One of the world’s most harmonious pairings is anime and manga. Numerous manga has inspired popular shows over the years and vice versa. Due to the recent explosion in popularity of South Korean webtoons, anime has even expanded its range to include manhwa adaptations.
And a recent report has confirmed that the Netflix drama Lookism will get its own anime!
Thanks to Netflix and its TADUM event overseas, the news just recently went live. There, fans learned that Park’s Tae-popular Joon’s manhwa would be getting its own television series; the first trailer is available below.
Lookism will premiere in November 2022.
Studio MIR has announced the official anime adaptation of Park Tae-popular Joon’s webtoon Lookism. DOTA: Dragon’s Blood and The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf were previously animated by the studio, and the new anime will be available on Netflix on November 4.
Lookism anime adaptation cast members include:
- Shim Kyu-hyuck
- Han Shin
- Jeong Jae-heon
- Sa Moon-young
- Nam Doh-hyeong
- Ryu Seung-gone
- Hwang Chang-Yung
In a society that favors good looks, a high school outcast leads a double life switching between his two bodies that are polar opposites in appearance.
“Lookism,” which is currently serialized on LINE Manga and Naver WEBTOON, follows the protagonist as he struggles to live his life against the backdrop of various social issues.
It began serialization in 2014 and has received 8.7 billion views worldwide. The story of the animated series “Lookism,” like the original webtoon, deals with the subtle lookism and materialism present in the lives of people living in modern society.
Character designers have given the main characters from the original manga vivid voices, dynamic direction, and gorgeous effects. This series will deliver excitement and new discoveries through fascinating episodes with a slightly different feel than the original manga. Enjoy Park Hyeong-story Seok as he overcomes various encounters and conflicts and grows to realize his dreams.
Where To Watch Lookism
The new anime will be available on Netflix.
View the trailer:
Is Lookism on Netflix?
Is Lookism a Korean webtoon?
In November 2014, the webtoon debuted on Naver WEBTOON. It’s about a high schooler who can switch between fat and ugly and fit and handsome bodies. Studio Mir will release a Korean animated adaptation on Netflix in 2022.
What is Lookism called in Korean?
Lookism 외모지상주의 (lit. looks supremacy) is a 2014 Manhwa by Taejoon Park. The app was released in 2017 in English and other languages.