Published on 05 Oct 2021

About the Squid Game phenomenon

Singapore Today, CNA 938, 5 Oct, 7.10 pm (Live interview)

Squid Game, an original Netflix drama produced in South Korea, is a streaming phenomenon. Released on Sep 17, within two weeks, the series has become the most watched Netflix title in 76 countries, including the US, Australia and South Korea. In a 10-minute live interview, Asst Prof Lee Sang Joon, from NTU’s WKWSCI, discussed its quick rise to fame, as well as the issues it brings up like inequality and the popularity of such K-dramas.