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‘Lookism’ Anime will be Available on Netflix From December 8

The anime adaptation of the South Korean webtoon Lookism has received a new premiere date of December 8. The Netflix-exclusive series was previously scheduled to release on November 4, had to be delayed.

The premiere was postponed in light of the tragic incident that took place on October 29 in the Itaewon district of Seoul, where a Halloween stampede claimed the lives of 158 people and left several more injured.

Lookism Anime Now Scheduled For Netflix Debut On December 8
Lookism | Source: Crunchyroll

The change in the release date was announced as South Korea was in a national mourning period following the awful loss.

The anime is based on the webtoon written and illustrated by Park Tae-joon. The series’ story deals with the subtle lookism and materialism present in the lives of people living in modern society. The anime will be animated by Studio Mir and distributed by Netflix.

Netflix also released a new trailer for the anime featuring the song “Like That” by ATEEZ.

The cast members for the anime include:

Voice ActorCharacter
Shim Kyu HyuckPark Hyung Suk
Jeong Jae HeonVasco
Nam Doh HyeongJin Ho Bin
Hwang Chang YungPyeon Duk Hwa
Sa Moon YoungPark Ha Neul
Ryu Seung GoneLee Jin Sung

The webtoon was first published on Naver Webtoon in November 2014 and is currently in its 19th volume. The webtoon has garnered much praise and acclaim for exploring themes such as bullying, body positivity, and self-acceptance.

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About Lookism

Lookism is a South Korean manhwa by author Park Tae Joon. It is published on Naver, LINE Webtoon, and other services. It started out in 2019 and is still ongoing.

Netflix will stream an anime adaptation of the series in November 2022. It is about a high school student, Daniel Park, who is a fat and ugly student who gets frequently bullied. One day he wakes up in another body that is so handsome that he realizes how looks matter.

He tries to keep his two bodies a secret and navigate through school life but not without getting involved in a ton of problems.

Source: Official Twitter Account of Netflix

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