The platforms Netflix issued a press release informing that the premiere of the webtoon's animated adaptation was written and illustrated by Tae Jun Park, lookismwill be delayed indefinitely for unknown reasons. The series was scheduled to premiere on November 4th in the platform's global catalogueand some suspect the decision stemmed from South Korea's declared national mourning for the "Seoul Halloween Stampede," which left more than 150 dead.
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Park Hyung Suk.
- Wataru Urata as Lee Jin Sung.
- Shunsuke Takeuchi as Lee Eun-Tae.
- daisuke ono as Jin Ho Bin.
- Tsuguo Mogami as Pyeon Duk-Hwa.
- Saori Hayami as Park Ha-Neul.
- Natsu Yorita as Kim Mi Jin.
- Queen Aoyama as Choi Soo Jung.
- The production takes over the South Korea-based company, Atelier Mir (Dota: Dragon's Blood, The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf). Although it is produced outside of Japan, it is considered an "anime" because the staff responsible is Japanese.
- The statement said: "The main characters of the original story, redrawn by unique character designers, come to life with dynamic direction and gorgeous effects to deliver an immersive and different episode of the original story.».
Summary of Lookism
Park Hyung Suk has spent the 17 years of his life at the bottom of the food chain. Short, overweight and unattractive, he is used to being bullied and constantly discriminated against by his classmates because of his looks. In an attempt to escape from her biggest stalker, Lee Tae Sung, she decides to transfer to Seoul's Jae Won High School, a vocational high school known for its liberal education system and carefree students. Days before his move, Hyung Suk wakes up to find that he no longer has his usual chubby body, but a perfect body! Tall, handsome and beautifully toned, Hyung Suk has become the ideal version of himself. The only problem is that his original body is still by his side, and when one body falls asleep, he wakes up in the other. Hyung Suk, who now has two completely different bodies, must learn to navigate his new and much more popular life at J High School while solving the mystery of where his second, almost superhuman body came from.
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