Netflix has been moving farther and quicker within the anime game, with this yr seeing JoJo’s Weird Journey: Stone Ocean and Vampire In The Backyard being main exclusives for the streaming service. With anime typically persevering with to attract its works from manga and lightweight novels, WebTOON can also be serving to creating some main tv initiatives. Such is the case with Netflix’s newest collection, Lookism, which has change into a runaway hit for the platform, and the streaming service has shared a brand new interview with the elusive creator, T. Jun.
Lookism would not revolve round battles that threaten to destroy the world or see its protagonist teleported to a magical realm, however somewhat, sees its protagonist discovering himself in a somewhat distinctive scenario. A excessive schooler named Park Hyung Seok finds himself routinely being bullied thanks partially to his weight problems, however in the future discovers that when he goes to sleep, he’s given a model new physique that adjustments the game and places him into a brand new stage of recognition whereas nonetheless retaining his authentic thoughts.
Netflix’s Official Anime Twitter Account shared this new interview with the creator of Lookism, because the WEBToon authentic has change into a serious new anime collection for the streaming service:
T.Jun, the creator of Lookism, sits down for an unique interview about his in style webtoon and the Netflix adaptation pic.twitter.com/ovzJzlpc6Y
— Netflix Anime (@NetflixAnime) December 10, 2022
If you have not had the chance to take a look at Netflix’s Lookism, here is how the platform describes each the anime adaptation and the franchise total:
“At the moment serialized on LINE Manga and Naver WEBTOON, ‘Lookism’ follows the protagonist as he works laborious to dwell life in opposition to the backdrop of assorted social points. It started serialization in 2014 and has 8.7 billion views globally. Identical to the unique webtoon, the story of the animated collection Lookism’ additionally offers with the delicate lookism and materialism current within the lives of individuals residing in trendy society.
Distinctive character designers have breathed life into the principle characters of the unique manga, giving them vivid voices, dynamic path and beautiful results. By fascinating episodes with a barely completely different really feel in comparison with the unique manga, this collection will ship pleasure and new discoveries. Benefit from the story of Park Hyeong-seok as he overcomes numerous encounters and conflicts and grows to satisfy his desires.”
A second season of Lookism has but to be confirmed for a second season, however because the web comedian continues to today, there are lots extra tales which can be ready to be tailored following the primary season’s success.