During the Second World War in 1945, two atomic bombs were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki - the first and only time atomic bombs were used in a war.
The seven-member boy band, who have built a huge global following since they formed in 2013, were due to appear on TV Asahi's flagship Music Station show on Friday evening.
The Tokyo-based TV Asahi said it has made a decision to call off their performance Friday night on its Music Station program after asking the band's agency about the member's intention in wearing the shirt.
BTS member Jimin reportedly wore the shirt previous year, on August 15, when Koreans celebrate the end of Japanese occupation in 1945.
Following the news about the canceled Japanese appearance, Korean netizens have been sending their support to BTS with comments like, "What's wrong with a Korean wearing a shirt that celebrates Korea's Liberation Day?"
BTS, a seven-member K-pop band, are known for their boyish looks and meticulously choreographed dance moves.
One dead, two injured following stabbing incident in Melbourne
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BTS has been together since 2013 and gained a worldwide following, in May becoming the first K-pop performers to top the Billboard 200 with Love Yourself: Tear.
"We have chose to cancel BTS' November 9 appearance, which was previously previewed on November 2".
However, there has been some criticism of the shirt by a number of Japanese ARMYs, with one person writing: 'Why am i just now hearing about Jimin wearing a shirt with the atomic bomb on it??? as a fellow ARMY, this is unforgivable.
The term K-pop refers to domestic popular music in South Korea, which can be influenced by any number of different styles and genres. Late last month, South Korea's Supreme Court ordered a Japanese company to compensate four Koreans for wartime labor during Japan's colonial rule of the Korean peninsula. "We apologise for disappointing fans who were looking forward to this".
BTS' planned appearance on "Music Station", a flagship music program of Japanese broadcaster Asahi, has been canceled, stirring up a whirlwind of controversy.
Defenders of BTS and Jimin claimed that the shirt wasn't disrespectful to the Japanese people, and was simply a celebration of the defeat of the Japanese empire and the resulting independence of Korea.
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Formula One boss Chase Carey said some past flops might have come from near-sighted planning, which he hopes to avoid. The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action.
The reversal required a "reasoned explanation" but instead the State Department discarded prior "factual findings", he said. However, President Donald Trump reversed the decision shortly after taking office, saying it would bring thousands of jobs.
"And really the main challenge today, as we thought, was getting the abdomen reconstructed so both areas were closed over". Head of paediatric surgery Dr Joe Crameri, who led the operation, confirmed the procedure finished about 2.30pm.
The court has previously undone at least one case against Imelda, overturning a 24 year jail sentence in 1993 on graft charges. Marcos critics rejoiced at the news of the conviction, which came almost three decades after the case was filed in 1991.
Borderline Bar and Grill, a popular country venue, was hosting its weekly college night when the attack occurred on Wednesday. Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean said an investigation is ongoing, and it is unclear what motivated the attack.
She said a group of 20 other patients were initially evacuated but then returned to the facility because of gridlocked traffic. The Camp Fire , which started early on Thursday near Camp Creek, has been fuelled by strong winds and dry forest.
What we love most about this video is that Ariana could have totally redone the whole thing, but chose not to. GC Images via Getty Images Ariana Grande and Mac Miller attend an Oscars after-party in 2016.
Verizon drops price of unlimited data plan
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Active shooter at North Carolina high school, police on scene
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Fifteen children found in refrigerated lorry in Newhaven
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Hamilton says Liberty could drive him to quit F1
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