Lookism: Netflix’s first Korean Animation

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Lookism was a hit Korean Webtoon/Manhwa that became a hit in 2014. Fans had fantasized about seeing this popular web-comic animated. Sadly it is not a manga, and mostly manhwas and webtoons get live-action adaptations. A webtoon got a Japanese Anime adaptation before, the Webtoon Tower of God. Netflix made the impossible because the Webtoon Lookism became Netflix’s first Korean Animation. Netflix is no stranger to adapting non-Japanese materials into Animation. They first did it with the Filipino graphic novel Trese. I am unsure if this will count as Anime despite the art style because this is a 100% Korean production. Let’s invent a new term for this new media. I am going to call it K-Nime.
Lookism First Trailer

Park Hyeong-Seok is the biggest loser and outcast at school. He is overweight, short...

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I wish something like that can happen to me. Waking up in a more good looking body. I hate being ugly.
 
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Looks promising, I wonder if in this series he will eventually learn to love his trueself and have the confidence to wear his ugly body. A confident person will never get bullied.
 
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Hopefully, if this is a success, we will see more animated Webtoons. There are numerous stories that might benefit from gorgeous animation adaptations. I won't lie; I kind of expected Lookism to receive a adaptation in a short span of time. I didn't anticipate that Netflix would make a trailer for it.
 
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When Studio Mir is entrusted with the animation, I know it will be excellent. One of my all-time favorite animation studios. I will definitely watch this on Netflix because they've never done a Webtoon adaptation poorly. All of them got renewed with a new season.
 
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We Manhwa readers are going to experience something truly tremendous. This comes after Sweethome, Hellbound, and Heartstopper. Hope the plot unfolds similarly to the other webtoon series! This is like realizing a dream! Usually Webtoon adaptations are live action and it is refreshing to see one animated.
 
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This is now a television show? I can't believe it! Wow!! Along with Tower of God, Cheese In The Trap, God of High School, Noblesse, and numerous more manhwa, this was one of the first webcomics I ever read. I'm happy to see this acquiring more notoriety. Do not sleep on this one because it is worth watching and it is a story that will blow your socks off.
 
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Everyone seem excited, I dont read webtoons because my internet is data based but I will surely watch it in Netflix.
 
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If you haven't read the manhwa, this may seem to be a romance or drama narrative, but it eventually develops into a battle shounen series. Nevertheless, the characters and art get better over time, making this one of the best series I've ever read. It defies genre and is full of surprises.
 
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Oh, wow. For once, lookism is getting a respectable adaption. I'm excited about this. So far, it has remained true to the webtoon on which it is based. Characteristically, Park Hyeong-sook is quite intricate. If this comes out, I'm sure we'll learn a little bit more about his life.
 
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