigers and bunnies, but it works!
21. Best friends are always there to lift one another up…
22. More of this, please!
Right now, BTS’s tour plans are on hold, but in the future, we hope to work out more precious moments like this!
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