Lookism anime has a new premiere date – December 8. The series is a Netflix exclusive and was previously scheduled to drop on November 4, but the release was postponed. The reason for the delay was not given, but it came days after the Halloween stampede incident in the Itaewon district in Seoul, which claimed multiple lives. Lookism is based on a South Korean webtoon by Park Tae-joon.
Studio MIR is animating the series. Japanese cast for the anime includes:
- Saori Hayami
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
- Natsu Yorita
- Reina Aoyama
- Tsuguo Mogami
- Daisuke Ono
- Shunsuke Takeuchi
- Wataru Urata
The key visual for Lookism anime has been updated to reflect the new premiere date:
WEBTOON publishes the Lookism series in English, and 414 chapters are currently out. Netflix describes the story as:
Currently serialized on LINE Manga and Naver WEBTOON, “Lookism” follows the protagonist as he works hard to live life against the backdrop of various social issues. It began serialization in 2014 and has 8.7 billion views globally. Just like the original webtoon, the story of the animated series “Lookism” also deals with the subtle lookism and materialism present in the lives of people living in modern society. Unique character designers have breathed life into the main characters of the original manga, giving them vivid voices, dynamic direction and gorgeous effects. Through fascinating episodes with a slightly different feel compared to the original manga, this series will deliver excitement and new discoveries. Enjoy the story of Park Hyeong-seok as he overcomes diverse encounters and conflicts and grows to fulfill his dreams.
Source: Netflix Twitter
© Park Tae-joon, WEBTOON / Netflix