Everything to know about the disturbing breakout hit that’s No. 1 on the streaming service; Squid Game
Among Netflix series, a Korean show is listed No. 1 in recent days. This series is very popular with the name SQUID GAME. This first Korean show started streaming on September 17, 2021, on Netflix. Though, it is a nine-episode series. But it successfully makes its place on the top charts. It is about how harmless children’s games turn deadly. Although, this show is violent and full of blood show but is addictive as well. In this article, we have everything to tell the fans of Squid Game about the show.
If you have watched the series, you probably have flashbacks of the Hunger Games. But you also may have noted that this show doesn’t feel like a copycat. It is a well-written and well-directed horror and drama series.
Rich backstories are developed not just for the desperate contestants, but for those running the game. Be sure not to miss the final episode, which is a real roller-coaster.
What does “Squid Game” mean…?
The main character of Squid Game Seong Gi-hun, played by Lee Jung-Jae, explains in the first episode about the game “squid’. Kids in his neighborhood play this game in a squid shape court. It is a common Korean kids’ game. It’s a sort of Red Rover. Though the original game is harmless, in the series it leads to deadly events.
Reason to watch Korean TV series
This TV show has a dark theme. You can watch the blood spurts in the show. It is scary to watch children’s games turning into a deadly battle. So, this show isn’t for everyone. But those, who are watching the show, will agree that the characters are well-developed. Also, the action moves quickly and never lets up for long.
The writer and director make sure to introduce characters quickly but smoothly, and then the games proceed. The show is highly addictive that you can’t stay back if you watch an episode. You will come back to know who survives and what’s the next twist. And then… it goes on…
How can you watch Squid Game?
You need a Netflix account to watch this short yet addictive series.
It is a Korean drama in the Korean language. But it is translated and dubbed into English for Netflix. And its dubbing work is top-notch. As a viewer, you won’t miss its originality. Because the voice-over artists worked flawlessly. Many of these voice-over artists are experienced American actors with a Korean background, which is an additional point for the production. And dubbing doesn’t hurt the creativity of production and experience of the viewer.
Is production planning for the Squid Game season 2?
You can watch all nine episodes on Netflix. If you have a Netflix account and nine hours to spare, grab a box of popcorns, a couch, and go ahead. But we give you the warning, once again, it’s a bloody and violent show and not for everyone.
If you are willing to watch then it’s up to you if you want to watch innocent children’s games turning to the horrible adult game in a go or give yourself some mental health breaks.
Although it is a violent show but addictive at the same time and you will hope for another season after watching the entire series. But the writer and director of the series Hwang Dong-hyuk want to move to the big screen for movies before thinking about the sequel of the deadly series. So we can’t look forward to the next season of Squid Game in near future.
If you like Squid Game, you might also like to know that the writer and director of Squid Game Hwang Dong-hyuk wrote the show in 2009 but was rejected for 10 years. He once stops writing the scripts and sell his laptop for the money.
Today his show is No. 1 in 90 countries and turned into the most-watched show in Netflix history. So we should not be hopeless and demotivated because hard work pays sooner or later.
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