when and what to expect

Netflix’s Latest Drama Anime Adaptation lookism It’s coming to Netflix soon. The series follows the life of Park Hyung Seok, who is unpopular and bullied at his school. This anime adaptation is inspired by a webtoon of the same name that was first serialized by Naver WEBTOON in November 2014. During Netflix’s TUDUM event in 2022, the streaming platform announced several anime titles, and among them was lookism.

South Korean animation house Studio Mir is producing lookism

The anime is being produced by Studio Mir, which is a popular South Korean animation studio. His previous works include Voltron: Legendary Defender, legend of korraY Dota: Dragon Blood. An official trailer for the series was also released on YouTube. The trailer features a snippet of the series’ opening song that is sung by ATEEZ, a South Korean boy group with 8 members. according to What’s on Netflix?the series is scheduled to premiere on November 4, 2022.

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Nevertheless, lookism is not the only webtoon to have received an anime adaptation from Netflix. In the past two years, the streaming platform’s anime adaptations include Nobility, tower of GodY high school god. Also, the upcoming Netflix anime is not lookismThe first adaptation of In 2019, a China-based production company developed a live-action version of this webtoon. Although the Chinese adaptation works on the basic premise of the webtoon, it follows the plot intricately.

lookism Isn’t this Studio Mir’s first anime adaptation?

Studio Mir was founded by Yu Jae-Myung in 2010. The animation director is popular for his work on avatar the last airbender.

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In 2018, Studio Mir announced that it would be producing its first fantasy adventure series, Koji. This is the studio’s first anime adaptation of a Korean webcomic.

from netflix lookism Speak out about bullying and unfair beauty standards

Created by Park Tae-Joon lookismThe story revolved around high school student Park Hyeon-Seok. He is regularly bullied because he does not conform to society’s conventional beauty standards. He wears glasses and is chubby. After he begs his mother to help him change schools, he eventually makes it to Seoul and finds out that the bullying doesn’t end there.

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However, one morning, Park wakes up and looks very different in the mirror. He is muscular and slimmer without the need for glasses. Not only that, but everyone’s attitude towards his new identity, Hyeong-Seok, turns 180 degrees. Also, he can easily switch between his two alternate identities when needed. Over time, he sees how society acts towards attractive people and discriminates against those who don’t conform to beauty standards.

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Currently, the webtoon has a whopping 8.7 billion views worldwide. The webcomic is ongoing and has 406 chapters published to date. Are you excited for the premiere of the anime adaptation on Netflix? Share your opinion in the comments!

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